A hurricane on a tropical vacation can be a lot like a day at the office. Just when you thought you had prepared all the right logistics, pinpointed the best time of year and identified the lowest impact on your wallet, one raincloud—like a service outage or a faulty backup—can throw all your plans in […]

When you think of your favorite sci-fi stories – fictional tales with visions of chrome-plated future and automated lifestyles – it’s interesting how many of them wrestle with the dark side of a technology-driven future. For every adventurous Star Trek episode or lighthearted revisit of “The Jetsons,” the genre also offers a “Twilight Zone” episode […]

Contact: Metis Communications Justine Boucher, 617-236-0500 Leading cloud and infrastructure provider partners with Switch data centers for encrypted storage at decreased costs AGOURA HILLS, Calif.– Key Information Systems, Inc. (KeyInfo), a leading cloud and infrastructure provider offering integrated solutions to enterprises, today unveiled its new Object Storage as a Service (STaaS) offering. Partnering with Switch, […]

HPE has kept the data center industry guessing over the last year, with multiple acquisitions and strategic business decisions to continue to hone the business focus. According to Network World’s recent interview with HPE’s Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Software Defined and Cloud Group Ric Lewis, the main drive is to set […]

Enterprises approach transformation for their data centers with the lessons from applications and workloads that have stretched their budgets and tried their patience in the past. Teams know that the changing landscape will require a new compute strategy that also takes economics in to consideration. HPE’s ProLiant Gen9 servers help IT managers tackle a few […]

Today, a cloud strategy is a priority for nearly every organization and IT professional. Deploying workloads in public cloud and hybrid cloud environments can cut costs, increase an entire team’s efficiency and productivity, and give an organization the space necessary to focus on strategic, high-level goals. However, not every organization – or service provider – […]

When it comes to your network, you don’t want to leave anything to chance. These days, a rogue typo or a cyberattack can wipe out availability for entire customer bases. Aside from unexpected emergencies, enterprises can struggle with mapping networking and IT resources to stay ahead of growing offices, distributed networks or simple human error. […]

Smartphone. Laptop. Tablet. Wearable. Chances are you have at least two of these devices. In fact, according to the Global Web Index, digital consumers usually own 3.64 connected devices. And there’s even a greater chance that you probably have one of these devices, like your smartphone, on you at all times. And you don’t need […]

These days, IT is all about the cloud, as organizations in a variety of industries look to increase the agility and efficiency of their data centers and at the same time keep technology and energy costs under control. Like many data center technology providers, HPE has been focusing on the development of cloud-based solutions, as […]

“Machine learning is 20 percent fun, 80 percent elbow grease.” This is what one client told Dinesh Nirmal, vice president of analytics development for IBM Analytics. There’s no doubt about the fun part. Machine learning promises to revolutionize many aspects of IT. It’s that other 80 percent you don’t hear much about. At its recent […]