Amadeus turns to NoSQL to answer complex travel questions

Computer Weekly

Travel software and services company Amadeus has employed a NoSQL database technology to help travellers find answers to complex travel queries

How CIOs Can Get Travel Expenses Under Control

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs can end up spending a lot of their limited budget on travel Image Credit. One of the biggest drains on your budget can be travel expenses. What you need to do is to find a way to keep your travel expenses under control without appearing to come across as an overbearing boss.

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Amex Global Business Travel pools data lake to bolster ‘duty of care’

Computer Weekly

Amex Global Business Travel is investing in modern IT, including cloud analytics, to pivot its business towards serving the traveller in their whole journey

Insurance industry transformation will mirror travel sector through insurtech

Computer Weekly

Insurtech is gaining momentum, and companies in the sector of all sizes and ages can learn from startups

Subscription-based air travel to hit Europe

Computer Weekly

Airline Surf Jet launches its membership-based service in Europe with cloud-based subscription management software at the core of the business

Travelers enlists Symantec to advise cyber insurance customers

Network World

The Travelers insurance company has teamed up with Symantec to give policyholders cyber security assessments and consultation in order to help them manage risks. The self-assessment consists of filling out a 25-question survey and getting a written report of how well their network and data protection stacks up. If they want to, they can talk to a consultant who walks them through the results and recommends steps they could take to remediate risks.

ERP: How Does This Software Benefit the Travel Industry?

IT Toolbox

ERP automates various business operations, making it a valuable resource in the travel and tourism sector. This software streamlines day-to-day processes, such as payroll, lead generation, reporting and human resources management, and provides travel agents, hoteliers and tour operators with the resources they need to manage their businesses.

Rio Olympics pose security risks to travelers

Network World

Meanwhile, physical safety isn't the only thing that travelers need to worry about -- security experts warn that travelers need to be extremely careful when they access computer networks, as well. MORE ON NETWORK WORLD: 26 crazy and scary things the TSA has found on travelers.

MasterCard, TfL and British Airways join for travel tech hackathon

Computer Weekly

The payments provider is running the event alongside BA and the UK local government body responsible for London’s transport system to create new travel services

Mystery Company Behind ‘Project Oasis’ is Travelers Insurance

Data Center Knowledge

One of the last secretive projects in the midwest, "Project Oasis" has come out of stealth as a $200 million data center for global insurance company Travelers Insurance. Site Selection iowa Nebraska project oasis travelers insurance

Russia VPN ban: What tech pros and business travelers need to know

Tech Republic Security

Here is how business travelers can respond Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a law prohibiting the use of VPNs, while Apple pulled VPN apps from the Chinese App Store.

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How to catch a 400lb drone traveling at full speed

Network World

Catching a full-sized military drone traveling at full speed without destroying it midflight is no easy task. But DARPA this week said a research project it has been working – known as SideArm -- is doing just that and more.

10 of the latest craziest and scariest things the TSA found on your fellow travelers

Network World

When it comes to our annual look at what wacky things the TSA pulls out of travelers’ carryon luggage, every year the crazy seems to get a little crazier and the scary, well you know where we are going with this. Interestingly the TSA finds some amusement or amazement in these finding as it now posts its own Top 10 Most Unusual Finds which outlines the most “dangerous and often times wacky items” it has kept off commercial airliners. To start, we need to look at guns.

The Travelling Salesman

IT Toolbox

One of the most annoying things about customers is that some of them are actually intelligent life-forms

Why traveling CEOs and coffee shops are your company's greatest security risks

Tech Republic Security

Some 93% of tech decision makers said they are worried about the security challenges posed by an increasingly mobile workforce, according to a new report from iPass

SAP Buys Corporate Travel Services Giant Concur for $8.3B

Data Center Knowledge

Combined cloud services customer base will total more than 50 million users Read More. Cloud Computing Deals Enterprise

US idea to collect travelers' passwords alarms privacy experts

Network World

To better vet foreign travelers, the U.S. He said it was “very hard to truly vet” the visa applicants from the seven Muslim-majority countries covered by the Trump administration's travel ban, which is now in legal limbo. might demand that some visa applicants hand over the passwords to their social media accounts, a proposal that’s alarming privacy experts. “If

Organize your travel plans and intinerary

Galido

Email travel plans, build a master itinerary, and access it anywhere online. With today’s myriad of travel sites, even the most experienced traveler has their hands full managing all the details of a typical trip.

