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The Five Essential IoT Requirements and How to Achieve Them THE FIVE ESSENTIAL IOT REQUIREMENTS AND HOW TO ACHIEVE THEM

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Feb 11, 2019

Smart devices fueled by the hyperconnected Internet of Things (IoT) are becoming ever more prevalent and pervasive in our personal lives. Sensors are everywhere, and the trend will only continue. Today, sensor-equipped industrial equipment is powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Medical devices ...

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5G New Radio Network Planning 5G NEW RADIO NETWORK PLANNING

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Feb 05, 2019

The fifth generation (5G) mobile network promises to create a platform and an eco-system to provide ubiquitous access to a wide range of applications and services. It will support both the mobile industry and verticals such as automotive, industry automation and public safety. It is foreseen that 5G...

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Opening up the Edge OPENING UP THE EDGE

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Jan 23, 2019

Enterprises that do not grab first-mover advantage in Edge Computing and IoT are at serious risk of losing not only ground, but worse, market share to their competitors. Agile, virtualized infrastructure is the engine that enables new levels of openness and flexibility, breaking the bonds of traditi...

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Hybrid Cloud—Overcoming the Challenges and Unlocking the Potential HYBRID CLOUD—OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES AND UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL

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Jan 20, 2019

Cloud computing has matured to where it has become an indispensable part of the modern IT landscape and a crucial component in the IT strategies of most enterprise organizations. While it is clear that all forms of cloud computing are on an accelerated growth curve, hybrid cloud is particularly in t...

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NARROWBAND IOT DELIVERS INSIGHTS FROM THE LARGEST NB-IOT INDOOR MEASUREMENT CAMPAIGN NARROWBAND IOT DELIVERS INSIGHTS FROM THE LARGEST NB-IOT INDOOR MEASUREMENT CAMPAIGN

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Jan 17, 2019

Deutsche Telekom’s NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) network has proven its capabilities in the largest NB-IoT indoor measurement campaign conducted so far, achieving a 100 % attach rate above ground and a 95 % attach rate in basements. This meets and even exceeds the expectations for NB-IoT to perform ...

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Resizing Compute Instances on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure RESIZING COMPUTE INSTANCES ON ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jan 16, 2019

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure offers the choice, flexibility, control, and performance that your applications and workloads need. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Compute instances are the building blocks for applications from small websites to the largest enterprise applications. You can launch instances ...

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GAIN BACK THE TRUST IN YOUR NETWORK GAIN BACK THE TRUST IN YOUR NETWORK

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Jan 16, 2019

Blue Ridge Networks’ LinkGuard platform represents a best-in-class capability to protect the critical assets of commercial and government customers from increasingly destructive and costly cyber-attacks. Able to support a wide range of architectures and technologies, LinkGuard overlays a zero-...

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NEXT GENERATION OF SMART HOME NEXT GENERATION OF SMART HOME

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Jan 15, 2019

Basically, it’s a network of devices or any other physical objects connected to the Internet. This technology makes automation and remote control of these gadgets possible. The examples of IoT devices can range from smart door locks to smart sensors on the wings of an airplane.

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Securing the Internet of Healthcare Things SECURING THE INTERNET OF HEALTHCARE THINGS

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Jan 15, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as one of the most significant developments of our era. This growing network of physical devices, vehicles and other items with Internet connectivity can collect and exchange rich data. The IoT is transforming how organizations of all sizes, in almost all ind...

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Cloud Analytics on Google Cloud Platform with BigQuery and Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services CLOUD ANALYTICS ON GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM WITH BIGQUERY AND INFORMATICA INTELLIGENT CLOUD SERVICES

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Jan 09, 2019

Data-driven digital transformation initiatives leverage analytics technologies, and the power of trusted and timely data to deliver new insights, innovation, and faster decision making. The result is greater business agility and an enhanced competitive edge. New cloud-based technologies for analytic...

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK (CSF)

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Jan 08, 2019

The NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (NIST Cybersecurity Framework, or CSF) was originally published in February 2014 in response to Presidential Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” which called for the development o...

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Intent Based Campus Fabrics With Software Defined Access INTENT BASED CAMPUS FABRICS WITH SOFTWARE DEFINED ACCESS

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Jan 07, 2019

The first and most significant difference is automation and orchestration. Traditionally a LAN implementation, for example, would require low-level configuration of each and every device that comprises the LAN, which can be a laborious process, and it also means that any subsequent changes need to b...

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Becoming a Digital Native: A Look at DevOps, Cloud, and What’s Around the Corner for 2019 BECOMING A DIGITAL NATIVE: A LOOK AT DEVOPS, CLOUD, AND WHAT’S AROUND THE CORNER FOR 2019

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Jan 07, 2019

When it comes to 2019 DevOps concepts, it’s extremely important for organizations to keep in mind that DevOps is NOT just for developers. Too often, a person not directly involved with DevOps envisions a bunch of coders doing some kind of development operation without really understanding what...

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The 5G Future and the Role of Satellite THE 5G FUTURE AND THE ROLE OF SATELLITE

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Jan 07, 2019

Today, we are on the verge of seeing what a truly “connected world” looks like. It’s projected that soon there will be 6 billion people, 30 billion devices and 50 billion machines online. That’s essentially everyone and everything connected, across every geography, supporting...

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Bringing Field Testing Into the 5G Lab System Verification Life Cycle BRINGING FIELD TESTING INTO THE 5G LAB SYSTEM VERIFICATION LIFE CYCLE

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Jan 04, 2019

5G is revolutionizing the connected world, bringing broadband capacity, gigabit speeds, ultra-reliability, low latency, and massive machine type communication. Overall, there is an expectation that 5G will be an innovation platform that fosters an environment where new services become possible and c...

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Security in Cloud Privileged Remote Access SECURITY IN CLOUD PRIVILEGED REMOTE ACCESS

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Jan 04, 2019

The purpose of this document is to help technically-oriented professionals understand the security-related value BeyondTrust can bring to your organization. BeyondTrust can help your organization stay secure and compliant, while improving the efficiency and success of your organization with a better...

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Qualys Cloud Platform QUALYS CLOUD PLATFORM

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Jan 01, 2019

As organizations digitally transform business processes to boost agility and efficiency, IT environments become distributed, elastic and hybrid — a challenge for security teams. CISOs are no longer well served by conventional security products designed to protect traditional, welldefined corpo...

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Things Making Things: How Equipment Makers Can Use MindSphere to Unleash New Business Models THINGS MAKING THINGS: HOW EQUIPMENT MAKERS CAN USE MINDSPHERE TO UNLEASH NEW BUSINESS MODELS

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Dec 31, 2018

MindSphere, the cloud-based, open IoT operating system from Siemens enables industrial OEMs to link their machines and physical infrastructure to the digital world easily, quickly, and economically. They can harness data from virtually any number of intelligent connected devices, enterprise systems ...

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Deepcloud next generation in cloud computing DEEPCLOUD NEXT GENERATION IN CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 31, 2018

DeepCloudAI is building an AI-driven decentralized cloud computing platform for running decentralized applications, specifically what we would consider IoT and Web 3.0 dApps. We believe that these are not just trends in the making, and are preparing technologies that will support both existing and u...

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5 ways get ready machine learning 5 WAYS GET READY MACHINE LEARNING

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Dec 31, 2018

Machine learning and the artificial intelligence (AI) it powers is everywhere in the news, but it’s not just hype — it’s technology your competitors, suppliers and partners are already adopting and getting value from. According to IDC, three-quarters of enterprise and ISV developer...

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UNLEASHING THE POWER OF AMAZON WEB SERVICES WITH ACCENTURE UNLEASHING THE POWER OF AMAZON WEB SERVICES WITH ACCENTURE

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Dec 27, 2018

First impressions can eventually get in the way of fully understanding a subject as important and complex as cloud computing. When the cloud first entered the consciousness of IT organizations around the world, cost-cutting through commoditization was foremost on people’s minds. Maybe that wor...

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CONTAINERS ON VIRTUAL MACHINES OR BARE METAL? CONTAINERS ON VIRTUAL MACHINES OR BARE METAL?

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Dec 27, 2018

Containers, some say, render hardware virtualization unnecessary: Why do you need virtual machines (VMs) now that you can run containers on physical hardware? Running an application in production comes with an established set of operational requirements: security, compliance, performance, resource m...

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Becoming a Smart City BECOMING A SMART CITY

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Dec 25, 2018

New, improved and emerging technologies are changing the way cities and counties operate. When a city uses information technologies to better govern and serve its citizens, it’s referred to as a “smart city.” In smart cities, governments use technologies such as the Internet of Thi...

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What You Need to Know on Secure SD-WAN WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ON SECURE SD-WAN

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Dec 23, 2018

Today, enterprise organizations are leveraging cloud-based services across many facets of their business. Everything from telephony to accounting, to the operation of a building, is now available as a cloud-based service. Previously, these services would all have been located on premise. With the gr...

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Integrating Salesforce.com Using Oracle Cloud Platformfor Integration INTEGRATING SALESFORCE.COM USING ORACLE CLOUD PLATFORMFOR INTEGRATION

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Dec 20, 2018

Industry analysts often cite integration as one of the major barriers to successful adoption of cloud Software as a Service (SaaS) applications. It’s no wonder that SaaS integration has become one of the most sought after skills among IT professionals. Integrating with SaaS applications, such ...

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BI Meets AI BI MEETS AI

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Dec 19, 2018

Many business leaders struggle to realize the financial impact of investments in data lakes and other big data initiatives. Collecting and storing huge volumes of business data is the easy part. Finding new sources of competitive advantage in that data is a decidedly harder task. It’s getting ...

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Cybersecurity for Connected Cars CYBERSECURITY FOR CONNECTED CARS

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Dec 17, 2018

The cyberwars have reached the streets. Hackers are setting their sights on connected cars. Clearly, connected cars’ IT systems need to be monitored constantly – at all times, and throughout the cars’ service lifetimes. A Security Operation Center (SOC), staffed with a team of secu...

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The Cybersecurity Blueprint THE CYBERSECURITY BLUEPRINT

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Dec 15, 2018

Cybercrime has grown costlier over the past few years. Ponemon Institute found the average cost of a data breach for businesses was $3.86 million USD per incident1 . Security incidents also affect a large portion of businesses. A study from Thales Security found 70% of their respondents in the Unite...

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Citrix SD-WAN on AWS CITRIX SD-WAN ON AWS

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Dec 13, 2018

Enterprises are continuing to move more and more applications to the cloud to achieve greater speed, scalability, and cost savings. However, those with many branch offices need to embrace new approaches to networking in order to deliver consistent, reliable, and high-quality application experiences ...

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IoT Security: Building Security in from Chips to Cloud IOT SECURITY: BUILDING SECURITY IN FROM CHIPS TO CLOUD

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Dec 13, 2018

IoT devices take the shape of standalone devices or components in other systems and can be found in various environments including automotive, medical, aerospace and industrial systems. If you trace the roots of IoT back to a time when “things” were called embedded devices, you will disc...

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Swarm Computing Concepts, technologies and architecture SWARM COMPUTING CONCEPTS, TECHNOLOGIES AND ARCHITECTURE

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Dec 13, 2018

Swarm computing combines network and cloud principles to create an on-demand, autonomic and decentralized computing and storage management layer that transparently interoperates among diverse and disperse edge and cloud models and topologies. It leverages on existing edge and cloud computing best pr...

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Five Emerging Use Cases for Cloud Integration FIVE EMERGING USE CASES FOR CLOUD INTEGRATION

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Dec 11, 2018

The popularity of integration platform as a service (iPaaS) started with business users wanting to gain control and share data among their increasing number of SaaS apps without relying on IT. iPaaS is now being adopted by IT to support business users to ensure security is being maintained and to pr...

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Trend Micro Safe Lock™ System Lockdown Software for Fixed-Function Devices TREND MICRO SAFE LOCK™ SYSTEM LOCKDOWN SOFTWARE FOR FIXED-FUNCTION DEVICES

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Dec 11, 2018

For industrial control systems (ICSs), embedded equipment such as medical devices, point-of-sale (POS) terminals, and automated teller machines (ATMs), and industrial-internet-of-things (IIoT) devices used in factories, power plants, medical institutions, banks, retailers, and other organizations, s...

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IEEE 802.11ax: The Sixth Generation of Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11AX: THE SIXTH GENERATION OF WI-FI

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Dec 11, 2018

Wireless is evolving, driven by more devices, more connections, and more bandwidth-hungry applications. Future networks will need more wireless capacity and reliability. That’s where the sixth generation of Wi-Fi comes in. The emerging IEEE 802.11ax standard is the latest step in a journey of ...

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CenturyLink Expert Identifies 5 Critical Components of Cloud Strategy CENTURYLINK EXPERT IDENTIFIES 5 CRITICAL COMPONENTS OF CLOUD STRATEGY

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Dec 11, 2018

IT organizations ran into a common set of problems in the “land rush” to the Cloud 1.0 stage. Perhaps the most important and overarching issue was the lack of planning and long-term strategy. As executives and business units bought their own services or made demands that IT “do som...

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AMD EPYC™ Processors Showcase High Performance for Network Function Virtualization (NFV) AMD EPYC™ PROCESSORS SHOWCASE HIGH PERFORMANCE FOR NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION (NFV)

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Dec 10, 2018

Data centers and cloud service providers are creating a technology shift with network function-based computing to effectively add new features, flexibly connect services while simultaneously reducing overall costs. NFV (Network Function Virtualization) is the paradigm shift that addresses the challe...

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DataStax Enterprise and Microsoft Azure DATASTAX ENTERPRISE AND MICROSOFT AZURE

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Dec 10, 2018

Digital disruptors are giving customers the information they want, when, where, and how they want it, resulting in a fundamental shift in customer expectations and how enterprises deliver value. Enterprises are in a race to set themselves apart from the competition and meet soaring customer demands,...

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Key Technologies Needed to Advance Mission-Critical IoT KEY TECHNOLOGIES NEEDED TO ADVANCE MISSION-CRITICAL IOT

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Dec 10, 2018

Enabling the future of the mission-critical IoT requires more than just the right design, it requires the right tools to build a strong foundation By 2028, virtually all major sensing and feedback systems benefiting from continuous monitoring will connect to devices currently known as the Internet o...

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Ransomware: Ensuring Protection from a Growing Threat RANSOMWARE: ENSURING PROTECTION FROM A GROWING THREAT

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Dec 10, 2018

Cybercriminals continue to evolve their toolsets and corruption methods in a quest to stay ahead of law enforcement and security experts. Companies ranging from small businesses to major corporations across all industries have suffered losses from sophisticated attacks that have stolen intellectual ...

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How To Build Stateful, Cloud-Native Services With Akka And Kubernetes HOW TO BUILD STATEFUL, CLOUD-NATIVE SERVICES WITH AKKA AND KUBERNETES

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Dec 08, 2018

If you are familiar with containers and orchestration tools then you can skip the upcoming two sections which talks about the rise of containers and how to manage them at scale. The concept of computer virtualization is quite old and has been used in different forms for decades. The previous generat...

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Deploying OT Data to an OT/IT Cloud DEPLOYING OT DATA TO AN OT/IT CLOUD

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Dec 06, 2018

IIoT solutions are becoming mainstream for corporations looking for benefits such as production quality, cost reduction, legacy asset optimization, and even new business model opportunities. In this white paper, we discuss the importance of deploying OT data to an OT/IT cloud, and highlight how Moxa...

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Accelerate IT Transformation with Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) ACCELERATE IT TRANSFORMATION WITH HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE (HCI)

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Dec 04, 2018

Today’s competitive business environment demands that organizations continue to innovate at all levels to stay relevant and drive profitability. With this in mind, more organizations are embracing the concept of digital transformation— leveraging new digital technologies to rethink busin...

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What you need to know about IoT wide area networks WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IOT WIDE AREA NETWORKS

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Dec 04, 2018

Choosing the best wireless technology for your Internet of Things (IoT) takes careful consideration. In this whitepaper, we examine IoT wide area networks (WANs) including cellular, Low-Power Wide-Area (LPWA), and satellite services to help you choose the right network technology for your specific n...

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IS THE AI HYPE PUTTING BUSINESSES AT RISK? IS THE AI HYPE PUTTING BUSINESSES AT RISK?

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Dec 04, 2018

The media is awash with talk about the benefi ts of Artifi cial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in cyber security. Next-generation vendors are increasingly bringing AI-based cyber security products to market in a big way, heralding the technologies as game-changers in the industry. With ...

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Get a Clear Path to SAP HANA in the Cloud GET A CLEAR PATH TO SAP HANA IN THE CLOUD

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Dec 04, 2018

Big changes are on the horizon for many SAP HANA users. Today’s cloud computing capabilities can help ease the upcoming transition by securely and cost-effectively supporting HANA and your other SAP applications. SUSE and Microsoft Azure have partnered to deliver the powerful, scalable cloud p...

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What Is Cloud Volumes Service? NetApp’s Latest Cloud Solution WHAT IS CLOUD VOLUMES SERVICE? NETAPP’S LATEST CLOUD SOLUTION

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Dec 04, 2018

Cloud Volumes Service is NetApp’s new, fully managed hyperscale cloud service for enterprise users seeking high performance and reliability. Cloud storage comes in many forms, from object storage to block-level devices. However, many organizations simply require a ready-to-use, highly availabl...

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THE POWER OF THE NEXT GENERATION WAN THE POWER OF THE NEXT GENERATION WAN

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Dec 04, 2018

The Wide-Area Network has evolved from a data and communications pipeline into a strategic enterprise technology. A number of business and technological factors are driving this significant shift. The enterprise WAN once was little more than an expensive and necessary connection between a branch and...

