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    MICROSOFT PREVIEWS SECURE OBJECT STORAGE FOR REGULATED INDUSTRIES

    Jun 21, 2018

    Azure Storage Blog customers now have a new tamper-proof storage option that can help them meet regulatory and legal obligations. Microsoft continues to chip away at the barriers that are preventing some companies, particularly those that operate under stringent regulatory regimes, from placing more...

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    THOUSANDS OF MOBILE APPS LEAK DATA FROM FIREBASE DATABASES

    Jun 20, 2018

    Thousands of mobile applications running on iOS and Android have exposed over 113 gigabytes of data from 2,300 unsecured Firebase databases, enterprise mobile security firm Appthority says in a new report. The new research follows last year’s report into the HospitalGown attack vector, which r...

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    MACOS' QUICK LOOK CACHE MAY LEAK ENCRYPTED DATA

    Jun 20, 2018

    The Quick Look mechanism on macOS, which allows users to check file contents without actually opening the files, may leak information on cached files, even if they reside on encrypted drives or if the files have been deleted. According to Apple, “Quick Look enables apps like Finder and Mail to...

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    UNDERSTANDING THE HIT INFRASTRUCTURE ROLE IN VALUE-BASED CARE

    Jun 19, 2018

    As value-based care continues to drive providers to cut back on medical costs, organizations need to understand how significant advanced and innovative HIT infrastructure tools are to reducing overall care costs. One of the biggest tenants of value-based care is cutting back on unnecessary medical c...

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    HOW ENTERPRISES ARE USING THE IOT FOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

    Jun 19, 2018

    Most of us have seen the memo: The internet of things will become the backbone of the next industrial revolution and is emerging as one of the most impactful technology trends in recent memory. But now we have some decent metrics to qualify these claims. McKinsey & Co. has forecast that IoT will...

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    TESLA'S TOUGH LESSON ON MALICIOUS INSIDER THREATS

    Jun 19, 2018

    The potential damages a company can suffer from malicious insiders became a harsh reality for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who expressed his disappointment at learning he had a saboteur within the Tesla ranks. The individual who allegedly engaged in damaging sabotage against Tesla was reportedly an employee...

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    ORGANISATIONS CONTINUE TO HIT COST PITFALLS WITH CLOUD MIGRATION, SAYS RACKSPACE

    Jun 18, 2018

    The cloud journey is costing a bit more than organisations realise, according to new research from Rackspace. The findings appear in a new report, titled ‘Maintaining Momentum: Cloud Migration Learnings’. The study, conducted by Forrester and polling more than 300 organisations in the UK...

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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES GENERAL AVAILABILITY OF AZURE KUBERNETES SERVICES

    Jun 14, 2018

    Those who attended or watched Cisco Live’s opening keynotes earlier this week – or indeed read our story on it – will have recognised the importance of Kubernetes to attendees with Google Cloud’s cameo being a particular highlight. Now Microsoft is making waves of its own &nd...

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    NEW ‘LAZY FPU’ CHIP FLAW HITS INTEL PROCESSORS

    Jun 14, 2018

    Intel has warned that yet another security vulnerability, this one dubbed Lazy FPU, affects its core-based microprocessors. Similar to the earlier Spectre and Meltdown bugs the new security flaw could allow access to sensitive data through a side channel. Intel says it’s not as serious as the ...

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    EXPLOIT KITS TARGET RECENT FLASH, INTERNET EXPLORER ZERO-DAYS

    Jun 13, 2018

    Exploit kits (EKs) might not be as dominant as they were several years ago, but they continue to exist and most of them already adopted exploits for recently discovered Flash and Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerabilities. The first of the flaws is CVE-2018-4878, a security bug in Adobe’s Flas...

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    SOFTWARE AG ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF TRENDMINER TO EXPAND IOT PORTFOLIO

    Jun 13, 2018

    Software AG has announced the acquisition of TrendMiner, a firm that delivers discovery, diagnostic and predictive analytics software for the process industry. With this acquisition Software AG is aiming to strengthen its pole position in the IoT market. The plug-and-play software from TrendMiner wi...

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    VMWARE PATCHES CODE EXECUTION FLAW IN AIRWATCH AGENT

    Jun 12, 2018

    VMware has addressed a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the AirWatch Agent applications for Android and Windows Mobile. The VMware Workspace ONE platform, which is powered by AirWatch unified endpoint management (UEM) technology, is designed to help organizations manage corporate endp...

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    NEW 'PYROMINEIOT' MALWARE SPREADS VIA NSA-LINKED EXPLOIT

    Jun 12, 2018

    A recently discovered piece of crypto-currency miner malware isn’t only abusing a National Security Agency-linked remote code execution exploit to spread, but also abuses infected machines to scan for vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Dubbed PyRoMineIoT, the malware is similar to th...

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    COHESITY SECURES $250 MILLION IN SERIES D ROUND IN HYPERCONVERGED STORAGE BOOST

    Jun 11, 2018

    Cohesity offers hyperconverged storage for secondary data – in other words, not collected by the user – with the company saying secondary data consumes up to 80% of enterprise storage capacity. With the data in different repositories, such as backups, archives, test/dev and analytics, th...

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    TRITON ICS MALWARE DEVELOPED USING LEGITIMATE CODE

    Jun 07, 2018

    The developers of Triton, a recently discovered piece of malware designed to target industrial control systems (ICS), reverse engineered a legitimate file in an effort to understand how the targeted devices work. Triton, also known as Trisis and HatMan, was discovered in August 2017 after a threat g...

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    AT&T SELECTS NOKIA’S WING PLATFORM FOR ENTERPRISE IOT

    Jun 07, 2018

    Nokia scored a major win in the IoT world. AT&T announced it will be using the company’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) for enterprise IoT customers. The deal includes the core network, dedicated IoT operations, billing, security, and data analytics. AT&T is considered one of the to...

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    IBM AND CA TECHNOLOGIES TEAM UP TO HELP GIVE MAINFRAME A CLOUDY EDGE

    Jun 07, 2018

    They are two companies who have spent more time espousing the benefits of the mainframe than most – and now IBM and CA Technologies have forged a new partnership designed to make the technology more accessible in a cloud and DevOps landscape. The collaboration will see new services being launc...

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    CRITICAL VULNERABILITY ADDRESSED IN POPULAR CODE LIBRARIES

    Jun 06, 2018

    A critical and widespread arbitrary file overwrite vulnerability has been addressed in popular libraries of projects from HP, Amazon, Apache, Pivotal, and more. Dubbed Zip Slip and discovered by the Snyk Security, the vulnerability exists when the code that extracts files from an archive doesn&rsquo...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM TO SUPPORT SAP HANA MANAGED SERVICE, APP TOOLKIT

    Jun 06, 2018

    A new managed SAP HANA service and SAP Cloud Platform software development kit continue efforts by both companies to make their technologies more interoperable. Google this week announced several updates to Cloud Platform partnership it entered into with SAP more than a year ago. The updates—l...

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    NEW BACKDOOR BASED ON HACKINGTEAM’S SURVEILLANCE TOOL

    Jun 04, 2018

    A recently discovered backdoor built by the Iron cybercrime group is based on the leaked source code of Remote Control System (RCS), HackingTeam’s infamous surveillance tool, security firm Intezer reports. The Iron group is known for the Iron ransomware (which a rip-off Maktub malware) and is ...

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    BAFFLE ADVANCES ENCRYPTED DATA PROTECTION PLATFORM

    Jun 04, 2018

    Baffle is updating its Advanced Data Protection Service, enabling organizations to keep all data inside a database encrypted, while still enabling full data use. Cyber-security vendor Baffle announced an update to its Advanced Data Protection Service on June 4 that makes it possible for users to sea...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE M-SERIES VMS MAKE ROOM FOR SAP HANA IN-MEMORY DATABASE

    Jun 01, 2018

    Now that GDPR's enforcement date has passed, Microsoft is getting back to growing its Azure ecosystem for the growing number of businesses that are placing their database workloads in the cloud. On May 25, just as the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) governing data ...

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    BLUEDATA INVITES AI/ML DEVELOPERS TO PLAY IN ITS BDAAS SANDBOX

    Jun 01, 2018

    BlueData, which offers a new-gen big-data-as-a-service (BDaaS) software platform, has made available a new environment for AI and machine-learning developers to try out new ideas and have fun testing them. This is a new turnkey package that enables accelerated deployment of artificial intelligence, ...

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    THREE WAYS MACHINE LEARNING IS REVOLUTIONISING ZERO TRUST SECURITY

    May 31, 2018

    Zero Trust Security (ZTS) starts with Next-Gen Access (NGA). Capitalizing on machine learning technology to enable NGA is essential in achieving user adoption, scalability, and agility in securing applications, devices, endpoints, and infrastructure. How next-gen access and machine learning enable z...

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    VMWARE UNLEASHES R&D INNOVATION REVOLUTION AT RADIO

    May 31, 2018

    SAN FRANCISCO — VMware doesn’t want to be the next BlackBerry. “These are smart people,” said VMware EVP and CTO Ray O’Farrell at the company’s annual RADIO conference. He’s referring to BlackBerry founders Jim Basillie and Mike Lazaridis. “They took w...

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    OPENSTACK OPERATORS DETAIL HOW THEY PATCHED FOR MELTDOWN, SPECTRE

    May 30, 2018

    When the Meltdown and Spectre CPU security vulnerabilities were publicly disclosed on Jan. 3, they set off a flurry of activity among IT users and cloud operators around the world. In a panel moderated by eWEEK at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, B.C., on May 24, operators detailed how they dealt ...

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    WHY IT’S TIME FOR MANUFACTURERS TO TAKE SECURITY IN THE CLOUD SERIOUSLY

    May 30, 2018

    Manufacturers deal with sensitive data every day. This includes test and quality data, warranty information, device history records, and especially the engineering specifications for a product that are highly confidential. Trusting that data to a cloud-based application or cloud services provider is...

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    THE BEST BIG DATA COMPANIES AND CEOS TO WORK FOR IN 2018

    May 29, 2018

    Forbes readers’ most common requests centre on who the best companies are to work for in analytics, big data, data management, data science and machine learning. The latest Computer Reseller News‘ 2018 Big Data 100 list of companies is used to complete the analysis as it is an impartial,...

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    OPEN SOURCE TOOL FROM FIREEYE HELPS DETECT MALICIOUS LOGINS

    May 29, 2018

    FireEye has released GeoLogonalyzer, an open source tool that can help organizations detect malicious logins based on geolocation and other data. Many organizations need to allow their employees to connect to enterprise systems from anywhere in the world. However, threat actors often rely on stolen ...

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    UPSTART POLTE CRACKS LOGISTICS LOCATION CHALLENGES USING LTE

    May 25, 2018

    When you think about positioning, the first thing that comes to mind is GPS. The Defense Department Global Positioning System uses a constellation of 24 satellites, each containing a highly accurate atomic clock. Your location is determined by measuring the speed of light delay triangulating from th...

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    RUNNING EXTREME WORKLOADS IN THE CLOUD: A GUIDE

    May 24, 2018

    As any IT professional knows, running large and resource intensive workloads in the cloud is extremely difficult. The cloud is often billed as a panacea, but the truth is that for most organisations, architecting large workloads in the cloud is a heroic endeavour – one that must be executed wi...

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    SOLARWINDS UPDATES PRODUCT LINE FOR HYBRID CLOUD TREND

    May 24, 2018

    Performance-management provider updates portfolio to make it easier for IT pros to consolidate monitoring solutions to a single and provides greater flexibility to scale up and support larger data center networks as workloads get bulkier. It’s a documented trend that enterprises are morphing t...

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    CONCERN OVER CLOUD STORAGE SECURITY REMAINS SAYS SPICEWORKS – BUT GOOD NEWS FOR ONEDRIVE

    May 22, 2018

    One in four respondents to a survey from IT community Spiceworks say they remain unconvinced by cloud storage security – with Microsoft OneDrive holding firm as the most popular service. The study, which polled more than 500 respondents from organisations across North America and Europe, found...

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    ANDROID MALWARE TARGETS NORTH KOREAN DEFLECTORS

    May 21, 2018

    Recent attacks orchestrated by a hacking group referred to as “Sun Team” have targeted North Korean deflectors via malicious applications in the Google Play store, McAfee reports. Referred to as RedDawn, this is the second campaign attributed to the group this year, but is the first to a...

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    INTEL MAKES A MOVE INTO VISION INTELLIGENCE IOT BUSINESS

    May 18, 2018

    Intel plays a lot of roles in the IT business besides making processors with microscopic transistors for servers, PCs, the internet of things, and mobile devices. It also makes security hardware and software, memory and programmable enterprise solutions, 5G connectivity hardware and software and a l...

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    MICROSOFT 365 HARNESSES AI FOR ACCESSIBILITY IN THE WORKPLACE

    May 17, 2018

    Microsoft is already using machine learning and other artificial intelligence technologies to help enterprises ward off cyber-security threats, break language barriers and give harried workers more control over their Outlook calendars. Now, in observance of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, May 17...

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    RINGCENTRAL UNITES SD-WAN AND UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS

    May 16, 2018

    RingCentral, a cloud-based communications provider, joined forces with a number of SD-WAN vendors and providers — including VMware (VeloCloud), CloudGenix, Riverbed, Cradlepoint, Windstream, and GTT Communications — to promote collaboration between its unified communications offerings an...

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    ADVA DRIVES CLOUD-NATIVE ENCRYPTION INTO CONNECTGUARD PLATFORM

    May 15, 2018

    ADVA added cloud-native, virtualized encryption for multi- and hybrid-cloud environments to its core security suite that can now protect data across Layers 1, 2, 3, and 4. The platform offers more flexibility and a lower cost compared with IPSec-focused appliance-based systems, according to the comp...

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    VERIZON TO MIGRATE 1,000 BIZ APPS AND BACKEND SYSTEMS TO AWS

    May 15, 2018

    Verizon joined its subsidiary Oath in picking Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred public cloud provider. The deal bolsters Verizon’s overall operations, and it also boosts AWS’ position among the country’s largest telecom operators. Verizon will migrate more than 1,000 appli...

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    ARISTA INTRODUCES NEW SWITCHES TO SUPPORT CAMPUS NETWORKS INITIATIVE

    May 14, 2018

    Arista is bringing new switches and a cloud approach to campus networks in a move that will broaden its reach beyond the data center and increase its competition with Cisco. Arista Networks’ expansion of its networking portfolio from the data center out to the campus will give enterprises more...

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    NUTANIX ADDS SDN FEATURES TO ITS CLOUD SOFTWARE STACK

    May 11, 2018

    Nutanix, which initially made its name with its software stack for hyperconverged infrastructures, is continuing to build out its portfolio for products aimed at helping enterprises more easily manage and migrate their workloads through multiple cloud environments. Included in the host of new capabi...

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    APCELA LAUNCHES NETWORK TELEMETRY AND MONITORING AGENT

    May 08, 2018

    Apcela today released a network telemetry and monitoring agent, AppMon, that integrates with its Enhanced Analytics Platform. The agent constantly scans the network and its applications to locate application-specific performance problems and to figure out ways to optimize the network. AppMon sensors...

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    MANY EUROPEAN ORGANISATIONS LACKING FULLY FLEDGED MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY, SAYS IDC

    May 02, 2018

    Multi-cloud is certainly a compelling trend – but according to new data from IDC, fewer than 10% of European organisations are fully on-board with a multi-cloud strategy. The analyst firm argues that multiple cloud service usage will be an inevitability – but understanding and strategy f...

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    OPEN SOURCE, OPERATORS KEY TO ONF’S NEW OPTICAL DISAGGREGATION PLAN

    May 02, 2018

    The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) has shown yet again that it’s not afraid to use operator clout to sway the direction of vendors, nor that it’s afraid of acronyms. The latest evidence comes from its newly created Optical Disaggregated Transport Network (ODTN) project. The project loo...

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    EQUINIX CONNECTS MIAMI, PARIS TO MICROSOFT AZURE EXPRESSROUTE

    May 02, 2018

    Data center operator Equinix announced on May 3 that its Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute private connectivity service is now available in the Miami, Fla. and Paris, France metropolitan areas. Azure ExpressRoute establishes a private, dedicated link between an enterprise's on-premises IT systems and...

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    DANGER WITHIN: DEFENDING CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS AGAINST INSIDER THREATS

    May 01, 2018

    According to a recent study by Crowd Research Partners, over 90% of organisations feel vulnerable to insider attacks. This should come as no surprise. Cloud adoption and bring your own device (BYOD) policies have greatly improved businesses’ agility, but have also made sensitive business data ...

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    GOOGLE MIMICS MICROSOFT WITH DIRECT KUBERNETES LINK INTO ITS CLOUD

    Apr 27, 2018

    Google launched a new framework that uses a pair of platforms to make it easier to connect a Kubernetes cluster to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services. The move follows a similar launch by Microsoft last year. The Kubernetes Service Catalog and the Google Cloud Platform Service Broker form the new ...

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    CANONICAL TAUNTS VMWARE, LAUNCHES MAJOR UBUNTU UPDATE

    Apr 27, 2018

    Canonical released the first major update to its Ubuntu platform in two years, touting performance and cost superiority compared with VMware. Ubuntu is Canonical’s distribution system for Linux designed to run on computing devices, network servers, and in the cloud. It includes an OpenStack ve...

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    RACKSPACE-MANAGED VMWARE PRIVATE CLOUD IS NOW EVERYWHERE

    Apr 27, 2018

    Rackspace’s VMware private cloud managed service is now available everywhere: in Rackspace data centers, companies’ own data centers, and third-party colocation facilities. Rackspace originally launched the service — a fully managed, single-tenant, dedicated VMware private cloud &m...

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    AWS LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN SERVICE – SIX MONTHS AFTER SAYING IT WASN’T INTERESTED IN THE TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 26, 2018

    It turns out Amazon Web Services (AWS) may have been throwing us all a bit of a curveball with regards to blockchain. The cloud infrastructure giant has announced the launch of AWS Blockchain Templates – having previously said the technology wasn’t in the company’s plans. Back in N...

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    IBM AND IFTTT BRING TOGETHER AI AND AUTOMATION FOR IOT

    Apr 26, 2018

    IBM is bringing its enterprise artificial intelligence assistant to IFTTT, paving the way for intelligent services that can do much more than tell users the weather or answer trivia questions, the companies announced on April 26. Watson Assistant, formerly Watson Conversation, made its official debu...

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    WHY PUBLIC CLOUD REVENUE WILL REACH $186.4 BILLION IN 2018

    Apr 24, 2018

    Around the globe, CIOs and CTOs continue to transition to a hybrid multi-cloud service delivery model, supported by on- and off-premises IT infrastructure. Meanwhile, the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 21.4 percent in 2018 to reach $186.4 billion - that's up from $15...

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    VERIZON SHIFTS FOCUS FROM 5G FIXED WIRELESS TRIALS TO COMMERCIAL LAUNCH

    Apr 24, 2018

    Verizon completed its pre-standard 5G fixed wireless trials that it conducted with friendly users in 11 markets across the country. The company is now shifting its focus to deploying its pre-standard fixed 5G in the three to five cities where it will launch commercial services later this year. One o...

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    KEEPING SECRETS: TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR DATA IN AWS S3

    Apr 23, 2018

    Amazon Web Services is the juggernaut in the cloud provider space, and with any piece of technology comes the need for proper security. In this regard, AWS is no exception. In this piece, we will shortly discuss the latest breaches of public S3 buckets, provide an overview of the two ways to protect...

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    WHY THE CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET IS SET TO REACH $52.3BN IN 2018

    Apr 20, 2018

    Cloud service adoption continues to grow, as traditional IT vendors react to market demand. Total spending on IT infrastructure products for deployment in cloud environments is forecast to reach $52.3 billion in 2018 -- that's year-over-year growth of 10.9 percent, according to the latest worldw...

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    AT&T, FIRSTNET AIM TO BOOST APP ECOSYSTEM WITH HACKATHONS

    Apr 20, 2018

    In a lofty shared workspace in San Francisco, more than 200 developers and public safety officials recently gathered to work on developing new applications first responders. It was the first official hackathon for FirstNet, which seeks to support a comprehensive ecosystem of relevant applications fo...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE SERVICE FABRIC WELCOMES RED HAT LINUX CLUSTERS

    Apr 20, 2018

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux users can now create clusters for their scalable cloud applications on Azure Service Fabric. Microsoft's microservices-friendly cloud offeringsupports clusters based on the Linux distribution in a public preview of the new capability included as part of latest update to ...

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    INTEL INTRODUCES TDT, SECURITY ESSENTIALS TO COUNTER CYBER THREATS

    Apr 19, 2018

    Intel recently made two technology announcements: Threat Detection Technology (TDT) and Security Essentials. The former serves as a set of silicon-level capabilities to detect new classes of threats, while the latter serves as a framework that standardizes the built-in security features across Intel...

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    VMWARE’S VSPHERE, VSAN UPDATES FOCUS ON HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT

    Apr 18, 2018

    VMware premiered version 6.7 of both vSphere and vSAN with a focus on new hybrid cloud management capabilities. VMware vSphere and vSAN are the company’s flagship virtualization products. The former serves as the company’s hypervisor and virtualization management platform, while the latt...

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    THE KEY CHALLENGES OF MIGRATING DATABASES TO THE CLOUD: PLANNING AND PERFORMANCE

    Apr 17, 2018

    As enterprises continue to embark on their digital transformation journeys part of this change may involve migrating in-house applications, databases and data to the cloud.  But while all the benefits of cloud are widely understood, migrating a database or an application to the cloud is not alw...

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    CISCO ENHANCES ENDPOINT PROTECTION WITH VISIBILITY CAPABILITIES

    Apr 17, 2018

    Cisco announced enhancements to its Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints, new investments in email security and an expanded partnership with ConnectWise. Cisco AMP for Endpoints is a next-generation endpoint security solution made to thwart, detect and respond to advanced threats. The com...

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    RAD INTRODUCES VACCESS WITH VNF PERFORMANCE MONITORING CAPABILITIES

    Apr 13, 2018

    Israel-based company RAD rolled out a new addition to its vCPE toolbox, dubbed vAccess, which enables value-added NFV and SDN-based services to be launched over any access. RAD describes itself as a market leader of NFV and SDN edge virtualization. vAccess is part of the company’s Service Assu...

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    RAD INTRODUCES VACCESS WITH VNF PERFORMANCE MONITORING CAPABILITIES

    Apr 13, 2018

    Israel-based company RAD rolled out a new addition to its vCPE toolbox, dubbed vAccess, which enables value-added NFV and SDN-based services to be launched over any access. RAD describes itself as a market leader of NFV and SDN edge virtualization. vAccess is part of the company’s Service Assu...

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    ZEDEDA WANTS TO USE THE CLOUD TO POWER IOT AT THE EDGE

    Apr 13, 2018

    Zededa recently emerged from stealth mode with its sights on the growing nexus between the Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing. And it’s planning to use the cloud and an innovative software stack to infiltrate the market. The company was formed in 2016, and it recently closed on just o...

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    ZEDEDA WANTS TO USE THE CLOUD TO POWER IOT AT THE EDGE

    Apr 13, 2018

    Zededa recently emerged from stealth mode with its sights on the growing nexus between the Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing. And it’s planning to use the cloud and an innovative software stack to infiltrate the market. The company was formed in 2016, and it recently closed on just o...

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    ENTERPRISE APP SECURITY FIRM ONAPSIS RAISES $31 MILLION

    Apr 13, 2018

    Application security firm Onapsis has raised $31 million through a Series C funding round led by new investor LLR Partners, the company announced Friday, bringing the total amount raised to $62 million. Onapsis, which helps companies protect ERP systems and applications  such as SAP and Oracle,...

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    ENTERPRISE APP SECURITY FIRM ONAPSIS RAISES $31 MILLION

    Apr 13, 2018

    Application security firm Onapsis has raised $31 million through a Series C funding round led by new investor LLR Partners, the company announced Friday, bringing the total amount raised to $62 million. Onapsis, which helps companies protect ERP systems and applications  such as SAP and Oracle,...

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    PUBLIC CLOUD MARKET TO SURPASS $300BN BY 2021 SAYS GARTNER – WITH 21% GROWTH THIS YEAR

    Apr 12, 2018

    Public cloud continues to go up and up: according to Gartner, the market will grow 21.4% in 2018 to total $186.4 billion (£131.4bn). Almost 40% of this will come from software as a service (SaaS), with a quarter to come from what Gartner calls cloud business process services (BPaaS) – de...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD DEPLOYS LOCATION-BASED TECHNOLOGY WITH ESRI

    Apr 12, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud is collaborating with Esri, a company that does spatial analytics and geospatial information systems (GIS). The partnership enables both organizations to deliver technology to their joint customers. Esri is working through its authorized distributor in mainland China, Esri China. Esri ...

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    ORGS ARE HOLDING BACK ON CLOUD-BASED SECURITY

    Apr 10, 2018

    Enterprises are adopting the cloud much faster than their security teams can keep up – and misunderstanding about cloud environments is pervasive. The 2018 Enterprise Cloud Trends Report from iboss surveyed IT decision makers and office workers in US enterprises and found that 64% of IT decisi...

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    CISCO INTRODUCES INTEGRATED SOLUTION TO PROTECT DATA CENTER WORKLOADS

    Apr 10, 2018

    Cisco announced it is combining Next Generation Firewall (NGFW), Tetration, Stealthwatch and Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technologies into an integrated solution to protect data center workloads. Cisco noted security challenges are growing alongside sophisticated cyber threats. For exam...

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    HUAWEI DMM CONTAINER PROJECT FOCUSES ON ELEVATING PROTOCOL STACKS

    Apr 09, 2018

    Huawei recently rolled out its new dual modes, multi-prococols, multi-instances (DMM) open source project with the aim of redesigning the protocol stack container in networking. The company’s DMM is a Fast Data project and part of the Linux Foundation’s FD.io (Fast data – Input/Out...

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    GITLAB, GOOGLE COLLABORATE TO EASE KUBERNETES DEPLOYMENTS

    Apr 09, 2018

    GitLab is collaborating with Google Cloud to provide native integration into Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). GitLab said its native GKE integration will enable developers to automatically spin up a cluster to deploy applications in a few clicks. These clusters are completely managed by Google Site R...

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    MICROSOFT RESPONDS TO SPEED OF CLOUD ACT ENACTMENT AND DATA PRIVACY CONCERNS

    Apr 06, 2018

    Microsoft has admitted the speed in which the CLOUD Act was enacted was ‘a bit of a shock’ – but added there was more to do to protect users’ privacy rights across borders. The act, which stands for ‘clarifying lawful overseas use of data’, was signed into law two...

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    STARTUP JETSTREAM PROMISES PAINLESS CROSS-CLOUD WORKLOAD MIGRATION

    Apr 03, 2018

    New company's Cross-Cloud Platform gives cloud service providers and Fortune 500 enterprises an alternative way to provide workload migration, resource elasticity and disaster-recovery-as-a-service across multi-cloud and multi-data center infrastructures. This is becoming a trend: Once again, da...

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    MULTI-CLOUD ORCHESTRATOR MORPHEUS DATA ADDS ALIBABA CLOUD, CISCO SDN SUPPORT

    Apr 02, 2018

    Multi-cloud orchestrator Morpheus Data added integrations with Alibaba Cloud, as well as network automation and software-defined networking (SDN) support for Cisco ACI to its platform. The company already provided this level of integration with Cisco UCS for composing bare metal servers. The platfor...

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    CLOUDFLARE LAUNCHES FREE SECURE DNS SERVICE

    Apr 02, 2018

    Cloudflare launched a new free service, designed to improve both the speed and the security of the internet, on April Fool's Day (4/1/2018). But this is no joke. The idea is that 4/1 is geekery four ones, or 1.1.1.1 -- the name and heart of the new service. 1.1.1.1 (and 1.0.0.1) is the address o...

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    HUAWEI RESULTS SHOW CARRIER BUSINESS SURPASSING RIVALS

    Mar 31, 2018

    Huawei sold $45 billion worth of equipment and services to carriers in 2017, despite the fact that the U.S. government has told the nationwide carriers not to buy from Huawei because of national security concerns. Nationwide U.S. carriers buy most of their radio equipment from Ericsson, which had to...

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    MICROSOFT ADDS AI-POWERED DATA TYPES TO EXCEL

    Mar 30, 2018

    Microsoft has added new capabilities to Excel that infuse spreadsheets with artificial intelligence, opening up new and faster ways for users to churn out reports. Excel's "new, cloud-connected data types" are being rolled out to Office 365 business users who also happen to participate...

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    IBM SECURITY LOOKS TO INCIDENT RESPONSE SERVICES FOR GROWTH

    Mar 30, 2018

    LAS VEGAS -- Despite increasing investments in cybersecurity from enterprises, IBM believes many organizations are still struggling with security incident response. After spending years acquiring a number of cybersecurity vendors and building up its product portfolio, IBM Security is now turning its...

