Does adding more lanes to the highway solve the VDI traffic problem?

As a long-time resident of Atlanta, I am here to tell you that the traffic problem is horrible. All accounts of snow and ice aside, the everyday traffic coming in and out of the city even on a clear day

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Business at the Speed of Data – Part I: The Puzzle in the Box

If your business isn’t overflowing with data, this blog series really isn’t for you. But chances are (hopefully, if you’re doing things right) your organization is experiencing a growth of data never seen before. Why is that? Honestly, we’ve done this to

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Prepare to Embrace Transformation – The Personal Workspace that is not VDI Series

The CXO wants to enable the alignment of the right application or groups of applications with the right user, on any device, but with context to assure appropriate application-to-device and location alignment. – and they don’t want to pay for

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Back to Big Data Basics Part Three: Storage – the second pillar of data management.

The Back to Big Data Basics series is an attempt, however small, to steer the discussion surrounding Big Data away from analytics and back to the fundamentals. Forcing the industry blindly into advancing analytics too quickly with traditional storage technologies

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Back to Big Data Basics Part Two: Thin – the first pillar of data management

The Back to Big Data Basics series is an attempt, however small, to steer the discussion surrounding Big Data away from analytics and back to fundamentals. Forcing the industry blindly into advancing analytics too quickly with traditional storage technologies and methodologies

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Back to Big Data Basics: Part One

The Back to Big Data Basics series is an attempt, however small, to steer the discussion surrounding Big Data away from analytics and back to fundamentals. Forcing the industry blindly into advancing analytics too quickly with traditional storage technologies and methodologies

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Is disaster imminent? Focus on Big Data analytics leaves storage vulnerable

The debate surrounding Big Data is now 100% focused on analytics – on the implications of the analytics themselves as well as the dangers of their inaccuracy.  Organizations are essentially being enabled to manufacture information by tweaking analytics to their

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The dirt and the digital: Cyberwar and the new battlefield

As a young man I read the writings of Issac Asimov and later William Gibson and Vernor Vinge, jaw agape in awe at the future these men imagined for us. It was Gibson and his Sprawl trilogy that I gravitated

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AS A CXO I WANT BIG DATA ANALYTICS BUT WHAT ABOUT BIG DATA PROTECTION? | Part Two

In Part one of this blog, I spoke to my desire for analytics and the scary statistics of data growth - where if even half the projected results are correct and we continue to stick to traditional methodologies, data protection and disaster recovery

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Breaking through the hysteria: Down to the Block is back

For reasons obvious to anyone working in the industry, I’ve been falling behind on posting. That’s all going to change – Down to the Block is back and I’ll be posting regularly on important issues facing Big Data, Security and

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  • 6 Ways to Derail Your Content Marketing Program July 30, 2014 2:18 pm
    Almost every business claims to have a content marketing program. But modern content marketing is not simply a matter of slapping up content as a part of your marketing program. Real content marketing is a modern thing, catalyzed by a combination of social technology, business analytics and the changing needs of customers.A real content marketing program is […]
  • Q3/Q4 Planning: Top Marketing Technology, Social Business Conferences & Events (30-July-14) July 30, 2014 1:14 pm
    Our industry event planner gives you the heads-up on what key industry events are coming around the corner. If we’ve missed something, don’t hesitate to add your event to the list. (You can also view the full calendar here.) You’re Invited: How to Personalize Website Content Join CMSWire and Clickability on August 21st. In this one hour webinar, learn how to […]
  • Top 5 Internet of Things Security Concerns July 30, 2014 12:14 pm
    Security concerns are developing faster than the Internet of Things (IoT). But HP claims it is tackling IoT related concerns head on and has identified what it describes as the top five issues for businesses to consider. The research, carried out by Fortify, part of HP Enterprise Security Products, confirms those security concerns. It shows 70 percent of the […]

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