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Top Cloud Computing Service Providers in 2019 TOP CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICE PROVIDERS IN 2019

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May 23, 2019

Microsoft defines Cloud Computing as, “Simply put, cloud computing is the delivery of computing services—servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, intelligence and more—over the Internet (“the cloud”) to offer faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale. You typ...

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Best Cloud Computing Services for Your Startup BEST CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICES FOR YOUR STARTUP

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May 23, 2019

Establishing a startup requires a lot of time and money. If you are planning, or have already, opened the doors to your small business, you’re probably finding yourself working long hours trying to keep your startup running smoothly. It normally takes a few years to fully get into the swing of thing...

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The Data Landscape is Fragmented, but Your (Logical) Data Warehouse Doesn’t Have to Be THE DATA LANDSCAPE IS FRAGMENTED, BUT YOUR (LOGICAL) DATA WAREHOUSE DOESN’T HAVE TO BE

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May 21, 2019

The current data landscape is fragmented, not just in location but also in terms of shape and processing paradigms: data lakes, IoT architectures, noSQL and graph data stores, SaaS vendors, etc. are found coexisting with relational databases to fuel the needs of modern analytics, ML and AI. In the...

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Transform Your Headend: The Many Advantages of Virtualizing the Network’s Core TRANSFORM YOUR HEADEND: THE MANY ADVANTAGES OF VIRTUALIZING THE NETWORK’S CORE

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May 21, 2019

The core of every CATV network is the headend, which houses the active electronics behind every connected experience that business and residential subscribers rely on. All of the investments that multisystem operators (MSOs) make to prepare their outside plant infrastructure for emerging services an...

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Industrial control systems market is predicted to see lucrative gains till 2024 INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS MARKET IS PREDICTED TO SEE LUCRATIVE GAINS TILL 2024

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May 21, 2019

The U.S. industrial control systems market is expected to dominate the industry owing to the presence of several security providers such as Cisco, IBM, and CSC. MEA region is providing significant growth opportunities for the industry due to the huge investments by government administrations in the ...

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Virtualization and Cloud Management Software Global Market 2019-2024 VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE GLOBAL MARKET 2019-2024

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May 21, 2019

The Virtualization and Cloud Management Software market report in the globe is expected to fulfill the demands and provides quality research statistics needed by emerging companies, research professionals, and service providers until 2024. The global Virtualization and Cloud Management Software mark...

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Let’s Talk About What’s Happening to VMware, Inc LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT’S HAPPENING TO VMWARE, INC

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May 21, 2019

Heading into the close, a volume-active day saw VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) moving down $-6.32 from the opening price. The volume for the company on May 20, 2019 consisted of nearly 1101487 contracts traded. Over the past one week, the average daily trading volume came in at about 988180 shares per day....

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How powershell transcription logs can boost your system security HOW POWERSHELL TRANSCRIPTION LOGS CAN BOOST YOUR SYSTEM SECURITY

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May 20, 2019

One of the keys to keeping a system secure is to be able to keep a log of all of the activities being performed on the system. If you suspect nefarious activity, you can go back through the security logs to determine who has been using the system, and what they have been doing. When it comes to Powe...

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Server Virtualization Market Analysis During Forecast 2019-2025 SERVER VIRTUALIZATION MARKET ANALYSIS DURING FORECAST 2019-2025

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May 20, 2019

Server Virtualization Market Report provides useful information of the Server Virtualization market along with the price forecast for the forecast period of 2019-2025. The report presents the detailed analysis of the parent market based on elite players, present, past & futuristic data which will se...

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Americas container technology market size is projected to showcase significant growth AMERICAS CONTAINER TECHNOLOGY MARKET SIZE IS PROJECTED TO SHOWCASE SIGNIFICANT GROWTH

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May 20, 2019

Americas Application Container Market size in Docker technology segment will positively impact by large scale adoption of Docker technology that enables efficient OS-level virtualization of applications along with their run-time environment. Increasing support provided by key cloud service providers...

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DIY Open Source NAS: How to Install FreeNAS DIY OPEN SOURCE NAS: HOW TO INSTALL FREENAS

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May 19, 2019

Open source NAS isn’t appropriate for every use case, but it can be ideal for lab deployments, smaller workgroups or active archive data. Given the cost of enterprise storage, such organizations often reserve their expensive, high-end storage arrays for use with workloads that demand high performanc...

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Mobile Virtualization Market 2019 Industry Trends and Forecast to 2023 MOBILE VIRTUALIZATION MARKET 2019 INDUSTRY TRENDS AND FORECAST TO 2023

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May 17, 2019

Mobile virtualization enables the mobile devices to run multiple operating system or virtual machines on a mobile device or connected device. Mobile virtualization uses a hypervisor that is used to create a secure separation between the hardware and the software that runs on top of it. The basic tec...

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Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Market Projections & Future Scenario Analyzed MOBILE VIRTUAL NETWORK OPERATOR (MVNO) MARKET PROJECTIONS & FUTURE SCENARIO ANALYZED

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May 17, 2019

New York, 17, May 2019: The report “Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Market By Operating Model (Reseller MVNO, Service Operator MVNO, Full MVNO) By Subscriber Type (Business, Consumer) By Type (Media and Entertainment, Business, Retail, Discount, Telecom, Cellular M2M, Roaming, Others); By Reg...

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NetApp Unveils NetApp® ONTAP® 9.6, for Optimizing Data Protection NETAPP UNVEILS NETAPP® ONTAP® 9.6, FOR OPTIMIZING DATA PROTECTION

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May 14, 2019

NetApp recently declared NetApp® ONTAP® 9.6, the new midrange, end-to-end NVMe AFF A320 storage system and an expanded portfolio of services to support businesses make best use of their data.NetApp's cloud- connected flash solutions, an element of a Data Fabric procedure, give the straightforwardnes...

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Lenovo unveils new IoT, AR and 4K OLED equipped devices at its new Accelerate conference LENOVO UNVEILS NEW IOT, AR AND 4K OLED EQUIPPED DEVICES AT ITS NEW ACCELERATE CONFERENCE

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May 14, 2019

At Lenovo’s first combined annual America’s partner event, Accelerate and its flagship global business event, Transform; simply titled the Accelerate conference, the company unveiled a litany of new devices designed to address the growing market of AR/VR interested developers.

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Elektrobit and Synopsys Collaborate to Accelerate Automotive Electronic System Virtual Development ELEKTROBIT AND SYNOPSYS COLLABORATE TO ACCELERATE AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONIC SYSTEM VIRTUAL DEVELOPMENT

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May 13, 2019

Collaboration enables faster deployment of virtual environments at tier 1 and oem companiesusing synopsys vdks enabled elektrobit to port its autosar operating system up to 12 months ahead of silicondevelopment of a concept virtual ecu based on the nxp s32 automotive processing platform enables demo...

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Global Virtual Private Network (VPN) Market 2019 GLOBAL VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK (VPN) MARKET 2019

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May 13, 2019

Fior Markets recently introduced a market study Global Virtual Private Network (VPN) Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 that offers elaborated knowledge on the Virtual Private Network (VPN) market. The analysis study comprises dominating firms, classification, si...

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How Can Health Care Innovate With Cybersecurity in Mind? HOW CAN HEALTH CARE INNOVATE WITH CYBERSECURITY IN MIND?

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May 12, 2019

In this exclusive interview with Patrick Hale, the award-winning CIO from VITAS Healthcare in Miami, we cover health-care innovation, technology, virtual reality solutions, cybersecurity and so much more. What does great customer service look like in the health-care industry? How is technology resha...

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Micro segmentation a solid security requirement in a turbulent environment MICRO SEGMENTATION A SOLID SECURITY REQUIREMENT IN A TURBULENT ENVIRONMENT

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May 10, 2019

The need for micro segmentation as a security solution is not new. Security historians like myself claim that roots of micro segmentation began when organizations started to implement a separate DMZ network per application, but recent advances in computing as well as adversaries’ ability to hack int...

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Hysolate Unveils Isolation Platform 2.0 for Securing Endpoints from Cyber Threats HYSOLATE UNVEILS ISOLATION PLATFORM 2.0 FOR SECURING ENDPOINTS FROM CYBER THREATS

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May 10, 2019

Hysolate, an endpoint isolation solutions, announced the next version of its cybersecurity platform aimed at enterprise scalability. Hysolate 2.0 makes it easier than ever to protect hundreds of thousands of endpoints from cyber threats while freeing end-users to access the resources they need to be...

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Dlt solutions and pulse secure partner to enable hybrid it defense for the public sector DLT SOLUTIONS AND PULSE SECURE PARTNER TO ENABLE HYBRID IT DEFENSE FOR THE PUBLIC SECTOR

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May 10, 2019

Pulse Secure, the provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, announced that DLT Solutions, the premier government solutions aggregator, has added the Pulse Secure suite of hybrid IT Secure Access solutions to its cybersecurity portfolio. The partnership will leverage DLT Solutions’ extens...

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Virtualization security market to witness a cagr of 15.1% during 2018-2023 forecasting market analysis  application, product type, research report VIRTUALIZATION SECURITY MARKET TO WITNESS A CAGR OF 15.1% DURING 2018-2023 FORECASTING MARKET ANALYSIS APPLICATION, PRODUCT TYPE, RESEARCH REPORT

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May 10, 2019

Worldwide Latest Market Research Report on Global Virtualization Security Market Segmented by Component (Hardware, Software), Solution, Services (Planning & Designing, Deployment, Support & Maintenance), End-user Application, and Region Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 – 2023) 2018-2023.

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Innovation’s rocket fuel  Linux and hybrid cloud INNOVATION’S ROCKET FUEL LINUX AND HYBRID CLOUD

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May 08, 2019

50 years ago on July 20th, a computer deposited two men on the moon. The space race, driven by the two most powerful nations in the world at the time, was won with technology that possesses barely a fraction of the processing power of your mobile phone. But NASA did it - Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldr...

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VCenter Server 6.7 U2 architecture improvements VCENTER SERVER 6.7 U2 ARCHITECTURE IMPROVEMENTS

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May 06, 2019

The vSphere 6.7 Update 2 (U2) announcement hasn't really surprised many, but some major changes are here. We'll look at some architectural improvements that might affect your deployment or architecture plans, but we'll also highlight some new features added to vCenter Server.

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Global Virtualization and Cloud Management Software Market 2019 GLOBAL VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE MARKET 2019

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May 06, 2019

The Global Virtualization and Cloud Management Software Industry Market reveals irreplaceable counsel for companies/manufacturing operating in theVirtualization and Cloud Management Software Industry market on a regional and international level. The report also contains various vital enlightenments ...

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Journey to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle VM VirtualBox JOURNEY TO ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ORACLE VM VIRTUALBOX

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May 03, 2019

I'm pleased to announce the new dedicated white paper "Journey to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle VM VirtualBox" with all the technical details related to the great feature we've added to Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0: the capability to export a Virtual Machine and get the same running as an Orac...

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Can vmware airlift me into modern management CAN VMWARE AIRLIFT ME INTO MODERN MANAGEMENT

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May 02, 2019

Have you ever attended a conference.The answer is probably yes, which means you have been inundated with more C-level buzzwords than you can stomach. I’ve written about it so many times! One common term is “modern management. They love saying “modern management blah blah. So, how do we actually get...

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Centurylink expands private cloud solutions to give customers more choice CENTURYLINK EXPANDS PRIVATE CLOUD SOLUTIONS TO GIVE CUSTOMERS MORE CHOICE

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May 01, 2019

In a move that gives customers more choice and hybrid-cloud flexibility, CenturyLink, Inc. announced today that CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation is now available on Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, a scalable platform that delivers the flexibility and performance enterprises demand. C...

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London Welcomes VMware Cloud Automation Services LONDON WELCOMES VMWARE CLOUD AUTOMATION SERVICES

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Apr 26, 2019

We are proud to announce our newest geographic region for VMware Cloud Automation Services in London.This is our first European region for VMware Cloud Automation Services, and it is a major milestone in helping our European customers evolve their cloud strategy. Stay tuned as we expand to more regi...

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Managing VMware Cloud on AWS with Cloud Automation Services MANAGING VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS WITH CLOUD AUTOMATION SERVICES

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Apr 26, 2019

More and more companies are looking to move application workloads to the cloud. The key driver behind this, for most customers, is to focus on managing the application workload and not on the underlying infrastructure.

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Thank you for dropping by us at VMUG-St.Louis! THANK YOU FOR DROPPING BY US AT VMUG-ST.LOUIS!

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Apr 19, 2019

VMUG is an independent, international community of VMware users whose ultimate goal is to share knowledge about everything related to VMware. VMUG organizes 1-day UserCons to help the attendees network with hundreds of VMware users, attend educational sessions by industry experts and get an inside l...

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The Role of Virtualization in DevOps THE ROLE OF VIRTUALIZATION IN DEVOPS

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Apr 17, 2019

The primary pursuit of DevOps structuring and systems is to improve the speed and quality of the software development process. DevOps looks to achieve the simultaneous increase in both quality and rate of deployments by emphasizing the importance of collaboration and promoting transparency through t...

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Improving Security with Virtualization Technology IMPROVING SECURITY WITH VIRTUALIZATION TECHNOLOGY

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Apr 16, 2019

There are many benefits that come from virtualization in the enterprise environment today. Physical server resources are allowed to reach their full potential by running more than one workload. Instances of operating systems are allowed to be decoupled from the underlying hardware and allowed to mov...

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VMware Empower 2019 - Day 1 Reacp VMWARE EMPOWER 2019 - DAY 1 REACP

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Apr 16, 2019

Day 1 began with the general session, which was a lot different than the previous year where the VMware Executives laid out there vision for the partner community. This general session was focused more correctly on the audience in attendance. VMware's CTO, of Global Field and Industry, Chris Wolf be...

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5G and SD-WAN Are Biggest Takeaways from Mobile World Congress 2019 5G AND SD-WAN ARE BIGGEST TAKEAWAYS FROM MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2019

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Apr 15, 2019

Earlier this year, over one hundred thousand technology professionals met in Barcelona, Spain for Mobile World Congress 2019. MWC is always one of the most valuable events of the year for learning from and meeting with the industry’s top influencers, and this year was no different. The mobile techn...

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Top 5 Uses of Virtual Reality (VR) in Healthcare TOP 5 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) IN HEALTHCARE

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Apr 15, 2019

Below are the top stories from DocWire News regarding applications of virtual reality (VR) in healthcare. Innovations included in this review use VR to navigate patient’s blood vessels, train nurses, detect Alzheimer’s disease, and more. Read on to learn more about the growing field and stay tuned f...

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Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple vulnerabilities in Shimo VPN VULNERABILITY SPOTLIGHT: MULTIPLE VULNERABILITIES IN SHIMO VPN'S HELPER TOOL

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Apr 15, 2019

Cisco Talos is disclosing a series of vulnerabilities found in the Shimo VPN Helper Tool. Shimo VPN is a popular VPN client for MacOS that can be used to connect multiple VPN accounts to one application. These specific vulnerabilities were found in the “helper tool,” a feature that Shimo VPN uses to...

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Optimal connectivity for virtualized Office 365 apps: Part 2 OPTIMAL CONNECTIVITY FOR VIRTUALIZED OFFICE 365 APPS: PART 2

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Apr 12, 2019

We reviewed how to apply Microsoft’s Office 365 Network Connectivity Principles when virtualizing Office 365 to ensure that workers at branch offices enjoy a great user experience. But I left you hanging on one very important Office 365 application: Microsoft Teams. So let’s explore how to best hand...

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Evolution towards Cloud RAN and ECPRI EVOLUTION TOWARDS CLOUD RAN AND ECPRI

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Apr 12, 2019

Mobile data traffic continues to grow exponentially and operators need to keep up with demand. While early LTE deployments concentrated on providing coverage, operators are now focusing on adding capacity through spectral efficiency improvements, cell densification and more spectrum. In doing so, th...

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SK Telecom Launches Voice Calls on Virtual Home Assistant Service SK TELECOM LAUNCHES VOICE CALLS ON VIRTUAL HOME ASSISTANT SERVICE 'NUGU'

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Apr 11, 2019

SK Telecom announced that it launched ‘NUGU Call,’ which enables users to make and receive calls between compatible NUGU devices or the NUGU app. Introduced in 2016 by SK Telecom, NUGU is a virtual home assistant service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) based voice recognition technology. As ...

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Optimal connectivity for virtualized Office 365 apps OPTIMAL CONNECTIVITY FOR VIRTUALIZED OFFICE 365 APPS

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Apr 11, 2019

o ensure a delightful user experience with Microsoft Office 365 cloud services, IT professionals should become familiar with the Office 365 Network Connectivity Principles. But how do these principles apply when virtualizing Office 365? Let’s look at how Citrix SD-WAN can help organizations using Ci...

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For IBM, Storage Is A Lighthouse For Its Data-Driven, Multi-Cloud World FOR IBM, STORAGE IS A LIGHTHOUSE FOR ITS DATA-DRIVEN, MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

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Apr 11, 2019

The cloud computing world is a one filled with sudden pivots, swift turns, and sharp boomerangs. The early hopes that cloud computing, with its attractive cost/benefit equations and ease of management, would replace the enterprise data center were short-lived. As enterprises migrated workloads to t...

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Citrix introduces SD-WAN for Google Cloud Platform CITRIX INTRODUCES SD-WAN FOR GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM

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Apr 10, 2019

Enterprises want choice. According to 451 Research*, this is especially true when it comes to selecting cloud and IaaS services: 63 percent of surveyed organizations have multiple vendors supplying them with IaaS services and 59 percent are running mission-critical applications on these platforms. B...

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You should make parallels desktop for windows YOU SHOULD MAKE PARALLELS DESKTOP FOR WINDOWS

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Apr 10, 2019

The long answer is I have been involved with three different efforts to create a virtualization product for Windows desktops Connectix Virtual PC for Windows, Microsoft Virtual PC also known as Windows Virtual PC, and Parallels Workstation for Windows also known as Parallels Workstation Extreme All...

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Optimal connectivity for virtualized Office 365 apps: Part 1 OPTIMAL CONNECTIVITY FOR VIRTUALIZED OFFICE 365 APPS: PART 1

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Apr 09, 2019

To ensure a delightful user experience with Microsoft Office 365 cloud services, IT professionals should become familiar with the Office 365 Network Connectivity Principles. But how do these principles apply when virtualizing Office 365. Let’s look at how Citrix SD-WAN can help organizations using C...

