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Hu Yoshida
Click to view contentLast week I was in Istanbul to participate in the World Cities Congress Istanbul 2019, which was sponsored by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. I participated in two panels. One on Smart 4 Technologies and another on Smart Energy. Istanbul is a municipality of over 15 million in a country of 80 million. Istanbul is a megacity, which is… (Show more)
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Click to view contentSHARE 2019 is next week from March 10 – 15 in Phoenix, Arizona and should be very interesting this year because of all the enhancements that have become available in the z14 mainframe since July of 2017. The Motley Fool Reported that IBM Is enjoying the strongest mainframe cycle in Years. They reported that strong sales of mainframe systems have… (Show more)
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Click to view contentTen years ago, in 2009, Cisco introduced the Unified Computing System (UCS), a data center server computer product line composed of computing hardware, virtualization support, switching fabric, storage, and management software. This was within a year of Oracle’s Database Machine, the first converged Infrastructure system with a single SKU which… (Show more)
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Click to view contentSurveys by Gartner,IDG, and Right scale in 2018 leave no doubt that cloud adoption is mainstream. Public cloud adoption led the way increasing to 92% in the Right Scale survey. The same survey showed that 81% having a multi-cloud strategy, leveraging almost 5 clouds on average. 51 percent have a Hybrid cloud strategy, combining public and private… (Show more)
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Click to view contentFrom our friends at Merriam-Webster, the definition for “continuous” is: adjective con·tin·u·ous | \kən-ˈtin-yü-əs\ Marked by uninterrupted extension in space, time, or sequence //The batteries provide enough power for up to five hours of continuous use.// synonyms: continual, uninterrupted, unbroken, constant, ceaseless, incessant, steady,… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThis morning I saw four wild pigs in my front yard. My dogs were going crazy, but they opted to stay inside. Wild pigs are not a common sight in my suburban neighborhood. I took this as an optimistic sign since this is the end of the dog year and the beginning of the year of the pig.     According to Chinese astrology, 2019 is a great year for… (Show more)
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Click to view contentLately I have been focused on the operational aspects of data, how to prepare data for business out comes and less about the infrastructure that supports that data. As in all things, there needs to be a balance, so I am reviewing some of the innovations that we have made in our infrastructure portfolio which contribute to operational excellence.… (Show more)
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Click to view contentMr. Toshiaki Higashihara, president and CEO of Hitachi, Ltd., opened our annual NEXT event last September speaking on Data and Innovation. He talked about this in terms of Lights and Shadow, the rewards and risks of the digital age. “The light gives us opportunity,” he said. “And we should not discount the shadow of cyber-attacks, and security and… (Show more)
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Click to view content2018 was a very busy year for Hitachi Vantara. September marked the one year anniversary of Hitachi Vantara which was formed by the integration of three Hitachi companies, Hitachi Data Systems, an IT infrastructure systems and services company; Hitachi Pentaho, a data integration and analytics company; and the Hitachi Insight Group, developer of… (Show more)
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Click to view contentIn this post I will take a deeper dive into one of the key enablers for Digital Transformation, the REST API. I will cover our strategy for utilizing it in our products and provide some example of how it is utilized to enable the Smart Data Center.   Application Program Interface, API, is software that allows applications to talk to each other.… (Show more)
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