At Boys Town, we’re focused on improving the lives of at-risk children, leading them toward a brighter, healthier future. Boys Town’s most recent strategic direction has been to focus on providing early intervention and preventative services in communities with high densities of at-risk children and families. Our consultants, commonly referred to as caregivers, provide Care Coordination Services, Therapy Services, In-Home Family Services, and Common Sense Parenting Classes to students and their parents. Boys Town continues to expand its care network, reaching more than two million people annually, making it one of the country’s largest non-profit child-care agencies. Here in IT, we’re rolling out a new generation of tools that are breaking barriers in mobility to help caregivers provide the best possible service to the children in our communities.
There’s no doubting that today’s IT community is stretched. Most IT professionals are so busy dealing with everyday challenges and managing fires that there’s hardly ever time to recognize progress. However organizations are making progress protecting their data from traditional risks. According to the EMC Global Data Protection Index 2016 research released by EMC today, organizations have reduced the frequency of the top four traditional causes of data loss. This marks real progress in the efforts to ensure data is available no matter what happens.
Containers have been a hot topic in 2016—and while they’re garnering interest and momentum, we’re very early on in terms of market maturity.
This doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be excited! Over the past year, containers as a technology have gained a lot of traction, with the three main players—Docker, Mesosphere and Kubernetes—finding themselves on equal footing as far as adoption and offerings. This is very different from the last couple of years, when these platforms were on uneven footing as far as equivalent offerings, and it’s a great evolution because it means freedom of choice, flexibility and the opportunity to experiment for enterprise users.
It was Einstein who said, “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them,” which is certainly the case for the EMC InfoArchive product. Only two years ago, we formally launched the InfoArchive product and it’s been a rocket ship ever since, pushing the limits of what’s expected from an archiving solution, over and over again.
EMC has maintained its leadership position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Softwarefor the 17th consecutive year– a triumph no other vendor in the IT industry has achieved. We believe, with this recognition, EMC’s consistent commitment to enabling customers with industry-leading data protection offerings they can trust rings loud and clear. With products like the Data Protection Suite and ProtectPoint, EMC continues to lead customers through their data protection transformation.
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