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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Microsoft shakes up the exec org chart as Myerson climbs, Elop falls

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Microsoft shakes up the exec org chart as Myerson climbs, Elop falls
Microsoft today shuffled its executive ranks, giving Windows chief Terry Myerson more duties and ousting former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. Read More


The Role of the User Experience in Video Conferencing
While video conferencing can offer significant, measurable benefits to companies and their employees, all video conferencing solutions are not alike. To ensure adoption, a successful deployment and implementation--and to maximize (ROI)--managers must choose their video conferencing tools wisely, matching the right technology to the right use cases. Learn more >>


Refresh Authentication Choices to Improve Remote Access
Authenticating users on a variety of endpoints should provide the right balance of user experience, security and workforce productivity. CISOs and IAM leaders need to keep pace with new methods of remote access for the mobile workforce in a constantly changing work environment. Read this report why. View now

Top 10 botnet targets in the U.S. and worldwide
Every day the security team at Level 3 Communications monitors approximately 1.3 billion security events; mitigates roughly 22 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks; and removes, on average, one control and command (C2) server network. In its new botnet research report, 'Safeguarding the Internet,' Level 3 uses its own threat intelligence, combined with other data feeds, to define trends in botnet behavior, DDoS attacks and malware. Read More

Microsoft needs SDN for Azure cloud
Microsoft's Azure couldn't scale without SDN. The Microsoft cloud, through which the company's software products are delivered, has 22 hyper-scale regions around the world. Azure storage and compute usage is doubling every six months, and Azure lines up 90,000 new subscribers a month. Read More

'Scroogled' architect Mark Penn to leave Microsoft
Mark Penn, Microsoft's executive vice president of advertising and strategy, will leave the company in September to open a private equity firm. Read More


3 Ingredients for Improving Efficiency Through the Cloud
This paper illustrates a methodology for effectively combining people, processes, and technology for successful cloud implementations, and highlights organizations that have followed three steps to build highly efficient and effective infrastructures. Learn More

Top 4 revelations about SharePoint
Some of the biggest news to come out of Microsoft Ignite last month was the introduction and the first public demonstration of SharePoint Server 2016 – a demo that quelled a lot of speculation and uneasiness in the SharePoint administrator community. Read More

Startup touts safe sharing of Office 365 documents
Startup Vera promises to secure Microsoft Office 365 documents no matter where they go using policies set by the businesses that create them. Read More

Microsoft woos startups with $120K in cloud computing credits
Microsoft is trying to lure more startups onto its Azure cloud services by offering a substantial US$120,000 credit for companies that qualify for its BizSpark Plus program. Read More


Data Governance: Key Deliverable for Data-Driven Companies
This White Paper outlines the importance of data governance as an essential asset for information driven companies. Improved data governance leads to reduced cycle times, improved transactional readiness, more trustworthy insight from analytics and leaner, faster and better operations. View Now>>

The midyear state of the IT job market
With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, it's time to look at the state of IT hiring for the first half of the year to try and build an accurate hiring plan for the remainder of 2015. Read More

Vote for the Xbox 360 games you want to play on your Xbox One
During Microsoft's E3 keynote, the company announced Xbox One Backward Compatibility which will make playing Xbox 360 possible. Read More

How green is Amazon's cloud?
Amazon, Google and Microsoft are under fire for not being transparent about how efficient their cloud platforms are. Read More


5 low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers

Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when checking channel usage.


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