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COVID-19 and the IT sector: Challenges and Opportunities COVID-19 AND THE IT SECTOR: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

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Jul 30, 2020

The year of the pandemic – that is how many of us will remember 2020 for generations to come. Challenging circumstances brought by the sudden and devastating spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has made us witness the world making quick changes to remote working, businesses struggling to survive,...

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How to backup hyperconverged infrastructure HOW TO BACKUP HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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May 04, 2020

Enterprises running hypervisors on hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) systems typically have backup options available to them that are not available to those running on generic hardware. Such customers may also have additional backup challenges depending on the HCI vendor and hypervisor they have ...

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ARE COMPANIES INVESTING TOO MUCH IN DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE? ARE COMPANIES INVESTING TOO MUCH IN DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE?

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Apr 27, 2020

Data science and big data analytics have become the new must-haves for businesses across many industries. Gone are the days when algorithm development and large-scale data mining were confined to Silicon Valley. In the modern, tech-savvy age, it’s almost an afterthought that banks, insurance b...

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How to Scale IT Infrastructure HOW TO SCALE IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Apr 25, 2020

IT infrastructure scaling is when the size and power of an IT system are scaled to accommodate changes in storage and workflow demands. Infrastructure scaling can be horizontal or vertical. Vertical scaling, or scaling up, adds more processing power and memory to a system, giving it an immediate boo...

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PEWC Makes Easy Transition to SAP HANA with Cisco HyperFlex PEWC MAKES EASY TRANSITION TO SAP HANA WITH CISCO HYPERFLEX

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Apr 20, 2020

Pacific Electric Wire & Cable Co. (PEWC) is a manufacturer in Taiwan with subsidiaries in China, Singapore, Thailand, and Australia. Like many companies, they had been facing the looming change over to SAP HANA. They were ready to switch over from their older SAP software and take advantage of S...

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Cartesi creates Linux infrastructure for blockchain DApps CARTESI CREATES LINUX INFRASTRUCTURE FOR BLOCKCHAIN DAPPS

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Apr 20, 2020

DApps (sometimes called Dapps) are from the blockchain universe and so, logically, the apps part stands for application (obviously) and the D part stands for decentralised (only obvious once you know that we’re talking distributed immutable language here). According to the guides section at bl...

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Infrastructure as code vs. platform as code INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE VS. PLATFORM AS CODE

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Apr 15, 2020

With infrastructure as code (IaC), you write declarative instructions about compute, storage and network requirements for the infra and execute it. How does this compare to platform as code (PaC) and what did these two concepts develop in response to? In its simplest form, the tech stack of any appl...

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A Cloudy Future: Data Center Demand and COVID-19 A CLOUDY FUTURE: DATA CENTER DEMAND AND COVID-19

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Apr 15, 2020

COVID-19 has altered our world. In this series of stories, Data Center Frontier explores the strategic challenges the pandemic presents for the data center and cloud computing sectors as we navigate this complex new landscape. We begin with a look at how COVID-19 is impacting demand for digital infr...

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How to Rapidly Scale IT Infrastructure For Remote Workers HOW TO RAPIDLY SCALE IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR REMOTE WORKERS

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Apr 13, 2020

Rapid IT infrastructure scaling is always challenging. In March 2020, the coronavirus caused a surge in remote workers as organizations switched overwhelmingly to work-from-home policies. Scaling IT infrastructure to support this sudden shift proved to be a struggle for IT teams, resulting in a migr...

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WIRELESS DATA CENTERS AND CLOUD COMPUTING WIRELESS DATA CENTERS AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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Apr 13, 2020

One of the most exciting areas of Vubiq Network’s innovative millimeter wave technology is in the application of ultra high-speed, short-range communications as applied to solving the scaling constraints and costs for internal data center connectivity and switching. Today’s limits of cab...

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SASE as a Business Continuity Solution SASE AS A BUSINESS CONTINUITY SOLUTION

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Apr 09, 2020

As offices worldwide sit abandoned, many of the millions of employees ordered to stay home are actually keeping hard at work, taking advantage of residential broadband connections, VPNs, email, video conferencing, and instant messaging applications to do their jobs. Thank the corporate world’s...

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All-out SaaS for IT operations management ALL-OUT SAAS FOR IT OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

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Apr 09, 2020

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is an old friend that has been an established business model since the 1960s. It is a broad term referring to everything from platform to software and various other technology ecosystems that are offered to customers on a consumption pay-per-use model. In 2019, the SaaS ...

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Data Security in the Cloud Best Practices DATA SECURITY IN THE CLOUD BEST PRACTICES

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Apr 08, 2020

Data security in the cloud best practices include: understanding and implementing security fundamentals, securing cloud infrastructure along the shared responsibility model, encrypting data in the cloud, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations. Data security fundamentals often come back ...

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Protecting your company during COVID-19: Guidance for CIOs and CISOs PROTECTING YOUR COMPANY DURING COVID-19: GUIDANCE FOR CIOS AND CISOS

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Apr 08, 2020

Cyberattackers are resourceful and opportunistic. They will move quickly to take advantage of a situation. COVID-19 is no different. There is a huge amount of global uncertainty and change right now which criminals are seeking to capitalize on. The risks are amplified by the immediate and unforeseen...

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Future-Proof Your IT: 4 Questions to Find the Right Strategy for You FUTURE-PROOF YOUR IT: 4 QUESTIONS TO FIND THE RIGHT STRATEGY FOR YOU

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Apr 07, 2020

Cloud computing has completely changed the way we do business—and despite common misconceptions, the impact goes way beyond where files are stored. Sales teams can access customer relationship management (CRM) solutions from anywhere in the world, thanks to software as a service (SaaS). SaaS s...

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Was Your IT Infrastructure Ready for COVID-19? WAS YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE READY FOR COVID-19?

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Apr 07, 2020

Lockdowns, quarantines, travel bans, restrictions on social life and more. The world is facing one of its biggest challenges right now, something that was predicted multiple times in the past, but something no one paid much attention to until now. The impact on our future life is still up in the air...

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Cyber security best practice in mission critical SCADA systems CYBER SECURITY BEST PRACTICE IN MISSION CRITICAL SCADA SYSTEMS

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Apr 06, 2020

Due to lack of reporting many businesses still underestimate the threat of cyber-attacks and the scale of damage that can ensueWith cyber-attacks fast becoming the weapon of choice to compromise critical infrastructures, the need for a proactive approach to cyber security in SCADA systems has become...

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Edge computing-driven transformation of data, management, and applications EDGE COMPUTING-DRIVEN TRANSFORMATION OF DATA, MANAGEMENT, AND APPLICATIONS

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Apr 06, 2020

Big name companies are investing in edge computing developments. Bruce Davie, VMware’s VP and CTO, Asia Pacific and Japan, ranked Edge Computing along with the rise of mobile devices, cloud and AI in his list of “four super powers of technology”. According to Fujitsu CTO, Joseph Re...

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Protecting Healthcare Data and Infrastructure PROTECTING HEALTHCARE DATA AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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Apr 02, 2020

The healthcare industry is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. As digital transformation accelerates and more providers move their internal systems to the cloud, deploy IoT medical devices and host medical records online, they become even more vulnerable. Over the past four years, nearly 1,500 ...

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Do you need a data hosting service? DO YOU NEED A DATA HOSTING SERVICE?

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Apr 02, 2020

Collecting data, processing it and finally culling it to fuel your business decisions is imperative at a day and age where technology is omnipresent. And hence, the next obvious question that every business needs to ask is, ‘where are we storing our data?’ Even though many of us have nev...

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Supercharge your next tech project with virtual co-creation SUPERCHARGE YOUR NEXT TECH PROJECT WITH VIRTUAL CO-CREATION

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Mar 31, 2020

You know your business inside and out. You’re aware of its IT needs and challenges, and you want to take advantage of state-of-the-art technologies. Perhaps you’re looking to get supercharged on the latest tech trends and see how to employ them in your organization. What if your IT team ...

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New Ransomware Targets Critical Infrastructure in 2020 NEW RANSOMWARE TARGETS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN 2020

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Mar 31, 2020

Critical infrastructure, like power and water systems, face a number of cyber-security threats. Traditional ransomware variants can bring these systems down by encrypting files that are vital to their operation. However, a new variant poses an even greater risk to critical infrastructure. The Ekans ...

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Cabling Hyperscale Data Centers – But How? CABLING HYPERSCALE DATA CENTERS – BUT HOW?

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Mar 24, 2020

Keeping track of thousands of fiber optic cables... This is an enormous challenge for hyperscale data centers. R&M offers solutions for cable management and infrastructure management in cloud data centers. Hyperscale data centers offer the cloud industry a cost-effective and appropriate way to r...

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Edge computing environments: what you need to know EDGE COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Mar 24, 2020

The saying goes: “If you’re not on the edge, you’re taking up too much space”. And compute itself is now moving to the edge, forcing datacentre operators to wring the last drops of productivity from their infrastructure, ahead of a future supporting multi-sensor internet of t...

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Xi IoT’s continued journey to be a Multi-Cloud Platform XI IOT’S CONTINUED JOURNEY TO BE A MULTI-CLOUD PLATFORM

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Mar 21, 2020

We, the Team Sherlock @ Nutanix, wrapped up year 2019 with amazing line up of platform features for developers and infrastructure admnistrators. Read more about them in my last blog post, titled Xi IoT : Another year in retrospect. Since then we have added many more exciting features that I want to ...

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PACKET PUTS AN EDGE ON EQUINIX PACKET PUTS AN EDGE ON EQUINIX

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Mar 18, 2020

In the end, what enterprises really want is a way to run any application on any cloud at any time. And Equinix, which operates one of the largest networks of datacenters on the planet, is hoping to make that happen. Over the past two decades, Equinix has steadily expanded the number of its facilitie...

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Graph machine learning in distributed systems: What you need to know GRAPH MACHINE LEARNING IN DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Mar 16, 2020

Just as graphs make it easier for us to understand and act on complex data, graph machine learning can take graph theory a giant step further. But can it even help today’s service providers to improve reliability and predict anomalous behaviors in complicated distributed systems? Find out belo...

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Microsoft Acquires npm: A Healthy Move for Critical Public Infrastructure MICROSOFT ACQUIRES NPM: A HEALTHY MOVE FOR CRITICAL PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE

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Mar 16, 2020

Today, news broke that GitHub and its parent company Microsoft, acquired npm and its public repository of open source JavaScript packages. In 2018 when Microsoft acquired Github, many in the developer community had a cautious, even emotional response. Given today’s announcement that GitHub is ...

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10 Reasons to Migrate Your On-Premise Data Center into Colocation or Cloud 10 REASONS TO MIGRATE YOUR ON-PREMISE DATA CENTER INTO COLOCATION OR CLOUD

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Mar 09, 2020

At some point, many businesses will confront the strategic decision of whether to operate an on-premises data center or collocate in an outsourced one. Operating your facility can be quite an undertaking – requiring expertise in power and environmental controls and responsibility for ongoing m...

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Fiber Optic vs Copper Cables: How Do They Compare? FIBER OPTIC VS COPPER CABLES: HOW DO THEY COMPARE?

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Mar 09, 2020

Fiber Optic and Copper are pretty much the only options when it comes to networking communications cables. Today we focus on what makes them different. Let’s begin with the key characteristics of the old reliable copper phone lines — the same basic infrastructure that we’ve been us...

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5 Essential Principles for Managing SD-Branch Security 5 ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES FOR MANAGING SD-BRANCH SECURITY

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Mar 05, 2020

Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is revolutionizing the way that local branches are managed. As we’ve previously pointed out in our article on 4 things you should know about SD-Branch, it is being used to enable faster cloud adoption and greatly improve centralized control over t...

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The right IT infrastructure is hybrid THE RIGHT IT INFRASTRUCTURE IS HYBRID

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Mar 04, 2020

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends on the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. Gartner forecasts worldwide public cloud reve...

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Lenovo Looks to Automate Edge Computing LENOVO LOOKS TO AUTOMATE EDGE COMPUTING

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Mar 03, 2020

Charles Ferland, vice president and general manager for networking and communications service providers at Lenovo Data Center Group, said the Lenovo Open Cloud Automation (LOC-A) framework provides a single pane of glass through which IT teams can not only provision IT infrastructure but also invoke...

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Benefits of Kubernetes on bare metal cloud infrastructure BENEFITS OF KUBERNETES ON BARE METAL CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Mar 03, 2020

Bare metal cloud infrastructure is being introduced to run 5G applications in containers. This is a natural development of the shift the industry is going through from virtualized network functions to cloud native applications. But what are the benefits of running Kubernetes on a bare metal cloud in...

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Rethinking How We Measure IT Infrastructure Value RETHINKING HOW WE MEASURE IT INFRASTRUCTURE VALUE

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Feb 28, 2020

Planning needs a rethink. Else, IT leaders risk hobbling their companies’ growth potential or becoming blindsided by risks. For many, justifying an IT decision to the CFO or the Board begins with a business case. Often, they use the total cost of ownership (TCO) to convince. Using return on in...

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Understand the role of infrastructure as code in DevOps UNDERSTAND THE ROLE OF INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE IN DEVOPS

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Feb 28, 2020

Infrastructure as code plays a prominent role in enterprise DevOps shops. Use this chapter excerpt to understand why -- and to learn the basics of some common IaC tools. As technology evolves at a faster and faster pace, collaboration between teams, such as development and IT operations, becomes inc...

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How to build your IT infrastructure for 5G-enabled edge computing HOW TO BUILD YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR 5G-ENABLED EDGE COMPUTING

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Feb 26, 2020

The global 5G-enabled edge computing market is growing rapidly, fueled by major technology changes that are disrupting the traditional networking industry. By 2025, this market is expected to exceed $50 billion. 5G has the potential to deliver a new generation of services, thanks to higher data rate...

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How to Decide Between a Hybrid Cloud and Multicloud Environment HOW TO DECIDE BETWEEN A HYBRID CLOUD AND MULTICLOUD ENVIRONMENT

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Feb 26, 2020

Judging from search engine traffic — and from the calls I receive — there’s some confusion out there about hybrid cloud and multicloud. More than once, I’ve heard the story of a technology manager’s boss returning from a conference a year or two ago raving about hybrid ...

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Why we need more 5G cyberhacks WHY WE NEED MORE 5G CYBERHACKS

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Feb 24, 2020

How secure are 5G networks? That question should be on the lips of every network operator (and their customers) as the next generation of mobile broadband technology is rolled out across the world. While the industry is likely to find out the hard way, there are steps that can be taken to head off p...

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To cloud or not to cloud . . . that shouldn’t be the question TO CLOUD OR NOT TO CLOUD . . . THAT SHOULDN’T BE THE QUESTION

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Feb 24, 2020

In my discussions with clients about their journey to cloud, it’s becoming evident that many of them are viewing cloud as a goal, instead of looking at cloud deployments as a capability. In some cases, line-of-business owners are under corporate pressures to “adopt” a cloud-first s...

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The critical role of Internet of Things infrastructure in connecting all of our devices THE CRITICAL ROLE OF INTERNET OF THINGS INFRASTRUCTURE IN CONNECTING ALL OF OUR DEVICES

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Feb 20, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) will fundamentally change all industries, from agriculture to transportation to healthcare. In the next few decades, nearly everything in our world will become connected. But with that increased connectivity comes several concerns. For example, the IoT will generate imme...

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Why IBM Power Systems means business for SAP WHY IBM POWER SYSTEMS MEANS BUSINESS FOR SAP

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Feb 20, 2020

As SAP customers consider the hybrid cloud model for their mission-critical applications, they need flexibility and choice in deployments. IBM Power Systems is known for its flexibility, powered by the largest SAP HANA virtualized server scalability[1]. Today, we are further extending this flexibili...

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What Makes Digital Transformation a Success? WHAT MAKES DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION A SUCCESS?

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Feb 18, 2020

Despite more than $5 trillion having been spent on digital transformation efforts, survey after survey shows that successful digital transformations are far and few in-between. By many estimates, more than 50% of digital transformation efforts failed in recent years. While a recent survey conducted ...

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A new era of automation with Cisco ACI and the Citrix ADC Manager app A NEW ERA OF AUTOMATION WITH CISCO ACI AND THE CITRIX ADC MANAGER APP

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Feb 12, 2020

Since it was first available, Citrix has worked with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) to integrate Citrix ADC with the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC). As a valued technology partner, Citrix has a device package — a software module — that enables u...

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Storage made simple for hybrid multicloud: the new IBM FlashSystem family STORAGE MADE SIMPLE FOR HYBRID MULTICLOUD: THE NEW IBM FLASHSYSTEM FAMILY

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Feb 12, 2020

In part one of this blog post series, we discussed IBM’s approach for delivering innovation while simplifying your storage infrastructure, reducing complexity, and cutting costs. Now let’s take a closer look at the details of the new IBM FlashSystem family, a single platform designed to ...

