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IT - CxO
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Digital Transformation: 3 Signs You Need To Pivot
The Enterprisers Project, June 10th, 2020

How do you know when your digital transformation strategy needs a shift to address market changes or new priorities? Consider these three examples

CISOs Buying Into Unified Security Proposition
ComputerWeekly, June 11th, 2020

The time is right for all-in-one security solutions, according to a report

Redefining The CISO Role: Why The Top Security Job Is Gaining C-Suite And Boardroom Status
CSO Online, June 11th, 2020

Breach concerns, data privacy regulations, and a move to separate security from IT are elevating the importance of the security role

How American Express Uses Technology To Support 65K Workers, In Office Or Remote
CIODIVE, June 12th, 2020

Infrastructure teams can augment the end-to-end experience with data and analytics to anticipate and quickly navigate hiccups

Building A Less Fragile, More Sustainable IT
Datamation, June 8th, 2020

Sustainability is clearly on CIOs mind these days. Given this, there are a number of concrete actions that CIOs can take, starting with improving IT culture, establishing agile practices, and accelerating the move to public cloud

3 Kinds Of Automation CIOs Should Prioritize In 2020
The Enterprisers Project, June 11th, 2020

Three types of automation - CI/CD, workflow, and RPA - are poised to transform business processes and boost efficiencies. Consider these examples and related advice

IT - Storage
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Worldwide Enterprise External OEM Storage Systems Market Revenue Declined 8.2% During The First Quarter Of 2020, According To IDC
IDC, June 9th, 2020

Dell Technologies was the largest external enterprise storage systems supplier during the quarter

Sony Gen3 Petasite Optical Disc Archive Technology With 165TB To 2.9PB Systems
Storage Newsletter, June 11th, 2020

The enterprise optical disc archive solution provides secure, immutable data preservation for a variety of applications

Exclusive Interview With Datacore CEO Dave Zabrowski
Storage Newsletter, June 8th, 2020

Company extends product coverage with file, HCI and container solutions

IT - Security
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A 10-Point Plan To Vet SaaS Provider Security
CSO Online, June 8th, 2020

Using a software-as-a-service provider means giving up some control over security, so close vetting of SaaS security during vendor evaluation is critical

Five Signs A Virtual CISCO Makes Sense For Your Organization
HelpNet Security, June 8th, 2020

As today's threat landscape continues to feature more sophisticated, well-funded, highly organized and increasingly complex cyber adversaries, defense and remediation strategies have become much more challenging

Why COVID-19 Will Change Identity Management Forever
CSO Online, June 9th, 2020

Large job losses, more people working from home, and an increased use of freelancers and consultants are forcing companies to rethink their access control models

How To Build An Effective IAM Architecture
SearchSecurity, June 8th, 2020

Identity and access management is changing and so must strategies for managing it. Read up on IAM architecture approaches and how to select the best for your organization

Average Cost Of DNA Attacks Hovering Around $924,000
HelpNet Security, June 11th, 2020

79% of organizations experienced DNS attacks, with the average cost of each attack hovering around $924,000, according to EfficientIP

An Internet Of Trouble Lies Ahead As Root Certificates Begin To Expire En Masse, Warns Security Researcher
The Register, June 9th, 2020

This is going to be a problem; we are not on top of this

When Your Biggest Security And Privacy Threats Come From The Ones You Love
Dark Reading, June 10th, 2020

Research examines the risks and design challenges of accounting for privacy threats in intimate relationships

Organizations Are Creating The Perfect Storm By Not Implementing Security Basics
HelpNet Security, June 10th, 2020

European organizations have a false sense of security when it comes to protecting themselves, with only 68% seeing themselves as vulnerable, down from 86% in 2018, according to Thales

IT - CRM
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Excel vs CRM - What You Need To Know
Business 2 Community, June 11th, 2020

I am sure as an excel user you probably use the same basic calculation functions. Are you doing the same with your Marketing Automation platform?

IT - AI
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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Artificial Intelligence?
SmartDataCollective, June 8th, 2020

The pros and cons of artificial intelligence are important to consider as the technology grows. Here's what to know about it

IDC Survey Finds Artificial Intelligence Adoption Being Driven By Improved Customer Experience, Greater Employee Efficiency, And Accelerated Innovation
IDC, June 10th, 2020

A recent International Data Corporation (IDC) survey of more than 2,000 IT and line of business (LoB) decision makers confirms that adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is growing worldwide

AI Has A Big Data Problem. Here's How To Fix It
Zdnet, June 10th, 2020

Supervised algorithms require lots of data, and often result in shaky predictions. Is it time for the next stage of AI?

