Wed.Aug 16, 2017

CIOs Start To Become More Important

The Accidental Successful CIO

Companies are starting to realize the value of their CIOs Image Credit: las – initially. The importance of a CIO can be measured in a number of different ways. One such way is how often the CEO seeks out the CIO for consultation.

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IBM CEO Says Trump Advisory Forum Could No Longer Serve Purpose

Data Center Knowledge

Rometty’s memo followed executive exodus from corporate panel; ‘IBM will continue to work with all parts of the government’ Read More. Business IBM

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UK workers interested in cyber security, survey shows

Computer Weekly

Many UK workers are interested in cyber security and would consider a career in the field, a survey has revealed, which could help close the skills gap

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3 Ways Mobile Apps Change VoIP/UC Choices for Businesses

IT Toolbox

Mobile devices have hugely influenced voice over IP (VoIP) and unified communications (UC) over the past few years. As mobile apps for VoIP and UC mature, in many cases they drive the solution that works best for many businesses. With maturity comes tighter and more seamless integration, better security, ease of use, and the incredible convenience benefits of aligning with fast-moving mobile technology.

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Equinix Makes Big Bet on Fuel Cell-Powered Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Strikes deal with utility to deploy Bloom fuel cells at 12 additional US data centers. Read More. Energy Equinix Featured

Huddle in trouble: Did the journey from startup to scaleup cause the UK cloud firm to lose its way?

Computer Weekly

What does the future hold for cloud collaboration firm Huddle, once a darling of the UK tech startup scene but now seemingly in need of a financial bailout

Swagger Becomes OAS3

IT Toolbox

The OpenAPI Specification v3 (OAS3) has now become official. As with many things in the industry though, I am sure that people will continue to refer to it as swagger just because we have called it that for so many years now. But this is a much welcome change and update to the specification. APIs have continued to grow in popularity, and with it, the need to document and specify the operations of

NotPetya attack cost up to $300m, says Maersk

Computer Weekly

Danish shipping line Maersk estimates that the NotPetya cyber attack in June cost the company up to $300m

Equinix: Private Data Exchange is Outpacing Internet’s Growth

Data Center Knowledge

Businesses’ digital transformation expected to result in skyrocketing private interconnection bandwidth Read More. Colocation Equinix

Female students less likely than male students to consider tech roles

Computer Weekly

Research by KPMG finds many female students have never considered applying for a graduate tech role, and male students are more confident in their tech skills

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Always Customize ERP Software

IT Toolbox

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors talk up the benefits of customized software. They say these programs save you cash and protect your business from external threats. But, the truth is, out-of-the-box ERP software often costs less money and provides you with the same security advantages as bespoke tools. Here are four reasons why customized ERP software doesn't always make financial sense.

GDPR drives cloud firm’s Cloudian S3 object storage deployment

Computer Weekly

Interoute deployed Cloudian Hyperstore because it believes customers want object storage to help gain compliance with the forthcoming European GDPR regulations

Benefits of Using a USB Wi-Fi Adapter

IT Toolbox

This post looks at the benefits of using a USB Wi-Fi adapter


Hackers hit Holyrood with Westminster-style brute-force attack

Computer Weekly

The Scottish parliament has been hit by a cyber attack similar to the one that struck Westminster in June


Choose Your Own Adventure: Data Center World Workshops

Data Center Knowledge

Which workshops would you like to see at the next Data Center World? Cast your vote now. Read More. Data Center World

Nordic IT professionals content in current roles

Computer Weekly

Most Nordic IT professionals are happy at their current employer, receiving competitive training and pay packages

Embedded FPGA: Coming to a Data Center Near You

Data Center Knowledge

The basic building block of an FPGA is a LUT, or look-up-table, which when combined with an optional, by-passable flip flop enables programmable logic of any function. Read More. Industry Perspectives

RBS to cut 880 IT staff in London

Computer Weekly

Royal Bank of Scotland aims to reduce London-based IT workforce by 40

Big Data Has a Lot to Offer for Small Businesses

IT Toolbox

Even the smallest businesses and newest startups may be able to benefit from the superior insight and real-time understanding that big data may be able to provide

ClickMechanic uses GitHub to streamline coding to production

Computer Weekly

Digital service that connects car mechanics and garages to customers sees GitHub as a core part of its coding lifecycle


Airline piloting and job security

IT Toolbox

In an age of computers and robots, the only jobs that are likely to remain are those involving human interaction

Fiat joins BMW's autonomous car platform initiative

Computer Weekly

Car makers Fiat and BMW are working in collaboration with Intel and Mobileye to develop a scalable platform for self-driving vehicles

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The Internet of Things - Just One of My Favorite Things

IT Toolbox

Besides the internet, the number one technological advancement that has been the cornerstone of our social progress is the Internet of Things (IoT). There is a reason why tech giants like Amazon and Dish Network are going all in when it comes to investment into IoT. This is how

How to use Secure Copy for file transfer

Tech Republic Security

FTP was the popular protocol for file transfer but short of using FTPS, it doesn't provide the security required these days. Here's how to use Secure Copy (SCP) for file transfer

6 Ways ERP Makes Manufacturing More Profitable

IT Toolbox

To make it in the digital enterprise, manufacturers must push themselves further in innovation and develop a strategy to stay ahead of the competition. This won’t happen instantly, however. If manufacturers haven’t begun thinking beyond a simple enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with bare-bones features, they may soon be obsolete. Many people realize that ERP solutions streamline

How to prevent phishing attacks in Microsoft Outlook and Office 365: 3 methods

Tech Republic Security

Phishing attacks are a major source of worry for businesses. Here are a few tips on keeping malicious messages out of your users' inboxes and minimizing the risk when they make it there

Insuring Your VoIP Network

IT Toolbox

Save $700 Billion with Incident Management-as-a-Service. The latest Digital Global Overview report from We Are Social and Hootsuite notes that there are over five billion unique mobile numbers and some 2.7 billion mobile social users. Over half the world’s population now uses the Internet, and digital communication and connectivity is changing the way

How to Drive a Frictionless, Immersive, and Relentless Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Digital management is responsible for designing, enabling, and enforcing a collaborative, innovative, intelligent, inspiring and inclusive working environment.