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IT - CxO
5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles In June
The Enterprisers Project, June 1st, 2020

Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders

Syngenta CIO Tackles Transformation In Industry Switch
CIO, June 1st, 2020

In his first foray into the sector, Greg Meyers, who also runs Syngenta's digital business, is helping the provider of pesticides and seeds transform into a top precision agriculture player

5 Post Cloud Migration Risks And How CIOs Can Avoid Them
SearchCIO, June 1st, 2020

We've covered issues that arise when making the move to the cloud but here we're diving into the challenges CIOs and their IT teams face post cloud migration and how to avoid them

How CIOs Can Emerge From The Pandemic With A Competitive Advantage
The Enterprisers Project, June 2nd, 2020

University of Alabama at Birmingham CIO Curt Carver shares his team's three-step process, from triaging to transforming operations with an eye to student success and revenue

Tackling The Curve: 7 IT Experts Share New Working Predictions For Businesses
Information Age, June 4th, 2020

As the UK begins it's transition out of the coronavirus lockdown, seven IT experts share their new working predictions for businesses

CIO Strategies For COVID-19 Require New Long-Term IT Planning
SearchCIO, June 1st, 2020

CIOs should look beyond the immediate IT requirements created by the COVID-19 outbreak and think about what will be needed in post-pandemic environments

9 Lies IT Managers Tell Themselves
CIO, June 2nd, 2020

You've got it all covered: security, budget, stakeholders' needs. Or do you? These common self-deceptions can come back to haunt your IT initiatives - and your career

IT - Storage
4 Storage Vendors Offering Intelligent Infrastructure
Storage Newsletter, June 5th, 2020

HPE Nimble Storage, DDN Tintri VMstore, Hitachi Vantara, and Huawei

HDD Market History And Projections
Forbes, June 2nd, 2020

This piece gives results from our last Digital Storage Technology Newsletter on recent history and current projections for the HDD, and other storage technology, market

Online Large File Transfers Made Simple
TechWorm, June 2nd, 2020

FileWhopper Review

IT - Security
41% Of Organizations Have Not Taken Any Steps To Expand Secure Access For The Remote Workforce
HelpNet Security, June 1st, 2020

Currently, organizations are struggling to adjust to the new normal amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a Bitglass survey reveals

Cloud Security Alliance Publishes New Research On The Software Defined Perimeter And Zero Trust
AiTHORITY, June 1st, 2020

Waverley Labs, a pioneer in Software Defined Perimeters (SDP) and digital risk reduction solutions, announced that the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has published new research titled Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) and Zero Trust

Cybersecurity: Four Ways You Can Keep The Hackers Away
ZDNet, June 3rd, 2020

From senior buy-in to layered security and onto cross-business education, here's how CIOs can create an information security strategy that helps to keep hackers out and data safe

Hurricanes, Global Tensions Shape Forrester's 9 Security Priorities For 2020
CIODIVE, June 3rd, 2020

Security threats include bad actors exploiting flaws in home networks to climate-change induced wildfires that can put key data centers in harm's way.

SC Awards Europe 2020: Best Threat Intelligence Technology
SC Media UK, June 1st, 2020

WINNER - Best Threat Intelligence Technology: Recorded Future

Voice + AI Represents The Next Chapter In CRM's Evolution
Destination CRM, June 1st, 2020

Voice prompts like "OK Google" and "Hey Siri" are now part of the consumer vernacular, and talking to devices is normal

7 Innovative Ways To Find Scarce IT Talent
CIO, June 2nd, 2020

Few are available, yet many are needed. A shortage of qualified specialists is forcing IT leaders to try alternative ways of finding skilled experts in a variety of fields

10 Principles For Managing Mixed-Age Teams
HRDIVE, June 2nd, 2020

The current labor force - both in the US and globally - is more generationally diverse than it has ever been

6 Tips For Remote Hiring Success
CIO, June 5th, 2020

The hiring process has gone remote, which means recruiters and candidates must adjust to the new normal of virtual interviews. Here's how to vet and woo candidates from a distance.

Artificial Intelligence: The Dark Matter Of Computer Vision
TechTalks, June 1st, 2020

What makes us humans so good at making sense of visual data?