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From cloud first to cloud smart: How enterprises are getting smarter about their AWS cloud adoption FROM CLOUD FIRST TO CLOUD SMART: HOW ENTERPRISES ARE GETTING SMARTER ABOUT THEIR AWS CLOUD ADOPTION

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Apr 09, 2019

Today’s enterprises are getting smarter about the cloud. In the early days of digital transformation, the hype around public cloud made it seem almost magical a way for IT to increase agility, lower cost, and enable instant scalability with the wave of a wand. Over time, though, a more nuanced reali...

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Google Cloud launches fully managed serverless product Cloud Run GOOGLE CLOUD LAUNCHES FULLY MANAGED SERVERLESS PRODUCT CLOUD RUN

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Apr 09, 2019

Google Cloud signalled its commitment to serverless computing today with the announcement of the public beta availability of Cloud Run, a fully managed environment for customers to deploy applications in a 'serverless' way. Serverless is a cloud computing architecture which allows developers to foc...

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Android and ios vulnerable to italian law enforcement spyware ANDROID AND IOS VULNERABLE TO ITALIAN LAW ENFORCEMENT SPYWARE

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Apr 09, 2019

SwB and Lookout find Android and iOS malware that was originally created for governments, arousing suspicions that it could be targetted intelligence attack. Researchers from Security without Borders first found the malware and gave it the name “Exodus”. The installer package was bundled with Andro...

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How to Improve Network Packet Broker Functionality with DPI-Based Traffic Classification HOW TO IMPROVE NETWORK PACKET BROKER FUNCTIONALITY WITH DPI-BASED TRAFFIC CLASSIFICATION

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Apr 09, 2019

The latest generation of Network Packet Brokers (NPBs) are playing a key role in simplifying network management and the move to virtual infrastructures. They have strengthened their capabilities and strategic value by adding intelligence that ensures a network tool only receives the data it needs to...

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Virtualization and Software-Defined Data Center: Are You Ready for It? VIRTUALIZATION AND SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER: ARE YOU READY FOR IT?

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Apr 09, 2019

With the advent and increasing sophistication of cloud computing tech, the abstraction of hardware resource has made the administration of IT infrastructure substantially easier. Such abstraction has made its mark on the traditional data center, giving rise to software-defined systems for storage, n...

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Network security works only if you see the right traffic NETWORK SECURITY WORKS ONLY IF YOU SEE THE RIGHT TRAFFIC

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Apr 08, 2019

Security is nowadays an important part of network management. Secure networks are vital for running an uninterrupted business, preventing data loss and maintaining the overall image of the business. Security challenges are increasing because networking is getting more complex, more dynamic and virtu...

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WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP NOW AVAILABLE IN PUBLIC PREVIEW WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP NOW AVAILABLE IN PUBLIC PREVIEW

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Apr 08, 2019

Microsoft recently announced the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop. The platform has been in private preview since last September. Microsoft has been working on scaling and optimizing it for multisession Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus virtual desktop and app experiences. Now, all customer...

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How Is Virtual Reality Being Used at Film Festivals? HOW IS VIRTUAL REALITY BEING USED AT FILM FESTIVALS?

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Apr 05, 2019

Groundbreaking cinematic experiences are nothing new at the world’s biggest film festivals, and technological innovation continues to thrill audiences across the globe. In recent years, virtual reality has become a major player in the many filmgoers’ experience, popping up in many forms at Cannes, S...

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Importing VirtualBox Virtual Machines into Oracle Cloud Infrastructure IMPORTING VIRTUALBOX VIRTUAL MACHINES INTO ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Apr 05, 2019

Large enterprises use a wide variety of operating systems. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure supports a variety of operating systems, both new and old, and enables customers to import root volumes from on-premises from multiple sources such as Oracle VM, VMware, KVM, and now VirtualBox.

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Hybrid Cloud vs. Multicloud: Which Solution Best Suits Your Business? HYBRID CLOUD VS. MULTICLOUD: WHICH SOLUTION BEST SUITS YOUR BUSINESS?

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Apr 05, 2019

Once viewed with a healthy dose of skepticism, cloud computing has become ubiquitous. Whether you’re uploading a fresh photo to Instagram or slogging through an Excel spreadsheet with Office 365, the cloud is an intrinsic part of our personal and professional lives. At its most basic level, the clo...

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You have a platform problem YOU HAVE A PLATFORM PROBLEM

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Apr 05, 2019

Business IT is being dragged down by the weight of the “old”. Whether it’s outdated assumptions, virtualisation platforms designed for consolidation not agility, or simply neophobia, this isn’t just disruption, it’s a death-grip.

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What Marketers Need To Know About V-Commerce WHAT MARKETERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT V-COMMERCE

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Apr 05, 2019

V-commerce, the buying and selling of products and services in virtual and augmented reality, is finally becoming a practical reality. According to a study from Ericsson ConsumerLab, shopping is the top service smartphone users want from VR. The report found that 64 percent of respondents would like...

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Citrix provides update on unauthorized internal network access CITRIX PROVIDES UPDATE ON UNAUTHORIZED INTERNAL NETWORK ACCESS

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Apr 04, 2019

Citrix disclosed that international cyber criminals had gained access to the internal Citrix network. We are devoting significant resources to manage this incident with painstaking deliberateness and thoroughness. We have brought on board multiple leading cyber security firms to assist our internal ...

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Intel, Lockheed Unveil Hardware-Based Security Platform INTEL, LOCKHEED UNVEIL HARDWARE-BASED SECURITY PLATFORM

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Apr 03, 2019

Airbus has launched an IoT platform for the cabin which will link in real-time interconnected core cabin components, including the galleys, meal trolleys, seats, overhead bins and other cabin elements. Lockheed Martin and Intel have jointly developed a new virtualization platform designed to help cu...

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What is Data Virtualization? WHAT IS DATA VIRTUALIZATION?

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Apr 03, 2019

In the modern era, enterprise data comes in many forms and is stored in many locations. There is both structured and unstructured data, including rows and columns of data in a traditional database, and data in formats like logs, email, and social media content. Big Data in its many forms is stored i...

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Hyper-V Networking Best Practices HYPER-V NETWORKING BEST PRACTICES

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Apr 02, 2019

In most cases when you deploy virtual machines (VMs) on Hyper-V, you need to configure network access for VMs according to your tasks. The correct Hyper-V network configuration ensures a high level of performance and security for your virtual machines, Hyper-V hosts, and the entire infrastructure wh...

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Virtual node autoscaling and Azure Dev Spaces in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) VIRTUAL NODE AUTOSCALING AND AZURE DEV SPACES IN AZURE KUBERNETES SERVICE (AKS)

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Apr 02, 2019

Recent updates to the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) for developers and ops. Join, Program Manager for Azure Kubernetes Service, Ria Bhatia as she shows you the new autoscaling options using virtual nodes as well as how you can use Azure Dev Spaces to test your AKS apps without simulating dependenci...

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Software Defined Infrastructure upgraded with new Intel technology SOFTWARE DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADED WITH NEW INTEL TECHNOLOGY

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Apr 02, 2019

Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) extends the business agility and operational efficiency of the cloud into the hardware layer of NFVI (Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure), which increases scalability, elasticity and utilization of datacenters. The Ericsson SDI system, the foundatio...

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Delivering Virtual Desktops with Amazon Web Services DELIVERING VIRTUAL DESKTOPS WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES

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Apr 02, 2019

AWS VDI refers to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment on Amazon Web Services™ (AWS), Amazon’s on-demand cloud computing platform. While VDI solutions are traditionally deployed on-premise, it’s now possible to deploy them on the AWS cloud. That ability can be a game changer.

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Nine Steps to Efficient, Practical VM and Container Migration NINE STEPS TO EFFICIENT, PRACTICAL VM AND CONTAINER MIGRATION

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Apr 02, 2019

When you work in IT, you’re used to being asked to do more with less. While virtualization has been central to achieving this goal, it is, in itself, no longer enough. Key to delivering greater efficiency and optimal resource management is the ability to seamlessly migrate workloads to their most ef...

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Data-hungry workloads in your VMware vSAN based data center? DATA-HUNGRY WORKLOADS IN YOUR VMWARE VSAN BASED DATA CENTER?

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Apr 02, 2019

One of the questions that comes up often when I meet architects around the world designing data center modernization with Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is, “How important is the hardware for HCI deployment?” Given HCI solutions are software-defined and the software magically virtualizes and m...

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Virtual Reality May Help Treat Autism, Parkinson’s VIRTUAL REALITY MAY HELP TREAT AUTISM, PARKINSON’S

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Apr 01, 2019

Playing games in virtual reality (VR) may help treat people with neurological disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease, a study has claimed. The technology, described in the journal Scientific Reports, could help the patients shift their perceptions of time, which their condit...

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Is the hybrid cloud model right for your business? IS THE HYBRID CLOUD MODEL RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Apr 01, 2019

Hybrid cloud deployments have become an increasingly popular choice among enterprises. According to MarketsandMarkets research, the hybrid cloud market is expanding at a 17 percent compound annual growth rate. What’s behind the popularity of the hybrid cloud model, which combines public and private ...

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The real enemies of cloud security THE REAL ENEMIES OF CLOUD SECURITY

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Mar 29, 2019

One of the biggest issues with cloud security arguably has very little to do with technology. Most breaches involving the cloud are generally the result of one misconfiguration or another, or lack of processes for implementing and maintaining the best cloud security processes.In theory, that shouldn...

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Adobe brings new AI capabilities to Campaign ADOBE BRINGS NEW AI CAPABILITIES TO CAMPAIGN

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Mar 28, 2019

Adobe is introducing new AI capabilities in Marketing Cloud that aim to deliver real-time personalization tools for marketers. The software giant said the updates are focused on email, which remains one of the key channels in a marketer's arsenal. Boiled down, the new AI features in Campaign are mea...

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Microsoft expands its patent protection program to include Azure-powered IoT devices MICROSOFT EXPANDS ITS PATENT PROTECTION PROGRAM TO INCLUDE AZURE-POWERED IOT DEVICES

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Mar 28, 2019

Microsoft is expanding its Azure IP Advantage patent-protection program to cover IoT devices connected to Azure. The company also is donating 500 patents to the LOT Network that are targeted specifically at startups.Microsoft announced its new patent-program extensions, as well as a number of other ...

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Microsoft introduces Azure Stack for HCI MICROSOFT INTRODUCES AZURE STACK FOR HCI

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Mar 28, 2019

Microsoft has introduced Azure Stack HCI Solutions, a new implementation of its on-premises Azure product specifically for Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) hardware.Azure Stack is an on-premises version of its Azure cloud service. It gives companies a chance to migrate to an Azure environment wi...

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Do You Need to Backup Hyper-V Virtual Machine DO YOU NEED TO BACKUP HYPER-V VIRTUAL MACHINE

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Mar 28, 2019

Today’s business-critical workloads are more technology driven than ever before. Virtualization technology has allowed organizations today to be able to make real use out of the powerful physical device hardware available. Microsoft’s Hyper-V hypervisor is gaining popularity and has matured over the...

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Connecting Hyper-V Virtual Machines to the Physical Network CONNECTING HYPER-V VIRTUAL MACHINES TO THE PHYSICAL NETWORK

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Mar 28, 2019

There are many crucial components that make up any virtualization environment including the physical hosts, the storage, and the networking components. Focusing more on the networking side of things, the networking components allow the physical hosts to communicate with one another, with management ...

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Virtual Private Cloud vs. Private Cloud: What’s the Difference? VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD VS. PRIVATE CLOUD: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Mar 28, 2019

In the 20 years since VMware’s inception and the introduction of virtualization, cloud in all its iterations has become the foundation of enterprise IT. In this blink of an eye, cloud hosting was born and has evolved, giving enterprises lots of flavors and options. In parallel, enterprise use cases ...

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Cloud Adoption Trends Revealed in New Survey CLOUD ADOPTION TRENDS REVEALED IN NEW SURVEY

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Mar 28, 2019

The second annual Denodo Global Cloud Survey, released this week, reveals that the pace for cloud adoption is picking up. More than half (51 percent) of companies responding said they are in the intermediate or advanced stages of cloud adoption, with a quarter new to the cloud and just getting start...

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Azure Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview and a big win for Cosmos DB AZURE WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP IN PUBLIC PREVIEW AND A BIG WIN FOR COSMOS DB

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Mar 28, 2019

This time on Azure This Week, Lars covers Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview, Azure Cosmos DB gets another big win, and Microsoft and NVIDIA extend video analytics to the intelligent edge.

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How to Power On Virtual Machines Using the ESXi Console HOW TO POWER ON VIRTUAL MACHINES USING THE ESXI CONSOLE

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Mar 28, 2019

Ever run into the scenario where all your VMs are down and you need to power on that one DNS server that will allow your environment to “breathe fully” again? I’ve been there. Many times. That’s why being able to power on VMs from the ESXi console can be a lifesaver. You never know when you will nee...

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Can a VPN keep you safe from 36 new 4G LTE security vulnerabilities? CAN A VPN KEEP YOU SAFE FROM 36 NEW 4G LTE SECURITY VULNERABILITIES?

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Mar 28, 2019

A team of four researchers from South Korea’s KAIST, the country’s premier tech institution, have discovered 36 new vulnerabilities in 4G LTE that have wide ranging security and privacy implications. The team laid out their findings in a paper titled: “Touching the Untouchables: Dynamic Security Ana...

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AWS makes Deep Archive, App Mesh generally available AWS MAKES DEEP ARCHIVE, APP MESH GENERALLY AVAILABLE

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Mar 27, 2019

Amazon Web Services on Wednesday made a slew of services previewed at re:Invent 2018 generally available. Of note, the cloud juggernaut said Concurrency Scaling, AWS App Mesh, S3 Glacier Deep Archive and new AMD-powered Amazon EC2 M5ad and R5ad instances are now available to customers. Concurrency S...

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Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are out to prove the Open Data Initiative is MICROSOFT, ADOBE AND SAP ARE OUT TO PROVE THE OPEN DATA INITIATIVE IS 'OPEN'

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Mar 27, 2019

At its Ignite IT Pro conference in September 2018, Microsoft made a big deal out of a new Open Data Initiative (ODI), which Microsoft launched with two other of its partners: Adobe and SAP. Today, March 27, Microsoft announced some other companies who'd be joining in via an ODI Partner Advisory Coun...

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Unlocking the Potential of Machine Learning in a Data Lake UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF MACHINE LEARNING IN A DATA LAKE

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Mar 27, 2019

With data becoming the brain food to the intelligence of every organization, regardless of size or sector, it has become crucial to harness this data to achieve the best results, make the most informed decisions and improve productivity. However, with every action, reaction and interaction a fresh l...

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WA Department of Finance moves to Microsoft Azure WA DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE MOVES TO MICROSOFT AZURE

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Mar 27, 2019

Western Australia's Department of Finance has moved a number of its systems to the cloud following its transition to Microsoft Azure The department enlisted Microsoft in 2017 to make the transition to cloud computing as part of the whole-of-government GovNext-ICT initiative, which aims to shift the ...

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Essential microservices integration patterns ESSENTIAL MICROSERVICES INTEGRATION PATTERNS

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Mar 27, 2019

A microservices architecture fosters the building of software applications as a suite of independent, fine-grained, and autonomous services. Therefore, when we build a real-world business use case, the microservices that comprise the application have to communicate with each other. With the prolifer...

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Is all-in on the cloud a real strategy? IS ALL-IN ON THE CLOUD A REAL STRATEGY?

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Mar 27, 2019

The scene opens with the blue-grey drabness and cold columns typical of an old-school bank.A man walks through the scene lamenting fees and minimums as he grabs one of the columns and topples them with one hard push. They tumble down to reveal the colorful and modern inside of a new Capital One Cafe...

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7 cloud myths debunked 7 CLOUD MYTHS DEBUNKED

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Mar 27, 2019

Myths can be fun and entertaining when they involve the exploits of ancient gods and heroes. The amusement stops quickly, however, when a myth hampers IT or enterprise success.So it goes with the stubborn misconceptions that delay or prevent the adoption of potentially productive cloud services. "We...

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Data Security in Cloud Computing: 8 Key Concepts DATA SECURITY IN CLOUD COMPUTING: 8 KEY CONCEPTS

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Mar 27, 2019

Migrating to a cloud computing platform means your responsibility for data security goes up considerably. Data with various levels of sensitivity is moving out of the confines of your firewall. You no longer have control – your data could reside anywhere in the world, depending on which cloud compan...

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Microsoft MICROSOFT'S AZURE STACK HCI: A NEW OPTION FOR RUNNING VIRTUALIZED APPS THAT CONNECT TO AZURE

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Mar 26, 2019

Microsoft is adding a new family member to its Azure Stack hybrid product line-up. On March 26, Microsoft took the wraps off Azure Stack HCI Solutions for running virtualized applications on hyperconverged infrastructure. Officials said that Azure Stack HCI is "an evolution of Windows Server Softwar...

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Informatica update revolves around multi-cloud, serverless, AI support INFORMATICA UPDATE REVOLVES AROUND MULTI-CLOUD, SERVERLESS, AI SUPPORT

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Mar 26, 2019

Informatica's latest release of its cloud enterprise data management platform includes a healthy dose of artificial intelligence as well as support for multiple cloud services.The Spring update for Informatica uses the company's CLAIRE engine, microservices and modular connectors to ride multiple da...

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Serverless computing in Azure: How to build a petition site SERVERLESS COMPUTING IN AZURE: HOW TO BUILD A PETITION SITE

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Mar 26, 2019

The other day, I found myself watching a ticker on a petition site slowly roll over at a million signatures. It was clear that the site was struggling, with authentication emails taking anything up to 24 hours to send, resulting in queues full of unapproved signatures waiting to be written to a data...

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What you should know about serverless computing before you start WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SERVERLESS COMPUTING BEFORE YOU START

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Mar 26, 2019

Are you considering serverless computing? So is everyone else in IT. A recent survey released by New Stack reveals that half of IT executives in the survey say they are already running with a serverless architecture, and 28 percent intend to do so within the next 18 months.The survey of 608 companie...

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What’s new in Kubernetes containers WHAT’S NEW IN KUBERNETES CONTAINERS

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Mar 25, 2019

The latest version of the container orchestration system Kubernetes, 1.12, brings to GA the Kubelet TLS Bootstrap, a feature that automates the provisioning of TLS client certificates for Kubelets. Kubernetes 1.12 also adds support for container cluster autoscaling on Microsoft Azure’s virtual machi...

