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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.

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


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13 Types of technology that can help improve cash flow


Business owners are often so busy with day-to-day operations and management that they find it tough to gain a big-picture view of certain financial aspects, such as cash flow. It is important, however, to see the forest in spite of the trees and understand what is possible with a few minor changes. In addition to […]. CTO News

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.

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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.

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

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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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

IDG Contributor Network: When SD-WAN is more than SD-WAN

Network World

As the SD-WAN market has matured, one thing has become very clear: SD-WAN will not exist on its own. The technology is merging with other networking technologies, ultimately becoming a feature of a much larger bundle. While it may be too early to say what this “new thing” will be, the rough contours are emerging. Predominantly, we’re seeing security and SD-WANs merge.

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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.

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:


10 ways to prevent breaches and minimise impact

Computer Weekly

Attackers are continually adapting to security technologies to fly under the radar, but taking action in 10 key areas can reduce the risk of breaches and minimise their impact, according to a resilience expert

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

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

The 2 cloud security myths that must die

David Linthicum

There seem to be two groups of people out there when it comes to cloud security: There are those who believe that public clouds are systemically unsafe, and those who believe clouds are impenetrable. They’re both wrong. Both of these myths are dangerous, and so they need to die. [ The cloud storage security gap—and how to close it. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]. Kill this myth: If my data is in a pubic cloud, it’s inherently unsafe.

3 Ways Cloud-Based VoIP/UC Changes the Reseller Business Model

IT Toolbox

The voice over IP (VoIP)/unified communications (UC) market has dozens of types of resellers. Traditional interconnects and on-premises private branch exchange resellers have been around for years and continue to exist, but their profit model is changing. Progressive resellers started to sell hosted VoIP and UC about 10 years ago, which in itself requires a mindset change to recurring revenues from

Greggs bakes in business change programme with SAP

Computer Weekly

UK baker and food-to-go retailer says it has significantly advanced its business change programme with a full panoply of SAP software

BMW’s Connected-Car Data Platform to Run in IBM’s Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

The CarData platform is meant to feed vehicle data to third-party service providers Read More. Cloud Featured IBM Internet of Things

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1,945 Days and a Miracle Occurs

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. A 1,945 day journey to a nationwide cellular network for first responders begins on a single day, February 22, 2012, when Congress passes the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 , and comes to a waypoint on June 19, 2017.

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.

Want a career in cybersecurity? Here are 10 jobs to explore

Tech Republic Security

There are currently 1 million open cybersecurity jobs worldwide. Here are 10 different career options to investigate in the field


Salford City Council adopts Microsoft Azure to deliver hybrid cloud vision

Computer Weekly

Greater Manchester-based local authority, Salford City Council, is following up its foray into private cloud by adopting Microsoft Azure

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

5 Most Important Tech Advancements in Business of the 2000's

IT Toolbox

Technology changes so rapidly it seems some innovations come and go before there's been a good opportunity to evaluate them. First we went from mainframes to desktops. Then from desktops to web. Then from web to mobile apps. In the process we've lost a lot of good technology, to be sure, but some quality advances have withstood the test of time

Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano Life cycle Updates

Storage IO Blog

For those of you who have an interest in Microsoft Windows Server on-premise, on Azure, on Hyper-V or Nano life cycle here are some recently announced updates. The post Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano Life cycle Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Hackers attacked 4 Florida school districts, allegedly hoped to hack voting systems

Network World

We’ve heard a lot about Russians attackers attempting to hack the US election , but another hacking group also allegedly wanted to interfere with the election; they attempted to pivot from compromised school districts to state voting systems. The Miami Herald reported that MoRo, a group of hackers based in Morocco, penetrated “at least four Florida school district networks” and purportedly searched for a way “to slip into other sensitive government systems, including state voting systems.”

PaloAlto Networks partners with US Girl Scouts on security skills

Computer Weekly

Palo Alto Networks is partnering with the Girl Scouts of the USA to develop cyber security badges to foster knowledge of the topic and support interest in the profession