IBM’s inaugural mega-conference took place in Las Vegas, NV, the week of March 18, 2018, and Clear Technologies was there en masse. Clear sent a group of sales reps, technical specialists, marketing professionals and company executives to see what is new in the industry, grow our partnership with IBM and other partners, and most importantly, host our many clients that were there for the conference.
Software-defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) is an exciting new technology that distributes network traffic across wide area networks utilizing software-defined networking to automatically route traffic to and from disparate sites such as remote offices, datacenters and distribution centers. SD-WAN significantly improves application performance and user experience by providing optimized paths for client data seamlessly through multiple different types of WAN connections.
There are an endless number of options for clouds and cloud services in the market and the major cloud providers such as IBM, Amazon and Microsoft offer a myriad of solutions within their cloud portfolios. Clear Technologies can help wade through the multitude of options and find the best cloud implementation for your companies specific needs.
Virtualization reduces infrastructure costs and allows for faster provisioning and deployment; however Virtual Machines (VMs) still require protection like traditional infrastructure needs. High Availability solutions enable automated failover and instantaneous recovery; however, replication tools can be an expensive proposition for organizations with hundreds and thousands of VMs, which is why many companies turn to backup solutions for virtual environments.
Shawn Bodily, Clear Technologies’ resident AIX, PowerHA, Linux and Resiliency expert, was declared an IBM Champion for Power this past month. This is Shawn’s third year in a row to be chosen as an IBM Champion for Power.
Hybrid Cloud is rapidly becoming the preferred model for IT. A missing piece for enabling true, production grade Hybrid Cloud is the ability to mobilize and protect production workloads between different infrastructure types. Cloud Continuity Platform is a new infrastructure concept which enables application mobility and protection across public, managed and private clouds, and across different hypervisors. With Cloud continuity platform the right infrastructure can be [...]
By Stephen De Campos, Clear Technologies Remember the old Bible story about Noah’s Ark? I’ve often wondered what really happened after the flood. That is, we all remember he was prepared, but do we know what he specifically did afterward? This Bible tale reminds me of a conversation I recently had with a customer, who was telling me about his “great” backup and recovery plan. [...]
Background The Apparel Group. Ltd (TAG) designs and markets men’s and women’s apparel though their own brands and through nationally recognized private labels at major department stores, specialty retail, and e-commerce stores across North America. TAG has a reputation for excellence in product quality and best-in-class supply chain capabilities. As the leader in the production of innovative apparel, TAG’s leadership continuously invests and expands their [...]