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IT - CxO
Make Way For The New CIO: The Chief Innovation Officer
CIO, September 23rd, 2019
The chief innovation officer role has increased in visibility, thanks to digital transformations, which often include the two flavors of CIO working in tandem
Top Challenges For CIOs In A Multi-Cloud World
HelpNet Security, September 23rd, 2019
Lost revenue (49%) and reputational damage (52%) are among the biggest concerns as businesses transform into software businesses and move to the cloud, according to Dynatrace
Chief Data Officers Rule And Deliver Results
Forrester, September 24th, 2019
The CDO role has now crossed the chasm!
5 Corporate Innovation Trends Of 2019 Set To Disrupt The Business Landscape In 2020
Business 2 Community, September 27th, 2019
2020 is shaping up to be a truly generation-defining year across the spectrum - from politics, to sport, to science and beyond
Have You Dusted Off Your Incident Response Plan?
CIO, September 23rd, 2019
As security incidents are more prevalent these days, we are seeing organizations that aren't sufficiently prepared because their incident response plan was outdated or non-existent
CISO Role Grows In Stature, But Challenges Remain
HelpNet Security, September 24th, 2019
In order to find out how CISOs perceive the state of their profession, Optiv Security interviewed 200 CISOs or senior security personnel with equivalent responsibilities in both the US and the UK
IT - Storage
Gartner Magic Quadrant For Primary Storage Arrays In 2019
Storage Newsletter, September 24th, 2019
First 4 leaders: NetApp, Pure Storage, Dell EMC and HPE
IT - Security
The Beginner's Guide To Denial-Of-Service Attacks: A Breakdown Of Shutdowns
Dark Reading, September 25th, 2019
DoS attacks come in many varieties (not just DDoS). This simple set of descriptions will help you understand how they're different - and why each and every one is bad
The Future Of Account Security: A World Without Passwords?
Dark Reading, September 25th, 2019
First step: Convince machines that we are who we say we are with expanded biometrics, including behaviors, locations, and other information that makes "us" us
WW Converged Systems Market Up 11% Y/Y In 2Q19 At $4 Billion - IDC
Storage Newsletter, September 26th, 2019
Top vendors being Dell, Nutanix and Cisco
IDC Releases 2Q19 Worldwide Server Tracker For The Converged Systems Market, September 25th, 2019
International Data Corporation (IDC) ran its quarterly Worldwide Server Tracker for the second quarter of the worldwide converged systems market, reporting an increase of 10.9% year over year to $3.9 billion
How To Fight Deepfakes And Ransomware: Better Security Training
The Enterprisers Project, September 24th, 2019
Did you hear about the CEO who was recently duped by an AI-powered deepfake voice scam? It's time to increase security training for everyone - especially the C-Suite
3 Challenges Of CRM Implementation SMBs Face In 2019
Business 2 Community, September 23rd, 2019
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is an approach to manage the company's interactions with current and potential customers
12 Reasons Why Your CRM Fails...And How To Fix Them
Business 2 Community, September 26th, 2019
Few things are as frustrating as going through the expensive, time-consuming process of implementing a new customer relationship management (CRM) system, only to see it fail
State of AI and Machine Learning in 2019
Business 2 Community, September 25th, 2019
Marketing and Sales prioritize AI and machine learning higher than any other department in enterprises today.
What Enterprises Need to Know About Getting Started with AI/ML
eWeek, September 26th, 2019
Effective use of both AI and Ml in business production use cases can help enterprises that use them jump far ahead of competitors in their sectors, because the technologies remove friction that gums up processes
IT - Humor
But Why Would You Want Another Tie?
ComputerWorld, September 24th, 2019
Must be the principle of the thing.
Throwback Thursday: I'll Show You Rude
ComputerWorld, September 25th, 2019
It's a chain reaction.
IT - Technology
Why Are Scientists So Excited About A Recently Claimed Quantum Computing Milestone?