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    GOOGLE INTRODUCES AI-POWERED TEXT-TO-SPEECH FOR MANY APPLICATION TYPES

    Mar 28, 2018

    Google has launched a new technology that makes it easier for businesses to add natural sounding speech capabilities to their applications and services. Cloud Text-to-Speech is available—currently in beta form—as an API that developers can use to enable voice interaction in a wide range ...

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    NOKIA ADDS AI TO ITS CUSTOMER ANALYTICS SOFTWARE

    Mar 28, 2018

    Nokia has released a new version of its customer analytics solution that incorporates artificial intelligence algorithms, and the company says that the changes means getting faster results. The new AI algorithms for Nokia’s customer analytics software were co-developed with Nokia Bell Labs.&nb...

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    INTEL CONTRIBUTING WIND RIVER COMPONENTS TO AKRAINO EDGE STACK

    Mar 27, 2018

    Intel announced it is contributing Wind River Titanium Cloud components along with its Network Edge Virtualization Software Development Kit (NEV SDK) to the Linux Foundation’s Akraino Edge Stack project. By contributing to the open source project, Intel will join community members Altiostar, C...

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    GOOGLE OFFERS DETAILS ON DDOS MITIGATION SERVICE FOR CLOUD PLATFORM

    Mar 26, 2018

    Google has released more details of its newly announced Cloud Armor system for mitigating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.  The service is one of about 20 security enhancements Google announced recently as part of a broad effort to convince enterprise customers that they can move m...

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    CLOUDBEES JENKINS ON RED HAT OPENSHIFT TARGETS DEVOPS TEAM

    Mar 25, 2018

    CloudBees. Inc, the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, recently announced the availability of CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise offers operations centers and managed masters as a service on most public and private cloud providers. I...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD BEEFS UP SECURITY ON GCP, G SUITE AND MORE IN MAJOR UPDATE

    Mar 22, 2018

    Google Cloud has unveiled major security revamps to its portfolio, across Google Cloud Platform (GCP), G Suite, Chrome Enterprise, and more. The company has made 20 announcements in total in conjunction with the CEO Security Forum in New York. GCP had no fewer than eight notes, with alpha services a...

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    DELL EMC PUSHES OPEN NETWORKING TO THE EDGE WITH VEP FAMILY

    Mar 21, 2018

    Dell EMC is taking open networking to the edge for next-generation access with the introduction of a new family of products, referred to as the VEP family. The VEP family includes the EMC VEP4600 along with three validated solutions that use the EMC VEP4600. The purpose of the VEP family is to accel...

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    MICROSOFT AND BLACKBERRY TEAM ON SECURE MOBILE OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY

    Mar 20, 2018

    Microsoft and BlackBerry announced a strategic partnership to improve mobile security while workers toil away on Office 365 content using their Apple iOS and Android devices. On March 19, the companies took the wraps off BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge, an app that enables organizations that use BlackB...

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    FOGHORN INTEGRATES EDGE ANALYTICS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD IOT CORE

    Mar 20, 2018

    Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) startup FogHorn Systems is partnering with Google Cloud IoT Core to make it easier for companies to deploy and manage their IoT solutions. FogHorn has always connected to cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud, but this c...

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    IBM BUILDS LATEST CLOUD ANALYTICS PLATFORM ON KUBERNETES

    Mar 16, 2018

    IBM continued its onslaught of news ahead of next week’s Think 2018 event, with the latest involving a cloud analytics platform that can ingest and analyze 1 million events per second. The Cloud Private for Data platform integrates various IBM data science, data engineering, application buildi...

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    CLOUDIAN: ON ACQUIRING INFINITY STORAGE, MULTI-CLOUD AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Mar 15, 2018

    To say it has been a busy few weeks for object storage provider Cloudian would be an understatement. The company has pocketed $125 million in funding, issued its most recent product update, and touted a record year with particular growth in Europe cited. With the latter in mind, the company today an...

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    WHY THE CARIBBEAN’S DIGITAL FUTURE DEPENDS UPON THE CLOUD

    Mar 14, 2018

    In 2018, many first-world countries are seeing the remarkable, disruptive impact of the digital economy. In the Caribbean, however, there is no consistent delivery of state-of-the-art information and communication technology (ICT) services from country to country, and the availability of online serv...

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    HUB ONE SELECTS VERSA TO OFFER SD-WAN, SD-SECURITY TO ENTERPRISES

    Mar 13, 2018

    Versa’s Cloud IP platform is a cloud-native, multi-tenant software that has three main components. Its FlexVNF is for an intelligent and distributed edge. Director is its management, orchestration, and monitoring application. And Analytics is an integrated analytics engine. Additionally, it ha...

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    MESOSPHERE’S DC/OS 1.11 FOCUSES ON SIMPLIFYING HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT

    Mar 12, 2018

    Cloud database company Mesosphere announced version 1.11 of its data center operating system (DC/OS) container platform, with updates centered around Kubernetes, edge and multi-cloud operations. Mesosphere’s DC/OS serves as a distributed system, which provides common services to software conta...

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    NETSPARKER RAISES $40 MILLION TO MEET WEB APPLICATION SECURITY DEMAND

    Mar 12, 2018

    Software security company Netsparker recently raised $40 million in financing in a round led by enterprise software venture capital firm Turn/River Capital. Netsparker was founded in 2009, providing web application security scanning software for pinpointing security flaws in websites, applications a...

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    WHY CLOUD-NATIVE VIRTUAL NETWORK FUNCTIONS ARE IMPORTANT FOR NFV

    Mar 08, 2018

    Virtual network functions (VNFs) are software implementations of network function equipment packaged in virtual machines, on top of commercial off the shelf hardware NFV infrastructure. VNFs are a core part of NFV – as we know the base of NFV was to virtualise the network functions and softwar...

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    CISCO EXTENDS INTENT-BASED NETWORKING FROM THE LAN TO THE WAN

    Mar 07, 2018

    Cisco today announced two new products to improve service assurance in the wide area network (WAN). It rolled out SD-WAN vAnalytics and Meraki Insight. And it says the products use its intent-based networking technology. SD-WAN vAnalytics is based on technology from Viptela, which Cisco acquired in ...

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    MCAFEE LAUNCHES SECURITY PLATFORM FOR AZURE CLOUD

    Mar 07, 2018

    Migrating to the cloud is complex. One of the biggest concerns is a loss of visibility on data in the cloud; and this concern only grows with increasing regulatory requirements. GDPR, coming into force in less than 3 months time, is a case in point. Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) can improve ...

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    OPENSTACK QUEENS ACCELERATES OPEN-SOURCE CLOUD WITH NEW CAPABILITIES

    Feb 28, 2018

    The OpenStack Queens platform was officially released on Feb. 28, marking the 17th release of the open-source cloud platform, originally started by NASA and Rackspace in 2010. OpenStack today is widely used by large organizations, including Walmart, as well as serving as the underlying infrastructur...

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    SAP OFFERS ENTERPRISE CUSTOMERS A CONSUMPTION MODEL FOR CLOUD APPS

    Feb 27, 2018

    SAP has released a new consumption-based model of software delivery for its SAP Cloud Platform designed to simplify the cost and management of enterprise apps.  The move is a big change from traditional on-premises software delivery that vendors such as SAP have long adhered to where applicatio...

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    MICROSOFT QUANTUM DEVELOPMENT KIT ARRIVES ON LINUX AND MAC

    Feb 26, 2018

    Microsoft is going multi-platform with its Quantum Development Kit, which includes the Q# (Q-sharp) programming language and a simulator for coders exploring how to build applications for quantum computers. Quantum Development Kit made its debut during Microsoft's Ignite conference in September ...

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    AMDOCS TEAMS UP WITH AWS TO HELP CSPS FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE IN THE CLOUD

    Feb 26, 2018

    MWC Mobile World Congress 2018 will most likely not be overburdened by pure cloud news this year, so anything that does come this publication’s way is worth checking out: Amdocs has announced a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help cautious communications service providers (CSPs) transfo...

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    INTEL’S LATEST FPGA WITH INTEGRATED 58G TRANSCEIVER TARGETS 5G, NFV

    Feb 26, 2018

    Intel is shipping the latest version of its Stratix programmable chips that double the bandwidth performance of earlier versions. It’s the industry’s first field programmable gate array (FPGA) with an integrated 58 Gb/s transceiver, said Jordon Inkeles, director of marketing, high-end pr...

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    THE CLOUD GOES CRITICAL IN 2018: DEEP LEARNING, SMART CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE, AND MORE

    Feb 21, 2018

    From cut-throat competition, eyebrow-raising co-opetition, and major advances in cloud-based machine learning, 2017 was a pivotal - and productive - year for the cloud, setting the stage for what looks likely to be the most exciting year yet.  The market swing is already in full force. Thanks t...

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    RIVERBED SD-WAN GETS CONNECTIONS TO AMAZON, MICROSOFT CLOUDS

    Feb 21, 2018

    Riverbed Technology has made it possible to connect its SteelConnect SD-WAN to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure using the public cloud providers' private links. Also, Riverbed introduced this week the option of provisioning and monitoring Xirrus Wi-Fi access points through the cloud-based...

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    CLOUDIAN TOUTS RECORD YEAR AS LATEST OBJECT STORAGE RELEASE EXPLORES MULTI-CLOUD

    Feb 19, 2018

    Storage provider Cloudian says it has achieved record growth for the third year in a row, with revenues up in every geographic segment and particular expansion in Europe. The company’s results ‘point to the exploding need for scale-out storage solutions in an era when artificial intellig...

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    PUBLIC CLOUD: THE APP COMPATIBILITY PROBLEM AND HOW TO OVERCOME IT

    Feb 16, 2018

    By now, the benefits of public cloud are well known. Better performance, lower costs, agility and greater flexibility are all key motivators to enable digital transformation. With these benefits in mind, it’s understandable why an organisation might choose to consolidate its data centres and m...

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    JUNIPER’S MULTI-CLOUD PUSH BEGINS WITH MULTI-CONNECTIVITY

    Feb 15, 2018

    Juniper Networks today introduced several products as part of a multi-cloud initiative. The products include some new switches and a cloud-based management platform called Sky Enterprise for deploying Juniper switching and security products. Mike Bushong, Juniper’s VP of enterprise cloud marke...

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    GOOGLE MAKES ITS CLOUD TPU CHIPS AVAILABLE IN BETA FOR MACHINE LEARNING EXPERTISE

    Feb 13, 2018

    Google has announced that its cloud tensor processing unit (TPU) chips are available in beta on Google Cloud Platform, aimed at speeding and scaling up specific machine learning workloads. The company claims that using the new chips will help train business-critical machine learning models in hours ...

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    MICROSOFT SYSTEM CENTER GETS FIRST SEMI-ANNUAL RELEASE

    Feb 12, 2018

    Microsoft has made its latest version of System Center, its data center monitoring and management toolset, generally available. And with the release of System Center 1801, administrators who are familiar with the numbering scheme used in System Center 2016 and previous versions will have to get accu...

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    HOW IBM IS FOCUSING ON CONTAINERS, BLOCKCHAIN, MACHINE LEARNING AND MORE IN ITS CLOUD PUSH

    Feb 09, 2018

    Last month, IBM put out its most recent earnings report – and one statistic stood out. For the first time in more than five years, revenue did not decline from the previous year’s quarter. Cloud revenue was $17 billion for the year, while run rate in the company’s as-a-service offe...

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    MICROSOFT SHARPENS PLANNER'S TIME TOOLS, FLOATS ONEDRIVE STORAGE OFFER

    Feb 07, 2018

    Planner, Microsoft's answer to Trello and other cloud-based team and project management platforms, now has a handful of new features designed to help users wring a little more productivity out of their schedules. Using a board-and-card layout, the Office 365 application allows workers to organiz...

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    MORE SMALL BUSINESSES PAYING FOR CLOUD STORAGE – BUT THEY MAY NOT BE GETTING VALUE FOR MONEY

    Feb 07, 2018

    More than four in five small businesses (81%) say they pay for their cloud storage, representing an increase of 10% over the last three years, according to new data from B2B research firm Clutch. The study, which polled 300 IT decision makers at US small businesses who use cloud storage, aimed to ex...

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    XSS, SQL INJECTION FLAWS PATCHED IN JOOMLA

    Feb 07, 2018

    One SQL injection and three cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities have been patched with the release of Joomla 3.8.4 last week. The latest version of the open-source content management system (CMS) also includes more than 100 bug fixes and improvements. The XSS and SQL injection vulnerabilities...

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    HOW DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IS ADVANCING HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD

    Feb 05, 2018

    If you're a CTO or CIO that has escalated your organization's move to the cloud, then clearly you're not alone. Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $160 billion in 2018 -- that's an increase of 23.2 percent over 2017, according to the l...

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    CRYPTO-MINING BOTNET TARGETS ANDROID DEVICES

    Feb 05, 2018

    A new crypto-mining botnet has been growing and targeting Android devices with an open ADB port, Qihoo 360's NetLab researchers reveal. The attacks started last week, targeting port 5555, which is the working port for the adb debug interface on Android devices. While this port should be normally...

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    KASPERSKY PATCHES VULNERABILITIES IN SECURE MAIL GATEWAY

    Feb 02, 2018

    Kaspersky Lab this week released an update for its Secure Mail Gateway to resolve a series of vulnerabilities that could lead to account takeover, code execution, and privilege escalation. The Kaspersky Secure Mail Gateway is an integrated email system and security solution that comes bundled with a...

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    API SECURITY CONCERNS ARE ON THE RISE

    Feb 02, 2018

    In an application-centric, cloud-native world, businesses have a heightened concern for cybersecurity risk related to API use of late: Specifically, 63% of respondents in a recent survey said they are most worried about distributed denial of service (DDoS) threats, bot attacks and authentication enf...

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    CISCO UNVEILS CONTAINER MANAGEMENT ON HYPERFLEX

    Feb 01, 2018

    Cisco continued its HCI momentum this week, announcing at Cisco Live its new Cisco Container Platform (CCP), which runs on its HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution. Businesses want to modernize the infrastructure to meet the changing demands on IT, and they are adopting the DevOps ...


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    GOOGLE ROLLS OUT CUSTOM ROLES FOR CLOUD IDENTITY MANAGEMENT

    Feb 01, 2018

    Google's Cloud Platform (GCP) group has rolled out a new feature that the company says gives organizations a better way to enforce the principle of least privilege on users accessing enterprise data and services in the cloud.

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    SONICWALL ADVANCES ENDPOINT PROTECTION; INTRODUCES VIRTUAL FIREWALL

    Feb 01, 2018

    SonicWall announced a series of technology previews on Feb. 1 that expand the cyber-security vendor's product portfolio. Among the new products that are being made available as beta releases is the SonicWall Networks Security (NSv) firewall for virtualized environments. There is also a beta of t...

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    CISCO BRINGS INTENT-BASED NETWORKS TO THE DATA CENTER

    Jan 31, 2018

    When the company unveiled its intent-based network system (IBNS) solution at its “Network. Intuitive.” event in San Francisco last year, that version focused on bringing the concept of a “self-driving” network to the enterprise campus and was dependent on customers having the...

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    HOW BEST TO DEPLOY BOTS, AUTOMATION FOR IT EFFICIENCIES

    Jan 31, 2018

    We’re seeing more and more bots popping up everywhere—on our smartphones, laptops, tablets and watches. It’s almost as though we, as regular buyers of products and services online, have to be supervised by these little electronic personalities to get something done. It is true that...

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    CISCO ADDS ASSURANCE CAPABILITIES TO INTENT-BASED NETWORK STRATEGY

    Jan 30, 2018

    Cisco Systems is building out the intent-based networking initiative that officials launched last summer with new software offerings designed to ensure that the network is working the way organizations intend and that extend the strategy to all parts of the network, including branch offices and wire...

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    GOOGLE PARTNERS WITH MOBILEIRON ON PLATFORM FOR BUYING CLOUD SERVICES

    Jan 30, 2018

    Google's Orbitera ecommerce unit has teamed up with MobileIron in a partnership designed to give enterprises a more secure way to buy and deploy Software-as-a-Service apps in the cloud. Under the effort the two companies are collaborating on a new cloud service that will combine Orbitera's c...


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    CISCO VPN REMOTE CODE EXECUTION FLAW RATED 10 OUT OF 10 FOR SEVERITY

    Jan 30, 2018

    Cisco issued an advisory about a critical security flaw in Cisco devices running Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software. Patch now because if the vulnerability is exploited, it could result in remote code execution and denial of service. The flaw is as bad as it gets, considering CVE-2018-0101 h...

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    MICROSOFT, CISCO COLLABORATE TO FIX AZURE EXPRESSROUTE NETWORK ISSUES

    Jan 29, 2018

    Microsoft and networking giant Cisco are teaming up to help Azure ExpressRoute customers sort out networking issues that may arise in their hybrid cloud architectures. Launched in 2014, Azure ExpressRoute offers organizations with stringent security and performance requirements a private and secure ...

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    MILLENNIALS LIKELY TO USE BIOMETRICS FOR AUTHENTICATION, IBM FINDS

    Jan 29, 2018

    IBM Security released the results of a global study about authentication usage and attitudes on Jan. 29, that provides insight into how different demographics view digital identities. "The biggest positive surprise for me was to see users care about security to the extent they did," Limor ...

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    INTEL PROMISES SILICON-BASED FIXES FOR MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE THIS YEAR

    Jan 26, 2018

    With the software fixes for the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities slowing servers down by unacceptable amounts, a hardware fix is clearly what is needed, and Intel’s boss says one is coming this year. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told analysts during the company's Q4 2017 earnings call...


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    ATTACKERS DISTRIBUTE CRYPTO-CURRENCY MINERS VIA DOUBLECLICK AD NETWORK

    Jan 26, 2018

    Researchers at Trend Micro this week uncovered a malware campaign that used Google's DoubleClick ad network to distribute crypto-currency miners on systems belonging to Internet users in France, Spain, Italy, Japan and other countries.

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    CISCO ACQUIRES SKYPORT SYSTEMS TO BOLSTER ITS HYBRID CLOUD POSITIONING

    Jan 24, 2018

    Skyport will bring some unique technology to Cisco, making it easier for businesses to secure and manage hybrid cloud environments. For today’s IT professional, hybrid clouds are a fact of life and will be for years to come. Digital businesses need to have an agile infrastructure foundation, w...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES SCOOPS UP SECURITY STARTUP SQRRL

    Jan 24, 2018

    Amazon Web Services scooped up another security startup, Sqrrl, for an undisclosed price. Sqrrl CEO Mark Terenzoni confirmed the acquisition on the five-year-old company’s website: “We’re thrilled to share that Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon. We will be joining the Amazon Web Se...

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    ALLEN INSTITUTE WANTS TO HELP ENGINEERS LAUNCH AI STARTUPS

    Jan 23, 2018

    The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), a research center and startup incubator created by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, announced a new residency program that aims to give top engineers the intensive training needed to become technical cofounders of AI startups.

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    DOXEL USES ROBOTS AND AI TO KEEP BIG CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ON TRACK

    Jan 23, 2018

    A new startup called Doxel launched today, promising that its robots and artificial intelligence have the key to solving late and overbudget construction projects. The company uses robots to autonomously capture 3D scans of construction sites, and feeds that data into a deep neural network that clas...

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    GOOGLE EXTENDS HANGOUTS MEET VIDEO CALL SUPPORT TO TABLETS

    Jan 22, 2018

    Google has announced that its enterprise-focused Hangouts Meet app is now officially supported on iPads and Android tablets. The news comes almost a year after the internet giant revealed it was splitting the Hangouts platform into two core services: Hangouts Chat is all about bringing instant messa...

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    MICROSOFT UNVEILS WINDOWS 10 S LAPTOPS STARTING AT $189 AND NEW OFFICE 365 TOOLS FOR STUDENTS

    Jan 22, 2018

    Microsoft today unveiled new Windows 10 S devices from Lenovo and JP, starting at $189, aimed at the education market. The company also announced new Office 365 learning tools for students. The news mirrors Microsoft’s firstline workers push in September, which saw new Windows 10 S devices sta...

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    ALLSCRIPTS HIT BY RANSOMWARE, KNOCKING SOME SERVICES OFFLINE

    Jan 19, 2018

    Users took to Twitter yesterday to complain about the company's cloud EHR being down, with some unable to access patient information all day. A limited number of Allscripts services went down Thursday after a ransomware incident, according to an emailed statement from company spokeswoman Concett...


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    TRAILHEAD UPDATE AWARDS VANITY URL TO SALESFORCE SKILL ACHIEVERS

    Jan 19, 2018

    Salesforce.com is upping the ante in helping Trailhead users show off the skills they’ve accomplished via the CRM training platform to prospective employers and those already employed hoping for a raise or promotion. Trailhead, the gamified, self-directed learning platform for Salesforce users...

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    HACKERS CAST OUT 300% MORE PHISHING ATTACKS VIA MESSAGES

    Jan 18, 2018

    There has never been a time when more cybersecurity caution has been required when traversing the online world, with the volume of messages carrying malicious phishing payloads spiking by a massive 300 per cent. Emails and messages are not the only dangerous delivery methods employed by hackers when...

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    CONTRACTOR HACKS FORMER EMPLOYER, DESTROYS AND CORRUPTS DATA

    Jan 17, 2018

    Edward Soybel was let go by W. W. Grainger and subsequently hacked his way back into the company to access customer databases to destroy and corrupt the data. Soybel successfully hacked into the Grainger servers in July 2016 and gained unfettered access to the Grainger inventory management program t...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD EXPANDS DATA CENTRES WITH UNDERSEA CABLES

    Jan 17, 2018

    Google is looking to expand its already considerable cloud reach, adding more undersea cables around the world. A total of three undersea cables will be opened over the next two years to expand Google’s Cloud network around the world, bringing five new regions to its portfolio over the course ...

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    DELPHIX IMPROVES DATA MASKING INSIDE DATAOPS PLATFORM

    Jan 17, 2018

    Delphix, celebrating its 10th year in business in 2018, has put all its chips on something called DataOps to carve out its niche. The company uses DevOps, DataOps and a tool called Data Pods to provide its own brand of IT data management that has been earning close looks from a growing number of pot...

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    WINDOWS SERVER BUILD 17074 BOASTS BETTER PERSISTENT MEMORY SUPPORT

    Jan 17, 2018

    Microsoft has ditched the SCSI Enclosure Services requirement for Windows Server Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), a set of software-defined storage technologies that ship with the operating system. Server Storage Spaces Direct is a capacity-pooling technology that extends NAS- and SAN-like enterprise-gr...

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    BLACKBERRY JARVIS SCANS FOR SECURITY FLAWS IN AUTONOMOUS CAR SOFTWARE

    Jan 16, 2018

    Enterprise software vendor BlackBerry is jumping into the autonomous vehicle marketplace with a new cyber-security application called Jarvis that aims to tighten security around the complex computing code that controls driver-less vehicles.

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    AMAZON ALEXA SET TO BECOME POWER BUSINESS TOOL ON WINDOWS 10 PCS

    Jan 08, 2018

    Amazon begins to move its Alexa voice control digital assistant beyond the smart home devices into the wider Windows 10 computing world. Amazon has announced its Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant is being integrated into Windows 10 computers. The new computers, with Alexa installed, will begi...

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    GOOGLE PAY BECOMING CLOUD GIANT'S SINGLE PAYMENT SERVICE BRAND

    Jan 08, 2018

    Google Pay will become the cloud services company's consolidated payment services for mobile, in-app and in-store purchases in the coming weeks. Google is currently offering users some incentives for using Google Pay. That includes discounted movie tickets on Fandango and coupons for purchases m...

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    MICROSOFT STRESSES SECURITY, RESPONSIBLE AI IN CLOUD POLICY UPDATES

    Jan 08, 2018

    In the 2018 update to its A Cloud for Global Good policy roadmap, Microsoft calls attention to nation-state attackers and the growing influence of Artificial Intelligence on society. Harnessing and commercializing cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI) and other technology innovations, is mor...

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    IT SCIENCE CASE STUDY: CONSOLIDATING TO A SINGLE VIRTUAL PLATFORM

    Dec 29, 2017

    Canada's Long & McQuade needed a solution that would modernize their infrastructure with high availability and virtualization capabilities but could be managed with limited IT personnel resources. Unless it’s brand new and right off various assembly lines, servers, storage and networki...

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    MICROSOFT CAMPAIGN TO MAKE PASSWORDS OBSOLETE STARTS AT HEADQUARTERS

    Dec 28, 2017

    Most of Microsoft's employees are using Windows Hello, the company's biometric technology, to log into their PCs as the company seeks to serve as an example to all Windows PC users. Microsoft wants to make passwords a thing of the past and it's a mission that begins at headquarters. The ...

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    KUBERNETES ENABLES A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

    Dec 28, 2017

    2017 was a transformational year for the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration project, which is now supported by all three major public cloud providers. Kubernetes' roots go back to 2014 when Google publicly released the open source code for the project. But it was 2017 when Kubernetes...

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    THE TIE-UP IS EXPECTED TO GO THROUGH IN THE SECOND HALF OF 2018.

    Dec 15, 2017

    The acquisition of Gemalto marks a key milestone in the implementation of Thales’s strategy. Together with Gemalto’s management, we have big ambitions based on a shared vision of the digital transformation of our industries and customers. Our project will be beneficial to innovation and ...

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    AT LONG LAST, THE WHITE HOUSE IS PUSHING FOR FEDERAL IT MODERNIZATION

    Dec 14, 2017

    The U.S. federal government is highlighting the need for IT modernization, calling for a more modern" technology implementation that taps into American innovation, according to a federal IT modernization report to the president, released Wednesday. The goal is to maximize use of cloud computing...

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    CYBERPOCALYPSE? CYBERCRIMES TO COST $6 TRILLION ANNUALLY BY 2021

    Dec 14, 2017

    Between learning just how bad years-old data breaches were and combing through endless reports on new ones, 2017 was not the most optimistic year for cybersecurity. And reports like this paint a bleak picture of the future. Millennials and women, two underrepresented groups in the cybersecurity work...

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    CLOUD STORAGE NOW MORE AFFORDABLE: ANNOUNCING GENERAL AVAILABILITY OF AZURE ARCHIVE STORAGE

    Dec 14, 2017

    From startups to large organizations, our customers in every industry have experienced exponential growth of their data. A significant amount of this data is rarely accessed but must be stored for a long period of time to meet either business continuity or compliance requirements; think employee dat...

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    BUILD THE LAST LINE OF DEFENSE AGAINST CYBER ATTACKS

    Dec 14, 2017

    Channel partners looking for new revenue sources should consider qualifying to sell the Dell EMC Isolated Recovery solution. It’s the last line of data protection defense for your customers against cyber attacks that could deal their businesses a devastating blow if an attack corrupted or comp...

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    HPE PROLIANT DL380 GEN10 CAN SECURE ANY FEDERAL IT ENVIRONMENT

    Dec 14, 2017

    The government sector is taking notice of HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers. A recent review by FedTech shows how HPE ProLiant DL380 servers can secure nearly any federal IT environment. By providing a range of flexible configurations, the servers can function as part of a private cloud, anchor the core of...

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    BANKS FORCED TO BE OPEN ABOUT MAJOR SECURITY AND OPERATIONAL INCIDENTS

    Dec 13, 2017

    New rules will force banks to publish details of major security and operational incidents, which will expose the frailties of those with outdated IT infrastructures and compel all banks to come clean about the level of cybersecurity problems. The rules will shed light on the IT competencies of diffe...

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    WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN? THE MOST DISRUPTIVE TECH IN DECADES

    Dec 13, 2017

    The distributed ledger technology, better known as blockchain, has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, save money and disrupt IT in ways not seen since the internet arrived. The blockchain is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter of a cent...

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    MINGIS ON TECH: BLOCKCHAIN EXPLAINED

    Dec 13, 2017

    One of the buzziest topics in IT right now involves blockchain the distributed ledger tech that underpins Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. But it can and likely will do much more than that. That kind of interest helps explain why IBM, SAP, Oracle, and others are rushing to create blockchain-as-a-service ...

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    FIVE CYBER-SECURITY THREATS ENTERPRISES WILL CONFRONT IN 2018

    Dec 12, 2017

    There’s no question that 2017 has been a bad year for security managers. Not only have exploits gotten worse, but data breaches have become bigger and more costly and malware creators have added powerful new capabilities to their arsenals. That trend will continue. On the other hand, attackers...

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    CISCO SURVEY FINDS DISPARITY BETWEEN IOT VALUE, TRUST IN SECURITY

    Dec 12, 2017

    The IoT (internet of things) networking equipment market has been a real thing for only a few (read that three or so) years, thus the sector is still in its infancy. As a result, there aren’t too many market research reports available yet describing it. To help allay this lack of information, ...

