Consumer IT Shows Business IT the Way – Except for Disaster Recovery

The rise in quality and power of consumer IT products in recent times has been astounding. You can hold a phablet in your hand today with a 2 gigahertz processor and 16 gigabytes of solid-state memory. By comparison, IBM mainframes of about 10 years ago offered 8 – 32 gigabytes of main memory (but to be fair, lots more disk storage as well). Consumer products also lead the way in user-friendliness and ergonomic design. But in all of the above there’s one thing missing. Read more