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How Blockchain Will Change Your Infastructure Needs

In recent months BlockChain technology has made leaps and bounds in its growth towards commercial applications. While it promises great improvements in many areas there are some serious side effects for your organisation’s infrastructure moving forward. Massive companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and IBM have made a significant investment in this new technology with a desire to expand and grow their businesses in the future. Blockchain has grown courtesy of the cloud feature within the world of computing, and the new technology is raising questions over what exactly or rather who exactly should be using this technology.

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Simple steps to protect your company during a cyber attack

You can never be completely safe when it comes to data security matters with the current rise in cases of cyber-attacks. These vicious attacks are a nightmare not only to individuals but also prominent organizations. Irrespective of personalities or business size, cyber-attacks are a menace. Cyber-attacks are vicious with a reason. Attackers not only invade your privacy but also put victims in vulnerable situations. For corporations, such attacks are brutal enough to bring them out of business. To individuals, the attacks have gone to the extent of causing the loss of many lives and huge debts arising from identity theft. However, you can reduce chances of such occurrences by instituting various cyber security measures as we will see in this piece.

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What Memory-Driven Computing Means for Your Industry

Technology has advanced to the point where we can go throughout our day and solve complex problems that people in the past have struggled with. With this advancement comes a great deal of brand new and unexplored technology. This new technology has many applications that can help us in our lives and make some of the problems we have much easier to find solutions to. It is hard to go through modern life and not experience the effect that computers have on our well-being and quality of life.

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Your Infastructure needs

Chief Information Officers and other information technology leaders realize the importance of maintaining their information technology infrastructure capabilities in line with technological advances so their customers can get the services and performance they expect to keep their business growing. Large or small, all businesses have been impacted by the increasing availability of artificial intelligence (AI) systems. Whether it’s advanced analytics or machine learning, traditional IT infrastructure configurations don’t necessarily deliver the best performance for these applications. Artificial intelligence applications and services are notorious for consuming large amounts of data and requiring fast networks and storage with low I/O latency. A good system engineer will realize the key infrastructure attributes needed for high-performance AI solutions and incorporate those in its systems design.

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HPE Announces a New Paradigm for Computing in the Big Data Era

In May 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced the completion of a computer set to change the way in which organizations process big data in the future. The computer is the latest product of HPE’s The Machine project. The goal of the project is to create a computer that abandons many of the traditional design elements that computer manufacturers have utilized for decades. In doing so, The Machine promises to give rise to supercomputers capable of processing the equivalent of all the digital data the human race has generated to date — in the blink of a photon.

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5 Reasons Lenovo Laptops Are The Business Standard

Lenovo has built quite a name for itself as the industry-standard for business laptops. With reliable, tried-and-true products, Lenovo stands out as an industry leader in the world of professional laptops. Rather than take these claims at face value, though, let’s consider why Lenovo’s products are so widely popular.

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Why Buy Genuine: The Benefits Of Genuine Replacement Parts

Running business demands saving money when possible, and it can be tempting to save reduce expenses by purchasing IT equipment that isn’t genuine. However, doing so comes with significant risks. Here are a few reasons to only buy genuine replacement parts for your equipment.

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How To Negotiate A High Budget For Technology Upgrades!

As an IT manager, your wish-list for upgrades never ends. Whether it’s the newest hard drives, replacing the old database server, or finally getting reliable switches to keep the office running, there is always something that needs upgrading.

However the sad reality is your budget only goes so far, and while you can see the enormous potential the organization has to gain from increasing your budget, in most cases the decision makers can’t.

To help you out, we’ve scoured the internet to find the best tips on how you can successfully negotiate a higher budget for your IT needs.

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5 Reasons Why Windows Will Always Be The Choice For Enterprise.

Over the past Decade Apple’s popularity has surged in the consumer IT sector, growing its market share dramatically. However, will Apple ever break into the enterprise market? Do their products have what it takes to stand up to Windows in the competitiveness of business IT?
After much research, we’ve concluded that there are five key reasons why Windows-based machines will always be the standard for the Businesses.

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7 Ways HPE Proliant Hard Drives Are Worth The Investment

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been producing high-end computer hardware since the late 1970s, and since the 1990s has been at the forefront of professional server construction. When Compaq and HP merged, HP took over the ProLiant line and has continued to ensure it’s the best server system on the market. So why are these ProLiant hard drives so great?

1. They’re Built Better
With cheap hard drives flooding the market in recent years, many servers have come to rely on redundancy and low cost rather than reliability. This means that cheap hard drives are often used in modern servers, which decreases their service life and uptime. ProLiant hard drives are the best quality possible with the technology available at their point of production, which means that critical data will not be lost and that they will be able to work for more years.

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