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Future Proof

Slang; describing anything unlikely to become obsolete. For example, paper could be considered future proof because it will be a needed office supply regardless of what new technology develops. This concept is the opposite of planned obsolescence.
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John Byrne, president, Global Channels, Dell EMC, said "The storage opportunity for Dell EMC partners is immense, and the Future-Proof Storage Loyalty programme delivers even more benefit to those partners who want to truly go big and win big with us.
A poignant story in Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace recalls the fate of a smart, skilled, experienced, hard-working, award-winning journalist.
The group by May 2017 will explain the status quo and identify focus areas with the greatest challenges to establishing future-proof broadband nationwide.
Author and digital industry enthusiast Kevin Nichols also has horror stories about what happens when people don't future-proof.
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Simon Pryor, natural environment director for the National Trust, called for the Government to ensure strategies to future-proof the coastline are implemented.
This is a key finding of a nationwide survey of more than 1,000 small business owners commissioned by American Express, which found that almost three-in-four businesses (73 per cent) had taken actions to future-proof their operations in the face of sustained economic uncertainty.
It has launched an educational guide for candidates, 'The Top Ten Ways to Future-Proof your SAP Career', to provide practical advice on maximising specialist SAP skills.
Atreus' proven carrier-grade solution provides Xspedius with a future-proof solution that will support their customer requirements for VoIP, VPN, PC Back Up and Antivirus, as well as their growing requirements for converged voice-video-data services.
Desktop Cites Future-Proof Bandwidth Provisioning, Platform Resiliency and Faster ROI on Premium Network Services in Selection Criteria
The results of the VDSL Olympics prove that Ikanos chipsets and the VDSL-DMT standard are the only choice for companies developing future-proof technologies that offer services now.
Big data alone is not the future of IT, and standing up a Hadoop cluster does not future-proof your business.