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Rackspace Names Joe Eazor CEO, Interim CEO Cotten to Remain President

Thu, 2017-05-25 18:19
Joe Eazor, former EarthLink CEO and president, has been named Rackspace CEO less than a month after Taylor Rhodes said he would be leaving the managed cloud company. Eazor will officially start in his role on June 12.

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Zero One: I Pray You, Remember the CIO

Thu, 2017-05-25 14:20
While channel companies need to pitch line-of-business executives, the CIO still wields tremendous purchasing power over consulting and integration services.

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Report: One-Quarter of Firms Won't Meet GDPR Deadline

Thu, 2017-05-25 06:14
With the deadline for GDPR compliance only a year away, some companies are woefully unprepared With the deadline for GDPR compliance a year away, one-quarter of respondents to a new survey by cybersecurity firm Guidance Software say they are not going to be ready to meet the May 2018 deadline.

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DevSecOps, Machine Learning and Beyond: How IT Security is Changing

Thu, 2017-05-25 06:02
Cybersecurity threats are changing, and so are the tools and strategies available for combating them.

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Kaspersky Lab Offers Source Code to U.S. Government

Thu, 2017-05-25 05:58
The head of Kaspersky Lab is offering to turn over to U.S. officials the source code for its software products in a latest effort to dispel fears that the Moscow-based firm’s cybersecurity tools contain “back doors” that could be exploited by the Russian government.

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How LinkedIn & Microsoft Dynamics 365 Can Supercharge Sales

Thu, 2017-05-25 05:48
Andrew Rymes | SADA Systems Social selling gets a higher purpose in the enterprise as Microsoft take more steps to integrate LinkedIn into its broad portfolio of productivity and business applications like Office 365.

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Out with Perimeter Security; In With Digital Transformation

Thu, 2017-05-25 04:54
Unfortunately, as MPSs know all too well, security is far from that simple these days.

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What You Can Learn about Business from Cisco’s John Chambers

Wed, 2017-05-24 17:20
Cisco's John Chambers admitted that while the company is often criticized for moving too fast, nearly every mistake he’s made has been because he’s moved too slowly.

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CompTIA Unveils New Program to Advance Diversity in Tech

Wed, 2017-05-24 13:41
Here are five ways you can improve your inclusion practices today. The lack of diversity in the tech industry has been a high-profile problem for years.

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Zero One: 10 Line-of-Business Tech Buyers

Wed, 2017-05-24 13:26
Find out how much they’re spending, what they’re buying, and whether or not they engage with the CIO.

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SoftBank Acquires Nvidia Stake, Plans to Be Biggest Tech Investor in the Next Decade

Wed, 2017-05-24 10:48
Ian King | Bloomberg SoftBank Group Corp. has quietly amassed a $4 billion stake in Nvidia Corp. making it the fourth-largest shareholder in the graphics chipmaker, according to people familiar with the situation.

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These 13 Tech Companies Have No Problem Attracting Top Talent

Wed, 2017-05-24 09:50
Tech companies are known for their impressive perks for employees that extend well beyond free food, and include benefits such as competitive parental leave.

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How Much of $900 Million in Wasted Azure Spend Comes From Your Clients?

Wed, 2017-05-24 09:41
One of the greatest advantages of cloud computing is the scalability and the ability to use precisely the resources you need, precisely when you need them.

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Two-Thirds of Companies Lack Overall Cybersecurity Policy

Wed, 2017-05-24 09:31
Chris Burt | The WHIR Software developers say that only 31 percent of their companies have a formalized cybersecurity policy which is followed throughout the organization.

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What Blockchain and Open Source Software Share in Common

Tue, 2017-05-23 16:21

Wondering what makes Bitcoin and other blockchain-based technologies so popular?

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Survey: Non-IT Business Units Spend Own Budgets on Tech

Tue, 2017-05-23 14:32
Yevgeniy Sverdlik | Data Center Knowledge Non-IT departments and business lines within companies are playing a larger and larger role in technology purchasing decisions, including using their own budgets to buy technology.

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The History of Ubuntu Linux, Canonical's Open Source OS

Tue, 2017-05-23 14:29

Ubuntu, the open source operating system developed by Canonical, will soon officially be thirteen years old.

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The Doyle Report: MTM Is a Study in Digital Transformation

Tue, 2017-05-23 10:21
What do you call a channel practitioner that has transformed from reselling to managed services to product development?

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‘The Machine’ from HPE May Be the Future of IT

Tue, 2017-05-23 04:15
In-memory storage heralds the next step in compute and storage. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has unveiled the first full-scale version of the mega computer it calls The Machine.

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Intel Develops New 'Smart' Solution for Logistics & Shipping

Mon, 2017-05-22 16:31
Thomas Black | Bloomberg Partners working in supply chain, take heed. After Intel Corp. couldn’t find a device that indicated when sensitive chip-making machines tilted too much during shipping, the company decided to build one itself.

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