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Omnichannel Retail: Big Data Is Nice, Fast Data Is Necessary

Fast Data - Any retailer that wants to be competitive knows it must offer a seamless omnichannel experience to its customers. However, many retailers aren't aware that the key to powering that customer experience is IT system performance. Why? Omnichannel retailers must process, analyze and use huge amounts of data for a multitude of equally important [...]

By |Fast Data|

Cloud Computing Is Awesome. But Not Always.

Cloud Computing - In aviation, being "in the clouds" is a universal flight condition referring to a pilot's inability to see the ground. It's also a common lament of parents about the troubling coordinates of a teenager's head, which might seem to be "in the clouds." In the 21st century, "in the cloud" is a reference [...]

By |cloud computing|

Six DevOps Misconceptions Debunked: The road to DevOps success is littered with myths and misconceptions

Here are the largest potholes you need to avoid; While DevOps is firmly grounded in reality, numerous myths and misconceptions have grown up around the concept, several of which have prevented organizations from getting the most out of their teams. Is your organization functioning under one or more DevOps misconceptions? Here's a rundown of the [...]

By |devops|

Entrepreneurs And Investors, It’s Not About Bitcoin: Build Or Invest In Blockchain Solutions

Blockchain - The recent rise and fall of Bitcoin (slight uptick recently), should give you pause for thought and help you understand where the real potential might be. While the future potential of secure digital payments through crypto currency remains to be seen, the focus should be on building blockchain based platforms and marketplaces. The [...]

By |Blockchain|

AIOps gives infrastructure agility a proactive advantage

AIOps - IT Operations (ITOps) was never easy. Many environments grew organically, with new equipment added over the years. They also made ITOps ever more complex. “Each vendor also requires companies to update to their latest releases and patches. It makes the situation more complex,” said Ivan Siu, Senior Business Manager, HPE Hong Kong. A [...]

By |AIOps|

Why even small businesses need big data

Going into big data has never been easier, so what are you waiting for? Big Data - Throughout the past few years, one key-word took over the digital revolution that has been going on for nearly three decades. That key-word is data.  After years of focusing on processing speed and sophisticated protocols, companies realized that [...]

By |blog|

5 predictive analytics features you’ll want to watch out for

Predictive storage analytics tools are becoming standard equipment in the enterprise. Get to know the features you'll need, how they work and the benefits they provide. Predictive Analytics - We're all familiar with the power, convenience and borderline creepy accuracy of predictive data analytics. Whether it's looking for something new to watch on Netflix, browsing [...]

By |predictive analytics|

Using AI to Predict Breast Cancer and Personalize Care

AI - MIT/MGH’s image-based deep learning model can predict breast cancer up to five years in advance. With that in mind, a team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has created a new deep-learning model that can predict from a mammogram if a patient is likely to [...]

By |AI|

Cloud Computing Is Awesome. But Not Always.

Cloud Computing - In aviation, being "in the clouds" is a universal flight condition referring to a pilot's inability to see the ground. It's also a common lament of parents about the troubling coordinates of a teenager's head, which might seem to be "in the clouds." In the 21st century, "in the cloud" is a reference [...]

By |cloud computing|