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We Need to Talk About ‘Cloud Neutrality’ WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT ‘CLOUD NEUTRALITY’

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Feb 10, 2020

We spent a lot of years talking about net neutrality the idea that the companies that provide access to the internet shouldn’t unfairly block, slow down, or otherwise interfere with traffic even if that traffic competes with their services. But there’s an even bigger issue brewing, and i...

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Why enterprises are going all-in on hyperscale WHY ENTERPRISES ARE GOING ALL-IN ON HYPERSCALE

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Feb 10, 2020

Cloud computing continues to dominate the technology space, with cloud migration yielding a rain of opportunities and benefits. To date, achieving massive scale in computing power and data storage is a priority for organizations looking to mature in digital transformation. Hyperscale infrastructure ...

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Which is the best NetSuite Implementation Partner in India? WHICH IS THE BEST NETSUITE IMPLEMENTATION PARTNER IN INDIA?

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Feb 07, 2020

There are numerous NetSuite Implementation Partners in India and every accompanies their very own qualities and shortcoming. You may be an exceptionally experienced NetSuite Implementation accomplice yet for a greater expense or a less experienced one for a lower cost. It is critical to choose the c...

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Future proofing your high-performing data centre FUTURE PROOFING YOUR HIGH-PERFORMING DATA CENTRE

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Feb 06, 2020

With data demands reaching new levels in 2020, the role of the data centre is set to take centre stage for IT leaders. Against a backdrop of constant disruption and increasingly ambitious enterprise and cloud strategies, how do you ensure that your data centre is futureproofed, so that you stay ahea...

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What is Data Center Infrastructure Management? WHAT IS DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT?

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Feb 06, 2020

DCIM stands for Data Center Infrastructure Management. DCIM software is used to monitor, measure, and manage data centers, covering both IT equipment and supporting infrastructure such as power and cooling systems. It is intended to help managers achieve maximum energy efficiency and to help prevent...

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Construction Market Trends and Research Insights by 2027 CONSTRUCTION MARKET TRENDS AND RESEARCH INSIGHTS BY 2027

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Feb 04, 2020

Transparency Market Research delivers key insights on the global construction market. In terms of revenue, the construction market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of ~4% during the forecast period, owing to numerous factors regarding which TMR offers thorough insights and forecasts in the construct...

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21 Best Linux Resources For Infrastructure Security 21 BEST LINUX RESOURCES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY

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Feb 04, 2020

Infrastructure security at the server layer is a critical aspect of your organization’s overall security posture. When you know the best Linux resources to use, you can prevent attackers from taking over servers or compromising your databases. In this article, we’ll cover some server sec...

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Trends in enterprise communication and collaboration Five hot infrastructure trends TRENDS IN ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION FIVE HOT INFRASTRUCTURE TRENDS

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Feb 04, 2020

Having entered a new decade 2020, it's the perfect time to think about what the future may provide. Working for Unify, Atos` division and brand for enterprise communication & collaboration, the theme of my first blog in 2020 is about trends in enterprise communication and collaboration. The ...

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Enhancing Your New VictorOps and ServiceNow Integration ENHANCING YOUR NEW VICTOROPS AND SERVICENOW INTEGRATION

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Jan 31, 2020

Whether you still work within a NOC or not, IT operations, technical support and DevOps-minded engineers are constantly looking for better ways to collaborate and accurately track incident documentation. The rise of real-time incident response tools, alert automation and collaborative on-call workfl...

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Cloud DBaaS is the future of database management for the Enterprise CLOUD DBAAS IS THE FUTURE OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Jan 31, 2020

With on-premise database infrastructure and legacy systems slowly fading; agile, scalable, cost effective database management on the Cloud is taking over. This is because organisations now understand that to adopt to the innovations in database management system (DBMS) they need to move to the Cloud...

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Complete your AI puzzle with inference COMPLETE YOUR AI PUZZLE WITH INFERENCE

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Jan 29, 2020

Artificial intelligence is complex, and there are multiple ways to approach an AI initiative. I like to think of AI as a jigsaw puzzle. There are multiple pieces (AI phases) that are dependent on each other in order to realize the picture, and with every piece you get closer to the end goal (busines...

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IBM: Is Big Blue Set for Sustained Growth? IBM: IS BIG BLUE SET FOR SUSTAINED GROWTH?

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Jan 29, 2020

Earnings season has generally not been kind to IBM's (NYSE:IBM) stock. In the last two years, IBM's share price has fallen more than it's risen following its earnings report. The most recent quarterly report has been an exception, with the stock rising over 3% during the trading day foll...

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The Ultimate Guide to Servers: Find the Best Solution for Your Business THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SERVERS: FIND THE BEST SOLUTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jan 27, 2020

Be it e-commerce, banking, machine learning or real-time analytics, your business depends on server performance and flexibility. Perhaps servers are too complicated to delve into when you have other business priorities. But the server infrastructure should be top of the list as it represents the bac...

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Year 2020: Data Centers Still an Important Aspect for the IT Industry YEAR 2020: DATA CENTERS STILL AN IMPORTANT ASPECT FOR THE IT INDUSTRY

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Jan 27, 2020

In today’s digital era, data has become a vital asset of every business, and the use of the Internet has exponentially amplified over the years. From making communication faster to accessing services easily it has exposed individuals to thousands of benefits of a connected world. We are creati...

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Tips for Better Cloud Expense Management TIPS FOR BETTER CLOUD EXPENSE MANAGEMENT

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Jan 21, 2020

The term “cloud expense management” has been co-opted by many parties, from those selling employee expense management software hosted in the cloud, to telecom expense management software (TEM), to IT expense management software, to cloud cost management software which focuses on SaaS, Ia...

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Gathering Clouds to Unleash a Flood of Data: How will Data Centers Cope? GATHERING CLOUDS TO UNLEASH A FLOOD OF DATA: HOW WILL DATA CENTERS COPE?

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Jan 21, 2020

Not that it should come as a shock, but cloud applications are mushrooming like mid-summer thunderstorms. For data centers, this is the uneasy calm before the storm. According to the 2018 Global Cloud Index[i], global cloud data center traffic is projected to reach 19.5 zettabytes (ZB) per year by 2...

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Deploying your own PostgreSQL image on Nutanix Era DEPLOYING YOUR OWN POSTGRESQL IMAGE ON NUTANIX ERA

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Jan 17, 2020

Some days ago we had a very good training on Nutanix. Nutanix is a Hyper-converged infrastructure and that means that all is software driven and the system can be deployed on many hardware configurations. I will not go into the details of the system itself but rather look at one component/module whi...

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Hybrid computing models are becoming 2020 Data Center trends HYBRID COMPUTING MODELS ARE BECOMING 2020 DATA CENTER TRENDS

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Jan 17, 2020

Organizations increasingly will forego the enterprise-or-cloud debate that dominated C-level conversations in recent years in favor of hybrid architectures that incorporate public and private cloud models and edge assets around a reconfigured core. This evolving approach to managing data and computi...

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Taking responsibility and growing faster: What does DevOps really mean? TAKING RESPONSIBILITY AND GROWING FASTER: WHAT DOES DEVOPS REALLY MEAN?

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Jan 15, 2020

Sqills, a software solution company, has fully embraced the DevOps mindset and is also not afraid to embrace the potential of the cloud with AWS. To discuss these points, as well as overcoming any challenges they had with implementing these factors, DevOps Online spoke to Don Pinkster (Team Lead Inf...

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Serverless computing: Ready or not? SERVERLESS COMPUTING: READY OR NOT?

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Jan 15, 2020

Until a few years ago, physical servers were a bedrock technology, the beating digital heart of every data center. Then the cloud materialized. Today, as organizations continue to shovel an ever-growing number of services toward cloud providers, on-premises servers seem to be on the verge of becomin...

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WHEN OT AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE CONNECT IN MANUFACTURING WHEN OT AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE CONNECT IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 13, 2020

Connecting shop floor operational technology (OT) with IT infrastructure is one of the challenges for today’s businesses engaged in the process of digitalization. From machine building to plant visualisation, automation, networking, robotics and data processing, Mitsubishi Electric demonstrate...

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7 considerations when buying network-automation tools 7 CONSIDERATIONS WHEN BUYING NETWORK-AUTOMATION TOOLS

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Jan 13, 2020

The concept of network automation has been around for as long as there have been networks, and until now the uptake has been slow for a number of reasons including resistance from network engineers. But now forces are coming together to create a perfect storm of sorts, driving a need for network aut...

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What Is Software-Defined Networking and How Can It Help Your Business? WHAT IS SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING AND HOW CAN IT HELP YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jan 09, 2020

When Proliance Surgeons needed to keep pace with its growing infrastructure, the Seattle organization turned to software-defined networking (SDN). The physician-owned practice, which numbers 2,400 employees across 100 clinics and ambulatory surgery centers, wanted to avoid network outages while a pa...

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Using SD WAN to Streamline Your Business IT Operations USING SD WAN TO STREAMLINE YOUR BUSINESS IT OPERATIONS

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Jan 09, 2020

There are no end of philosophers, gurus, and great minds who talk about the beauty of simplicity – but it’s unlikely many of them appreciated quite how important simplicity in IT is. Whether you’re designing or fault-finding, there’s nothing worse than watching a solution spi...

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6 Imperatives for Successful SD-WAN Deployments 6 IMPERATIVES FOR SUCCESSFUL SD-WAN DEPLOYMENTS

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Jan 07, 2020

SD-WAN is one of the hottest enterprise technology trends in recent years. With benefits like easy management, massive cost savings compared to MPLS, and flexible application performance across complex network environments, it looks like adoption rates will continue to soar. In fact, research from I...

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The mainframe skills crisis forcing the move to cloud deployment models THE MAINFRAME SKILLS CRISIS FORCING THE MOVE TO CLOUD DEPLOYMENT MODELS

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Jan 07, 2020

Businesses are moving from the mainframe to cloud deployment models. There are still the high end users of the mainframe, such as HSBC, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, the large global banks or insurance companies that still use the platform. But these users of the mainframe only account for a coup...

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Amazon Web Services on how its cloud infrastructure enables retail AMAZON WEB SERVICES ON HOW ITS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ENABLES RETAIL

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Jan 03, 2020

At Amazon Web Services’ annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas earlier this month, the 13-year-old division of the ecommerce giant introduced a flurry of new technologies for its customers — a base that includes hundreds of retailers including Brooks Brothers, DXL, Instacart, Eataly, T...

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Benefits of Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) BENEFITS OF INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE (IAAS)

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Jan 03, 2020

Infrastructure as a Service – or IaaS – is a calculating infrastructure that aids manage, and monitors the Internet. There are other types of Cloud Computing Architecture that businesses go for including Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS), however, IaaS helps c...

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9 Most Popular DevOps Tools for Automation Infrastructure 2020 9 MOST POPULAR DEVOPS TOOLS FOR AUTOMATION INFRASTRUCTURE 2020

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Dec 30, 2019

DevOps means development and operations. Every new technology takes the help of automation software for speeding development and streamlining the operational components. The efficient integration of development tools with the operation tools helps provide seamless output and increased quality and qu...

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Expanding Your Network Infrastructure and Networking Services EXPANDING YOUR NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE AND NETWORKING SERVICES

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Dec 30, 2019

At Shartega IT, we understand how important a properly planned and executed computing infrastructure is to your business. Our knowledgeable and trustworthy IT technicians are well known in the Chicago area for providing thorough wiring and cabling expertise that will meet your company’s infras...

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RANSOMWARE IN 2020: HOW LIKELY IS IT TO ADVANCE? RANSOMWARE IN 2020: HOW LIKELY IS IT TO ADVANCE?

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Dec 23, 2019

Ransomware has become big business, and cybercriminals are looking to generate new revenue streams out of it. Ransomware in 2020 will continue to target victims as criminals develop creative ways to infiltrate secured IT infrastructure, seize data, and demand ransom from organizations. There are mor...

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Best IaaS providers of 2020 BEST IAAS PROVIDERS OF 2020

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Dec 23, 2019

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a way in which you can invest in a virtual IT infrastructure at a much lower cost than investing up front in expensive on-premises hardware. As a cloud service it offers a number of additional benefits when it comes to cloud computing and online storage, not lea...

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Oracle Private Cloud Appliance X8-2 Provides Cloud-Ready Capability On-Premises ORACLE PRIVATE CLOUD APPLIANCE X8-2 PROVIDES CLOUD-READY CAPABILITY ON-PREMISES

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Dec 19, 2019

If your organization is like most, many of your critical enterprise workloads are still running on on-premises infrastructure. But the future of the digitized organization lies in a multi-cloud environment with the agility to respond to market shifts rapidly while still providing data sovereignty an...

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Cloud Infrastructure: How Does Cloud Computing Work? CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE: HOW DOES CLOUD COMPUTING WORK?

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Dec 19, 2019

For many industries, data is everything. Whether it’s extracting information, analyzing patterns to derive meaningful information, storing and accessing files securely, or deploying applications, a cloud infrastructure can be used for these and more. In this article, we will discuss what cloud...

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Top five technology trends to impact the digital infrastructure landscape in 2020 TOP FIVE TECHNOLOGY TRENDS TO IMPACT THE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE LANDSCAPE IN 2020

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Dec 17, 2019

Equinix predicts hybrid multicloud, Artificial Intelligence, cybersecurity, data regulation and sustainability will be key factors influencing how organisations undergo Digital Transformation. Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has released its top five technology trend pre...

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The Importance of Converged Infrastructure to WAN Security THE IMPORTANCE OF CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE TO WAN SECURITY

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Dec 17, 2019

To meet the performance and security requirements of the modern business WAN, many organizations take a multi-layer approach. At the bottom layer, multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) links or Internet-based virtual private networks (VPNs) provide networking functionality. On top of these, standalon...

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Edge Security: How to Secure the Edge of the Network EDGE SECURITY: HOW TO SECURE THE EDGE OF THE NETWORK

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Dec 13, 2019

Edge computing is a term that is becoming increasingly popular not just as a buzzword but as a way of understanding and modeling IT infrastructure in an era of pervasive cloud computing. With the rise of edge computing has come a need for edge security. Edge security isn't just about securing ed...

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Why Implement Hyperconverged Storage Infrastructure for Video Surveillance? WHY IMPLEMENT HYPERCONVERGED STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE?

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Dec 13, 2019

Safety is on everyone’s mind these days. With the abundance of risks in the world and shocking, headline-making incidents in the news, it’s no wonder public safety is at the forefront. Video surveillance is the centerpiece of a robust security program. Thankfully, advancements in technol...

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Gartner’s top 10 infrastructure and operations trends for 2020 GARTNER’S TOP 10 INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS TRENDS FOR 2020

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Dec 11, 2019

This past year, infrastructure trends focused on how technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) or edge computing might support rapidly growing infrastructure and support business needs at the same time,” said Ross Winser, senior research director at Gartner. “While those demands are...

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What will be the 10 trends impacting IT infrastructure and operations in 2020? WHAT WILL BE THE 10 TRENDS IMPACTING IT INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS IN 2020?

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Dec 11, 2019

Automation is the number one trend to impact IT infrastructure and operations in 2020 and beyond, according to Gartner. Ross Winser, senior research director at Gartner explained that while 2019 saw a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and edge computing, automation will take precedence when the ...

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Why Cloud-First Businesses Should Consider Hyper Hybrid Cloud? WHY CLOUD-FIRST BUSINESSES SHOULD CONSIDER HYPER HYBRID CLOUD?

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Dec 10, 2019

The Cloud is no longer an option. It is the revolution that has become inevitable for businesses and more and more businesses are recognizing this and moving their data into the cloud. They are implementing mature cloud strategies that call for comprehensive cloud management solutions. They need a s...

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How to Cyber Security: Software is critical infrastructure HOW TO CYBER SECURITY: SOFTWARE IS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 10, 2019

The United States recognizes 16 distinct sectors of critical infrastructure, which are systems that are considered crucial to national economic security and national public health. Other countries have similar lists. Many of these sectors are common sense, such as food, water, and energy. One sector...

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Manage your infrastructure as code MANAGE YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE

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Dec 09, 2019

How to develop and build infrastructure access control as you develop and deploy your software applications across your organisation. In nearly all applications, what you can see and what you can do depends entirely on who you claim to be and how that claim is verified. Without an identity maybe you...

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Data security and the cloud: 3 things your team needs to know DATA SECURITY AND THE CLOUD: 3 THINGS YOUR TEAM NEEDS TO KNOW

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Dec 09, 2019

Increasingly, companies are moving their data and processing to cloud services. It’s easy for this out-of-sight data to be out of mind when it comes to security, but if anything, it should be top of mind because it's even more exposed than is on-premises data. With regulators issuing recor...

