Atlantis Computing, a provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
storage and performance optimization solutions, has announced that
Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft, an international private bank with 7 Billion
Swiss Francs under management, has implemented Atlantis ILIO as part of its
Citrix XenDesktop desktop virtualization project to reduce the cost of
storage by 93 percent and improve the user experience. Axept AG, a Swisscom
IT services company, recommended and delivered the Atlantis ILIO solution to
Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft, cutting the bank’s VDI storage costs and
solving the performance challenges that were preventing the VDI project from
being deployed company-wide.
“Atlantis ILIO is an enabler for VDI. If you don't solve the storage I/O
problem, the cost per desktop is extremely high. For Frankfurter Bank, the
cost per desktop was 2,000 CHF using ou... (more)
Michael Zuckerman, CMO, Queplix
The explosion in information technology tools 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 ... (more)
Actifio, a provider of Data Management Virtualization (DMV), has announced $8
million in Series A financing. The funds will be used to market Actifio's
patent-pending technology which transforms individual data management
application silos into a unified, virtualized, highly efficient solution for
data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity.
This financing was led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Greylock
Partners. With the funds, Actifio will expand its sales channel, and invest
in marketing to drive market share for its next-generation data management
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)
Michael Zuckerman, Chief Marketing Officer for Queplix, discusses the
advantages of aligning master data elements through harmonization, presenting
a fundamental shift in Master Data Management.
Enterprise data virtualization solves a perpetual problem: the increasing
number of online applications that do not share a consistent and common data
set. Uniquely, Queplix presents a persistent metadata server, accessible to
all applications to enable a common source of data information and truth.
This benefits application areas like customer relationship management (CRM),
where cloud-... (more)