IoT Will Change Everything
Jul29

IoT Will Change Everything

Depending upon your perspective, the Internet of Things (and its accomplices, Big Data and analytics) is: one of the cornerstones that tomorrow’s organizations – public and private – will rest on; the next big revenue generator for the providers of IT products and services; or a minefield that will have to be navigated too-quickly and with too-few resources by CIOs, CISOs, CTOs and their IT minions. Regardless of your...

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IBM: Solving the Cloud + Analytics Equation

IBM’s push into cloud services was sparked by its acquisition of SoftLayer in early 2013, a privately-held cloud and web SP whose 21,000+ corporate clients included a large majority of global S&P 500 companies. Combining its own data centers with SoftLayer’s gave IBM over two dozen hosting facilities worldwide, a number it has steadily grown since then (there are over 40 as of this writing, with more planned for specific overseas...

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SDN/NVF A Work In Progress… And What Progress!
Jul28

SDN/NVF A Work In Progress… And What Progress!

The math is simple: mobility plus Big Data plus the Internet of Things/Everything plus analytics mean networks – datacenter, cloud and at the edge – must handle bigger workloads faster, and IT budgets can’t even come close to addressing these requirements with current technologies. Which brings us to this week’s OpenDaylight Summit, where software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) will be...

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Dell Targets Windows 10-Based VDI Opportunity
Jul15

Dell Targets Windows 10-Based VDI Opportunity

Dell is looking to get a jumpstart on its VDI competitors for the upcoming release of Windows 10 on June 29, but both Gartner and IDC are pessimistic about the immediate prospects for Microsoft’s newest OS. The world’s third largest PC vendor (14% of Q2 shipments, behind Lenovo, 19.7% and HP, 17.4%) has announced: -Wyse 7000 and 5000 series thin clients with Windows 10 IoT Enterprise; -Wyse vWorkspace 8.6 software for...

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Big Data Can’t Fix Your Customer Service…

Many businesses today are excited about the possibilities of big data and analytics to enable them to be more responsive to their clients and prospects. Some of the promised benefits are: To read the complete article, CLICK HERE Share this:MoreEmailPrintShare on...

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