Thu 14 February, 2019

IBM marries on-premises, private- and public-cloud data

2019-02-14T17:49:19+00:00Thu 14 February, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

IBM has taken the wraps off of a new multi-cloud integration platform it hopes will help customers manage, secure and integrate data no matter where it resides – in on-premise, private-cloud or public-cloud applications. Enterprise customers are faced with the daunting task of bridging legacy applic..

Wed 13 February, 2019

Lentiq combines data lakes with edge computing

2019-02-13T17:25:11+00:00Wed 13 February, 2019|Tags: , |

It’s a common tactic to combine two technologies for synergy sake, but Lentiq really has a unique idea. It is combining the concept of the data lake with edge computing into what it calls “interconnected micro data lakes,” or data pools. “Data pools” are micro-data lakes that function like a data la..

Fri 8 February, 2019

Software-defined connectivity planned for colocation data centers

2019-02-08T23:03:37+00:00Fri 8 February, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Gartner predicts that by 2025, 80 percent of enterprises will migrate entirely away from their on-premises data centers. Instead they’ll follow the current trend of moving workloads to colocation, hosting and the cloud, leading them to shut down their traditional data centers. I’m sure that colocati..

Tue 5 February, 2019

Why are IoT platforms so darn confusing?

2019-02-05T21:44:57+00:00Tue 5 February, 2019|Tags: , |

Lots of vendors are eager to sell enterprises an “IoT platform,” but it’s not always clear exactly what those “platforms” actually do, why you need one, and which one you should choose. As Hackernoon put it in April 2018: "We’re a cross-functional, fully integrated, full-stack, serverless, hardware..

Thu 31 January, 2019

DRaaS options grow, but no one size fits all

2019-01-31T19:31:33+00:00Thu 31 January, 2019|Tags: , |

AutoNation spent years trying to establish a disaster recovery plan that inspired confidence. It went through multiple iterations, including failed attempts at a full on-premises solution and a solution completely in the cloud. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based auto retailer, which operates 300 locati..

Thu 31 January, 2019

What programming languages rule the Internet of Things?

2019-01-31T19:31:34+00:00Thu 31 January, 2019|Tags: , , |

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve, it can be difficult to track which tools are most popular for different purposes. Similarly, trying to keep tabs on the relative popularity of programming languages can be a complex endeavor with few clear parameters. So, trying to figure out the ..

Thu 24 January, 2019

Cisco’s AppDynamics software ties in SDN, serverless for greater app management

2019-01-25T08:34:03+00:00Thu 24 January, 2019|Tags: , , |

Cisco’s AppDynamics business rolled out a raft of enterprise technologies it says will help customers better manage everything from software-defined networks and serverless computing environments to application performance. The wide-ranging announcement – easily AppDynamics largest technology upgrad..

Thu 24 January, 2019

Cisco’s AppDynamics software ties in SDN, serverless for greater app management

2019-01-25T16:48:22+00:00Thu 24 January, 2019|Tags: , , |

Cisco’s AppDynamics business rolled out a raft of enterprise technologies it said will help customers better manage everything from software-defined networks and serverless computing environments to application performance. The wide-ranging announcement – easily AppDynamics largest technology upgrad..