May 21, 2013 16:43 PM
Here's what I took away from this year's EMC World, including thoughts on Pivotal and ViPR.
May 15, 2013 20:05 PM
An IaaS provider is using all-SSD arrays and storage QoS to ensure that some tenants can’t disrupt performance of others by overconsuming resources.
May 03, 2013 11:39 AM
IT is entering its third transformation as we learn to grapple with the explosion of data generated by the Internet of Things.
April 30, 2013 12:10 PM
I picked up on two important trends at SNW 2013, including the role that IT can play as an internal broker for public cloud services, and the reasons enterprises are moving cautiously on emerging technology.
April 22, 2013 11:53 AM
IBM claims all-flash arrays are now more economical than traditional hard disks for Tier-1 storage. Is it time to ditch spinning disks?
April 17, 2013 20:10 PM
Companies such as Power Assure are helping data center operators uncover hidden capacity by accurately measuring energy consumption and finding ways to run systems more efficiently.
April 02, 2013 12:29 PM
Some enterprises are adopting an "encrypt everything" policy to address the confidentiality and security of data, including on backups. A new backup product from Sepaton separates encryption from key management.
March 27, 2013 10:15 AM
Three compelling themes emerged from IBM’s annual gathering: the continued diffusion of the data center, the need for open cloud standards and the rise of data-driven IT intelligence.
March 21, 2013 10:55 AM
CommVault Simpana 10 extends customers' ability to use stored data for applications such as search, e-discovery and healthcare data management.
March 13, 2013 17:05 PM
Symantec has announced a new initiative, Symantec 4.0, that will revise both its product and corporate strategies. We'll look at what it means for the company and its customers.
February 25, 2013 14:01 PM
IBM's SmartCloud Storage Access turns premises storage into a service that IT can offer to internal users via a service catalog.
February 15, 2013 12:52 PM
EMC is combining products and services to turn high availability and disaster recovery into a single concept it calls Continuous Availability.
February 07, 2013 17:13 PM
EdX, the online learning platform, uses gamification to facilitate learning. Gamification may transform how this emerging market attracts and motivates students, and could have lessons for IT as well.
December 27, 2012 13:06 PM
The rise of non-structured data and the demand for flash-based storage have rattled the storage market. I’ll look at how EMC has responded to these trends.
December 19, 2012 17:04 PM
We've only scratched the potential of e-books when it comes to reader engagement. Here's a wish list for developers and publishers on how to expand the capabilities of e-books to improve learning.
December 06, 2012 09:00 AM
The threat of the fiscal cliff has immense implications for the U.S. economy. Can predictive analytics play a helpful role in keeping us from going over?
December 05, 2012 16:57 PM
An emerging concept called data-driven intelligence is a model for a new perspective on gathering insight from a vast pool of data. I’ll contrast data-driven intelligence with more familiar application-driven intelligence models.
November 28, 2012 15:26 PM
Criminal charges for Italian scientists who failed to foresee a deadly earthquake are an extreme example of the limitations of predictive analysis.
November 07, 2012 12:09 PM
New technologies are emerging to streamline storage environments. Whether you call those technologies storage virtualization, storage hypervisors or software defined storage, IT still has to be persuaded to embrace them.
November 06, 2012 13:15 PM
DataCore's SANsymphony-V software provides a host of storage features, including auto-tiering, replication, and the ability to remove physical disks without disruption, that can be run on a variety of storage hardware.
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