CCN, September 27th, 2019
A quantum computer may have solved a problem in minutes that would take the fastest conventional supercomputer more than 10,000 years
IT - Bitcoin
Top 5 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Maturing
CCN, September 26th, 2019
Bitcoin has been in the spotlight this week largely due to two unfavorable developments
IT - Blockchain
How Blockchain Is Helping The Coffee Industry Count Beans
ComputerWorld, September 25th, 2019
Blockchain will enable farmers, bankers, exporters and others track and trace the shipment of coffee beans from grower to retailer
10 Blockchain Technology Solutions For Business In 2019
Jaxenter, September 23rd, 2019
Blockchain provides powerful encryption, autonomy, and anonymity. But, how do you invest in the blockchain?
disable vs. Trello: A Blow-By-Blow Comparison
Business 2 Community, September 24th, 2019
When talking about project management and collaboration tools, it's hard not to mention two of the strongest contenders in the field: and Trello.
IT - Operations
IT Asset Disposal: It's Far From Fool's Gold
CIO, September 23rd, 2019
When was the last time you cleaned out and organized your closet? Did you find items you forgot you even owned?
Why CIOs Should Take Extra Precautions When Buying It Support
ComputerWeekly, September 23rd, 2019
With the continued squeeze on IT budgets, CIOs are always seeking ways to reduce their outgoings. Maintenance is one area where substantial savings can be made, but opting for third-party support requires careful assessment
4 Key Elements For A Secure Data Asset Disposal Initiative
Information Management, September 26th, 2019
In the era of digital transformation, old IT and office equipment can pile up quickly as organizations migrate to new technologies to innovate, drive efficiencies and enable new ways of working
Elevate Software-Defined Technology's Role In The Data Center
SearchDataCenter, September 23rd, 2019
SDS and SDN aren't a cure-all for infrastructure management ails. Proper implementation requires research and a suitable hardware setup. Here's a look at what this tech can do
IT - Social Media
5 Ways To Convey Your Brand Image Through Social Media
Business 2 Community, September 23rd, 2019
Gaining a competitive edge in the crowded marketplace of the present can be your biggest achievement as a brand
How The Social Media Landscape Is Changing In 2019
Business 2 Community, September 24th, 2019
Social media is ingrained in the lives of each generation and social users are becoming more selective
PeopleTek News
Is The Corporate Purpose Changing?
PeopleTek News, September 23rd, 2019
CEOs work to generate profits and return value to shareholders, but the best-run companies do more. They put the customer first and invest in their employees and communities.-Tricia Griffith, President and CEO of Progressive Corporation
IT - Cloud
3 Reasons Why Killing Passwords Improves Your Cloud Security
Business 2 Community, September 27th, 2019
87% of enterprises are seeing mobile threats growing the fastest this year, outpacing other threat types
Multi-Cloud Seen Driving Managed Services
EnterpriseAI, September 25th, 2019
The steady enterprise shift to hybrid and multi-cloud deployments brings with it added layers of complexity as adopters seek to salvage some legacy infrastructure while migrating critical workloads to cloud-native frameworks
IT - DevOps
How AI And Microservices Create A Reliable Enterprise Of The Future, September 24th, 2019
The Rise of Microservices
10 Counterintuitive Takeaways From 10 Years Of DevOpsDays, September 27th, 2019
DevOps veteran Kris Buytaert, who was there at the founding of DevOpsDays, shares lessons learned that might surprise you
DevOps Deeper Dive: DevOps Arms Race Heats Up, September 26th, 2019
A massive amount of capital is pouring into DevOps companies as organizations finally begin to realize the extent to which they depend on software
Experts: Disaster Recovery Plans May Overlook Major Outages
SearchDisasterRecovery, September 26th, 2019
Disaster recovery needs to provide protection from natural disasters such as hurricanes, fires and floods, as well as cyberattacks that concern many IT pros
IT - Networks
The Oros and Cons of SD-WAN vs. MPLS
SearchNetworking, September 25th, 2019
The rise of software-defined WAN has caused many organizations to debate SD-WAN vs. MPLS architecture
IT - IoT
The Trouble With Enterprise IoT And Its Identity Management Problem
InformationAge, September 26th, 2019
The Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses a growing number of connected devices ranging from security cameras to smart thermostats, this is creating an identity management challenge
IT - Careers
Should I Let HR Do It?