Avoiding The Missing Middle With AI
TheNextPlatForm, June 2nd, 2020

It is common knowledge in the manufacturing sector of the economy that many of the companies that should have deployed HPC simulation and modeling applications one or two decades ago to help with product design, among other tasks, did not do so

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy: 8 Counterintuitive Tips
The Enterprisers Project, June 3rd, 2020

To successfully implement AI into your business processes, rethink traditional IT approaches and some common wisdom. Consider these tips

Autonomous AI, The New Necessity
Jaxenter, June 5th, 2020

Not implementing AI in some form could mean literally the end of your business as competitors pass you by.

Deep Neural Networks Are Easily Fooled - Here's How Explainable AI Can Help
EnterpriseAI, June 5th, 2020

Many deep neural networks (DNNs) make their predictions from behind an incomprehensible "black box," which leads domain experts to question the internal reasoning behind why the model made certain decisions

How To Choose Between Rule-Based AI And Machine Learning
TechTalks, June 5th, 2020

Companies across industries are exploring and implementing artificial intelligence (AI) projects, from big data to robotics, to automate business processes, improve customer experience, and innovate product development

IT - Humor
Flashback Friday: Now They Get Some Edge?
ComputerWorld, June 5th, 2020

Giving people just what they want can backfire

IT - Technology
From Amazon To Zuckerberg: 25 Years Of Technology
CNET, June 1st, 2020

On CNET's 25th anniversary, take a look back at the last quarter century of the technology industry and remember who and what defined it

Trends In Business Intelligence And Data Science For Retail
SmartDataCollective, June 5th, 2020

When it comes to retail, it's important to watch for trends in business intelligence and data science

10 Project Management Tips To Take Organizations To The Next Level
TechRepublic, June 1st, 2020

We interviewed individuals across the industry to understand some of the best project management practices organizations can adopt to meet their goals

7 Project Management Certs To Help Beginners And Experienced Professionals Earn A Higher Salary
TechRepublic, June 1st, 2020

The Project Management Institute's Agile certification is the most popular program after the gold standard Project Management Professional

IT - Operations
Keeping The Lights On: Managing Datacentre Engineers Through COVID-19
ComputerWeekly, June 1st, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has seen datacentre engineers reclassified as 'essential workers', but how are their employers ensuring they can continue to do their work in a safe and secure way?

Ready Or Not, We're On Our Way To The Windows Virtual Desktop
ComputerWorld, June 1st, 2020

The pandemic has given the latest version of Microsoft's desktop-as-a-service offering unstoppable momentum

IT - Server
How To Prevent And Recover From Server Failure
SearchDataCenter, June 2nd, 2020

Hardware, software and facility issues can lead to server failure. With the right protocol and preventive maintenance, you can reduce failure amount and troubleshoot time

WW Open Compute Project (Compute And Storage) Infrastructure Market To Grow 16.6% CAGR Through 2024 For $33.8 Billion
Storage Newsletter, June 5th, 2020

Spend on storage estimated to increase at 5-year CAGR of 18.5% to reach $5.73 billion

IT - Linux
Lenovo Certifies All Desktop And Mobile Workstations For Linux - And Will Even Upstream Driver Updates
The Register, June 3rd, 2020

Could this make 2020 the mythical year of the penguin on the desktop?

The Top Linux 5.7 Features From Apple Fast Charge To Official Tiger Lake Graphics
phoronix, June 1st, 2020

Assuming no last minute concerns, the Linux 5.7 kernel is set to debut as stable this weekend

3 Charts That Show How Open Source Developers Think, June 6th, 2020

This annual developers' survey shows some of the key reasons for choosing open source. Weigh in on the results

HDR 200Gb/s Infiniband: The Key To Success For Supercomputers Around The World
insideHPC, June 2nd, 2020

In recent years, High Performance Computing (HPC) has accomplished significant achievements that were once thought impossible in a variety of scientific and medical fields

PeopleTek News
Stay Or Go? How To Retain Talent
PeopleTEK News, June 1st, 2020

We can't stop employees from leaving unless we have a plan to make them stay - Soumyasanto Sen

IT - DevOps
10 Tips For Maintaining A DevOps Mindset For Distributed Teams, June 1st, 2020

You can do DevOps while working from home; it's all about the right approach

Despite Investing In DevOps Tools And Practices, Teams Still Encounter Customer-Impacting Errors
HelpNet Security, June 5th, 2020

An overwhelming majority of organizations prioritize software quality over speed, yet still experience customer-impacting issues regularly, according to OverOps

DevOps: Why Shift Left Goes Wrong
The Enterprisers Project, June 3rd, 2020

The shift-left approach helps development teams make software better and faster. So why hasn't it caught on - and how can you beat the barriers to success?