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How Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) Enables Converged WAN Infrastructure HOW SECURE ACCESS SERVICE EDGE (SASE) ENABLES CONVERGED WAN INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 06, 2019

As organizations adopt cloud computing and other digital transformation efforts, the ways that enterprise networks are used is changing. While this has an impact on network performance, it also changes how these networks must be secured. Traditional security models, where all traffic is routed throu...

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AWS Outposts You can have any hybrid cloud you want as long as it is Amazon AWS OUTPOSTS YOU CAN HAVE ANY HYBRID CLOUD YOU WANT AS LONG AS IT IS AMAZON

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Dec 06, 2019

AWS Outposts is a converged infrastructure rack, announced at re Invent in Las Vegas this week. In effect this is Amazon’s public cloud in a box, delivering an all-AWS hybrid computing environment within the customer’s data centre. By coupling Outposts so tightly to AWS, Amazon is taking...

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Practical Approaches to Long-Term Cloud-Native Security PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO LONG-TERM CLOUD-NATIVE SECURITY

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Dec 05, 2019

There is no shortage of advice out there about how to secure modern, cloud-native workloads. By now, most developers and IT engineers who work with cloud-native deployments have heard all of the mantras about DevSecOps, shift-left security, multi-layer defenses and dynamic baselining (to name just s...

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The Automated Data Center Emerges THE AUTOMATED DATA CENTER EMERGES

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Dec 05, 2019

Hyperscale and automation seem to go hand-in-hand, at least when it comes to the data center. Synergy Research reported that, at the end of 2017, there were 390 web-scale data centers worldwide, up from 300 a year earlier. IDC identified that hyperscale data centers “have a minimum of 5,000 se...

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Why CPA Firms Should Self-Assess Their IT Legacy Infrastructure WHY CPA FIRMS SHOULD SELF-ASSESS THEIR IT LEGACY INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 04, 2019

CPA firms that have experienced IT challenges driven by rapid change and growth should not run out and buy the newest, shiny hardware; hire an expensive IT director; or contract with a managed services partner. Before your firm can improve, you have to take steps to know what you don’t know, s...

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Ensure Your Database Infrastructure Supports New Year Revenue Goals ENSURE YOUR DATABASE INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORTS NEW YEAR REVENUE GOALS

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Dec 04, 2019

Technology is the great enabler for all modern business growth, and databases of some sort or another underpin all modern business technology. Database technology is the infrastructure upon which modern applications and businesses are built. This is no different than what has occurred in the past wi...

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Attain Embedded Cloud Security With a DevSecOps Approach ATTAIN EMBEDDED CLOUD SECURITY WITH A DEVSECOPS APPROACH

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Dec 03, 2019

In recent years, a high number of security breaches and data leaks have occurred, ranging from minor disruptions to high-impact hacks. Fortunately, organizations seem to be realizing the importance of cybersecurity, which has been confirmed by Gartner research into growing expenditures around securi...

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What are the Benefits to SD-Branch? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO SD-BRANCH?

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Dec 03, 2019

The benefits of SD-branch technology include improved security, advanced network visibility, and simplified LANs. Benefits are dependent on how SD-branch improves the branch location LAN and how the LAN connects to the larger SD-WAN and internet. SD-branch expands the virtualization principles of SD...

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Components of a Network Operations Center COMPONENTS OF A NETWORK OPERATIONS CENTER

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Dec 02, 2019

NOCs are an integral aspect of modern IT Infrastructure. A Network Operations Center can transform the dynamics of business when the right engineers and all the necessary equipment are in place. In this blog, we will figure out how end-to-end Managed, 24X7 NOC Services help small-medium sized busine...

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AI Needs Intelligent HPC infrastructure AI NEEDS INTELLIGENT HPC INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 02, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced applications not only process data in new ways, they also process new types of data. Both sides of this equation bring new challenges for high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure. Unlike traditional computer programs which are either deterministic or prob...

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The hidden reason why companies are struggling to secure cloud infrastructure THE HIDDEN REASON WHY COMPANIES ARE STRUGGLING TO SECURE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 29, 2019

Most of us have read about the recent Capital One breach, which exposed more than 100 million customer accounts. Yet far fewer people are familiar with the broader security conditions that led to that breach. That fact that the cloud is accessible through public APIs introduces a huge attack vector ...

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5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools 5 MUST-HAVE IT INFRASTRUCTURE AUTOMATION TOOLS

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Nov 29, 2019

Automation of IT and cloud infrastructure has become a must in modern times. The rapid automation process is led by the surge of effective and helpful IT/cloud automation tools in the market. However, there are a lot of challenges while selecting tools, such as a lack of powerful computing, inconsis...

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Infrastructure Automation Benefits — Myth or Meaningful? INFRASTRUCTURE AUTOMATION BENEFITS — MYTH OR MEANINGFUL?

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Nov 28, 2019

There isn’t any such thing as “economy of scale” when data centers are concerned. Bigger is always more complex and the public cloud cost just shifts from a capital expenditure (capex) to an operating expense (opex). Big data center “efficiency” is another tall tale, as...

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Composable Disaggregated Infrastructure: Everything You Need To Know COMPOSABLE DISAGGREGATED INFRASTRUCTURE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Nov 27, 2019

Innovations in software-defined infrastructure have had a major impact on the way IT departments provision and manage resources. As processing power and server density continues to increase, innovative IT engineers are developing exciting new ways to utilize them efficiently. One of the most versati...

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Azure Arc: Managing hybrid cloud deployment AZURE ARC: MANAGING HYBRID CLOUD DEPLOYMENT

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Nov 26, 2019

How do you get the benefits of the cloud in your own data centre? Microsoft has been pondering this question for some time, coming up with a range of different solutions. At one end of the scale is the 'Azure-consistent' hardware portfolio, which starts with the rack-based Azure Stack Hub an...

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Is your infrastructure ready for microservices? IS YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE READY FOR MICROSERVICES?

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Nov 26, 2019

It may seem that when moving to microservices, the only thing you need to do is to code smaller projects and apply all those rules of loose coupling, independence etc, right? Actually no. Microservices need a whole organization shift, not only from the developers. This concerns management, project m...

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5 Terrific Tips for Resisting Cyberattacks 5 TERRIFIC TIPS FOR RESISTING CYBERATTACKS

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Nov 26, 2019

Theft is nothing new to banks. Since the beginning of the digital age, however, armed robbery has gone down. But this is not necessarily good news. Cyberattacks have been on the rise and are constantly evolving. And, unlike traditional money heists, consumer data breaches can bring greater financial...

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Getting data centers ready for booming digital economy GETTING DATA CENTERS READY FOR BOOMING DIGITAL ECONOMY

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Nov 25, 2019

Southeast Asia (SEA) has clinched the top spot globally as the mobile economy hot spot, taking over giant economies like China. This is due to the growth in smartphone penetration in this region, which is touted as the gateway to mobile commerce. In a report written by Facebook IQ and Bain & Com...

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Cloud-native DevOps gets real with new tools CLOUD-NATIVE DEVOPS GETS REAL WITH NEW TOOLS

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Nov 25, 2019

DevOps practitioners take heed: Cloud-native computing will be the overarching trend for enterprise application development in the 2020s. Cloud-native computing is a paradigm shift in enterprise technology that extends the hard-fought best practices of the cloud to all of IT. In particular, this app...

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Ransomware Tis the Season for Retailers to be Prepared RANSOMWARE TIS THE SEASON FOR RETAILERS TO BE PREPARED

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Nov 25, 2019

Tis the season! Winter holidays are upon us, and with it brings the yearly high-volume online shopping season we all know as Black Friday/Cyber Monday (BFCM). With the total US consumer spending estimated at over $717 billion in the 2018 BFCM season, retailers know that the next few weeks are a crit...

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Modernizing to Oracle 19c with Hyperconverged Infrastructure MODERNIZING TO ORACLE 19C WITH HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 22, 2019

Oracle Database 19c is a long-term support release of the database, offering customers the best performance, scalability, reliability, and security for all their operational and analytical workloads. The core aim for 19c is stability, as it forms a foundation for next phase of autonomous database op...

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The Importance of User Interfaces in IT Infrastructure Management THE IMPORTANCE OF USER INTERFACES IN IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

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Nov 22, 2019

IT is all about APIs and Automation now, but I think that sometimes we forget we are humans. I totally understand why everybody is trying to program and automate every single part of their IT and last week, at Tech Field Day 20 we attended a few sessions that were crazy cool about automation. The on...

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Bare Metal Solution: Enabling specialized workloads in Google Cloud BARE METAL SOLUTION: ENABLING SPECIALIZED WORKLOADS IN GOOGLE CLOUD

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Nov 21, 2019

Enterprises want to embrace the pace of innovation and an operational business model of the modern-day cloud, but they don’t want to disrupt their existing IT landscape or upgrade all their legacy applications. This presents a conundrum, as most legacy applications were not designed to run in ...

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Why Integrated Infrastructure Is the Key to IT Success WHY INTEGRATED INFRASTRUCTURE IS THE KEY TO IT SUCCESS

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Nov 21, 2019

At first glance, your IT infrastructure might seem like your house’s basement. It supports everything, but you don’t pay much attention to it or spend much time or energy trying to make it beautiful. Instead, you treat it as a generic component and lavish your attention on other parts of...

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Advantages of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure ADVANTAGES OF HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 20, 2019

Is Flexible: Scalability is simplified due to the node-based architecture. Simply add or remove nodes as the demand requires. The software storage solution makes scalability very easy. HCI offers virtualisation as it allows an organisation to store data on premise, in a remote location or in the clo...

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The State of IT Infrastructure Management THE STATE OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

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Nov 20, 2019

What is the state of enterprise IT infrastructure, and what insights can we glean from the perspectives of the IT professionals responsible for its management and operation? To answer these questions and more, INAP surveyed 500 IT professionals with data center, server and cloud infrastructure respo...

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4 Ways to Improve Data Center Utilization 4 WAYS TO IMPROVE DATA CENTER UTILIZATION

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Nov 19, 2019

Companies across all industries are turning away from physical storage and computing power to cloud-based resources. This is good news and bad news for data centers. On one hand, more business for data centers — on the other, more demand and strain being put upon limited resources and hardware...

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Four ways to stem the tide of rising cybersecurity risks FOUR WAYS TO STEM THE TIDE OF RISING CYBERSECURITY RISKS

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Nov 19, 2019

One of the greatest challenges in the IT industry is staying ahead of the cybercriminal. This is no easy task. The 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Security, indicates that the chances of experiencing a data breach have increased from 22.6 pe...

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Its Time for a Composite Architecture: Hyper-converged and converged ITS TIME FOR A COMPOSITE ARCHITECTURE: HYPER-CONVERGED AND CONVERGED

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Nov 18, 2019

In the past, customers bought infrastructure for key applications such as VMware, SAP HANA, Oracle, by buying servers from a vendor such as Lenovo, storage from a vendor like Hitachi and network switches from vendors like Cisco, Juniper. All three would be for the same application, and if something ...

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Why Your Company Could Benefit From Managed IT Services WHY YOUR COMPANY COULD BENEFIT FROM MANAGED IT SERVICES

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Nov 18, 2019

If you are a business owner or manager that relies heavily on an efficient IT infrastructure, then you may be aware that this particular element of your business operations can often be expensive and time-consuming to manage. This is especially pertinent if you need to maintain up-to-date hardware a...

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How to prioritize strategic risks that affect critical infrastructure HOW TO PRIORITIZE STRATEGIC RISKS THAT AFFECT CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 15, 2019

Many organizations are struggling with how to assess the broad set of risks stemming from cyber-attacks against the nation's critical infrastructure. Roughly 85% of the critical infrastructure in the US is managed and operated by private organizations, and if ours is one of these firms you have ...

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IT professionals deem hybrid cloud as most secure IT PROFESSIONALS DEEM HYBRID CLOUD AS MOST SECURE

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Nov 15, 2019

Enterprises plan to aggressively shift investment to hybrid cloud architectures, with respondents reporting steady and substantial hybrid deployment plans over the next five years, according to a Nutanix survey. The vast majority of 2019 survey respondents (85%) selected hybrid cloud as their ideal ...

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Assume Breach  Secure IT Infrastructure using the TEAL Security Assessment ASSUME BREACH SECURE IT INFRASTRUCTURE USING THE TEAL SECURITY ASSESSMENT

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Nov 14, 2019

The damage caused by cyber attacks is increasing every year and it is only a matter of time before a company is successfully attacked. Not only Microsoft says again and again that a paradigm shift is necessary in dealing with IT security. "Assume Breach" is more present than ever. Our worl...

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Cloud infrastructure isn’t created equal - many factors affect network performance to, from different providers CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ISN’T CREATED EQUAL - MANY FACTORS AFFECT NETWORK PERFORMANCE TO, FROM DIFFERENT PROVIDERS

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Nov 14, 2019

Nothing strips the cloud’s ethereal aura like networking, laying bare its physical limitations and vagaries. When it comes to moving data to and from cloud infrastructure, all the technology Google, Amazon and Microsoft can muster can’t overcome the physics of photons traversing a set di...

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6 Major Benefits of a Cloud Computing Infrastructure 6 MAJOR BENEFITS OF A CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 13, 2019

Cloud computing enables the user to store, manage, and process data on a server hosted by the internet. This cloud is accessible through your local server or computer system but is provided by a remote server. Companies are increasingly taking up such services to improve their performance and, thus,...

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How Network Edge Virtualization for Network Services Takes You Beyond the Data Center HOW NETWORK EDGE VIRTUALIZATION FOR NETWORK SERVICES TAKES YOU BEYOND THE DATA CENTER

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Nov 13, 2019

Many IT resources now reside outside the confines of corporate data centers. Cloud providers have convinced enterprises of the economic and operational benefits of widely distributed IT infrastructure and resources. For business, privacy, or other reasons, many customers choose to retain ownership o...

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5 Steps Of Digital Transformation To Achieve Total Digitalization 5 STEPS OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TO ACHIEVE TOTAL DIGITALIZATION

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Nov 12, 2019

The Meaning and Importance of Digital Transformation should have made it aptly clear that though digital transformation is primarily about technology, it’s not solely about it. Essentially, it’s about connecting three pillars of every organization: People, Process, and Technology. Thus, ...

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Cable Management In Data Centers CABLE MANAGEMENT IN DATA CENTERS

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Nov 12, 2019

The connectivity provided by cabling infrastructure is the foundation of every data center enabling the transactions that help businesses make mission-critical decisions every day. All data centers have various types of cabling, ranging from all-copper installation to all-fiber installation and ever...

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Open flexibility with infrastructure-independent software OPEN FLEXIBILITY WITH INFRASTRUCTURE-INDEPENDENT SOFTWARE

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Nov 11, 2019

There is a rapid industry transition underway to a hybrid multicloud style of computing. It’s happening across all industries and all lines of business and being pushed along by stakeholders from IT managers to the C-suite and shareholders. Although the transition to hybrid multicloud infrastr...

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How CIOs and IT teams can prepare for Life on the Edge HOW CIOS AND IT TEAMS CAN PREPARE FOR LIFE ON THE EDGE

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Nov 11, 2019

The network edge computing is making strong inroads and is a culmination of IoT, AI and machine learningAccording to Gartner, edge computing will be a necessary requirement for all digital businesses by 2022 Part of the challenge for the C-suite is ensuring leaders have enough understanding and digi...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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3 Trends and Drivers for Adopting Cloud Infrastructure 3 TRENDS AND DRIVERS FOR ADOPTING CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 08, 2019

We’re at a fascinating moment in the financial services sector’s adoption of cloud technology. Industry reports highlight the unequal pace of change between early adopters and those who are slower to investigate the cloud route – often due to a perceived lack of data security and c...

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Implementing a Hybrid-Cloud Infrastructure IMPLEMENTING A HYBRID-CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 08, 2019

Public cloud adoption continues to grow rapidly. It’s anticipated that by 2021 about 35% of enterprise workloads will be cloud-based. According to a McKinsey’s & Company 2018 IT-is-a-service survey titled “Transforming infrastructure operations for a hybrid-cloud world,” ...

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IT Infrastructure Services Coordinator Marc about working at Freudenberg IT INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES COORDINATOR MARC ABOUT WORKING AT FREUDENBERG

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Nov 07, 2019

Marc Crabb, Vibracoustic, GermanyDiscover the world of Freudenberg: https://www.freudenberg.com/careers/w...DiscoverFreudenberg We live it! #Professionalism Reliability #Integrity #Openness #DevelopmentOpportunities

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How to Secure Critical Infrastructure When Patching Isn’t Possible HOW TO SECURE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WHEN PATCHING ISN’T POSSIBLE

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Nov 07, 2019

Cyberattacks are on the rise and threatening our digital life and our most intimate information but also our operational realities. Attacks on critical infrastructure such as power plants, water works, airports and the like (transportation ranks among the highest-value targets for cyberattackers see...

