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Three Keys to Choosing a Data Center in the Age of AI

In this special guest feature, Steve Conner, Vice President of Solutions Engineering at Vantage Data Centers, discusses how AI is currently rewriting the rules of future computing. As AI becomes increasingly advanced, data centers must be able to adapt and scale to fit the needs of its clients.

The Birth of Modern Technology – 50 Years Ago to Now a Look at How Far We’ve Come

Happy 50th birthday Internet! In this article we discuss a bit of history and a bit of nostalgia in reflecting on what this technology has meant to the world. As developments in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) converge, we find ourselves at the beginning of a new era of innovation. We also have a number of commentaries from members of the tech ecosystem.

Accelerating IT Innovation with Software-Defined HPC Solutions

As businesses realize traditional IT will be unable to support future business goals, they are leveraging software-defined technologies to eliminate data center complexity, reduce expenses, and accelerate IT innovation. HPE’s Bill Mannel explores how software-defined HPC solutions can work to push your business forward.

Instaclustr Launches Managed Open Source-as-a-Service Platform

Instaclustr, offering scalable open source technologies delivered as completely managed solutions, announced the launch of its Open Source-as-a-Service platform. This comprehensive platform offers customers across industries – and from startups to the enterprise – fully hosted and securely managed Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Lucene, and Zeppelin

Five Questions to Embrace Diversity in Your Data Architecture

In this special guest feature, Jonathan Natkins, Field Engineering Director at StreamSets discusses why companies need to embrace diversity in data architecture and shares five questions to determine which architecture best fits a particular application.

Make Your Data Work for You: Why Modernizing Core Technology Architectures is Critical

In this special guest feature, Manoj Aerroju, Senior Solutions Achitect for TmaxSoft, discusses the virtues of rehosting, whereby existing mainframe applications move unchanged to a modern open system, SQL-based x86 environment, or the cloud. He also provides 10 reasons for considering rehosting.

Validated Data Supports Accurate Decision Making and Rapid ROI

In this special guest feature, Zahl Limbuwala, Co-founder & Executive Director at Romonet, explores how data center managers could verify the accuracy of their data, strengthen the company’s commitment to improving energy efficiency and track ROI on critical infrastructure investments.

Hazelcast Releases 3.8 – The Fastest Open Source In-Memory Data Grid

Hazelcast, a leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with hundreds of thousands of installed clusters and over 17 million server starts per month, announced the general availability of Hazelcast IMDG 3.8.

Turning Big Data On Its Head: 4 Ways It Can Actually Improve Your IT Infrastructure

In this special guest feature, Ed Fox, Vice President of Network Services at MetTel, offers his Top Four examples of where big data can be used to make better IT Infrastructure decisions, while still allowing for business growth.

Using Data to Successfully Manage Both Cultural and IT Transitions to DevOps

In this special guest feature, John Gentry, CTO of Virtual Instruments, discusses how DevOps gives organizations the opportunity to increase revenue and customer acquisition, due to its ability to kick-start development and accelerate release cycles. But in order to do so, companies must adapt their approaches to reflect design, deployment and management of underlying infrastructure.