How AI And Machine Learning Are Evolving DevOps
InformationWeek, June 1st, 2020

Artificial intelligence and ML can help us take DevOps to the next level through identifying problems more quickly and further automating our processes

IT - Cloud
Now Is The Time To Revisit And Adjust Your Cloud Strategy
SearchCIO, June 4th, 2020

Your company may have put projects on hold as we survive the pandemic, but it could also be a good time to consider revising your cloud strategy to improve agility. Preparing now can help you ramp up more quickly as the economy recovers

IT - Wireless
Deloitte Study: Enterprises Are Building Their Future With 5G And Wi-Fi 6
AiTHORITY, June 1st, 2020

Advanced Wireless Technologies Seen as a 'Force Multiplier' for Emerging Technologies - Including AI, IoT, Cloud, and Edge Computing

IT - Networks
3 Approaches For How To Prevent DDoS Attacks On Networks
SearchNetworking, June 5th, 2020

DDoS attacks on networks can result in devastating and expensive damage for organizations. Learn three ways to prevent and respond to DDoS attacks to keep company networks secure

IT - IoT
Iot Analytics Create New Edge Computing Value Props For Content Delivery Networks
ZDNet, June 5th, 2020

Content delivery networks (CDNs) were at the forefront of edge computing in the early days of the internet

IT - Careers
6 Ways To Recession-Proof Your IT Career
CIO, June 1st, 2020

When the economy takes a turn for the worst, it's time to brush up on skills, prove your indispensability, and tune in to subtle inklings of technical and business transformations to come

12 Free Online Course Sites For Growing Your Tech Skills
CIO, June 5th, 2020

The cost of learning just got cheaper. Here are twelve free online resources for learning today's leading technology skills

19 Cloud Computing Certifications To Boost Your Salary
TechRepublic, June 1st, 2020

Find out what AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure have to offer and which bootcamps and online classes will help you prepare for the exams

Digital Transformation Held Back By Lack Of Skilled People
ComputerWeekly, June 2nd, 2020

Veeam survey finds digital transformation a hot topic, but 44% of firms are held back by skills shortages. Meanwhile, the cost of downtime is found to be $67,651 per hour for the most important apps

Too Busy To Hunt For A Job
Ask The Headhunter, June 1st, 2020

In the June 2, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader worries about being too busy to find a new job

IT - Virtualization
Microservices: A Cheat Sheet
TechRepublic, June 1st, 2020

If you want to build software that is more resilient, agile, and faster, you can do just that with microservice architecture

Oracle VM Release Is Now Available
Oracle News, June 3rd, 2020

Oracle VM Server Virtualization software is engineered for open cloud infrastructure and delivers leading performance, scalability and reliability

IT - Compliance
Debunking The Myth That Greater Compliance Makes It More Secure, June 1st, 2020

Bottom Line: Excelling at compliance doesn't protect any business from being hacked, yet pursuing a continuous risk management strategy helps

IT - Backup
Top 100 Cloud Backup Companies For June 2020
Storage Newsletter, June 3rd, 2020

The top 100 online backup companies by Backup Review

3 Backup-As-A-Service Benefits For Remote Workers
SearchDataBackup, June 3rd, 2020

When employees are dispersed, data backups need to move off site, too. Here's why organizations should consider using backup as a service in these tumultuous times

Top 25 Cloud Backup Enablers List For June 2020
Storage Newsletter, June 5th, 2020

The growth of the cloud backup industry, over the last decade has been dramatic, according to Backup Review

IT - Big Data
Big Data/COVID-19 News
insideBIGDATA, June 1st, 2020

The big data ecosystem has come out strong to help combat the global coronavirus pandemic by announcing new products and services to help fight COVID-19

Dark Data Is Destroying The Planet: Here's How We Stop IT
Information Age, June 5th, 2020

Jasmit Sagoo, senior director, head of technology UK and Ireland at Veritas Technologies, discusses how to stop dark data from rising and harming business and the environment

