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  • How AI and IoT will interact

    To create a world of seamless exchange between people, networks, devices and applications, IoT in concert with AI is critical, says Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood. Continue Reading

  • Nutanix

    Nutanix is a hyper-converged infrastructure pioneer that markets its technology as a building block for private clouds. Continue Reading

  • hyper-convergence

    Hyper-convergence is a software-centric architecture that tightly integrates compute, storage and virtualization resources in a single system that usually consists of x86 hardware. Continue Reading

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  • Converged secondary storage for data protection carries risk

    Using converged infrastructure for the secondary storage in your data protection plan can be valuable, but you need to weigh the benefits and drawbacks before choosing that path. Continue Reading

  • Impact Awards honor the best cloud and data center tools

    Each year, the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards program salutes the data center tools and cloud management technologies that stand out from the crowd. The winners are the products that prove particularly useful and draw raves from users. These technologies act as catalysts for innovation in the cloud environments and data centers that modern businesses rely on to keep moving forward.

    More than ever, the right technologies can make the difference between a business strategy that succeeds and one that disappoints. It's one thing for cloud services or data center tools to make it easier for IT professionals to carry out their day-to-day duties, but it takes something special for a product or service to help drive real organizational success. We're pleased to honor that excellence with this special edition of Modern Infrastructure.

    Also, be sure to check this issue for articles and columns that delve into the complications that accompany the benefits of using multiple cloud providers, the applicability of serverless computing and the scenarios that might give pause to even the biggest IoT proponents.

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  • IT infrastructure planning key for converged, hyper-converged platforms

    Whether you're planning to deploy CI or HCI, infrastructure planning is critical to the project's success. Without proper planning, you could end up with poor performance. Continue Reading

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  • The evolution of data center storage architecture

    At the forefront of how IT infrastructure evolves to tackle new applications and emerging workloads are the changes in data center storage architecture. Continue Reading

  • Virtual machine backups remedy outdated legacy backups

    Virtual machine backups are widely available, but many shops are ignoring the technology until their application performance suffers. Continue Reading

  • Sourcing the modern data center

    Significant IT expenditures can represent a make-or-break moment for the department, especially in this economic climate. In terms of selecting data center hardware, planning can go a long way, and selecting the right mix helps to minimize waste and maximize efficiency. A single-vendor data center approach could be the right way to go, but there has been debate as to whether multiple vendors may be the best solution for IT shops. The right answer depends on an organization’s particular needs. IT decision-makers should examine all of the possible solutions, choose the best vendor and then integrate other vendor products if it makes sense to mix and match. Continue Reading

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