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IBM Storage Solutions for Edge Computing

Edge computing continues to be increasingly important for organizations to make better data driven decisions. Since edge computing is a big generator of data and since data requires storage, storage is a major player. Let’s examine briefly how IBM positioned its approach to edge computing at its recent Think 2020 Digital conference, how it is […]

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IBM Continues to Extend its Mainframe Storage Solutions

According to IBM, its Z mainframes process 30 billion transactions per day, including 87% of all credit card transactions in the world. These two facts alone show the importance of the mainframe in the world economy, but it also underscores the importance of the complementary storage systems that all mainframes must have. Therefore, IBM’s continuing […]

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Avid Labs Announces What Could Be a Game Changing COVID-19 Test

Avid Labs, an Indiana-based company that is focused on innovative product design, has just announced what could be a game changing COVID-19 test that delivers results in as little as five minutes. This has major implications both in the short-term and long-term. Details are sketchy, but portability is critical. Approval from the FDA happened last […]

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DH2i Helps Out During the COVID-19 Crisis with its Free Work at Home Software

 The coronavirus has given a terrible new meaning to the term “March Madness.” As a major side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to work at home for those who can do so is not an option, but rather a mandatory requirement for the foreseeable future. Yet many organizations do not have the software […]

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IBM Simplifies Its FlashSystem Storage Portfolio

In a recent storage announcement, IBM described a simplification process that has led to a single FlashSystem solution family encompassing all of traditional block-level storage for non-mainframe environments. This is an important outcome from the company’s ongoing focus on “making storage simple.” IBM recognizes that there is a limit on what can be done as […]

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