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20 Top Blockchain Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 13, 2018
Our list of 20 leading blockchain companies offers a mix of old guard and new guard and reflects the leaders and innovators in this emerging technology, not just another cryptocurrency offering.
What Is Hyperconverged Infrastructure?
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on August 06, 2018
These popular hyperconverged infrastructure systems offer tightly integrated, software-defined compute and storage infrastructure, along with a unified management interface.
IBM Summit: The US’s Best Chance to Retake Supercomputer Crown
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on June 11, 2018
A new IBM system can do as many calculations in a second as the entire human race could do in a year.
Why Linux Works
By Matt Asay | Data Center Article Published on June 07, 2018
Amid the big cash and fierce corporate jockeying around Linux, it’s the developers who truly give the operating system its vitality.
Big Data vs. Artificial Intelligence
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on May 30, 2018
The Big Data vs. AI compare and contrast it, in fact, a comparison of two very closely related data technologies.
AWS CloudFormation: Using Infrastructure as Code
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on May 29, 2018
Amazon was the first cloud vendor to offer IAC through CloudFormation, which it launched in 2011. AWS CloudFormation provides a common language for you to describe and provision all the infrastructure resources in your cloud environment using a simple text file to model and provision all the resources needed for your applications across all regions and accounts.
Top 15 Hybrid Cloud Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on May 24, 2018
These top hybrid cloud providers are leading the way toward what appears to evolving into the default cloud model.
Cloud Market Share: Cloud Leaders and Followers
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published on May 22, 2018
The majority of cloud market share is held by the familiar names, yet the game's not over. A look at the leading companies in the competitive enterprise cloud computing market.
Alibaba Cloud: Rising Star in the Cloud Market
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on May 21, 2018
Alibaba Cloud doesn't get as much attention as other cloud leaders – expect that to change as this cloud vendor keeps emerging in the IaaS market.
Future of Cloud Computing: All Hybrid Cloud
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on May 03, 2018
Hybrid cloud will grow dominant in the future, as pure play cloud will be as likely as a company with an all-on-premises strategy.
Achieve Faster Business Automation Benefits by ‘Paving the Cow Path’
By Guest Author | Data Center Article Published on April 30, 2018
One common approach to automating business processes is automating the existing process “as is” with robotic process automation (RPA) technologies. This is called “paving the cow path.”
Understanding Serverless Cloud Costs: Expert Insight
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on April 17, 2018
Expert advice on serverless cloud computing costs, from a leading expert on cloud economics.
AWS Cloud Services: 20 Amazon Services You Might Not Know About (But Should)
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on April 17, 2018
The cloud computing leader continues to roll out new services related to machine learning, containerization, virtual reality, application development and more.
Amazon IoT: Leading the Pack
By Matt Asay | Data Center Article Published on April 12, 2018
As competitors vie for market share in the Internet of Things market, there are reasons that AWS IoT has an edge.
Serverless Cloud Adoption At a Turning Point
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on April 11, 2018
Serverless cloud lowers costs, speeds deployment, and decreases management time. But do serverless adoption rates reflect these cloud enhancements?
15 Top Cloud Managed Services Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on March 29, 2018
These prominent managed cloud services providers play a key role in the growth of cloud computing.
Top 10 Blockchain as a Service Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on March 27, 2018
This list of leading Blockchain as a Service providers illustrates the growth in the dynamic on-demand tech sector.
Top 20 Big Data Software Applications
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on March 19, 2018
For Big Data software, the key to success is providing the base applications and tools for companies to build their custom data analytics applications.
Blockchain, or How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on March 13, 2018
Blockchain is hailed by business as a kind of magic, and its potential for disruption is in fact massive. Is that a good thing?
Cloud vs. On-Premise Software: the Cloud Debate
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on March 08, 2018
Cloud-based applications are becoming more popular, but that doesn't mean they are the best fit for every organization or every situation.
NVIDIA Launches a Workstation Ray-Tracing Revolution
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on August 16, 2018
This new video card line could radically transform the television and movie industries.
Top 8 ETL Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on August 15, 2018
These ETL tools feature advanced data integration capabilities that can help enterprises prepare data for analytics.
What is ETL: Extract, Transform, Load
By Lisa Morgan | Data Center Article Published on August 14, 2018
Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) is a mature process that enables organizations to make sense out of disparate data, regardless of where the data resides or the format in which it has been stored.
20 Top Blockchain Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 13, 2018
Our list of 20 leading blockchain companies offers a mix of old guard and new guard and reflects the leaders and innovators in this emerging technology, not just another cryptocurrency offering.
Artificial Intelligence Use Cases
By Samuel Greengard | Data Center Article Published on August 13, 2018
A look at some of the biggest and best Artificial Intelligence use cases, with an eye toward portraying the competitive advantage of AI.
NVIDIA Launches a Workstation Ray-Tracing Revolution
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on August 16, 2018
This new video card line could radically transform the television and movie industries.
Top 8 ETL Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on August 15, 2018
These ETL tools feature advanced data integration capabilities that can help enterprises prepare data for analytics.
What is ETL: Extract, Transform, Load
By Lisa Morgan | Data Center Article Published on August 14, 2018
Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) is a mature process that enables organizations to make sense out of disparate data, regardless of where the data resides or the format in which it has been stored.
