GE unveils the industrial internet operating system

Computer Weekly

The GE Predix platform is now positioned as an operating system to run industrial machines more efficiently

The Battle for Mobile Operating System Supremacy

The Investing Edge

While Microsoft designed MS-DOS to work as an open system that could run on multiple computers, Apple was limited by the closed design of the Macintosh system. I am fascinated by the current dynamism and chaos within the mobile industry.

Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)

Storage IO Blog

In case you missed it, Dell recently announced Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) with several enhancements for their SC series storage systems (e.g. The post Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) appeared first on StorageIOblog. Compellent). For those who are under maintenance agreements, the new features are no charge upgrades.

6 uncertainties that will shape the future of mobile operating systems

Trends in the Living Networks

I began by looking at the mobile operating system landscape, showing the forecasts recently made by Gartner, as below. I would not make the same forecasts for a number of reasons, however Gartner’s figures are a reasonable stab at what mobile operating system shares might be.

Update On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

CTOvision

Largely enabled by embedded computing devices and ubiquitous communications, the Internet of Things reaches to vehicles, homes, towns and cities, commerce, manufacturing and every aspect of industry. The Industries of the Future. Bob Gourley.

The Browser as an application platform : spf13.com

SPF13

t the operating system, nor is it adobe air,net or java, itâ??s s promised mission, the underlying operating system wouldnâ??t Tech Industry. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring.

A fight is brewing over edge computing

David Linthicum

One of the problems is the number of places where they exist: small computers inside an industrial robot, the computing that monitors systems within a jet plane, or even sensors that monitor customer movement throughout a retail store. Edge computing is hyper-heterogeneous, meaning that most edge devices are different, need to be managed differently, secured differently, store data differently, and run different native operating systems.

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How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Publishers who have been a witness to the digital transformation would probably agree that digitization with tools like ebook publishing platforms has been one of the best things to have happened to the publishing industry. Compatibility with Multiple Devices, Operating Systems and Browsers.

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Best eBook Publishing Strategies Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

Publishers need to adapt to the changing industry trends followed by an acrobatic digital book/ebook publishing strategy. Devices & Software Systems. In the eLearning industry, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are the current buzzwords.

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How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Publishers who have been a witness to the digital transformation would probably agree that digitization has been one of the best things to have happened to the publishing industry. Compatibility with Multiple Devices, Operating Systems and Browsers. While purchasing an e-publishing tool, you need to ensure that users can access the published content on multiple devices and operating systems. Easy-to-operate Interface.

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Best eBook Publishing Strategies Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

Publishers need to adapt to the changing industry trends followed by an acrobatic digital book publishing strategy. Devices & Software Systems. You need to ensure that your content is easily accessible on all devices like computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, as well as on every operating system – iOS, Android, Windows. In the eLearning industry, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are the current buzzwords.

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How Can Societies Digitize Publishing and Delivery Process

Kitaboo

The concept of moving online has even driven every industry towards digitization. Publish on multiple platforms and operating systems : While publishing the e-report, you need to ensure that it will be compatible with different operating systems.

The Role of Technology in Digital Publishing

Kitaboo

Over the past two decades, the publishing industry has seen disruptive changes. While the eBook industry is steadily moving from ePUB2 standards to ePUB3 and from Mobi to KF8, for many publishers, digital publishing remains an alien planet.

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How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

This move signals a growing shift in the publishing industry to a “digital-first” model. The software must also allow publishing of content in multiple formats for various operating systems. Use a Training Management System.

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Remote code execution is possible by exploiting flaws in Vxworks

Network World

Eleven zero-day vulnerabilities in WindRiver’s VxWorks, a real-time operating system in use across an advertised 2 billion connected devices have been discovered by network security vendor Armis. What is the Industrial IoT?

Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

An IT industry insiders perspective on information, technology and customer challenges. I love this industry.   A second camp decided to add server virtualization features to their existing operating systems. Chucks Blog.

Seagate has shipped over 10 Million storage HHDD’s, is that a lot?

Storage IO Blog

This means that the drives should be transparent to the operating systems or hypervisors on servers or storage controllers without need for special adapters, controller cards or drivers. These HHDDs or SSHDs are self-contained in that the flash are built-in to the actual drive as part of its internal electronics circuit board (controller).

6 vulnerabilities to watch for on the factory floor

Network World

Industrial control systems (ICS) that run the valves and switches in factories may suffer from inherent weaknesses that cropped up only after they were installed and the networks they were attached to became more widely connected. Six subversive concerns for industrial environments.”

What does PaaS really mean? Let us know if you find out

David Linthicum

Both the tech industry and IT organizations have been good about following the NIST definitions for IaaS and SaaS -- not so much for PaaS, a terms that remains confusing and is used confusingly. The consumer does not manage or control the underlying cloud infrastructure, including network, servers, operating systems, or storage, but [it does have] control over the deployed applications and possibly configuration settings for the application-hosting environment.

