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by Michael Zuckerman, CMO, Queplix The explosion in information technologytools and capability has accelerated. Our information technology environment is moving at absolute light-speed. Yet, the back of data integration is broken. 90% of customers are using 20-year old ETL technology designed to move batch files into the data warehouse at 1:00 am. It is a manual process. Worst of all, is that some vendors have even put this 20-year old technology in their newly minted 1-year old cloud. Who wants 20-year old technology in a 1-year old cloud? To add insult to injury, data quality is … “another product.” I humbly submit that without resolving data quality issues and providing for their ongoing maintenance, you cannot integrate even two applications, load your data warehouse, consider a future Virtual MDM deployment. The cause of this is simple. Look at the revenue mix f... (more)

Knoa Survey Results Identify Key Trends Within the APM Market

Knoa Software, a provider of user experience and performance management software, today announced results of a survey conducted during its recent webinar entitled “Thinking of Application Performance Management? Don’t Do It. Find Out More.” Knoa polled global information technology professionals across a broad range of functions about their overall satisfaction with Application Performance Management (APM), features used, performance, diversity of use of APM tools, use cases for APM tools and other relevant information to the market. The Knoa survey results revealed that 100% of... (more)

IPR International Improves Data Security and Availability

Nexsan's Assureon online archive gives IPR the reliability and compliance-level privacy it needs to deliver high data availability to its customers while reducing overall costs by 40% Leading disaster recovery and data protection service provider IPR International was facing growing operational and capital costs associated with its data archive infrastructure for customer emails and unstructured files. Needing to lower overall costs without risking the high service-level they guarantee their demanding customer base, IPR turned to Nexsan. Nexsan's Assureon online archive has give... (more)

The Value of Online Task-Based Video Training

By Brien M. Posey In many organizations, users who have questions about how to use various application features typically call the help desk for assistance. However, it has started becoming apparent that the help desk may not always be the best source of support in these types of situations. The Limitations of a Help Desk There are several reasons why the help desk may not be able to help the user to the degree that might have once been possible. The first reason revolves around the fact that the help desk staff is often overworked. When a user calls the help desk for assista... (more)

Nexus Information Systems Joins Actifio Partner Program

Nexus Information Systems, a regional leader in data center solutions and services, today announced that the company has become a member of the Actifio Partner Program.  As an approved Actifio partner, Nexus Information Systems will offer its clients the Actifio Data Management Virtualization (DMV) software suite to lower data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity costs. Actifio solutions help customers protect their physical and VMware virtualized environments including VMware Site Recovery Manager. "Enabling virtualized infrastructures with cost efficient data pr... (more)