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IT - CxO
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Top 8 Trends Shaping Digital Transformation In 2021
ZDNet, November 17th, 2020
Research from Salesforce MuleSoft and third-party findings highlight some of the top 2021 trends facing CIOs, IT leaders, and organizations in their digital transformation journey
The Digital Maturity Model: A Guide To Successful Digital Transformation
ITProPortal, November 20th, 2020
How to undergo a successful digital transformation
CISOs Say A Distributed Workforce Has Critically Increased Security Concerns
HelpNet Security, November 17th, 2020
73% of security and IT executives are concerned about new vulnerabilities and risks introduced by the distributed workforce, Skybox Security reveals
Breaking Analysis: CISOs Believe Shifts In Cyber Security Will Be Permanent
wikibon, November 20th, 2020
CISOs Predict Shifts in Cyber Security Become a Permanent Trend
7 Attributes Every IT Leader Must Have
CIO, November 18th, 2020
Leadership has little to do with one's title or seniority; it's an attribute that's earned over time through study, practice and commitment. Are you prepared to become a true leader?
IT - CxO Events
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CIO: IT, The Cloud, Your Customer, and The Future of Brick-and-Mortar (Nov 24th)
Tuesday, November 24th, 2020: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hear top CIOs discuss IT, the cloud, your customer, and the future of brick-and-mortar
CIO: Accelerating SAP Modernization Strategies to Support Business Transformation Initiatives (Nov. 30th)
Monday, November 30th, 2020: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Learn how top CIOs are properly incorporating core packages -- like SAP-- into business transformation initiatives
2020 HMG Live! Florida CIO Executive Leadership Summit (Dec. 1st)
Tuesday, December 1st, 2020: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
HMG Strategy Executive Leadership Summits deliver world class thought leadership where attendees receive unique insights into best practices and hear success stories involving leadership, management, technology and career development.
BWG: Accelerating the New Intelligent Data Center for Financial Services (Dec. 2nd)
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
BWG Connect invites you to participate in a candid interactive industry discussion. Hear from your peers about concrete lessons learned & real-world challenges faced during these unprecedented times.
Evanta: Melbourne CIO Virtual Executive Summit (Dec. 2nd)
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020: 9:00 PM to 2:30 PM
The Power of Digital Transformation to Drive Business Success
CIO: The Next Phase of Workforce Continuity: Optimizing the Employee Experience (Dec. 7th)
Monday, December 7th, 2020: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hear top CIOs discuss the next phase of strategic planning and optimizing the employee experience
CIO: The Multicloud Advantage Virtual Event (Dec. 8-10)
Tuesday, December 8th, 2020: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM to 2PM Thursday, December 10th
Join us for "The Multi-cloud Advantage: Digital Innovation, Agility and Resilience" produced by CIO and IDG. You'll learn from leading CIOs and you'll participate in a one-of-a-kind virtual event experience designed to help you develop and optimize a business-focused multi-cloud strategy.
CSO: Securing Hybrid Enterprise Infrastructures Across a Distributed Workplace (Dec 10th)
Thursday, December 10th, 2020: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Learn how top CSOs are securing hybrid enterprise infrastructures across distributed workplaces
CIO: Outlook 2021: Key Trends in Driving Workloads and Applications to Cloud Infrastructures
Thursday, December 10th, 2020: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Join CIO for an open discussion on the specific direction cloud-migration strategies are likely to take over the course of 2021
2020 SIM Connect Live - Powered by HMG Strategy
Thursday, December 15th, 2020: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
SIM is the world's premier organization for IT leaders, comprised of more than 5,000 CIOs, senior IT executives, prominent academicians, consultants and IT leaders who collaborate and network year-round.
IT - Storage
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How Will The Global Storage Market Evolve?
