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July 6, 2018 – 3:53 am | Comments Off on Cloud as a Platform

Farther back than I care to admit, we built solutions on bare metal.  To gain required capabilities, programmers would often have to write to a particular device driver, after adding the required adapter.  With the …

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VMware Is Ready To Soar Without Dell
July 18, 2018 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on VMware Is Ready To Soar Without Dell

For investors, it seems like a long time coming for Dell (DVMT) to finally free VMware (VMW). Dell’s proposed transaction with their tracking stock, DVMT will essentially give VMW a clear path to running their operations without the overhang of the Dell ownership team contemplating a reverse merger. Now that this dilemma seems to be in the past, investors are able to focus solely on VMW’s operations and growth potential without worrying about what their parent company, Dell, might do.

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Going forward, VMW should begin to receive a premium valuation in the marketplace due to their consistent ability to grow revenue and EPS by double digits. Oh, and I did I mention their 85%+ gross margins and 30%+ operation margins? VMW is a cash flow generating machine that deserves a premium valuation compared to their historical valuation and their peer group.

To read the entire article, please click on https://seekingalpha.com/article/4187867-vmware-ready-soar-without-dell

How Cloud Migration Impacts Network Infrastructure
July 18, 2018 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on How Cloud Migration Impacts Network Infrastructure
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Enterprise IT is increasingly a multi-cloud affair. With Gartner projecting that 85 percent of enterprises are currently using a multi-cloud strategy, it seems difficult to find an enterprise that doesn’t. IT leaders are like conductors …

Veeam delivers hyper-availability for Nutanix AHV
July 17, 2018 – 11:23 pm | Comments Off on Veeam delivers hyper-availability for Nutanix AHV
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Veeam Software, the leader in Intelligent Data Management for the Hyper-Available Enterprise, announced Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV, a data availability solution for applications and data hosted on the Nutanix AHV Hypervisor.

The combination of Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software …

The 5 pillars of cloud data management
July 17, 2018 – 2:34 am | Comments Off on The 5 pillars of cloud data management
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As more and more businesses adopt cloud services, seizing on the latest software tools and development methodologies, the lines between them are blurring. What really distinguishes one business from the next is its data.

Much of …

IT Science Case Study: Becoming Unconstrained by Physical Workstations
July 17, 2018 – 2:23 am | Comments Off on IT Science Case Study: Becoming Unconstrained by Physical Workstations
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Here is the latest article in a new eWEEK feature series called IT Science, in which we look at what actually happens at the intersection of new-gen IT and legacy systems.

Unless it’s brand new and right off various …

Oracle’s Blockchain Cloud Service is generally available
July 17, 2018 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on Oracle’s Blockchain Cloud Service is generally available
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Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which Oracle rolled out at the OpenWorld conference in October, is now generally available. As the name makes clear, the offering makes blockchain technology available as a service. Oracle customers pay per usage, …

Microsoft Power BI Self-Service Data Preparation Gets Big Data Boost
July 13, 2018 – 9:45 am | Comments Off on Microsoft Power BI Self-Service Data Preparation Gets Big Data Boost
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Microsoft has upgraded the self-service data preparation capabilities in Power BI to help business users extract more meaningful insights from big data stored in their software-as-a-service applications and other sources using familiar tools.

Growing demand for …

Cloud computing is most transformative IT trend, says AWS
July 13, 2018 – 9:41 am | Comments Off on Cloud computing is most transformative IT trend, says AWS
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At the third annual Africa Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit in Cape Town this week, cloud computing was singled out as “the most important technology trend in the history of IT”. Amazon also highlighted how …

Connectivity as Code: Making Network Security DevOps-Friendly
July 13, 2018 – 9:15 am | Comments Off on Connectivity as Code: Making Network Security DevOps-Friendly
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DevOps is all about agility, with fast, short delivery cycles and automation for software development and applications. Enabled by recently introduced technologies such as virtualization, cloud and software-defined networking (SDN), spinning up new servers, provisioning …