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Sep 8 2014   8:10AM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (9/2 – 9/8)

Michael Tidmarsh Michael Tidmarsh Profile: Michael Tidmarsh

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Can OpenStack finally make its way into the corporate world? Take a look at this week’s roundup to find out.

1. OpenStack adoption creeps toward corporate acceptance – Trevor Jones and Ed Scannell (SearchCloudComputing)

Four years after OpenStack’s debut, many enterprises are still working through integration, upgrade and cost issues.

2. Windows 8.1 tablets swim — not sink — in hospitality industry – Diana Hwang (SearchConsumerization)

Big hotel and travel companies look to Windows 8.1 tablets as a platform to connect guests, customers and workers, but new deployments could pose IT problems not found in mainstream corporate settings.

3. Card trail shows Home Depot data breach could be huge – Brandan Blevins (SearchSecurity)

The reported Home Depot data breach may have affected stores nationwide over the course of several months if new data proves to be correct.

4. Ransomware on the rise, warns cyber threat report – Warwick Ashford (ComputerWeekly)

The first half of 2014 saw an increase in online attacks that lock up user data and hold it for ransom, reports F-Secure Labs.

5. EVO:RAIL and containers top VMworld highlights – Nick Martin (SearchServerVirtualization)

In this podcast, we talk with Simon Crosby, CTO of Bromium, about VMware’s support for containers and dig into how EVO:RAIL fits into the hyper-converged market.

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