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Microsoft and DoD strike a deal, Cybersecurity issues unveiled at.


DoD Here's the top cyber news and stories of the day. Big Data in Demand for Intelligence Community - The National Security Agency (NSA) is poised to deliver an initial cloud computing capability for the entire intelligence

Hunting Down and Killing Ransomware

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Scareware, a type of malware that mimics antimalware software, has been around for a decade and shows no sign of going away. The goal of scareware is to fool a user into thinking that their computer is heavily infected with malware and the most convenient.( read more ). malware

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4.4 Million Big Data Jobs? Not So Fast

The Investing Edge

Gartner made headlines recently when it predicted big data would create 4.4 million jobs by 2015. The analyst firm opined that there’s not enough hired talent to meet the challenges of big data and finding opportunities to turn information into revenue.

SDDC And The Elephant In The Room - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Like many companies, we at EMC start our new year with a leadership gathering. We gather to celebrate, connect, strategize and share. They are *always* great events. I found this year's gathering was particularly rewarding

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.

PNNL joins with UW to form big data institute, Researchers find.


Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. PNNL joins with UW to form big data institute - The PNNL and the University of Washington are partnering to create the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing

31 Days of Servers in the Cloud - Getting Started - IT Pros ROCK! at.

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What A Modern Factory Can Teach You About High-Performance IT.

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I'm not the only who's fascinated by high-performance IT organizations, and the transformations required to get them there. In my travels, I've encountered others who share my fascination. And -- each and every time -- we all

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Tech Blogs We Love - CTOvision


What makes a great tech blog? It takes great staff, an actionable vision, and timely/accurate reporting. It also takes leaders who don't mind hard work and who are good at engaging with the community. How do you know

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Step-by-Step: Running FREE Linux Virtual Machines in the Cloud.

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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

2013: The Year of the CIO

CIO Dashboard

CIOs stand at a crossroads as we head into 2013. Many of them have a choice to make. They can retreat to the back-office or reach out to business units and began to partner with them on customer -facing innovation and revenue generation.

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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!

Fountainhead: The Beginning of the Non-Dedicated Device World?


What makes your phone your phone? Or, for that matter, what makes your desktop, your laptop or your tablet yours? After all, millions of people own identical hardware/software configurations of iPhones, Android-based

Obama's choices for DoD and CIA, DISA Executives on AFCEA.


Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Obama taps Hagel to lead DOD, Brennan to CIA - President Obama has recently tagged two people to fill key national security slots. Former Senator Chuck Hagel (a veteran

What's New in SharePoint Server 2013 for IT Pros? - IT Pros ROCK.

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SharePoint Server 2013 can help you achieve new levels of reliability and performance, delivering features and capabilities that simplify administration, protect communications and information, and empower users while

Windows Server 2012 Ain’t no Cloud OS either

Virtualized Greek

I took a little stab at OpenStack’s claim of being a Cloud OS. Any solution that bills itself as an OS should have the features of an OS.

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.

How Effective is your Big Data Implementation?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Defined metrics that help organizations determine how effective their big data initiatives are in performing analysis and delivering results

Technology Short Take #28 - Scott Lowe

Scott Lowe



FREE Hands-on Training: Build Virtual Machines in the Cloud with.

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OpenStack as I understand it

Virtualized Greek

I’ve made a few comments about OpenStack on my blog and I wanted to clarify what I feel OpenStack is and is not. According to the OpenStack Consortium, OpenStack is a Cloud OS. First we need to define a Cloud OS. When you look at NIST definitions of Cloud computing terms, Cloud OS doesn’t show up.

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?

Mick's IT Blogs: How to reinstall a trial version of software after it has.

Mick's IT Blog

This is in no means to be used to continuously reuse a trial version of software without paying for it. This is more for using if you are in a sudden pinch and need to software immediately, intending to purchase it later. There are

Looking Back: 2012 Project Report Card

Scott Lowe

About a year ago, I posted a look at my planned projects for 2012. Now, a year later, it’s time to review my progress (or lack thereof) and measure myself on how well I did (or didn’t) do on those projects. First, let’s review the original project list: Learn to script in Perl. Learn to speak German. Become more familiar with Xen (and Open vSwitch and OpenStack). Pursue CCNP.

Options for Building Active Directory in the Cloud with Windows.

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How do you measure Cloud up time?

Virtualized Greek

So, Amazon had four major outages of their cloud services last year with the longest and most notable being the one that took Netflix streaming down for 23 hours during the busy holiday period.

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.

The CIO’s Journey: Transactional IT vs. Transformational IT

Future of CIO

In its best form, leadership is about creating a powerful future that is compelling in the present. The majority of businesses today are on the journey to digitalization and globalization.

Social Media Management – or Muddle?

CIO Rant

As the title suggests, perhaps what we now term as “social media”, is perceived differently by the people that use it, plan it, deal with it, or design it. In fact, the “it” is precisely what defies pinpoint accuracy. And the saying goes, if you cannot measure (or define it), you cannot manage it. Social media management is, thus, an epic challenge. Is this a problem?

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Hands on Lab: Connecting PaaS and IaaS Applications in the Cloud.

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Our Windows Azure cloud platform provides both Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) features for migrating and running virtual machines in the cloud and Platform as a Service (PaaS) features for developing new cloud-based

Monday Dilbert!

Virtualized Greek

Reblogged from The Nuage Consulting Group Blog: A new Classic. Cloud Computing

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.

Three “P”s in Paradoxical Leaders

Future of CIO

Paradoxes are conflicting choices or conditions that demand equal attention. The businesses and the world have stepped into the digital era with "VUCA" characteristics (Velocity, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity).

Early Experts: Congratulations to December Exam Voucher.

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Which One Do You Have: Emotional Board or Effective Board

Future of CIO

Applying deep insight and rubber stamping are such counter-propositions. Governance in Greek means "to steer," and that is exactly what governance entities should do; they set the course and steer the organizational ship, keep it on the course, and off the rocks.

EA as Innovation Enthusiast

Future of CIO

EA can best help by first selling the idea that innovation risk is worth supporting, both with time and budget. Innovation is light every business is pursuing now.

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.