Techradar.pro, November 16th, 2020
An expert analysis of how storage tiers could evolve by the end of this decade
How Software-Defined Storage (SDS) Enables Continuity Of Operations
InformationAge, November 20th, 2020
This article explores how software-defined storage (SDS) can enable operation continuity throughout the enterprise
Flash Storage Debate Heats Up Over QLC SSDs vs. HDDs
SearchStorage, November 19th, 2020
QLC flash storage is exerting pressure on spinning disk for mass storage and archiving use cases -- but HDDs will stick around for years if not decades, industry experts predict
Fast Object Storage: Meeting The Demands Of Modern Data
datanami, November 20th, 2020
Object storage is expanding beyond the cheap-and-deep, slow and cold storage option it's been known as for decades into a new form of next-gen primary storage: Fast object storage. Get ready, because it's seeing a surge in demand
3Q20 WW SSD Shipments Rise Quarterly 2% To 82.7 Million, Exabytes 5% To 54EB
Storage Newsletter, November 16th, 2020
This is an Executive Summary of NAND/SSD Information Service 3Q20 Quarterly Update, published on November 11, 2020 by Trendfocus, Inc.
IT - Security
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Why Cyber Resiliency Needs To Be A Priority In 2021
ITProPortal, November 17th, 2020
At a time when businesses are adapting to significant change, it is important to continuously assess your cyber resiliency
The Worst Passwords Of 2020 Show We Are Just As Lazy About Security As Ever
ZDNet, November 18th, 2020
Can't we do any better than '123456'?
Why Don't Firewalls Work?
ITProPortal, November 19th, 2020
Sixty percent of organizations say firewalls are not stopping cyberattacks. Many are looking elsewhere for answers
IT - CRM
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The Great CRM Shift Of 2020
CRMBuyer, November 19th, 2020
Lead Management: The Essential Foundation of B2B Growth in Any Economy
IT - HR
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6 Things To Consider Before Hiring Your First Remote Employee
Business 2 Community, November 16th, 2020
'Over 95% of U.S. office workers' were forced 'to become regular telecommuters practically overnight' this year
IT - AI
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Time May Be Right For Professionalizing Artificial Intelligence Practices
ZDNet, November 20th, 2020
"It's unlikely that you'd trust a 'citizen architect' to build your home in the same way that you wouldn't visit a 'citizen doctor' when you get sick."
Making AI Accessible To Any Size Enterprise
insideHPC, November 19th, 2020
Experience tells us that there is a relationship between organizational size and technology adoption: Larger, more resource-rich, enterprises generally adopt new technologies first, while smaller, more resource constrained organizations follow afterward, (provided that the small organization isn't in the technology business)
5 AI Trends Profoundly Benefiting Business Bottom Lines
AiTHORITY, November 19th, 2020
In today's tumultuous business-scape amid increasingly intricate, and often vexing, marketplace conditions, curating and mining data to drive analytics-based decision making is just no longer enough
IT - Blockchain
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Why Bitcoin Thrives (And Why It Won't Replace The Dollar)
CoinDesk, November 16th, 2020
Bitcoin is the leader of the pack in the crypto space. It has recovered from the disastrous crash of 2018 and is heading back towards the price it reached in December 2017
IT - PM
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Project Management Framework
Whatis,com, November 20th, 2020
A project management framework is a set of processes, tasks and tools that provide guidance and structure for the execution of a project
IT - Operations
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What Data Center Colocation Is Today, And Why It's Changed
DataCenter Knowledge, November 16th, 2020
Data center colocation has become about much more than connectivity, space, and power. Here's what's changed
5 Ways A Remote Hands Data Center Ensures Colocation Success
SearchDataCenter, November 20th, 2020
Off-site hardware upkeep can be tricky and time-consuming. With remote hands options, your admins can delegate routine maintenance and monitoring to trained, on-site service staff
IT - Database
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Managed Databases Require Managed Backup
architectingIT, November 18th, 2020
Managed database platforms are becoming increasingly significant to cloud service providers as a way to deliver value-add and sticky services
IT - Server
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Want To Know What A Supercomputer Feels Like? Then Try This 224-Core Monster Server
Techradar.pro, November 21st, 2020
Meet the world's most powerful bare metal server right now
IT - Linux
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Secure Your Containers With SElinux
opensouce.com, November 18th, 2020
Hack your system to understand why it's important to configure SELinux to be your first line of container defense
Microsoft Defender For Linux Adds New Security Feature
ZDNet, November 17th, 2020
Microsoft's server-based Linux protection program is now offering a public preview of improved endpoint detection and response features
IT - HPC
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Infiniband Is Still Setting The Network Pace For HPC And AI
The Next Platform, November 17th, 2020
If this is the middle of November, even during a global pandemic, this must be the SC20 supercomputing conference and there either must be a speed bump that is being previewed for the InfiniBand interconnect commonly used for HPC and AI or it is actually shipping in systems.
