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The Channel Podcast Episode No. 4: Diversity

Wed, 2017-08-30 13:32
Despite the best efforts of progressive companies and outstanding individuals, women and minorities are woefully under-represented in technology. To some, this isn't an issue.

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DreamHost Considers Appeal After Court Demands Subscriber Data

Wed, 2017-08-30 13:22
DreamHost is considering its next move after a judge last week ordered the Los Angeles-based web hosting company to comply with a government warrant seeking information about subscribers to the anti-Trump website disruptj20.org.

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How Google’s Custom Security Chip Secures Servers at Boot

Wed, 2017-08-30 13:10
Christine Hall Data centers these days are busy replacing expensive hardware solutions with “software-defined” everything, but the trend is the opposite when it comes to security.

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Dell Says EMC Merger Pays Off as Customers Seek `Fewer Partners'

Wed, 2017-08-30 13:06
Bloomberg Michael Dell, whose namesake company merged with EMC Corp. almost a year ago to create one of the biggest providers of computers, storage and software, said the deal is paying off as corporate customers seek to buy more of their gear from a smaller number of vendors.

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VMware Unveils New Kubernetes Container Offering at VMWorld

Wed, 2017-08-30 13:02
VMware today announced it has partnered with Pivotal Software, Inc., and Google Cloud to launch a new Kubernetes container offering.

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Employers Seek Open Source Expertise -- But You Should Already Know That

Wed, 2017-08-30 12:35

Open source expertise is in even greater demand among employers than in previous years -- and that's saying something, because open source skills have long been an important consideration when hiring.

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You Can Now Spin Up VMware Servers in Amazon Data Centers

Tue, 2017-08-29 13:17
Yevgeniy Sverdlik Ever wish you could just run VMware on Amazon’s cloud? Now you can, but not on the entire AWS cloud, just in one availability region hosted in Amazon data centers in Oregon.

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Four Providers’ Houston Data Centers Online, but Access Roads Flooded

Tue, 2017-08-29 13:10
Yevgeniy Sverdlik Houston data centers operated by four providers have remained online since Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday evening, but streets surrounding at least most of the facilities are flooded, cutting off customer access.

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Forget Facebook, Apple and Google: Jobs at 'Normal' Companies May Be the Best Opportunity Yet

Tue, 2017-08-29 13:03
Cool (and successful) companies like Google, Apple and Facebook are the workforce holy grail, but they aren't the only places that talented people can find rewarding employment opportunities (literally and figuratively).

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Hurricane Harvey: Delivering Managed IT Services During a Catastrophe

Tue, 2017-08-29 12:58
It’s being called a 500-year storm and Houston, Texas-based Elevated Technologies finds itself smack in the middle of it.

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The Doyle Report: The One Truth Cybersecurity and Healthcare Have in Common

Tue, 2017-08-29 12:55
Imagine you had the power to make one global change in the way medicine is practiced to improve patient outcomes and cut healthcare costs. What would you do?

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VMware Looks to Increase its ‘Down-Market’ Appeal With New Offerings at VMWorld

Tue, 2017-08-29 12:51
It was a riveting Day 1 at VMWorld, with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and others making it clear that after years as the darling of large enterprises, it hopes its most recent product launches will position it for greater success among mid- and small-business players.

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Zero One: Digital Transformation’s Ah-Ha, Oh-No Moments

Mon, 2017-08-28 21:46
Pat Bakey, SAP’s president of industries, breaks down digital transformation’s tale of two types of companies.

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Report: 'Unofficial' Ports & Database Services Biggest Cyberattack Targets for SMBs

Mon, 2017-08-28 14:59

If there were any doubts as to the magnitude to which cyberattacks impact IT service providers, the rash of high-profile attacks in the first half of 2017 should have definitively erased them.

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Still Looking to Get into the Cloud Game? Here's Your Plan

Mon, 2017-08-28 12:37
Cloud computing has helped growing numbers of enterprises transform their IT practices—and we’re still in the opening innings of an historic shift.

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Oracle Hiring 5,000 for Cloud Business in Race With Salesforce

Mon, 2017-08-28 11:09
Bloomberg Oracle Corp. is hiring another 5,000 employees for its cloud software business as it fights Salesforce.com Inc. for market share in the fast-growing industry.

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VMware Wants to Be ‘Cloud Switzerland’

Mon, 2017-08-28 11:04
Yevgeniy Sverdlik After an attempt to become a cloud service provider itself – which appears to have seen mixed results – VMware’s new cloud strategy can be summarized as wanting to be the glue that holds a customer’s multi-cloud infrastructure together, including private cloud (on-premises or outsourced), and numerous public cloud platforms.

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A Type of Computing: NYTimes Crossword Moves from AWS to Google App Engine

Mon, 2017-08-28 11:01
Online games can be compute-intensive, particularly first-person shooters or games with heavy graphics that require a lot of power. But apparently a crossword puzzle can put a strain on cloud architecture, too.

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