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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail,” Ralph Waldo Emerson famously advised. And, in the world of data management, companies are doing just …

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Dell Technologies Confirms Possible IPO or Massive VMware Deal
February 4, 2018 – 10:36 am | Comments Off on Dell Technologies Confirms Possible IPO or Massive VMware Deal
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Dell Technologies is exploring an initial public offering or another kind of financial maneuver involving data center software company VMware, Dell said in a regulatory filing on Friday. The disclosure confirms media reports last week …

HPE Cloud Volumes Is An Intriguing Storage Service Offering
February 4, 2018 – 10:24 am | Comments Off on HPE Cloud Volumes Is An Intriguing Storage Service Offering
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Enterprise IT is an increasingly cloud-aware undertaking—more and more applications and data are migrating to Amazon.com AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft ’s Azure. It’s important to note though that not all workloads are following …

Cisco Wraps BroadSoft Buy, Paves Way for Major Cloud Expansion
February 3, 2018 – 10:19 am | Comments Off on Cisco Wraps BroadSoft Buy, Paves Way for Major Cloud Expansion
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Cisco on Friday closed its acquisition of BroadSoft, the cloud UC and services provider. The purchase made a big splash when it was announced back in October.The deal, worth $1.9 billion, puts Cisco on the fast …

Three ways to turn old files into Hadoop data sets in a data lake
February 2, 2018 – 1:22 am | Comments Off on Three ways to turn old files into Hadoop data sets in a data lake
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One of the reasons why Hadoop systems are being integrated with data warehouses is to move cold data that isn’t accessed frequently from a warehouse database to Hive tables running on top of the Hadoop …

Big Data is a chicken-or-egg scenario on the farm
February 2, 2018 – 1:07 am | Comments Off on Big Data is a chicken-or-egg scenario on the farm
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According to McKinsey, the agricultural sector is the least digitized industry in the U.S. Yet, agriculture already produces large volumes of data — especially from IoT. There’s hardly a lack of scenarios for digitizing farming, …

What’s Riding on 5G Security? The Internet of Everything
January 31, 2018 – 8:33 pm | Comments Off on What’s Riding on 5G Security? The Internet of Everything
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The U.S. government’s idea to take the reins of the development of 5G mobile networks has been met with cynicism and criticism. But there are good reasons the government is worried: Standards haven’t been set …

Cisco brings intent-based networks to the data center
January 31, 2018 – 8:25 pm | Comments Off on Cisco brings intent-based networks to the data center
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When the company unveiled its intent-based network system (IBNS) solution at its “Network. Intuitive.” event in San Francisco last year, that version focused on bringing the concept of a “self-driving” network to the enterprise campus …

Microsoft Reportedly Less Tied to Legacy in Windows ‘Polaris’ Revamp
January 31, 2018 – 8:11 pm | Comments Off on Microsoft Reportedly Less Tied to Legacy in Windows ‘Polaris’ Revamp
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Microsoft is revamping its flagship Windows operating, and according to news reports, the Redmond, Wash. software giant is ready to ditch some legacy components in order to slim it down and bring it to market.

Windows …