Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives


The Open Source Foundation aims to develop technology for expediting the adoption of ePUB3 and the Open Web Platform by the Digital Publishing Industry. Architecture of Readium. The post Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives appeared first on Kitaboo.

The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

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IT Enterprise Architecture: How to Engage Business Partners and Enhance Digital Innovation


As senior management team sign off on multimillion dollar investments in digitization, thousands of people across all industries are rapidly uncovering new ways to use technology to increase productivity and create a competitive advantage.

IT Enterprise Architecture: How EA Teams Can Support Business Transformation


As chart 1 shows, there are four main types of opportunity for aspiring enterprise architecture (EA) teams. Chart 1: Four types of opportunity for Enterprise Architecture Source: CEB analysis.

Energy Efficiency in Construction Industry


Information Technology Blog - - Energy Efficiency in Construction Industry - Information Technology Blog. According to the United States Department of Energy , the construction industry both commercial and residential modernized, at the same time, energy efficiency has gained great importance.

Cisco software fortifies industrial IoT security

Network World

Cisco is looking to better protect myriad edge-attached IoT devices with new security software that promises to protect industrial assets in one of the most disparate of network environments. The company rolled out what it called an overarching security architecture for Industrial IoT ( IIoT ) environments that includes existing products but also new software called Cisco Cyber Vision, for the automated discovery of industrial assets attached to Cisco’s extensive IIoT networking portfolio.

IT Enterprise Architecture: Provide Data Support to the Select Few, Not the Many


Many IT teams across different industries and parts of the world have focused a lot of their time and resources recently on answering calls from the rest of the business to provide more accessible, higher quality data.

Gaining Insight of Solution Architecture

Future of CIO

Solution architecture could be an effective tool to enable strategic and systematic problem-solving. The architecture is abstract. Leverage solution architecture to clarify: Where do we need framework and guidance?

The Goals of Business Architecture

Future of CIO

Business Architecture contains the organizational context and is strategic in that it gives direction to the business design and transformation. What are the goals of business architecture?

Forrester Predictions: Ten Key Developments In Cloud Computing Shape The Industry In 2017

Forrester IT

Our cloud team has gathered ten key developments in cloud computing that will shape this industry in 2017 -- and what you should do about them today. Take a fresh look at your regional and industry-specific cloud providers -- specialization is afoot. China Container Enterprise Architecture cloud computingI'm pleased to announce that Forrester's cloud computing predictions for 2017 published this morning!

A Customer Centric Architecture

Future of CIO

Customer Centricity should always get reflected in organizational design or architecture. The organization has to continuously understand its customer needs and business requirements, develop a customer-centric architecture, and have a clear understanding of how customer-centric approaches enhance the business model and extend profitability. Simplicity may either refer to an architectural constraint or to a business requirement.

Using Object-based Storage to Replace File-Based NAS Architectures

Data Center Knowledge

Object-Based Storage is an architecture that manages data as objects as opposed to traditional block- or file-based approaches, and is a viable option for storing unstructured data at petabyte scale. Industry PerspectivesRead More.

Enterprise Architecture is an MBA subject

IT Toolbox

Apply Business Architecture to Solve Wild Problems

Future of CIO

Problem-solving has a very wide scope today, digital leaders and professionals can leverage Business Architecture (BA) as a problem-solving framework and practical tool for taking multifaceted disciplines to solve problems effectively.

The Value of Business Architecture (Part II)

Future of CIO

Business Architecture (BA) should play a critical role in designing and managing future businesses that become truly proactive and move up the organizational maturity level by turning multidimensional factors impacting business models, business operations, and business reputation.

