Yes, the cloud is replacing enterprise hardware and software

David Linthicum

The trend is clear: The more public cloud services that are sold, the more traditional enterprise hardware and software vendors shrink. I''ve been making this accretion prediction for years. However, until recently, it''s not been readily apparent. Now it is. read more. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Cloud computing

Nokia 5G software can upgrade 5 million 4G tower radios without climbs

Venture Beast

Millions of 4G towers could switch seamlessly to 5G thanks to a Nokia software update that promises to hasten customers' low band 5G rollouts. Read More.

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Historical IBM Microcomputer Hardware/Software LAN Products

IT Toolbox

The concept of an overarching connectivity architecture such as SAA was one approach to managing these compromises. One clearly evident (if not explicitly stated) IBM strategy in managing outside competition was to coopt popular technology

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AT&T to Open Source Network Hardware, NFV Software

Data Center Knowledge

As it replaces complex appliances with commodity hardware and software, the telco plans to make some of its own innovation public Read More. Networking Open Compute Virtualization

We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking

CTOvision

Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Read Prof. Joshua M.

Cisco Signals Success in Focus Shift from Hardware to Software

Data Center Knowledge

Optimistic forecast indicates strategic focus on software to compensate for slumping hardware sales is paying off Read More. Cisco Networking Technology

Riverbed Updates Steelhead Hardware and Software

Data Center Knowledge

Riverbed announced that it has extended its market leading Steelhead wide area network (WAN) optimization product family with the addition of a new hardware appliance and upgrades to its Steelhead software. Networking riverbed WAN

Forget Hardware, Forget Software, Forget the Infrastructure

Data Center Knowledge

Business users think IT is there to say “no,” and it’s IT’s job to change that Read More. Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Enterprise Featured

Hardware In An Era Of Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

While many of us are enamored by the vision of a software-defined data center (SDDC), we also know that hardware will still be a very important consideration: how much, how efficient, how fast, etc. Hardware Matters. IT Leadership software defined storage

The Endpoint Imperative: In a Software World, Hardware Does Matter

Cloud Musings

Hardware matters. Intel’s Sarah Wieskus joins The End Point Imperative: A Podcast series from Intel to discuss the importance of stable, optimized hardware in today’s digital world. The topic for this episode is "In A Software World Hardware Does Matter."

IO Launches OpenStack Cloud on Open Compute Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

Data center provider IO has entered the cloud computing market with IO.Cloud, a new platform running on Open Stack software and Open Compute hardware.

Retro Chic: The IoT Means Hardware Engineers Are Cool Again

The Investing Edge

The top of the entrepreneurial/technology pyramid is now firmly occupied by the Software Engineer. In the same way that mechanization ate the world for 150 years, software is eating our modern world. Of course, the Software guys and gals aren’t going anywhere.

Emulating USB Dongle – Introducing HASP Dongle Emulator Software

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Emulating USB Dongle – Introducing HASP Dongle Emulator Software - Information Technology Blog. In addition, it offers good protection against attempts to pirate the software. Software for USB key emulation. Hardware Software

Did you want a side of SLBS with your software or hardware FUD? (BD2017)

IT Toolbox

Simple, on the one hand, there is no such thing as software that does not need hardware somewhere in the stack. Whats the issue with SLBS? Second, many purveyors of SLBS are solutions that in the past would have been called shrink-wrap. Thirdly IMHO SLBS tends to take away from the real benefit or story of some solutions that can also prompt questions or thoughts of if there are other FUD (fear uncertainty

12 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now

Network World

It's not a stretch to say that most organizations have at least some old hardware and software still in use. Why spend money on new equipment or software if what's already in-house is adequate and functioning? An old computer that's still chugging along, running an old operating system and perhaps an application that is hard to replace, doesn't necessarily raise a red flag with IT staff.

Lululemon is buying exercise hardware startup Mirror for half a billion dollars

The Verge

Lululemon, the company behind trendy fitness apparel, is getting into the hardware business with Mirror. Instructors could wear Lululemon clothing, too, tying the businesses together and combining hardware, software, and retail Mirror.

Microsoft to upgrade its xCloud servers to Xbox Series X hardware in 2021

The Verge

The service will initially be powered by Xbox One S consoles in server blades in Microsoft’s datacenters, but the software giant is planning to upgrade this hardware next year.

Can Auto CIOs Transform Their Companies Into Software Companies?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The best auto software will determine who controls the future of cars Image Credit: Mirko Tobias Schäfer. Software. More and more the cars that we drive are being controlled and run by software. The post Can Auto CIOs Transform Their Companies Into Software Companies?

Is your enterprise software committing security malpractice?

Network World

Well, apparently that’s nothing compared to what enterprise security, analytics, and hardware management tools are doing. Back when this blog was dedicated to all things Microsoft I routinely railed against the spying aspects of Windows 10.

Hardware In An Era Of Software-Defined Everything - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Hardware In An Era Of Software-Defined Everything. The next mountain to climb is clearly in sight: it's the software-defined data center, or SDDC. Yes, much of what we think of as "hardware" today becomes dynamic, virtual services under software control. 

Apple confirms Mac transition to ARM CPUs, Rosetta 2 Intel emulation

Venture Beast

Business Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/News CPU Intel mac MacOS transition

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IBM Stakes POWER8 Claim to SAP Hana Hardware Market

Data Center Knowledge

Launches Power Systems optimized for SAP's in-memory database management software Read More. Big Data Blades IBM

Steam Cloud Play enters beta with support for GeForce Now

Venture Beast

Business Cloud Games PC Gaming category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware GeForce Now NVidia Nvidia GeForce Now Steam Valve SoftwareSteam Cloud Play is a new Steam beta program for developers. It enables studios and publishers to opt-in to support for GeForce Now.

Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

Storage IO Blog

It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) and hardware less are still trendy, and while some might view the cloud or software-defined data center (SDDC) virtualization, or IoT folks as the culprits, it is more widespread with plenty of bandwagon riders. To me what’s ironic is that many purveyors of of SLBS also like to talk about hardware. The post Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

Supermicro is the latest hardware vendor with a security issue

Network World

The good news is these vulnerabilities can be exploited only via malicious software already running on a system. A physical attacker who can open the case could simply attach a hardware programmer to bypass protections. Using the attacks we have discovered, it is possible to scale powerful malware much more effectively through malicious software instead of physical access,” Eclypsium said in a blog post announcing its findings.

Tethers Unlimited to provide hardware for NASA?s PUNCH sun-watching mission

GeekWire

Tethers Unlimited’s SWIFT-XTS software-defined radio will be used for telemetry and control of the four suitcase-sized microsatellites that will conduct a mission known as PUNCH ( Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere ).

Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Network World

Cisco Meraki has introduced new hardware and software the company says will help customers more effectively support and secure a wide variety of distributed network resources.

Tech Vendors Must Evolve Or Crumble: The Report You Must Read

Forrester IT

The Evolve Or Crumble: Prepare For The Fate Of The Hardware Incumbents report will make you think and prepare you to make what may be difficult, but necessary decisions about your own future! Software. hardware. IT Infrastructure Infrastructure Software cloud disruption evolution hardware vendorsWhich companies do you feel are the dominant players in the technology industry?

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Windows 7 Slipstream Software

Galido

An oldie but goodie, this great piece of software integrate updates, drivers, automate Windows and application setup, speedup Windows deployment process and have it all set for the next time. HARDWARE TARGETING. Hardware Targeting. Windows 7 Slipstream Software.

Hot Backup Software

Galido

Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment. Uranium Backup is an easy-to-use and flexible software to perform hot backups of Hyper-V and VMware ESX/ESXi/vSphere virtual machines. Backups Information Technology Software Storage

Understanding the Security Risks of New Cloud Software

CTOvision

Cloud computing provides businesses with quality solutions for their IT needs, as well as substantial cost savings over purchasing and maintaining their own hardware and software. Carol M. Evenson.

It's just like hardware, only softer, right?

ComputerWorld IT Management

IT/software manager is leaving this company, and that means an opportunity for someone who already understand the business's IT issues from the inside, reports a pilot fish on the scene. Some in the department put in for the position, believing they were qualified to be the next IT/software manager," fish says. "I But one of the network/hardware guys decided to apply, and received the promotion to IT/software manager based on his years with the company."

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. Other capabilities include: Hardware Based Packet Telemetry. Hardware Based Security (ServerLock). Unique hardware filter tables for each adapter hosted IP address.

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Storage IO Blog

Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. The post Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Mick's IT Blogs: SCCM: Initiate Hardware Inventory from an.

Mick's IT Blog

SCCM: Initiate Hardware Inventory from an application package. You have setup an application package and want to initiate a hardware inventory immediately after the software is installed. Here is a powershell script that will initiate the hardware inventory, verify it was initiated and return an error code 0 if initiated back to SCCM. Micks IT Blogs.

Live blog: Apple reveals new software at WWDC 2020

Mashable Tech

As always, we're hoping for big hardware releases — new iMac??? Now Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, is announcing iOS 14 features. It's time for Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

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3D XPoint et al to force architecture and software changes

Computer Weekly

New solid state technologies such as 3D XPoint will be a second tier of memory, bringing change to hardware architectures and software to be rewritten, says SNIA solid state group chair

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Antifragile Software: 6 Things to Know and Watch

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This blog is a summary, with lots of links, of the antifragile software movement. You can refer to the budding antifragile software manifesto , but note also that this goes beyond robust/resilient (see the picture below). Bilgrin Ibryam’s picture of Antifragile Software.

How Software-Based Storage Is Changing Servers

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Here, we’re discussing software- based storage (vs. software- defined storage).    The distinction is important: software- based storage is anything that doesn’t prefer specialized external storage hardware, e.g. designed to run on industry-standard servers.

What CIOs Need To Know About Software Defined Networking

The Accidental Successful CIO

Software Defined Networking is going to change everything for CIOs Image Credit: Cisco. We then string them together, get some expensive software and then sit back and hope that everything connects together. Say Hello To Software Defined Networking.

The BlackBerry KeyOne - a surprising phone with a hardware keyboard

Network World

For the first time the iconic BlackBerry hardware keyboard has been married with Android in the BlackBerry KeyOne. Combine those with several software apps from BlackBerry and the KeyOne is worth a look if you're shopping for a new smartphone, particularly if you spend a lot of time on email, social media or messaging. BlackBerry, based in Canada, is still responsible for the software. Here's a surprise: BlackBerry is back with a new handset and it's pretty good.

Apple WWDC 2020: iOS 14, ARM Macs, hardware rumors, and what else to expect

The Verge

The company is still expected to unveil the first look at the future of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — the various suites of software that power all of Apple’s hardware. The first look at the next generation of Apple’s software.

Why Software-Defined Storage Matters

Chuck's Blog - EMC

At the same time, it appears that software is eating our world : extending the power of human intellect in ways that continually surprise us — now often powered by the avalanche of information we are creating about ourselves and the world around us. Software-Defined” — In One Word.