Thursday, April 09, 2015

Cloud computing brings changes for IT security workers

Microsoft creates a container for Windows | In the cloud, development will be never-ending

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Cloud computing brings changes for IT security workers
Watch out, computer security professionals: Cloud computing vendors are coming for your jobs. It may be inevitable, or you may be able to take back control by rigorously studying how your organization uses technology. But either way, life is changing for IT security experts. 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

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The Path to Value in the Cloud
The Path to Value in the Cloud, by Oxford Economics and Windstream, brings together the latest insights, tactics and strategies C-suite respondents are using to make the cloud work for them. Learn More

Microsoft creates a container for Windows
Hoping to build on the success of Docker-based Linux containers, Microsoft has developed a container technology to run on its Windows Server operating system. Read More

In the cloud, development will be never-ending
It's my belief: dev, DevOps, agile and continuous development, all of these will never end in the cloud. No app will ever be finished, only tidy release numbers for comparison sake. This is awful, and this is great. Read More

How workers really use Microsoft collaboration tools
Document access and sharing represent the bulk of enterprise collaboration using Microsoft tools, according to a new report from, a company that makes software to combine Microsoft's cloud and social utilities into a single interface. Read More


Agile Analytics in the Cloud
A solution that offers the power and breadth of enterprise-class analytics in an immediately accessible environment that is so friendly anyone in the organization can use it. Traditionally, systems like this require significant investments of time and resources, at a cost that can be prohibitive. View Now

Container competition: Startup CoreOS gets $12M from Google to take on Docker
Container technology is sweeping across the tech industry, with almost every big IT vendor seemingly jumping on the Docker bandwagon. Everyone from Amazon Web Services, to Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat and even VMware have announced support for Docker containers. Read More

Oyster breaks out of its subscription shell, targets Amazon with e-book store
E-book subscription service Oyster has opened an online book store, a move that pits the young company against heavyweight Amazon. Oyster's ebook store has the support of the top five publishers in the U.S. Read More

Juniper goes after financial services with its new 'server on a switch'
Juniper Networks brought its own basket of goodies for 'the street' with the unveiling of the QFX5100-AA switch with optional QFX-PFA packet flow accelerator (PFA). Read More


Easily Deploy and Move Enterprise Apps in the Cloud
What if your organization could take advantage of emerging business opportunities by deploying new applications faster? With IBM PureApplication solutions, companies can build and use a cloud environment faster, easier and with less risk to better engage with their customers and partners. Learn More

Oracle bolsters Retail Cloud with new services
It's been just over half a year since Oracle completed its US$5.3 billion acquisition of Micros, and now the company added several new services to the retail-focused technologies it gained through that deal. Read More

Aerohive targets education with 802.11ac access point release
Aerohive Networks today announced the availability of the AP130, the company's latest wireless access point to target educational institutions. Read More

Researchers show that IoT devices are not designed with security in mind
In the latest blow to Internet of Things (IoT) security, an analysis of smart home devices has found flaws that could give attackers access to sensitive data or allow them to control door locks and sensors. Read More

Microsoft lets more organizations access apps from Azure Marketplace
Government and educational institutions can now buy applications via Microsoft's Azure Marketplace and deploy them on the company's cloud platform. Read More


How 20 (mostly) tech companies' logos have evolved over the years

Some of today's biggest tech companies launched with logos that are now unrecognizable.


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