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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Hitachi is Connecting Its Own Dots

At the recent HDS Connect Event there were -literally- all sorts of connections to be made. HDS had pulled its sales and partner conferences together with the analyst event, a leadership meeting, and sundry others. The first connection was to parade the huge range of mothership Hitachi’s capabilities, and thereby give some tangible credibility to the vision, and even gradual manifestation, of the overall Hitachi drive for...

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HP Serves Up A Heaping Helping Of Compute
May06

HP Serves Up A Heaping Helping Of Compute

A month prior to its annual customer event – HP Discover 2015 (June 2-4, Las Vegas) – and just six months before it kicks the kids (printers and PCs) out the door as it tries to reinvent itself as Big Blue II, HP is taking another shot at Cisco with a new and enhanced set of purpose-built Compute platforms and solutions targeted at data-intensive workloads. Designed to optimize capacity and performance scalability, flexibility and...

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Analytics Headlines Underscore SAP HANA

SAP’s Sapphire NOW conference typically sparks an avalanche of press releases related to the company’s HANA in-memory analytics technologies. That’s certainly the case this week, but a pair of related announcements have made Sapphire NOW 2015 significantly different. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE NOTE: This column was originally published in the Pund-IT Review. Share this:MoreEmailPrintShare on...

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