Facebook sets out plans to open 10th datacentre by 2019

Computer Weekly

Social media giant to build new datacentre in New Albany, Ohio, to future-proof its infrastructure in the face of growing user demand

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9 biggest information security threats through 2019

Network World

What follows are the nine biggest threats on the horizon through 2019 that your organization may have to manage and mitigate. The information security threat landscape is constantly evolving.

Cost of Data Breaches and Cybercrime Will Top $2 Trillion by 2019

Data Center Knowledge

By 2019 the cost of cybercrime and data breaches will rise to $2.1 trillion dollars, according to a new study released by Juniper Research Read More. Shared

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Half of enterprises to start digitising networks by 2019, says Cisco

Computer Weekly

At Cisco Live Europe in Berlin, Cisco offers an insight into key networking trends and announces new products and upgrades to support and secure the digitisation of the network

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BT sets aside £20m for FTTP roll-out in Northern Ireland

Computer Weekly

Telco hopes to deliver full-fibre broadband services to 140,000 properties by March 2019


Government wants to remain in EU cyber security club after Brexit

Computer Weekly

The UK government wants to maintain deep links with the European Union’s cyber security working groups following Britain’s exit from the bloc in 2019

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Gigaclear ramps up broadband network build in Oxfordshire

Computer Weekly

More than 10,000 properties in rural Oxfordshire will get access to 1Gbps FTTP broadband by the end of 2019

GSMA calls for global 5G agenda

Computer Weekly

As advanced preparations begin for the next World Radiocommunication Conference in 2019, the GSMA calls on governments to work together on a global spectrum plan for 5G

Why License Software as a Service For Your Business?

Data Center Knowledge

By 2019, more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors' new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only. Read More. Industry Perspectives

TechUK calls for swift action to safeguard data exchange after Brexit

Computer Weekly

TechUK and UK Finance raise fear of “cliff edge” if legal basis for data transfers between the EEA and the UK lapses overnight in March 2019

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MPs warn of ‘deeply worrying’ risks if new customs IT systems are not ready for Brexit

Computer Weekly

Home Affairs committee calls on government to improve contingency planning in case new systems miss Brexit deadline at end of March 2019

Cybersecurity Pros Face Zero Unemployment

Data Center Knowledge

million by 2019. New report projects the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide will swell to 1.5 Read More. Security Shared

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IBM Opens Cloud Data Center in Korea

Data Center Knowledge

Targets Korean public cloud market, which analysts expect to reach $1B in 2019 Read More. Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing IBM

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Report: Internet of Things to Spur Data Center Demand Explosion

Data Center Knowledge

Analysts forecast 750-percent increase in data center capacity for IoT workloads by 2019 Read More. Internet of Things Supply and Demand

What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

David Linthicum

Furthermore, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5 percent. According to Gartner , by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of enterprises will formalize IT versatilist profiles and job descriptions, and that 20 percent of IT organizations will hire versatilists to scale their digital business.

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Strategic IT Infrastructure in 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Analysts forecast that NVMe, which is enabling the next generation of flash performance and density, will become the leading interface protocol for flash by 2019. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Office MSI is Almost Dead but Use SCCM to Click to Run Install


Microsoft recently announced that they wouldn’t release the MSI version of Office 2019 client apps. Office 2019 will be released only with Click-to-Run installation technology. Microsoft will not provide MSI as a deployment methodology for Office 2019 clients.

Report: Cloud, Video Spur Data Center Interconnect Boom

Data Center Knowledge

by 2019, fueled by enterprise shift to cloud services and online video Read More. Vendors' revenue in the space expected to grow to $4.2B Connectivity Networking

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Addressing the Top VoIP Implementation Challenges

IT Toolbox

billion market by 2019. VoIP adoption rates remain high in the enterprise, with Frost and Sullivan predicting a $9.35 Your communications tools play a critical role in the enterprise's business processes, but you have concerns about VoIP implementation challenges. Learn how to identify common VoIP deployment

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Storing All That Data: Web-Scale Solutions for a Connected World

Data Center Knowledge

Mobile data traffic is expected to grow ten-fold by 2019, and one way data centers are handling the increase is by adopting web-scale architecture and distributed storage. Read More. Industry Perspectives

IDC Forecasting Continued Growth in Big Data

Eric D. Brown

A newly released report from IDC titled “ Worldwide Big Data Technology and Services Forecast, 2015–2019 ” predicts that we will continue to see strong growth over the next four years for big data services, software and infrastructure.