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Exploring the motivation for hybrid multicloud–an industry perspective EXPLORING THE MOTIVATION FOR HYBRID MULTICLOUD–AN INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE

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Nov 07, 2019

This is part 2 in a 6-part series on storage for hybrid multicloud. In Part 1 I set the stage–getting us all on the same page with the terminology of hybrid multicloud. In Part 2 we’re going to explore what’s behind this rapid industry shift toward hybrid multicloud infrastructure....

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HPE Makes Its Flagship Primera Storage Composable HPE MAKES ITS FLAGSHIP PRIMERA STORAGE COMPOSABLE

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Nov 06, 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it was making its composable infrastructure technology smarter, faster, and more reliable by integrating it with its new high-end Primera storage system. The company pioneered the composable infrastructure market, first by introducing its blade server-based HPE Synerg...

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Real words or buzzwords VDI – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure REAL WORDS OR BUZZWORDS VDI – VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 06, 2019

This is the 46th article in the “Real Words or Buzzwords?” series from SecurityInfoWatch.com contributor Ray Bernard about how real words can become empty words and stifle technology progress. Once again, this is a topic that will be familiar to IT folks but not so much for physical secu...

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A Framework for How to Modernize Data Center Facility Infrastructure A FRAMEWORK FOR HOW TO MODERNIZE DATA CENTER FACILITY INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 05, 2019

As physical infrastructure systems age beyond their warranties, software tools no longer reflect or comprehend reality, and operations & maintenance (O&M) programs grow outdated and/or become under-staffed, the risk of an interruption in service goes up significantly. Aging data centers must...

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Get Out! The FUD Is Coming from the Inside GET OUT! THE FUD IS COMING FROM THE INSIDE

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Nov 05, 2019

On LinkedIn, Ron C. of CoreSolutions Software said, “Cybersecurity is no longer just a technical problem. It’s now more of a people problem! So why aren’t businesses prioritizing security awareness training for their staff?” There was a massive response and mixed agreement. R...

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CAPEX or OPEX The effect of hybrid multicloud on storage infrastructure pricing CAPEX OR OPEX THE EFFECT OF HYBRID MULTICLOUD ON STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE PRICING

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Nov 04, 2019

The dominant pricing approach today for on-premises storage is CAPEX. But that is changing. The economics of cloud consumption-based pricing is influencing on-premises purchases. According to IDC[1], “A perfect utility-based model would be the equivalent of how consumers view their electric or...

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Upgrade Your IT Infrastructure With Modern Data Protection Innovations UPGRADE YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE WITH MODERN DATA PROTECTION INNOVATIONS

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Nov 04, 2019

A data security breach is one of the most terrible things that could happen to any organization. In 2018, the average cost of a data security breach regardless of the organization reached $3.9 million, an all-time high. This number in itself is easy to explain if you consider how most organizations ...

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Choosing Between IaaS, PaaS and SaaS when contemplating Cloud Migration CHOOSING BETWEEN IAAS, PAAS AND SAAS WHEN CONTEMPLATING CLOUD MIGRATION

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Nov 04, 2019

The decision to shift workloads to the cloud is loosely similar to building your own house. There is an assurance of the exact customizations you desire and room for expansion. However, time and capital investment often outweigh tolerating legacy on-premise systems with aging hardware and outdated s...

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The Right Infrastructure for Your AI Journey THE RIGHT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR YOUR AI JOURNEY

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Nov 01, 2019

There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the fastest growing technologies today. The need for AI is sweeping across industries as disparate as automotive, manufacturing, transportation, communications, retail, oil and gas, media and entertainment, healthcare, and financial ...

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The Hyperscale Data Center Drives the Global Cloud Revolution THE HYPERSCALE DATA CENTER DRIVES THE GLOBAL CLOUD REVOLUTION

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Oct 31, 2019

Data is the foundation of the new economy. Almost no one is using less data today than they did yesterday, and we will all probably consume even more data tomorrow. This growing tsunami of data has to live somewhere. That reality has fueled the rise of the hyperscale data center – a super-size...

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Leading from the Edge How Edge computing is revolutionizing micro data construction LEADING FROM THE EDGE HOW EDGE COMPUTING IS REVOLUTIONIZING MICRO DATA CONSTRUCTION

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Oct 31, 2019

Connecting billions of devices to the cloud presents numerous challenges, bandwidth restrictions, data security risks and reduced communication between computing infrastructure. Edge computing has the potential to prevent such issues from arising as the physical infrastructure is located closer to t...

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Step-by-Step Planning for Data Migration STEP-BY-STEP PLANNING FOR DATA MIGRATION

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Oct 31, 2019

Data migration takes many forms, including moving data between storage locations or mediums, changing the format of the data, and sharing or importing data between applications. It’s required when retiring a legacy system, introducing new apps or services, migrating to the cloud, or consolidat...

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Making things complex easy Multi & Hybrid Cloud Management from T-Systems MAKING THINGS COMPLEX EASY MULTI & HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT FROM T-SYSTEMS

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Oct 30, 2019

T-Systems now offers companies a solution that radically simplifies the management of complex cloud landscapes. With Multi & Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure and Management T-Systems showed at the DIGITAL X* how customers can manage Public and Private Clouds according to their needs – while ben...

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5 DevOps Skills for IT Operations Pros 5 DEVOPS SKILLS FOR IT OPERATIONS PROS

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Oct 30, 2019

IT and development roles have been in a continual state of flux over the past several years. CIOs and IT managers must immerse themselves in the business while staying on top of the latest cloud and software architectures, all to gain a marketplace and cost advantage. DevOps principles have taken a ...

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Cloud systems engineers & cloud architects most in-demand roles CLOUD SYSTEMS ENGINEERS & CLOUD ARCHITECTS MOST IN-DEMAND ROLES

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Oct 29, 2019

Did you know that 86% of enterprises have more than a quarter of their IT infrastructure running in cloud environments? Read some of the takeaways that IT leaders revealed in the report ‘Adapt or Perish: The OpsRAmp Report on Modern IT Operations in the Digital Age’. Find out what top ta...

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What ‘DevOps Maturity’ Means to Your Organization? WHAT ‘DEVOPS MATURITY’ MEANS TO YOUR ORGANIZATION?

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Oct 29, 2019

DevOps has transformed the IT industry by changing the way teams operate and collaborate in the process chain and workflow.By now, many organizations all over have attained some level of DevOps implementation part of their software process. While, there are also a few in the understanding DevOps imp...

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Say It Loud! I Didn’t Read the Privacy Policy and I’m Proud! SAY IT LOUD! I DIDN’T READ THE PRIVACY POLICY AND I’M PROUD!

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Oct 29, 2019

We’re blowing it with general cybersecurity education. According to a study by the Pew Internet Research Center, most Americans don’t understand or can’t identify basic cybersecurity concepts such as two-factor authentication, private browsing, or the purpose of a privacy policy. W...

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5 Reasons Why Organizations Are Adopting Hyperconverged Infrastructure 5 REASONS WHY ORGANIZATIONS ARE ADOPTING HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Oct 25, 2019

As IT infrastructure grows more complex, data centre operators are looking for solutions that can help them simplify. This search for simplicity has led many IT leaders to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), an approach to IT architecture that combines storage, computing and networking into a singl...

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Five Ways the Edge is Driving Digital Business FIVE WAYS THE EDGE IS DRIVING DIGITAL BUSINESS

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Oct 24, 2019

Major macro, technology and regulatory trends have created a new normal in every industry: If your IT infrastructure isn’t digital-ready, your business can’t compete. As enterprise technology continues to become increasingly seamless, it’s imperative that businesses continue to bri...

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HCI offers all the necessary features for a future-proof IT platform HCI OFFERS ALL THE NECESSARY FEATURES FOR A FUTURE-PROOF IT PLATFORM

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Oct 24, 2019

For businesses, IT platforms such as Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) systems are playing an increasingly business-critical role. After all, many corporate processes have long been based on IT technologies. What advantages an HCI solution offers and how companies can integrate the solution into ...

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Why Investors Should Worry About Juniper WHY INVESTORS SHOULD WORRY ABOUT JUNIPER'S CLOUD BUSINESS

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Oct 23, 2019

According to management's guidance, network vendor Juniper (NYSE:JNPR) should end its streak of year-over-year revenue declines at nine consecutive quarters when it reports results on Oct. 24. That quarter should show a decline, but the next one is expected to show growth. But its cloud business...

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Serverless and multi-cloud: Hype or reality? SERVERLESS AND MULTI-CLOUD: HYPE OR REALITY?

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Oct 23, 2019

Much has changed since serverless computing arrived, along with AWS Lambda in November 2014. Kubernetes has taken IT infrastructure by storm, developers have embraced containers, and IT now embraces public clouds as providers of managed services.But beyond the dominance of Lambda, is there something...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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Hybrid IT: The Future of Your Organization Relies on it HYBRID IT: THE FUTURE OF YOUR ORGANIZATION RELIES ON IT

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Oct 22, 2019

Hybrid cloud. Hybrid multicloud. Hybrid IT. These terms are becoming part of our standard infrastructure lexicon, but what’s the real difference between them? Although they’re not interchangeable, they are closely related to one another. Hybrid cloud typically refers to orchestrating ser...

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Edge Computing: Everything You Need To Know EDGE COMPUTING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Oct 22, 2019

The world is closer to the next decade of 2020 and like most predictions, it is going to be a great one for technological advancements ! Technological innovations have outdone themselves by creating a world with efficient and easier services. Data has become the biggest asset to an enterprise and pe...

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Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know GARTNER: 10 INFRASTRUCTURE TRENDS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Oct 21, 2019

Corporate network infrastructure is only going to get more involved over the next two to three years as automation, network challenges and hybrid cloud become more integral to the enterprise.Those were some of the main infrastructure trend themes espoused by Gartner vice president and distinguished ...

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How cybersecurity accelerates business growth HOW CYBERSECURITY ACCELERATES BUSINESS GROWTH

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Oct 21, 2019

It’s no secret that the cybersecurity industry has grown exponentially over more than a decade due to the proliferation of high-profile cybercrime. Viewing cybersecurity as simply a necessary step to mitigate cyber risk leaves much opportunity on the table. Organizational leaders need to see c...

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Best practice for cloud migration BEST PRACTICE FOR CLOUD MIGRATION

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Oct 21, 2019

Cloud migration - the process of moving data and applications from IT infrastructure on-site within an organisation to the cloud - remains a key priority for many businesses. Indeed, it is predicted that 83 per cent of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020, with public cloud platforms su...

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What is so Special About AIOps for Mission Critical Workloads? WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT AIOPS FOR MISSION CRITICAL WORKLOADS?

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Oct 18, 2019

As the wave of digitization sweeps more enterprises with each passing day, the threats posed to organizations, particularly IT organizations, have never been more complex and pressing. With cybercrime statistics, including those for more targeted crimes (such as phishing) pointing towards an alarmin...

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What is SD-Branch (Software-Defined Branch)? Definition WHAT IS SD-BRANCH (SOFTWARE-DEFINED BRANCH)? DEFINITION

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Oct 18, 2019

SD-branch is a way of extending software-defined principles to a branch location. It is characterized by a simplified hardware ecosystem, remote centralized management, and automation through programmability.By using underlying SD-WAN technology, SD-branch is a means of spinning up IT environments a...

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How Data Warehousing Adds Value To Data Visualization & Reporting HOW DATA WAREHOUSING ADDS VALUE TO DATA VISUALIZATION & REPORTING

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Oct 16, 2019

Can Data Warehousing Enhance the Value of Data Visualization & Reporting? Organizations rely heavily on data to make crucial business decisions. Hence, it is important for your business to have access to relevant data. That is where a well-designed data warehousing comes to your rescue!Besides g...

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Data Center Consolidation Inevitable, Key Considerations Explored DATA CENTER CONSOLIDATION INEVITABLE, KEY CONSIDERATIONS EXPLORED

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Oct 16, 2019

The stage is set for further data center consolidation, according to a new research note from MoffettNathanson, a financial research firm with a data center specialty. For evidence, the researchers note that private sources of capital recently have raised or allocated capital to focus on communicati...

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How big is the hyperconverged infrastructure market? HOW BIG IS THE HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET?

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Oct 16, 2019

What’s in a number? Plenty, according to cloud computing company Nutanix. Nutanix sells hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), which combines storage, networking and compute in a single appliance. This is easier to manage than three-tier architecture, and is also an essential component on an org...

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HPE and Pensando: Software-defined disruption, from edge to cloud HPE AND PENSANDO: SOFTWARE-DEFINED DISRUPTION, FROM EDGE TO CLOUD

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Oct 16, 2019

Pioneering the new edge services model of enterprise and cloud computingThat phrase may be the four most important words in today’s press release, in which our partner -- Pensando Systems – announced it has emerged from stealth and unveiled a first-of-its-kind distributed computing platf...

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Weathering a Perfect Data Storm with Centers of Data Exchange WEATHERING A PERFECT DATA STORM WITH CENTERS OF DATA EXCHANGE

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Oct 14, 2019

The Perfect storm of Digital Data Everyone knows the best time to prepare for a storm is before it actually happens—but what happens when you end up right smack in the center? In a digital sense, we’ve been braving seismic gusts of disruption for decades. That’s the nature of the i...

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Hybrid Cloud And Data Fabric HYBRID CLOUD AND DATA FABRIC

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Oct 14, 2019

Where and how corporate data is stored and the structure of the data itself are decisive factors in IT. They are also key to the success of companies in the digital age. However, this requires a consortium that can cover all aspects conscientiously. The Hybrid Cloud Community met at the beginning of...

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Why Network Infrastructure Is Key to Keeping Seniors Connected WHY NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE IS KEY TO KEEPING SENIORS CONNECTED

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Oct 14, 2019

There’s no question that many of today’s older adults are technologically savvy.Smartphone ownership among seniors has nearly quadrupled since 2013, according to the Pew Research Center. Roughly one-third of adults 65 and older own tablets.Such growth has prompted senior living communiti...

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Six steps to take toward an automated future SIX STEPS TO TAKE TOWARD AN AUTOMATED FUTURE

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Oct 13, 2019

Infrastructure automation is no longer optional.It is at the core of many of the major changes happening in enterprise information technology. DevOps requires it. Modern infrastructure technologies such as containers and public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service enable it. Managing the coming prolife...

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5 Ways Cloud Helps With SME Insurance 5 WAYS CLOUD HELPS WITH SME INSURANCE

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Oct 11, 2019

In the past decade, a number of organizations have adopted cloud technology. As reported by Forbes in 2018, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020.The benefits of the cloud become especially valuable for SMEs (small-to-medium enterprises) without the infrastructure to support their...

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Virtualization, the urgency of hyperconvergence VIRTUALIZATION, THE URGENCY OF HYPERCONVERGENCE

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Oct 11, 2019

Flexibility, scalability, controlled costs, automation, compliance with new application architectures and Big Data. From physical resources to logical ones, virtualization in its various forms is the first ingredient for digital business infrastructures ontainer, microservices, serverless, DevOps. T...

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Defense in Depth: User-Centric Security DEFENSE IN DEPTH: USER-CENTRIC SECURITY

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Oct 10, 2019

It’s impossible to create a security system that removes the user from the equation. They are integral and they have to be part of your security program. Security is defined by the individual. The minimum expectation you can have of your users is that they’ll operate in good faith. Avoid...

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How to slash HOW TO SLASH 'TIME TO INSIGHT' WHEN TRAINING AI

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Oct 09, 2019

When agencies seek to develop or improve upon artificial intelligence applications, they often find that many of today’s IT systems are not robust enough to manage AI workloads at scale -- nor can they scale up and offer security at the speed required for AI modeling. This is especially true f...

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Think Twice Before You Modernize Storage with Cloud THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU MODERNIZE STORAGE WITH CLOUD

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Oct 09, 2019

Many businesses are looking to break free from yesterday’s on-premises storage solutions and embrace a cloud-first mentality. It’s no wonder why: legacy storage hardware has increasingly become a burden to manage, is difficult to upgrade, and in many cases unable to keep up with growing ...

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Top 4 Ways To Modernize Your IT Infrastructure TOP 4 WAYS TO MODERNIZE YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Oct 08, 2019

In the last few years, businesses have begun to realize the need for a modernized IT infrastructure. In order to keep up with demand, their competitors and the trends within the industry, your IT infrastructure needs to be up to scratch – no matter what the size of your business or what indust...

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From data center to Polycloud FROM DATA CENTER TO POLYCLOUD

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Oct 07, 2019

We had to move out of the data center. Where do you move a technology company these days? As we improved the way we develop FINN.no we overloaded the underlying server network. We needed an alternative to on-premise hosting or risk not being able to grow our hundred million USD business any further....