Top Data Warehouse Tools
Datamation, June 3rd, 2020

These leading data warehouse tools offer enormous competitive advantage in processing data analytics for business across all sectors

IT - Encryption
Should You Deploy A TLS 1.3 Middlebox?
CSO Online, June 1st, 2020

Organizations moving to the TLS 1.3 protocol must decide whether to deploy middleboxes that intercept network traffic for greater visibility, but doing so presents security and regulatory risks

Tintri News
NexenatStor 5.3
Tintri News, June 1st, 2020

The following is a high-level list of supported features in NexentaStor 5.3

The Way Of Intelligent Infrastructure
Tintri News, June 1st, 2020

"You must be formless, shapeless like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot..." - Bruce Lee

Tintri By DDN Assigned Patent
Tintri News, June 3rd, 2020

Policy-driven RAID rebuild

SuperMicro News
Supermicro CEO Computex Keynote - 5G Infrastructure Innovation
Supemicro News, June 1st, 2020

Supermicro CEO Charles Liang Delivers Keynote Address at COMPUTEXOnline

Cisco News
Enterprise Network Availability: How To Calculate And Improve
Cisco News, June 1st, 2020

Right now, I am sitting at home thinking about how the world is being held together by the Internet

Using Wi-Fi To Help Manage The Return To The Office
Cisco News, June 1st, 2020

In some locations around the world, buildings that were closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus are beginning to open again - slowly

Datacore News
ATTO Technology And Datacore Software To Provide Cost-Efficient Enterprise Storage Solution
Datacore News, June 2nd, 2020

Scale storage capacity without having to sacrifice enterprise performance and resiliency

Fact vs. Fiction: Debunking Software-Defined Storage Myths
Datacore News, June 1st, 2020

Top 10 SDS myths and why you shouldn't believe them. Learn what's real about SDS

HP News
HP Engineers Powerhouse Portfolio Designed For The Next Generation
HP News, June 2nd, 2020

AWS News
AWS And Slack Join Forces To Deliver The Future Of The Enterprise Workplace
AWS News, June 4th, 2020

AWS and Slack collaborate to deliver tightly integrated, enterprise grade tools as Slack expands its use of AWS

VMware News
Vmware Introduces Delivery Of Elastic Infrastructure For Ai/Ml Applications With Vmware Vsphere 7
VMware News, June 2nd, 2020

VMware vSphere 7 Integrates Bitfusion Technology to Enable Enterprises to Efficiently Abstract, Pool and Automate Delivery of GPU Resources On-Demand for AI / ML Applications

Oracle News
As Doors Reopen, Oracle Helps HR Teams Define What's Next
Oracle News, June 3rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced HR professionals into some of the most challenging times on record

New SWOT Report: Running Mission-Critical Workloads In Multi-Cloud Environments Is Oracle's Super Power
Oracle News, June 2nd, 2020

Multi-cloud environments are becoming the de-facto cloud strategy among a majority of US businesses that have moved their applications to the cloud, but managing these complex infrastructures is creating new challenges that many companies are struggling to surmount

Simplifying Security Of Exadata Cloud Service And Database Cloud Service With Oracle Data Safe
Oracle News, June 2nd, 2020

Connect Oracle Cloud Databases with Private IP Addresses to Data Safe in Just Three Simple Steps

Veeam News
CxO Research: Legacy Technology And Lack Of Skills Hindering Digital Transformation And IT Modernization
Veeam News, June 2nd, 2020

Veeam 2020 Data Protection Trends Report indicates global businesses are embracing Digital Transformation, but struggle with antiquated solutions to protect and manage their data

Dell EMC News
Migrate Critical Workloads With Dell Technologies Services
Dell News, June 4th, 2020

We have been walking through the benefits of optimizing your organization's infrastructure for your most critical workloads

Dell News
Dell Technologies Shifts AI Adoption Into The Fast Lane With Simplified Advanced Computing
Dell News, June 2nd, 2020

Dell Technologies is the first to deliver the latest virtualization capabilities for AI and advanced computing in VMware environments

The Right Shape For Sustainability
Dell News, June 5th, 2020

How a Circular Economy Aligns Business Value with Environmental Preservation

Lenovo News
How Lenovo Is Aiding The Emergence Of VR In Education
eWeek, June 5th, 2020

