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HPE Discover 2019: HPE Goes All In With “Everything As A Service”

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The highlight of HPE Discover 2019 is Antonio Neri’s promise that “HPE is going all in with everything-as-a-service.” Overall, I think the move is a bold one and that Antonio is making a strong play. and a commitment I believe that Antonio is making a strong play. With announcements in Storage, Intelligent Edge, and Hybrid Cloud (not all encompassing) all promising to “Greenlake” (short for as-a-service) their solutions, we can be certain that the company is committed to making the leap forward to being service led; and I am confident that this move will pay off, eventually.

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Demand Grows for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform

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Demand continues to grow for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform, and with good reason. Simplifying business applications, allowing customers to do more with their data (and more easily use that data), and AI, are key areas of focus. Additionally, Microsoft’s clear advantage is Azure. I expect Microsoft Business Applications + Azure Cloud to continue to serve as the foundation for companies looking to expedite their ambitions of transformation with data and AI.

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Salesforce Acquires Tableau — Aggressive and Smart Acquisitions by Benioff Continue

In Cloud, Digital Transformation by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Salesforce acquires Tableau in what is another aggressive and smart acquisition by Salesforce’s Benioff. The battle for cloud dominance is a serious one, and the reality is that the AI-powered, data and analytics, data visualization enterprise is here. The market for data, information, and analytics reflects that, with the market expected to hit $2 trillion by 2020. This move by Salesforce and others in the cloud space aren’t surprising. Enterprises understand that data and analytics are everything, and the more you know, the better you can perform. And cloud vendors want those customers.