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Cybersecurity Standards and Your Enterprise

CTOvision

As we have noted in the past, “The nice thing about standards is that you have so many to choose from” teaches Andrew S. Tanebaum in his classic text on Computer Networks. This adage is especially true when it comes to cybersecurity.

Your top 5 cloud priorities for the rest of 2015

David Linthicum

Wow -- the year is almost half gone, so it's time for many enterprises to look at how to spend their remaining cloud budget. Alternatively, they can decide what items should be on the to-do list before the end of the year approaches. Here are five points to consider, if you haven't done so already: [ InfoWorld's guide to Docker. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ]. Create a container strategy. Containers like Docker's are coming on strong.

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Compass Piloting Wearable Technology In The Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

The futuristic pilot project combines mobile and wearable technology for smooth data center operation Read More. Compass Datacenters Featured Internet of Things

To Be Successful, CIOs Need To Implement Simplicity

The Accidental Successful CIO

Complexity Is Something That IT Can Do Without Image Credit: nerovivo. I don’t know about you, but whenever I see something that looks complicated, I am impressed.

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Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Review Lessons Learned in Big Data 21 May: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

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SAS and Hadoop work together in ways supportive to enterprise missions. Analysts are able to leverage comprehensive enterprise data stores by use of familiar interfaces and methods and with the well engineered SAS and Hadoop architecture can dramatically improve their results for mission.

The serious side of the cloud playground

David Linthicum

Most innovative enterprises are doing cloud computing, and most of those have ongoing prototypes and proofs of concepts. This means they have both money and people set aside to play with emerging cloud technology and find out firsthand what is possible. You should, too. Cloud computing shares resources never shared before, creating new risks and demanding new security practices. Learn those new security measures from Cloud Security Digital Spotlight PDF special report.

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33 Bad Behaviors of Agile Developers and IT Operations

Social, Agile and Transformation

I recently published 20 Bad Behaviors of Agile Product Owners and decided not to leave this subject one sided. In trying to improve the organizational culture and more specifically, the culture in IT, the CIO and IT leadership must consider, review, and improve on its own behaviors. So this week I'm itemizing some of the bad behaviors in IT. Like my previous most, I haven't seen these. agile software development cio DevOps it management organizational change software development

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New ISACA Guide Explores Turbulent Cybersecurity Environment For Industrial Control Systems

CTOvision

ISACA, a global professional association serving 140,000 professionals, has published a new guide about the current cybersecurity threat for industrial control systems (ICS).

SAP/HANA Does Big Data for National Security

Cloud Musings

Carmen Krueger, SAP NS2 SVP & GM While SAP is globally renowned as a provider of enterprise management software, the name is hardly ever associated with the spooky world of intelligence.

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Microsoft Invests In Several Submarine Cables In Support Of Cloud Services

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft is investing in several submarine cables to better connect its data centers and boost its cloud services connectivity worldwide. Read More. Connectivity Microsoft

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Why It’s Time for an Integration Revolution

CIO Dashboard

Guest post by Glen Hobbs. Today’s enterprises are distributed ecosystems. Employees, customers, partners and suppliers with different processes and systems need to connect. But the proliferation of endpoints (apps, systems, processes, data, mobile devices, etc.)

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Haystax: A new kind of analytics and cybersecurity company

CTOvision

This post is part of our series providing background and context on sponsors of Cognitio's 30 April Synergy Forum. Haystax is a new kind of analytics and cybersecurity company.

Packing My Bags For Prague and Dimension Data #Perspectives2015

Cloud Musings

Prague is a beautiful city! My last time was in June 2010 when Jeremy Geelan invited me to speak at CloudExpo Europe (see my blog post and video from that trip at " CloudExpo Europe 2010: Not Your Father's Prague ").

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How Cloud is Getting Security Right

Data Center Knowledge

We take a look at the modern cloud architecture and have to understand the underlying security that supports it. The good news is that cloud security has become a lot better. Now, find out where cloud is getting security right and how you benefit. Read More. Cloud Computing Security cloud security

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Enterprise Field Mobility with SEE Forge and Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

James McDonough, CEO & Co-Founder of SEE Forge , joins Keith Mayer in this “Cloud Solution Innovators” edition as they discuss the various service offerings SEE Forge can help your organization implement. Tune in and learn how your business can eliminate paperwork and easily manage data that is collected any time, any where, and on any device. [ 1:02 ] Can you tell us a bit about the solution that SEE Forge delivers? [

Mesosphere: Organizing the machines in your datacenter as if they are one large computer

CTOvision

This post is part of our series providing background and context on sponsors of Cognitio's 30 April Synergy Forum. We are excited to introduce Mesosphere to the DC technology ecosystem.

