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Tosan-ri Guest House / guga Urban Architecture

first_img Mechanical & Electronical Engineer:World Eng.Award:2017 Korea Wood Design Awards, Silver prize / Korea Association of Wood Culture, Korea Wood Construction AssociationDesign Team:Jiyoung Joe, Soomin Yang, Seongeun GuCity:Seogwipo-siCountry:South KoreaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Yoon Joon-hwanRecommended ProductsDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalText description provided by the architects. The site is located in Tosan-ri, an area in Jeju Island with a beautiful, natural and relaxing view of the ocean and Mount Hallasan. Facing the sea, the Tosan-ri house is perched on a slight slope resulting in two uneven ground levels, surrounded by low stone walls and trees. The owner of the land wanted to create “a house for guests to experience a unique lifestyle” rather than a place that simply provides a temporary accommodation. Well-harmonized with Jeju’s natural characteristics and surroundings, the house was envisioned to be a ‘contemporary home’ incorporating elements from Korean traditional residences (called Hanok), such as traditional eaves and wooden floorings.Save this picture!© Yoon Joon-hwanSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Yoon Joon-hwanWhile enjoying the ocean view, guests would gather around and share meals at the table whereas children would freely roam around the front yard. In the early stages of design, guga was inspired by private folk homes in Jeju Island (called Minga), which have evolved naturally over time. At the heart of the house is the living room (called Sangbang in Jeju dialect) that links to all areas of the house with front and back windows for enjoying the scenery. By embodying the uneven grounds to the design, the house resulted into two sections; the Sangbang in the upper level connects to a room, a bathroom and a staircase that leads to an open kitchen and dining area at the lower level. By adding a third dimension to the flat horizontal layout of the traditional folklore home, the house has become more spacious with a scenic view of the village and sea.Save this picture!© Yoon Joon-hwanMoreover, inhabitants of the private homes of Jeju lived beneath low, simple roofs to protect and embrace themselves from harsh environmental conditions. Though the designs are not exactly the same, the deep eaves, and the singular roof are features that are directly carried over to this guesthouse, where the final work reflects the architect’s efforts to work around the initial idea. Under a single roof, the owner/host resides in the single floor area of the house, separated by a door that can be removed if needed. The most interesting areas of this house are the ‘Bang’ (room in Korean) and the ‘Numaru’ (room with a panoramic view). They are both important architectural elements in Hanok but have been re-interpreted in different ways.Save this picture!Courtesy of guga Urban ArchitectureSave this picture!Courtesy of guga Urban ArchitectureThe Numaru, located in the owner’s part of the house in the west, is an interior space mainly for rest and mediation, with a scenic outdoor view. It has been re-interpreted by using contemporary materials and methods instead of traditional features. On the other hand, the Bang in the guesthouse area shows the “process of evolution” without losing its traditional elements such as its scale, the wooden columns, rafters, windows and Korean paper (called Hanji) used for finishing. Doors and windows can be flexibly opened to fully admire the landscape and can be closed for complete privacy. This space is basically a traditional Korean pavilion (called Jeongja) in a modern space that transforms into a room.Save this picture!© Yoon Joon-hwanProject gallerySee allShow lessYOU+International Youth Community Shenzhen / officePROJECTSelected ProjectsPop-Up Structure for Herschel Supply / LinehouseSelected Projects Share Photographs CopyAbout this officeguga Urban ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSeogwipo-siSouth KoreaPublished on December 05, 2017Cite: “Tosan-ri Guest House / guga Urban Architecture” 04 Dec 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Doohang Junggoo Cho ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/884791/tosan-ri-guest-house-guga-urban-architecture Clipboard Manufacturers: Dunn Edwards, Hafele, Bay window, DongHwaMaru, Eagon, Spruce, THK Projects “COPY” Structural Engineer: CopyHouses•Seogwipo-si, South Korea Tosan-ri Guest House / guga Urban ArchitectureSave this projectSaveTosan-ri Guest House / guga Urban Architecture Year:  2016 Stuga Wood Construction Save this picture!© Yoon Joon-hwan+ 29 Share Photographs:  Yoon Joon-hwan Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Construction: ArchDaily Tosan-ri Guest House / guga Urban Architecture ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/884791/tosan-ri-guest-house-guga-urban-architecture Clipboard Architects: guga Urban Architecture Area Area of this architecture project Area:  191 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project South Korea Lead Architect: “COPY” Houseslast_img read more

