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7 Data Storage Trends You Cannot Miss in a Data Center 7 DATA STORAGE TRENDS YOU CANNOT MISS IN A DATA CENTER

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Jul 23, 2020

Contents:1 Introduction2 Top Data Storage Trends That Simplify Data Management2.1 AI Storage Continues to be The Chief2.2 Price Markdown in Flash Storage2.3 Hybrid Multi Cloud for The Win2.4 Increased Significance of Software-Defined Storage2.5 Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) Beats Data Center Fa...

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A Tale of Two Data-Centric Services A TALE OF TWO DATA-CENTRIC SERVICES

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Apr 13, 2020

The acronym DMaaS can refer to two related but separate things: data center management-as-a-service referred to here by its other acronym, DCMaaS and data management-as-a-service. The former looks at infrastructure-level questions such as optimization of data flows in a cloud service, the latter ref...

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New Spain data center becomes test bed for Microsoft and Telefonica’s expanded partnership NEW SPAIN DATA CENTER BECOMES TEST BED FOR MICROSOFT AND TELEFONICA’S EXPANDED PARTNERSHIP

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Feb 27, 2020

Microsoft recently announced that it’s leveraging a new global strategic partnership with Telefonica to jointly develop “go-to-market plans for regions the company does business.Last year during Mobile World Congress 2019, Microsoft took the veil off its newfound relationship with the in...

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A Framework for Modernising Data Centre Infrastructure A FRAMEWORK FOR MODERNISING DATA CENTRE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Feb 19, 2020

Aging data centers represent a downtime risk to business operations. In this paper, we lay out a framework for modernizing a facility. This framework includes: Defining performance standards Benchmarking the facility to identify gaps and health risks Determining modernization options, and Prioritizi...

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Artificial Intelligence in Big Data Analytics and IoT Market 2019-2025 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN BIG DATA ANALYTICS AND IOT MARKET 2019-2025

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Nov 11, 2019

Artificial intelligence in big data analytics and IOT is making its way into many advanced solutions including smart bots, advanced predictive analytics, autonomous vehicles, and others. AI technologies are used to make effective and efficient decisions from the data obtained from big data analytics...

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Data and Analytics Infographic DATA AND ANALYTICS INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 09, 2019

89% of enterprises believe that companies that do not adopt a data and analytics strategy in the next year risk losing market share and momentum. (Forbes) 99.5% of data collected is never analyzed The infrastructure over which data travels stretches from the data center to the branch office to the n...

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Getting Power to the Data Center GETTING POWER TO THE DATA CENTER

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Jun 24, 2019

This video highlights the way power is transferred to the data center.

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Inside a Google data center INSIDE A GOOGLE DATA CENTER

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Jun 22, 2019

Google data centers are the large data center facilities Google uses to provide their services, which combine large amounts of digital storage, compute nodes organized in aisles of racks, internal and external networking, environmental controls, and operations software.

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GLOBAL VENDOR DELIVERY MANAGEMENT FOR LARGE DATA CENTER NETWORKS GLOBAL VENDOR DELIVERY MANAGEMENT FOR LARGE DATA CENTER NETWORKS

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Jun 20, 2019

To remain competitive with the rapid eployment of new services, network operators have begun to rely on ARRIS for turn key vendor delivery management(VDM) services related to then ew build, expansion and maintenance of networking frastructure. VDMteamsprovidemultipletypesofservices, primaril yfocu s...

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Ten Things You Need To Know About Data Center Innovation TEN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DATA CENTER INNOVATION

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Jun 20, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI), virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), Internet of Things (IoT), and autonomous cars, all enabled by 5G, escalate the need for more and faster data both in the core network and the data center. Many data centers are currently at maximum capacity. Data center operators n...

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10 Top Data Quality Management Tools 10 TOP DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT TOOLS

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Jun 20, 2019

Data quality is a critical issue in todays data centers. Given the complexity of the Cloud era, theres a growing need for data quality management tools that analyze, manage and scrub data from numerous sources, including databases, e-mail, social media, logs, and the Internet of Things (IoT). These ...