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How To Install and Use the VMware Horizon Performance Tracker HOW TO INSTALL AND USE THE VMWARE HORIZON PERFORMANCE TRACKER

blog article

Mar 25, 2019

HPT monitors the the performance of the display protocol and virtual desktop usage, which is useful when troubleshooting issues and planning for deployments. I decided to try Horizon Performance Tracker (HPT), one of the newer features in VMware's virtual desktop infrastructure offering, which was ...

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Virtualization in Industrial Automation Market to Set Astonishing Growth by 2025 Citrix Systems, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, VMware VIRTUALIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION MARKET TO SET ASTONISHING GROWTH BY 2025 CITRIX SYSTEMS, IBM, MICROSOFT, ORACLE, VMWARE

blog article

Mar 25, 2019

Global Virtualization in Industrial Automation Market report covers the current scenario (with the base year being 2018) and the growth prospects of the global market for 2019-2025. The research report gives a comprehensive competitive analysis, which has elaborate identification of leading Manufact...

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Virtual Battleground: State-Sponsored Cyber-Attacks Redefine Modern Warfare VIRTUAL BATTLEGROUND: STATE-SPONSORED CYBER-ATTACKS REDEFINE MODERN WARFARE

blog article

Mar 23, 2019

While globally respected CEO’s like Jack Dorsey of Twitter predict that Bitcoin will become the next global currency, it’s clear that we have a way to go before it becomes a trusted vehicle of exchange. This message was brought home clearly earlier this year in Asia when on February 6, the South Kor...

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Survey: How is your company using serverless computing services? SURVEY: HOW IS YOUR COMPANY USING SERVERLESS COMPUTING SERVICES?

blog article

Mar 22, 2019

Serverless computing continues to win over enterprises. ZDNet's sister site, Tech Pro Research, is conducting a survey to find out just how invested companies are with serverless computing services. If you're familiar with your company's serverless computing services, please share your thoughts abou...

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Customers and partners driving new VMware Cloud updates CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS DRIVING NEW VMWARE CLOUD UPDATES

blog article

Mar 22, 2019

VMware this week announced a handful of advancements to VMware Cloud that company CTO Chris Wolf said have been driven by its customers and partner ecosystem.Touted by the company as furthering its vision for delivering the foundation of its customers' and partners' digital transformation, cloud adv...

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Maximizing COTS hardware performance with CPU memory management MAXIMIZING COTS HARDWARE PERFORMANCE WITH CPU MEMORY MANAGEMENT

blog article

Mar 22, 2019

Industry digitalization, Internet of Things (IoT), and new services enabled by 5G are a few examples of application areas that put great demands on cloud computing. Additionally, since some of these applications also require low-latency as well as predictable service times, the cloud infrastructure ...

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Real-Time Mainframe Data Replication to AWS with tcVISION from Treehouse Software REAL-TIME MAINFRAME DATA REPLICATION TO AWS WITH TCVISION FROM TREEHOUSE SOFTWARE

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Mar 22, 2019

Customers that still have business-critical data locked in mainframes want to exploit this data with Amazon Web Services (AWS) agile services for analytics purposes, to create new communication channels, and for quickly developing new innovations.Fortunately, Treehouse Software’s tcVISION replicates...

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AI cloudops is coming, whether you like it or not AI CLOUDOPS IS COMING, WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT

blog article

Mar 22, 2019

As someone who’s worked with AI for the last 30 years (yes, it was a thing 30 years ago), I’ve often thought of its capabilities were overrated and used for the wrong things in many cases. Now that it’s cheap thanks to cloud computing, and much more effective thanks to the pace of innovation, AI as ...

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Simplifying Big Data Projects with Data Virtualization SIMPLIFYING BIG DATA PROJECTS WITH DATA VIRTUALIZATION

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Mar 21, 2019

According to Gartner, 60% of all the big data projects fail and according to Capgemini 70% of the big data projects are not profitable. There can only be one conclusion, big data projects are hard! There is not one specific reason for this situation, but many. For example, some big data storage and ...

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How to Scale AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) replication instances HOW TO SCALE AWS DATABASE MIGRATION SERVICE (DMS) REPLICATION INSTANCES

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Mar 21, 2019

AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) helps you migrate databases to AWS quickly and securely. The AWS DMS migration process encompasses setting up a replication instance, source and target endpoints, and replication tasks.Your replication instance uses resources like CPU, memory, storage, and I/O, w...

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What is Multi-Tenant Architecture? WHAT IS MULTI-TENANT ARCHITECTURE?

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Mar 21, 2019

Multi-tenant architecture, commonly referred to as multitenancy, is a software architecture in which multiple single instances of software run on a single physical server. The server then serves multiple tenants.“Tenants” is a term for a group of users or software applications that all share access ...

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Microsoft delivers public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop MICROSOFT DELIVERS PUBLIC PREVIEW OF WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP

blog article

Mar 21, 2019

Last September, Microsoft announced its new Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) product and strategy. The company's plan was to make available to any and all interested testers an early version of the technology before the end of 2018. On March 21, 2019, Microsoft delivered (a bit late) on that promised W...

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Citrix celebrates Windows Virtual Desktop Public Preview CITRIX CELEBRATES WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP PUBLIC PREVIEW

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Mar 21, 2019

Today in Amsterdam, Citrix joins Microsoft at Ignite | The Tour for the unveiling of the Windows Virtual Desktop public preview. Organizations can leverage Citrix Workspace, including Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service, to extend the benefits of Windows Virtual Desktop, adding robust managemen...

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Windows Virtual Desktop now in public preview on Azure WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP NOW IN PUBLIC PREVIEW ON AZURE

blog article

Mar 21, 2019

We recently shared the public preview of the Windows Virtual Desktop service on Azure. Now customers can access the only service that delivers simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops ...

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Windows Virtual Desktop is now in public preview WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP IS NOW IN PUBLIC PREVIEW

blog article

Mar 21, 2019

Last year, Microsoft announced the launch of its Windows Virtual Desktop service. At the time, this was a private preview, but starting today, any enterprise user who wants to try out what using a virtual Windows 10 desktop that’s hosted in the Azure cloud looks like will be able to give it a try. ...

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Windows Virtual Desktop is currently in open review WINDOWS VIRTUAL DESKTOP IS CURRENTLY IN OPEN REVIEW

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Mar 21, 2019

A year ago, Microsoft reported the dispatch of its Windows Virtual Desktop administration. At the time, this was a private review, however beginning today, any venture client who needs to experiment with what utilizing a virtual Windows 10 work area that is facilitated in the Azure cloud looks like ...

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NVIDIA’s RAPIDS Joins Google’s Set for Deep Learning Virtual Machine Images NVIDIA’S RAPIDS JOINS GOOGLE’S SET FOR DEEP LEARNING VIRTUAL MACHINE IMAGES

blog article

Mar 20, 2019

Data scientist, researcher, engineer, or developer may be familiar with Google Cloud’s set of Deep Learning Virtual Machine (VM) images, which enable the one-click setup machine learning-focused development environments. But some data scientists still use a combination of pandas, Dask, scikit-learn,...

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Qualcomm embeds Cog’s virtualization tech in Snapdragon chips QUALCOMM EMBEDS COG’S VIRTUALIZATION TECH IN SNAPDRAGON CHIPS

blog article

Mar 20, 2019

Qualcomm Technologies says it will embed an Australian-developed virtualization platform in select Snapdragon chips, including the new Snapdragon 855.Qualcomm last year revealed details of the Snapdragon 855, which it has claimed is the world’s first commercial mobile platform to support the new 5G ...

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7 steps to a well-architected cloud 7 STEPS TO A WELL-ARCHITECTED CLOUD

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Mar 20, 2019

Creating a strong and reliable cloud architecture is essential for long-term IT and enterprise success. Unfortunately, many cloud architectures are constructed haphazardly over several years, failing to meet the demands imposed by rapidly evolving technologies and business requirements.If you're bui...

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New – Gigabit Connectivity Options for Amazon Direct Connect NEW – GIGABIT CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS FOR AMAZON DIRECT CONNECT

blog article

Mar 19, 2019

AWS Direct Connect gives you the ability to create private network connections between your datacenter, office, or colocation environment and AWS. The connections start at your network and end at one of 91 AWS Direct Connect locations and can reduce your network costs, increase throughput, and deliv...

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Public or Private Cloud: Understanding What is Best for Enterprises PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CLOUD: UNDERSTANDING WHAT IS BEST FOR ENTERPRISES

blog article

Mar 19, 2019

Cloud computing has become an integral part of business today, with public and private cloud representing two transformative categories of this form of network-computing. The operational benefits involved make it critical for emerging B2B and B2C enterprises alike to understand the differences betwe...

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ONAP and 5G – the role of automation in 5G and beyond ONAP AND 5G – THE ROLE OF AUTOMATION IN 5G AND BEYOND

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Mar 19, 2019

The telecom industry has seen a tremendous transformation over the past decade or so, starting with separation of control and user plane, introduction of SDN, virtualization of applications and networks, and is now entering the cloud native phase. Mobile networks has also transformed from 3G to 4G b...

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ETS finds the right answers with Accenture Cloud Platform and Managed Services ETS FINDS THE RIGHT ANSWERS WITH ACCENTURE CLOUD PLATFORM AND MANAGED SERVICES

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Mar 19, 2019

One of Accenture’s big announcements during the recent AWS re:Invent conference was our new multi-year agreement with ETS, the world’s largest private, non-profit educational testing and assessment organization.ETS has decided to migrate to AWS, and Accenture will provide end-to-end management of th...

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How To Create Composite AWS Systems Manager Documents HOW TO CREATE COMPOSITE AWS SYSTEMS MANAGER DOCUMENTS

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Mar 19, 2019

I recently wrote an article about how you can use AWS Systems Manager (SSM) documents to automate tasks within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. As handy as these documents can be, each document tends to be dedicated to a single task. A document might, for example, be used to run Sysprep or to te...

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IBM: Patch these critical Java, OpenJ9 Java bugs in Watson, analytics products IBM: PATCH THESE CRITICAL JAVA, OPENJ9 JAVA BUGS IN WATSON, ANALYTICS PRODUCTS

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Mar 19, 2019

IBM has announced fixes for five flaws in Java runtime that leave multiple versions of Watson Explorer and IBM Watson Content Analytics vulnerable to various attacks. The company's product security incident response team (PSIRT) has posted an alert about the "high severity" bugs affecting various Wa...

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SAP adds more intelligent capabilities to Analytics Cloud SAP ADDS MORE INTELLIGENT CAPABILITIES TO ANALYTICS CLOUD

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Mar 19, 2019

SAP on Tuesday announced enhancements to the SAP Analytics Cloud, including new smart analytics features, collaborative enterprise planning features and the addition of new data sources. The new features come as other cloud application competitors like Oracle add their own intelligent capabilities w...

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Oracle updates cloud applications as SaaS sales builds momentum ORACLE UPDATES CLOUD APPLICATIONS AS SAAS SALES BUILDS MOMENTUM

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Mar 19, 2019

Oracle on Tuesday announced improvements to its suite of cloud applications, including the Oracle ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, SCM Cloud and CX Cloud. With these updates, Oracle's customers will see more sophisticated functionality, including more machine learning-powered features.The enahncements are bein...

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Extending your managed services to customer data centers through VCPP EXTENDING YOUR MANAGED SERVICES TO CUSTOMER DATA CENTERS THROUGH VCPP

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Mar 19, 2019

Today, we’re going to explore one of the least know opportunities about the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP): the ability for cloud providers to extend their managed services to customer’s data centers using VCPP points and products; whether for simple data center modernization, hybrid cloud bui...

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Open Compute Project and Azure: hardware meets software OPEN COMPUTE PROJECT AND AZURE: HARDWARE MEETS SOFTWARE

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Mar 19, 2019

Microsoft has been a member of the Open Compute Project since 2014, donating many of the specifications for its Azure data centers to the project. It’s where Microsoft develops its Olympus servers and its Sonic networking software. So it’s always fascinating to go along to the annual OCP Summit to s...

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New tools help you pick the right cloud configuration NEW TOOLS HELP YOU PICK THE RIGHT CLOUD CONFIGURATION

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Mar 19, 2019

I’m always concerned about how enterprises pick their cloud technology configuration. It’s easy to pick virtual platforms from a menu of hundreds of configurations that include memory, storage, CPUs, I/O, and networking. Whatever you pick will probably work, but it won’t be cost-optimized. Enter the...

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New Google project offers Kubernetes building blocks for CI/CD NEW GOOGLE PROJECT OFFERS KUBERNETES BUILDING BLOCKS FOR CI/CD

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Mar 19, 2019

Cloud-native technologies such as Kubernetes promise to be a hedge against cloud lock-in. A new open-source project, Tekton, offers a Kubernetes-native framework for quickly building CI/CD systems that run anywhere Kubernetes runs. Plus, Tekton will work with existing CI/CD servers such as Jenkins. ...

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Nvidia unwraps RTX and T4-based hardware and cloud instances NVIDIA UNWRAPS RTX AND T4-BASED HARDWARE AND CLOUD INSTANCES

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Mar 18, 2019

Nvidia has taken the wraps off its next iteration of workstations for data scientists and users interested in machine learning, with a reference design featuring a pair of Quadro RTX GPUs. Announced at Nvidia GTC on Monday, the dual Quadro RTX 8000 or 6000 GPU design is slated to provide 260 teraflo...

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IBM launches global blockchain-based payments network IBM LAUNCHES GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN-BASED PAYMENTS NETWORK

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Mar 18, 2019

IBM today unveiled Blockchain World Wire, a near real-time global payments network based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) for regulated financial firms.The blockchain-based network will offer a new way for cross-border payment exchange and international settlement. (The settlements can be don...

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What WHAT'S NEW IN VMWARE HORIZON 7.8 AND CART 5.0

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Mar 18, 2019

On March 14, 2019, VMware announced the availability of Horizon 7.8 and CART 5.0. CART is the client software that's used to connect to a Horizon desktop. Although no major changes were included in this release, it did include support for new OSes for the Horizon infrastructure and extended some exi...

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Making game development more flexible and open with Google Cloud MAKING GAME DEVELOPMENT MORE FLEXIBLE AND OPEN WITH GOOGLE CLOUD

blog article

Mar 18, 2019

The gaming industry is entering a period of tremendous growth.There are more than two billion players across the world, from competitive gamers to casual enthusiasts, and they enjoy games across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s mobile, console, PC, AR or VR—anyone can play, from anywhere, on any...

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How SDN, SD-WAN and security fit in VMware HOW SDN, SD-WAN AND SECURITY FIT IN VMWARE'S STRATEGY

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Mar 16, 2019

It has been just 10 months since Tom Gillis became VMware's senior vice president and general manager of its networking and security business, and in that time he has overseen some major changes in the company’s core products.Most recent is a milestone release of the company’s NSX-T Data Center soft...

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Jenkins tries to reinvent itself as cloud-native for Kubernetes JENKINS TRIES TO REINVENT ITSELF AS CLOUD-NATIVE FOR KUBERNETES

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Mar 15, 2019

The popular but troubled Jenkins CI/CD system is being reworked to support cloud-native applications on the Kubernetes container-orchestration platform. The Jenkins X project is a response to user concerns that Jenkins had lost its luster and had developed configuration and stability issues. Jenkins...

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SK Telecom launches 5G edge computing open platform SK TELECOM LAUNCHES 5G EDGE COMPUTING OPEN PLATFORM

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Mar 15, 2019

South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom has launched its 5G Mobile Edge Computing Open Platform, which it will open up to third-party developers and enterprise customers.SK Telecom will also provide open APIs on its MEC platform so that companies can develop their own edge computing 5G services."Ente...

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Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware EXEC: HOW SDN, SD-WAN, SECURITY FIT IN VMWARE'S STRATEGY

blog article

Mar 15, 2019

It has been just 10 months since Tom Gillis became VMware's senior vice president and general manager of its networking and security business, and in that time he has overseen some major changes in the company’s core products.Most recent is a milestone release of the company’s NSX-T Data Center soft...

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DevOps with CloudCenter and Kubernetes in a Multicloud Environment DEVOPS WITH CLOUDCENTER AND KUBERNETES IN A MULTICLOUD ENVIRONMENT

blog article

Mar 15, 2019

Whatever your business might be, your internal and external customers expect more and more services, greater efficiency and a better experience. Providing new services (which in most cases will mean a new or revamped application) to customers and anticipating your competitors’ moves attracts new cus...

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Microsoft open sources algorithm, hardware and source code for Azure data compression MICROSOFT OPEN SOURCES ALGORITHM, HARDWARE AND SOURCE CODE FOR AZURE DATA COMPRESSION

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Mar 14, 2019

Microsoft is open-sourcing its cloud-compression algorithm and optimized hardware implementation for cloud storage. Microsoft is contributing that algorithm, known as "Project Zipline," plus the associated hardware design specs and related source code to the Open Compute Project, the company announc...

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Microsoft packages a bunch of its apps and Azure services as Game Stack MICROSOFT PACKAGES A BUNCH OF ITS APPS AND AZURE SERVICES AS GAME STACK

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Mar 14, 2019

As Microsoft continues its march toward delivering an Azure-powered streaming game service, the company simultaneously is targeting more third-party game developers with its apps and services. On March 14, Microsoft took the wraps off its "Microsoft Game Stack" -- a collection of cloud services like...

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Cloudera eyes Cloudera Data Platform launch over next two quarters as AWS competition looms CLOUDERA EYES CLOUDERA DATA PLATFORM LAUNCH OVER NEXT TWO QUARTERS AS AWS COMPETITION LOOMS

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Mar 14, 2019

Cloudera CEO Thomas Reilly said the company's integration with Hortonworks--an acquisition that closed January 3--has been largely straightforward with plans to deliver the Cloud Data Platform over the next two quarters.However, the company's fourth quarter results and first quarter outlook were dis...

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Understand Cloud Computing by Watching These 5 YouTube Videos UNDERSTAND CLOUD COMPUTING BY WATCHING THESE 5 YOUTUBE VIDEOS

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Mar 14, 2019

Cloud computing involves operating computer functions and capabilities in a service access via an Internet-based platform. It’s commonly used for data computing, storage, and management that takes place off an enterprise’s local machines. Companies all around the world rely on the cloud to manage th...

