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Making Decisions at the Edge

20 October, 2020 / by Ashminder Ubhi & Pete Hulme posted in Data Centre Modernisation

Edge Computing, seen by many as the next revolution for processing data, extends network boundaries and takes computing power to where data is created, collated and acted on.

It delivers processing power to everyday objects and deep analytics capabilities to the core. Edge Computing will enable organisations of all sizes across every sector to develop new ways of working and innovative propositions that are more efficient while delivering better user experiences.

Ashminder Ubhi (Ash), CDW Category Lead for Core Data Centre and Pete Hulme, CDW Practice Lead for Hybrid Infrastructure, discuss four fundamental questions on how to get the most from Edge Computing.

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The Rise of Edge Computing

14 August, 2020 / by Ashminder Ubhi posted in Data Centre Modernisation

Edge Computing is seen by many as the next revolution for processing data. Advancements in technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G will fuel Edge Computing and make it a reality for almost every business. It brings processing power to everyday objects and incredibly detailed analytics that will enable organisations of every shape, size and sector to develop compelling new propositions that are more efficient and deliver a better experience for customers, patients and citizens.

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MEASURE VALUE, NOT VOLUME

20 February, 2020 / by Ash Ubhi posted in Dell, Data Centre Modernisation

Discover the real value that Dell EMC Isilon can bring to your business… besides future-ready scale-out storage.

The world is experiencing an explosion of unstructured data – data that holds huge potential for innovation if businesses can leverage it in the right way.

To keep up with the volume of data whilst leveraging the value that it holds, organisations like yours need a scalable, efficient and future-ready storage platform.

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Next Generation Unified Storage from Dell Technologies

1 July, 2019 / by Ash Ubhi posted in Dell, Data Centre Modernisation

At this year’s Dell Technologies World, Dell EMC announced availability of the next generation Unity XT storage platform. These new All-Flash and Hybrid storage platforms carry on the Unity family benefits with more performance, improved efficiency and multiple cloud deployment options.

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SQL Server 2008 EOS: The Perfect Excuse to Modernise

7 June, 2019 / by Intel Solutions expert posted in Data Centre Modernisation

Does your business still depend on SQL Server 2008? If so, July 9th is a date to remember. 

That’s when support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end forever—which means the end of regular security updates. And yet, it’s not all doom and gloom. 

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To prepare for a better future, we must modernise the data centre

15 November, 2018 / by Jess Poulter posted in Data Centre Modernisation

Think of the businesses you love buying from. The chances are they all have one important characteristic in common. Put simply, they seem to understand what you want and they provide it in a format that feels personalised, valuable, easy-to-use and always available. As a result, they are probably leaders in their markets, whether they are offering coffee, cabs or Christmas gifts.

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Nutanix Intelligent Infrastructure Management

15 November, 2018 / by Jess Poulter posted in Data Centre Modernisation

Make weekend IT emergencies a thing of the past with intelligent infrastructure management from CDW and Nutanix. The weekend call is the one we all dread the most. For enterprise IT managers with responsibility for ageing data centre infrastructure these interruptions have often been too common for comfort.

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Overcoming today’s IT infrastructure challenges

21 June, 2018 / by Jess Poulter posted in Data Centre Modernisation

Until recently, the word agility was more likely to be heard in a sports commentary than a business meeting. But such is the pace of digital transformation that agility is talked about every day in boardrooms across the country.

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