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Move Big Data To The Public Cloud With An Insight PaaS

Forrester IT

In five years you’ll be using Insight PaaS for big data in the public cloud. On-premise won’t be an option. Here is why. Cloud Is The Hottest Market For Big Data Technology The shift to the cloud for big data is on.

Government to strengthen UK data protection law

Computer Weekly

New legislation will require social media platforms to delete information about children and adults when asked

Media 101

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IBM’s Tape Breakthrough May Change Cold Storage – But Not Anytime Soon

Data Center Knowledge

Researchers find a way to jam more data than ever onto a square inch of tape Read More. Design Featured IBM Storage

Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud

David Linthicum

I’m often asked about paired private and public clouds, aka hybrid clouds. What are they? How do you use them? Should you use them? I’m not talking about hybrid clouds that are defined as traditional systems paired with public clouds or as multicloud architectures composed of more than one public cloud, but hybrid clouds as defined by NIST in 2011. The definition is important because I’m finding that people use the “hybrid cloud” term very sloppily still. [ To the cloud!

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Information Security: What You Should Know About Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery


The past few years have required CIOs to understand what digitalization is doing to their company and their industry, and how IT teams should respond. While these responses have varied widely, they have always involved a lot of change.

FBI vs Apple: Context from a cyber law perspective


Editor’s note: This is the first in a five-part series on this topic. This examination by Arnold Abraham provides insights and nuanced lessons from history, the law and the tech world that can inform all of us interested in both privacy and security.-bg

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Forrester warns CIOs of cloud market consolidation risks and rewards

Computer Weekly

Market watcher's latest cloud report outlines how the consolidation of the cloud software and infrastructure market can mean good and bad news for enterprises

Exclusive: San Francisco to See Its First Data Center Build in More Than a Decade

Data Center Knowledge

Fifteenfortyseven buys property next to city’s key interconnection hub at 200 Paul Read More. Colocation Featured North America

Corporate IT: Why Fusion Teams are Essential to Digitalization


In the face of unprecedented challenges, sometimes the powers of Ironman, the Hulk, or even demigod Thor are not enough. It’s only when those complementary powers come together in a team — such as The Avengers — that the contest begins to seem winnable.

Top H1 2017 B2B Marketing Blogs — Opening A Window Into Your World

Forrester IT

It’s not quite the dog days of summer, so more often than not, I can keep my windows at home open.

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Systems of insight light way ahead for data

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly looks at why data management must become oriented towards business outcomes, not technology management outcomes

Facebook Thought to Be Behind New Ohio Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

According to the Columbus Dispatch, Facebook is behind a planned $750 million data center to be located in New Albany, Ohio. The newspaper cites “sources familiar with the plans,” who have indicated the social network giant will formally announce plans for the project next week. Facebook data center

Sisense Simplifies Your Data So You Can Focus on What's at Hand

IT Toolbox

A recent benchmark study from Hive9 found that only 40% of C-suite executives are satisfied with their marketing department’s ability to improve business performance. Only 34% are confident in marketing’s ability to derive insights from data. Something

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Edge computing: What you need to know before you deploy

David Linthicum

I explained edge computing back in May, and how it’s related to cloud computing. But I continue to get questions on the use of edge computing, especially on whether should enterprises begin to use edge computing anytime soon. To make that decision, there are three aspects of edge computing that you should consider: [ InfoWorld’s David Linthicum explains what exactly is edge computing. Also: What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now.

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Russian cyber espionage group targeting hotel Wi-Fi

Computer Weekly

A Russian cyber espionage group is targeting hotel Wi-Fi networks to carry out malware infections and potentially steal credentials, researchers warn

Switch Signals Legal Action on Data Center Design Patents Coming

Data Center Knowledge

Colocation provider says it’s ramping up IP legal team to pursue legal action against alleged patent violators Read More. Business Power and Cooling Switch SuperNAPs

Ubuiquiti is On Fire, I Tellya

IT Toolbox

Ah Ubiquiti… I recently attended Mobility Field Day 2 , and Ubiquiti was NOT there. Yet, Ubiquiti was the one vendor that was talked about more than any other along the lines of “It would be great to hear them present their own story in their own words” when us delegates chatted about such things. The truth is, The

Three Ways to Generate Profit With the Data You Already Have By Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang


Editor's note: This article captures insights from Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang, co-authors of the new book, Monetizing Your Data: A Guide to Turning Data into Profit-Driving Strategies and Solutions. -bg bg Build it and they will come. That is the view many organizations maintain about their data lakes and data warehouses. Companies are rapidly investing in […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO News

HSBC uses IBM to automate the processing of 100 million document pages

Computer Weekly

In another instance of banks adopting automation to lower costs and drive productivity, HSBC uses IBM analytics technology to cut down on its paper trail

IBM Says It Has Beat Facebook’s AI Server Scaling Record

Data Center Knowledge

Researchers design a way to manage massive GPU clusters while keeping network bottlenecks to a minimum. Read More. Design Featured IBM Machine Learning

How ERP Can Cut Business Costs

IT Toolbox

The business of business is generating profits. That's the bottom line. Both large corporations and small, family-owned businesses are always on the lookout for ways to cut operational costs while improving efficiency. Getting more work done for lower costs means business growth and improved profits. One way a business can increase its operational efficiency


Step-By-Step: Intro to Managing Azure AD via PowerShell


As IT Professionals know, time is never on our side. Hence the reason PowerShell is so important. It provides a quicker way of completing tasks and can even provide some automation if harnessed correctly.

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim gets 'faster in the head' with SAP analytics

Computer Weekly

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim has been using SAP’s Hana database and applications to speed up players mentally, as well as using SAP Hybris to sell shirts

COO Jarrett Appleby Leaving Digital Reality Trust

Data Center Knowledge

The giant data center provider Digital Reality Trust announced today that its Chief Operating Officer, Jarrett Appleby, is stepping down effective September 15. According a company press release, Appleby is leaving “to pursue other opportunities.” ” The company indicates that a search for. Colocation Digital Realty data center

4 Tools That Make it Easier to Be an Entrepreneur

IT Toolbox

Modern entrepreneurs are afforded with a myriad of robust hardware and software tools that make it easier, more efficient, and cheaper to start, maintain, and scale a business

Stuff Worth Reading – August 2017

The Investing Edge

This post is the first of a new feature on the Ascent Venture blog hosted by Baiyin Zhou ( @BaiyinVC ), a Senior Associate at Ascent, and Eric Schultz ( @ericebs ), an author and former Ascent portfolio CEO. Every so often we’ll highlight a handful of articles from our reading, mostly things we stumble upon in the course of doing our real jobs, but which seem relevant to the Ascent audience. These posts are not meant to be comprehensive, and we don’t necessarily endorse everything we post.

Top tips to avoid a costly Office 365 subscription bill

Computer Weekly

The Office 365 cloud-based productivity suite is Microsoft’s next strategic platform. We explore the licensing implications

Docker Is Raising Funding at $1.3B Valuation

Data Center Knowledge

Latest round of $75 million to help form sales, marketing team Read More. Business Docker Startups