John Edwards

John Edwards is a veteran business technology journalist. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and numerous business and technology publications, including CIO, Computerworld, Network World, CFO Magazine, IBM Data Management Magazine, RFID Journal, and Electronic Design. He has also written columns for The Economist's Business Intelligence Unit and PricewaterhouseCoopers' Communications Direct. John has authored several books on business technology topics. His work began appearing online as early as 1983. Throughout the 1980s and 90s, he wrote daily news and feature articles for both the CompuServe and Prodigy online services. His "Behind the Screens" commentaries made him the world's first known professional blogger.

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Hybrid-cloud management requires new tools, skills

Hybrid-cloud management requires new tools, skills

Organizations are turning to hybrid cloud technology for greater agility, security, compliance and other benefits. Now they face the challenge of making everything work together seamlessly.

Serverless computing: Ready or not?

Serverless computing: Ready or not?

Like any disruptive technology, serverless computing is surrounded by plenty of hope and hype. Getting at the truth and deciding if the technology is right for your organization requires an objective attitude and careful planning.

5 disruptive storage technologies for 2020

5 disruptive storage technologies for 2020

Leading-edge technologies, including NVMe, storage class memory, and intent-based storage management, promise to change the way IT organizations store, manage and use data.

High performance computing: Do you need it?

High performance computing: Do you need it?

As costs drop and use cases multiply, high performance computing is attracting new adopters of all types and sizes. Expanding options include supercomputer-based HPC systems, cluster-based HPC, and cloud HPC services. How can HPC...

Using predictive analytics to troubleshoot network issues: Fact or fiction?

Using predictive analytics to troubleshoot network issues: Fact or fiction?

Predictive analytics can reveal lurking network problems before they impact reliability or performance. Once considered a futuristic technology, predictive analytics is poised to become a mainstream network diagnostic and management...

What is predictive analytics? Transforming data into future insights

What is predictive analytics? Transforming data into future insights

Predictive analytics can help your organization forecast future outcomes based on historical data and analytics techniques such as machine learning.

How to get a handle on multicloud management

How to get a handle on multicloud management

Multicloud management tools promise to bring order, control and insight to disparate environments.

For enterprise storage, persistent memory is here to stay

For enterprise storage, persistent memory is here to stay

Persistent memory – also known as storage class memory – has tantalized data center operators for many years. A new technology promises the key to success.

NVMe over Fabrics creates data-center storage disruption

NVMe over Fabrics creates data-center storage disruption

By delivering high speed and low latency storage over a network fabric, NVMe over Fabrics promises to take demanding applications to a new level of performance. Here's what you need to know.

5 times it’s smart to pull apps back from the cloud

5 times it’s smart to pull apps back from the cloud

Even the cloud has its limits. In certain situations a traditional data center is the best place to host one or more applications.

How to adopt a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

How to adopt a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

Emerging network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN and intent-based networking promise to improve service and streamline operations, but don't let the transition process throw a wrench into existing activities.

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