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New chief executive at the Peace Hospice

first_img Howard Lake | 13 May 2003 | News New chief executive at the Peace Hospice  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people Anna Anderson has joined the Peace Hospice as Chief Executive, taking over from Noel Ratcliffe who has been acting Chief Executive.For the past 20 years Anna has worked in the NHS, mainly in London and Bedfordshire. Anna was Finance Director and then Deputy Chief Executive at Luton & Dunstable Hospital for a number of years and has most recently moved from being Director of Performance at South West London Strategic Health Authority.The Peace Hospice in Watford has for 11 years provided medical, clinical, spiritual and social care, for up to 75 patients a week with cancer or other terminal illnesses. It has to raise £2 million a year to provide its services. Advertisementlast_img read more

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RSF condemns Australian police response to NBN leaks

first_img to go further Receive email alerts News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Australian authorities to halt their investigation on media over leaks about overspending by the government-owned National Broadband Network Company (NBN), which violate the principles of protection for the confidentiality of sources and whistleblowers. Organisation February 22, 2021 Find out more January 21, 2021 Find out more AustraliaAsia – Pacific Protecting sources Whistleblowers Help by sharing this information RSF_en Follow the news on Australia AustraliaAsia – Pacific Protecting sources Whistleblowers November 19, 2020 Find out more RSF condemns Facebook’s blocking of journalistic content in Australia On eve of the G20 Riyadh summit, RSF calls for public support to secure the release of jailed journalists in Saudi Arabia News May 24, 2016 – Updated on May 26, 2016 RSF condemns Australian police response to NBN leaks The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have been investigating TV channels, newspapers and news websites since 19 May in connection with the revelations about cost overruns at NBN, which is behind schedule with the job of providing all Australian homes with high-speed fibre Internet connections. According to the news website Crikey, the federal police warrant makes reference to The Weekend Australian, the Australian Financial Review, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), The Sydney Morning Herald and the tech news website Delimiter. ABC News said a warrant issued to the police “names Labour Senator Stephen Conroy, staffers, technology bloggers, and four major media organisations including the ABC,” suggesting that the “police are casting a wide net in their investigation.” Delimiter said the police may have obtained journalists’ metadata. “This investigation has dealt a serious blow to media freedom and freedom of information in Australia,” said Benjamin Ismaïl, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “Unfortunately, this confirms Australia’s decline in the latest World Press Freedom Index resulting from growing severity towards whistleblowers and journalists’ sources and the media’s resulting self-censorship. The authorities must terminate these police excesses, which clearly violate principle of proportionality in the limitations placed on media freedom.” RSF expresses its support for the Media Alliance, an organization that represents the Australian media, and its chief executive officer, Paul Murphy, who described the raids as “a disturbing new twist in pursuit of whistleblowers and legitimate public interest journalism.” “The raids are a heavy-handed and over-the-top response to media stories which have embarrassed the government,” Murphy said. “Once again, the government wants to shoot the messenger rather than address the issues raised by journalists in their reporting.” Murphy has also called on the police to say whether journalists’ metadata have been accessed without their knowledge. Australia is ranked 25th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2016 World Press Freedom Index but its performance score has suffered a decline in the past year due mainly to the threats to whistleblowers and sources and the resulting self-censorship within the media. News Google experiments drop Australian media from search results Newslast_img read more

