Hewlett Packard Enterprise Space Supercomputer, One Step Closer To Mars

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Space Supercomputer, One Step Closer To Mars
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Blast off, please wait while we reconfigure your operating system. There are a lot of computers in space, already. We know that the International Space Station has already been through various operating systems and worked with both Microsoft Windows and various forms (distributions) of Linux in recent years. In these ‘early days’ of space we imagine that all computers in orbit around our planet are specially made machines with custom-crea…
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Gartner's Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G And Deep Learning For First Time

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The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 provides insights gained from evaluations of more than 2,000 technologies the research and advisory firms tracks. From this large base of technologies, the technologies that show the most potential for delivering a competitive advantage over the next five to 10 years are included in the Hype Cycle. The eight technologies added to the Hype Cycle this year include 5G, Artificial General Intelligence, Deep Learning, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Digital…
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Digital Storage At DreamWorks Animation

Digital Storage At DreamWorks Animation
At DreamWorks Animation, file services and digital storage are important tools to releasing 80+ hours of TV and 2 movies in a year’s time. Digital animation for a cartoon feature film can generate 350-450 TB of storage created by 10,000 computer cores and 80 million CPU hours. The result can be 500 million files and 250 billion pixels. I recently had a chance to talk with Skottie Miller from DreamWorks Animation, Patrick Osborne from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Jay Wampold from Qumulo o…
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When Shifting To The Cloud Offers More Security

When Shifting To The Cloud Offers More Security
The modern data center is evolving in ways that few ever thought possible. This trend is playing out across organizations of all sizes, both public and private, for a simple reason: Transitioning to a public cloud platform, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure, offers tangible benefits, from reduced capital expense costs and lower headcount to improved security and flexibility. However, some still believe that the concept of the cloud is a high-risk proposition. Some…
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SAPVoice: Sharing The Risks And Rewards Of Digitalization

SAPVoice: Sharing The Risks And Rewards Of Digitalization
Rethinking traditional collaboration models The traditional role of software providers – and the clue is in the name – is also affected by this change. Simply developing, selling, and shipping the latest solutions – regardless of how cutting-edge they may be – is not enough anymore. Because despite realizing the importance of digitalization, many organizations still struggle to identify where and how emerging platforms, technologies, and applications co…
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Inside ServiceNow's Surge: How It's Become The Most-Innovative SaaS Vendor On The Planet

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ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe has brought on intensely customer-focused culture to ServiceNow since his arrival four months ago. If ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe weren't already fully committed to running one of the fastest-growing and most-innovative software companies on the planet, he could make a great living teaching tech-industry CEOs how to talk about the stuff they make and the customers they serve. With Q2 revenue up 40.2% to $478.5 million, ServiceNow has rai…
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Why Your Marketing Automation ROI Is In The 'Lost And Found'

Why Your Marketing Automation ROI Is In The
Photo Credit/ Act-On Software Act-On Software Study on Marketing Automation Marketing automation software was born out of a marketer’s need to more effectively generate and nurture leads through the funnel. Today, it is seen as a cornerstone of modern data-driven marketing practices. If marketing automation is a ‘needle mover’, then why the continued furor over its ROI? Act-On Software commissioned its inaugural study on the State of B2B Marketing Automation to…
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Microsoft Monday: Critical Windows Bugs Fixed, Better Gamerscore, Consumer Reports Demotes Surface

Microsoft Monday: Critical Windows Bugs Fixed, Better Gamerscore, Consumer Reports Demotes Surface
"Microsoft Monday" is a weekly column that focuses on all things Microsoft. This week, Microsoft Monday includes details about Spotify arriving on the Xbox One, LinkedIn’s integration with Samsung Bixby, a major Windows security patch, a Surface downgrade from Consumer Reports, Xbox Gamerscore receiving big changes and much more! Spotify Arrives On The Xbox One Microsoft Eagle-eyed Reddit users discovered a screenshot of the Spotify app on Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb’s Xbox One last…
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You'll Need Patience For This Computer

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I’m impatient. Just ask my wife. Or anyone I play golf with. I simply like doing things efficiently and quickly. For instance, left alone to play 18 holes without anyone ahead, I can commonly finish in less than two hours. Forget practice swings -- I’m always envisioning my next shot, as I drive the cart up to the ball. Hot meals don’t stand a chance to get cold on my plate. It’s not like I scarf down food like Joey Chestnut, but I don’t pause after bites, either. And when it comes to using inte…
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Kenya's Election Proves Fake News Is A Serious Threat To International Security

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This piece was co-authored with Sachin Maini, a research fellow at Day One Insights Social media feeds are overflowing with deceitful stories.  Rumors are swirling that Cambridge Analytica is secretly collecting information on voters to exploit ethnic divisions.  Barack Obama is urging calm and for all participants to "work together no matter the outcome,” but accusations of hacking are throwing the legitimacy of the results into question. It’s not Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton that we’re ta…
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