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On January 1st, IBM launched their newly redesigned PartnerWorld program to help IBM Business Partners develop expertise and higher-value solutions for their clients in the Cognitive era. The new, four-tiered PartnerWorld program moves IBM and its Business Partners from a product-centric model to one focused on competencies, customer satisfaction and revenue. As part of the […]

When our IBM i series clients start thinking about tech upgrades, disaster recovery or higher availability, the conversations typically head to the cloud – fast. These are the five questions enterprises tend to ask, and the answers we give to help them make smart decisions about the future of their app hosting. Do you offer […]

It appears IBM will stick to its roadmap and roll out Power Systems 9, most likely in the 4th quarter of 2017. While we never know exactly what these upgrades will bring – or even exactly when they’ll happen – the best fortune tellers in the business would bet on a few things in this rollout. […]

Hyperconvergence adoption rates are still modest, so before I tell you what you need to know about this trend, let me start by telling you what it is. Any infrastructure or architecture where you provision your storage, compute, networking and virtualized containers from a centralized management system falls under this label. As IT teams move […]

The World Economic Forum has said that data, like currency or gold, is now an economic asset. IT organizations have certainly gotten that message. Fifteen or 20 years ago, for example, companies had to spend big to buy prospect lists from outside vendors peddling questionably accurate data. But over the past decade or more, businesses […]

If IT had a mascot, it would have to be the pack rat. Let’s face it; we don’t delete data anymore, and this situation is unlikely to change. Stumbling under the weight of massive data growth (and the expense of traditional storage options to deal with it), lots of organizations come to us looking for […]

The expectation of internal and external end users in just about every industry today comes down to the same two demands: More. Faster. Your business users and your customers are hooked on real-time services. This presents real challenges for IT teams charged with processing transaction volumes that are growing exponentially (while budgets, meanwhile, are failing […]

Depending on your definition of hybrid cloud, you may be on the same page as your cloud provider or you might be very disappointed at what’s under the hood. To some, hybrid cloud is just another marketing term because in a lot of ways it doesn’t exist while at the same time it does. Are […]

KeyCloud Backup and Recovery as a Service – Why manage your backup and data restoration process in the cloud? Your business is on a mission in a hybrid universe. It needs to maintain velocity while knowing it’s protected and can restore every step of the way. In that case, KeyInfo is your mission control. Our […]

With data hacking and ransomware on the rise, cybersecurity, backups and the protection of sensitive data has become more vital than ever. Companies are beginning to store a large amount of confidential information on their computer systems, readily accessible to data thieves and hackers when the wrong protection processes are in place. These attacks can […]