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Unitrends backup products will go where some vendors have gone before — supporting the Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor – while adding a cloud twist.
The company’s Recovery Series backup appliances and Unitrends Backup virtual appliances will feature integration for the Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV…READ MORE
For centuries, humankind regarded the wild as something to be tamed and conquered. Not so much these days. In recent decades, society has changed course and turned its attention to protecting the environment rather than trying to beat it into submission and bend it to better suit our narrow purposes…READ MORE
President Trump and Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, David Shulkin, M.D., announced telehealth initiatives that will help give access to healthcare for veterans across the country.
Through new telehealth initiatives, the VA will be able to practice over 50 clinical specialties including tele-derm…READ MORE
James Damore thinks he was frogmarched out of Google for telling the truth. In reality, he wrote a 10-page memo, cobbled together with scraps of research chosen to fit his intense fear of gender equality, scrambling to contort his cloistered world view into a case for protecting the boys club he’s…READ MORE
Last week Mark Zuckerberg made a couple of astonishing announcements. The first is that he’s no longer an atheist. The second is the one that’s a little more important to the rest of the world, that he believes “running for president [is] very important”.
Now I can’t tell you how opposed to t…READ MORE
Should you implement a custom user registry to help mitigate access to your various LDAP servers in order to simplify security tasks such as authentication and group association? The answer to that question is a resounding ‘no.’
The simple beauty of the custom user registry
On the surface, impleme…READ MORE
There has been barely a passing public mention from the government about the need for new or redeveloped IT systems to support whatever trading and immigration regime the UK has when it leaves the European Union in March 2019. One sentence in a Philip Hammond speech has been all there is so far – pl…READ MORE
Android is set for an update and the next version is codenamed “O”.
The Google-developed mobile operating system has been in open beta for some time now, reaching alpha stage developer preview status in March of this year 2017.
Final API adjustments are being made and the release date is immin…READ MORE
Superposition is the ability of a quantum system to be in multiple states at the same time until it is measured. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Full-blown quantum computing systems won’t be operational for several years, but opening it up to corporate developers will get IT shops thinking abou…READ MORE
About two weeks ago, long-time Windows watcher Ed Bott offered an interesting assessment of Windows 10 at ZDNet. It’s entitled “Windows 10 after two years: Microsoft’s mixed report card,” and appeared on 8/3. Given that Ed Bott issues Win10 report card, what kinds of grades does it include? Just as …READ MORE
More than 70 vendors will be involved in the NVMe flash market by 2020 and the market will be worth $57 billion. Meanwhile, nearly 40% of all-flash arrays will be based on NVMe drives by 2020.
That’s according to research company G2M, which has predicted a compound annual growth rate for NVMe-b…READ MORE
DevOps, as we know, is the portmanteau coming together of Developers and Operations to create an amalgamation of cultural philosophies, working practices and technology tools designed to make software application development more Agile and less painful.
So what’s the goal of DevOps, ultimately?
I got a phone call from a technical recruiter last week. These calls are usually painful, but I had a couple of minutes and could use some entertainment, so I took the ride.
The recruiter said she had a remote testing position available and had found my resume in their database. I haven’t kept a …READ MORE
In this guest post Dr Sunny Bains, editorial director of UCL ENGins and lecturer specialising in stories on emerging technologies in AI, computing, and telecoms, discusses why the Apple Watch is well suited to women and why this is a good thing.
I have no pockets. Well, not none but few: and,…READ MORE
CNet Training and Anglia Ruskin University invited Ahead in the Clouds along to their recent boot camp to lead a two-way discussion with its Datacentre Leadership and Management students about how to address the industry’s skills gap. Here’s all you need to know about what got discussed.
It doesn’t seem that long ago where there were three main focuses on data security:
– Hardware/application security
– Database security
– Document management security
Each had its own focus; each had its own problems. Layering the three approaches together often left gaping holes thr…READ MORE
You can’t go to an application development conference these days without the terms Agile and DevOps being thrown around more than free t-shirts from vendors. But for all our talk about these prized development approaches and structures, how many of us actually implement Agile or DevOps in a way that…READ MORE
Cloud management software may help organizations bring order to cloud computing chaos — managing and deploying a diversity of cloud services, keeping track of services used for billing purposes and making the best use of cloud infrastructure.
Once they get the green light to buy and then install…READ MORE
What aspect of DevOps poses the biggest challenge for IT leaders? As I discussed DevOps with hundreds of leaders during a recent event series with Gene Kim, an author of The DevOps Handbook, I heard one answer loud and clear: It’s the culture change. The concepts of blended or shared responsibilit…READ MORE
The FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards 2018, partnered with TechUK, is now open for nominations.
Everywoman’s eight annual women in tech event is searching for inspirational people who are influencing those around them and encouraging the next generation into the tech industry.
Launched in …READ MORE