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DevSecOps: A Renewed Commitment to Secure Delivery, Part 2

10 hours 31 minutes ago

If done right, DevSecOps eliminates the cultural roadblocks that often prevent organizations from getting IT security proactively involved with development and operations. Barriers are the last thing any organization should contend with when comprehensive security is an absolute priority at a time when data breaches, intellectual property theft and other cybercrimes can almost immediately cripple […]

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Andrea C. Crawford

Does the Empire Strike Back When We Learn What Happens to the $10 Billion JEDI Contract?

11 hours ago

Microsoft scored a huge victory by sweeping in and taking the $10 billion dollar, multi-year JEDI contract for military IT services from AWS (owned and operated by amazon.com, its parent company). The backstory on this is that James “Mad Dog” Mattis, then Secretary of Defense, met with Jeff Bezos who tweeted about it on August […]

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Marty Puranik

Observability-Driven Development: From Software Development to DevOps and Beyond

11 hours 30 minutes ago

In today’s world of cloud platforms and applications, typically delivered as SaaS (Software as a Service), it is critical for organizations to ensure efficient collaboration between software development and operations teams. The software development team codes the software application or platform, while the DevOps team streamlines and automates the entire production lifecycle, from development and […]

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Avi Shalisman

IBM Power Systems Certified for SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud as a provider for large SAP HANA systems

1 day 2 hours ago

ARMONK, N.Y., February 19, 2020 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that IBM Power Systems has been certified for the SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud as a critical infrastructure platform provider for large SAP HANA systems, aiming to simplify the IT infrastructure for the managed, private cloud environment. The service will run on IBM POWER9-based IBM Power Systems E980 […]

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Deborah Schalm

Cohesity, HPE, Cisco Create ROBO Platform

1 day 3 hours ago

Cohesity, in tandem with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Cisco Systems, today announced an integrated server and storage platform for remote office/branch offices (ROBOs) designed to be installed in a turnkey fashion. Rather than requiring IT staff to be present in a ROBO, the platforms are designed to be installed by a local office manager and […]

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Mike Vizard

Adaptavist Expands Offering with Acquisition of Six Trello Power-Up Apps

1 day 5 hours ago

Purchase underlines Adaptavist’s commitment to workplace agile transformation London, UK, Feb. 19th 2020 – Adaptavist, a leading global Atlassian partner, today announced the acquisition of six Trello Power-Up applications, built by Orah Apps. The purchase enables Adaptavist to broaden its offering and expertise across more enterprise tools to enable agile transformation. “The nature of how knowledge workers get […]

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Deborah Schalm

5G Security: Mitigating Threats in the Era of Hyperspeed and Hyperconnectivity

1 day 9 hours ago

5G is one of the hottest industry buzzwords right now, and for good reason. Beyond its ability to deliver massive capacity, it is expected to be one of the fastest and most pervasive technologies of all time, fundamentally changing every sector of the economy. In recent years, we’ve lived through 3G and 4G. So what […]

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Samantha Madrid

vArmour CEO: Cloud Security Needs Simplicity

1 day 11 hours ago

Cloud computing promised cost savings and simplified IT management, among other things. In many ways, the cloud has lived up to its ideals, and in other ways, such as API security, shadow IT and the securing of clouds across hybrid environments, the cloud has proven challenging. To get a sense of how enterprises and security […]

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George V. Hulme

BMC Announces Intent to Acquire RSM Partners

1 day 22 hours ago

Acquisition to enhance the BMC AMI portfolio to support the self-managing, modern mainframe HOUSTON – February 18, 2020 – BMC, a global leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase RSM Partners, a global provider of  services, software, and expertise with a 100% focus on IBM Z® […]

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Deborah Schalm

SolarWinds Strengthens AppOptics APM Platform

1 day 23 hours ago

SolarWinds today updated its AppOptics application performance management (APM) platform by adding both service- and trace-level root cause analysis capabilities. Jim Hansen, vice president of products, application management for SolarWinds, said the goal is to provide most of the same capabilities any IT organization would find in an APM platform that would cost 10 times […]