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Outrageous verdicts in Hrant Dink murder trial, another one needed

first_img April 2, 2021 Find out more January 18, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Outrageous verdicts in Hrant Dink murder trial, another one needed Related documents rsf_-_katile_muameleye_bak_gazeteciye_muameleye_bak_-2.pdfPDF – 64.28 KB TurkeyEurope – Central Asia RSF_en Journalists threatened with imprisonment under Turkey’s terrorism law Turkey’s never-ending judicial persecution of former newspaper editor April 2, 2021 Find out more News Help by sharing this information Read in Turkish: Human rights groups warns European leaders before Turkey summitcenter_img News TurkeyEurope – Central Asia April 28, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders is stunned by the verdicts that an Istanbul court handed down yesterday at the end of the long trial of 18 persons accused of participating in the January 2007 murder of Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor Hrant Dink.“Issuing verdicts when the judicial investigation has established so little was already inacceptable but the court’s decisions are absolutely scandalous,” Reporters Without Borders said. “By portraying this murder as the work of a small group of fanatics, the judicial authorities have reflexively protected the state, whose role in this murder has nonetheless been demonstrated by all the independent investigations.“The judges are mistaken if they think they can thereby defuse the political time bomb within this case and spare members of the state apparatus from ever being charged. The shockwave that Dink’s murder caused within Turkish society will continue to pursue them until they finally agree to do their duty.”According to the court, Dink’s murder was not the work of a terrorist organization and no part of the state apparatus was involved. The murder was masterminded by Yasin Hayal alone, and was carried out by the young gunman, Ogün Samast, who was already convicted separately by a juvenile court.The details of the court’s decision and its legal arguments will be released in one month. But both the Dink family’s lawyers and the prosecutor, Hikmet Usta, have already announced their intention to appeal. The Court of Cassation, the country’s highest court of appeal, would be expected to issue a ruling on the appeals in a year from now. Although blamed for everything, Hayal could be paroled Hayal, the alleged mastermind, was sentenced to life imprisonment for Dink’s murder. He was additionally sentenced to three months in prison for threatening Turkish Nobel literature laureate Orhan Pamuk and to a year in prison and a fine of 600 Turkish pounds on an illegal firearm possession charge.Hayal could nonetheless be granted a provisional release pending the confirmation of these sentences by the Court of Cassation because he has been jailed since 24 January 2007 and article 102 of Turkey’s code of criminal procedure limits preventive detention to a maximum of five years. The hitman, Samast, who received a 22-year sentence from the juvenile court, could also be released for the same reason.The other alleged instigator, Erhan Tuncel, was acquitted of Dink’s murder and was freed last night. Tuncel was sentenced to ten and a half years in prison for the 2004 bombing of a McDonald’s restaurant in the northwestern city of Trabzon than injured six people. But the court took account of the five years he already spent in pre-trial detention and ordered his release pending the outcome of the appeal.“We obviously do not question the legal limit on the length of preventive detention,” Reporters Without Borders said. “But the scant results achieved after five years are largely due to the countless obstacles that the security forces put in the way of the investigation and the exasperating slowness of the judicial proceedings.“Furthermore, one cannot help noticing the contrast in the treatment given to the alleged murderers of a symbol of national reconciliation and the treatment given to journalists who are still in prison because they covered a demonstration or criticized the authorities.”Seven of the defendants – Hayal, Tuncel, Ersin Yolcu, Ahmet Iskender, Zeynel Abidin Yavuz, Mustafa Öztürk and Tuncay Uzundal – were acquitted of membership of a terrorist organization and the last three were also acquitted of complicity in premeditated homicide. Ten of them – Alper Esirgemez, Irfan Özkan, Osman Alpay, Erbil Susaman, Numan Sisman, Senol Akduman, Veysel Toprak, Salih Hacisalihoglu, Yasar Cihan and Halis Egemen – were acquitted of collaborating with a terrorist organization.Yolcu and Iskender were both sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for helping Samast to carry out the murder. The court reduced these sentences from life imprisonment for “good behaviour.” The owner of a stationer’s shop in Trabzon where the murder weapon was concealed, Iskender was also sentenced to a year in prison and fine of 500 Turkish pounds for illegal possession of a firearm. Hacisalihoglu was sentenced to two months in prison and a fine of 500 Turkish pounds for illegal possession of ammunition.The lawyer Ismail Cem Halavurt said the acquittals on a charge of membership of a terrorist organization clearly did not bode well for Samast’s second trial a charge of membership of a terrorist organization, which is still ongoing. Massive outrage When the verdict was announced yesterday, an observer in the courtroom shouted to the presiding judge, Rüstem Eryilmaz: “Burn your robes! All we wanted from you was justice!” Other members of the audience prevented her arrest.Fethiye Cetin, one the Dink family’s lawyers, was very upset by what she described as travesty of justice. “This trial is not yet over,” she said. “What just ended was a farce. For Hrant’s friends, the trial has just begun.”When the hearing ended, hundreds of people, including journalists and human rights activists marched from the courthouse in the Istanbul suburb of Besiktas to the headquarters of Agos, the weekly newspaper founded by Dink.Reporters Without Borders joins Dink’s friends in calling for a demonstration in Istanbul’s Taksim Square tomorrow, the fifth anniversary of his murder.“The judicial system’s inability to shed light on the organized aspect of this murder and the complicity within the state apparatus must be denounced more loudly than ever,” Reporters Without Borders added. “The prosecutor’s office now has an even greater responsibility. It must ensure that account is taken of all the evidence as it pursues the investigation and it must ensure that there is a second trial that will make people forget this farce.” Receive email alerts Follow the news on Turkey Organisation to go further News Newslast_img read more