The World's Fastest Supercomputer Is Now Even More Absurdly Powerful Than Before
Techradar.pro, November 17th, 2020
Fugaku has extended its lead at the top of the supercomputer rankings
The Top Five Trends Driving The Need For New HPC/AI System Architectures
insideHPC, November 20th, 2020
The pinnacle of our current architectural landscape is within sight, with exascale systems starting to come to fruition
Blazing The Trail For Exascale Storage
The Next Platform, November 18th, 2020
When it comes to advanced technologies at the high end of compute, networking, and storage, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is one of the world's pathfinding testbeds
PeopleTek News
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Growth, Change And Stress
PeopleTek News, November 16th, 2020
To improve is to change, to be perfect is to change often --Winston Churchill
IT - Cloud
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How A Move To The Cloud Can Improve Disaster Recovery Plans
HelpNet Security, November 16th, 2020
COVID-19 and the subsequent global recession have thrown a wrench into IT spending. Many enterprises have placed new purchases on hold.
Breaking Down The Cost Of Cloud Computing
Whatis,com, November 16th, 2020
Cost savings is one of the main reasons that companies decide to migrate to a cloud environment
IT - DR
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Why 72% Of Businesses Are Unable To Meet IT Disaster Recovery Expectations
Business 2 Community, November 20th, 2020
A recent survey of 300+ IT professionals conducted by QuorumLabs Inc. revealed that 72% of businesses are unable to meet IT recovery expectations
Disaster Recovery Plan Template: 8 Key Steps For Businesses
SecurityIntelligence, November 18th, 2020
The recent pandemic has shown that disruptions in daily business can happen quickly and without warning.
IT - Networks
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The Growing Importance Of Ethernet Switches In Industry
ITProPortal, November 19th, 2020
As connectivity and networking expand into industrial settings, Recab explores the role Ethernet Switches play
NVIDIA (Mellanox) Debuts NDR 400 Gigabit Infiniband At SC20
HPCWire, November 16th, 2020
Nvidia introduced its Mellanox NDR 400 gigabit-per-second InfiniBand family of interconnect products, which are expected to be available in Q2 of 2021
Network, It's Time To Modernize!
VMWare News, November 16th, 2020
The network is a critical component of any IT environment
IT - Careers
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7 Reasons You Should Work Remotely On A Permanent Basis
Business 2 Community, November 16th, 2020
Since the onset of the pandemic, many people have been forced to work remotely. In the beginning, there were various complaints chiefly concerning time-management issues.
Is This Employer A Mickey Mouse Operation?
Ask The Headhunter, November 18th, 2020
How can you figure out whether a company is a Mickey Mouse operation before you start working there? A reader wants to know
Six Ways Your IT Team Can Overcome Remote Working Risks
ITProPortal, November 20th, 2020
Let's discuss the importance of workplace wellbeing, ways to prevent breaches caused by people, the problem with phishing and Tessian research in more detail
Nearly All Home Workers Want To Keep Doing So
ITProPortal, November 18th, 2020
They're enjoying the flexibility of the remote working environment
How To Get A New IT Job In 2021: 8 Ways To Prepare
The Enterprisers Project, November 19th, 2020
If you're job hunting now or preparing to make a move, consider this expert advice from CIOs and recruiting experts on how to land a new IT job, even during a pandemic
The Secret Recipe To Building High-Performance Teams
Business 2 Community, November 16th, 2020
Teams of all shapes and sizes have found themselves struggling during the coronavirus pandemic
IT - Virtualization
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What Is A Hypervisor Server?
