Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Avaya and HP to sell combined portfolio of UC, contact center and infrastructure services

FAQ: Containers | Attack hijacks DNS settings on home routers in Brazil

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Avaya and HP to sell combined portfolio of UC, contact center and infrastructure services
Avaya and HP Enterprise Services announced they have signed a multi-year agreement to offer a combined portfolio of Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS), Contact Center-as-a-Service, and infrastructure modernization services. Read More

WEBCAST: Xirrus/Cisco/Aerohive/Extreme Networks/Motorola

Is a Cloud-Based Wi-Fi Right for Your Enterprise?
Mathew Edwards from Aerohive, Mike Leibovitz from Extreme Networks and Robin start by defining a cloud-based Wi-Fi offering. They then review the pros and cons of two different types of cloud offerings. They finish up by exploring the cost implications and key questions to ask any possible cloud-based vendors. View now


Secure the Use of Portable Media in Critical Infrastructure
Securing critical infrastructure is crucial to ensuring that our current way of life is sustained. Our whitepaper provides insight into the development of strong security policies around the use of portable media, and how to effectively mitigate the threat from external sources. Learn more

FAQ: Containers
You know a technology is going mainstream when Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, VMware and Red Hat all make big announcements about embracing it. Such is the case with containers.But as containers have grown in popularity among developers during the past year, I still get asked by people, “What are containers?” There still seems to be some education needed about exactly what containers are and how they’re used. So, Cloud Chronicles and Network World give you Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Containers. What are containers? Containers can be thought of as a type of virtualization for the operating system. Typically virtualization refers to hardware, using a software hypervisor to slice up a server into multiple virtual machines. Container technology virtualizes the operating system, abstracting applications from their underlying OS.  To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WEBCAST: IBM Corporation

See what Security, Reliability and Efficiency looks like
The new System x servers with Intel ® Xeon ® processors offer innovative technology, offer innovative technology with exclusive new advanced security features to provide enterprise class data protection. Learn More

Attack hijacks DNS settings on home routers in Brazil
An ongoing attack in Brazil tricks users into visiting malicious websites that attempt to silently change the Domain Name System settings of their home routers.If the attack is successful, the routers are reconfigured to use rogue DNS servers that redirect victims to phishing pages when they open banking sites, said Fabio Assolini, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, in a blog post Tuesday.The attack starts with spam emails that tell recipients they’re being cheated and asks them to click on a link. The link leads to an adult content website that in the background forces browsers to load specifically crafted URLs.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WHITE PAPER: Motorola Solutions Inc.

The Next Logical Evolution in WLAN Architecture
Motorola Solutions has been the driving force behind the creation and evolution of the wireless LAN (WLAN), from its inception through today's third generation architecture. Today, they are Introducing the world's first scalable, virtualized WLAN controller that brings a new level of scalability, cost efficiency and reliability to the WLAN. Learn more

Apple to partner with American Express, Visa, and Mastercard for mobile payments
Apple's special media event is just a few days away and all eyes will be on company CEO Tim Cook to see if he can deliver on the innovation front after three years at the helm. What's more, with Apple executive Eddy Cue claiming that Apple's 2014 product pipeline is the best he's seen in 25 years with the company, the expectations for something truly great will be exceedingly high.In addition to two new iPhone models and a rumored iWatch, reports are coming in that Apple next Tuesday will also roll out a mobile payment platform that will enable iPhone users to quite easily make payments by swiping their device over a payment pad. Indeed, these reports are further bolstered by leaked photos of iPhone 6 logic boards which show the presence of an NFC chip.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

First Look: Samsung's Note 4, VR and more
Samsung packed plenty into the second 2014 edition of its Unpacked event Read More

New products of the week 09.02.2014
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as HP and WTI Read More


The new Microsoft under Satya Nadella

The Microsoft CEO has set new goals, taken some decisive actions, moved ahead with works already in progress and made Wall Street happy.


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