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Pressure eases on passport backlog

first_imgLinkedin THE backlog in the processing of passport applications is finally over after months of delays, according to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.Minister of State Peter Power TD, had suggested to the Limerick Post that it would make sense to open a passport office in Limerick in the Irish Aid offices, that he was in talks on the matter and would continue to press the issue.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He is now urging anyone who continues to experience delays and is in urgent need of the document to contact his department.“The end in the delay is very welcome and I’m delighted we managed to bring the time down to a 10 day wait,” the deputy told this newspaper.“My office has been inundated with calls and we have helped people as best we could. Anyone who is in need of a passport in an emergency situation is welcome to contact the department”.The waiting list for a passport rose to a high of 68,000 at one period since delays began in March due to industrial action taken by members of the Civil, Public and Services Union (CPSU) over public sector pay cuts.In an effort to cope with the backlog 50 temporary staff were taken on at the passport offices in Cork and Dublin.Minister Micheal Martin said that the 10 day working guarantee for receipt of a passport has now been restored.There are currently more than 24,000 passport applications waiting to be processed in the country but Minister Power added that these should soon dealt with. NewsLocal NewsPressure eases on passport backlogBy admin – August 17, 2010 481 WhatsApp Twitter Advertisementcenter_img Facebook Email Print Previous articleMunster face Leinster in Aviva stadiumNext articleMiss Limerick World Pageant 2010 adminlast_img read more

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Restaurant tips on motivation

first_imgRestaurant tips on motivationOn 1 Jun 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Pat ashworth reviews: recipe for success by supernova learningFormat: Video with CD-Rom and workbook Price: £499+VAT+carriage From: Supernova Learning, 22 Hove Park Villas, Hove BN3 6HG         Tel/fax: 01273 326624                        E-mail: [email protected] and Jill Stein’s seafood business in Padstow provides the backdrop toRecipe for Success. This is a documentary-style video with scenes set in theirbusy restaurant, shop, and hotel. As the camera captures the mouth-watering dishes and the vibrant atmospherein the restaurant, commentaries are heard from the Steins, their managers andstaff about the ingredients that combine to make the business successful – leadby example, set standards, communicate, delegate, and support and develop. The restaurant manager tells us about Jill covering bar duties when therestaurant is short-staffed and says “that’s a great example, it’s wonderfulto have people like that leading us”. The customer services manager emphasises the importance of communication:”I think its the personal touch, it starts at the top and filters all theway down.” And Rick outlines his approach to delegation: “It’s aboutknowing what you can do and getting other people to do the things you can’t andthen laughing about it.” These principles are picked up in separate sections and explored withpractical examples and commentaries: Lead by Example concentrates on theimportance of treating people with respect and being prepared to ‘do the sameas everyone else’; Set Standards explores the underlying values of the businessand the importance of training in conveying those values; Communication focuseson the importance of being visible and approachable – as Rick puts it,”getting off your bum and walking round” and asking people how theyare doing; Delegation deals with the importance of empowering and trustingpeople; and Support and Develop explores the importance of training,development and learning. This film is an effective complement to management development programmes.It takes the mystery out of managing and motivating people by focusing on thepractical. The strongest message is about treating people with respect and in an adultmanner. It also depicts a living and successful business which makes itsapproach all the more successful. Finally, the management principles are dealt with separately, which willenable trainers to stop the video and explore the learning in detail. Aworkbook is included in the package to help support this approach. last_img read more

