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4 Tips To Cut Cloud Costs: IaaS, SaaS, And UcaaS
CIO, March 14th, 2023

From Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to Software as a Service (SaaS) and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), here are four leading strategies for cutting cloud costs.

Custom Development vs. COTS: Which Is Better For Business Growth?
CIODIVE, March 13th, 2023

Whether to purchase commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software or build a custom solution is one of the most common dilemmas organizations - and specifically IT leaders - face. COTS had its moment in the spotlight when custom development was more costly and businesses often did not have the expertise in-house to develop their own software solutions.

Top 10 IT Observations For Business Leaders In 2023
Technative, March 13th, 2023

There's no two ways about it - 2022 will go down as one of the most tumultuous years in recent times.

4 Data Challenges For CIOs
The Enterprisers Project, March 14th, 2023

Tapping the business value of data while keeping it secure is a complex balancing act. Check out this advice on how to tackle four top priorities

6 Signs It's Time To Restructure Your IT Organization
CIO, March 15th, 2023

An outdated, underperforming IT function that's mismatched with business goals needs to be overhauled before it's too late. Here's how to know when to shake things up.

Critical Thinking: The Overlooked IT Management Skill
InformationWeek, March 15th, 2023

Have you given much thought to critical thinking? It's a talent that can make you a stronger, more effective leader.

How Hybrid Work Is Impacting Tech: Top Trends Every CIO Should Know
CIODIVE, March 13th, 2023

Organizations are striving to perfect their remote and hybrid work models in a changing economy, and IT leaders must adapt to an evolving reality. As finance and procurement departments examine every expenditure, it's critical for CIOs to understand the potential impact on enterprise technology in the hybrid workplace.

Large Organizations Are Embracing AIOps
DevOps.com, March 16th, 2023

A survey of 265 IT leaders found the primary reason organizations are applying artificial intelligence to IT operations (AIOps) is 60% is to improve service and application availability and performance (60%), followed closely by automation of operations (58%) and processes (54%).

A CIO's 10-Part Guide To Personal Branding
CIO, March 17th, 2023

Whether securing your first management position or stepping into a larger role, personal branding is vital to any stage of your career. Here are some best practices to utilize, even if your place within the C-suite is already justified.

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Most Failed Disk Drives Fail Just Before They Hit 3 Years' Use, Says Data Recovery Biz
Blocks & Files, March 16th, 2023

Secure Data Recovery found that average failed hard drive spun for 25,233 hours before failing. That's 1,051 days, or two years and ten months.

Blockchain Technology Demystified
Dataversity, March 16th, 2023

Prepare for blockchain technology to play a significant role in business, society, and almost everything. While 45% of CIOs said their organizations had yet to invest in blockchain between 2016 to 2021, that will change as information exchange becomes decentralized and demonstrated use cases show blockchain's success.

Gartner: So long HCI MQs, Hello Full-stack HCI Software
Blocks & Files, March 17th, 2023

Gartner has kissed the HCI appliance market goodbye. Its analysts have taken a fresh look at the HyperConverged Infrastructure (HCI) market, and moved away from an appliance approach, looking instead at full stack software suppliers of server, storage and network infrastructure management.

Can AI Solve It's Eternal Data Problem?
InfoWorld, March 13th, 2023

New data management and integration solutions featuring AI and machine learning signal that help is on the way to meet the ballooning enterprise data challenge.

QLC Edges Into Mainstream, But What Are Its Advantages?
ComputerWeekly, March 16th, 2023

QLC flash offers high density but has lifecycle limitations. But what does it really cost compared with TLC and MLC, and how are suppliers implementing it and getting around durability issues?

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5 Lessons Learned From Hundreds Of Penetration Tests
DARKReading, March 13th, 2023

Developers must balance creativity with security frameworks to keep applications safe. Correlating business logic with security logic will pay in safety dividends.

What To Expect During A SOX Compliance Audit
CIMCOR, March 14th, 2023

In 2002, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) created the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) due to major corporate scandals at the time involving companies such as Enron and WorldCom (neither of which exist any longer as a result of said scandals).

New IDC Spending Guide Forecasts Worldwide Security Investments Will Grow 12.1% In 2023 To $219 Billion
IDC, March 16th, 2023

Worldwide spending on security solutions and services is forecast to be $219 billion in 2023, an increase of 12.1% compared to 2022, according to the new Worldwide Security Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC).

Orgs Have A Long Way To Go In Securing Remote Workforce
DARK Reading, March 13th, 2023

Organizations recognize that they are responsible for protecting remote workers from cyber threats, but they have a long way to go in deploying the necessary security technologies.

Top 5 Security Trends For CIOs
CIO, March 15th, 2023

This article highlights modern security trends for CIOs that weren't on anybody's radar as little as five years ago.

DirectDefense Reports The Top Threats From 2022 And What's Trending For 2023
DARK Reading, March 15th, 2023

Research found that phishing threats were low in 2022, while foreign login activity and application process analysis accounted for nearly 50% of incident alerts.

Data Breaches In February 2023 - Infographic
WeSecureAppl, March 16th, 2023

A data breach is when sensitive, protected, or confidential information is accessed, stolen, or exposed by an unauthorized individual or group. These incidents can occur in various ways, such as hacking, theft, or human error.

