Thursday, April 16, 2015

Fave Raves: 34 tech pros share favorite IT products

Security pros name their must-have tools | Will containers kill the virtual machine?

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Fave Raves: 34 tech pros share favorite IT products
It takes many tools to keep IT systems running smoothly, and tech pros have their personal favorites. Check out this year's must-haves. 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

WHITE PAPER: Windstream Communications

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

Security pros name their must-have tools
Trusted IT security gear fights bots, protects data, and monitors systems for suspicious behaviors. Read More

Will containers kill the virtual machine?
Two years ago when Frank Macreery started Aptible to help companies host sensitive healthcare data in the cloud, as CTO he decided that containers would play a pivotal role in the company's operations. Read More

WEBCAST: ActiveState

Docker is not Enough
Join this Webcast to hear how to overcome Docker limitations by leveraging a necessary layer of orchestration that allows developers to maximize the potential of Docker. Learn More.

Microsoft makes debugging PHP less painful with new Azure tool
Microsoft is equipping its Azure cloud service with a tool to debug PHP-based Web applications that are running on the platform. Read More

Don't look now, but ATMs are about to get a cloud makeover
Automated teller machines have been around for decades, but surprisingly few changes have been made to the technologies that run them. That's about to change. 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

IT pros in retail are sold on these 6 products
When we asked IT pros to name their favorite products, six respondents from the retail industry weighed in on their go-to tools. (Insider content) Read More

Microsoft scoops up Datazen to help mobilize BI
Microsoft has been nothing if not voracious this year when it comes to acquiring promising young companies, and on Tuesday it snatched up yet another: Datazen Software, which focuses on mobile business intelligence. Read More

A true story of combating a large-scale DDoS attack
Real tales of cyberattack response and recovery are hard to come by because organizations are reluctant to share details for a host of legitimate reasons, not the least of which is the potential for negative financial fallout. Read More

Illumio goes to the well for $105 million more in venture funding
Investors in Illumio are tripling down, with existing and new investors tossing another $105 million at the data-center/cloud security company that will be used to extend research and development, open new offices and broaden its customer base. Read More


First Look: Microsoft's new Spartan browser for Windows 10

Here's what sets Spartan apart from Internet Explorer.


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