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Live from IBM World of Watson: don’t be afraid of the AI boogeyman

I’ve been lucky enough to sit in on a number of interesting conversations and presentations this week at World of Watson that deal with the underpinnings of cognitive technology–most notable, artificial intelligence (AI for short). And interestingly, something that came up in each of those conversations was the usual Hollywood portrayal of AI as the […]

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Live from IBM World of Watson: could a cognitive system have written this for me?

A lot of the talk this week focuses on how AI and cognitive systems can help extend our abilities in healthcare, or factories, or public infrastructure. But these systems also have potential applications for non-physical pursuits. For example, marketing. In a session I attended yesterday, the speaker noted that marketers only have access to 20% […]

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IBM World of Watson Rocket Software

It’s Time to Get WoWed!

The Rocket team just landed in Las Vegas, and looking forward to spending the next five days here for World of Watson, the premier global IBM event focused on cognitive computing. More than 60 Rocketeers are here discussing how our solutions support IBM’s cognitive business by building and optimizing the core infrastructure that supports cognitive, […]

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Proactively monitor your ENTIRE backup environment with Rocket Servergraph Professional

We’re excited to announce v7.9 of Rocket Servergraph Professional, which is available now for download from the Rocket Customer Portal. Rocket Servergraph Professional reduces the cost and complexity of monitoring and reporting on your entire backup environment across heterogeneous platforms and applications. Servergraph ensures you get optimal performance and results from your data protection investment. […]

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Rocket at 26

Rocket turns 26 years old this month. Wow. That is quite a milestone. I know what you are probably thinking: Is the Rocket of today what you envisioned when you started the company 26 years ago? This is the #1 question people ask me when I tell them the story of Rocket. And the honest […]

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EMC VPLEX

A Quick Look at VPLEX Storage Elements

Although I have been writing about the EMC XtremIO lately, it is not the only EMC device that I have been working with this year. In that very same environment, there has also been the the opportunity to become more familiar with the EMC VPLEX, a data virtualization platform which is often found paired with […]

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