The biggest problem for teachers in this post-COVID world? They don't feel like they are teaching. VR may be one answer for all of this

Lenovo Brings Linux Certification To Thinkpad And Thinkstation Workstation Portfolio, Easing Deployment For Developers & Data Scientists
Lenvo News, June 2nd, 2020

More than 250 million computers are sold each year and NetMarketShare reports that 2.87 percent - roughly 7.2 million users - are using those computers to run Linux

Nutanix News
Nutanix Supports Drakes Supermarkets On The Frontline Of COVID-19 Response
Nutanix News, June 3rd, 2020

Independent Australian Supermarket Chain Retains 100% Availability with Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solution as it Leads Community Efforts to Counter COVID-19

Microsoft News
Change In Ourselves Helps Drive Change In The World
Microsoft News, June 5th, 2020

Seeing injustice in the world calls us all to take action, as individuals and as a company

IBM News
Anaconda And IBM Watson Team To Simplify Enterprise Adoption Of AI Open-Source Technologies
IBM News, June 4th, 2020

Anaconda will feature IBM's Watson Studio no-charge plan to its community of 20 million data scientists

IBM And Persistent Systems To Accelerate IBM Cloud Pak Deployment And Core It Modernization For Enterprises
IBM News, June 3rd, 2020

Persistent now has more than 2,000 professionals with containerization and Kubernetes skills and a new Cloud Pak deployment practice to help clients migrate workloads across IBM Cloud

IBM Services Collaborates With Lotte Card To Adopt A Hybrid Cloud Strategy To Help Transform Core Financial Accounting Systems
IBM News, June 4th, 2020

Lotte Card to Modernize Core Functions with IBM Cloud to Help Drive Innovative Services for Cardholders

Kvaro Arctic Using IBM Blockchain To Trace Norwegian Farmed Salmon To North American Stores
IBM News, June 4th, 2020

Spain's Caixabank Teams With IBM Services To Accelerate Cloud Transformation And Innovation In The Financial Services Industry
IBM News, June 4th, 2020

Red Hat OpenShift and AI engaged to help the bank to roll out new digital offerings delivering enhanced customer experiences

Fortinet News
Fortinet Advanced Endpoint Security Blocks 100% Of Malware In AV-Comparatives Real-World Protection Test
Fortinet News, June 3rd, 2020

AV-Comparative Business Malware Protection and Real-World Protection Tests Validate Fortinet's Real-time Endpoint Threat Protection Leadership

Moving Beyond Branch Routers To Secure Sd-Wan
Fortinet News, June 4th, 2020

The cloud is continuing to change how businesses operate and how branch connections are managed

Telework Environment Meets Hospital's High Performance And Security Standards
Fortinet News, June 5th, 2020

A major pediatric hospital in the Northeastern United States is accustomed to leading the way

Red Hat News
RHEL 7.8 And The Final Update To Container Tools
Red Hat News, June 2nd, 2020

Before we get started with the updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.8, we recommend taking a serious look at moving to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Friday Five - June 5, 2020
Red Hat News, June 5th, 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...

Advancing Open Source In Telecom Demands Interoperability: How Do We Get There?
Red Hat News, June 2nd, 2020

More and more, open source technologies are gaining traction in the telecommunications industry as service providers reinvent their networks and push the boundaries with cloud-native networking functions and principles

Open Sourcing Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management For Kubernetes
Red Hat News, June 2nd, 2020

Recently, at Red Hat Summit Virtual Event, we announced Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes, a new management solution designed to help organizations further extend and scale Red Hat OpenShift, the leading enterprise Kubernetes platform

Citrix News
Adapting IT To Support The New Normal Of Remote Work
Citrix News, June 4th, 2020

In recent times the world has seen business-disruptive events, but the COVID-19 global pandemic presents practically every organization with unprecedented and immediate challenges

Citrix Tips: Delivering Business Continuity With Citrix On Azure
Citrix News, June 4th, 2020

As we shift from the initial crisis phase of COVID-19 to the next phase of extended work from home and a new normal, many IT leaders are being prompted to expand or develop systems to mitigate risk and maintain productivity in an ever-changing and fluid environment

The Sensitive Data Pandemic
Citrix News, June 2nd, 2020

With the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 ushering in orders to work from home, it's not just the workforce that has been hastily distributed

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