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Red Hat to Acquire Codenvy, Provider of Agile and Cloud-Native Development Tools

May 25, 2017 No Comments

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Codenvy, provider of cloud-native development tools that enable developers to more easily create modern container-based and cloud-native applications. By adding Codenvy to its existing portfolio of developer tools and application platforms, including Red Hat JBoss Middleware and Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat continues its efforts to provide solutions that enable developers to create applications for hybrid cloud environments.

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Moving Beyond Dashboards for Healthcare IT

May 25, 2017 No Comments

Add “travel agent” to the list of things that have gradually receded from our consciousness, along with pay phones and brick-and-mortar retail stores. One needn’t look far to see the humble travel agent’s replacement: hundreds of websites and mobile applications from which one can research options, read reviews and make reservations. In the next few years, though, even those websites and apps may face the same fate as your neighborhood travel agent.

The Enterprise Cloud – It’s a Thing

May 25, 2017 No Comments

With the advent of AWS and Microsoft Azure, the public cloud has become a widely accepted means for businesses to achieve greater agility and scalability. But while the public cloud delivers many benefits, it is not always the right solution for every situation. Some workloads must reside within a data center, to ensure predictable costs and performance or to meet compliance requirements. But organizations now want their on-premises applications to enjoy the same level of agility as public cloud offers. Many companies use a combination of public clouds, hosted private clouds and on-premises infrastructure.

Transform HR Services in Seven Easy Steps

May 25, 2017 No Comments

Behind the scenes of many organizations’ HR operations are dedicated, hard-working teams faced with a complex web of processes. Despite their dedication, often these teams are ill-equipped due to decentralized systems and a lack of modern technology tools. The resulting inefficiencies keep HR teams from providing the level of service that team members deserve.

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Fugue Brings New Cloud Governance Capabilities to AWS Infrastructure Operations

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Fugue Inc. today announced major product enhancements to its cloud infrastructure management platform. With the launch of the Fugue Team Conductor, the company delivers centralized control, advanced governance, and secure collaboration for operating on the cloud at scale. Since its inception, Fugue has focused on giving customers the means to build, enforce, and retire cloud infrastructure automatically and continuously.

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The Top Three Ways to Monetize Your Blog

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Blogging can be a great hobby, but for many bloggers, it is also a main source of income. There are many different methods to choose from when it comes to generating a blog revenue, but perhaps the most popular are either Pay Per Click (PPC) marketing, or affiliate programs. Using these schemes, you will promote products and services on your blog on behalf of other businesses in your niche; for example, if you run a tech blog, then you can advertise electronic gadgets and technological accessories for interested readers to buy.

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Promise Theory and DevOps

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Mark Burgess (@markburgess_osl) is a theoretical physicist, but in his keynote at the 2016 All Day DevOps conference, he talked more about economics and human interactives than physics. What does either have to do as the keynote for a conference on DevOps?

Everything Novice Tech Users Need to Know to Start Blogging

May 24, 2017 No Comments

There seems to be an endless supply of information that will tell you how to setup a WordPress website in as little time as possible. Starting a WordPress blog is easy, but there are some things that can confuse those of us who aren’t very tech savvy. In this post, we’ll cover the more technical aspects of blogging that will help you feel less like a novice and more like a seasoned pro.

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The Threats to Network Security Are Rising – What’s an Enterprise To Do?

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Businesses are grappling with new threats to network security, as rising challenges from evolving malware to the emerging Internet of Things landscape and beyond put networks and sensitive data more at risk. Jeff Finn, CEO of zvelo, offers his insights into the state of network security today, and what businesses need to be aware of in addressing these threats.