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Mike Vizard

RPA Reality Check: New Forrester Research Identifies Barriers to RPA Scalability

2 days ago

Study finds a significant impact of ineffective bot resiliency, uncontrolled shadow IT, and scripted bots Mountain View, Calif., February 12, 2020 — Tricentis, the leader in enterprise automation, today released a new RPA research study conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Tricentis:  Barriers and Best Practices for Scaling RPA.  To explore what Robotic Process […]

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Deborah Schalm

Huntress Secures $18M Investment Led By ForgePoint Capital

2 days 1 hour ago

New funding will expand operations and allow for further research and development to address security challenges aimed at MSP and reseller channel ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Feb. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntress, a SaaS-based managed detection and response (MDR) provider for managed service providers (MSPs) and value-added resellers (VARs), today announced an $18 million Series A […]

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Deborah Schalm

Dell Pushes Computing to the Edge

2 days 3 hours ago

Dell Technologies today set its sights on becoming a major edge computing player with the launch of a Dell EMC PowerEdge XE2420 server optimized for space-constrained environments and a smaller version of a pre-integrated Dell EMC Modular Data Center Micro 415 (MDC Micro) ruggedized platform. In addition, Dell launched the Dell EMC Streaming Data Platform, […]

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Mike Vizard

Veeam Updates Backup and Recovery Platform

2 days 3 hours ago

Veeam today announced the general availability of version 10 of the Veeam Availability Suite, which, among more than 150 enhancements, adds support for network-attached storage (NAS) systems, additional ransomware protection via an ability to create immutable backups in the cloud, an ability to recover multiple virtual machines simultaneously and a set of application programming interfaces […]

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Mike Vizard

Coronavirus Update: A Slowdown Already Occurring

2 days 6 hours ago

I have been watching the real-time regional situation reports about the coronavirus from the Chinese medical association site ncov.dxy.cn (the same site the John’s Hopkins outbreak dashboard sources its data from) closely now since very close to the beginning of the outbreak, and my daily routine has been to snapshot the regional outbreak tallies and […]

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Dragos Ruiu

What Makes Digital Transformation a Success?

2 days 11 hours ago

Despite more than $5 trillion having been spent on digital transformation efforts, survey after survey shows that successful digital transformations are far and few in-between. By many estimates, more than 50% of digital transformation efforts failed in recent years. While a recent survey conducted by Hanover Research and commissioned by AHEAD, the State of Enterprise […]

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George V. Hulme

Collaboration Over Competition: How Companies Benefit from Open Innovation

2 days 11 hours ago

More and more technology companies are adopting open innovation initiatives. This is largely due to the realization of the benefits of working with outside experts to gain external perspectives and insights. This situation wherein an organization thinks beyond its internal resources for innovation and collaborates with external resources is known as open innovation. Open innovation […]

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K.R. Sanjiv

5 Password Policies to Up Your Security

3 days 9 hours ago

Complex passwords can save users from being hacked—any IT admin will tell you that. Plus, countless studies and articles on password security have been published about why password policies are vital to online security. Increasing the length of passwords, adding complexity to them and never reusing passwords more than once … these are three examples […]

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Greg Keller

ACCELERATED STRATEGIES GROUP LAUNCHES RESEARCH STUDY INTO CORONAVIRUS’ IMPACT ON IT INDUSTRY WITH ‘HEALTH EMERGENCY IT PREPAREDNESS’ SURVEY

3 days 9 hours ago

Coronavirus Outbreak Causes IT Industry to Identify New Threat Preparation Strategies, Accelerated Strategies Group, MediaOps, JumpCloud, and DevOps Institute Commission New Study BOCA RATON, Fla. and BOULDER, Colo. – Feb. 17, 2020 – Accelerated Strategies Group, the analyst company whose mission is to democratize access to industry expert knowledge, MediaOps’ IT as Code community platform, […]

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Deborah Schalm
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