Monthly Archives: July 2013

Processing Big Data with Cognitive Systems that THINK

For years Hollywood has been enamored with the idea of artificial intelligence. Beyond tabulating, beyond programmed responses, what would happen if a computer could learn, reason, analyze, predict? In short, what could computers do if they could think? Sadly, more … Continue reading

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Outside The Line — an Interview on Virtualization Optimization

In my role, I get to spend a lot of time with customers and I also do a lot of reading. Over the years, I’ve developed a good bit of depth on most storage topics but one of the things … Continue reading

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Forrester’s Take on Enterprise Backup and Recovery

Recently, Forrester published The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Backup And Recovery Software, Q2 2013. I wasn’t surprised by their suggestion that “CommVault [Sympana 10.0], EMC [Avamar 7.0 and NetWorker 10.1], IBM [TSM 6.4), and Symantec [Netbackup 7.5] lead the pack. It’s … Continue reading

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