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April 14, 2015
Enterprise big data workloads demand a lot from storage and network bandwidth. Storage, cloud and as-a-service vendors are developing the infrastructure to support them.
February 17, 2015
Many data centers are on the path to NFV. How are the NFV standards and vendor offerings guiding -- or challenging -- implementation?
November 11, 2014
Dell Software's CTO Donald Ferguson reveals his thoughts on cloud security, the Internet of Things and software design.
August 05, 2014
HP has invested heavily in a variety of platforms -- like the newly released HP Helion VPC -- to become a force in cloud computing. Ultimately, it may need a game-changing technology to win love in this hardscrabble market.
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