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What You Need to Know about Citrix XenServer 7

Posted by MHritz on Aug 22, 2016 1:09:14 PM

Citrix recently announced the latest version of its virtualization platform, XenServer 7, during its annual Citrix Synergy event. The new release promises major enhancements in the areas of graphics virtualization, security, integration with Microsoft Windows environments, and other areas. Citrix has also provided important end-of-life (EOL) information for organizations using older releases.

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Why Hyper-Convergence Is a Natural Fit for the Internet of Things

Posted by ADoehler on Aug 12, 2016 2:00:00 PM

The modern version of the Internet of Things (IoT) started with smart consumer products and home automation systems. Today, virtually any object, device, corporate asset, sensor or living being is a potential source of data. Research firm IDC expects the IoT to grow to approximately 212 billion Internet-connected “things” by the end of 2020.

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Topics: Data

How Native Hybrid Cloud Helps Speed Application Delivery

Posted by JChappell on Jul 27, 2016 10:25:31 AM
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Topics: Data

Network Traffic Expected to Triple by 2020: Are You Ready?

Posted by MHritz on Jul 26, 2016 9:43:49 AM
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Topics: Data

VxRail: Bringing the Benefits of Convergence to Smaller Environments

Posted by JChappell on Jul 25, 2016 9:52:09 AM

New research from the Cloud Foundry Foundation shows that container technology is causing a seismic shift in the way applications are developed and delivered. While 16 percent of organizations are currently using containers, nearly two-thirds (64 percent) expect to move containers into production within the next year.

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Topics: Data

Overcoming the Latency Issues of Flash Storage

Posted by JChappell on Jul 21, 2016 6:27:34 PM

New research from the Cloud Foundry Foundation shows that container technology is causing a seismic shift in the way applications are developed and delivered. While 16 percent of organizations are currently using containers, nearly two-thirds (64 percent) expect to move containers into production within the next year.

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Topics: Data

New Research Shows a Surge in Application Container Adoption

Posted by Michael Renner on Jul 7, 2016 4:16:50 PM

New research from the Cloud Foundry Foundation shows that container technology is causing a seismic shift in the way applications are developed and delivered. While 16 percent of organizations are currently using containers, nearly two-thirds (64 percent) expect to move containers into production within the next year.

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Topics: Data

Connecting the Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities

Posted by ADoehler on Jun 28, 2016 5:41:04 PM

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems like the stuff of science fiction, but it’s real, it’s here and it’s growing rapidly. It began to take shape nearly a decade ago, when manufacturers first started introducing Internet-connected devices for the home.

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Topics: Data

Structured Data Growth Gives Rise to Next-Generation Databases

Posted by Michael Renner on Jun 20, 2016 7:27:58 PM

Data volumes are growing exponentially as more Internet-connected devices, objects and sensors on corporate networks send and receive data. Buried inside this avalanche of data are insights that can improve operational efficiency and productivity, create competitive advantages, and enable organizations to better serve their customers.

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Topics: Data

Why Persistent Memory Is the Holy Grail for Data-Intensive Workloads

Posted by ADoehler on May 16, 2016 12:39:32 PM

More and more organizations are recognizing the goldmine of insights that can be extracted from the mountains of data that are constantly being generated. Big data is critical to improving operational efficiency, driving innovation, meeting customer needs, and creating competitive advantages. As a result, there has been a sharp uptick in the use of data analytics to convert this information into business value.

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