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Analysis of Data Center Architectures Supporting Open Compute Project ANALYSIS OF DATA CENTER ARCHITECTURES SUPPORTING OPEN COMPUTE PROJECT

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Jun 18, 2019

Open Compute has had a significant impact on the thinking about data center design. Until now, the focus has been on systems at the rack level, leaving unanswered questions about the power infrastructure upstream of the rack. In this paper, we address critical questions about the implications of Ope...

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Public Sector & Government Data Center Trends PUBLIC SECTOR & GOVERNMENT DATA CENTER TRENDS

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Jun 17, 2019

As innovation and demand for information technology continues to increase, IT departments of all sizes are facing incredible pressure to finish building a new way of delivering services one that scales quickly, integrates multiple clouds and data centers, and performs to end-user and auditor expecta...

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The Increasing Importance of SLAs in Data Management THE INCREASING IMPORTANCE OF SLAS IN DATA MANAGEMENT

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Jun 15, 2019

Erik Weaver, director, Data Center Systems at Western Digital sits down with StorageDNA CEO Tridib Chakravarty (tC) to talk about why SLAs are becoming more important than ever given that customers have numerous options regarding where to put their data.

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HPC in the data center HPC IN THE DATA CENTER

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Jun 12, 2019

GPU, for example, can deliver exceptional processing power inside some HPE ProLiant servers and clusters. GPU compute touches many applications, from engineering analysis and seismic processing to medical imaging and ray trace rendering. HPC capable GPUs broadly fall into two camps those that are op...

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Four keys to finding your data center infrastructure partner FOUR KEYS TO FINDING YOUR DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNER

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May 20, 2019

Cloud data centers will process 94% of compute workloads.1 Cloud providers need to be nimble and have the necessary capacity to deliver cost-effective cloud infrastructure. Choose a partner who offers

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How Data Centers Can Survive (and Even Thrive) in the Age of Blockchain HOW DATA CENTERS CAN SURVIVE (AND EVEN THRIVE) IN THE AGE OF BLOCKCHAIN

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May 16, 2019

Blockchain technology is poised to transform nearly every industry, from technology to finance to real estate.But for the time being, cryptocurrencies are the biggest drivers of blockchain adoption.

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5 predictive storage analytics features you 5 PREDICTIVE STORAGE ANALYTICS FEATURES YOU'LL WANT TO WATCH FOR

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May 14, 2019

We're all familiar with the power, convenience and borderline creepy accuracy of predictive data analytics. Whether it's looking for something new to watch on Netflix, browsing items related to an item bought last week on Amazon or cursing our phone's autocomplete misfire, predictive ana...

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Why Data Centers are Crucial for Mega-cities WHY DATA CENTERS ARE CRUCIAL FOR MEGA-CITIES

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May 13, 2019

Today, megacities have become synonymous with economic growth. In both developing and developed countries, cities with populations of 10 million or more account for a significant portion of overall prosperity, and most analysts and policymakers think this trend is here to stay. There are currently 3...

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Your Employees are Resilient, But What About Your Data and IT? YOUR EMPLOYEES ARE RESILIENT, BUT WHAT ABOUT YOUR DATA AND IT?

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May 13, 2019

Resilience has long been a quality to which people aspire, seeking adaptability in both themselves and as a characteristic in others. From Forbes to Harvard Business Review to Fast Company, the concept of cultivating individual employee and collective workplace cultural resilience has surfaced as to...

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Why Market Collaboration is Imperative in the Hyperscale Data Center Era WHY MARKET COLLABORATION IS IMPERATIVE IN THE HYPERSCALE DATA CENTER ERA

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Apr 29, 2019

Today, we’re in the hyperscale data center era. In Q1 2018, Synergy Research Group data shows the capex of hyperscale operators jumped to $27 billion, which is a great leap forward from all spending in previous quarters.But to understand how we’ve reached this level of growth, it’s...

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Reducing Data Center Energy Costs REDUCING DATA CENTER ENERGY COSTS

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Apr 24, 2019

If you’re like us, you’re always looking for ways to reduce operating expenses. Recently we’ve taken a deeper look at potential savings in energy costs, which is having a growing impact in data center operations. TierPoint built three new data centers over the past two years (Tulsa...