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MOSDOH – Accreditation Specialist

first_imgJob Responsibilities Requirements Assist in the preparation and submission of all accreditationand other related documents associated but not limited toCODA.Archive documents, educational materials, and files associatedwith but not limited to accreditation.Review and assist the Vice Dean in writing and developingMOSDOH policies.Coordinate/manage assigned projects.Assist with the preparation of meeting minutes, reports,surveys, correspondence, etc.Help plan, coordinate, and assist with ceremonies and specialevents (such as but not limited to all commencement related events,senior awards banquet, orientation events, white coat ceremony,etc.).Help maintain the MOSDOH G-drive.Typing, answering the phone, and screening calls; sorting andprioritizing mail; scheduling appointments, maintaining calendar,making travel arrangements, and assist with travel advances andreimbursements.Other relevant duties as assigned by the Vice Dean. Assist in the preparation and submission of all accreditation,educational documents and other related documents.Assist with developing and writing MOSDOH policies, guidelines,protocols, etc. and prepare reports.Coordinate, plan, and schedule meetings, make appropriatereservations and food arrangements, contact meeting attendees, andprepare all documents for CODA, Academic Progress Committee,etc.Facilitate contact between faculty, administrators, and ViceDean. Write and/or finalize reports, minutes, and correspondence.Maintain files, reports, and records.Assist with updating and maintaining MOSDOH policy and assistwith distribution to faculty and staff.center_img A.T. Still University’s Missouri School of Dentistry & OralHealth (ATSU-MOSDOH) is seeking an Accreditation Specialist on theKirksville, Missouri, campus. The position reports to Vice Dean,Academic Affairs and provides oversight and assistance to the ViceDean. The Accreditation Specialist is responsible for assisting inthe preparation and submission of all accreditation and otherrelated documents including but not limited to the Commission onDental Accreditation (CODA) for the Pre-Doctoral education program,as well as assisting in drafting MOSDOH policies. They will assistin the performance of ongoing operations and communications of theprogram and will handle confidential information necessary tofulfill the job duties in a professional manner at all times.Major Job Duties A four year college degree in legal studies, education, or arelated field.A master’s degree is desired or the equivalent combination ofeducation/experience from which comparable knowledge and abilitiesare acquired.Must have excellent computer skills with good working knowledgeof Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Knowledgeable ofGoogle email functions, electronic calendars, and Internet searchengines.Polished written, oral, and interpersonal communicationsskillsEffective time managementOrganizational skillsDetail orientedWriting, proofing and editing abilitiesProfessional office and phone etiquetteAbility to multitaskTeam playerWilling to work independently and closely with othersBe of even temperamentEspecially be willing to treat students, staff, and faculty ina collegial mannerBe able to juggle several projects while meeting deadlines withstrong prioritization abilitiesRepresent ATSU in a highly professional manner, both internallyand externallylast_img read more

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Vernon joins enzymes line

first_imgAB Enzymes has added a new item to its baking enzymes range.The ABF Ingredients company has introduced VERNON GMS+ into the market, an enzymatic monoglyceride replacer that helps to create the same crumb texture profile and structure in yeast-raised baked goods, using a patent-pending amylolytic enzyme in combination with a lipolytic enzyme.Oscar Diez, business director of Baking Enzymes at AB Enzymes, said: “VERNON GMS+ is a much more cost-efficient solution than monoglycerides. By implementing the product in their systems, our customers can save up to 30% of their monoglyceride costs and increase the long-term predictability of their purchasing.”The VERNON GMS+ natural emulsifier helps to create a clean-label solution for bakers and has a lower carbon footprint than traditional options.last_img read more