ServerWatch, November 17th, 2020
At its most basic, a hypervisor is the 'manager' of a software-hardware stack. The term 'hypervisor' derives from the word 'supervisor.'
IT - Compliance
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Update To California's Data Privacy Laws Could Have Wide Reach
DataCenter Knowledge, November 17th, 2020
The proposition, which expands CCPA's regulations, could affect laws elsewhere and means companies must get compliant, but not until January 2023
IT - Backup
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Need To Know: Five Key Things About Backup Testing
ComputerWeekly, November 18th, 2020
We look at five key things to consider when it comes to backup testing - what to test, how often, making sure backups work, whether recovery is effective and ensuring processes are consistent
Best Enterprise Backup & Recovery Software
Storage Newsletter, November 20th, 2020
Ahead of 70 products are Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault, Zerto, Cohesity DataProtect, and Rubrik
21 Top Cloud Backup Services For Business
SearchDataBackup, November 16th, 2020
Before selecting a service from a cloud backup provider, identify your organization's specific needs, including which features are important for security and data management
IT - Mobile
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6 Remote Mobile Product Manager Tips
Business 2 Community, November 17th, 2020
This year has been interesting to say the least. With most companies transitioning to part-time (if not full-time) remote work, teams are being forced to be creative in the ways they communicate and work efficiently.
IT - Big Data
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10 Spectacular Big Data Sources To Streamline Decision-Making
SmartDataCollective, November 18th, 2020
These 10 big data sources can be excellent for developing data analytics research projects
The Impact Of Big Data In Business, Past And Future
insideBIGDATA, November 20th, 2020
With the online world now being the biggest market space for businesses worldwide, Big Data is proving to be their most powerful tool-set to own and use
Teaching Big Data Analytics During Lockdown
SmartDataCollective, November 18th, 2020
Life during lockdown has been difficult for everyone, but teachers and students have been significantly affected
IT - Encryption
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The Growing Need For Encrypted Communications
Techradar.pro, November 16th, 2020
Keeping communication private and secure is increasingly important for both businesses and consumers
Google Set To Bring End-To-End Encryption In Android Messaging
CSO MAG, November 20th, 2020
Google is finally ready to roll out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) in its latest RCS standard for Android messaging
DDN News
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University Of Florida To Implement DDN A3I With NVIDIA DGX Superpod Architecture
DDN News, November 17th, 2020
DDN announced its AI400X all-NVME flash storage system will help amplify capabilities of the University of Florida's flagship supercomputer, 'HiPerGator,' to make it the world's fastest AI supercomputer in academia
DDN Wins Multiple 2020 Hpcwire Readers' And Editors' Choice Awards
DDN News, November 19th, 2020
The Leader in AI Data Solutions, DDN has won multiple prestigious awards from the HPC community for solving the most demanding global challenges
DDN Installs 30 SFA18K Series Storage Hardware Devices As Second-Tier Storage For The Supercomputer Fugaku
DDN News, November 17th, 2020
Meeting Fugaku requirements, DDN successfully supports 150 Petabytes of large-capacity storage and 1.5 TB/s of throughput in combination with Fujitsu's FEFS filesystem
DDN Adds Intelliflash Systems And Announces New Exascaler Capabilities
DDN News, November 16th, 2020
The global demand for AI, analytics and real-time insight has created new paths to innovation in every industry, along with massive management and scaling challenges
RSA News
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RSA Securid Access Announces Fedramp 'In-Process' Status
RSA News, November 19th, 2020
U.S. Census Bureau sponsors RSA's identity assurance solution for federal risk management certification program
SuperMicro News
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Supermicro Delivers Industry-Leading Portfolio Of Advanced Hpc Platforms At Supercomputing 2020 (SC20)
Supermicro News, November 17th, 2020
Supermicro Showcases at the World's Largest Gathering of Supercomputing Experts the Latest Innovative Breakthroughs in HPC Systems Including BigTwin, FatTwin, SuperBlade, and AI/Machine Learning
Cisco News
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Register Now To Explore The Magic Of Collaboration At Cisco's Premier Webexone Event Dec 8-9
