Dell EMC Streaming Data Platform Enables Insights for Streaming Data from the Edge

Streaming Data Creates Massive Potential for Organizations Across Industries According to IDC, more than a quarter of data created in the global datasphere will be real-time in nature by 2025.[i] Much of that data will come from the edge, originate from sensors, cameras and drones, and come in the form of a continuous data stream. Streaming data creates additional complexities in the already intricate world of unstructured data. With its tendency to vary in volume and boundaries and with timestamps that can fluctuate out of order, the need for a Data First infrastructure – where organizations … READ MORE

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It’s Time for a Multi-Cloud Approach that Works for Health IT

Supporting multiple cloud providers is now a requirement in healthcare. Health IT organizations are being asked to manage cloud-based solutions ranging from SaaS-based applications to collocated equipment at a service provider. A recent survey found 35 percent of healthcare organizations have more than half of their data or infrastructure in the cloud. In fact, there are several reasons to consider off-site cloud providers as the destination for some of your healthcare IT needs. The typical drivers for using cloud-based products include cost, performance and security. Other considerations are access to capital, staffing and regulatory needs. In … READ MORE

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What separates AI-Enabled Data Capital Achievers?

I recently joined the Storage Solutions team at Dell Technologies, which is tasked with marketing for High Value Workloads and Vertical Solutions across our storage portfolio. Our team handles everything from SAP, SQL and Oracle to Healthcare, Life Sciences, Media & Entertainment, Video Surveillance and Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) – just to highlight a few. All these established solutions areas have important use cases and workloads that drive significant amounts of storage capacity and revenue. My area of focus is somewhat different and unique on the team: I cover AI/ML/DL as a discrete solution area but … READ MORE

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Three Ways Your Servers are like a Good Pair of Boots

No, you can’t walk all over them. Our PowerEdge servers are stress-tested for natural disasters, but I digress. I recently had a conversation with a cobbler about the construction of his boots and what differentiated his product from some of his lower-priced competitors. He emphasized the importance of a good pair of shoes constructed with good materials that move with your feet and stand ready to endure the occasional repair. After this conversation, I got to thinking about the relationship between shoes and servers, as one does. I found myself talking to the cobbler that day … READ MORE

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Tales of Transformations: How Creative Pirates are Providing Us with State-of-the-Art Entertainment

“Do amazing things and have fun doing it” – that’s the motto of Important Looking Pirates, one of Scandinavia’s biggest visual effects and digital animation studio. To do more amazing things, its digital future depends upon providing state-of-the-art remote workstations to its artists that enable them to easily shift between projects and areas, and provide the right storage and rendering farm to get the job done. Together with Dell Technologies they successfully completed a holistic workforce transformation. Everything they do from a technology perspective is to support the amazing work their people. Here is their tale of … READ MORE

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Dell Technologies + VMware: 5G Rocks the Network Edge

This post is co-authored by Jason Shepherd, IoT and Edge Computing CTO, Dell Technologies. Telecommunications service providers  are in the midst of a transition that will enable a new generation of applications based on 5G connectivity and edge computing. From the evolution of the central office to backhaul and pre-aggregation facilities, the “Network Edge” represents an opportunity for telecommunications service providers that is ripe for transformation. Dell Technologies and VMware are excited to welcome our telecommunications service provider customers to VMworld this year and have planned a curated experience that includes: Breakout Sessions Theater sessions TheCube … READ MORE

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Not Just Another G: What Exactly is 5G?

We have all heard about 5G, but what exactly is it? 5G is simply defined as the fifth generation networks. It’s not just another G. Yes, this wireless system upgrade delivers data to our mobile phones at remarkably fast speeds. But while 5G will indeed make our smartphones faster, it will also play a large role in the development of other kinds of wireless technology including but not limited to artificial intelligence, drones, IoT, TeleHealth, Autonomous vehicles etc. Uber is considered the ‘app that 4G built’ so what will 5G build? The possibilities are endless with … READ MORE

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Accelerating Insight Using 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors with Deep Learning Boost

Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques are quickly becoming central to businesses’ digital transformation by augmenting, and in many cases supplanting, traditional data analytics techniques. These techniques bring proactive and prescriptive capabilities to a company’s data-driven decision-making process, giving companies that adopt them early a distinct competitive advantage. Those that adopt them late will be left behind. Intel recognizes that AI methods, most notably machine learning and deep learning, are now critical components of company workloads. To address the need to both train and, arguably more importantly, have AI models make decisions faster, Intel has put these workloads … READ MORE

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UPDATE: We Won’t Grow Tired of This: Dell EMC Leads PC, Storage, Server, Converged Systems and HCI Revenue, Yet Again

This post has been updated to include the latest Converged Infrastructure and Hyperconverged Infrastructure data from IDC. Dell Technologies is a data-driven company. Making the past few weeks especially gratifying for us, as IDC released its latest worldwide trackers for enterprise storage systems, servers, converged infrastructure sytstems and PCs. What the reports tell us is our strategy is working. I invite you to read the reports from top to bottom. Or, to save you some time, I’ll give you the punch line – Dell Technologies continues to lead and grow in every category. IDC tracks shipments … READ MORE

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PowerEdge Plus AMD EPYC Equals Better Server Performance in Half the Density, at Half the Cost

Dell EMC PowerEdge R6415 achieves #1 results on TPCx-HS Benchmarks for 1-TB and 10-TB scale factor It used to be said that data runs the world. They were wrong!  Data drives insights and insights are what matter. However, getting to these insights is hard, time-consuming and expensive. So much so that companies are turning to trusted hardware vendors to find the right tools and solutions to accomplish this very fundamental task. But figuring out which tools you need to uncover those hidden gems can be a challenge. What do most customers do to evaluate the right … READ MORE

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