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The cloud is the greener way to go

Debate over the effect of cloud computing on the planet is ongoing, but between the cloud or a traditional data center, the better choice is clear

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What is infrastructure as code? A big step up from server scripting

IAC is more powerful than scripting and almost a necessity in the era of cloud computing to manage all your servers

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7 building blocks of the modern data center

Learn the key aspects of today's data center, from hyperconvergence to flash storage to hybrid connections.

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What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

A data lake can be a much more flexible repository than a data warehouse. Or it can be a trash dump that grows and grows

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The cloud-native era: More than just datacenters in the sky

Enterprises everywhere are adopting new strategies to migrate their applications and systems to the cloud—but many are missing out on its true benefits as a platform for rapid innovation

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Make the datacenter part of your transformation plan with this 3-step process

Any realistic digital transformation should include a datacenter audit, offload, and relocation

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HCI? HC why?

If you're looking at changing the way you deliver your IT infrastructure with a more automated, simplified delivery mechanism, try looking at this new breed of HCI.

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Oracle’s cloud bravado masks its database despair

Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications

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TECH(talk): The coding benefits of serverless computing

The panel talks about serverless systems, which spin up a snippet of code that runs on demand to perform a business operation. It's a step toward a more developer-friendly approach to code development.

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Mingis on Tech: 2018 – the year blockchain breaks out

Blockchain continues to evolve and grow, as more companies test it out. It's now seen as the heart of a new global shipping platform that could save companies billions of dollars and as the underpinning for a P2P cloud storage...

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Why cloud adoption isn’t slowing datacenter growth

Enterprises can’t yet give up the corporate datacenter, and the cloud providers are using all they can get

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20 billion IoT devices. Now what?

Latency—the delay in sending and receiving data—has limited the cloud from the start

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Back up your datacenter to the cloud? Why not?

The traditional method does work, of course, but is there a better way?

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Keep on running

As our businesses become ever more digital, the cost of poor availability can be catastrophic

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AI, IoT, and the hybrid cloud: the triumvirate of IT’s future

The only way to build for this technological union is with a hybrid multi-cloud platform. But what does that look like?

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Data management: beyond just storing bits

As unstructured data grows, opportunity lies in the growing field of data management

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Azure Stack: Good private cloud technology that you don’t need

The new private cloud from Microsoft stands out from the competition, but it goes against enterprises’ desire to shrink their datacenters

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How to transfer your datacenter’s data to Azure

Hybrid applications need dedicated connectivity and new ways of getting data from your datacenter to the cloud

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