Converged Infrastructure And Integrated Systems

Launched today – a major three report series for market planners providing a complete overview of Converged Infrastructure and Integrated Systems (CIandIS) vendor offerings and positioning, user adoption views and opportunities, market sizes and forecasts for the EMEA region. Available below is a description of each report complete with highlight findings, table of content and […] Read more »

Nine Examples of How Big Data Can Be Used Or Abused

Big data is overhyped and unable to meet the expectations created by suppliers and consultants. So what exactly are the issues surrounding the big data paradigm? Below are nine examples of different interpretations how data can be used or abused. Apple – Good data, bad app. Last year, Apple came up with the idea of […] Read more »

Dell Is Feeling Bullish About The Enterprise

Last week we attended the Dell Technology Camp 2013 at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. Topic: The Evolution of the Data Center. Make no mistake, the Data Center and its surrounding enterprise infrastructure and application ecosystem might well be Dell’s future bread and butter market, once the Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners buyout transaction is […] Read more »

The Four Types of System Architectures

In the past, data centre computing was characterised by large, integrated resources called mainframes. As shared computing resources became more decentralized and affordable, these resources split into distributed computing layers of servers, storage, networks and software. To curb the proliferation of distributed IT sprawl, these computing layers were pooled and virtualized for maximum efficiency and […] Read more »

The Future Of Converged Infrastructure And Integrated Systems

Didcot/Monnickendam, December 7th 2012 – ITCandor and The METISfiles announce a joint multi-client study on the future of converged infrastructure and integrated systems. ITCandor and The METISfiles believe vendors are shifting towards supplying new types of integrated systems incorporating server, networking, storage and infrastructure software. Users are considering integrating their fragmented data centre equipment in […] Read more »

Flexibly Adapting To Changing Demand

The METISfiles presented at the BT Data Centre Event 2012 Thursday 21 June at BT’s fully renovated and state of the art data centre in Nieuwegein. Together with BT customers and partners, METISfiles analyst Pim Bilderbeek explained how data centres are changing under the influence of the cloud and how – with the help of […] Read more »