IBM: Simplifying the Journey to Hybrid Cloud

Given the depth of its experience in enterprise-class computing, IBM well understands its customers’ current and prospective business and IT requirements. During the past 24 months, those organizations have made a profound shift toward hybrid cloud computing and services. IBM is ideally positioned to help them understand the likely benefits and struggles that await them on the journey to hybrid cloud. Along with sharing its hybrid...

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EMC’s ECS 2.2: Cloud With Benefits
Jan27

EMC’s ECS 2.2: Cloud With Benefits

EMC has introduced an updated version of its object storage offering  — which Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) defines as a storage architecture that manages data as objects, as opposed to other storage architectures like file systems, which manage data as a file hierarchy, and block storage, which manages data as blocks within sectors and tracks — Elastic Cloud Storage (v2.2). EMC defines ECS as a software-defined, cloud...

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Whatever Hyperconvergence Is or Isn’t, It Is Hot!
Aug04

Whatever Hyperconvergence Is or Isn’t, It Is Hot!

HP is expanding its hyperconverged infrastructure portfolio with the 2U, 4-node ConvergedSystem 250-HC StoreVirtual (CS250) appliance. Designed for virtual desktops and remote office productivity, as well as offering an easy path to hybrid cloud, it is ‘configurable in minutes for nearly half the price of competitive systems.’ “We’re focused on bringing more choice to our customers,” said Rob Strechay, Director,...

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Can Cisco’s Intercloud… Deliver On Fast IT?

Aesop, an ancient Greek storyteller, is credited with coining the expression, “slow but steady wins the race”. That ancient wisdom rings hollow in the present-day digital age, where the need for speed is essential to business survival. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE

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NetApp’s Insight Event is Insightful re NetApp (+ Video)

Last week saw the 14th edition of NetApp’s Insight event…and the first to officially open its doors to users, media, and analysts. Keen to stick to its technical roots, the vendor kept the production values of the event at a workman-like level rather than piling on the flashy marketeering. WIth the resulting high levels of candor from—and access to—key NetApp personnel, the event was compelling. More important perhaps, a...

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