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Martin Banks

Martin Banks is a long-standing journalist, commentator and analyst covering IT and its impact on business since the very beginning of the PC revolution. Before that, he was covering the development of the semiconductor technologies and microprocessors that have made it all possible.

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In pursuit of General Intelligence - Dynatrace and the death of the dashboard This article is sponsored by:

Dashboards have become the mainstay user interface for the majority of systems management implementations – with some vendors even heard to talk about 'a dashboard of dashboards’ – but that could all change as AI tools become integrated into management systems code and the move to self-management, self-healing and autonomy gathers pace. 

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Microsoft/Activision Take 2 - there's a but...a big but This article is sponsored by:

If the metaverse doesn’t provide enough of the market to weld Microsoft and Activision together neatly over the next few years, there is, perhaps another option that will certainly be a major addition in its own right, and could get close to justifying the investment in its own right.

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Someone’s talking Blockchain, but don’t run and hide - this is about proof of value This article is sponsored by:

When it comes to producing data, Blockchain is as exponentially explosive as COVID, a drawback that continues to rule it out of serious uptake in most business activities. But maybe US start-up, Vendia, has an answer.

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Nutanix expands cloud service riches with Citrix, new Governance tools and more This article is sponsored by:

Nutanix wants to be seen as a major player in the multi-cloud world, and that means adding tools, capabilities and services that increase its potential as a one-stop-shop for users looking to operate across multiple cloud services.

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