Time to scale network virtualization

The telecommunications industry is a mature sector that is being revitalized and challenged by its customers and new competition. Subscribers seeking digital life styles and enterprise customers seeking to be agile digital businesses all depend on the communication networks more than ever before. Carriers have a tremendous opportunity to service these highly desirable customer segments; […]

Will AI destroy IT jobs?

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One thing that’s become clear as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, neural networks and other “smart” technologies invade the workplace is that enterprises will be more reliant than ever on IT professionals to ensure that networks, applications and data are constantly ready and available. After all, replacing a low-skilled call center rep with a chatbot […]

How Venmo and other payment sharing apps change culture

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If you ask a group of 20-somethings how to split a dinner tab, you’ll get a totally different answer than you would from their boomer parents. This became readily evident in a graduate class I teach on cross-cultural communications made up mostly of international students between 21-26 years old. Just three years ago when I […]

La W de wearable

Ya sea un reloj inteligente o una pulsera fitness, nuestras muñecas llevan hoy en día muchos de los wearables más populares, y este campo está en constante expansión, con nuevas formas de conectar sensores y datos a nuestra vida diaria. En general, la “ropa inteligente” comprende casi cualquier artículo que podamos llevar puesto y que […]

When your IT users are on Mars

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Both Elon Musk’s SpaceX program and Mars One are racing to colonize Mars. Meanwhile, the U.S. government wants to use the moon to “build the foundation we need to send Americans to Mars and beyond,” as Vice President Mike Pence recently explained. Who will be first to establish a permanent human presence on the moon, […]

SD-WAN: Building a network of networks

The stage is now set for a significant transformation in networking due to our ever-increasing expectation to connect anywhere and at any time. The move of applications — in particular more data hungry and time sensitive applications like video and voice — to cloud environments is driving this transformation. The combination of these factors means […]

The unintended effects of mobile apps

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We wonder every day what we would do without certain mobile apps. Two that come up often are Google Maps and Waze (now owned by Google). Every day, drivers put their faith in these apps to provide the most direct, traffic-minimized route to their final destination. In many cases the routing is counterintuitive, but for […]

N is for networks

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 regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s […]

DXC et Microsoft: le pouvoir du partenariat

DXC Technology a été nommé Productivity Partner de l’année de Microsoft lors de la conférence annuelle de partenaires Microsoft Inspire. Nous sommes heureux d’avoir remporté cette distinction, qui met de l’avant notre engagement commun pour amener la transformation digitale aux entreprises. MyWorkStyle, une solution intégrée de DXC fondée sur Microsoft Office 365, offre une expérience […]

What if your organization still prefers a network file share? Consider the updated Microsoft Azure File Services

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This blog was originally published by Concerto Cloud Services. Since then, Concerto Cloud Services has become DXC Concerto, the mid-market cloud offering within DXC Technology. Many of the companies I’ve worked with have embraced cloud solutions due to their desire to “get out of the data center business.” The ability to achieve better security and […]