Technology, Converged Infrastructure

Is the hypervisor era ending and welcoming containers?

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How do we lower information technology (IT) costs amid escalating processing and storage requirements by consumers?  We can start with virtualization: although a proven technology from the mid 1960s, was introduced to the “x86 architecture” in the late 1990s.  For the past almost 2 decades, we have been operating with the “emulation of hardware” called a hypervisor, with all the associated “fat” that comes with the hypervisor.  Even if the hypervisor was absolutely optimal, there is a dependency upon the hypervisors software to operate (ie: HyperV, VMWare, KVM, XEN).  Fl

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Business Issues, Security

5 Information Security Trends That Will Dominate 2015

Cyber criminals "often use 21st century tools to take on 20th century systems."

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This five trends this CIO.com article looks at are cybercrime, privacy and increasing regulation, vulnerabilities created by third party suppliers and partners, BYOx or bring your own anything or device (hellooooo, mobility); and how to educate people about the importance of good security practices.

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Technology, Cloud

Healthcare in the Cloud

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Cloud-based services are becoming more widely adopted by healthcare organizations. The past year has seen a surge of interest regarding the potential of cloud computing with many organizations set to start moving healthcare-related applications across to cloud platforms.


Business Issues, Mobility

Local Search & Mobile: Emerging Trends Small Business Should Know About

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Local searches on mobile phone continue to grow day by day. People are using their smartphones to search local things and also look for services like doctors, hospitals, schools, restaurants, and much more. This article will let the small business owner know why their business should be locally optimized for mobile. This article includes the following:

  • Search trends on internet
  • Local search Trends
  • Search trends on local mobile search


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Technology, IT Performance

In Your Windows Phone

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Computerized rights activists have since quite a while ago requested the greater organizations to assume responsibility of the IT amusement from the security viewpoint and empower their clients with solid peculiarities that could help them ensure themselves if there should be an occurrence of any accidents. In a few locales, even the laws have begun to oblige organizations to incorporate execute switch characteristics.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

Making business sense out of the Internet of Things

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Recently, I got to speak to a CIO at a Global 500 Company about the challenges of running his IT organization. He said that one of his biggest challenges is getting business leaders to understand technology better. “I want my business leaders to be asking for digital services that support and build upon their product and service offerings”. I think that his perspective provides real insight to how businesses should be thinking about the so called Internet of Things (IoT), but let me get you there first.

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

CIOs becoming more integral to the business

Deloitte survey shows CIO progress, but innovation still elusive.

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jdodge

"Now is the time for CIOs to choose whether to remain custodians of core IT systems or become drivers of growth through technological innovation."

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Business Issues, Applications, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, Services

Software-defined data centers take on critical importance

What is SDx and why do we need it? #CIOchat 2-3 p.m. ET Thursday

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Call it software-defined anything (SDx): infrastructure, servers, storage, data center and networks. Why do we need them? That's what we will explore in our #CIOchat this week from 2-3 p.m. ET Thursday.

Software-defined data centers (SDDC) promise to simplify their namesake and make them more agile and automated. The idea is to move away from an emphasis on hardware to a world based on software and open standards. SDDC and more broadly, SDx, trade inflexibility for agility and speed.

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Applications, IT Performance, Mobility

Make User Experience a Top Priority

After database, no software has become more strategic than unified performance analytics.

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All organization should make user experience a top priority.  After database, no software has become more strategic than a unified performance management platform.  If applications don’t perform to end user expectations, return on investment (ROI) and risk management objectives cannot be achieved.  Employee engagement falters, customer loyalty erodes and the company lags behind its peer group in financial performance and market valuation.

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Technology, IT Performance

iOS Games

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As pictures progressively turn into a more real piece of the substance we expend on the Web, it has gotten to be obvious that a solid photograph imparting methodology is pivotal for social networking and blogging achievement. We're seeing a picture blast. Simply take a gander at the sheer number of picture driven destinations that are assuming a wide part for organizations to interface with their clients. Instagram is a powerhouse and one of the quickest developing interpersonal organizations out there.


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