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IT - CxO
Enterprise Architecture Heats Up To Meet Changing Needs
SearchCIO, July 27th, 2020
Forrester Research analyst sees barriers to enterprise architects moving forward in skills, tools' ROI and tech-savvy execs who don't want them collaborating with the business
92% Of Executives Say Successful Digital Transformation Requires A Dual-Track Approach
TechRepoublic, July 29th, 2020
A solid strategy combines innovation at the enterprise- and business-process levels, Harvard Business Review Analytical Services and Quick Base found
How CISOs Can Deal With Cybersecurity Stress And Burnout
SearchSecurity, July 30th, 2020
Being a paramedic and working in cybersecurity taught CISO Rich Mogull how to avoid stress and burnout. Check out his advice to maintain mental health in high-stress roles
Pandemic Paradox: Businesses Want More IT At Lower Costs
CIODIVE, July 29th, 2020
Before COVID-19, improving operational excellence was a business priority for most companies, according to a survey of 100 IT leaders from Apptio conducted between March and June 2020. But amid disruption, executives' priorities shifted to focus on cost-cutting
IT - CxO Events
It's Inevitable: Thanos Ransomware, Encryption Techniques, and Other Jewels
Tuesday, August 4th, 2020: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Accelerating the New Intelligent Data Center in Higher Education
Wednesday, August 12th, 2020: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
What is Intelligent Infrastructure?
Wednesday, August 12th, 2020: 6 AM PDT and 10 AM PDT
Impact of Covid-19 on SAP Businesses: Near-Term & Long-Term Implications & Innovations
Thursday, August 20th, 2020: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Cybersecurity Implications of COVID-19
Tuesday, August 18th, 2020: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
IT - Storage
5 Consumption Models Help Simplify Storage Buying Options
SearchStorage, July 27th, 2020
Consumption-based pricing offers organizations flexible options to purchase storage and other infrastructure on-premises, just like they would cloud services
How Long Do SSDs Really Last?
CBR, July 27th, 2020
Whist solid-state drive (SSD) technology has been around since the 90s; it has taken manufacturers a long time to convince businesses that they are safe to use to store sensitive data, writes Philip Bridge, President, Ontrack
HAMR vs. MAMR, and the Future of High-Capacity Hard Drives
SearchStorage, July 30th, 2020
Energy-assisted hard drive technology is here, and heat-assisted and microwave-assisted magnetic recording technologies are about to bring even more changes to the HDD market.
Storage Skills In The Age Of The Cloud And Convergence
ComputerWeekly, July 28th, 2020
Storage skills was a discrete area in the IT jobs market, but that's being eroded by the cloud, hyper-convergence infrastructure, and virtualisation. So, what are the key storage skillsets today?
Things To Consider When Selecting Enterprise SSDs For Critical Workloads
HelpNet Security, July 30th, 2020
The process of evaluating solid state drives (SSDs) for enterprise applications can present a number of challenges. You want maximum performance for the most demanding servers running mission-critical workloads
What is NVMe-oF?
StorageReview, July 27th, 2020
In recent years, we continue to experience how storage performance is getting faster, which has been challenging the old storage protocols that have become a bottleneck for data centers
Hardware-Defined Storage Dead
StorageNewsletter, July 31st, 2020
Enterprises, regardless of their size, largely agree they want any storage solutions they deploy to deliver flexibility
Modern HDD Technologies That Are Bringing Hard Disks Back
SearchStorage, July 31st, 2020
Don't write off HDDs just yet. Energy-assisted technologies such as MAMR and HAMR may keep hard disk drives competitive in an evolving secondary storage market
IT - Security
5 Most Common Ways Criminals Perform Identity Theft, July 27th, 2020
What do criminals need to do to steal your ID and how do they do it?
6 Persistent Enterprise Authentication Security Issues
SearchSecurity, July 31st, 2020
Some authentication factors are considered more secure than others but still come with potential drawbacks. Learn about the most common enterprise authentication security issues
Container Adoption Is On The Rise: How Can Security Keep Up?