ThinPrint Cloud Services Enables Mobile Printing for Citrix ShareFile

May 23, 2017 No Comments

At Citrix Synergy in Orlando, ThinPrint Cloud Services, the cloud-based printing specialist, is presenting ezeep, a mobile printing solution complete with IT management console. With the ezeep cloud solution, on-site company users of the Citrix ShareFile solution can print securely and conveniently from iPads, iPhones or Android devices.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Rise of Conversational Interfaces, Chatbots and AI Assistants

May 23, 2017 No Comments

with Michael Levine, PhotonIt’s time to rethink the future of human-computer interaction, which is enabled by everything from intelligent assistants, conversational interfaces, smart devices, and even immersive virtual reality. Read More >>>

RE-TECK ENABLES LEADING TECHNOLOGY BRANDS TO PROFITABLY DEPLOY MEANINGFUL SUSTAINABILITY

May 23, 2017 No Comments

Taking care of the considerable logistical, compliance and technological issues of deploying technology take-back initiatives can be a considerable barrier for brands seeking to do better. Re-Teck, the entrepreneurial Dallas and San Francisco-based leader in Reverse Supply Chain Management (RSCM) is providing leading technology brands with a simple solution to a complex issue, but is also turning a cost center into a profit center by dismantling obsolete technologies and re-purposing valuable components into new devices.

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New MapR Quick Start Solution Accelerates Deep Learning Application Deployments

May 23, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, provider of the Converged Data Platform that enables organizations to create intelligent applications that fully integrate analytics with operational processes in real time, today announced at Strata London a new Quick Start Solution (QSS) focusing on deep learning applications. The MapR Distributed Deep Learning QSS is a data science-led product and services offering that enables the training of complex deep learning algorithms (i.e. deep neural networks, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks) at scale.

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Tech Decision Makers Double Down on Cloud Adoption, According to Insight’s Intelligent Technology Index

May 23, 2017 No Comments

The large majority of technology decision makers (84 percent) say their organizations invested in cloud services in 2016. The adoption of cloud services in 2016 is a mirror image of the planned cloud investments expressed in last year’s report. According to Insight’s 2017 Intelligent Technology Index report, “As IT leaders make decisions and arrangements to straddle the needs of today and tomorrow, cloud services are becoming increasingly popular.”

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How Analytics Can Play a Strong Role in Winning Customers

May 23, 2017 No Comments

The growth of business data will make investing in analytics no longer a choice. With plenty of cost-effective and easy-to-use self-service analytics solutions emerging, access to business intelligence and analytics will no longer remain the privilege of the few. Since this technology will be used extensively, there will be a need to simplify it and guarantee opportunities for users at all levels.

The 10 Must-Have Android Apps For Your TV

May 23, 2017 No Comments

Smart televisions these days come with built-in applications. Nonetheless, you can still install several other apps and games to make the most out of your smart TV experience. Whether you have an Android TV or an Android TV box (check out http://www.wgtvboxes.com/android-tv-boxes/), you can easily access the Google Play Store to download a plethora of Android apps. You can download apps that let you relax with a movie after long day’s work, tell you about the weather, keep you updated with the latest news from across the globe, and many more.

How to Ensure that You Always Have Access to Reliable Business Data

May 22, 2017 No Comments

Do you record and always have access to reliable, accurate data in your business? Having the correct information to hand will ensure that you make better business decisions, make better business plans and that your company runs as smoothly as possible. Below are some of the ways you can ensure that you always have access to reliable business data.

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7 Uncommon Interview Questions for Java Developers

May 22, 2017 No Comments

Are you preparing for a Java interview? This post discusses some of the core interview questions employers often throw at their prospected associates. Before you can be considered for a top Java programming job, recruiters will test your depth of knowledge in both object-oriented programming and structured Java. These queries can be plucked from any core Java topic. Therefore, we have collected a wide range of technical issues in Java that are likely to be tested.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Beyond IT Silos – A Better Way to Manage Monitoring

May 22, 2017 No Comments

with Gabby Menachem, Loom SystemsIn this interview, Gabby Menachem, CEO and founder of Loom Systems, speaks with IT Briefcase on going beyond IT silos to better manage application monitoring. Read More >>>

5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms

May 19, 2017 No Comments

Google Forms is a free tool that can help you plan events, create quizzes or surveys, collect information from users and then automatically record their responses in a timely fashion. In fact, many businesses use it to handle the majority of their customer service requests. However, even if you’ve used it in the past, there is still plenty to learn in perfecting it to build the ultimate form. Plus, there are plenty of intuitive tools that are hidden and waiting for you to find them. Follow this guide to get to know Google forms a little better and improve the way you handle forms for your business.

