Archive for the 'Innovation' Category
Trend 7: Reduction of Backup through Archive, Copies, and Snaps One of the trends I identified last year was the explosion of data replication, which was cited in an IDC study that claimed the creation and management of multiple copies exceeded the cost of primary storage in many environments. IDC has posted a running time [...]
Trend 6: Object Storage Casts Light on Dark Data 2014 will see more awareness of the existence of dark data and the potential that it has for business value. Gartner defines dark data as the information assets organizations collect, process and store during regular business activities, but generally fail to use for other purposes (for [...]
Trend 5: Sync and share solution for shadow IT Industry surveys show that 28% of corporate data resides exclusively on laptops or mobile devices. This is the shadow IT that resides outside the control and supervision of corporate IT. While this data may be used for business purposes it is not always protected or secured [...]
Trend 3: Greater Adoption of Private cloud My selection for trend 3 is the greater adoption of private cloud for greater business agility and business control.
Trend 1: IT will focus more on business outcomes than infrastructure The first trend is the base driver for many of the subsequent trends that I will be posting. This will be a change in IT focus from infrastructure to business outcomes.
As we draw near to the end of the 2013, I like to put together my thoughts on what may be the trends in 2014. Most of this is based on what I hear on customer visits and from industry analysts and bloggers. Last week, my colleague Michael Hay published his list of memes ideas, [...]
The beginning of November has special meaning for many of us who have or have had family and friends in the military. In Europe they commemorate the end of World War I as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day. In the United States we observe November 11 as Veteran’s Day to honor all veterans of our [...]
Recently Hitachi Data Systems announced new roles for several of our senior executives. The key part of the announcement was the appointment of our CEO, Jack Domme, as a Corporate Officer of Hitachi, Ltd. This means that Jack has an expanded leadership role in further advancing the globalization efforts of Hitachi and will report directly [...]
I recently participated in a briefing for a health care provider with Dave Wilson who works with our partners in the Health and Life Sciences Industry Solutions group. While I was there to present our products and roadmaps, Dave made some very good points about the challenges for health care providers and helped to put [...]
If you have been following my blog lately, you have seen me referring more and more to “social innovation”.