dividing lines between Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) are blurring. But according to Phil
CTO, The Bunker, the dominance of the latter belies the importance of
the former in the Cloud Computing arena and there are several reasons
why both will remain as distinct layers and product sets.
The Year 2015 has seen organizations disrupting their markets with the digital transformation of their businesses as they embrace 3rd Platform computing and New IP networking strategies that have helped them become leaders in new markets. Moving into 2016, more businesses are expected to leverage smart machines and transformative technologies to give them a clear competitive advantage. As 2015 draws to a close, Marcus Jewell, SVP of EMEA at Brocade looks into the crystal ball to outline the top transformative technology trends in networking to watch for in 2016 and beyond:
was an interesting year in so many ways. HP, one of the largest IT
players in history, split themselves down the middle into separate
consumer and enterprise businesses. Dell’s
decision to acquire EMC for $67 million represented one of the biggest
pure-technology mergers of all time. Finally, we celebrated the date
when Marty McFly from Back to The Future actually arrived in the future. Jonathan Bridges, head of cloud at Exponential-e,
looks at how far the industry has come and how organisations can keep control of computing in the year ahead.
CTERA Networks has introduced a fully automated and secure in-cloud and cloud-to-cloud data protection solution that allows enterprises to protect any number of servers across any cloud infrastructure.CTERA Cloud Server Data Protection is designed for enterprise Cloud Operations (CloudOps) teams that have been forced to rethink data protection strategies as they migrate workloads natively within and across clouds in a new era of cloud services and IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) delivery.
Life, hence history, is cyclical. Whether it's the seasons,
the ebb and flow of global conflict, or the changing, but endlessly repeating,
trends of everyday life. That's not to say that progress is not made (although
there's a book or two to be written about comparing the 'Happiness Index' of
citizens of the 21st century with those of any previous one), but
often this progress is little more than re-inventing the wheel '? albeit a
smarter, more efficient, more cost-effective one. The IT industry is no
exception when it comes to cycles ' most notably the distributed/centralised
Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Christian Gilby, Senior Director of Enterprise Product Marketing, Juniper Networks, talks through the recent updates to the Apstra intent-based networking platform, covering edge, Zero Trust and migration services. He also details a recent customer success story.
Ragnar Agnell, Partner at Centigo and Sanjiv Sachdev, Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting at Serviceware, discuss how – through the right technology – CTOs and CIOs can lead the charge against climate change in their companies whilst also balancing the urgent need to optimise business costs amid a turbulent financial climate.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
ExtraHop has formed a landmark pan-European distribution agreement with Exclusive Networks, a specialist IT security distributor. Building on an initial 2020 partnership agreement, the pan-EMEA deal will expand distribution of Extrahop’s entire product portfolio to fourteen European territories.