Arthur Cole

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Renewable Energy Is Driving Advanced Power Storage Solutions

24 Apr, 2015

Renewable energy will make an important contribution to data power infrastructure, but it will always face the stigma of poor reliability and the need for extensive alternate energy sources.

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Next Stop on the Virtualization Train: Microservices

22 Apr, 2015

A microservices architecture will likely emerge in the near future, but exactly how functional it will be, and how expensive to operate, is still very much up in the air.

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Can Old Infrastructure Really Support the New Data Center?

21 Apr, 2015

Even a software-driven ecosystem doesn't remove the specter of rip-and-replace completely. Many organizations are steeped in virtualization based predominantly on the VMware hypervisor.

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HDD Rising: Capacity Expected to Become King Again

20 Apr, 2015

At the moment, the enterprise is experiencing a storage glut, but the good times never last. It won’t be long before supply and demand does a flip-flop.

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Private Cloud Activity Picks Up Steam

17 Apr, 2015

Clearly, enterprises of all stripes have warmed up to the cloud and are quickly overcoming the security and availability fears that hampered its initial acceptance.

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Expectations vs. Reality: What the Cloud Is Really About

15 Apr, 2015

Lately, the talk has shifted from the cloud itself to certain categories within the cloud, each of which seem to be following their own hype cycles.

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Supply and Demand: Can Infrastructure Support Big Data?

14 Apr, 2015

Big Data will perform to the limits of its underlying infrastructure, but at some point the cost of those resources will start to reflect supply and demand.

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Seeking the Proper Balance in the Cloud

13 Apr, 2015

The cloud has redefined what can be done on public infrastructure, but to capture the enterprise, providers must strike balance between cost and capability.

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Follow the Data: Analytics Is Heading Toward the Cloud

10 Apr, 2015

The cloud is proving adept at finding the sweet spot between cost and capability, and as data takes up more space in the cloud, it will provide the most efficient platform for analytics.

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Kicking Performance Management into the Virtual Era

08 Apr, 2015

The basic conundrum of virtual infrastructure management is that it is very difficult to manage what you cannot see.

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Containers Poised to Remake the Enterprise

07 Apr, 2015

Containers can streamline infrastructure, but carefully orchestrated, they can deliver a new level of app functionality more suited to the data consumption of the emerging collaborative workforce.

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Reorganizing the Business: A Cloud for Every Purpose

06 Apr, 2015

The real change taking place in the cloud is not structural or technological, but cultural in that it empowers business to achieve objectives based on need, not capabilities.

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The Digital Juggernaut We Call the Cloud

03 Apr, 2015

As many enterprises are finding out, simply migrating legacy environments to the cloud is a big no-no as performance tends to suffer when underlying infrastructure suddenly shifts.

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Is Air Cooling Good Enough for Modular Infrastructure?

01 Apr, 2015

If modular solutions can get the job done with plain old air, it will probably become the go-to solution for rapid capacity expansion.

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Turning ‘The’ Cloud into ‘Your’ Cloud

31 Mar, 2015

How do you determine which cloud is the right cloud?

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Rethinking the Enterprise in the New Digital Age

30 Mar, 2015

The enterprise must also live up to its responsibilities for the development and optimization of the new digital ecosystem.

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New Platforms Make It Easier to Jump into the Storage Pool

27 Mar, 2015

Whether through software or hardware, the enterprise has a vested interest in taking control of the storage pools that are steadily assuming the lion’s share of the overall data load.

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Bringing Order to the Cloud

25 Mar, 2015

The cloud is a miasma of systems, architectures, platforms and resources all clamoring to get a piece of the data load.

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An Infrastructure for Every Challenge

24 Mar, 2015

As the enterprise moves ever deeper into virtualized, distributed architectures, crafting a top-to-bottom environment tailored to the task at hand becomes easier and more affordable.

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Green IT: Who Is Ultimately Responsible Here?

23 Mar, 2015

Will the broader IT industry demand green IT as the cloud era unfolds and people consuming data resources have less at stake in the design and provisioning of infrastructure?

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