20 Top Blockchain Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 13, 2018
Our list of 20 leading blockchain companies offers a mix of old guard and new guard and reflects the leaders and innovators in this emerging technology, not just another cryptocurrency offering.
Artificial Intelligence Use Cases
By Samuel Greengard | Data Center Article Published on August 13, 2018
A look at some of the biggest and best Artificial Intelligence use cases, with an eye toward portraying the competitive advantage of AI.
Big Data Pros and Cons
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on August 09, 2018
The advantages of big data analytics are considerable, but enterprises should also carefully weigh the potential drawbacks before committing to a project.
What Is Hyperconverged Infrastructure?
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on August 06, 2018
These popular hyperconverged infrastructure systems offer tightly integrated, software-defined compute and storage infrastructure, along with a unified management interface.
HP Acquired Apogee — Here's What the Company Did Right
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on August 03, 2018
Investing in printer R&D despite a market decline left the company in good shape.
Top 10 Cloud Computing Challenges
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on August 02, 2018
These are some of the top challenges of cloud computing — and how to address them.
The Dark Side of Containers: Protecting Container Data from Itself
By Christine Taylor | Data Center Article Published on July 30, 2018
If a container creates persistent application data, then IT needs to back up that data to protect it against data loss, errors, and corruption.
IBM Turns in Solid Quarter Thanks to Strong Executive Leadership
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on July 26, 2018
The company's long-term strategy is beginning to pay off.
25 Top AI Startups
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on July 18, 2018
These leading AI startups are among the dominant players, companies shipping product or close to it, and those that have raised significant venture money.
Data Analytics: Operating with New Agility
By Guest Author | Data Center Article Published on July 17, 2018
Data analytics teams lack the capabilities needed to deliver insights at the speed of business. Analytics 'pod teams' – which include experts across various skillsets - provide a viable solution to this challenge.
Using Data Analytics for Competitive Advantage: Expert Advice
By James Maguire | Data Center Article Published on July 16, 2018
Two leading experts on using data analytics talk about getting consensus, solving problems, and the future of analytics in business.
Hybrid Cloud Management Software: Top 11 Solutions
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on July 11, 2018
Many companies turn to hybrid cloud management software as they adopt hybrid cloud and multi-cloud strategies that are becoming more complex and difficult to manage.
Top 10 Reasons Why Desktop Linux Failed
By Matt Hartley | Data Center Article Published on July 11, 2018
Despite its cost advantages, the masses haven't gravitated toward Linux for their desktop usage. The reasons why are numerous.
10 Top IaaS Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on July 10, 2018
These top IaaS providers offer virtual resources, such as server space, network connections, and IP addresses, primarily for hosting, building, testing, and deploying Websites and applications.
CIOs Leveraging AI and Machine Learning For ITSM Goals
By Jeff Kaplan | Data Center Article Published on July 03, 2018
As AI and ML become more critical, CIOs are finding ways to leverage these emerging technologies.
Top PaaS Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on July 03, 2018
The top PaaS providers offer key services to cloud customers. Indeed, PaaS is specifically for cloud-based application development. Customers are given resources to build, deploy, and launch software applications, such as apps and tools, hosting, databases, cloud security, and data storage.
Lenovo’s David Roman Steps Down
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on July 03, 2018
One of the most amazing CMOs in the industry will be back.
Transforming Enterprise Data Through Crowdsourcing
By Guest Author | Data Center Article Published on June 29, 2018
Crowdsourced information governance is enabled by empowering a company’s hundreds or thousands of business users to collectively improve the value of overall corporate data.
Much More Than Toys – Why Organizations Need to Industrialize the Data Science Playground
By Guest Author | Data Center Article Published on June 26, 2018
For data science to enable transformative impact, organizations must harness the power of new (and old) technologies to provide data scientists with an ever-evolving, fit-for-purpose data science workbench, the “data science playground.”
The Clipper Race and the Return of Rugged Computers
By Rob Enderle | Data Center Article Published on June 25, 2018
The time is ripe for innovation in the hardened laptop market.
Linux File Server Guide
By Matt Hartley | Data Center Article Published on June 19, 2018
Linux file servers play an essential role. When using one of the popular Linux distributions, you have a few different file sharing options to choose from. Some of them are simple but not that secure. Others are highly secure, yet require some know-how to set up initially.
Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence
By Cynthia Harvey | Data Center Article Published on June 14, 2018
Artificial intelligence and deep learning still emerging technologies, but they are poised to become incredibly influential in the near future.
15 Top Cloud Managed Services Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on March 29, 2018
These prominent managed cloud services providers play a key role in the growth of cloud computing.
20 Top Blockchain Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 13, 2018
Our list of 20 leading blockchain companies offers a mix of old guard and new guard and reflects the leaders and innovators in this emerging technology, not just another cryptocurrency offering.
35 Blockchain Startups to Watch
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on August 24, 2017
Blockchain startups are enjoying great funding and excitement. Indeed, the hype for blockchain is matched only by the support for it.
50 Leading SaaS Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Data Center Article Published on February 05, 2018
SaaS companies are leading the way in this new era of tech. Here’s a extensive survey of the SaaS companies that are shaping the market.
Achieve Faster Business Automation Benefits by ‘Paving the Cow Path’
By Guest Author | Data Center Article Published on April 30, 2018
One common approach to automating business processes is automating the existing process “as is” with robotic process automation (RPA) technologies. This is called “paving the cow path.”