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The internet of things is growing rapidly, and IoT-enabled devices are beginning to appear in all aspects of our lives. This not only impacts consumers, but also enterprises, as it is expected that over 50% of all organizations will have some form of IoT in operation in 2019. The number of IoT-conne…READ MORE
Veeam updates to its flagship product and AWS data protection include the ability to migrate old data to cheaper cloud or object storage.
Update 4 of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 is scheduled to be released this month to partners. General availability will follow at a date to be determined. Veeam…READ MORE
Join-String is a new cmdlet in PowerShell v6.2 preview 3. Join-String enables you to use the pipeline to join strings.
We’ve had the –join operator for a long time:
PS> 1..3 -join ‘,’
As an alternative you could do
PS> 1..3 | Join-String -Separator ‘,’
In a recent online presentation, Check Point Software Technologies founder and CEO Gil Shwed stated that “we are at an inflection point” when it comes to cybersecurity.
Shwed’s statement came on the heels of Check Point’s release of its 2018 report that found 97% of surveyed companies were unprep…READ MORE
It’s always interesting to read about how the BackBlaze backup service is doing with its hard disk drives. Like companies such as Facebook and Google, it uses so many hard disk drives that it ends up stripping off extraneous parts and building its own structures with them. But because the company …READ MORE
On the face of it, cloud storage should be an ideal candidate for an “excess capacity”, “sharing economy” business model.
Otherwise termed “Uberization”, we’ve seen the rise of apps and services that seek to marry excess capacity in cars, homes etc to those looking to use it, and ge…READ MORE
The Computer Weekly Developer Network (CWDN) team recently got to meet with enterprise applications company IFS at its Sri Lanka headquarters in Colombo.
The meetings were designed to explore the work its IFS Labs division is currently undertaking, talk to senior local management to find out why …READ MORE
The question for Adobe CFO John Murphy was how had digital transformation changed his job. Are there decisions you’re involved in today that would wouldn’t have been involved in 10 years ago? he was asked.
Murphy, who assumed the CFO role at Adobe in April, was being interviewed at the recent MIT…READ MORE
Checking over my production PC this weekend, I noticed a half-dozen folders at the root of my system drive (C:). By definition such files are system related and ordinarily hidden from view. Looking them over, I quickly realized I neither wanted or needed most of them. Hence my exhortation: Out darne…READ MORE
Two months ago I started to take a course on Udemy building secure cryptocurrency. The course walks you through downloading the code for bitcoin, which is open source, then rolling your own network copy of it.
Then this showed up in my Github alerts:
This is a real vulnerability in the cor…READ MORE
Azure is a great platform to use, and the new Managed Disks are fantastic as you just need to set it and forget it. However, if you run into the problem that I can recently with moving the VM from one resource group to another, you’ll run into a stumbling block pretty fast. I hit this because …READ MORE
LF Networking (LFN) is the label used by the Linux Foundation to denote the coming together of seven top networking projects.
In other (arguably more straightforward) words, LFN is an open source networking stack.
The openly stated aim of LFN is to increase harmonisation across platforms, com…READ MORE
The government recently announced plans that – despite facing delays and setbacks – a new Emergency Services Network (ESN) will be phased in from the beginning of 2019. It will replace the legacy infrastructure, Airwave, a radio-based terrestrial trunked radio (Tetra) network.
Now, Tetra, and…READ MORE
A recent interaction with DH2i CEO and Co-Founder, Don Boxley about the key technology transformations in 2019, he talks about two key developments he foresees in 2019 regarding IoT and Hybrid Cloud. So, his 2019 predictions go as follows. The first prediction says Enterprises will replace VPNs with…READ MORE
It was Java 8 that saw the inclusion of lambda expressions, a concept that has long been baked into languages such as Groovy and Ruby, but due to various language constraints, had never made it into the Java language. As organizations slowly move to Java 8 and Java 11 platforms, more and more develo…READ MORE
So it turns out the O2 mobile network failure that took out data access for some 30 million people this week, was caused by an expired software certificate – no great conspiracy, no programming error, no undiscovered bug, no malicious interference, but one of the most basic systems administration …READ MORE
In this guest blog, Jennifer Major, head of internet of things (IoT) at SAS UK & Ireland, discusses the obstacles and the opportunities involved creating diversity in analytics.
In the face of the constant soundbites we hear about the British tech sector’s “worrying” lack of diversi…READ MORE
Christmas Image via FreeImages
It may not be “officially” winter time yet, but it sure feels like it outside! It’s time to heat things up with some prizes that are sure to make Santa jealous this holiday season. But first, let’s see who won the activity contest in November!
$150 Amazon gift …READ MORE
Process mining software is a type of program that analyzes data in enterprise application event logs in order to learn how business processes are actually working. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Process mining is all about automatically discovering the as-is business process from the data that a…READ MORE
Tom Cruise has posted a video alongside Mission: Impossible – Fallout director Christopher McQuarrie, encouraging fans to adjust their television settings to improve their viewing experience of the film, and we ache for when we had that enthusiasm.
It’s normal to feel uncomfortable watching Tom…READ MORE