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Security Considerations When Redesigning Your Data Center Network SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN REDESIGNING YOUR DATA CENTER NETWORK

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Apr 19, 2019

When considering data center security, you will need to decide which security functions need to be deployed and where you want to deploy them. These functions are expected to be implemented wherever a firewall is used.

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Advanced Monitoring and Analytics for Your Data Center ADVANCED MONITORING AND ANALYTICS FOR YOUR DATA CENTER

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Apr 19, 2019

When data center architecture extends beyond even moderate amounts of sophistication and complexity, it becomes a daunting challenge for operators to understand what is going on by relying on common tools and processes alone.

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How Real Time Asset Management Can Save Data Centers Millions of Dollars HOW REAL TIME ASSET MANAGEMENT CAN SAVE DATA CENTERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

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Apr 11, 2019

In today’s fluctuating markets, business executives are finding opportunities and challenges in almost equal measure. Over 65% of the CEOs that responded to PwC’s 2015 US CEO survey reported they are seeing more opportunities now compared with three years ago, but 60% also see more threa...

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See How Easily You Can Do Disaster Recovery SEE HOW EASILY YOU CAN DO DISASTER RECOVERY

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Apr 10, 2019

Earlier I've written about Big Data High Availability in different aspects and I intentionally avoided the Disaster Recovery topic. High Availability answers on the question how system should process in case of failure one of the component (like Name Node or KDC) within one system (like one Hado...

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The Way Forward for the Software-Defined Data Center THE WAY FORWARD FOR THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER

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Mar 22, 2019

In the next few years, many businesses will continue the trend of replacing their IT infrastructure with cloud services. Instead of physical data centers with raised floors and cables, they will have software-defined data centers (SDDC), equipped with virtualized networking, storage and servers.

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7 building blocks of the modern data center 7 BUILDING BLOCKS OF THE MODERN DATA CENTER

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Mar 06, 2019

Learn the key aspects of today's data center, from hyperconvergence to flash storage to hybrid connections.

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Working with Big Data on Alibaba Cloud WORKING WITH BIG DATA ON ALIBABA CLOUD

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Feb 15, 2019

Big Data, as well as Cloud Computing, are the hottest topics, trending nowadays which makes an impactful experience in most of our lives. Although both the term isn’t the same but somehow different from each other and working independently. Big Data works on large volumes of data where it is i...

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Spokane Data Centers: Ideal for Disaster Recovery & IT Resiliency SPOKANE DATA CENTERS: IDEAL FOR DISASTER RECOVERY & IT RESILIENCY

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Feb 12, 2019

The conversation around disaster recovery is evolving into a full IT resiliency conversation. In this post, we’ll discuss the transition from disaster recovery to IT resiliency and what it means for your digital transformation initiatives. Then, we’ll focus the spotlight on how our Spoka...

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4 Ways Data Center Automation Can Help You Overcome Your IT Skills Gap 4 WAYS DATA CENTER AUTOMATION CAN HELP YOU OVERCOME YOUR IT SKILLS GAP

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Jan 16, 2019

Is there or isn’t there an IT skills shortage? Some recent news articles seem to suggest that the only real skills shortage is the one that exists in IT security. Roughly half of seasoned IT security professionals say they get contacted by a recruiter at least once a week. So, aside from this ...

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AI-POWERED DATA OPERATIONS FOR MODERN DATA APPLICATIONS AI-POWERED DATA OPERATIONS FOR MODERN DATA APPLICATIONS

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Jan 15, 2019

Today, more than 10,000 enterprise businesses worldwide use a complex stack composed of a combination of distributed systems like Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, NoSQL databases, and SQL access technologies. At Unravel, we have worked with many of these businesses across all major industries. These customers ...

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The Relentless Growth of Big Data and the Challenge to APM and Developers THE RELENTLESS GROWTH OF BIG DATA AND THE CHALLENGE TO APM AND DEVELOPERS

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Jan 08, 2019

Can you believe that humanity has created 90% of today’s data within the last two years alone, at the rate of 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day? While this data is mainly derived from the internet, including social media, web searches, text messages, and media files, IoT devices and sensor...