Why Security Practitioners Should Understand Their Business
DARK Reading, March 15th, 2023

The sooner CISOs become proactive in understanding the flip side of the organizations they protect, the better they'll be at their jobs.

What Is CSAF (Common Security Advisory Framework)?
Fortra, March 15th, 2023

The world of security advisories is disjointed, with disparate systems holding critical documentation in various formats. To make matters more challenging, despite living in a digital-first era, most of these documents are not legible for machines and must be parsed, reviewed, or referenced by humans.

The Ethics Of Network And Security Monitoring
DARKReading, March 17th, 2023

The chances of getting hacked are no longer low. Companies need to rethink their data collection and monitoring strategies to protect employee privacy and corporate integrity.

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Gartner: The 12 Principles of Organizational Change That Every Leader (March 20th)
Monday, March 20th, 2023: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

This complimentary change management webinar breaks down the 12 key principles of organizational change that every leader must know, and how you can incorporate

CIO: Cloud Governance for Visibility and Full Optimization, Compliance, and Security (March 21st)
Tuesday, March 21st, 2023: 3:00 PM tp 4:00 PM EST

An intimate gathering of senior IT leaders from diverse industries, grappling with similar issues

How Atlassian Scaled A Developer Security Solution Across Thousands Of Engineers (Marh
Tuesday, March 21st, 2023: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

In this session, you'll hear from Chris Walz, Senior Security Engineer at Atlassian, Jason Lane, Product Marketing Director at Snyk and Cihat Yidiz, Product Security Engineer at Atlassian

IDC: Overcome Cloud Overspending Pitfalls: Budgeting for the Cloud in 2023 and Beyond (March 22nd)
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Join us to learn best practices that will lower your cloud bills and save you up to 30% in cloud spending. You'll gain insight from real-world examples immediately applicable to your work environment.

Maintain and Migrate: How On-Prem PBX and Cloud Calling Can Co-exist (March 22nd)
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This webinar will dive into: What Avaya customers should be evaluating in relation to PBX maintenance and support; Best practices for hybrid voice connections: enabling PSTN connectivity between PBX system and Microsoft Teams Phone

IDC: Tech Expectations: the CEO View for 2023 (March 29th)
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

The CEO is now responsible for driving business growth in the digital business era. How does this take shape in a year that has so much uncertainty? Join IDC's C-Suite Tech Agenda research team to find out.

DARKReading: ChatGPT: Defending Your Business Against AI-Supercharged Ransomware
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: 1;00 PM to 2:00 PM

This webinar will dig into the ways criminals are projected to take advantage of ChatGPT and other AI tools to improve the reach and effectiveness of their ransomware attacks. The session will conclude with a review of a 12-step plan that businesses can use to improve their active defenses as well as their mitigation of and recovery from successful ransomware attacks - both conventional and AI-enabled.

IDC: Tech Expectations: the CEO View for 2023 (March 29th)
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: 12;00 PM to 2:00 PM

In this webinar we will explore the key priorities, opportunities, challenges and expectations business leaders have around digital tech and what this means for tech vendors and service providers. Investments and spending on digital tech are rising, but so are expectations for measurable returns.

Google: The SMB Real-Time Forum at Data Cloud & AI Summit (March 29th)
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Calling all SMBs! Join us at the exclusive session following the Data Cloud & AI Summit to chat with our experts LIVE.

AWS: Startup Day Miami (April 4th)
Tuesday, April 4th, 2023: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST

Join us on Tuesday, April 4th to kick off Miami Tech Month with our free, can't-miss event for the startup ecosystem - Startup Day Miami, brought to you by AWS.

SNIA: Cyberstorage and XDR: Threat Detection through a Storage Lens (April 4th)
Tuesday, April 4th, 2023: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Cybercriminals have always been about data - stealing data, compromising data, holding data hostage. Businesses continue to respond with malware detection on laptops and networks to protect data and prevent breaches, so why should storage be left out? Storage houses what the bad actors are targeting - your data. Is there anything we can do from within the storage layer to further enhance defense in depth?

IDC: The Rise of Social Within ESG: Where Organizations Stand, Where They Want To Go, and What They Need To Get There (April 5th)
Wednesday, April 5th, 2023: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join us on April 5 as IDC experts discuss the most important social sustainability focus areas for organizations and how business services providers and their ecosystem partners can leverage ESG to help drive business outcomes.

DevOps: The Impact of Low-Code/No-code on DevOps (April 10th)
Monday, April 10th, 2023: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Regardless of which low-code or no-code tool is used, chances are good that the individual building an application using that tool is a professional developer.

Data Science Innovators Conference 2023 (April 12th-13th)
Wednesday, April 12th, 2023: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday, April 13th

DSC's Data Innovators Conference 2023 will showcase leading edge data science applications across industries.

CIO's Cloud & Data Summit (April 12th)
Wednesday, April 12th, 2023: 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Attend this one-day virtual summit to hear successful CIOs share their secrets to unlocking cloud and data potential. With a laser focus on optimization, you'll dive deep into emerging data and cloud strategies - with tips on where and how to refine your approach to drive digital resiliency and transformation.