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Continuous Delivery Foundation hopes to bring rhyme and reason to CI/CD CONTINUOUS DELIVERY FOUNDATION HOPES TO BRING RHYME AND REASON TO CI/CD

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Mar 14, 2019

At the Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS), the Linux Foundation introduced, with a host of partners, the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF). Its goal? The not-so-modest one of bringing sense to continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). Everyone who's invested in DevOps, loves CI/CD...

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What Is Hybrid IT? WHAT IS HYBRID IT?

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Mar 14, 2019

Hybrid IT is an enterprise computing model in which the organization provides some resources through traditional in-house IT systems while also leveraging some combination of cloud computing services for other resources.As evidenced by its prevalence, hybrid IT remains a more workable approach for m...

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Putting AWS security services to work for you PUTTING AWS SECURITY SERVICES TO WORK FOR YOU

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Mar 14, 2019

Guest post by AWS Community Hero Mark Nunnikhoven. Mark is the Vice President of Cloud Research at long-time APN Advanced Technology Partner Trend Micro. In addition to helping educate the AWS community about modern security and privacy, he has spearheaded Trend Micro’s launch-day support of most of...

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VPN: The virtual private network and what it can do for you VPN: THE VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK AND WHAT IT CAN DO FOR YOU

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Mar 14, 2019

You may have already seen a VPN ad here and there, and there’s a good chance that you’ve heard the term come up in conversation now and then, but you aren’t quite sure what it’s all about. Your friends and perhaps even your own kids are using it, and you keep hearing them go on about how useful it i...

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How cloud-native technologies defeat cloud lock-in HOW CLOUD-NATIVE TECHNOLOGIES DEFEAT CLOUD LOCK-IN

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Mar 13, 2019

Cloud-native computing is about how you build applications, not where you build them. That means a global enterprise can run cloud-native applications in its own data center just as well as in the public cloud. Kubernetes is one of the key underlying technologies for this model, which explains its m...

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C3 launches Integrated Development Studio for speed up AI, machine learning deployments C3 LAUNCHES INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT STUDIO FOR SPEED UP AI, MACHINE LEARNING DEPLOYMENTS

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Mar 13, 2019

C3 launched its Integrated Development Studio, a low-code platform to enable developers to build applications for its AI Suite.The effort is a way to make it easier to deploy enterprise-wide models, machine learning and artificial intelligence across multiple clouds. C3 has been one of the forerunne...

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Open Distro for Elasticsearch is Amazon OPEN DISTRO FOR ELASTICSEARCH IS AMAZON'S MOVE TO SHOW IT'S PRO-OPEN SOURCE

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Mar 12, 2019

Amazon Web Services (AWS) just launched Open Distro for Elasticsearch. This program takes AWS's recent proprietary additions to Elasticsearch and open sources them under the Apache 2.0 license. That sounds good. Shay Banon, co-founder of Elasticsearch and CEO of Elastic, its parent company, sees Ama...

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Transcription service Otter launches enterprise app for teams TRANSCRIPTION SERVICE OTTER LAUNCHES ENTERPRISE APP FOR TEAMS

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Mar 12, 2019

Free transcription app Otter.ai is introducing a new product that aims to bring collaborative voice transcription to enterprises. The Otter app, powered by parent company AISense, uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to churn out accurate transcripts that identify speakers, suggest keyw...

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When your IoT goes dark: Why every device must be open source and multicloud WHEN YOUR IOT GOES DARK: WHY EVERY DEVICE MUST BE OPEN SOURCE AND MULTICLOUD

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Mar 12, 2019

Earlier this month, owners of the Jibo personal social robot -- a servomotor animated smart speaker with a friendly circular display "face" that underwent $73 million of venture capital funding -- saw their product's cloud services go dark after the company had its assets sold to SQN Ventures Partne...

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Equinix to open ME2 Melbourne data centre in third quarter EQUINIX TO OPEN ME2 MELBOURNE DATA CENTRE IN THIRD QUARTER

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Mar 12, 2019

Equinix has said it will open its ME2 data centre in Melbourne during the third quarter of the year, with an initial capacity of 1,000 cabinets.ME2 will be situated in Port Melbourne alongside ME1, and will open with a third of its intended 8,190 square metre footprint.The initial build will cost Eq...

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2 security tricks your cloud provider won’t tell you 2 SECURITY TRICKS YOUR CLOUD PROVIDER WON’T TELL YOU

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Mar 12, 2019

Cloudops (cloud operations) and secops (security operations) are quickly evolving practices. While I’m seeing some errors, what’s more common is that ops teams are leaving important things out. If these missing aspects are not addressed, secops will become problematic quickly.Here are two secops omi...

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How and why to use blob storage in Azure HOW AND WHY TO USE BLOB STORAGE IN AZURE

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Mar 12, 2019

When it comes to building applications on the public cloud, you’re spoiled for storage. You’ve got SQL, NoSQL, graph databases, document databases, and even good old-fashioned file systems. Choosing the right storage is usually a simple decision, because familiar databases and file systems are only ...

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Managing multi cloud MANAGING MULTI CLOUD

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Mar 11, 2019

Several weeks ago, I got to visit a Global 50 manufacturer. This organization had a very complex supply chain and manufacturing locations and vendor relationships across the world. It needed to govern the data that flowed between suppliers, customers, and even internal organizations. And it was not ...

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Coder puts Visual Studio Code in the cloud CODER PUTS VISUAL STUDIO CODE IN THE CLOUD

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Mar 11, 2019

A new opensource tool lets idevelopers run Microsoft’s open source Visual Studio Code editor on a remote server and access it through a browser.Using Coder’s Code-Server tool, available from GitHub, developers can code on a Chromebook, tablet, or PC and have a synchronized environment with Visual St...

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AutoML is democratizing and improving AI AUTOML IS DEMOCRATIZING AND IMPROVING AI

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Mar 11, 2019

There's an irony around Artificial Intelligence (AI) work: it involves a lot of manual, trial and error effort to build predictive models with the highest accuracy. With a seemingly continuous emergence of machine learning and deep learning frameworks, and updates to them, as well as changes to tool...

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Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? QUITTING THE FIVE TECH GIANTS: COULD YOU ABANDON AMAZON?

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Mar 11, 2019

I have been morbidly fascinated with a six-week article/video series running on Gizmodo. In this series, reporter Kashmir Hill has attempted to go cold turkey from Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, one each week. She ended her series by attempting to cut them all out for a week to see ...

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The Future Of Robotics Starts With Merging Big Data With Cloud Computing THE FUTURE OF ROBOTICS STARTS WITH MERGING BIG DATA WITH CLOUD COMPUTING

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Mar 11, 2019

Cloud computing is one of the factors that lead to the evolution of robot technology. Nowadays, companies benefit from updated firmware, the latest information, and more, delivered in real time. Businesses benefit from could computing and big data because they boost their efficiency. Robots and arti...

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Software-defined perimeter brings trusted access to multi-cloud applications, network resources SOFTWARE-DEFINED PERIMETER BRINGS TRUSTED ACCESS TO MULTI-CLOUD APPLICATIONS, NETWORK RESOURCES

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Mar 11, 2019

Many companies today have a hybrid approach to their networking and IT infrastructure. Some elements remain in an on-premise data center, while other portions have gone to the cloud and even to multi-cloud. As a result, the network perimeter is permeable and elastic. This complicates access requirem...

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Windows 10 latest preview: Sandbox gets new features, but VMware WINDOWS 10 LATEST PREVIEW: SANDBOX GETS NEW FEATURES, BUT VMWARE'S STILL BROKEN

blog article

Mar 11, 2019

Microsoft has served up some important improvements to Windows Sandbox, the space in the next version of Windows 10 for safely running untrusted executable files. Windows Sandbox is set to debut in Windows 19H1, aka version 1903, which Microsoft is finalizing over the next few weeks for release this...

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F5 Networks to acquire NGINX F5 NETWORKS TO ACQUIRE NGINX

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Mar 11, 2019

F5 Networks on Monday announced that it will acquire NGINX, which provides popular open-source software of the same name, for $670 million. The deal advances F5's aim of capitalizing on the trend toward multi-cloud deployments.F5 plans to enhance NGINX's current offerings with F5 security solutions ...

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Half of PaaS services now cloud-only HALF OF PAAS SERVICES NOW CLOUD-ONLY

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Mar 11, 2019

A new Gartner report, “Platform as a Service: Definition, Taxonomy and Vendor Landscape, 2019” revealed that 48% of 550 PaaS offerings are cloud-only. Not a single vendor has a foothold across all 21 segments, and 90% of them only operate within a single PaaS market segment.“Business and technology ...

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How data and AI are key to future networks HOW DATA AND AI ARE KEY TO FUTURE NETWORKS

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Mar 11, 2019

It’s the second part the quote that I find especially interesting, and it addresses some very important things in the telecom industry. Today, massive amounts of data constantly hits a mobile network. For example, 4 terabits of data hits a US service provider’s mobile network every second, and that ...

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Survey: Cloud monitoring, management tools come up short SURVEY: CLOUD MONITORING, MANAGEMENT TOOLS COME UP SHORT

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Mar 11, 2019

Three out of four network managers say that at least one of their network monitoring tools has failed to address their requirements for monitoring the public cloud environments – perilous, given the extent of public-cloud adoption today. Overall, only 26 percent of network managers say their tools f...

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The Business Benefit behind ACI and Multicloud Networking THE BUSINESS BENEFIT BEHIND ACI AND MULTICLOUD NETWORKING

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Mar 11, 2019

I had the chance to spend some time with some of our customers at Cisco Live Melbourne this past week where they asked me about ways to justify the migration to a Software-Defined-Network approach with ACI, by providing hard evidence that this is a game-changer for any industry.I joked with them (si...

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CHECKING YOUR VPN FOR DATA LEAKS CHECKING YOUR VPN FOR DATA LEAKS

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Mar 11, 2019

It’s hard to travel far online without running into an article or advertisement for a virtual private network (VPN). As internet security concerns have grown, so has the demand for tools and services to fight back against hackers and their malware attacks. While coming up with hard numbers is diffic...

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Exploring the GPU Architecture and why we need it EXPLORING THE GPU ARCHITECTURE AND WHY WE NEED IT

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Mar 08, 2019

A Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) is mostly known for the hardware device used when running applications that weigh heavy on graphics, i.e. 3D modeling software or VDI infrastructures. In the consumer market, a GPU is mostly used to accelerate gaming graphics. Today, GPGPU’s (General Purpose GPU) are ...

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2 reasons a federated database isn’t such a slam-dunk 2 REASONS A FEDERATED DATABASE ISN’T SUCH A SLAM-DUNK

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Mar 08, 2019

It’s often the first problem you solve when moving to the cloud: Your enterprise is using dozens, sometime hundreds, of different heterogenous databases, and now you need to bind them together into hundreds of virtual views of the data in the cloud.What’s good about this is that you don’t need to mi...

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VMware firewall takes aim at defending apps in data center, cloud VMWARE FIREWALL TAKES AIM AT DEFENDING APPS IN DATA CENTER, CLOUD

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Mar 08, 2019

VMware has taken the wraps off a firewall it says protects enterprise applications and data inside data centers or clouds.Unlike perimeter firewalls that filter traffic from an unlimited number of unknown hosts, VMware says its new Service-defined Firewall gains deep visibility into the hosts and se...

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Public cloud: Real-world examples of strategic success PUBLIC CLOUD: REAL-WORLD EXAMPLES OF STRATEGIC SUCCESS

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Mar 08, 2019

Public cloud services are a strategic weapon for CIOs. More than a way to cease operating data centers, the public cloud offers CIOs the ability to focus on strategic projects aimed at boosting the bottom line.“As organizations pursue new IT architectures and operating philosophies, they put in plac...

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How Salesforce is helping deliver National Australia Bank’s ‘One NAB’ vision HOW SALESFORCE IS HELPING DELIVER NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK’S ‘ONE NAB’ VISION

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Mar 07, 2019

Last week marked a key milestone for a National Australia Bank push to modernise and rationalise its CRM landscape – a strategy underpinned by Salesforce’s cloud-based CRM system. After modest beginnings last year, NAB has finished migrating all of its small business bankers to Salesforce.Ultimately...

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How Edge Computing Will Change Your Enterprise Network HOW EDGE COMPUTING WILL CHANGE YOUR ENTERPRISE NETWORK

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Mar 07, 2019

Edge computing can be defined as the technology by which Internet of Things (IoT)–enabled devices process data close to the heart of where those data are created instead of sending them through lengthy routes in the cloud. Performing edge computing enables enterprises to analyze critical data in alm...

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What is infrastructure as code? A big step up from server scripting WHAT IS INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE? A BIG STEP UP FROM SERVER SCRIPTING

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Mar 07, 2019

If you have ever had to provision and configure a server, you know the pain it can bring. Take the process of configuring hardware connections, the software stack, and their interdependencies, and then multiply that across however many servers you are deploying—you are talking days and days of tediu...

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Leading security companies use Google Cloud to deliver Security-as-a-Service LEADING SECURITY COMPANIES USE GOOGLE CLOUD TO DELIVER SECURITY-AS-A-SERVICE

blog article

Mar 07, 2019

This week, innovation in the security industry is on display as more than 700 security vendors exhibit at RSA Conference. There is no shortage of vendor solutions attempting to help organizations address the business imperative of securing users, applications, and data in today’s challenging threat ...

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New file checksum feature lets you validate data transfers between HDFS and Cloud Storage NEW FILE CHECKSUM FEATURE LETS YOU VALIDATE DATA TRANSFERS BETWEEN HDFS AND CLOUD STORAGE

blog article

Mar 06, 2019

When you’re copying or moving data between distinct storage systems such as multiple Apache Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) clusters or between HDFS and Cloud Storage, it’s a good idea to perform some type of validation to guarantee data integrity. This validation is essential to be sure data ...

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Cloud services comparison tool – AWS Vs Google Vs IBM Vs Microsoft CLOUD SERVICES COMPARISON TOOL – AWS VS GOOGLE VS IBM VS MICROSOFT

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Mar 06, 2019

In the modern world, where every organization is becoming increasingly digitalized, public cloud forms the key and is the most important foundation for a business’s success.The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.3 percent in 2019 to total $206.2 billion, up from $175.8 bi...

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Meet the VMware Service-defined Firewall: A new approach to firewalling MEET THE VMWARE SERVICE-DEFINED FIREWALL: A NEW APPROACH TO FIREWALLING

blog article

Mar 06, 2019

VMware has had front row seats to the digital transformation that has touched virtually every organization. We’ve been there (and helped drive!) the journey from monolithic applications hosted on a single server, to distributed apps running in VMs, to further decentralization in the form of cloud-na...

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Google rolls out Web Risk API in beta to help businesses protect their users GOOGLE ROLLS OUT WEB RISK API IN BETA TO HELP BUSINESSES PROTECT THEIR USERS

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Mar 06, 2019

Google Cloud on Wednesday announced expanded security capabilities, for both Google Cloud Platform customers and for enterprises that aren't using GCP. With the beta release of Google's new Web Risk API, organizations can tap into Google's lists of unsafe web resources to help protect their own user...

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Microsoft has a plan to clean up its overlapping project-management services MICROSOFT HAS A PLAN TO CLEAN UP ITS OVERLAPPING PROJECT-MANAGEMENT SERVICES

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Mar 06, 2019

As Microsoft watchers know all too well, Microsoft has a lot of products and services that offer similar and often overlapping features. Sometimes there are so many similar products that Microsoft needs to create diagrams about which product to use when. But it looks like the various Microsoft teams...

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Rackspace rebrands, aims to be unbiased managed cloud, professional services provider RACKSPACE REBRANDS, AIMS TO BE UNBIASED MANAGED CLOUD, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PROVIDER

blog article

Mar 06, 2019

Rackspace has a new look, brand focus and plan to be an unbiased managed cloud vendor that can offer professional and services across an enterprise. The company, which is now privately held, started as a hosting firm known for customer service, helped launch OpenStack, briefly tried to compete with ...

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Getting Started with the Denodo Platform for AWS GETTING STARTED WITH THE DENODO PLATFORM FOR AWS

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Mar 06, 2019

Businesses are drowning in data, making it difficult to maintain consistency, identify “good” data, or derive valuable insights from it. To stay innovative, businesses have been implementing multi-cloud infrastructures, many of which also incorporate on-premises systems. However, when data is spread...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure – Complete Simplicity Requires Complete Solutions HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE – COMPLETE SIMPLICITY REQUIRES COMPLETE SOLUTIONS

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Mar 06, 2019

In today’s multicloud world, managing complexity seems to be a full-time job for many IT professionals. This is not surprising, since they are often asked to concurrently manage legacy infrastructure, public and private cloud environments, with multiple vendors, all while trying to adapt to a world ...

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4 Tips for Easier Edge Deployments 4 TIPS FOR EASIER EDGE DEPLOYMENTS

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Mar 05, 2019

There are plenty of reasons for organizations to embrace edge computing. By moving applications, data, and computing services to the edge of a network, as opposed to a large data center or cloud, organizations can lower operating costs, improve application performance, reduce network traffic, and ac...

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SD-WAN: 10 essential considerations SD-WAN: 10 ESSENTIAL CONSIDERATIONS

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Mar 05, 2019

SD-WAN is the hottest new technology in networking and many distributed organizations have already or will soon adopt SD-WAN solutions. Here are 10 essential considerations for IT organizations weighing whether to adopt or expand their SD-WANs. The attraction of SD-WAN stems from the fact that it co...

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The data center is being reimagined, not disappearing THE DATA CENTER IS BEING REIMAGINED, NOT DISAPPEARING

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Mar 05, 2019

I have documented more than once that the data center is not going away; it’s being reimagined. And now comes a report with greater details on that change.Spiceworks has released its 2019 State of Servers report that examines on-premises server infrastructure in the workplace, including purchase pla...

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VMware aims for security market, launches service defined firewall VMWARE AIMS FOR SECURITY MARKET, LAUNCHES SERVICE DEFINED FIREWALL

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Mar 05, 2019

VMware is wading more into the IT security market with a software defined strategy that rhymes with how the company approached the data center and network markets.Pat Gelsinger, VMware's CEO, will deliver a keynote at the RSA Conference Thursday. RSA and VMware are both owned by Dell Technologies.Un...

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Storage, servers and more: We found 24 cloud services for your business STORAGE, SERVERS AND MORE: WE FOUND 24 CLOUD SERVICES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Mar 05, 2019

When it comes to cloud services and software-as-a-service (SaaS), we're all familiar with the usual cloud providers. But for small businesses and larger enterprises, there's a huge world of opportunity and available resources beyond those best-known cloud storage services and cloud computing service...

