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    ionir Smooths the On-ramp to Kubernetes and Container Storage

    Managing storage for containers and Kubernetes is a challenge, as every admin knows. But does it have to be as difficult as it is? ionir doesn’t think so. In this “Spotlight Series” video, Ki… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Cloud

    Datadobi Migrates Your On- and Off-Premises Data Quickly and Securely

    Sure, you can use a free, vendor-supplied utility to upload data from your on-premises environment to the cloud. But should you? That’s a question you can answer with a hearty “you betcha!” if y… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Buurst: Data Management at the Edge and in the Cloud

    In today’s modern IT infrastructure, it’s critical for enterprises to be able to a) store data both on- and off-premises, and b) move and manage that data effectively. It’s a cloud and edge comp… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Algoblu Introduces ‘Network Element Virtualization’

    “Network Element Virtualization”: It sounds impressive, doesn’t it? In fact, it is impressive, and this new technology from Algoblu can transform your network operations. As Edward Qin, Chief… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Opinion

    Know Thy Customer

    Regardless of your role in IT, everyone serves someone. That someone is your customer. They may be external to your department or company, or they may be internal to your department or company. They m… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Moonwalk Helps Companies Get a Handle on Data Management

    Your data is growing, probably by leaps and bounds in this current era. And it’s likely that some, or even most, of that data is unstructured. That data, kept in object storage, is great to have—i… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Aunalytics Offers ‘Insights as a Service’

    CMO Katie Horvath says that when it comes to data analytics, companies often ask the wrong questions. Instead of worrying about digital transformation milestones, for instance, the data platform compa… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Cloud

    Infrastructure-as-Code Made Easy with env0

    Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC): it’s one of those phrases many in IT are aware of, but few actually understand at a deep level. In (very) brief, IaC is a way to deploy and manage cloud infrastructure… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    AI

    Meraki Pushes Proactive Troubleshooting at Tech Field Day

    There’s value in having a sprinkler system in your house that functions properly and puts out a fire in the kitchen. But there’s even more value in a system that would alert you to a faulty circui… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Portworx Provides Software-Defined Storage for Kubernetes

    Remember when storage was simple? It was in a single location, and was physical, either inside a server or as a separate device like a SAN or NAS. Map the device to the storage and off you went. An… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Cloud

    Managing Applications at the Distributed Edge Cloud with Avassa

    Edge computing is, of course, a form of cloud computing. But it can be helpful in a way to think of edge computing as the polar opposite of cloud computing. And understanding that can be a big help in… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Cofense: Stop Phishing Emails Before They Do Their Damage

    The Cofense website has this startling statistic: 90% of security breaches start with an email phishing attempt. That should make you sit up and take notice. In this “Spotlight Series” video, A… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Ordr Helps You Get Control of Your Connected Devices

    Connected devices, including traditional IT, Internet of Things (IoT), and Operational Technologies (OT), are proliferating at a mind-boggling rate. That can be useful, but it also comes with signific… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Elisity Says That Proper Security Means Trusting No One

    “All of the work that’s done to secure assets is great, but all it takes is exploiting the weakest link in the chain.” That’s the governing philosophy as expressed by Elisity CEO James Winebre… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Cloud

    Xilinx Unleashes the Power of the Smart NIC

    Network Interface Cards, or NICs, are like car tires: they rarely get any attention, but they’re absolutely essential for operation. It’s easy to even forget they’re attached, since they’re so… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Ransomware

    How Prepared Are You To Survive Ransomware? Just Check Your R-Score

    Ransomware can be hard to defend against. Difficulties begin with finding it in the first place, then stopping attacks, and, finally, recovering from those attacks. It’s so tough because the malware… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    AI

    Juniper To Focus on ‘Experience-First Networking’

    IT folks who sit through presentations of new vendor products tend to roll their eyes when they hear certain buzzwords. And none is more overused than “game-changer.” According to many vendors, ev… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Cloud

    VMware Peers into Multi-Cloud Future at VMworld 2021

    It’s clear that leveraging the public cloud is now table stakes for many IT organizations, no matter the size. The next frontier to conquer, and one that VMware took aim at during the keynote sessio… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Cloud

    ‘VMware Edge’ Promises To Bring Order to Distributed Chaos

    VMware looks at the IT infrastructure world and sees disorder everywhere. And “VMware Edge,” a product suite announced at VMworld 2021, aims to bring order to the increasing state of disorder.… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Datacenter

    NetBeez Offers a Solution for Work from Home Scenarios

    “Help! My Zoom isn’t working! Everything on my screen’s blurry! Computers suck!” This is a familiar refrain from any helpdesk worker (and admin with helpdesk responsibilities) who’s been… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    Spotlight Series

    Modernize Your Legacy Apps with VirtaMove

    You want to take advantage of all the benefits of modern servers and operating systems, but your legacy apps are holding you back. That’s a story that many companies can tell. But VirtaMove wants to… Read More

    By Keith Ward