Friday , 28 April 2017


Measuring and Monitoring: Apps and Stacks

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– Lori MacVittie, subject matter expert on emerging technology (F5 Networks), says: Apps and Stacks One of the charter responsibilities of DevOps (because it’s a charter responsibility of ops) is measuring and monitoring applications once they’re in production. That means both performance and availability. Which means a lot more than folks might initially think because generally speaking what you measure and monitor ... Read More »

Deliver real-time information on individual riders for the first time in the history of professional cycling

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The viewing experience of billions of cycling fans across the globe will be transformed at the start of the Tour de France, this Saturday, July 4. Today, global ICT provider Dimension Data, in partnership with Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), unveiled its big data analytics and cloud platform from which the company will deliver real-time information on individual riders for the first ... Read More »

Don’t use the cloud like a data store

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– David S. Linthicum is a consultant at Cloud Technology Partners The ‘single source of truth’ data model is what IT knows, but not what it should be doing today We’ve all heard the cry of data consolidation. After all, data within enterprises is strewn all over the place. So combining that sprawl of data would allow us to mine it ... Read More »

CBRE Joins as Partner of Host in Ireland

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        Provided by Lauren Dukes, iMPR’s Executive Project Manager: Host in Ireland, an industry-led marketing initiative created to drive interest in hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces that CBRE, the global real estate advisor which provides best-in-class technical engineering services for commercial buildings in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, will join the advocacy organization as a ... Read More »

How to Put Data Migration Hassles on the Road to Extinction

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With careful planning and the right technology, companies can overcome fears of data migrations, breaking free from archaic procedures to lead the pack. – David Wegman, Vision Solutions, Senior Vice President, Integrated Accounts Jurassic World, the latest installment in the Jurassic Park film series, opened this week – and there’s a lot of hype surrounding the premiere as fans immerse ... Read More »

Host in Ireland Announces New Addition to Advisory Council

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Terry Rennaker of Rennaker Company Consulting Joins Ilissa Miller, Margaret Molloy and Nicola Hayes to Drive Business Advocacy and Success of Host in Ireland. Host in Ireland, a marketing initiative created to drive interest in hosting digital assets in Ireland, announces today that Terry Rennaker, President of Rennaker Company Consulting Inc., has joined the Host in Ireland Advisory Council. Designed ... Read More »

The Confusion around High Density and its Importance to High Performance Computing

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  – Matthew Larbey, Product Strategy Director at VIRTUS, says: Big business and large corporations can struggle with decreasing IT budgets combined with an increased need for higher corporate performance. High Performance Computing used to be seen as something reserved for mega-corporations, but is now being more commonly appreciated as a way of countering this difficult situation. This increase in High Performance ... Read More »

Ready for the DCIM Cloud?

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–  Soeren Jensen, Vice President of Software and Managed Services, the group behind the Schneider Electric Data Center Infrastructure Management Suite, says: I was recently at CeBIT in Hannover, one of the leading IT events in EMEA (have a look at the infographic here http://www.cebit.de/en/news-trends/after-show-report/our-performance-in-figures/). If you’ve never been, it’s an immense show which occupies a significant amount of real estate! ... Read More »

Pure Storage announces all-flash array, cloud-based management and storage procurement

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Pure Storage on Monday announced FlashArray//M, an all-Flash array, the Pure1 cloud-based storage management and Evergreen Storage, a new storage procurement and upgrade model. Evergreen Storage replaces the 3-5 year rip-and-replace with a combination of FlashArray’s modular, software defined storage architecture and its maintenance program Forever Flash to ongoing upgrades and fair and pricing. The company is also announcing Upgrade ... Read More »

Cloudifile Launches Mac OS Beta for Dropbox, Local Encryption

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  – Dennis Turpitka, CEO and cofounder, Cloudifile, says: As the leading cloud-based file storage and collaboration solution, Dropbox’s popularity is growing. Dropbox – which promises to make documents safe, synced and easily shareable – is a cost-effective, reliable solution for many, including SMBs; employees working on traditional PCs in the office; a growing numbers of remote, mobile or work-from-home ... Read More »

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