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How Your Small Business Can Begin To Use Big Data


While big data can seem like an intimidating term when you are running a small business, it can be a very useful tool to drive your business’s success. Big data, as a term, encompasses many sources of information, some of which you may already use. Big data has many benefits to offer you, from a […]. Big Data CTO News

Automation Technologies, Robotics, And Artificial Intelligence In The Workforce

Forrester IT

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IIoT? IoT? What is the difference?


The Internet of Things As the number of products on the market described as “smart” has grown, “the internet of things” has become something of a buzzword (or buzz phrase). The phrase “internet of things” suggests a network of connected or computerized devices that work together to make life more convenient and simple for the […]. Big Data CTO Internet of Things News IIoT IoT Tech/Internet

Embracing Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016

IT Pros Rock!

You may be surprised to learn that Microsoft has embraced open source in Windows Server 2016 and across applications and development tools. Watch this video learn how you can work with Linux and other Open Source platforms and applications with Windows Server 2016.

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Corporate IT: Five Ways to Build a Better Business Case


Whether it is getting colleagues in the line to invest in a new business intelligence tool or take on a vendor to provide cloud-based storage, the one thing that is essential for faster decision-making is a persuasive business case.

5.5 Million Devices Operating with WannaCry Port Open

Data Center Knowledge

By now you'd think everyone would have battened down the hatches and locked down potentially dangerous ports vulnerable to WannaCry, but that's not the case. Read More. Security

Expanding the Cloud – An AWS Region is coming to Hong Kong

All Things Distributed

Today, I am very excited to announce our plans to open a new AWS Region in Hong Kong! The new region will give Hong Kong-based businesses, government organizations, non-profits, and global companies with customers in Hong Kong, the ability to leverage AWS technologies from data centers in Hong Kong.

Registration for the O’Reilly Strata Data Conference in New York 2017


Strata Data Conference | September 25–28, 2017| New York, NY Cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect and merge at Strata Data Conference. It's a deep-immersion event where data scientists, analysts, and executives get up to speed on emerging techniques and technologies by dissecting case studies, developing new skills, and sharing emerging best practices. Strata Data […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Threats Events Internet of Things News

IDG Contributor Network: The fight to defend the Internet of Things

Network World

The Internet has entered a new chapter called the Internet of Things (IoT). It follows the fixed-Internet era characterized by connected PCs and laptops through the 1990s, and builds on the mobile-Internet era spearheaded by the proliferation of smartphones during the first two decades of this century.

GDPR: Five myths you will encounter on your compliance journey

Computer Weekly

The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force in May 2018. We explore common myths surrounding GDPR

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Edge Data Centers in the Self-Driving-Car Future

Data Center Knowledge

The Data Center Podcast featuring Florian Liebert, co-founder and CEO of Mesosphere Read More. Design Edge Computing Featured Internet of Things The Data Center Podcast

‘Pick that cloud, lose our business’: What to do

David Linthicum

Here’s a shocker: Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want Wal-Mart’s business, they can’t use Amazon Web Services. Wal-Mart says it simply doesn’t want customers storing Wal-Mart’s sensitive info on AWS.) That’s a tall order for technology companies that may have invested millions in their tech running on AWS.

How Technology Increases Efficiency of Executive Management


As a busy executive, you understandably may feel as though you do not have enough time in your day to tackle everything that requires your attention. This can create a great deal of stress and tension in your life. The reality is that some technological enhancements in your office can dramatically improve how efficiently and […]. Big Data CTO News

Even weak hackers can pull off a password reset MitM attack via account registration

Network World

At the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2017, researchers from the College of Management Academic Studies in Israel presented an interesting paper on bad password reset processes, “The Password Reset MitM Attack” ( pdf ). It explains how a weak attacker could take over accounts by exploiting vulnerabilities in password reset procedures. They dubbed the attack: password reset man-in-the-middle (PRMitM).

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12 ways you’ll use Apple’s ARKit in your enterprise

Computerworld Vertical IT

Enterprises pondering a push into augmented and virtual reality will need to embrace Apple’s ARKit , if only to access the hundreds of millions of already deployed devices capable of accessing these next-generation experiences. Of course, many see AR and VR as niche products only suitable for gaming, but these technologies have so much more potential. Here are 12 ways you might use ARKit in your enterprise. Virtual stores.

Vapor IO to Sell Data Center Colocation Services at Cell Towers

Data Center Knowledge

Wireless-tower giant Crown Castle takes minority stake in data center startup Read More. Colocation Design Edge Computing Internet of Things Startups Vapor IO

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor speaks about ‘expanding universe’ of BI

Computer Weekly

Co-founder and CEO of MicroStrategy takes the long view on business intelligence and sees its universe expanding with mobile technologies

CTOvision Assessment On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things


There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today's Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things goes […]. CTO Internet of Things News


Telefónica Digitizes Its Operations In Service Of The Customer

Forrester IT

With Dan Bieler. Like many organizations, Telefónica is going through a digital transformation. Our new case study "Telefónica Digitizes Its Operations In Service Of The Customer" investigates the approach that Telefónica has taken to prepare for digital transformation, including the impact of its transformation strategy on its customer experience, its operational setup, and its organizational transformation.

The world needs more cybersecurity pros, but millennials aren't interested in the field

Tech Republic Security

Only 7% of cybersecurity workers are under age 29, and just 11% are women. Here's how your business can better recruit younger, more diverse cybersecurity workers


The Blockchain Revolution: Where’s the Disruption?

Data Center Knowledge

This year blockchains seem to be off the public radar. Much of that is because the complexity of both the technology and its uses don't lend itself to overnight adoption. Read More. Featured Hewlett Packard Enterprise IBM

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Some government departments lost up to 40% of IT contractors after IR35 changes

Computer Weekly

Differing approaches to IR35 tax reforms meant some Whitehall teams were harder hit than others by the changes introduced in April 2017

CTOvision Assessment On The Megatrend of Robotics


There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the trend of Robotics. Operating along a spectrum of human controlled to semi-autonomous to totally independent, robots are already […]. CTO News Robots

Amazon Web Services: The smart person's guide

Tech Republic Data Center

This comprehensive guide about AWS covers the expansive cloud services offered by Amazon, common use cases and technical limitations, and what to know when adopting this technology


This time, you can trust the cloud Magic Quadrant

David Linthicum

The latest Garter Magic Quadrant report for cloud infrastructure is out. Usually, the release of a Magic Quadrant means I have to correct its findings when talking to my clients. Enterprises take these as gospel, managing by Magic Quadrant—and as a result picking their technology, often the wrong technology, for the wrong reasons. This time, I have good news: This cloud Magic Quadrant is one you can trust.

Open19: The Vendor-Friendly Open Source Data Center Project

Data Center Knowledge

Its licensing framework is one of the key differences between LinkedIn’s data center tech foundation and OCP. Read More. Design Featured Hardware LinkedIn Open Source

Most SAP users plan to stick with older ERP due to costly Hana migration

Computer Weekly

Survey finds many SAP users are considering augmenting their existing enterprise resource planning with cloud applications rather than go to S/4 Hana

Cybercrime industry growing rapidly, cybersecurity can't keep up

Tech Republic Security

IBM's Etay Maor believes businesses must rethink their approach to cybercrime and offers suggestions for how they can protect themselves

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