In the third article in our new virtualization series, we take a closer look at how virtualization helps companies achieve high application availability — as high as 99.999 percent — critical in an always-on world.
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Unified Operations Center Powers Successful Digital Transformation at St. Louis Lambert International Airport
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E-Merge Systems recently worked with a municipal client to upgrade the Wastewater Treatment System. Chris Johnson shares some of the goals of the project and how they achieved success.
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Avoiding downtime is a huge motivator for companies embarking on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and can pay big benefits for organizations that do it right. Here are four best practices about keeping your eyes on uptime as you embark on IIoT.
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Last week, I went on a business trip to the United States, Meetings to share and discuss business conditions are held regularly on a quarterly basis. In addition to that, December is also a forum to discuss the budget of the plan for the next fiscal year and major measures. Boston in December is often below zero, and it’s very cold, but when it comes to the budget for the next fiscal year, the debate will be even more intense than in a typical quarter.
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The rising tide of data that organizations now receive, manage and analyse shows no signs of receding. The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) in particular has increased data management exponentially. More than ever before, the need for reliable hardware and accessibility solutions is a pivotal part of most organizations’ long-term plans.
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Manufacturers leaning on outdated, stacked systems could very well find themselves left behind if they don’t modernize in order to keep pace with the explosive IoT. Gartner predicts that by 2020 the number of IoT devices will reach an astounding 50 billion. The need to maintain a system with zero downtime will continue to rise as the the existing network of physical devices grows.
Stratus’s Downtime Prevention Buyer’s Guide, explains that the reason downtime negatively impacts all this rich, in-flight data is because, “When a system outage occurs all data and transactions not yet written to disk are at risk of being lost or corrupted.” This means data that could be used to predict and prevent future catastrophes may be lost forever.