Cisco News, November 18th, 2020
Cisco Collaboration to unveil its vision for Webex and showcase new technologies that deliver 10X better than in-person interactions
Flip The Script: Get DevNet Certified In 2020
Cisco News, November 20th, 2020
Good things have come out of 2020. More time to spend together with our families, more outside time, and a few good TV shows
Datacore News
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Wasabi And DataCore To Provide Low-Cost Solution For Automated Transfer And Archiving Of Files To The Cloud
Datacore News, November 17th, 2020
New partnership simplifies the process of identifying older data and migrating it while still making it available to users, reducing costs while increasing the accessibility of hot data
HP News
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HP Reverb G2 Virtual Reality Headset - Shipping Update
HP News, November 20th, 2020
We know some of you have already received your HP Reverb G2s and we love seeing the enthusiasm from the VR community
Cobra Golf Partners With HP And Parmatech To Introduce The First Of Its Kind, Limited Edition 3D Printed Commercial Putter Using HP Metal Jet Technology
HP News, November 17th, 2020
he KING Supersport-35, A Limited Edition, Fully 3D Printed Putter Design with SIK Face Technology, Delivers the Next Level in Personalization and Putter Performance
AWS News
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AWS Announces General Availability Of AWS Network Firewall
AWS News, November 17th, 2020
New high-availability firewall service gives customers added visibility and control to easily secure their virtual networks running on AWS
VMware News
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VMware Unveils The Modern Network Framework For Data Center And Cloud Networking
VMWare News, November 18th, 2020
VMware announces the next wave of Virtual Cloud Network innovation for enabling a public cloud experience and best meeting the needs of applications and users
VMware Announces Availability Of Enterprise Blockchain Platform
VMWare News, November 18th, 2020
VMware announced the commercial availability of VMware Blockchain to provide a digital foundation that enterprises can trust to build business networks and deploy business-critical decentralized applications
Oracle News
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Larry Ellison Discusses The Future Of Office Work And Integrated Applications
Oracle News, November 18th, 2020
When the chairman of a company that employs more than 130,000 people offers his perspective on whether COVID-19 will permanently change office culture, it's worth paying close attention
Veeam News
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Veeam Protects The Company's It Systems Supporting Society
Veeam News, November 18th, 2020
Lenovo News
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Lenovo's Role In Designing An Inclusive World
Lenovo News, November 17th, 2020
Since 2006, Lenovo has been technology sponsor for Women's Forum for the Economy and Society, a leading platform that elevates women's voices and perspectives on pressing global issues ranging from sustainable development and economy to culture and media
In The Perfect Cup Of Coffee, AI Is The Secret Ingredient
Lenovo News, November 17th, 2020
Although enjoying a cup of coffee is an essential daily ritual for millions around the world, few realize the painstaking quality control that goes into ensuring their morning brew tastes right
Nutanix News
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Study Shows Hybrid Cloud Steps Up To Meet Business Needs Amidst COVID-19
Nutanix News, November 18th, 2020
Pandemic Highlights the Strategic Importance of IT Globally
Microsoft News
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Federal Agencies Advancing Government And Our Nation
Microsoft News, November 18th, 2020
As we look ahead to the close of 2020 and the beginning of a new year and administration, I'm more excited than ever to be leading our 3,000-member Microsoft Federal team
Envision: Where Business Leaders Come Together To Share Insights And Perspectives
Microsoft News, November 17th, 2020
Accenture and Microsoft's unique partnership began in the year 2000, when the two companies co-founded Avanade to create a center of innovation for the Microsoft platform. Today, we truly believe there is no greater partnership in technology and consulting
IBM News
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IBM To Acquire SAP Consulting Partner Truqua
IBM News, November 16th, 2020
Acquisition will bolster IBM Services' expertise in financial workflows with SAP and further strengthen the company's hybrid cloud growth agenda
IBM To Acquire Instana As Company Continues To Advance Its Hybrid Cloud And AI Strategy
