Thursday, July 09, 2015

United's woes show what's hard about networking

  OwnCloud's new encryption framework gives enterprises more flexibility | SAP to bring analytics to soccer

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United's woes show what's hard about networking
SDN and cloud technology may cut down on big glitches, analysts say. Read More

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OwnCloud's new encryption framework gives enterprises more flexibility
It's no secret that security has been a tripping point for enterprises considering cloud storage, but OwnCloud took a fresh step toward alleviating such concerns with the addition of a new encryption framework. Read More

SAP to bring analytics to soccer
In what SAP and City Football Group (CFG) call a groundbreaking event for the sport of soccer, the two companies today announced a global, multi-year marketing and technology partnership that will provide CFG and its four international football clubs with analytics for business operations, fan engagement and player and team performance. Read More

Cisco buys cloud-based contract administrator
Cisco this week announced intentions to acquire privately held MaintenanceNet, a provider of cloud-based software to manage recurring customer contracts. Cisco will pay $139 million in cash and retention based incentives to acquire MaintenanceNet. Read More


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Verisign introduces new cloud-based DNS firewall
Protecting an enterprise from cyberattacks is a task that is becoming increasingly tough. Just when one thinks the problem is solved, new attack surfaces are created that open the door to new threats. Read More

Mirantis wants to make OpenStack easier to use
Cloud tends to sit on faceless, nameless commodity hardware, or so the orthodox view held. But in recent years things have gotten a little more nuanced, and a number of vendors are now offering cloud appliances. Read More

Data center group tightens certification rules for service providers
The Uptime Institute is updating the way it certifies data centers in a move to help ensure that cloud computing customers get the level of service they think they're paying for. Read More

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Katie Couric explains: What is the cloud?
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will renew his appeal to businesses to work more closely with the military on Thursday when he speaks to an audience of top executives at the Sun Valley conference in Idaho. Read More

Ouster of Kubuntu founder leaves its future in doubt
A disagreement between the founder of Kubuntu and the Ubuntu Community Council has roiled the Linux community and left the project rudderless, as Jonathan Riddell left Kubuntu's governing body late last month. Read More



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