Sat.Jul 29, 2017 - Fri.Aug 04, 2017

You need a cloud exit plan, even for AWS, Google, Microsoft, or IBM

David Linthicum

The cloud computing infrastructure market—IaaS, PaaS, and private hosting—continues to consolidate around the four major providers, as they maintain or even grow market share at the expense of smaller providers. AWS has continued to grow its revenues more rapidly than the overall market. In other words, AWS is the one to beat, and it will likely remain so for sometime.

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Merck Cyber Attack Will Cause Loss Of Innocent Life


For years we have heard warnings of cyber attacks against manufacturing processes and against infrastructure, and for years we have seen these attacks grow from theoretical to real. We have also seen many who do not know how connected these systems are say that all is well and the threat is being over stated. We […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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Five Questions Transformational Leaders and PMOs Should Address When Driving Digital

Social, Agile and Transformation

Let's consider the modern Project Management Office or PMO and what transformational leaders need from this function when driving digital transformation programs. The Role of the PMO Before Transformation In many organizations, the PMO is synonymous with bureaucracy and administration since many focus on tracking projects, managing budgets, defining project management standards, and.

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The Game of Clouds 2017

Cloud Musings

The AWS Marketplace is growing at breakneck speed, with 40% more listings than last year! This and more insights were revealed when CloudEndure used their custom tool to quickly scan the over 6,000 products available on AWS Marketplace.

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Corporate IT: Challenging Colleagues is the Best Way to Help Them


Google recently announced an end to its practice of scanning Gmail users’ emails in order to personalize the ads they see, bringing its personal service in line with the rules it applies to its business accounts.

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ICO highlights challenge Slack-like tools pose to public sector FOI request compliance

Computer Weekly

The Information Commissioner’s Office outlines how the growing use of cloud-based communication channels could complicate how public sector organisations respond to Freedom of Information requests

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Voting Machines Hacked at DEF CON in Las Vegas


Just how secure are the nation's voting machines, and how much should you worry about a hacker changing voting results? Based on what a group of hackers in Las Vegas, the machines are easily hacked, and voting results are not secure. Every year, there is a conference held in Las Vegas, called DEF CON, where ethical hackers […]. CTO Cyber Security News cyber cyber security Cybersecurity DEF CON election Hacking technology voting

What Europe’s New Data Protection Law Means for Data Center Operators

Data Center Knowledge

GDPR will have a wide impact, but few operators are ready. Read More. Regulation Security

Information Risk: Third-Party Risk Management Is Failing


Information security teams are busier than they’ve ever been and, although they have been given more funds to cope, there is still a great need to prioritize and focus on the risks that are most likely to harm their business.

Security audits reveal poor state of corporate cyber defences

Computer Weekly

Critical vulnerabilities detected in 47% of corporate systems investigated in security audits by Positive Technologies

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Bringing the Best Data Computing to Mobile


With each passing year, leading smartphone manufacturers unveil a wave of new mobile devices. Each new generation of smartphones is more powerful and capable than its predecessors. We are at the level of technological advancement where anyone with a smart device — smartphone or tablet — has enough computing power to complete most of their […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Mobile News mobile Mobile computing

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Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: July 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge last month Read More. Featured

For Digital, discover, streamline and render agile the enterprise before addressing cultural issues (i)

IT Toolbox

continuing from. Culture, a barrier to Digital. McKinsey concludes: "Leaders hoping to strike the right balance have two critical priorities. One is to embed a mind-set of risk taking and innovation through all ranks of the

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How logic games have advanced AI thinking

Computer Weekly

Pitting a chess computer against a chess champion used to be the end goal for machine intelligence. We explore how game play has improved artificial intelligence

4 Tips to Develop an Automated Feedback System


Businesses need to put up feedback systems that will not only attract customers but retain them. Customers determine everything, from sales to product enhancement and delivery. Putting up an automated feedback system that collects information about customer reactions and desires is useful for decision-making, solving customer issues, and influencing product roadmap. Before you start collecting […].

Are You Ready for a Multi-Cloud Future?

Data Center Knowledge

Sponsored by: Dell EMC and Intel There are so many conversations around cloud, moving to various types of cloud services, and how to leverage the power of hybrid. But, it’s important to note just how much cloud services – and hybrid, in particular, have been growing and where they are. Cloud SPONSORED

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Culture, a barrier to Digital

IT Toolbox


BT makes firm offer to meet USO broadband commitment

Computer Weekly

BT has made a firm offer to become the designated provider of the 10Mbps Universal Service Obligation broadband service

O’Reilly Security Conference NY Oct 29-30 2017


The O'Reilly Security Conference brings together in-the-trenches security practitioners from organizations of every size, across a wide breadth of industries to share actionable insight in a supportive, hype-free environment. It covers interesting successes (and failures), provocative ideas, practical how-tos, proven best practices, and effective new approaches that can benefit all defenders. Register Today for O'Reilly […]. Big Data CTO Cyber Security Events News

Alphabet Wants To Fix Clean Energy’s Storage Problem — With Salt

Data Center Knowledge

The latest idea from the X ‘moonshot factory’ is code named Malta. Read More. Energy Google

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Mist Systems is the Cloud WLAN Vendor With a (not so) Secret Weapon

IT Toolbox

Now that we’re years into cloud-enabled networking, it may not be all that exciting to hear from yet another cloud WLAN company. You might see Mist Networks as just another WLAN vendor trying to leverage the cloud to make their pitch, but there’s more here than meets the eye.

Newcastle to put gigabit broadband in council properties

Computer Weekly

Newcastle City Council is to roll out fibre-to-the-premises broadband in 25 public housing developments

Register Now For Data Event Of The Year: Strata Data New York 25-28 Sep 2017


The yearly Strata Data conference (formerly known as Hadoop World) will be 25-28 Sep 2017. This is the place to be to network with peers, learn lessons from others in the field, and track the status of the greatest technological solutions in the Big Data field. Topics include: AI, Big data & the Cloud, Data […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Events

Equinix Positioning for “Next Wave” of Cloud Data Center Deployments

Data Center Knowledge

Next-gen apps and lessons of past deployments are driving architectural changes in cloud infrastructure, and the colo giant wants to stay in tune. Read More. Business Cloud Colocation Equinix Featured

Six CRM Tips for Better Data Management

IT Toolbox

Garbage in, garbage out. That’s one of the first lessons you learn in Comp Sci 101, and it definitely holds true for CRM. A CRM populated with outdated or inaccurate contact information does little for a company, and often it slows down operations. Sales staff call the wrong numbers. Marketing emails reach old addresses for a lower response rate. Customer service details

Businesses failing to understand GDPR compliance status

Computer Weekly

With less than a year to go before the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline, many businesses are floundering, while others are embracing data-centric security to fast-track compliance

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PCI FAQ and Myths

Doctor Chaos

PCI compliance is a set of practices that controls data security across a wide array of credit and debit card payments. Businesses must abide by the principles outlined by the PCI Security Standards Council in order for their merchant account to stay in acceptable standing. Every business that accepts debit/credit cards must comply, no matter […]. InfoSec PCI

Microsoft’s Cloud Market Share Grew More than Anyone Else’s Last Quarter — Analysts

Data Center Knowledge

Synergy says global cloud and SaaS market size on track to surpass $200B by 2020 Read More. Business Cloud Microsoft