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Evolving the enterprise network architecture in the era of hybrid cloud

By Mark Casey | November 13, 2017

Enterprise Network Architecture The use of cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications has been a key element in helping companies improve business processes. One missing ingredient to a better performance is still a truly agile network. CEOs don’t have to start

Direct Connect To Cloud: Solving For Performance, But At What Cost?

By Mark Casey | November 9, 2017

Direct Cloud Connect Executives embarking on the journey to becoming a digital enterprise are essentially asking IT to enable the enterprise to create new services and products and bring them to market faster. Cloud infrastructure services have been key to

Why Open Source Technology is the Key to Any Collaboration Ecosystem

By Bobby Beckmann | November 8, 2017

Open Source Collaboration Ecosystem Open source – software whose source code is public and can be modified or shared freely – is a hot topic in the world of technology development and for good reason. In my opinion, the trend

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

By Allan Leinwand | November 7, 2017

Will Artificial Intelligence Impact Jobs? Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, who went from a destitute, illegitimate child in the British West Indies to become the mastermind

How Automation is Changing the Digital Revolution

By David Gildea | November 2, 2017

Automated Digital Revolution While the exact moment it began is up for debate (opinions vary wildly on the matter, from the late 1940s to the early 1980s), the digital revolution continues to have a profound effect on our present-day society.

Insight PaaS – Necessary or Just Hype?

By Daren Glenister | October 31, 2017

Insight PaaS: A Primer A recent report from Forrester predicts that Platform as a Service (PaaS) will soon be the primary way to move big data to the public cloud, as on-premise will no longer be an option. While this

Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

By Steven Job | October 10, 2017

Multi Cloud You’ve likely heard about the latest trend in cloud computing commonly referred to as multi-cloud, and it is taking the world by storm. Hybrid and traditional cloud based systems are reaching their limits; pushing organizations towards multi-vendor architectures.

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

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

By Ronald van Loon | October 6, 2017

Digital Innovation A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two directions in which the conversation goes. It is either varying states of disbelief at the rate of change within the

Academia is on the Ropes but is Reluctant to Change. Why are Most of Them Digital Dinosaurs?

By John Pientka | October 5, 2017

“Moving a university is like moving a cemetery—you can’t expect any help from the inhabitants,” says Barb Oakley, Ph.D. Higher Educations’ product is too expensive, takes too long and doesn’t produce enough of the graduates needed. New technology could be

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