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Today, companies are undergoing a dramatic change in their environment and processes.  Many groups these changes together as “Digital Transformation,” but that industry buzzword fails to describe the essential details associated with this change.  A critical and often underap...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief At this week’s Red Hat Summit in San Francisco, Red Hat is making a number of product update announcements. Of particular […]
Given the popularity of the containers, further investment in the telco/cable industry is needed to transition existing VM-based solutions to containerized cloud native deployments. The networking architecture of the solution isolates the network traffic into different network planes (...
Is it May already? Did you enjoy your ‘May the Fourth’ along with ‘Revenge of the Sixth’? For me, May is filled with a bunch of family holidays along with Mother’s Day, of course. May also falls perfectly for our 5th installment of the #DC Chronicles. If you missed our initial issues o...
Is Dell Technologies still struggling to find its footing as a true end-to-end technology company? According to Forbes magazine, the answer is yes.  In a piece […]
"We are an IT services solution provider and we sell software to support those solutions. Our focus and key areas are around security, enterprise monitoring, and continuous delivery optimization," noted John Balsavage, President of A&I Solutions, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cl...
The “Digital Era” is forcing us to engage with new methods to build, operate and maintain applications. This transformation also implies an evolution to more and more intelligent applications to better engage with the customers, while creating significant market differentiators. In b...
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the...
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Kelly Looney, director of DevOps consulting for Skytap, showed how an incremental approach to introducing containers into complex, distributed applications results in modernization with less risk and more reward. He also shared the st...
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Businesses and business units of all sizes can benefit from cloud computing, but many don't want the cost, performance and security concerns of public cloud nor the complexity of building their own private clouds. Today, some cloud vendors are using artificial intelligence (AI) to simp...
When you focus on a journey from up-close, you look at your own technical and cultural history and how you changed it for the benefit of the customer. This was our starting point: too many integration issues, 13 SWP days and very long cycles. It was evident that in this fast-paced indu...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Enterprise organizations are coming to understand that their data may be their single, most important asset. The challenge, however, is that […]
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that tra...
“Digital disruption isn’t just for hip start-ups. Incumbents can notonly compete but actually lead radical industry change if they pay attention to the way their business model is shifting and act boldly in response.-McKinsey & CompanyFounded in 1871, Economical Insurance operates ...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Data scientists, data engineers, and data analysts all have different responsibilities, but relegating them to siloed teams is counterproductive. Collaboration among […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Network Access Control (NAC) is an established market featuring products that authenticate and authorize access to the corporate network. However, with […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Even large, well-known enterprises have trouble staffing their security operations centers (SOCs), given the desperate shortage of qualified cybersecurity personnel on […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Update Since we last wrote a Brain Candy on Versa Networks in June 2017, the vendor has doubled down on the security […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Update Since we last wrote a Brain Candy on Loom Systems in September 2017, the vendor has fine-tuned its offering to focus […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Out of its seven US-based data centers and one in the UK, Faction runs VMware-based cloud solutions it customizes for its […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Liqid offers a hardware Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) switch that enables companies to disaggregate their compute resources (bare metal servers) […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Managing on-premises IT environments and cloud environments separately is difficult enough. Monitoring hybrid IT environments that combine them is extraordinarily challenging. […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief The number one problem with monitoring tools in an average enterprise IT shop is that there are simply too many of […]
At last week’s massive Dell Technologies World conference in Las Vegas – the revamped and expanded EMC World – Dell largely succeeded in rationalizing a complex, […]
By Khilone Forbes.com Jason Bloomberg, a Forbes.com contributor, visited the London Blockchain Expo. After his visit, he wrote the following article ‘How To Make Money With Blockchain, Despite […]
Application transformation and DevOps practices are two sides of the same coin. Enterprises that want to capture value faster, need to deliver value faster – time value of money principle. To do that enterprises need to build cloud-native apps as microservices by empowering teams to bu...
September 24It was another fine day in Rome. We finished our breakfast as usual and we were out of the hotel waiting to board the bus to take us round Rome.Our itinerary for the day was huge and ambitious. However, we were able to complete the task with relative ease. Thanks to our loc...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arvind Radhakrishnen discussed how IoT offers new business models in banking and financial services organizations with the capability to revolutionize products, payments, channels, business processes and asset management built on strong architectural foun...
Nordstrom is transforming the way that they do business and the cloud is the key to enabling speed and hyper personalized customer experiences. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ken Schow, VP of Engineering at Nordstrom, will discuss some of the key learnings and common pitfalls of la...
Kubernetes is a new and revolutionary open-sourced system for managing containers across multiple hosts in a cluster. Ansible is a simple IT automation tool for just about any requirement for reproducible environments. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Patrick Galbrai...
Power BI is the Microsoft product for business intelligence. SQLite is well known for its use in mobile platforms and embedded apps.Get Power BI Desktop from here.There is no native way of connecting to SQLite using Power BI, but you could use the ODBC driver which was described in an ...
Arduino Create is a web based platform which you can use to connect, create, and colloborate to work with Arduino and related products.This online platform (you will need to create username/password) enables Makers and Professional Developers to:Write codeAccess contentConfigure boards...
Here are the Top 20 Twitter Influencers of the month as determined by the Kcore algorithm, in a range of current topics of interest from #IoT to #DeepLearning. To run a real-time search of a given term in our website and see the current top influencers, click on the topic name. Among t...
By Duncan Riley Others are more skeptical yet. Analyst Jason Bloomberg on Forbes called the ICO a “scam among cryptocurrency scams,” claiming that the fundraising was nothing more than […]
By Kloy P.R.   Is Pavel Durov Truly Out Of Fund? Around February, when Telegram revealed it has generated $850 million in the first phase of its pre-ICO. […]
In IT, we sometimes coin terms for things before we know exactly what they are and how they’ll be used. The resulting terms may capture a common set of aspirations and goals – as “cloud” did broadly for on-demand, self-service, and flexible computing. But such a term can also lump toge...
The United States spends around 17-18% of its GDP on healthcare every year. Translated into dollars, it is a mind-boggling $2.9 trillion. Unfortunately, that spending will grow at a faster rate now due to baby boomers becoming an aging population, and they are the largest demographic i...
One of the biggest challenges with adopting a DevOps mentality is: new applications are easily adapted to cloud-native, microservice-based, or containerized architectures - they can be built for them - but old applications need complex refactoring. On the other hand, these new technolo...
You might have created a ODBC DSN's connecting to your various data sources and you may want to vrify they are doing what they are intended for before you are using them in some of your applications.The ODBC test tool is invaluable to you to verify your ODBC DSN's. Here is a guide to w...