Will Google DeepMind Artificial Intelligence Transform Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)?

When it comes to hyper-scale data centers and countless servers, storage and network infrastructure management who knows more about site performance and reliability than Google! But just like other hyperscale and enterprise data center owners and operators, Google is plagued by huge data center energy costs that can add to operational expenditure and thereby reduce operating margins for data center operators. […]

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Oracle’s $9.3B Claim to ‘First Cloud Company’ : Leading with NetSuite ERP SaaS

Oracle recently announced it is acquiring NetSuite and calls it the ‘very first cloud company’. This may come as a surprise to many who believe Salesforce was the first cloud company. Quick fact check – NetSuite was founded in 1998, just months before Salesforce and therefore Oracle’s claim seems true. However, the claim holds only for enterprise/commercial cloud service providers. If you […]

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Verizon to Buy Yahoo In Continued Quest Against Facebook and Google

According to a breaking Bloomberg report, Verizon Communications Inc. will announce its plans to buy Yahoo! Inc. for about $4.8 billion on Monday. Verizon acquired AOL for $4.4 billion as part of its aspiration to be a leading provider of internet services. Why does Verizon want Yahoo? With Yahoo, Verizon will get a global platform against Internet giants like Facebook and Google […]

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‘Surface’ to Cloud : Microsoft Offers Hardware and Software as a Service (SaaS)

At the recently held Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, the company demonstrated continued commitment to the Surface hardware product. There has been skepticism on whether Microsoft will continue to invest in hardware under Satya Nadella’s leadership. Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Group wrote in his blog : We continue to invest in our Surface family of products because […]

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IOT In Healthcare : What’s In Store ?

Gartner has estimated that some 6.4 Billion connected things will be in use by the end of 2016, with some 5.5 million new things getting connected every day. The IoT revolution is spreading and healthcare institutions are embracing the change. The industry is leveraging this nexus and taking advantage of connected devices to improve healthcare outcomes and patient engagements. What […]

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Nutanix Enterprise Cloud : Managing Beyond Physical and Virtual Data Center Silos

Apart from the recent marketing stunt at .NEXT conference that has been talked about extensively, Nutanix made several exciting announcements at the event. The company is repositioning itself as an enterprise cloud player vs another hyperconverged infrastructure vendor. Most data centers are heterogenous in nature with workloads running on both physical and virtual infrastructures. The complexity of managing these resources is very high […]

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Google DeepMind Using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Prevent Sight Loss

Google acquired DeepMind in 2014 to apply machine learning and artificial intelligence in applications that could change human lives. DeepMind just announced a medical research project with an NHS Trust to combat sight loss specifically related to Diabetes and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).   As per DeepMind: Diabetes is on the rise. It’s estimated that 1 in 11 of the world’s adult […]

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