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From UNIX to Linux: Embracing the Future of SAP Applications FROM UNIX TO LINUX: EMBRACING THE FUTURE OF SAP APPLICATIONS

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Dec 04, 2018

From its cloud platform to its digital core, SAP has embraced open source solutions. That new digital core— SAP S/4HANA—runs only on the in-memory database SAP HANA, and SAP HANA in turn runs only on the open source operating system Linux. So what happens if your data center uses a diffe...

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SD-WAN: Fortifying Security across the WAN SD-WAN: FORTIFYING SECURITY ACROSS THE WAN

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Dec 04, 2018

Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) are a better fit than traditional router-centric WANs for today’s geographically distributed enterprises – especially those pursuing a cloud-first strategy for application delivery. By enabling organizations to augment or replace legacy, priva...

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Darktrace Antigena: The Future of AI-Powered Autonomous Response DARKTRACE ANTIGENA: THE FUTURE OF AI-POWERED AUTONOMOUS RESPONSE

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Dec 04, 2018

The current era in cyber security is characterized by three fundamental challenges: the complexity of the enterprise network and connected infrastructure, the speed of newage attacks, and the strain of overwhelmed incident responders. In many ways, the expansion of networks and continual adoption of...

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SECURING 4G, 5G AND BEYOND SECURING 4G, 5G AND BEYOND

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Dec 03, 2018

For most if not all operators, 4.5G is an essential step on the path to 5G. Requiring only minimal new hardware implementation, it offers a cost-effective way for MOs to meet some of the demand for higher capacity, while at the same time gaining familiarity with much of the new technology, architect...

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Enhancing the Plug and Play Experience for IoT Devices ENHANCING THE PLUG AND PLAY EXPERIENCE FOR IOT DEVICES

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Dec 03, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects a diverse range of devices to the cloud or back-end infrastructure, which in turn, allows devices to be connected to other devices, applications or services. The widespread availability of IoT devices and various cloud platforms for users and businesses presents...

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ADVANCED APPLICATION THREATS REQUIRE AN ADVANCED WAF ADVANCED APPLICATION THREATS REQUIRE AN ADVANCED WAF

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Dec 03, 2018

The threat landscape is dramatically different than it was just 5 years ago. A traditional web application firewall (WAF) was once a very effective solution for mitigating application layer attacks, but now has trouble keeping up with the advanced capabilities and agility of attackers. Signatures of...

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SQL Server 2017 on Linux Quick Start Guide SQL SERVER 2017 ON LINUX QUICK START GUIDE

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Dec 03, 2018

This technical guide is for database architects, administrators, and developers who are looking to understand and explore the latest Microsoft SQL Server capabilities. The organization of topics and sections in this guide is based on questions and feedback from the SQL Server on Linux Engineering To...

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Security of the Internet of Things SECURITY OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Nov 30, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects huge amount of devices and takes us into a whole new world with all the things perceptive, connected and intelligent, thus greatly improves the social operation efficiency and makes people’s life convenient. IoT has a wide range of applications, including ...

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Implementation of Platform Security Architecture in a LoRaWAN IoT device IMPLEMENTATION OF PLATFORM SECURITY ARCHITECTURE IN A LORAWAN IOT DEVICE

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Nov 30, 2018

Security in IoT is a hot topic and has been described as a must-have for new designs. Lack of security is often attributed to end-user problems such as weak passwords. However, fundamental choices in hardware and software can make or break a secure design. To aid designers in making these choices, A...

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How a Business-First, Agile Cloud Migration Factory Approach Powers Digital Success at Scale HOW A BUSINESS-FIRST, AGILE CLOUD MIGRATION FACTORY APPROACH POWERS DIGITAL SUCCESS AT SCALE

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Nov 30, 2018

As digital technology permeates every industry, enterprises must stay relevant by quickly adapting to new applications, products and services. The hybrid cloud is a powerful digital platform that helps organizations do so with speed and agility. It enables IT organizations to create highly virtualiz...

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A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANAGING MULTI-CLOUD A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANAGING MULTI-CLOUD

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Nov 29, 2018

Talk of cloud computing often refers to ‚the cloud’, as though it were a single, easily managed entity. Yet for most forward-thinking companies, the situation is far more complex. Cloud computing doesn’t have a ‚one size fits all’ solution for all problems, and so busin...

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Economic Impact of NFVI Design Choices ECONOMIC IMPACT OF NFVI DESIGN CHOICES

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Nov 29, 2018

Telecommunications carriers are moving to software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) architectures as a means to deliver new services more efficiently, scale their networks more effectively and drive down costs. Yet, in focusing on NFV/SDN as the goal, carriers may ...

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Time-Sensitive Networking: A Technical Introduction TIME-SENSITIVE NETWORKING: A TECHNICAL INTRODUCTION

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Nov 28, 2018

What is time-sensitive networking (TSN)? In its simplest form, TSN is the IEEE 802.1Q defined standard technology to provide deterministic messaging on standard Ethernet. TSN technology is centrally managed and delivers guarantees of delivery and minimized jitter using time scheduling for those real...

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Transforming Businesses with Artificial Intelligence TRANSFORMING BUSINESSES WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Nov 27, 2018

Cisco’s leadership position as one of the largest market shareholders in areas such as the network, security, cloud, analytics and collaboration, enables us to approach AI-ML with a holistic perspective toward driving business outcomes. Drawing on our organization’s wide visibility of da...

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SQL Support in DataStax Enterprise SQL SUPPORT IN DATASTAX ENTERPRISE

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Nov 26, 2018

This paper describes the Structured Query Language (SQL) support in DataStax Enterprise (DSE). It covers the history behind the development of the Cassandra Query Language (CQL), how Spark SQL is used with DSE Analytics, and the extensions made to CQL to support enterprise search operations. It also...

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5G COMMUNICATIONS FOR AUTOMATION IN VERTICAL DOMAINS 5G COMMUNICATIONS FOR AUTOMATION IN VERTICAL DOMAINS

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Nov 26, 2018

To produce goods and deliver services in the physical world, special communications are needed. These communications often necessitate low latency, high reliability, and high communication service availability. The upcoming 5G systems are targeted to extend mobile communication services beyond mobil...

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Intelligent Automation in IT Infrastructure INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION IN IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 26, 2018

Organizations today must cope with an unprecedented pace of change: In this age of digital transformation, the marketplaces in which enterprises must compete are evolving at breakneck speed. Those organizations capable of keeping up with this velocity of change have exciting opportunities for growth...

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WHAT IS MULTI-CLOUD? ITS OPPORTUNITIES AND NEW SECURITY CHALLENGES WHAT IS MULTI-CLOUD? ITS OPPORTUNITIES AND NEW SECURITY CHALLENGES

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Nov 26, 2018

Cloud providers today must be on cloud nine. In just a few short years, their market has exploded. It has transformed from a fringe platform utilized by courageous companies on technology’s leading edge into a cloud-first, standard, go-to approach for running all sorts of business-critical sys...

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Cloud Security: Combat Threats to Your SaaS-Powered Business CLOUD SECURITY: COMBAT THREATS TO YOUR SAAS-POWERED BUSINESS

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Nov 23, 2018

Organizations of all sizes are increasingly adopting cloud services to transform business processes. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) brings unique operational benefits like faster deployment and seamless scalability, while being incredibly cost-efficient and user-friendly. Unfortunately, these improvem...

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Moving Beyond Perimeter Security A Comprehensive and Achievable Guide to Less Risk MOVING BEYOND PERIMETER SECURITY A COMPREHENSIVE AND ACHIEVABLE GUIDE TO LESS RISK

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Nov 21, 2018

It’s hard to imagine that almost 50 years have passed since the first four computer systems were strung together on the Internet’s precursor, ARPANET. As that technology has evolved from rudimentary packet-switched networks to a complex and dizzying array of autonomous systems around the...

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Good Practices for Security of Internet of Things GOOD PRACTICES FOR SECURITY OF INTERNET OF THINGS

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Nov 21, 2018

Industry 4.0 is rapidly becoming a reality, making use of intelligent, interconnected cyber-physical systems to automate all phases of industrial operations, spanning from design and manufacturing to operation, supply chain and service maintenance. With a great impact on citizens’ safety, secu...

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PRESENTING OT SECURITY RISK TO THE BOARD PRESENTING OT SECURITY RISK TO THE BOARD

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Nov 20, 2018

ICS/SCADA and Operational Technology (OT) networks were traditionally kept separate or “air-gapped” from IT networks. However, new business requirements associated with the efficiency benefits of digitalization are forcing increased connectivity between IT and Operational Technology (OT)...

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Overcoming the Top Three Challenges of the Azure Public Cloud OVERCOMING THE TOP THREE CHALLENGES OF THE AZURE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Nov 20, 2018

Microsoft Azure was launched in 2010 as a cloud-computing service enabling businesses and developers to build, deploy, and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. While Amazon AWS’s significant head start in the market has translated into a substantial ad...

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Introduction to the Active Everywhere Database INTRODUCTION TO THE ACTIVE EVERYWHERE DATABASE

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Nov 13, 2018

For almost half a century, the relational database management system (RDBMS) has been the dominant model for database management. This more than 40 years old relational architecture powers most of the database management systems in use today. It provides powerful mechanisms to store and query struct...

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DELINEATING THE CORNERSTONES OF A SECURE WIRELESS SOLUTION DELINEATING THE CORNERSTONES OF A SECURE WIRELESS SOLUTION

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Nov 13, 2018

Wi-Fi is a popular way to connect to enterprise networks—for both legitimate users and hackers. The newly available WPA3 security protocol makes encrypting a wireless connection easier. However, this still leaves other wireless network vulnerabilities that hackers exploit. Thus, wireless secur...

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MAXIMIZING YOUR SITECORE INVESTMENT WITH RACKSPACE AND AZURE MAXIMIZING YOUR SITECORE INVESTMENT WITH RACKSPACE AND AZURE

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Nov 13, 2018

In the age of the customer, your online visitors expect an engaging, personalized and responsive experience. If they don’t get immediate satisfaction, there are plenty of other destinations across the web. Keeping the customer interaction optimized and directed toward a marketing goal is the u...

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CLOUD-NATIVE STACK SECURITY CLOUD-NATIVE STACK SECURITY

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Nov 13, 2018

Containerized applications demand full-stack security. Threats and security risks abound throughout an unsecured cloud-native stack, and containers, like any other computer technology, are subject to various attack vectors. Without isolating containers on virtual machines, for instance, containers r...

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Ubuntu Core - Security UBUNTU CORE - SECURITY

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Nov 13, 2018

Ubuntu Core is an important revolutionary step for Ubuntu. While it builds upon Linux traditions, Ubuntu Core provides a sharp focus on predictability, reliability and security while at the same time enabling developer freedom and control. The Linux distribution model is an established and well unde...

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Automating the Wide Area Network AUTOMATING THE WIDE AREA NETWORK

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Nov 13, 2018

Much like roads and railways, hospitals and schools, WANs have traditionally been built to meet particular needs, and then developed only very slowly, over months or years. In common with their major infrastructure counterparts in wider society, WANs typically demand very significant investment, as ...

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THREE USE CASES FOR TRANSFORMING BRANCHES WITH FORTINET SECURE SD-WAN THREE USE CASES FOR TRANSFORMING BRANCHES WITH FORTINET SECURE SD-WAN

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Nov 13, 2018

Digital transformation (DX) of traditional branch networks offers several advantages for distributed enterprises. Many organizations are switching from performance-inhibited wide-area networks (WANs) to software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) architectures that offer faster connectivity, cost savings, and oth...

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WPA3 & Enhanced Open WPA3 & ENHANCED OPEN

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Nov 13, 2018

As with WPA and WPA2, WPA3 comes as a Personal version for home use and as an Enterprise version for businesses and organizations. The difference between the two is the keys used for the Wi-Fi: With WPA3-Personal the Wi-Fi routers, access points and stations/clients all use a single pre-shared key, ...

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Next-Generation WAN: Connecting, People, Places, and Things NEXT-GENERATION WAN: CONNECTING, PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS

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Nov 11, 2018

A paramount goal for many of today’s leading IT organizations is to enable Digital Transformation (DX) within their business operations. This means companies need to connect more people, places and things than ever before. Today’s enterprise wide area networks (WANs) are decades old in d...

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Security-as-a-Service in the Carrier Cloud: How CSPs Can Capture the SMB Opportunity SECURITY-AS-A-SERVICE IN THE CARRIER CLOUD: HOW CSPS CAN CAPTURE THE SMB OPPORTUNITY

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Nov 06, 2018

The ongoing adoption of cloud computing by communications service providers (CSPs) continues to fundamentally reshape their business models and technology strategies on several levels. One such area that is garnering significant attention is the impact of the cloud on security services. This is beca...

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WAN and LAN Monitoring WAN AND LAN MONITORING

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Nov 05, 2018

Enterprise network architectures have been changing rapidly over the last few years. Trends such as BYOD, telecommuting, server and desktop virtualization (VDI), VoIP, SaaS and Wi-Fi adoption bring new challenges and requirements to the underlying network infrastructure that connects branch offices ...

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The Case for Cloud WiFi THE CASE FOR CLOUD WIFI

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Nov 05, 2018

Since WiFi was first introduced in 1997 with the IEEE 802.11-1997 wireless standard, wireless networking has become the dominant wireless access technology in enterprises worldwide. Over the years, the architecture of wireless local area networks (WLANs) has evolved to keep pace with changing wirele...

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802.11AX—WAIT, DID WE JUST BUILD A WIRELESS SWITCH? 802.11AX—WAIT, DID WE JUST BUILD A WIRELESS SWITCH?

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Nov 04, 2018

With the initial versions of 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) coming out, some of the most interesting features and enhancements revolve around how it will handle communicating with multiple clients. Currently clients and wireless access points (APs) have to listen to see if someone else is transmitting before th...

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THE EVALUATION OF SECURITY IN 5G THE EVALUATION OF SECURITY IN 5G

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Nov 04, 2018

5G is not just about faster, bigger or better. It’s about enabling a diverse new set of services and use cases affecting nearly every aspect of our lives. But to live up to their potential, 5G-enabled applications must be delivered securely. For example, 5G will enable Massive Internet of Thin...

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Virtual Cloud Network Overview and Deployment Guide VIRTUAL CLOUD NETWORK OVERVIEW AND DEPLOYMENT GUIDE

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Nov 02, 2018

A VCN is a virtual, private network that you set up in Oracle data centers. It closely resembles a traditional network, with firewall rules and specific types of communication gateways that you can choose to use. A VCN covers a single, contiguous IPv4 CIDR block of your choice. The allowable VCN siz...

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Making the Internet of Everything a Reality MAKING THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING A REALITY

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Nov 01, 2018

We are at a critical point in the evolution of both the IoT market and the platforms that are developed to support it. The Internet of Things, Industrial Internet of Things, Internet of Objects and Internet of Everything have evolved from mere buzzwords to a new reality - one that’s approachin...

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Five Crucial Steps to Secure Industrial Networks FIVE CRUCIAL STEPS TO SECURE INDUSTRIAL NETWORKS

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Nov 01, 2018

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are the backbone of the global economy. ICS solutions control the operational technology (OT) networks that run large-scale manufacturing facilities, critical infrastructure sites, and many more of the building blocks of modern society. The OT networks running manufa...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure: A Brief Introduction HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION

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Nov 01, 2018

The term hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has become an industry buzzword that has been applied to a number of different new computing technologies. The misuse of the term has caused confusion for many IT professionals looking at HCI as an infrastructure solution. In this document we will shed so...

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A framework for migrating your teradata database to google bigquery A FRAMEWORK FOR MIGRATING YOUR TERADATA DATABASE TO GOOGLE BIGQUERY

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Nov 01, 2018

This white paper documents the process of migrating data from Teradata Database to Google BigQuery. It highlights several key areas to consider when planning a migration of this nature, including the rationale for Apache NiFi as the preferred dataflow technology, pre-migration considerations, detail...

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Utilizing a multi-cloud framework to enable collaborative care UTILIZING A MULTI-CLOUD FRAMEWORK TO ENABLE COLLABORATIVE CARE

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Oct 31, 2018

Healthcare organizations have been working to deploy private and public clouds as part of their digital transformation strategies. As healthcare organizations work to move forward their modern infrastructure strategy, they have been deploying private and public clouds to store, access, manage, and p...

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JUnit Basics: Getting Started with JUnit and Using Automation to Create Unit Tests JUNIT BASICS: GETTING STARTED WITH JUNIT AND USING AUTOMATION TO CREATE UNIT TESTS

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Oct 31, 2018

Before delving into JUnit, it’s important to fully understand unit and regression testing, and why it’s a critical best practice. Unit testing is a form of white box testing, in which test cases are based on knowing the internal structure. The tester chooses inputs to explore particular ...

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The Case for Converged Application & Infrastructure Performance Monitoring THE CASE FOR CONVERGED APPLICATION & INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE MONITORING

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Oct 31, 2018

Application performance monitoring (APM) is one of the most popular and in-demand technologies in enterprise IT. APM has evolved from being a standalone technology used just by application teams to being an integral technology for many different stakeholders in organizations. IT Operations, Developm...

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PYTHON: A LINGUA FRANCA PYTHON: A LINGUA FRANCA

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Oct 31, 2018

There are a multitude of programming languages in use today: dozens of very popular, general-purpose languages with wide user bases; hundreds of specialized languages in niche applications, and more emerging every year. The desire to optimize code for specific kinds of business or technical problems...

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Elegant Migration from TDM to a Modern Packet Network ELEGANT MIGRATION FROM TDM TO A MODERN PACKET NETWORK

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Oct 31, 2018

Elegant Migration from TDM to a Modern Packet Network Migrating away from legacy networking technologies is always a challenge. But done right, the process can lead the way to better and higher performing infrastructure that benefits endusers and operators alike. The challenge and opportunity are of...

