Mesabi Group Blog

IBM Continues to Think Ahead Clearly

IBM recently concluded its first IBM THINK conference in Las Vegas. In THINK, IBM combined several former events into one comprehensive conference that covered the breadth and depth of the entire corporation. Although the 40,000 some attendees could explore in depth particular products or services in a plethora of educational sessions or at the huge […]

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ioFABRIC’s Data Fabric Software Weaves Together the Virtualized Storage Infrastructure

New ideas often take time to percolate into the collective consciousness. So it is with the concept of “data fabric,” a concept of which ioFABRIC is a chief proponent. A data fabric uses software to create a virtualized storage infrastructure which improves (or even makes possible what was difficult at best) IT’s ability to economically […]

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dinCloud Continues to Forge a Path in Hosted Workplaces

The “cloud” continues to manifest itself in a very wide range of incarnations and use cases. Specialty clouds in the form of [whatever]-as-a-service address special purpose needs. For example, Los Angeles-based dinCloud plays in the desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) arena as part of its larger focus on hosted workspaces and cloud infrastructure services.Hosted Workspaces: Offering VDI as […]

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Dell Technologies Surveys the Digital 2030 Future

As it has for past future-focused studies, Dell teamed up with the well-respected Institute for the Future (IFTF) to forecast how emerging technologies — notably artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) — may change the way we live and work by 2030.To extend that work, Dell Technologies commissioned Vanson Bourne, an independent […]

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Spectra Logic Stacks Up Well in Tier-1 Storage Offloading

A lot of exciting things are happening in the storage business, notably the strong adoption of all-flash arrays as the replacement for hard disks for active Tier-1 production storage and the move toward software-defined options. Still most of the explosive growth in data leads to infrequently or never-again-accessed information that needs to be kept for […]

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