6 Best Ways to Promote a Travel Website Online

Galido

If you have a travel website, then we want to be the first to tell you that this is a fantastic choice! Having a travel website is your chance to influence others to start traveling more and to help spark their travel bug to get out of their comfort zone and explore the world.

Technology and travelling cont.

IT Toolbox

I mentioned in my last posting how technology had both helped and hindered with travelling. One thing which technology has definitely made a difference with when travelling around is communication. This post is a continuation of that theme. Hence the cont. abbreviation in the title. Before, when people, as they say in my countries jargon, go walkabout, they basically disappeared

Video: How to protect your corporate data while traveling

Tech Republic Security

iJET CEO Bruce McIndoe explains the best ways to take technological precautions while traveling Open wifi networks can compromise your data, and international customs might lead to a cyber-breach.

Technology and travelling

IT Toolbox

As you most probably have guessed from my recent posts I am not at home but am instead travelling around on what I feel is a well deserved holiday. I remember in the time the way back machine would have trouble reaching what it used to be like to travel around. But then, we all deserve our holidays don't we :). For starters the cars were far simpler. So much so that if they broke down

Video: Travel deep down the Dark Web with IBM Security

Tech Republic Security

Ever wonder how hackers make money? Or where stolen corporate data is resold? What about cyberweapons and hacking tools? Etay Maor, Executive Security Advisor of IBM Security, shows us the 'Amazon of the Dark Web

Dutch railway uses IoT to reduce people jams

Computer Weekly

Railway stations in The Netherlands are monitoring the movement of travellers to manage traffic flow and reduce people jams

Technology and Travel

Scott Lowe

Cody Bunch recently posted a quick round-up of what he carries when traveling, and just for fun I thought I’d do the same. Like Cody, I don’t know that I would consider myself a road warrior, but I have traveled a pretty fair amount. Technology and Travel.

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends

Storage IO Blog

backup BC and DR big data Cloud converged Education food fun I/O Networking IT Infrastructure Topics little data object storage perspective post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools Travel virtualization storage storage decision making I often get asked, or, told that computer data storage is complex with so many options to choose from, apples to oranges comparison among other things.

Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Storage IO Blog

September was a busy month for data infrastructure topics as well as Microsoft in terms of new and enhanced technologies. Wrapping up September was Microsoft Ignite where Azure, Azure Stack, Windows, O365, AI, IoT, development tools announcements occurred, along with others from earlier in the month. The post Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Amazon Will Ship Your Cloud Data to You … on a Truck

Data Center Knowledge

Snowball storage servers now travel the other way too Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Storage

September 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

With September being generally known as back to school month, the two September event bookends were VMware VMworld and Microsoft Ignite with many other things in between. The post September 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Make fictional expense claims a thing of the past

Computer Weekly

Some executives think that travel and entertainment (T&E) expense claims are a licence to practise their creative fiction skills

Non Volatile Memory (NVM), NVMe, Flash Memory Summit and SSD updates

Storage IO Blog

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Like IT Data Centers Do You Take Trade Show Exhibit Infrastructure For Granted?

Storage IO Blog

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Cloud Conversations: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates

Storage IO Blog

AWS made several announcements at re:invent including many around development tools, compute and data storage services. One of those to keep an eye on is cloud based Aurora relational database service that complement existing RDS tools. Aurora is positioned as an alternative to traditional SQL based transactional databases commonly found in enterprise environments (e.g. SQL Server among others).