SNIA: Top 12 Trends in Data and Cloud Storage (April 13th)
Thursday, April 13th, 2023: 2:00 PM to

SNIA is pleased to host SODA members who led this important research for a live discussion and in-depth look at key trends driving data and storage,

DevOps OnRamp (May 4th)
Thursday, May 4th, 2023: 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM

Whether you are diving into DevOps for the first time or trying to do it right this time, DevOps Onramp provides all the information you need for a successful DevOps journey.

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DARKReading: Emerging Cybersecurity Technologies: What You Need To Know (March 23rd)
Thursday, March 23rd, 2023: 11:00 AM to 5:15 PM EST

A full-day virtual event exploring the latest technologies that can help strengthen your cybersecurity defenses, and the best path for deploying them. You'll hear about state-of-the-art techniques for stopping ransomware in its tracks. You'll learn how to secure your critical data from threats in the cloud.

InformationWeek: How to Grow From DevOps to DevSecOps (March 23rd)
Thursday, March 23rd, 2023: 11:00 AM to 5:15 PM

Some dev and security teams just can't get along. Others might have good intentions, but don't have the right operations, people, processes or technology to help make a DevSecOps team really sing. Attend this webinar and make your DevSecOps team harmonious.

DARKReading: Building Out the Best Response Playbook for Ransomware Attacks (March 28th)
Tuesday, March 28th, 2023: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

When ransomware locks up your business's critical data and essential gear, there is no time to panic. The organization needs answers fast: Is the infection going to spread to other endpoints? Will the attackers publicly dump the stolen information?

CIO: Digital Trust: Cybersecurity Trends, Resiliency, and Strategies (March 28th)
Tuesday, March 28th, 2023: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Join CIO contributing editor Charles Pelton and subject-matter experts from HPE GreenLake for an interactive, 90-minute discussion on trends in cybersecurity threats, cyber resiliency, and mitigation strategies.

Angelbeat: Healthcare & Life Sciences (March 29th)
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Technology Solutions for Healthcare and Life Sciences is the focus of the Wednesday, March 29, Webinar.

ITProToday: Cloud Security: How the Game is Changing in 2023 (March 30th)
Thursday, March 30th, 2023: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

This virtual event digs deep into cloud security strategies and tactics at every level, from cloud native architectures and zero trust security through remote workforce weak points. Arm yourself with tips you can use today and to reinforce your fortress for when - not if - the next big breach strikes in your cloud.

NETWORKComputing: The Path to Convergence Through Secure Networking (March 30th)
Thursday, March 30th, 2023: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

A recent survey by ESG and ISSA showed 65% of security professionals cite operational efficiencies realized by security and IT teams as the most common reason for vendor consolidation. Join this webinar to take a look at the trends that are driving solutions in the networking space

InformationWeek: Cloud Security: How the Game is Changing in 2023 (March 30th)
Thursday, March 30th, 2023: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

This virtual event digs deep into cloud security strategies and tactics at every level, from cloud-native architectures and zero trust security through remote workforce weak points. Arm yourself with tips you can use today and to reinforce your fortress for when - not if - the next big breach strikes in your cloud.

DARKReading: Ten Emerging Vulnerabilities Every Enterprise Should Know (March 30th)
Thursday, March 30th, 2023: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

In this webinar, top researchers and experts discuss some of the most dangerous emerging vulnerabilities, and what you can do to prevent them from being exploited in your organization.

DARKReading: How Applications Are Attacked: A Year in Application Security (April 4th)
Tuesday, April 4th, 2023: 1:0 PM to 2:00 PM

Join Cloudflare Field CTO Trey Guinn and Product Marketing Director, Dan Gould, as they discuss key attacks that organizational security postures must account for in 2023

Security Boulevard: The Five-Step Journey to Complete Cloud Security (April 5th)
Wednesday, April 5th, 2023: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

With the rise of cloud-native applications, knowing how to protect them is no longer optional. But with the increasing complexity of these applications, it can be challenging to know where to start.

DARKReading: The Future Of Risk-based Detection (April 6th)
Thursday, April 6th, 2023: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Detecting attacks in their earliest stages - before they impact your business - is a key element of an effective threat detection and incident response (TDIR) strategy. But according to Mandiant's 2022 M-Trends Special Report, it still takes an average of 21 days to detect a successful cyberattack - and only an average of 92 minutes for threat actors to move laterally across a compromised network.

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Podcast#117: Fibre Channel Still Tops For Virtualization
StorageReview.com, March 14th, 2023

Nishant has worked with StorageReview on several topics, most recently on Innovation and Reliability Make Fibre Channel the Choice for Data Center SANs.

AI And Cybersecurity: A CTO Perspective (#781) 45 Minutes
CXOTalk, March 16th, 2023

Join CXOTalk host Michael Krigsman as he interviews Michal Pechoucek, CTO of Gen and AI researcher, on the impact of AI on cybersecurity. In this insightful discussion, the two participants explore the evolving relationship between AI and cybersecurity.

Samsara CIO Stephen Franchetti On Scaling IT To Meet Business Demands
eWeek, March 17th, 2023

I spoke with Stephen Franchetti, CIO of Samasara, about automation, cloud and IoT as tools to help companies rapidly scale their IT infrastructure to support hyper-growth.

