Category Archives: asset management

I bought the fastest server so why is my app slow?

Originally posted on Gigaom:
It may seem obvious that having the “best” solution doesn’t guarantee a better outcome, but it seems in IT we don’t always see it that way. It seems that we often forget that there are larger…

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Box woos the enterprise with more security features, partnerships

Originally posted on Gigaom:
In what will no doubt be just one in a series of security-related news blasts coming out of the RSA Conference this week, Box is unveiling a new set of features for its business-class cloud storage…

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A new way to sell used IT equipment

A new way to sell used IT equipment http://news.idg.no/cw/art.cfm?id=AB132E87-F217-297A-A677DE7FC8CEE151 Excellent strategy for a disaster recovery solution.

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BYOD gets attention at Mobile World Congress

BYOD gets attention at Mobile World Congress http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9237062/BYOD_gets_attention_at_Mobile_World_Congress

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Telefonica and NEC want to take virtualization all the way to the set-top box

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Telefonica and NEC are to work together on developing network virtualization technologies, the companies have announced. The Spanish telco and Japanese vendor have a fair amount of history together, with NEC providing the platform underpinning Telefonica’s…

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Forbes: Why Storage Technology Is Disrupting The Enterprise ie: Nutanix, Fusion IO etc.

Exciting to see Nutanix & Fusion IO getting the attention they deserve in this Forbes article. http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomiogeron/2013/02/21/why-storage-technology-is-disrupting-the-enterprise/

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Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

Originally posted on Gigaom:
If you still don’t think Amazon(s amzn) is serious about winning enterprise accounts for Amazon Web Services, you need to get over it. The public cloud leader wants to be the preferred cloud for even the…

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