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  • Composable Infrastructure

    Choosing the Right Platform:

    Traditional vs. Hyper-Converged vs. Composable Infrastructure Hybrid cloud infrastructure is not a one-size fits all solution. And while there are numerous options, making the right decision can be overwhelming. The right implementation can certainly drive speed to market, increase scalability, and bolster performance across your environment, but its architecture still needs to complement your current […]

  • You’ve Decided to Go to Cloud. What’s Next?

    Upper management has decided that your company’s next business move will be towards cloud. Which (as you know) is much easier said than done. You have infrastructure to consider, hardware to decommission, and you have to somehow translate those legacy applications to that ready-and-waiting virtual environment. How do you know which apps to migrate (and […]

  • How Strong is My Password?

    How Strong is My Password?

    The Importance of Secure Logins One would hope that the days of “abc123” and “pa$$word” passwords are of the past. But while the majority of users don’t fall under such blatant disregard for personal security, there is still a large percentage of people who don’t do their due diligence in creating and maintaining strong passwords. […]

  • Strategic Simplicity for Your Hybrid Cloud

    NetApp OnCommand Insight: Strategic Simplicity for Your Hybrid Cloud

    As legacy infrastructure around the globe struggles under the ever-growing end-user demand of data generation and consumption, the industry steadily moves towards cloud to relieve the pressure. Hybrid at the Expense of Your Resources However, with more and more companies migrating to cloud-based architecture, hybrid cloud solutions are in much higher demand. This is because […]

  • Analytics Maturity Assessment

    Using Analytics for Annual Planning

    When people hear the word “analytics,” they tend to get nervous—especially when it’s coupled with other words like “algorithm,” “GPU,” and “deep learning.” And they automatically think that the subject matter is beyond their understanding (or even their IT team’s abilities). However, analytics doesn’t have to be impossible or “beyond your current capabilities.” Your company […]

  • Data Ingestion and the Data Value Chain

    Purposeful Data Ingestion: What You Need to Know About the Data Value Chain

    Previously, we discussed the three fundamental branches of analytics as well as how each one successively breaks data down into more manageable pieces. In today’s installment, let’s continue the data ingestion conversation by discussing the different components of the Data Value Chain. Let’s Get Back to Basics The Business Dictionary Online defines a value chain […]

  • Democratize Your Data

    Enabling Decision-Making at the BU Level with Analytics

    Housing untapped, raw data does little but expend additional storage and security resources. But, at the same time, accessing that data for active use is hard. Because of this, many companies have started working through their database administrators (DBAs) to try to get more from their data. However, as is the current trend, organizations are […]

  • Bias in Machine Learning

    Humans Can’t Fabricate Objectivity: The Bias in Machine Learning

    Previously, we discussed some of the pros and cons posed by machine learning. While “self-learning” computers have become the future of autonomous tech, R&D teams are still working to iron out fundamental limitations found within the technology. Machine learning was created to eliminate the constant need for human computational resources, but researchers are finding more […]

  • What is Composable Infrastructure?

    What is Composable Infrastructure?

    Inflexible architectures prevent you from having the power and scalability to thrive in ever-expanding conditions. With limited mobility, customization, and agility to speak of, modern businesses are searching for a solution that is without compromise—a technological panacea that addresses the whole of their IT needs rather than simply solving a portion of them. In short, […]

  • 5 More Unexpected Ways that Big Data Augments our Reality

    5 More Unexpected Ways that Big Data Augments our Reality

    As we mentioned before, there are seemingly limitless ways that Big Data can augment our realities, and we believe that it is important for you to understand how these analytics work behind the scenes in our everyday lives. If you have read the previous post, then you hopefully noticed the undeniable trend that runs throughout […]

  • Machine Learning Applications

    Machine Learning Applications: The Good, The Bad, and The Unrealistic

    The Latest Innovations and Controversies of Machine Learning Up until the 1950’s, computers needed incredibly detailed commands, in highly-specific languages, to accomplish even the simplest of tasks. By 1959, Arthur Samuel had developed the Samuel-Checkers-playing Program—a computer game that became the world’s first ever self-“learning” machine. Rather than pre-program his computer to tell it what […]

  • TSA Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider List

    We are proud to announce that, for the second year in a row, we have been named to the 2018 CRN1 Solution Provider 500 list (SP500)! Since 1995, the SP500 has stood as CRN’s annual public listing of the top solution provider companies in North America, ranked in order by revenue. According to CRN, the […]