It seems like common sense, yet so many shops fail to keep their teams trained and refreshed on the technologies that drive their business and those of their customers. Minor mistakes can lead to catastrophic problems. HPE recently reported that 28% of customers have experienced data center downtime due to human error and that up to 70% of server outages can be tied back to configuration errors.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to increased digitization of businesses and as a result, created new opportunities for cybercriminals who actively exploited the health crisis and weak links in enterprises who were trying to adjust to the new reality. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has also triggered an escalation in the number of state-sponsored actors targeting critical infrastructure with DDoS attacks. Criminal syndicates, smaller players, and opportunistic criminals – all benefited from the turmoil.
NonStop has always been driven by business solutions and therefore when the new Data Solutions organisation was formed this was a natural fit for NonStop.
HPE’s Data Solutions business under Jeff Kyle is accountable for creating and delivering differentiated transaction processing and in-memory data analytics solutions for HPC, AI, structured data, and unstructured data for financial services, manufacturing, transportation, and retail segments via PaaS & SaaS.
Most companies fail to recognize their operational data is their most valued asset simply because it doesn’t appear directly on any financial statements. Data holds valuable insight into organizational productivity, customer habits, and proactive decision making. Unfortunately, most businesses fall short of utilizing their data to its fullest potential.