The Cloud As IT Disruptor: Andreessen and His Startups Show Why

By | May 3, 2014

Information technology has always been a tumultuous enterprise, and every era has its share of inspiring innovation and disappointing flops, however the nexus of cloud, mobile, social and big data technologies means this era of technology history is more exhilarating than normal for both end users and IT practitioners alike. I plan to explore these topics and more… Read More »

How Cloud Will Transform The WAN

By | May 3, 2014

The cloud’s capacity to upend long-standing IT practices — and vendor business models — knows no bounds. Having changed the way IT organizations deliver applications and infrastructure, now cloud services are changing the way they design, deploy, and manage wide area networks. That change comes none too soon for respondents to our InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation WAN Survey. While… Read More »

How the Internet of Things Will Change Your Business

By | May 3, 2014

Think the Internet of things is just another tech trend, long on theoretical potential and short on practical reality? We’ll admit that chipped basketballs and “smart shoes” feeding fan apps with real-time stats and graphics are sexy — the NBA and other major league sports will likely be early IoT adopters. However, we believe that more mundane uses,… Read More »

State of Storage: 2014

By | May 3, 2014

If you just look at vendor financials, the enterprise storage business seems stuck in neutral. However, flat revenue numbers mask a scorching pace of technical innovation, ongoing double-digit capacity growth in enterprises, and dramatic changes in how and where businesses store data. Among almost 250 respondents to our InformationWeek 2014 State of Enterprise Storage Survey, all from organizations… Read More »

Welcome to MarkoInsights

By | May 1, 2014

Welcome to MarkoInsights, my new online home where you’re all invited to join in what I hope will be a mutually beneficial exploration of the always fascinating world of technology, where the implications for business, personal life and society have never been greater. We collectively are inventing the future and I hope to provide insights into not only what is… Read More »