ZDNet, July 30th, 2020
Containers are becoming increasingly popular, and it's not surprising considering benefits like scalability, agility, and cost reduction
The Future's Biggest Cybercrime Threat May Already Be Here
Dark Reading, July 29th, 2020
Current attacks will continue to be refined, and what may seem a weakness now could turn out to be a disaster
Why IAM Is The Best Pre-Emptive Cybersecurity Strategy For Your Business
ITProPortal, July 27th, 2020
Protecting against breaches of any kind (e.g., distributed denial of service (DDoS), man-in-the-middle) is crucial to helping your business survive and grow
How PwC Uses Gamification To Support Learning, Engagement
HRDIVE, July 28th, 2020
The firm's experience with a trivia game app was leveraged to create internship programming as well
This AI Turns Your Home Videos Into Cute Cartoons
TheNextWeb, July 28th, 2020
Cartoonizer joins a growing field of photo to animation convertors
Could A New Academy Solve The AI Talent Problem?
FCW, July 29th, 2020
Defense technology experts think adding a military academy could be the solution to the U.S. government's tech talent gap
How New Hardware Can Drastically Reduce The Power Consumption Of Artificial Intelligence
insideBIGDATA, July 27th, 2020
To make predictions, artificial intelligence (AI) relies on the processing of large amounts of data and that takes a lot of energy
Intel, MIT And Georgia Tech Move 'Solid Step' Closer To Teaching AI How To Code
siliconANGLE, July 29th, 2020
Intel Corp., MIT and the Georgia Institute of Technology today detailed an artificial intelligence code analysis system that is being hailed as a 'solid step' toward teaching computers how to program
Machine Learning In The Enterprise: 5 Hard Truths
The Enterprisers Project, July 30th, 2020
Excitement about machine learning can lead to some downright unrealistic expectations. Experts share five tough truths that organizations commonly learn when they charge into production
Technologists And Business Leaders Don't See Eye To Eye On Artificial Intelligence
ZDNet, July 30th, 2020
Executives don't see AI deployments scaling to the extent that technologists on the ground see it, survey finds
Here's Why IT Departments Need Predictive Analytics
TheNextWeb, July 31st, 2020
Increasing automation and digitization is inevitable. More companies are transferring their operations to IT systems, and more of these operations are being automated
IT - Humor
Flashback Friday: Oh, Did I Say 30 Days?
ComputerWorld, July 31st, 2020
Well, it seemed like a month already
Memory-Lane Monday: I Guess Looks Are Everything
ComputerWorld, July 27th, 2020
Ugly hardware ends up in Siberia
IT - Technology
Where Is Voice Tech Going?
TechCrunch, July 29th, 2020
2020 has been all but normal. For businesses and brands. For innovation. For people.
IT - Blockchain
Blockchain And Cyber Security: Seeing Past The Hype
Information Age, July 29th, 2020
Terry Greer-King, vice-president EMEA at SonicWall, discusses looking past the hype when it comes to blockchain and cyber security
Use Cases For Blockchain In Healthcare
InformationAge, July 27th, 2020
This feature will explore in depth the various use cases that blockchain technology has within the healthcare sector
IT - Database
How To Protect Your Website's Database From Hackers
TechRepoublic, July 29th, 2020
A recent investigation by NordPass and a white hat hacker discovered more than 9,000 unsecured databases online with more than 10 billion individual entries
IT - Linux
10 Cheat Sheets For Linux Sysadmins, July 30th, 2020
These quick reference guides make sysadmins' lives and daily tasks significantly easier, and they're all freely available
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 Enters Beta With Improved Security, New System Roles
9to5linux, July 28th, 2020
Red Hat announced today the general availability of the beta version of the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 operating system update for businesses and corporate customers
$39 Billion Worldwide HPC Market Faces 3.7% COVID-Related Drop In 2020
HPCWire, July 29th, 2020
Global HPC market revenue reached $39 billion in 2019, growing a healthy 8.2 percent over 2018, according to the latest analysis from Intersect360 Research
PeopleTek News
Staying Engaged And Connected
PeopleTek News, July 27th, 2020
Keep yourself calm and stay engaged with a dedication to fulfilling your goals - Milind Audichya
IT - Cloud
Is Your Cloud Strategy Ready To Hyperscale?