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How Cloud Computing is Changing Cybersecurity HOW CLOUD COMPUTING IS CHANGING CYBERSECURITY

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Oct 07, 2019

As it has emerged over the past few years, the cloud has really revolutionized business and allowed us to do amazing things with web-deliveredtechnologies.However, one of the biggest issues around the cloud has always been, and still is, cybersecurity. (Read The Truth About Cybersecurity.The cloud b...

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MASTERING ETHICAL HACKING MADE EASY MASTERING ETHICAL HACKING MADE EASY

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Oct 04, 2019

Incidents like cybercrimes, cyber espionage, and cyber warfare are increasingly making headlines. From personal to organizational levels; cybercrime has become a common tool to accomplish malicious goals. Terrorist organizations and rogue nations are funding cybercriminals to breach security network...

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Why You Should Perform An Infrastructure Assessment WHY YOU SHOULD PERFORM AN INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT

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Oct 03, 2019

The infrastructure your business runs on is one of the main factors in the speed, security, and reliability of your IT system’s performance. The performance of infrastructure, particularly legacy, on-premise infrastructure, tends to degrade over time. As your business grows and its workloads c...

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Where Cloud Security Fits In Your Cybersecurity Infrastructure WHERE CLOUD SECURITY FITS IN YOUR CYBERSECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE

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Oct 03, 2019

A Multi-Layered Cybersecurity Infrastructure Protects Data Both Inside and Outside Your NetworkEveryone is aware that cybersecurity is critical for all types and sizes of organizations. But with cloud computing being relatively new, many don’t fully understand where cloud security should fit i...

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6 Practical Steps to Build, Execute and Scale Smarter ABM 6 PRACTICAL STEPS TO BUILD, EXECUTE AND SCALE SMARTER ABM

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Oct 02, 2019

It’s hard to argue against the promises of account-based marketing (ABM). Focusing your marketing efforts on ideal accounts that are actively in the market for your products and services seems like a recipe for success in any industry. But the truth is that many ABM programs fail to achieve me...

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4 Steps to Increasing Event ROI with Intent Data 4 STEPS TO INCREASING EVENT ROI WITH INTENT DATA

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Oct 02, 2019

There’s no denying how valuable event marketing can be for any B2B business. Studies have shown that 84% of B2B leaders believe events are critical components of business success. But not all event marketing strategies are created equal. Without the right strategy, events can quickly become a ...

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How Amazon HOW AMAZON'S AWS CONTINUES TO DOMINATE

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Oct 02, 2019

Companies big and small are today able to expand operations without committing to huge resources and undergoing the hassle of setting up new IT infrastructures, and yet can still benefit from unlimited scalability, improved reliability, seamless service, and lower costs. The adoption of cloud comput...

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Celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month! CELEBRATING NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH!

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Oct 01, 2019

Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month from Liquid Web! We believe this effort to create a safe, secure, and resilient cyber environment is worthy of commemoration. This year, NCSAM’s central message is Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT, with the theme of personal accountability and proacti...

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The Future of Hyperscale Computing THE FUTURE OF HYPERSCALE COMPUTING

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Oct 01, 2019

Data Center Frontier continues to explore strategic data center markets and niches via our DCF Special Reports. We have partnered with Iron Mountain to explore the hyperscale data center market, and how its growth has changed how we compute. This excerpt from a recent Hyperscale Data Center report e...

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Can Your Real-Time Infrastructure Cope with Disaster? CAN YOUR REAL-TIME INFRASTRUCTURE COPE WITH DISASTER?

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Sep 30, 2019

Real-time analytics is only valuable if the systems that collect, move, and analyze that data are up and running. This has drawn increased attention to availability, time to recovery, and disaster recovery itself.In the past, you may have considered your IT infrastructure to be efficient if IT syste...

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Setting the stage for your journey to hybrid multicloud; a basic vocabulary SETTING THE STAGE FOR YOUR JOURNEY TO HYBRID MULTICLOUD; A BASIC VOCABULARY

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Sep 30, 2019

There is a rapid industry transition under way to a hybrid multicloud style of computing. It’s happening across all industries and all lines of business and being pushed along by stakeholders from IT managers to the C-suite to the shareholders. Although the transition is touching every area of...

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Moving your database to the cloud – what decisions will you need to make? MOVING YOUR DATABASE TO THE CLOUD – WHAT DECISIONS WILL YOU NEED TO MAKE?

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Sep 27, 2019

As long as there has been data, there has been a need to put that data somewhere. This led to the creation of the database, and these data management systems have been evolving ever since. Now, databases are shifting more and more into the cloud – Gartner has predicted that 80 per cent of new ...

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Software Defined Data Center SOFTWARE DEFINED DATA CENTER

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Sep 27, 2019

Advanced software defined systems, also called as virtualization, is the initial step of the software defined data center. Due to increasing complexity in IT infrastructure and operations, certain technologies such as virtualization and cloud are being implemented in order to adapt to myriad busines...

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Edge-to-Cloud Data Infrastructure EDGE-TO-CLOUD DATA INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 26, 2019

Accelerate innovation and digital transformation with a resilient infrastructure designed to connect and share information across your distributed enterprise.

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Optimize Your Hybrid Infrastructure with a Cloud Management Platform OPTIMIZE YOUR HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE WITH A CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

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Sep 25, 2019

The cloud has seen many highs and lows since its advent. Earlier this decade, many major enterprises questioned whether a cloud platform could ever replace an on-premises infrastructure. This was followed by a period of euphoria, when companies eagerly moved their data to the public cloud. Today it ...

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How cloud infrastructure is driving new opportunities in information security HOW CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE IS DRIVING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN INFORMATION SECURITY

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Sep 25, 2019

The successful IPOs of both CrowdStrike and Cloudflare have brought increasing attention to the lucrative information security industry. The ongoing shift to hybrid cloud infrastructure is expanding the enterprise perimeter beyond on-premise firewalls and has made cloud security the fastest-growing ...

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An Introduction to Data-driven Sales Planning AN INTRODUCTION TO DATA-DRIVEN SALES PLANNING

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Sep 25, 2019

Most organizations still conduct sales planning as a manual, once-per-year exercise, due to the painful and time-consuming nature of the process. Since this is traditionally viewed as a burdensome task, it’s common that once sales plans are set in motion, companies rarely go back to evaluate a...

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Wait… What? Good News in Cybersecurity? WAIT… WHAT? GOOD NEWS IN CYBERSECURITY?

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Sep 24, 2019

We simply don’t hear enough good news cybersecurity stories that make those involved proud. What are the cybersecurity stories that aren’t being told publicly that should be? Michael Farnum, Set Solutions, said, “If you come into the job and aren’t willing to critically revie...

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Security: A Pivotal Attribute for Web Applications in the Cloud SECURITY: A PIVOTAL ATTRIBUTE FOR WEB APPLICATIONS IN THE CLOUD

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Sep 24, 2019

What steers digital transformation in the right direction? It is the potential to innovate new digital capabilities rapidly that offer the power to enhance business agility in a significant manner. There are certain aspects to the Cloud capabilities, like scaling storage resources dynamically with a...

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Why the Internet WHY THE INTERNET'S INFRASTRUCTURE IS ABOUT TO BE DISRUPTED

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Sep 23, 2019

The internet was originally designed by U.S. military researchers to establish a communications channel in case of nuclear war. Sixty years later, the indexed web has spawned more than five billion pages, and American adults now spend 11 hours a day staring at screens, according to Nielsen.The web i...

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Converged and Hyperconverged Secondary Storage: What Can They Do For IT Teams? CONVERGED AND HYPERCONVERGED SECONDARY STORAGE: WHAT CAN THEY DO FOR IT TEAMS?

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Sep 23, 2019

If terms like “converged secondary storage” and “hyperconverged storage” make you feel like you’ve just stepped into an episode of Star Trek, you aren’t alone. Compared to traditional data center infrastructure models, these are relatively new concepts. However, m...

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Power Utilization: Big Power Infrastructure Means Big Savings POWER UTILIZATION: BIG POWER INFRASTRUCTURE MEANS BIG SAVINGS

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Sep 23, 2019

Excess power capacity drags down operating efficiency and inflates operational expenditures (opex), and there are two main reasons this condition exists: a sub-optimal specifying process and the natural human desire for a security blanket.As a leader in data center infrastructure, it’s not unc...

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IT INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS SERVICES MARKET CONSUMPTION, SUPPLY, GLOBAL GROSS MARGIN & FORECAST IT INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS SERVICES MARKET CONSUMPTION, SUPPLY, GLOBAL GROSS MARGIN & FORECAST

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Sep 23, 2019

Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) manages the data centers and provide 24/7 support for business computing activities of information technology (IT) services. Infrastructure and Operations also support the infrastructure for desktop computers by maintaining the infrastructure of the operating ...

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Successful Approaches to Using Intent Data – Practical Tips from Priority Engine Users SUCCESSFUL APPROACHES TO USING INTENT DATA – PRACTICAL TIPS FROM PRIORITY ENGINE USERS

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Sep 20, 2019

Increasing sales adoption of Priority Engine, incorporating its data into other systems, and measuring its success are a few key areas in which Priority Engine users commonly seek advice. We recently met with a variety of Priority Engine users and gathered their experiences tackling these common cha...

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DoD Needs ‘Smart Edge’ Infrastructure to Back AI Initiatives DOD NEEDS ‘SMART EDGE’ INFRASTRUCTURE TO BACK AI INITIATIVES

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Sep 19, 2019

The Department of Defense needs a “smart edge” computing infrastructure to better leverage the capabilities of artificial intelligence and support warfighters at the tactical edge, C4ISRNET reported Wednesday. The smart edge architecture allows drones, mobile devices and sensors to trans...

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A complete infrastructure overhaul is needed for 5G A COMPLETE INFRASTRUCTURE OVERHAUL IS NEEDED FOR 5G

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Sep 19, 2019

The advent of 5G mobile broadband technology promises to revolutionise the way people communicate with machines, and the way organisations across the board conduct business. “5G will enable instantaneous connectivity for billions of devices, the Internet of things (IoT) and a world that is tru...

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What level of AI is right for your DAM? WHAT LEVEL OF AI IS RIGHT FOR YOUR DAM?

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Sep 19, 2019

When you read about the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities today’s DAM vendors offer, you’ll be faced with a myriad of choices. You’ll find everything from claims of automated, out-of-the-box AI to the ability to ‘train your own AI.’ To help make sense of these c...

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Seven reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking SEVEN REASONS WHY THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE IS A DEAD MAN WALKING

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Sep 18, 2019

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect. What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence? However, ...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF JOBS

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Sep 18, 2019

My role here at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work, and run our businesses. IoT Evangelist is a job title that didn’t exist 5 or 10 years ago – mainly because the Internet of Things wasn&rsquo...

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HCI Security Should Factor into HCI Product Evaluations HCI SECURITY SHOULD FACTOR INTO HCI PRODUCT EVALUATIONS

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Sep 18, 2019

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has been increasingly adopted in enterprise data centers. This is something we’ve seen in our interactions with IT clients and have confirmed by survey results this past year, and, in fact, every year we’ve conducted it. Enterprise IT organizations hav...

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The simplicity of HCI and the flexibility of converged THE SIMPLICITY OF HCI AND THE FLEXIBILITY OF CONVERGED

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Sep 18, 2019

So, after several years of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) being the dominant topic of conversation with IT Managers, a new kid has appeared on the block naming themselves disaggregated Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, dHCI for short. HPE have introduced into their portfolio a new product propos...

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Spreadsheets vs. Automation: What's Best for Sales Compensation Management? SPREADSHEETS VS. AUTOMATION: WHAT'S BEST FOR SALES COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT?

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Sep 18, 2019

Spreadsheets are the most common tool used to manage data in sales organizations. In fact, more than 75% of companies rely on spreadsheets for their sales planning, forecasting, and sales compensation management. However, the business landscape is growing increasingly competitive—can tradition...

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Is Your IT Infrastructure Enough? IS YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE ENOUGH?

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Sep 16, 2019

Only 37% of U.S. convenience-store retailers said their current IT infrastructure is capable of handling peak periods of consumer checkout, according to a study from software provider Zynstra. The study identifies key priorities and obstacles c-store retailers face as they work to deliver better cus...

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B2B Marketing Do’s and Don’ts for Attracting Leads B2B MARKETING DO’S AND DON’TS FOR ATTRACTING LEADS

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Sep 16, 2019

For many B2B marketers, attracting and generating leads is often the primary goal. However, how to attract leads varies widely from company to company. While the inbound lead generation strategy should be unique to your firm, there are several best practices or do’s and don’ts for attrac...

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Is AI Worth Your DAM Time? IS AI WORTH YOUR DAM TIME?

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Sep 16, 2019

Tagging based on AI enables assets to be tagged automatically upon ingestion. This smart tagging service creates tags or metadata without human intervention, saving marketers time while reducing the potential for human error. Most importantly, tagging assets or adding metadata to assets using AI imp...

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5 Ways Field Marketing Can Own ABM 5 WAYS FIELD MARKETING CAN OWN ABM

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Sep 14, 2019

In the last few years, Account-based Marketing has taken over as a better way to engage with modern B2B buyers. When sixty-nine percent of marketers say converting leads is their top priority, a winning ABM strategy requires sound alignment between the sales and marketing functions—and, as the...

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How To Drive Data Center Modernization With Composable Infrastructure HOW TO DRIVE DATA CENTER MODERNIZATION WITH COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 12, 2019

For IT leaders, this new technology represents a drastic shift in philosophy and a walk into the great unknown. Cloud changed the way organizations think about development cycles simply by providing a highly flexible platform in which to work. Composable infrastructure is the most robust data center...

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Universities Embrace Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to Serve Students UNIVERSITIES EMBRACE VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE TO SERVE STUDENTS

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Sep 12, 2019

For many people, the words “college student” conjure the image of a recent high school graduate who lives on a university campus and goes to school full time. But higher education institutions know better. Nontraditional students who are older, live off campus, work, raise families and a...

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Running AWS Infrastructure on Premises with AWS Outposts RUNNING AWS INFRASTRUCTURE ON PREMISES WITH AWS OUTPOSTS

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Sep 11, 2019

We announced AWS Outposts at re:Invent last December and since then have seen immense customer interest. Customers have been asking for an AWS option on-premises to run applications with low latency and local data-processing requirements. AWS Outposts is a new service slated to launch in late 2019, ...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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How to Increase Sales Forecasting Accuracy with Automation HOW TO INCREASE SALES FORECASTING ACCURACY WITH AUTOMATION

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Sep 10, 2019

Sales forecasting is the map of estimated sales performance, revenue, and expenses that guide a sales organization in their planning processes. Having an accurate sales forecast is crucial to driving revenue, growth, and profitability. The most successful companies are consistently looking for ways ...

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5G: The carrier-grade digital infrastructure for the software-defined factory of the future 5G: THE CARRIER-GRADE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

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Sep 09, 2019

5G is expected to be a critical enabler of the Smart Factory. What is the smart factory? In simple terms, it is the aspirational concept of a digitally transformed factory or warehouse. It is a cyber-physical ecosystem of virtualized and connected assets, people, and processes that constitute the ma...

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9 Best Infrastructure Monitoring Tools & Software 9 BEST INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING TOOLS & SOFTWARE

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Sep 09, 2019

The evolution of the modern network has brought many things but simplicity is not one of them. The variety of devices that have come to make up the contemporary networks is jaw-dropping. Computers, servers, switches, routers, and virtual machines are just some of the diverse infrastructure that comp...

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MLIR: accelerating AI with open-source infrastructure MLIR: ACCELERATING AI WITH OPEN-SOURCE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 09, 2019

Machine learning now runs on everything from cloud infrastructure containing GPUs and TPUs, to mobile phones, to even the smallest hardware like microcontrollers that power smart devices. The combination of advancements in hardware and open-source software frameworks like TensorFlow is making all of...

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Shared data infrastructure for economic growth SHARED DATA INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH

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Sep 06, 2019

Industry 4.0 and the future of automation would depend on digital and geospatial enablement. And for that, it’s essential to create a common framework and create a market-focused geospatial data infrastructure. Along these lines, the need for collaboration and an enabling geospatial data ecosy...

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IT infrastructure provider PSI International withdraws $30 million Reg A+ IPO IT INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER PSI INTERNATIONAL WITHDRAWS $30 MILLION REG A+ IPO

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Sep 05, 2019

PSI International, which provides IT infrastructure solutions to US governmental agencies, withdrew its plans for an initial public offering on Thursday. It had filed with the SEC in 2017 for a best-efforts initial public offering under Regulation A+. The Fairfax, VA-based company planned to raise $...

