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If you’re not yet watching “Silicon Valley,” drop your servers, code manuals and stray wireless mice, and find someone’s HBO Go password to steal. I mean borrow.
While the show is clearly a comedic exaggeration of IT guys and their bro-y living conditions, “Silicon Valley” touches on a lot …READ MORE
F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) is a Web Application Firewall (WAF) designed to secure Web Applications in virtual software-defined data center (SDDC), managed cloud service environment, public cloud, or traditional data center. F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) empowers Orga…READ MORE
A few weeks ago we asked a group of SMB managers and IT consultants to share the fastest and easiest things they’ve done to cut their (or their clients’) IT budgets. We got a whole bunch of interesting responses, and ran the first three last week. This week we have three more:
Jason Firch, a…READ MORE
Sometimes life takes us down some interesting and serendipitous paths.
In my case, I recently found myself in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, ascending the sandy Kill Devil Hills. It was on a school field trip with my older daughter to learn about the history of the state. On this site, back in 1903,…READ MORE
If you’ve got the right stuff, you could go from CIO to mogul, according to headhunter Shawn Banerji. Banjeri talks to Executive Editor Linda Tucci about a lucrative new career path for midmarket CIOs attained through private equity deals.
At this year’s Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytic…READ MORE
For our monthly feature, we look at the most popular stories on SearchWindowsServer.com in April and share them with our readers.
Last month, readers wanted to know more about Nano Server, a new installation option that will be available in Windows Server 2016, and were eager to learn how to co…READ MORE
In our monthly feature, we look at the Exchange content most popular with our readers in April.
Our readers wanted to learn quick fixes for some of the most common errors in Outlook, what they should expect before migrating Public Folders to Exchange 2013 and ideas for securing Office 365.
The f…READ MORE
Contest winner image via Shutterstock
And there we have it…another contest is in the books! Congratulations to our winners: ToddN2000, TheRealRaven and pdraebel! Here were the final standings:
ToddN2000: 1,310 points
TheRealRaven: 960 points
pdraebel: 305 points
AndreaF: 265 points
Jay Kidd is retiring as NetApp CTO, although not necessarily ending his career.
In a blog post today, Kidd said he is leaving NetApp after 10 years. Kidd wrote that he is leaving corporate life and “will shift my time to pursue more personal interests and delve more deeply into the areas of adv…READ MORE
Whoa! Has it really only been two days since the last time I posted? It seems like a lot more time has gone by than that, but perhaps that’s because I’ve been pounding away at Win10 issues over most of the intervening days and hours. No sooner did I finally got my Dell Venue 11 Pro up and working wi…READ MORE
Is the chief digital officer’s star being eclipsed by the chief data officer’s? Google news alerts and job postings for chief data officers outpace those for chief digital officers by a factor of ten (or just about), according to David Mathison, self-described curator at this week’s CDO Summit in Ne…READ MORE
A very interesting question I found on the forum asking what would be some of the emerging trends in information technology this year. Instantly following emerging trends popped up in my mind as listed below:
1. Cloud: Technology and cloud are bound to become synonyms soon. In fact, for some, i…READ MORE
Have you ever needed to generate a hex representation of a string or binary data?
Say you have a string – ‘PowerShell Rocks’
And you want to go the hex representation which is
50 6f 77 65 72 53 68 65 6c 6c 20 52 6f 63 6b 73
You would have to do something like this
$hexary = @()
The Internet is forever, they say. While this isn’t entirely true – Google “link rot” sometime – there seems to be no end of Internet youthful indiscretions that come to the light of day once their young perpetrators achieve majority and go on to do something useful with their lives.
In a plot twist worthy of Back to the Future, X-Men and Mission Impossible, a recent NCIS New Orleans show dealt with data encryption and smuggling and kidnapping. That’s not the coolest part. All of it was done using some real terminology and tools – not just movie magic or TV smoke and mirrors.
In the podcast, the editors discuss the NoSQL data modeling experiences and advice of users and consultants who took part in the recent Enterprise Data World 2015 conference in Washington D.C. What are the highlights? Use Agile practices – use DevOps – embrace your inner Google. …READ MORE
MONTREAL – One central theme at Cisco Partner Summit 2015 that washeld here this week is tighter alignment between the sales and marketing organizations, with the goal of a more shared responsibility for revenue growth. Toward that end, Cisco purposefully scheduled, for the first time, Cisco Marke…READ MORE
As Citrix Synergy approaches, CEO Mark Templeton joins us to discuss the growth of Citrix Workspace Services and the company’s Internet of Things plans. Templeton also talks candidly about his decision to stay on as CEO and the effects of Citrix’s recent restructuring and layoffs….READ MORE
In a recent episode of Silicon Valley, the team hires a young programmer to write their Cloud Implementation. And I do mean young; much closer to ten than twenty. When “The Carver” asks the age of the CEO of Pied Piper, and is told “twenty-seven”, he winces, sucks in his breath, and says “yikes.”
Enterprises looking to deploy a video content management system should take a page out of YouTube’s book.
While video content management allows organizations to store videos, create content and interact with content, employees expect a video management system to have the easy accessibility of You…READ MORE