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40% of Your IT Services are Delivered by Someone Else (in the Cloud)!

Today, nearly 40% of all spending on IT services is done outside of your plan and view. By people who don’t work for your company and in infrastructures that you have no control over, using policies and security mechanisms that … Continue reading

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Are My 25 Years of IT Experience Valuable Today?

Who would have thought that in 2016 many of us would be wrestling with the question of whether our entire 25+ year career of IT experience was worth anything to modern businesses today. We always assumed that our deep experience was … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to DCIM

The IT world around us changed! The very way we approach delivering IT services was re-imagined and re-invented. While the underlying technologies themselves got faster, smaller and lower in cost, each of those pieces became more commoditized and virtualized which … Continue reading

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Moore’s Law – It’s about Embracing the Business Opportunity

I love pondering about the last 50 years of computing innovation. Although I knew nothing about technology in the mid-sixties when Gordon Moore observed that the number of components for integrated functions doubles every 12 months, it has been a guideline influencing literally millions of subsequent business … Continue reading

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DCIM Facts versus Myth – Time for a Reality Check!

Last week we conducted an online webinar devoted to discussing the common mis-understandings and myths associated with DCIM. Over 400 people registered for the webinar and we had a ton of questions and comments afterwards. Its very clear that DCIM is a … Continue reading

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Exposing IT Value to the Business

The IT industry is currently experiencing an amazing transformation. Whereas most long term IT professionals have spent their careers creating and supporting increasingly complex IT structures with primary metrics of availability and uptime, the new CIO mantra has become service … Continue reading

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Taking the 2015 IT Infrastructure Scenic View

The IT Infrastructure challenge in 2015 is daunting and only the strongest will survive: The strongest vendors and the strongest IT professionals. Nearly everything we knew about building and maintaining IT infrastructures is being superseded by a new wave of … Continue reading

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