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) Is Reshaping IT
The Enterprisers Project, June 10th, 2020

How will AI change your IT organization? From the help desk to the front lines of data analysis, new tools, tactics, and relationships are emerging

IT - Humor
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Wayback Wednesday: Fun With Numbers
ComputerWorld, June 10th, 2020

And with upper management, too.

IT - Technology
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2020: Winners And Losers
TechRepublic, June 10th, 2020

Artificial intelligence and 5G will drive the technology revolution, according to CompTIA

14 Technology Winners And Losers, Post-COVID-19
CIO, June 10th, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic

IT - Operations
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The Definitive Guide To Enterprise IT Monitoring
SearchITOperations, June 11th, 2020

This comprehensive IT monitoring guide examines strategies to track systems, from servers to software UIs, and how to choose tools for every monitoring need

How To Shift End-Of-Life It Hardware From Landfill To Secure Re-Use
eWeek, June 9th, 2020

What enterprises need to consider as they evaluate their corporate sustainability policies

IT - Database
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Misconfigured Databases Targeted Hours After Deployment
Dark Reading, June 10th, 2020

Researchers left a poorly configured database open on the Internet to learn who would connect to it and what they would steal

Eliminating MySQL Split-Brain In Multi-Cloud Databases
several nines, June 8th, 2020

These days databases spanning across multiple clouds are quite common

IT - Server
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Worldwide Server Market Revenue Declined 6.0% Year Over Year In The First Quarter Of 2020
IDC, June 9th, 2020

The number one position in the worldwide server market in 1Q20 belonged to Dell Technologies

IT - Linux
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3 Points Where Linux Could Have Played Out Differently
The Enterprisers Project, June 12th, 2020

Let's examine three key points in the historical timeline of Linux, what might have been, and what we can learn from each

IT - HPC
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A New Era In High Performance Computing
The Next Platform, June 9th, 2020

Long gone are the days when high performance computing was limited solely to traditional simulation and modeling at academic and government research labs

IT - DevOps
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DevOps Pros Rethink Cloud Cost With Continuous Delivery Tool
SearchITOperations, June 11th, 2020

Cloud cost management is a new task for developers under DevOps, and a continuous delivery add-on presents a new way to show them infrastructure inefficiencies

DevOps For Beginners: Where To Start Learning And Focusing
The Enterprisers Project, June 11th, 2020

Where to start with DevOps? Let's explore how to get going with this cross-functional way of working that breaks down walls, improves speed of delivery, and increases experimentation

Cloud And Devops: CI/CD And Market Analysis
DevOps.com, June 9th, 2020

Companies today are under heavy pressure to deliver software faster and with more quality than their competitors

IT - Cloud
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The State Of Cloud Computing In 2020
InfoWorld, June 8th, 2020

As cloud adoption hits another growth spurt, companies are discovering the power of mixing and matching cloud services into solutions that address almost any business need

How Does COVID-19 Impact Cloud Adoption?
HelpNet Security, June 8th, 2020

99% of IT professionals worldwide indicated an impact on their business today related to the COVID-19 pandemic, a MariaDB survey reveals

An FAQ On Cloud APIs And Application Development
SearchCloudComputing, June 12th, 2020

Cloud APIs offer self-service and automation. Find out how APIs streamline application development in the cloud and learn about the limitations imposed by a lack of standardization

3 Big SaaS Challenges For IT
ComputerWorld, June 8th, 2020

As enterprises continue the inexorable move from on-premises to cloud applications, make sure your organization meets these three challenges head-on

12 Biggest Cloud Threats And Vulnerabilities In 2020
CRN, June 8th, 2020

From misconfigured storage buckets and excess privileges to Infrastructure as Code (IoC) templates and automated attacks, here's a look at 12 of the biggest cloud threats technical experts are worried about this year

IT - DR
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The Link Between A Robust IT Infrastructure And Business Continuity
HelpNet Security, June 10th, 2020

The pandemic has irrevocably changed the way businesses everywhere operate, crystallizing the link between a robust IT infrastructure and business continuity

Revisiting Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity
InformationWeek, June 10th, 2020

Best-of-class DR/BC plans cover both IT and the business. Unfortunately, in many companies, the emphasis for recovery is on the IT, and not on business operations

IT - Networks
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Why Traditional Network Perimeter Security No Longer Protects
HelpNet Security, June 9th, 2020

Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that the only constant in life is change

Are Legacy WAN Routers Putting Your Cloud Transformation At Risk?
Network Computing, June 9th, 2020

Cloud transformation requires solutions that simplify cloud on-ramp activities and deliver cloud connectivity that offers performance and protection

