Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 22 - Page 16


IDC study : Data mobility engine can serve as core of effective data management strategy

With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead , it ’ s safe to say that the way organizations manage their data will need to evolve .
IDC ’ s Research VP of Infrastructure Systems , Platforms and Technologies Group , Eric Burgener , authored an IDC Analyst Brief , sponsored by Datadobi , titled The Data Mobility Engine as the Foundation for an Efficient Data Management Strategy .
In the analyst brief , Burgener urges organizations to implement a comprehensive data management strategy to confront this increasing influx of data , noting that a data mobility engine provides the foundation for an effective data management strategy and can drive significant benefits for the hybrid multi-cloud enterprise .

Research firm IDC predicts that , over the next five years , more than

80 % of the data collected by organizations will be unstructured data , and that will only continue to grow 40 – 50 % per year for most enterprises .
“ A good ( data management ) strategy takes into account not only the heterogeneity of storage in most enterprises , but also a number of other areas , including on-and off-premises deployment models , application availability , data integrity , security , compliance and regulatory needs , efficient resource utilization and the fact that more than 80 % of the data created over the next five years will be unstructured ( i . e ., file and object-based ),” said Burgener .

Nokia selected by Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison for network expansion deal

Nokia has announced that it has been selected by Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison ( IOH ) as the principal vendor to deploy and expand its 4G and 5G network across Indonesia in a three-year deal .

The comprehensive deal , which will see Nokia provide solutions from its latest AirScale portfolio , will cover an area of 1.4 million square kilometers including Sumatra island , Kalimantan island , Central Java and Surabaya city .
The project will support Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison ’ s ambitions to become the most preferred digital telco in the country by addressing market requirements , improving data throughput and customer experience and preparing the network for early 5G deployments .
Nokia will provide equipment from its latest ReefShark-powered AirScale portfolio including base stations and 5G Single RAN for both premium indoor and outdoor coverage . Nokia ’ s consolidation services will ensure a smooth integration by merging spectrum owned by IOH into a single network , ensuring minimum impact to endusers . With Nokia ’ s technology , Indosat
Ooredoo Hutchison will be able to quickly and easily upgrade to 5G services remotely with a software update or with a plug-in card . Nokia ’ s energy-efficient AirScale solution will also allow IOH to keep cost to a minimum while improving the quality of its services .
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