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The Changing Face of Enterprise Backup and Recovery

20 Oct, 2017

Backup and recovery is becoming less of an add-on to the data environment and more of a core asset.

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Docker and Kubernetes: Breaking the Proprietary Mindset

19 Oct, 2017

The next version of Docker will have a built-in full distribution of Kubernetes; developers will be able to work with the familiar Swarm tools along with new Kubernetes tools under the same management dashboard.

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Assessing the Barriers to AI

17 Oct, 2017

If AI is like any of the technological revolutions of the past, it will solve a multitude of problems that currently bedevil IT operations.

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Which Cloud Is Best? All of Them

17 Oct, 2017

The flexibility of emerging applications and the demands of users all but require a dynamic, scalable approach to infrastructure deployment and provisioning.

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Hello Edge, Goodbye Cloud?

13 Oct, 2017

Projections of the demise of the cloud due to a rising IoT are in the same tradition of numerous other calls for technological obsolescence, from the mainframe to the PC to disk storage.

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Getting on the Right Side of Automation

11 Oct, 2017

If there is one thing that the current crop of automation solutions excels at, it is taking over mindless operations to allow humans to concentrate on more creative aspects of fulfilling the business model.

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Making Storage Work Across Hybrid Clouds

11 Oct, 2017

A new generation of cloud management solutions is starting to delve into the intricacies of storage to hopefully bring the dream of true hybrid performance closer to reality.

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Data Integration and the IoT

09 Oct, 2017

Data integration must be built into IoT environments as a core capability, a challenge that many organizations are still struggling with in their legacy environments.

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Taking Stock of IoT Hardware Requirements

06 Oct, 2017

IoT infrastructure is likely to go through several permutations before it settles into the enterprise mainstream.

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Software to Help the Enterprise Discover the Cloud

04 Oct, 2017

Managing cloud resources requires a more nuanced view of data operations than is needed for traditional IT infrastructure.

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Where IT Dollars Are Being Spent Now

03 Oct, 2017

Those who want to sell new technology always try to foster a vision of what could be tomorrow, but those who buy it simply want to solve the problems of today, at least, if they are smart.

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Doubt Lingers over the IoT

02 Oct, 2017

The hard numbers for the IoT that the suits are waiting for could very well materialize on the balance sheets of the upstart that has just thrown the existing business model into the trash bin.

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Will IT Ever Become Self-Managing?

29 Sep, 2017

While the vendor and provider communities have been quick to implement the abstraction and the scalability on hybrid platforms, the self-managing aspect has been a little slower to evolve.

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DRAM or NAND: Finding a Balance Between Cost and Performance

28 Sep, 2017

Power efficiency is a worthy goal, but what is true elsewhere in the data center will likely be true in memory: Efficiency will almost always take a back seat to performance.

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Blockchain Trickles into Enterprise Systems

26 Sep, 2017

While blockchain has been shown to be useful in apps far beyond cryptocurrency, there is still a lot of uncertainty about integrating it into legacy enterprise processes and new functions surfacing in the IoT and other advanced architectures.

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Blending HCI and Hybrid Clouds

25 Sep, 2017

The two major trends affecting enterprise infrastructure are the cloud and hyperconverged systems, both of which seem to be enjoying more of a symbiotic relationship than parallel development tracks.

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Can OpenStack Rescue the Hybrid Cloud?

22 Sep, 2017

Is this a new beginning for OpenStack, or will the enterprise continue to face seemingly insurmountable hurdles to a seamless, distributed data ecosystem?

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IT Still Struggling with RPA

21 Sep, 2017

RPA is seen as crucial to the development of mega-scale data environments like the Internet of Things.

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Laying Out the SDDC Transition Strategy

20 Sep, 2017

Before implementing an SDDC and the process of transformation, the enterprise should think about how it intends to use it and how it will reorganize itself around a highly fluid, data- and application-centric environment.

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GPUs Ready to Take on the Next-Generation Database

19 Sep, 2017

While many enterprises will no doubt strive to build their own GPU architectures, deployment will most likely be faster on the cloud.

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