Quocirca Insights:

January, 2014


January 30, 2014  5:56 PM

Integrating optical networking in to the data centre

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Uncategorized

The great thing about virtualisation, or re-defining physical resources at a higher abstracted software level (software defined data centre/network/storage etc. as the terminology de jure goes), is that those deploying applications no longer have...

January 27, 2014  11:32 AM

Building bridges: bringing the physical and virtual together via DCIM

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Cloud Computing, Data Center, DCIM, Nlyte, SDDC

In the good old days, a data centre facility 'just' had to be a place where servers, storage and network equipment could be housed.  Sure, it had to ensure that enough power and cooling was available, but beyond that, most data centres were built to last for around a...


January 17, 2014  9:39 AM

Cloud platforms: OpenStack in its fourth year

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Uncategorized

Oracle has eventually joined the OpenStack community this month. By integrating the open source cloud management platform with its own products Oracle says it is reflecting its customers' need for standards to support flexible...


January 6, 2014  10:11 AM

Will wearable devices and M2M kill off the keyboard and ultimately the desktop?

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
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There can be no doubting the growth and increasing influence on both personal and working lives of the touchscreen technology revolution of smartphones and especially 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


January 3, 2014  8:17 AM

Extending Microsoft Active Directory

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Uncategorized

Microsoft Active Directory is a database embedded in all Windows server operating systems and in Windows Azure (Microsoft's cloud-based platform-as-a-service/PaaS offering). The directory is used to store information about objects and their...


January 2, 2014  8:00 AM

Great Print Expectations 2014

Louella Fernandes Profile: Louella Fernandes
Uncategorized

Despite expectations of its demise, our affinity with the printed page means that it continues to fight its corner in today's rapidly evolving mobile workplace. However, the future of office printing relies on keeping pace with the digital...


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