Ask The Headhunter, September 23rd, 2019
In the September 24, 2019 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter an entrepreneur wonders if HR is necessary at all.
How To Manage Remote IT Teams: 3 Tips To Build Trust
The Enterprisers Project, September 25th, 2019
How can you foster more trust in a remote IT team? Try these three tips, IT leaders
IT - Compliance
When Compliance Isn't Enough: A Case For Integrated Risk Management
Dark Reading, September 25th, 2019
Why governance, risk, and compliance solutions lull companies into a false sense of security, and how to form a more effective approach
IT - Backup
Experts Detail Cloud Backup Market Evolution, Where It's Headed
SearchDataBackup, September 26th, 2019
As part of TechTarget's 20th anniversary, we're taking a look at some of the top trends and technologies in IT over those years. Here, experts discuss the newer cloud backup trend
IT - Big Data
7 Disastrous Cybersecurity Mistakes In A Big Data World
SmartDataCollective, September 24th, 2019
There are many cybersecurity mistakes to be aware of int his big data word we're living in. Here are a few very important ones to watch out for
6 Data Extraction Tools To Speed Up Your Work
Business 2 Community, September 25th, 2019
The day to day tasks of running a business can be hard, not to mention time-consuming
Most Enterprise Networks Can't Handle Big Data Loads
Networkworld, September 25th, 2019
As more data moves through the network, efforts to keep up are lagging due to leadership and technology issues
Big Data's Impact On Investing And The Finance World
SmartDataCollective, September 26th, 2019
Big data's impact on investing is immense. Here's how it's making a difference in the finance world and investing habits
IT - Encryption
Quantum Supremacy Might Be Here, Upending Conventional Encryption
CSO Online, September 26th, 2019
Last week Google posted and quickly took down a report announcing a stunning quantum computing milestone. Regardless of whether the report was premature, conventional encryption's days are numbered
IT - Developer
Why You Need To Think About API Security
Dark Reading, September 26th, 2019
Businesses of all sorts are increasingly relying on APIs to interact with customers in smartphone apps, but they have their own unique set of vulnerabilities
Critical Skills Developers Need To Avoid Getting Left Behind, September 27th, 2019
Burnout is a recurring theme at DevOpsDays events around the world.
DDN News
DDN Storage Expands, Buys Western Digital's Intelliflash
SearchStorage, September 24th, 2019
Western Digital makes an abrupt exit from the storage systems business, while DataDirect Networks continues its storage portfolio growth with IntelliFlash platform
RSA News
RSA: At The Intersection Of Risk Management & Security Ops
RSA News, September 24th, 2019
We bring risk and security teams together to tackle digital risk
SuperMicro News
Supermicro High-Performance 4-Way MP SuperServer Now Available as Intel Select Solution for SAP HANA
Supermicro News, September 24th, 2019
High-core Count System with Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Delivers Increased Onboard Memory Capacity and System Cost-Optimization
Cisco News
Cisco Demonstrates 26.4Tbps on MAREA Transatlantic Subsea Cable
Cisco News, September 24th, 2019
The test was to demonstrate the ability to provide increased transatlantic bandwidth as well as simulate transpacific distances via loopback on one end of the cable
Cisco Extends Webex Security Options Without Compromising User Experience
Cisco News, September 26th, 2019
The Cisco Webex Control Hub Extended Security Pack is available now and enables our customers to protect data from accidental misuse and malicious attacks - while delivering the best user experience
South Slope Boosts Bandwidth Speeds With Cisco To Accommodate Over Three Terabytes
Cisco News, September 26th, 2019
South Slope chooses Cisco to facilitate the transition to 100G, meeting increased network capacity demands on legacy 10G optimized network
