Apr2017

In the Hybrid Cloud, Your Role Matters, but…

The title of this article is “In the Hybrid Cloud, Your Role Matters, but…,” and there is a big “but” there. How you use your role is what really matters. Whether you are a cloud, virtualization, or container administrator, evangelist, …
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Mar2017

The Possibilities Could Be Endless: Virtual Assistant

The voice-activated personal virtual assistant has become a mainstream technology. You’ve probably used one, and you’ve certainly seen them used in advertising. Virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and Lifehacker, just to name a few, are becoming more common as time goes on. They are probably in your home, and on your smartphone. They’re everywhere we go.

Mar2017

SDS and Docker: The Beginnings of a Beautiful Friendship

Software-defined storage (SDS) has usually meant storage that augments, optimizes, aggregates, and presents some form of cloud gateway. It is storage manipulated by an automation with an orchestration layer that ties differing data functions together. The ultimate in automation and …
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Mar2017

When Every Company Is a Software Company, No Company Is a Software Company

It seems to be fashionable to be a software company. In fact, we hear statements that every company must be a software company. The logic is that software is allowing companies to do business faster than in the past. Software-driven …
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