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Wednesday, September 02, 2015

How Docker can transform your development teams

How Docker can transform your development teams | Linux Foundation's security checklist can help sysadmins harden workstations

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VMware CEO hits on network virtualization reality, feuding with Cisco & the EMC Federation's future
It's an interesting time to be the CEO of VMware.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

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How Today's Hybrid Enterprises Thrive in Disruptive Times
While hybrid architectures and SaaS applications bring significant cost and flexibility benefits to enterprise users, they're creating unprecedented challenges for IT. In order to prioritize according to business needs, and to deliver an optimal and consistent end-user experience. View Now>>

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The Key to Security, Growth and Innovation
With financial losses estimated to be at least $400 million–and security incidents grew up to 66%. But, don't allow fear to stifle growth. The "Data Theft Prevention," report focuses on how to stay secure while you innovate, from a broader, in-scope, more intelligent in application perspective. Learn More

How Docker can transform your development teams
Waiting for the right build has been a historical problem with test environments, while differences between development, test and production have caused defects to escape in production. Virtual Machines solve these problems by sharing a copy of system data, but they can be slow and take gigabytes of disk space. Enter Docker, a lightweight, fast virtualization tool for Linux. Read More


Protecting Corporate Information in the Cloud
The biggest problem with cloud security might rest not with your solutions but with your employees. Find out in this study how to create a culture that embraces the cloud and keeps it safe. Cloud applications and technologies are becoming increasingly common across organizations worldwide. Learn More

Linux Foundation's security checklist can help sysadmins harden workstations
If you're a Linux user, especially a systems administrator, the Linux Foundation has some security tips to share with you, and they're quite good. Konstantin Ryabitsev, the Foundation's director of collaborative IT services, published the security checklist that the organization uses to harden the laptops of its remote sysadmins against attacks.The recommendations aim to balance security decisions with usability and are accompanied by explanations of why they were considered. They also have different severity levels: critical, moderate, low and paranoid.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Active Information Management: Solving Big Data Challenges
The demand for data is outpacing the ability of most businesses to manage, distribute and store it. The good news is that you can address these challenges through a sound approach to information lifecycle governance practices. We call this Active Information Management. Learn More

VMware rounds out data center virtualization stack
VMware has updated its stack of data center virtualization software, rounding out capabilities that allow an organization to run an entire data center operation and related cloud services as a single unified entity.Among the new additions are components to the vCloud Air suite of software for running cloud services. The company has expanded its network virtualization software to provide more ways of moving a workload across a data center. And it has also released a new version of its OpenStack distribution for running cloud workloads.VMware believes that the architecture best suited to deliver enterprise and cloud-native applications is one based on virtualizing organizations' compute, network, and storage resources so they can be delivered on multiple platforms, said Mark Chuang, VMware senior director of product marketing and management.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

4 research projects that could double wireless bandwidth
Working in his research lab, Andrea Alu; is focused on a single objective: doubling wireless bandwidth. "The final goal is to realize a compact device that can enable full-duplex for wireless communications, transmitting and receiving at the same time on the same frequency channel," says Alu, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at University of Texas at Austin.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


10 surprising facts about Microsoft

With the release of Windows 10 coming almost exactly 20 years after Microsoft introduced Windows 95, now is as good a time as ever to look at Microsoft's broad impact on the tech industry, particularly the lesser-known facts.


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