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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

Digital Realty Study: Direct Connects to Cloud Bring 50X Less Latency

Data Center Knowledge

For a company thinking about leveraging the public cloud as part of its data center solution, latency can be a big concern. For some, unfortunately, latency isn’t considered until after they’ve already committed to using the public cloud and quickly becomes a costly issue. Others see.

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Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX): Speed Up DynamoDB Response Times from Milliseconds to Microseconds without Application Rewrite.

All Things Distributed

Today, I'm excited to announce the general availability of Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) , a fully managed, highly available, in-memory cache that can speed up DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds, even at millions of requests per second.

Telefónica Digitizes Its Operations In Service Of The Customer

Forrester IT

With Fred Giron. Like many organizations, Telefónica is going through a digital transformation.

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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.

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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6 Ways AI Will Affect the Future of VoIP and UC

IT Toolbox

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of today’s most widely used buzzwords, but what does it mean to you? Searching for definitions, I found one referring to AI as “the art of intelligence”; another definition referred to “human automation.” ” Wikipedia defines artificial intelligence as intelligence exhibited by machines. In computer science, the

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

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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

Automation Technologies, Robotics, And Artificial Intelligence In The Workforce

Forrester IT


‘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.

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.

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

TierPoint Now Has a Huge Rival in Secondary Markets

Data Center Knowledge

ViaWest deal makes Peak 10 one of America’s two largest secondary-market colo players Read More. Business Colocation Companies Deals Featured North America Peak 10 TierPoint ViaWest

Simplicity is a strategy that works.

Forrester IT

This last week I was fortunate enough to be invited out to Hollywood to participate in a large exercise for the entertainment industry focusing on cyber security planning and threat management.

Eight Ways ERP is Improving Supply Chains Now

IT Toolbox

If consumers feel that their lives have sped up and gotten more complex in recent years, they should see the supply chains for the products that support their lives. Globalization and the cloud have eaten away at the possibility of having an inefficient network for sourcing, manufacture and distribution. “Supply chains are becoming increasingly complex due to shifts in customer

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.

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.


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

Intent-Based Networking, Machine-Learning Networks, etc. Are Here- but It's Time for Vendors to Do the Right Thing First

IT Toolbox

Fate has a way of being heard. As I was contemplating what was bothering me about various recent announcements from big network vendors about SD-whatever , Machine-Learning blah blah blah, and Intent-Based Networking, I happened to glance at my email inbox. This one jumped right out:

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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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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.

Schneider Electric Beefs Up Its Family-Leave Policy

Data Center Knowledge

Wants to help employees create healthy balance between work and personal lives Read More. Business Schneider Electric

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

ERP Best Practices vs. Valuable Practices: Which Is Better for Your Business?

IT Toolbox

The term best practices was first used in reference to agricultural practices in the early 1700s. Sometime during the 1980s, it was adopted by management consultants and business gurus to explain the common practices and methodologies that the top companies used to stay ahead of the competition. Today, a best practice is an irrefutable requirement of doing business. Best practices

How to make your employees care about cybersecurity: 10 tips

Tech Republic Security

People are the largest security vulnerability in any organization. Here's some expert advice on how to make cybersecurity training more effective and protect your business

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.