Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Akamai CSO takes a creative approach to finding security pros

HP embraces open hardware designs with Cloudline servers | Shortage of security pros worsens

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Akamai CSO takes a creative approach to finding security pros
What do a chocolatier, theater director and dog-sledding adventurer have in common? All found work with Andy Ellis, the chief security officer at Akamai. And all have passion – an indispensable quality for Akamai's CSO. (Insider Story) Read More

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Top 5 Reasons Your Need Backup for Salesforce
How safe is the information you store in Salesforce? Learn 5 challenges businesses face and how to overcome them. In this eBook learn: -Top 5 threats to your Salesforce data -How to proactively prevent and recover from these threats -How to remain compliant in the cloud Learn More


5 Essential Restore Capabilities for Google Apps Data
If you lose data in Google Apps, how quickly can you get it back? Many admins are surprised to find it's harder than they think. In this whitepaper learn: -Difference between restore and recovery -Benefits of rapid, easy-to-use data restoration in Google Apps -What to look for in a backup solution Learn More

HP embraces open hardware designs with Cloudline servers
Hewlett-Packard is following in the footsteps of Facebook and Microsoft in embracing open hardware designs with its new low-cost Cloudline servers. Read More

Shortage of security pros worsens
Security hiring challenges have worsened over the last several years. Threats are more numerous and more sophisticated; security breaches are more publicized; and CEOs, CIOs and CISOs are being held accountable for damaging hacks. It's no surprise companies are working harder to find, hire and retain experienced security pros. Read More

Salesforce gives Service Cloud a shot of data science
Data-science and analytics capabilities are popping up with increasing frequency in enterprise applications of virtually every shape and size, and Salesforce's CRM platform is no exception. Read More

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The Google Apps Admin Guide to Peace of Mind eBook
You enjoy the benefits of Google Apps but have you taken the proper steps to protect your Google Apps files from data loss? In this eBook learn: -Ways Google Apps data can get permanently deleted -What Google offers for protection and gaps you need to fill -How to prevent and recover from data loss Learn More

Docker buys SDN start-up for container networking
Linux container company Docker this week said it would acquire SDN start-up SocketPlane, a developer of a native networking stack for Docker software. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Read More

Demand for Linux jobs shooting up fast
If you're an open-source expert, the job market is your oyster – the Linux Foundation released a report this week that says that employees with Linux skills are in high demand, with hiring managers working hard to bring them in. Read More

Could AWS possibly be worth $50 billion?
Speculating as to the value of Amazon Web Services has been a parlor game for some time now, with the company expected to provide its answer next month. In the meantime, here's what they're saying at RW Baird, via a report on The Street. Read More


The Benefits of Cloud Networking
Cloud networking introduces a new way to deploy, operate, & manage distributed enterprise networks. It delivers network capabilities via a cloud infrastructure with minimal capital investment or IT resources. This paper provides details on cloud networking, the state of the cloud market & its benefits Read Now

SAP to cut 2,200 jobs, plans to recreate them in other parts of the company
SAP will cut over 2,200 jobs this year in activities where it sees no future, but plans to create others around cloud services and its HANA in-memory database offering, where it sees more potential. Read More

What network technology is going to shake up your WAN?
Few areas of the enterprise are as ripe for change as the wide area network. And there are plenty of technologies – from hybrid WAN services and software defined networking to better management tools -- lining up to push such a makeover closer to reality. Read More

Cloud service providers must guarantee zero down time
When government agencies go shopping for a cloud services provider, they are looking for a vendor that can guarantee the highest possible degree of reliability. Read More

Adobe extends its Marketing Cloud to IoT and beyond
Adobe's Marketing Cloud has offered enterprises a tool for integrated online marketing and Web analytics for several years already, but on Tuesday the company announced numerous new extensions to the technology. Read More


15 of the best Google Chrome experiments ever

A look at some of the coolest bits of Chrome experimentation out there, in honor of Google's 1000th Chrome experiment being published this week.


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