Dimension data to add 300 new data center industry experts and innovators to extend capabilities.
February 4, 2015 – 5:24 am | Comments Off

Expanding footprint and client demand for next-generation data center services fueling growth
NEW YORK – February 3, 2015 – Dimension Data, the $6.7 billion (USD) global ICT services and solutions provider, today announced it will hire …

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Amazon, Google highlight cloud provider security issues at RSAC 2015
April 24, 2015 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off

SAN FRANCISCO – Several of the leading cloud service providers in the industry, including Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft, discussed key security issues from the provider perspective at RSA Conference 2015. A panel discussion, held during the Cloud Security Alliance’s Summit at RSA, featured security heads of several top cloud service providers, or CSPs, including Jerry Cochran, principal security engineering manager for Microsoft Office 365; Eran Feigenbaum, director of security for Google at Work; Patrick Heim, head of trust and security at Dropbox; Brian Kelly, chief security officer at Rackspace; and Chad Woolf, global risk and compliance leader for AWS.

Cloud-service-providerThe panelists were asked by moderator Jim Reavis, co-founder and CEO of the CSA, about enterprise security lessons and trends from the CSP perspective. Cochran said when he took on his current role two years ago, many customers would make a major change — such as installing Office 365 — and only ask him questions afterwards, when a security incident or compliance issue arose.

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MDM announces Datameer Webinar – most impactful big data use cases in 2015
April 24, 2015 – 9:46 pm | Comments Off
MDM announces Datameer Webinar – most impactful big data use cases in 2015

Data is growing daily, and the majority of organisations are housing volumes of data, both structured and unstructured. Analysing this vast amount of data is an immense task for many organisations. However, by making use …

VMware workspace management tool brings Citrix support
April 24, 2015 – 9:30 pm | Comments Off
VMware workspace management tool brings Citrix support

VMware has stitched together its recent acquisitions to deliver a workspace management tool aimed squarely at Citrix customers. VMware acquired Immidio in February to provide a suite of user environment management (UEM) tools. That suite …

VMware makes vSphere licences portable to crimp EVO:RAIL costs
April 24, 2015 – 9:05 pm | Comments Off
VMware makes vSphere licences portable to crimp EVO:RAIL costs

VMware has announced what it’s calling a “vSphere Loyalty Program” that allows vSphere users to “apply their licenses to the purchase of VMware EVO:RAIL appliances from our nine Qualified EVO:RAIL Partners.” The program’s pretty simple: …

Spring cleaning: Should you use a cloud storage service to back up your PC?
April 24, 2015 – 8:50 pm | Comments Off
Spring cleaning: Should you use a cloud storage service to back up your PC?

I certainly hope you back up your PC more than once a year, but I won’t kid myself — people are not good at keeping backups up-to-date. One of the main reasons for this is …

WANdisco Replicates Data Between Multiple Hadoop Platforms
April 24, 2015 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off
WANdisco Replicates Data Between Multiple Hadoop Platforms

At this juncture, it really is only a matter of time before IT organizations find themselves looking for a way to replicate data between two or more diverse implementations of Hadoop. To address that issue, …

What Big Data Means for the Legal System
April 24, 2015 – 8:30 pm | Comments Off
What Big Data Means for the Legal System

ROBERT PLANT: Artificial intelligence researchers for several decades have used the legal domain as an exploratory space to test their theories. In the 1980s researchers used fourth-generation programming languages such as LISP and Prolog to …

Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative Offers Agencies Hidden Benefits
April 23, 2015 – 9:50 pm | Comments Off
Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative Offers Agencies Hidden Benefits

The Broadcasting Board of Governors was once the poster child for federal data center sprawl. When André Mendes joined the BBG as CIO in 2009, its headquarters had several full-fledged data centers and was littered …

Chinese supercomputer ‘too slow’ to compete in race for hypersonic weapons, scientist warns
April 23, 2015 – 9:41 pm | Comments Off
Chinese supercomputer ‘too slow’ to compete in race for hypersonic weapons, scientist warns

A supercomputer used by China to develop a hypersonic space weapon was too slow, having a processing speed only a tenth of that of its American counterpart, according to a researcher involved in the highly …