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  • It's (not) elementary: How Watson works

    What goes into making a computer understand the world through senses, learning and experience, as IBM says Watson does? First and foremost, tons and tons of data.

    07 Oct. 16 23:33 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Watson's the name, data's the game

    There's a new data expert making a name for himself in the corporate world today, and he's impressing a lot of people.

    07 Oct. 16 23:33 Written by Katherine Noyes
  • Massey University goes hyperconverged

    After initially experimenting with hyperconverged infrastructure for a small project New Zealand’s Massey University is now deploying Nutanix equipment to handle its mission-critical student management system. The university says it is planning further deployment of the technology.

    21 Sept. 16 10:10 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Nutanix appoints new local MD

    Hyperconverged infrastructure vendor Nutanix has appointed a new managing director to head up its local operations.

    12 Sept. 16 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • What to do when the cloud eats your hardware vendor

    Cloud revenues are increasing while traditional hardware vendors are either entrenching in their legacy strategies, expanding to new markets or transforming themselves. A new report from Forrester has advice about what enterprise buyers need to do in these tumultuous times.

    07 Sept. 16 07:05 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Cloudscene: Bevan Slattery launches data centre directory

    Bevan Slattery, founder of Megaport and NextDC, has launched an online directory service that offers details of colocation data centres, cloud service providers and interconnected fabrics.

    31 Aug. 16 15:45 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Government sees potential ‘quantum ecosystem’ in Australia

    Industry, innovation and science minister Greg Hunt says that the government’s support for quantum computing research will not only maintain Australia’s competitive edge in the “global race to build a quantum computer”, but also help grow a local “quantum ecosystem” and industry.

    29 Aug. 16 13:50 Written by George Nott
  • HPE’s ‘The Machine’: Is this the future of computing?

    Meet Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s vision of the future of computing. It’s called simply ‘The Machine’. It’s a radical departure from today’s computer architecture that is being developed HPE’s R&D arm, Hewlett Packard Labs, to deal with the conflicting trajectories of computing hardware and software.

    15 Aug. 16 11:02 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Why Box’s CEO is so cloud crazy

    Aaron Levie, the outspoken founder and CEO of enterprise file sharing and storage powerhouse Box, talked to Network World ahead of the company’s news about its Zones and Accelerator projects. Levie also discussed start-ups, the march of the public cloud, and even his past work as a professional magician.

    10 Aug. 16 22:59 Written by Jon Gold