• October 20, 2020

Data

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Legendary Help: Providing access to food resources

Access to food is vital to communities across the globe. People rely on grocery stores and restaurants, and they assume that they will have a consistent ability to get the products they need. That’s why food distribution companies need to be dependable and need to run 100 percent of the time. For one Rocket client […]

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Legendary Help: Feeding communities in need

Access to food is one of the most important things for any community. Unfortunately, food deserts exist across the U.S., where low-income neighborhoods do not have access to a supermarket. Although these areas have existed for years, they’ve recently seen increased attention. Researchers have discovered links between lack of access to healthy food options and […]

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Healthy data governance makes for healthy patients

This week, I am in India to attend the 2018 Great Indian Developer Summit. So far, I am so impressed with the quality of all the presentations and workshops I’ve attended, particularly those from my fellow Rocketeers. India is one of the world’s great centers for IT talent, and this event really reflected that. I […]

IBM IMS Data

Live from SHARE 2017: Modern IMS Management

I’ve spent my entire career working in high-tech, and there’s one word I hear just about every day: modern. Whether it’s videogames, entertainment devices, mobile phones or complex computing systems, everyone wants to be on the cutting edge…and no one wants to be seen as being behind the times. Which brings me to what I […]

IBM z14 Data

Rocket Data and Open Source Tools Power the Best Mainframe Yet

Last week, IBM made three important announcements. First, they announced the latest IBM mainframe: the IBM z14, designed to help businesses lead the way in offering trusted digital experiences. Then, IBM coupled that announcement with an announcement of the latest flagship IBM mainframe operating system, IBM z/OS Version 2 Release 3, an engine for digital […]

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Computing, Data and Insight… at the Edge?

After some hesitation, I finally embraced Apple’s wearable platform by pairing an Apple Watch with my iPhone. The Apple Watch generates a continuous stream of health data that is stored locally on my iPhone. From a cloud perspective, my health data is therefore stored “at the edge” which is, out of privacy concerns, the only […]

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Yes! Someone disrupted my industry!

Innovation is hard. Disruptive innovation is even harder. So let’s face it, the company that is going to disrupt your entire industry will probably not be your own. But is that disruption really a threat or should it be considered an opportunity instead?   Hello data driven disruption! Traditional examples of innovative disruption talk about new physical […]

IoT by the numbers Data

Live from IBM World of Watson: the cognitive Internet of Things (IoT)

Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing have only recently become a reality for the mass market due to a combination of two things–increased, low-cost computing power and an explosion of data. If you’ve been keeping up with the trends over the past five years, it’s not hard to guess where much of that data is coming […]

Rocket data virtualization Data

And the Oscar goes to…data virtualization

Recognition has been a long-time coming for data virtualization. As a technology, it has been something of a pre-adolescent, the child actor who couldn’t make the transition to adult roles. While revolutionary in its approach, early forms of data virtualization were just not ready for prime time, suffering from performance and scalability issues. The norm […]

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Reduce storage costs with intelligent, automated data management and archive

We’re excited to announce the release of Rocket Arkivio Autostor v8.2. Rocket Arkivio Autostor is an intelligent data management solution that enables tiered storage, optimized backup, file system reporting, compliance, and archiving for unstructured data. Arkivio is agentless and quick to deploy. It offers intuitive web-based administration tools to simplify your essential storage management tasks. […]