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​OpenStack: Costs less, does more

The biannual OpenStack Summit opened with Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, saying “We’re a inflection point … We are moving into the second generation of the cloud.” And OpenStack is leading the way. Cloud TV How business leaders are embracing cloud services The cloud is disrupting traditional operating models for IT departments and entire organizations. Read More… Read more →

Cloud bolsters Q1 results at SAP Brazil

SAP’s Brazil subsidiary has managed to double its sales of cloud-based products in the first quarter of 2017, the software giant reported last week. Noteworthy industry sectors for the company over the period in Brazil were retail and agribusiness, each driving a three digit increase in sales. SAP Brazil has also boosted its overall client portfolio in the first three… Read more →

3D Systems unveils new 3D printer, materials and software

The ProJet MJP 5600 is expected to be available in June. 3D Systems on Monday is rolling out its latest multi-material 3D printer, a range of new software and new Stereolithography (SLA) materials. Unveiled at the RAPID + TCT 2017 trade show in Pittsburgh, the new products should be useful for the manufacturing process in industries like aerospace, automotive, healthcare,… Read more →

Nvidia intros Metropolis video analytics platform for smart cities

Nvidia is rolling out a new platform that aims to provide deep learning analytics to video streams produced from smart city applications. Dubbed Metropolis, the platform takes data captured by cameras deployed in government properties, public transit systems, commercial buildings and roadways, and then runs it through AI to help cities monitor video instantaneously. The idea is that cities are… Read more →

Dell Technologies Capital exits stealth, aims to ramp venture investments

Special Feature The Cloud v. Data Center Decision This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet/TechRepublic special feature, takes a close look at the current enterprise trends surrounding cloud migrations. Read More Dell Technologies Capital, the venture arm of Dell Technologies, is out of stealth with a plan to invest $100 million annually in startups. The venture fund is also betting… Read more →

Transforming the datacenter

The biggest fear early cloud adopters overcame was the fear of disruption. How would they move everything from their existing data center to a cloud service without disrupting business operations? The answer was, they didn’t. Transition gradually Smart companies realized that the safest way to transition from on-premises systems to the cloud would be to first assess all their applications,… Read more →

HP builds out partner, customer roster for 3D Jet Fusion printing systems

HP said it is building out its channel strategy and announced more reference customers for its 3D printing effort, which officially launched a year ago. At the Rapid + TCT 3D printing and additive manufacturing conference in Pittsburgh, HP said it has launched a global reseller program with 30 certified partners. That move should give HP more coverage in the… Read more →

Build a high-performance AMD Ryzen 7 PC

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Virtustream launches Healthcare Cloud

Virtustream announced Monday that it’s launching Healthcare Cloud, a service built on the Virtustream Enterprise Cloud that’s designed to meet the security, regulatory, and IT needs of healthcare providers. It provides an environment compliant with federal HIPAA and HITECH regulations with availability service level agreements of up to 99.999 percent. It can be deployed in a public, private, or hybrid… Read more →

What is Docker and why is it so darn popular?

How Docker brought containers mainstream If you’re in data center or cloud IT circles, you’ve been hearing about containers in general and Docker in particular non-stop for a few years now. With the release of Docker 1.0 in June 2014, the buzz became a roar. All the noise is happening because companies are adopting Docker at a remarkable rate. At… Read more →

Seven Steps to Securing Mobile Devices and Data

It’s easy to say that we must take a more holistic approach to enterprise mobility and security, but what does that really mean? How would we best explain it to a user or customer? Follow the data You’ve heard the adage, “Follow the money.” But we’re trying to mitigate the risk of data loss, so let’s change that to “Follow… Read more →

Researchers trial prosthetic limbs which ‘see’ and react without thought

Researchers have launched a trial for prosthetic limbs which have been designed to reach for objects automatically in a bid to make them act more like natural, organic limbs. A team of biomedical engineers from the UK’s Newcastle University, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), said this month that a bionic hand has been developed which… Read more →