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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on the rebellion against complexity

As enterprises transition from on-premises IT, Oracle is positioning itself as the premier provider for cloud computing. You may think this is a stretch, but the company has steadily revamped its vast software portfolio to the point...

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Solving the mass data fragmentation problem should be a top CIO priority

Mass data fragmentation has been a problem ever since there has been data. CIOs that focus on addressing the issue will gain better insights and realize many business benefits.

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7 things to know about AI in the data center

AI and machine learning are gradually taking over routine and advanced tasks. Will managers and staff be locked out?

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Healthcare CIOs should focus on data quality to maximize the value of artificial intelligence

The intersection of healthcare and AI has tremendous potential, but the lack of data standardization and centralization is holding it back.

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The ripple effect

Pre-fabrication and other agile construction methodologies are transforming how data centers are designed and built – just in the nick of time for the explosive growth of data center infrastructure that will be required in the coming...

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Is your data center dust?

Is it time to stop investing in applications that are on-premises?

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Reverse hybrid cloud: how the cloud is moving on-premises

Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services are moving into private data centers.

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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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