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VMware Entering the IT Infrastructure Composability Game VMWARE ENTERING THE IT INFRASTRUCTURE COMPOSABILITY GAME

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Sep 05, 2019

VMworld 2019 proved to be a very good event. Although new product announcements were limited, the company made a great show of technology previews that kept people’s attention and helped attendees better understand VMware’s strategy, product roadmaps, and upcoming features. In this scena...

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Virtual Instruments Reinvents Hybrid Infrastructure Management with Latest Generation of AIOps-Enabled VirtualWisdom Platform VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS REINVENTS HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT WITH LATEST GENERATION OF AIOPS-ENABLED VIRTUALWISDOM PLATFORM

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Sep 04, 2019

Virtual Instruments, the leader in hybrid infrastructure management for mission-critical workloads, today introduced the latest version of VirtualWisdom, the industry’s most comprehensive hybrid IT infrastructure management and AIOps platform. By leveraging WisdomAI-powered analytics and an ap...

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Linux And Kubernetes Support The Intelligent Enterprise LINUX AND KUBERNETES SUPPORT THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE

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Sep 04, 2019

The concept of the intelligent enterprise has arrived in SAP user companies. Now, they need intelligent infrastructures. Linux and Kubernetes can help. SAP has been focusing a lot of its efforts on introducing the intelligent enterprise to its customers – and it has succeeded. Many user compan...

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The impact of 5G on network infrastructure THE IMPACT OF 5G ON NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 04, 2019

5G — the 5th Generation of Mobile Network Technology — has been hailed as the next big evolution in mobile phone technology. 5G promises to offer extreme speed, massive capacity for machine connections, and ultrareliability and low latency – characteristics that would fuel industry...

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ICT Infrastructure 2019: We were all about learning and networking ICT INFRASTRUCTURE 2019: WE WERE ALL ABOUT LEARNING AND NETWORKING

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Sep 03, 2019

It is with happy hindsight that we can confidently say the first (but certainly not the last) ICT Infrastructure Conference and Exhibition was a success! Hosted by EE Publishers and Infracom on 28 and 29 August in Johannesburg, the two-day event saw professionals gathering from across the IT and ele...

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Is critical infrastructure now vulnerable? Former GCHQ chief on the new cyber threat IS CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE NOW VULNERABLE? FORMER GCHQ CHIEF ON THE NEW CYBER THREAT

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Sep 03, 2019

Britain faces a new kind of threat. The digital world has given hostile international actors an entirely new toolkit. Cyberattacks are now one of the foremost security risks. The consequences range from disruption to compromised information and even physical harm. Targets have included banks, the NH...

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Simplify the complexity of data capturing and consumption with Data Infrastructure SIMPLIFY THE COMPLEXITY OF DATA CAPTURING AND CONSUMPTION WITH DATA INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 01, 2019

Run a complete health check-up of your website, by measuring your website analytics framework, and the outcomes of your marketing & sales activities effectively. We give you a comprehensive review of the quality of your data, implementation of your tracking codes, and the configuration of all yo...

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Upgrading your IT infrastructure – What are your options? UPGRADING YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE – WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS?

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Aug 30, 2019

An IT infrastructure refresh can result in mixed feelings from IT managers. On one hand, you have the cost, complexity and risk of migrating systems but on the other, you have a great opportunity to significantly enhance your environment. Given that a typical refresh cycle is now 4-5 years – d...

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Challenges of Big Infrastructure Monitoring CHALLENGES OF BIG INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING

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Aug 29, 2019

The growing complexity of today’s IT reality is indisputable: Software is becoming more complex, and the infrastructure it runs on is equally so. This complexity comes, in part, from adding layers upon layers to the infrastructure we manage—from bare metal servers to VMs to containers to...

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Data Center Infrastructure Management 101: Defining DCIM in 2019 DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT 101: DEFINING DCIM IN 2019

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Aug 29, 2019

Look up the definition of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) from a few different sources and you’ll get different definitions from each. DCIM is hard to define, even today, because the term has a cloudy history with disparate definitions from different analysts and from each role in...

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Smart IT: Manage your IT infrastructure with ease and confidence SMART IT: MANAGE YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE WITH EASE AND CONFIDENCE

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Aug 28, 2019

Today’s smart home technology makes managing life much simpler. With the ease of a cell phone, anyone can monitor and control many electronics in the home. From hundreds of miles away, you can easily turn on and off lights, appliances, air conditioning, sprinkler systems – and even an ou...

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NetApp launches virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution for VMware NETAPP LAUNCHES VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) SOLUTION FOR VMWARE

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Aug 27, 2019

Underscoring its focus on hybrid cloud solutions, NetApp on Tuesday rolled out a series of products and services jointly engineered with VMware, including a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution designed to work with VMware Horizon. The new offerings were announced during the VMworld confere...

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Scaling Performance for Enterprise HCI Environments SCALING PERFORMANCE FOR ENTERPRISE HCI ENVIRONMENTS

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Aug 27, 2019

This video covers the findings of our in-depth testing of NetApp HCI in scenarios designed to represent typical usage in an enterprise hybrid cloud environment. Testing was designed to assess system usability, performance and Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities, along with scaling and availability...

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Securing 5G Infrastructure SECURING 5G INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 26, 2019

The 5G era of mobile computing and communications is rapidly moving forward. 5G stands for the fifth generation of wireless infrastructure — a massive upscale of network technology. It will provide data transfer rates faster than the blink of an eye, reducing latency for even the most data-hun...

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Transforming IT by delivering infrastructure agility at scale TRANSFORMING IT BY DELIVERING INFRASTRUCTURE AGILITY AT SCALE

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Aug 26, 2019

From time to time, we invite industry thought leaders to share their opinions and insights on current technology trends to the IBM Systems IT Infrastructure blog. The opinions in these posts are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of IBM. If you’re a startup developing a new ap...

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Global 5G Network Infrastructure Revenue To Rise In 2020: Gartner GLOBAL 5G NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUE TO RISE IN 2020: GARTNER

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Aug 23, 2019

In 2020, worldwide 5G wireless network infrastructure revenue will reach USD 4.2 billion, an 89% increase from 2019 revenue of USD 2.2 billion, according to Gartner. Additionally, Gartner forecasts that investments in 5G NR network infrastructure will account for 6% of the total wireless infrastruct...

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Overcoming challenges to securing the modern data infrastructure OVERCOMING CHALLENGES TO SECURING THE MODERN DATA INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 23, 2019

The recent evolution from storing data in a data warehouse to using a hybrid infrastructure of on-premises and cloud data lakes has enabled tremendous agility and scale, but it has also created a security and privacy risk that current strategies don’t address. Organizations concerned about the...

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Six solutions to consider for a modern network infrastructure SIX SOLUTIONS TO CONSIDER FOR A MODERN NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 22, 2019

Whether you manage a growing enterprise facility or a large, high-traffic venue, intelligent in-building infrastructure solutions help you monitor, track and optimize your wired and wireless network. At CommScope, we know what it takes to design, deploy and maintain a modern network infrastructure. ...

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Shared data science infrastructure for genomics data SHARED DATA SCIENCE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR GENOMICS DATA

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Aug 22, 2019

Creating a scalable computational infrastructure to analyze the wealth of information contained in data repositories is difficult due to significant barriers in organizing, extracting and analyzing relevant data. Shared data science infrastructures like Boag is needed to efficiently process and pars...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Application And IT Infrastructure Performance Monitoring Using EG Enterprise Tool APPLICATION AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE MONITORING USING EG ENTERPRISE TOOL

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Aug 21, 2019

A Hands-on Useful Review of ‘eG Enterprise Tool' for Application and Infrastructure Performance Monitoring for IT Teams: The IT landscape has changed drastically over the last few years with the advent of new application development and deployment frameworks. Gone are the days when we had ...

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Why Choose HCI Over Other Virtualization Approaches? WHY CHOOSE HCI OVER OTHER VIRTUALIZATION APPROACHES?

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Aug 21, 2019

This is the second of a series of five posts on the market space for hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). To be clear, as the previous blog post outlined, there are many options in this space. Evaluation of your needs and clear understanding of why you want to choose a solution shouldn’t be ma...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets. You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design). But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in this race. Yo...

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E.G. Lewis Group Introduce IT Infrastructure Refresh E.G. LEWIS GROUP INTRODUCE IT INFRASTRUCTURE REFRESH

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Aug 20, 2019

A large South Wales multi-disciplined contractor has teamed up with one of Wales’ longest established IT companies, as part of a collaboration which would ensure that performance, availability, storage and security are delivered against key project objectives, safeguarding the company infrastr...

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Internet infrastructure companies must help keep extremists offline INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE COMPANIES MUST HELP KEEP EXTREMISTS OFFLINE

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Aug 18, 2019

Before launching his shooting rampage at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius posted an anti-immigrant screed on the online messaging board 8chan. 8chan has become a popular vehicle for extremists to share hateful content and glorify mass shootings. After the massacre in El Paso ...

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How we’re using Ansible to improve our digital infrastructure HOW WE’RE USING ANSIBLE TO IMPROVE OUR DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 16, 2019

We're Infrastructure Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) here at DWP Digital. SRE is a specialised role that focuses on the reliability and maintainability of large networks and systems. It is meant to be disruptive and cause impact. A major focus of SREs is the aspiration to never see the same is...

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What Is Data Center Infrastructure Management: Preparing for OMB’s DCOI Policy WHAT IS DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT: PREPARING FOR OMB’S DCOI POLICY

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Aug 16, 2019

In late June, the Office of Management and Budget finalized updates to the government’s Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) policy, laying out the Trump administration’s technical tweaks to a policy first promulgated in the Obama era. As Nextgov reports, the updated policy “...

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How Hyperconverged Infrastructure Keeps Modernizing IT HOW HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE KEEPS MODERNIZING IT

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Aug 16, 2019

Before the large steel and iron production company Charter Manufacturing moved its data center to a new corporate headquarters building a few years ago, it took a fresh look at its IT infrastructure. Ultimately, the company moved from its highly virtualized blade servers to a more modern, hyperconve...

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Why Your Business Growth Depends on IT Infrastructure WHY YOUR BUSINESS GROWTH DEPENDS ON IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 15, 2019

IT infrastructure is a necessity that many businesses overlook because of how easy it is to miss, including the requirement to use recommended VPNs. At best, owners and managers usually leave the "how" of network functionality to their relevant support department. But this sort of thinking...

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What is IaaS? Infrastructure-as-a-service explained WHAT IS IAAS? INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-SERVICE EXPLAINED

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Aug 15, 2019

Cloud computing isn’t one monolithic type of offering, but an assortment of services aimed at meeting the various IT needs of an organization. One such service provided via the cloud is infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), which delivers virtualized computing resources to organizations typicall...

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MasterClass: Making Your Data Infrastructure Work for You MASTERCLASS: MAKING YOUR DATA INFRASTRUCTURE WORK FOR YOU

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Aug 15, 2019

Great customer experiences are rooted in data. Every time your customers interact with your brand, they’re leaving behind unique data trails pointing to their interests, preferences, and wants. The savvy growth marketers of today follow these trails using their wits, technology and robust data...

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Building a Terraform Infrastructure BUILDING A TERRAFORM INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 15, 2019

What is Terraform? Terraform is an ‘infrastructure as code’ software developed by HashiCorp. Terraform lets users apply a high-level configuration language or code to define a datacentre/infrastructure. A configuration file is created and from that configuration file, we can create an ex...

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BMC a Leader in the 2019 Forrester Wave™ Infrastructure Automation Platforms – How Can This Help You? BMC A LEADER IN THE 2019 FORRESTER WAVE™ INFRASTRUCTURE AUTOMATION PLATFORMS – HOW CAN THIS HELP YOU?

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Aug 14, 2019

IT Operations and security professionals are continuously overwhelmed with the number of tasks and sheer volume of work they face every day, and solutions for task and process automation have become a necessity. The question is what activities are the best candidates for automation, and what solutio...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus? All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals, the ...

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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What’s the Best Computing Infrastructure for AI? WHAT’S THE BEST COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AI?

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Aug 13, 2019

More than ever before, the most consequential question an IT organization must answer about every new data center workload is where to run it. The newest enterprise computing workloads today are variants of machine learning, or AI, be it deep learning-model training or inference (putting the trained...

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Advanced Infrastructure Security Preventing Intruders from Accessing Your Systems ADVANCED INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY PREVENTING INTRUDERS FROM ACCESSING YOUR SYSTEMS

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Aug 13, 2019

PROTECT YOUR SYSTEM INFRASTRUCTURE WITH OUR ADVANCED SECURITY SUITE. GDS Advanced Infrastructure Security provides robust protection against network intrusion without hampering performance. Block malicious traffic. Intrusion prevention services. Hardware and software provided by us. Fully managed by...

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Modernize your IT Infrastructure Monitoring by Combining Time Series Databases with Machine Learning MODERNIZE YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING BY COMBINING TIME SERIES DATABASES WITH MACHINE LEARNING

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Aug 12, 2019

Let’s explore the complexity and vulnerability of IT infrastructure and how to build a modern IT infrastructure monitoring solution, using a combination of time series databases with machine learning. IT Infrastructure: Complex and Vulnerable. iCloud recently joined Google, Facebook, Amazon on...

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Integration Drives Infrastructure of the Future INTEGRATION DRIVES INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE FUTURE

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Aug 10, 2019

Tomorrow's IT infrastructure. People often talk about “Infrastructure of the Future,” but everyone has a different idea of what it actually means or consists of. Does it involve a “journey” like you hear so often? Or constant process of evolution? Attempting to answer the...

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As the Automotive Industry Embraces e-Mobility Services and Connected Vehicles, IT Infrastructure Has to Adjust AS THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY EMBRACES E-MOBILITY SERVICES AND CONNECTED VEHICLES, IT INFRASTRUCTURE HAS TO ADJUST

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Aug 08, 2019

According to McKinsey & Company, nearly 100 million lines of software code are needed to control and operate the subsystems that make up a modern automobile. By 2030 that software will represent up to 30% of the value of the vehicle. In effect, automobiles have become data centers on wheels, and...

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Scaling Kubernetes on Application and Infrastructure Levels SCALING KUBERNETES ON APPLICATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE LEVELS

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Aug 08, 2019

Once an internal project from Google, Kubernetes has changed the way software development is done these days. A white steering wheel on a blue background seems to be everywhere now. Business wants to grow and pay less, DevOps wants a stable platform that can run applications at scale, developers wan...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure Product Landscape HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCT LANDSCAPE

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Aug 07, 2019

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has been around for several years and continues to drive a big part of IT infrastructure growth. There’s a lot going on in this space. All of the major platform vendors except one have staked out territory with their own HCI solutions. At the same time, the ...

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WHAT IS HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE AND WHAT CAN IT DO FOR YOUR BUSINESS? WHAT IS HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE AND WHAT CAN IT DO FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Aug 07, 2019

Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is an innovative virtualised solution that combines the data centre infrastructure components of storage, compute and networking, into a single easy-to-manage platform. HCI is all about simplifying the data centre experience and, given the well-accepted benefits,...

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Enterprise Networking outlined new-age telecom infrastructure for Smart Cities ENTERPRISE NETWORKING OUTLINED NEW-AGE TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SMART CITIES

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Aug 06, 2019

The key to the rapid development of urban spaces is connectivity. A new-age connectivity solution, an underground box, has the potential to create reliable network linkages. The product is a perfect solution for carriers, as well as governing agencies, who are looking for network solutions to cater ...

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5G Infrastructure Market is further projected to reach USD 33.72 Billion by 2026 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET IS FURTHER PROJECTED TO REACH USD 33.72 BILLION BY 2026

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Aug 06, 2019

The Global 5G infrastructure market is estimated to be valued at USD 2.86 Billion in 2020 and it is further projected to reach USD 33.72 Billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 50.9% between 2020 and 2026. Rising demand for high speed network in the era of IoT and importance of implementation of software&rsqu...

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The Best Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Providers in 2019 THE BEST INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE (IAAS) PROVIDERS IN 2019

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Aug 06, 2019

With businesses around the world facing continual disruption, technological tools are increasingly crucial to the success of established enterprises and start-ups alike. For cloud professionals, finding the best infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers is essential for continued development and ...

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Microchip Enters Memory Infrastructure Market with Serial Memory Controller for High-performance Data Center Computing MICROCHIP ENTERS MEMORY INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET WITH SERIAL MEMORY CONTROLLER FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE DATA CENTER COMPUTING

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Aug 05, 2019

As the computational demands of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning workloads accelerate, traditional parallel attached DRAM memory has presented a major roadblock for next-generation CPUs, which require an increased number of memory channels to deliver more memory bandwidth. Microchip...

