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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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IBM’s Strong Commitment to the NVMe Storage Revolution

IBM’s recent storage announcement covered a number of new and enhanced solutions across IBM’s Storage software and Storage systems portfolio, but for simplicity’s sake, my focus today is the significant support the company is throwing behind the revolution inspired by NVMe (nonvolatile memory expressNote that the business storage market has changed dramatically in recent years […]

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IBM Enhances the TS7700 Virtual Tape Library for IBM Z Platforms

The mainframe — namely the IBM Z platform — has, does, and will continue to play an essential and irreplaceable role in IT infrastructures across the world’s economy. As with any complete IT implementation, an IBM Z on-premises (where the premises can be geographically distributed as necessary) private cloud consists of closely integrated compute, storage, […]

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IBM Advances Cluster Virtualization for HPC and Deep Learning AI

On the classic Groucho Marx quiz show You Bet Your Life if a contestant accidently said the “secret word” of the day, he or she would win a prize. There’s no prize included in this commentary, but the secret word of the day is virtualization, especially as it relates to IBM’s new HPC and AI […]

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