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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎08-30-2016 11:25 AM
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The era of the completely customizable data center has arrived

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Written by Robert Zuber, Lenovo's Enterprise Product Marketing.

 

The era of the software defined data center is officially here – as evidenced by many of the new software products in the market, that range from converged to hyper-converged infrastructure. 

 

And hardware OEMs are shifting with the times, building new solutions to leverage these new technologies. Where the enterprise market in the past was more focused on the creation of separate components (server, storage, and networking) – the new trend is towards all of these components being combined into a single solution.

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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎08-30-2016 10:40 AM
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New thinking in the data centre

New players are coming into the software-defined networking and storage market. Tikiri Wanduragala from Lenovo talks about how data centres are changing. 

 

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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.

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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎08-30-2016 08:39 AM
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Why the password days are numbered?

 

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Find out why time is running out for this security password measure and find a better way to authenticate.

The answer is the FIDO Alliance

 

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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎07-20-2016 10:52 AM
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Love it or hate it, PokemonGo is a game-changer & a huge moment for augmented reality tech

Why Pokémon Go Could Be a Watershed Moment for AR Technology 

By Gavin O'Hara

 

If you are alive and/or have checked the internet over the last few days, then you know: there is an invasion happening. They are here and living amongst us—down the street, in the park, at the office—and they are adorable.

 

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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎07-15-2016 06:44 AM
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Lenovo Targets Next-Gen Cloud Data Centers for Carriers

Lenovo Targets Next-Gen Cloud Data Centers for Carriers

  • Open Platform@Lenovo to be powered by Red Hat’s NFV software, based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform, running on hardened OCP infrastructure
  • Joins OPNFV as Platinum Member, strengthening commitment to Open Source
  • Extends alliance with Red Hat to create cloud solutions for telco segment
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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎07-12-2016 09:08 AM
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Project Tango is here, see what it's all about....

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Thorsten Stremlau, Lenovo’s WW Principal IT Architect, on what this amazing new mobile tech can do for you and your industry.   Read more on Project Tango. 

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Lenovo Employee IgorMarty ‎06-16-2016 09:57 AM
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Open Data Center revolution

igor pic 2.pngIgor Marty, Lenovo CTO for Telco

 

Telco are on the front lines of the connectivity disruption, and they are leading the way in SDN and NFV implementation to support the next generation of communication. 

 

To connect all of these visible and invisible devices and applications will require a new generation of Data Center and network. This new generation has familiar buzzwords and acronyms – IoT, 5G, Cloud. While every industry is facing the convergence of more people and more things connecting wirelessly – and immediately –

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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎06-07-2016 09:12 AM
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Two of technology's hottest topics are software-defined and hyper-convergence.

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I have had lots of great feedback on these pieces so far, including some insightful suggestions for future pieces. One of those was a request for an article looking at software-defined, hyper-convergence, and the relationship between the two.

 

What do we mean when we say ‘software-defined’?

What we’re trying to get across with this term is virtualisation. So, when you virtualise a server and run multiple instances...

   

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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎06-06-2016 02:17 PM
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The State of IoT: Buzzword or Mainstream Technology?

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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.

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Lenovo Employee jackrose ‎06-03-2016 03:07 PM
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Wherever I go, customers want advice on the same three issues…

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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. 

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Administrator ‎06-01-2016 05:57 PM
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Datacenter system management with XClarity Administrator

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Technology that can simplify management processes in the datacenter through automation, such as Lenovo XClarity Administrator, can offer time and labor savings for busy IT staff daily.

 

Read how to get faster and more efficient system management with XClarity Administrator

 

 

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Administrator ‎06-01-2016 05:35 PM
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Lenovo and Nutanix partner to ease deployment for early hyperconvergence adopters

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Data center customers face unprecedented levels of infrastructure complexity due to cloud, analytics, mobility trends, and the associated rise of data. See what TBR has to say about Lenovo and Nutanix partnering to ease deployment for early hyperconvergence adopters.

 

Read the whitepaper

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