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Google Cloud launches fixed monthly fee plan for storage that smooths out cloud cost bursts GOOGLE CLOUD LAUNCHES FIXED MONTHLY FEE PLAN FOR STORAGE THAT SMOOTHS OUT CLOUD COST BURSTS

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Mar 05, 2019

Google Cloud is launching a storage plan that features fixed monthly pricing for a year and covers bursts in a move to give enterprises more predictable costs for budgeting.The plan, called Storage Growth Plan for Google Cloud Storage, is timely given enterprise concerns over costs. Variable pricing...

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Cloud cost control also a challenge for small businesses and freelancers CLOUD COST CONTROL ALSO A CHALLENGE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND FREELANCERS

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Mar 05, 2019

In his Monday Morning Opener this week, ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Larry Dignan discussed how cloud cost control is becoming a leading issue for enterprise. There is sticker shock when moving to the cloud, but Larry pointed out that because of a lack of cost controls, many companies aren't taking advanta...

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Screenshots of Microsoft SCREENSHOTS OF MICROSOFT'S COMING CHROMIUM-BASED EDGE BROWSER LEAK

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Mar 05, 2019

Even though Microsoft execs have yet to make available to developers outside the company the first test build of its Chromium-based Edge browser, screen shots of it have leaked to the Web. (The updated Edge browser still is being tested internally by Microsoft at this point. Neowin.net posted on Mar...

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Hide yo HIDE YO' KIDS, HIDE YO' CLOUDS: ZERODIUM OFFERING BIG BUCKS FOR CLOUD ZERO-DAYS

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Mar 05, 2019

Exploit vendor Zerodium announced today plans to pay a whopping $500,000 for zero-days in popular cloud technologies like Microsoft's Hyper-V and (Dell) VMware's vSphere. Both Hyper-V and vSphere are what experts call virtualization software, also called hypervisors --software that lets a single "ho...

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How to address IoT’s two biggest challenges: data and security HOW TO ADDRESS IOT’S TWO BIGGEST CHALLENGES: DATA AND SECURITY

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Mar 05, 2019

You don’t even need to Google “data growth and IoT” to see the trend for the internet of things; all research shows a steep curve up and to the right. The reason is pretty simple: We’re collectively trying to capture fine-grained, ongoing, machine-generated data from a fast-growing universe of devic...

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A Look at Security in the Microsoft Cloud A LOOK AT SECURITY IN THE MICROSOFT CLOUD

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Mar 05, 2019

An interesting shift is starting to happen when I talk to prospects and clients in my IT consultant role. They want to know that the solution or service I'm proposing is going to solve their business problem, but they tend to finish with, "Is it going to be secure?" And if they don't ask the questio...

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How does your cloud storage grow? With a scalable plan and a price drop HOW DOES YOUR CLOUD STORAGE GROW? WITH A SCALABLE PLAN AND A PRICE DROP

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Mar 05, 2019

Consolidating storage into a centrally managed infrastructure resource can make life as a storage architect much easier. But the path to consolidation is fraught with complexity. Data is flowing into your organization constantly from live sources, whether from your company’s customers, employees, pa...

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Go global with Cloud Bigtable GO GLOBAL WITH CLOUD BIGTABLE

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Mar 05, 2019

Today, we're announcing the expansion of Cloud Bigtable's replication capabilities, giving you the flexibility to make your data available across a region or worldwide. Now in beta, this enhancement allows customers to create a replicated cluster in any zone at any time.Cloud Bigtable is a fast, glo...

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3 Trends That Define The Next Phase Of Cloud Computing 3 TRENDS THAT DEFINE THE NEXT PHASE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Mar 05, 2019

In its second decade, cloud computing has become a mature and reliable technology, but we still have only scratched the surface of the cloud’s full potential as an enabler of digital business transformation.With access to core business applications, analytics and collaboration tools, cloud computing...

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Realizing the Advantages of Hybrid Cloud in 2019 REALIZING THE ADVANTAGES OF HYBRID CLOUD IN 2019

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Mar 04, 2019

Digital Realty’s Rick Moore, Senior Director of Global Cloud Services, explores how a hybrid cloud approach can help data centers operate efficiently without sacrificing security and management control. The public cloud is often portrayed by its proponents as the panacea for many of the capital expe...

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Juniper grabs Mist for wireless AI, cloud service delivery technology JUNIPER GRABS MIST FOR WIRELESS AI, CLOUD SERVICE DELIVERY TECHNOLOGY

blog article

Mar 04, 2019

Juniper has entered into an agreement to buy advanced wireless-gear-maker Mist Systems for $405 million. For Juniper the Mist buy could be significant as it currently depends on agreements with partners such as Aerohive and Aruba to deliver wireless, according to Gartner. Mist, too, is a partner of...

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How Travelport uses cloud to meet changing demand in the digital travel marketplace HOW TRAVELPORT USES CLOUD TO MEET CHANGING DEMAND IN THE DIGITAL TRAVEL MARKETPLACE

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Mar 04, 2019

The travel industry is transforming with emerging technologies, new business models and changing consumer expectations.Travelers now have a wide range of options when it comes to planning their trips. While it might have once been common to visit your local travel agent to plan a trip after seeing a...

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Top Five Predictions Of Cloud Computing For 2019 TOP FIVE PREDICTIONS OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR 2019

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Mar 04, 2019

At present, the companies are swiftly moving their legacy IT infrastructure and applications to Cloud Technology. Hence it is apparent that the cloud computing industry has come a long way in the recent times. Cloud Computing technology is not only reliable for store sensitive data but it also offer...

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Survey Finds Greater Appreciation of DevSecOps Value SURVEY FINDS GREATER APPRECIATION OF DEVSECOPS VALUE

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Mar 04, 2019

A survey of more than 400 security practitioners published by FireMon, a provider of management tools for network security, has found a surprisingly significant amount of progress is being made regarding adoption of best DevSecOps processes.According to the survey results, 44 percent of respondents ...

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The ugly truth about cloud computing in the enterprise THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT CLOUD COMPUTING IN THE ENTERPRISE

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Mar 04, 2019

One surprising finding of Flexera’s RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report is that 84 percent of enterprises surveyed have a multicloud strategy. No, it’s not surprising that the number is so high. Rather, it’s surprising that the number isn’t 100 percent. After all, the cloud has been driven by ...

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Review: Google Cloud AutoML is truly automated machine learning REVIEW: GOOGLE CLOUD AUTOML IS TRULY AUTOMATED MACHINE LEARNING

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Mar 04, 2019

When you’re trying to train the best machine learning model for your data automatically, there’s AutoML, or automated machine learning, and then there’s Google Cloud AutoML. Google Cloud AutoML is a cut above. In the past I’ve reviewed H2O Driverless AI, Amazon SageMaker, and Azure Machine Learning ...

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Cloud cost control becoming a leading issue for businesses CLOUD COST CONTROL BECOMING A LEADING ISSUE FOR BUSINESSES

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Mar 03, 2019

Multi-cloud deployments are becoming the norm and that means cost optimization and management optimization is a big theme for 2019. But the market is immature and you'll have multiple vendors to sort through to control cloud spending.In recent surveys it has become painfully obvious that there's a b...

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FinOps services aim to tackle cloud financial management FINOPS SERVICES AIM TO TACKLE CLOUD FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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Mar 01, 2019

When companies move away from using data centers with fixed costs toward consumption-based spending in the cloud, they have to consider transforming their financial operating model.Enter FinOps (Financial Operations), a business management software-as-a-service designed to access and analyze the cos...

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2 reasons to avoid industry-specific cloud technology 2 REASONS TO AVOID INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC CLOUD TECHNOLOGY

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Mar 01, 2019

In my years as a cloud computing consultant, I am always taken back by my client’s request to have techs with vertical-specific knowledge help with their cloud projects. Moreover, they seek vertical-specific clouds and cloud services, or clouds that are known to do well in a particular industry or s...

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The Open Compute Project is quickly gaining ground THE OPEN COMPUTE PROJECT IS QUICKLY GAINING GROUND

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Mar 01, 2019

Eight years ago, Facebook launched the Open Compute Project (OCP), an open-source hardware initiative to design the most energy-efficient server gear for massive, hyperscale data centers. The promise was flexibility of hardware and software and designs for greater power efficiency.Very quickly, Inte...

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Secure Storage in the Age of Edge Computing and the Cloud SECURE STORAGE IN THE AGE OF EDGE COMPUTING AND THE CLOUD

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Mar 01, 2019

Enterprise data storage is not what it used to be. Back when IT was dominated by on-premises data centers, storage options were fairly straightforward and securing storage resources was relatively simple compared with today’s far more complex storage landscape.The rise of the cloud and the emergence...

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How IoT Can Dramatically Improve Your Supply Chain HOW IOT CAN DRAMATICALLY IMPROVE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

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Mar 01, 2019

The Internet of Things is a transformative new layer of technology with the potential to solve many of the business world’s most pressing problems. But let’s be honest, it’s easy to get carried away when talking about it. That’s why it’s important to distinguish between what’s real and what’s hype. ...

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Cisco warns a critical patch is needed for a remote access firewall, VPN and router CISCO WARNS A CRITICAL PATCH IS NEEDED FOR A REMOTE ACCESS FIREWALL, VPN AND ROUTER

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Feb 28, 2019

Cisco is warning organizations with remote users that have deployed a particular Cisco wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network.The vulnerability, which has an impact rating of 9.8 out of 10 on the Common Vulnerabilit...

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Why SAP’s Cloud Business Will Fail WHY SAP’S CLOUD BUSINESS WILL FAIL

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Feb 28, 2019

2004 has not been a good year for SAP. It was then that it acquired all shares of its consultancy subsidiary SAP Systems Integration. Seems harmless enough, right? However, this acquisition led to a significant loss of know-how in outsourcing, hosting, SaaS, and cloud computing. But why? Well, SAP m...

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Microsoft MICROSOFT'S NEW CLOUD SECURITY TOOLS AIM TO REDUCE ALERT FATIGUE

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Feb 28, 2019

Microsoft today unveiled a pair of new cloud-based security offerings aimed at helping large organizations cope with advanced security threats. The announcement comes ahead of the RSA Conference, where the two products will be showcased for security professionals.Azure Sentinel is a new service offe...

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Here HERE'S THE REAL REASON MICROSOFT IS ALREADY TESTING PUBLICLY NEXT SPRING'S WINDOWS 10 RELEASE

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Feb 28, 2019

Ever since Microsoft recently began testing Windows 10 20H1 -- its Windows 10 feature update that isn't expected to start rolling out to mainstream users until April 2020 -- there's been lots of speculation about why Microsoft is doing this so early. Microsoft's Windows Insider team has made some va...

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Why Your Business Needs a New and Simpler Multicloud Network WHY YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS A NEW AND SIMPLER MULTICLOUD NETWORK

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Feb 28, 2019

Businesses rely on IT to differentiate in any industry by providing better services and user experiences in today’s Digital World. The network has evolved, and it plays a key role in this journey. I often get asked about my top recommendations when building Enterprise Data Center Networks and I want...

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Wind River Unveils Edge Platform to Accelerate the Evolution from Automated Devices to Autonomous Systems WIND RIVER UNVEILS EDGE PLATFORM TO ACCELERATE THE EVOLUTION FROM AUTOMATED DEVICES TO AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS

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Feb 28, 2019

Wind River announced the release of Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform (Helix Platform). The offering combines the company’s commercial real-time operating system (RTOS) and embedded Linux distribution into an edge compute software platform and allows other operating systems to run unmodified ...

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Cloud computing is an unheralded success CLOUD COMPUTING IS AN UNHERALDED SUCCESS

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Feb 27, 2019

In mid-2017, computer scientists at Google’s security-research unit Project Zero helped discover two 20-year-old flaws in computer chips that were so widely used it meant just about every computer and network in the world was vulnerable to hacking.Among those vulnerable to the microprocessor flaws n...

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5 Things CIOs Should Consider While Adopting Artificial Intelligence 5 THINGS CIOS SHOULD CONSIDER WHILE ADOPTING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Feb 27, 2019

If you’ve noticed an uptick in product recommendations based on your Amazon purchases, or GPS services that are increasingly accurate in displaying congested traffic areas, it’s because artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. AI adoption in organizations has tripled in the past year, and AI is a...

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Why 35 percent of cloud spending is wasted WHY 35 PERCENT OF CLOUD SPENDING IS WASTED

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Feb 27, 2019

The fast revenue growth of AWS, Azure, and other cloud providers makes it clear that companies are embracing public cloud. However, the story behind the numbers can be a bit murky. In its annual survey of cloud users, the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud Report from Flexera gives us a clearer pict...

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AWS vs. Azure vs. Google Cloud: Which free tier is best? AWS VS. AZURE VS. GOOGLE CLOUD: WHICH FREE TIER IS BEST?

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Feb 27, 2019

Who doesn’t like free stuff? The public cloud vendors know we all do.The major cloud services offer their wares to everyone from the indie developer with a credit card to enterprises that cut seven-figure SLAs. The big three—Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure—also offer free tria...

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VMware preps milestone NSX release for enterprise-cloud push VMWARE PREPS MILESTONE NSX RELEASE FOR ENTERPRISE-CLOUD PUSH

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Feb 27, 2019

Looking to ease deployments of software-defined networks while reinforcing automation and security for hybrid and multicloud customers, VMware has taken the wraps off of a major release of its NSX-T Data Center software.While the NSX-T 2.4 announcement includes over 100 upgrades, VMware said the rel...

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Protecting the IoT: 3 things you must include in an IoT security plan PROTECTING THE IOT: 3 THINGS YOU MUST INCLUDE IN AN IOT SECURITY PLAN

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Feb 27, 2019

I’ve said this before, but it’s worth repeating. You can’t secure what you can’t see, so the very first step in securing IoT is knowing what’s connected. The problem is that most companies have no clue. Earlier this year, I ran a survey and asked how confident respondents were that they knew what de...

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How to remove the top 3 barriers to AI adoption in business automation HOW TO REMOVE THE TOP 3 BARRIERS TO AI ADOPTION IN BUSINESS AUTOMATION

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Feb 27, 2019

Many businesses are looking to automation to increase productivity, save costs and improve customer and employee experiences.For example, imagine a large insurance company that processes millions of claims a year. Around 60 percent of its claims are automatically processed, but it’d like to automate...

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Automated Machine Learning: Is It the Holy Grail? AUTOMATED MACHINE LEARNING: IS IT THE HOLY GRAIL?

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Feb 27, 2019

Machine learning is in the ascendancy. Particularly, when it comes to pattern recognition, machine learning is the method of choice. Tangible examples of its applications include fraud detection, image recognition, predictive maintenance, and train delay prediction systems. In day-to-day machine lea...

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VMware Advances the Automation in NSX-T Data Center to Simplify Network Operations VMWARE ADVANCES THE AUTOMATION IN NSX-T DATA CENTER TO SIMPLIFY NETWORK OPERATIONS

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Feb 27, 2019

VMware, Inc. announced new advancements in VMware NSX that extend the value of an automated, programmable and intrinsically secure software-defined network to everyone involved in the new application-first world.With the latest releases of VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.4 and NSX Cloud, VMware helps arc...

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MariaDB CEO accuses large cloud vendors of strip-mining open source MARIADB CEO ACCUSES LARGE CLOUD VENDORS OF STRIP-MINING OPEN SOURCE

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Feb 27, 2019

At MariaDB Corp's user and developer conference MariaDB OpenWorks in Manhattan's Financial District, MariaDB CEO Michael Howard pulled no punches at his company's rivals: Big cloud, especially Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Oracle. Howard opened with saying big proprietary cloud were "strip-mining op...

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For MariaDB, it’s time to put the pieces together FOR MARIADB, IT’S TIME TO PUT THE PIECES TOGETHER

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Feb 27, 2019

As the data platform that began life as the offshoot of MySQL, MariaDB's journey since has been to transcend its roots on a journey to becoming an enterprise-grade database. It's the open source analogue to the journey taken by Microsoft SQL Server, which had similar humbler origins. Over the years,...

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VMware offers pure open-source Kubernetes, no chaser VMWARE OFFERS PURE OPEN-SOURCE KUBERNETES, NO CHASER

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Feb 27, 2019

Unless you've been hiding under a rock in the IT world, you know Kubernetes, the container orchestration program of choice, is hotter than hot. Everyone's using it, adding on to it, offering it as a service, the list goes on and on. But VMware wants you to know that, if all you want is Kubernetes wi...

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How to move to a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption HOW TO MOVE TO A DISRUPTIVE NETWORK TECHNOLOGY WITH MINIMAL DISRUPTION

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Feb 27, 2019

Disruptive network technologies are great—at least until they threaten to disrupt essential everyday network services and activities. That's when it's time to consider how innovations such as SDN, SD-WAN, intent-based networking (IBN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) can be transitioned in...

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Cloud Computing Trends: 2019 State of the Cloud Survey CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS: 2019 STATE OF THE CLOUD SURVEY

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Feb 27, 2019

RightScale was recently acquired by Flexera, a provider of technology asset management solutions that help enterprises gain insights on how to optimize spend and reduce risk. The same RightScale cloud industry research team that has been producing the State of the Cloud Report for the past eight yea...

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Data Virtualization: A Unified Platform for Insights DATA VIRTUALIZATION: A UNIFIED PLATFORM FOR INSIGHTS

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Feb 27, 2019

2019 is the year of the data-driven organization. The more data an organization collects, the more insights they will have, right? Well no actually, it’s more about how you glean the insights from the data rather than how much data you have collected. The challenge many organizations face is that as...

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OpenVPN: Enabling access to the corporate network with Cloud Identity credentials OPENVPN: ENABLING ACCESS TO THE CORPORATE NETWORK WITH CLOUD IDENTITY CREDENTIALS

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Feb 27, 2019

Cloud Identity, Google Cloud’s identity as a service (IDaaS) platform, now offers secure LDAP functionality that enables authentication, authorization, and user/group lookups for LDAP-based apps and IT infrastructure. Today, we hear from OpenVPN, which has tested and integrated its OpenVPN Access Se...

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5 Predictions for Serverless in 2019 5 PREDICTIONS FOR SERVERLESS IN 2019

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Feb 26, 2019

Continuing the trend from last year, in 2019, we see more organizations riding the wave of serverless and Kubernetes, and many are starting to see tangible results. The widespread adoption of these technologies, however, has only just begun. Below, we examine five trends in serverless that are sure ...

