Networks Generation:

Big Data


October 17, 2015  9:59 AM

Of Acquisitions And Integration

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ASP, Brocade, Compliance, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, iPaaS, Microsoft, Network management, Network monitoring, Networkiing, Outsourcing, PaaS, SaaS, Security, SolarWinds, TIBCO, VM, VMware

The IT world has gone acquisition bonkers. Dell is paying as much for EMC as any football club would do to secure the combined services of Messi and Ronaldo. Well almost...

Meantime, a couple of companies I keep tabs on have also been in acquisition...

February 6, 2015  12:18 PM

Cloud Innovation and Groundhog Day Combined…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
AppDNA, Big Data, Citrix, Cloud Computing, IBM, Netflix, Open source, Software as a Service

Within the general misty definition of "Cloud", sometimes something pokes through the veil of ether-precipitation that says "I'm new and I make sense".


April 11, 2014  1:28 PM

Benchmarking Integration…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Application Programming Interface, Big Data, Business, Data integration, Enterprise Resource Planning, Integration, Internet, Software as a Service, Spirent, TIBCO, VoIP, Voipex

Just finished some testing at test equipment partner Spirent's offices in glamorous Crawley with client Voipex - some fab results on VoIP optimization so watch this space for the forthcoming report - and it made me think just how...


September 9, 2013  4:04 PM

Big Data = Big Transfer Speeds?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Big Data, hollywood, Unstructured data, WAN acceleration

So - there's been all this talk about Big Data and how it's replaced classic transactional processing in many application instances.


This much is true - what hasn't been discussed much, however, is how this impacts on performance; big data - say digital video - has hugely...


September 4, 2012  3:15 PM

Tech Trailblazers Update

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
awards, Big Data, Business, information technology, Mobile, Networking, Security, September, Storage Networking Industry Association

Just a quickie update to all you vendors with mega technology out there re: the Tech Trailblazer awards wot I blogged about earlier this summer.


Entry levels have proved (as did Top Gear) that you can't have too many awards competitions, and these are still open until the 12th...


September 4, 2012  3:09 PM

At The End Of The Network

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Big Data, Bitspeed, EMC, hollywood, HP, Isilion, WAN

One of the problems we've faced in trying to maximise throughput in the past has not been at the network - say 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 9, 2012  3:53 PM

And Yet More SDN…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Big Data, mexico, Netronome, Open source, SDN

I don't think I can remember a time - and this is saying something - when there were SO many hyper buzz-phrases in IT circulation as there are currently. Every cloud variant, Big Data, SDN...


So it's good for the system, soul and sensibility to get behind the hype and see what...


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