23 Mar RESEARCH PAPER: Cybersecurity In The Edge Era – A Practitioner’s Guide

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In today’s world, business intelligence is the fuel that drives digital transformation. Business intelligence starts with raw data, generated at “the edge” by devices and sensors that make up the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The exponential growth of IoT and IIoT has created a corresponding […]

06 Mar Six Questions To Ask When Evaluating Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Hybrid cloud is hot right now. Nearly every IT organization claims to have a solution deployed, but very few actually do. Instead, they have a private cloud with some level of integration with multiple cloud instances. In the next few articles, we will attempt to spell out what makes a hybrid cloud environment hybrid, and […]

02 Mar What Does VMware Changing Its Licensing Model Mean For Enterprise IT?

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VMware recently announced a change to its software licensing model that caps the number of cores supported in the CPU, effective April 2, 2020. Why did VMware do this? What is the real impact to IT? And what does this mean for the VMware ecosystem and competitive landscape? The next few paragraphs will try to tackle these […]

21 Feb Analyst Quick Take: Cisco Appoints Dr. Lisa Su To Board Of Directors

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Cisco Systems, Inc. appointed AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su to its board of directors on Monday, January 27th. What does this mean for Cisco? And how does AMD benefit from this appointment? This quick take will attempt to answer these questions and more.  First, what does this appointment mean for Cisco? Cisco employs over 70,000 […]

21 Feb What AMD And Intel Quarterly Numbers Say About Datacenter Business

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Earnings season is in full swing—both AMD and Intel announced 4th quarter (and annual) results recently. Both companies claimed strong quarters with robust growth. The following few paragraphs will attempt to dissect those numbers in a little more detail and provide some guidance on what these numbers say about the 2020 business outlook. AMD EESC – […]

13 Feb RESEARCH PAPER: Building A Better Cloud Begins With Better Infrastructure

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The modern enterprise lives in a multi-cloud world, where delivery of infrastructure resources and IT services is expected in real time. Infrastructure and operations teams must, in turn, respond to the needs of the business rapidly. The result, all too often, is infrastructure complexity and “sprawl” – far too many platforms, and management tools that […]

01 Jan Two AWS Re:Invent Announcements That Will Have Long-Lasting Impact On The Enterprise Datacenter

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AWS re:Invent came and went, and what a week it was. While the total number of announcements out of the conference was huge, the company itself made 13 significant announcements. These ranged from 5G to edge to core infrastructure to Quantum computing. Moor Insights & Strategy Principal Analyst Patrick Moorhead provided some great coverage that […]

11 Dec RESEARCH PAPER: Scaling The Needs Of Enterprise With HPE ProLiant

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When Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) launched the HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen 10 and HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen 10 servers in 2017, based on the 1st Generation AMD EPYC processor, it marked the return of choice to the datacenter. IT organizations that sought to deliver performant platforms securely and lower total cost of ownership had a […]

02 Dec Dell EMC PowerOne: Is The Future Of Autonomous Infrastructure Here?

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Dell Technologies has been busy in the press since it launched PowerOne. What is PowerOne? What does it mean for enterprise IT? And is it really autonomous infrastructure? The next few paragraphs will address these questions. For a deeper dive on PowerOne, visit the Moor Insights & Strategy site. PowerOne – pragmatic innovation drives the autonomy journey Autonomous […]

15 Nov RESEARCH PAPER: A New Ecosystem For A New Era In Compute

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We live in a distributed world where APIs and microservices rule the datacenter, and the datacenter is no longer a physical construct; rather, it’s a combination of clouds, edges and remote computing centers that drive the modern business. Cloud computing and edge computing require applications to be more mobile, resilient, manageable and secure, and this need, in […]

12 Nov Research Paper: Dell EMC PowerOne Accelerates IT Transformation Through Autonomous Infrastructure

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This paper will explore the dynamics driving automation in enterprise IT organizations and demonstrate how new products like Dell EMC’s PowerOne meet evolving business needs by delivering cloud-like services to the business while freeing IT resources from the mundane tasks that bog down productivity. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: […]

05 Aug RESEARCH PAPER: Leveraging Server Architectures To Win In The Datacentric Era

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One of the trendy catchphrases for organizations going through digital transformation is“data is the new oil.” A more accurate phrasing of this statement is, “Data is the new crude oil and intelligence is the new gasoline.” An organization’s ability to transformpetabytes of data into meaningful intelligence enables differentiation in the marketplace. Data management is bigger […]

30 Jun RESEARCH PAPER: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Accelerates Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation is an oft-overused term; however, organizations of all sizes leverage technology to drive business agility and gain competitive advantages. The success of digital transformation depends on an IT organization that itself has transformed and can quickly respond to the needs of the business. IT must do things faster and more securely. IT must […]

17 Jun RESEARCH PAPER: Lenovo’s Scalable Solutions For SAP Applications

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Businesses undergo digital transformation to make smarter decisions faster. As a result, digital transformation drives businesses to embrace new IT architectures as they try to take advantage of new data sources and make better decisions. SAP is a leader in providing the software to help automate, run and bring insight to enterprises, but achieving business […]

26 Mar RESEARCH PAPER: Accelerating Software-Defined Infrastructure With HPE Synergy

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Software-Defined Infrastructure (SDI) is the ability to manage hardware resources (compute, storage, and networking) in a programmable manner. Put differently, it enables fluid pools of IT resources to be provisioned and re-provisioned on the fly with little to no human intervention. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: Table Of Contents […]

14 Mar RESEARCH PAPER: Critical Considerations For The Modern Datacenter Infrastructure

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The modern datacenter has evolved and the rate of innovation continues to quicken with unprecedented speed. Virtualization is a basic building block of infrastructure. Cloud is no longer just simply cloud—it’s hybrid cloud and multi cloud. Cloud itself isushering in the age of containers and microservices. Edge computing is the new“cloud”. The advent of the […]

04 Feb RESEARCH PAPER: Shifting From A “Cloud First” To A “Cloud If” Enterprise Moment

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Organizations that quickly respond to the customer and the market usually outperform their competitors. Technology is the key to enabling that responsiveness. An IT department that can enable responsiveness through new workloads, applications, and deployment methodologies is invaluable. IT transformation is how most companies deliver true IT responsiveness. You can download the paper by clicking […]

27 Nov RESEARCH PAPER: Accelerating Data Insights And Actions Across The Enterprise

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Edge computing is one of the newest trends driving excitement in the industry, but there is significance and depth to it unlike other trends. Edge computing offers greater operational efficiency through the promise of real-time insight and action to organizations of all sizes and types. To achieve greater operational efficiency, organizations should look to adopt […]

16 Oct RESEARCH PAPER: How To Manage One Trillion Devices On The Edge

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The world of compute is changing rapidly, as is the traditional view of a physical building, or buildings filled with servers, storage, and networking to “run the business”. Cloud computing, distributed cloud computing, and edge computing will all be fed by a 5G access network, forcing IT organizations to think and plan differently. Table Of […]

05 Jun RESEARCH PAPER: Single Socket Servers Are Disrupting The Server Market

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Dual socket servers – servers that ship with two “sockets” to support two centralprocessing units (CPUs) − are the mainstay of nearly every datacenter and server room. But walk through any server room or datacenter and slide three servers on their rails, pull off the cover and you will probably find at least one of […]