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The Two Faces of Internet of Things (IoT) in the Data Center

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /   ,

The ascension of the Internet of Things (IoT) will have two profound effects on data center operations. First, IoT techniques will continue to increase their utility for core data center operational processes, and second, broader use of IoT-enabled infrastructure will challenge data center capacity and...

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Uncovering the Internet of Things

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /  

The next few posts in this blog will focus on the Internet of Things. Often abbreviated as IoT, the Internet of Things is a term for the massively interconnected webs of sensors and actuators increasingly embedded in almost every personal, commercial and industrial device, appliance,...

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Top 5 CMDB Source Types

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Pradeep Bhanot   /   ,

A Configuration Management Database (CMDB) provides a centralized data source to support Service, Asset, Operations and Datacenter management functions.   Based on data from hundreds of CMDB stand-ups and data quality initiatives, we compiled a list of the most frequent data source types that Blazent commonly configures....

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Insight through data quality

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /   ,

Five Steps to Improve Business Insight Through Data Quality   Organizations generate phenomenal amounts of data every day. To avoid being inundated and to leverage the full potential of what enters their business continuously, organizations must have a clear strategy for leveraging their data. New technology innovations...

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Seven Characteristics That Define Quality Data

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /  

While many organizations boast of having good data or improving the quality of their data, the real challenge is defining what those qualities represent. What some consider good quality others might view as poor. Judging the quality of data requires an examination of its characteristics...

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Top 5 IoT applications for IT

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Pradeep Bhanot   /   , ,

An article in Forbes inspired this top 5 list. The article reported on Gartner predictions for Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies for 2017 and 2018. The five that intersect IT and are extensions of data sources with which Blazent interacts are:   IoT Security– Enterprises clearly must begin to...

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The difference between Data Quality and Data Integrity

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /  

Data Quality and Data Integrity Are Not the Same The difference between data quality and integrity is important to understand if you want to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of your organization, since both are highly dependent on the data leveraged for day-to-day business...

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Top 5 CMDB Asset Types

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Pradeep Bhanot   /   ,

A Configuration Management Database (CMDB) is a critical component of any IT organization. It provides a centralized data source to support multiple management functions. These functions include Service, Asset, Operations and Datacenter management. The data records in the CMDB represent what ITIL® calls Configuration Items...

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