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E is for evolution

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This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back here regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s in […]

DXC and Microsoft: The power of partnership

DXC Technology’s Chris Knepper speaks at Microsoft Inspire. DXC Technology was recently named Microsoft’s Productivity Partner of the Year at Microsoft Inspire, Microsoft’s annual partner conference. We are thrilled to have earned this distinction, as it shows our joint commitment and capabilities to bring digital transformation to enterprises. DXC’s MyWorkStyle, an integrated solution built on […]

The value of orthogonal data to insurers

It is anticipated that within the next three years, on average every human being on the planet will create about 1.7 megabytes of new information every second. This includes 40,000 Google searches every second, 31 million Facebook messages every minute, and over 400,000 hours of new YouTube videos every day. At first glance, the importance […]

Azure Stack will ship soon

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Can’t there be a unity between having servers in the server room and a cloud? Between Microsoft’s Azure cloud and your data center? Sure there can! That’s the idea behind Microsoft’s Azure Stack. Azure Stack is a subset of Azure. It brings the Azure cloud to on-premises environments. It’s taken longer than expected to show […]

DXC Technology named Microsoft’s Productivity Partner of the Year

DXC Technology was named Microsoft’s Productivity Partner of the Year at Microsoft Inspire, an annual gathering of global Microsoft partners that work together to help customers thrive on change and navigate through digital transformations. This distinction reflects decades of success and collaboration with Microsoft. DXC has worked in partnership with Microsoft for nearly 30 years, from […]

DXC Agility Platform now integrated with Hitachi Automation Director

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Building out a DXC Technology Agility Platform blueprint just got better.   Blueprints are the way in which you map multiple technologies (operating systems, applications, load balancers, databases, data files, etc.) together to make a single service offering by dragging and dropping the different images, assets and technologies together. Blueprints allow application owners to build services ranging from a […]

Blockchain’s identity problem

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As an old dog in technology marketing and research, I’ve had the opportunity to watch the emergence of many new products and categories and observe the traction (or lack thereof) that the products get in the marketplace. I remember exactly where I was the first time I heard about blockchain. I was speaking with a […]

The skepticism maturity model

Bleeding edge technology has always been analogous with a healthy degree of skepticism. In the late 1800s the popular cry, “Get a horse!” greeted almost every automobile that appeared on the roads. Many doubted that television could have ever killed the radio star, as was later popularized in the lyrics of the famous track by […]

An Internet of Things (IoT) primer

If you want to understand Internet of Things (IoT), let’s have a look at the term “thing.” Any physical device can be a “thing” (in terms of IoT). For example, it could be smartphones, washing machines, televisions, wearable devices, lamps, headphones, vehicles, buildings and anything possible that can be thought of. In the near future, it’ll […]

Protecting software-defined networks: The Open Security Controller

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Software-defined networks (SDN) move networking from the physical to the virtual. Projects such as OpenDaylight and OpenContrail have become essential to telecom and cloud companies where networking configurations must be made in micro-seconds. SDNs are well on their way to becoming mainstream technology. But, as the publication CSO recently pointed out, “SDN solves a lot […]