Analyst Blogs

Pay-as-you-go is OPEX, Right? – Forbes blog by John Webster

By John Webster, Thursday, July 12th 2018

Analyst Blogs

Cloud computing ushered in an increased appreciation and appetite for treating enterprise computing infrastructure as an operating expense (OPEX). The pay-as-you-go model works for off-site computing resources so why not on-site as well? “Why not just make it all OPEX,”...

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HCI’s Evolving Use Cases – State, Local Government and Education

By Eric Slack, Monday, July 9th 2018

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The move towards “integrated” systems, IT infrastructures designed around ease of deployment and scaling, is real as organizations strive to reduce costs and maintain the ability to support their dynamic IT environments. Hyperconverged (HCI) wasn’t the first open systems integrated technology...

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Data Protection: Scale-Out Data Protection Research Now Available

By Steve Scully, Tuesday, June 26th 2018

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Back in March, we published a blog about the research we were doing around scale-out data protection appliances.  I’m happy to report that we have now published this information and it’s available as a new research area on our website. ...

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From Big Data to Machine Learning to Deep Learning – the progress of AI

By Frederic Van Haren, Wednesday, June 13th 2018

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[HPC] High-Performance Computing (HPC) became popular in the ‘60s with governments and academics who required to solve large computational problems and could afford to take advantage of the advancements in computer technology. Until then most of the complex problems were...

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More Thoughts on Copy Data Management

By Steve Scully, Monday, June 4th 2018

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I ended my last Copy Data Management (CDM) blog with several follow-on questions about the CDM market we are evaluating.  But before moving forward with those questions, I wanted to add to the first discussion based on feedback from that...

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Making a Difference in the Flash Industry

By Camberley Bates, Thursday, May 24th 2018

Analyst Blogs

This is the fourth year I have hosted the SuperWomen in Flash, an event that recognizes and encourages the engagement of women in our industry. We have done this with a panel and social event.  This year we are adding...

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NVMe over Fabric Gets Real

By Russ Fellows, Monday, May 14th 2018

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For much of the last year, vendors have been discussing end-to-end NVMe, but have not had anything tangible outside of statements of direction and “technology demonstrations”.  With the announcement of end-to-end FC-NVMe solutions from both Dell-EMC and NetApp - and...

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Data Protection: Updates from Dell Technologies World

By Steve Scully, Thursday, May 10th 2018

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Dell EMC has long been a leader in the data protection industry with a broad portfolio of products and solutions from its Data Protection Division (DPD).  We recently attended Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas (April 30 to May 2)...

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A Few Thoughts on Copy Data Management

By Steve Scully, Tuesday, April 17th 2018

Analyst Blogs

As we mentioned in last month’s blog, Copy Data Management (CDM) is one of the interesting areas in enterprise data management that has been gaining in popularity and relevance.  CDM is about locating and managing all the copies of your...

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HANA – SAP’s Strategy is now In-Memory – Forbes blog by John Webster

By John Webster, Tuesday, March 20th 2018

Analyst Blogs

The ideal computational system keeps all data in the fastest accessible place – typically system memory. However, memory volatility and cost have traditionally limited its size. Data that needs to be persisted shuffles back and forth to and from disk....

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