Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017


Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017. Trend #1 – Self Driving Cars. Trend #2—Internet of Things (IoT). Trend #3—Artificial Intelligence. Trend #4—Bare Metal Cloud. Trend #5—Upset in Public Cloud. Trend #6—Security. Trend #7—Confluence.

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Corporate IT: Five Trends for 2017


Here are five trends to take into account. The outlook for CIOs in the world’s big companies will be shaped this year by ever more intensive efforts to digitize , and by the uncertainty and rapid pace of change that stem from these efforts.

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DDOS Trends Report 2016


The Verisign Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Trends Report contains the observations and insights derived from mitigations enacted on behalf of, and in cooperation with, customers of Verisign DDoS Protection Services, and the security research of Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services. Download the full report at this link: Download “DDOS Trends Report 2016” Verisign_report-ddos-trends-Q22016.pdf – Downloaded 439 times – 3 MB. Marty Meehan.

Top Trends For Customer Service In 2017: Operations Become Smarter And More Strategic

Forrester IT

Looking ahead, Forrester sees 10 trends for 2017 that customer service professionals should take into account as they move the needle on the quality of service that they deliver: Here are six of them: Customer service organizations address a smaller volume of simple voice-based customer contacts as they mature their self-service, automated engagement, and digital operations. In today's world, customers decide how customer-centric a company is.

Follow These Data Center Trends in 2016

Data Center Knowledge

Here are our predictions of what next year’s biggest data center industry trends will be Read More. Cloud Computing Colocation Connectivity Data Center Strategies Enterprise Featured Green Data Centers Peering

RIP Raimund Genes, Trend Micro CTO

Network World

I learned this past Saturday that my good friend and Trend Micro CTO, Raimund Genes, passed away suddenly last week. Raimund Genes. Raimund was only 54. If you were lucky enough to cross paths with Raimund, you probably share my profound sorrow at his passing.

Future Data Center Trends

Data Center Knowledge

The data center of the future is the one you don’t own, according to Hector Diaz who will moderate a panel discussion on The Future of the Data Center at Orlando Data Center World. Read More. AFCOM colocation Cooling Events

3 key cloud trends for 2016

David Linthicum

As the new year approaches, it's a good time to look forward to what the key trends will be, so we can take advantage of them thoughtfully and effectively. Here are three key cloud trends I'm certain you'll see unfold in 2016. Trend 1: The continued rise of cloudops. Considering the move to Office 365 ? Take these crucial steps before, during, and after for a successful migration. |

5 Trends In Outsourcing That CIOs Need To Know About

The Accidental Successful CIO

5 Trends That Are Reshaping How Outsourcing Is Done. Here are 5 trends that are currently sweeping through the outsourcing industry that we CIOs have come to rely on. Outsourcing rules are changing and you need to be aware of these changes Image Credit: Mark Hillary.

Trend Micro report: Ransomware booming

Network World

The profitability of ransomware made it the top cyber threat last year in two categories: the number of attacks and the amount of money generated for crooks, according to a Trend Micro lookback on data collected from customers. Not only is the ransomware business booming, it’s innovating, with Trend Micro researchers identifying 752 new families last year, up from 29 in 2015.

Trends in Systems Migration to the Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

In looking to the year of IT transformation ahead, the rate of technology abstraction promises to increase systems migration and hybrid IT complexity, requiring you and your business to be prepared for the shift in management and monitoring requirements. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Trend Micro confirms rise of ransomware and whaling

Computer Weekly

Ransomware is confirmed as a pervasive threat and whaling emerges as a strong trend, according to the latest security report by Trend Micro

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2016


Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker delivers her annual internet trends report in the video below. (We Michael Johnson. We recommend downloading the entire report here ).

Five Enterprise Technology Trends to Watch

Data Center Knowledge

Here are five business tech trends to watch. Business and government are being forced to examine and adopt new technology approaches at an accelerating rate. Read More. Industry Perspectives

IoT, encryption, and AI lead top security trends for 2017

Tech Republic Security

A new Forrester report identified the top 14 cybersecurity trends for enterprises to watch in 2017

Private Data Center Trends for 2014 and Beyond


Regardless of your unique circumstances, it pays off to be proficient in the industry’s latest trends. Highlighting the data center trends for 2014 and beyond will help you begin to formulate strategies and appropriately plan for the future computational and storage needs of your organization. Trends in Data Center Efficiency. Today’s data centers are being built at the forefront of industry standards.