5 Ways Machine Learning Innovates Human Capital Management

IT Toolbox

Markets and Markets predict the HCM software market will reach almost $18 billion in 2019, with growth driven by innovative technology. Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions help the Human Resources department do their job more efficiently. Machine learning helps computers find patterns, predict results and learn from the data that's being fed into it. HCM systems equipped with this capability

4 Benefits of Creating a B2C Mobile App

IT Toolbox

Seventy-five billion apps were downloaded on Apple and Android devices in 2015, and the number of mobile app buyers in the United States is predicted to reach 85 million by 2019. As more consumers shift to mobile, you can capitalize

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SCCM 2007 is Almost Dead – Get Ready for Upgrade


SCCM 2007 will reach its end of EXTENDED support on July 9th, 2019. I know the environments with SCCM 2007 servers managing more than 10k clients. There is no option to have a custom, or extended support options will be provided to any of the existing SCCM 2007 customers. By 9th July 2017, SCCM 2007 […]. The post SCCM 2007 is Almost Dead – Get Ready for Upgrade appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair.

AMD plans silicon fix for Spectre vulnerability

Network World

Comeback kid AMD announced on its quarterly earnings call that it intends to have a silicon fix for the variant 2 of the Spectre exploit, the only one of the Meltdown and Spectre exploits it’s vulnerable to, by 2019 with its new Zen 2 core. The company also said it will ramp up GPU card production to meet the insane demand these days thanks to cryptominers, although it said the biggest challenge will be to find enough memory to make the cards.

Beyond AWS: The cloud's next stage

David Linthicum

If AWS continues to grow as it has over the last few years, it will earn $35 to $40 billion by 2018, and $75 to $100 billion by 2019. Amazon.com's cloud platform, Amazon Web Services , generated $2.56 billion in revenue last quarter, putting it on pace to make $10 billion this year. AWS has been the clear public cloud leader for some time, and the latest financial data shows that leadership translates to real money as more enterprises adopt public cloud computing.

How CISOs find their perfect job

Network World

In a market where analysts say there are over 1 million unfilled job openings, and with demand expected to rise to 6 million globally by 2019 -- according to the Palo Alto Research Center, if you do a good job other opportunities are sure to follow. It’s a good time to be a CISO.

Surviving the coming "Hackerpocalypse"

Cloud Musings

million by 2019; Hybrid warfare, a new type of global conflict where conventional and cyber warfare are combined and in which the aggressor avoids attribution or retribution, is now front page news.

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Cybersecurity skills shortage impact on technology innovation

Network World

According to a recent Bloomberg business article, the cybersecurity industry is expected to grow about 7% a year through 2019 to reach $46 billion in valuation. The global cybersecurity skills shortage continues to be a critical issue. For example, ESG research found 45% of organizations report a “problematic shortage” of cybersecurity skills today, more than any other area within IT. Want more?

Gartner: Algorithm-based technology patents are raging

Network World

Algorithms are hot – so hot that Gartner is saying that by 2019, 250,000 patent applications will be filed that include claims for algorithms, a tenfold increase from five years ago. Gartner wrote that according to a worldwide search on analytics vendor Aulive , nearly 17,000 patents applied for in 2015 mentioned "algorithm" in the title or description, versus 570 in 2000.

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Update On The Megatrend of Robotics


By 2019, 35 percent of non-manufacturing businesses in several sectors will be using robotics to automate other aspects of their operations. Bob Gourley. There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT.

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Information Risk: How to Manage the Company’s Demand for Your Services


million worldwide by 2019 , help is not on the way. Information security teams face an unprecedented level of demand for their services right now.

Women in Cybersecurity: Reducing the Gender Gap Part I


The cybersecurity job market is exponentially on the rise with projections of 6 million cybersecurity job openings by 2019. Katie Kennedy. This post is the first in a three part series on the Women in Cybersecurity Conference. On March 31 st through April 2 nd , women from academia, government, and industry from around the globe gathered in Dallas, Texas for Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Conference.