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Wi-Fi analytics SaaS can make retail cool

Customers are starting to seek personalized retail experiences and this might be step one for your network.

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Report confirms on-premises data center spending declined

A new Synergy Research report shows spending on non-cloud data center hardware and software dropped 18% between Q2 2015 and Q2 2017, while cloud spending grew 35%.

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5 software licensing challenges in the next generation network

Understanding changing network business models and how to adapt your IT operations.

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Measuring the economic value of data

Who is winning with data, where is this data being kept, what makes new data different, when should data be kept, moved, deleted or transformed, how should data be valued, and why data is so much more important than it used to be?

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Today’s property rules don’t work in our IoT world

We used to own our things, but increasingly our things own us. The laws need to change to restore our traditional rights of property and ownership to the digital times.

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When networks hit the wall

As more consumers turn to over-the-top video streaming services and viewers’ expectations grow – can quality of experience failures be avoided? Ciena’s CTO Steve Alexander explains how our current networks need to adapt to provide an...

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Connected IoT is about to become cognitive IoT

"Ubiquitous connectivity" and machines understanding humans — those will be among the drivers behind a rapid jump in IoT implementations.

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Get ready for new storage technologies and media

Intel's new 1 petabyte storage drive that fits a 1U rack is just one of a slew of new memory form factors and technologies we’ll be seeing in the future.

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How tech giants are putting big data to work

Big data has emerged at the core of the business model for Silicon Valley's biggest companies. Here's what they're doing with it.

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Top 5 Windows Server 2016 features that enterprises are deploying

A year after Windows Server 2016 has been released, these are the top capabilities organizations have been actively deploying in their enterprises.

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New digital platforms to become the foundation for IT

AI and transparent immersive experiences are among the trends that will require shifting from traditional tech infrastructure to ‘ecosystem-enabling platforms.’

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Imanis Data focuses on big data backup and recovery

New features in Imanis Data 3.0 include backup of very large data sets, faster data recovery and support for multiple platforms.

Why does Microsoft Windows 10 need Linux?

Is Microsoft’s increasing love affair with Linux a clash of computing philosophies or a marriage made in heaven?

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ETL is slowing down real-time data analytics

Many IT professionals say the data transformation tool ETL hinders companies’ ability to do real-time analytics, and they are looking for alternatives.

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How scientists are using big data to discover rare mineral deposits

Searching the earth for valuable mineral deposits has never been easy, but big data is allowing scientists to gleam the signal from the noise.

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Tapping big data to predict the future

Franz Inc. adds future predictive analytics to its data visualization tool, Gruff 7.0, allowing users to create what-if scenarios and uncover hidden relationships.

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IoT in the office: Plantronics service blocks annoying noises

Plantronics introduces another type of IoT product, Habitat Soundscaping, adaptive software that attacks the noise in open offices.

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A radical innovation that could reduce data density by 50%

A new "beyond binary" method of coding data, along with chemical films and dyes could drastically reduce the amount of space we need to store information.

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Beware of companies claiming products have AI capabilities

Gartner finds software companies are exaggerating the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in their products.

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Mind-reading computer moves closer to reality

A brain-to-machine telepathic-like interface is becoming more likely following successful machine learning applied to fMRI scans.

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