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Configuring Apache Cassandra Data Consistency CONFIGURING APACHE CASSANDRA DATA CONSISTENCY

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Jan 07, 2019

Let’s look at how Apache Cassandra handles data consistency. If you write data to n – 1 nodes in a cluster and then an application reads it from node n Cassandra could report that the data is not there as replication is not instant. That could be a big problem or not a problem at all. It...

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North Amsterdam Data Center Campus NORTH AMSTERDAM DATA CENTER CAMPUS

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Jan 04, 2019

The 2018 North Amsterdam Data Center Campus report (herein:“Report”) presents information and data that were compiled and/ or collected by the Digital Gateway to Europe (all information and data referred herein as “Data”). Data in this Report is subject to change without noti...

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What Is Data Fabric, and What Value Does It Offer Organizations? WHAT IS DATA FABRIC, AND WHAT VALUE DOES IT OFFER ORGANIZATIONS?

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Jan 03, 2019

More data than ever. More data types than ever. More data locations than ever. Enterprises have benefited from the influx of big data, but many still struggle to manage all available data sources. What’s more, BI Survey reports 50 percent of companies it surveyed believe the number of data sou...

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Why Data Center Colocation is the Answer to Explosive Data Growth WHY DATA CENTER COLOCATION IS THE ANSWER TO EXPLOSIVE DATA GROWTH

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Dec 31, 2018

The explosive amount of data to be collected, processed and stored by IoT devices, digital medical imaging, law enforcement body cams, and “Big Data” analytics, to name a few, is a crucial factor driving businesses towards finding new data center solutions. This wave of data growth is al...

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Automation and the Data Center Workforce of the Future AUTOMATION AND THE DATA CENTER WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE

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Dec 11, 2018

What skills will future generations of IT engineers need to develop, and how will automation help organizations overcome the current shortage of IT technicians and engineers? In this third and final post in our series, we talk with Sunny Shah, VP of Technology at TierPoint, for answers to these ques...

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Top 10 most beautiful data centers in the world TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL DATA CENTERS IN THE WORLD

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Nov 27, 2018

Every day, all major enterprises and small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) accumulate volumes of data. From customer relationship management systems (CRM) to sensitive company files, more and more data is being created on a daily basis—around 2.5 quintillion bytes, to be exact. Tech giants l...

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The Current State of Data Center Automation THE CURRENT STATE OF DATA CENTER AUTOMATION

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Nov 26, 2018

You’ve probably heard the acronym “FANG” that was coined maybe a couple of years ago. It stands for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. While your average person may know them for the products they offer, these four companies handle an incredible quantity of data and have done s...

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Deploying Data Analytics in the Cloud DEPLOYING DATA ANALYTICS IN THE CLOUD

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Nov 16, 2018

Your on-premises data analytics platform works great. So, why move it to the cloud? According to Gartner, by 2025, 55 percent of large enterprises will successfully implement an all-in cloud SaaS strategy. Whether you plan to use a managed analytics platform like TIBCO Spotfire running on AWS or Azu...

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Does Proximity Matter for Your Data Center? DOES PROXIMITY MATTER FOR YOUR DATA CENTER?

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Oct 25, 2018

When you’re choosing a provider to house your applications and data, you’ll need to decide where you want your that data center to be located. In this post, we’ll review a few considerations many organizations contemplate when making a decision about data center location.

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The Future of Big Data and Machine Learning Is Clear: It’s All on the Cloud THE FUTURE OF BIG DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING IS CLEAR: IT’S ALL ON THE CLOUD

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Oct 12, 2018

Last week’s announcement that Cloudera and Hortonworks will merge to form a single entity speaks volumes about the state of the big data and machine learning (ML) market: the cloud is the future, and the world of on-premises data centers is becoming a thing of the past. Companies who build the...

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Preparing the Data Center for a 5G Future PREPARING THE DATA CENTER FOR A 5G FUTURE

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Oct 09, 2018

If you read the trade press or IT blogs, you’ve probably read a lot about 5G and how, once it becomes available, the world will never be the same again. On the other hand, some talk about 5G as though it were just the next step up from the 4G world in which we live. So, which is it: evolution ...

