Can A Leaner IBM Be Mean Enough To Grow In The Datacenter?

The company was named International Business Machines for a reason, and over the several decades that IBM concentrated on peddling managed services and consulting services to the largest corporations on Earth, with its Global Services behemoth representing two-thirds of its revenues, the company lost touch with, and took for granted,


Vast Data Eyes A Role In The Datacenter Beyond Storage

In its short lifetime, Vast Data has been able to put its stamp on a fast-changing data storage market. The company was founded in 2016 by Renek Hallak, chief executive officer, Shachar Fienblit, vice president of research and development, Jeff Denworth, vice president of products, who collectively saw an opportunity

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