Research firm IDC predicts that the global market for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) for the organization and cloud service provider segments will grow annually by 89 percent from 960 million dollars in 2014 to more than $8 billion in 2018.

As per the IDC study, SDN Momentum Builds in Datacenter and Enterprise [...]

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In terms of infrastructure, VMware will provide its own OpenStack distribution that still integrates deeper into the VMware architecture. At VMworld 2014, VMware announced the new VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) offering putting intelligence in the hardware versus software in the level of automation.

Based on the OpenStack Icehouse release, VIO integrates [...]

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What is a real trend, which changed our lives forever and what is a mere hype that fizzles out quickly? Once a year, technology research firm Gartner releases Hype Cycle report to get the current nurve of the market, the business trend and the future direction.

This year also Gartner has [...]

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Modular data centers (MDC) originally conceived as a solution for local problems in remote areas where it is difficult or impossible to build a classic data center. However, it turned out later that this concept is gaining popularity as MDC is deployed in a shorter time, and its total cost of ownership [...]

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Organizations are dedicating increasing resources to security and risk. Security and risk leaders need to fully engage with the latest technology trends if they are to define, achieve and maintain effective security and risk management programmes that simultaneously enable business opportunities and manage risk.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is [...]

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At recently concluded Hadoop Summit, Microsoft presented the strategy for big data technologies and the work being done by the company from getting Hadoop is accessible in the cloud. Microsoft announced in the event that Azure HDInsight will now support Hadoop 2.4.

Microsoft says the massive scale, power, elasticity [...]

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Each year, Gartner Magic Quadrant establishes its intended public cloud providers, examining the top 15 players in the market, and subsequently classifies according to their understanding of market needs and their capacity to answer customers need. This year, Gartner has released its study of Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution [...]

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HP announced plans for the next two years to invest more than one billion in cloud technology. The money will be spent on the production of new cloud products and services, and technical developments in the field of cloud computing. The company thus will focus on supporting OpenStack initiative and hybrid platforms [...]

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Even in an era of budget cuts and triumphant cloud, companies will continue to invest in infrastructure on site. Although public cloud-based solutions provide both more flexibility and more choices, IT departments are still reluctant to cede control of their sensitive data.

EMC took its EMC World 2014 conference to unveil [...]

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Most experts believe that the data center as we know today will undergo major changes over the next decade. Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) will play a crucial role in data centers, while the way in which data centers are powered going to change altogether. This predicts Emerson Network Power in the [...]

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IBM has announced its new top of the range CPU Server power system architecture that, according to what the company claims, promises the highest performance to revolutionize the world of servers and big data. IBM promises up to 50 times faster processing than standard x86 servers.

Designed for big data, the [...]

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Structure 2014

On April 21, 2014 By

The cloud is the computer.

Structure 2014 — As we consider what’s next for IT, the use of cloud-based resources is becoming the primary direction leading us to more agility, quicker time-to-market, and doing this all at a reduced cost. At the same time, infrastructure must evolve to [...]

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The emergence of wireless technologies, smart products and complete software solutions, also commonly known as the Internet of Things is set to play a central role in intensifying the volume of data that is being collected.

EMC Corporation announced results of the EMC seventh Digital Universe in measuring and projecting [...]

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DataBeat 2014

On April 14, 2014 By

Using data to ignite growth.

DataBeat — VentureBeat’s second annual big data conference on May 19-20 in San Francisco— is laser-focused on helping companies increase profitability through smart analytics and big data tools.

Now that data is driving their decisions, growth-oriented executives are confronting a bewildering set of options.  They’re gathering the brightest minds in the [...]

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Intel has decided to abandon its own developments around Hadoop. Rather than develop itself a distribution of Java framework for big data optimized for its processors, the chipmaker now preferred to ally with one of the pure players in the sector – Cloudera and even to become its largest shareholder. Intel [...]

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is destined to profoundly transform the data center market, its customers, suppliers, technology and patterns of sales and marketing. The research firm Gartner estimates that the IoT installation base will increase to 26 billion by 2020 and the connected devices will spread to the [...]

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