HP News
HP unveils its new Chromebook x360 models
CNET, September 26th, 2019
The 12- and 14-inch Chromebooks will launch in late September for $359 and $379
HP launches Chromebook x360 12b, 14b with Universal Stylus Initiative support
ZDNet, September 26th, 2019
The new laptops are among the first products to support the USI standard, which will allow one digital stylus to be used with multiple compatible devices rather than being tied to a single one
Oracle News
GIPHY Selects Oracle Data Cloud to Measure Viewability Across Billions of GIFs
Oracle News, September 23rd, 2019
Groundbreaking integration is first to measure ad delivery, viewability and invalid traffic for short-form branded content from GIPHY
Banks Fighting Financial Crime With New Oracle Innovations
Oracle News, September 24th, 2019
Cost-effective, machine learning-based analytical cloud applications enable banks to thwart increasingly sophisticated criminal activity
Oracle Survey Finds Investigative Sites Still Frustrated With Eclinical Technology
Oracle News, September 24th, 2019
Investigative sites challenged with disjointed technologies that are stunting adoption and hampering industry progress
Software Company Uses Oracle Autonomous Database To Rewrite Book On Logistics
Oracle News, September 24th, 2019
To deliver on today's consumer expectations of large product selections and expedited shipping requires a modern supply chain
Teaming Up To Improve Productivity And Help Internal Talent Be Found: Oracle And Linkedin Are Making Moves
Oracle News, September 24th, 2019
About a year ago, we made an exciting announcement around a new industry-first set of integrations between Oracle and LinkedIn
The Cloud Helps Illy Serve Up World's Best Coffee
Oracle News, September 24th, 2019
illy offers only one blend of coffee. Painstakingly perfected during the last eight decades, derived from nine kinds of Arabica beans, illy's blend is sold in 140 countries
Oracle Cloud The Right Accessory To Support Kendra Scott's Growth
Oracle News, September 26th, 2019
Philanthropic specialty retailer taps modern retail platform to inspire intelligent, customer-first decisions
Veeam News
Reynolds Adds Veeam To The Menu For Supply Chain Protection
veeam News, September 23rd, 2019
Thanks to Veeam, food orders for the likes of Pizza Express and the F1 Grand Prix can be processed without failure
Dell News
Dell Technologies Raises Bar With Next-Generation Data Protection Solutions
Dell News, September 24th, 2019
New fast, secure and efficient PowerProtect DD Series Appliances power data protection for multi-cloud workloads
Dell Rolls Out New Data Protection Storage Appliances And Capabilities
ZDNet, September 24th, 2019
In addition to expanding the Dell EMC PowerProtect portfolio, Dell is introducing new software cyber recovery capabilities
Lenovo News
Global Future Leaders Profile: Standing Tall With Christina Frederick
Lenovo News, September 24th, 2019
This profile is part of a weekly series highlighting participants from Lenovo's Global Future Leaders Program (GFLP)
New Global Study By Lenovo Reveals How Tech Is Impacting Our Human Values
Lenovo News, September 24th, 2019
Over a third (38 percent) believe current technology is making people more open-minded and tolerant by allowing us to see the lives of people across the world
Nutanix News
The 5 Pitfalls Of Legacy Database Environments
Nutanix News, September 23rd, 2019
Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, SAP HANA, PostgreSQL, MySQL. For many organizations, these databases, among others, are essential components of their success - but their potential is stunted
Digital Transformation Enabled By Technology In Healthcare
Nutanix News, September 25th, 2019
"90% of CEOs believe the digital economy will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy"  -  MIT SLOAN AND CAPGEMINI
The State Of The Sap S/4Hana Market - What Can We Conclude From Research By ASUG & IDC?