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    GOOGLE SIGNS UP MORE MANAGED SERVICE PARTNERS FOR CLOUD SERVICES

    Dec 11, 2017

    Google has increased the number of managed service providers (MSPs) it is partnering with to help enterprises migrate and manage workloads on its cloud infrastructure. Among its new partners are Accenture, Pythian, RightScale, SADA Systems, and Taos.  The new partnerships bring to 12 the total ...

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    MICROSOFT INVESTING $50 MILLION FOR AI-ENABLED ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

    Dec 11, 2017

    Microsoft is spending $50 million over the next five years on making artificial intelligence technologies (AI) available to researchers and organizations that are working to protect and improve the environment. The initiative is part of an expansion of the software giant's AI for Earth program. ...

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    HOW ENVISIONTEC 3D PRINTING IS ENABLING THE MASS MANUFACTURE OF HEARING AIDS

    Dec 08, 2017

    While the likes of Adidas, New Balance and Under Armour duke it out in the attempt to bring customised wearables to the masses, boasting about the possibility of 3D printing 100,000 pairs of sneakers next year, hearing aid manufacturer Sonova can look at those figures and grin. Last year alone the c...

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    MICROSOFT EMBRACES KUBERNETES WITH NEW AZURE SERVERLESS, DEVOPS TOOLS

    Dec 08, 2017

    Azure Container Service is now abbreviated AKS, reflecting its Kubernetes-centric approach Microsoft is taking in helping its business customers build and develop cloud-native applications. But the software maker isn't stopping there. Using the KubeCon conference (Dec. 6-8) as a backdrop, Micros...

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    CLOUDIAN UPS THE ANTE IN OBJECT STORAGE-BASED NAS

    Dec 08, 2017

    The company claims that this is the first object storage package to combine a full enterprise-class NAS feature set and scale-out performance--all inside the data center. Network-attached storage systems are the kind IT administrators mount on racks and keep running 24/7 in data centers. They’...

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    CRITICAL BORDER IT SYSTEMS WON’T BE READY BEFORE BREXIT, SAYS PAC REPORT

    Dec 08, 2017

    A PAC report on Brexit and the UK border found that the government did not expect “all new or updated IT systems to be ready” by the time the UK leaves the European Union (EU) and was assuming risks to the border wouldn’t change immediately. IT at the UK borders is run by several d...

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    GOOGLE SHARES AD SOLUTIONS FOR INDIA'S DIGITAL CONSUMERS

    Dec 07, 2017

    At its third edition of annual event 'Google for India', Google hosted a digital advertising track, bringing together industry experts, top advertisers and ad agencies to share insights on how digital has changed consumer behaviour and is offering new opportunities to help businesses gro

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    UKTECH50 2017 - THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN UK IT

    Dec 07, 2017

    Computer Weekly has announced the eighth annual UKtech50 – our definitive list of the movers and shakers in the UK IT sector. Computer Weekly has announced the eighth annual UKtech50, our definitive list of the movers and shakers in UK IT – the CIOs, industry executives, public servants ...

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    HORTILUX USES MENDIX-POWERED APPLICATION TO DIGITIZE GREENHOUSES

    Dec 07, 2017

    Hortilux, a company that pioneered grow lights for horticulture, has completed the first stage of a digitization programme, moving from a product-centric business into services. Speaking to Computer Weekly, Arno Wartewig, director of business development at the firm, says: Crops react well to the co...

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    A LOW-CODE USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN LANGUAGE

    Dec 07, 2017

    Mendix Atlas UI is a low-code tool intended for software application developers who find themselves bereft of any perceptible level of ‘front-end’ development or UI design skills. Atlas can be used to define a standardized design language (to promote design best practices) across multipl...

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    MACHINE LEARNING & DATA ANALYSTS: SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY IN 2018

    Dec 07, 2017

    Undoubtedly, 2017 has been yet another hype year for machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). As ML and AI become increasingly ubiquitous in many industries, so does the proof that advanced analytics significantly improve day-to-day operations and drive more revenue for businesses. Ye...

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    SMART MACHINES: REDEFINING PACKAGING OPERATIONS

    Dec 06, 2017

    Packaging end users are eager to better understand their operations, improve productivity and keep up with competitive pressures. As a result, they expect their machine builders to deliver packaging machines that fill two primary purposes. First, end users want smart packaging machines that allow th...

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    STEAL A MARCH ON CYBERCRIMINALS THROUGH SECURITY BY DECEPTION

    Dec 05, 2017

    Security by obscurity, although a common and tempting practice, is generally not recommended, but security by deception offers a way for defenders to make it more difficult for attackers to succeed and easier for defenders to catch them Running a company is not easy, and business owners face a multi...

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    THIRD OF SWEDEN'S IT PROVIDERS COULD BE GONE IN TWO YEARS

    Dec 05, 2017

    The IT services sector in Sweden will be decimated as hundreds of local suppliers disappear A third of Sweden’s regional and local IT providers could disappear within two years as a result of growing competition from global giants. Sweden’s IT industry faces a radical upheaval, according...

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    MAPR SPEEDS UP SECURE BI/ANALYTICS FOR OPERATIONAL DATA

    Dec 04, 2017

    Data management software maker MapR Technologies is boldly going where it has never gone before: It has added an afterburner of sorts to its platform. The San Jose, Calif.-based company now claims up to 10 times more speed in analytics query performance for both historical and operational data using...

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    APORETO AIMS APP-CENTRIC SECURITY AT HYBRID, MULTIPLE CLOUDS

    Dec 04, 2017

    Aporeto doesn’t think enterprise security systems should trust anything or anybody too much. But it believes that security should bind itself to each application and watch over it like a guardian angel. The San Francisco-based startup has launched what it calls the first “zero trusts&rdq...

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    EXPERTS PREDICT HOW AI WILL IMPACT US IN 2018

    Dec 04, 2017

    At 2018 knocks on our doors, we present some ideas from various industry executives about what impact they believe AI and machine learning will be made on the IT business and our lives in general. We keep hammering away at this point here in eWEEK, and we'll do it again today: We are at an impor...

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    AWS DEBUTS AMAZON GUARD DUTY FOR CLOUD THREAT DETECTION

    Nov 29, 2017

    Amazon Web Services kicked off its annual reinvent conference on Nov. 28 announcing the new GuardDuty managed threat detection service. The guard duty service is enabled via the AWS Management Console that helps cloud users to manage their deployments. The guard duty system analyzes API calls made t...

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    MICROSOFT SETS A CUTOFF DATE FOR FREE OFFICE APP VIEWERS

    Nov 28, 2017

    Excel Viewer, PowerPoint Viewer, PowerPoint 2007 Viewer and the Office Compatibility Pack are now slated for retirement in April. Microsoft is warning customers that it will retire several Office application viewers in little more than four months, shutting off the spigot to the free document reader...

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    IOS 11.2: BETA 5 IS NOW AVAILABLE

    Nov 28, 2017

    iOS 11 is the biggest change to Apple’s mobile operating system in years. It’s so ambitious in scope that many of is promised features still haven’t shipped yet. iOS 11.1 mostly fixed bugs and brought us a bunch of new emoji, but iOS 11.2 is more substantial, with the addition of A...

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    HPE DEBUTS ONE SPHERE HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT TOOL

    Nov 28, 2017

    After weeks of rumors about Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE’s) long-awaited hybrid cloud management platform, the company today debuted One Sphere. The software-as-a-service provides a single point to access workloads and compare costs across public clouds and on-premises private cloud...

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    GETTING PERSONAL WITH AI

    Nov 28, 2017

    The will they or won’t they debate surrounding robots replacing humans have caught the imagination of both business and consumer in recent times, with a myriad of reports putting forward a plethora of stats in support of the opportunity, or threat, of robots and AI. Wang went on to exemplify t...

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    CLOUDPASSAGE AUTOMATES SECURITY, COMPLIANCE FOR DOCKER CONTAINERS

    Nov 27, 2017

    ontainer Secure is the only solution currently on the market that secures all three parts of container environments: container images, running containers and the container engine/host. When an important trend impacts verticals such as IT, supporting technologies affected by the trend are amended to ...

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    ASIA IS PACE-SETTER IN IOT

    Nov 23, 2017

    A Vodafone survey has put Asia on the forefront of an internet of things (IoT) adoption, with 36% of the region’s businesses reportedly using connected devices in 2017, up 200% from 2013. The global survey of business sentiment relating to investment and innovation in IoT showed that 77% of As...

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    GDPR COULD RAMP UP CYBER EXTORTION DEMANDS, WARNS RESEARCHER

    Nov 22, 2017

    The ransom demanded for stolen or encrypted data is likely to rise after the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline in May 2018, according to a cyber security researcher. The sums demanded by cyber attackers in the past have been fairly arbitrary, he believes, because there has been ...

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    DOME9 UNVEILS MAGELLAN FOR CONTEXT-AWARE CLOUD SECURITY

    Nov 22, 2017

    Dome9 makes use of Amazon cloud serverless technologies including Kinesis and Athena to deliver a security capability to help detect advanced cloud threats. Security startup Dome9 announced its new Magellan service on Nov. 22, providing organizations with context-aware security capabilities for clou...

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    MICROSOFT, BOX PARTNER ON CLOUD CONTENT MANAGEMENT AND COLLABORATION

    Nov 21, 2017

    The latest collaboration brings Box's content management capabilities to Microsoft's cloud productivity and collaboration ecosystem. Box Using Azure, an offering that combines the content management capabilities of the business-friendly Box platform with Microsoft cloud storage, is now avail...

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    AWS SECRET REGION DEBUTS AS A CLOUD FOR U.S. INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

    Nov 21, 2017

    The new cloud region expands availability for the U.S. Intelligence Community by providing access for secret-level clearance usage. Amazon announced its newest cloud region on Nov. 20, with the public announcement of the AWS Secret Region. As opposed to other Amazon Web Services (AWS) regions, which...

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    UNIVERSAL CREDIT MOVES INTO AMAZON WEB SERVICES CLOUD

    Nov 20, 2017

    Parts of the digital system underpinning the controversial welfare reform programme are now running on AWS under DWP’s hybrid cloud strategy The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has completed the migration of part of the Universal Credit system to run on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) pub...

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    MATHWORKS INTRODUCES 5G LIBRARY FOR NEW 3GPP RADIO TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

    Nov 20, 2017

    MathWorks' 5G Library for 3GPP radio technology development provides physical layer algorithms and link-level reference for an upcoming 5G standard. 5G Library aimed at supporting wireless design exploration in advance of the release of the initial 3GPP 5G standard specification in March 2018. T...

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    FIVE STEPS TO KEEP NORTH KOREAN HACKERS OUT OF YOUR NETWORK

    Nov 17, 2017

    You can’t prevent all attempts to penetrate your enterprise security, but you can impede the attackers and you can keep them from getting the data they want. By now you’ve seen the warnings, or if you haven’t your CISO has. US-CERT and the FBI have issued warnings that the governme...

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    BUSINESS CRUCIAL TO CYBERCRIME FIGHT, SAY UK CYBER COPS

    Nov 17, 2017

    Business has a crucial role in fighting cybercrime in terms of intelligence sharing and pursuing cybercriminals, according to the country’s top cyber cops. UK law enforcement has an established and effective co-ordination plan in place that is resulting in arrests, but under-reporting is a hug...

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    AWS, TALEND & SNOWFLAKE PARTNER TO TACKLE CLOUD ANALYTICS SKILLS GAP

    Nov 16, 2017

    Some of the biggest names in the tech industry are teaming up to help data professionals to advance their cloud analytics skills. Amazon Web Services, Talend, and WhereScape are now working with Snowflake in order to launch the Cloud Analytics Academy, a training, and certification program that is d...

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    NORTH KOREA GETTING READY WAGE A GLOBAL CYBER WAR, EXPERTS SAY

    Nov 15, 2017

    Security researchers say that North Korea’s activities have changed recently in a way that may indicate that the rogue regime may be gathering the information it needs launch a global cyber-attack. It’s no secret that North Korea has a cyber army working in the shadows to attack western ...

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    CRITICAL IT PROBLEMS COST UK ORGANIZATIONS £200,000 A MONTH

    Nov 15, 2017

    UK companies are losing hundreds of thousands of pounds a month because of IT problems, but are relatively good at preventing the same issues recurring. UK business is losing an average of £200,000 a month fixing critical  IT incidents – but are suffering less than the global averag...

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    FORRESTER PREDICTS WHAT’S NEXT FOR IOT

    Nov 14, 2017

    As the Internet of Things moves from “experimentation to business scale,” research firm Forrester shares its predictions for 2018. Think specialization and cloud — and big security risks. What’s in store for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2018? That’s the question on m...

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    MICRO FOCUS' NEW APP TESTER CAN BE USED ON MOBILE DEVICES

    Nov 14, 2017

    The terms “app testing,” “analytics” and “mobile devices” have rarely been used in the same sentence—maybe never. This might be an actual first for the IT industry. Micro Focus, the spinout from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise that merged with the original Micro ...

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    GOOGLE’S CLOUD SPANNER GLOBAL DATABASE IS NOW ACTUALLY GLOBAL

    Nov 14, 2017

    Google today added multi-region support to Cloud Spanner, meaning that the global database service announced in February is now actually a global service. Cloud Spanner makes it easier for developers to build cloud applications by offering both transactional consistencies of a SQL database and the s...

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    MORE THAN 80% OF FIRMS TO MOVE MORE WORKLOADS TO PUBLIC CLOUD IN THE NEXT TWO YEARS

    Nov 13, 2017

    The majority of businesses (84%) will move more of their workloads to the cloud over the next two years, according to research.The study by hybrid cloud company OpsRamp surveyed 137 IT executives from medium to large-sized organisations that already use cloud infrastructure. It found that 91% have b...

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    JUNIPER BUILDS TURN-KEY TELCO CLOUD WITH CONTRAIL, RED HAT OPEN STACK

    Nov 13, 2017

    Tier 1 service providers, including AT&T, are already using Juniper Networks’ Contrail Networking in their telco clouds. Based on its experience with these operators, the vendor is now offering a turnkey telco cloud system based on its Contrail software-defined networking (SDN) and built o...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD NEXT-GEN DATA CENTER USES CISCO TECH

    Nov 13, 2017

    The newest Alibaba Cloud data Centre in Beijing uses Cisco technology. It comes as the Chinese cloud provider has vowed to “match or surpass” Amazon Web Services (AWS) by 2019. Alibaba Cloud currently ranks no. 4, after AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google, according to Gartner’s Magic...

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    25 VENDORS MAKING WAVES IN IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Nov 13, 2017

    Enterprise infrastructure is changing fast. Here are some of the vendors leading the transformation. Technology changes fast, and today it's changing faster than ever to keep up with enterprise digital strategies. Companies are focused on leveraging technology for new products and services that ...

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    SEN. FRANKEN SAYS IT'S TIME TO CURB POWER OF GOOGLE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER

    Nov 09, 2017

    U.S. Senator Al Franken says it time to apply the principles of net neutrality to curb the information market power of Google, Facebook and Twitter. Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, Wednesday led a chorus of concerned voices in calling for curbs on what they described as the outsize influ...

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    TALEND ACQUIRES API DESIGN, TESTING PROVIDER RESTLET

    Nov 09, 2017

    Acquisition of France-based company is designed to streamline how companies share, govern and monetize data in addition to finding other income opportunities. Talent, a provider of big data and cloud integration software, revealed Nov. 9 that it is acquiring all outstanding shares of Restlet SAS, a ...

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    AI AND THE FUTURE OF NETWORK SECURITY

    Nov 09, 2017

    According to a Cisco whitepaper examining the rapid expansion of the internet of things, there will be more than 50 billion internet-connected devices in the world by 2020, representing a hundred-fold increase since 2003. This proliferation of connected devices is making our everyday lives and work ...

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    LARGEST CYBERSECURITY VENTURE CAPITAL DEALS IN 2017

    Nov 07, 2017

    The cybersecurity market fundamentals — namely $1 trillion in cumulative spending globally predicted for 2017 to 2021 in a market expected to grow by 12-15 percent year over year — paints a rosy picture for investors. A bevvy of venture capital deals in the $40 million and up range in 20...

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    MALWAREBYTES IS TRACKING MISSED DETECTIONS IN TRADITIONAL ANTIVIRUS

    Nov 07, 2017

    Tracking real-world scans on systems over the first six months of 2017, Malwarebytes says that typical desktop antivirus solutions aren't cutting it. The company examined detection data from nearly 10 million endpoints, and discovered some of the most notable names in the anti-virus industry - e...

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    COMPANIES OF ALL SIZES PLUGGING INTO THE SALESFORCE CRM ECOSYSTEM

    Nov 07, 2017

    Cisco and Dun & Bradstreet shared exhibit space with smaller companies like Mavenlink at the Dreamforce conference with a common goal of showing what they bring to make the Salesforce CRM system better. One reason why the Salesforce CRM platform has grown so rapidly is because the company built ...

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    AT&T’S SOFTWARE, HARDWARE PROVIDE A UNIQUE 5G POSITION

    Nov 06, 2017

    AT&T‘s portfolio of hardware and software could position the company to be an important player in the 5G ecosystem. The service provider is already on the cutting edge of 5G development with its fixed and mobile trials coupled with its work with 5G standards. But its growing reliance on so...

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    ACCELLION UPGRADES FILE SHARING PLATFORM WITH SHADOW IT CONTROLS

    Nov 06, 2017

    The new features add to a platform of capabilities that allow end users to access and share content stored in a wide range of on-premises and cloud-based content repositories and critical business systems. Mobile enterprise file sharing and collaboration provider Accellion has added no-code-needed i...

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    IBM CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE OPENS A LAYER FOR WATSON ANALYTICS DATA

    Nov 06, 2017

    IBM’s Cloud Object Storage group has unveiled three new functions: integration with Watson Data Platform services, a more unified user experience with the IBM Cloud and increased security options. While many new software applications are aimed at line-of-business company employees who aren&rsq...

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    BUSINESSES UNPREPARED FOR CYBER ATTACKS, WARN CYBER PROFESSIONALS

    Nov 03, 2017

    Businesses are nowhere near prepared enough for a cyber attack, according to a poll of information and security professionals IT Security teams are on the verge of a huge crisis, a poll of CISOs, CIOs and senior cyber professionals has revealed. The cyber professionals identified significant interna...

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    SINGAPORE TAPS AI IN INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION

    Nov 03, 2017

    City-state will develop a national corpus of audio and text files that will enable applications such as chatbots to understand local accents, among a raft of measures to boost artificial intelligence adoption The Singapore government is making a concerted push to transform the country’s infoco...

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    IBM INTRODUCES NEW CLOUD DATA TOOLS; SAYS GOODBYE TO BLUEMIX BRAND

    Nov 02, 2017

    IBM presented its latest vision for the cloud today, announcing several new data management products as officials argued that data, not infrastructure, is what the cloud is all about. First, IBM announced availability of new tools on the Watson Data Platform—Data Catalog and Data Refinery&mdas...

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    GOOGLE BOOSTS PERFORMANCE OF ANDROMEDA SND ON CLOUD PLATFORM

    Nov 02, 2017

    Google has released a new version of its Andromeda software defined network (SDN) stack that among other things significantly speeds up network performance for customers of the company's cloud computing services. Andromeda 2.1 reduces latency between virtual machines on Google's cloud platfo...

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    CISCO EXPANDS DNA, SOFTWARE SUBSCRIPTION TO WIRELESS MANAGEMENT

    Oct 31, 2017

    Cisco made good on plans to expand its much-hyped intent-based networking and software subscription models across platforms by tying both into its wireless access business. The intent-based networking component takes advantage of Cisco’s Digital Network Architecture (DNA). This adds automation...

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    ANATOMY OF AN IT STRATEGIC PLAN IN THE ERA OF DIGITAL DISRUPTION

    Oct 27, 2017

    IT’s role in the development and execution of business strategy has grown significantly in the era of digital transformation. But as the rate of business and technology change has accelerated, some of the past static, rigid, and disjointed approaches to IT strategic planning fail to keep pace....

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    NORTH KOREA TO BLAME FOR NHS WANNACRY ATTACK – UK GOVERNMENT

    Oct 27, 2017

    WannaCry had a global impact, affecting hundreds of thousands of computers across 150 countries, but the NHS was among the hardest hit. The UK Government believes North Korea is to blame for the WannaCry ransom ware attack that debilitated the NHS earlier in 2017. North Korea has previously been con...

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    DATA ANALYTICS, MACHINE LEARNING DRIVE GOOGLE'S CLOUD GROWTH, CEO SAYS

    Oct 27, 2017

    More enterprises have begun signing up for Google's cloud services because of the company's commitment to open source technologies along with its implementations of data analytics and machine learning, CEO Sundar Pichai said at parent Alphabet's third-quarter earnings call Thursday. Alph...

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    FREE GOOGLE OPTIMIZE WEB PAGE TOOLS GAINS NEW TESTING FEATURES

    Oct 26, 2017

    Google added two new feature to the free version of the Optimize website design tool that help marketers test the effectiveness of web page revisions drive sales conversions, company says. Marketers figuring out how best to optimize their website content and design in order to bring more customers t...

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    GOOGLE, CISCO TO DELIVER TOOLS, SERVICES FOR HYBRID CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

    Oct 26, 2017

    Google and Cisco have agreed to collaborate on offering tools and services to help enterprises develop, deploy and manage workloads in hybrid, public and private cloud environments. The development and deployment tools will among other things allow developers to build applications in the public clou...

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    SENDGRID RE-ARCHITECTS ITS IT INFRASTRUCTURE TO WORK WITH AWS

    Oct 26, 2017

    SendGrid, an email processing company, wanted to run more of its workloads on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Rather than just doing a “lift and shift” to move those workloads, it decided to change its on-premise architecture to account for the differences in how those workloads would be hand...

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    HOW HPE IS ATTEMPTING TO MAKE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EASIER TO USE

    Oct 25, 2017

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise wants to make it easier for enterprises to adopt artificial intelligence into their IT systems and software products. Why? For starters, it's a good revenue stream for the company; secondly, it's because this is what more and more IT managers have been requesting d...

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    KASPERSKY LAB CLAIMS MALWARE CAUSED SECURITY APP TO GRAB SECRET DATA

    Oct 25, 2017

    Facing a ban of its products by U.S. government agencies and an ongoing congressional investigation for allegedly aiding Russian intelligence, security firm Kaspersky Lab released on Oct. 25 its own analysis into whether its software was used to steal data from the U.S. government, arguing that it f...

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    GOOGLE, INTEL BRING AI TO PIXEL PHONE

    Oct 25, 2017

    Intel and Google have been collaborating, working to get the Pixel phone smarter with AI. The chip maker and search giant have collaborated to create a ‘custom designed processor’ for Google’s latest editions of Pixel smartphones, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Smartphones across the mark...

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    NOKIA CLAIMS NEW CHARGING SOFTWARE IS READY FOR 5G

    Oct 24, 2017

    Eight months after acquiring operations support system (OSS) specialist Comptel for $370 million in cash, Nokia is debuting a new charging software suite intended to help operators provide real-time charging and policy control. Plus, the company is touting the fact that the software is cloud-native ...


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    IT DEPARTMENT KEEPS VOLVO OCEAN RACE SAILORS ON EVEN KEEL AROUND THE WORLD

    Oct 24, 2017

    On the surface, the Volvo Ocean Race is seven yachts racing around some of the most isolated places on earth, but behind the scenes is a monumental IT challenge that includes moving two IT infrastructures across the globe.

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    MICROSOFT WOOS IT ADMINISTRATORS WITH WINDOWS 10 FALL CREATORS UPDATE

    Oct 23, 2017

    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is synonymous with mixed-reality computing, but the software maker hasn't forgotten the countless business users who may never experience augmented- and virtual-reality, at least not at their work desks. In corporate circles, the update will be judged mainly by se...

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    HPE BETS ON HYBRID IT TO COMBAT PUBLIC CLOUD

    Oct 20, 2017

    HPE is re-engineering its business to focus on hybrid clouds powered by its recent ProLiant Azure Stack server. We assess the strategy HPE plans to shift its business to support hybrid IT and technologies such as the Microsoft Azure Stack, which enables businesses to deploy cloud workload in their o...

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    IT SECURITY HINDERING PRODUCTIVITY AND INNOVATION, SURVEY SHOWS

    Oct 19, 2017

    Most security teams use a “prohibition approach” of restricting user access to websites and applications, according to a study conducted by Vanson Bourne and commissioned by Bromium Research. Data protection: Not just about personal data and compliance From a hacker perspective, many org...

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    5 CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS TO PREPARE FOR IN 2018

    Oct 18, 2017

    As we enter the last quarter of 2017, business and IT executives are turning more of their attention to how they can use technology to accomplish their 2018 business objectives. We’ve compiled a list of five trends in cloud computing that strategic businesses will prepare for in the coming yea...

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    HOW TO SURVIVE THE WORSENING CYBER THREAT LANDSCAPE

    Oct 13, 2017

    Don’t expect the cyber threat landscape to get safer anytime soon. That’s the message given by speakers at two recent Boston-based events. “By any measure you want to use, the trend line is going the wrong way,” said Rob Joyce, White House cybersecurity coordinator, speaking ...

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    EQUIFAX, TRANSUNION HIT BY MALICIOUS JAVASCRIPT SECURITY RISK

    Oct 13, 2017

    On Oct.12, security researcher Randy Abrams first publicly posted that he had found a new Equifax risk that was exploiting users. The immediate concern was that Equifax had potentially been breached, yet again. As it turns out, the vulnerability was not the result of a new breach at Equifax, but rat...

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    CYBER SECURITY IS A BUSINESS NECESSITY, ACCORDING TO THE T-MOBILE SECURITY CHIEF IN POLAND

    Oct 13, 2017

    Cyber security is no longer optional, with 51% of companies having experienced some form of cyber attack, said Wlodzimierz Nowak, chief security, legal and compliance officer at T-Mobile Poland. Statistics show that 93% of all large enterprises were targeted by cyber attacks in 2016 alone. “Bu...

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    A PERFECT STORM – THE CYBER ATTACK THAT HIT PARLIAMENT

    Oct 12, 2017

    In June 2017, the Houses of Parliament were hit by a significant cyber attack. At the latest CW500 club, former director of the Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) Rob Greig described what happened during the attack, why it was a “good experience”, and the importance of being on top of c...

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    SHIFTLEFT SOFTWARE ANALYZES SOURCE CODE ‘SECURITY DNA’

    Oct 11, 2017

    The company’s name comes from the idea of shifting security concerns to the left in the software development process. “We leverage the ability of CI/CD [continuous integration/continuous deployment] instead of being threatened by it,” explained ShiftLeft CEO and Co-Founder Manish G...

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    GARTNER SAYS GLOBAL IT SPENDING TO REACH $3.7 TRILLION IN 2018

    Oct 11, 2017

    Enterprise software and IT services continue to exhibit strong growth, with communications services continuing to drive the majority of spending. Software spending is projected to grow 8.5 percent in 2017, and it will grow another 9.4 percent in 2018 to total $387 billion (see Table 1). IT services ...

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    WHY THE WAR OF WORDS BETWEEN HMRC AND IT CONTRACTORS NEEDS ADDRESSING

    Oct 09, 2017

    Over the course of the past 12 months or so, we’ve fielded tip-offs and reports from sources about IT contractors leaving projects and departments in their droves, after having their engagements re-classified as “inside IR35” by the public sector bodies they work for.

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    MACHINE LEARNING AND ANALYTICS AMONG KEY ORACLE SECURITY MOVES

    Oct 09, 2017

    It is late getting on today's machine learning and analytics bandwagon, but Oracle has now endorsed the combination wholeheartedly in updated versions of its security and database offerings. That is according to TechTarget reporters who got together for a podcast session on the second day of Ora...

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    ORACLE'S AWS OBSESSION SHOWS IN PROMISED CLOUD, DATABASE, AI OFFERINGS

    Oct 09, 2017

    A few weeks before Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference kicked off, Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison promised news about a revolutionary “Autonomous Database.” He did not disappoint. Ellison spent two hours on the first night of the conference here on Oct 3, touting Oracle 18c, a new...

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    DEAKIN UNI LEASES SPARE SPACE IN ITS DATA CENTRES

    Oct 09, 2017

    Deploys final piece of IT automation puzzle. Deakin University is leasing spare capacity in its data centres to “strategic partners” after watching its own requirements for floor space shrink. Executive director of ICT infrastructure Craig Warren told iTnews the lease model for data cent...

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    MICROSOFT TAKES STRUGGLING EDGE BROWSER TO IOS, ANDROID

    Oct 08, 2017

    Microsoft on Thursday announced that it had created iOS and Android versions of its struggling Edge browser, and would make both available to users for testing.The company cast the Edge variations as critical to flesh out the Windows 10 feature known as "Continue on PC," which will debut w...

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    MULTI-LAYERED DEFENSES NEEDED TO IMPROVE CYBER-SECURITY, FBI SAYS

    Oct 06, 2017

    Jeffrey Tricoli, first joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1998 and has first hand experience seeing how cyber-crime and hackers have evolved their techniques. Tricoli is currently is the Section Chief for the Cyber-Division at the FBI and delivered a keynote on how to profile modern...

