Will You Still Run Your Data Center in 2020? Yup!

By Trevor Pott, IOD Expert
What will the data center of 2020 look like? In all likelihood, it will look much the same as today’s data center does, but more …cloudy. The data centers of 2020 will blur the lines between public and private cloud and hybrid cloud will be the new normal.
The cloud in this context doesn’t refer to the public cloud exclusively. Though public cloud adoption is steadily increasing, it does not look set to kill off the private datacenter any time soon.

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The Secret Sauce of Tech-related Blog Content

By Tina Ornstein, IOD Editor
Blogging on technical topics for a knowledgeable audience is a little bit like tightrope walking — it requires incredible balancing skills and one false step sends you plummeting into oblivion. In other words, if you don’t find the right balance between technical expertise and audience engagement, then your blog will be ignored (which is the equivalent of oblivion in the content world.)
At IOD, we have developed and perfected our own secret sauce for helping our customers reach their target audiences. Our methodology is based on one simple mantra: “writers are not experts and experts are not writers.” Thus a successful technical blog, (i.e., a blog that gets traction with its target audience) requires the collaboration of an expert and a content person — either a writer or a proactive editor.
Although chefs tend to guard their secret sauces carefully, we at IOD believe in transparency and are happy to share with you the key ingredients of ours.

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