Nutanix News, September 25th, 2019
Unless you've been sequestered in the bowels of a data center, you've heard that SAP customers are busily making plans to move to S/4HANA
Meet Our .Next Europe Customer Award Finalists!
Nutanix News, September 26th, 2019
For our upcoming .NEXT Europe conference in Copenhagen we are excited to recognize some of the most innovative companies, IT leaders, and technology teams in the industry
Microsoft News
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Leverages Microsoft Dynamics 365 To Transform Customer Experience
Microsoft News, September 23rd, 2019
With three distinct consumer touch points - e-commerce, traditional brick and mortar, and loyalty programs such as wine clubs - Ste. Michelle Wine Estates was challenged by the complexity of the technology needed to provide a true 360-degree view of its consume
Microsoft And Engie Announce Innovative Renewable Initiatives
Microsoft News, September 24th, 2019
The hybrid renewable deal will see Microsoft purchase a total of 230 MW from two ENGIE projects in Texas, bringing Microsoft's renewable energy portfolio to more than 1,900 MW.
$60 Million Microsoft Investment Boosts King County's Efforts To Preserve Affordable Housing In Greater Seattle Region
Microsoft News, September 26th, 2019
Microsoft's investment is part of the company's $500 million commitment to combat the Puget Sound affordable housing crisis
IBM News
Guerbet And IBM Watson Health Announce A Second Co-Development Project As Part Of Their Strategic Partnership For Leveraging Artificial Intelligence In Medical Imaging
IBM News, September 24th, 2019
This second agreement is aimed at developing and marketing a software solution to help radiologists and oncologists diagnose and monitor prostate cancer
Switzerland's Banque Cantonale Vaudoise to Modernize Its Payments System Using IBM Financial Transaction Manager
IBM News, September 25th, 2019
After successful transition to help ensure ISO 20022 compliance, Switzerland's second largest cantonal bank will use IBM payments platform to offer new digital services to customers
Bank of China Expands Relationship with IBM for Digital Transformation
IBM News, September 27th, 2019
IBM Garage underpins Bank of China's first Global Innovation Lab
Fortinet News
IndiGo Airlines Relies on Fortinet's Secure SD-WAN Solution to Provide the Best User Experience for Business Critical Applications
Fortinet News, September 24th, 2019
IndiGo's growing passenger traffic combined with poor MPLS network and Internet quality had resulted in delays for customers
Exploring - And Improving - The Fundamental Strategies Of Cybersecurity
Fortinet News, September 26th, 2019
After a thorough examination of the Internet's development, and the security weaknesses that were encoded into it, The Digital Big Bang pivots to map out the actionable strategies and tactics needed to effectively protect data today
VMware ESXi Command Injection Vulnerability
Fortinet News, September 26th, 2019
VMware is the market leader in cloud infrastructure software, with over 41% market share.
The CISO Must be Included in Any SD-WAN Discussion
HelpNet Security, September 27th, 2019
Extending advanced services to the WAN Edge of the network can have a serious impact on a security architecture and strategy
Red Hat News
Red Hat Elevates Enterprise Automation With New Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Red Hat News, September 24th, 2019
Red Hat adds capabilities for cross-team collaboration, governance and analytics, making it easier to create, share and manage automation across the enterprise
OCBC Bank and Singtel Crowned Winners of the Red Hat APAC Innovation Awards 2019 in Singapore
Red Hat News, September 26th, 2019
Recognized for their transformative use of open source to continuously innovate and future-proof the business
Red Hat Forum APAC 2019 Inspires Businesses To Expand Possibilities With Open Source
Red Hat News, September 26th, 2019
The 9th annual event aims to empower organizations to leverage the power of hybrid cloud
Friday Five - September 27, 2019
Red Hat News, September 27th, 2019
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
Citrix News
CMP Transforms Business with Citrix
Citrix News, September 24th, 2019
Company leverages SD-WAN solution to increase network performance for digital workspaces, fueling innovation and growth
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