InformationWeek, July 29th, 2020
In the face of the unexpected demands 2020 has seen so far, business and IT leaders need to stay in a constant state of planning with their cloud operations
IT - Wireless
Worldwide 5G Network Infrastructure Spending Expected To Nearly Double In 2020
TechRepublic, July 27th, 2020
While spending rises, revenues are expected to decline 4.4% to $38.1 billion, according to a new Gartner forecast
When Business Continuity Plans Go Wrong...
ITProPortal, July 29th, 2020
A look at when business continuity goes wrong for businesses and the reasons why
Your Disaster Recovery Plan Is Probably Out Of Date
DataCenter Knowledge, July 27th, 2020
Disaster recovery plans can quickly become outdated, so many organizations need to modernize their approaches now and add more automation
IT - IoT
IoT Platforms: How They Work And How To Choose One
IoT Agenda, July 29th, 2020
Instead of developing the software to scale IoT initiatives on their own, organizations can use IoT platforms to manage IoT devices and connections
Technical Challenges Of Iot Cybersecurity In A Post-COVID-19 World
Dark Reading, July 29th, 2020
Effective management of vulnerabilities can be done only when information about supply chain dependencies is accurate and recent
IT - Careers
Do I Need The Job Offer In Writing?
Ask The Headhunter, July 27th, 2020
How important is getting the job offer in writing? And specifically what should I look for when I receive it?
Survey: IT Skills Shortage Forces 31% Of Organizations To Prioritize Investment In IT Staff Education, Up From 19% Pre-Pandemic
AiTHORITY, July 30th, 2020
Netwrix report revealed that the majority of organizations remain concerned about security-related matters but have to do more with less in these tough economic times
IT - Compliance
Why SLA Compliance Should Be Top Of Mind For IT Leaders
SearchCompliance, July 27th, 2020
Service-level agreements are critical to measuring agreed-upon metrics and ensuring accountability of both parties. Learn more about the importance of SLA compliance in IT.
IT - Backup
Gartner Magic Quadrant Data Center Backup And Recover Solutions
StorageNewsletter, July 28th, 2020
This market report, Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions, was published on July 20, 2020
IT - Big Data
Extracting More Business Insights From Big Data With Object Storage
ITProPortal, July 31st, 2020
How business can find more needles in their big data haystacks
IT - Encryption
The Future Of Encryption: Getting Ready For The Quantum Computer Attack
TechRepublic, July 27th, 2020
PQShield, a spin-out from the UK's Oxford University, is developing advanced cryptographic solutions for hardware, software and communications to protect businesses' data from the quantum threat
IT - Developer
5 Open Source IDE Tools For Java, July 27th, 2020
Java IDE tools offer plenty of ways to create a programming environment based on your unique needs and preferences
Why Agile Teams Drive Digital Transformation
jaxenter, July 27th, 2020
A team must be agile if they are to drive such innovation and still be effective and disruptive in a challenging environment. These key attributes will ultimately push organisations towards their digital transformation and long-term goals
Tintri News
What is Intelligent Infrastructure? Wednesday (August 12 6AM PDT and 6AM PDT)
Tinri News, July 27th, 2020
Virtualization dramatically advanced data center architectures at the turn of the century. Cloud did the same in the teens. Intelligent Infrastructure is the trend to watch in the 20s, but what is it?
