Tuesday, May 26, 2015

How the cloud helped police warm up to body-worn cameras

Richard Stallman: Windows OS is malware | Amazon rules Gartner's magical box

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How the cloud helped police warm up to body-worn cameras
The technology for body-worn cameras has been around for years, but it wasn't until this past year that law enforcement agencies have moved to adopt them in significant numbers. Read More


IDC ExpertROI SPOTLIGHT: BMC's Cost Analyzing Software
In this IDC ROI case study sponsored by BMC, you'll learn how the world's second-largest reinsurance company, is saving $2.55 million in mainframe MLC costs over four years—and how you can too. Learn More

WHITE PAPER: Dell | Eaton

Increase Resiliency of Virtual Servers
Discover how intelligent power management can protect costly hardware against power fluctuations, prevent data loss in the event of a power outage, and control day-to-day operational costs while ensuring high performance in a virtualized environment. View now

Richard Stallman: Windows OS is malware
Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement, said Windows and OS X are malware, Amazon's Kindle has an Orwellian back door, and only an idiot would trust the Internet of Things. Read More

Amazon rules Gartner's magical box
Has there ever been a Gartner Magic Quadrant as lopsided as the one issued this week for cloud infrastructure providers? Amazon Web Services towers above other global infrastructure providers in terms of the quality and breadth of its offerings, according to the research firm's latest calculations. Only Microsoft's Azure nears the AWS juggernaut status in the boxy Gartner universe. Read More

New IBM OpenStack services support hybrid cloud apps
Building on its support for the OpenStack open source cloud computing platform, IBM unveiled a new slate of IBM Cloud OpenStack Services intended to help clients and developers integrate applications and data across hybrid clouds — including public, private and local cloud environments. Read More

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Navigating Operating Costs and Roadmap Uncertainties for SAP
Listen to this discussion about new innovation and updates in core ERP lag as SAP focuses all its attention on a long-term, high-risk "re-platform" strategy with its newly announced S/4HANA suite. Learn More

Amazon.com may be working on Etsy competitor
Amazon.com may be planning to set up a marketplace for craftsmen, a questionnaire posted on the company's website suggests. A marketplace focused on artisan products, which seems likely to be called Handmade, would put the online retailer directly in competition with the Etsy forum, where 1.4 million active sellers push 32 million handmade items, vintage goods and craft supplies. Read More

IBM defends use of temp visa workers
IBM says the growth in technologies such as cloud, analytics, mobile and security is 'exacerbating the skills shortage' in the tech industry, and underscores the need for temporary foreign tech workers. Read More

Seven best practices for cloud security
Using cloud technologies in your organization comes with plenty of benefits - as well as many risks. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Vmware | CenturyLink

Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
Many organizations today rely on complicated disaster recovery mechanisms that keep them from broadly and effectively implementing backup and recovery measures. VMware & CenturyLink can change the situation for the better. Learn more

Salesforce Community Cloud gets recommendation tool to boost engagement
After launching its Community Cloud last August for companies trying to engage their customers online, Salesforce has now given the platform a major update. Read More

What are containers and why do you need them?
Docker exploded onto the scene a couple of years ago, and it's been causing excitement in IT circles ever since. The application container technology provided by Docker promises to change the way that IT operations are carried out just as virtualization technology did a few years previously. Here is a list of the 10 most common questions related to this technology. Read More

Microsoft implores enterprises to help it test optional Windows 7 updates
Microsoft wants enterprise IT administrators to play guinea pig by deploying a lot more fixes to Windows 7 and Server 2012 R2, another step in getting customers to help test patches before rolling them out everyone. Read More


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