EMC VSPEX: Helping SMEs… Win With Converged Systems

What does this mean practically? First and foremost that midmarket businesses that invest in EMC VSPEX have access to many or most of the innovations available to enterprises investing in converged infrastructures. But just as importantly, they can flexibly capture and enjoy those benefits on their own terms – using the technologies and platforms they prefer and the vendors and channel partners they trust. That alone makes VSPEX...

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Cloud Computing Pitfalls

We are still coming to grips with the impact of the Xen and Bash shell issues that have sprung up lately. The issues are enough to make us realize that there are some serious pitfalls to cloud computing—or more to the point, pitfalls to using only one cloud service provider. We talk about using live migration and other tools to alleviate downtime, but have we really thought through the use of these tools at cloud scale? What was the...

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Microsoft Cloud Platform System (CPS)

On the outside this may look like a packaging of existing Microsoft software snapped on top of Dell gear, but Microsoft is ultimately helping IT change the way it thinks about delivering IT services and challenging traditional IT infrastructure deployments. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE Share this:MoreEmailPrintShare on...

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VCE returns to EMC as a full member of the Federation

The joint venture between Cisco and EMC to create and sell Vblock converged infrastructure, now known as VCE, formerly Acadia, the VCE Coalition and the VCE Company, has been difficult to fully understand. A Vblock takes the pieces from the parent companies, integrates them and wraps them with software and services to deliver a solution that simplifies IT. The money trail between the parent companies, funding salaries of more than...

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Analyze This, That & Everything In Between
Oct22

Analyze This, That & Everything In Between

NASHVILLE: The 23rd edition of Teradata’s annual customer conference, Partners 2014, appears to coincide with a major change in how business analytics is being perceived. For the first time the majority of the 4,000-plus attendees came from the business, and not IT professions. To paraphrase, ‘analytics is too important to be left to the techies’. “The world is becoming increasingly digital,” said Eric Schmidt, Google Chairman, in a...

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