RSA News
Visibility Into The Unknown
RSA News, July 30th, 2020
In my role, I am fortunate enough to work with some of the brightest people working in security
What EU-GDPR Fines Tell Us about Privacy Management
RSA News, July 28th, 2020
The EU-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable beginning 25 May 2018 with potential fines up to the greater of Euro 20 million or four percent (4%) of global turnover (revenue) for the preceding financial year
SuperMicro News
Supermicro And Scality Collaborate To Simplify Deployment Of Enterprise Software Defined Storage
Supermicro News, July 28th, 2020
Supermicro Delivers an Optimized Software-Defined Storage Solution for Large Scale On-Premises Management of Unstructured Data in Partnership with Leading Software Company
Supermicro Unveils New Generation Top-Loading Storage Systems For High-Capacity Cloud-Scale Deployments
Supermicro News, July 27th, 2020
Customers Can Leverage Multiple Expansion Options with Flexible 60-bay and 90-bay Systems Available in Single-Node, Dual-Node, SBB, or JBOD Configurations
Cisco News
Bringing The Power Of Cisco's Unified Computing System To A Global Crisis
Cisco News, July 30th, 2020
Andrew McArthur and his graduate students were in the middle of designing a new type of lab test that could have detected any known respiratory virus on the planet - and then SARS-CoV-2, better known as COVID-19 hit
Digitalization Of SMBs Could Add As Much As US$3.1 Trillion To Asia Pacific's GDP By 2024 Accelerating Economic Recovery
Cisco News, July 28th, 2020
94 percent of SMBs in Asia Pacific say they have become more reliant on technology to ensure business continuity during COVID-19
OTEGLOBE Strengthens Its Network Backbone with Cisco 400G IP Infrastructure to Meet European Demands for More Bandwidth
Cisco News, July 29th, 2020
OTEGLOBE enhances its IP backbone network with Cisco ASR 9900 5th Generation Line Cards to meet increasing internet traffic demand and prepare for expected growth with 5G
AWS News
AWS Announces General Availability Of Amazon Fraud Detector
AWS News, July 28th, 2020
Amazon Fraud Detector helps businesses identify online identity and payment fraud in real time using machine learning, based on the same technology developed for
VMware News
The Economics Of Cloud Computing
VMWare News, July 28th, 2020
Cloud computing is one of the most sought-after IT investments right now. Cloud is also one of the least understood technologies in terms of costs and economics. Especially now, amidst global economic uncertainty, organizations must be smart about how they consume cloud services to optimize costs and drive value
The Truth About Digital Transformation
VMWare News, July 28th, 2020
A new global survey reveals that organizations rapidly shifted their digital transformation priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. And that's helping deliver a more 'human-centric' experience
Oracle News
For Hospitals, Data Hygiene Is Critical To Patient Care
Forbes, July 27th, 2020
Treating waves of COVID-19 patients has forced many hospitals across the US to schedule fewer high-margin elective procedures, leading to furloughs and financial losses in some cases
Oracle Enhances Oracle Digital Assistant With Multilingual Capabilities
Oracle News, July 28th, 2020
New conversational AI capabilities enable customers to interact via channel of their of choice across the enterprise
Oracle Wins Trifecta Of Adweek 'Reader's Choice' Awards For Brand Safety/Verification, Measurement/Analytics, And DMP
Oracle News, July 28th, 2020
If you've ever sat on the couch watching stars parade down a red carpet, you know the most prestigious honors in entertainment are the Academy Awards
The Pulse: How Brand Safety Is Evolving, Brand Suitability Best Practices, And More
Oracle News, July 31st, 2020
Looking for more resources from Oracle Data Cloud? The Pulse is where to find them
Why One Global Manufacturer Chose One Cloud
Forbes, July 29th, 2020
Whether you're watching TV, chatting with a virtual assistant, staring at a tablet, or checking your fitness or medical wearable, it's likely that one unifying force behind all of that technology is a company called Cohu, which makes the equipment used by semiconductor companies to manufacture and test the underlying chips.
