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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 […]

In 2016, IDC’s research vice president for enterprise storage, Laura Dubois, gave a 4-minute rundown that explains why object storage is a topic of discussion in every data center these days. In a video titled “Data explosion drives need for object storage,” Dubois highlights numbers that are almost too large for the human imagination: There […]

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. […]

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an easy answer to that question? It would make for a short blog post. For better or for worse, though, the answer always starts with, “It depends.” You could get a lot of benefits by transitioning to the cloud or to a hybrid environment – things like cost […]

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 […]

Contact: Metis Communications Justine Boucher, 617-236-0500 keyinfo@metiscomm.com KeyInfo President Lief Morin to join NexGen Cloud Conference Panel on Hyper-Convergence Session will focus on how providers should position hyper-convergence against public cloud solutions AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Key Information Systems, Inc. (KeyInfo), a leading cloud and infrastructure provider, today announced that its president, Lief Morin, will participate […]