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What AI Can Do for Storage

October 23, 2017 |

Artificial intelligence will eventually learn how to manage the data ecosystem largely on its own, which means conflicts between disparate intelligent engines will create more problems than they solve.

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The Changing Face of Enterprise Backup and Recovery

October 20, 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

October 19, 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

October 17, 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

October 17, 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?

October 13, 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

October 11, 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

October 11, 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

October 09, 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

October 06, 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

October 04, 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

October 03, 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

October 02, 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?

September 29, 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

September 28, 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

September 26, 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

September 25, 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?

September 22, 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

September 21, 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

September 20, 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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