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood Announces Two-Night New Years Run At Terrapin Crossroads

first_imgAfter finishing up the California leg of their fall tour, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood has finally released the location of their much anticipated New Years run! Yesterday, Terrapin Crossroads announced that the Chris Robinson Brotherhood would be hitting the famed Phil Lesh-owned Californian venue for two nights: December 30th and New Year’s Eve.While the shows are sure to be knock-outs, clearly fans across the country were jonesing to get a chance to ring in 2017 with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood at the intimate venue. Despite relatively short notice of the tickets being released a day later, both nights sold out almost instantaneously today.We wish the best of luck and a New Year’s miracle for those who got shut out and were hoping to make the date!last_img

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Dell EMC Vscale Turns Converged Infrastructure Inside Out

first_imgThe days when IT departments can take months to stitch components together and build the perfect data center are coming to an end. Businesses expect their IT organizations to deliver a turnkey, cloud-like IT consumption model. So they’re a lot more interested in funding technology that quickly delivers business outcomes than signing the check for home-grown science projects.To address this new IT reality, Dell EMC offers converged systems with a turnkey engineered system experience. This lets IT consume technology with much less effort, focus more on customers and innovation, create more apps, and deploy them faster. That’s a good business outcome.We have been transforming IT this way for nearly eight years, and we’ve innovated further.We created our Vscale Architecture, which turns the converged systems paradigm inside out.Rather than converging the infrastructure stack with a built-in network inside system’s cabinet, Vscale converges the stack across a data center fabric. The result?  Pools of IT resources (compute, storage, and data protection) with greater scalability than a single converged system. And Vscale retains the turn-key engineered system experience — including simplified operations and life-cycle assurance — of a single converged system.Converging on the data center network fabric opens other paths for innovation, including ways to maximize utilization of investments by sharing pools of resources across converged, hyper-converged systems and legacy equipment and ways to leverage software defined networking and automation to further simplify operations.The Dell EMC Vscale Architecture spans the following components:Vscale Fabric: a scalable network fabric based on spine-and-leaf LAN and/or a core-edge-core or collapsed core SAN switchingVscale Fabric Technology Extensions: compute, storage and data protection resources shared across the Vscale FabricVscale Open Technology Connect: a defined point to connect third-party systems to the Vscale Fabric for resource sharingVscale Border Technology Connect: a defined point of ingress and egress for the Vscale Fabric, providing a range of network services, such as switching routing, load balancing and firewalls.Dell EMC Vision Intelligent Operations a tool for converged infrastructure health monitoring and life cycle assuranceA common set of automation, orchestration, management tools such as Cisco UCS Director (UCSD), Dell EMC ViPR, and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) and VMware NSX.Our customers tell us that Vscale has sped time to data center deployment by fifty percent or more.  Most IT organizations and their system integrators would take a year or more to select, test, qualify and deploy all the equivalent elements of Vscale Architecture for a full data center refresh or greenfield data center deployment. And Vscale, an engineered solution, provides the added, ongoing benefits of life cycle assurance single-call customer support and simplified operations.Moreover, months of building your own data center – especially at high scale — diverts IT’s attention from innovation and application deployment, which impacts the business.  Often, this drives stakeholder dissatisfaction, rogue IT, and public cloud deployment regardless of the proven long-term economic merits of on-premise/hybrid cloud environments.Inovalon, a fast-growing healthcare big data analytics service provider, recently found this out as Dell EMC delivered them two new Vscale data centers in half the time it would have taken themselves to do.According to Faisal Khalid, Senior Vice President of Technology Solutions at Inovalon, “We quickly refreshed our data center technology and tripled our capacity, including more than 50 new racks, without having to add engineering or operations staff.”He continued, “We are spending less time on systems integration and management, and more time on innovation.  We’re moving to a DevOps model of continuous improvement, and we’re creating agility and value that can be passed along to our customers.”You can learn more about Vscale Architecture and its business outcome at Inovalon here.last_img read more

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