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Cisco: TV Everywhere, Benchmarks Nowhere

No more having to remember when Glee is on. Or what channel. Or whether I should record it. I read this morning that Cisco has just announced a new video platform — one that will in the future enable the TV shows and movies you want to watch to find you via software that uses [...] Continue reading

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A Tale of IBM Great Expectations

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .” Let’s look at the worst first. Last week HP announced new Itanium servers. But don’t get too excited. Were there industry standard benchmarks announced in the press release? — No, just “internal lab testing.” Last week I was meeting with [...] Continue reading

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PureSystems, Bigger (and more Powerful) than a Bread Box

IBM PureSystems combine the flexibility of a general purpose system, the elasticity of cloud and the simplicity of an appliance tuned to the workload. Recently I’ve been hearing something that I find odd — Because of the simplicity, flexibility, and integrated design of PureSystems, I’ve heard the “blade” word mentioned. I mean nodes or IT [...] Continue reading

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Expert Integrated Systems: A Revolutionary Repast

This past weekend I needed to make dinner for 15 people. Twice. I organized my shopping into two trips, not ten. I cooked one side dish but bought another. One night I grilled, one I roasted. I set the table ahead of time. I admit it — I even bought bagged salad. The point here [...] Continue reading

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