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5G Will Enable AI at the Edge — If the IT Infrastructure Keeps Up 5G WILL ENABLE AI AT THE EDGE — IF THE IT INFRASTRUCTURE KEEPS UP

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Aug 02, 2019

The global marketplace is in the early stages of one of the biggest technological transformations in history, with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and automation becoming intertwined with virtually every aspect of life. But these advances require massive data capture, management, ana...

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The high road to 5G infrastructure THE HIGH ROAD TO 5G INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 01, 2019

The first tangible evidence of fifth-generation (5G) infrastructure has not been in mobile network base stations but rather in the Verizon fixed-wireless access (FWA) base stations for very high-speed broadband delivery to homes and businesses. This move has seemed counterintuitive for many people f...

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How to Deal with Dependencies in Your Pester Infrastructure Tests HOW TO DEAL WITH DEPENDENCIES IN YOUR PESTER INFRASTRUCTURE TESTS

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Aug 01, 2019

When writing Pester infrastructure tests, you'll ultimately run across a common problem; dealing with dependencies. Unlike unit tests, infrastructure tests actually run real code and touch the real environment. A real environment is complicated and full of dependencies on compute, networking, st...

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How to Prep for an HCI Launch HOW TO PREP FOR AN HCI LAUNCH

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Aug 01, 2019

Hyperconverged infrastructure adoption is on the rise for organizations looking to build a sustainable digital workspace. In fact, according to a 2018 study conducted by analyst firm ESG on behalf of Dell EMC and Intel, the majority of digitally transformed companies — 86 percent — repor...

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Namibian company invests millions into network infrastructure NAMIBIAN COMPANY INVESTS MILLIONS INTO NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 31, 2019

Paratus Africa and Nampower announced plans to launch The GridOnline — this collaboration is set to commercialise Namibia’s national optic fibre network and provide access to its national Optical Ground Wire (OPGW). In 2018, Paratus Africa secured access into The GridOnline in strategic ...

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Weigh infrastructure as code risks against the benefits WEIGH INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE RISKS AGAINST THE BENEFITS

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Jul 31, 2019

Infrastructure as code can transform the modern data center, but maintain a healthy dose of caution -- and thorough documentation and testing environments -- to prevent chaos. The advent of the software-defined data center has pushed many traditional data center technologies aside. Hyper-converged p...

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Does NoOps Signal the End for Infrastructure Employees? DOES NOOPS SIGNAL THE END FOR INFRASTRUCTURE EMPLOYEES?

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Jul 31, 2019

Will AI and automation eliminate the need for the people who now keep IT infrastructures in operation? Not if those people take charge of their own futures. NoOps (No Operations) is the idea that emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and automation will one day make it possible for a...

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In the infrastructure and data centre business IN THE INFRASTRUCTURE AND DATA CENTRE BUSINESS

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Jul 30, 2019

In September, Modac will have been in the infrastructure and data centre business for 34 years. The company began in September 1985, doing RS233 cabling and multiplexers. In 1994, it began building computer rooms, and soon moved towards producing modern, more efficient and user-friendly data centres...

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Internet Infrastructure: Where foreign affairs and the climate crisis intersect INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE: WHERE FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND THE CLIMATE CRISIS INTERSECT

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Jul 30, 2019

When most people think about struggles over the global internet, platforms and content come to mind: the $5 billion fine levied at Facebook for privacy violations. Antitrust law and Google and Amazon’s corporate monopolies. The discrimination of artificial intelligence. The politics of content...

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Nasuni File Infrastructure Done Right NASUNI FILE INFRASTRUCTURE DONE RIGHT

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Jul 30, 2019

File storage is not always simple and file servers are painful; organizations often have to overcome fundamental obstacles in object storage like latency, file retrieval, and organizational issues to make object storage usable for storing business files. Nasuni® Cloud File Services™ is a s...

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Inside Hyperconvergence: Combining compute, storage and networking INSIDE HYPERCONVERGENCE: COMBINING COMPUTE, STORAGE AND NETWORKING

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Jul 29, 2019

Combining storage, networking and compute in a single system, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is designed to cut complexity for data center managers while increasing agility and scalability. Over the past decade, HCI has evolved from an architecture supporting discrete workloads such as video an...

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Infrastructure as Code: What Is It, and Why Should My Engineers Care? INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE: WHAT IS IT, AND WHY SHOULD MY ENGINEERS CARE?

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Jul 29, 2019

For decades, managing a server or two was a full-time job. System administrators would carefully curate their critical systems and ensure the business ran smoothly by their continued function. The last 10 years have revolutionized the way businesses manage their critical infrastructure. No longer ar...

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IT-OT networks: why convergence is delicate, yet crucial IT-OT NETWORKS: WHY CONVERGENCE IS DELICATE, YET CRUCIAL

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Jul 29, 2019

Emerging industries of the future are turning convergence between industrial networks (OTs) and information networks (IT) into a hot topic in the world of industry. This phenomenon highlights the specific characteristics of this infrastructure and reveals certain risks, particularly with regard to c...

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URGENT/11 Critical Infrastructure Bugs Threaten EternalBlue-Style Attacks URGENT/11 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE BUGS THREATEN ETERNALBLUE-STYLE ATTACKS

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Jul 29, 2019

Researchers have uncovered easy-to-exploit bugs that can impact physical safety, utilities, healthcare devices more, setting the stage for widespread worm attacks. A cadre of 11 vulnerabilities, six of them critical remote code-execution (RCE) bugs, have been uncovered that affect millions of critic...

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Building Infrastructure Tests with Pester, the PowerShell Testing Framework BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE TESTS WITH PESTER, THE POWERSHELL TESTING FRAMEWORK

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Jul 29, 2019

Pester was built for unit testing. Unit testing, in a nutshell, refers to testing code, not the changes that code may do to an environment. However, Pester can be adopted to accomplish other testing scenarios such as testing IT infrastructure. If you don't already have Pester installed, you can ...

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Hyper Converged Infrastructure HYPER CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 28, 2019

Converged infrastructure (CI) and Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) are the most time- & cost-efficient ways to modernize a data center and create a software-defined data center and or achieve the multi-cloud vision. CI and HCI deliver the business agility, scalability, and simplicity needed ...

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Can we protect our National Critical Infrastructure from a major cyber-attack? CAN WE PROTECT OUR NATIONAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FROM A MAJOR CYBER-ATTACK?

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Jul 26, 2019

Can you imagine a world where our water, energy and transport systems just stop working? How about our hospitals, telecoms and financial services? It’s a picture I struggle to visualise, and yet we are told that the risks to our national security have never been greater. So, how safe actually ...

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Global Investors See ‘Compelling’ Opportunity in Data Infrastructure GLOBAL INVESTORS SEE ‘COMPELLING’ OPPORTUNITY IN DATA INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 25, 2019

The smart money is ready to go shopping for data centers. Some of the world’s largest investors are raising billions of dollars to invest in digital infrastructure, citing extraordinary demand for capital to fuel the data economy. Investor interest in the sector is creating pathways to growth ...

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An Introductory Guide to Understanding Network Infrastructure AN INTRODUCTORY GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 25, 2019

At Salient Networks, we have a simple ethos: We believe that technology is all about connection. Ideally, technology is deployed in such a way that it brings people together and enables them to communicate seamlessly. And it’s not just about connection between people, but also connection betwe...

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The pitfalls of hyper-converged infrastructure and how to avoid them THE PITFALLS OF HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

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Jul 24, 2019

Hyper-converged infrastructure can be an easy win when it comes to datacentre infrastructure upgrades, but there are pitfalls. We discuss how best you can sidestep them. Many organisations are rolling out hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to replace their server and storage architectures. Hyper-c...

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Deploying a hyper-converged cluster with mismatched hardware DEPLOYING A HYPER-CONVERGED CLUSTER WITH MISMATCHED HARDWARE

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Jul 24, 2019

Software HCI implementations make it possible to build HCI clusters from mismatched hardware. Even so, see why matched hardware can make deployment easier to manage and maintain. Recent years have seen a steady growth in hyper-converged infrastructure adoption. A portion of this growth has been fuel...

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Backstage: How UC Got the IT Infrastructure Deals BACKSTAGE: HOW UC GOT THE IT INFRASTRUCTURE DEALS

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Jul 24, 2019

About one year ago, UC struck amazing deals with IT infrastructure companies – deals that likely will save the university up to $16M a year for five years. It’s true, UC Procurement rocks negotiation. But UC also got these deals because disparate groups across the university collaborated...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure in Manufacturing: Changing with the Times HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE IN MANUFACTURING: CHANGING WITH THE TIMES

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Jul 22, 2019

Increasingly there is greater importance being placed on finding the best way to transform IT infrastructure in the manufacturing industry, primarily to meet the need for efficient operations and growing customer expectations. To service these demands, the manufacturing industry is looking to hyperc...

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How AI infrastructure captures the magic of the spoken word HOW AI INFRASTRUCTURE CAPTURES THE MAGIC OF THE SPOKEN WORD

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Jul 22, 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 15 percent of the population has dyslexia. In fact, every 1 in 5 students are dyslexic. Dyslexic kids may have trouble with reading comprehension, and therefore, assistive technology tools like audiobooks can make a big difference for s...

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Infrastructure Architecture: Containers Creating Fourth Plane INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECTURE: CONTAINERS CREATING FOURTH PLANE

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Jul 22, 2019

In traditional network infrastructure there are generally three architectural planes associated with network infrastructure: data, control, and management. The exact definitions for these can vary depending on the genre and specific implementation of infrastructure, but the archetypes are largely ac...

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Summer Isn’t Too Late to Spring Clean Your IT Infrastructure SUMMER ISN’T TOO LATE TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 22, 2019

Do you still have “spring cleaning” on your IT department’s to-do list? While giving your IT infrastructure an annual tidying tune-up may be more commonly associated with the spring months, summer is still an excellent time to tackle this endeavor, taking stock of your current proc...

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How improved internet infrastructure, low-cost smartphones are changing mobile game development in India HOW IMPROVED INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE, LOW-COST SMARTPHONES ARE CHANGING MOBILE GAME DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA

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Jul 19, 2019

A few years ago, it wasn’t uncommon to spot a fellow passenger on a local train or bus playing Angry Birds or Subway Surfers on a smartphone. Today, multiplayer games such as PUBG and Fortnite have taken over that space, helped by improved Internet infrastructure and low-cost smartphones that ...

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Recent Earthquake Highlights the Value of Protecting IT Infrastructure with Seismic Equipment RECENT EARTHQUAKE HIGHLIGHTS THE VALUE OF PROTECTING IT INFRASTRUCTURE WITH SEISMIC EQUIPMENT

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Jul 18, 2019

Earlier this month, Southern California was struck by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake, one of the strongest to hit the region in 20 years. While residents from Los Angeles to Las Vegas experienced—and in today’s device-centric world—recorded—the event in real-time, its epicenter w...

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How to improve infrastructure automation with PowerShell and Bolt HOW TO IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE AUTOMATION WITH POWERSHELL AND BOLT

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Jul 18, 2019

Automating your work with PowerShell scripts is simple and empowering with Bolt. If you’re not familiar with Bolt, it’s our agentless multi-platform open source tool that allows you to automate tasks on an as-needed basis or as part of a greater orchestration workflow. You can use Bolt t...

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EdgeInfra: Fostering network collaboration EDGEINFRA: FOSTERING NETWORK COLLABORATION

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Jul 18, 2019

Cara Mascini, former CMO of AMS-IX, believes the successful business model for the densified networks of the future will depend on collaboration and openness. Small data centres will help reduce traffic load on networks as data volumes increase and help to reduce the need for investment in more and ...

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Infrastructure-As-Code: A DevOps Way To Manage IT Infrastructure INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-CODE: A DEVOPS WAY TO MANAGE IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 18, 2019

Dedicated full-time resources were required to manage servers and their availability 24/7 to run a business without any trouble. That was the time when system administrators had to ensure the server availability to run business-critical apps smoothly. Over the years, backend management has changed f...

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Sony overhauls network infrastructure with Orange Business Services SONY OVERHAULS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES

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Jul 17, 2019

Sony has unveiled plans to overhaul network infrastructure at a global level through deploying SD-WAN solutions from Orange Business Services. The new Sony network will connect over 500 locations across more than 50 countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, in add...

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Providers VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) PROVIDERS

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Jul 17, 2019

Since Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, or VDI, was first introduced in 2002, the technology has seen significantly grown. As more businesses began looking to simplify their IT infrastructure and desktop deployment, the ease of virtual machine implementation attracted many businesses to the promise of...

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Critical Network Infrastructure in IoT Industries CRITICAL NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE IN IOT INDUSTRIES

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Jul 17, 2019

The Internet of Things and the way in which different industries are transforming their business is having a direct impact on the type of networking infrastructure they now require. Digitization, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Automation are now the main drivers for many companies acr...

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Why you need to secure your AWS infrastructure and workloads? WHY YOU NEED TO SECURE YOUR AWS INFRASTRUCTURE AND WORKLOADS?

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Jul 17, 2019

Enterprises are increasingly adopting a cloud-first approach and migrating their workloads, data and applications to the Cloud. Amazon Web Services continues to lead the Public Cloud industry with more than 30% of the market. As digital transformation progresses and the digital space expands, so doe...

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4G/5G infrastructure Market Investigation by Application, Technology and Product Type 4G/5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET INVESTIGATION BY APPLICATION, TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCT TYPE

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Jul 17, 2019

The 4G/5G infrastructure Market report provides an unbiased and detailed analysis of the on-going trends, opportunities/ high growth areas, market drivers, which would help stakeholders to device and align 4G/5G infrastructure market strategies according to the current and future market The 4G/5G in...

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Wireless Infrastructure Market Global Outlook on Key Growth Trends, Factors WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET GLOBAL OUTLOOK ON KEY GROWTH TRENDS, FACTORS

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Jul 17, 2019

The ' Wireless Infrastructure market' research added by Market Study Report, LLC, offers a comprehensive analysis of growth trends prevailing in the global business domain. This report also provides definitive data concerning market, size, commercialization aspects and revenue forecast of th...

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5G Infrastructure Market Global Forecast 2019-2028 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET GLOBAL FORECAST 2019-2028

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Jul 16, 2019

The research offers the 5G Infrastructure market 2019 Basics: Definitions, categorization, software and analysis. Furthermore focuses 5G Infrastructure market product stipulation, arrangements, procedures, 5G Infrastructure improvement and so on. Thereafter, it study the worldwide 5G Infrastructure ...

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Glasgow and London Underground May Trial 5G Infotainment GLASGOW AND LONDON UNDERGROUND MAY TRIAL 5G INFOTAINMENT

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Jul 16, 2019

A joint £2.4m UK project with South Korea looks set to trial how ultrafast 5G wireless data connections could be used to support “uninterrupted infotainment services” (i.e. travel services, entertainment and advertising) for commuters travelling around the Glasgow Metro, as well as...

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On-premises infrastructure – as a service ON-PREMISES INFRASTRUCTURE – AS A SERVICE

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Jul 16, 2019

At HPE Discover this year, CEO Antonio Neri committed the company to offer the entire HPE product portfolio delivered as services by 2022. This is a big claim, when you look at the breadth of physical infrastructure HPE currently sells. At first glance, this seems like a positive move. However, are ...

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Visa invests in payments infrastructure builder Finix VISA INVESTS IN PAYMENTS INFRASTRUCTURE BUILDER FINIX

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Jul 16, 2019

Finix, a payment infrastructure platform built by former executives from First Data, PayPal, and Worldpay, has secured a $17.5 million Series A funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures, with participation from Insight Partners, Aspect Ventures and Visa. Finix enables companies to build their own p...

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Cloud It Infrastructure Hardware Market Forecast Report by Future Market Insights Offers Key Insights CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE HARDWARE MARKET FORECAST REPORT BY FUTURE MARKET INSIGHTS OFFERS KEY INSIGHTS

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Jul 15, 2019

Cloud IT infrastructure hardware is present in all the three cloud computing models – infrastructure as a service, platform as a service and software as a service. Companies either purchase these cloud IT infrastructure hardware or take them on rent from various cloud infrastructure vendors. U...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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Salford City Council 5G Infrastructure SALFORD CITY COUNCIL 5G INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 14, 2019

Salford City Council is currently seeking a digital infrastructure partner for its Digital Salford Infrastructure Project. In a tender, the council said: “It is vital that we have the right infrastructure across every area of our city to be ready to support service on 5G handsets and deliver 5...

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Why is Network Infrastructure Design Important For Your Business? WHY IS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN IMPORTANT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 14, 2019

Most modern businesses rely heavily on computer networks, so that employees, customers and business partners can share and access important data. Yet, some SMEs do not take network infrastructure design as seriously as they should. As an article for 10gea points out, network reliability is now essen...

