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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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Dell RSA Archer Named a Leader in 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management for Third Consecutive Time

Results of a recent Deloitte global survey on third party governance and risk management found that “87% of respondents have faced a disruptive incident with third parties in the last 2-3 years, of which 28% faced major disruption and 11% experienced a complete third party failure.”   Clearly, the significance of third parties in business…

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Nip Those Incidents In the Bud!

I’m dating myself here, but I used to love to watch the Andy Griffith Show. I liked Andy’s calm demeanor as he tried to raise his son Opie while dealing with Barney Fife, his neurotic sidekick. I especially enjoyed this exchange between the two of them as they discussed raising kids:   Barney:  Well, today’s…

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Journey into Deep Learning with AWS

If you are anything like me, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning are completely fascinating and exciting topics. As AI, ML, and Deep Learning become more widely used, for me it means that the science fiction written by Dr. Issac Asimov, the robotics and medical advancements in Star Wars, and the technologies…

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