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Will Your Company Be Around Next Year?

Asking such a question may seem provocative but it reflects the reality of what’s happening on the ground. Did you know that about half of the companies listed on the Fortune 500 in the year 2000 have subsequently fallen off the list [i] (and many of those no longer exist)? Just think about how iconic…

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New: Server-Side Encryption for Amazon Kinesis Streams

In this age of smart homes, big data, IoT devices, mobile phones, social networks, chatbots, and game consoles, streaming data scenarios are everywhere. Amazon Kinesis Streams enables you to build custom applications that can capture, process, analyze, and store terabytes of data per hour from thousands of streaming data sources. Since Amazon Kinesis Streams allows…

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Online Support July Update

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… and that’s a Hackathon-wrap!

ServiceNow Hackathons have a unique ‘soundwave’. First there is an excited noisy rush of chatter as people make new connections and start to get enthused about their project plans ahead. Then there’s the quiet period of concentration, as work commences. This is interspersed with occasional spurts of exasperation and frustration mixed with moments of euphoria…

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Composable Infra, SDI, RSA… WTH is all this stuff – and what’s the direction?

I often get asked “what does the future of the datacenter look like?” and often in the context of some buzzwords like “composability”, “software defined infrastructure” (SDI), Rack-Scale Architecture (RSA).   These are real ideas, if less than real “things”.   It’s also often asked around “what comes after HCI” which is funny – because HCI is…

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