March, 2017

Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business

CTOvision

Carol M. Evenson. Over the last decade, cloud computing has gone from being a buzzword to an essential component of web technology.

Both Sides of Enterprise Mobility

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock Enterprise mobility has become table stakes in the world of business. The ability to access current information at any time, from anywhere, on any device has really become a cliché.

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The Top Emerging Technologies For Digital Predators

Forrester IT

If you've been following my research, you know I like to divide the business world into three categories of company: Digital Predators successfully use emerging digital technologies to gain market share and/or displace traditional incumbent companies (e.g. Amazon, Lyft, Priceline, AirBnB, Netflix).

What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services for On-Premises and Cloud Deployments

IT Pros Rock!

The Remote Desktop Services (RDS) platform has been refined in Windows Server 2016.

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Cloud Computing Forensics Readiness

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shuterstock In today’s globally connected world, data security breaches are bound to occur.

DevOps has reached critical mass, CIOs need to get on board

Forrester IT

DevOps is one of the most powerful weapons that CIOs have in their arsenal. DevOps unites the entire enterprise in delivering business transformation with superior customer experience.

Windows Server 2016 Storage will Blow Your Mind! – Part 2

IT Pros Rock!

The second in a three part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server 2016. In this second video we will focus on the amazing capabilities provided by Storage Replica features in Windows Server 2016. Windows Server 2016 Storage Replica. [ 1:10 ] What is Storage Replica? [

Switch Launches Its Pyramid-Shaped Data Center in Michigan

Data Center Knowledge

Sticks to its signature bold design approach, using dramatic lighting, Focault pendulum in the lobby. Read More. Colocation Data Center Design Switch SuperNAPs

6 Ways to Improve Security on Your Android Device

IT Toolbox

Since there are many android smartphone users surfing the internet on a daily basis, we have decided to give you six simple ways to improve the security on your android device

Cybersecurity Due Diligence: Now a best practice in Merger & Acquisition (M&A)

CTOvision

Bob Gourley. Cooley is an international law firm recognized for its technology practice and experience in multiple practice areas, including Mergers and Acquisition (the firm has handled over 1,000 M&A transactions since 2010).

Quantum Computing Delivered From The Cloud

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock IBM Cloud is now providing developers with the infrastructure and portal to a 5 qubit quantum computer. This equips them with the ability to build interfaces between classic computers and IBM’s quantum platform.

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The Disruptive Force of Disruption

Forrester IT

Digital disruption is a fairly well understood dynamic: new entrant uses technology in new ways to upend existing business models and disrupt markets. In other words, digital disruption is a distinct force with a distinct life span that is mostly external to traditional markets and businesses. But what if it is more than that? What if it is the canary in the coal mine representing the first signals of a shift in our economy and society?

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Windows Server 2016 Storage will Blow Your Mind! – Part 3

IT Pros Rock!

The third in a three-part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server 2016. In this third video, we will focus on the amazing capabilities provided by Storage Quality of Service features in Windows Server 2016. Windows Server 2016 Storage Quality of Service (QoS). [

How Linux Conquered the Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Linux’s ubiquity in the data center wasn’t by design. It was the effect of a powerful and unpredictable undercurrent. Read More. Blades Featured Microsoft Oracle composable infrastructure Dirk Hohndel Erin Chapple Git history Linus Torvalds linux linux foundation Mark Hinkle open source

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More than a million Gmail and Yahoo account credentials on sale

Computer Weekly

Usernames, email addresses and plaintext passwords of more than a million Yahoo and Gmail accounts are reportedly on sale on the dark web, posing a threat to corporate security

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Update on Apache Spot: Tremendous advancement in cybersecurity data analytics and event management capabilities

CTOvision

Bob Gourley. The trend of applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to the mission of cyber defense is one of the most promising activities in the cybersecurity community.

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The BYOD Problem

Cloud Musings

Everyone wants their device of choice right there next to them 24/7. To an employer, however, that smart device is nothing more than a dagger posed to rip apart every shred of corporate security.

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The Cloud Is Disrupting Hadoop

Forrester IT

Forrester has seen unprecedented adoption of Hadoop in the last three years. We estimate that firms will spend $800 billion in Hadoop software and related services in 2017. Not surprisingly, Hadoop vendors have capitalized on this -- Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR have gone from a "Who?"

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Step-by-Step: Deploy Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Cluster in Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

In this short video, we’ll walk through deploying a Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Cluster to a Microsoft Azure subscription using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates. Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) on Microsoft Azure.

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Meet Microsoft, the New Face of Open Source Data Center Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

If you’re running a cloud platform at Microsoft’s scale (30-plus regions around the world, with multiple data centers per region) and you want it to run on the best data center hardware, you typically design it yourself.

How to handle detractors to digital transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

It takes a lot of effort to align an organization to a digital strategy and digital transformation program. They are disruptive programs that aim to drive growth through new products and customer experiences and not everyone in the front office is going to want a new direction. They also require changes to the underlying business processes by advancing customer service capabilities, cio digital transformation leadership organizational change

Digital Risk of Data Increases When Employees Leave

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Crystal Lister. Employee turnover can potentially have serious effects on an organization’s productivity, morale, profit, financial resources, and increase an organization's digital risk posture.

GDPR good for UK business and economy, experts tell Lords’ committee

Computer Weekly

Adopting GDPR is good business practice and will put the UK on a good footing post Brexit, but getting an EC data protection adequacy ruling could be challenging due to bulk data collection provisions in the Investigatory Powers Act, experts warn

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Make Omnichannel A Cornerstone Of Your Digital Transformation – The Telco Angle

Forrester IT

Source: Forrester, "Make Omnichannel A Cornerstone Of Your Telecom Digital Transformation" Poor customer experiences remain the Achilles' heel of telcos' digital transformation efforts.

Improve Deployment Speed and Reduce Overhead with Containers in Windows Server 2016

IT Pros Rock!

Learn how containers work in Windows Server 2016 and how they can be used to increase deployment speed, workload density and decrease server overhead to create a more efficient IT environment.

Atlanta Data Center Market Firing on All Cylinders

Data Center Knowledge

Recent acquisition and expansion activity shows the Atlanta market is heating up. Read More. Atlanta Colocation Digital Realty Featured QTS (Quality Technology Services

Why CIOs Have To Worry About Their Company Being Disrupted

The Accidental Successful CIO

Just when you think you have the ball, that’s when a disruption can occur Image Credit: Matthew Wilkinson.

Leveraging The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT) To Improve Corporate Culture and Raise Security Posture

CTOvision

Bob Gourley.