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Solving eBay's elastic storage problem

eBay solved its elastic storage problem, when it turned to Nutanix, a startup in Silicon Valley that's disrupting the storage world with low cost solutions that take much of the administration away for those with large scale storage needs.

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cat-icon “The cloud” is the place for the customer cyberspace

The economics of the first cloud era were so compelling that it was easy to celebrate the cost savings and call the job done. But the job has barely begun. Difficult as it may be, try to forget everything you’ve ever known about how data is stored and how application programs have been constructed and used.

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Death of the mainframe - again

John Appleby takes on the behemoths as he predicts the end of the mainframe. We've heard this before. Is now the time? Judge for yourself.

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OpEd: Microsoft's heretical self disruption

Microsoft is clearly signaling a step change from the past, disrupting itself and others in the process. How far might this go? Den opines on this topic but with evidence to back up the theory.

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The inconvenient truth about data driven decision making

We are all creatures of habit and teaching. Vijay Vijayasankar questions whether we really do know how to measure and interpret the right things. It's a good question at a time when so many are relying upon data driven decision making as a mantra to slavishly follow.

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HP's brains trust

Oliver Marks outlines the new HP story around business innovation. It involves listening, a novel concept you might think among consultants.