Category: Infrastructure

Infrastructure, Operations Security, Security, Unified Communications

How the Energy Dept. is operationalizing emergency response

September 19, 2018

Via: FCW

The head of the Energy Department’s energy security office is looking to build relationships with emergency response and cybersecurity agencies at the Department of Homeland Security to sharpen overall government and private-sector awareness of cyber and physical threats. “We’re a […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The relentless march of cloud computing continues, and here comes the tipping point

September 18, 2018

Via: ZDnet

The shift to cloud computing continues to gain momentum, with nearly half of application spending going on-demand within the next four years. Across key areas of enterprise technology investment — including system infrastructure and software, application software and business process […]

Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Evolution of data platforms: Using the right data for the right outcomes

September 17, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Last week, I ran my friend and thought leader Esteban Kolsky’s first part on how to think about data in a post-big data world — and it was a hit. Now, to end the suspense, we have part two, where […]

Data Center, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Golden State senators want answers on data throttling

September 10, 2018

Via: FCW

California’s Senate delegation is demanding details from telecommunications carriers about their data policies in the wake of reported data “throttling” of Santa Clara firefighters battling a massive July wildfire in the state. In a Sept. 6 letter to top executives […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: Three reasons why it could be time to go cloud-first

September 6, 2018

Via: ZDnet

CIOs are increasingly confident using a cloud-first strategy. Analyst Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, why are digital leaders choosing to […]

Applications, Infrastructure

Apple will require all apps to have a privacy policy as of October 3

August 31, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is cracking down on apps that don’t communicate to users how their personal data is used, secured or shared. In an announcement posted to developers through the App Store Connect portal, Apple says that all apps, including those still […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Re-architecting IT for multicloud: 5 key steps

August 29, 2018

Via: CIO

CIOs today are operating in a complex technology and political climate as they architect their IT infrastructures for a hybrid cloud environment of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud computing services used by both IT and end users. This complexity […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

VMware rolls out new cloud services for automation, security

August 27, 2018

Via: ZDnet

VMware on Monday is rolling out a series of new cloud services designed to facilitate the management of costs, operations, security and compliance — across multiple clouds. The new services were announced at the VMworld conference, a day after VMware […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Infrastructure

Machine learning turns unstructured secondary storage into globally accessible data

August 23, 2018

Via: CIO

Charles Darwin was rumored to have said something to the effect of “It’s not the strongest or smartest that survives. Rather it’s the species that’s the most adaptable to change.” This axiom has never been truer in the business world […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

Indianapolis to become fourth city with 5G internet service from Verizon this year

August 17, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Indianapolis will become the fourth American city to get 5G residential broadband service this year, Verizon announced this week. The telecommunication giant, which is also America’s largest wireless provider, announced on Tuesday that Indianapolis will join Houston, Los Angeles, and […]