Supporting manufacturing companies on the road to Industry 4.0

Reading time: 1 minuteManufacturing businesses are currently going through a new “industrial revolution”, thanks to the development of many new technologies. Known as “Industry 4.0”, this revolution is characterized by automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, creating “smart factories”. Manufacturing companies fall into one of these two categories: Custom manufacturing: companies who produce custom products, according to their customers’ needs Mass Manufacturing: companies involved in mass production, that produce a large number …

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How to achieve complete data protection with invisible backups

Reading time: 3 minutesThe amount of data that companies and organisations from all over the world manage regularly has been growing constantly in recent years. As most of this data is essential for the smooth running of a business, data protection should be a priority. But due to this large amount of data and the complexity that it involves, traditional backup mechanisms are slowly proving inefficient. As traditional one-on-one backups are becoming obsolete, …

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6 common hyperconverged infrastructures myths

Reading time: 5 minutesHyperconvergence is steadily becoming a mainstream architecture choice for many datacenters. We have spoken before about the advantages of hyperconverged infrastructure when compared with traditional infrastructure, as well as of the benefits it offers for SMBs and its reliability as a private cloud solution. As it is the case with innovative solutions, opinions on the topic tend to vary. There are a few sources out there pointing out some of …

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4 benefits of hybrid storage: SSDs versus HDDs

Reading time: 3 minutesIT infrastructure has come a long way. The industry is rapidly growing and the multitude of solutions out there is getting increasingly complex. IT has started serving increasingly varied business and technology needs within all organisations on the planet. In both hyper-converged and traditional solutions, data storage options have seen many interesting changes. From hard drive technology we are increasingly moving to much faster solid state drives. Buyers now have …

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4 steps to follow when choosing a hyper-converged infrastructure

Reading time: 5 minutesAre you considering a hyper-converged infrastructure? Here are some tips on how to deploy one: The way we do business is changing at a fast pace and technology is at the heart of these changes. With businesses needing to be more responsive and more adaptable to market needs, there is a great pressure on IT departments to step up their game and take a more proactive role within the organisation. …

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