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Hu Yoshida
This post is part 3 of my Top IT Trends for 2018. Here we will cover three data types that IT will need to store and manage as these applications become more prevalent in 2018. The first is video analytics, the second is Blockchain, and the third is the use of biometrics for authentication.   6.  Wider adoption of Video analytics Video content… (Show more)
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Gartner differentiates object storage from distributed file systems, and have published separate Critical Capabilities reports for each. The last Critical Capabilities for object storage was published March 31, 2016. In this report, written by Gartner analysts, Arun Chandrasekaran, Raj Bala and Garth Landers, Gartner recommends that readers of the… (Show more)
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    On October 31st, Gartner published its 2017 version of the Magic Quadrant for General Purpose Disk Arrays. Gartner defines general-purpose disk arrays as those designed to satisfy the storage needs of applications running on physical or virtual servers. This Magic Quadrant excludes all-flash systems, also called solid state arrays (SSAs),… (Show more)
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This is part 2 of my Top IT trends for 2018. In my first post, I covered Preparing IT for IoT. This post will look at some new requirements for managing storage that will make IT more effective.     4.     Data Governance 2.0 2018 will see new challenges in data governance which will require a new data governance framework. Previous data… (Show more)
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2017 was a watershed year for digital transformation. It wasn’t a year of major technology breakthroughs, but it was a year in which many of us began to change the way we use technology. Cloud adoption increased and more applications were being developed for it. Increasingly, corporate executives were more committed to and investing in digital… (Show more)
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  Internet companies like Google and twitter have unprecedented agility and scale and the secret to this is the use of containers. Everything at Google runs in containers from Gmail to YouTube to Search. Each week they spin up over two billion containers. Actually, this isn’t a secret, since most of this is open source. While the concept of… (Show more)
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This week I was in Cape Town, South Africa to attend AfricaCom and present what Hitachi Vantara is doing in IoT.  It was very eye opening for me to see the localization that would be required for IoT in this part of the world. While the Sub-Saharan region of Africa is composed of many countries with varying rates of employment, the average… (Show more)
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Last week I was presenting our IoT platform, Lumada to a delegation from one of the Northern states of India. Hitachi’s Lumada IoT platform provides a complete software platform based on Hitachi’s expertise in building both IT systems and OT systems that power many businesses. A core component of the Lumada IoT platform is the asset avatar where… (Show more)
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Brian Householder, Hitachi Vantara’s President and COO sat down with Dave Vellante of the CUBE at Pentaho World this week to answer questions about Vantara and our operating model. Prior to his current role, Brian held a similar role at Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), which integrated Hitachi Data Systems with the Pentaho organization and Hitachi… (Show more)
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Two of the question I get from Hitachi Data Systems customers that I have known for many years are “Why the Name change? And What does Vantara mean?” I had that discussion again this morning. There is a very good 7 minute video interview by Teri McClure and Mark Peters of ESG that answers these two questions through conversations with Asim… (Show more)
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