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Who’s in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup?

2016 and 2017 are transition years for many organizations that manage backup and recovery software.  The 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software confirms trends to incorporate public cloud storage and otherwise augment or replace backup software.  If that sounds like you, the Gartner MQ may be a good place to start. IBM has been positioned as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center...

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Ironic echoic fragments

There's a hip/ironic rhetorical technique that involves mocking a statement by repeating bits of it as phrasal fragments. I was surprised to see this technique employed extensively in the "Plaintiffs' response in opposition to defendant Donald J. Trump's motion for summary judgment, or in the alternative partial summary judgment": Donald Trump is too busy to be honest. So says Trump himself, who explains that he reviewed...