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    RUSSIANS ALLEGEDLY HACKED NSA VIA KASPERSKY FLAW

    Oct 06, 2017

    The hack took place in 2015, and included information on penetrating foreign computer networks and protecting against cyber attacks.The report by the Wall Street Journal alleged that the hackers may have been able to identify files on the computer by exploiting a flaw in Kaspersky antivirus software...

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    DTA LINES UP GOVT-WIDE IBM, ORACLE DEALS

    Oct 06, 2017

    IBM and Oracle are set to become the next major IT vendors to enter into whole-of-government arrangements with the federal government as part of the Digital Transformation Agency’s co-ordinated procurement push.

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    SOFTWARE INDUSTRY GROWTH FAR OUTPACES U.S. ECONOMY, HITS $1.14 TRILLION

    Oct 06, 2017

    Software may actually be eating the world, as inventor/entrepreneur Marc Andreessen famously said, but it’s also elbowing its way into more prominence within the U.S. overall economy. Despite ongoing discussions about the slow, tedious pace of growth in the U.S. economy, software’s econo...

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    APPLE, MICROSOFT PATCH IOS 11 EMAIL FLAW

    Oct 03, 2017

    A flaw in iOS 11 that left some users of Microsoft email unable to send messages has been fixed, the companies said.Email accounts hosted by Microsoft on Outlook.com, Office 365, or an Exchange Server 2016 running on Windows Server 2016 were affected by the software glitch.Some users of mobile devic...

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    MICROSOFT SHUTTERING GROOVE MUSIC PASS, SHUFFLING USERS TO SPOTIFY

    Oct 03, 2017

    Microsoft on Dec. 31 is pulling the plug on Groove Music Pass, the software maker's entry into a music streaming market dominated by the likes of Pandora and Spotify. To help users cope with the impending shutdown, the company inked a deal with a rival service.


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    IT SPENDING TO REACH $3.7TN IN 2018, GARTNER REPORT

    Oct 03, 2017

    Across the globe IT spending is expected to reach a total of $3.7tn in 2018, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. The expected figure for next year is up 3.4% from this year’s expected spending of $3.5tn.Enterprise software and IT services remain strong areas of growth and communicat...

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    ORACLE DEBUTS AUTOMATED CLOUD SECURITY AS ELLISON WARNS OF LOSING CYBER WAR

    Oct 03, 2017

    Oracle’s Larry Ellison has today declared that we are losing the cyber war, telling the OpenWorld audience to “make no mistake, it is a war.“Companies have to fend for themselves against nation states who are stealing their data and very sophisticated cyber criminals who are steali...

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    COMING TO GRIPS WITH MANAGED SECURITY SERVICES

    Sep 28, 2017

    Outsourcing IT security to a third party can improve an organisation’s cyber security posture, but in-house capabilities, such as drawing up security blueprints and strategies, should still be retained. When employees at a utility firm clicked on a hyperlink in a phishing email that took them ...

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    MICROSOFT RELEASES SQL SERVER 2017 DATABASE ON LINUX SYSTEMS

    Sep 28, 2017

    There are no shortage of announcements pouring out of the Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla. Sept. 25-29, including new artificial intelligence (AI) tools for developers, AI-enabled Dynamics 365 apps and a multitude of products from the company's technology partners. Yet few of new rev...

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    INTELLIGENCE EXPERTS SAY CYBER-THIEVES, NATION-STATE HACKERS TEAMING UP

    Sep 28, 2017

    Three members of the intelligence community, speaking on the keynote panel at the NetEvents Global Press and Analyst Summit here, agree that the security landscape today is rapidly becoming a scarier than ever. That’s because today's hackers have become more skilled and technologically rea...

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    SDN AN ESSENTIAL COMPONENT OF FUTURE PUBLIC SECTOR NETWORKS

    Sep 27, 2017

    Public sector organisations need to adopt software-defined networking to deliver more agile and resilient networks that bring fit-for-purposes services to users and citizens. Software-defined networking (SDN) will be a vital element of future public sector networking procurements as public sector or...

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    MYTH BUSTED: PHYSICAL SECURITY IS NOT SEPARATE FROM CYBERSECURITY

    Sep 26, 2017

    Physical security, which includes safeguarding medical devices, machines and paper documents, is often discussed as an element separate from cybersecurity. But while it would be nice for these functions to be separate, at the end of the day, it's not. There’s a long list of physical items ...

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    APPLE RELEASES IOS 11.0.1 SOFTWARE UPDATE TO IMPROVE IOS 11 PERFORMANCE

    Sep 26, 2017

    Just one short week after Apple released iOS 11 to the public, the company has issued its first incremental software update. As of Tuesday, iOS 11.0.1 is now available to install. It doesn’t seem to be that exciting of an update—the update notes say that it includes bug fixes and improve...

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    AT IGNITE, MICROSOFT EXTENDS HYBRID CLOUD BEYOND JUST INFRASTRUCTURE

    Sep 25, 2017

    For years Microsoft has talked about, previewed and at some times delayed the release of its Azure Stack hybrid cloud computing platform. But this week at its Ignite conference in Orlando Microsoft announced that Azure Stack is now shipping to customers, and in doing so the company is pitching its h...

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    REPORT: SECURITY HOLE IN MACOS KEYCHAIN PUTS PASSWORDS AT RISK

    Sep 25, 2017

    Apple released macOS High Sierra on Monday, so it should be a nice way to spotlight the Mac this week after last week’s iOS 11 and iPhone 8 releases. But a report by a security researcher at Synack puts a bit of a damper on the High Sierra release.

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    AWS TO EXPAND DATA CENTRE FOOTPRINT WITH MIDDLE EAST REGION

    Sep 25, 2017

    Amazon Web Service is expanding its data centre footprint with a new region due to open in the Middle East. The cloud company plans to have its AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region open by early 2019 and it will consist of three Availability Zones.

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    EQUIFAX HACKERS ENJOYED LEISURELY TOUR INSIDE YOUR CREDIT HISTORY

    Sep 22, 2017

    The latest breach of the Equifax credit rating agency began on March 10, giving hackers nearly five months to rifle through the records of 143 million people in the U.S. When Equifax announced Sept. 7 that about 143 million consumer credit records had been breached hackers, it was telling only part ...

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    MORE THAN ONE MILLION NEW PHISHING SITES CREATED EACH MONTH

    Sep 21, 2017

    Phishing attacks are highly targeted, sophisticated, hard to detect and difficult for users to avoid, with 1.39 million new phishing sites created each month, say security researchers. In May 2017, the number of new phishing sites reached a new high of 2.3 million in that month alone, according to t...

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    ENTERPRISE SDN ADOPTION RAPIDLY APPROACHING TIPPING POINT, CLAIMS REPORT

    Sep 21, 2017

    The vast majority of IT decision makers will have begun to eliminate their legacy networking infrastructure in favour of adopting a software-defined networking (SDN) model by 2021, suggesting that the technology is fast approaching a tipping point, according to a study conducted for software-defined...

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    OFFICE 365 PHISHING ATTACKS CREATE A SUSTAINED INSIDER NIGHTMARE FOR IT

    Sep 20, 2017

    Earlier this month, Salted Hash deconstructed a Phishing email that had bypassed company filters and made into the general inbox. The email focused on an outdated company subdivision, and was easily spotted as a scam. However, we've since learned the message itself could be part of a larger camp...

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    HACKERS HATE RANSOMWARE, BUT IT'S QUICKLY BECOMING THE NEW DDOS

    Sep 20, 2017

    While nearly half of hackers are contemplating a ban on the sale of ransomware, new attack methods like those used in WannaCry and Petya demonstrate that it isn’t going anywhere soon. As prolific and intrusive as ransomware has become, it would seem that the majority of cybercriminals are reve...


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    AQUA SECURITY RAISES $25M TO SECURE CLOUD NATIVE APPLICATION WORKLOADS

    Sep 19, 2017

    Containers are one of the hottest areas of technology in 2017, and as a result there is an increasing need for advanced container security platforms. One company in the business of securing containers is Aqua Security, and on Sept. 19 it announced that it has raised $25 million in a Series B round o...

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    ARUBA INTEGRATES UEBA AND NETWORK ACCESS CONTROL IN SECURITY FABRIC

    Sep 19, 2017

    Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) company, announced its new 360 Secure Fabric platform on Sept. 18, providing organizations with analytics, network access control and embedded security features. Among the components in Aruba 360 Secure Fabric is the new Introspect User Entity and Behavior A...


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    OUTLOOK OUTAGE: MICROSOFT BLAMES EUROPEAN HOTMAIL DOWNTIME ON LOAD-BALANCING FAULT

    Sep 19, 2017

    Microsoft says its online services are back to normal after Hotmail and Outlook.com users across the UK and Europe were left unable to send or receive emails for 12 hours on Monday 18 September. According to a series of posts on the Outlook service status page, the issue appears to be linked to a fa...

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    HACKERS INSTALLED BACKDOOR IN CCLEANER, AVAST’S PIRIFORM WARNS

    Sep 18, 2017

    Avast-owned Piriform has warned that some versions of its CCleaner software was compromised by hackers that would allow them to install malware on users’ computers. Business and consumer users of Piriform’s CCleaner software are being urged to ensure they are using the latest versions th...

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    MICROSOFT OFFERS PEEK AT WINDOWS 10 FUTURE AFTER FALL CREATORS UPDATE

    Sep 15, 2017

    Although light on new features, Windows 10 Insider preview build 16362 offers some clues to what Microsoft has planned for the future. Microsoft is offering some Windows Insiders a peek at what Windows 10 has in store for them after the company releases Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Members of th...


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    COMCAST NETWORKING ADDS ACTIVECORE SD-WAN; AT&T NETBOND TACKLES CLOUD

    Sep 15, 2017

    Comcast networking now includes the new ActiveCore SD-WAN platform. The company is the first U.S. cable operator to offer the SDN service. Meanwhile, AT&T has unveiled better cloud connectivity. Comcast Business has launched its software-defined networking platform for managed services, and riva...


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    MICROSOFT UNVEILS AZURE CONFIDENTIAL COMPUTING FOR SECURE CLOUD DATA PROCESSING

    Sep 14, 2017

    A new suite of security technologies protects data as it is being processed in the cloud, keeping sensitive business information out of hackers' hands. Microsoft is making it harder for cyber-attackers to steal data from its cloud customers and invade their privacy with a new suite of services a...

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    MALWARE ALERTS PROMPT GOOGLE TO PURGE ANDROID APPS FROM PLAY STORE

    Sep 14, 2017

    Check Point Security and Trend Micro issue advisories warning of separate Android malware threats on the Google Play Store. Google's efforts to keep its mobile app store free of malware-laden applications appears to be very much a work in progress considering the recent success cyber-criminals h...

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    DELL EMC RACK SCALE INFRASTRUCTURE TARGETS SERVICE PROVIDERS’ SDDCS

    Sep 13, 2017

    Dell EMC said CenturyLink, Sprint, and Telefonica are among the first customers for its “hyperscale-inspired” rack scale infrastructure geared toward carriers and service providers. The new DSS 9000 provides compute, storage, networking, power, cooling, and open management in a preintegr...

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    MICROSOFT MOVES FAST TO OFFER ZERO-DAY EMM SUPPORT FOR IOS 11

    Sep 13, 2017

    Apple's new mobile OS has added key enterprise-friendly features that could make it a darling for business users and are already enticing EMM vendors like Microsoft to support. Wasting no time, Microsoft has announced its online enterprise mobility management (EMM) suite, InTune, supports Apple&...

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    DELL EMC CUSTOMERS TO BENEFIT FROM VMWARE SOLUTIONS THROUGH IBM CLOUD

    Sep 12, 2017

    IBM and Dell EMC have announced a push in their collaboration to allow Dell EMC customers to use VMware solutions for their businesses through the IBM Cloud. During VMWorld Europe 2017, in Barcelona, a much-discussed topic was integrating cloud systems to transform businesses from how they operate t...

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    DELL EMC CUSTOMERS TO BENEFIT FROM VMWARE SOLUTIONS THROUGH IBM CLOUD

    Sep 12, 2017

    IBM and Dell EMC have announced a push in their collaboration to allow Dell EMC customers to use VMware solutions for their businesses through the IBM Cloud. During VMWorld Europe 2017, in Barcelona, a much-discussed topic was integrating cloud systems to transform businesses from how they operate t...

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    GOOGLE SETS DEADLINE TO REPLACE SYMANTEC WEBSITE CERTIFICATES

    Sep 12, 2017

    Google says website owners must replace existing authentication certificates by its published deadlines or the Chrome browser will start to distrust their sites. Google this week announced a final timetable for withdrawing support in the Chrome browser for websites that use Symantec-issued authentic...

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    HMRC SHOULD PRIORITISE ‘BASIC’ CUSTOMS IT SYSTEM, SAYS REPORT

    Sep 11, 2017

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) should prioritise delivering its new IT system for customs on time before focusing on “new technologies”, according to the Institute for Government (IfG). The programme to deliver HMRC’s customs declaration service (CDS) is intended to replace the curr...

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    EQUIFAX HACK: WHAT CYBERSECURITY PROS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE BREACH

    Sep 11, 2017

    Healthcare organizations can learn a lot from the Equifax hack of some 143 million records. Executives should not dump stock before disclosing a breach, data integrity takes a team, everyone needs to constantly hone their incident response plan, and the worse is yet to come. That was the sentiment f...

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    EQUIFAX DEALING WITH CONSEQUENCES OF WEAK CYBER-SECURITY MANAGEMENT

    Sep 09, 2017

    After what is actually latest in a long series of data breaches at the company, credit reporting firm Equifax said that it will do a better job of protecting the personal and financial data of millions of consumers in the U.S. and abroad.

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    EQUIFAX CYBER-ATTACK LEAVES 143 MILLION PEOPLE’S DATA AT RISK

    Sep 08, 2017

    Around 143m customers of Equifax could see their data at risk following a cyber-attack on the firm earlier this year. Hackers are said to have managed to steal customer names, social security numbers, dates of birth addresses and even driving licenses, leaving customers now worrying their identities...

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    EQUIFAX CYBER-ATTACK LEAVES 143 MILLION PEOPLE’S DATA AT RISK

    Sep 08, 2017

    Around 143m customers of Equifax could see their data at risk following a cyber-attack on the firm earlier this year. Hackers are said to have managed to steal customer names, social security numbers, dates of birth addresses and even driving licenses, leaving customers now worrying their identities...

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    HILLARYS BLINDS UNVEILS SUSE LINUX ENTERPRISE SERVER AS SAP HANA OS

    Sep 08, 2017

    Hillarys Blinds, well-known as a mid-market UK SAP Hana customer, has revealed the operating system underlying its stack. The blinds retailing manufacturer, based in Nottingham, has opted for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, replacing the HP-UX and HP hardware it had used to run it...

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    SYMANTEC RESEARCHERS REVEAL NEW RAMPED-UP ATTACKS ON U.S. POWER GRID

    Sep 07, 2017

    A new set of exploits by an unknown group known as “Dragonfly” has successfully penetrated critical infrastructure in the US and other nations using old but effective methods. Attackers are installing back doors into power facilities in the U.S. in an attempt to steal credentials that th...

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    WINDOWS 10 ENTERPRISE SURVEY REVEALS FASTER-THAN-EXPECTED MIGRATION

    Sep 06, 2017

    IT professionals say they are excited about the move to Windows 10 primarily for its numerous additional security features but also because it is easier to maintain on a day-to-day basis than its predecessors. U.S. enterprises are moving to Windows 10 desktop deployments even faster than market expe...


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    ALASKA DHSS FACING POTENTIAL BREACH AFTER TWO TROJAN MALWARE ATTACKS

    Sep 06, 2017

    Two computers of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services were hit by malware attacks, which potentially breached the records of some of its patients. A Trojan horse virus was found on the two computers on July 5 and July 8. Trojan malware is masked as legitimate software and are used by ...

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    HPE CONTINUES SHOPPING SPREE WITH CLOUD TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS ACQUISITION

    Sep 05, 2017

    Fresh from completing its software merger with Micro Focus, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has now decided to acquire Cloud Technology Partners. The purpose of the acquisition is said to be to strengthen HPE’s consulting capabilities, which comes in the form of HPE Pointnext – HPE’s IT...

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    GIVE CISOS A SAY: THE CYBER SECURITY PARADOX

    Sep 05, 2017

    ClubCISCO Chairman Marc Lueck looks at how companies should be handling the latest cyber security issues facing companies. In 2017, organisations have a growing list of cyber security challenges they need to face up to, in order to keep the enterprise secure. Not only has there been a sharp rise in ...


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    THE KEY TO MANAGING COMPLEXITY AND RISK IN A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

    Sep 04, 2017

    Cloud adoption in the enterprise is accelerating at a near breakneck pace. In what is becoming a common trend, enterprises worldwide are racing to adopt cloud technology in response to a myriad of business needs—revenue generation, improving business applications, better decision-making—...

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    DRIVE BUSINESS AGILITY AND PERFORMANCE WITH PRIVATE CLOUD EXPRESS WITH VREALIZE

    Sep 04, 2017

    A cloud-based IT infrastructure is fast becoming the go-to choice for organizations looking for the agility and speed that their businesses demands. In order to accelerate service delivery, improve efficiencies, and reduce costs, business have to find the right mix of private cloud, public cloud, an...

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    PCI DSS COMPLIANCE REDUCES LIKELIHOOD OF DATA BREACHES

    Aug 31, 2017

    A Verizon report shows a link between compliance with the payment card industry security standard and an organisation’s ability to defend against cyber attacks, but nearly half are failing to maintain compliance.


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    INSTAGRAM FIXES API BLAMED FOR CELEBRITY DATA LEAKS

    Aug 31, 2017

    Instagram says it has fixed the API responsible for enabling hackers to access some personal details of high-profile users of the service. Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram has fixed a flaw in its application programming interface (API) exploited by hackers to access user details. The c...


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    CEX DATA BREACH: HERE’S WHAT THE CYBER SECURITY EXPERTS THINK

    Aug 30, 2017

    The UK retailer CEX has been hit by a data breach leaving as many as two million registered website customers at risk, with some encrypted data compromised. Other information exposed in the data breach includes email addresses, names, phone numbers and addresses. CEX has tried to reassure customers ...

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    VMWARE’S VSAN SD-STORAGE IS ‘TAKING OVER’ THE DATA CENTER

    Aug 30, 2017

    VMware’s software-defined storage play, vSAN, is moving further into enterprises’ data centers, said Michael Haag, group product marketing manager at VMware. “We’ve seen it take over, to the point where 65 percent of customers are running their core applications on vSAN,&rdqu...

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    WANNACRY VICTIM NHS LANARKSHIRE HIT BY NEW RANSOMWARE STRAIN

    Aug 29, 2017

    Scotland’s NHS Lanarkshire was hit by ransomware on Friday, delaying some services and operations at a few of the trust’s hospitals. Lanarkshire officials quickly acknowledged the attack, citing IT difficulties. And patients were encouraged to think before visiting the emergency departme...

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    SECURITY FIRMS TEAM UP TO NEUTRALIZE WIREX BOTNET AFTER MULTIPLE DDOS ATTACKS

    Aug 28, 2017

    Despite heavy competition in the security industry, researchers from Akamai, Cloudflare, Flashpoint, Google, Oracle (Dyn), RiskIQ, Team Cymru, and others worked together to take down an Android-based botnet responsible for several DDoS attacks earlier this month. On August 17, multiple CDNs (Content...


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    MICROSOFT SLATES SEPTEMBER RELEASE FOR WINDOWS SERVER'S FIRST FAST UPGRADE

    Aug 28, 2017

    Microsoft will release the first upgrade to Windows Server 2016 the last week of September. "We'll be launching Windows Server, version 1709, at Ignite," Jeff Woolsey, a manager in Microsoft's Windows Server group, wrote on a company blog on Thursday. Windows Server 1709, labeled i...


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    WHEN MALWARE STRIKES: HOW NUANCE AVOIDED DISASTER AFTER FALLING VICTIM TO PETYA

    Aug 28, 2017

    Just as companies were beginning to recover from May’s massive WannaCry campaign that shut down over 300,000 devices in 150 countries, Petya wiper malware struck the world on June 27 and proved to be even more damning than the last attack. Unlike WannaCry, Petya masked itself as ransomware to ...


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    ZINGBOX, VMWARE PARTNERSHIP HOPES TO ENHANCE HEALTHCARE IOT CYBERSECURITY

    Aug 25, 2017

    ZingBox, a vendor of Internet of Things security systems, will collaborate with VMware, which markets an IoT infrastructure management system, to deliver enhanced security to enterprise Internet of Things implementations. ZingBox and VMware said they clearly recognize this cybersecurity trend and se...

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    VERIZON ADDS CHECK POINT SECURITY TO VIRTUAL NETWORK SERVICES

    Aug 24, 2017

    Verizon bolstered the security component of its Virtual Network Services (VNS) platform with the addition of Check Point as an embedded option. Check Point’s security product will be pushed across Verizon’s VNS platform. It will provide visibility into virtual traffic, data, and workload...


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    AUTOMATION AND SOFTWARE-DEFINED IT CAN BRIDGE SERVER SKILLS GAP

    Aug 23, 2017

    New research from 451 Group has identified a shortfall in server skills, but IT admins appear less willing to adopt tech helpers such as automation. Almost two-thirds of organisations surveyed in a 451 Research study say that recruiting for roles across both traditional servers and converged infrast...


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    MIMECAST’S NEWLY DISCOVERED EMAIL EXPLOIT ISN’T A VULNERABILITY, IT’S A FEATURE

    Aug 23, 2017

    Mimecast, a Boston-based email security firm, claims to have discovered a new email exploit. The exploit itself centers on the fact that an attacker who sends an HTML-based email linking to an external CSS file can "edit any text in the body of an email whenever they want." Boiled down, th...

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    MICROSOFT, RED HAT WANT TO HELP ENTERPRISES EMBRACE CONTAINERS IN CLOUD

    Aug 22, 2017

    Microsoft and Linux server software provider Red Hat are building on their existing cloud partnership with new initiatives aimed at helping businesses incorporate containers into their hybrid cloud application strategies. Fueled largely by the booming popularity of Docker, enterprises and their soft...


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    AI LEADERS CALL FOR A STOP ON DEVELOPMENT OF AUTONOMOUS WEAPONS

    Aug 21, 2017

    Business leaders and artificial intelligence experts sign an open letter to governments warning of the risks of an AI arms race in autonomous weapons. CEOs from 115 technology companies have signed an open letter urging governments to address their concerns over the development and use of fully auto...


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    MICROSOFT ACQUIRES CLOUD-BASED HPC DEVELOPER

    Aug 18, 2017

    Microsoft pulled off a big get with its acquisition of Cycle Computing, the developer of a suite of high-performance computing (HPC) services called CycleCloud for cloud orchestration, provisioning and data management in the cloud.


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    MUNICH RE PUTS DATA ANALYTICS INTO SERVICES FOR A ‘RISKIER WORLD’

    Aug 18, 2017

    Re-insurer combines a Hadoop data lake, SAS analytics and SAP Hana to create new cyber and other insurance services. The Munich-based re-insurance firm has a global reach, and is seeking to develop newer services, including in cyber insurance, that draw on data analytics – services that would ...

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    AMAZON MACIE AUTOMATES CLOUD DATA PROTECTION WITH MACHINE LEARNING

    Aug 17, 2017

    Amazon offers a number of excellent tools to help enterprises keep their data and applications safe in the cloud. Last year, Amazon unveiled Amazon Inspector, its host-based application vulnerability assessment tool to monitor what is installed and configured on each virtual Instance. This year, it&...

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    JUNIPER WANTS OPENCONTRAIL TO GARNER MORE OF THE SPOTLIGHT

    Aug 17, 2017

    Juniper Networks is looking to increase its focus on OpenContrail, noting the community around the open source software-defined networking (SDN) controller has been overshadowed by its commercial Contrail platform. Randy Bias, vice president of technology and strategy for cloud software at Juniper, ...

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    DEVELOPERS LACK SKILLS NEEDED FOR SECURE DEVOPS, SURVEY SHOWS

    Aug 17, 2017

    The growing demand for developers with security skills is outpacing supply, but a survey reveals that a lack of formal security education training by employers is contributing to the growing skills gap. Just over three-quarters of developers say security and secure development education needed for t...

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    CLICKMECHANIC USES GITHUB TO STREAMLINE CODING TO PRODUCTION

    Aug 16, 2017

    Digital service that connects car mechanics and garages to customers sees GitHub as a core part of its coding lifecycle. ClickMechanic has extended the use of the GitHub repository to support greater collaboration across its DevOps, continuous testing and continuous integration processes. The compan...


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    EXPLOIT LEAKS ARE A CYBER SECURITY GAME CHANGER, SAYS KASPERSKY LAB

    Aug 15, 2017

    In just 3 months, cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab says it blocked more than five million attacks designed to exploit unpatched software vulnerabilities. This indicates the unrelenting scale of this cyber threat and shows that a lack of vigilance is one of the biggest cyber dangers, according to th...

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    IMANIS DATA FOCUSES ON BIG DATA BACKUP AND RECOVERY

    Aug 15, 2017

    Imanis Data, formerly known as Talena, released version 3.0 of its eponymous backup and recovery platform last week with emphasis on supporting very large datasets that are being generated in the era of big data. The company notes that three out of four companies have experienced a data loss over th...

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    WISCONSIN MANUFACTURERS COULD SEE LIMITED FOXCONN IMPACT

    Aug 04, 2017

    The predicted ripple effect of Foxconn's planned production campus on Wisconsin manufacturers likely will disappoint local expectations while the primary growth would consist of Foxconn’s existing suppliers possibly opening plants here.


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    IT PROS LOOK TO ENDPOINT SECURITY TO COUNTER CUSTOM MALWARE

    Aug 03, 2017

    IT and security professionals plan to increase investments in endpoint detection and response (EDR) tools in the coming year, according to a survey by security firm Guidance Software. Gartner coined the term EDR to describe tools primarily focused on detecting and investigating suspicious activities...


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    2017 ANNUAL SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE, HYPERCONVERGED AND CLOUD STORAGE MARKET SURVEY

    Aug 03, 2017

    This sixth annual survey from DataCore Software™ explores the impact of major software-driven storage deployments within IT organizations across the globe. In the 2017 edition of the survey, the expectations and experiences of over 426 IT professionals who are currently using or evaluating sof...


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    AUTO MANUFACTURER DROPS SUBCONTRACTOR IN VIOLATION OF IMMIGRATION POLICY

    Aug 02, 2017

    Mercedes-Benz is no longer working with a construction subcontractor at its Tuscaloosa County plant, according to AL.com. A CBS News program discovered several construction companies were operating with foreign workers whose visas had expired.


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    US PLANS IOT SECURITY LEGISLATION, BUT UK UNLIKELY TO FOLLOW

    Aug 02, 2017

    The US is considering legislation to regulate the security of devices making up the internet of things (IoT), which may prompt other governments into following suit. The move was predicted earlier this year by security technologist Bruce Schneier. “Regulation is coming and is coming in a big w...


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    OVER ONE IN THREE SMBS IN SINGAPORE HIT BY RANSOMWARE

    Aug 02, 2017

    Over a third of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Singapore had been hit by ransomware attacks last year, with nearly a fifth having to shut down business operations resulting from those attacks. These were some of findings from a study conducted by Osterman Research on behalf of Malwareby...


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    OVER ONE IN THREE SMBS IN SINGAPORE HIT BY RANSOMWARE

    Aug 02, 2017

    Over a third of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Singapore had been hit by ransomware attacks last year, with nearly a fifth having to shut down business operations resulting from those attacks. These were some of findings from a study conducted by Osterman Research on behalf of Malwareby...


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    HACKERS CLAIM CREDIT FOR ALLEGED HACK AT MANDIANT, PUBLISH DOX ON ANALYST

    Jul 31, 2017

    Late Sunday evening, someone posted details alleged to have come from a compromised system maintained by Adi Peretz, a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Mandiant. The leaked records expose the analyst from both a personal and professional level, but Sunday’s post also suggested a much larg...


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    VIRGIN AMERICA PRAISED FOR CYBER BREACH RESPONSE

    Jul 31, 2017

    Virgin America’s detection and response to a data breach has been praised by security commentators. Virgin America said it had detected an intrusion into its IT systems in mid-March 2017 and that an investigation indicated that some usernames and passwords for its corporate network may have be...


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    HALF OF UK SMES TO SPEND UNDER £1000 ON CYBERSECURITY

    Jul 31, 2017

    If business cannot get to grips with the severity of cyber risk, they will learn the hard way when GDPR arrives. The threat landscape is more hostile than ever before, yet around 49 per cent of SMEs in the UK will spend under £1000 on cybersecurity in the next year.


