Martin Banks

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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VMware goes polyglotal

Every application and service used needs the potential to communicate and collaborate with every other application and service, as and when required. This is to role that VMware sees for itself. 

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Equinix turns many-to-many connectivity into the new metric

A new  interconnectivity and bandwidth survey has just been published by Equinix, showing that  the underpinnings of the internet and cloud, for enterprise users at least, are not as clear-cut as the private/public/hybrid divisions would have us believe. 

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Red Hat 'a la mode' moves beyond modality

Just how relevant is it for user businesses to argue the toss about which 'mode' they are in, or should be in, when it comes to the subject of bimodal computing? 'Not much', is the response from Red Hat.

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SUSE and Red Hat proclaim OpenStack’s maturity and match fitness

If the majority of large enterprises need mature systems on which to run their businesses rather than the sex-drugs-and-rock’n’roll of technology’s bleeding edges, then SUSE and Red Hat, the producers of the two main distributions of OpenStack, are ready to tell you it is now very much fit for that purpose