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Gartner: Use Digital To Achieve Sustainability Goals
ComputerWeekly, March 13th, 2023

Sustainability guides decision-making by incorporating economic, social and environmental impacts. Gartner looks at digital technology's role

Learn The Key Role Technology Plays In Sustainability
TechTarget, March 16th, 2023

With ESG and environmental sustainability becoming more important for enterprise success, IT will need to understand its key role. Here's the overview.

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Aflac Takes On Claims Challenges To Scale AI Efforts
VentureBeat, March 14th, 2023

For Aflac, which provides supplemental insurance to more than 50 million people worldwide (and is well-known for its duck mascot), delivering AI at scale across the organization has become a top priority since the pandemic.

What Is GPT-4? Here's Everything You Need To Know
ZDNet, March 15th, 2023

OpenAI unveiled its latest and most capable language model, and here's what we know.

Best Practices For Leveraging Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning In 2023
TechCrunch, March 17th, 2023

In many ways, this year will come to be remembered as the one when artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) finally broke through the hype, delivering consumer-focused products that amazed millions of people.

For Wells Fargo, Solving For AI At Scale Is An Iterative Process
VentureBeat, March 14th, 2023

Wells Fargo, the 170-year-old multinational financial services giant, knows what it needs to do to scale AI across the organization. But that, according to Chintan Mehta, EVP and group CIO, is really just the beginning of the journey.

The Future Of AI Is Here. Now Let's Make IT Ethical
AiTHORITY, March 15th, 2023

SnapLogic CMO and host of Automating the Enterprise Dayle Hall recently sat down with data and analytics leader Dr Alex Antic, CDO and Co-Founder of Healices Health and Co-Founder of Two Twigs Analytics, to uncover how to unlock the value of data and AI and the importance of ethical AI when driving digital transformation.

Google Announces New Generative AI Lineup In Advance Of Microsoft's Rumored GPT-4 Debut
VentureBeat, March 14th, 2023

Google announced a laundry list of new generative AI capabilities and features for developers, through a PaLM API and in Google Cloud, as well as new integrations for users of Google Workspace, including in Gmail and Google Docs.

Eight Steps To A Successful AI Implementation
Information Age, March 17th, 2023

In this article, we outline the eight key implementation steps to help AI and machine learning deliver on its full potential

How The Quest For AI At Scale Is Gaining Momentum In The Enterprise
VentureBeat, March 15th, 2023

Enterprise companies have experimented with artificial intelligence (AI) for years - a pilot here, a use case there. But company leaders have long dreamed of going bigger, better and faster when it comes to AI. That is, applying AI at scale.

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Techie Fired For Inventing An Acronym - And Accidentally Applying It To The Boss
The Register, March 16th, 2023

On-Call, The Register's weekly column in which we share readers' stories of tech support trauma, usually opens with a short reverie about the approaching weekend.

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5G Is Fast But 6G Is 100X Faster And Connections Are Instantaneous - This Is How 6G Can Change Your World
Business 2 Community, March 18th, 2023

As the high-speed capabilities of 5G networks continue to roll out, an even more impressive technology is on the horizon.

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Best ERP Systems
G2, March 13th, 2023

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are complete, integrated systems that manage all aspects of a production-based or distribution business, aligning financial management, human resources, supply chain management, and manufacturing or distribution with the core function of accounting.

How ERP Modernizations Fare Amid Cost Cutting
CIODIVE, March 17th, 2023

Some companies are pausing or delaying implementations. But projects moving ahead face sharper scrutiny than before.

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Forrester Consulting Study Shows How Sap Maxattention Supported Better, Faster Cloud Adoption
SAP News, March 17th, 2023

If you're embarking on cloud migration, you already know that it's a journey. You'd never set out on a long road trip without some advance planning and a mapping app.

Modernize Your ERP To Compete In A Fast-Changing World
SAP News, March 16th, 2023

There were many 'firsts' during the pandemic, but from a business perspective, it was the first time that office workers were forced to work from home for months and global supply chains and buyers were brought to a near-total stop simultaneously.

The 'Show Me' Sales Approach: Sap Partner Demo Environment
SAP News, March 15th, 2023

A customized, intuitive user experience is a powerful tool to grow and win sales. Having an engaging demo enlivens the discussion by showing how and why a solution is the best fit to achieve a customer's goals. This visceral experience often closes the deal for many customers.

Vodafone Builds Its Future-Ready Workforce On Cloud HR Foundations
SAP News, March 14th, 2023

For as long as there have been customers for mobile phones, Vodafone has been powering the networks and services that bring them together. It introduced the cellular network to support the UK's first mobile phone call in 1985, built Africa's largest mobile fintech platform to connect 54 million users, and launched Europe's largest 5G network to power a new era of digital services.

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What Is IT Operations?
ITProToday, March 14th, 2023

IT operations is the process and management of IT services. This guide provides an overview of what IT operations encompasses, as well as specific titles and responsibilities for the various roles that make up an ITOps team.