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THE DEATH OF GIANTS WHY GO WILL REPLACE JAVA AND C THE DEATH OF GIANTS WHY GO WILL REPLACE JAVA AND C

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Oct 30, 2018

Java originated in 1991 and became publicly available in 1996. Its broad cross-platform support quickly made it popular with enterprise developers, even though the framework remained largely closed-source until 2006. (And even after that, Java’s proprietary history complicates use of the langu...

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10 ways to modernize your API strategy 10 WAYS TO MODERNIZE YOUR API STRATEGY

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Oct 30, 2018

APIs are a simple concept: they connect data to create new digital experiences. If we look at the IT modernization trends driving digital transformation, APIs play a critical role in all of them. Cloud projects use APIs. Software that interacts with IoT sensors uses APIs. Contextual mobile apps use ...

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Three Secrets to IT Transformation – DevOps, Containers and SDI THREE SECRETS TO IT TRANSFORMATION – DEVOPS, CONTAINERS AND SDI

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Oct 28, 2018

That sounds harsh, but it’s a stark reality for modern business. There are plenty of organizations that have ignored the need to change, adapt or innovate. Many were household names and when they faded or failed, they became headline news for all the wrong reasons. The truth is that survival n...

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Crowdstrike falcon: setting the new standard in endpoint protection CROWDSTRIKE FALCON: SETTING THE NEW STANDARD IN ENDPOINT PROTECTION

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Oct 28, 2018

But scratch below the surface of these new solutions and it becomes apparent that most are simply iterations on the old platforms that powered the first generation of endpoint protection. While they might incorporate one or two new methods, the majority still rely heavily on dated techniques such as...

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Achieving Agility & Predictable Performance with self-managing hyperconverged systems ACHIEVING AGILITY & PREDICTABLE PERFORMANCE WITH SELF-MANAGING HYPERCONVERGED SYSTEMS

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Oct 24, 2018

Today’s organizations operate in unforgiving times. By 2020, 50% of the G2000 will see the majority of their business depend on their ability to create digitally-enhanced products, services, and experiences, according to IDC. Those that fail will be competing for smaller and smaller shares of ...

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7 KEY FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN DESIGNING Wi-Fi NETWORKS 7 KEY FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN DESIGNING WI-FI NETWORKS

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Oct 24, 2018

In the past, Wi-Fi network design meant little more than placing access points (APs) in conference rooms and break rooms, thereby providing isolated islands of Wi-Fi coverage in areas where people converged. In the age of smartphones and tablets, data usage has become so heavy, and use cases so dive...

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APPLYING MACHINE LEARNING IN THE CI/CD CHAIN APPLYING MACHINE LEARNING IN THE CI/CD CHAIN

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Oct 23, 2018

For a topic that’s really just about math, statistics and algorithms, Machine Learning (ML) is generating a lot of interest with business people. But the ability to predict defects, failures and trends is what makes ML of particular interest to DevOps teams. ML-powered applications can make us...

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Integrating Large-Scale Databases with Python INTEGRATING LARGE-SCALE DATABASES WITH PYTHON

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Oct 23, 2018

Organizations depend on large-scale databases to manage large data sets and need well-tested, wellsupported solutions to manage and massage their data. Enterprises are deploying databases in cluster environments that appear to the end users as a single unified computing resource when in actuality th...

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Next-Gen Hyper-Convergence Meets Next-Gen Data Protection NEXT-GEN HYPER-CONVERGENCE MEETS NEXT-GEN DATA PROTECTION

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Oct 23, 2018

Data centers have changed dramatically over the past decade as virtualization technology has come to servers, storage, and networking systems. The latest iteration is hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), which combines compute, storage, and networking in a single high-performance enclosure. Combine...

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Don’t Believe your HCIs Three Potential Risks of an HCI Architecture DON’T BELIEVE YOUR HCIS THREE POTENTIAL RISKS OF AN HCI ARCHITECTURE

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Oct 23, 2018

The appeal of HCI as a concept is that by bringing compute, network and storage together in a fully-tested, controlled environment, infrastructure administrators would be freed from the challenges of integrating point solutions and would have scalable, guaranteed performance at lower risk. For speci...

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Challenges and Solutions for Utility IT-OT Convergence CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR UTILITY IT-OT CONVERGENCE

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Oct 23, 2018

If you are a part of the power industry today, you are likely being challenged with how to keep up with the digital revolution and how to integrate new applications into your existing environment. Distribution automation, distributed generation and integration of renewables are examples of these new...

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Cisco HyperFlex Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solution for SAP HANA CISCO HYPERFLEX HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTION FOR SAP HANA

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Oct 23, 2018

This section provides a high-level overview of the Certified hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) for SAP HANA using the Cisco HyperFlex solution for production environment SAP landscapes frequently are deployed on virtualization platforms, most often using virtualized application servers. In recent ...

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Revolutionize your API testing practice (or bring it in for the first time) by leveraging artificial intelligence REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR API TESTING PRACTICE (OR BRING IT IN FOR THE FIRST TIME) BY LEVERAGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Oct 22, 2018

APIs are powerful because they are building blocks that developers can use to easily assemble all sorts of interactions, without having to rewrite an interface every time they need machines to communicate. Since APIs have contracts, applications that want to communicate with each other can be built ...

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WHY PURE STORAGE FOR MICROSOFT® APPLICATIONS? WHY PURE STORAGE FOR MICROSOFT® APPLICATIONS?

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Oct 17, 2018

Microsoft applications — whether databases, virtualization solutions, development environments, server operating systems, or collaboration tools — must remain available and deliver the performance needed to compete in a digital world without significant overhead. The Pure Data-Centric Ar...

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Advanced Performance with DataStax Enterprise ADVANCED PERFORMANCE WITH DATASTAX ENTERPRISE

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Oct 16, 2018

Apache Cassandra is the de facto open source database technology at scale. DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the world’s most simple and powerful distributed cloud database, built on the best distribution of Apache Cassandra. DSE includes all the advantages of Apache Cassandra and Apache Spark with...

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5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MULTI-CLOUD 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MULTI-CLOUD

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Oct 16, 2018

Change is the only constant for today’s CIOs and business technology leaders. Digital transformation programmes are fundamentally reshaping organisations and markets, and this digitization is subsequently affecting all business entities, from established enterprises and startups to fi rms esta...

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Internet of Things Security INTERNET OF THINGS SECURITY

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Oct 15, 2018

The Internet of Things is the interconnectedness of devices via the Internet. Watches, coffee machines, refrigerators, thermostats, and cars, these once offline items are quickly speaking to the Internet, driving technological innovation. Composed of Internetenabled hardware, these Things perform co...

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Real-time Analytics, Assurance and Optimization Using Hybrid and Virtualized Solutions REAL-TIME ANALYTICS, ASSURANCE AND OPTIMIZATION USING HYBRID AND VIRTUALIZED SOLUTIONS

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Oct 15, 2018

Network automation, the evolution to virtualization and cloud, massive traffic increases, IoT, Increasing service velocity and revenue growth… These are just some of the challenges facing both service providers and enterprises as part of today’s complex service life-cycle. In addition, ...

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How Law Firms Can Protect Against the Top Five Cyberattacks HOW LAW FIRMS CAN PROTECT AGAINST THE TOP FIVE CYBERATTACKS

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Oct 09, 2018

Law firms are prime targets of cybercriminals in today’s hyperconnected world. As a result, law firms are expected to implement effective security controls around information relating to clients, investigators, and witnesses as part of their daily operations. This expectation applies to all la...

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Data center interconnect for the enterprise hybrid cloud DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT FOR THE ENTERPRISE HYBRID CLOUD

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Oct 03, 2018

A large majority of enterprises already use or plan to use a hybrid cloud infrastructure. For example, in a recent enterprise survey,1 71 percent of respondents are hybrid cloud users, employing both private and public cloud services, meaning infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a serv...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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The Extreme Automated Campus Fabric, Policy, Management, and Analytics THE EXTREME AUTOMATED CAMPUS FABRIC, POLICY, MANAGEMENT, AND ANALYTICS

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Oct 02, 2018

In an industry that’s already defined and continually renewed by innovation, Extreme Network’s recent announcement of Campus Automation is one of the most significant advances in campus networking and even for networking IT overall. For the first time, all of the essential technologies, ...

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A Vision for Cyber Security Detection Analytics A VISION FOR CYBER SECURITY DETECTION ANALYTICS

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Oct 01, 2018

Organizations are in the midst of considering how Big Data can assist in their plans to detect advanced cyber adversaries. Many are starting to build Big Data infrastructure and feed it both structured and unstructured data, but few have determined exactly what they will do with the data after they ...

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Understanding Intent-Based Analytcs (IBA) in Apstra Operatng System (AOS): A Technical Deep-Dive UNDERSTANDING INTENT-BASED ANALYTCS (IBA) IN APSTRA OPERATNG SYSTEM (AOS): A TECHNICAL DEEP-DIVE

whitepaper

Oct 01, 2018

Intent Based Analytcs (IBA), an important feature of AOS and a main enabler for closed loop telemetry is described in this whitepaper. Prerequisites for this whitepaper include a basic understanding of the Apstra AOS soluton, such as from the white paper ttled “The Apstra Operatng System (AOS)...

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The FireEye Approach to Effective Cloud Security THE FIREEYE APPROACH TO EFFECTIVE CLOUD SECURITY

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Oct 01, 2018

In many ways, the public cloud is more secure than a traditional data center. Asset management, inventory, audit logging, two-factor access controls, connectivity redundancy, and firewalls are built into the cloud provider platform. Servers are easier to patch. And since implementations that are jus...

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The Internet of Us: Why Human Experience Is Vital to Building Useful IoT Applications THE INTERNET OF US: WHY HUMAN EXPERIENCE IS VITAL TO BUILDING USEFUL IOT APPLICATIONS

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Sep 30, 2018

Successful industrial IoT solutions incorporate insights into human behavior before building things, thereby reducing adoption risk, improving productivity, compressing development cycles and more quickly realizing looked-for ROI.  Has the Internet of Things (IoT) been over-hyped? We don’...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2019 MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2019

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Sep 27, 2018

Microsoft SQL Server 2019 powers your organization by providing a data hub that you can use to access structured and unstructured data sources from across your entire data estate through a consistent interface. The relational database engine scales to petabytes of data, and enhancements to PolyBase ...

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SERVERLESS PERFORMANCE AND OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES SERVERLESS PERFORMANCE AND OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES

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Sep 27, 2018

In the constantly changing technological landscape the concept of serverless computing in a public Cloud is a relatively new development. Over recent years the serverless abstraction has gained significant traction in the IT industry. Google, Microsoft and AWS all now provide feature equivalent serv...

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Design Guide for Cisco ACI with Avi Vantage DESIGN GUIDE FOR CISCO ACI WITH AVI VANTAGE

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Sep 27, 2018

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is a software defined networking solution offered by Cisco for data centers and clouds, which helps in increasing operational efficiencies, delivering network automation, and improving security for any combination of on-premises data centers, private, a...

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Microsoft Azure IoT Reference Architecture MICROSOFT AZURE IOT REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE

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Sep 26, 2018

Connected sensors, devices, and intelligent operations can transform businesses and enable new growth opportunities with Microsoft Azure Internet of Things (IoT) services. The purpose of the document is to provide an overview of the recommended architecture and implementation technology choices for ...

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5 Reasons To Think Beyond SaaS Monitoring Solution 5 REASONS TO THINK BEYOND SAAS MONITORING SOLUTION

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Sep 26, 2018

Everything related to how IT services are delivered and consumed is undergoing tremendous change. Monolithic architectures are being replaced by microservices-driven apps and the cloudbased infrastructure is being tied together and instrumented by DevOps processes. This is driving the need for great...

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5G Core: How to Get There 5G CORE: HOW TO GET THERE

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Sep 21, 2018

The ongoing transformation of enterprises across industries is being fueled by mobile technologies and the need to offer innovative, personalized mobile services to customers. One of the consequences of this digital transformation is that virtually all enterprises are becoming digital service provid...

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HPE OneSphere Your hybrid cloud is here HPE ONESPHERE YOUR HYBRID CLOUD IS HERE

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Sep 20, 2018

By 2020, Gartner1 predicts that hybrid cloud (also known as multi-cloud or Hybrid IT) will become the standard as medium to large enterprises have begun moving suitable workloads to public and private clouds. This introduces new challenges for IT organizations in how they manage the hybrid cloud. En...

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Oracle Autonomous Database: The Industry’s First Self-Driving Database ORACLE AUTONOMOUS DATABASE: THE INDUSTRY’S FIRST SELF-DRIVING DATABASE

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Sep 19, 2018

Relational databases have made tremendous improvements in performance, availability and security over the past couple of decades. They can run up to 100x faster; can be configured for zero data loss; and have hardened security capabilities that can protect against malicious internal and external thr...

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Defeat Evasive Malware Countering Sandbox Evasion Techniques Used by Malware DEFEAT EVASIVE MALWARE COUNTERING SANDBOX EVASION TECHNIQUES USED BY MALWARE

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Sep 18, 2018

Sandboxes are automated behavior-based malware analysis systems that are at the core of most network security solutions today. The deployment of sandboxes to detect advanced threats began over a decade ago. Back then, malware authors had already found ways to evade traditional antivirus solutions, w...

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Five Network Security Challenges That Have IT Banging Their Head Against A Wall FIVE NETWORK SECURITY CHALLENGES THAT HAVE IT BANGING THEIR HEAD AGAINST A WALL

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Sep 18, 2018

We live in “interesting” times—an age of explosive growth when it comes to the numbers and types of devices that reside on enterprise networks. Managed devices with security agents on board, such as conventional PCs, laptops and corporate-owned smartphones, are becoming an ever-dec...

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MULTI-ACCESS EDGE COMPUTING FOR PERVASIVE NETWORKS MULTI-ACCESS EDGE COMPUTING FOR PERVASIVE NETWORKS

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Sep 18, 2018

This white paper addresses use cases driven by the Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) architecture, with focus on the ultra-low latency enabled by this 5G technology. It also provides an overview of architecture and standardization activities in this area. Finally, it describes the MEC architecture&r...

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PowerVR virtualization: a critical feature for automotive GPUs POWERVR VIRTUALIZATION: A CRITICAL FEATURE FOR AUTOMOTIVE GPUS

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Sep 18, 2018

Conceptually, virtualization is the capability of a device to host one or more virtual machines (VMs) that each behave like actual independent machines with their own operating system (OS), all running on the same underlying device hardware. In regard to GPUs, this means the capability to support mu...

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MULTICLOUD TECHNICAL GUIDE FOR NETWORK AND CLOUD ARCHITECTS MULTICLOUD TECHNICAL GUIDE FOR NETWORK AND CLOUD ARCHITECTS

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Sep 17, 2018

Organizations seeking to connect and secure workloads end to end across many clouds as simply as if they were in one cloud are driving the transition from cloud to multicloud. This move represents a significant operational transformation, and such changes require careful thought and planning. The en...

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ThousandEyes for DDoS Attack Analysis THOUSANDEYES FOR DDOS ATTACK ANALYSIS

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Sep 12, 2018

Distributed Denial of Service attacks (DDoS) can severely cripple availability of critical applications. Whether an organization uses a cloud-based DDoS mitigation service or an on-site DDoS mitigation strategy, external visibility is essential to understanding and measuring the impact of an ongoing...

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Intent-Based Networking Building the bridge between business and IT INTENT-BASED NETWORKING BUILDING THE BRIDGE BETWEEN BUSINESS AND IT

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Sep 12, 2018

Networks are at the heart of the unstoppable evolution to a digital economy. Digitalization is changing the way businesses, partners, employees, and consumers interact at an unprecedented pace. Products and services can be customized, ordered and delivered at the click of a button using web-based ap...

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LPWAN - Exploring the potential of IoT LPWAN - EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF IOT

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Sep 09, 2018

Around the world, millions of battery-powered things in cities such as car-parking lots, street lights, utility meters (gas and water), pipelines, trash bins, location trackers, environmental sensors, smoke detectors, and water hydrants are now connected to the internet. These objects that are a par...

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Migrate to AWS Simply and Securely with Zscaler MIGRATE TO AWS SIMPLY AND SECURELY WITH ZSCALER

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Sep 05, 2018

This document is intended to show how Zscaler accelerates user adoption by removing friction associated with achieving networking and security objectives. Exploring how Zscaler Private Access™ (ZPA) applies to AWS migration use cases will help to provide a structured approach to the overall so...

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Industrial Networking Enabling IIoT Communication INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING ENABLING IIOT COMMUNICATION

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Sep 04, 2018

Industrial networking is a collection of technologies at the Internet Protocol (IP) layer and below that enable the transformation of industries. There are many choices in technologies, both existing and emerging. What are the networking needs, what applications to support on the industrial network,...

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Self-service and Automation Using OpenStack for VMware vSphere SELF-SERVICE AND AUTOMATION USING OPENSTACK FOR VMWARE VSPHERE

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Aug 31, 2018

This white paper details how OpenStack can be used as a cloud management platform that seamlessly integrates with VMware vSphere, including use cases, interoperability, design considerations, storage and network requirements, and cloud-native application templates for dynamic scaling. The last five ...

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Platform9 ROI for Hybrid Clouds PLATFORM9 ROI FOR HYBRID CLOUDS

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Aug 30, 2018

Deciding whether to deploy a public cloud or hybrid cloud solution for enterprise computing involves complex financial considerations that require detailed and careful analysis. The wide range of available options makes it challenging to perform accurate apples-to-apples cost comparisons between hyb...

