Business outcomes - driving big data & analytics

At this year’s Powering the Cloud events: SNW Europe, Datacenter Technologies & Virtualization World, taking place on 29th and 30th October in Frankfurt, we will be addressing, through our Spotlight Sessions, five of the most important issues for CIOs over the next few years. In doing so we will attempt to address more than just the technology issues, rather the broader business opportunities and challenges.

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The case for Scale Out Storage

Scale-out is a new category of storage architecture that challenges the limitations associated with traditional SAN and NAS systems. The aim of scale-out storage is to provide service predictability allowing the user to grow storage resources in-line with data center demands as business needs change over time. Scale-out storage systems must therefore be able to expand but still maintain functionality and performance as they grow. By Gurdip Kalley, Head of Business Development at Solid State Solutions (S3).

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Securing your data: The role of security in a connected world

Data that companies acquire, manage and secure today is much different to what it was even a couple of years ago. The variety, volume and complexity of customer and internal data held is placing new demands on CIOs both from a pure manageability front but also from external compliance and regulatory requirements.

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Fujitsu delivers ‘peace of mind’

Fujitsu introduces a new solution intended to provide peace-of-mind for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) that rely on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to do optimized business. Launched at CeBIT, the new Fujitsu PRIMERGY CX420 introduces simplified clustering technology designed to help extend system uptime and protect business continuity in the event of an ICT system failure.

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The external disk storage systems market in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) was up 1.3% year over year in terms of user value, according to the latest EMEA Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker from International Data Corporation (IDC).
World-class research clusters at top universities to spearhead novel research into all areas of adaptive compute acceleration.
AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors will be used to power a new supercomputer for the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore, the national high-performance computing (HPC) resource center dedicated to supporting science and engineering computing needs.
Zynstra research reveals challenges in distributed store IT environments.
Nutanix has introduced Nutanix Mine, a new open solution that integrates secondary storage operations with the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, delivering a complete platform for primary and secondary storage within the private cloud.
By Matt Kingswood from ITS, a Managed IT Services provider.
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Three benefits of a converged infrastructure

ISG looked at the benefits of converged infrastructures, which combine data center components into centrally managed systems. NFLEX is a pre-configured converged infrastructure solution by NetApp and Fujitsu supporting all three ISG requirements.

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