Top Reasons To Invest In An IT Asset Management System
Solutions Review, March 16th, 2023

In today's fast-paced and constantly evolving post-pandemic world, organizations continue to recognize the importance of effectively managing their physical and software assets. Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) tools have allowed organizations to track and trace their asset portfolio, monitor inventory levels and ensure that assets are used effectively and efficiently. These results have shown cost savings through reduced downtime and more efficient utilization of resources.

IT Operations Vs. DevOps: What's The Difference?
ITProToday, March 16th, 2023

What's the difference between IT operations and DevOps? This guide will help you understand these two comprehensive approaches to technology management.

Social And Collaboration Software Spending To Reach $24.7 Billion By 2027
Gartner, March 17th, 2023

We've just released our latest forecast for end-user spending on social and collaboration software. We forecast that End-user spending on social and collaboration software in 2023 will be $14.5 billion, growing to $24.7 billion by 2027.

IT Sustainability Think Tank: Closing The Sustainability Gap Takes Patience And Persistence
ComputerWeekly, March 14th, 2023

There is mounting anecdotal evidence that enterprises are struggling to ensure their statements of intent on sustainability are matching their actions, so what steps can they take to bridge the gap?

7 Open Source Tools That Benefit IT Operations Teams
ITProToday, March 17th, 2023

Open source tools are often more flexible and cheaper than commercial alternatives. These seven can assist ITOps teams with their work.

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How Database DevOps Fuels Digital Transformation
DevOps.com, March 17th, 2023

In today's real-time, hyperconnected reality, data is a core driver behind most digital strategies. User data is constantly gathered and shared across various technology backends and platforms-as is system performance data to inform engineers.

Synchronize Databases More Easily With Open Source Tools
opensource.com, March 15th, 2023

The open source Apache SeaTunnel project is a data integration platform that makes it easy to synchronize data.

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Arch Linux vs Other Linux Distros: Which Is Right For You?
Debugpoint.com, March 16th, 2023

If you plan to use Arch Linux as a daily driver, you should consider several benefits of Arch vs other distros. Here's a quick comparison.

Linux Mint vs. Ubuntu: The Better Choice In 2023
Geekflare, March 13th, 2023

Choosing the right distro is not easy. And when you have to choose between two strong contenders: Linux Mint and Ubuntu, it becomes challenging. After all, both are great picks for anyone just starting with Linux.

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Open Source Software: Top Sites
Datamation, March 15th, 2023

Open source software is a type of software that allows anyone to view the code, and then use the code to contribute to or create other projects. Some examples of open source sites include GitHub, AlternativeTo, and SourceForge.

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3 Creative Ways To Retain IT Talent
The Enterprisers Project, March 15th, 2023

To attract and retain top IT talent today, you need to be creative. Check out this expert advice to boost your organization's culture and motivate your team members

92% Of UK Companies That Tested 4-Day Work Week Decide To Adopt IT Permanently
Tne Next Web, March 14th, 2023

If you lived in the 19th century and worked in manufacturing, you'd be looking at a working week of between 60 to 90 hours, according to research from the University of Groningen.

Hybrid Work Is Here To Stay. Here Are 7 Ways To Manage Your Workforce
MIT Management, March 14th, 2023

As managers strive to standardize hybrid work across their organizations, a panel of experts from Thinker-Fest 2023 offers timely guidance.

Questions To Ask When Selecting A Talent Management Solution
Solutions Review, March 15th, 2023

Talent management software is designed to help businesses across industries strategically identify, attract, develop, and retain valuable employees within an organization. It involves various activities-recruiting, hiring, training, performance management, succession planning, and more-to ensure an organization has the talent it needs to achieve its goals and remain competitive.

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Cloud Cost Management Takes Center Stage
IT Channel, March 13th, 2023

IT shops appear ready to focus on cloud costs amid inflation and economic uncertainty. Service providers expect clients to invest more in FinOps and optimization tools this year.

Mitigating Cloud Sprawl: Controlling XaaS Resources, Costs, And Security
CIO, March 14th, 2023

Reducing cloud complexity must be top-of-mind for IT leaders in 2023.

Sovereign Clouds Are Becoming A Big Deal Again
InfoWorld, March 17th, 2023

For companies that are required to keep data within a specific country or region, a sovereign cloud may be a key part of a multicloud deployment.

The Competition Between On-Prem And Cloud Is Over - Hybrid Wins
Dataversity, March 13th, 2023

Many organizations, when faced with the question of how to manage their workloads, ask themselves: on-premises or cloud, pitting the two against each other. But the reality is that most enterprises are operating in the world of 'and,' meaning they have workloads on-prem and in the cloud - and that little three-letter word makes a world of difference.

The Top 8 Cloud Application Threats In 2023
Legit Security, March 14th, 2023

In this blog post, we'll discuss 8 of the top threats targeting cloud applications in 2023. Taking steps to protect your cloud applications against these 8 threats will to help keep your business secure and avoid vulnerabilities.

Top 5 Cloud Cost Optimization Mistakes
InformationWeek, March 13th, 2023

Here's a drilldown on common cloud cost optimization mistakes or oversights that separate desires from reality when it comes to reducing cloud spending.