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The danger of having a cloud-native IT policy THE DANGER OF HAVING A CLOUD-NATIVE IT POLICY

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Feb 26, 2019

First, it was “cloud-preferred” policies, then “cloud-first” policies, now it’s “cloud-native” policies. They all mean pretty much the same things, just at different degrees of mandatory public cloud usage.What cloud-native means is that you’re all in with a particular public cloud provider, the sin...

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Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices RANCHER K3S SHRINKS KUBERNETES FOR IOT DEVICES

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Feb 26, 2019

Rancher Labs, creator of the Rancher Kubernetes management system and the RancherOS container-centric Linux distribution, has announced a new Kubernetes distro built to be slender and simple.K3s, as it’s called—a play on “K8s,” a common abbreviation for Kubernetes—is aimed mainly at the edge computi...

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Introducing Azure’s augmented reality: spatial anchors INTRODUCING AZURE’S AUGMENTED REALITY: SPATIAL ANCHORS

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Feb 26, 2019

Microsoft is back in the augmented-reality game, with the launch of both its HoloLens 2 headset and its Azure Kinect camera. Lighter and more powerful than its predecessor, HoloLens 2 is not only a standalone device but can be linked to a set of Azure services that take mixed reality (Microsoft’s te...

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Singtel inks IoT partnership deals with China Mobile, Microsoft SINGTEL INKS IOT PARTNERSHIP DEALS WITH CHINA MOBILE, MICROSOFT

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Feb 26, 2019

Singtel has inked two partnership agreements as part of efforts to boost its deployment and provision of Internet of Things (IoT) services. The Singapore telco has teamed up with China Mobile International to drive the adoption of their IoT devices amongst their respective enterprise clientele, whil...

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Rackspace, Pure Storage offer joint solution for hybrid cloud customers RACKSPACE, PURE STORAGE OFFER JOINT SOLUTION FOR HYBRID CLOUD CUSTOMERS

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Feb 26, 2019

Rackspace and Pure Storage on Tuesday jointly launched the new Ultra-Fast Performance Rackspace Block Storage solution. The offering combines Pure's storage technology and partner program with Rackspace's managed services and hybrid IT expertise. It's aimed at hybrid-cloud customers who are migratin...

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Windows for robots: Microsoft reveals new Windows Server IoT 2019 WINDOWS FOR ROBOTS: MICROSOFT REVEALS NEW WINDOWS SERVER IOT 2019

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Feb 26, 2019

Microsoft has announced the release of Windows Server IoT 2019, its version of Windows for tiny, low-power Internet of Things devices. Windows Server IoT 2019 is the "binary equivalent" to Windows Server 2019 and is designed to help developers who are familiar with building in Windows Server environ...

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MWC 2019: AT&T tests 5G and edge computing with Microsoft Azure MWC 2019: AT&T TESTS 5G AND EDGE COMPUTING WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

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Feb 26, 2019

AT&T has announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 that it is working with Microsoft on a proof of concept to integrate network edge compute capabilities with its 5G network and Azure cloud services. We're testing our ability to substantially reduce latency and improve user experience by deployi...

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What to know about planning mobile edge systems (MEC) WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT PLANNING MOBILE EDGE SYSTEMS (MEC)

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Feb 26, 2019

Mobile edge computing (MEC) is a network architecture that supports compute, analytics and storage capacity at the edge of the network, and proponents say it provides substantial performance benefits for applications requiring low latency, especially IoT applications. But MEC deployment is complicat...

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Arm Bolsters IoT Security Testing ARM BOLSTERS IOT SECURITY TESTING

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Feb 26, 2019

Arm, in collaboration with a variety of testing partners, has announced a series of certifications intended to make sure internet of things (IoT) platforms built using its processors are secure.In 2017 Arm created the Platform Security Architecture (PSA), a framework that guides organizations throug...

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Understanding the vCenter Server Converge Tool UNDERSTANDING THE VCENTER SERVER CONVERGE TOOL

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Feb 26, 2019

Announced in November 2018, the External Platform Services Controller (PSC) is being deprecated. Previously, many customers have deployed the External PSC to take advantage of features such as Enhanced Linked Mode (ELM) or PSC HA. With the removal of the External PSC, VMware has provided a Converge ...

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Cloud Unfiltered, Ep72: AI-driven Decentralized IaaS is Here CLOUD UNFILTERED, EP72: AI-DRIVEN DECENTRALIZED IAAS IS HERE

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Feb 26, 2019

First off, there are two things you need to know about this week’s guest on the Cloud Unfiltered podcast: 1) Barack Obama follows her on Twitter, and 2) She and her husband modified a Hummer to run on vegetable oil.Those two things alone make her interesting enough (and cool enough) that I would be ...

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Managing networks in the future MANAGING NETWORKS IN THE FUTURE

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Feb 26, 2019

The world is racing towards a new digital era, powered by 5G, IoT and the 4th industrial revolution. By 2024, there will be 4.1 billion global cellular IoT connections and 1.5 billion 5G subscriptions – the latter of which is set to be the fastest generation ever to be rolled out on a global scale. ...

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How Cloud Computing Has Forever Changed HPC HOW CLOUD COMPUTING HAS FOREVER CHANGED HPC

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Feb 25, 2019

Supercomputing 2018 provided clear demonstrations that cloud-based High Performance Computing (HPC) has forever changed HPC and is having profound societal impacts in the medical community as well as on HPC supercomputer centers themselves. One example is Frontera, the latest National Science Founda...

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Containers may be leading to cloud computing cost overruns CONTAINERS MAY BE LEADING TO CLOUD COMPUTING COST OVERRUNS

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Feb 25, 2019

Cloud cost management is becoming a larger issue for enterprises and the move to containers may not be helping matters, according to a survey by Densify, which offers cloud resource management software.The survey from Densify rhymes with a similar survey by Kentik. Here's the upshot from the Kentik ...

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What Linus Torvalds really thinks about ARM processors WHAT LINUS TORVALDS REALLY THINKS ABOUT ARM PROCESSORS

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Feb 25, 2019

In a relatively obscure processor web forum, Real World Technologies, Linus Torvalds shared his thoughts on why x86 took over the server market and ARM is unlikely to be as successful. A few people immediately thought Torvalds was saying you should forget about ARM in servers. That's not what he sa...

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Cloud IDE review: AWS Cloud9 vs. Eclipse Che vs. Eclipse Theia CLOUD IDE REVIEW: AWS CLOUD9 VS. ECLIPSE CHE VS. ECLIPSE THEIA

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Feb 25, 2019

Bringing on a new developer to a programming project with many dependencies can sometimes be a nightmare. I’ve seen an extreme case where the company finally gave up and bought the developer a new computer after a month of issues trying to configure his old one. More commonly, setting up a new devel...

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New AWS Solutions, Google NEW AWS SOLUTIONS, GOOGLE'S JIB AND IBM'S CLOUD-NATIVE PROGRESS

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Feb 25, 2019

AWS saw the introduction of AWS Solutions, the new catalog of reference architectures, and implementation templates.Elastic File System gets an infrequent access storage class, which enables a transparent move of rarely used files to cheaper storage. Azure's IoT Edge Service, which provides a contro...

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Walking the Talk: Demonstrating 5G and IoT at MWC19 WALKING THE TALK: DEMONSTRATING 5G AND IOT AT MWC19

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Feb 25, 2019

Digitalization, coupled with new technologies such as IoT and 5G, offers tremendous potential to enterprises and industries for delivering greater efficiencies, productivity, customer experiences and more. In fact, within five years, more than four billion devices are expected to be connected via ce...

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Microsoft MICROSOFT'S HOLOLENS 2 WILL BE ABLE TO RUN THE FIREFOX BROWSER NATIVELY

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Feb 24, 2019

Of course Microsoft will be doing its own implementation of its Edge browser for its HoloLens 2 augmented-reality headset. But Mozilla is all in, too, and has committed to doing a native implementation of its browser for the HoloLens 2 device. Microsoft Technical Fellow and HoloLens founder Alex Kip...

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Google opens first developer hub in Singapore GOOGLE OPENS FIRST DEVELOPER HUB IN SINGAPORE

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Feb 23, 2019

Google is offering a physical space that provides developers in Southeast Asia the resources they need to build products and grow their business, including access to the vendor's technologies and engineers, hands-on mentorship, and networking opportunities. Occupying 7,200 square feet within its Sin...

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Arm, A Semiconductor Company Launches Neoverse Platforms for Cloud-to-Edge Computing ARM, A SEMICONDUCTOR COMPANY LAUNCHES NEOVERSE PLATFORMS FOR CLOUD-TO-EDGE COMPUTING

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Feb 23, 2019

Arm recently the launch of two new Arm Neoverse platforms: the Neoverse N1 and the Neoverse E1. Both platforms have been developed especially to contend with the new infrastructure model in the world. Together with its novel business model as well as platform enablement abilities, the company is emp...

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Google on-premises Kubernetes solution enters beta GOOGLE ON-PREMISES KUBERNETES SOLUTION ENTERS BETA

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Feb 22, 2019

Google this week announced the beta version of its Cloud Services Platform, an on-premises software product that allows enterprises to deploy Google’s Kubernetes Engine inside their own data centers.Google announced CSP last July at its Cloud Next conference. Enterprises can build an in-house duplic...

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What is AWS ECS? Running Docker in Production WHAT IS AWS ECS? RUNNING DOCKER IN PRODUCTION

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Feb 22, 2019

Running Docker in production has quickly become the norm. Cloud hosting providers like AWS, GCE and Azure realized that this is what organizations need. Services like EKS and ECS from Amazon offer a completely managed environment for your Docker containers to run on. Through this article, we’ll take...

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Containers: The pros and cons you may not know about CONTAINERS: THE PROS AND CONS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT

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Feb 22, 2019

We are using containers” is the battle cry of enterprises looking to get to the ultimate in performance, scalability, and portability. Well, some of that can happen. But there are limitations as well.Here’s my guidance around what value containers actually bring to the enterprise—and what they don’t...

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Artificial Intelligence: Applying Calculus to Advance Neuron Network Calculations ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: APPLYING CALCULUS TO ADVANCE NEURON NETWORK CALCULATIONS

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Feb 22, 2019

Calculus ruled for hundreds of years after it was introduced in the seventeen century as a primary tool for explaining physics and the world around us. But, while math remains important, it has taken a back seat over the last few decades to numerical analysis and computations.One example is Finite E...

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Enabling connected transformation with Apache Kafka and TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform ENABLING CONNECTED TRANSFORMATION WITH APACHE KAFKA AND TENSORFLOW ON GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM

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Feb 22, 2019

Many organizations depend on real-time data streams from a fleet of remote devices, and would benefit tremendously from machine learning-derived, automated insights based on that real-time data. Founded by the team that built Apache Kafka, Confluent offers a a streaming platform to help companies ea...

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CLOUD: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CLOUD: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES

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Feb 22, 2019

They provide hosting on virtual servers that pull their computing resource from comprehensive underlying networks of physical web servers. Businesses can decide what they need and pay only for what they actually use. They can access cloud hosting services at any time, so they don’t have any extra co...

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3 Ways Machine Learning is Transforming Business Communication 3 WAYS MACHINE LEARNING IS TRANSFORMING BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

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Feb 22, 2019

Business communication is considered as an indispensable internal operation that is performed in companies for reaping commercial benefits. It refers to the exchange of information among people and employees within or outside the organization, and helps enterprises for building and strengthening emp...

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Your quick guide to Network Functions in 5G Core YOUR QUICK GUIDE TO NETWORK FUNCTIONS IN 5G CORE

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Feb 22, 2019

Yes, 5G Core (5GC) is a new network architecture introduced in the 3GPP Release 15. Are you familiar with the new Network Functions in 5GC and how they compare to the Network Functions in Evolved Packet Core (EPC)? Read on for a quick guide and don’t miss the podcast with Lars Frid! 3GPP has ended u...

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Moving ERP to the cloud? Expect delays MOVING ERP TO THE CLOUD? EXPECT DELAYS

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Feb 21, 2019

Almost two-thirds of businesses are planning to migrate an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to the cloud or are already doing so, despite many of them having concerns about moving sensitive data, security and regulatory compliance.That’s according to the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), which...

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5G, IoT Security and Oh, Look, a Dancing Robot 5G, IOT SECURITY AND OH, LOOK, A DANCING ROBOT

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Feb 21, 2019

While 5G has been a hot topic at the annual Mobile World Congress (now shortened to just MWC Barcelona) event for the last few years, 5G security seems to have fallen by the wayside. There’s usually some panels on the topic, but the discussion has been dominated by the flashy, new technologies and a...

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AI, machine learning, and deep learning: Everything you need to know AI, MACHINE LEARNING, AND DEEP LEARNING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Feb 21, 2019

There’s a lot of marketing buzz and technical spin on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning. Most of what’s out there is either too fluffy or too mathy, either too general or too focused on specific applications, too disconnected from business outcomes and metrics, and too und...

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VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights VMWARE VREALIZE VS. TURBONOMIC: REAL USER INSIGHTS

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Feb 21, 2019

Managing extensive virtualized infrastructure, such as hybrid cloud environments, presents unending challenges in administration and resource-allocation. Cloud management solutions are evolving quickly to offer IT professionals increasingly sophisticated tools for efficient management and monitoring...

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Oracle expert on cloud computing unlocking rapid innovation in Africa ORACLE EXPERT ON CLOUD COMPUTING UNLOCKING RAPID INNOVATION IN AFRICA

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Feb 21, 2019

Africa is a continent pulsating with energy, and this carries over from its beautiful cultures to business and innovation. Digitalisation is permeating every industry, with cloud computing rapidly becoming an essential component of business transformation.Powered by the energy so infused on the cont...

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Hybrid Cloud Efforts Amplified By a Cloud Verified Solution HYBRID CLOUD EFFORTS AMPLIFIED BY A CLOUD VERIFIED SOLUTION

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Feb 20, 2019

Simac provides a wide range of IT solutions and services throughout Benelux and Central Europe. The company’s networking and development experts are often tasked with how to modernize their customers’ infrastructure and systems for a multi-cloud, hybrid approach.To address this need, Simac created C...

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Towards an Introspective Data Virtualization System TOWARDS AN INTROSPECTIVE DATA VIRTUALIZATION SYSTEM

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Feb 20, 2019

To know and knowing to know, that is, one more word for a profoundly different meaning, which introduces that awareness of knowledge, which is a key element for its sharing and, furthermore, the foundation to derive from it that value we’re looking for.This conscious competence, surpassed only by th...

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Cloud growth boosts Data#3 first half revenue to AU$644m CLOUD GROWTH BOOSTS DATA#3 FIRST HALF REVENUE TO AU$644M

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Feb 20, 2019

Australian business technology firm Data#3 has boosted its public cloud-based revenue by 66 percent during the first half of 2019, with cloud comprising AU$143 million of the company's total AU$644 million revenue. Product revenue accounted for AU$532 million of the total revenue reported for the si...

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VMware’s ongoing reinvention VMWARE’S ONGOING REINVENTION

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Feb 20, 2019

VMware’s introduction of x86 server-virtualization technology was a game-changing event in the history of enterprise computing. But if you look at VMware’s corporate messaging today, it’s almost as if server virtualization has been scrubbed from the lexicon. Instead, VMware highlights its multi-clou...

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5 reasons data science belongs in the cloud 5 REASONS DATA SCIENCE BELONGS IN THE CLOUD

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Feb 20, 2019

In a world inundated with data, data scientists help enterprises generate insights and predictions to enable smarter business decisions. Typically, these data scientists are experts in statistical analysis and mathematical modeling and proficient in programming languages such as R or Python.However,...

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How managed network services are evolving to simplify the global WAN HOW MANAGED NETWORK SERVICES ARE EVOLVING TO SIMPLIFY THE GLOBAL WAN

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Feb 20, 2019

Fundamentally, the way that carriers (i.e. telcos) deliver managed network services hasn’t changed in decades. The core architecture of this network, known as hub and spoke, consists of branches talking to the data center over a managed network with a separate firewall in the middle. However, this t...

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Cloud Services Platform—bringing hybrid cloud to you CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM—BRINGING HYBRID CLOUD TO YOU

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Feb 20, 2019

If you’ve ever thought about adopting a hybrid cloud, you know it usually means committing to a cloud vendor and purchasing new hardware—with no easy way of integrating your existing on-premises investments. At Google Cloud, we are taking a different approach, with a software-based, hybrid offering ...

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Setting a course to the future of cloud computing SETTING A COURSE TO THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Feb 20, 2019

Good technologies solve problems. Great ones deliver new ways to think about ourselves and the future.Think of the rich worlds seen through the telescope and the microscope, or space explorations that have broadened the sense of our place in creation. There is that “bicycle for the mind,” as Steve J...

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Microsoft and digital health: AI, IoT and cloud computing point the way to personalised care MICROSOFT AND DIGITAL HEALTH: AI, IOT AND CLOUD COMPUTING POINT THE WAY TO PERSONALISED CARE

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Feb 19, 2019

Think tech and health and you might think of Apple's work on chronic disease, Amazon's plans to create a Prime for healthcare, or even Google-affiliated Calico Labs' attempts to defeat death itself. But Microsoft? Microsoft might not be front of mind. But while the other tech giants have been grabbi...

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IBM is all-in on hybrid cloud IBM IS ALL-IN ON HYBRID CLOUD

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Feb 19, 2019

Following its blockbuster $33 billion acquisition of the open source Linux company Red Hat last year, IBM has clearly set out its strategy for the future, and it is all about the hybrid cloud."IBM will become the world's number one hybrid cloud provider, offering companies the only open cloud soluti...

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Kuwait KUWAIT'S KALIMAT TELECOM SELECTS PARALLEL WIRELESS' FULLY-VIRTUALIZED HETNET AND CORE SOLUTIONS

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Feb 19, 2019

Kalimat Telecom, a subsidiary of Kuwait's Trade Links, has selected Parallel Wireless to build out their mobile broadband network in Iraq.Kalimat recognized the inflexibility of legacy cellular solutions to bring digital services to the Iraqi population that is hungry for digital services. Parallel...

