Tag: Cloud Computing

EMC Goes for Hyper-Consolidation of Enterprise Storage With VMAX³, TwinStrata Acquisition

In a significant move to advance its flagship VMAX storage line EMC launched VMAX³ hybrid systems and announced that it has acquired cloud storage management company TwinStrata.

The storage giant announced this news plus several other announcements about XtremeIO all-flash arrays, Isilon updates and integration with Pivotal for Data Lake Hadoop bundles were announced at its Redefine Possible event Tuesday in London.

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6 Important Things To Know About Microsoft’s New Volume Licensing Program

Microsoft launched the Microsoft Products & Services Agreement last December. Here are six things Microsoft partners and customers need to know about MPSA.

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How to Start Down The Road Towards Database as a Service

When we think of the traditional problems that cloud computing solves – decreased deployment times, providing self-service to users, among many others, we might not immediately think about how the cloud can help with an organization’s database infrastructure. Thinking about the cloud, we often think about deploying new servers using an Infrastructure as a Service model (IaaS) or the platform on which to develop and deploy new applications using Platform as a Service (PaaS).

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Delivering Enhanced Visibility, Better SLA and Disaster Avoidance

Your business is growing, you have more technology demands, and the industry is pushing you to make even more infrastructure decisions. These trends aren’t slowing down either. Cloud computing and complex applications are creating very large demands against the modern data center. In this case study from RF Code, we look at an organization that sought a solution for a growing resource challenge.

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Cloud-Savvy New Signature Beats Out Behemoths To Win U.S. Microsoft Partner Of Year Award

New Signature, a $14 million company that has pivoted aggressively to a cloud-focused business model, defeats a slew of consulting giants to win the 2014 U.S. Microsoft Partner of the Year award.

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