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Valero Simplifies Backups with Bocada

As one of the nations top oil refining companies, Valero Energy Corp. is no stranger to acquisition fever. A Fortune 500 company with approximately 20,000 employees and expected revenues...

DBAs Reaction Mixed on Oracle9i Clustering

Oracle Corp. is touting real Application Clusters as one of the key enhancements in the companys 9i database software, which is being readied for release in the next few...

After Buyout, IBM Eyes Informix Customers

IBMs $1 billion acquisition last week of Informix Software—and its 100,000-customer base—will give IBM added ammunition in its war with database giant Oracle Corp.But the challenge facing IBM, of...

New Players, Wares Enter Storage Fray

Some of the storage industrys new kids on the block are building products on IP storage as well as NAS and SAN convergence, technologies that challenge more traditional storage...

BMC Software Suite Frees IT Managers

The storage management arena got a little more crowded this month as BMC Software Inc. announced a software suite that gives IT managers a broader view of how their...

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Deloitte’s David Linthicum on Optimizing Your Multicloud

I spoke with David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer at Deloitte Consulting, about his advice for handling the key pain points that companies face...

Zscaler Brings a New Approach to Experience Management

Understanding user experience has been somewhat of a “Holy Grail” for the IT industry for decades. Many vendors have tried, yet none have managed...

Dell APEX: Increasing Consistency in Multi-Cloud Deployments

As enterprises have increasingly chosen multi-cloud deployments over single vendor engagements, the need to define and address complexity has never been greater. Dell Technologies’...

Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami on the Future of Multicloud

I spoke with Rajiv Ramaswami, President and CEO of Nutanix, about key trends and issues in multicloud computing, including the future of this emerging...

The Urgent Need to Align Business Strategy with ESG

One-off sustainability initiatives and short-term goals just don’t make the cut in today’s ESG-focused market. Consumers now demand greater transparency into business operations, supply...