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    RANSOMWARE ATTACK ON SOUTH DAKOTA PROVIDER BREACHES DATA ON 10,000 PATIENTS

    Jul 31, 2017

    The cyberattack was first discovered in February, but crucial evidence was lost during the investigation on April that rendered it impossible for officials to rule out a breach. A ransomware attack on Plastic Surgery Associates of South Dakota may have breached the data of 10,200 patients. The provi...


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    APACHE KAFKA SURVEY REVEALS GROWING IMPORTANCE OF STREAMING DATA

    Jul 31, 2017

    Unlike traditional enterprise messaging software, Kafka is able to handle all the data flowing through a company, and do it in near real time. This is desperately needed as data volumes skyrocket. As the overall volume of data from machines and human-operated devices--mostly from machines--continues...


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    HACKERS CLAIM CREDIT FOR ALLEGED HACK AT MANDIANT, PUBLISH DOX ON ANALYST

    Jul 31, 2017

    Late Sunday evening, someone posted details alleged to have come from a compromised system maintained by Adi Peretz, a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Mandiant. The leaked records expose the analyst from both a personal and professional level, but Sunday’s post also suggested a much larg...


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    GOOGLE FINALLY GAINS TRACTION IN CLOUD SERVICES

    Jul 28, 2017

    Google has long run a distant third behind Amazon and Microsoft in the cloud services business, but it finally seems to be catching some momentum, if the most recent quarter is an indicator of future trajectory. During an earnings call with Wall Street analysts, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that Go...


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    MICROSOFT OFFERS UP TO $250,000 FOR HYPER-V VULNERABILITIES

    Jul 27, 2017

    Microsoft is offering security researchers up to a quarter of a million dollars for security flaws in Windows Hyper-V virtualization. It's that time of the year when the IT industry is focuses its attention on cyber-security, albeit a little apprehensively. During the Black Hat security conferen...


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    ARCHITECT HAS A BETTER BLUEPRINT FOR AWS LAMBDA DEPLOYMENTS

    Jul 26, 2017

    The JS Foundation is taking jurisdiction over Architect, an open source software project for provisioning and maintaining cloud infrastructure from a simple text file, with a focus on AWS Lambda and eventually other serverless computing implementations. In addition to AWS Lambda, Architect currently...


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    MICROSOFT INTRODUCES RAPID CLOUD CONTAINER DEPLOYMENT SERVICE

    Jul 26, 2017

    Microsoft today unveiled a new service dubbed Azure Container Instances that speeds the creation and deployment of containers on the company's cloud. Containers are a hit among enterprise DevOps teams, at least among those that value agile IT and rapid application development cycles. Now Microso...


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    MICROSOFT TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER 2017 UPDATE 2 TRACKS DELIVERY PLANS

    Jul 26, 2017

    Microsoft released Team Foundation Server 2017 Update 2 this week, complete with a whole new way of charting the progress of developer teams. Update 2 is the last feature update the company plans to issue for the 2017 edition of the source code management system, according to Microsoft. In this late...


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    MICROSOFT IS BUILDING A BETTER HOLOLENS WITH A NEW CHIP FOCUSED ON MACHINE LEARNING

    Jul 24, 2017

    Microsoft’s HoloLens may have largely faded from public view, but that doesn’t mean that Microsoft’s halted development on it. On Sunday, Microsoft researchers disclosed that HoloLens development is moving ahead, with a new chip that emphasizes machine learning.


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    CONFIGURATION ERRORS BLAMED FOR SENSITIVE DATA EXPOSED VIA GOOGLE GROUPS

    Jul 24, 2017

    Researchers at RedLock, working within the Cloud Security Intelligence team, say they've discovered hundreds of organizations exposing sensitive data via Google Groups, pinning the cause on basic configuration issues. "A customer-controlled configuration error in the Google Groups sharing s...


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    IBM AND ARROW ELECTRONICS TEAM UP TO PROMOTE ASIA PACIFIC IOT

    Jul 24, 2017

    Arrow Electronics has joined hands with IBM to fuse its services with IBM’s Watson Internet of Things (IoT) platform and cloud services, the companies have announced. With this development, Arrow now offers customers in Asia Pacific access to more than 160 industry-leading cloud services to in...


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    DESTRUCTION OF SERVICE ATTACKS AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO BUSINESS, SAYS CISCO

    Jul 21, 2017

    Security threats and attacks against the network are set to become far more destructive, according to Cisco’s mid-year security report. Such is the rapid evolution of security threats and the growing magnitude of attacks that we will soon see the emergence of extremely destructive attacks that...


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    US BIPARTISAN ALLIANCE TO DEFEND ELECTIONS FROM CYBER ATTACK

    Jul 19, 2017

    Former Democrat and Republican campaign managers are joining forces with security experts to defend US elections from cyber attack. The US is taking the cyber threat to elections seriously and has launched a bipartisan initiative to protect democratic processes from cyber attacks. The initiative aim...


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    MICROSOFT DELIVERS FIRST SQL SERVER 2017 RELEASE CANDIDATE

    Jul 19, 2017

    SQL Server 2017 took a major step closer to its official release date this week. After a steady trickle of community technology previews, on July 17 Microsoft announced the general availability of the AI-enabled database software's first release candidate (RC1). Breaking from tradition, SQL Serv...


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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES PROJECT OLYMPUS SUPPORT FOR NEW INTEL XEON SCALABLE PROCESSORS

    Jul 19, 2017

    In March at the Open Compute Project (OCP) annual summit, we announced that Project Olympus, our next generation hyperscale cloud hardware design, attracted the latest in silicon innovation to address the exploding growth of cloud services. Project Olympus was based on a new hardware development mod...


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    ENTERPRISES CAN PUT ORACLE'S ENTIRE PUBLIC CLOUD IN THE DATA CENTER

    Jul 19, 2017

    While Amazon is raking in the lion's share of money spent by public-cloud users, Oracle is doubling down on its hybrid-cloud strategy, appealing to enterprises that want to put data and applications behind their firewall while taking advantage of cloud pricing models and technology. Oracle has g...


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    HACKER ALLEGEDLY STOLE $7.4 MILLION WORTH OF ETHER IN 3 MINUTES

    Jul 18, 2017

    While there is a general consensus that the Knightscope security robot in Washington, D.C., committed suicide on Monday, the same everyone-agrees-opinion is not true for the $7.4 million heist of the cryptocurrency Ether that happened on the same day. CoinDash maintains that a hacker made off with t...

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    AMAZON, VMWARE RUMORED TO BE DEVELOPING DATA CENTER SOFTWARE

    Jul 18, 2017

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware are reportedly in talks about possibly teaming up to develop data center software products, according to The Information, which cited anonymous sources. Unfortunately, the article doesn’t have much if any detail on what that product would be. The speculatio...


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    BILLIONS LOST AND AKIN TO A NATURAL DISASTER – LLOYD’S OF LONDON ISSUE CYBER ATTACK WARNING

    Jul 17, 2017

    A new report from Lloyd’s of London has found that a cyber attack on a global scale could result in losses of £40.48 billion, a figure that has grown in line with the increasing formidability and profile of cyber threats. A figure of $53 billion (£40.48 billion) is the midpoint giv...


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    SAMSUNG DECIDES TO RATCHET UP PRODUCTION OF HIGH-END DRAM

    Jul 17, 2017

    The spiraling-up need for applications of all kinds that use artificial intelligence or machine learning is sending alarms to foundational IT product suppliers. Samsung, the world’s largest producer of advanced memory silicon hardware, on July 17 announced that it is increasing production volu...

    EWEEK
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    MICROSOFT RELEASES WINDOWS SERVER INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD

    Jul 14, 2017

    Microsoft is giving Windows Server the Insider treatment. Last month, the software maker announced that Windows Server was moving to a semi-annual update schedule, similar to Windows 10 and Office. To test upcoming updates and gather feedback, Microsoft makes early builds of its desktop operating sy...


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    BUSINESS APPS VENDORS ARE ALL IN ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Jul 14, 2017

    The artificial intelligence metaphors were flying this week at Inforum 2017, ERP vendor Infor's annual user conference. "AI is the new steam engine, the new electricity, and it will transform everything," said Infor President Duncan Angove. "AI is the new UI." AI is being tal...

    EWEEK
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    ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE FUELS IT SPENDING AS CIOS BECOME BUILDERS AGAIN

    Jul 13, 2017

    Companies are refreshing enterprise software platforms for the cloud era and   stitching together new systems to support digital business projects, triggering an uptick in IT spending worldwide. Gartner's predictions for 2017 IT spending have gone up and down over the last few quarters...


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    MICROSOFT 365 BUSINESS: OFFICE + WINDOWS 10 IN ONE SMB-FRIENDLY SUBSCRIPTION

    Jul 13, 2017

    Earlier this week, Microsoft introduced two additional software-as-a-service subscription plans to the partners who will try to sell them. The pair join an increasing number of subscription deals that the Redmond, Wash. company has modeled on the Office 365 pattern. The new plans even carry the &quo...


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    CISCO'S M5 UCS SERVERS TAKE INTENT-BASED APPROACH TO DATA CENTER

    Jul 12, 2017

    It's not the server -- it's the system. That's the word from Cisco as it rolls out its new, M5 generation Unified Computing System rack and blade servers, triggered by Intel's release of the Xeon Scalable Processor platform. Cisco's new servers use the Xeon Scalable processors --...

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    INTEL TIGHTENS DATA-CENTER GRIP WITH XEON SCALABLE PROCESSOR PLATFORM

    Jul 11, 2017

    Make no mistake: Intel's Xeon Processor Scalable Family, based on the company's Skylake architecture, is about much more than revving up CPU performance. The new processor line is essentially a platform for computing, memory and storage designed to let data centers -- groaning under the weig...

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    WHAT IS 5G? 1GBPS-PLUS WIRELESS TO ENABLE MOBILE-ONLY NETWORKING

    Jul 11, 2017

    The next step in the evolution of wireless WAN communications - known as 5G - is about to hit the front pages, and for good reason: it will complete the evolution of cellular from wireline augmentation to wireline replacement, and strategically from mobile-first to mobile-only. Even though at its co...


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    NEC CLAIMS NEW VECTOR PROCESSOR SPEEDS DATA PROCESSING 50-FOLD

    Jul 10, 2017

    It seems more vendors are looking beyond the x86 architecture for the big leaps in performance needed to power things like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Google and IBM have their processor projects, Nvidia and AMD are positioning their GPUs as an alternative, and now Japan&rsquo...


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    BUSINESS NEEDS TO GET REAL ABOUT CYBER SECURITY, WARN BT AND KPMG

    Jul 10, 2017

    Businesses need to change the way they think about cyber security from the board down to avoid getting caught in common traps and becoming vulnerable to attack, a report warns. Cyber security must become something that everyone in an organisation always thinks about, according to the latest repor...


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    VODAFONE QATAR PUSHES IOT ADOPTION IN MIDDLE EAST

    Jul 10, 2017

    Vodafone Qatar is harnessing a network of partners to support organisations in the Middle East with their internet of things strategies. As cities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) become smarter and more connected, the internet of things (IoT) is poised to enhance living standards by improvi...


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    THOUSANDS OF INTERNET COMPANIES GEAR UP FOR NET NEUTRALITY DAY

    Jul 10, 2017

    A large number of prominent internet-based companies are gearing up for Net Neutrality Day, preparing messages against those who would revoke current internet legislation designed to protect online free speech and innovation. Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers and govern...


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    COPYCAT MALWARE COULD BE THE HARBINGER OF EVEN WORSE CYBER-ATTACKS

    Jul 07, 2017

    At first glance the Copycat malware doesn’t seem like a huge threat to end users. Its primary purpose is to make money by reporting the installation of apps for which it gets paid a commission.End users will see apps installed on their Android devices that they didn’t download, and in ma...


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    CYBER-SECURITY EXECUTIVE ORDER IMPLEMENTATION DEADLINES NEAR

    Jul 05, 2017

    Back on May 11, President Trump signed an executive order on cyber-security, giving civilian and military agencies a 60-day deadline for reviewing cyber-security posture. As that initial deadline nears, eWEEK reached out to security experts to see what, if any impact the executive order is curren...

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    IVANTI ACQUIRES RES SOFTWARE, WORKSPACE AUTOMATION AND IDENTITY PROVISIONING INNOVATOR

    Jul 05, 2017

    RES Software’s flagship offering addresses user environment management and identity governance across physical, virtual, and cloud environments via its converged platform. RES Software’s capabilities for bulk provisioning and de-provisioning user accounts will combine with Ivanti&rsqu...

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    CLAROTY ADDS SECURE REMOTE ACCESS TO ICS SECURITY PLATFORM

    Jun 26, 2017

    Security startup expands the capabilities of its Continuous Threat Detection offering as Industrial Control System attacks continue to grow. Security startup Claroty announced an expansion of its Industrial Control System (ICS) Continuous Threat Detection platform on June 26, providing operators wit...


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    MICROSOFT UPDATES ONENOTE AND TEAMS TO AID TEACHERS, STUDENTS

    Jun 26, 2017

    School has barely let out in many parts of the United States, but Microsoft is already looking forward to the start of new classes. The software giant today began distributing an update to its Class Notebook add-in for OneNote. The add-on software extends Microsofts notetaking app into a platform...

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    RED HAT UPS THE HYPERCONVERGED ANTE WITH OPEN SOURCE HCI

    Jun 22, 2017

    Red Hat is expanding its product footprint in the hyperconverged infrastructure market. The open source company has come out with the Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure which combined virtualisation, storage, and an operating platform to help bring data centre capabilities into locations with lim...


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    IBM PUSHES COGNITIVE COMPUTING & DATA-DRIVEN SOLUTIONS AHEAD OF GDPR

    Jun 22, 2017

    IBM has made improvements to boost data governance and data science for organisations using cognitive computing technologies ahead of GDPR. IBM aims to help developers and analysts get to grips with the forthcoming GDPR by applying cognitive computing technologies to their data. In doing so, the com...


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    TESCO GETS BOGOF ON IT MELTDOWNS – ONLINE BANKING HIT ONE DAY AFTER ONLINE SHOPPING GLITCH

    Jun 21, 2017

    The supermarket giant is now entering its second day of computer failures, with customers facing an IT glitch affecting online shopping orders on Tuesday. Today, the IT problems have spread to Tesco’s banking arm, with the company yet again blaming a vague IT problem on the glitch.


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    FOUR NEW CYBER THREATS TRACKED EVERY SECOND AS MOBILE MALWARE EXPLODES IN Q1 – MCAFEE

    Jun 20, 2017

    Unsurprisingly ransomware has also been gaining momentum, increasing by 59% in the last four quarters, amassing to 9.6 million samples according to a new McAfee report. The health sector has repeatedly proven weak to cyber attacks, with the NHS in particular being at the centre of major news regardi...


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    JVM MAY GET UPGRADE TO SUPPORT TODAY’S MULTICORE PROCESSORS

    Jun 20, 2017

    Oracle is proposing an update to the Java Virtual Machine to allow for direct-value class types, a modernization required by the advent of multicore processors. There is no schedule for when the changes might appear in the JVM. The changes to the JVM specification would support a prototype of value ...


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    SALFORD CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS MICROSOFT AZURE TO DELIVER HYBRID CLOUD VISION

    Jun 20, 2017

    Salford City Council has embarked on a move to embrace the hybrid cloud deployment model by signing up to use the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform. The council, which looks after the needs of the 220,000 or so residents living in the Greater Manchester area, said it plans to draw on Azure&rsquo...


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    MCKINSEY AI RESEARCH FINDS SLENDER USER ADOPTION OUTSIDE TECH

    Jun 19, 2017

    McKinsey Global Institute research finds artificial intelligence adoption to be exiguous and experimental outside the technology sector, but registers rapidly growing investment. Few user companies and organisations are putting artificial intelligence (AI) to work at significant scale, according to ...


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    BOSH OR KUBO? TOOLS FOR DEPLOYING CONTAINERS ARE PROLIFERATING

    Jun 19, 2017

    To make it easier to deploy an open source platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment on multiple platforms, the Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) embraced Bosh, an open source tool chain. Bosh was originally developed by VMware to make it simpler to deploy a distributed system. The availability of a too...


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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES PUBLIC PREVIEW OF APACHE KAFKA ON HDINSIGHT WITH AZURE MANAGED DISKS

    Jun 16, 2017

    HDInsight set a firm goal of helping enterprises build secure, robust, scalable open source streaming pipelines on Azure. To meet this goal, a few months ago we announced a limited preview of Managed Kafka on Azure HDInsight. The addition of Kafka on HDInsight completes the ingestion piece for scala...


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    RSA CTO: CYBER HYPOCHONDRIA CAN LEAD TO A FATAL BUSINESS HEART ATTACK

    Jun 16, 2017

    The profile of cyber attacks is growing rapidly across the globe in light of major attacks such as the WannaCry ransomware. While awareness is increasing, however, businesses must prioritise risks to be able to defend ourselves at all. According to RSA CTO Zulfikar Ramzan, some organisations approac...


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    ARYAKA LAUNCHES CLIENTLESS SD-WAN FOR REMOTE WORKERS

    Jun 15, 2017

    Global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) vendor Aryaka is extending its portfolio to offer SmartAccess, a clientless SD-WAN. SmartAccess has all of the same features as Aryaka’s primary service, SmartConnect, but is made for users that rely on remote connectivity. Clientless SD-WAN m...


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    VMWARE AND PIVOTAL COLLABORATE TO ENABLE APP DEVELOPERS THROUGH MODERNIZED IT

    Jun 15, 2017

    VMware and Pivotal Software are collaborating to more closely integrate Pivotal Cloud FoundryⓇ with VMware NSXⓇ, VMware vSphereⓇ, and other VMware products in order to both empower development teams and modernize enterprise infrastructure. Together, VMware and Pivotal are enabling enterprises to acc...


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    WANNACRY HACKERS JUST GETTING STARTED, FORMER FEDERAL CISO SAYS

    Jun 15, 2017

    The initial WannaCry attack on May 12 rocked the globe and security experts are now saying it infected at least a million more systems than originally thought.While conservative estimates place the number of impacted computers at about 300,000 in some 150 countries, security firm Kryptus Logic CEO S...


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    AZURE MONITORING FOR DAAS PROVIDER

    Jun 14, 2017

    This DaaS provider has delivered desktop workloads to users via Citrix XenDestkop from their local datacenter for several years. However, the influx of new customers has driven demand to a level that they could not sustain in their existing model. Procuring and provisioning datacenter resources was ...


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    IRISH CLOUD PROVIDER OPTS FOR TEGILE HYBRID FLASH STORAGE

    Jun 13, 2017

    Ireland-based cloud services provider Savenet has upgraded its storage to Tegile hybrid flash storage arrays. The company made a decision not to continue with Huawei storage despite its flash cache component. Key advantages of the Tegile move have been savings in power and space footprint and data d...


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    TFL DEVELOPS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE APP ON FACEBOOK MESSENGER

    Jun 13, 2017

    Transport for London (TfL) has developed an intelligent agent-based chatbot on Facebook’s artificial intelligence (AI) application programming interface (API). The social media TravelBot is digital travel assistant that can be accessed through Facebook’s Messenger app. It uses artificial...


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    IT DIRECTORS DIVIDED ON AI AND AUTOMATION – TECH TO CREATE OR DISPLACE JOBS?

    Jun 12, 2017

    Automation and AI – you can’t get very far in the trade or national press without stumbling across the buzzwords of the moment. Some headlines project the fear of a robot uprising, with human workers booted out of the workplace in favor of machines. On the other side of the fence you hav...


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    BLACKBERRY LETS DEVELOPERS EMBED BBM IN ANDROID AND IOS APPS

    Jun 12, 2017

    Enterprise application developers have a new choice for secure messaging systems, thanks to today’s launch of BlackBerry’s BBM Enterprise SDK. As the name implies, the tool allows developers to embed a version of BlackBerry’s messaging technology inside their iOS and Android applic...


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    HPE MERGES IT, OT WITH EDGELINE SOFTWARE PLATFORM TO CRUNCH IOT DATA

    Jun 07, 2017

    Before the advent of sensors in cars, phones, thermostats, refrigerators and factory-floor devices, information technology and operational technology were two different worlds. The Internet of Things is changing that. Now, as a sea of data is sucked in to all kinds of devices in all sorts of places,...


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    HPE DISCOVER: HYBRID IT WILL DOMINATE, IN-MEMORY COMPUTING TO RISE

    Jun 07, 2017

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise declared a positive hybrid on-premise and cloud future for IT at its Discover 2017 conference in Las Vegas, while heralding in-memory computing as new vista. HPE continued to emerge as a slimmed down operation at the event, shorn of full-scale systems integration services,...


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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=45184518

    THE IT DEPARTMENT’S GUIDE TO BREXIT

    Jun 05, 2017

    When it comes to their Brexit preparations, it turns out that UK enterprises are evenly divided into two camps – at least when it comes to their IT. Avanade conducted research that asked senior IT leaders at UK organisations about their plans for Brexit. The poll found that almost exactly half...


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    THE ART OF MAINTAINING BUSINESS BUY-IN

    Jun 05, 2017

    IT leaders must consistently demonstrate value and hone C-Suite relationships to maintain buy-in for key initiatives — an increasingly difficult challenge in an era when speed trumps all. For years, CIOs and their teams toiled through multiyear, multiphase initiatives, from implementing new ER...


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    WITH MACHINE LEARNING AND AI IN HEALTHCARE, CAN YOU SPEAK THE LANGUAGE?

    Jun 02, 2017

    As artificial intelligence and machine learning start to make their mark on healthcare in a big way, there's no shortage of hype. But there’s also no small amount of uncertainty about just what it all means – literally.


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    HEALTH IT NOW TO TOM PRICE: LIMIT ONC'S 'OVERSTEP AND MISSION CREEP'

    May 31, 2017

    Industry coalition Health IT Now on Wednesday called on Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to focus on interoperability, kill information blocking, and reduce both healthcare costs and the existing regulatory burden on hospitals and physicians. Health IT Now’s calls on Congress arri...


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    CISCO AND IBM TEAM UP, WILL LEVERAGE AI TO TAKE ON CYBERTHREATS

    May 31, 2017

    Cisco and IBM announced a partnership to combat the pervasive threat of cybercrime by tying certain products, including Watson, security services and threat intelligence together to help healthcare organizations more quickly detect and mitigate threats. Cisco will build new applications for IBM&rsqu...


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    VA SECRETARY CONDEMNS CURRENT STATE OF VA, TARGETS OUT-OF-DATE IT

    May 31, 2017

    In what he called a “top-to-bottom review” of the agency’s challenges, Shulkin named the VA’s biggest flaws: care access, healthcare quality, reimbursement to providers who care for veterans outside of the VA, extending the choice program and the VA’s severely outdated ...


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    DESPITE CONTROVERSIES, PAUL RYAN NAMES PATRICK SOON-SHIONG TO HEALTH IT COMMITTEE

    May 31, 2017

    Billionaire biotech mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong will join the Health IT Advisory Committee, a spokeswoman for House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, told Politico.The 25-member committee, established through the 21st Century Cures Act, will advise the president and his administration on health IT ...


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    REMOTE DESKTOP TEAM CONSIDERATIONS

    May 30, 2017

    In today’s corporate environment, IT administrators typically need to manage many different remote systems. These systems can be physical systems that are on-premises or they can be virtual machines (VMs) that are local or in the cloud.


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    VMWARE PARTNER LEADERSHIP SUMMIT LOOKS TO FUTURE OF IT

    May 30, 2017

    VMware Partner Leadership Summit is taking place this week at Rancho Palos Verdes, California. This annual, invite-only event brings together VMware partners, including solution providers, service providers, system integrators, distributors, technology partners, and OEM partners. By design, the even...


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    CONTAINERS: A PRIMER FOR ENTERPRISE IT PROS

    May 30, 2017

    The buzz around containers, particularly the Docker container platform, is hard to avoid. Containerization of applications promises speed and agility, capabilities that are essential in today's fast-paced IT environment. But outside the world of DevOps, containers can still be an unfamiliar tech...


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    INDIAN IT INDUSTRY IS ALIVE AND KICKING: TATA GROUP CHIEF N CHANDRASEKARAN

    May 29, 2017

    Next to a news report bemoaning the lack of job creation in the IT industry in a business newspaper last week, there was an advertisement looking for UX/UI designers, full stack web developers, data scientists, data visualisers and Java coders. From back-office systems to supply chains, from logisti...


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    WEB DEVELOPMENT COMPANY THE NINEHERTZ LAUNCHES OPERATIONS IN DUBAI

    May 29, 2017

    The company has been operating since 2009 and is providing mobile & web app development solutions to its clients worldwide. The Nine Hertz started out as a telecom company under the supervision of Mr. Hemendra Singh and Narendra Singh, two college friends who studied engineering together at BMIT...


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    CHINA ATTEMPTED TO CENSOR GOOGLE’S AI BEATING ITS GO CHAMPION

    May 26, 2017

    China’s state censors tried hard to prevent citizens from watching Google’s artificial intelligence beat the nation’s Go champion. Ke Jie was once enthusiastic about his chances and said “Bring it on!” when the AlphaGo AI beat South Korean champion Lee Sedol with a 4-1 ...


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    AI: THE PROMISE AND THE PERIL

    May 25, 2017

    Artificial intelligence is here and its presence and associated disruption will increase in the future. Panelists at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium discussed ways to ease that disruption. The forecast is not all gloomy – artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and automation are also ...


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    APPLE LAUNCHES APP DEVELOPMENT CURRICULUM FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

    May 24, 2017

    Apple today launched a new app development curriculum designed for students who want to pursue careers in the fast-growing app economy. The curriculum is available as a free download today from Apple’s iBooks Store. App Development with Swift is a full-year course designed by Apple engineers a...


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    COMPANY ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE FOR BLOCKCHAIN OPERATING SYSTEM

    May 23, 2017

    blockchain developer block.one announced it was developing open source software for EOS - a new blockchain operating system designed for commercial decentralized applications. The software will make use of the asynchronous communication between executable distributed code contracts and parallel proc...


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    ON SEEING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH IT FOR MYSELF

    May 23, 2017

    Persistent infrastructure and talent acquisition concerns render the industry not-quite-ready to embrace the next generation of health IT. But we’re getting close. EHRs are everywhere … no, wait, you already know that. What’s more elusive, though, is exactly what the next generati...


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    GCC FIRMS NEED TO REVIEW IT POLICIES TO ATTRACT MILLENNIALS

    May 21, 2017

    Organisations in the Gulf Cooperation Council need to review their IT policies in a bid to attract future next-generation talent, Gulf Business Machines (GBM) executive said. GBM’s sixth survey shows that in the digital transformation era, GCC enterprises are still setting IT policies that don...


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    INDIAN IT INDUSTRY RIGHTLY SHOULD BE IN PANIC: RAJAT GUPTA

    May 18, 2017

    The Indian IT industry "rightly" should be in "panic" mode as it has not kept pace with the fast-changing innovation, India-born former McKinsey head Rajat Gupta has said. He said industries today "have to constantly move with innovation" as basic IT work gets automated and advanced innovations such...


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    COMPUTER SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CAN GENERATE NATIONAL ECONOMY

    May 18, 2017

    Computer software development and tests play an important role in developing the national economy when Malaysia becomes the hub of these programmes. Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah (pix) said this was because Malaysia is set to become the destination of choi...


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    CODE REVIEW IS THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE SOFTWARE QUALITY ACCORDING TO GLOBAL SURVEY

    May 18, 2017

    SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, released the results of its latest industry survey in the report, “The State of Code Review 2017: Trends & Insights into Dev Collaboration.” The survey was designed to establish benchmarks for the software industry c...


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    ANDROID GO IS GOOGLE’S PUSH TOWARDS THE NEXT 2 BILLION SMARTPHONES

    May 18, 2017

    Google’s Android operating system is now powering more than 2 billion devices globally, but the company’s attention is now on the next 2 billion. In comparison, Apple announced in January that 1 billion devices globally are running iOS.


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    GOOGLE IS ADDING KOTLIN AS AN OFFICIAL PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE FOR ANDROID DEVELOPMENT

    May 17, 2017

    Google just announced that it will officially support Kotlin on Android as a “first-class” language. Kotlin is a super new programming language built by JetBrains, which also coincidentally develops the JetBrains IDE that Android Studio — Google's official developer tool &mdash...


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    SONATA SOFTWARE GEARS UP WITH ITS NEW DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OFFERING ‘PLATFORMATION’

    May 17, 2017

    City based Sonata Software - a global IT services company is all set to formally launch its new digital business transformation offering ‘Platformation’ in the next few months. This offering is designed and built with the primary focus on enabling businesses and organisations to adopt te...


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    INDATA ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF EPIC DATA API

    May 16, 2017

    INDATA, a leading industry provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms, today announced the general release of Epic Data API, a complete technology toolkit for connecting systems and data sources, extending or creating software programs, custom reports and mobile-friendly applic...