Veeam News
The 2020 CIO Cloud Data Management Initiatives
Veeam News, July 27th, 2020
CIOs have been tasked with many of the same issues for decades
Veeam At Cloud Field Day 8
Veeam News, July 30th, 2020
Veeam had the pleasure to present its Cloud Data Management vision to the Cloud Field Day delegates. This event was a little different being a virtual event
Veeam Reports Biggest Second Quarter In Company History
Veeam News, July 29th, 2020
Demand for Cloud Data Management amidst the growing remote work environment amplifies Veeam's success
Dell EMC News
Managing Federal Data At The Rugged Edge
Dell EMC News, July 28th, 2020
The Federal government collects and manages more data outside of traditional data centers than ever before from sources including mobile units, sensors, drones, and artificial intelligence (AI) applications
The Finance Leader Of The Future
Dell EMC News, July 31st, 2020
Three leading global Chief Financial Officers recently shared their views on the impacts of recent events and their implications for the future of finance leadership
Dell News
Empowering A Connected Workplace
Dell News, July 30th, 2020
Dell Technologies SVP of Corporate Real Estate and Global Facilities, Mark Pringle, was invited to testify before the United States Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works to discuss flexible workspace strategies and the ways the federal government might integrate these strategies
The Role Our Global Supply Chain Plays In Dell's 2030 Vision
Dell News, July 27th, 2020
Almost one year ago, Dell Technologies introduced the 2030 Progress Made Real goals - reflecting our core purpose as a company to drive human progress and create a positive and lasting impact on humankind and the planet
Lenovo News
Lenovo And Intel Research Finds That Technology Could Be The Great Equalizer Among Different Cultures
Lenovo News, July 30th, 2020
Lenovo and Intel's "Diversity and Inclusion in the Global Workplace" study explores attitudes around diversity and inclusion in the workplace and underscores the critical need for access to technology
Lenovo Receives Approval From Science Based Targets Initiative For Next Generation Emission Reduction Targets
Lenovo News, July 30th, 2020
Lenovo is setting ambitious goals to decrease greenhouse gas emissions throughout its operations and value chain
Lenovo Will Be The Title Sponsor Of Dorna Sports' Gran Premio Di San Marino E Della Riviera Di Rimini
Lenovo News, July 28th, 2020
Following a multi-year sponsorship deal with Dorna since 2019, Lenovo will be the title sponsor for the 2020 Gran Premio di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini - marking the first time for Lenovo as the lead partner at a major motorsports event
Spazio Lenovo: Lenovo's First Concept Store In Europe Will Open In Milan
Lenovo News, July 29th, 2020
Conceived as an ecosystem of digital innovation and a meeting point to interact with the latest technologies, Spazio Lenovo will open in September
Nutanix News
Nutanix Announces Programming For Global .Next Digital Experience
Nutanix News, July 31st, 2020
With New Interactive Program, Nutanix Will Bring the .NEXT Experience to its Global Attendees Wherever They Are
Nutanix Named A Leader In Hyperconverged Infrastructure By Prominent, Independent Research Firm
Nutanix News, July 31st, 2020
Receives Among the Highest Scores in Current Offering, Market Presence, and Strategy
Software Defined Storage Solution, Nutanix Files, Soars To A New Milestone With 2,500 Customers
Nutanix News, July 30th, 2020
Enables Customers to Scale and Manage File Storage from Anywhere
Microsoft News
Mastercard Collaborates With Microsoft To Accelerate Innovation Across Digital Commerce And Startup Ecosystems
Microsoft News, July 28th, 2020
Collaboration will build pathways to financial security and provide tools for sustainable growth
Pepsico Partners With Microsoft For New Era Of Operational Agility And Product Innovation Amid Rising Consumer Demand
Microsoft News, July 27th, 2020
Five-year partnership will accelerate PepsiCo's ability to meet the rising demand for its food and beverages and drive new innovations across its operations and consumer experiences
IBM News
IBM And Influential Launch AI-Enabled Social Targeting Solution To Help Brands Identify Suitable Influencers
IBM News, July 30th, 2020
IBM Expands Collaboration with Social Media Technology Platform Influential -- New Solution, "IBM Watson Advertising Social Targeting with Influential," Harnesses AI to Help Identify Influencers that Align with a Brand's Values and Voice
IBM And The University Of Tokyo Unveil The Quantum Innovation Initiative Consortium To Accelerate Japan's Quantum Research And Development Leadership
IBM News, July 30th, 2020
IBM and the University of Tokyo unveiled a landmark collaboration with the launch of the Quantum Innovation Initiative Consortium (QIIC). Expanding from the December 2019 Japan-IBM Quantum Partnership initiative, QIIC, aims to accelerate the collaboration between industry, academia, and government to advance Japan's leadership in quantum science, business, and education.
