IBM has received two patents in the United States to accelerate the data analysis in the cloud and make better use of existing cloud resources. The rights are named “Predictive Removal Of Runtime Data Using Attributes Characterizing” (US Patent # 8,639,809) and “Routing Service Requests Based on Actual Lowest cost within [...]

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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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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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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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Facebook has announced a new way of designing and building data centers from a panel approach, which the company says would save months in the process of building new data centers. This model came to Facebook after building its data center in Altoona Iowa, where Facebook unveiled its new “rapid deployment data center” [...]

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Facebook’s Open Compute Project started back in April 2011 and the social media giant actively supports the Open Compute project. The aim of the initiative is to improve the capacity, energy and cost of data centers worldwide, following the example of the open source software movement.

Because of the Facebook’s [...]

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It’s what you do with data.

Interest in data science has exploded in 2013. Organizations have realized that data science and data analytics represent perhaps the biggest opportunity to drive dramatic change and opportunity in their businesses today. And with the speed at which data science is evolving, they are working hard [...]

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Oracle OpenWorld, which closed its doors yesterday, gave everyone a surprise when longtime rivals went up the same stage to announce their new partnership. Microsoft and Oracle have decided to put bygones be bygones as they venture into a new enterprise cloud.

This move was fueled by both companies’ desire [...]

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Small and Medium sized businesses can take a lot of benefit from embracing business cloud solutions. Cloud platforms allow SMEs to compete in the cloud giant-controlled environment, and gives the level playing field required to succeed in business.

Some small and medium companies are yet to fully realize the advantages that [...]

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For several years since the rift began, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Oracle’s Larry Ellison always land on the news saying loathsome words to each other, and they never miss a chance to pick a “word fight” on the headlines. But recent developments have turned the tables 180 degrees when they both finally [...]

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Fujitsu, the leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Japan has recently launched its cloud products and called it “Fujitsu Cloud Initiative”. On the other hand, Fujitsu New Zealand and Australia celebrate its 40th year; and the company looks at a bright [...]

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Migration to cloud business solutions may actually benefit the company’s financial and energy capabilities. The energy efficiency of the cloud IT infrastructure was confirmed as the result findings of the 6-month research study from the Lawrence Berkeley National’s Computational Research Development (CRD) Laboratory and the Environmental Energy Technologies (EETD) of the Northwestern’s [...]

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Cloud computing is the evolution and divergence of many seemingly sovereign computing trends including SaaS, PaaS, XaaS, IaaS, virtualization, distributed computing, Web 2.0, storage, grid computing and more importantly Data Center automation.

IT organizations can no longer afford to use manual or practices of a disparate set of tools to manage physical [...]

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IBM showed strong protest over the $600 cloud project agreement that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) supposedly awarded to Amazon. The giant companies, Amazon and IBM continue to battle for the intriguing cloud contract as each pushes its old and new business solutions for the CIA.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) already [...]

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After releasing its new cloud computing services a week ago, Microsoft vows to contend face to face with Amazon in the market place. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is serious with its goal to match or even bring down their prices compared with Amazon’s already lowest rates. This is in the hope of developing [...]

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Has your Enterprise made the strategic decision to consolidate remote site IT infrastructure into central data centers? Then you have probably discovered that consolidation projects are fraught with technical, organization, and implementation challenges that require a well thought-out strategy. Download this paper by Riverbed and discover a clear 5-step approach to [...]

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