Apple made a major education push yesterday, updating the iPad to support Apple Pencil input, and improving fleet management capabilities. Apple has a long history in education, but this recent announcement is almost reminiscent of their most unique educational offering, the eMate 300.
Rich Stroffolino is flying solo this week on the Rundown! Talking HPE’s acquisition of Cape Networks, Foxconn buying Belkin, the state of the African tech startup scene, and announcements from NVIDIA GTC.
HPE announced they plan to acquire Cape Networks. They will be rolled into Aruba, and offer some interesting client-side monitoring tools. We take a look at what this means for the wireless space.
The phrases “Machine Learning” and “Artificial Intelligence” get thrown around a lot in enterprise IT. Every solution seemingly has one of the two baked in. But what do those terms actually mean? How can be tell the difference between actual implementations and marketing bluster? We talked to mathematician Dr. Rachel Traylor to find out.
Most attempts to bring enterprise-class data services into the cloud fall into two opposite extremes: Transplanted legacy systems or truly native cloud storage solutions. Stephen Foskett recently spoke to Kasten about something of a middle ground, providing a platform with classic data management capabilities like snapshots, replication, and backup but re-thought for the cloud-native world.
Blackblaze’s recently announced B2 Snapshot Return Refund Program makes their already economical cloud storage offering even more enticing to SMBs.
In our latest Tech Talk series with Liqid, Russ White looks at why composable infrastructure is ideally suited to answer a prickly question in GPU computing: How many processors is this job going to require?
I had the privilege to talk to Zachary Smith from Packet in our most recent IT Origins interview. We discussed how he went from majoring in the double bass at Juilliard to becoming an IT entrepreneur. We also discussed his two months in the Boy Scouts, the hip Australian coffee, and the benefits of innovating on the software layer.
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the IT news of the week. This week, they discuss the dramatic growth of container and serverless adoption on AWS, taking Qualcomm private, Windows Server 2019, and Facebook’s Fabric Aggregation Layer donation.
The cloud can be a scary place for those just starting their journey. But with the help of SD-WAN, migrating applications to the cloud is no different that adding a new branch office to your network. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how you can leverage the strengths of SD-WAN to help you on your journey.