Monthly Archives: October 2017

Defense-in-Depth: Critical in the Mobile-Cloud Era

The massive transformation of IT we’ve seen in the past two years—driven by mobility, cloud computing, and the number and variety of devices—has upended cybersecurity at every level. The traditional “moat and castle” firewall configuration is no longer sufficient. Security is moving to the device and data level and increasingly relying on hardware enforcement. Yasser …continue reading Defense-in-Depth: Critical in the Mobile-Cloud Era

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10 Online Resources for Teaching E-Safety

Knowing how to use digital technologies safely and responsibly is one of the most important skills that youths take with them from their time in education. However, teaching e-safety is a tricky balancing act between wanting to warn students about the dangers of technology, whilst protecting their innocence. Children are using an ever-widening range of …continue reading 10 Online Resources for Teaching E-Safety

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Optimizing hardware for Intel Optane SSD benchmarking

This blog opens a whole series of the handy instructions for benchmarking SSDs, from the ground up hardware configuration, up to the software stack. Here I’ll be writing only about hardware, CPUs, platform, BIOS options, etc. You’ll be surprised how varied the results of those options are especially for Intel Optane drives. What’s special in …continue reading Optimizing hardware for Intel Optane SSD benchmarking

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Configuring VMware ESXi for optimized benchmarking of Intel Optane SSD

Intel® Optane™ SSD has been a game changer in how storage gets deployed in data centers using VMware solutions. Given its ability to eliminate data center storage bottlenecks due to high IOPs at very low queue depths VMware administrators managing datacenters have been able to take the advantage that Intel Optane SSD brings both in …continue reading Configuring VMware ESXi for optimized benchmarking of Intel Optane SSD

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Benchmark considerations on Windows Operating Systems

I am very excited to have the opportunity to test Intel® Optane™ in several scenarios, and certainly, I will be sharing this experience with you, as much as possible. The first thing to consider when performing a benchmarking test is what is your goal? I mean, what do you want to get out of the …continue reading Benchmark considerations on Windows Operating Systems

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Tuning the performance of Intel Optane SSDs on Linux Operating Systems

Intel Optane SSDs are ultra-fast and we wanted to share a few things that you will want to know about Linux to help you get the most out of one of the world’s fastest SSDs. Optane is an SSD that can achieve sub-10 microsecond response time and operate as Software Defined Memory. So a whole …continue reading Tuning the performance of Intel Optane SSDs on Linux Operating Systems

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Unlocking Data Insights with the Powerful Intel Xeon Scalable Processor

On-demand video streaming. Gene mapping. Recommendation engines. GPS-enabled smartphones that give you directions to and from anywhere, at any time. These are just a few examples of the incredible technology innovations in the past decade. And Intel® Xeon® processors that power data centers worldwide have been the foundation behind many of these advancements. Coupled with …continue reading Unlocking Data Insights with the Powerful Intel Xeon Scalable Processor

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Change is the only constant – a storage disruption is here!

Technology continuously changes, and with these changes come disruption and new ways to add value.  The ecosystem must learn how to maximize the benefits of the new technology, users must learn how to effectively use the technology, and new ways must be created to measure the benefits of the technology. A great example of this …continue reading Change is the only constant – a storage disruption is here!

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Notes and Thoughts on Sibos 2017

The financial services industry is transforming, and there are two major drivers shaping the banking industry. The first is regulations and compliance. While this is nothing new for the banks, the regulatory requirements have become more complex and must be completed faster, and larger data sets must be processed. Also, the global regulatory environment has …continue reading Notes and Thoughts on Sibos 2017

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Delivering Reliability and Ease of Use Through Solution Integration

Today, I again had the honor of presenting a keynote at Quanta Cloud Technology’s (QCT) Qsynergy event to talk about next-gen solutions and their benefits.  A solution requires a deep understanding of the customer, the problems they face, the workloads they use, the hardware/software stack, and how to create value beyond the silicon components.  It’s …continue reading Delivering Reliability and Ease of Use Through Solution Integration

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AI—Changing what’s Possible for Business

This week at the Intel Shift Conference in New York, I had the opportunity to listen to my colleague Amir Khosrowshahi, CTO of the Intel AI Products group, speak to a gathering of business executives about the transformative impacts of AI. Amir explained how artificial intelligence (AI) can change what organizations do and how they …continue reading AI—Changing what’s Possible for Business

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Taking Connectivity From Smart to Brilliant at Broadband World Forum

From fans who want to experience a championship game in 360-degree virtual reality, to remote workers who need unprecedented home office performance, there’s more demand than ever for gigabit speeds and seamless Wi-Fi. The challenge for network operators? Getting the most from existing infrastructure while future-proofing their networks for upcoming standards like 5G. They must …continue reading Taking Connectivity From Smart to Brilliant at Broadband World Forum

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The Fire Burning Within Retail

Journeys of miles start with single steps.  Large fires start with a single spark. Those in search of game-shaping market transitions look for data that runs contrary to conventional wisdom. Allow me to bring to your attention some numbers from Nielsen, gleaned from a year-long primary research study. The topic: The state of FMCG retailing. And …continue reading The Fire Burning Within Retail

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The Future of the Cloud in Healthcare

It seems like everything we do these days touches the cloud in some way. We connect to it from our computers, our mobile devices, and even smart technology like the thermostats in our homes. So it’s no surprise healthcare is getting on board. In 2016, 84 percent of healthcare organizations surveyed by HIMSS reported using …continue reading The Future of the Cloud in Healthcare

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INTEL SHIFT 2017 – An Industry Conversation about Shifts in World of Technology and Business

Today, I’m in New York City for Intel SHIFT 2017—a gathering of business executives, IT leaders and technology luminaries across a wide spectrum of industries. We’re together today to share perspectives on the incredible shifts that we’re facing in this era of cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IOT), and big data. I’m especially …continue reading INTEL SHIFT 2017 – An Industry Conversation about Shifts in World of Technology and Business

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Coming full circle: How an NYU student’s Intel experiences helped her stick with engineering

This blog was posted on behalf of Gabriela Lopez; a New York native studying electrical engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering and will be graduating in Spring 2018. She was previously an intern at Intel’s Fort Collins site working in the … Read more >

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