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.
Continuing from my previous post on Custom Insights, let us learn more about it. Firstly, Apteligent has come out with its latest industry report, ‘Network Crash Edition’. This report has the first of many previously unknown findings. The report reveals certain amazing and shocking findings. It says…READ MORE
We hear so much about the potential of the internet of things every day in the news. For the most part, examples and discussion is focused on consumer trends and products for IoT, but in the real world, enterprise and industrial IoT will be where the cool stuff happens … here’s why.
Our fascina…READ MORE
A Hadoop cluster is a special type of computational cluster designed specifically for storing and analyzing huge amounts of unstructured data in a distributed computing environment. Continued…
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“A Hadoop cluster based on commodity hardware is better positioned to scale incremen…READ MORE
Efforts to make health information available to patients are paying off, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
ONC published a data brief about how hospitals are now making it possible for patients to get their health data electronically.
The da…READ MORE
Without a surge of investment in “future ready” fibre and wireless networks next spring, the UK will fall behind France, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Spain, let alone Scandinavia and the Pacific Rim before the Brexit negotiations are complete. If so, Brexit might indeed be the disaster the Remoaner…READ MORE
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EMC is dead. Long live Dell Technologies. With Dell’s acquisition of EMC finalized earlier this month, it may seem like the end to a very long, long, long story. But although the merger is complete, there are still a quantity of potential Dell-EMC fallout to occur.
Layoffs. Reports are that 2,…READ MORE
Research firm IDC reports factory revenues for worldwide purpose-built backup appliances (PBBA) experienced solid growth in the second quarter while enterprise storage systems revenue remained flat during that same period.
Factory revenues for worldwide purpose-built backup appliances (PBBA) gre…READ MORE
Real time operational intelligence company Splunk staged its annual developer, partner, customer, tech-practitioner event in Orlando this month to explain what the firm really means by the term ‘enterprise machine data fabric’ and how its intelligence software will work with new and emerging technol…READ MORE
Seemingly retaining its original name, technology stack and altogether vibe-ness with competancy over a year now since being acquired by Hitachi Data Systems, Pentaho is putting out the ‘data developer/analyst’ messages and tuning up its own integration prowess in the process.
The data integr…READ MORE
Today at its Ignite Conference, MS issued a flurry of announcements and info. Less than a month after the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it’s no surprise that Windows 10 items dominated. In fact, I’ve just finished listening to several sessions online (available on the conference home pag…READ MORE
Budget to Rise 10%
A typical IT & Telecom budget for a medium sized wholesaler, with 100-999 employees, is around £1m. This budget is due to increase by 10% between 2014 and 2019. Staff and software are going to be the fastest growing components at just under 20%. Hardware is due to decl…READ MORE
When Apple introduced the iPhone 7 last week, with no headphone jack, and its wireless earbuds, it was sketching out a future in which devices connect – to other devices, to the internet, to people — without cords. And though consumers were the target of the San Francisco event, it was the future…READ MORE
Last week I announced the PASS Summit 2016 Speaker Idol contestants. This week it’s time to announce the judges. We’ve seen most of the judges at speaker idol before, so we know how great a job they’ll do. Last year we had 5 judges each day and six at the finals and things were a little to cr…READ MORE
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Were you affected by the recent Yahoo data breach? Find out what you should do to keep your Yahoo account safe in this week’s roundup.
1. Yahoo breach leaves 500 million accounts compromised – Michael Heller (SearchSecurity)
Yahoo confirmed it was the victim of…READ MORE
The news that internet company Yahoo had information stolen on a half billion accounts in 2014 is further proof of this simple truth: Hacks are widespread and increasingly spectacular.
To counter the escalating and ominous threat of costly data breaches, companies need strong defenses in place, s…READ MORE
IBM recently held its customer event, Edge, is Las Vegas. Although totally new announcements were a little thin on the ground, there were various items that are newsworthy.
Starting with the old. IBM continues to bang the ‘Innovation’ drum that it has been banging for the best part of twenty…READ MORE
The Cisco ASA Appliances offers failover in following states
By default Cisco ASA Appliance performs stateless failover and in this mode of operation, the Active Unit does the following
Synchronizes its configuration with the standby unit.
LAS VEGAS — There have been some years at VMware’s annual VMworld conference where the company sold more sizzle than steak when introducing new technologies and their associated roadmaps. At this year’s show here this week, the company had some steak to work with — but forgot the sizzle.
IBM developers can now build apps with Apple’s Swift programming language.
The Bluemix Runtime for Swift hit general availability this week, about seven months after its introduction at IBM InterConnect. It allows developers to use Swift on IBM’s Bluemix platform to build and deploy native iOS ap…READ MORE