IT - IoT
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Overcome 5 IoT Device Management Challenges
IoT Agenda, June 8th, 2020

Managing a cutting-edge and ever-expanding network of IoT devices presents numerous challenges in provisioning, connectivity, security and power management

IT - Careers
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IT Careers: Planning Your Future When The Future Is Uncertain
InformationWeek, June 10th, 2020

Increasing levels of economic uncertainty and fast-paced technology change mean IT professionals should look at their career paths differently

Which Managers Hire The Best?
Ask The Headhunter, June 8th, 2020

In the June 9, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a manager asks how managers hire

Will Remote IT And Gig-Based Teams Lead The Future Of Work?
InformationWeek, June 11th, 2020

An assessment of projects managed by Gigster show increased interest among enterprises to use for-hire expertise

Top 15 Certifications In Demand For 2020
CIO, June 12th, 2020

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today

The Office 2.0: Will Working From Home Be The New Standard?
Business 2 Community, June 8th, 2020

When ENX2 Marketing began in 2013, Nicole and I didn't have an office

How To Build A Culture Of Continuous Learning: 3 Ideas To Borrow
The Enterprisers Project, June 9th, 2020

Unless we can outlearn our competition, we will not be in the race. Consider these ideas to foster an environment of continuous, enterprise-wide learning

IT - Compliance
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How To Monitor Employees While Respecting Data Privacy
CPO Magazine, June 8th, 2020

Employee monitoring software is a critical resource for protecting intellectual property, securing sensitive data, and ensuring that company assets are used appropriately

3 Common Misconceptions About PCI Compliance
HelpNet Security, June 10th, 2020

Being the PCI guy at my company carries a certain amount of burden

IT - Backup
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What Are 5 Hyper-Converged Backup Best Practices?
SearchDataBackup, June 8th, 2020

Compatibility, connection and cost are key considerations for hyper-converged data backup. Dive into these best practices to improve your data protection efforts

IT - Big Data
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Big Data Is Crucial For Freight Operator Safety During COVID-19
SmartDataCollective, June 13th, 2020

Big data is crucial in many ways, and it has been making a big difference in freight operator safety during the COVID-19 pandemic

6 Important Big Data Future Trends, According To Experts
SmartDataCollective, June 9th, 2020

These big data future trends as predicted by experts are key to watch for in the coming future. Here's what to expect down the line

IT - Java
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Java Language At 25: Write Once, Run Anywhere Lives On
ITProToday, June 10th, 2020

After 25 years of availability, Java shows no signs of decline as a widely used developer language that is now accelerating with a faster release cycle

DDN News
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DDN Signs Agreement With Exertis Hammer
DDN News, June 9th, 2020

I am delighted to share that DDN has entered into an EMEA-wide distribution agreement with value-add distributor, Exertis Hammer

Tintri News
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This Is Not A Drill. VDI Matters Now
Tintri News, June 9th, 2020

A New Urgency Around End-User Computing

RSA News
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Strong Customer Authentication: How Will It Affect Merchants?
RSA News, June 10th, 2020

In response to the unprecedented and exceptional circumstances resulting from the global health crisis, the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has extended the deadline for the industry to implement Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) to minimize any disruption to consumers and merchants

Cisco News
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Cisco At Pure Accelerate Digital
Cisco News, June 12th, 2020

Cisco was an event sponsor at Pure Accelerate Digital on June 10, Pure Storage's premier annual user conference

Ava: A Virtual Best Friend
Cisco News, June 12th, 2020

Learn how Cisco is meeting customers where they are helping them achieve their business goals

AWS News
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What Is AWS Glue And How Do You Use It?
cloud savvy IT, June 9th, 2020

AWS Glue is a managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that is able to process data stored in S3 or DynamoDB and convert it into different formats or schemas for easier use in other services like Athena

AWS Announces General Availability Of The Sixth Generation Of Amazon EC2 Instances Powered By AWS Graviton2 Processors
AWS News, June 11th, 2020

Next generation of general purpose, compute optimized, and memory optimized Amazon EC2 instances deliver up to 40% better price/performance over comparable current generation x86-based instances

Oracle News
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Oracle Digital Assistant Named A Leader In Ovum Decision Matrix For Intelligent Virtual Assistants
Oracle News, June 9th, 2020

Ovum, a leading analyst firm and part of the global technology research organization, Omdia, has recognized Oracle Digital Assistant as a leader in the market

Digital Assistants Help State Of Oklahoma Solve Telework Issues During Crisis
Oracle News, June 11th, 2020

When COVID-19 hit, Oklahoma, like every other state, had to figure out a way for its mostly office-based government employees to work from home

Veeam News
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What Is Business Continuity?
veeam News, June 8th, 2020

Business Continuity, what does it really mean?