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Using AI Deep Learning to Leverage Big Data for Investment Attraction USING AI DEEP LEARNING TO LEVERAGE BIG DATA FOR INVESTMENT ATTRACTION

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Aug 30, 2018

The explosion of AI in consumer products and in our everyday lives testifies to how useful this technology is and how widespread its applications can be. We have seen AI applications everywhere from home assistants to facial recognition to software designed to develop self-guiding cars and combat dr...

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SD-WAN and DPI A powerful combination for application-driven networking SD-WAN AND DPI A POWERFUL COMBINATION FOR APPLICATION-DRIVEN NETWORKING

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Aug 30, 2018

The software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) is a specific application of software-defined networking (SDN) technology applied to WAN connections, which are used to connect enterprise networks – including branch offices and data centers – over large geographic distances.1) SD-WANs are...

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Can artificial intelligence power future malware? CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE POWER FUTURE MALWARE?

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Aug 30, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is almost an omnipresent topic these days. It is the centerpiece of sales pitches, it “powers” various online services and is mentioned in regard to almost any new product seeking investors. While some vendors truly aim to bring the added value of this techno...

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Protecting Your Enterprise Databases from Ransomware PROTECTING YOUR ENTERPRISE DATABASES FROM RANSOMWARE

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Aug 30, 2018

Ransomware is no longer the new kid on the block. In fact, going back as far as 2005, ransomware has played a part in the world of cybercrime. As a relatively “easy” way for criminals to make money, it comes as no surprise that ransomware has gained many underground followers over the pa...

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NFV Service Design & Operations: Saving the Sorcerer’s Apprentice NFV SERVICE DESIGN & OPERATIONS: SAVING THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE

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Aug 27, 2018

In Goethe's Sorcerer's Apprentice, popularized by Disney's Fantasia, the wizard's assistant tires of his manual chores and uses magic to automate them – with disastrous consequences. With network functions virtualization (NFV), operations teams are also looking for automation, ...

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The Road To Cloud Portability THE ROAD TO CLOUD PORTABILITY

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Aug 23, 2018

Cloud portability is defined as “The property of a given workload whereby it can be moved from one Service Provider to another without change.” Portability is not necessarily the same as “Live Migration”1 , “Cloud Migration” or “Workload Mobility”. In ...

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The IoT Threat Landscape and Top Smart Home Vulnerabilities in 2018 THE IOT THREAT LANDSCAPE AND TOP SMART HOME VULNERABILITIES IN 2018

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Aug 23, 2018

The IoT market has been booming in the past two years, impacting both consumers and businesses across sectors worldwide. Even though the technology has been widely adopted with great enthusiasm, a thorough security pattern still hasn’t been properly discussed to ensure its further growth in an...

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API Testing: Challenges and Best Practices API TESTING: CHALLENGES AND BEST PRACTICES

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Aug 22, 2018

Modern composite applications are aggregating and consuming private, partner, and public APIs at a staggering pace in order to achieve business goals. ProgrammableWeb reports that there are almost 20,000 APIs published today — well over twice as many than there were four years ago. Beyond thes...

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How to Improve Test Automation Effectiveness and ROI HOW TO IMPROVE TEST AUTOMATION EFFECTIVENESS AND ROI

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Aug 21, 2018

Innovation at digital speed is a key competitive advantage in today’s world. The ability to develop, test and launch digital products and services quickly and consistently has become critical to success. As business stakeholders cry out for greater speed and agility, modern approaches such as ...

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5G in Perspective A Pragmatic Guide to What’s Next 5G IN PERSPECTIVE A PRAGMATIC GUIDE TO WHAT’S NEXT

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Aug 20, 2018

Six years after the advent of Long Term Evolution (LTE), it is helpful to look back at the truly transformational effect it has had on people’s lives around the world. One can argue that the arrival of LTE has had a larger impact than any other single technology to further both developed and e...

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Creating New Business Insights with AI and Data Analytics CREATING NEW BUSINESS INSIGHTS WITH AI AND DATA ANALYTICS

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Aug 20, 2018

The real goal behind the ongoing digital transformation is to strategically leverage technology — and the data it creates — to drive business value and innovation. As such, monetizing data ranks among the top business drivers fueling public cloud migration, according to a global IDG rese...

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ARCHITECTING MICROSOFT SQL SERVER ON VMWARE VSPHERE ARCHITECTING MICROSOFT SQL SERVER ON VMWARE VSPHERE

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Aug 16, 2018

Microsoft SQL Server®1 is one of the most widely deployed database platforms in the world, with many organizations having dozens or even hundreds of instances deployed in their environments. The flexibility of SQL Server, with its rich application capabilities combined with the low costs of x86 ...

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Machine Learning: The First Salvo of the AI Business Revolution MACHINE LEARNING: THE FIRST SALVO OF THE AI BUSINESS REVOLUTION

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Aug 15, 2018

In the form of machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the enterprise, promising to transform many areas of the business including customer experience. Just as humans can learn and act from experience, machines can learn from data, identify patterns and make decisi...

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Why Kubernetes Matters WHY KUBERNETES MATTERS

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Aug 15, 2018

We are on the cusp of a new era of software: instead of bolting on operations as an afterthought to the software development process, Kubernetes promises to bring development and operations together by design. With declarative, infrastructure agnostic constructs to describe how applications are comp...

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IoT and the Data Gold Rush IOT AND THE DATA GOLD RUSH

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Aug 15, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is picking up pace rapidly as test deployments give way to scale adoption of new data-gathering device networks. These networks are unlocking actionable insights and competitive advantages for companies in the digital revolution’s vanguard. But while progress is be...

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KernelCare: Live Kernel Patching for Linux KERNELCARE: LIVE KERNEL PATCHING FOR LINUX

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Aug 15, 2018

The kernel is the most important part of any Linux system. It provides vital low-level functions to the entire system. Any security issues detected within it jeopardize the whole server. KernelCare is patch management software that automatically keeps your Linux kernel up to date with the latest sec...

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SD-WAN FOR HEALTHCARE A Deep Dive Into The Drivers and Solution SD-WAN FOR HEALTHCARE A DEEP DIVE INTO THE DRIVERS AND SOLUTION

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Aug 15, 2018

The ability to provide excellent care to patients, to enable access to all medical records regardless of location, and processing transactions between customers, care facilities, insurance agencies and more, are all triggers for today’s increasing technology change in the healthcare industry. ...

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Privileged Access Management and Transparent Encryption PRIVILEGED ACCESS MANAGEMENT AND TRANSPARENT ENCRYPTION

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Aug 14, 2018

Not so long ago, it was much easier to protect your data. Perimeter defenses were in place and there were only so many ways in. Data came in from IT-approved, enterprise-controlled devices and applications. It lived on your servers and in storage arrays. It was protected by walling off the outsiders...

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Machine Learning in Information Security MACHINE LEARNING IN INFORMATION SECURITY

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Aug 14, 2018

The advent of new technology brings with it unrealistically high expectations of its applicability and the problems it will solve. And machine learning is the latest example. It’s important for security practitioners to know where the hype around machine learning ends and where practical appli...

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ACCELERATING ORACLE PERFORMANCE USING VSPHERE PERSISTENT MEMORY ACCELERATING ORACLE PERFORMANCE USING VSPHERE PERSISTENT MEMORY

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Aug 14, 2018

Customers have successfully run their business-critical Oracle workloads with highperformance demands on VMware vSphere® for many years. Deploying IO-intensive Oracle workloads requires fast storage performance with low latency and resiliency from database failures. Latency, which is a measureme...

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Powering the decentralised global IoT data network POWERING THE DECENTRALISED GLOBAL IOT DATA NETWORK

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Aug 14, 2018

The MXC “Machine eXchange Protocol” facilitates the uninterrupted exchange of information between connected devices. The intrinsic blockchain based MXC Protocol ensures devices connect to the internet using the most convenient LPWAN Gateway lying in range. This “convenience” ...

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Security ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY

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Aug 10, 2018

Enterprises need scalable hybrid cloud solutions that meet all their security, data protection, and compliance requirements. To meet this need, Oracle developed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, which offers customers a virtual data center in the cloud that allows enterprises to have complete control wit...

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RSA RISK FRAMEWORKS MAKING DIGITAL RISK MANAGEABLE RSA RISK FRAMEWORKS MAKING DIGITAL RISK MANAGEABLE

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Aug 06, 2018

Even the most successful companies struggle with understanding their level of maturity in managing digital risk. The forces of modernization, malice and mandates— the rapid digitization of business, growing resourcefulness of malicious actors and increasing regulatory demand placed on business...

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How IoT, AI, and blockchain will revolutionize business HOW IOT, AI, AND BLOCKCHAIN WILL REVOLUTIONIZE BUSINESS

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Aug 01, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and blockchain represent an unprecedented opportunity for the enterprise and the public sector. Every institution capable of exploiting these technologies will have a chance to radically streamline and enhance existing processes, create ent...

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ENABLING MACHINE LEARNING AS A SERVICE (MLAAS) WITH GPU ACCELERATION USING VMWARE VREALIZE AUTOMATION ENABLING MACHINE LEARNING AS A SERVICE (MLAAS) WITH GPU ACCELERATION USING VMWARE VREALIZE AUTOMATION

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Jul 31, 2018

Machine learning (ML) is a capability that enables computers to learn without being explicitly programmed (Arthur Samuel, 1959). While the concept of ML has existed for decades, dramatic increases in computing capability and data volume have recently accelerated its development. A typical ML workflo...

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SAP HANA Scale-out and Virtualization SAP HANA SCALE-OUT AND VIRTUALIZATION

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Jul 31, 2018

Fujitsu is the first manufacturer worldwide to receive SAP® HANA Scale-out Certification for VMware® vSphere 6.5. The certification was achieved by conducting the current SAP BW Edition for the SAP HANA Standard Application Benchmark Version 2 on the FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for S...

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Advanced Protection and Threat Intelligence to Mitigate ADVANCED PROTECTION AND THREAT INTELLIGENCE TO MITIGATE

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Jul 30, 2018

Every corporation big enough to occupy a significant place in its market is a potential target. This doesn’t mean smaller businesses are immune – in many cases, criminals view them as an easy-to-breach stepping stone from which to reach the bigger target. But when it comes to market lead...

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Why Oracle Database Runs Best on Oracle Linux WHY ORACLE DATABASE RUNS BEST ON ORACLE LINUX

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Jul 27, 2018

Many essential business applications such as order entry, financials, human resources, customer relationship management, and enterprise resource planning run on an Oracle Database. These applications sustain core operations that generate revenue, improve business efficiency, and increase profitabili...

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The API Developer Experience Enabling Rapid Integration THE API DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE ENABLING RAPID INTEGRATION

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Jul 26, 2018

A developer portal should be the first interaction a developer has with an API. The Developer Experience (DX) encompasses many aspects of the relationship between developers and the API platform, with a portal covering areas such as education, tools and platform usability. Open APIs should provide a...

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Infrastructure Considerations for AI Data Pipelines INFRASTRUCTURE CONSIDERATIONS FOR AI DATA PIPELINES

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Jul 26, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and continual deep learning (DL) are the latest technologies poised to transform how consumers and enterprises work and learn. While data is at the core of the new digital economy, how you sense the environment and manage the data from edge to cor...

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CLOUDIQ: INTELLIGENT, PROACTIVE MONITORING AND ANALYTICS CLOUDIQ: INTELLIGENT, PROACTIVE MONITORING AND ANALYTICS

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Jul 26, 2018

This white paper introduces Dell EMC™ CloudIQ, a cloud-native Software-as-a-Service platform that enables administrators to remotely monitor Dell EMC Unity and SC Series systems from anywhere and at any time. This paper provides a detailed description of how to use CloudIQ to proactively monit...

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Big Data for the Pharmaceutical Industry BIG DATA FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Jul 26, 2018

From research records to supply chain monitoring, pharmaceutical firms have been managing vast amounts of data for years. The amount of data under management continues to increase. New innovations and business models have led to an explosive growth in the volume, variety, and complexity of data. Unf...

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Introducing Oracle Database 18c INTRODUCING ORACLE DATABASE 18C

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Jul 26, 2018

Oracle Database 18c, is the latest generation of the world’s most popular database, and may be deployed on-premises and/or in Oracle Cloud running on general purpose hardware or engineered systems specifically designed for database workloads such as Oracle Exadata and Oracle Database Appliance...

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Optimizing IT: Toward Modern Workplace Management With Windows 10 OPTIMIZING IT: TOWARD MODERN WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT WITH WINDOWS 10

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Jul 26, 2018

Some two-and-a-half years after Microsoft Corp. launched Windows 10, adoption rates among businesses for the company’s latest OS look healthy. In fact, there’s data that shows 60% of businesses across the world had Windows 10 installed on one or more computers by mid2017, making the busi...

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Distributed Denial of Service DISTRIBUTED DENIAL OF SERVICE

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Jul 25, 2018

First seen around 2000, Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks are a serious threat to businesses around the world. Attackers use multiple hosts to swamp targets with bogus traffic, paralyzing the network and potentially costing the victims millions of dollars. There are many security systems ...

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Applying Machine Learning to Boost Digital Business APPLYING MACHINE LEARNING TO BOOST DIGITAL BUSINESS

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Jul 25, 2018

Applications today mimic the business landscape, where several entities come together as an ecosystem to digitally enable products and services for those who need them. Modern applications are built on a multilayered architecture, comprising a front end (the UI layer), middle level (APIs and microse...

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Test-Driven Service Virtualization TEST-DRIVEN SERVICE VIRTUALIZATION

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Jul 25, 2018

Service virtualization just celebrated its tenth anniversary. The technology is still certainly not mainstream, but maybe it should be. Service virtualization is a simulation technology that lets you execute tests even when the application under test (AUT) and its dependent system components cannot ...

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How to Reduce False Positives in Software Testing HOW TO REDUCE FALSE POSITIVES IN SOFTWARE TESTING

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Jul 24, 2018

False positives are test cases that fail when the software is actually functioning properly. Basically, false positives are false alarms. False negatives, on the other hand, are test cases that pass when they should have uncovered a defect. In that scenario, you should have received a warning, but d...

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DELL EMC UNITY: VIRTUALIZATION INTEGRATION DELL EMC UNITY: VIRTUALIZATION INTEGRATION

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Jul 23, 2018

Virtualization offers many benefits such as consolidation, performance, availability, business continuity, load balancing, and ease of maintenance. Because of these advantages, it’s easy to see why more and more applications are being virtualized today. It is important for datacenter component...

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ENERGY CLOUD 4.0 CAPTURING BUSINESS VALUE THROUGH DISRUPTIVE ENERGY PLATFORMS ENERGY CLOUD 4.0 CAPTURING BUSINESS VALUE THROUGH DISRUPTIVE ENERGY PLATFORMS

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Jul 23, 2018

The energy sector is in the midst of a major global transformation. During the next 5-15 years, Navigant expects massive disruption across the entire energy value chain that will affect a broad set of stakeholders. This transformation is primarily being fueled by multilateral efforts focused on deca...

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Encryption and DPI: Current and Future Services Impact ENCRYPTION AND DPI: CURRENT AND FUTURE SERVICES IMPACT

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Jul 20, 2018

The growing prevalence of encryption on the Internet is a welcome development for the Internet at large as it dramatically increases consumer confidence in privacy. It also provides an opportunity for service providers and DPI vendors to concentrate on use cases benefiting the user experience rather...

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Augment Your SOC with Advanced Threat Detection and Response AUGMENT YOUR SOC WITH ADVANCED THREAT DETECTION AND RESPONSE

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Jul 18, 2018

Security teams are always on the lookout to enhance their defensive capabilities against new threats. However, Security Operations Center (SOC) are failing to counter today’s most dangerous threats: targeted and unknown attacks. Targeted attacks are very different than last generation’s ...

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5G Security Innovation with Cisco 5G SECURITY INNOVATION WITH CISCO

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Jul 18, 2018

5G touches almost every aspect of the way we live our lives. It’s not just about faster, bigger or better, it’s about utilizing 5G as an enabler to a series of services that we all will consume in every aspect of our lives. The time is NOW to consider the security implications and cyber ...

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Implementing Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct using HPE ProLiant servers IMPLEMENTING WINDOWS SERVER 2016 STORAGE SPACES DIRECT USING HPE PROLIANT SERVERS

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Jul 18, 2018

This document discusses Windows Server® Software-Defined (WSSD) solution implementation using HPE ProLiant Gen9 and Gen10 servers. Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is a software-defined storage feature based on Storage Spaces technology. It uses internal storage devices such as SA...

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NEW VALUE FOR CONSUMER & INDUSTRIAL OEM WITH INTERNET OF THINGS NEW VALUE FOR CONSUMER & INDUSTRIAL OEM WITH INTERNET OF THINGS

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Jul 17, 2018

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies give computing devices embedded in everyday objects the ability to send and receive data from cloud applications. With a variety of tangible benefits for both consumer and industrial product manufacturers, IoT is a paradigm shift in technology which creates oppo...

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How to Analyze and Reduce the Risk of DDoS Attacks HOW TO ANALYZE AND REDUCE THE RISK OF DDOS ATTACKS

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Jul 17, 2018

The reality is that DDoS attacks have been around for over 20 years. And most organizations have some form of protection in place from DDoS attacks. But as this paper will point out; over the last few years DDoS attacks have increased dramatically in size, frequency and complexity.

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Oracle Autonomous Database Strategy ORACLE AUTONOMOUS DATABASE STRATEGY

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Jul 17, 2018

IT leaders must modernize enterprise computing to the cloud and do more with less. The migration must improve protection from cyber-attacks without threatening the stability and availability of mission-critical workloads. To truly deliver transformational change, the cloud platform must include both...

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Will AI Change the Game for Cyber Security in 2018? WILL AI CHANGE THE GAME FOR CYBER SECURITY IN 2018?