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    EPLUS ACQUIRING CISCO PREMIER PARTNER AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST ONECLOUD

    May 16, 2017

    Solution provider ePlus Technology is acquiring a cloud and software development specialist that it says will allow it add DevOps and OpenStack expertise to help clients with cloud-based solutions and infrastructure.


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    MAJOR CITY CONFERENCE TO EXPLORE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

    May 15, 2017

    Galway Bay fm newsroom – A major conference exploring the art of software development will take place in the city in the coming weeks. AtlanTec is being hosted by the Information Technology Association of Galway. Up to 300 global software developers will attend the event which will discuss the...


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    ITEXICO, STRATAMATION TO TEAM ON BUNDLED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

    May 15, 2017

    Software development company iTexico and management consultancy Stratamation have joined forces to offer an innovative bundle of software development services to North American funded startups, growth and mid-market companies.


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    GOOGLE WILL REVIEW WEB APPS THAT WANT ACCESS TO ITS USERS' DATA

    May 15, 2017

    Based on a new risk assessment process, some apps that want to use Google's identity services might need to undergo a review. To better enforce its policy regarding access to user data through its APIs (application programming interfaces), which states that apps should not mislead users when pre...


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    IT SECTOR LAYOFFS MAY CONTINUE FOR 1-2 YEARS, THINGS WILL LOOK UP IN NEXT TWO QUARTERS, SAY EXPERTS

    May 14, 2017

    As digitisation and automation become the new normal, IT biggies like Infosys, Cognizant and Tech Mahindra are seeing a spate of layoffs and this trend may continue for the next 1-2 years, say experts.


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    U.S. INTELLIGENCE CHIEFS SAY REVIEWING USE OF KASPERSKY SOFTWARE

    May 12, 2017

    U.S. intelligence officials told a Congressional committee on Thursday they are reviewing government use of software from Russia's Kaspersky Lab as senators raised concerns that Moscow might use the product to attack American computer networks.


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    PORTLAND, OREGON, AUTHORIZES SUBPOENA OVER UBER SOFTWARE TOOL

    May 11, 2017

    The city of Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday directed its attorneys to issue a subpoena intended to force Uber Technologies Inc to disclose software that helped its drivers evade local transportation authorities.Uber has acknowledged using the software, known as Greyball, to circumvent government offi...


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    XAMARIN LIVE PLAYER (ALMOST) TAKES THE MAC OUT OF IOS DEVELOPMENT

    May 11, 2017

    With the Xamarin tooling built in to Visual Studio, iOS and Android developers can already use a PC for a big part of their dev process by using the Visual Studio IDE for writing their code. For iOS development, however, there has always been an extra complication: the actual software building and d...


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    GITLAB BRINGS CONTAINER-BASED DEVELOPMENT TO ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

    May 10, 2017

    Brendan Burns, Partner Architect at Microsoft Corp. and co-founder of Kubernetes, added, "Containers are delivering the promise of cloud computing. As more teams introduce containers into their development workflows, it becomes increasingly important for software development tools to improve th...


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    PANAYA, TRICENTIS JOIN FORCES TO DELIVER SAP BUSINESS PROCESS TESTING PLATFORM

    May 10, 2017

    Software test automation provider Tricentis, alongside its partner Panaya, a SaaS-based test management specialist, have announced the launch of a new platform designed for testing SAP business processes.


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    NODE.JS FRAMEWORK TO BUILD SCALABLE ARCHITECTURES THAT DELIVER PROMISING RESULTS

    May 10, 2017

    Node.js suffers from minor criticism like not supporting multi-threaded programming and heavy duty operations. Whenever a user executes a large number of tasks, then node takes time while executing them one after the other.


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    THE BEST MAC FOR APP DEVELOPMENT 2017

    May 10, 2017

    If you're an app developer, or are considering trying your hand at creating your own app in the future, you've come to the right place. Here, we look at which Mac is best for developers. Apple's Swift programming language means that creating and building an app for MacOS or iOS is more a...


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    HOMEPOCKET LAUNCHES REAL WEBSITES - CUSTOM WEB DEVELOPMENT FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS

    May 09, 2017

    To meet the expectations of the growing number of people who begin their home search online, HomePocket, a residential real estate listing marketplace and data-driven marketing engine today announced the launch of Real Websites, a custom website development offering specifically for real estate agen...


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    SALESFORCE NAMED A LEADER IN APPLICATION PLATFORMS AS A SERVICE - GARTNER

    May 08, 2017

    Enterprise IT is rapidly embracing a more efficient, low-code approach to application development. 82% of IT professionals say they are willing and ready to try low code in their organizations to achieve better IT-business collaboration, more time for IT to focus on complex tasks, and higher levels ...


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    A.I. IS IN A ‘GOLDEN AGE’ AND SOLVING PROBLEMS THAT WERE ONCE IN THE REALM OF SCI-FI, JEFF BEZOS SAYS

    May 08, 2017

    Artificial intelligence development has seen an "amazing renaissance" and is beginning to solve problems that were once seen as science fiction, according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.


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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FAILS ON KENTUCKY DERBY PREDICTIONS

    May 07, 2017

    A platform that crowdsources the insights of experts to make predictions on events has come up short in its second attempt to call the Kentucky Derby. It got last year’s race exactly right. That success earned Unanimous this year an official handicapping partnership with Churchill Downs, the r...


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    MICROSERVICES PAVING ROAD TO CONTINUOUS MODULAR DEVELOPMENT

    May 04, 2017

    In a tech world where microservices architecture is enabling unprecedented agility and scalability Gartner is predicting by 2018 most application platform as a service providers will include microservices infrastructure capabilities. The concept which sounds simple enough has given rise to a whole n...


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    5 BEST FRAMEWORKS FOR WEB DEVELOPMENT IN 2017

    May 03, 2017

    Do you want to know what are the best frameworks for web development in 2017? The short answer is as always - it depends! It is also worth mentioning that PHP tops the list of the most in-demand skills at Upwork. And oftentimes, employers, who are looking for PHP specialists also have framework pref...


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    JIVE SOFTWARE: HOW HUMANS CAN COLLABORATE WITH ‘THINGS’

    May 03, 2017

    The software itself is based on an open platform and the core chunk of Jive that creates the ‘special sauce’ is accessible via a software development kit (SDK) so, essentially, this means developers can ‘program to’, ‘extract from’ and ‘integrate with’...


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    RED HAT LAUNCHES OPENSHIFT.IO

    May 03, 2017

    S-based open source software solutions company Red Hat has unveiled an end-to-end cloud-native development environment called Red Hat OpenShift.io. The free online software allows developers to create container-based applications. It was designed for development teams to effectively collaborate wher...


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    NEW ‘DRONE PRIX’ APP BUILT FROM DJI SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT

    May 02, 2017

    Developed using DJI’s software development kit (SDK), the “Drone Prix” is the first-ever AR mobile app created specifically for DJI’s aerial platforms, according to the companies, which add that the goal is to help new drone pilots master their skills in a “fun, safe an...


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    DOES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DISCRIMINATE?

    May 02, 2017

    As the old joke goes, on the internet nobody knows you're a dog. But thanks to the rise of artificial intelligence, not only do today's machines know you're a canine, they can tell what color dog you are -- and may treat you differently as a result. Until last February, Facebook allowed ...


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    WANT TO RESTRAIN IT SPENDING? MOVE MORE TO OPEX, GARTNER ANALYST TELLS MIDMARKET TECH EXECS

    May 02, 2017

    Business spending on information technology may comprise only four percent of the average corporate budget, but there's an opportunity to save more by shifting some of that cost from capital expenditures to the operational costs, midmarket IT executives were told Tuesday.


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    HEXAWARE AND GENROCKET PARTNER TO OFFER ACCELERATED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS BASED ON TEST DATA GENERATION TECHNOLOGY

    May 02, 2017

    A key ingredient for automating and accelerating the software test process is through a new and innovative approach that produces real-time test data based on GenRocket’s patented Test Data Generation (TDG) technology and supports the growing demand for continuous integration and testing.


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    COLLABNET NAMED VISIONARY IN GARTNER ENTERPRISE AGILE PLANNING TOOLS MAGIC QUADRANT

    May 01, 2017

    CollabNet solutions are used widely to expedite application development and improve quality. This report cites among its strengths CollabNet's ability to help organizations move from Waterfall to Agile development methods, bridging between traditional IT legacy applications and new technologies....


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    EXADEL JOINS RED HAT APPLICATION PLATFORM PARTNER PROGRAM

    May 01, 2017

    Exadel (www.exadel.com), a global software engineering firm, today announced that it has joined the Red Hat Application Platform Partner program. The program was introduced by Red Hat during the 2017 Red Hat North America Partner Conference and is designed to enable deeper collaboration between Red ...


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    VECTOR, CITRIX TO BRING VIRTUALIZATION SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY TO MICRO SATELLITES

    May 01, 2017

    Vector, a micro satellite space launch company comprised of NewSpace and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Sea Launch and VMware, announced that it will join forces with Citrix to bring datacenter and cloud virtualization technology into space through the developmen...


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    MOBILE PHONE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER

    Apr 30, 2017

    Some files can be sent via Whatsapp as an attachment. But still the videos are lengthy and can not be sent using this method. This week I will revisit an area I once talked about last year. This is the development of mobile applications for phones and tablets.


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    HOOTSUITE TOOTS & GETS CUTE ON NEW DEVELOPER LOOT

    Apr 28, 2017

    The fund is a US$5 million initiative established to to support software application development professionals (and rookies) who are specifically targeting what has been called ‘enterprise-strength integrations with and for’ the Hootsuite platform.


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    HOW TO DRIVE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

    Apr 27, 2017

    And if you’re looking for software talent to innovate, don’t simply think that hiring millennials is your path to software development innovation, either. While millennials are certainly “digital natives” as well as innovative thinkers, they may have their own plans.


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    SALESFORCE REPORT LOOKS AT WHAT MAKES IT DEPARTMENTS SUCCESSFUL

    Apr 26, 2017

    For this year’s report Salesforce broke out what it identified as high-, low- and under-performing IT departments based on how IT teams described their own operations. Only 15 to 18 percent rated themselves as high performers versus their peers.The report also breaks out innovation as a potent...


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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND STARTUPS: THE AI GOLD RUSH

    Apr 26, 2017

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is the hot technology for Silicon Valley startups (I’ve personally talked to 15 AI startups in the past year). In fact, AngelList currently lists more than 2,000 AI startups with an average valuation of $5 million. In his TED Talk, digital visionary Kevin Kelly des...


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    HONEYWELL PROCESS SOLUTIONS LAUNCHES OPC UA SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT

    Apr 26, 2017

    Honeywell Process Solutions today announced the first robust, fully scalable software toolkit that simplifies the interconnection of industrial software systems, enabling them to communicate with each other regardless of platform, operating system or size. The Matrikon® FLEX OPC Unified Architec...


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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE HAS POTENTIAL TO MAKE SUPERHUMANS

    Apr 26, 2017

    "Artificial intelligence can enable partnerships where each human on the team is doing what they do best," he told the popular technology conference. Gruber, a co-creator of Siri and artificial intelligence research at Apple, told of being drawn to the field three decades ago by the potent...


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    ORACLE DELIVERS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ACROSS ITS CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CLOUD

    Apr 26, 2017

    Oracle announced a slew of AI-driven capabilities across its Customer Experience Cloud Suite  today that are designed to help users to deliver better, faster and more personal experiences.


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    INSTRUMENTATION: EMBRACING SOFTWARE WITHOUT COMPROMISING SECURITY

    Apr 26, 2017

    Companies face a terrible choice. Either transform their business into software and accept rampant vulnerabilities and breaches, or lose the innovation race with their competitors. Companies always choose software – there will be 111 billion lines of new code written in 2017. And our tradition...


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    DENALI ADVANCED INTEGRATION LAUNCHES ENTERPRISE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

    Apr 25, 2017

    Denali Advanced Integration, a global leader in providing world-class Enterprise IT solutions and services, today announced the formation of Denali’s Enterprise Application Development Division. The new division is the culmination of our vision and commitment to our customers to create a 360-d...


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    HONEYWELL INTRODUCES SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT SIMPLIFYING IIOT CONNECTIVITY

    Apr 25, 2017

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions announced the first robust, fully scalable software toolkit that simplifies the interconnection of industrial software systems, enabling them to communicate with each other regardless of platform, operating system or size. The Matrikon® FLEX OPC Unified Ar...


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    SOFTWARE VULNERABILITIES KILL VENDORS’ PRODUCTIVITY, TOO

    Apr 25, 2017

    Last December we found out about a new vulnerability in Netgear routers. This is yet another occurrence in a long list of mishaps that can allow attackers to take over networking and security equipment and as a result gain a foothold in our networks and compromise business or personal information.


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    ‘CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE’: TRAVEL RETAIL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY DATALEX EXPANDS ITS UK FOOTPRINT

    Apr 24, 2017

    Staff at the new hub will develop key skills in software delivery specifically for travel retailers, as well as hone their knowledge of Java and Java-related web technologies, application support and automation testing.


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    THESE ARE THE FASTEST GROWING DEVELOPER TECHNOLOGIES IN THE UK AND IRELAND

    Apr 24, 2017

    You can learn about about the technologies developers prefer to use (or, rather, are made to use) just by looking at data from Stack Overflow. The site allows devs to ask all sorts of questions, from the remedial to the advanced, on a range of programming languages and developer technologies. Today,...


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    ORACLE FLOATS JAVA HARDWARE ACCELERATION PROPOSAL

    Apr 24, 2017

    Streams in Java allow developers to express calculations so that data parallelism can be efficiently exploited, and the Stream capability in Java Standard Edition 8 is for processing data declaratively while leveraging multicore architectures.


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    SYSTEM76 WANTS TO BUILD ITS OWN HARDWARE FOR ITS LINUX-BASED COMPUTERS

    Apr 24, 2017

    System76 is building up quite a name for itself, being one of a very limited number of companies selling only computers running Linux-based operating systems. Now the aim is to branch out; System76 wants to design and build its own hardware, while representing the open source community as it does so...


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    ACCENTURE LAUNCHES TOUCH-LESS TESTING PLATFORM; TO ENABLE FASTER SOFTWARE TESTING

    Apr 24, 2017

    Accenture on Monday announced the launch of its new platform for automated, analytics-driven software testing, after successfully completing pilots with 10 clients around the world. The company's 'Touchless Testing Platform' brings together leading open source, commercial and Accenture p...


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    ATTENTION FOODIES: THREE KU GRADUATES LAUNCH MOBILE APPLICATION TO RATE FOOD

    Apr 23, 2017

    The passion to bring something new for food lovers and to step up in the world of entrepreneurship motivated three university classmates to develop a mobile application called Top5, to rate and review the services of restaurants.


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    NVIDIA GEFORCE EXPERIENCE NODE.JS SECURITY VULNERABILITY

    Apr 23, 2017

    Sec Consult security researchers discovered a vulnerability in Nvidia's GeForce Experience software that allows attackers to bypass Windows application whitelisting. Nvidia's GeForce Experience is a program that Nvidia installs by default in its driver packages. The program, initially design...


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    INNOFIED RANKS #8 AS TOP MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT COMPANIES IN INDIA

    Apr 23, 2017

    Innofied Solution keeps their head high and continues to maintain their consistency as one of the top mobile app development companies. This time they rank #8 in the list of Top mobile app developers in India as per Clutch Leader Matrix.


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    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA IN SOFTWARE TESTING IS MISSING?

    Apr 21, 2017

    You can't test something if you don't know what it's supposed to do. Often, testers have a very incomplete understanding of what they're testing. Here's how to fix the problem.


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    MICROSOFT INFUSES SQL SERVER WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Apr 20, 2017

    SQL Server 2017, which will run on both Windows and Linux, is inching closer to release with a set of artificial intelligence capabilities that will change the way enterprises derive value from their business data, according to Microsoft.

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    USING NODEJS AND JSON IN MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 20, 2017

    For those who are new to application development, older technologies such as PHP and SQL were used to create web based applications based on databases and these were confirmed by a lack of scalability, and often needed a complete redevelopment in order to expand the platform. The emergence of Javasc...


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    DOCKERCON: MICROSOFT’S HYPER-V ISOLATION TECHNOLOGY, BITBUCKET PIPELINES, TWISTLOCK 2.0, RANCHER LABS

    Apr 20, 2017

    For instance, Microsoft announced plans to extend its Hyper-V isolation technology in order to power Linux containers on Windows Server. According to the company, developers have faced limitations when it came to running Linux images on a Linux host and Windows images on a Windows ghost. This new an...


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    XBOSOFT EXPERTS EXPLORE HEALTHCARE SOFTWARE TESTING CHALLENGES, SOLUTIONS

    Apr 20, 2017

    After decades of treating medical software as though it were a disease, the healthcare industry has begun to embrace technology in almost every aspect of the profession. Now new applications built on every conceivable platform are flooding the medical tech market. Most are designed to address three ...


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    MICROSOFT OUTLOOK GROUPS COLLABORATION COMES TO MAC, IOS, ANDROID

    Apr 19, 2017

    Microsoft is turning the email inbox into a less insular experience for users of Outlook on macoS, iOS and Android. "We're working on the best way to integrate Groups in Outlook for Windows 10 Mobile," said Microsoft in a related FAQ. "In the meantime, the Outlook Groups app for W...


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    GELI MAKES STORAGE PROJECT DESIGN SOFTWARE AVAILABLE FOR FREE

    Apr 19, 2017

    Software company Geli released a new online program to streamline and optimize the design process for commercial storage. Project developers can choose among various software systems for sketching out new installations, but they don’t calculate the project specs with the same modeling the cust...


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    ​HOW EMERGING COMPANIES DEVELOP SALABLE SOFTWARE

    Apr 19, 2017

    You're a small business owner and you have an idea that you want to turn into a marketable software product -- but you're not a software developer. Little also discovered that it wasn't enough simply to find a developer who knew how to code the application. Professional software develope...


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    A DATA-DRIVEN APPROACH TO SECURITY DECISION MAKING

    Apr 19, 2017

    In a world where hard data and agents powered by Artificial Intelligence algorithms increasingly drive decisions, we do not have a way to measure ‘security’ in a software solution quickly. There are many aspects to software security, including the set of practices in place to deal with i...


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    JYTHON: PYTHON FOR THE JAVA PLATFORM [PIRATES OF THE JVM]

    Apr 18, 2017

    We’re still sailing the Dynamic Sea — you’ve already met Gosu and Golo so now it’s time to meet Jython, the island where Java sailors get seduced by Python. We talked to Frank Wierzbicki, Jython Project Lead about its advantages and disadvantages, its core principles and more...


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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, ROBOTICS TO BE PART OF PATIENT CARE AT NEW WOODLANDS HOSPITAL

    Apr 18, 2017

    At the new hospital, clinicians will make use of artificial intelligence to make sense of large amounts of data quickly. This will allow them to improve diagnostic accuracy and provide cheaper, better and faster care, the hospital said.


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    QOS ENERGY SOFTWARE TO MONITOR AUSTRALIA WIND FARM

    Apr 18, 2017

    French renewable energy project developer Neoen has chosen an O&M management platform from QOS Energy to monitor the 315 MW Hornsdale wind power project in Australia. Neoen says one main benefit of the system “is the fact that no additional hardware or system installation is required onsit...


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    HALIUM IS AN OPEN SOURCE PROJECT WORKING TOWARDS A COMMON BASE FOR NON-ANDROID MOBILE OPERATING SYSTEMS

    Apr 18, 2017

    These have been ambitious, often long-running non-Android, GNU/Linux-based mobile operating systems. However, fragmentation is making development and user adoption quite difficult for these alternative operating systems… but that is where Project Halium comes in.


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    FARFETCH HAS CREATED AN OPERATING SYSTEM FOR BRICKS AND MORTAR RETAIL IN ITS NEW ‘STORE OF THE FUTURE’ PLATFORM

    Apr 18, 2017

    The SoF is built around the central idea of an opt-in data-sharing concept called 'Universal log-in' via the Farfetch app, where shopper’s online browsing and in store shopping behaviors are stored to deliver a more personalised experience.


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    SNAPLOGIC BETS AI TECHNOLOGY CALLED IRIS WILL SPEED UP ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION

    Apr 18, 2017

    Iris, an artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by SnapLogic, powers an integration recommendation engine that aims to make it easier for analysts and business leaders to connect data and process application flows. AI will sit in the middle of SnapLogic's Enterprise Integration Cloud ...


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    GOOGLE AGREES TO OPEN ANDROID TO COMPETING APPS IN RUSSIA

    Apr 17, 2017

    Google and Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog agreed to settle a two-year-long disagreement over Google's Android software. According to the settlement, which Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service announced Monday, Google will stop demanding phone makers give exclusivity and priority to its...


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    A FRUITFUL FINALE TO INTERNET ECONOMY SUMMIT

    Apr 13, 2017

    The Main Forum and Youth Forum of the Internet Economy Summit were held today (April 12), bringing a fruitful finale to the Summit. The three-day Summit staged from April 10 to 12 attracted some 4,500 participants. Speaking at the Main Forum, the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas ...


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    TIBCO SOFTWARE LAUNCHES MASHERY PROFESSIONAL, ITS NEW API MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

    Apr 11, 2017

    TIBCO Software, a provider of integration solutions, API management and analytics, announces the availability of its new API management offer, TIBCO Mashery Professional. Designed to accelerate digital and easy-to-use transformation activities, Mashery Professional enables you to secure and package ...


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    SAMSUNG UNIT IN INDIA TOPS CHARTS FOR FILING IT PATENTS

    Apr 10, 2017

    Samsung R&D Institute India filed the maximum number of patent applications in the IT sector in 2015-16, followed by home-grown TCS and Wipro. According to the annual report of Office of the Controller General of patents, designs, trademarks and geographical indications, the other top applicants...


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    BYE-BYE, BIG BOX: HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE WAKING UP STORAGE MARKET

    Apr 10, 2017

    Enterprise storage has been the sleepy part of IT. While servers and networks have been completely reimagined over the past ten years, big-box storage has changed relatively little and is more often viewed as a necessary evil than a business driver.


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    ARCTIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADDS INTACCT CLOUD ERP SOFTWARE TO ITS PORTFOLIO

    Apr 07, 2017

    Arctic Information Technology (Arctic IT), a leading technology consulting firm focused on Tribal Enterprise, Tribal Government and Tribal Casino Management today announced a new partnership with Intacct, the innovation and customer satisfaction leader in cloud ERP software. As an Intacct Business P...


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    ORACLE’S JAVA-ON-JAVA EXPERIMENT PICKS UP STEAM

    Apr 06, 2017

    Oracle is moving forward with its Java-on-Java intentions, in which Java would be implemented on itself via the experimental Project Metropolis. With Metropolis, the company proceeds on building a JIT (just-in-time) compiler written in Java, said Georges Saab, Oracle vice president of development fo...


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    NUTANIX CLOUD IMPROVES VHI’S IT FLEXIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE

    Apr 05, 2017

    Nutanix has announced the implementation of its enterprise cloud solution for insurance provider, Vhi Group. Currently supporting more than one hundred developers and testers, the new platform is designed to increase efficiencies and reduce Vhi’s IT costs.


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    SINGAPORE ADDS TO INDIAN IT SECTOR'S WOES BY KEEPING WORK PERMITS ON HOLD

    Apr 04, 2017

    Even as visa issues with its largest markets continue to trouble the Indian IT industry, Singapore has also added to the industry's woes, by keeping several applications for work permits on hold since last year. Cancelling visa requests would also constitute a violation, and hence, Singapore has...


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    IT MODERNISATION CAN BOOST REVENUE AND CUT COSTS

    Apr 03, 2017

    IT modernisation is essential to addressing the needs of modern digital businesses, according to a new report by Avanade. The report is based on a poll of 800 IT decision makers in organisations scattered all over the world. On average, IT decision makers believe that by modernising IT, they could b...


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    FBI PAID GEEK SQUAD ‘INFORMANTS’ TO SEARCH COMPUTERS FOR CHILD PORN, SAYS COURT FILING

    Apr 03, 2017

    Geek Squad employees will notify law enforcement if they find child pornography while fixing customers’ computers, and in many states, they’re legally required to do so. The question is whether technicians are specifically acting as FBI informants to find material that the agency would o...


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    BAYSTATE INNOVATION CENTER LAUNCHES SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT TO ACCELERATE HEALTH IT INNOVATION

    Apr 03, 2017

    Health IT innovation center TechSpring, in partnership with InterSystems and J2 Interactive, has just announced the launch of a new software development environment to accelerate innovation for healthcare technology leaders by providing them with access to real healthcare resources and data. The env...


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    GOOGLE AND SYMANTEC FACING SECURITY AND ENCRYPTION PROTOCOLS ON THE WEB

    Apr 02, 2017

    Both Google and computer security company Symantec have begun a small "cold war" due to mistrust they have begun to maintain from Mountain View with security certificates issued by the company responsible for Norton antivirus. The European Commission wants new measures to access encrypted ...


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    NINTENDO SWITCH EMULATORS: SYMANTEC WARNS OF FRAUD AND MALWARE

    Apr 02, 2017

    Although numerous offers are routed to alleged programs, most of them are attempts to get sensitive data or to infect PCs with malware, as Symantec is currently warning. Soon after the Nintendo Switch had cracked via Jailbreak, the first supposed Nintendo Switch emulators surfaced on the Internet. O...


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    GARTNER SAYS APPLICATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE MIDDLEWARE SOFTWARE MARKET REVENUE WILL REACH $27 BILLION IN 2017

    Mar 31, 2017

    The worldwide application integration and middleware (AIM) software market continues to grow faster than the overall infrastructure software market, with revenue on pace to surpass $27 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc (see Table 1).


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    DELL EMC VXRAIL LEADS COLLEGE TOWARD 'SOFTWARE-DEFINED EVERYTHING'

    Mar 30, 2017

    SimpliVity OmniCube looked promising, and he purchased one in 2016 by packaging the startup's OmniStack software with VMware hypervisors on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) servers. That lasted seven months. Youngblood said he still uses the same data protection as he had with his VNX: Dell ...


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    ZEBRA’S NEW MOBILE COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES BRING INCREASED VISIBILITY AND PRODUCTIVITY TO INDIA RETAILERS

    Mar 29, 2017

    Seventy-two percent of retailers in APAC rate managing big data as important or business-critical to their operations. Many of them anticipate investing in predictive analytics, software analytics for loss prevention and price optimization, and cameras and video analytics for operational purposes an...


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    NETAPP HELPS KAUFMAN HALL TRANSFORM BUSINESSES WITH DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHT

    Mar 28, 2017

    "To better serve our customers, support the continued growth of our business and speed innovation, we needed a fast, flexible solution," said Rafal Wozniczka, director of IT at Kaufman Hall. "The NetApp Data Fabric vision resonated with us, as we believe our future is a hybrid cloud. ...


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    ZEBRA’S MOBILE COMPUTING TECH BRINGS INCREASED VISIBILITY, PRODUCTIVITY TO INDIAN RETAILERS

    Mar 28, 2017

    Zebra Technologies Corporation – a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations – on Tuesday revealed the results of the 2017 Retail Vision Study. This body of research analyzes the technology trends shaping the future...


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    NEW ADD-ON BY SMARTBEAR UNIFIES INDUSTRY-LEADING TEST MANAGEMENT AND ISSUE MANAGEMENT TOOLS

    Mar 28, 2017

    SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, announced a new add-on to unify SmartBear’s QAComplete test management application with Atlassian’s JIRA issue management tool. The QAComplete add-on for JIRA Software allows teams to easily design, plan, execute and tra...


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    THE APACHE® SOFTWARE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 18 YEARS OF OPEN SOURCE LEADERSHIP

    Mar 28, 2017

    The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today its 18th Anniversary and accomplishments, and rallied support to ensure future innovation.


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    MILLERCOORS SUES HCL TECH OVER SOFTWARE PROJECT DELAY

    Mar 26, 2017

    IT major HCL Technologies on Saturday said its client MillerCoors has filed a lawsuit in the US against it alleging that the Indian company did not deliver an enterprise software project on agreed timelines.


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    HCL TECH TO HIRE HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS TO TRAIN THEM AS SOFTWARE ENGINEERS

    Mar 24, 2017

    HCL will, through this programme, provide a combination of academic courses for nine months and on-the-job training for three months to 100 students each in its Lucknow and Madurai training campuses. The students will learn application development, software testing, application support, and infrastr...


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    PRINTER MAKERS ARE FIGHTING TO MAKE IT ILLEGAL FOR YOU TO REFILL THEIR CARTRIDGES. YES, IT’S BONKERS.

    Mar 22, 2017

    In fact, that was Lexmark’s initial approach. The company argued that the use of replacement ink cartridges bypassed its software locks in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit saw that argument for what it was — a perversi...


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    ARE YOU AWARE OF THE LATEST IT TREND CHANGING BUSINESSES?

