We are pleased to announce the first Global Sales Community Connection for our global customers that we appreciate around the world. This site is designed to be an interactive world-class connection, where you can learn and connect with others in an effort to help grow your business and learn the latest from Lenovo. Stop by again for latest news and trends on issues that matter to IT.
It’s been a few years since the term “Internet of Things” first took off, and since then it’s continued to significantly influence product design and R&D. From the now-well-established Nest thermostat to smart dishwashers, refrigerators and air filters, vendors across a variety of industries have hopped on the IoT-enabled bandwagon. Gartner expects more than 21 billion IoT devices to be connected by 2020.
It’s been a few years since the term “Internet of Things” first took
off, and since then it’s continued to significantly influence product
design and ...
As a WW Principal IT Architect my job is split between the theoretical and the practical.
On the one hand I'm a futurologist, telling our enterprise customers about the future of computing and how work will change. On the other side, it's very hands-on. I try to find the right equipment, internal processes and solutions to deliver results for our partners.
As a WW Principal IT Architect my job is split between the theoretical
and the practical. On the one hand I'm a futurologist, telling our
New players are coming into the software-defined networking and storage market. Tikiri Wanduragala from Lenovo talks about how data centres are changing.
New thinking in Data Center
hese days, customers have to keep pace with the explosion in data and information required for their business. And they have to do that within a fixed or falling budget, and a fixed set of staff and skills. That’s the underlying macro-economic condition.
In parallel, lots of new technologies are hitting the market that could potentially have a huge impact. One of these is in the realm of web-scale technologies, for example, Amazon, eBay, Google and Facebook. They can address some of the problems their customers are having with data or, to be more specific, big data capacity requirements.
On top of that, SSD and Flash are coming down the pipeline. The combination of those two – web-scale and Flash – is resulting in technologies that we’re calling software-defined. These move the management and the provisioning to the application. People are looking at these technologies as the next big thing.