Thursday, November 21, 2013

Big data's biggest challenges

Riverbed's next great hope for redemption | Cryptolocker: Ransomware on the loose

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Big data's biggest challenges
IT pros from social media, healthcare and insurance industries share their big-data success stories and lessons learned. Read More


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Big Data and Bare-Metal Cloud
The Big Data hype meter is at an all-time high. But getting caught up in the hype can be a bit dangerous for your big data applications if you don't consider how to get the highest disk I/O. Hear why you may be disappointed in your application performance without the right infrastructure in place. View Now

Riverbed's next great hope for redemption
The WAN optimization leader recently presented its platform for "location-independent computing." Read More

Cryptolocker: Ransomware on the loose
[View the story "Cryptolocker: Ransomware on the loose" on Storify] Read More


High Performance Data Center Firewall Survey
With Data Centers consolidating and virtualizing, the core infrastructure is upgrading to 10G, 40G and even 100G. The Firewall must keep pace with these changes otherwise it becomes a bottleneck. Does your Firewall have the horsepower to keep up? View now >>

Mars manned mission: "2018 is our last chance to be first"
It seems that US human space-trip to Mars grow ever-more unlikely each time Congress talks about NASA and the budget. Read More

How IT found savings by tackling (instead of cringing at) photocopiers
Say the word 'photocopier,' and most IT leaders have visions of skilled workers wasting time undoing paper jams. But for Karl Collins, vice president of technical services and infrastructure at SavaSeniorCare, IT's newfound ownership of enterprise-wide photocopiers has yielded $739,000 annual savings and increased visibility among executives. Read More


Business Value of Creating Exceptional Digital Experiences
Join us for this live broadcast on November 21, 2013 at 11AM US ET to review the findings of IDC's recent analytical report titled: "The Business Value of IBM's Exceptional Digital Experience Solutions." Register Now

Ooma Office: This VoIP-based phone system makes small businesses seem big
Every business must interact with its customers via the telephone at some point. And it won't matter how great your employees are, or how superb your product might be, if your customers have a bad experience trying to reach the right people on the phone. Read More

Argonne's MIRA supercomputer solves jet engines, Pringles and everything in between
Packing more than 786,000 processor cores, and putting out more than 8.5 petaflops of sustained computing performance, the Argonne National Lab's MIRA supercomputer is among the most powerful. Read More

Microsoft to deliver Office 2013 SP1 in early '14
Microsoft today said it will ship the first service pack for Office 2013 sometime early next year -- most likely in late February -- if it sticks to its usual release cadence. Read More

White House wants 5,000 veterans in wireless tech jobs by 2015
The White House today said it strengthened the nonprofit program aimed at getting veterans and returning service members jobs in the hot wireless telecommunications arena. Read More


20 hottest tech toys for the holidays

Cool Yule Tools 2013: Our Tester Elf-approved picks for awesome gadgety goodness.


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