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Jul 17, 2018

Many experts predict one big cybersecurity trend in 2018: cyberattackers will use AI to change the cybersecurity game. Yet when you evaluate the current threat landscape, you see the game already changed well before AI entered the picture. Even before cyberattackers began to utilize AI, they deploye...

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5 Ways DevSecOps can Maximize ROI in the Cloud 5 WAYS DEVSECOPS CAN MAXIMIZE ROI IN THE CLOUD

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Jul 16, 2018

For a long time now, many security veterans have been urging organizations of all sizes to implement security processes earlier in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) to improve the effectiveness of both application and operational security. The move to DevSecOps presents a unique opportunity ...

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ADVANCED THREAT PROTECTION FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY ADVANCED THREAT PROTECTION FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Jul 15, 2018

The healthcare industry is in a unique and particularly vulnerable position when it comes to cybersecurity. Providers face substantial regulation around privacy and data security, while hackers have much to gain from patient data. Recent statistics put the black market value of healthcare records at...

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High-Performance Inbound SSL Inspection for McAfee Network Security Platform HIGH-PERFORMANCE INBOUND SSL INSPECTION FOR MCAFEE NETWORK SECURITY PLATFORM

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Jul 12, 2018

Encrypted Web Traffic: Security and Threats As the amount of encrypted web traffic continues to increase, so should the level of security. However, encryption can also make it more difficult for network inspection devices to identify and prevent hidden malware and other types of attacks. According t...

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Cloudify Your VNF CLOUDIFY YOUR VNF

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Jul 12, 2018

VNF Onboarding is known to be one of the biggest challenges in the transformation to NFV transformation as noted in one of the recent SDxCentral report: VNF Migration challenges. Arguably the biggest challenge organizations will face when it comes time to operationalize VNFs is a lack of processes. ...

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TIBCO Data Virtualization Technical Overview TIBCO DATA VIRTUALIZATION TECHNICAL OVERVIEW

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Jul 11, 2018

With data the new competitive battleground, businesses that take advantage of their data will be the leaders; those that do not will fall behind. But gaining an advantage is a more difficult technical challenge than ever because your business requirements are ever-changing, your analytic workloads a...

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Security Analytics Use Cases for Threat Hunting SECURITY ANALYTICS USE CASES FOR THREAT HUNTING

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Jul 10, 2018

Security analytics can be a valuable tool for detecting advanced attacks. Howeer, it must be applied correctly. Too often, the goal of security analytics is reduced to the construction of an AI driven big data platform; running data science algorithms, machine learning, or statistical packages. Inst...

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How to Maximize the Value of IIoT and IoT Strategy HOW TO MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF IIOT AND IOT STRATEGY

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Jul 10, 2018

Over the past half-decade, companies in manufacturing-related industries have begun to tap the potential of the digital factory value chain – and, in so doing, have begun to reinvent and transform their operations and the larger value chain. By championing digital connectivity, these enterpris...

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Low-code development LOW-CODE DEVELOPMENT

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Jul 10, 2018

Applications vary from simple to complex and natively mobile to mobile-friendly, and in each case, are defined as a self-contained, purpose-specific “program” that helps end users interact with information from multiple systems to drive a business action or outcome. A platform delivers t...

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Implementing Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Cloud Connectivity with OPTIGA™ Trust X IMPLEMENTING AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS) IOT CLOUD CONNECTIVITY WITH OPTIGA™ TRUST X

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Jul 10, 2018

This white paper outlines a major cloud service (AWS) and its IoT-related security architecture. It also looks at the advantages of hardware-based security for IoT devices, going on to illustrate how an Infineon hardware security product can be integrated into an IoT device. In summary, this white p...

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Securing Industrial Control Systems: The Challenge and Common-sense SECURING INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS: THE CHALLENGE AND COMMON-SENSE

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Jul 09, 2018

Industrial control systems (ICSs) across numerous industry verticals are increasingly migrating from serial communications to Internet Protocol (IP)-based communications as Operational Technology (OT) networks are integrated with Information Technology (IT) networks for enhanced performance, reliabi...

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State of Enterprise Resource Planning Security in the Cloud STATE OF ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

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Jul 09, 2018

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are the most widely implemented information technologies used to elevate business processes in a modern enterprise. With the increasing adoption of cloud computing, many of these solutions are migrating to the cloud. As cloud environments are different fr...

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The State of Industrial Cybersecurity 2018 THE STATE OF INDUSTRIAL CYBERSECURITY 2018

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Jul 06, 2018

As connectivity to the outside world grows, security is becoming one of the most important topics in industrial IT and Operational Technology (OT), i.e. the hardware and software used in the production area. Industrial cybersecurity developed into a board-level topic during 2017. But what do user co...

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Best Practices for Web Application Firewall Management BEST PRACTICES FOR WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL MANAGEMENT

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Jul 05, 2018

While many organizations deploy a web application firewall (WAF) to meet a compliance requirement, for most, the top reason to deploy a WAF is to protect web servers and applications from being exploited via an application vulnerability. Most applications have vulnerabilities. In a recent study, the...

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5 Things to Know About Network Monitoring in a Cloud-Centric World 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT NETWORK MONITORING IN A CLOUD-CENTRIC WORLD

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Jul 04, 2018

You don’t own the network infrastructure. It belongs to the cloud provider, and they may not provide network management access to it. One of the advantages of the cloud is that you’re using infrastructure maintained by the provider. You should not have to monitor network devices. In some...

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Adopting Multicloud — A Fact-Based Blueprint for Reducing Enterprise Business Risks ADOPTING MULTICLOUD — A FACT-BASED BLUEPRINT FOR REDUCING ENTERPRISE BUSINESS RISKS

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Jul 03, 2018

As organizations undergo digital transformation and continue to increase their cloud consumption, more and more organizations are finding that a “multicloud” environment is the new norm. According to IDC’s 2017 CloudView Survey, most cloud users are running more than one type of cl...

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RSA RISK FRAMEWORK FOR CYBER INCIDENT RISK: UNIFYING IT SECURITY AND BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT RSA RISK FRAMEWORK FOR CYBER INCIDENT RISK: UNIFYING IT SECURITY AND BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT

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Jul 03, 2018

The worlds of business risk and IT security are rapidly converging. In a recent RSA-commissioned survey, 80% of risk and security professionals report that their organizations consider security breaches as a business risk rather than just an IT risk. Cyber risk has become an Executive and even Board...

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DETECTING TARGETED ATTACKS WITH BROAD CONTEXT DETECTION DETECTING TARGETED ATTACKS WITH BROAD CONTEXT DETECTION

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Jul 02, 2018

Cyber security is in the midst of a paradigm shift. Targeted attacks are outmaneuvering the prevention and detection mechanisms companies have in place. Endpoint protection solutions are incapable of detecting fileless attacks that are defined by behavior and the use of legitimate OS tools, rather t...

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Borderless security engineered for your elastic hybrid cloud BORDERLESS SECURITY ENGINEERED FOR YOUR ELASTIC HYBRID CLOUD

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Jul 01, 2018

Data has become increasingly fluid, travelling constantly beyond the corporate IT perimeter on mobile devices as well as being processed on virtual as well as physical machines. And, with the uptake of public clouds and managed infrastructures, data is flowing off-premise and back as never before. T...

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SQL Server database files and backups on Azure Storage for SAP workload SQL SERVER DATABASE FILES AND BACKUPS ON AZURE STORAGE FOR SAP WORKLOAD

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Jun 30, 2018

Many SAP users are turning to Microsoft Azure to run their SAP workloads. When migrating to Azure, it’s recommended that you store Microsoft SQL Server data files (.mdf, .ldf, and .bak files) on Azure. Doing so offers several benefits, including: Easy, fast migration, High availability and dis...

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Turn Tactical IT Into Strategic IT With Network Monitoring TURN TACTICAL IT INTO STRATEGIC IT WITH NETWORK MONITORING

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Jun 30, 2018

CIOs and IT leaders have always struggled to balance strategic and tactical objectives. What if IT leaders could make routine tactical tasks deliver strategic benefits, such as better operational efficiency, improved security, increased customer retention, expanded market share, and increased revenu...

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NEXT GENERATION DDoS SERVICES NEXT GENERATION DDOS SERVICES

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Jun 28, 2018

Technology adoption in the enterprise is driven by business need. Over the past few years a wide range of small, medium and large enterprises representing every market vertical have rapidly moved to the cloud, embraced SaaS, exploited mobility and become ever more dependent on the connected world. T...

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Mitigating DDoS Attacks in Zero Seconds with Proactive Mitigation Controls MITIGATING DDOS ATTACKS IN ZERO SECONDS WITH PROACTIVE MITIGATION CONTROLS

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Jun 28, 2018

Akamai now mitigates the more than 65% of the 10,000-plus yearly DDoS attacks against its Prolexic platform via proactive mitigation controls, in 0 seconds and with no customer impact. The number of DDoS attacks instantly mitigated via the Prolexic platform has increased exponentially over the past ...

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FOUR PILLARS FOR A MODERN DDOS PROTECTION STRATEGY FOUR PILLARS FOR A MODERN DDOS PROTECTION STRATEGY

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Jun 28, 2018

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks plague organizations of all sizes, and across all industries. The frequency, intensity and sophistication of modern attacks―and the attackers―threaten the most crucial aspect of running an online business: 24/7 availability. The internet of things (IoT) e...

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The evolution of hybrid cloud management THE EVOLUTION OF HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT

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Jun 27, 2018

As cloud has moved from the leading edge to the mainstream, the requirements for cloud management have evolved. Enterprises need an agile framework that will allow them to integrate multiple cloud environments seamlessly and update them quickly as business and technology requirements change. Many or...

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Best Practices for Migrating Servers to Oracle Cloud with PlateSpin Migrate BEST PRACTICES FOR MIGRATING SERVERS TO ORACLE CLOUD WITH PLATESPIN MIGRATE

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Jun 27, 2018

In today’s dynamic world, the need for cost reduction and the desire to increase operational efficiency have a constant impact on the organization of IT resources. Enterprises are relentlessly looking for better ways to manage infrastructure, systems and applications— and this often lead...

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Strategically Achieving Multicloud Success STRATEGICALLY ACHIEVING MULTICLOUD SUCCESS

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Jun 27, 2018

How successful businesses operate is constantly evolving, and the time has come for organizations to embrace the multicloud environment. We are all familiar with the hybrid cloud, but what is multicloud? By definition, a multicloud strategy is the practice of using cloud services from multiple heter...

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Digital Business Agility Enabled by IT WAN-Edge Resiliency DIGITAL BUSINESS AGILITY ENABLED BY IT WAN-EDGE RESILIENCY

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Jun 26, 2018

Today, virtually everything in business is becoming digitally enabled, and enterprise WANs are a driving force for this enablement. Business is conducted over distributed networks, yet when the network is unable to respond to changing business demands and new market opportunities, transactions suffe...

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VMWARE CLOUD SERVICES ON AMAZON WEB SERVICES SECURITY OVERVIEW VMWARE CLOUD SERVICES ON AMAZON WEB SERVICES SECURITY OVERVIEW

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Jun 26, 2018

This document provides a general overview of the security controls implemented in various VMware Cloud Services that run on Amazon Web Service (AWS) IaaS infrastructure. The intent is to provide readers with an understanding of how VMware approaches security for its cloud offerings, the key mechanis...

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Edge intelligence EDGE INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 26, 2018

Driven by the internet of things (IoT), a new computing model – edge-cloud computing – is currently evolving, which involves extending data processing to the edge of a network in addition to computing in a cloud or a central data centre. Edge-cloud computing models operate both on premis...

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The Role of AI & Machine Learning in Securing Healthcare Organizations THE ROLE OF AI & MACHINE LEARNING IN SECURING HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

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Jun 25, 2018

Paladion—a global cybersecurity service provider—has served every sector. But healthcare, in particular, has recently emerged as a growing sector as both attacks against healthcare organization’s increase, and awareness of the challenges of next-generation security have come to lig...

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Top Four Considerations When Migrating to Public Cloud TOP FOUR CONSIDERATIONS WHEN MIGRATING TO PUBLIC CLOUD

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Jun 20, 2018

A common question today is whether moving workloads to the public cloud is a good decision or a bad decision. While this question is understandable, it is the wrong question to ask. Public cloud computing has considerable advantages over physical on-premises equipment solutions, including lower depl...

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Advanced Cyber Threats to Private and Public Sectors in the Middle East ADVANCED CYBER THREATS TO PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

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Jun 20, 2018

Malware has traditionally been an ‘annoyance’ worldwide for individuals and organizations. However, as of late, malicious software attacks—especially ransomware—have become a serious IT security threat for government organizations and private establishments, causing data thef...

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Solution Architectures for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) SOLUTION ARCHITECTURES FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Jun 19, 2018

These data sources can range from traditional SQL databases to emails, documents or even physical documents. With the aggressive timelines, many enterprises can be faced with a challenge to prepare everything in time. It is important to understand that the GDPR doesn’t affect only active data ...

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Cisco HyperFlex Systems and Microsoft Exchange Server CISCO HYPERFLEX SYSTEMS AND MICROSOFT EXCHANGE SERVER

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Jun 19, 2018

Cisco HyperFlex™ systems provide a new approach to IT infrastructure for Microsoft Exchange Server deployments. The systems unify server, storage, network, and management stacks into a highly available cluster without sacrificing performance. This document outlines best practices for deploying...

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CHECK POINT CLOUDGUARD ADAPTIVE SECURITY FOR PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CLOUDS CHECK POINT CLOUDGUARD ADAPTIVE SECURITY FOR PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CLOUDS

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Jun 19, 2018

The modern data center is undergoing rapid change. Virtualization is paving the way to the private cloud, enabling applications to be delivered at a fraction of the cost and time. Virtualization separates workloads from hardware for the pooling of resources to be dynamically allocated on-demand. Thi...

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Navigating the path to new IoT business opportunities through connected products NAVIGATING THE PATH TO NEW IOT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH CONNECTED PRODUCTS

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Jun 19, 2018

Smart, connected products offer tremendous opportunities for manufacturers to improve their operations, create new customer experiences, and open up entirely new lines of revenue. This is driven by advances in Internet of Things (IoT) technology, which are transforming previously disparate products ...

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Beyond Explainability: A Practical Guide to Managing Risk in Machine Learning Models BEYOND EXPLAINABILITY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANAGING RISK IN MACHINE LEARNING MODELS

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Jun 19, 2018

This is the fundamental question raised by the increasing use of machine learning (ML)—a question that is quickly becoming one of the biggest challenges for data-driven organizations, data scientists, and legal personnel around the world.1 This challenge arises in various forms, and has been d...

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Machine Learning in the Age of Cyber AI MACHINE LEARNING IN THE AGE OF CYBER AI

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Jun 18, 2018

A new era in cyber security has begun. In today’s complex digital environments, machines are fighting machines, and advanced attackers and criminal groups are contriving sophisticated new ways to perpetrate their missions. The corporate network has become a battlefield, where the stakes are co...

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Introduction to Edge Computing in IIoT INTRODUCTION TO EDGE COMPUTING IN IIOT

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Jun 18, 2018

Almost every use case and every connected device focused on by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) requires some sort of compute capability at its source, at the edge. Multiple sources define edge computing as “cloud computing systems that perform data processing at the edge of the networ...

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A Common Platform for Database Encryption: Lower Cost, Reduced Risk Platform A COMMON PLATFORM FOR DATABASE ENCRYPTION: LOWER COST, REDUCED RISK PLATFORM

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Jun 15, 2018

Most enterprises rely on a diverse database infrastructure to meet specific business objectives, but this complexity increases risk and costs. With databases housing our most sensitive and highly regulated information, organizations need better database security strategies.

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A New Trust Model For The 5G Era A NEW TRUST MODEL FOR THE 5G ERA

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Jun 15, 2018

5G promises to be rich in new business models for users and the ecosystem key players (telecom operators, network & cloud vendors, system integrators…). Some of the requirements that exciting new 5G use cases impose on the storage, compute and network domains introduce sizable new risks t...

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Why Big Data is Critical for APM WHY BIG DATA IS CRITICAL FOR APM

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Jun 14, 2018

Why Big Data is Critical for APM It has largely been viewed that a big data approach to APM presents an insurmountable technical challenge. The primary obstacles cited are: The performance burden on the application being measured, and, 2. The challenges that the volume, velocity, and variety of the ...

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VO5G TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER VO5G TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER

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Jun 14, 2018

3GPP has specified that 5G uses the 4G voice/video communication architecture and still provides voice/ video communication services based on the IMS. The 4G radio access technology is LTE, and the voice/video over the LTE network is called VoLTE. The 5G radio access technology is NR, and the voice/...

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PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER

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Jun 13, 2018

The 21st century has seen a revolution in the scope of the internet. A technology designed for the use of thousands now supports billions, and with it the scale and scope of network infrastructure has changed to deliver the growing demand for information. To keep up with this flow of data, networks ...

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The Cybersecurity Framework and 5G RAN THE CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK AND 5G RAN

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Jun 11, 2018

The 3GPP LTE standard continues to evolve, with carriers expected to progress from Release 14 to Release 15 over the next year or so. This new release provides additional functionality, better security, and the use of new antennae to deliver more broadband capacity. The new release has been named 5G...

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Oracle NoSQL Database Fast, Reliable, Predictable ORACLE NOSQL DATABASE FAST, RELIABLE, PREDICTABLE

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Jun 08, 2018

Oracle NoSQL Database enables the creation of innovative applications that engage customers and create business value for constantly changing business requirements. Your organization can quickly respond to new opportunities that require very fast storage and retrieval of data with extremely low late...