New ISACA Guide Explores Turbulent Cybersecurity Environment For Industrial Control Systems


ISACA, a global professional association serving 140,000 professionals, has published a new guide about the current cybersecurity threat for industrial control systems (ICS). It defines: Architecture and all of its components. Cyber Security Industrial control system ISACA SCADA

Eliminating Downtime: Six Key Considerations for Your Hosting Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

By making the right hosting architecture choices up front, companies can ensure that their site will always be available with no interruptions to the end user experience, writes Jeffrey Papen of Peak Hosting. To eliminate downtime, here are six architecture choices that should be considered. Industry Perspectives

Digital Legacy: The New Big Mistake

Forrester IT

The extensive industry activity and commotion about digital transformation — mobile, IoT, machine learning, cloud, APIs, microservices, and on and on — is all well and good, but while everyone is happily going along with the next new and way cool digital thing, most are making a big mistake. architecture digital business digital business design digital transformation enterprise architecture integration solution architecture

Avoid IT Management Pitfalls by Using IT Architecture Tools

Future of CIO

The useful tools such as IT Architecture(ITA) helps to improve the growth capacity and maturity of the organization and rebrand IT as a trustful business partner. IT architecture is also a critical tool for IT-business alignment and integration.

Energy Is Embracing Zero Trust, All Industries Should Too

Forrester IT

Zero Trust is a conceptual and architectural model for how security teams should redesign networks into secure microperimeters, increase data security through obfuscation techniques, limit the risks associated with excessive user privileges, and dramatically improve security detection and response through analytics and automation.

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The App Architecture Revolution: Microservices, Containers and Automation

Data Center Knowledge

While we’ve seen cloud native pioneers such as Uber, Netflix, Ebay, and Twitter publicly embrace this method of building and delivering their services, many organizations aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to achieving effective and efficient operations through this app architecture. Industry Perspectives

Six Crucial Attributes of a High-Performance In-Memory Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

The move from disk-based to memory-based data architectures requires a robust in-memory data management architecture, writes Fabien Sanglier of Software AG Government Solutions. Industry Perspectives Here are six crucial attributes to address when evaluating in-memory data management solutions. Read More.

Redefining System Architecture with Data at the Core

Data Center Knowledge

What todays IT teams need is a modern system architecture that has data at its core. Industry Perspectives To meet the new demands of business, IT can no longer count on the tried and true, writes Momchil Michailov of Sanbolic. Read More.

Business Architecture as a Master Planner of the Organization

Future of CIO

Compared to the mechanical nature of the industrial organization, digital organizations are like the living systems that keep self-adapting and self-renewing. As the digital world becomes hyperconnected, interdependent, and dynamic, the industrial silo and old boundary has been broken down.

Architecture, Design, and Engineering Aspects of People-Centric Organization

Future of CIO

As the business ecosystem becomes hyper-connected, over-complex and interdependent, digital leaders should develop a people-centric organization so the positive energy can flow and collective human capabilities can really be transformed from architecture, design, and engineering perspectives.

Gear Up Pragmatically For 5G

Forrester IT

5G Presents Immense Innovation Potential 5G promises to usher in not just new use cases in every industry but also new business models.

Leverage Business Architecture to Shape High Mature Digital Organization

Future of CIO

How to leverage the role of Business Architecture for designing and managing the digital organization that can respond to multidimensional factors impacting business model, operations, and reputation? Business Architecture is strategic in that it gives direction to the business.

In Search of Business Architecture Totality to Drive Transformative Change

Future of CIO

Business Architecture contains the organizational context and is strategic in that it gives direction to the business design and transformation. The challenge of Business Architecture is to build an organization that in times of change and times of relative status quo remains.

Ushering in the Next Generation Information Architecture

CIO Dashboard

Most of the time, we can attribute this challenge directly to the old fashioned and rigid information architecture foundation that companies have built over the years to enable their data and analytics capabilities. A Next Generation Information Architecture has four key characteristics.

Open Source or Open Architecture? Big Data Needs Both

Data Center Knowledge

Industry PerspectivesBig Data platforms are growing more popular by the day. However, it is important to keep in mind that we're early in the lifecycle of this technology, and tomorrow's platforms could look dramatically different from what we have today. Read More.

