Industry Perspectives

Scaling Your Network for Big Data

MICHAEL BUSHONG<br/>PlexxiMICHAEL BUSHONG
Plexxi

Outside of a small number of players, Big Data is not really all that big, writes Michael Bushong of Plexxi. But that doesn’t mean that architects building out infrastructure for a Big Data era can ignore scale altogether. Read More

Explaining the Uptime Institute’s Tier Classification System

MATT STANSBERRY<BR/>Uptime InstituteMATT STANSBERRY
Uptime Institute

Over the years, some industry pundits have expressed frustration with Uptime Institute’s Tier Classification System for being confusing, writes Matt Stansberry of Uptime Institute. But in many cases, these individuals have misrepresented the purpose and purview of the program. Fundamentally, it is our responsibility to better explain our approach and intellectual property. Read More

You, Your Mobile Life, and the Disruptive Technology Behind it All

DAVID NICHOLSON<BR/>EMC's Emerging Technologies DivisionDAVID NICHOLSON
EMC's Emerging Technologies Division

A remarkable, nearly-invisible technology rests at the intersection of billions of people around the world and their every waking moment, writes David Nicholson of EMC’s Emerging Technologies Division. It’s flash technology and it’s forever changing the way we live our lives and run our organizations. Read More

View from Velocity 2014: Scaling Teams Is Key

COLLEEN MILLER<BR/>Data Center KnowledgeCOLLEEN MILLER
Data Center Knowledge

There was a common thread that wove through the sessions during Velocity 2014, writes Colleen Miller of Data Center Knowledge. It always came back to people: the faster, stronger Web depends on people as much as it does infrastructure and applications. Read More

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