Thursday, June 18, 2015

Top 10 botnet targets in the U.S. and worldwide

VMware gets help to build and deploy cloud apps more easily | Microsoft needs SDN for Azure cloud

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Top 10 botnet targets in the U.S. and worldwide
Every day the security team at Level 3 Communications monitors approximately 1.3 billion security events; mitigates roughly 22 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks; and removes, on average, one control and command (C2) server network. In its new botnet research report, 'Safeguarding the Internet,' Level 3 uses its own threat intelligence, combined with other data feeds, to define trends in botnet behavior, DDoS attacks and malware. Read More

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How Businesses Connect, Communicate, and Collaborate
Whether you're new to EDI, need to get EDI-compliant or simply want to educate your business colleagues, EDI Basics provides an easy-to-understand explanation of the fundamental concepts. View Now.

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Efficient Cloud Connectivity Ensures Optimal Cloud Computing
Many enterprises are now migrating their internal data center infrastructure and business applications to the cloud. Private network services are physically separate from the public Internet and they provide guaranteed throughput, availability, and latency. Learn More

VMware gets help to build and deploy cloud apps more easily
Working to make its public cloud more competitive, VMware has partnered with Bitnami to make using open source apps and development environments on vCloud Air easy. Read More

Microsoft needs SDN for Azure cloud
Microsoft's Azure couldn't scale without SDN. The Microsoft cloud, through which the company's software products are delivered, has 22 hyper-scale regions around the world. Azure storage and compute usage is doubling every six months, and Azure lines up 90,000 new subscribers a month. Read More

Top 4 revelations about SharePoint
Some of the biggest news to come out of Microsoft Ignite last month was the introduction and the first public demonstration of SharePoint Server 2016 – a demo that quelled a lot of speculation and uneasiness in the SharePoint administrator community. Read More

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Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps: The Ultimate Guide
Download this handy PDF from InfoWorld to learn all the ins and outs of Microsoft Office and Google Apps and decide which option is best for you. Learn More

6 productivity tips for Chromebook power users
Chromebooks are more than toy computers for running the Chrome Web browser. Google's rapid development of Chrome OS has given the cloud-based operating system a significant set of power-user tools to help make you more productive and to ensure your data is secured. Read More

Xirrus takes aim at headaches of 'guest' Wi-Fi networks
It's enough to keep you on your phone's data connection – the annoying guest wireless network. Maybe it's got a clunky, slow-loading web portal to navigate. Maybe the password is hard to find. Or maybe it's entirely open, but you noticed that a seedy-looking guy over there has Wireshark open on his laptop. Read More

Microsoft shakes up the exec org chart as Myerson climbs, Elop falls
Microsoft today shuffled its executive ranks, giving Windows chief Terry Myerson more responsibilities and casting out former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. Read More


Solving Storage Sprawl in a Cloud Centric World
The new IT conundrum is to decide to rent infrastructure or build out your data center. The data explosion of the past decade has left many enterprises awash in a mixed and disjointed storage environment. View Now

Salesforce Marketing Cloud aims to blur the lines between marketing, sales and service
Marketers have long struggled with the challenge of engaging customers across channels, but an updated version of Salesforce's Marketing Cloud could help. Read More

Amazon Web Services jumps on Spark bandwagon
Amazon Web Services' EMR (Elastic MapReduce) service has been upgraded to handle Spark applications, giving enterprises that want to use the increasingly popular processing engine a way to do so without building their own infrastructure. Read More

Oracle profit slides 24 percent as customers move to the cloud
Oracle has reported a sharp drop in profit for the quarter just ended, with customers spending more on its cloud services but less on software that runs in their own data centers. Read More


5 low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers

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