Dana Gardner

A tale of two hospitals—How healthcare economics in Belgium hastens need for new IT buying schemes

By Dana Gardner | March 6, 2018

The next BriefingsDirect data center financing agility interview explores how two Belgian hospitals are adjusting to dynamic healthcare economics to better compete and cooperate. We will now explore how a regional hospital seeking efficiency — and a teaching hospital seeking performance —

How VMware, HPE, and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services

By Dana Gardner | February 12, 2018

Bringing Together Managed Cloud Services The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer optimized cloud design interview explores how a triumvirate of VMware, Hewlett Packard Enterprise(HPE), and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services to global audiences. Learn how Telefonica’s vision for delivering flexible cloud services capabilities to Latin

Infatuation leads to love – How container orchestration and federation enables multi-cloud competition

By Dana Gardner | January 18, 2018

Container Orchestration The use of containers by developers — and now increasingly IT operators — has grown from infatuation to deep and abiding love. But as with any long-term affair, the honeymoon soon leads to needing to live well together

How a large Missouri medical center developed an agile healthcare infrastructure security strategy

By Dana Gardner | January 9, 2018

Healthcare provider organizations are among the most challenging environments to develop and implement comprehensive and agile security infrastructures. These providers of healthcare are usually sprawling campuses with large ecosystems of practitioners, suppliers, and patient-facing facilities. They also operate under stringent compliance

Inside story on HPC’s role in the Bridges Research Project at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

By Dana Gardner | November 30, 2017

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer high-performance computing (HPC) success story interview examines how Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has developed a research computing capability, Bridges, and how that’s providing new levels of analytics, insights, and efficiencies. We’ll now learn

How Modern Architects Transform the Messy Mix of Hybrid Cloud into a Force Multiplier

By Dana Gardner | November 10, 2017

Modern Architects Transform The next BriefingsDirect cloud strategies insights interview focuses on how IT architecture and new breeds of service providers are helping enterprises manage complex cloud scenarios. We’ll now learn how composable infrastructure and auto-scaling help improve client services, operations, and business

Case study: How HCI-powered private clouds accelerate efficient digital transformation

By Dana Gardner | November 1, 2017

The next BriefingsDirect cloud efficiency case study examines how a world-class private cloud project evolved in the financial sector. We’ll now learn how public cloud-like experiences, agility, and cost structures are being delivered via a strictly on-premises model built on hyper-converged infrastructure for a

Philips teams with HPE on ecosystem approach to improve healthcare informatics-driven outcomes

By Dana Gardner | October 9, 2017

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare transformation use-case discussion focuses on how an ecosystem approach to big data solutions brings about improved healthcare informatics-driven outcomes. We’ll now learn how a Philips Healthcare Informatics and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnership creates new solutions for the global healthcare market and provides

How IoT and OT collaborate to usher in the data-driven factory of the future

By Dana Gardner | August 24, 2017

The Data-driven Factory The next BriefingsDirect Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how innovation is impacting modern factories and supply chains. We’ll now learn how a leading-edge manufacturer, Hirotec, in the global automotive industry, takes advantage of IoT and Operational Technology (OT) combined to deliver

Advanced IoT systems provide analysis catalyst for the petrochemical refinery of the future

By Dana Gardner | August 14, 2017

Advanced IoT Systems The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how IT combines with IoT to help create the refinery of the future. We’ll now learn how a leading-edge petrochemical company in Texas is rethinking data gathering and analysis to