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How Hyperconverged Infrastructure Benefits Your Business HOW HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE BENEFITS YOUR BUSINESS

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Jul 13, 2019

When an organization grows, it can be difficult to keep up with the IT needs. One server becomes two, two become three. Quickly it’s apparent the organization will need more computing power. Once your business has reached this point, it’s worth looking at how a hyperconverged infrastruct...

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Consolidating End User Experience Monitoring with IT Infrastructure Performance Insights CONSOLIDATING END USER EXPERIENCE MONITORING WITH IT INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE INSIGHTS

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Jul 13, 2019

Enterprises require a complete view of their critical business application performance, whether they sit on premise or, as is increasingly the case, in a private or public cloud. As Gartner noted, in a recent study on How to React to the Impact of the Cloud on IT Operations Monitoring, “IT ope...

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How Technology Infrastructure Will Help Social Care Providers Transition to Value-Based Payment HOW TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE WILL HELP SOCIAL CARE PROVIDERS TRANSITION TO VALUE-BASED PAYMENT

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Jul 13, 2019

Health care is a term often associated with doctors, hospitals, and medical treatments. Indeed, dictionary definitions of the term often invoke medical interventions as examples of health care services. Yet the importance of social factors in the health of an individual or community can no longer be...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SECURING YOUR BUSINESS’S INFRASTRUCTURE THE IMPORTANCE OF SECURING YOUR BUSINESS’S INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 12, 2019

Digital security needs to be treated as a strategic imperative. As insurers become increasingly dependent on the Internet for innovation and business growth, businesses need to ensure that the security risks of the digital economy don’t outweigh its opportunities. In the previous posts in this...

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The US Faces Cyber Threats on Multiple Fronts of Infrastructure THE US FACES CYBER THREATS ON MULTIPLE FRONTS OF INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 12, 2019

As the technology that supports our society continuously evolves, so have the threats we face from bad actors poised to exploit it. It’s not simply the “grid”, although that is at risk. In fact, Russia is said to have spent years inserting malicious malware into American oil and ga...

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3 ways to deploy hyper-converged infrastructure 3 WAYS TO DEPLOY HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 12, 2019

An HCI deployment can be done in one of three ways full replacement, side-by-side or per application each with pluses and minus, depending on requirements and resources. So you're adopting hyper-converged infrastructure. You've assessed your vendor options and made the jump into a hyper-conv...

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5G Infrastructure Market Will Have Its Revenue Spiking USD 22.5 Billion By 2025 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET WILL HAVE ITS REVENUE SPIKING USD 22.5 BILLION BY 2025

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Jul 10, 2019

The latest global “Global 5G Infrastructure Market Is Anticipated To Reach Around USD 22.5 Billion By 2025” research report offers “on the ground” study at both regional and global levels. (Sample Copy Here) This study assists users in decoding the finest distinctions of regi...

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China will speed up the internet infrastructure CHINA WILL SPEED UP THE INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 10, 2019

Chen Zhaoxiong, vice-minister of industry and information technology, said that more efforts will be made to promote the deep integration of the internet infrastructure, big data and AI with the real economy as part of the country’s broader push to accelerate the digital and intelligent transf...

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World WORLD'S INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE MAY DROWN IF TIMELY ACTION IS NOT TAKEN

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Jul 10, 2019

To most people, the term ‘global warming’ is old news now. I was in my early teen years when the term had popped up at my school for the first time. It’s been so long that people now think it is a ‘harmless’ global phenomenon that will be dealt with on its own. But, mak...

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How To Upgrade Grid Infrastructure To 18c HOW TO UPGRADE GRID INFRASTRUCTURE TO 18C

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Jul 10, 2019

Now that Oracle Grid Infrastructure (GI) 19c has been released, it is time to upgrade your GI to 18c! I am presenting here a well-tested procedure to upgrade your Grid Infrastructure to 18c. It has been designed and applied on many Exadatas and the procedure can also be applied on non-Exadata system...

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Is serverless computing the right choice for your business? IS SERVERLESS COMPUTING THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 09, 2019

FACED with increasing competitive pressures in the crowded global marketplace, businesses are continually seeking innovative ways and smart solutions to enhance their operational and cost efficiency and to gain an advantage. In line with that goal, many forward-thinking businesses have ditched their...

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Infrastructure-based Security Solutions – What to Consider INFRASTRUCTURE-BASED SECURITY SOLUTIONS – WHAT TO CONSIDER

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Jul 09, 2019

Information security is a top of mind issue for every enterprise. Information theft or destruction can lead to significant repercussions, such as lost customers, lost revenue and a damaged brand and reputation. When evaluating infrastructure based cybersecurity solutions, it is important to understa...

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A Guide for Performing and Maintaining a Validated IT Infrastructure A GUIDE FOR PERFORMING AND MAINTAINING A VALIDATED IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 09, 2019

If you work at a regulated company, then there is a fair chance that you have heard of the term computer system validation (CSV). The issue is that a “computer system” is technically the hardware and software of a platform system. Around that you need to add application software, ancilla...

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Google Investing $600M In Nevada’s Internet Infrastructure GOOGLE INVESTING $600M IN NEVADA’S INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 09, 2019

Earlier this month, Google broke ground in Henderson, NV on its newest data center and announced a new Google Cloud region. The new data center facility represents a $600 million investment in Nevada’s internet infrastructure, while the new Google Cloud region is designed to better serve Googl...

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DataCore goes launch crazy with HCI appliance, subs and analytics DATACORE GOES LAUNCH CRAZY WITH HCI APPLIANCE, SUBS AND ANALYTICS

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Jul 08, 2019

DataCore, the SANsymphony supplier, has gone supersonic, launching a hyperconverged appliance, cloud-based predictive insights and a subscription licensing scheme.The company, founded in 1998, has developed its SAN Symphony virtual SAN product over many years and the software comes in two flavours, ...

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MSPs Beware: Attackers Targeting MSP Infrastructure to Install Ransomware MSPS BEWARE: ATTACKERS TARGETING MSP INFRASTRUCTURE TO INSTALL RANSOMWARE

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Jul 08, 2019

In the past two weeks, sophisticated threat actors have targeted managed service providers (MSPs) and Cloud service providers (CSPs), intending to install ransomware within their infrastructure and customer base. Often, these attacks specifically target products and services MSPs use, such as Connec...

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Why Distributed Edge Computing Infrastructure is Key to 5G WHY DISTRIBUTED EDGE COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE IS KEY TO 5G

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Jul 08, 2019

Generally, the centralized core of data centers is the one with high-speeds and ultra-low latencies. But this power needs to be distributed to the edges of networks so that technologies like 5G can really take off. Having power at the edge is the only way to provide low latency support to applicatio...

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Hermes transforms data infrastructure to speed parcel deliveries HERMES TRANSFORMS DATA INFRASTRUCTURE TO SPEED PARCEL DELIVERIES

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Jul 08, 2019

Parcel delivery is a cutthroat business in the U.K., with margins of just pennies per parcel. “If you can charge an extra penny for a little bit of enriched technology or an enriched customer journey, or if you can take a penny out, you can really turn the dial on your profit,” says Chri...

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Mestron signs MoU to grow telecommunication infrastructure business MESTRON SIGNS MOU TO GROW TELECOMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE BUSINESS

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Jul 08, 2019

Mestron Holdings Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary Mestron Engineering Sdn Bhd signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Platinum Core Solutions Sdn Bhd (PCS) to explore a joint venture involving the conversion of telecommunication signals to boost Internet speed. In a filing with Bursa ...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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Implementing AI 2: Perspectives from AI Infrastructure IMPLEMENTING AI 2: PERSPECTIVES FROM AI INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 08, 2019

In the previous blog, we discussed Artificial intelligence (AI) in large organizations from a strategy perspective. In this writing, part of the series of implementing AI, we will talk about the data and the infrastructure prerequisites to make an AI implementation strategy successful and why the sc...

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Infrastructure As Code: A DevOps Way To Manage IT Infrastructure INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE: A DEVOPS WAY TO MANAGE IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 08, 2019

Just a few years ago, the server used to occupy rooms and floors. Dedicated full-time resources were required to manage servers and their availability 24*7 to run a business without any trouble. That was the time when system administrators had to ensure the server availability to run business-critic...

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Six months left to transform your Windows Server 2008 apps and infrastructure SIX MONTHS LEFT TO TRANSFORM YOUR WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 08, 2019

This month, SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 reached their end of support. On January 14, 2020, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will also reach their end of support. These important dates provide an opportunity for businesses outside of the obvious deadline, and we’re here to help. Here is a list o...

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User-friendly Remote Sensing Data Infrastructure in France USER-FRIENDLY REMOTE SENSING DATA INFRASTRUCTURE IN FRANCE

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Jul 07, 2019

Over the past decade, Geosud has contributed to successfully mitigating the various obstacles to the operational use of satellite imagery for environmental management and territorial development. Geosud’s role in the project will soon come to an end but the services will continue, embedded in ...

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What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure? WHAT IS VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE?

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Jul 07, 2019

89% of businesses have either adopted digital business strategies or plan to, According to an IDG study. With the majority of companies looking to and relying on digital technology to perform everyday tasks, it is fair to say that we have entered into a “post-digital” era, or a time wher...

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Washington’s Drastic Measure for Securing National Infrastructure WASHINGTON’S DRASTIC MEASURE FOR SECURING NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 05, 2019

In the age of rampant cyber threats, securing national infrastructure has become priority number one. But the most recent measure from Washington to this end was surprising to nearly all observers. Critical infrastructure in the United States, such as electrical grids, nuclear power facilities, and ...

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Best Practices in Machine Learning Infrastructure BEST PRACTICES IN MACHINE LEARNING INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 05, 2019

Developing processes for integrating machine learning within an organization’s existing computational infrastructure remains a challenge for which robust industry standards do not yet exist. But companies are increasingly realizing that the development of an infrastructure that supports the se...

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Why is remote access in critical infrastructure so tricky? WHY IS REMOTE ACCESS IN CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SO TRICKY?

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Jul 04, 2019

The challenges around remote access have been known, addressed and managed for what feels like ages. In spite of this, there are regular intervals, new inserts or stories where the remote accesses to critical infrastructure control systems are misused or just poorly managed. So why is remote access ...

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What’s up with HCI: The divergence of convergence WHAT’S UP WITH HCI: THE DIVERGENCE OF CONVERGENCE

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Jul 04, 2019

The world of hyperconverged (HCI) and converged infrastructure has become utterly confusing with marketing droids causing hyperactive uncontrolled growth of marketing terminology. For instance: HCI, Disaggregated HCI, Distributed HCI, Composable Infrastructure, Composable / Disaggregated Infrastruct...

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How To Minimize The Costs Behind Your IT Infrastructure Purchases HOW TO MINIMIZE THE COSTS BEHIND YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE PURCHASES

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Jul 04, 2019

Do you know what you or your clients are spending on technology? Likely more than you think. Each year, organizations replace one out of every four computers that they own. And, they replace their servers and entire infrastructure behind it every five years. With peripherals like monitors, docking s...

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What are the infrastructure requirements for Artificial Intelligence? WHAT ARE THE INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

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Jul 04, 2019

In the past few years, I have been asked several times about how Leaseweb positions itself towards Artificial Intelligence (AI). As Leaseweb is mainly focusing on delivering fast and reliable Infrastructure as a Service, we’re not offering AI services directly to our customers. Having said tha...

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Assuring the security of our critical infrastructure ASSURING THE SECURITY OF OUR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 03, 2019

In Australia, the federal, state and territory governments have defined critical infrastructure as: ‘Those physical facilities, supply chains, information technologies and communication networks which, if destroyed, degraded or rendered unavailable for an extended period, would significantly i...

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eDiscovery Market – Increasing Demand for IT Infrastructure in Emerging Economies to Benefit Market Growth EDISCOVERY MARKET – INCREASING DEMAND FOR IT INFRASTRUCTURE IN EMERGING ECONOMIES TO BENEFIT MARKET GROWTH

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Jul 03, 2019

The global eDiscovery market demonstrates a highly consolidated business landscape, led by HP Autonomy, Guidance Software Inc., and IBM Corp., notes a new research report by Transparency Market Research (TMR). In 2014, these players acquired nearly 40% of the overall market and the scenario is expec...

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Sabah SABAH'S DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE MASTER PLAN TO FOCUS ON THREE SECTORS

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Jul 03, 2019

The Sabah government will draw up a digital infrastructure development master plan that will focus on three main sectors, comprising industry, tourism and education. State Education and Innovation Minister, Datuk Dr Yusof Yacob, said currently, Sabah does not have such a master plan to the extent of...

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FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE HELPING COMPANIES UP THEIR GAME IN THE RAPIDLY EVOLVING INDUSTRY FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE HELPING COMPANIES UP THEIR GAME IN THE RAPIDLY EVOLVING INDUSTRY

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Jul 03, 2019

Gaming companies have to push the limits of technology or risk losing the battle to the competition. New platforms, virtual reality and multiplayer battle arenas continue to advance the gaming industry in exciting ways. The popularity of eSports only adds to the momentum with an anticipated half a b...

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Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite AUTODESK INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN SUITE

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Jul 03, 2019

You may (or maybe not) have noticed, in AutoCAD (and AutoCAD-based programs) a feature to dynamically change the UCS simply by clicking on it and picking a second point from which to align a UCS axis. Modifying the current UCS by this method removed a bit of typing needed for the time-tested methods...

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How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Infrastructure Services HOW TO SPEAK LIKE A DATA CENTER GEEK: INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

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Jul 03, 2019

Have you ever known a geek? They can be eccentric and have excessive enthusiasm for a specialized subject (quantum physics anyone?). Definitely not mainstream – until now. In his book “Unnatural Selection: Why The Geeks Will Inherit The Earth”, Mark Roeder argues that our increasin...

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The 5G Rollout: The Hype is Building Faster Than the Infrastructure THE 5G ROLLOUT: THE HYPE IS BUILDING FASTER THAN THE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 02, 2019

You’ve seen the messaging: Super-fast 5G wireless is coming! And it will change EVERYTHING! Data center and telecom professionals say that 5G will indeed be a huge deal, but that the hype and publicity around 5G is getting ahead of the infrastructure needed to deliver it. An example: Some AT&a...

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SQUAN adds technical division for wireless network infrastructure construction SQUAN ADDS TECHNICAL DIVISION FOR WIRELESS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION

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Jul 02, 2019

SQUAN (Englewood, NJ) a firm specializing in telecommunications design/build services for network infrastructure, this week announced the appointment of Anand Gandhi as CTO and leader of its newest division, SQUAN Technology. As CTO of SQUAN’s wireless technology division, the firm says Gandhi...

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Deep Dive: Modernizing Cross-Border Payments Infrastructure For Speed, Access DEEP DIVE: MODERNIZING CROSS-BORDER PAYMENTS INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SPEED, ACCESS

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Jul 02, 2019

Cross-border B2B transactions generated about $125 billion in revenue in 2018, leading more FIs and FinTechs to seek to update their infrastructures and better serve the needs of this sizable and growing sector. Business clients want fast, transparent payment methods that can easily convert currenci...

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Get a hands-on look at a virtualized desktop infrastructure GET A HANDS-ON LOOK AT A VIRTUALIZED DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 02, 2019

“So, we previously had several dozen developers running Red Hat Linux 5 server on their workstations – mainly Dell Precision 490, T5400 and T5500 desktops,” Derek told me. “They ran tools like Squirrel, Eclipse, and Accurev. The developers also had Windows VMs running within ...

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HCI Forecast: The Data Tsunami Is the Primary Catalyst for Change HCI FORECAST: THE DATA TSUNAMI IS THE PRIMARY CATALYST FOR CHANGE

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Jul 02, 2019

HCI has become the IT delivery model of choice for most organizations taking a hard look and modernizing their data centers. Last year, adoption of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) continued to rise in an unprecedented fashion. Businesses of all types deployed HCI just about everywhere—from...

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G120X drives infrastructure G120X DRIVES INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 02, 2019

The Siemens Sinamics G120X drive is made for pump, fan and compressor applications in industrial environments. Power ranges from one to 700 hp (0.75 to 630 kW) operating in a temperature range from 20 to 60 degrees C with any standard motor, including SRMs. An integral DC choke improves harmonics an...

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Investing in Google infrastructure, investing in Nevada INVESTING IN GOOGLE INFRASTRUCTURE, INVESTING IN NEVADA

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Jul 01, 2019

Today we’re announcing new infrastructure investments in the state of Nevada: a new Google data center and Google Cloud region. These investments will expand our footprint in the southwestern U.S., creating more jobs in the area, improving connectivity and speed for users of Google services an...

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How to use to infrastructure as code HOW TO USE TO INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE

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Jul 01, 2019

My previous article about setting up a homelab described many options for building a personal lab to learn new technology. Regardless of whichever solution you choose, as your servers and applications grow, it will become harder and harder to maintain and keep track of them if you don't establis...

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