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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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GPUs Ready to Take on the Next-Generation Database

September 19, 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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Helping Containers with the Operations Side of Devops

September 18, 2017 |

Rather than deploying containers to achieve a devops model, perhaps it would be wiser to improve the devops model to accommodate containers.

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The Right Approach to a Multi-Cloud Architecture

September 14, 2017 |

The enterprise is moving quickly from a single-cloud deployment strategy to one that encompasses multiple clouds.

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AI Building a Smarter Cloud

September 13, 2017 |

Artificial intelligence is certain to affect IT infrastructure in a big way, but it seems that most of the immediate changes will take place on the cloud long before they seep into the enterprise data center.

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What Makes Infrastructure ‘Composable’?

September 12, 2017 |

Composable infrastructure offers the ability to create highly specialized data environments dynamically and automatically.

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Keeping High-Scale Data and Resources in Sync

September 11, 2017 |

As data architectures evolve into the cloud and beyond, so too will the ability to optimize the way data and applications are deployed.

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Enterprises Weigh Their IoT Storage Options

September 07, 2017 |

If IoT infrastructure has anything in common with traditional IT, it is that within the broad outlines of basic compute, storage and networking there will be countless customizations.

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Apple in the Enterprise: For Real This Time?

September 06, 2017 |

Apple has certainly made a significant contribution to data mobility, but it is by no means a shoe-in when it comes to capturing enterprise workflows.

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Giving Hot Chips a Cool Bath

September 04, 2017 |

Enterprises have become increasingly open to the idea of liquid-based heat exchange, if only because air-cooled systems are not keeping up with increasingly dense systems and architectures.

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VMware and the Cloud Ahead

August 31, 2017 |

The enterprise is comfortable relying on VMware virtualization for server infrastructure, so it is not much of a stretch to think they would want to extend that familiar management environment onto the cloud.

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