Dell EMC News
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PowerOne Expands Options With Midrange Storage And More
Dell EMC News, June 11th, 2020

This is the third release update to Dell EMC PowerOne since our launch, highlighting our commitment to rapid innovation

Changing The Game For Nol-Tec Systems
Dell EMC News, June 8th, 2020

Meeting customer expectations in heavily regulated industries can be a massive challenge, especially if you're doing so with an inconsistent, aging infrastructure

Dell News
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The Human Story Behind Our Digital Marketing Campaigns
Dell News, June 12th, 2020

Growing up in rural Ireland, one of my dad's favourite sayings was "Necessity is the mother of invention"

Nutanix News
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IT Emerging Stronger - Let's Celebrate At Xperience!
Nutanix News, June 11th, 2020

The last three months have been a challenging time for all of us. Social distancing, shelter-in-place, online schooling, work from home, and more - they've all set the 'new normal'

Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Resource Reading Guide
Nutanix News, June 11th, 2020

Welcome to the (hyperconverged) promised land. Here you'll find the best resources, training materials, and community conversations on hyperconvergence that you could possibly dream of

City Of Allen, Texas Puts Public Safety First With Nutanix
Nutanix News, June 10th, 2020

Nutanix and CentralSquare Software Solution Keeps IT Prepared to Support Essential Services

Microsoft News
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Adaptive Biotechnologies And Microsoft Launch Groundbreaking Immunecode Database To Share Populationwide Immune Response To The COVID-19 Virus
Microsoft News, June 11th, 2020

Decoding the immune response to the virus from thousands of patient samples may contribute to the development of novel diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics

IBM News
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Wipro And IBM Collaborate To Help Clients Accelerate Their Cloud Journeys
IBM News, June 8th, 2020

The launch of Wipro IBM Novus Lounge in Bengaluru will foster innovation and build industry solutions leveraging Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Internet of Things

IBM: Security In The Cloud Remains Challenged By Complexity And Shadow IT
IBM News, June 10th, 2020

New Data Pinpoints Top Security Risks for Companies to Address as Cloud Migration Accelerates

Fortinet News
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Spark NZ Chooses Fortinet Secure SD-WAN To Deliver Scalable, Secure Services
Fortinet News, June 9th, 2020

2,500-site Secure SD-WAN Deployment is the Latest Project from Spark NZ and Fortinet to Improve Application Experience and Enable Network Automation

Fortinet Establishes Corporate Foundation To Protect And Positively Impact Our Communities Worldwide
Fortinet News, June 10th, 2020

Fortinet Foundation Creates Employee Matching Fund in Global Response to COVID-19

Red Hat News
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Driving Healthcare IT Transformation With Global Systems Integrators
Red Hat News, June 10th, 2020

Successful digital transformation can create sustained growth and competitive advantage, but it's often a highly complex undertaking that requires coordination across people, processes, organizational cultures and, of course, technology

Friday Five - June 12, 2020
Red Hat News, June 12th, 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...

Network Traffic Control For Containers In Red Hat OpenShift
Red Hat News, June 10th, 2020

In this final entry for the container security series, we'll look at network traffic control for containers running in Red Hat OpenShift

Fostering Remote Community: Open Principles To Help Build A Productive Remote Team Culture
Red Hat News, June 11th, 2020

A year ago many of us had no idea we'd be working from home today, but now we find ourselves (and our organizations) needing to adapt

Citrix News
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Reimagine Employee/Tech Dynamics For Business Readiness And Continuity
Citrix News, June 11th, 2020

This is a guest blog post by Ronald van Loon, Principal Analyst, CEO of the Intelligent World

Performing Forensic Analyses In VDI Environments
Citrix News, June 11th, 2020

As a member of the Citrix Consulting team, I focus on projects at enterprise customers in Latin America across a range of industries, from healthcare to education, retail, and more

Jordan Kuwait Bank Adapts To New Normal With Citrix
Jordan News, June 9th, 2020

Financial institution to extend use of remote work solutions across 1,300 employees to maintain operations

Citrix ADC SDXTo VPX: Always-On Reachability
Citrix News, June 10th, 2020

Prior to Citrix ADC version 13.0, when adding any VPX instance to an SDX appliance, you needed to ensure the Management Service of SDX (SVM) was able to communicate with the VPX over the network

10 Ways Citrix ADM Service Supports Easier Citrix ADC Upgrades
Citrix News, June 10th, 2020

A Citrix ADC upgrade is an important task for any Citrix ADC network administrator.

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