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  • Is it time to move your databases to the Cloud?

    By John Moore | 08 October, 2014 01:48

    Akamai Technologies, an engineering-heavy company that delivers a sizable chunk of the Internet's total traffic every day, is generally inclined to solve its technology challenges in house. Corey Scobie, vice president for Open Platform at Akamai, summarizes the company's default engineering culture and philosophy as, simply, "We should built it."

  • Sorriest technology companies of 2014

    By Bob Brown | 30 September, 2014 01:11

    It's so far been another sorry, sorry year in the technology industry, with big name companies, hot startups and individuals making public mea culpas for their assorted dumb, embarrassing and other regrettable actions.

  • WESTCON IMAGINE 2014: Making Cloud profitable panel

    By Nermin Bajric | 25 August, 2014 14:17

    A selection of Westcon Group’s vendor partners sat alongside the distributions Asia-Pacific services and Cloud solutions director, Darryl Grauman, to negotiate the state of resellers in the current Cloud climate, and where small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) fit in its adoption.

  • Datacentre directions 2014 roundtable: Reinvention and renewal

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 07 February, 2014 14:15

    A group of select attendees gathered at an exclusive roundtable lunch to discuss datacentre predictions for 2014 – with a key focus on the software-defined datacentres promise and vision.

  • EXCLUSIVE: The reseller roadtrip, Pt2 ( +18 photos)

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 26 June, 2013 14:13

    Sitting face-to-face with regional resellers in Queensland lets you catch a glimpse of the ‘smaller town’ mentality, where customer loyalty and old-fashioned service are paramount.

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  • NVidia looking at 3D Rendering-as-a-Service?

    By Allan Swann | 23 September, 2014 11:26

    NVidia has released its new Quadro range of enterprise graphics cards, and they offer offsite 3D rendering via the Cloud for industrial applications. While only hybrid or private Cloud at this stage, logic would dictate that NVidia would provide rendering as a service in the future, opening up a new market.

  • HP places its datacentre bet on The Machine

    By Rob Enderle | 13 June, 2014 23:17

    Many industry leaders over the years have developed technology to drive data center innovation. However, HP's Machine concept - which treats the datacentre as an appliance - looks to redesign the datasentre from the ground up.

  • What's next in IT: Intelligent systems, Stressed-out staffs

    By Rob Enderle | 21 June, 2013 15:02

    The future of IT will be systems that are intelligent enough to detect and solve problems without human interaction, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle conjectures. This will be great for analytics but bad for security--and it may leave IT workers reaching for Valium.

  • Big Data - How to extract value from the information explosion

    By Srini Kompella | 21 May, 2013 18:16

    With the volume of digital data predicted to reach four zetabytes in 2013, almost 50 percent more than 2012 volumes according to IDC, the need for an effective enterprise-level information optimisation strategy has never been more important.

  • Colocation and the Cloud: the future is here

    Cloud and colocation sound like just more buzzwords in a seemingly never ending chain of new and complex technologies that are begging for attention.. Read more

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