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The Software-Defined Data Center of the Future is Here THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER OF THE FUTURE IS HERE

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Sep 07, 2018

As reported in Forbes in April of last year, 73% of companies are planning to move to a fully software-defined data center within two years. The transition is well on its way in many industries. For example, FedTech recently surveyed federal agencies and found that 64% had deployed software-defined ...

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NVIDIA DGX STATION PERSONAL AI SUPERCOMPUTER NVIDIA DGX STATION PERSONAL AI SUPERCOMPUTER

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Aug 22, 2018

Your data science team depends on computing performance to gain insights, and innovate faster through the power of deep learning and data analytics. Until now, AI supercomputing was confined to the data center, limiting the experimentation needed to develop and test deep neural networks prior to tra...

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Powering the Future of Hyper-Convergence SAP HANA Ecosystem on Dell EMC XC Family POWERING THE FUTURE OF HYPER-CONVERGENCE SAP HANA ECOSYSTEM ON DELL EMC XC FAMILY

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Jun 21, 2018

The XC Family powered by Intel Xeon processors is the only HCI platform certified to run SAP HANA and S/4 environment on both 2-socket and 4-socket options today, offering rock-solid performance, scalability and flexibility. SAP HANA ON XC FAMILY. Intel® Xeon® Platinum processors are the new...

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Data Replication in Hadoop DATA REPLICATION IN HADOOP

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Jun 06, 2018

In October 2017, Hortonworks launched DataPlane Service, a portfolio of solutions that enables businesses to manage, secure and govern their data spread across on-premise and in-cloud data lakes. Data Lifecycle Manager(DLM) was the first extensible service to be built on the DataPlane platform. We r...

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Data Science is Closer to Reaching Its Potential with Blockchain DATA SCIENCE IS CLOSER TO REACHING ITS POTENTIAL WITH BLOCKCHAIN

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May 10, 2018

As data has become more robust and accessible, businesses are increasingly interested in deeper, advanced analytics. Currently, businesses use scattered data that takes weeks or months to clean and merge together. Human error can easily affect the integrity of the data, discounting the end analysis....

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Google lands deal to host Twitter’s 300-petabyte Hadoop big-data clusters on its cloud GOOGLE LANDS DEAL TO HOST TWITTER’S 300-PETABYTE HADOOP BIG-DATA CLUSTERS ON ITS CLOUD

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May 03, 2018

Google Inc.’s cloud business just marked what is perhaps one of its highest-profile customer wins in recent memory. In a blog post published this afternoon, Twitter Inc. Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal revealed that the social network plans to migrate parts of its infrastructure to the ...

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IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design IBM UNVEILS NEW CLOUD-READY MAINFRAME BASED ON SINGLE-FRAME DESIGN

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Apr 10, 2018

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data c...

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IBM Spectrum Protect Plus delivers modern data protection IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS DELIVERS MODERN DATA PROTECTION

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Mar 21, 2018

Modern data protection for your data-driven, multi-cloud digital business. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus has been well received by press, analysts and the market. Steve Scully, Senior Analyst at The Evaluator Group, identified one of the critical reasons why in a recent paper on the subject: “A tr...

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Minimizing downtime Improve service delivery while increasing IT and business productivity MINIMIZING DOWNTIME IMPROVE SERVICE DELIVERY WHILE INCREASING IT AND BUSINESS PRODUCTIVITY

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Mar 07, 2018

On average, infrastructure failure costs large enterprises $100,000 per hour. Improve network assurance and evolve to an intent-based network in four easy steps: Step 1: Simplify troubleshooting. Can you resolve network issues quickly? Step 2: Improve wireless. How reliable is your wireless? Step 3:...

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Think 2018: Data-driven storage without limits THINK 2018: DATA-DRIVEN STORAGE WITHOUT LIMITS

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Feb 14, 2018

The world of storage has changed dramatically in a few short years. Business data is no longer stored only in stand-alone systems in on-premises data centers. Far different demands are being placed on storage as data volumes rise and new applications are developed. Artificial intelligence (AI), big ...

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Enterprises say big data analytics and AI are their top IT priorities for 2018 ENTERPRISES SAY BIG DATA ANALYTICS AND AI ARE THEIR TOP IT PRIORITIES FOR 2018

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Jan 21, 2018

Analyst firm 451 Research Inc. has dug up some interesting tidbits about how enterprises are embracing emerging technologies in its inaugural Voice of the Enterprise Digital Pulse survey released late last week. The finding with the biggest potential implications is that 60 percent of enterprises sa...