Top 5 Cloud-Native Risks And Best Practices To Avoid Them
NETWORKComputing, March 15th, 2023

Malicious actors are taking advantage of a plethora of new opportunities in the cloud. Here are the top cloud-native risks and strategies for avoiding them.

Top Private Cloud Computing Providers
Datamation, March 16th, 2023

The private cloud market is complex because the very definition of 'private cloud' is diverse and, frankly, confusing. A private cloud could be a completely in-house deployment, or it could be a private cloud hosting in a remote data facility - or some combination of those two scenarios.

Understanding Cloud APIs
DevOps.com, March 14th, 2023

Six out of every 10 businesses had moved their workloads to the cloud as of last year. More steady traffic in the cloud and more direct cloud instances mean more to juggle-and the need for greater customization and integration.

Why You Need To Emphasize Cloud Security
Security Boulevard, March 13th, 2023

In today's digital age, businesses of all sizes rely heavily on cloud technology to store, process and access their critical data and applications.

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A Bumper Crop Of Ethernet Switches Harvested In Q4 by TPM
The Next Platform, March 13th, 2023

With each passing year, the phrase 'The network is the computer,' coined in 1984 by John Gage, director of research and co-founder of Sun Microsystems, becomes more and more true. And it was certainly at its most truest in 2022 if you use Ethernet datacenter switching revenues as a gauge.

How CISOs Can Work With The CFO To Get The Best Security Budget
DARKReading, March 17th, 2023

CISOs can and should push back when they're presented with budget costs that affect the business. Here's how.

SD-WAN & SASE Call for Smarter IT Service Management
CIO, March 15th, 2023

Software-Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) are making it faster, easier, and more affordable for businesses to securely connect offices and remote users to the applications and information they need to get work done.

Top 10 Enterprise Networking Companies
Datamation, March 17th, 2023

Enterprise networking companies enable organizations to route, connect, assign and manage resources more dynamically, intelligently, and easily-often through increased automation and AI, and improved monitoring. All of this has led to a more agile, flexible, and cost-effective framework for managing a digital enterprise.

Top 9 SD-WAN Benefits For Businesses
Search Networking, March 14th, 2023

Make the case for an SD-WAN implementation, and explore the benefits and main use cases for SD-WAN in enterprises, beyond traditional hybrid WANs.

When Does SD-WAN Make Sense?
Networkworld, March 13th, 2023

Software-defined WAN offers a lot of potential benefits including price, efficiency, and performance, but it's not right for all sites.

Where To Place A Firewall In The Network & Why It's Important
Enterprise Storage Forum, March 16th, 2023

Firewalls are an essential component of networks and their placement matters. Logically, a firewall is placed between the internet service provider (ISP) and the local area network (LAN) devices. As traffic passes through the firewall monitors that traffic against a set of predetermined rules and controls the access to the network.

IT - BYOD
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Is Your BYOD Mobile Strategy Costing More Than You Think?
CIO, March 14th, 2023

Whether you're moving from a BYOD policy to a corporate-owned position, question whether standardizing your mobile device operational platforms will help ease the burdens of compliance.

IT - Big Data
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The 10 Essential Data Warehouse Components To Know
Solutions Review, March 14th, 2023

A data warehouse is a collection of data that is specifically designed for reporting and analysis. It is a central repository of data that allows organizations to make informed decisions based on data-driven insights.

IT - Sales
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B2B Reads: 20 Effective Sales Tactics, What Sales Leaders Need To Know, Pinterest Ad Dollars On The Rise And More
Heinz Marketing, March 18th, 2023

In addition to our Sunday App of the Week feature, we also summarize some of our favorite B2B sales & marketing posts from around the web each week. We'll miss a ton of great stuff, so if you found something you think is worth sharing please add it to the comments below.

Gartner Says Machine Customers Represent One Of The Biggest New Growth Opportunities Of The Decade
Gartner, March 16th, 2023

In New Gartner Book, 'When Machines Become Customers' Experts Identify the Three Phases of Machine Customers' Evolution

How I Closed 50% More By Systematizing My Sales Follow-Up Process
Sales Hacker, March 16th, 2023

If you systematize your sales follow-up process you will close more deals - and I am about to show you how

IT - Marketing
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Transformation Ahead For Channel Marketers: Insights From Our B2B Marketing Predictions Webinar
Forrester, March 15th, 2023

Forrester's 2023 predictions for B2B marketing and sales leaders have a common thread: They all, in one way or another, speak to the criticality of aligning around the customer. In a recent webinar, my colleague Amy Hawthorne and I dove deep into two of those predictions, both of which have made waves in the market.

3 Steps To Drive Demand With ABM Social Media Campaigns
Solutions Review, March 17th, 2023

B2B marketers don't need to be convinced to adopt an account-based marketing (ABM) approach-the overwhelming majority are already there, according to Foundry research, which revealed that 94 percent of marketers have an ABM strategy in place.

How A Millennial Marketer's Journey To Adopting Podcasts Can Help B2B Marketers Reach Their ICP
Heinz Marketing, March 17th, 2023

While I have worked in marketing for the better part of a decade, I don't have much experience with podcasts, professionally or personally. Listening to something in audio format (that isn't music) can be difficult for me; I prefer visuals and subtitles (even though I'm a hearing person) and have a challenging time staying 'tuned in' to what is being said either on the radio, in an audiobook, or in a podcast.

