A report on virtualization from the front lines of IT infrastructure | #VTUG

| January 20, 2017

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There is a difference in the world of technology between what’s possible with the latest and greatest and what companies actually buy and use. Solutions that don’t fit the budget or won’t work with the local hardware are no solutions at all. Compromise, legacy, and return on investment are the guiding principles of IT departments in the working world. Even still, there is a place for innovation as IT managers show the benefit of new technology.

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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 by Hanover Research and commissioned by AHEAD, the State of Enterprise Digital Transformation, found that 93% of enterprises are undergoing some digital transformation as they seek to cut costs (77%) and improve customer experience (71%). The survey found 42% of enterprises struggling to reach success as their efforts fall behind or stall.

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Lenovo Looks to Automate Edge Computing

Article | February 18, 2020

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PACKET PUTS AN EDGE ON EQUINIX

Article | February 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 facilities and its global reach to where it now has more than 200 facilities in more than 55 markets around the world. The company also has adapted to the rise of public clouds and other trends that are reshaping the IT industry. Key to this has been Platform Equinix, the mesh of datacenters created by interconnecting of all these datacenters – those owned by Equinix, the big clouds, and other service providers

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Article | February 18, 2020

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