Author Archives: Dana Gardner

About Dana Gardner

Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm. Gardner, a leading identifier of software and cloud productivity trends and new IT business growth opportunities, honed his skills and refined his insights as an industry analyst, pundit, and news editor covering the emerging software development and enterprise infrastructure arenas for the last 18 years. Gardner tracks and analyzes a critical set of enterprise software technologies and business development issues: Cloud computing, hybrid IT, software-defined data center, IT productivity, multicloud, AI, ML, and intelligent enterprise. His specific interests include social media, cloud standards and security, as well as integrated marketing technologies and techniques. Gardner is a former senior analyst at Yankee Group and Aberdeen Group, and a former editor-at-large and founding online news editor at InfoWorld. He is a former news editor at IDG News Service, Digital News & Review, and Design News.

Cerner’s lifesaving sepsis control solution shows the potential of bringing more AI-enabled IoT to the healthcare edge

Learn about a cutting-edge use-case that puts near real-time AI to good use by outsmarting a deadly infectious scourge. Continue reading

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Three generations of Citrix CEOs on enabling a better way to work

Learn how one company has not only reinvented itself but made major and correct bets on the future direction of global information technology. Continue reading

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How the ArchiMate modeling standard helps Enterprise Architects deliver successful digital transformation

Learn how enterprise architecture controls and reduces complexity and makes change easier. Continue reading

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How smart IT infrastructure has evolved into the era of data centers-as-a-service

There has never been a better time to build efficient, protected, powerful, and modular data centers — yet many enterprises and public sector agencies cling to aging, vulnerable, and chaotic legacy IT infrastructure. The next BriefingsDirect interview examine how automation, self-healing, data-driven insights, … Continue reading

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How Unisys and Dell EMC head off backup storage cyber security vulnerabilities

Learn how data from one end of its life cycle to the other needs new protection and a means for rapid recovery. Continue reading

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How Unisys and Microsoft team up to ease complex cloud adoption for governments and enterprises

The path to cloud computing adoption persistently appears complex and risky to both government and enterprise IT leaders, recent surveys show. This next BriefingsDirect managed cloud methodologies discussion explores how tackling complexity and security requirements upfront helps ease the adoption of cloud … Continue reading

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How containers are the new basic currency for pay as you go hybrid IT

Container-based deployment models have rapidly gained popularity across a full spectrum of hybrid IT architectures — from edge, to cloud, to data center. This next edition of the BriefingsDirect Voice of the Innovator podcast series examines how IT operators are now looking to increased automation, … Continue reading

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