How Marketing And Sales Alignment Helps With Company Growth
Sales Hacker, March 15th, 2023

There are many benefits of the marketing and sales teams working together. It helps generate better leads, improve conversion rates, and eventually, increase company revenue. But how do you align marketing and sales strategy?

Marketing Operations Must Rationalize Revenue Technology To Achieve Customer Experience Goals
Forrester, March 17th, 2023

One of Forrester's B2B marketing predictions for 2023 is that organizations will shed one-third of the point solutions from their revenue technology stack.

IT - Developer
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PyTorch 2.0 Brings New Fire To Open-Source Machine Learning
VentureBeat, March 15th, 2023

After months in preview, PyTorch 2.0 has been made generally available by the PyTorch Foundation.

SuperMicro News
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Ruler SSDs Rule Supermicro Petascale Servers
Blocks & Files, March 13th, 2023

Supermicro has launched PCIe gen 5 storage servers in 1RU and 2RU form factors supporting 16, 24 or 32 NVMe SSDs and up to a petabyte of capacity, with a 16-bay system coming first.

Cisco News
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Can You Hire Your Way To Security Resilience?
Cisco News, March 14th, 2023

Can you hire your way to security resilience? We all seek that place where you're able to protect all aspects of your business by anticipating and responding to threats and change, and then emerging stronger.but what role do people play in it?

Cisco And Telenor Group Sign Agreement To Explore New As-A-Service Business Models And Enable A More Inclusive Internet For The Future
Cisco News, March 16th, 2023

Cisco and Telenor extend their relationship to explore and develop new business opportunities, joint research, and innovation.

Cisco Catalyst IR8300 Rugged Series Router Wins 2023 'Industrial IoT Innovation Of The Year'
Cisco News, Cisco News

We're honored to be named Industrial IoT Innovation of the Year in the 2023 IoT Breakthrough Awards for our Cisco Catalyst IR8300 Rugged Series Router.

Cisco SD-WAN: The Right Tool For Keeping Fleets Moving
Cisco News, March 13th, 2023

When people think of fleets, they often think of a collection of ships cruising across the sea. Modern-day fleets, however, include public transportation, first responders, and service trucks for utilities, ISPs, and equipment or appliance repair.

Software-Defined Infrastructure: Cisco And NTT Co-Deliver A Solution For A Complex Problem
Cisco News, March 15th, 2023

These days, flexibility, adaptability, and agility are vital. Organizations must be able to take advantage of opportunities as they arise, amid economic and supply chain uncertainties. The pressure to reduce costs and add efficiencies continues to squeeze technology budgets.

HP News
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Daily QR 'Scan Scams' Phishing Users On Their Mobile Devices
HP News, March 16th, 2023

New HP Wolf Security report shows move to block macros by default is forcing threat actors to think outside the 'box'

Gear To Make Any Size Home Office Work For You
HP News, March 15th, 2023

Set your home office up for success, whether it's a cramped corner or an entire room.

Oracle News
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5 Infrastructure Tech Trends To Watch For In 2023
Oracle News, March 13th, 2023

As 2023 unfolds, there are five areas of infrastructure technology that will play a big part in shaping the year ahead. Read on to learn why new cloud requirements, platform architectures, essential technologies, controlled automation, and artificial intelligence for IT security need to be on organizations' watch lists.

Guidehouse Insights Names Oracle A Leader In Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Oracle News, March 13th, 2023

Oracle Energy and Water recognized for its DER-aware advanced applications that help utilities manage their rapidly evolving grid

Hibbett Drafts Oracle Cloud To Improve In-Store Shopping Experiences
Oracle News, March 14th, 2023

Athletic-inspired fashion retailer adopts the Oracle retail cloud platform to deliver more personalized interactions that support customer loyalty and sales

JVCKENWOOD Selects Oracle Cloud ERP to Transform Finance Operations
Oracle News, March 16th, 2023

Oracle Cloud ERP helps standardize and centralize operational processes to improve efficiency and productivity

Netsuite Personalizes Cloud Training And Industry Skills Development
Oracle News, March 15th, 2023

New NetSuite MyLearn platform offers comprehensive educational resources to develop skills and gain more value from NetSuite

Dell News
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Accelerate Digital Transformation At The Manufacturing Edge
Dell Technologies News, March 15th, 2023

Deploy emerging technologies at scale across your manufacturing operations to deliver your business outcomes.

Are You Prepared For A Cyberattack?
Dell Technologies News, March 15th, 2023

Get ahead of potential threats with Product Success Accelerator for Cyber Recovery.

