January 2018 Technology Trends Report

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Welcome to this month's Technology Trends report. We produce this report to provide insights you can use regarding the rapidly changing technological landscape. We want to help you find the best ways to leverage new technologies to accomplish both your personal and professional goals. If you would like to change the e-mail address you get this report […]. CTO News

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4 surprise cloud computing trends for 2018

David Linthicum

Get ready for the latest trend in cloud computing: What is multicloud? First of all, I hate doing yearly predictions. Also, this is the time of year that every PR firm in the country asks me to read the cloud computing predictions of their clients, which are all pretty much wrong and self-serving. So, I’ve put together four cloud predictions for 2018 that you won’t see coming but that should help shape your cloud strategy for the new year. Learn all about the cloud at InfoWorld.

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DDOS Trends Report 2016

CTOvision

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.

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Corporate IT: Five Trends for 2017

CEB IT

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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Takeaways: Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends

The Investing Edge

Recently at Code Conference 2017 , internet analyst Mary Meeker, presented her annual Internet Trends report. We look forward to watching these internet trends continue to develop and exploring how they impact customer experience across all kinds of industries. Industry Trends

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Cloud Computing Trends for 2018

IT Toolbox

Cloud computing remains a hot topic in the business world, and the trend is likely to continue according to Cisco's latest Global Cloud index forecast, which covers 2013 through 2018. Cloud data centers, private cloud solutions, infrastructure as a service, as well as platform as a service are all hot, thanks to the numerous advantages of cloud computing

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Consumer identity management a growing trend

Computer Weekly

Consumer identity and access management is a growing trend, but system choice is still challenging, according to KuppingerCole

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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. |

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Event Design Trends: Ideas for Trade Show Booths, Food and Beverage, and Personalized Event Experiences

Future of CIO

The new year is coming and with it some new event design trends. Making the most of an annual trade show means being aware of the latest trends. Emerging Food and Beverage Trends for 2018. But this coming year, texture is predicted to be the next photo-worthy trend.

What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

David Linthicum

According to Gartner , by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts. Furthermore, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5 percent. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of enterprises will formalize IT versatilist profiles and job descriptions, and that 20 percent of IT organizations will hire versatilists to scale their digital business.

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Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2016

CTOvision

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 ).

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3 key cloud trends you'll see at AWS Re:Invent

David Linthicum

Here are the three key trends that will be highlighted not only at the show but in the broader world of cloud providers and users in the next few months. Amazon Web Services’ Re:Invent cloud event is this month, and already I’m getting emails around announcements. An updated tactical push from AWS. We'll see many tactical announcements around every topic, including security monitoring services, better service discovery, and better scaling algorithms.

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AI tipped as top tech trend of next decade

Computer Weekly

In 2010, social, cloud, analytics and mobile were tipped as megatrends – now Gartner sees artificial intelligence as the emerging tech trend with the biggest potential

Saudi Arabia enterprise IT trends for 2017

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly looks at the technologies that will dominate enterprise IT in Saudi Arabia next year

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The Top Trending Data Storage This Year

IT Toolbox

There are trends, which will influence corporate strategy and data pilling preference by the end of 2017 We are in a period of storage revolution. Many transitions have been witnessed in both software and hardware.

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Internet Trends Report: Five ITSM Takeaways

Data Center Knowledge

While this report focuses on major internet trends, there are several technologies like AI, machine learning, analytics and IoT that are expected to be big game changers in the future of ITSM. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Highlights From a Year of Tracking Future Trends in Education

Computer Weekly

If we look back on 2017 in educational technology, some of the biggest surprises were political and cultural. The first is the spread of free public-university tuition programs in American cities and states. I suspect the spark for them was Bernie Sanders’ proposal during the 2016 presidential campaign, as that clearly resonated with many voters, especially younger ones, and was soon revised and taken up by Hillary Clinton’s team.

AI Trends: What Happened to Chatbots?

Perficient - Digital Transformation

I’ve been noticing a little trend about chatbots lately, so I wondered what’s going on with them? Here is a video about Staples’ Easy Button bot from 2016: So what is the trend I noticed? The post AI Trends: What Happened to Chatbots?

4 New Trends in VoIP Technology

IT Toolbox

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is quickly becoming the de facto communication tool for businesses big and small. Available in a variety of formats, including hosted and cloud, VoIP can be tailored to suit the needs of almost any company. Likewise, as an internet-based technology, the cost advantage of having one phone and data provider is often significant. As VoIP becomes increasingly popular

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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

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Data Center Trends Shift Staff Workloads

Data Center Knowledge

Achieving the promise of new technologies requires changing work assignments and updating skill sets. Read More. Manage

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The Three Big Trends in 2018 That Will Matter When Doing Business in Europe

CTOvision

Having a crystal ball that predicts future trends would be immensely helpful for American tech CEOs to plot the optimum course and avoid speed bumps when it comes to doing business next year. So consider this a start in that direction by identifying three developments that will be a challenge unless companies are aware and […]. Big Data Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security News

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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

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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

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Top Tech Marketing Trends for 2017

IT Toolbox

This post looks at a few tech marketing trends for 2017

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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

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Private Data Center Trends for 2014 and Beyond

CTOvision

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.

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4 Digital Revolution Trends for Small Brands

IT Toolbox

Here are four digital revolution trends that benefit small businesses. If the Industrial Revolution defined the 19th century, the digital revolution characterized the 20th and early 21st. From the birth of the internet to the surge in social media usage, the latest technology has optimized business processes, enhanced communications and improved customer service. Electronic

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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

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Five ERP Trends in BI

IT Toolbox

At first BI was a buzzword, then a competitive differentiator. Now it is becoming a necessity. This increasingly important role for BI has meant that more companies are using it, and it is becoming a catalyst for business transformation. It also is changing how businesses engage with their ERP systems. “There has been a philosophical shift in the

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Trend Micro’s Enterprise Play

Network World

I spent a few days with Trend Micro last week at its Insight event here in Boston. While Trend is a $1 billion + global cybersecurity vendor, too many cybersecurity professionals still think of Trend as an Asian-based AV player. This perception is completely antiquated however, as Trend now offers: A tightly-integrated next-generation endpoint security suite. There’s a lot of industry rhetoric out there proclaiming Trend as a legacy AV vendor.

3 Intriguing Trends in Business Collaboration Today

IT Toolbox

Business collaboration has evolved by leaps and bounds in recent years, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Unified communications (UC) deployments, once considered with some skepticism by businesses that didn’t understand the value of the technology, have become mainstream. As employees become more proficient with the technology and all it has to offer, businesses are in turn unlocking

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

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