Dear IT Operations: It’s Time To Get Serious About Security

Forrester IT

On Friday, May 12, 2017, evil forces launched a ransomware pandemic, like a defibrillator blasting security into the heart of IT operations. What protected some systems? It wasn't an esoteric fancy-pants security tool that made some organizations safe; it was simple e-hygiene: Keep your operating systems current. IT operations'. IT operations'. The WannaCry ransomware outbreak is a brutal reminder that IT operations plays a critical role (or not!)

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Part V – NVMe overview and primer (Where to learn more, what this all means)

Storage IO Blog

Keep an eye on among others including Cisco (Servers), Dell (Servers), EMC (DSSD), HPE, Intel (Servers, Drives and Cards), Lenovo, Micron, Microsoft (Drivers, Operating Systems, Storage Spaces), NetApp, OCZ, Oracle, PMC, Samsung, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware and Western Digital (acquisition of SANdisk and HGST). Several vendors are working on, or have already introduced NVMe related technologies or initiatives.

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[Guide] Why Businesses Are Turning to Containers

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Organizations across industries are examining their business for opportunities to digitally transform. Software containers and container management platforms, specifically Kubernetes, have quickly become an industry standard for strategic modern application delivery.

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Interoperability: A Much Needed Cloud Computing Focus

Cloud Musings

Cloud computing transitions information technology (IT) from being "systems of physically integrated hardware and software" to "systems of virtually integrated services". Being a very young industry, universally adopted cloud computing standards do not currently exists.

Parallel Processing and Unstructured Data Transforms Storage

Cloud Musings

These transformations are driven by challenges associated with the parallel processing of unstructured data within a near-real-time business operational tempo. Tiering is also an enabler for the adoption and efficient operational deployment of container and microservice technologies.

Cloud Storage 2.0 Set To Dominate Market

Cloud Musings

This structured approach worked because consumer segments in most industries were homogeneous , segregated and relatively static. Companies also felt relatively safe in their industry vertical due to the high financial and operational barriers prospective new competitive entrants would face.

How Microsoft Word “Protected View” Stops Information Leaks

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Unfortunately, these features can be abused by bad actors to obtain operational intelligence on individuals, or even to steal credentials. Microsoft Word has long offered support for loading images and templates over the network.

Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2013 – A Partner’s Reflections

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

The release of Windows 8 , the biggest single overhaul of Microsoft’s core desktop operating system since Windows 95, and the “Hey, we listened!” Events Microsoft Office Technology Industry Microsoft Partner WPC

Data is the perimeter, defend it that way

Forrester IT

For years, many of us in the cybersecurity industry have been jumping up and down on desks and trying to get the world (writ large) to pay attention to managing and patching outdated systems and operating systems that have been running legacy software, to no avail. The "hack" targets Windows XP systems, an old, outdated, unsupported OS that should have been pulled from use eons ago. Data is the perimeter, defend it that way.

What is IoT?

Network World

The Internet of Things, at its simplest level, is smart devices - from refrigerators that warn you when you’re out of milk to industrial sensors – that are connected to the Internet so they can share data, but IoT is far from a simple challenge for IT departments. It’s comparable to the advent of BYOD, except the new gizmos are potentially more difficult to secure, aren’t all running one of three or four basic operating systems, and there are already more of them.

what every open source project needs

SPF13

In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. spf13 Chief Operator @ Docker? ? Summary: small poll for my new operating system? Hello everybody out there using minix — I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386 (486) AT clones. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it?

Lessons from the Synergy Forum: Affordability of Cybersecurity & Risk Management

CTOvision

On April 30 2015 industry leaders and government practitioners gathered in Tysons Corner at Cognitio's Synergy Forum to discuss technology trends, innovation, and ways to enhance enterprise and mission outcomes.

Endpoint device management: Protecting the enterprise front door

Cloud Musings

Trying to lockdown a windows PC is bad enough, but now you need to worry about other operating systems. Today our solutions help customers securely operate in this new world by identifying and profiling devices when they join your network.

Fed Tech Roundup January 4

CTOvision

Tech mavericks see green in burgeoning marijuana industry - News & Observer. Tech mavericks see green in burgeoning marijuana industry - Sacramento Bee. Quinn: Google is becoming US K-12 schools' operating system - San Jose Mercury News. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): "Fed Tech Ticker". Noblis CEO Amr ElSawy to Keynote 2016 CES Government Conference.

Top Tech Websites 2019

Galido

It is an industry that moves so fast, things can become obsolete within weeks. Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry. Our BEST IT BLOG directory is a collection of some of our favorite Top Tech and IT Blogs in the industry.

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When Good Analysts Have A Bad Day

Chuck's Blog - EMC

 We've all been around the industry for quite a while. Brian Gracely took a stab at elevating the industry discussion around private clouds at the end of last year.  There are precious few absolutes in this industry.

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