Flash storage – secret sauce for data-intensive applications

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We are so fortunate to be in an age of great change. The digital transformation that is such a significant part of today’s IT conversations has spurred development of, and investments in, new technologies designed to enable rapid adoption of data-intensive applications. In a recent blog titled “Composable – a key enabler of digital transformation” […]

How a composable infrastructure can be a key enabler of digital transformation

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Industry research firm IDC calls the new IT – characterised by use of mobile devices, cloud services, social networks and big data analytics — the third platform. Hewlett Packard Enterprise, a DXC Connect partner, says the new platform is driving the “idea economy” because, when done right, IT can facilitate the conversion of ideas into […]

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 […]

VMware joins Cisco, HPE and Verizon in shifting course on public cloud

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Successful cloud companies don’t need to be public cloud companies. Confused? Well, if you think the public cloud is the be-all, end-all of cloud computing, that’s understandable. Story after story focuses on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Compute and IBM Cloud. But, in the background several major companies are abandoning their public clouds. First, HPE dropped […]

The 5 biggest cloud developments to watch in 2017

It’s going to be another big year for the cloud in 2017. Let me count the ways. 1) Clouds will grow and grow. Forrester Research forecasts that public cloud spending will rise 29% this year to $146 billion, up from $114 billion in in 2016. That’s real money, and it doesn’t even take private clouds into […]

OpenStack’s wins and losses

The good news is that OpenStack is doing really well on private clouds and telecoms. On the public cloud, however, it’s a different story. First, the good stuff. According to a Forrester Research report titled, OpenStack’s Global Traction Expands For Its Newton Release, OpenStack has “grown into a de facto standard platform for the private […]