How to avoid a HealthCare.gov fiasco in your cloud

David Linthicum

Cloud Computing Enterprise Architecture The Industry Standard E-health IT Management Enterprise Architecture Last week, Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Dept.

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Enterprise Architecture vs. Solution Architecture

Future of CIO

A well-designed solution architecture helps to eliminate confusion, apply a holistic view, take customized approaches to each problem, and make continuous adjustments. than the ones required for Solution, where it is technology-driven; Enterprise Architecture should be at a higher level than that of the Solution Architecture (conceptual vs. physical). In addition, the Solution Architecture deliverables should be aligned with what was defined by EA.

The Current Themes in Banking According to Industry Executives

Perficient - Digital Transformation

They implemented technologies like master data management (MDM), service-oriented architectures (SOA), and application programming interfaces (APIs) to extend legacy investments with bolt-on digital enhancements. Previously I reviewed post-digital transformation in banking.

Learning NVP, Part 1: High-Level Architecture

Scott Lowe

In this first post, I’ll start with a high-level description of the NVP architecture. The architecture I’m describing here will also be applicable to NSX, which VMware announced in early March. Learning NVP, Part 1: High-Level Architecture.

Leverage the Business Architecture as a Tool for Riding the Digital Transformation Tide

Future of CIO

It’s important to leverage the business architecture as a navigation tool as Business Architecture contains the organizational context and is strategic in that it gives direction to the business design and transformation.

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture

Storage IO Blog

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture Dell EMC today announced with a tag line IT Unbound their new PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture slated for general availability September 21, 2018. Previewed earlier this year at Dell Technology World in Las Vegas, PowerEdge MX 7000 is a new family […] The post Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture appeared first on StorageIOblog.

A Digital Enterprise Architecture

Future of CIO

Any architecture has to accommodate the fact that all organizations operate simultaneously as open and closed systems. This is a reality hence any architecture has to be able to accommodate this. Digital EA is Outside-in with a whole-of-extended-enterprise perspective.

F5 Networks: It’s time to rethink security architecture

Network World

F5 Networks held its annual industry analyst conference this week within its user conference, Agility in Chicago. One of the main messages F5 tried to get across to its customer base is that it’s time to rethink security. I agree with that thesis wholeheartedly, and it is consistent with many of the posts I have written in the past year, including one I wrote about defining the new rules of security in a digital world.

Check Point’s CPX 360 2020 Conference In New Orleans — Secure Your Everything

Forrester IT

The event gave industry analysts a chance to see what Check Point has been up to. security & risk security architectureVeteran firewall vendor Check Point Software Technologies (hereafter Check Point or CP) held the US edition of its 2020 CPX 360 conference this week in New Orleans. The theme of this year’s CPX 360 is “Secure Your Everything,” a narrative […].

Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars

Storage IO Blog

Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars. There is still time to register for the fall 2018 Dutch data infrastructure industry trends decision-making seminars November 27th and 28th.

Ten Reasons Why VMware Is Leading The Hyperconverged Industry

Chuck's Blog - EMC

While I admire their bravado, I felt the piece did a disservice to both the industry and to customers.   Within VMware, we use the term “hypervisor converged” to differentiate this important architectural difference between built-in vs. bolted-on.

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January 2015 Server StorageIO Industry Trends Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

January is typically a relatively quiet month when it comes to technology announcements and other industry activity. announcement backup BC and DR big data Cloud Comment converged Data protection database DCIM I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics Lab report little data news object storage Performance and Capacity post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools virtualization box ipo newsletter nexgen trends

Security Data Growth Drives SOAPA (Security Operations and Analytics Platform Architecture)

Network World

This will continue but I see SIEM becoming part of a more global cybersecurity software architecture called SOAPA (i.e. security operations and analytics platform architecture). Happy new year cybersecurity community! Hope you are well rested, it’s bound to be an eventful year ahead. Way back when at the end of November 2016, I posted a blog about an evolutionary trend I see happening around cybersecurity analytics and operations technology.