Be future ready: Selling to millennials and a marketplace of one

Cloud Musings

There is almost a deafening discussion going on about the self-centeredness of today’s young adults. Weather you call them Generation Y, millennials or twenty-somethings, the general refrain seems to be a perception that the entire lot of them only care about themselves. Patricia Greenfield of the University of California in Los Angeles actually used the Google Ngram Viewer to study this perception.

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CA DCIM

Data Center Knowledge

Headquartered in New York, CA Technologies has been in the DCIM market for some time. Prior to coining the term DCIM, CA’s management model was referred to as Operational Energy Management and Data Center Infrastructure and Energy Management. CA’s early offerings in the Operational Energy.

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Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

TechTalk Episode 5: Comparing Interop to VMWorld

Virtualized Greek

I attended my first Interop last week and I was surprised by the conference in comparison to a vendor specific conference such VMworld. I attended my first Interop ([link] last week and I was surprised by the conference in comparison to a vendor specific conference such VMworld. TechTalks Interop vmworld

Firemon: The Proactive Security Intelligence Platform

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This post is part of our series providing background and context on sponsors of Cognitio's 30 April Synergy Forum. Firemon has been a leader in security management technology for over a decade. Their security manager 8.0

Step-By-Step: Running A Windows 10 VM on Mac via Oracle VirtualBox

CanITPro

Not two years ago, Mac users and PC users were at odds when Mac users would attend Microsoft events. How times have changed. At the recent Build and Ignite events, attendees touting Mac notebooks reveled in the numerous announcements brought before them.( read more ).

Maximizing Insight From Your Monitoring

Data Center Knowledge

Simply put, monitoring systems work by asking certain questions of devices in your network to determine how much or how little they are being utilized. While polling works wonders, it's important to communicate what you want monitored at at what invervals to your software vendor. Read More.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Migration vs. Transformation – Know which project you are running

Virtualized Greek

It can be tempting to make improvements to the design and service model of you data center during a migration. It’s a fine line between data center migrations and data center transformations. Both carry different business goals and risk profiles. Blog Posts Migrations

Datameer and Cloudera Webinar 19 May: Finding Fraud, Waste, and Abuse through Big Data Analytics

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At 11am EDT Carahsoft is hosting a webinar featuring Datameer and Cloudera diving into ways to find waste, fraud and abuse through big data analytics. From the webinar page: Finding Fraud, Waste, and Abuse through Big Data Analytics with Cloudera and Datameer.

Getting Started with Microsoft Operations Management Suite

CanITPro

Hello folks, Last November I wrote about taking a Deep Dive in Your Own Environment With Operational Insight. Last week in Chicago during the keynote, Brad Anderson and Jeff Woolsey talked about and demoed the new version of that family. It’s called.( read more ).

Virtualization – A Look to the Future

Data Center Knowledge

The data center industry has moved way beyond simple server virtualization, and is exploring new avenues to make virtualization an even more powerful platform. Let’s take a look at some of these newer approaches to virtualization. Read More. Featured Virtualization cloud

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

TechTalk Episode 4 – Does EMC or enterprise IT get open source?

Virtualized Greek

During EMCWorld 2015, EMC announced the open source of ViPR. The reactions have been mixed and the question has been asked if EMC or for that matter general enterprises get open source. Show Notes Juku.IT post on failed open source approaches During EMCWorld 2015, EMC announced the open source of ViPR. The reactions have been mixed and the question has been asked if EMC or for that matter general enterprises get open source. Show Notes Juku.IT

Bright Computing: Advanced Linux Cluster Management

CTOvision

With this post we are initiating coverage of Bright Computing. Bright Computing provides comprehensive software solutions for provisioning and managing HPC clusters, Hadoop clusters, and OpenStack private clouds in your data center or in the cloud.

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Packing My Bags For Prague and Dimension Data #Perspectives2015

Cloud Musings

Prague is a beautiful city! My last time was in June 2010 when Jeremy Geelan invited me to speak at CloudExpo Europe (see my blog post and video from that trip at " CloudExpo Europe 2010: Not Your Father's Prague ").

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5 Tips for Securing Your Cloud Computing System

Data Center Knowledge

As much as cloud computing has helped with the storage of data, it has created the need for increased security. Without testing, backups and proper access permissions, data can be easily hacked or stolen. Here are five tips for ensuring your data is protected. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.