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IoT 2020: Smart and secure IoT platform IOT 2020: SMART AND SECURE IOT PLATFORM

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Jun 06, 2018

Internet of Things (IoT) market forecasts show that IoT is already making an impact on the global economy. While estimates of the economic impact during the next five to ten years vary slightly (IDC estimates USD 1,7 trillion in 2020 [1], Gartner sees a benefit of USD 2 trillion by that time [2], an...

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Utilizing Network Function Virtualization for an Agile Enterprise WAN UTILIZING NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION FOR AN AGILE ENTERPRISE WAN

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May 31, 2018

The enterprise wide area networking (WAN) space is undergoing a major transformation, primarily driven by the increased penetration of cloud services. The on-demand, agile architecture of cloud services is dictating the need for WANs that can scale in real-time to take advantage of cloud services. N...

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Java API for kdb+ JAVA API FOR KDB+

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May 31, 2018

The Java programming language has been consistently popular for two decades, and is important in many development environments. Its longevity, and the compatibility of code between versions and operating systems, leaves the landscape of Java applications in many industries very much divided between ...

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Mobile phishing 2018: Myths and facts facing every modern enterprise today MOBILE PHISHING 2018: MYTHS AND FACTS FACING EVERY MODERN ENTERPRISE TODAY

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May 31, 2018

Mobile devices have opened a profitable new window of opportunity for criminals executing phishing attacks. Attackers are successfully circumventing existing phishing protection to target the mobile device. These attacks are highlighting security shortcomings and exposing sensitive data and personal...

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SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES IoT SENSING SOLUTION SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES IOT SENSING SOLUTION

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May 31, 2018

Disruptive Technologies has prioritized security and privacy throughout every part of the design and development process for our sensing solution, including chip design, sensor design, radio protocol design, cloud services and APIs. Every layer of the Disruptive sensing solution is secure, from the ...

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Service Provider Requirements for DDoS Mitigation SERVICE PROVIDER REQUIREMENTS FOR DDOS MITIGATION

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May 31, 2018

DDoS remains a blight on the internet, hampering every new technological advance, including world-changing trends such as the Internet of Things (IoT). Attackers continually discover new methods for generating large-volume and sophisticated attacks. The availability of simplified attack tools, DDoS ...

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5G Fixed Wireless Gigabit Services Today 5G FIXED WIRELESS GIGABIT SERVICES TODAY

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May 31, 2018

This white paper discusses the advantages of using millimeter wave (mmWave) technologies, such as those being developed for the fifth generation (5G) of mobile telecommunication, to deploy for fiber-like, Fixed Wireless Access(FEA).

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How Government Agencies are Facing Cyber Security Challenges HOW GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE FACING CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES

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May 30, 2018

The United States Federal Government relies heavily on information technology to drive efficiencies and increase citizen engagement. However, an uptick in cyber attacks and data breaches that affect government operations has created a perfect storm of risks and challenges. Cyber threats continue to ...

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FlexPod Datacenter with Apprenda 8.2 FLEXPOD DATACENTER WITH APPRENDA 8.2

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May 30, 2018

The FlexPod solution is a predesigned, integrated, and validated data center architecture that combines Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) servers, Cisco Nexus® Family switches, and NetApp All Flash Fabric-Attached Storage (FAS) arrays in a single, flexible design. FlexPod su...

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WHAT’S NEW IN VMWARE vSPHERE® 6.7 WHAT’S NEW IN VMWARE VSPHERE® 6.7

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May 29, 2018

VMware vSphere® 6.7 delivers key capabilities to enable IT organizations to address the following notable trends that are putting new demands on their IT infrastructure: Explosive growth in quantity and variety of applications, from business-critical applications to new intelligent workloads, Ra...

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Qilimanjaro Next-Generation Computing QILIMANJARO NEXT-GENERATION COMPUTING

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May 28, 2018

Quantum computation is no longer a far-off dream. The impressive achievements in the field have in recent years transformed an academic pursuit into an imminent commercial reality where classical computers will be outperformed on selected but extremely relevant tasks. We are witnessing the birth of ...

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Security and Mutual SSL Identity Authentication for IoT SECURITY AND MUTUAL SSL IDENTITY AUTHENTICATION FOR IOT

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May 26, 2018

As we advance in technology, we need to advance security measures to protect that technology. What kind of technology are we talking about? Let’s start with the example of the modern web. With usage growing exponentially, companies are now required to strengthen how they protect against the la...

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Transforming for NFV, 5G and IoT: The Need for Lifecycle Service Assurance TRANSFORMING FOR NFV, 5G AND IOT: THE NEED FOR LIFECYCLE SERVICE ASSURANCE

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May 23, 2018

This whitepaper explores the key challenges of NFV, 5G and IoT transformations from the perspective of testing and assurance challenges and needs. To address these needs, Spirent is pioneering a new approach to testing and assurance called Lifecycle Service Assurance (LSA). The key principles which ...

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Visualization Techniques for Efficient Malware Detection VISUALIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR EFFICIENT MALWARE DETECTION

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May 23, 2018

Traditional tools for reverse engineering of binary and portable executable (PE) files are limited to heavy text-based output, thus requiring skilled analysts to use them. In this white paper, we illustrate techniques that will visualize portable executable files, which will help analysts with basic...

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Visibility from Your Network into the Cloud: Today’s New Essentials VISIBILITY FROM YOUR NETWORK INTO THE CLOUD: TODAY’S NEW ESSENTIALS

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May 22, 2018

The cloud is supposed to make everything simpler and more cost-effective for businesses and their users, but for network managers, it adds complexity. Cloud services are made available to users on demand via the internet. The services depend on extreme network reliability, and that reliability must ...

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Decoupling Hardware from Software in the Next Generation of Connected Vehicles DECOUPLING HARDWARE FROM SOFTWARE IN THE NEXT GENERATION OF CONNECTED VEHICLES

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May 22, 2018

Today’s vehicle connectivity solutions are similar to the very early days of internet connectivity for personal computers, via retrofitting the vehicle with add-on hardware typically connected via the diagnostic port. Other solutions are slightly more advanced, using the in-vehicle infotainmen...

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Hybrid WAN Operations: Extend Network Monitoring Across SD-WAN and Legacy WAN Infrastructure HYBRID WAN OPERATIONS: EXTEND NETWORK MONITORING ACROSS SD-WAN AND LEGACY WAN INFRASTRUCTURE

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May 21, 2018

Enterprise requirements for connecting branch offices to the wide-area network (WAN) are evolving significantly, and software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) solutions can facilitate this evolution. However, most enterprises will not move completely to SD-WAN and will instead maintain a hybrid network of legac...

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BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED

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May 20, 2018

Digital transformation (DX) has brought new business capabilities to enterprises while simultaneously exposing new security risks. Network defenses that use a patchwork of disaggregated multivendor products are no longer effective within distributed network structures, where data often resides in va...

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ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL

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May 17, 2018

The game of leapfrog between hackers and data security professionals continues. No sooner do organizations start to feel secure with the latest encryption standards than cyber criminals find ways to violate that security. Black hats are infiltrating company networks by abusing encryption to shield t...

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Agile TesTing MeTrics Quality Before Velocity AGILE TESTING METRICS QUALITY BEFORE VELOCITY

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May 16, 2018

This white paper presents some of the testing metrics that we have used with clients during this timeframe as we have partnered with them in their evolution toward agile and in reaping the benefits from agile. in this paper: » We discuss the need for testing metrics even when using an agile me...

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Spreading Techniques and its Detection by Deception SPREADING TECHNIQUES AND ITS DETECTION BY DECEPTION

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May 15, 2018

Deception-centric architecture provides a powerful framework to detect the spreading techniques. Deception-centric architecture makes use of breadcrumbs or lures on the endpoint or network. These breadcrumbs or lures are used to divert a multi-stage attack to the deception platform. Static breadcrum...

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The State of Endpoint Security: Past, Present and Future THE STATE OF ENDPOINT SECURITY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

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May 15, 2018

It does not look like things are getting better in the world of cybersecurity… powerful ransomware, breaches affecting 100+ million people, state-sponsored attacks and unprecedented vulnerabilities. Just think back to 2017 that saw WannaCry ransomware, NotPetya wiper malware, and the Equifax ...

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2018 Cybersecurity: Perceptions & Practices 2018 CYBERSECURITY: PERCEPTIONS & PRACTICES

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May 15, 2018

Many companies are focused on growing their security maturity—part of that growth is establishing a security operations center (SOC) within their organization. Special threat detection programs can be another indicator of security maturity. More than 70 percent of decision makers have programs...

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Making NFV/SDN an Operational Reality MAKING NFV/SDN AN OPERATIONAL REALITY

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May 15, 2018

Network function virtualization and software-defined networking (NFV/SDN) were conceived as tools for the technical enablement of increased flexibility, both in terms of service creation and operational management. But over time, virtualization as an end to itself has become more or less insignifica...

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Accelerating the Deployment of Telecom Edge Services Through the Open Source Akraino Edge Stack ACCELERATING THE DEPLOYMENT OF TELECOM EDGE SERVICES THROUGH THE OPEN SOURCE AKRAINO EDGE STACK

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May 15, 2018

By contributing proven technology from the Wind River® Titanium Cloud™ critical infrastructure platform to the recently launched Akraino Edge Stack project, Wind River is helping the community to accelerate the release of an open source platform that delivers the uptime, performance, secur...

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Network Strategy and Vision for the Enterprise — Where Everything Connects NETWORK STRATEGY AND VISION FOR THE ENTERPRISE — WHERE EVERYTHING CONNECTS

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May 15, 2018

Companies and institutions need to integrate the latest digital innovations in mobility, data analytics, cloud computing and IoT to their existing business and computing systems if they are to gain business advantages. This process, known as digital transformation, delivers many benefits, enabling b...

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EDGE COMPUTING INDEX: FROM EDGE TO ENTERPRISE EDGE COMPUTING INDEX: FROM EDGE TO ENTERPRISE

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May 15, 2018

n late H2 2017, Futurum surveyed over 500 North American companies ranging from 500 to 50,000 employees, and asked them to share their thoughts about Edge Computing in 2018 and beyond. We were interested primarily in identifying attitudes towards Edge Computing, adoption and deployment data, investm...

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End-User Computing END-USER COMPUTING

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May 15, 2018

End-user computing (EUC) as we know it is undergoing a major transformation. EUC is no longer about the end-point devices, but about flexibility, productivity and the overall experience. Today, end-users demand always available access to applications and data from any device and from any location. A...

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Cost-effectively Simplifying IT to Improve Business Agility at Scale HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: COST-EFFECTIVELY SIMPLIFYING IT TO IMPROVE BUSINESS AGILITY AT SCALE

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May 15, 2018

Digital transformation is on the minds and white boards of CTOs across industries. And why not? To remain competitive in today’s market, organizations are turning to IT to eliminate inefficiencies, improve agility, and reduce risk by eliminating siloed IT infrastructures and operating units. O...

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Understanding Apache Kafka UNDERSTANDING APACHE KAFKA

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May 14, 2018

Apache Kafka is a hot technology amongst application developers and architects looking to build the latest generation of real-time and web-scale applications. According the official Apache Kafka website “Kafka is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming apps. It is horizontally...

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Applying a Comprehensive, Automated Assurance Framework to Validate Cloud Readiness APPLYING A COMPREHENSIVE, AUTOMATED ASSURANCE FRAMEWORK TO VALIDATE CLOUD READINESS

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May 14, 2018

Migrating to the cloud has proven to be a transformative step for many organizations, but it is complex and entails risks to applications unless proper end-to-end, cloud-specific testing is performed. We have seen that many organizations limit their testing strategy to application-level regression a...

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A Complete Guide to Choosing the Right IOT Platform A COMPLETE GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT IOT PLATFORM

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May 10, 2018

In the recent years Internet of Things has reached its peak in hype cycle where many business and enterprises have started to invest in IOT products and solutions. As the name suggest Internet of things is the bridge for connecting the Physical Things to the Internet. The connected Things market is ...

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How the Internet of Things drives digital transformation and customer success HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS DRIVES DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND CUSTOMER SUCCESS

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May 09, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is not new, but we are only just beginning to see how radically it can change businesses and disrupt industries. From our experience of working with our customers on the IoT, one thing is clear. The IoT is not just about technology, it goes far beyond that. It is the cat...

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RUNTIME APPLICATION SELF-PROTECTION IS CRITICAL FOR MOBILE APP SECURITY RUNTIME APPLICATION SELF-PROTECTION IS CRITICAL FOR MOBILE APP SECURITY

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May 09, 2018

Today most of us go about implementing security from the outside in. The common practice is to start by defining a perimeter and trying to defend it with various security tools. Even though perimeters have been porous for more than a decade, we still can’t give up this notion that if we build ...

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MapR 6.0 Makes the Database Choice for Next-Gen Apps Easy MAPR 6.0 MAKES THE DATABASE CHOICE FOR NEXT-GEN APPS EASY

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May 07, 2018

MapR aims at enterprises of all sizes but focuses on larger ones. Like all enterprise software vendors in their first decade of operation, MapR needs and wants to grow, and large customers provide bigger opportunities. At the same time, MapR offers download options and self-service options to develo...

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Cyber Security: Defending your digital business CYBER SECURITY: DEFENDING YOUR DIGITAL BUSINESS

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May 07, 2018

Your business relies on its technology – but lurking around the corner are intruders who can disrupt or devalue your operations. This report shines a light on the sources of the problem, and how you can establish the control you need to get the best from IT. Setting the stage: the link between...

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Continuous Testing Agility 2020 CONTINUOUS TESTING AGILITY 2020

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May 06, 2018

Cisco CEO John Chambers recently said the world is going through a new “digital revolution” that could add $19 trillion to the global economy and have 10 times the economic impact that the Internet has had. Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, cloud computing, the Internet of Things...

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and the GDPR European Union General Data Protection Regulation ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AND THE GDPR EUROPEAN UNION GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION

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Apr 30, 2018

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new, comprehensive data protection law that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. It applies broadly to organizations based in the EU and elsewhere that collect and process the personal information of individuals residing in the EU. ...

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DeltaV Virtualization overview DELTAV VIRTUALIZATION OVERVIEW

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Apr 28, 2018

This whitepaper provides an overview of Emerson’s DeltaV™ virtualization solutions for both on-line production systems and off-line systems for development, testing and training. This whitepaper is not intended to provide training material on virtualization, but rather provide an overvie...

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Blockchain-Based Decentralized Cloud Computing BLOCKCHAIN-BASED DECENTRALIZED CLOUD COMPUTING

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Apr 27, 2018

iExec aims at providing decentralized applications running on the blockchain a scalable, secure and easy access to the services, data-sets and computing resources they need. This technology relies on Ethereum smart contracts and allows the building of a virtual cloud infrastructure that provides hig...

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Top 9 WAN Customer Care-abouts TOP 9 WAN CUSTOMER CARE-ABOUTS

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Apr 26, 2018

As the leading independent SD-WAN solution provider, Silver Peak has now helped more than 600 customers deploy solutions that address cloud-first enterprise challenges. This paper describes what customers have told us are the Top 9 benefits or “care-abouts” that an application-driven, Un...

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Cybersecurity Penetration Testing on the Ethereum Blockchain CYBERSECURITY PENETRATION TESTING ON THE ETHEREUM BLOCKCHAIN

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Apr 26, 2018

Today’s computing environment is dynamic and complex. Demand for cybersecurity professionals exceeds supply as hackers develop ever more advanced schemes that target countless companies, both large and small. A 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS) joint report from Frost &a...

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Mobile Automation Testing using Appium MOBILE AUTOMATION TESTING USING APPIUM

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Apr 26, 2018

Due to the extensive amount of benefits that the mobile apps bring including easy accessibility, enhanced user engagement and retention, there has been a drastic shift towards the usage of mobile apps. Given the increased use of the mobile apps, testing those apps has become even more challenging in...

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HMI & Virtualization in Process Automation HMI & VIRTUALIZATION IN PROCESS AUTOMATION

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Apr 26, 2018

Virtualization is a technology that stems from the information technology (IT) industry and has become more and more popular in process automation. Virtualization promises to ease software management while reducing costs. This trend also has an impact on the human machine interaction (HMI) in such s...

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Taming Big Data with Business Intelligence TAMING BIG DATA WITH BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

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Apr 19, 2018

Cost effective, powerful analytical BI tools are readily available to simplify your data management, speed up your response times, improve your data accuracy and enhance your organization’s overall cost effectiveness. The obvious benefits and results achieved from Business Intelligence make a ...

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BLOCKCHAIN GAME-BASED EDUCATIONAL PLATFORM INTEGRATED INTO ITS OWN ROBOTICS OPERATING SYSTEM BLOCKCHAIN GAME-BASED EDUCATIONAL PLATFORM INTEGRATED INTO ITS OWN ROBOTICS OPERATING SYSTEM

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Apr 19, 2018

Cubomania is creating an online platform for early childhood education that will allow creation and provide access to modern education programs. These programs will allow teachers, educators and other professionals involved in the sphere of education to fulfil their potential and help learners (aged...

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APPLICATION SECURITY: INTEGRATING DYNAMIC DEFENSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION SECURITY: INTEGRATING DYNAMIC DEFENSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

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Apr 19, 2018

In 2016, web applications represented only 8 percent of reported security incidents but 40 percent of successful breaches—up from just 7 percent of data losses the year before.1 That statistic points to the growing need to rethink application security, which often has been viewed as a complian...

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Technical Preparation Needed for 5G Infrastructure Deployments TECHNICAL PREPARATION NEEDED FOR 5G INFRASTRUCTURE DEPLOYMENTS

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Apr 18, 2018

The introduction of fifth-generation (5G) mobile broadband technology is set to change how people and machines communicate and even how industries do business. 5G network deployments are expected to provide significant economic and efficiency gains in the markets where they are deployed. Smart-facto...