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WannaCry? Spare the Tears with a Health Check

May 19, 2017 No Comments

By now, unless you are living under a rock or have gone into some sort of self-imposed exile, you’ve heard about the havoc WannaCry is wreaking on PCs worldwide. In no time at all, this sneaky worm took advantage of systems that had yet to apply a patch for certain vulnerabilities. Shooting across tens of thousands of organizations on Friday, WannaCry affected more than 300,000 systems in over 150 countries, and it’s being dubbed the biggest ransomware offensive in history.

Taking the Complexity out of Information Capture

May 19, 2017 No Comments

In the era of data chaos, organizations are now faced with a near-constant influx of paper and digital documents that threaten employee productivity. With the exponential growth of data that arrives in various formats and from multiple sources, organizations must find new and innovative ways to take the complexity out of information capture.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview with SIOS Technology: Machine Learning Applications in IT

May 19, 2017 No Comments

In this interview, Jerry Melnick, president and CEO of SIOS Technology, discusses how IT teams are adopting machine learning analytics tools to proactively fight application performance issues.

Laserfiche Launches Digital Transformation Model: Five Phases to Drive Innovation

May 18, 2017 No Comments

Laserfiche, a leading provider of enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, has launched the Laserfiche Digital Transformation Model, a new framework for organizations to develop efficient digital workplaces. The model highlights five strategic phases of digital transformation, outlining the challenges, actionable steps and benefits for completing each phase and future-proofing an organization.

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Huddle Takes the Pain out of Bulk File Collection– Unveils File Request

May 18, 2017 No Comments

Huddle, the secure enterprise collaboration platform, announced the launch or a new feature called File Request, designed to make the collection of files more secure, and up to 80 percent more efficient. Whether it’s chasing clients for files, or collating work from colleagues, teams can waste valuable hours requesting, tracking and chasing down documents. Managing the process of gathering files through email and spreadsheets presents a myriad of challenges including file size, mailbox limitations and, in the case of bulk file requests, a real nightmare trying to keep track of who has sent what files.

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Complimantary eBook: CRM Buyers Guide 2017

May 17, 2017 No Comments

After narrowing down your set of requirements, it’s time to list vendors that address the technical issues, from database compatibility to response times. This informative eBook outlines the top questions to ask while evaluating the CRM vendor.

How to Do Graphic Work on a Budget

May 17, 2017 No Comments

The best way to bring traffic to your online platforms is by sharing visual content. Hiring a graphic designer to prepare your visual content may be too expensive, especially when running a startup. If you have basic graphic design skills, you can create amazing visuals without hiring a professional. You just need to subscribe to the right tools. Some of these tools do not require any knowledge in graphic design. You can follow the instructions and create appealing visuals within no time. The best tools with which to create visuals on a budget are outlined below.

LiveStories Adds New Features to Increase Usability of Civic Data

May 17, 2017 No Comments

LiveStories today launches a series of enhanced features to its platform that include a civic data library with data exploration, deep analysis, benchmarking, and social collaboration functions, making LiveStories the industry’s first integrated civic intelligence and engagement platform.

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New Big Data Debt Calculator Helps Enterprise Organizations Measure Emerging Data Challenges

May 17, 2017 No Comments

Dremio, a stealth data analytics company, announced today a new way for enterprise organizations to quickly identify the amount of data debt that has been created by applications built to address strategic business initiatives. Dremio’s Big Data Debt Calculator is a free and simple way to estimate unplanned costs that arise from the use of non-relational data management technologies such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and Amazon S3, as well as data that is spread across many sources.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: What You Need to Know About Cloud, On-Premises, and Hybrid Systems

May 17, 2017 No Comments

with Shyam Oza, AvePointIn this Q&A, industry expert Shyam Oza dives into the intricacies involved in making the decision to move to the cloud and what companies can expect when migrating. Read More >>>

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