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In another installment of Law and Order, HP-Autonomy Unit, court documents have been released that HP intends to use to back up its $5.1 billion lawsuit against Autonomy for fraud, based on what it says were artificially inflated revenues and sales. The company filed its lawsuit on March 30 and is f…READ MORE
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is pushing to provide U.S. shareholders with better metrics to compare executive pay against company performance. In other GRC headlines from recent weeks: A new law moving through Congress could allow breached companies to keep intrusions under wraps; an…READ MORE
Gender and diversity issues in tech is a difficult thing to talk about. People are understandably sensitive. As a white male, I’ve never dealt with any kind of disadvantage related to diversity. Me giving an opinion on the topic, is skewed at best.
When we look in most tech companies there is a c…READ MORE
LAS VEGAS – In the flurry of new product announcements and product upgrades being made here at EMC World 2015 and EMC Partner Summit 2015, of particular interest to channel partners was the expansion of EMC’s VSPEX converged infrastructure portfolio to include the EMC VMAX 100K enterprise data ser…READ MORE
One of the most interesting tidbits to emerge from the Ignite conference so far has been Microsoft’s announcement of its “Windows Update for Business” service. Terry Myerson himself, Microsoft’s EVP for Operating Systems, made this announcement — and offers an equivalent Blogging Windows post on th…READ MORE
A software inventory module is now included with the April 2015 WMF 5.0 preview
£> Get-Command -Module SoftwareInventoryLogging | select Name
Most of the storage news this week is happening at EMC World in Las Vegas, but there’s also a bit of activity at the SAP Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, Florida.
Nimble Storage announced that SAP certified its Adaptive Flash CS500 and CS700 arrays for the SAP HANA in-memory database managemen…READ MORE
Lattice Engines and Leadteq have joined hands to expand the horizons of Lattice’s state of the art predictive analytics suite. The expanded horizon will empower Leadteq’s customers to taste the beauty of the former’s product. The Vice President Business Development and Strategic Alliances of Lat…READ MORE
Today by the grace of Almighty I passed the F5 101- Application Delivery Fundamentals exam. It was a quite interesting experience I had especially, when I tried a non-Cisco certification exam.
As we all know F5 is a leader in the field of Application delivery controllers. F5 stands out to be a le…READ MORE
Regardless of whether the reports of Salesforce possibly seeking a bidder represent only rumors, SAP stated something as a fact:
It won’t buy Salesforce.
“We have zero interest in Salesforce.com,” said Bill McDermott, SAP’s CEO. McDermott spoke to reporters and other attendees during a Q&…READ MORE
Word comes to me that Grace Lee Whitney has died at age 85. She is the actress best known for playing Yeoman Rand on Season 1 of Star Trek (The Original Series [TOS]).
I’m not a huge Trekkie (or Trekker, for those who prefer the term that seems to harbor a little more gravitas for those who f…READ MORE
Data Science image via Shutterstock
By James Kobielus (@jameskobielus)
What minimal qualifications do you actually need to call yourself a data scientist these days?
The cynical answer would be: whatever you can get away with. But the fuller answer would be: whatever the market can bear.
Contest image via Shutterstock
As I mentioned last week, we have a special giveaway contest for the month of May. The user with the most ITKE points by the end of the month will win a Polaroid Cube camera. With its compact size and affordable price, it’s a great gift for you or a family member.
Odds are you don’t need to make permissions changes to the public database role. Back in the SQL 7 days making changes to it was pretty common as the database engine wasn’t all that well secured. Today in the SQL 2005 and newer times there’s no reason to change any of the default permissions tha…READ MORE
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
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