Reinventing Dell, HP and Cisco
May27

Reinventing Dell, HP and Cisco

Dell, HP and Cisco: three IT giants trying to reinvent themselves, and three events to showcase their progress so far. I’ll be on the road for the next few weeks, attending: Dell Enterprise Innovation Day, Austin, Texas, May 28-29; HP Discover 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2-4; and Cisco Live, San Diego, California, June 7-11. Almost 18 months into its return to being a privately held company, Dell’s success must be...

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Dear CISO, Tear Down These Legacy Cybersecurity Walls!

If you are like me, you really don’t care about a restaurant’s internal woes when your dining experience turns into a customer service nightmare. Similarly, regulators and customers won’t be very understanding when a devastating data breach could have been averted with a more holistic approach toward cybersecurity across budgets, processes, and the organization. Excuses are excuses. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE Share...

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IoT, Analytics, Fog & Other Data Mythconceptions
May13

IoT, Analytics, Fog & Other Data Mythconceptions

Not all data has the same value, or should be treated the same, and with the Internet of Things barreling down the Information Highway, how you handle that data deluge has got everybody scrambling – IT vendors, carriers, and the consumers of that data. According to Jim McHugh, VP of Cisco’s UCS and Data Center business, IoT is going to be a $19 trillion business, and analytics will be a key component of that. However, 40% of the data...

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Lenovo Gains SAP HANA Plaudits/Benefits

Over the past few years, SAP’s annual Sapphire NOW partner and customer conference has turned into something of a love fest for the company’s HANA in-memory database solutions. But this year’s event seemed worthy of extra attention for a couple of reasons. First, it coincided with the launch of Intel’s newly updated Xeon E7 v3 processors which, with a 50% increase in memory capabilities, have been designed from the ground up for...

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Dell Shakes Up Storage Market
May11

Dell Shakes Up Storage Market

Dell has made a number of storage announcements that include a very aggressively priced 2U enterprise-class array for $14k, almost half the competition’s price. The new offerings – SCv2000 Series arrays (available now); PS6610 Series arrays and EqualLogic PS Series Array Software 8.0 (early Q3); and Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces (June) – hold a lot of promise, but as always, the customers will determine the ultimate...

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