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Huawei CloudFabric Software defined Network for Enterprise Data Center Networks HUAWEI CLOUDFABRIC SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORK FOR ENTERPRISE DATA CENTER NETWORKS

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Nov 13, 2017

Huawei CloudFabric, software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, simplify operation and management and speed up new service TTM.

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Airports and Analytics: Big Data in Aviation AIRPORTS AND ANALYTICS: BIG DATA IN AVIATION

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Sep 25, 2017

A plane is more than a machine that takes you from one city to another. Modern planes are data centers in their own right. Airlines have been using big data in their analysis almost since the days of the Wright Brothers. They are not the only ones, passengers have gotten savvy about flights using bi...

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Hadoop in the cloud: A Nielsen use case - Tom Reilly (Cloudera), James Powell (Nielsen) HADOOP IN THE CLOUD: A NIELSEN USE CASE - TOM REILLY (CLOUDERA), JAMES POWELL (NIELSEN)

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Oct 07, 2016

In a few short years, cloud has risen from an aspirational concept to an enterprise mandate. As workloads move to the cloud, a new set of concerns in the data center are emerging, including data security, portability, and governance. Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly and James Powell, global CTO of Nielsen, d...

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Dataiku and Cloudwick announce Technology Partnership to Improve Cybersecurity DATAIKU AND CLOUDWICK ANNOUNCE TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE CYBERSECURITY

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Oct 03, 2016

Cloudwick, the leading open source services and solutions provider, has today announced a technology partnership with advanced analytics software maker, Dataiku, to advance cybersecurity. Cloudwick has launched its Cloudwick Data Analytics Platform (CDAP) for Cybersecurity that, combined with Dataik...

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OBJECTS WILL BREAK INTO LEGACY DATA CENTERS. HOW? OBJECTS WILL BREAK INTO LEGACY DATA CENTERS. HOW?

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Sep 26, 2016

Over the past few years, we have learned a lot about objects and how they are perfect as a modern way to store information. The trillion-object-story and unlimited objects are superb examples of this idea. However, coming into reality — legacy enterprise workflows are something difficult to adopt, b...

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How to Configure a Docker Cluster Using Swarm HOW TO CONFIGURE A DOCKER CLUSTER USING SWARM

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Sep 16, 2016

If your data center were a beehive, Docker Swarm would be the pheromone that keeps all the bees working efficiently together.

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Gain business agility through data center automation GAIN BUSINESS AGILITY THROUGH DATA CENTER AUTOMATION

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Jul 19, 2016

Software-defined networking (SDN) is a critical component in modernizing your data center to meet new and growing customer expectations and demands. Trusted innovators Citrix and Cisco share a common vision for applying the concepts of SDN to simplify and automate data center and application network...

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FLASH TRANSFORMATION OF BIG DATA AND THE MODERN DATA CENTER FLASH TRANSFORMATION OF BIG DATA AND THE MODERN DATA CENTER

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May 17, 2016

These are exciting times to be part of the data storage industry. At DDN, we have been enjoying watching as the pace of adoption of innovative technologies that deliver real business value to customers are deployed throughout the Enterprise.

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Enterprise Hadoop in Production ENTERPRISE HADOOP IN PRODUCTION

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Apr 27, 2016

Testing Hadoop in development environments is dramatically different from deploying Hadoop into the data center with the rest of your enterprise architecture. Maintaining SLAs, reliability, security, and disaster recovery are critical. The MapR Converged Data Platform ensures production success with...

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AI Building a Smarter Cloud AI BUILDING A SMARTER CLOUD

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Artificial intelligence is certain to affect IT infrastructure in a big way, but it seems that most of the immediate changes will take place on the cloud long before they seep into the enterprise data center. The simple fact that cloud providers earn their pay by offering the most advanced data arch...

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Big Data Analytics on Amazon Web Services (AWS) BIG DATA ANALYTICS ON AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)

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Building or expanding your own data center to handle big data workloads is costly, takes a long time, and doesn’t allow your business to move fast enough. The cloud can help with a lot of these problems. Using the cloud to store and process your data can significantly reduce the cost, scalabil...