IBM News, November 18th, 2020
Acquisition to help businesses use AI to better manage complexity of modern applications that span hybrid cloud landscape; Builds on IBM's industry-leading AI-powered automation capabilities
IBM Study: Majority Of Global Consumers Embrace E-Commerce, Sustainability For The Holidays Amid COVID-19
IBM News, November 17th, 2020
Many consumers are adjusting holiday shopping, travel and vacation plans due to heightened concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic globally
IBM Makes Education & Hiring More Inclusive Worldwide With P-Tech Model Expanding Across 28 Countries
IBM News, November 17th, 2020
Adoption of P-TECH and multilingual support of free IBM Open P-TECH online curricula strengthens education-to-career pathway for underserved communities globally
IBM Announces New Collar Apprenticeship Accelerator For IBM Z
IBM News, November 19th, 2020
M&T Bank Joins as Inaugural Ecosystem Employer
Fortune And IBM Watson Health Recognize Top-Performing U.S. Cardiovascular Hospitals
IBM News, November 17th, 2020
The Fortune/IBM Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals winners demonstrate opportunities to potentially save thousands of additional lives and billions of dollars in costs
COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium Enters New Phase Focused On Helping Researchers To Identify Potential Therapies For Patients
IBM News, November 16th, 2020
Second phase of operation will prioritize research projects with potential to help patients within the next six months
Fortinet News
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Partnering On Global Cybercrime: A Group Effort
Fortinet News, November 20th, 2020
As daily life and business becomes more digitized, cybersecurity is increasingly a topic of global importance not just for cyber professionals, but for everyone
Introducing Fortinet Managed IPS Rules Powered By Fortiguard Labs For AWS Network Firewall
Fortinet News, November 17th, 2020
As organizations increasingly deliver critical, line-of-business capabilities by leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS), security cannot be an afterthought
Fortinet Scores Highest For Two Key Use Cases In The 2020 Gartner Critical Capabilities For Network Firewalls Report
Fortinet News, November 18th, 2020
Fortinet's Security-Driven Networking approach seamlessly integrates and accelerates security and networking to protect any edge at any scale
Fortinet At Virtual AWS Re:Invent 2020
Fortinet News, November 19th, 2020
AWS re:Invent is Amazon Web Services' annual cloud user conference and one of the biggest events in the cloud space
Red Hat News
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A Guide To Security Technologies In Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat News, November 19th, 2020
Red Hat has a long history of adopting and creating security technologies to harden our core platforms, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
What's New In The World Of Chris?
Red Hat News, November 19th, 2020
Since the collaboration between Red Hat, the MOC, and the FNNDSC in 2018, ChRIS has progressed rapidly and new use cases have steadily grown. One of the most timely, and arguably important ones, has been in playing a part in helping diagnose COVID infections on lung images
Friday Five - November 20, 2020
Red Hat News, November 20th, 2020
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
Finding Common Ground Through Open Source And Conversation
Red Hat News, November 19th, 2020
As Mark Twain once said, "let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation."
Citrix News
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Securely Build And Manage The New World Of Work
Citrix News, November 20th, 2020
Create, connect, explore, learn, and play at a virtual event like no other
Secure, Resilient Cloud Native Application Delivery At Warp Speed
Citrix News, November 20th, 2020
o describe 2020 in a word, resilient arguably sums it up.
Citrix Virtual Apps And Desktops Achieves Common Criteria Certification
Citrix News, November 20th, 2020
Citrix is pleased to announce that Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 version 1912 Long Term Service Release (LTSR) Premium Edition is now Common Criteria Certified
Chesterfield County Public Schools Engineers Solution To Pandemic Problem With Citrix
Citrix News, November 17th, 2020
District implements digital workspace technology to keep STEM labs running, students learning
Administering Your Citrix Virtual Apps And Desktops Site Just Got
Citrix News, November 19th, 2020
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop service customers now have access to the new Citrix Web Studio
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