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Cloud adoption's tipping point has arrived

David Linthicum

The relative adoption of various types of cloud services. Source: Gartner) read more. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard IT Management Cloud computing

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SDN and NFV: Survey of Articles Comparing and Contrasting.


This blog provides a brief survey of these articles comparing and contrasting SDN and NFV, including a synopsis and rating for each

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Best of TechEd 2013: 13 FREE Hands-on Labs for Enabling YOUR.

IT Pros Rock!

Private Cloud, Virtualization and Systems Management. Be an Early Expert on Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8

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20 Reasons Why the Internet of Things will be Big and Important

Social, Agile and Transformation

How big and important will the internet of things and machine to machine technologies be over the next 5-10 years

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.

3 surefire ways to fail in the cloud

David Linthicum

You have to take the good with the bad, and a number of enterprises out there are finding the move to the cloud requires slightly more brain cells than they possess. This means epic fails, all of which could have been avoided if perhaps I wrote this post a few years ago. Consider this one a public service. Here are the top three surefire ways to fail with cloud computing. read more. Cloud Computing IT Management Cloud computing

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Congress Impressed by Mobile Medical Apps - CTOvision


As more mobile medical apps are developed, they are finding their way into our government. Recently, the House of Representative's Small Business Committee's Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a hearing

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How EMC IT Does Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

You might be used to getting storage advice from a storage vendor, but the better source might be to speak to someone in their IT group. Such is the case with EMC IT -- a great team I''ve written about consistently over many years. It''s an interesting perspective on several levels. 

Step-by-Step: Build a FREE System Center 2012 Configuration.

IT Pros Rock!

Private Cloud, Virtualization and Systems Management. Be an Early Expert on Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8

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Instagram Video, The New Vine? - CTOvision


instaface-facebook-instagram Instagram, the popular photo sharing application which was recently acquired by Facebook, has released a new software update that enables the recording and sharing of 15 second long videos

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Why We Should All Learn to Code

The Investing Edge

For years the tech community has been concerned about worker shortages , especially programmers and engineers.

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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!

Running IT Like A Business: Where Are We?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

There''s a frequent observation that our familiar enterprise IT function might be better branded as "enterprise IS " -- information services. 

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Cloud: The Testing Ground for the New CIO

CIO Dashboard

Guest post by: Mike Pearl. In case you missed it, Michael Hickins of the Wall Street Journal recently detailed a lively panel discussion that unfolded during MIT’s CIO Symposium on May 22, 2013.

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Windows 8.1 Preview - DisplayLink Video Drivers? - IT Pros ROCK.

IT Pros Rock!

Private Cloud, Virtualization and Systems Management. Be an Early Expert on Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8

All you need to know about SDN in 14 Minutes

Virtualized Greek

Everything you need to know about the basics of SDN in (the first) 14 Minutes of this video from Scott Shenker of Berkley. Scott delivers a brilliant talk at Stanford on SDN and why Network Virtualization is the killer app. This is a must watch video for learning the basics and beyond of SDN.

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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.

Thoughts From The Hadoop Summit

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  This week, many of my colleagues are attending the Hadoop Summit in San Jose.    Another sizable group are down in Orlando at the Cisco Live event. 

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Mick's IT Blogs: Apply all Microsoft Office Updates within a folder

Mick's IT Blog

Here is a script that will install all Microsoft Office updates within the same folder. It queries the folder for all of the filenames and then runs installs the updates. You can download the script from here

Enterprise Architecture as a Strategic Planning Tool

Future of CIO

EA is both an input to strategy (business & IT) and an outcome from it. One of the critical challenges of the modern organization is the need to respond in a high-velocity business environment -fast, dynamic, highly-changing/fluctuating.

Traveling (Part 1) - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

It's been a long month for me. This has been my 4th week traveling in a row with very brief stops at home to see the family. Needless to say, my blogging has suffered the most. So rather than trying

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?

Information Logistics -- Revisited

Chuck's Blog - EMC

A long while back, I wrote a speculative post around what I dubbed " information logistics " -- the disciplines associated with getting the right information in the right place at the right time -- and at the right cost.

Upgrading Lenovo X1 Windows 7 with a Samsung 840 SSD

Storage IO Blog

I recently upgraded my Lenovo X1 laptop from a Samsung 830 256GB Solid State Device (SSD) drive to a new Samsung 840 512GB SSD. The following are some perspectives, comments on my experience in using the Samsung SSD over the past year, along with what was involved in the upgrade. Background A little over a [.].

Top Ten Characteristics in "Ultra-Leadership"

Future of CIO

“ Wisdom begins in wonder.

Traveling (Part 2) - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

So my last post was more about prepping for travel and the basics. SO you have a good idea of how I prep and what I choose to take. The next step is what do I actually do when I

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.

CIO as Chief Improvement Officer

Future of CIO

"Continual improvement" is IT mantra in digital era. The “I” in the CIO title is full of imagination; Chief Improvement Officer is a right fit for modern CIO role.

Ten Big Gaps in EA

Future of CIO

EA brings more than just agreement or consensus. EA should be bringing understanding, including asking questions that may not otherwise be asked. Many EA practices are still hidden in ivory towers. What doesn't EA do well?

CIO as Chief Inspection Officer: Five Perspectives upon Software Quality

Future of CIO

Software quality begins with the quality of the requirements. Every company desires to have 'quality software.' But the challenge is that many people struggle to provide a definition or rationale. It is an age-old adage that you can't nail software quality down to a single definition. And perhaps we try too hard to come up with one-size fits all into a single sentence. In fact, there are quite a few perspectives on quality software. Software quality begins with the quality of the requirements.

June 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

June 2013 News letter Welcome to the June 2013 edition of the StorageIO Update. In this edition coverage includes data center infrastructure management (DCIM), metrics that matter, industry trends, IBM buying Softlayer for Cloud, IaaS and managed services. Other items include backup and data protection topics for SMBs, as well as big data storage topics. [.].

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.