About: Scott D. Lowe

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www.actualtech.io
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Follow Scott on Twitter   Scott is Co-Founder of ActualTech Media and serves as Senior Content Editor and Strategist. Scott is an enterprise IT veteran with more than twenty years experience in senior and CIO roles across multiple organizations.
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Let’s start with the obvious: “Hyperconverged infrastructure” is a made-up phrase.  Early on, the generally accepted definition was a combination of servers, storage, and a hypervisor in a series of individual appliances.  The underlying assumption is that workloads run alongside storage on these integrated appliances. ...

If you’ve visited any tech related web site in the past week, you’re painfully aware of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.  This one has been really bad as it exploits a vulnerability in Windows that Microsoft patch in mid-March of this year.  For those that patched...

The ActualTech Media team has been in Silicon Valley this month meeting with industry experts to discuss the current state of enterprise IT and emerging technologies. We met with Dimitri Stiliadis, the CEO of Aporeto, a startup with a focus on simplifying security for cloud-native applications. Aporeto’s...

We’ve been on the road speaking with industry experts to share interesting insights into the current state of enterprise IT and what IT pros can expect in 2017. Next up in our #RoadCast2017 series is Emilio Billi, CTO of A3Cube, to discuss the business and...

I don't write a lot about non-enterprise IT stuff, but in this case, I’m making an exception. I used to be a Windows guy and was vehemently anti-Apple… and then I gave it a real chance and discovered, well, I was wrong.  Apple was releasing products...

Recently, I received an article in my inbox entitled “If you’re not planning for IoT, you’re already behind” and, frankly, it just frustrated me. Although the article author was listed as simply “CIO Staff” the featured picture was that of Vernon Turner, SVP Enterprise Systems...

You may have heard the phrase “A person is smart, but people overall are stupid.” This phrase is intended to demonstrate that, as individuals, people can provide brilliant insight, but as the number of opinions grows and insight ultimately becomes lost to rhetoric and groupthink,...

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