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Closing the availability gap with a combo of hyperconverged and recoverability

People want information at their fingertips, faster and more immediately than ever before. Waiting around for pages or apps to load, come back online, or restore simply isn’t an option anymore. Technology needs to be fast, efficient, and reliable—24/7. A survey of more than 1,000 IT leaders showed that 69 percent believe that this kind of […]

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Digital transformation: What Dell EMC World taught us about the trend

Dell EMC World is one of the major IT conferences of the world—so it’s no surprise that it seems to have a pretty good handle on the concept of “digital transformation.” With so many companies defining themselves as tech companies first, with their products and services coming second, technology—specifically software-driven technology—is becoming more important than […]

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How E-Rate funding can help schools and libraries secure their wireless networks

School districts across the country just wrapped up the application process for the next round of E-Rate funding, while libraries still have a few weeks until the deadline. As the adoption of mobile devices, tablets, virtual reality, and 3D printers adds pressure to their wireless capabilities, many are planning to expand their networks through the E-Rate program. But […]

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Resources, relationships, and results: How a children’s hospital fixed its disaster recovery plan

When faced with bad choices, it’s sometimes easier to just do nothing, even if that inaction can lead to a new round of issues. Such was the situation for a children’s hospital in one U.S. city. The hospital had no disaster recovery (DR), and it was stuck with an impractical plan from a consultant – backup […]

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Why you should leave the client-server era behind for good

Flashback to 2008: 88 percent of businesses preferred an on-premises server solution. Merely six years later, in 2014, the preference flipped: 87 percent of businesses wanted a cloud-based solution. The reasons are many: improved bandwidth infrastructure, lower pricing on subscription-based solutions, and convenience. Moving to the cloud just makes IT’s job easier. Before updating Enterprise Agreements […]