Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Feds want terabit-speed optical SDN-based system

What to expect at Google I/O 2015: Google Cloud, Google Now for Apple Watch, and SWAG | 6 ways to attract and retain millennial workers

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Feds want terabit-speed optical SDN-based system
A branch in the US Department of Energy want to take software-defined network technology and combine it with a high-speed underlying optical system that will be capable of supporting large scientific applications.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WHITE PAPER: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc

SDN: How do you get there from here?
Are the growing data needs of mobile, cloud, big data and social threatening today's enterprise networks? Scalable processes, a phased integration approach and the appetite to optimize over time are key components of a modern network. It's how agile organizations prepare for the data needs of tomorrow. Learn more >>

WEBCAST: Aerohive

What iBeacons Mean for Your Existing Wireless Network
You may have heard the buzz about iBeacon, a technology that enables proximity-based services for mobile devices. To learn about iBeacon and how it can impact your company, watch the recording of Aerohive's latest webinar, "What iBeacons Mean for Your Existing Wireless Network and Your Business". View Now>>

What to expect at Google I/O 2015: Google Cloud, Google Now for Apple Watch, and SWAG
Google will celebrate independent software developers that build software with its products and services with two days of tech talks from the company's top technologists at the upcoming Google I/O conference. It's the one conference where developers get better seats at the keynote talks than the press. Google will surprise, delight, and throw a couple of haymakers at its competition.Here are a few guesses, based on discussions with developers who have attended many Google I/O conferences and reading between the lines of the Google I/O schedule. If you want to keep up with the event, you can watch the live stream on May 28.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

6 ways to attract and retain millennial workers
Ways to attract and retain millennial workersImage by ShutterstockThe way to find millennial workers and keep them isn't through free bagels, a ping pong table or a keg in the kitchen. In fact, what millennials want from the workplace might not be so different than any other generation.There's a lot of dissent on the state of millennial employees, and it seems like every week a new study is released that contradicts a past study. However, here are six ways you can shape your business to make it millennial-friendly.Offer competitive salary and growth opportunitiesImage by ShutterstockTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Shoe Supply Chain has Sole Version of Truth
A cloud-based platform and "network of networks" connects Wolverine to its suppliers, customers and partners. This cloud hub has been the foundation of Wolverine's growth. View Now>>

Status check on OpenStack: The open source cloud has arrived
Piston Cloud Computing was one of the darlings of the OpenStack movement. A founding father of the cloud computing project, it produced one of the first private cloud products based on the open source code.Fast forward two years and founder Joshua McKenty has left Piston and the most recent release of the company’s product dropped OpenStack from its name. What used to be Piston OpenStack is now named Piston Cloud OS. Why the change?“When Joshua and I started the company we did so to build a technology that would orchestrate the data center,” said Christopher McGowan, CTO of Piston. “OpenStack is still a key technology for that.” Recently though, customers have been asking about technologies such as Hadoop, Docker containers and data center orchestration software products like Kubernetes and Mesos. “We’re expanding to support other technologies.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Charter reportedly close to $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable
The deal, in the wake of Comcast's failed bid, may be announced as early as Tuesday, according to reports Read More

: Appirio

How To Get the Most Out of Salesforce Sales Cloud
Just having Salesforce Sales Cloud is a step in the right direction, but real success comes from solid governance and business processes. This eBook aims to help administrators, executives, and sales operations people learn more about using Sales Cloud to drive results. Learn more.

Cisco bypassed Russia sanctions to continue sales: report
Cisco reportedly skirted sanctions in order to sell networking equipment to Russia's military. Read More

Apple restores iCloud after global disruption hinders services
Apple said the issue, the cause of which is still unknown, hit 40 percent of its users Read More

Verizon (probably) dominates U.S. wireless service providers
Verizon's up, Sprint's down, and why it's getting increasingly difficult to compare them. Read More


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