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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

Bill Schmarzo’s Top 2017 Big Data, Data Science and IOT Blogs

By Bill Schmarzo | February 1, 2018

Big Data, Data Science and IOT Blogs To put us on the path for a successful and engaging 2018, here is a quick review of my top 10 blogs from 2017. #10. Is Data Science Really Science? Science works within systems

Avoiding the IOT ‘Twister’ Business Strategy

By Bill Schmarzo | January 25, 2018

IOT ‘Twister’ Most organizations’ ‪ IOT Strategy look like a game of ‪ ‘Twister’ with progress across important IOT capabilities such as architecture, technology, data, ‪ analytics and governance; variables comprising a series of random investments and decisions. There is something very different about the Internet

Who Leads Digital Transformation? Historically, It Was The CIO

By Allan Leinwand | January 22, 2018

Who Leads Digital Transformation? On my way to the office last week, I was stopped at a stoplight that only allowed three cars through before turning red again. The red and the green seemed to fight for control. In my

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

Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

By Bill Schmarzo | January 11, 2018

“We should study Science Fiction in order to understand what someday could become Science Fact.” – Dr. Who? Doc Brown? Kodos and Kang? This is the time of year when everyone makes his or her predictions for 2018. I have

How Blockchain has Unexpectedly Improved Big Data Integrity

By Sreeram Sreenivasan | January 3, 2018

Big Data Integrity Blockchain technology was developed to improve the integrity of bitcoin. However, as bitcoin became more popular, its underlying technology is gaining more attention as well. Perhaps the most significant development in IT over the past few years,

5 Technology Wishes for the New Year: Ending the debate around cloud v. on-premise

By Daren Glenister | January 2, 2018

5 Technology Wishes for the New Year In the spirit of all that’s holly and jolly, I’m sharing my top five cloud industry-related wishes for 2018: Wish #1: That GDPR will be as anticlimactic as Y2K With all the hype

Quantum Computing opens new front in Cloud!

By Ajay Malik | December 13, 2017

Quantum Computing As the amount of data in the world is rapidly increasing, so is the time required for machines to process it. Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Real-Time Analytics, and Machine Learning algorithms are needing the cloud to be

Network security in the era of hybrid cloud

By Mark Casey | November 28, 2017

Hybrid Cloud Network Security Protecting networks and the data that traverses them might seem to be an impossible task these days. Whether it’s a nation-state-sponsored infiltration that seeks to tamper with industrial systems or a criminal organization planting ransomware for profit,

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