1995: The Year the Internet Transformed Business

There have been numerous news stories lately considering Amazon’s 20th anniversary, and with good reason. Since its inception in 1995, the company has been a pioneer in online shopping, initiating or driving many of the changes that we take for granted today. Along the way, Amazon has singularly impacted and changed retail organizations from Mom and Pop shops to multi-national corporations. Book sales were certainly the company’s...

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Four Disruptive Changes Most Tech Vendors Will Miss

Every decade has its mistakes, often huge ones, and virtually no IT vendor is free from them entirely. Often, even if a vendor eventually believes that there is a major trend, they can still completely miss what is driving it. Even stranger are the vendors that originate a trend but don’t seem to understand it, meaning that they fail to profit from the disruption they’ve created. I’ll start with some memorable examples of what...

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Silver Peak Fabric Connects Cloud, Internet With WAN
Aug13

Silver Peak Fabric Connects Cloud, Internet With WAN

Best known for selling WAN optimization hardware and software for accelerating data movement between data centers, remote offices and the cloud, Silver Peak is looking to extend its application-centric focus with a new – and existing – set of offerings intended to unify cloud, Internet, and wide area networks on a single fabric. Dubbed Unity, the WAN fabric will feature automated routing to more than 30 of the most popular...

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