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IBM Brings Watson AI To The Private Cloud And Rival Public Cloud Platforms IBM BRINGS WATSON AI TO THE PRIVATE CLOUD AND RIVAL PUBLIC CLOUD PLATFORMS

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Feb 19, 2019

IBM enabled Watson AI to run across the enterprise data centers and mainstream public cloud platforms. Branded as Watson Anywhere, the flagship data and analytics platform that was initially built for the IBM Cloud can be deployed in a variety of environments including VMware, IBM Cloud Private, AWS...

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Serverless: The future of cloud computing? SERVERLESS: THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING?

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Feb 19, 2019

Infrastructure-as-a-service has been a boon for companies, enabling CIOs to turn off servers or even shutter data centers while achieving new levels in business agility. But it’s incumbent on CIOs to ask: What’s the next big thing that will deliver business results?The answer may be “serverless comp...

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What Might Be Missing from Your Open Source Evaluation WHAT MIGHT BE MISSING FROM YOUR OPEN SOURCE EVALUATION

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Feb 19, 2019

Most enterprises considering an open source solution understand they need to rigorously evaluate the software’s licensing terms and gauge the long-term health of its community and ecosystem. What still happens less frequently – but is just as crucial to these risk assessments – is developing a thoro...

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NIH, NASA and DOE Use the Cloud to Boost Research Collaboration NIH, NASA AND DOE USE THE CLOUD TO BOOST RESEARCH COLLABORATION

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Feb 19, 2019

Federal agencies are the ­custodians of massive amounts of data. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration alone ­gathers about 20 terabytes of data per day, for example.There was a time when such large data sets could only be accessed or analyzed by powerful on-premises computers, but the...

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The State of DDoS Attacks: The Best Offense is a Strong Defense THE STATE OF DDOS ATTACKS: THE BEST OFFENSE IS A STRONG DEFENSE

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Feb 19, 2019

While DDoS attacks are becoming more frequent, severe and advanced than ever before, attackers are still leveraging the same weapons to launch them.This means that organizations have the unique opportunity to focus less on playing catch-up with criminals and more on strengthening their defenses and ...

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Software Defined Perimeter: Filling the Gaps of VPN Security Problems SOFTWARE DEFINED PERIMETER: FILLING THE GAPS OF VPN SECURITY PROBLEMS

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Feb 19, 2019

A Black Cloud may be coming to many cloud sites. A “Black Cloud” or “Software Defined Perimeter (SDP)” is a need-to-know security model. Infrastructure is hidden or “black” and does not reveal DNS or IP information.Software Defined Perimeters are an alternative to traditional security tools like VPN...

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Comparing IoT services: AWS vs Google vs IBM vs Microsoft COMPARING IOT SERVICES: AWS VS GOOGLE VS IBM VS MICROSOFT

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Feb 19, 2019

Internet of things (IoT) is, perhaps, one of the fastest growing modern technologies today. It is proving to be a revolutionary technology, opening a new world of innovation and possibilities that were unimaginable a generation ago.The rapid development of IoT has connected almost everything to the ...

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IoT Security: Trends Driving Stronger IoT Security in 2019 IOT SECURITY: TRENDS DRIVING STRONGER IOT SECURITY IN 2019

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Feb 18, 2019

The security of pre-2019 IoT devices have been notoriously weak. This may be the year that begins to change. The headlines have begun to get attention and vendors are now tasked with securing their devices in order to retain their business. Recently in a piece for Health Data Management, Joe Lea, Vi...

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How To Benefit From On-Demand High Performance Computing HOW TO BENEFIT FROM ON-DEMAND HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

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Feb 18, 2019

Your top competitor discovered a secret tool.Your top competitor is now equipping its design engineers with High Performance Computing on-demand, in the Cloud, which crunches engineering simulations faster, way faster.Your product design engineers are now up against a High Performance Computer (HPC)...

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Red Hat launches a unified integration platform for cloud-native apps RED HAT LAUNCHES A UNIFIED INTEGRATION PLATFORM FOR CLOUD-NATIVE APPS

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Feb 18, 2019

Red Hat, Inc. has announced an expansion of its integrated product portfolio with new components and capabilities for connecting applications, data, and devices across hybrid architectures. The additions are featured in the latest release of Red Hat Integration, and include Red Hat AMQ Online, Red H...

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20 Billion Edge Devices? 20 BILLION EDGE DEVICES?

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Feb 18, 2019

Were you aware that there are projected to be 20 Billion (with a B) edge devices in use by 2020 (next year)?!I wasn’t either. It’s just not the kind of thing that keeps me awake at night.But apparently it is exactly the kind of thing that keeps some people up. They worry about how edge applications ...

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Cloud Computing Tips for Small Businesses CLOUD COMPUTING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Feb 17, 2019

After implementing a cloud computing solution, 40 percent of businesses stated that they experienced better agility, meaning that they could more easily adapt to market changes and adjust their strategies to enhance growth and profit. With various cloud-based platforms now offering integrative solut...

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Edge Computing is Here to Unlock the Power of your IOT Applications EDGE COMPUTING IS HERE TO UNLOCK THE POWER OF YOUR IOT APPLICATIONS

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Feb 15, 2019

Gartner defines edge computing as “solutions that facilitate data processing at or near the source of data generation,” a nice, succinct explanation of this booming technology. If you don’t need it already, you most likely will soon as it’s a key enabler of cloud-based applications, including Intern...

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The world is talking about 5G. We are deploying it THE WORLD IS TALKING ABOUT 5G. WE ARE DEPLOYING IT

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Feb 15, 2019

There are stories on the benefits it will bring and stories on the risks that need to be mitigated. There are stories about who is leading and who is lagging in 5G deployment and about the rules of engagement for building and running 5G networks. 5G networks are critical national infrastructure with...

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What cloud computing can learn from good BBQ WHAT CLOUD COMPUTING CAN LEARN FROM GOOD BBQ

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Feb 15, 2019

You can’t beat good BBQ. As long as I’ve been eating, I’ve loved the taste of BBQ cooked correctly, and I’ve loved the science of getting BBQ right, no matter brisket, ribs, pulled pork, or chicken. (Vegans may want to sit this blog out.)What’s clear to me is that the process and ingredients that it...

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The road to truly AI-native BSS THE ROAD TO TRULY AI-NATIVE BSS

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Feb 15, 2019

It is widely recognized that 5G and the IoT represent the main growth opportunities for communication service providers (CSPs) in the coming decade. To support emerging use cases in these areas, CSPs require business support systems (BSS) that can handle complex business situations and optimize outc...

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Cloud Computing: The Big Nine CLOUD COMPUTING: THE BIG NINE

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Feb 15, 2019

Nine vendors are dominating the cloud ecosystem in the US, according to recent research from Synergy Research Group. Of those nine vendors, the top four are Microsoft, Amazon/AWS, Dell EMC and IBM. Synergy measured seven different cloud services and infrastructure market segments. They found that Cl...

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How To Transfer Simulation Files Between The Cloud And Your Workstation HOW TO TRANSFER SIMULATION FILES BETWEEN THE CLOUD AND YOUR WORKSTATION

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Feb 14, 2019

Most of the time we talk about the benefit of cloud CAE. Seemingly infinite computing resources that are called on-demand to fit the size of your simulations is amazing. Today, I would like to discuss one of the lesser topics when simulation in the cloud is being considered: the topic of how to tran...

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IS YOUR DATA SECURE ONLINE? IS YOUR DATA SECURE ONLINE?

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Feb 14, 2019

All business, large or small, face the problem of secure data storage, at regular intervals of time. There are options when choosing the best place to store all the sensitive date that a company creates, (personal or financial data of clients or HR data of employees), but which is the best option? T...

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IBM marries on-premises, private- and public-cloud data IBM MARRIES ON-PREMISES, PRIVATE- AND PUBLIC-CLOUD DATA

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Feb 14, 2019

IBM has taken the wraps off of a new multi-cloud integration platform it hopes will help customers manage, secure and integrate data no matter where it resides – in on-premise, private-cloud or public-cloud applications.Enterprise customers are faced with the daunting task of bridging legacy applica...

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NFV, virtualized central offices and the Need for VNF Data Protection NFV, VIRTUALIZED CENTRAL OFFICES AND THE NEED FOR VNF DATA PROTECTION

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Feb 14, 2019

Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is designed to provide value around modularity and flexibility. NFV can allow different radio access networks and customer applications to run on one physical network so that the 5G revolution becomes a reality. Critical enterprise compliance requirements, inclu...

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Verizon adds Alibaba Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect Ecosystem VERIZON ADDS ALIBABA CLOUD TO ITS SECURE CLOUD INTERCONNECT ECOSYSTEM

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Feb 13, 2019

The addition of Alibaba Cloud in Singapore and Hong Kong brings the number of Cloud Service Providers accessible from Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect to 10, covering over 72 locations globally.Verizon has expanded Secure Cloud Interconnect to allow its customers to privately connect to Alibaba Clo...

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Autodesk Transforms, by Leveraging Data Virtualization AUTODESK TRANSFORMS, BY LEVERAGING DATA VIRTUALIZATION

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Feb 13, 2019

Change is sometimes difficult to embrace, especially when it involves downtime. Autodesk, makers of world-renowned 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, wanted to change from perpetual licensing to subscription-based licensing, but knew that this change would likely impact the entire c...

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Google Cloud to Target Transformation of Verticals GOOGLE CLOUD TO TARGET TRANSFORMATION OF VERTICALS

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Feb 13, 2019

Google Cloud, the cloud computing division of the search giant, is a top 5 player in the cloud computing segment, but lags behind market leaders Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in terms of capabilities and market penetration. The new division head, Thomas Kurian, yesterday laid out plans to ...

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Survey Reveals Cloud Migration Hurdles, Opportunities SURVEY REVEALS CLOUD MIGRATION HURDLES, OPPORTUNITIES

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Feb 13, 2019

Progress, a Bedford, Massachusetts-based provider of application development and digital experience technologies, has shared the results of its 2018 Data Connectivity Survey, which polled 1,400-plus business and IT professionals about their top-of-mind concerns as they migrate to the cloud.The Lowdo...

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IaaS vs. PaaS vs. SaaS: What Cloud Strategy Is Right for Your Agency? IAAS VS. PAAS VS. SAAS: WHAT CLOUD STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOUR AGENCY?

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Feb 13, 2019

The Trump administration’s Cloud Smart strategy makes clear that federal agencies should deploy cloud solutions that meet their mission needs.A key question agency IT leaders need to think through is which cloud models work best for their agencies’ strategic plans: Software as a Service, Infrastruct...

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The Pros and Cons of Open Source Cloud Computing THE PROS AND CONS OF OPEN SOURCE CLOUD COMPUTING

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Feb 13, 2019

Open source software is becoming increasingly more common in the technology world. True to its name, the underlying base of open source software is available for its users to study and tinker with. As such, dedicated userbases for open source technology have propped up to provide resources, updates,...

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Lima closes its doors, Personal Cloud devices will soon stop working LIMA CLOSES ITS DOORS, PERSONAL CLOUD DEVICES WILL SOON STOP WORKING

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Feb 13, 2019

Lima, the creator of "Personal Cloud" devices designed to bring private clouds to the mainstream, has announced the startup's closure.Emailed notifications were sent to Lima users on Tuesday and a message published on the startup's website said that Lima is closing its doors due to funding problems....

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IBM Cloud Q&A: Kubernetes takes center stage IBM CLOUD Q&A: KUBERNETES TAKES CENTER STAGE

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Feb 12, 2019

Jim Comfort is the right guy to talk to about IBM Cloud, not just because he’s general manager of IBM GTS Cloud Services. By his own account, Comfort was responsible for the 2013 acquisition of SoftLayer, whose 13 cloud datacenters immediately got IBM in the public cloud game.At the time, IBM seemed...

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IBM preps Watson AI services to run on Kubernetes IBM PREPS WATSON AI SERVICES TO RUN ON KUBERNETES

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Feb 12, 2019

Two of IBM’s Watson-branded collection of machine-intelligence services will be available to run as standalone applications in the public or private cloud of your choice. IBM is delivering these local Watson services atop IBM Cloud Private for Data, a combined analytics and data governance platform ...

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New IBM services help companies manage the new multicloud world NEW IBM SERVICES HELP COMPANIES MANAGE THE NEW MULTICLOUD WORLD

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Feb 12, 2019

Enterprises are going through a huge transformation in how they operate.Today, according to a recent study, 85 percent of enterprises operate in a multicloud environment. The IBM Institute for Business Value estimates that by 2021, 98 percent of organizations studied plan to adopt multicloud archite...

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SD-WAN can help solve challenges of multi-cloud SD-WAN CAN HELP SOLVE CHALLENGES OF MULTI-CLOUD

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Feb 12, 2019

With SD-WAN becoming remote users’ primary access to cloud-based applications, and with organizations deploying multi-cloud environments to optimize performance, it’s important for IT pros to choose SD-WAN technology that supports secure, low-latency and easy-to-manage connectivity to their cloud pr...

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What Do You Know About the Cloud? WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE CLOUD?

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Feb 12, 2019

The printing business is transforming. To compete, print service providers (PSPs) must be able to adapt and evolve quickly to meet their client’s needs. Doing business in the cloud gives printers access to the tools and resources necessary to take advantage of new technologies and participate in tre...

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Digitalization in the countryside – capitalizing on cellular IoT and AI DIGITALIZATION IN THE COUNTRYSIDE – CAPITALIZING ON CELLULAR IOT AND AI

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Feb 12, 2019

I.C.E. – Inspiration, Creativity and Entrepreneurship – was the theme of the TEDx event that was held in the northern community of Arjeplog, Sweden, in December. The event had a special focus on digitalization of the countryside and I was happy to participate as a representative of Ericsson and shar...

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Automate Your Cyber Defenses for 5G & Multi-Cloud AUTOMATE YOUR CYBER DEFENSES FOR 5G & MULTI-CLOUD

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Feb 12, 2019

The theme of RSAC 2019 is simply, “Better.” At this year’s conference A10 Networks takes security a step forward with automatic, AI-driven solutions that really are Better! Stop by our booth to learn how we can help you:Automate your DDoS defenses ,Scale up for high-performance, automated 5G securit...

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How to take NFV from virtualized silos to a real cloud for 5G commercial operation HOW TO TAKE NFV FROM VIRTUALIZED SILOS TO A REAL CLOUD FOR 5G COMMERCIAL OPERATION

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Feb 12, 2019

Today Ericsson is working with 195+ customers around the globe for NFV transformation, and we know that this is not as easy as we expected.Also, the promise of NFV from 2012—lower CAPEX and OPEX, increased operational efficiency, no vendor lock-in, and shorter time to market—has not come true. Inste...

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Cisco & ngena Enable Accelerated Turnkey Global Networking Solution CISCO & NGENA ENABLE ACCELERATED TURNKEY GLOBAL NETWORKING SOLUTION

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Feb 12, 2019

You are probably familiar with this famous quote by Benjamin Franklin, that I used in the headline. And although Franklin made this statement more than 200 years ago, I believe it still holds true more than ever today.In today’s digitized and fast-paced world, as consumers and as humans, we have all...

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Army Seeks Info on Cloud Services to Support Enterprise Transition Effort ARMY SEEKS INFO ON CLOUD SERVICES TO SUPPORT ENTERPRISE TRANSITION EFFORT

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Feb 11, 2019

The U.S. Army is conducting market research on cloud computing services to support the transition of its information technology operations into a commecial cloud infrastructure.The Army seeks information on vendors that can help migrate IT capabilities, including 154 Army Human Resources Command app...

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AI, Machine Learning and the Need for Innovation in Cybersecurity AI, MACHINE LEARNING AND THE NEED FOR INNOVATION IN CYBERSECURITY

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Feb 11, 2019

Despite a surge in spending on cybersecurity in recent years, federal agencies have not had the intended return on their investments. This past year, the Office of Management and Budget allocated more than $28 billion for nonclassified cybersecurity programs, compared to $7.5 billion in 2006. Those ...

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Doomsday Docker security hole uncovered DOOMSDAY DOCKER SECURITY HOLE UNCOVERED

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Feb 11, 2019

One of the great security fears about containers is that an attacker could infect a container with a malicious program, which could escape and attack the host system. Well, we now have a security hole that could be used by such an attack: RunC container breakout, CVE-2019-5736. RunC is the underlyin...

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Coles partners with SAP for its digital transformation COLES PARTNERS WITH SAP FOR ITS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Feb 11, 2019

Coles has chosen SAP and announced it will use the German firm's technology platforms to automate its procurement, HR, and business processes.The grocery giant will use SAP's S/4HANA, Ariba, and SuccessFactors platforms, in a move that Coles' chief information and digital officer Roger Sniezek said ...

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Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS TOP CLOUD PROVIDERS 2019: AWS, MICROSOFT AZURE, GOOGLE CLOUD; IBM MAKES HYBRID MOVE; SALESFORCE DOMINATES SAAS

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Feb 11, 2019

The top cloud providers for 2019 have maintained their positions, but the themes, strategies, and approaches to the market are all in flux. The infrastructure-as-a-service wars have been largely decided, with the spoils going to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, but ne...

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Merlin uses IBM Cloud Garage to fast-track new cybersecurity technology MERLIN USES IBM CLOUD GARAGE TO FAST-TRACK NEW CYBERSECURITY TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 11, 2019

The cybersecurity marketplace is crowded. There are hundreds of vendors with an amazing array of solutions flooding the space, yet many organizations still struggle to stay ahead.In many companies, everyone is working as hard as they can to plug holes, but there is still a lack of knowledge about ho...

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New IBM Cloud agreement with Smart Energy Water set to provide global infrastructure NEW IBM CLOUD AGREEMENT WITH SMART ENERGY WATER SET TO PROVIDE GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Feb 08, 2019

IBM and Smart Energy Water, a water and energy cloud platform provider serving more than 150 utilities around the world, have signed a multi-million-dollar, five-year agreement to bring IBM Cloud infrastructure to SEW’s enterprise web and mobile applications.IBM Cloud will facilitate common global i...

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Kubernetes IDE Offered by Red Hat KUBERNETES IDE OFFERED BY RED HAT

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Feb 08, 2019

Kubernetes, getting more popular by the minute for its container orchestration expertise, now has its own integrated development environment (IDE) thanks to open source champion Red Hat. Kubernetes is "an open source container orchestration system for automating application deployment, scaling, and ...

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Platform9 Intros Managed Service Because PLATFORM9 INTROS MANAGED SERVICE BECAUSE 'KUBERNETES ON VMWARE IS PAINFUL'

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Feb 08, 2019

Platform9 introduced a new managed Kubernetes service to run on VMware systems in order to reduce the complexity of wedding the hot container technology with the leading virtualization software.That challenge -- found in do-it-yourself approaches or even in existing commercial offerings -- is so com...

