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September 28, 2017
Colocation data center buyers are needlessly captivated by impressive features at data centers that distract them from important decision-making information.
April 18, 2017
In this contributed blog post Paul Reed, regional product manager for Zebra Technologies discusses the technologies retailers should be choosing to increase warehouse productivity. In recent years, ...
March 17, 2017
A lot of factors go into a choosing a strong, modern BI tool. But several users say ease of use trumped all other considerations for them in picking self-service software.
August 16, 2016
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Art Landro in his role as CEO of Sencha -- the company is known for its Sencha web application lifecycle management platform and ...
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Evaluating managed IoT service providers? Frank Greer of Zipit Wireless offers questions to ask to ensure you find the best for your enterprise's needs. Continue Reading
The fusion of energy management, security and convenience in IoT creates a tailored, personalized user experience, says Rob Martens of Allegion. In other words, it provides flexibility. Continue Reading
To have strong cloud backup and recovery, choose your software and cloud service provider wisely. Then make sure you upload and update your data effectively. Continue Reading
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Humans will play a vital role in rolling out IoT technology initiatives at industrial organizations. Explore three ways humans power IIoT. Continue Reading
Companies of all sizes are turning to all-flash storage arrays to meet their storage capacity, performance, reliability and data protection requirements. Continue Reading
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Vendor selection, cross-selling and in-depth product knowledge are the keys to success when it comes to offering Voice over IP services, Mike Bloomfield writes. Continue Reading
In SAP ECC, Vendor Evaluation gives you an easy way to evaluate vendor performance for services such as equipment maintenance or building maintenance. Here's a look. Continue Reading
Choosing business tablets doesn't have to be a chore, but it does take consideration. IT must know what tasks employees need to do before deciding if tablets can bear the load. Continue Reading
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During IT budget planning for a software-defined data center, maximize value by accounting for predictable demand spikes, and evaluate resources to avoid losing funding later on. Continue Reading
Chemical companies, food processing companies, makers of pharmaceuticals and other process manufacturers have specific ERP needs. Here's what you need to know about finding the right software. Continue Reading
Backup and archiving are two different animals. A backup is designed to restore data to a specific point in time following an outage. Archives, on the other hand, are designed to store data that is not currently in use but cannot be deleted for extended periods of time. In addition, an archive must be searchable, so specific information can be retrieved within a reasonable amount of time. For example, all of the emails from a specific employee, within a specific timeframe in the event of a legal discovery request. But, archiving can play a very important role in the data protection process, by moving infrequently accessed data out of the backup process. Doing so speeds backups and reduces costs. Backup software vendors today are adding archiving functionality to products or integrating their backup and archive products and many expect that this convergence will continue. Chapter two of our e-book on backup software looks at how archiving can ease backup's burden. Continue Reading