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 blog on msmvps.com is back at http://blogs.msmvps.com/richardsiddaway/…READ MORE
He was arrested twice for computer crimes and wire fraud. At the time of his second arrest, he was on probation from the first, caught by a large multi-agency dragnet including the FBI.
The actual term in the FBI press release was “manhunt”; he has been called The World’s Most Famous Hacker.
On the eve of the annual VMWorld conference in San Francisco, scheduled for next month, people are talking a lot about VMWare, but not for the usual reason. It’s because one of EMC’s largest investors is calling on the company to break itself up — specifically, by taking VMWare public.
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With only nine days left to go in July, the race for the top three spots in our giveaway contest is coming down to the wire. Even though the top three have remained the same, there are plenty of users who are right behind including: BigKat, philpl1jb, edwinjhoffer …READ MORE
Extreme Programming is one of the aspect of Agile Processes and probably among the most popular ones.
It has proven and established its success on global front
It is independent of the project size, industry size or industry type.
The topmost priority of Extreme programming is customer.
Employees are streaming more video at work and it’s not just cat videos on YouTube. Enterprise video content management is the latest service to emerge in the UC market as interest in enterprise video streaming grows. What exactly is video content management? Any software, appliances or software as …READ MORE
Data management is back on the agenda, finally with a big data flavor.
I’d like to think that Teradata was driven by my blog of 10 July, “So, how do you eat a Hadoop Elephant?” in the acquisitions announced today of Hadapt and, of more interest here, Revelytix. Of course, I do know that the…READ MORE
We all carry mobile devices be they phones, iPads or other tablet devices, USB drives or laptops. By their very nature, these devices are easily lost or stolen making the data on them at risk of compromise. It’s important to protect the actual devices from loss, but perhaps it’s even more important …READ MORE
Over the past couple years, I’ve been spending more and more time digging into various open-source projects that are gaining visibility, and sometimes traction, within the Enterprise. Projects like Hadoop, OpenStack, CloudStack, Docker, Cloud Foundry, Git as well as several others. I tend to look at…READ MORE
TechEd is dead. Long live Microsoft Unified Technology Event for Enterprise.
Mark your calendars: Microsoft set the date and location for the new conference, which will take place on May 4, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
The conference will encompass the content of TechEd and Microsoft Management …READ MORE
Although the ThinkPad 10 has been a “known entity” since late 2013, and listed at the Lenovo Store since March or April of 2014, it was only last week — while I was away from my office on vacation, as fate would have it — that Lenovo finally opened the product page for actual orders. Having now vi…READ MORE
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What can we expect from VMworld 2014? Find out in this week’s roundup.
1. VMware Marvin speculation and VMworld expectations – Nick Martin (SearchServerVirtualization)
In this podcast, Nick Martin talks with Christian Mohn about the VMware Marvin speculation an…READ MORE
Part 1 was published last week; this is the second and final part of the story.
So, oft in theologic wars
The disputants, I ween,
Rail on in utter ignorance
Of what each other mean,
And prate about an Elephant
Not one of them has seen!
The CIO struggling with disparate views of the team w…READ MORE
Firebrand apprentice, Kimberley Bolton, is blazing a trail for all young women currently considering a career in IT. The 19 year old from Maidenhead, made history last week after becoming the first woman to win a Microsoft Apprentice of the Year award. It is an important milestone in an industry…READ MORE
This week I’ve found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that I’ve found this week.
Watch Microsoft’s ‘Empowering’ ad from the Big Game
Troubleshooting the new Cardinality Estimator
Data-intensive Applications in the Cloud Computing World
I love my iPhone. Who doesn’t? It’s a great product, as millions of users would agree, but it’s not exactly the most efficient tool to get my day job done. That’s about to change, IBM and Apple hope, with their announcement this week that the two iconic brands — can we call them Big Blue Apple? — …READ MORE
Digital overload and extreme multitasking are doing a number on employee engagement and efficiency — and the U.S. economy, SearchCIO senior news writer Nicole Laskowski reports. A few employees at Intel decided to take an unexpected tack to tackle this problem: mindfulness. In this two-part feature…READ MORE
As VMworld 2014 approaches, rumors about new VMware products and feature updates are swirling. In this podcast, we talk with Christian Mohn about Marvin rumors and about what we’re expecting to see at VMworld 2014….READ MORE
Gordon E. Moore, co-founder of Intel, noticed that over the course of tech history, compute power doubled every two years. Later coined as “Moore’s law,” his observation was meant to predict the general upward trend of processor speeds. Over the past few years, however, new content outlets — …READ MORE
By: Jan Stafford
More and more, enterprise architects are building environments for large-scale middleware testing in the cloud. Why? There are huge limits on how many test and development environments on-premise systems can accommodate, said Steve Millidge, Director, C2B2 Consulting, Malvern, UK…READ MORE