    Mar 22, 2017

    For many of us, IT systems are a complicated line of terms that mean very little to the uninitiated. From where it began at single-use servers, through to hardware visualisation and converged IT infrastructure. The terms themselves are enough to baffle a business owner before they find out more.


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    MOBILIZE.NET RELEASES UPDATED VISUAL BASIC UPGRADE COMPANION 7.2 FOR MICROSOFT VISUAL STUDIO 2017

    Mar 21, 2017

    Mobilize.Net helps companies move critical code to .NET, to the web, to mobile devices, and to the cloud. Every day thousands of developers use Mobilize.Net modernization tools to transform important line-of-business applications from old systems to modern platforms.


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    HCL TO ENABLE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY THAT POWERS THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE

    Mar 20, 2017

    HCL Technologies, the leading global IT services company, has been chosen as the strategic IT services provider to the Volvo Ocean Race. HCL will be responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions for the 2017-18 edition of the race around the world. The Volvo Ocean Race held every three year...


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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MAY WELL DEFINE THE WORLD OF TECHNOLOGY GOING FORWARD; HERE’S HOW

    Mar 20, 2017

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to be a defining force in the world of technology whose influence will move much beyond the IT department. Artificial intelligence (AI) might seem a very esoteric concept but the reality is that this technology is very real and it is increasingly finding wide...


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    STRONG RUPEE MAY HURT Q4 MARGINS OF INDIAN IT

    Mar 19, 2017

    Analysts say during the fourth quarter of last fiscal the value of each US dollar hovered around Rs 67 and Rs 67.5 and if it improves to Rs 65, these may see 100-130 basis point drop in margins. "If the Indian remain strong at 64-65 against US dollar, the IT services will see decline in margin ...


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    GLOBAL FINANCIAL COS' UNITS OUTGROW BIG IT NOW

    Mar 16, 2017

    Captive units of the largest global financial services firms like Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo are growing faster than the $150-billion Indian IT industry -a troubling sign for Indian technology services companies which get almost half their revenues from that sector.


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    LEOSPHERE SPEEDS UP BACKUPS AND INCREASES SYSTEM AVAILABILITY WITH ARCSERVE AND NIMBLE STORAGE

    Mar 16, 2017

    Arcserve, LLC, whose breakthrough data protection and availability solutions deliver enterprise power with small team simplicity, today announced that Leosphere, a world leader in ground-based and turbine-mounted Lidars (light detection and ranging) for atmospheric observation, has deployed a soluti...


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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO DRAMATICALLY IMPACT BUSINESSES: TCS

    Mar 15, 2017

    Artificial intelligence, regarded as "essential" to competitiveness, will have a dramatic impact on businesses by 2020, according to a study by India's leading IT services provider Tata Consultancy servicesBSE 0.15 %. Focused on the current and future impact of Artificial Intelligence ...


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    SMARTBEAR EXHIBITS API AND SOFTWARE LIFECYCLE TOOLS AT IBM INTERCONNECT 2017

    Mar 14, 2017

    SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, is exhibiting its complete product portfolio at IBM InterConnect, taking place on Sunday, March 19 – Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. At booth #663, SmartBear is providing live demonstrations of API and software lifecycl...


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    BRIT INFOSEC'S GREATEST THREAT? THUG MALWARE HOLDING NATION'S DEVICES TO RANSOM – REPORT

    Mar 14, 2017

    The National Crime Agency and newly formed National Cyber Security Centre joint report on cybercrime unsurprisingly names ransomware as the top internet menace. The report notes that ransomware is a “significant and growing” risk, with file-encrypting malware poses a threat to a greater ...


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    SECURITY BENEFITS THROUGH ENTERPRISE DATA-AS-A-SERVICE - ACTIFIO EXPLAINS HOW INFRASTRUCTURE CAN BE STRENGTHENED

    Mar 13, 2017

    The growing importance of "data" as a production factor is no longer disputed by anyone. As a result, in the opinion of Actifio, quite a few experts in Enterprise Data-as-a-Service (EDaaS) see the "Next Big Thing" in IT. In fact, EDAaS is a crucial piece of puzzle for companies t...


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    THIRD-PARTY BANKING SOFTWARE MARKET GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT TRENDS 2017-2022 INSIGHTS SHARED IN DETAILED REPORT

    Mar 13, 2017

    Global Third-party Banking Software Market Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the world's major regional market conditions of the Third-party Banking Software industry, focusing on the main regions and the main countries (United States, Europe, Japan and China).


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    FISERV ACQUIRES CASH MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE VENDOR ONLINE BANKING SOLUTIONS

    Mar 12, 2017

    Online Banking Solutions (OBS), an Atlanta-based provider of cash management software, is being taken over by banking tech giant Fiserv. Fiserv says the acquisition will fit well into its broad portfolio of commercial banking solutions, as OBS offers “complementary” products.


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    UNISYS, CSIRO PARTNERING ON THREAT ANALYTICS FOR CARGO SECURITY

    Mar 07, 2017

    IT and software company Unisys Corp. announced that it will partner with Australia’s government-backed Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), to develop software and technology that can analyze massive sets of data to identify risks posed by both passengers and c...


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    T-MOBILE PUSHING SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4 SOFTWARE UPDATE

    Mar 06, 2017

    T-Mobile is now pushing a security update to the Galaxy Note 4 that includes the January 1, 2017 Android security patches. TmoNews reader Hector received the update this morning, and after installing the 60.54MB update, the Note 4 was on software version N910TUVS2EQB1.


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    INDIAN IT INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTES IMMENSELY TO US ECONOMY: NASSCOM

    Mar 03, 2017

    The debate in the US over H-1B visas has become a political and emotive issue as there is a "yawning gap" between the facts and perception, IT industry body NASSCOM has said, contending that Indian IT firms contribute immensely to the US economy and jobs creation.


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    DOCKER INTRODUCES ENTERPRISE EDITION TO BOOST APPLICATION DEPLOYMENTS ACROSS HYBRID CLOUDS

    Mar 02, 2017

    Docker announced Thursday Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), a new commercial platform for enterprise development and IT ops teams that build, run, and operate business-critical applications in production at scale across the software supply chain. Comprised of a container runtime, with integrated and m...


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    DUTCH MANUFACTURER STANDARDISES INTERNAL IT SERVICES THROUGH UNISYS

    Mar 02, 2017

    Metal-based product maker Constellium wants to cut the costs associated with its disparate IT support operation through a contract with Unisys. Dutch Aluminium product maker Constellium is standardising its IT processes through software and services from Unisys.


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    AS IT-INFRASTRUCTURE TURNS SOFTWARE-CENTRIC, NUTANIX IS MOST OBVIOUS BENEFICIARY

    Feb 27, 2017

    Inspired by Nutanix Inc leadership in the market of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), Baird maintained an Outperform rating on the stock with a price target of $37. In a note, the firm suggested Nutanix was the “most obvious beneficiary in the industry-wide shift to software-centric infrast...


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    THE COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORPORATION FORECASTED TO EARN Q1 2018 EARNINGS OF $0.88 PER SHARE (CTSH)

    Feb 27, 2017

    Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CTSH. USS Investment Management Ltd boosted its position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation by 3.6% in the second quarter. USS Investment Management Ltd now owns 2,415,000 shares of the information technolog...


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    NORTH AMERICA IT SERVICES MARKET, BY TYPE, DEPLOYMENT TYPE, ORGANIZATION SIZE, BUSINESS FUNCTION, AND VERTICAL - FORECAST TO 2021

    Feb 27, 2017

    The North America IT services market size is expected to grow from USD 175.2 million in 2016 to USD 261.5 million by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 8.3%. The significant rise in digital data has influenced enterprises to shift towards cloud services and thus has led the adoption of...


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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REQUIRES ENTERPRISEWIDE AGILE TRANSFORMATION

    Feb 26, 2017

    In many corporate boardrooms, the word Agile conjures up images of small teams of hotshot software developers, iterating over their backlogs of requirements so rapidly they don’t have time to sit down during their daily status meetings.


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    ROBOTS, AUTOMATION, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE NOT AS SCARY FOR WORKERS AS THEY SEEM

    Feb 24, 2017

    AUTOMATION and artificial intelligence are coming to workplaces whether we like it or not but doomsday predictions of mass redundancies are not likely. Already 27 per cent of Australian decision-makers in IT and business report they have completely implemented AI for tasks, such as in data analysis,...


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    INTERSHOP STRENGTHENS NORDIC OPERATION

    Feb 23, 2017

    Gerrit Enthoven, Director Sales EMEA West at Intershop said, “Olivier brings a lot of knowledge to the table, with many years of experience in both sales management and business consultancy of IT businesses in the Nordics, at SAP, itelligence, Stibo Systems and MultiQ.”


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    MICROSOFT & TATA SHOWCASED A CONCEPT CAR WHICH USES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & THE FUTURE LOOKS VERY BRIGHT

    Feb 22, 2017

    We’re here at Microsoft India’s annual event ‘Future Decoded’ where the key focus is on digital transformation and artificial intelligence, a


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    LEXMARK UNVEILS NEW IMAGING SOLUTION SOFTWARE TO ALLOW HOSPITALS TO GO PAPERLESS

    Feb 22, 2017

    Lexmark International has introduced a new imaging solution that connects Lexmark multifunction printers (MFPs) to EDCO Health Information Solutions’ Solarity platform, a scanning and indexing software solution for medical records.


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    HERSEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EARN IT CERTIFICATES TO JUMP-START CAREERS IN CYBERSECURITY

    Feb 21, 2017

    As corporations and government agencies scramble to recruit IT professionals with skills to ward-off potential hackers, students at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights now can earn cybersecurity certifications to work in the field. "We're trying to give our students as much experie...


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    GENPACT LIMITED RISK POINTS VERSUS TECHNOLOGY

    Feb 21, 2017

    In the "Why This Matters" section at the end of this article on Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) , we're going to take a step back and show in great specificity that there is actually a lot less "luck" in successful option trading than many people know. But that's at the end, now...


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    IN DOD TECHNOLOGY DEAL, SMARTRONIX CITES DELL ALLIANCES AS KEY ADVANTAGE

    Feb 20, 2017

    Midsize solution provider Smartronix beat out competitors for a DoD cloud contract, citing its Dell Technologies partnerships as one of its advantages; more news from the week.


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    INDIAN IT INDUSTRY MAY HAVE HIT SLOWDOWN MODE, BUT BIG BETS ON DIGITAL SEGMENT MARK OUT THE SECTOR

    Feb 20, 2017

    The $155 billion Indian information technology (IT) industry is at the crossroads with growth slowing down to single digits as it faces the challenges of macro-economic instability, changed political conditions and a structural shift in the sector. While this is not cause for alarm, given that the i...


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    IT INDUSTRY FACES TWIN CHALLENGES OF TRUMP, AUTOMATION

    Feb 20, 2017

    Automation and the new US administration were the big unknowns at the technology sector’s annual shinding this week, with machines threatening to take away thousands of jobs and concerns over possible visa rule changes in the America market.


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    TECH MAHINDRA SEES BIGGER BUSINESS FROM VODAFONE-IDEA MERGER

    Feb 19, 2017

    ech Mahindra sees the proposed merger of Vodafone and Idea as a "seismic" event that will impact the IT sector, but asserted that it will benefit from such a deal. The software firm derives over half of its revenue from servicing communication companies.


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    TIETO DEVELOPS BANKING INDUSTRY SWITCH IN KENYA

    Feb 16, 2017

    Kenya Bankers Association (KBA), the banking industry’s umbrella body, has awarded Tieto the contract to develop Kenya’s first industrywide switching platform in a move th


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    ADDRESSING THE APPLICATION DATA GAP WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS AND NIMBLE STORAGE

    Feb 16, 2017

    Nimble Storage has analysed more than 120 000 instances of real-world application problems across a range of IT infrastructures across more than 7 500 customers. Its predictive analytics platform shows that the application-data gap is real. Applications power your business and depend on rapid, unint...


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    TIETO LATVIA HAS DEVELOPED NATIONAL INSTANT PAYMENTS SOFTWARE FOR KENYA

    Feb 16, 2017

    Tieto Latvia IT company has developed national level instant payments platform for Kenya, BC learned from the company. The platform has been developed for the needs of the Kenyua Bankers Association (KBA) and will enhance banks’ efficiency across all digital platforms. The Tieto-developed paym...


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    THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE DEVELOPING A MOBILE APP

    Feb 15, 2017

    Statisticbrain reveals the following figures: in 2015, Apple Store faced 62,000,000,000 downloads. The number of downloads from Google Play is even more – 91,000,000,000. It resulted in $8,900,000,000 and $12,800,000,000 in revenue (respectively). As for the USA, a comScore report says that mo...


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    CONNECTIVITY BENCHMARK SURVEY FINDS A GROWING IT DELIVERY GAP IS IMPACTING PRODUCTIVITY WORLDWIDE

    Feb 15, 2017

    MuleSoft, provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs. Based on a survey of 951 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally, the report reveals...


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    MIND THE GAP: REVENUES WILL SUFFER IF IT REMAINS STRETCHED, COMPANIES WARNED

    Feb 15, 2017

    An ‘IT delivery’ gap is threatening to undermine business productivity unless organisations shape up, according to a new research report from app network platform provider MuleSoft.


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    PROLIFICS WINS 2017 IBM BEACON AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE SOLUTION

    Feb 15, 2017

    Prolifics was named a winner of a 2017 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Software as a Service Solution. This honor is awarded to select IBM Business Partners that deliver outstanding solutions across IBM's broad product and service portfolio to drive business value for customers. The 2017 awards...


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    GLOBAL HOLOGRAPHY FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS INDUSTRY

    Feb 14, 2017

    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Holography for Industrial Applications in US$ Thousand by the following End-Use Applications: Holographic Scanning, Holographic Industrial Testing, and Holographic Optical Elements. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada...


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    CYBERATTACKS ON INTERNATIONAL BANKS SHOW LINKS TO HACKERS WHO HIT SONY

    Feb 12, 2017

    Cybersecurity specialists have found evidence suggesting that recent attacks on institutions in Poland are part of an international hacking effort targeting financial institutions in the U.S., Mexico and the United Kingdom—an attack that shares traits with the 2014 attack on Sony Corp.


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    DOUBLE EXECUTIVE DEPARTURE ROCKS QUEST SOFTWARE

    Feb 10, 2017

    Quest Software has suffered a double departure at executive level, with both local and regional leaders set to exit the vendor. ARN can confirm that vice president and general manager of APJ, Brenton Smith, and managing director of Australia and New Zealand, Klasie Holtzhausen, will leave the busine...


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    ACCENTURE: AI IS THE NEW UI

    Feb 10, 2017

    Artificial intelligence will be the new user interface for internal and customer-facing applications — not eventually, but soon, according to Accenture. In its flagship technology report Technology Vision 2017, “AI is the new UI” is one of five trends Accenture predicts will disrup...


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    NEARLY HALF OF NHS TRUSTS INVESTING IN AI FOR PATIENT SERVICES

    Feb 09, 2017

    New data has revealed that nearly half of NHS Trusts (43%) are investing in artificial intelligence (AI), enabling patients to ‘self-help’ when accessing services. The Trusts are harnessing technology such as virtual assistants, speech recognition technology and chat-bots to ease the pre...


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    IMPERVA REBOUNDS, SENDS SECURITY SOFTWARE STOCKS UP

    Feb 09, 2017

    Imperva's (IMPV) fourth-quarter earnings and revenue beat late Wednesday sent its stock up along with shares of other computer software security firms such as Palo Alto Networks (PANW) and Fortinet (FTNT). Imperva, which has been cutting costs, reported Q4 earnings per share minus items of 32 ce...


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    UNISYS APPOINTS AQUION AS RESELLER IN NZ & AUSTRALIA

    Feb 09, 2017

    Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced it has appointed Aquion as its first value-added reseller to offer the award winning1 Unisys Stealth® suite of security software to enterprises and government organisations in New Zealand and Australia. Aquion specialises in taking emerging and inno...


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    US-BASED NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS BUYS JP MORGAN-BACKED MCARBON

    Feb 09, 2017

    US-based software company Nuance Communications Inc has acquired Noida-headquartered value-added services provider (VAS) mCarbon Tech Innovations Pvt. Ltd for $36 million in a cash-and-stock deal, a media report said.


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    TOSHIBA ADDS NUANCE'S AUTOSTORE AND EQUITRAC DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS TO ITS PORTFOLIO

    Feb 08, 2017

    Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO: 6588) today announced that the document solutions of Nuance, the strategic partner of Toshiba Tec, has been added to its portfolio: AutoStore and Equitrac. Through the strategic partnership with Nuance which is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, Toshi...


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    DCS INTRODUCES 3DCS FOR CREO NOW FULLY INTEGRATED WITH PTC CREO

    Feb 08, 2017

    Dimensional Control Systems has fully integrated 3DCS tolerance analysis software with the PTC CREO® CAD platform. Dimensional Control Systems (DCS), the developer of 3DCS Variation Analyst tolerance analysis software, announced today that it will release 3DCS Variation Analyst for CREO. This pa...


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    'DIGITAL ECONOMY IS CREATING NEW WAYS OF DOING BUSINESS'

    Feb 08, 2017

    Cloudatix is an emerging Smart City Solutions Provider based out of Noida. Launched in September 2013, the company provides solutions based on BCCN (Broadband and Community Connectivity) framework. The company has built various products and tools such as ITSM/ITIL for the Data Center Management, e-G...


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    CISCO ACI SOFTWARE HASN'T FOUND A PLACE IN ENTERPRISE DATA CENTERS

    Feb 08, 2017

    Cisco ACI software is being used by less than a third of enterprises that have bought the application's companion hardware, the Nexus 9000. Most enterprises have yet to find a reason to use Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure -- an indication that the future of the vendor's modern...


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    UNISYS ADDS DEVOPS FEATURES TO AB SUITE

    Feb 07, 2017

    AB Suite has been around under various names since the 1980s, explained its software architect Andrew Lee. The idea is that an application is modelled, and then AB Suite generates the corresponding code for ClearPath or Windows. "We try to be platform agnostic," he said, so generated appli...


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    TRICORE PARTNERS WITH WINSHUTTLE TO BRING POWERFUL SAP DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS TO CUSTOMERS

    Feb 06, 2017

    TriCore Solutions, the application management experts, today announced it has partnered with Winshuttle to help customers manage critical SAP data more efficiently. The partnership supports customers in realizing the full value of their ERP investment, placing the capabilities back into the hands of...


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    VOTE IN UC’S ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAM NAMING CONTEST

    Feb 06, 2017

    From now through Saturday, Feb. 11th, University of Cincinnati students, faculty and staff are invited to vote on a name for the Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility Program. Entrants who submit their one-time vote will be entered in a raffle to receive an iPad mini. Read more a...


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    ENTERPRISE LINUX'S BIG THREE

    Feb 06, 2017

    Not so long ago, Red Hat was about the only serious option for big enterprise customers seeking to make the move to Linux. Times have changed and Red Hat is no longer the only game in town. There are now three major enterprise ready Linux companies vying for corporate business: Red Hat, Canonical an...


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    IF “JAVASCRIPT” HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH “JAVA”, THEN WHY IS IT CALLED “JAVASCRIPT”?

    Feb 05, 2017

    Not to be confused with Java, “JavaScript” is of the world’s most popular and powerful programming language that resides inside HTML documents, and can provide levels of interactivity to web pages that are not achievable with simple HTML. Also, Java is a programming language while ...


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    TRUMP’S NEXT IMMIGRATION MOVE TO HIT CLOSER TO HOME FOR TECH

    Feb 02, 2017

    President Donald Trump’s clash with Silicon Valley over immigration is about to become even more contentious. “Inspections and investigations in the past have shown no cases of wrongdoing by Indian IT services companies, which have always been fully compliant with the law,” said R ...


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    FREE AND LOW-COST SECURITY SOFTWARE FOR SMBS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT

    Feb 02, 2017

    Information leakage and cyber-attacks are among the most acute topics for today’s digital world. Thus, according to the recent report by Barkly, in 2016 over half the organizations (54%) fell victim to one or more successful cyber-attacks. The number is even higher for those who faced ransomwa...


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    HOTLINK PARTNERS WITH AVNET TO ENABLE PUBLIC CLOUD ADOPTION BY CORPORATE DATA CENTERS

    Feb 01, 2017

    HotLink® Corporation, the market leader in transformation solutions for hybrid IT, today announced an agreement with Avnet, a leading global technology distributor. The alliance makes HotLink solutions easily accessible to Avnet channel partners in the United States and Canada, as more enterpris...


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    AS TRUMP LOCKS DOWN THE US MARKET, INDIAN IT INDUSTRY STARTS TAPPING NEIGHBOURHOOD COUNTRIES FOR BUSINESS

    Feb 01, 2017

    With growth in the US and the UK --the Indian information technology industry's biggest markets --slowing due to mounting protectionist sentiment, the software services industry body is now trying to tap countries closer home, starting with China. The National Association of Software and Service...


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    DEVELOPERS AND API STANDARDS

    Jan 31, 2017

    For nearly five years, Andy Beier, director of engineering at Domo, has worked to build more than 500 data connectors for the company’s business optimization platform. However, as Andy and his team strove to complete that monumental task, they continually ran into roadblocks because of the lac...


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    BRAINBASKET FOUNDATION LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO TEACH IT

    Jan 31, 2017

    BrainBasket Foundation, a Ukrainian nonprofit dedicated to educating information technology specialists, has launched a campaign on crowdfunding website Indiegogo. It aims to raise $50,000 for its free education program, Technology Nation, and has two months to achieve the goal. Launching the campai...


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    WYTHE COUNTY POLICE AGENCIES EYE NEW SOFTWARE

    Jan 31, 2017

    A new software system may soon help local law enforcement agencies better battle crime in Wythe County. County Supervisors agreed last week to enter into negotiations with Spillman Technologies for a dispatch and records management system. The new software would allow the Sheriff’s Office and ...


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    CAN THESE HOMEGROWN TECH COMPANIES BECOME THE NEW APPLE?

    Jan 31, 2017

    After the £24bn purchase of ARM Holdings by Japan's SoftBank last year investors in the UK have been searching far and wide for the next publicly-listed domestic tech company capable of rivaling global giants such as Apple. Have they found their answer with payment processor Worldpay (LSE:...


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    ICT TENDER: URUGUAY ACQUIRING EMC STORAGE EQUIPMENT

    Jan 30, 2017

    Uruguay launched a request for quotation (RFQ) process for the purchase of 15 pieces of EMC VNX software storage equipment and ...


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    MICROSOFT REVEALS ITS CYBERSECURITY BUDGET

    Jan 27, 2017

    US software firm Microsoft Corp will continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development in the coming years, a senior executive said. This amount does not include acquisitions Microsoft may make in the sector, Bharat Shah, Microsoft vice president of security, told...


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    PERSISTENT CYBER THREATS, BYOD TREND TO PROPEL DEMAND FOR DECEPTION TECHNOLOGY

    Jan 24, 2017

    The new report, titled “Global Deception Technology Market 2016-2020” furnishes a detailed evaluation of the current opportunities, market trends, market catalysts, and challenges, together with the key information related to major vendors Owing to the rise of software-defined networking...


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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41764176

    HEC GLOBAL LAUNCHES IRIS APPLICATION SUITE

    Jan 23, 2017

    Formed in 2004, Humanism & Electronic Commerce (HEC Global) is an e-Commerce company focusing on IT and health and wellness products, located in Irvine, California. Since then, HEC has provided a wide range of services through international offices across the globe. From their US headquarters to...


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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41714171

    SAMSUNG BLAMES FAULTY BATTERIES FOR NOTE 7 FIRES

    Jan 23, 2017

    Samsung Electronics has blamed battery malfunctions for the Galaxy Note 7 catching fire, ending widespread speculations that the explosions were caused by the device’s hardware or software. Since sales of the fire-prone Note 7 were discontinued in October, there have been several media reports...


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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41734173

    ENERGY IS THE NEW NEW INTERNET

    Jan 23, 2017

    If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. We’ve seen this movie before. Spoiler alert: There’s massive economic opportunity ahead. How massive? Imagine standing in 1992, knowing that Google, Akamai, Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, BuzzFeed and ...


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    DOD TAPS SMARTRONIX FOR ON-SITE MANAGED IT SERVICES; JOHN PARRIS COMMENTS

    Jan 19, 2017

    Smartronix has secured a task order through a National Institutes of Health-run information technology contract vehicle to provide on-site managed services to  the Defense Department. The company said Wednesday it will deliver cloud services such as infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a...


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    EFFECTIVESOFT LAUNCHES OROCRM SERVICES

    Jan 19, 2017

    EffectiveSoft has added a new service to its list of enterprise software services. EffectiveSoft specialists boast many years of experience in helping customers to rise to the challenge of dealing with CRM solutions. Now they can help organizations in the adapting OroCRM to their needs.


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    DATASCAN STANDARDIZES ON API-LED CONNECTIVITY WITH MULESOFT

    Jan 18, 2017

    MuleSoft, a leading platform for building application networks, today announced that DataScan Technologies, a global leader in wholesale finance accounting and risk management systems and services, has implemented MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform™ to enrich its customers' experiences. By m...


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    ARROW ELECTRONICS: COOPERATION WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING

    Jan 18, 2017

    Arrow Electronics operates in Europe in the future with hands-on training together to provide training for its customers and application engineers around the latest technologies such as processors, microcontrollers and FPGAs. HandsOn -Training is an authorized training provider by several leading se...


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    NCR TOPS GLOBAL POS SOFTWARE LIST FOR 2016

    Jan 17, 2017

    Point of sale provider NCR Corporation has been named the top firm in the Global POS Software 2016 study, carried out by strategic research and consulting firm RBR. RBR analysed close to 1,000 projects, carried out by more than 4 vendors, when developing the report. It found that there are more than...

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    SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 LEAKS REVEAL SELFIE CAMERA AUTOFOCUS, DIMENSIONS, AND MODEL NUMBERS

    Jan 17, 2017

    Samsung Galaxy S8 will be the South Korean company's first big smartphone launch since the Galaxy Note 7, which literally went down in flames. This puts a lot of pressure on Samsung to ensure that the upcoming, which is scheduled to launch in April, will deliver on all fronts, whether it is desi...


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    TECH MAHINDRA EXPANDS FOOTPRINT IN IRELAND

    Jan 17, 2017

    As a commitment to position the company as a strong player in Ireland by leveraging the local talent pool, Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering, today opened a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Dublin. Tech Mahindra, one of the top five Indian IT ...


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    NEXGEN TO DEVELOP SUPPLY CHAIN APPLICATIONS FOR RETAIL, APPAREL AND FOOTWEAR ON PTC THINGWORX® IOT PLATFORM

    Jan 17, 2017

    Nexgen Packaging, a leading global apparel identification supplier, today announced that Nexgen has chosen PTC ThingWorx® Internet of Things (IoT) platform as its platform on which to develop solutions in the retail, apparel and footwear (RAF) industry. The agreement enables Nexgen to leverage a...


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    CIO INTERVIEW: ALEXANDRA DREVENLID, TIETO

    Jan 16, 2017

    Tieto has replaced the position of CIO with chief digital officer. The first person to hold the position and its creator explains what this means to the Nordic IT services giant. Digitisation should be a transformation process that encompasses everything in a company, according to Alexandra Drevenli...


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    THE AI LAYER FOR THE ENTERPRISE AND THE ROLE OF IOT

    Jan 16, 2017

    According to a prediction last year by Deloitte, by the “end of 2016 more than 80 of the world’s 100 largest enterprise software companies by revenues will have integrated cognitive technologies into their products.” Gartner also predicts that 40 percent of the new investment made ...

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    THE US COULD UNLEASH MICRO-DRONES THAT MOVE IN SWARMS

    Jan 15, 2017

    THE PENTAGON MAY soon be unleashing a 21st-century version of locusts on its adversaries after officials said this week it had successfully tested a swarm of 103 micro-drones. The important step in the development of new autonomous weapon systems was made possible by improvements in artificial intel...


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    EXPERTS CALL FOR FREE SOFTWARE TO AID FARMERS

    Jan 15, 2017

    A comprehensive study on the ground reality of agriculture was the need of the hour, opined Arun Raj, CEO of Orisys India Consultancy Services, who took part in the debate on 'challenges of IT initiatives in farming sector' held in the state capital. "Proper information on each locality...


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    MICROSOFT DEEPENS AI PORTFOLIO WITH MALUUBA BUY

    Jan 13, 2017

    Founded in 2011, Maluuba will become part of Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, which launched last fall. The AI research group brings together 5,000 engineers and computer scientists from Microsoft's Bing, Cortana, information platform, and ambient computing and robotic...


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    HOW GENPACT'S AI WORKS TO IMPROVE CONTACT CENTERS

    Jan 10, 2017

    It's a safe bet to say that chatbots and human-machine interaction in retail and service applications will be a continuing trend for 2017 and beyond. They are, in fact, already being used in a growing number of enterprises. Genpact, a GE spinoff that provides new-generation business process mana...