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The Big Data Chill THE BIG DATA CHILL

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To help reduce massive power demands, many data centers are increasingly using liquid cooling to complement or even replace air cooling systems. The leading provider of closed-loop liquid cooling systems for data centers, Asetek, uses thermal simulation with ANSYS Icepak to optimize cooling system c...

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Optimizing Big Data Clusters in Production OPTIMIZING BIG DATA CLUSTERS IN PRODUCTION

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Watch this webinar co-hosted by analyst firm Taneja Group and Pepperdata CEO Sean Suchter. We will discuss the growing adoption of Hadoop in Enterprise data centers and some of the key challenges when using Hadoop and other big data applications. We will share several real-life use cases of customer...

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Big Data Requires the Context of Small Data BIG DATA REQUIRES THE CONTEXT OF SMALL DATA

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Big data has entered many companies’ data centers and is already transforming whole business models. The grade of adoption varies from initial test and educational projects towards fully-fledged big data landscapes; on-premise or leveraging the flexibility and power of cloud deployments. Hybri...

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Big Data Center of Excellence Series, part 1 of 7 BIG DATA CENTER OF EXCELLENCE SERIES, PART 1 OF 7

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Big Data Center of Excellence – When you do, and don’t, need Big Data By now, companies have not only heard about Big Data, but budgeted for it as well. Some have it in production, but most are still experimenting around with it in development and testing.One of the top questions I get a...

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Cloudant Database-as-a-Service Overview CLOUDANT DATABASE-AS-A-SERVICE OVERVIEW

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Today’s applications are expected to manage a variety of structured and unstructured data, accessed by massive networks of users, devices, and business locations, or even sensors, vehicles and Internet-enabled goods.As the need for data access expands to the network edge, most databases are st...

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3 Reasons Enterprises Struggle with Storm & Spark Streaming and Adopt DataTorrent RTS 3 REASONS ENTERPRISES STRUGGLE WITH STORM & SPARK STREAMING AND ADOPT DATATORRENT RTS

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Getting to fast actionable insights means empowering analysts and data scientists to easily work with data from many data sources (both in motion and at rest), gain insights in seconds, visualize the data insights and take action automatically, without the need to involve the entire IT department. A...

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Will Big Data Make IT Infrastructure Sexy Again? WILL BIG DATA MAKE IT INFRASTRUCTURE SEXY AGAIN?

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Big data impacts IT spending directly and indirectly. The direct effects are less dramatic, largely because adding terabytes to a Hadoop cluster is much less costly than adding terabytes to an enterprise data warehouse (EDW). That said, IDG Enterprise’s 2014 Big Data survey indicates that more than ...

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Reinventing the Data Warehouse REINVENTING THE DATA WAREHOUSE

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When it comes to managing today’s data and how it is used, current data warehousing solutions simply can’t keep up. Based on assumptions and technologies from decades ago, conventional data warehouses are ill-equipped.It used to be the case that most of the data you wanted to analyze cam...

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How Big is the Big Data at the IoT Edge? HOW BIG IS THE BIG DATA AT THE IOT EDGE?

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With HPE EdgeLine, a new product category - converged IoT systems - is created to enable compute at the edge for Internet of Things. HPE's Dr. Tom Bradicich and National Instruments' Eric Starkloff discuss the 2 industries coming together to bring IT together with operational technology to enable re...

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DriveScale Says Big Data Needs a New Kind of Data Center Infrastructure DRIVESCALE SAYS BIG DATA NEEDS A NEW KIND OF DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE

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DriveScale, the Silicon Valley data center technology startup founded by a group of Sun and Cisco veterans who were behind some of the two iconic companies’ core data center product lines, such as Sun’s x86 servers and Cisco’s Nexus Switches and Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), has built a scal...

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Big Data Meets Chip Design BIG DATA MEETS CHIP DESIGN

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The amount of data being handled in chip design is growing significantly at each new node, prompting chipmakers to begin using some of the same concepts, technologies and algorithms used in data centers at companies such as Google, Facebook and GE.