Dell Technologies Strengthens Security Portfolio With New Services And Solutions
Dell Technologies News, March 15th, 2023

Dell Technologies Managed Detection and Response Pro Plus blocks routes to cyberattacks and accelerates recovery

Lenovo News
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Artificial Intelligence Welcomed, But Human-Centered IT Support Is Key To Employee Satisfaction And Productivity
Lenovo News, March 14th, 2023

A global survey of employees reveals 74% think inefficient IT support affects morale and hinders productivity, while 87% welcome adoption of AI in resolving IT issues with minimal disruption

Lenovo Storage Innovation And Channel-Centric Strategy Drives Record Growth And Infrastructure Leadership
Lenovo News, March 15th, 2023

Lenovo ranked the #1 worldwide storage solutions vendor in the $25K and under market and #5 storage provider globally, according to IDC

Nutanix News
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How To Tackle Resource Planning In A Hybrid Infrastructure
Nutanix News, March 17th, 2023

Many organizations use public or hybrid cloud infrastructure to address issues surrounding the cost of storing data and running applications. Still, infrastructure is rarely optimized for the consumer's specific processes. Poor resource pooling leads to excessive and unnecessary spending, but there are elegant and simple solutions for proper resource planning in your hybrid infrastructure.

The Why And How Of Server Virtualization
Nutanix News, March 15th, 2023

Modern businesses store their data and apps everywhere: across on-premises data centers, public clouds, and even in the edge. Though these applications and workloads run on server hardware, acquiring a separate server for each digital process your business performs is impractical.

Microsoft News
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Increasing Access To Education For People With Disabilities
Microsoft News, March 15th, 2023

Around the world 2.2 billion people have a form of vision disability according to WHO. As disabilities affect people of all ages, it's critical that education is accessible to all and ensures equitable access to children and adults alike.

Introducing Microsoft 365 Copilot - Whole New Way To Work
Microsoft News, March 16th, 2023

Microsoft announced Microsoft 365 Copilot-your copilot for work. Copilot combines the power of large language models (LLMs) with your data in the Microsoft Graph-your calendar, emails, chats, documents, meetings, and more-and the Microsoft 365 apps to turn your words into the most powerful productivity tool on the planet. And it does so within our existing commitments to data security and privacy in the enterprise.

Launch To The Moon With Minecraft Education Artemis Missions
Microsoft News, March 14th, 2023

Minecraft STEM Events and Announcements Did you know we're going back to the Moon? With Artemis missions, NASA will land the first woman and first person of color on the Moon using innovative technology to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before!

Microsoft Announces Partnership With Cloud Gaming Provider Boosteroid To Bring More Games To More Players Around The World
Microsoft News, March 14th, 2023

Through a new 10-year agreement to support Boosteroid's leading Ukrainian software development team, Microsoft will bring Xbox PC games, as well as Activision Blizzard titles including 'Call of Duty,' to the largest independent cloud gaming provider in the world

Power Platform Is Leading A New Era Of AI-Generated Low-Code App Development
Microsoft News, March 16th, 2023

Microsoft Power Platform is reinventing software development with AI-powered no-code development. Today, Microsoft Power Platform is announcing Copilot in Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents further democratizing development and enabling even more people to create innovative solutions through natural language.

IBM News
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IBM Brings Intelligent Automation Software To Telecom Egypt To Transform Their Network Operations
IBM News, March 13th, 2023

IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps will be adopted to help Telcom Egypt maintain control & governance over their IT operations

IBM Launches RFP To Help Accelerate Global Water Management Solutions For Vulnerable Populations
IBM News, March 14th, 2023

IBM will support projects that can help improve access to safe drinking water for all, improve water quality by reducing pollution, increase water-use efficiency, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, increase sanitation management, and reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity

Fortinet News
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Emirates National Oil Company Transforms Customer Experience And Increases Operational Efficiency With Fortinet Secure Sd-Wan
Fortinet News, March 15th, 2023

55% cost savings resulting from lower multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) usage and simpler administration

Extending Cybersecurity To Employees No Matter Where They're Working
Fortinet News, March 14th, 2023

For many employees, the traditional workplace has evolved over the past 20+ years into today's work-from-anywhere (WFA) environment.

How Best To Secure Applications In Any Cloud
Fortinet News, March 16th, 2023

Organizations worldwide are digitizing their products, services, and operations and moving applications to the cloud as quickly as possible.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Bad Actors Practicing The Three Rs
Fortinet News, March 15th, 2023

Malware has a way of grabbing all the attention in the media and keeping companies on their toes.

Red Hat News
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Fedora 38 Beta Now Available
Red Hat News, March 15th, 2023

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fedora Linux 38 Beta, the latest version of the free and open source Fedora Linux operating system. Fedora Linux 38 Beta reflects the community's desire for workstation, security and developer innovations. Users can look forward to the release of Fedora Linux 38 in late April.

Friday Five - March 17, 2023
Red Hat News, March 17th, 2023

The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.

The Supply Chain Optimization Imperative
Red Hat News, March 15th, 2023

The pandemic brought physical supply chain issues into focus and made organizations recognize dynamic supply assurance as a critical capability for their business.

Citrix News
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Preview: EDT Lossy On Citrix Gateway Service
Citrix News, March 13th, 2023

Citrix Gateway service now supports Loss tolerant mode (preview), which uses EDT Lossy transport protocol to enhance the end-user audio experience for users connecting through networks with high latency and packet loss.

Uncover VDI And DaaS Data Risks With In-Session Clipboard Monitoring
Citrix News, March 16th, 2023

To meet the needs of a fast-growing, distributed workforce, organizations have rolled out virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) with a goal of improving employee productivity and the end-user experience.

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