Why more clients will refresh W2K3 servers with Cisco UCS

Cisco UCS for Microsoft Applications

What? A refresh? But servers last longer than ever! That’s true, but unless innovation slows down (ha ha) they will reach an inevitable point where they are more venerable than valuable. In the data center, this means tough and expensive decisions must be made.

In this blog post, I argue for Cisco’s UCS as a stable platform for Microsoft applications. Especially if you’re looking at Microsoft System Server 2012 and especially if you need to migrate from Windows Server 2003.

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Top 3 worst data quality process errors and how to fix them [IBM]

Data Quality

In our previous post Bust your top 3 worst data quality habits we discussed the dirtiest data quality habits and how to bust them. All of those errors lead to the need for a clean process to be put in place. But even those are often flawed! Ack! How do you get this right? Gartner analyst Lyn Robinson puts it nicely “A business that can’t produce useful information is like an airplane that can’t fly. How useful is that?”

In this blog post, we summarize our IBM and TechTarget article “Data Quality Process Needs All Hands on Deck” to pick out and fix the top 3 worst data quality process errors. You can break the habits, but can you maintain the process?

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