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On-prem serverless – missing the point?

Serverless in your datacenter isn’t really “serverless,” is it?

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Blockchain for midmarket companies: Identifying use cases

Blockchain can help midmarket companies securely process transactions. The challenge is identifying where to apply the technology.

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IT’s worst addictions (and how to cure them)

Are you a control freak? A data fiend? An infrastructure junkie? Your tech addictions may be bringing your company down. Here's how to go cold turkey.

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Big Iron: How IBM Z mainframes fit in the digital age

Mainframe is on the rise as part of a modern multi-cloud approach to IT.

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The most interesting things from Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference

At Nvidia's GTC, CEO Jensen Huang made several announcements, including NVSwitch, DGX-2 Server, and increased memory for Tesla V100 GPU.

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Build vs buy for your next-gen data center network infrastructure?

Maybe the answer is...neither?

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Digital transformation starts with shifting the contact center to the cloud

Five9's CXSummit highlights how shifting the contact center to the cloud can lead to digital success.

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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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2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

It's been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions in the IT industry, with a number of billion-dollar deals that did happen, or may yet do so. There's been action in cloud services, storage, microprocessors and transport. Here's our...

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Future of the corporate data center: what if we are all wrong?

There is a widespread belief, verging upon a theological conviction, that corporate data centers are a thing of the past. Industry prognosticators and practitioners have convinced themselves that cloud computing is an inexorable force...

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Counting database costs: databases and elasticity

How database systems are finally lining up with the rest of the application stack to support modern elastic data centers, and deliver the associated cost benefits.

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Is data the currency of the future?

The value of personal data will soon be unlocked for the average user, yet researchers and businesses will also gain greater access. While it’s a bit early to predict exactly how it will look, the function and value of data looks...

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The strength of networks depends on data center interconnect

CIOs and CTOs should be spending the money to upgrade their networks.

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Three lines of defense for data management

Firms are considering data risk in their group risk appetite statements. Here's how to build three lines of defense for data management and data risk.

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Chief data officers are moving from defense to offense

For the first time in seven years, all 35 U.S. banks passed the Fed’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis Review (CCAR). In the past, many banks struggled with the regulation – not because of how they managed capital, but with proving the...

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Stress test: Cisco Nexus 9516 data center core switch

An inside look at the Cisco Nexus 9516 data center core switch.

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Mingis on Tech: The lowdown on Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where this week's Cisco Live is under way. The big story: Cisco's efforts to move from hardware to software, security and "intent-based networking."

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