Nutanix .Next - Recap and Announcements

Posted by Jennifer Bridgeman on May 14, 2019 1:22:00 PM

Invisible infrastructure and Cloud, Visible IT was the theme of the 5th Nutanix .Next conference held in Anaheim, California last week.

6500 clients, potential clients and partners (including us) gathered over 3 days to learn about the Nutanix technology, hear new announcements and get certified on the technical side.

Nutanix, celebrating 10 years since its inception delivers hyperconverged solutions to over 12,000 clients in 45 countries and has over 4700 employees and annual sales of $1.2 billion.

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Topics: IT Innovation, Hybrid Cloud, Convergence / Hyper-convergence, Events

PowerAI: harness the full potential of deep learning

Posted by Claude Gagne_ on Jan 31, 2019 7:39:00 AM

 

What is one of the big differences between computers and humans?

Would you say that humans would learn from their experiences whereas computers would execute instructions that were explicitly programmed?

This is no longer the case with artificial or cognitive intelligence.

 

What is this so-called artificial intelligence?

You need to see it like a Russian doll. The biggest doll is artificial intelligence. You open it, and it contains machine learning. You open this second doll and it contains a third which is deep learning.

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Topics: IT Innovation, IBM, Business intelligence (BI)

The Ruckus Big Dogs Conference: new Wi-Fi solutions, new challenges

Posted by Laurent Chayer_ on Oct 24, 2018 8:35:00 AM

Present had the honor of being invited to the Ruckus Big Dogs Conference held Oct. 9-11 in San Diego, California. This invitation-only event aims to exchange ideas and network among Ruckus' main business partners.

Ruckus, integrated into the Arris company since 2017, specializes in Wi-Fi solutions, including access points and IP switches. They took advantage of this partner event to make big announcements that shows that Ruckus wants to evolve along with the technological needs of the market.

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Topics: IT Innovation, Events

Lenovo Transform 2.0: a rewarding experience on the future of IT and a major announcement

Posted by Pierre Lavoie on Oct 3, 2018 7:50:00 AM

 

Two weeks ago, with several customers, we had the chance to attend the Transform 2.0 event organized by Lenovo.

In addition to receiving first-hand information on news, products and partnerships, we had the chance to attend workshops and panels led by experts.

Three main themes were at the heart of the discussions: the Internet of Things, virtual reality and digital transformation. All topics that are revolutionizing the industry, such as artificial intelligence, 5G and the cloud, were addressed.

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Topics: IT Innovation, Trends, Events

Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA): Key Tools for Using Your Data to Your Advantage

Posted by Marc Therrien_ on Sep 5, 2018 8:15:00 AM

Every day, your business receives thousands of pieces of information that you accumulate without paying special attention to it. You accumulate data on companies, individuals who buy, products, timing, frequency of purchase, destinations, etc.

Have you ever planned to use this data to gain an advantage?

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Topics: IT Innovation, Big Data, Business intelligence (BI)

Office 365 IP Telephony: The Voice of the Future for Productive Enterprises!

Posted by Jean-Francois Michaud_ on Aug 15, 2018 7:45:00 AM

IP telephony

Since the invention by Bell in 1876, to our smart phones, passing through the dial and then keypad telephone, not forgetting telephone switchboards, telephony has evolved.  It has transformed from analog to digital, bringing both cost savings and greater ease of use.

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Topics: IT Innovation, Digital transformation, Office 365

AS/400 to Power Systems: 30 years of partnership with Present

Posted by Francois Desjardins_ on Jun 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

For nearly 30 years, Present has partnered with IBM to provide customers with powerful technology solutions to achieve their goals and overcome their key challenges. 

Present was founded in 1990, two years after IBM launched its flagship server, the AS/400. And it didn’t take long for the start-up to take notice of the potential, leadership, and innovation capability of IBM and it soon became one of its key partners.

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Topics: IT Innovation, IBM

AS/400 to Power Systems: 30 years of technological evolution

Posted by Francois Desjardins_ on Jun 20, 2018 7:57:00 AM
It was in 1988 that IBM launched its server that would revolutionize the business world and bring a large number of companies into the computer age: the AS/400 . Now marketed under the name Power Systems, the iconic server is this week celebrating its 30th anniversary!


So we are taking a look back at the beginning and the emergence and globalization of an innovative technology that today allows hundreds of thousands of businesses to perform small miracles everywhere on Earth, even under water and in the sky.

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Topics: IT Innovation, IBM

4 Strategic Highlights of IBM Think 2018: blockchain, AI, cloud and security

Posted by Laurent Chayer_ on Mar 29, 2018 7:52:00 AM

IBM Think 2018 took place from March 19-22, bringing together nearly 40,000 business leaders and IT experts to attend multiple conferences and launches.  This is the largest event ever organized by IBM and of course, we attended!

IBM took the opportunity to make several announcements and share some compelling statistics:

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Topics: IT Innovation, Trends, Events, IBM

The New IBM Power9: A high performance server for today's and tomorrow's IT

Posted by Francois Desjardins_ on Feb 28, 2018 7:45:00 AM

IBM remains on the cutting edge of innovation to meet the ever-growing needs of businesses, particularly with its Power servers (AS400).With Power 6, 7 and 8, the IT giant developed increasingly powerful systems for memory, storage and processor power.

The major innovations of the IBM Power9 generation are more than ever aligned with the business needs of companies in terms of the Cloud, artificial intelligence and BI (Business Intelligence).

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Topics: IT Innovation, IT infrastructure, Cloud, Big Data, IBM

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