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Will Open Big Data Platforms Lead to an Open Enterprise? WILL OPEN BIG DATA PLATFORMS LEAD TO AN OPEN ENTERPRISE?

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Big Data implementations are invariably built around Hadoop, Apache Spark and other open source solutions. And since these constructs must integrate into the broader enterprise data ecosystem at some point, is it possible that open source will come to rule the data center as a matter of course...

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Brocade pushes expansion in China with big data JV BROCADE PUSHES EXPANSION IN CHINA WITH BIG DATA JV

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Brocade and Guiyang High-Tech Industrial Investment Group signed a joint venture agreement to establish Guizhou Huiling Technology (GHTC), which combines Brocade’s data center networking solutions with Guiyang’s innovation in big data to help customers modernize and transform their networks into pla...

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Enterprise Data Profiling for Smarter User Data Management ENTERPRISE DATA PROFILING FOR SMARTER USER DATA MANAGEMENT

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Most organizations don’t know enough about their unstructured user data: data that clogs their servers and results in unnecessary expense and exposure. By some estimates companies can spend up to $4M a year to manage 1PB of content and with content growing at 40-60% a year, user data is quickly eati...

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Introduction to Big Data: Infrastructure  and Networking Considerations INTRODUCTION TO BIG DATA: INFRASTRUCTURE AND NETWORKING CONSIDERATIONS

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Big data is certainly one of the biggest buzz phrases in IT today. Combined with virtualization and cloud computing, big data is a technological capability that will force data centers to significantly transform and evolve within the next five years. Similar to virtualization, big data infrastructur...

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BlueData Extends Big Data Ecosystem BLUEDATA EXTENDS BIG DATA ECOSYSTEM

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One of the primary reasons there is so much interest in the concept of a software-defined data center (SDDC) is that right now it takes months for the average IT organization to provision a cluster. To address the clustering issue, a number of vendors have created stacks of automated management soft...

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SimpliVity OmniStack Data Virtualization Platform SIMPLIVITY OMNISTACK DATA VIRTUALIZATION PLATFORM

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Companies are struggling with making decisions about the infrastructure and services to modernize their data center to make their businesses more competitive and agile, reduce costs, and minimize risk. As trends, such as virtualization, data center modernization and software-defined everything take ...

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5 Big Data Trends Shaping the Future of Data-Driven Businesses 5 BIG DATA TRENDS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF DATA-DRIVEN BUSINESSES

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Few dispute that the best business decisions are data driven, or data informed, at least. But, if you’re looking to build a comprehensive data strategy in this quickly evolving ecosystem, be sure to keep the following five key industry trends in mind: The Internet of Things is exploding, New big dat...

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InfiniFlash™ for Big Data Analytics INFINIFLASH™ FOR BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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To harness the power of enterprise-wide data, SanDisk deployed InfiniFlash™ System and Cloudera Enterprise to implement a data lake and garner analytical insights for better business decisions. www.sandisk.com

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Why Oracle For Enterprise Big Data? WHY ORACLE FOR ENTERPRISE BIG DATA?

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Oracle’s big data platform turns disruptive technology into enterprise productivity. Preserve your company's existing investments in skills and technology even as you shift to enterprise big data architecture with less risk than with any other way.

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Even rocket scientists need help with data center consolidation EVEN ROCKET SCIENTISTS NEED HELP WITH DATA CENTER CONSOLIDATION

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If you’re a little unsure how best to consolidate your data center, you’re not alone. NASA recently issued a request for information, asking for assistance with making its resources run more efficiently. For organizations similarly interested in exploring their options and determining the best way t...

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Protecting your company with offsite data backup and disaster recovery PROTECTING YOUR COMPANY WITH OFFSITE DATA BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY

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If your organization isn’t prepared to handle an equipment or system failure, you could find yourself in a pretty dire situation. You might think it’ll never happen to you, but downtime and other data incidents are more common than most people believe. In fact, according to a study by the Ponemon In...

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SPOTLIGHT

Government organizations must satisfy everincreasing demands for efficiency, service quality, and transparency—all while keeping costs as low as possible. OpenText™ Big Data Analytics helps public entities make the most of their data to uncover hidden trends, gain insight into causes, an

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