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Detecting JavaScript Errors and Code Smells with Static Analysis DETECTING JAVASCRIPT ERRORS AND CODE SMELLS WITH STATIC ANALYSIS

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Apr 18, 2018

DeepScan is a static analysis tool designed to help organizations achieve better code quality for the release of applications written in JavaScript. We engineered it to detect code defects more precisely and have collected code defects from thousands of open source projects on GitHub. This report pr...

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Aligning with Tier 4 NIST Framework for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity ALIGNING WITH TIER 4 NIST FRAMEWORK FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 16, 2018

ICS networks used to be isolated systems that ran on specialized, proprietary hardware and software. They were not connected to the internet and therefore the only way malicious actors could damage them would be a physical attack from the outside or internal sabotage by authorized personnel. Today, ...

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Calculating Return on Investment for SD-WAN CALCULATING RETURN ON INVESTMENT FOR SD-WAN

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Apr 15, 2018

There are many ways to measure the financial return period of deploying SD-WAN. Many organizations justify their business case and cost by estimating return on investment (ROI), or the time it takes before the savings exceed the cost of deploying the SD-WAN solution. Traditional wide-area networking...

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CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT

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Apr 12, 2018

Cloud computing has been widely adopted globally and is expected to grow even further in coming years. Business agility is undoubtedly the main benefit and key driver behind enterprise cloud adoption because IT resources can be acquired and deployed more quickly. Once deployed, these resources can b...

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Converged Infrastructure Benefits and Selection Criteria CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE BENEFITS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

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Apr 12, 2018

The data center is key for business success. While powerful infrastructures help companies to ensure their success, longer data center outages may negatively affect or even ruin the respective company. Therefore, it is very important to keep the data center up-to-date and state-of-the art – qu...

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SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS

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Apr 05, 2018

We’ve been hearing a lot about digital transformation and its impact on businesses, individuals, and society. It’s a perfect storm of dramatic advances in technology, shifting expectations from workers and consumers, and the nearly universal access to powerful handheld devices and applic...

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ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR

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Apr 05, 2018

No matter what the objective or task, organizations operate best with a well-tuned mix of people, process and technology, and this is especially true when implementing cyber security protection. Cyberattacks have become more targeted, more organized and more lethal.

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Medical Devices and Cybersecurity MEDICAL DEVICES AND CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 05, 2018

The integration of advanced information technologies in medical devices has transformed the healthcare industry, resulting in dramatic improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare and related services. But this integration has fostered the emergence of a new set of challenges for p...

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Implementing High Availability for Oracle’sJD Edwards EnterpriseOne Using IBM i IMPLEMENTING HIGH AVAILABILITY FOR ORACLE’SJD EDWARDS ENTERPRISEONE USING IBM I

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Apr 04, 2018

This document is intended for IBM i technical professionals interested in implementing a PowerHA® environment for the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications. It describes the process used to configure a PowerHA environment on external disk storage (IBM Storwize® V7000) and for migrating a Web...

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Designing with ultra-low-power Wi-Fi DESIGNING WITH ULTRA-LOW-POWER WI-FI

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Apr 04, 2018

In the Internet of Things (IoT), devices and objects that were once autonomous are now connecting to each other, to the Internet, and in many cases, both. Many of these devices are battery powered and the more sophisticated and feature-rich the device, the more power it consumes. In this IoT world o...

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WHY MDU PROPERTIES ARE MOVING TO MANAGED WI-FI WHY MDU PROPERTIES ARE MOVING TO MANAGED WI-FI

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Apr 01, 2018

Home will always be where the heart is. But what “home” actually looks like is changing. As a range of macro-economic and population trends converge, we’re seeing a historic boom in MDU living. Large numbers of people are moving from rural areas to urban centers, where apartments a...

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Big Data Block THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF BIG DATA BIG DATA BLOCK THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF BIG DATA

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Apr 01, 2018

Big Data Block (BDB™) combines Big Data solutions and blockchain technology utilizing Ethereum’s smart contract and token capabilities. BDB™ democratizes Big Data for everyone. Combining the best of Big Data and the best of blockchain we remove the deep technical skills and costs n...

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Development Lifecycle Guide Enterprise Development on the Force.com Platform DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE GUIDE ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ON THE FORCE.COM PLATFORM

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Mar 30, 2018

Developing applications on the Lightning platform is easy, straightforward, and highly productive. A developer can define application components, such as custom objects and fields, workflow rules, Visualforce pages, and Apex classes and triggers, using the point-and-click tools of the Web interface....

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Evaluation of LTE-M towards 5G IoT requirements EVALUATION OF LTE-M TOWARDS 5G IOT REQUIREMENTS

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Mar 28, 2018

LTE-M, a machine-focused variant of the 3GPP LTE standard, is designed to meet the high-coverage, low-cost, and lowpower consumption requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT). In January 2017, a group of more than a dozen industry players evaluated LTE-M’s coverage performance, and publishe...

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LARGE-SCALE CYBER-ATTACKS ON THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM LARGE-SCALE CYBER-ATTACKS ON THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM

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Mar 28, 2018

Large-scale cyber-attacks on critical financial infrastructure are a major threat, potentially causing significant damage and disruption to the financial sector and the larger economy. The complexity of the financial services industry, the interconnectedness of individual players, and the introducti...

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PAIN AND PROGRESS-THE RSA CYBERSECURITY AND BUSINESS RISK STUDY PAIN AND PROGRESS-THE RSA CYBERSECURITY AND BUSINESS RISK STUDY

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Mar 28, 2018

Despite their best efforts and investments, some organizations still experience difficulty as a result of organizational, operational and even cultural differences between their IT security and business risk functions. These gaps can be seen in the ways security and risk teams describe their environ...

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Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage For Internet2 WASABI HOT CLOUD STORAGE FOR INTERNET2

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Mar 28, 2018

The Internet2 community relies on big data and analytics to conduct fundamental research. By analyzing vast datasets researchers and scientists can improve our understanding of the universe, accelerate cures for diseases, and advance weather forecasting and climate modelling. Unfortunately, many org...

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Optimize and secure your hybrid cloud, multicloud environment OPTIMIZE AND SECURE YOUR HYBRID CLOUD, MULTICLOUD ENVIRONMENT

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Mar 28, 2018

To meet the unique needs of your business and remain competitive in today’s fast-moving environment, you may find yourself adopting infrastructure and solutions from a range of different cloud vendors. In fact, a multicloud world is quickly becoming the new normal for most enterprises. But man...

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Run by Code The Next Generation ‘Cloud-Ready’ Wide Area Network RUN BY CODE THE NEXT GENERATION ‘CLOUD-READY’ WIDE AREA NETWORK

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Mar 23, 2018

Private MPLS-based networks have been the mainstay of corporate connectivity for the best part of 10 years, but this old design is no longer suitable for today’s dynamic requirements. The ever-increasing demand for internet-delivered services and communications has stretched the MPLS model to ...

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Intent-Based Networking and Extending the Enterprise INTENT-BASED NETWORKING AND EXTENDING THE ENTERPRISE

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Mar 22, 2018

Cisco’s revolutionary Software-Defined Access (SDAccess) solution provides policy-based automation from the edge to the cloud. Secure segmentation for users and things is enabled through a network fabric, drastically simplifying and scaling operations while providing complete visibility and de...

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Measuring the ROI of Riverbed SD-WAN MEASURING THE ROI OF RIVERBED SD-WAN

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Mar 22, 2018

This paper reviews the benefits of transitioning from a legacy wide-area network (WAN) to a next-generation WAN with Riverbed’s software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution. It calculates the potential return on investment (ROI) from deploying Riverbed SteelConnect and explores additional quantitati...

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The ultimate guide to Agile development on WP Engine THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO AGILE DEVELOPMENT ON WP ENGINE

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Mar 21, 2018

Agile is a term used for a set of principles surrounding iterative, incremental software development methods. It is quickly becoming the most popular way for teams of developers to coordinate and rapidly deliver quality software products. Agile methods allow teams to communicate openly, continually ...

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The Internet of Things and Blockchain: Unique Opportunities for Healthcare THE INTERNET OF THINGS AND BLOCKCHAIN: UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEALTHCARE

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Mar 21, 2018

If you think about technology innovation in healthcare, what likely comes to mind are cutting-edge advances for saving lives. These attention-grabbing developments include breakthroughs in gene therapies and the use of highresolution, 3D visualization for microsurgeries. However, that’s only p...

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Enterprise DNS Security ENTERPRISE DNS SECURITY

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Mar 20, 2018

According to recent ESG research, 72% of organizations believe that cybersecurity operations have become significantly more difficult or somewhat more difficult over the past 2 years. Why the change? Cybersecurity professionals point to factors like an increasingly dangerous threat landscape, govern...

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A Roadmap for End-to-End Monitoring of Enterprise Applications in Hybrid Multi-Cloud A ROADMAP FOR END-TO-END MONITORING OF ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS IN HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD

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Mar 20, 2018

ONUG provides a forum in which executives from IT organizations and vendors work together to develop guidance and recommendations for the IT industry. The ONUG Monitoring and Analytics (M&A) Working Group is focused on technologies and tools that support application and network assurance. In 201...

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WebSphere Liberty Batch z/OS Java Batch z/OS Security WEBSPHERE LIBERTY BATCH Z/OS JAVA BATCH Z/OS SECURITY

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Mar 19, 2018

WebSphere Liberty Batch (or "Liberty Batch" for short) is IBM's implementation of the JSR-352 open standard for Java Batch processing. It is available on all operating system platforms supported by Liberty, including z/OS.

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NightVision – Using Machine Learning to Defeat Malware NIGHTVISION – USING MACHINE LEARNING TO DEFEAT MALWARE

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Mar 15, 2018

The reality for both consumers and businesses using internet-connected devices is that they will need to deploy defenses against increasingly sophisticated forms of criminal activity. Today’s first line of defense is often the antimalware scanning engine on a laptop or mobile device.

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Solving the GDPR Puzzle Data Protection with State of the Art Cybersecurity SOLVING THE GDPR PUZZLE DATA PROTECTION WITH STATE OF THE ART CYBERSECURITY

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Mar 15, 2018

With less than a year until enforcement begins, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is already proving to be a daunting task for global organizations, obligating them to protect the personal data of any and every citizen of the European Economic Area that they are connected with.

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WINDOWS XP SECURITY WINDOWS XP SECURITY

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Mar 15, 2018

Microsoft Windows XP is perhaps Microsoft’s most-storied operating system. Released in 2001, just a year after the release of Microsoft Windows 2000, it was meant to fix Microsoft’s cycle of releasing separate operating systems for consumers—based on Windows 95— and operating...

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The evolution of cyber threats THE EVOLUTION OF CYBER THREATS

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Mar 15, 2018

Across the globe, businesses have become more reliant than ever on technology. Yet with a growing digital footprint, the risk of a business incurring a cyber incident is no longer a question of if, but when. As the digital world evolves, New Zealand businesses must continue developing cybersecurity ...

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The guide to successfully building Big Data solutions THE GUIDE TO SUCCESSFULLY BUILDING BIG DATA SOLUTIONS

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Mar 15, 2018

Big Data analytics is an indispensable tool for supporting the efficient business decision-making. There are multiple cloud-based solutions for Big Data analytics and data visualization tools, like Jupyter, Tableau, Google Chart or D3.js. Tableau is actually amongst the leaders in Gartner’s BI...

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AI AND BIG DATA IN THE SAP WORLD AI AND BIG DATA IN THE SAP WORLD

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Mar 15, 2018

In today’s world, more than one billion people are active on social networks, with the collective power to instantly make or break brands. The number of connected devices is expected to be 50 billion by 2020, and the data produced by those devices is staggering. Meanwhile, companies are in the...

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Protect Against Invisible Threats: Fileless Malware PROTECT AGAINST INVISIBLE THREATS: FILELESS MALWARE

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Mar 15, 2018

2017 was the year of fileless malware: 77 percent of compromised attacks were deemed to be fileless and encompassed a rate of being nearly 10 times as successful as file-based attacks.  Although security solutions are becoming more efficient at detecting threats, attackers are also becoming mor...

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Harmonization 2.0: How Open Source and Standards Bodies Are Driving Collaboration Across IT HARMONIZATION 2.0: HOW OPEN SOURCE AND STANDARDS BODIES ARE DRIVING COLLABORATION ACROSS IT

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Mar 14, 2018

Standards have played a major role in telecommunications technology adoption for many years, validating the commercial viability of new technologies, facilitating multi-vendor interoperability, improving product portability and essential product quality for customers, and expediting industry adoptio...

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EXTRAHOP CYBER SECURITY VIGILANCE AND EARLY DETECTION EFFECTIVENESS EXTRAHOP CYBER SECURITY VIGILANCE AND EARLY DETECTION EFFECTIVENESS

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Mar 14, 2018

The landscape of cybersecurity has evolved over the last few decades. Adoption of cloud and digital services means businesses rely more than ever on network computing systems to compete at the speed of today’s markets and to meet the growing demands of their customers. Likewise, public sector ...

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Effects of weather on Fixed Wireless availability and transmission utilization EFFECTS OF WEATHER ON FIXED WIRELESS AVAILABILITY AND TRANSMISSION UTILIZATION

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Mar 08, 2018

This white paper addresses the measured effects of weather on the Windstream Enterprise Fixed Wireless network. The effects are measured in two distinct ways. The first is by using “engineered rain models” that estimate the effects of weather on a specific link within a specified market....

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Secure Data Acquisition, Communication, and Processing for Your IoT Solutions SECURE DATA ACQUISITION, COMMUNICATION, AND PROCESSING FOR YOUR IOT SOLUTIONS

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Mar 07, 2018

From smart light bulbs illuminating smart homes to smart cars racing across smart cities, the Internet of Things (IoT) is making its mark in how we live, work, and play. Businesses need to stay ahead of the game by operating with a comprehensive, cutting-edge deployment that can handle this highly c...

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The Application of AI to Cybersecurity THE APPLICATION OF AI TO CYBERSECURITY

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Mar 02, 2018

Machine Learning – sometimes referred to more generally as Artificial Intelligence (AI) - is a powerful tool used by cyber-security companies to scale their response to an escalating threat from the malware industry.

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Hybrid IT: The Cloud of the Future HYBRID IT: THE CLOUD OF THE FUTURE

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Mar 02, 2018

When cloud computing first began to move from the cutting edge to the mainstream, business leaders were typically faced with two options: the private cloud or the public cloud. Initially, private cloud was by far the preferred choice, due largely to its superior security capabilities. As time passed...

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Sapiens eMerge Technology SAPIENS EMERGE TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 28, 2018

The Sapiens eMerge technology platform is a core development and deployment environment that is designed to express business logic in a declarative manner with business rules, thereby providing a unified and open infrastructure for complete business software solutions. A key advantage of Sapiens eMe...

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Barcode Security Threat White Paper BARCODE SECURITY THREAT WHITE PAPER

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Feb 28, 2018

A barcode scanner acts as a secondary keyboard to your computer. As it scans, data is quickly and accurately executed. Through a modern USB driver, barcode readers are as easy to install as a common PC keyboard. The Security Threat Scenario The simplicity of modern barcode reader operation opens the...

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The Meltdown and Spectre Cyber Attacks THE MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE CYBER ATTACKS

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Feb 28, 2018

The attack type is referred to as a "side-channel" attack that produces leaked memory data. Researchers say that vulnerabilities can be exploited to read data from a computer's kernel memory, as well as data handled by other apps. The attacks can be run multiple times on a system with ...

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5 REASONS ENDPOINT SECURITY MUST MOVE TO THE CLOUD 5 REASONS ENDPOINT SECURITY MUST MOVE TO THE CLOUD

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Feb 28, 2018

The radical shift in the scale and economics of cybercrime calls for an equally radical change in how IT protects user systems. Whether it is from phishing attempts, drive-by-downloads, or malware-free intrusion techniques, endpoints are usually at the spear tip of assaults on enterprise networks. A...

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Cybersecurity Powered by Artificial Intelligence and the Blockchain CYBERSECURITY POWERED BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE BLOCKCHAIN

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Feb 28, 2018

As cyber threats are growing at an exponential rate, modern cybersecurity solutions are reactive, outdated, and ineffective. (1) The vast majority of threat data is controlled by large corporations and governments, making it difficult and costly to build next-generation solutions that improve protec...

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TIPS AND TRICKS FOR DEPLOYING NEXT GENERATION CYBERSECURITY USING MICRO-SEGMENTATION TIPS AND TRICKS FOR DEPLOYING NEXT GENERATION CYBERSECURITY USING MICRO-SEGMENTATION

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Feb 28, 2018

Hacking has become a multibillion-dollar industry designed to steal critical data and gain access to organizations’ most sensitive systems. It is supported by talented hackers and engineers who have substantial financial resources. And companies are finding that traditional, perimeter-focused ...

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SAP HANA® Database for Next-Generation Business Applications and Real-Time Analytics SAP HANA® DATABASE FOR NEXT-GENERATION BUSINESS APPLICATIONS AND REAL-TIME ANALYTICS

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Feb 28, 2018

SAP has introduced a new class of solutions that powers the next generation of business applications. The SAP HANA® database is an in-memory database that combines transactional data processing, analytical data processing, and application logic processing functionality in memory. SAP HANA remove...

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Bridging The IoT Perception Gap: INFORMATION VS OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGY BRIDGING THE IOT PERCEPTION GAP: INFORMATION VS OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 28, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly emerging as a core transformational technology of the digital era. The ability to gather data from sensors embedded throughout an enterprise can drive insights and operational efficiencies from the supply chain to the customer. But implementing IoT, or even In...