Three Trends Driving Digital Business Innovation

Data Center Knowledge

The conventional paradigm for value creation is being abandoned, and IT organizations are struggling in the face of three major challenges: big data analytics, harvesting IoT and the changing digital workplace. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Report: 10 trends in application security that will impact your cyberdefense strategy

Tech Republic Security

At Infosecurity Europe 2017, High-Tech Bridge reported on the latest cybersecurity trends, touching on mobile and IoT security, DevSecOps, Bug Bounties, OWASP Top Ten and encryption

7 trends in advanced endpoint protection

Network World

After extensive testing of 10 advanced endpoint protection products, we have identified a series of broad industry trends: 1. Some, like CrowdStrike, have a long list of integrations with security and log management tools to make them more effective at spotting attack trends. Virus signatures are passé. Creating a virus with a unique signature is child’s play, thanks to the nearly automated virus construction kits that have filled the internet over the past several years.

5 Important CRM Trends for 2017

IT Toolbox

In an age of accelerating change, agile customer relationship management (CRM) systems are increasingly important. Both startups and successful, established enterprises must anticipate and prepare for the exciting possibility of rapid growth. Chess masters are highly skilled at thinking many moves ahead, and today's business professionals must do the same to take full advantage of

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The Dynamic Data Center: 3 Trends Driving Change in 2015

Data Center Knowledge

As data center change continues at a rapid pace, important trends are rising to the fore that will help shape the industry in 2015 and beyond, writes Kevin Leahy of Dimension Data. Read More. Industry Perspectives

What's Trending for ERP in 2017?

IT Toolbox

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is the cornerstone of modern business, from small storefronts to large manufacturers. ERP is an integrated application that lets computers share, mix and assimilate information across all business functions. It provides a business with a centrally located, consolidated core to systematically process information between departments.

5 CIO Trends Driving DCIM Adoption

Data Center Knowledge

However, its adoption has increased rapidly in recent years due to five worldwide trends. Data center infrastructure management solutions have been around for more than a decade, writes Mark Gaydos of Nlyte Software. Read More. Industry Perspectives

What new cybersecurity trends will dominate 2017?

Tech Republic Security

What cybersecurity trends will emerge in 2017? Take our survey to share your opinion about emerging hacker trends In 2016 ransomware, phishing, and IoT attacks pummeled business and consumers alike.

Information Risk: 3 Threat Management Trends to Keep an Eye On


Managing the threat of thieves stealing a company’s confidential data is a vastly different battle to the one being waged even five years ago. Today, attacks are multifaceted, more automated, more sophisticated, and require everyone to be aware of who the criminals are.

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Three Trends Driving the 100G Ethernet Market

Data Center Knowledge

As companies continue to grow in scale and their data needs become more complex, 100G will offer the bandwidth speeds and efficiency they desperately need. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Cooling Trends: Cost-Cutting Opportunities

Data Center Knowledge

The latest technology advances and best practices are changing the cooling practices and approaches in the data center, writes Jeff Klaus of Intel Corporation. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Tech Trends To Watch In May 2013 - CTOvision


The following is the meat from our monthly tech trends report. You can have this delivered to your email each month by visiting our newsletter signup page. Over the last several months we continued to see foundations being

Five Key Emerging Trends Impacting Data Centers in 2016

Data Center Knowledge

Change has always been the cornerstone of technology, and that has never been more apparent than today Read More. Data Center World

Report: Data Center Market Trends ‘Strong Demand, Smart Growth’

Data Center Knowledge

Have the last few quarters ushered in a "new normal," as more enterprise customers join the cloud bandwagon, or will absorption revert back to historic levels? Read More. Colocation Cooling Power

Emerging Trends Shaping the Data Center of the Future

Data Center Knowledge

Five billion people today don't have access to the internet, but they will, and that alone is a big reason the data center of today must change Read More. Data Center World

4 IT Trends to Look Out For in 2017

IT Toolbox

Here are four IT trends to watch out for in 2017. 2016 was all about blockchain and machine learning and intelligent apps. This year, expect brand new innovations to dominate the IT landscape, which will make people's lives simpler and safer. Internet of Everything. The Internet of everything (IoE) is a phrase that refers to the interconnection of communications

Top fintech trends in Sweden in 2017

Computer Weekly

The Nordic region is a hotspot for IT startups and Sweden is a country punching above its weight in financial technology