Category Archives: Data center transformation

How Norway’s Fatland beat back ransomware thanks to a rapid backup and recovery data protection stack

The next BriefingsDirect strategic storage and business continuity case study discussion explores how Norway’s venerable meat processing business, Fatland, relied on rapid backup and recovery solutions to successfully defended against a nasty ransomware attack. The comprehensive backup and recovery stack allowed Fatland’s production … Continue reading

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How hybrid cloud deployments gain traction via Equinix datacenter adjacency coupled with the Cloud28+ ecosystem

The next BriefingsDirect hybrid cloud advancement interview explores how the triumvirate of a global data center hosting company, a hybrid cloud platform provider, and a global cloud community are solving some of the most vexing problems for bringing high-performance clouds to … Continue reading

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SAP Ariba’s chief data scientist on how ML and dynamic processes build an intelligent enterprise

The next BriefingsDirect digital business innovation interview explores how the powerful combination of deep analytics and the procurement function makes businesses smarter and more efficient. When the latest data science techniques are applied to more data sets that impact supply … Continue reading

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HPE and Citrix team up to make hybrid cloud-enabled workspaces simpler to deploy

As businesses of every stripe seek to bring more virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to their end users, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is proving a deployment back-end architecture of choice. Indeed, HCI and VDI are combining to make one of the more traditionally challenging workloads far … Continue reading

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Citrix and HPE team to bring simplicity to the hybrid core-cloud-edge architecture

One of the key elements of digital transformation is aligning core, cloud, and edge computing using the latest architectures and efficiencies. Yet new levels of simplicity are needed to satisfy all the requirements for both end users and IT operators. The … Continue reading

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New strategies emerge to stem the costly downside of complex cloud choices

The next BriefingsDirect hybrid IT management strategies interview explores how jerry-rigged approaches to cloud adoption at many organizations have spawned complexity amid spiraling — and even unknown — costs. We’ll hear now from an IT industry analyst about what causes unwieldy cloud use, … Continue reading

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Huge waste in public cloud spend sets stage for next wave of total cloud governance solutions, says 451’s Fellows

IT architects and operators face an increasingly complex mix of identifying and automating for both the best performance and the best price points across their cloud options. The modern IT services procurement task is made more difficult by the vast … Continue reading

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