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Cybersecurity in the business aviation industry CYBERSECURITY IN THE BUSINESS AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Feb 28, 2018

If cybersecurity is treated as a product, that means it’s inherently something bolted on and not network engineered from the very beginning. We provide connectivity for customers throughout the entire aviation ecosystem, from hundreds of airlines and airports to more than 4,000 business jets. ...

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Accelerate NFV Adoption ACCELERATE NFV ADOPTION

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Feb 28, 2018

Communication service providers (CSPs) are under tremendous pressure to transform their business models and underlying infrastructures to better serve their customers. These organizations are implementing digital transformation initiatives that encompass many different aspects of the business, inclu...

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An End-to-End Platform for Global DevOps AN END-TO-END PLATFORM FOR GLOBAL DEVOPS

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Feb 28, 2018

In today’s world where everything is connected, all companies develop software. It is one of the primary mediums by which they strive to provide better products, services and solutions, and has become paramount to a company’s success. To continuously improve their software, companies mus...

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Four IoT Platform Must-Haves That Can Accelerate Your IoT Deployment FOUR IOT PLATFORM MUST-HAVES THAT CAN ACCELERATE YOUR IOT DEPLOYMENT

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Feb 27, 2018

At the center of the Internet of Things is the massive volume of data it generates 24/7. However, the value of this network of connected “things” heavily depends on how businesses capture, access, and leverage this information. By selecting the right IoT platform, companies can make the ...

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Open Source Network Security Tools for Beginners OPEN SOURCE NETWORK SECURITY TOOLS FOR BEGINNERS

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Feb 27, 2018

Although most often considered a reactive tool, the network IDS is still a valuable tool for preventing issues, as it can help you discover a variety of issues that other network security tools just do not see. There are a number of good open source tools available here, but these are actually one o...

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HOW MIDSIZE ORGANIZATIONS CAN MEET COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS AND ENHANCE CYBERSECURITY WITH MICRO-SEGMENTATION HOW MIDSIZE ORGANIZATIONS CAN MEET COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS AND ENHANCE CYBERSECURITY WITH MICRO-SEGMENTATION

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Feb 27, 2018

Few issues are more important to top executives than cybersecurity and compliance. Despite a lot of publicity and attention on how to address those two issues, surveys show there is still much to do. A recent study by Fortinet found that nearly half of senior IT professionals believe their boards an...

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VMware on IBM Cloud VMWARE ON IBM CLOUD

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Feb 27, 2018

This paper focuses on how existing VMware customers can gain a strategic advantage by leveraging the IBM Cloud platform, while retaining the capabilities of their on-premises VMware infrastructure. It assumes a cursory understanding of the features and functionality of VMware, as well as basic famil...

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So many ways to WAN SO MANY WAYS TO WAN

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Feb 22, 2018

One of the most critical components to the success of any growth-oriented enterprise is its wide area network (WAN), which is essential to delivering an exemplary customer and employee experience across all locations. From data access via mobile devices to e-commerce platforms, the WAN is fundamenta...

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SECURING THE DIGITAL FUTURE SECURING THE DIGITAL FUTURE

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Feb 21, 2018

In their pursuit of a digital approach to business, organizations are opening themselves up to greater cybersecurity risks – and yet few have elevated security to a senior leadership concern, according to our recent research. Here’s what businesses are thinking about cybersecurity, and h...

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CYBERSECURITY CONSIDERATIONS FOR CONNECTED SMART HOME SYSTEMS AND DEVICES CYBERSECURITY CONSIDERATIONS FOR CONNECTED SMART HOME SYSTEMS AND DEVICES

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Feb 14, 2018

The concept of the “Internet of Things” (IoT) is no longer the stuff of science fiction but an essential part of the reality of our everyday lives. Today, there are more than 13 billion interconnected digital and electronic devices in operation globally, the equivalent of more than two d...

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The State of Play of NFV Today: What Works, What Doesn’t and Where to Go Next THE STATE OF PLAY OF NFV TODAY: WHAT WORKS, WHAT DOESN’T AND WHERE TO GO NEXT

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Feb 14, 2018

In just the last five years, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has gained remarkable traction in an industry (telecommunications). AT&T, Verizon, BT, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint and many other communications service providers have already made significant commitments to NFV initiatives as they...

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Azure Stack: An extension of Azure AZURE STACK: AN EXTENSION OF AZURE

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Feb 12, 2018

Every company in every industry around the world is being challenged to transform from an organization that uses digital technology, to a digital organization. Application modernization is at the heart of digital transformation, with the opportunity to help companies engage customers, empower employ...

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A BLUEPRINT FOR PURE ANALYTICS A BLUEPRINT FOR PURE ANALYTICS

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Feb 05, 2018

Data assets represent the aggregate experience of an enterprise – the factual and historical record of interactions with customers – and the ingredients from which organizations learn and make informed decisions. Predictive analytics assists that learning, enabling companies to gain and ...

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MODEL-BASED DESIGN FOR EMBEDDED SOFTWARE MODEL-BASED DESIGN FOR EMBEDDED SOFTWARE

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Feb 05, 2018

Model-based design (MBD) is a framework used in virtual prototyping of embedded software. MBD has evolved to overcome various difficulties and complexities that typically arise during the design lifecycle of embedded software for closed-loop control systems.

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ANDROID RANSOMWARE: FROM ANDROID DEFENDER TO DOUBLELOCKER ANDROID RANSOMWARE: FROM ANDROID DEFENDER TO DOUBLELOCKER

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Feb 01, 2018

2017 was without a doubt the year of ransomware. Users and businesses worldwide had to cope with the fallout of massive campaigns such as Petya or WannaCryptor and had to put up with damages that easily surpassed a billion mark1 .

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Prepare for GDPR today with Microsoft 365 PREPARE FOR GDPR TODAY WITH MICROSOFT 365

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Feb 01, 2018

We live in a time where digital technology is profoundly impacting our lives, from the way we connect with each other to how we interpret our world. As the private sector continues to push the boundaries of innovation, policy makers work to ensure that the appropriate personal data oversight and saf...

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Cb Defense HEALTHCARE ANTI-VIRUS CB DEFENSE HEALTHCARE ANTI-VIRUS

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Jan 31, 2018

In this paper, Coalfire describes how the Cb Defense platform is able to meet the Anti-Virus and AntiMalware requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule, HITRUST CSF, and the “Anti-Virus Checklist” from the “Top 10 Tips for Cybersecurity in Health Care”, as published by the U.S. ...

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Machine learning-based adaptive intelligence: The future of cybersecurity MACHINE LEARNING-BASED ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE: THE FUTURE OF CYBERSECURITY

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Jan 31, 2018

Most companies are adopting cloud technologies to accommodate digital business opportunities. Everybody loves the convenience—cloud services are easy to provision, deploy, and consume right away. However, security threats are not canceled by cloud adoption, and the scale of services across clo...

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CYBER: The Stakes Have Changed for the C-Suite CYBER: THE STAKES HAVE CHANGED FOR THE C-SUITE

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Jan 31, 2018

The cyber stakes changed for the c-suite in 2017. Nation states targeted private companies. Corporations lost billions in market capital. CEOs were toppled from office. This is the new cyber reality. In 2018, two emerging trends will complicate this dynamic even further—tough new regulations a...

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ObjectRocket for Elasticsearch OBJECTROCKET FOR ELASTICSEARCH

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Jan 30, 2018

Elasticsearch is a flexible and powerful open source, distributed, real-time search and analytics engine. Because it is architected from the ground up for use in distributed environments where reliability and scalability are must-haves, Elasticsearch gives customers the ability to move easily beyond...

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Maximizing value from ai the digital transformers’ guide MAXIMIZING VALUE FROM AI THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMERS’ GUIDE

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Jan 30, 2018

This executive guide sets out practical steps aimed at all digital transformers who plan to use AI to achieve a stronger digital future. The guidelines are distilled from the most successful AI practices of the digital natives and are those which, based upon our experience, work well for people inte...

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SDWAN: Re-architecting WAN with Software Defined Networking SDWAN: RE-ARCHITECTING WAN WITH SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKING

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Jan 25, 2018

SDN (Software Defined Networking) is an emerging focus area in the world of networking. This architectural approach of decoupling the software(Control-plane) from the Hardware (Forwarding plane) is opening opportunities towards network programmability and flexibility in network construction from the...

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SOFTWARE TECHNIQUES FOR MANAGING SPECULATION ON AMD PROCESSORS SOFTWARE TECHNIQUES FOR MANAGING SPECULATION ON AMD PROCESSORS

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Jan 24, 2018

Speculative execution is a basic principle of all modern processor designs and is critical to support high performance hardware. Recently, researchers have discussed techniques to exploit the speculative behavior of x86 processors and other processors to leak information to unauthorized code* . This...

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Getting Started with Linux on Cumulus Networks GETTING STARTED WITH LINUX ON CUMULUS NETWORKS

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Jan 23, 2018

Cumulus Linux is a Linux distribution that is focused on layer 2 and layer 3 internetworking — switching and routing, respectively — using off-the-shelf whitebox switching hardware to accelerate the packet processing that would be done by software on traditional servers (see Figure 1). T...

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Overcoming Interference is Critical to Success in a Wireless IoT World OVERCOMING INTERFERENCE IS CRITICAL TO SUCCESS IN A WIRELESS IOT WORLD

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Jan 17, 2018

As radio bands filled with wireless Internet of Things (IoT) devices utilizing different protocols—802.11, Bluetooth® and others, unexplained communications failures have become commonplace, even when signal strength seems sufficiently high for good operation. This issue is especially prob...

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STATE-OF-THE-ART DATA PROTECTION FOR GDPR STATE-OF-THE-ART DATA PROTECTION FOR GDPR

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Jan 16, 2018

The extensive requirements and substantial fines of the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have captured the attention of IT security directors around the world. For companies that do business in the EU, now is the time to shore up security processes.

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Architecting an SD-WAN with Quality of Service Over Broadband ARCHITECTING AN SD-WAN WITH QUALITY OF SERVICE OVER BROADBAND

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Jan 14, 2018

Internet connectivity is one of the cheapest and most widely available bandwidth options. However, when it comes to building a corporate wide area network (WAN), Internet connectivity is still not seen as a reliable medium for important business data. There are too many questions about whether broad...

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Enterprise Best Practices for iOS devices and Mac computers on Cisco Wireless LAN ENTERPRISE BEST PRACTICES FOR IOS DEVICES AND MAC COMPUTERS ON CISCO WIRELESS LAN

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Jan 10, 2018

This document is intended for IT professionals responsible for designing, deploying, and managing
Cisco Wireless LANs (WLAN). This reference design guide is updated to account for Cisco and Apple’s
joint recommendations focused on the centralized (local) mode configuration for a ...

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Hikvision Cybersecurity White Paper HIKVISION CYBERSECURITY WHITE PAPER

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Jan 09, 2018

This white paper is issued to publicly introduce Hikvision’s insights and solutions regarding the increasingly serious risks of cybersecurity. It is crucial that we articulate today’s cybersecurity challenges and the measures Hikvision undertakes to meet those challenges for the IoT indu...

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Continuous Testing for DevOps Evolving Beyond Simple Automation CONTINUOUS TESTING FOR DEVOPS EVOLVING BEYOND SIMPLE AUTOMATION

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Jan 08, 2018

DevOps represents a cultural shift that stresses collaboration between the business, developers, and IT professionals. Software test automation can enhance these connections and help organizations achieve desired SDLC acceleration, but it’s important to recognize that automation is just one pi...

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IoT AND PRIVACY BY DESIGN IN THE SMART HOME IOT AND PRIVACY BY DESIGN IN THE SMART HOME

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Jan 05, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a globally recognized term in workplaces and homes, and in a literal sense could be used to describe anything that is connected to the internet. However, if you ask what sort of devices are included in the IoT, then you are likely to get differing answers with...

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DBAs FACE NEW CHALLENGES: TREND IN DATABASE ADMINISTRATION DBAS FACE NEW CHALLENGES: TREND IN DATABASE ADMINISTRATION

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Dec 31, 2017

Data and information has long been recognized as companies’ most valuable assets—and database administrators (DBAs) have been the key guardians of those assets. DBAs’ primary responsibilities have been aimed at ensuring that data is safely, securely, accurately, and appropriately s...

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PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Dec 29, 2017

The continuing digitization and globalization of our economy is becoming increasingly reliant on the control and processing of personal data. And while this presents enormous opportunities for business, it accompanies a growing public awareness and concern for the importance of personal data protect...

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Incapsula Guide to Selecting a DDoS Solution INCAPSULA GUIDE TO SELECTING A DDOS SOLUTION

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Dec 28, 2017

From massive volumetric attacks to sophisticated application layer threats, DDoS attacks are bigger, smarter and more dangerous than ever. Given today’s threat landscape and the availability of inexpensive, “Do It Yourself” DDoS tools, online businesses need to take DDoS mitigation...

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Making a DDoS Protection Plan 8 Best Practices MAKING A DDOS PROTECTION PLAN 8 BEST PRACTICES

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Dec 28, 2017

Emergency DDoS mitigation can be deployed within an hour in typical cases, but that will be after an unprepared organization has accumulated hours or days of downtime and chaos. The best way to avoid DDoS downtime is to implement a DDoS protection plan before your organization is targeted by a DDoS ...

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Driving Digital Experience through the Cloud DRIVING DIGITAL EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE CLOUD

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Dec 28, 2017

Cloud has proved to be a fast and powerful means for companies to transform customer experiences, modernize their IT infrastructure, and cost-effectively implement business and customer-facing applications and services. No wonder, then, that IDC expects spending on offpremises cloud IT infrastructur...

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A Look into the Global “Drive-By Cryptocurency Mining” Phenomenon A LOOK INTO THE GLOBAL “DRIVE-BY CRYPTOCURENCY MINING” PHENOMENON

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Dec 28, 2017

Differing from traditional money, cryptocurrencies are not issued by a central bank or authority. Instead, this digital asset can be produced by “mining,” a process that involves solving complex mathematical and cryptographic algorithms. Bitcoin is one of the most famous cryptocurrencies...

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Building the Next Generation Network BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

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Dec 28, 2017

NFV is an emerging technology, and development will continue for at least the next five years. Current NFV programs aim to gain early experience and competitive advantage with the new technology. Service providers may not expect cost savings from NFV in the short term.

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The Importance of Data’s Physical Location in the Cloud THE IMPORTANCE OF DATA’S PHYSICAL LOCATION IN THE CLOUD

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Dec 28, 2017

The abstract nature of cloud computing implies that the physical location of data is irrelevant within the cloud. Business transactions occur across international borders. Big data created in one location can then be stored, processed, and pulled from other locations. End users with Internet access ...

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Spotfire for the Enterprise: An Overview for IT Administrators SPOTFIRE FOR THE ENTERPRISE: AN OVERVIEW FOR IT ADMINISTRATORS

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Dec 28, 2017

This whitepaper is intended for those wanting information on TIBCO Spotfire® administration and deployment capabilities: its architecture, data connection, security, scalability, administration, and performance. TIBCO Spotfire® Server is the central component that all clients connect to. Mul...

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The Economic Advantages of Open and Web-Scale Networking THE ECONOMIC ADVANTAGES OF OPEN AND WEB-SCALE NETWORKING

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Dec 28, 2017

By the year 2020, it is expected that over 40% of enterprises will have a web-scale networking initiative. 1 This whitepaper will cover the challenges with traditional networking, the definition of open, web-scale networking technology, examples of how this technology can improve your data center ne...

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VMWARE vSPHERE® VIRTUAL MACHINE ENCRYPTION VMWARE VSPHERE® VIRTUAL MACHINE ENCRYPTION

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Dec 28, 2017

Virtual machine (VM) encryption has been around in different forms for many years and has met with various levels of success. The challenges of ensuring security versus running IT operations frequently led to solutions that, while secure, exponentially increased operational workload. The attempt to ...

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Informatica Cloud Application Integration: A Capabilities Overview INFORMATICA CLOUD APPLICATION INTEGRATION: A CAPABILITIES OVERVIEW

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Dec 28, 2017

The shift to the cloud compels architects to develop a combined data and application integration strategy that considers how on-premises and cloud application and data services co-exist and integrate to fulfill the role they were deployed for. A comprehensive integration strategy must consider vario...

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Mitigating the Operation and Maintenance Challenges of the Next Generation Mobile Networks MITIGATING THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE CHALLENGES OF THE NEXT GENERATION MOBILE NETWORKS

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Dec 28, 2017

This white paper focuses on operation and maintenance (O&M) of the next generation mobile networks (typically referred to as 5G), the challenges operators are facing, and potential ways to manage these. The next generation mobile networks will introduce many new network architectures and functio...

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Revolutionizing Mobile Network Economics REVOLUTIONIZING MOBILE NETWORK ECONOMICS

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Dec 28, 2017

The mobile industry is at a tipping point. In the 5G era, status quo network economics are unsustainable. The cost-per-bit models and network architectures that dictated 4G strategies will not support 5G use cases. The next mobile technology generation will unleash peak data rates of multi-gigabits ...

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Anatomy of a Cyber Attack The Lifecycle of a Security Breach ANATOMY OF A CYBER ATTACK THE LIFECYCLE OF A SECURITY BREACH

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Dec 28, 2017

Security is everyone’s job today, from consumers, to system administrators, to executives. If you are doing business, you need to elevate the priority of security across your organization and data center. Over the years, cybercriminals have gotten more advanced and better funded. They are enti...

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Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) Driving the digital transformation of the distributed enterprise SOFTWARE DEFINED WAN (SD-WAN) DRIVING THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISE

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Dec 27, 2017

For distributed enterprises, maintaining a secure, reliable and high performing wide area network (WAN) for every remote site can be an IT department’s biggest and most costly challenge. And as more businesses position themselves to support more complex applicationdriven networking, the tradit...

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