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What you can learn from Nordstrom’s use of the cloud

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What you can learn from Nordstrom's use of the cloud
Retail giant Nordstrom provides a useful example for anyone struggling with how to adopt IaaS cloud computing services such as virtual machines, storage, and cloud-based application hosting.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Performance Management in the Cloud
Susan Tran from CA Technologies, Shaun Walsh of Emulex and industry analyst Robin Layland explore the new challenges created for performance management solutions when applications migrate to the cloud. View now

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Agility, Simplicity, Modernization
CIOs today have more responsibility than ever to fulfilling business: increasing revenue growth, reducing operating costs and driving productivity improvements. Read how vendors are creating state-of-the-art systems to accommodate these systems in one solution. Learn More

Container wars: Rocket vs. Odin vs. Docker
Containers have taken the networking world by storm, offering a lightweight, more flexible alternative to the traditional virtual machine. The major difference between a container and a VM is that a container may share common files, while VM processes are discrete and atomic, even if storage and networking is virtualized and shared. VMs are more like islands; containers can be islands or communes.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

3 reasons you need SanDisk's Connect Wireless Stick
Don't have enough storage space on your smartphone? Need to share lots of files with other people in a meeting? SanDisk's new wireless USB 128GB flash drive may be worth its $100 price tag. Read More


Leveraging the Cloud for Your Social Business Workloads
Today, "social business" - a broad term that describes how social, mobile, and other technologies facilitate enhanced employee, customer, and partner engagement - has transformed the way we do business. Read this Frost & Sullivan whitepaper to learn why the cloud is one of the key reasons for this rapid transformation. Learn More

IDG Contributor Network: Why 1&1 deployed SolidFire's flash storage for its new cloud servers
1&1, a subsidiary of United Internet, manages over 19 million domain names worldwide as well as running over 70,000 servers for its cloud hosting business. The company has created a new generation of cloud services that it hopes will help them jump headfirst into the public cloud business.A company of the size of 1&1 doesn't make its technology decisions lightly, so it was interesting to hear that 1&1 chose flash storage for its new infrastructure. More interesting, perhaps, in this market with multiple flash vendors, is that 1&1 opted to go for SolidFire's all-flash arrays for its needs.SolidFire is a young but rapidly rising company. Founded only a few short years ago, SolidFire leverages the experience that its founder, Dave Wright, had after his previous company, JungleDisk, was acquired by Rackspace. Wright saw out his time at Rackspace helping that company build out its own cloud infrastructure and saw firsthand the difficulties presented by traditional approaches to storage.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Google Drive phishing is back -- with obfuscation
If you have a Google account and a stranger sends you a link to a document on Google Drive, think twice before clicking -- it could be a phishing scam designed to harvest your Google credentials.According to Aditya Sood, architect at Elastica Cloud Threat Labs, the new campaign is reminiscent to one that popped up a year ago, except that this time there are a couple of layers of obfuscation designed to disguise the attack.MORE ON NETWORK WORLD: 12 Free Cloud Storage options Google does have a built-in safety mechanism for its online document storage service, and scans files for malicious code.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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5 Steps to Help Defend Your Network
The Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture can provide the necessary levels of application intelligence, contextual information, visibility and automated control to enable the network to be the foundation for companies today as well as in the future. Learn More

IDG Contributor Network: DDoS attack size is getting bigger, security firm says
The percentage of attacks over 1 gigabit per second is 'growing strongly,' according to Arbor Networks. And SSDP attacks that could affect Internet of Things appear to be waning. Read More

'Someone had an issue with this rack'
Yes, indeed, someone had an issue with this rack. That assessment and the picture come from a reader of the Reddit section devoted to networking. Read More

Brinks safe -- with a USB port -- proves easy hacking for security researchers
A pair of security researchers have managed to open a Brinks CompuSafe Galileo using its standard USB port, a keyboard and 100 lines of code. Read More


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