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    IT SECURITY BATTLE: IS MICROSOFT ALL YOU NEED?

    Jan 10, 2017

    This year will mark the 15th anniversary of the infamous Trustworthy Computing manifesto by Microsoft Founder and then-Chairman Bill Gates. In an e-mail to all Microsoft employees on Jan. 15, 2002, Gates issued his "call-to-action" that everyone needed to make, improving the security of th...


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    GENPACT, CISCO LAUNCH 'GLOBAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE' IN JAIPUR

    Jan 09, 2017

    Global business process management company Genpact and Cisco on Monday unveiled the "Global Centre of Excellence" in Jaipur as part of Ciscos Lighthouse City project, a global initiative designed to deploy next-generation technologies to impact citizens and society. Genpact will utilise te...

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    DIGITALE GARDERMOEN (DGI) ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC COOPERATION WITH TIETO

    Jan 04, 2017

    A collaboration group of Norwegian municipalities (DGI) has selected Tieto as its supplier of a new delivery platform for the six owner municipalities. The main ambition of the agreement is to create the foundation to meet future needs with digitalization of citizen services, streamlining of process...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41334133

    LEXMARK LAYOFFS HIT LENEXA OFFICES OF FORMER PERCEPTIVE SOFTWARE

    Jan 04, 2017

    Lexmark International is laying off 320, or 10 percent, of its software business employees, a unit that includes its Lenexa operations formerly called Perceptive Software. A spokeswoman on Wednesday declined to discuss the local impact of the job cuts but said in an email that the cutbacks reached &...


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    DLT SOLUTIONS AND EVIDENT.IO PARTNER TO PROVIDE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY MONITORING AND AUTOMATION FOR AWS

    Jan 03, 2017

    DLT Solutions (DLT), an award-winning public sector technology company, and Evident.io, a leading provider of cloud infrastructure security and compliance automation, announced a partnership focused on making it easier for government agencies to secure their cloud environments via the Evident Securi...

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    INDIAN IT MAY BECOME OBSOLETE WITHOUT AI, AUTOMATION

    Jan 03, 2017

    Heightened competition and pricing pressure from clients have compelled IT services companies across the globe to focus on automation and artificial intelligence [AI]. The $143 billion Indian IT services sector that earns a chunk of its revenues from global clients is also no exception to this rule,...


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    AVNET TOUCH DISPLAY AND IIOT DESIGNS RECOGNIZED IN EDN HOT 100 PRODUCTS OF 2016

    Dec 28, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that two Avnet-designed solutions introduced in 2016 have been recognized as “Top 100 Hot Products” by EDN magazine and its readers. Selected for their innovation, reader interest and overall technical valu...

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    DLT TO PROVIDE RED HAT SOFTWARE LICENSES TO NAVY UNDER $133M BPA

    Dec 28, 2016

    The U.S. Navy has awarded DLT Solutions a potential five-year, $133.4 million blanket purchase agreement to provide Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) software licenses for the service branch.The BPA has a base ordering term of one year worth approximately $22.8 million and four option years for firm-fixed-price t...

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    TIETO DOUBLES ITS HACKATHON EFFORTS BEFORE SLUSH – ENTERS JUNCTION WITH TWO CHALLENGES

    Dec 26, 2016

    Tieto aims to make the future more intelligent with data. Now data is used as a source of new services in Europe’s largest hackathon, where Tieto seeks future-ready solutions in two tracks: within the area of IoT and together with UPM. Junction is Europe’s largest hackathon, taking place...

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    IT SERVICES FIRMS BANK ON INNOVATION TO WOO CLIENTS

    Dec 23, 2016

    One of the defining trends in 2016 played out at India’s $150 billion technology outsourcing industry is the way Indian companies chased clients for business. Clients going through a guided tour of the large, manicured facilities of the largest companies is passé; rather in the spotligh...


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    APP PARTNER LAUNCHES NEW RESOURCE CENTER

    Dec 20, 2016

    “We are very excited with how the new resource center came to life,” said Drew Johnson, co-CEO, App Partner. “As we all know, we’re living in a content-driven world. As such, as we started to produce more content of our own and share relevant content with our site visitors, i...

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    PIVOT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. GRADUATES TO TSX, CONSOLIDATES SHARES

    Dec 19, 2016

    Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSX: PTG), a full-service information technology provider, today announced that it has successfully met the conditions set by the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to graduate to the TSX. Accordingly, Pivot's common shares begin trading on the TSX under the symbol PT...

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    TIETO TO DELIVER KALMAR’S NEW GLOBAL ECOMMERCE SOLUTION

    Dec 19, 2016

    Tieto has been chosen as Kalmar’s partner to expand and enhance its future B2B eCommerce platform. The new solution from Tieto forms an integrated selling platform for Kalmar with better collaboration and enhanced user experience for customers worldwide. With this implementation, Kalmar seeks ...

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    PRICE CHANGE TO NOTE: ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP. SETS 52-WEEK HIGH; STRONG MOMENTUM FOR HOLDERS

    Dec 16, 2016

    The stock of Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) hit a new 52-week high and has $87.06 target or 3.00% above today’s $84.52 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $4.50B company. The 1-year high was reported on Dec, 16 by Barchart.com. If the $87.06 price target ...

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    SEC FILING: ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (ZBRA) SHARE PRICE ROSE WHILE ARIEL INVESTMENTS LLC HAS RAISED BY $6.90 MILLION ITS HOLDING

    Dec 15, 2016

    John W. Rogers increased its stake in Zebra Technologies Corp. (ZBRA) by 4.54% based on its latest 2016Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ariel Investments Llc bought 100,047 shares as the company’s stock rose 39.72% with the market. The hedge fund run by John W. Rogers held 2.30M shares of th...

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    LIFESIZE ENHANCES ITS SKYPE FOR BUSINESS INTEROPERABILITY

    Dec 15, 2016

    Lifesize, a global innovator of video conferencing technology, announced it has enhanced its Skype® for Business interoperability to simplify cross-platform audio, video and web conferencing, and extend the Skype for Business environment to the conference room by making it easy to pair with awar...

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    SERVERLESS COMPUTING HEATS UP AS PIVOTAL SOFTWARE TAKES ON CLOUD GIANTS

    Dec 15, 2016

    Pivotal Software Inc., part of the privately-held tech giant that emerged from Dell Inc.’s acquisition of EMC Corp., plans to compete with Amazon Inc.’s Amazon Web Services and other major cloud providers in the next evolution of cloud computing.In this new era, physical and virtual serv...

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    AVNET BOOSTS EMBEDDED MARKET SUPPORT WITH GLOBAL ROLLOUT OF ULTRAZED-EG STARTER KIT

    Dec 15, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today released the UltraZed-EG™ Starter Kit, which provides a complete system for prototyping and evaluating systems based on the Xilinx® Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC and bundles the new UltraZed-EG System on Module (S...

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    SUNLAND PARK CITY PD GOES LIVE WITH SPILLMAN WEB-BASED PRODUCT

    Dec 15, 2016

    Sunland Park City Police Department went live with Spillman Technologies’ web-based system, Nova, on August 1. The agency is utilizing Nova’s comprehensive Records Management (RMS) and mobile capabilities to streamline its data entry and case management processes. Sunland Park City PD is...


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    STATE OF 3D SOFTWARE: INTERVIEW WITH PTC CEO JIM HEPPELMANN

    Dec 15, 2016

    3D printing, 3D modeling, 3D scanning are tools that have captured the hearts and minds of the maker and inventor crowd. With good reason, too, because these tools make it possible to create, invent, and produce on a level that is unprecedented.


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    AVNET FORMS RELATIONSHIP WITH MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES IN LATIN AMERICA

    Dec 14, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it is teaming with Mellanox Technologies in Latin America. Avnet will distribute Mellanox solutions in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end Etherne...

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    FM LOGISTIC REDUCE NETWORK COSTS WITH RIVERBED

    Dec 14, 2016

    Riverbed Technology, the application performance company, has announced that FM Logistic, an international leader in warehousing, transport and packaging, is using Riverbed SteelHead to reduce global network costs while improving application performance and business agility. In the year since it was...

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    ESG 2016 REPORT: TINTRI VM-AWARE STORAGE MASSIVELY REDUCES COSTS

    Dec 14, 2016

    Tintri has announced results from an Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) 2016 report that found Tintri all-flash storage delivers better TCO, automation and operational insight compared to all-flash storage arrays built on traditional architectures. The ESG report, “Quantifying the Value of Tintri...

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    10 REVENUE CYCLE TIPS FROM HEALTHCARE EXPERTS IN 2016

    Dec 14, 2016

    As patients assume more responsibility for their healthcare costs, and patient satisfaction continues to influence the financial health of hospitals, revenue cycle management has become more important to providers' livelihoods than ever. Amid these and other changes, many revenue cycle professio...

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    HERE’S YOUR FIRST TECH BUZZWORD OF 2017: ‘BROWNFIELD’

    Dec 14, 2016

    As the Internet of Things continues to manifest its potential in different industries, more and more brands and enterprises are rushing to grab a piece of the pie, which is forecasted to effect a $11.1 trillion economic impact by 2025. There’s a lot of hype and activity surrounding IoT, which ...

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    DOCKER OPEN-SOURCES KEY TOOLS FOR RUNNING CONTAINERS

    Dec 14, 2016

    Docker is releasing Containerd (pronounced container-dee), a set of basic components designed to run containers, as part of an open source project. Containerd includes supervisor and executor components that work together to function as the core container runtime that underpins the company's Doc...

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    DOCKER OPENS UP CRUCIAL CONTAINER PLUMBING CODE CUNNINGLY DISGUISED AS 'BORING INFRASTRUCTURE'

    Dec 14, 2016

    Docker on Wednesday plans offer the open source community a "boring infrastructure" component that nonetheless should excite those focused on software-based containers and benefit the blissfully unaware masses. The container software maker intends to release the source code of containerd, ...

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    BLACKSTONE BRINGS TOP WEST COAST TRANSFORMATION TALENT TO DHS

    Dec 13, 2016

    Blackstone Technology Group is excited to announce its recent hire of Mr. Chris Stemen. Mr. Stemen brings 18 years of technology and transformation experience to Blackstone and will be instrumental in leading the company's transformation successes. Before coming to Blackstone, Mr. Stemen success...

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    THE FUTURE OF BIOMETRIC TRACKING WILL MAKE STEP COUNTERS LOOK LIKE ANTIQUES

    Dec 13, 2016

    By now, you’re probably already familiar with activity trackers — in fact, everyone you know who’s even remotely active has a Fitbit or something similar, even if they barely ever use it. Wearables and trackers like the Fitbit have been around for years, and while the information t...

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    HOW STAR HEALTH MANAGED OVER 1.5 MILLION CUSTOMERS DATA AND GENERATED TIMELY REPORTS

    Dec 13, 2016

    Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd is one of the largest private insurance players in India. Company started its operations in 2006 and has successfully expanded its presence across the country through a network base of 300 offices along with 600 one-man offices. With Rs 2000 crore premium gen...

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    REVENUE CYCLE: 5 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR ORGANIZATION’S CLEAN-CLAIMS RATE

    Dec 13, 2016

    At a time in healthcare when value is king, waste is inexcusable, every penny counts and losing millions and millions of dollars to denials is simply no longer an option for hospitals and health systems. By some estimates, as many as 20 percent of medical claims are denied, forcing hospitals to spen...

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    BODHTREE CONSULTING SPARKLES ON SHORTLISTING FOR GST WORK

    Dec 12, 2016

    Bodhtree Consulting has been shortlisted to provide interface between the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) server and taxpayers. GSTN, the company that is tasked with building the world’s biggest and most complex tax framework, shortlisted 34 companies to be the GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) subj...

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    TIETO PROVIDES CARD SERVICES TO MARGINALEN BANK

    Dec 12, 2016

    Tieto has signed an agreement with Marginalen Bank to provide PCI DSS certified endto-end card services. The card solution will be provided as a service using cloudenabled technology and also include Business Process Outsourcing. The agreement is valid for five years and will provide the bank with a...

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    FISERV WILL ACQUIRE ONLINE BANKING SOLUTIONS TO BOLSTER CASH MANAGEMENT

    Dec 12, 2016

    Fiserv will acquire cash management software developer Online Banking Solutions for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition promises to improve and expand Fiserv's cash management offerings to community banks, commercial banks and credit unions.


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    AVNET WINS CHANNELNOMICS DISTRIBUTION INNOVATION AWARD

    Dec 09, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) was recently awarded an inaugural Channelnomics Innovation Award (CIA) in the “Distributor Innovation” category for 2016. The award honors a distributor who oversaw true innovation in their field over the past year. Avnet was specifically recognized for its work, ...

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    DOMO NAMED BEST COMPANY TO WORK FOR BY UTAH BUSINESS MAGAZINE FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

    Dec 09, 2016

    Domo, provider of the world’s first business optimization platform, today announced that it has been named for the fifth consecutive year a Best Company to Work For by Utah Business magazine. In being chosen as a Utah Business winning company, Domo went through a rigorous examination of workpl...

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    REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP & WILLOWTREE, INC.® WIN FOUR LOYALTY360 CX AWARDS FOR THE REGAL MOBILE APP

    Dec 09, 2016

    Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) and WillowTree, Inc.®, a leading mobile strategy, UX design, and app development services company, announced today that they were recently honored with several Loyalty360 CX Awards at the annual Engagement and Experience Expo held in Denver, Colorado. The aw...

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    INTELLECTSOFT EXPANDS ITS AUTOMOTIVE DIVISION WITH MEOPLE ACQUISITION

    Dec 08, 2016

    iReach/ Intellectsoft, a full-cycle enterprise software and mobile application development company, announced the acquisition of Meople, a pioneer in the development and integration of software for internet-connected vehicles. The acquisition is the latest step in the Transportation & Automotive...

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    CYBERSECURITY A KEY PRIORITY FOR PE FIRMS’ IT SPEND

    Dec 08, 2016

    Increased protection against growing cybersecurity threats will be a top driver impact private equity firms’ IT spend in the next 12 months, according to a survey by Eze Castle Integration. The 2016 Private Equity CTO Survey, conducted in partnership with IDG Research, polled 101 senior-level ...

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    AVNET APPOINTS GRAHAM MCBETH AS PRESIDENT OF PREMIER FARNELL

    Dec 08, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the promotion of Graham McBeth to the role of president of Premier Farnell Plc, effective immediately. McBeth will report directly to Gerry Fay, president, global business units, Avnet. In his new role, McBeth will be ...

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    AVNET TEAMS WITH MICRO FOCUS TO EXPAND ITS SECURITY AND ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE OFFERINGS IN MEXICO

    Dec 07, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, and Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L), a global enterprise software company, are collaborating to provide partners with security and enterprise software solutions in Mexico. As a result of this agreement, Avnet partners will have access to th...

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    AVNET INTRODUCES NEW PARTNER PROGRAMS FOR THE AVNET CLOUD MARKETPLACE

    Dec 07, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the addition of two new partner programs to the award-winning Avnet Cloud Marketplace. The new programs align with Avnet’s strategy to provide partners with a one-stop shop for cloud solutions from leading cloud ...

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    PIVOTAL CEO ROB MEE SAYS SOME LARGE FIRMS MAY CLOSE SOFTWARE GAP WITH STARTUPS

    Dec 07, 2016

    Pivotal CEO Rob Mee says some large companies may close the software development gap with tech startups, which has often left them at a competitive disadvantage in the age of the internet. In recent decades, tech startups have been the agents of commercial change, creating new platforms and markets,...

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    HARVESTIA HAS CHOSEN TIETO TO MODERNIZE ITS WOOD SUPPLY SYSTEM AND INTEGRATE IT WITH ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

    Dec 07, 2016

    Harvestia has chosen Tieto to modernize its wood supply system and related service environment. The renewal will enable more advanced and efficient steering of wood supply operations and enhance the usability and user experience of applications. Tieto is using this solution to connect different acto...

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    ARBOR LAUNCHES NEW SOFTWARE-BASED EXTENSION ARBOR SP INSIGHT

    Dec 07, 2016

    Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, has announced Arbor SP Insight, a new software-based extension to its Arbor Networks SP platform (Arbor SP) that dramatically expands and enhances network operators’ traffic analytics and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack forensics c...

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    CATAPULT COMPETITION: ST. LOUIS RADON OVERHAULS MARKETING PLAN

    Dec 07, 2016

    anuary is poised to be a defining month for St. Louis Radon, as it doubles down on marketing during National Radon Action Month. “Radon levels tend to be higher during the winter months and most families spend more time inside when it is cold outside. Children also spend more time in school,&r...

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    HEAVY-HITTING KKR JUST RAISED A $711 MILLION TECH GROWTH FUND

    Dec 07, 2016

    KKR, the global investment firm, is announcing a $711 million close this morning on its KKR Next Generation Technology Growth Fund, which it plans to use to back growth-stage companies in the technology, media and telco industries in North America, Europe and Israel. It’s a new product for the...

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    ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES REPRICING OF $1.7 BILLION TERM LOAN

    Dec 07, 2016

    Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, announced that effective Dec. 6 it has successfully repriced its $1.7 billion term loan.

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    HOW DOES MT4 INTEGRATION WORK, AND WHAT IS IMPORTANT IN LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT? WE SPEAK TO GOLD-I’S CHRIS JAMES AND MATTHEW SMITH

    Dec 07, 2016

    The continued evolution of important technology which is instrumental to today’s trading environment ensures that key components that are instrumental to electronic trading firms are up to the minute, provide top quality connectivity between retail platform and live market, and of course maint...

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    NETFLIX’S OPEN-SOURCE PROJECT HOLLOW, NVIDIA’S DEEP LEARNING KITS FOR EDUCATORS, AND NEW IBM BLUEMIX INTEGRATIONS

    Dec 06, 2016

    Netflix announced a new open-source project called Hollow, which is a Java library with a comprehensive toolset for “harnessing small to moderately sized in-memory datasets, which are disseminated from a single producer to many consumers for read-only access,” according to a blog post by...

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    K.K.R., WITH DEAL FOR CYBERSECURITY COMPANY, EXTENDS ITS FLURRY OF ACTIVITY

    Dec 06, 2016

    In an ever-crowded field of investors pouring money into the technology industry, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts was among the first. And with a nearly $2 billion deal, the investment giant will extend its multibillion-dollar flurry of activity from the past year. On Tuesday, K.K.R. announced its acquisiti...

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    DOCKER ACQUIRES FILE SYNCING AND SHARING APP INFINIT, WILL OPEN-SOURCE THE SOFTWARE

    Dec 06, 2016

    Docker, the startup that pushes open source software for packaging up code into containers that can be deployed on many machines, today announced its latest acquisition: file transfer app Infinit. Yes, that’s right, Docker bought a company with a consumer-friendly app. It lets you sync files t...

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    DOCKER BOOSTS CONTAINER STORAGE WITH INFINIT ACQUISITION

    Dec 06, 2016

    Docker Inc. announced on December 6 that it is acquiring privately-held distributed storage vendor Infinit. Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed. The Infinit Storage Platform is an open-source decentralized software defined storage technology that is ideally suited for contai...

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    TIETO SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL OIL SERVICES GIANT TECHNIP

    Dec 06, 2016

    Tieto has been awarded a contract with Technip, a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry, to implement a new document management solution across its global Subsea business segment.The agreement will further support standardization of Technip’s ...

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    AVNET NAMES KEVIN SUMMERS AS CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

    Dec 06, 2016

    Today Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced the appointment of Kevin Summers as its chief information officer (CIO), with responsibility for Avnet’s global IT strategy and enterprise effectiveness initiative. Reporting to Avnet CEO William (“Bill”) J. Amelio, Summers joins Avnet with m...

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    ONENECK® IT SOLUTIONS RECEIVES US WEST AREA–SERVICE PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM CISCO

    Dec 06, 2016

    OneNeck® IT Solutions today announced that it is has received a Cisco® Partner Summit US West award for Service Partner of the Year. Cisco announced the winners during its annual partner conference, held recently in San Francisco, California.
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    NEW WEAPON AGAINST THE SHADOW ECONOMY - TAX AUTHORITIES TO RECEIVE VAT INFORMATION IN REAL TIME

    Dec 05, 2016

    Tieto and the Federation of Finnish Financial Services have presented an initiative on digitalized value-added tax (VAT) reporting. The new standard would allow companies to report VAT information faster and facilitate real-time reporting. Adopting a uniform standard could help to increase European ...

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    PRICE ACTION TO OBSERVE: IS BUYING ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP. HERE A WINNING STRATEGY?

    Dec 05, 2016

    The stock of Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) hit a new 52-week high and has $87.43 target or 8.00% above today’s $80.95 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $4.36 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Dec, 5 by Barchart.com. If the $87.43 price t...

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    COOK REGENTEC AND ASYMPTOTE INTRODUCE THE CELLSEAL® AUTOMATED THAWING SYSTEM

    Dec 05, 2016

    Cook Regentec, focused on developing research and clinical tools to advance regenerative medicine therapies from the lab to the patient, and Asymptote Ltd., specialists in cryochain for regenerative medicine, today announced the launch of the CellSeal® Automated Thawing System. The new system, w...

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    TINTRI SEES STRONG GROWTH IN Q3

    Dec 05, 2016

    Tintri, Inc., a leading producer of VM-aware storage (VAS) for virtualisation and enterprise cloud, has announced that in the company’s fiscal year Q3 that ended 31 October, 2016, Tintri experienced strong demand for its enterprise cloud and all-flash storage solutions. During this period, Tin...

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    AWS BETS ON CHEF AUTOMATION TOOL WITH OPSWORKS UPDATE

    Dec 02, 2016

    Amazon refreshed its Chef-based AWS OpsWorks offering and also has made a minority investment in Chef Software as part of the commercial deal, according to execs. Infrastructure as code purveyor Chef received a vote of confidence from Amazon as the public cloud giant rolled out a new version of its ...

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    SEATTLE STARTUP CHEF GETS A BIG BOOST FROM AMAZON WEB SERVICES

    Dec 02, 2016

    Chef got a big boost from Amazon Web Services on Friday when the world’s leading cloud computing company endorsed the Seattle startup in the form of a product partnership. Chef’s Automate cloud infrastructure product will become part of a new service managed by Amazon Web Services. The d...

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    IT VET DAVID RUBAL JOINS DLT SOLUTIONS AS DATA & ANALYTICS CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST

    Dec 02, 2016

    David Rubal, a former vice president at Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), has been named chief technologist for data and analytics at Herndon, Virginia-based government technology services contractor DLT Solutions.DLT said Thursday Rubal will oversee the company’s data analytics, data science, big data and ...

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    DAVID RUBAL NAMED CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST FOR DATA & ANALYTICS

    Dec 01, 2016

    DLT Solutions, an award-winning technology partner to the public sector, today announced the appointment of David Rubal as the company’s first chief technologist for data and analytics. In the role, Rubal will oversee DLT’s data analytics, data science, big data and business intelligence...

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    TIETO SEEKS NEW ECOSYSTEM PARTNERS AT SLUSH

    Dec 01, 2016

    Tieto is at Slush, the biggest tech startup event in Helsinki happening right now. Tieto is participating in Slush 2016 with the aim to boost innovation and growth together with the vibrant startup ecosystem. In Slush, Tieto hopes to meet the best innovation talent in the market and also grow its ec...

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    AS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EVOLVES, SO DO ETHICAL CONCERNS

    Dec 01, 2016

    The U.S. government wants to buck the trend of years of steady but slow progress to make computers much smarter at everyday mundane tasks. The Defense Department and other agencies want to pick up the pace to mirror the disruptive advances of years past that led to the Internet, Global Positioning S...

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    SOFTWAREONE CREATES FREE ONLINE CATALOG WITH TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS FOR SEVERAL AREAS

    Dec 01, 2016

    The SoftwareONE , company specializing in portfolio management software, infrastructure optimization and cloud management, launches AppCatalog, a digital platform that contains a complete portfolio of cloud solutions, stimulating innovation in the company's customers . Offering priority solution...

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    ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES MAKES CRN'S INTERNET OF THINGS 50 LIST

    Dec 01, 2016

    Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, announced today that CRN,® a brand of The Channel Company, has named Zebra to its 2016 Internet of Things (IoT) 50 list, which reco...

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    FUTURE TECH TECHVISION OPPORTUNITY ENGINE - EMERGING INNOVATIONS IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT - RESEARCH AND MARKETS

    Dec 01, 2016

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Future Tech TechVision Opportunity Engine" newsletter to their offering.Future Tech (FT) TechVision Opportunity Engines (TOEs) capture emerging innovations in research and development, or profile existing technologies which have seen ...

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    JEFFERSON HEALTH RECEIVES 2016 VENTANA RESEARCH BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR ITS WORK WITH DOMO

    Dec 01, 2016

    Today Domo announced that customer Jefferson Health, provider of nationally recognized healthcare services, and Neil Gomes, vice president for technology innovation and customer experience at Jefferson Health, have been named the winner of Ventana Research’s prestigious 2016 Business Technolog...

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    SOFTWAREONE CREATES FREE ONLINE CATALOG WITH TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS FOR SEVERAL AREAS

    Dec 01, 2016

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    AWS SERVES UP NEW CHEF INTEGRATION, BOOSTING SEATTLE-BASED SOFTWARE AUTOMATION STARTUP

    Dec 01, 2016

    This morning at the fifth annual re:Invent user’s conference, Seattle-based software-automation firm Chef announced that the full capabilities of its Automate commercial platform have been integrated into a new managed service provided by Amazon Web Services. “It’s quite a bit of w...

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    PRIVATE EQUITY IT PRIORITIES AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER ROLE EXPLORED IN EZE CASTLE INTEGRATION 2016 PRIVATE EQUITY CTO SURVEY

    Dec 01, 2016

    Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of strategic IT solutions and private cloud services to the investment industry, reveals technology and cybersecurity strategic priorities for private equity firms in its 2016 Private Equity CTO Survey. Conducted in partnership with IDG Research, the ...

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    IT COMPANIES RECRUIT 428 STUDENTS FROM GNDU

    Nov 30, 2016

    A total of 428 students from various departments of Guru Nanak Dev University have been placed with internationally renowned Indian multinational IT companies like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Capgemini, Tech Mahindra, Nagarro, John Deere, SAP Labs, Infogain and Code Brew. These students have be...

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    LIFESIZE APPOINTS CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER & DIRECTOR OF SECURITY AND PRIVACY

    Nov 30, 2016

    Lifeize, a global innovator of video conferencing technology, announced that it has welcomed Vineet Misra as chief information office and Bryan Brown as director of security and privacy. Through their critical roles, Misra and Brown will support the rapid growth of the organisation’s software-...

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    EDGE COMPUTING CONSORTIUM IS ESTABLISHED TO DEEPEN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Nov 30, 2016

    Today, the Edge Computing Consortium (ECC) was officially established in Beijing, China. This initiative was jointly created by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Shenyang Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), Intel Co...

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    OWNERSHIP DON’T LIE: ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP (NASDAQ:ZBRA) SENTIMENT IMPROVED IN 2016 Q2

    Nov 30, 2016

    Zebra Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:ZBRA) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2016 Q2. Its down -0.31, from 1.57 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 132 investment professionals increased and opened new stock positions, while 84 sold and decreased positions in Zebra Technologies Corp. The investme...

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    AVNET ANNOUNCES PRICING OF $300 MILLION IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOTES

    Nov 30, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) has announced the pricing of its offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.750% Notes due 2021 in a registered offering. The offering is expected to close on December 2, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. Avnet intends to use the net proceeds from t...

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    AVNET ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH CENTRAL SEMICONDUCTOR IN THE AMERICAS

    Nov 30, 2016

    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced a distribution agreement with Central Semiconductor Corp., a leading manufacturer of innovative discrete semiconductors. Effective immediately, Central Semiconductor’s entire line of discrete semiconductors will ...

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    TIETO PRESENTS A FUTURISTIC VR EXPERIENCE FOR RETAIL STORES AT SLUSH

    Nov 30, 2016

    Tieto today presents a new Virtual Reality concept for retailers, at the startup event Slush in Helsinki. With this concept Tieto aims to co-innovate new retail and brand experiences with its customers. The VR experience is developed by Tieto Experience Hub (XHub) and Tieto’s Customer Experien...

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    MOBILE APP FOR HOMECARE WINS FIRST PRIZE AT TIETOHACK

    Nov 29, 2016

    The goal for Sthlm Tietohack, which was held on 25-27 November, was to make everyday life easier for citizens and personnel within education and healthcare. First prize went to the MedCompanion team, whose mobile service aims to simplify the work for homecare personnel and improve the experience for...

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    TIETO HIJACKS ITS SITE TO RAISE SECURITY AWARENESS

    Nov 29, 2016

    Tieto Security Services, launched in January 2016, wants to raise awareness by a website takeover. Today, Tieto’s main websites will go black. The look and feel of a takeover will s