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May 26 2015   8:34AM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (5/18 – 5/25)

Michael Tidmarsh Michael Tidmarsh Profile: Michael Tidmarsh

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Will President Obama act on the issue of government backdoors? Find out in this week’s roundup.

1. Government backdoor security concerns prompt letter to President – Sharon Shea (SearchSecurity)

As privacy and security concerns rise, President Obama is urged to dismiss the call for government backdoors.

2. Alcatel-Lucent boosts capabilities of service provider SDN platform – Antone Gonsalves (SearchSDN)

Alcatel-Lucent introduces a service provider SDN platform designed to improve response times in making changes to corporate networks.

3. Cloud threatens traditional IT jobs, forces changes – Robert Gates (SearchDataCenter)

Cloud computing is making corporate-owned data centers less common, and companies continue to reduce IT staff.

4. OpenStack containers, PaaS tie-ins give users a leg up – Trevor Jones (SearchCloudComputing)

OpenStack containers can come in many forms as the Foundation has taken an agnostic approach to the emerging orchestration technologies around it.

5. IoT will force CIOs to enter the realm of operational technology – John Moore (SearchCIO)

IoT is mature enough for enterprise adoption, said a panel of experts at the 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, but successful deployments require CIOs to engage with operational technology.

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