IBM Report: Compromised Employee Accounts Led To Most Expensive Data Breaches Over Past Year
IBM News, July 29th, 2020
Customer Personal Data Exposed in 80% of Breaches Analyzed; AI and Automation Significantly Reduce Costs
IBM Study: Most U.S. Consumers Remain Unsettled About The Economy, Visiting Public Spaces And Returning To The Workplace Amidst COVID-19
IBM News, July 27th, 2020
The most recent findings from an ongoing IBM (NYSE: IBM) Institute for Business Value (IBV) survey of U.S. consumers show that Americans remain concerned about returning to the workplace in the face of the ongoing pandemic, and expect further outbreaks of COVID-19 in the fall
Fortinet News
Automotive Company Selects Fortinet To Provide Robust Security And Connectivity
Fortinet News, July 30th, 2020
Distributed enterprises are increasingly shifting data, applications, and workflows to the cloud to meet evolving business requirements and achieve digital innovation goals. However, this can become problematic for branch locations that still rely on traditional MPLS connections to backhaul traffic through the corporate network
Fortinet Again Named the Fastest Growing SD-WAN Vendor, Continues Innovation to Deliver SD-WAN Anywhere
Fortinet News, July 29th, 2020
New FortiGate 80F is the Latest Expansion of Fortinet's Industry-leading SD-WAN Portfolio
Offense And Defense - A Tale Of Two Sides: Group Policy And Logon Scripts
Fortinet News, July 31st, 2020
In this blog, we will look at Group Policy Objects (GPO) in Windows operating systems. Specifically, how they can be used to deploy and execute malicious payloads on target machines within an Active Directory environment. We will also look at ways to reduce the risk of an attacker using this technique
Red Hat News
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 Beta Now Available, Delivers Production Stability Plus Enterprise Innovation
Red Hat News, July 28th, 2020
When we unveiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 at Red Hat Summit 2019, our primary focus was to deliver innovation while keeping enterprise IT's needs for production reliability and operational compatibility front-and-center. With this launch came a predictable, six month release cadence for minor releases which continues today with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 beta
Friday Five - July 31, 2020
Red Hat News, July 31st, 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
How Close Are We To 5G Edge Cloud?
Red Hat News, July 30th, 2020
New, enhanced, and useful customer experiences are vital to the successful adoption and monetization of new 5G services
How To Use Red Hat Smart Management To Fix RHEL Issues Found By Red Hat Insights With The Push Of A Button
Red Hat News, July 29th, 2020
Hopefully by now, you are already familiar with Red Hat Insights, which is included as part of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription
Red Hat Partners Pave The Way For Future Success & Growth
Red Hat News, July 30th, 2020
It's hard to believe that we are already halfway through the year, and what a year it has been
Redefining RHEL: Introduction To Red Hat Insights - 2020 Update
Red Hat News, July 30th, 2020
In 2019, Red Hat announced that we were including Red Hat Insights with every Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) subscription. Now in 2020, we have expanded the capabilities that Insights includes and we wanted to take this opportunity to review what these expanded capabilities means to you, and to share some of the basics of Red Hat Insights
Citrix News
Accelerate Your Move To Cloud With Citrix And Google Cloud
Citrix News, July 30th, 2020
Recently Google Cloud announced the general availability of Google Cloud VMware Engine.
Altamaha Drives Future Of Banking With Citrix
Citrix News, July 28th, 2020
Community bank and trust uses digital workspace solutions to connect employees and customers across channels, deliver superior experience
Citrix Brings Web Application Firewall Capabilities To The Cloud
Citrix News, July 30th, 2020
Company launches new service with intelligent features to provide added security for applications and APIs in multi-cloud environments
Introducing The New Citrix Web App And API Protection Service
Citrix News, July 30th, 2020
Citrix is excited to announce the introduction of Citrix Web App and API Protection service. This new cloud service offers a simple way to provide holistic protection from cyber threats and enables a consistent security posture across multi-cloud
New Advanced Editions Of Citrix Virtualization Service Offerings Are Here
Citrix News, July 28th, 2020
It's no secret that change has been the theme of 2020. How businesses are running, how remote workers are supported, and how IT departments handle tasks have all changed since the beginning of the year
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