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HP Pronq AppPulse Mobile (BETA)

by Jonah Kowall  |  September 2nd, 2014

HP has been making pretty significant efforts in building a SaaS delivery product. In fact the SaaS delivery was called out in the recent earnings call as a highlight for an otherwise struggling HP Software business. Within the Pronq (I know the name is a bit odd) brand they include...

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VMworld 2014 - My Impressions of Cloud Announcements

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 28th, 2014

VMworld 2014 took place in San Francisco, CA this week, with ~22,000 attendees descending for the annual event that showcases VMware’s newest announcements and product/service advancements.  I attended once again to pay particular attention to VMware’s cloud movements.  Here are a few of my impressions. vCloud Air Prior to VMworld,...

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Know Your Role - And The Roles Around You

by Hank Barnes  |  September 2nd, 2014

The latest set of research for Gartner's Future of IT Sales Special Report is now available to subscribers.  Be sure to check it out. One of the foundational elements of the report was the need for more consistent execution of what we call the Connected model--an approach where product, marketing,...

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CEOs on point - Securing the Internet of Things on your watch'

by Peter Sondergaard  |  September 2nd, 2014

A great billboard caught my eye this week on the drive out of Manhattan. You’ve probably seen the advert yourself if you live in the US. It’s for the Mini and, underneath a great picture of the car, the tagline reads “high-speed mobile device.” This got me thinking about the...

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Mobile Privacy and the Cross-Device Conundrum

by Martin Kihn  |  August 29th, 2014

Imagine you're starting a journey. You strap into the exit row to enjoy a sweet listen to Miley Cyrus' latest when the flight attendant pokes out your earplugs and says, "Do you realize you're sitting in an exit row ... ?" and so on. And then: "I need a verbal...

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Solid State Array Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities Published

by Valdis Filks  |  August 29th, 2014

Performance is important because you cannot buy time. If you want to see our position on Solid State Arrays, our name for All Flash Arrays, then have a look at these. Some interesting things came out of these reports, there is an interesting inversely proportional relationship between the notes, the...

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More on the "Data Lake Fallacy"...

by Andrew White  |  August 29th, 2014

I visited a client the other day and they wanted to talk about data lakes.  Someone at the client, not at the meeting, had been promoting the concept of a data lake as an answer to question we explored.  Before I tell you what happened, let me update you on...

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Big Banks hit by CyberAttacks – Alarming but not Surprising

by Avivah Litan  |  August 28th, 2014

Today’s headlines report that big banks have been hit by cyberattacks, according to the FBI. While this news is alarming, it certainly is not surprising. Hackers are always probing bank systems and even a year ago or so, law enforcement authorities and regulators put out an advisory to banks about...

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Gartner’s Big Data Definition Plays Out in Sports

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 28th, 2014

As a Gartner analyst, I am fortunate to frequently meet amazing people. Qaizar Hassonjee from Adidas is not only one of them, but one of the most memorable ones among the amazing people. He is at the heart of miCoach, including miCoach Elite, the system developed in partnerships with the top soccer players,...

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The 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software is Published!

by Roberta J. Witty  |  August 28th, 2014

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Private Care: A New Growth Area

by Anurag Gupta  |  August 28th, 2014

Private healthcare providers are expanding across the world.  In Asia, although many governments promise state aid for healthcare, the ground reality (See: Market Insight: Healthcare Provider Industry Primer, 2013) is very different (except for arguably the advanced healthcare system in the city state of Singapore). India has focused her attention...

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