From the Cloud to Virtualization, Software As a Service to Web Services, ideas seem to be everywhere all the time. Somewhere, somehow, someone needs to separate the wheat from the chaff. We’ve asked Matt Heusser to provide his insight and commentary on the prevailing issues for IT staff today.
My name is Denny, and I’m a blogger. I you should join me in this endeavor of writing a blog.
Why should you be blogging? Because that’s how we learn, and that’s how we share.
What Do I say in my blog?
You may think that you don’t have anything new to say, but blogging isn’t alway…READ MORE
For information technology professionals, obtaining certifications have become an important way to demonstrate their knowledge, experience and qualifications. Although certification programs are often fostered or supervised by certifying agencies or professional associations, some major computer sof…READ MORE
The proliferation of connected devices over the past several years has been astonishing. From everyday items like wearables and thermostats to grander devices like solar panels and street tiles, it seems as if there are few things that are not connected in some way. As we look toward the future to f…READ MORE
Managed cloud company Rackspace gathered the great and the good from the London media-focused tech scene once more this month to congregate, postulate and ruminate over the future for so-called bimodal IT.
Delegates came in from Rackspace itself (Simon Crawley-Trice), Capgemini (Paul Pogonoski), …READ MORE
ZeroStack’s “private cloud in a box” software is now available on Nimble Storage boxes. The vendors this week launched a joint partnership to sell ZeroStack Intelligent Cloud Platform software on Nimble Storage arrays. The goal is to provide a pre-tested, automated private cloud system with the abil…READ MORE
Slack software is cloud-based collaboration software suite. Originally founded in 2009 as a chat tool for a now-defunct gaming technology, Slack has gained currency among enterprises and is broadening into a collaboration platform with capabilities beyond just messaging. Continued…
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Data center outages at Delta Airlines and Amazon Web Services stole the headlines in recent months, but there’s plenty of other outages at everyday enterprises that fly under the radar.
IT pros dished the dirt last week on the show floor at IBM Interconnect, anonymously sharing tales about their …READ MORE
German storage supplier Zstor has uprated the JBOD (Just a bunch of disks) for the NVMe flash era and produced the JBOF.
The NV24P allows for up to 24 2.5” NVMe-mounted flash drives of up to 8TB for a total capacity of 184TB.
Connectivity is to up to eight servers and is via what appears to …READ MORE
A new report from audit specialist Grant Thornton paints an upbeat picture of the cleantech sector’s future prospects which is in stark contrast to that of most global industries.
The report, “Capturing opportunity: Cleantech business booms around the world”, reveals that privately held busine…READ MORE
Finteract is a platform to engage startups with finest of minds. Technology is changing fast. Commerce is changing its dimensions and meaning when it comes to the digital world. IT services are transforming to IT entrepreneurship. A lot more was happening during Spring Conference 2017 at Novotel, Vi…READ MORE
When it comes to re-imaging the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) 2.2 on a Cisco SNS appliance , one can use the KVM console comes with Cisco Integrated Management Controller. If one wants to re-image the Cisco SNS-3415-K9 appliance he/she could face huge challenges with the java especially w…READ MORE
Depending on how a certain legal case works out, you may want to become more familiar with tools such as the “incognito” feature in your browsers: Law enforcement might be able to come calling for your search history.
“A county judge in Minnesota approved a uniquely broad search warrant …READ MORE
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There’s a listicle over at the TechRepublic entitled Top 10 challenges to DevOps implementation (linked below). So what are the challenges? They list off the standard things such as culture and skillsets, planning and tool.
I’d be criticizing the daftness of the list if it wasn’t for the f…READ MORE
2017 Spend to Grow 7%.
Large retailers spend £2,000 per employee on IT & telecom products and services. This is dramatically less than the corresponding outlay by all UK large organisations which stands at over £5,500. Large retail traders’ expenditure on both computer services and IT &…READ MORE
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Where do you stand on the encryption debate? Check out FBI Director James Comey’s views in this week’s roundup.
1. Encryption debate needs to be nuanced, says FBI’s Comey – Michael Heller (SearchSecurity)
FBI Director James Comey brought the encryption debate…READ MORE
The Hyperledger Project is an open source consortium focused on development issues for blockchain, the distributed database of ‘permanent’ time-stamped records. Led by the Linux Foundation, Hyperledger has now welcomed enterprise software company SAP into its membership ranks.
SAP says it intend…READ MORE
The following is our weekly roundup of SearchCIO and SearchCompliance content.
Should robots have all of their intelligence onboard? No, according to Gill Pratt, CEO at Toyota Research Institute. At the MIT Disruption Timeline Conference, Pratt explained why cloud robotics is a more efficient des…READ MORE
One of my test PCs is set up for dual boot, because I use it for both Windows 10 1607 (Current Branch) and Insider Preview versions. After upgrading to Build 15063 earlier this week, I noticed that the installer had knocked out BCD entries for both Macrium Reflect System Recovery and the 1607 OS. I …READ MORE
According to this post on ITKE, I have nine years before I start retiring from technology.
The fact that software is dominated by people just out of college is not a secret. Walk into any software company and you will see that. Developers are in their 20s for the most part. The more grey hair a p…READ MORE