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Why cloud computing suddenly seems so hard and expensive WHY CLOUD COMPUTING SUDDENLY SEEMS SO HARD AND EXPENSIVE

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Feb 08, 2019

A survey of 100 IT decision-makers in companies with 500 or more employees conducted by NetEnrich found that 85 percent claimed either moderate or extensive production use of cloud infrastructure. What’s not surprising, and what I’ve been saying here, 80 percent stated that they have moved at least ...

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How to create and deploy a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure HOW TO CREATE AND DEPLOY A VIRTUAL MACHINE IN MICROSOFT AZURE

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Feb 08, 2019

One of the primary functions of cloud computing services like Microsoft Azure is the creation, deployment, and management of virtual machines. With the right cloud computing tools, an enterprise can create dozens, hundreds, even thousands of virtual machines at will, and then decommission them in an...

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What is hyperconvergence? WHAT IS HYPERCONVERGENCE?

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Feb 07, 2019

Hyperconvergence is an IT framework that combines storage, computing and networking into a single system in an effort to reduce data center complexity and increase scalability. Hyperconverged platforms include a hypervisor for virtualized computing, software-defined storage, and virtualized networki...

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4 DevOps definitions managers must understand 4 DEVOPS DEFINITIONS MANAGERS MUST UNDERSTAND

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Feb 07, 2019

From a software engineering perspective, most DevOps techniques happen at the practitioner level, but true DevOps adoption goes beyond development and operations alone.DevOps requires fundamental changes to the culture of an organization. To succeed, all stakeholders ought to understand the fundamen...

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VMware Set to Acquire AetherPal to provide Remote Support Solutions VMWARE SET TO ACQUIRE AETHERPAL TO PROVIDE REMOTE SUPPORT SOLUTIONS

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Feb 07, 2019

VMware recently announced that it will acquire AetherPal, a company that provides remote support solutions that allow IT to remotely view, control, troubleshoot, and fix applications and devices in the field so as to enhance efficacy as well as productivity, while cutting down downtime.Shekar Ayyar,...

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Australian backdoor law: NZ government leaves cloud guidance unchanged AUSTRALIAN BACKDOOR LAW: NZ GOVERNMENT LEAVES CLOUD GUIDANCE UNCHANGED

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Feb 07, 2019

The New Zealand government is leaving its guidance on cloud computing unchanged after Australia passed a controversial law giving authorities power to access network and cloud-based information.The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) said its initial assessment of the Australian Assistance and Acce...

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Two new Azure analytics GA releases, one preview and a big push on SQL DW TWO NEW AZURE ANALYTICS GA RELEASES, ONE PREVIEW AND A BIG PUSH ON SQL DW

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Feb 07, 2019

Microsoft is making a slew of Azure data announcements today, on both the data lake and data warehouse fronts.First, Microsoft's Azure Data Explorer (ADX) product is being released into general availability (GA). ADX, which I wrote about just last week, is a Big Data storage, query and visualization...

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Microsoft rolls out healthcare bot service, new health-record integration feature MICROSOFT ROLLS OUT HEALTHCARE BOT SERVICE, NEW HEALTH-RECORD INTEGRATION FEATURE

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Feb 07, 2019

Microsoft is showing off some of the new healthcare tools and capabilities it will be showcasing next week at the annual Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference. The company is making generally available its Healthcare Bot Service; adding more healthcare-specific features to...

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Why Virtualization, Analytics and AI Are the Future of Healthcare Data Centers WHY VIRTUALIZATION, ANALYTICS AND AI ARE THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE DATA CENTERS

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Feb 07, 2019

The data center isn’t one of the first things a hospital administrator probably thinks of when considering how medical care will change in the coming years. But it should be. The fundamentals of delivering high-quality care while keeping costs in check depend on a modern data center. Digital health,...

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What’s the best way to move data to a backup site? WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO MOVE DATA TO A BACKUP SITE?

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Feb 07, 2019

Everyone agrees that backups must be sent off site in order to protect your data from large disasters such as fire, earthquake, tornado, hurricane or flood.If you store your backups in the same place you create your data, your backups will get destroyed along with your data. If you put them somewher...

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IBM IBM'S LATEST CLOUD DEAL SHOWS HOW IT'S WINNING BUSINESS FROM COMPETITORS

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Feb 06, 2019

IBM Cloud on Wednesday announced a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Smart Energy Water (SEW), a SaaS provider for the energy and utility sector. SEW is migrating critical workloads to IBM from another cloud provider, with plans to tap into IBM's analytics, AI and IOT capabilities to sp...

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Google Cloud, Golden State Warriors ink analytics, cloud partnership at new arena GOOGLE CLOUD, GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS INK ANALYTICS, CLOUD PARTNERSHIP AT NEW ARENA

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Feb 06, 2019

Google Cloud has inked a multi-year deal to be the official cloud provider for the Golden State Warriors at the Chase Center in San Francisco.Terms of the partnership weren't disclosed.Under the deal, Google Cloud will provide infrastructure to enhance the fan experience, analyze performance on and ...

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VMware acquires Aetherpal to expand remote device support VMWARE ACQUIRES AETHERPAL TO EXPAND REMOTE DEVICE SUPPORT

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Feb 06, 2019

VMware, a subsidiary of Dell Technologies, has announced that it will acquire AetherPal.Aetherpal’s technology allows IT teams to remotely view, control, troubleshoot and fix devices that are being used in the field. This ensures businesses can remotely support IoT and endpoint devices.VMware said t...

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A quantum response to next-gen cyber threats A QUANTUM RESPONSE TO NEXT-GEN CYBER THREATS

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Feb 06, 2019

Computer security experts have sounded alarms that the power of quantum computers may make it possible to crack current advanced encryption standards (AES) that are used to protect highly sensitive data. The key vulnerability of current encryption standards -- including both the 256-bit AES and the ...

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Is Hardware-Based Security The Right Answer to Cloud Security? IS HARDWARE-BASED SECURITY THE RIGHT ANSWER TO CLOUD SECURITY?

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Feb 06, 2019

Without question, today, there is considerable focus on securing the Cloud. This is especially true for virtualization systems, which have played a major role in creating cloud computing. However, the downsides to virtualization involve security challenges.In this scenario, Docker containers play a ...

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The top 3 serverless problems and how to solve them THE TOP 3 SERVERLESS PROBLEMS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM

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Feb 06, 2019

Serverless computing is all the rage. Everyone who is anyone is either investigating it or has already deployed on it. Don’t be last in line or you’ll be sure to miss out.What’s all the fuss about? Serverless computing gives you an infrastructure that allows server resources to be applied to a syste...

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The cloud’s weakest security links aren’t where you THE CLOUD’S WEAKEST SECURITY LINKS AREN’T WHERE YOU'RE LOOKING

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Feb 05, 2019

You pride yourself on your cloud computing security strategy and tool stack. Indeed, your system made up of many security solutions is both proactive, and self-updating. So, you’ll never have to worry about new security attacks that you’re not prepped to defend—well, almost.Most IT shops do a good j...

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Get started with PostgreSQL on Azure GET STARTED WITH POSTGRESQL ON AZURE

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Feb 05, 2019

Azures collection of open source data tools includes the popular PostgreSQL database. Postgres began its life in the mid-1980s as a follow-up to the University of California at Berkeley’s Ingres system. Now developed by an international consortium, it’s grown a lot over the decades, moving from its ...

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Accenture adds 10,000 more Microsoft-focused consultants to its practice ACCENTURE ADDS 10,000 MORE MICROSOFT-FOCUSED CONSULTANTS TO ITS PRACTICE

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Feb 05, 2019

Accenture has launched a new "Accenture Microsoft Business Group" (AMBG) and added 10,000 additional Microsoft-focused consultants to its organization. Their focus largely will be on services involving Azure migrations; Microsoft Dynamics CRM/ERP; and Microsoft 365, Redmond's subscription bundle of ...

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VMware to acquire remote support provider AtherPal VMWARE TO ACQUIRE REMOTE SUPPORT PROVIDER ATHERPAL

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Feb 05, 2019

VMware on Tuesday announced that it plans to acquire remote support provider AtherPal in an effort to bolster its Workspace ONE platform. AtherPal's key service lets IT admins remotely view, control, troubleshoot, and fix devices and apps being used in the field. Financial terms of the deal were not...

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JEDI: Cornerstone of DOD JEDI: CORNERSTONE OF DOD'S CLOUD STRATEGY

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Feb 05, 2019

The Defense Department's newly released cloud strategy positions the general-purpose Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud initiative as the foundation.The strategy emphasizes a cloud hierarchy at DOD, with JEDI on top and MilCloud second in command, followed by multiple fit-for-purpose clou...

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Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out IS CHROME OS RIGHT FOR YOU? A 3-QUESTION QUIZ TO FIND OUT

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Feb 05, 2019

Google's Chrome OS is one of the world's most misunderstood computing platforms. Chromebooks are foundationally different from traditional PCs, after all — and consequently, there are a lot of misconceptions about how they work and what they can and can't do.Since people are always asking me whether...

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A Look at Azure Confidential Computing A LOOK AT AZURE CONFIDENTIAL COMPUTING

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Feb 05, 2019

There's a change coming in public cloud computing. During the first few years of the public cloud being a viable option for IT architects, the main concern for businesses was security: "If I can't touch the servers where my stuff is, I'm worried." Now we've come to a place where most businesses see ...

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Is your VPN secure? IS YOUR VPN SECURE?

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Feb 04, 2019

About a quarter of internet users use virtual private networks, a software setup that creates a secure, encrypted data connection between their own computer and another one elsewhere on the internet. Many people use them to protect their privacy when using Wi-Fi hotspots or to connect securely to wo...

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Optical networking advice from industry group ON2020 OPTICAL NETWORKING ADVICE FROM INDUSTRY GROUP ON2020

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Feb 04, 2019

An industry group called ON2020 is advocating for the use of optical technology in applications ranging from metropolitan-area networks that span corporate campuses all the way down to the chips inside your switches and routers.Optical networking promises extreme data transfer speeds that Ethernet a...

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Why open source requires a bigger investment at AWS than its competitors WHY OPEN SOURCE REQUIRES A BIGGER INVESTMENT AT AWS THAN ITS COMPETITORS

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Feb 04, 2019

In the quest to get Amazon Web Services (AWS) to contribute "more" to open source (a dubious yardstick, as I've written), it's also worth evaluating what "more" means, relatively speaking. The same amount of money and contributions from two companies may require different levels of comparative inves...

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How serverless may be making the big clouds bigger HOW SERVERLESS MAY BE MAKING THE BIG CLOUDS BIGGER

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Feb 04, 2019

The good news for those clamoring for real cloud competition is that enterprises keep opting to use multiple clouds. Sure, they use AWS more than any other, according to a Kentik survey, but the fact that they're not only using AWS is good news, right? Kentik's survey, administered to attendees at A...

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Review: Azure Machine Learning challenges Amazon SageMaker REVIEW: AZURE MACHINE LEARNING CHALLENGES AMAZON SAGEMAKER

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Feb 04, 2019

Azure Machine Learning Service is Microsoft’s latest offering for developers and data scientists in the custom cloud machine learning and deep learning category. Azure Machine Learning Service adds to a suite of Azure AI products that includes numerous AI toolkits, chatbot and IoT edge services, dat...

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What is Edge AI and why it should be in your technology roadmap for 2019? WHAT IS EDGE AI AND WHY IT SHOULD BE IN YOUR TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP FOR 2019?

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Feb 04, 2019

During the last decades, we have seen how data is migrating, first from on-premises to cloud data centers and now, from cloud to the “edge” points closer to the source, where it’s being generated. Edge or Network Edge is where the data resides and is collected. Scalability issues, excessive power co...

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Baidu Ramps Up ‘Smart City’ Projects With Second AI Cloud Computing Center BAIDU RAMPS UP ‘SMART CITY’ PROJECTS WITH SECOND AI CLOUD COMPUTING CENTER

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Feb 03, 2019

China's Baidu is planning to establish an artificial intelligence (AI) cloud computing center in the country as the company continues to push through with its "smart city" projects.According to Xinhua, the Chinese tech giant is looking to expand its AI programs by building a cloud computing center i...

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New Solutions, New Acronyms – Same Old Dilemmas NEW SOLUTIONS, NEW ACRONYMS – SAME OLD DILEMMAS

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Feb 02, 2019

It’s funny how technology acronyms seem to come and go even though the underlying concepts remain the same.There was a time when the industry was abuzz over SOA, the Service Oriented Architecture. Functions would no longer be tied to hardware, you see, but defined as services on an abstract layer of...

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Possibilities of IoT Application in the Healthcare Sector POSSIBILITIES OF IOT APPLICATION IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

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Feb 01, 2019

IoT in healthcare has more benefits than one can imagine. The application of IoT in healthcare can improve the way things work in the medical world. From improved machine control to virtual medical assistance, IoT applications in healthcare is the future. It can save the lives of patients with a fas...

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Americans deserve better than the DCOI metrics debate AMERICANS DESERVE BETTER THAN THE DCOI METRICS DEBATE

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Feb 01, 2019

In a classic move-the-goalposts maneuver, the Office of Management and Budget recently proposed modifying the metrics federal agencies should use for tracking the progress and effectiveness of the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). Notwithstanding that metrics are the death of every governm...

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Are You Ready To Move Your Automotive Simulations To The Cloud? ARE YOU READY TO MOVE YOUR AUTOMOTIVE SIMULATIONS TO THE CLOUD?

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Feb 01, 2019

Automotive industry demands high precision manufacturing with very strict regulations. Automotive manufacturers and suppliers have to spend significant time and budget when designing new parts, testing them for overall integration and performance. Similarly, preventive maintenance plays a vital role...

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Amazon AMAZON'S REDSHIFT IS LOSING GROUND IN THE DATA WAREHOUSE WARS

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Feb 01, 2019

Data warehousing continues its rapid move from on-premise to cloud-based solutions, but organizations still struggle to manage data, according to Panoply's annual Data Warehouse Trends report, released Friday. Migration to cloud-based data warehouse solutions today is estimated to be around 10x the ...

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National pen test execution standard would improve network security NATIONAL PEN TEST EXECUTION STANDARD WOULD IMPROVE NETWORK SECURITY

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Feb 01, 2019

As the number of cyber attacks increases, the demand for penetration tests – to determine the strength of a company’s defense – is also going up. People are worried about their companies’ networks and computer systems being hacked and data being stolen. Plus, many regulatory standards such PCI and H...

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DARPA explores new computer architectures to fix security between systems DARPA EXPLORES NEW COMPUTER ARCHITECTURES TO FIX SECURITY BETWEEN SYSTEMS

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Jan 31, 2019

Solutions are needed to replace the archaic air-gapping of computers used to isolate and protect sensitive defense information, the U.S. Government has decided.Air-gapping is the common practice of physically isolating data-storing computers from other systems, computers and networks so they theoret...

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VA misses targets on data center shutdowns, savings VA MISSES TARGETS ON DATA CENTER SHUTDOWNS, SAVINGS

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Jan 31, 2019

As the federal government moves workloads to the cloud and consolidates and optimizes its data centers, the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General found the VA has not met key requirements under the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.With the passage of FITARA in 2014, agencies we...

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WHY HYBRID CLOUD IS ALL THE RAGE IN CLOUD COMPUTING TODAY WHY HYBRID CLOUD IS ALL THE RAGE IN CLOUD COMPUTING TODAY

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Jan 31, 2019

A hybrid cloud environment is a mix of public third-party cloud services and on-premises private datacenters. Private clouds are appropriate to manage confidential data and public cloud platforms are superior for most use cases due to their scale-out elasticity, cheaper costs, and modern tooling. A ...

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What is a digital twin? And how it’s changing IoT, AI and more WHAT IS A DIGITAL TWIN? AND HOW IT’S CHANGING IOT, AI AND MORE

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Jan 31, 2019

Digital twin technology has moved beyond manufacturing and into the merging worlds of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and data analytics.As more complex “things” become connected with the ability to produce data, having a digital equivalent gives data scientists and other IT professi...

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What programming languages rule the Internet of Things? WHAT PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES RULE THE INTERNET OF THINGS?

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Jan 31, 2019

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve, it can be difficult to track which tools are most popular for different purposes. Similarly, trying to keep tabs on the relative popularity of programming languages can be a complex endeavor with few clear parameters. So, trying to figure out the ...

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Cloud Success: One CIO Shares His Experience CLOUD SUCCESS: ONE CIO SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE

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Jan 31, 2019

You can find a lot of companies transitioning from on-premises to cloud-based communications platforms, but perhaps not as thoughtfully as U.S. Retirement & Benefit Partners (USRBP), an independent national financial services firm.As Kevin Dunn, CIO/CISO at USRBP, shared earlier this week in an Ente...

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In 2018, AWS delivered most of Amazon IN 2018, AWS DELIVERED MOST OF AMAZON'S OPERATING INCOME

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Jan 31, 2019

Amazon published its fourth quarter financial results on Thursday, beating market expectations. For the full fiscal year 2018, Amazon Web Services grew at a robust 47 percent and accounted for the bulk of the company's profit.Amazon's net income in Q4 came to $3 billion, or $6.04 per diluted share, ...

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Google Launches Cloud Firestore, a Serverless NoSQL Database GOOGLE LAUNCHES CLOUD FIRESTORE, A SERVERLESS NOSQL DATABASE

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Jan 31, 2019

Google today announced the general availability of its Cloud Firestore NoSQL document database for the growing serverless computing space where there's no need to manage infrastructure.The new managed, cloud-native database is integrated both with the company's Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and its mo...

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Even without Kubernetes Google dominates code commits across CNCF EVEN WITHOUT KUBERNETES GOOGLE DOMINATES CODE COMMITS ACROSS CNCF

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Jan 30, 2019

Google dominates all code contributions made across projects of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), dwarfing all other contributors, according to the analysis done via Stackalytics, an open source code analysis framework hosted by the OpenStack Foundation. Google is not only the largest co...

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Cloud Is Your Competitive Advantage CLOUD IS YOUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

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Jan 30, 2019

Over the past 5 years companies have been waking up to a new reality. The cloud computing revolution has been supercharging one workload after the next. Finally, after a long wait, High Performance Computing is now ready for your use in the cloud. And when combined with that other mega trend - the r...

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