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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Changing IT Landscape in the Financial Sector

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Changing IT Landscape in the Financial Sector

with Alexander Vityaz, Corezoid
In this interview, Alexander Vityaz shares his thoughts on effects that current advances in FinTech are having on the industry, as well as the challenges that lie ahead.
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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: IBM Cloud Video Powers NASA Live Streaming

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: IBM Cloud Video Powers NASA Live Streaming

with Alden Fertig, IBM Cloud Video’s Ustream
In this interview, Alden Fertig, Vice President of Product for IBM Cloud Video’s Ustream, and brings us along the evolution of NASA’s live streaming.
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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Sandboxes and Their Many Benefits

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Sandboxes and Their Many Benefits

with Shashi Kiran, Quali
IT Briefcase conducted the following Q&A with Quali Chief Marketing Officer Shashi Kiran to get a better understanding about the beneficial uses of cloud sandboxes as the DevOps trend continues to take hold and gain...

The Automotive Industry Goes Driving in the Cloud

The Automotive Industry Goes Driving in the Cloud

Just when you think that you have seen it all, as far as cars and technology are concerned, the automotive industry takes it to another level. While the ability to create cars that have the capacity to fly may...





Briefcase Highlights


APPLICATION INTEGRATION

Nimble Labs Report: Mapping the Demands of Real-World Apps – One IO at a Time

January 16, 2017 No Comments

Nimble Labs report argues that averaging doesn’t provide an accurate picture of true application performance based on data gathered using InfoSight and analyzed.

InfoSight Infographic: Machine Learning Boosts Application Uptime

January 16, 2017 No Comments

Infographic based on the InfoSight report.

Three Things Business Leaders Should Know About Industry 4.0

January 13, 2017 No Comments

The first two industrial revolutions characterized a period of extraordinary innovative, financial and social change. The revolutions transformed some countries into the world’s first industrialized societies. A large group of us have lived, worked and gained experiences through the third one, which was characterized by information innovation. Progressively, the winds of industrial transformation are blowing once more, bringing with them another transformation – Industry 4.0 – which is set to change life as we have become accustomed to it.

Avoiding IT System Breakdowns

January 11, 2017 No Comments

With the holiday season behind us, e-commerce and retail companies are recovering from the accelerated pace of their peak season. The National Retail Federation found that more than 154 million consumers shopped or planned to go shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend alone. Out of this number, around 40 percent shopped in-store. With this type of traffic, retail companies need to know that their systems will be able to handle high traffic loads.

Selecting Platforms to Optimize IT Operations

January 9, 2017 No Comments

These are the best of times and the worst of times for IT managers. On the one hand, newer technologies like cloud, flash storage, and converged and hyper-converged systems provide compelling on- and off-premise choices for optimizing IT infrastructure and workloads. On the other, the number of choices and the complexity of the decision-making process present a variety of hurdles for busy IT teams, frustrating efforts to use these new platforms to create leaner and more agile IT environments.

7 Lessons from visionary Context Marketers

January 9, 2017 No Comments

Download the eBook “7 Lessons from visionary Context Marketers” and learn how you can follow the Context Marketing leaders at Danone-Nutricia, L’Oréal Redken, and Mizuno.

Managing BYOD with DaaS (Desktop as a Service)

January 2, 2017 No Comments

Bring your own device or “BYOD” is gaining serious momentum. However, before we go any further, it’s important to establish what BYOD is. Essentially, it’s a business policy that enables employees to bring in personally owned endpoint devices (such as laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.) and allows them to securely connect to company applications and access privileged business data. It also allows employees to remotely access this information from locations outside the office (anywhere, anytime, any device).

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Evolving the Enterprise with the Service Desk and Improved Workflows through IT Service Management

December 26, 2016 No Comments

with Nancy Van Elsacker, Top DeskIn this Interview, Nancy Van Elsacker Louisnord, president of TOPdesk US, discusses the value of IT Service Management within the ever evolving IT Enterprise. Read More >>>

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Changing IT Landscape in the Financial Sector

December 20, 2016 No Comments

with Alexander Vityaz, CorezoidIn this interview, Alexander Vityaz shares his thoughts on effects that current advances in FinTech are having on the industry, as well as the challenges that lie ahead. Read More >>>

Ctac – Driving Competitive Advantage with Real-Time Applications

December 19, 2016 No Comments

Ctac, and IT service provider, wanted to enable its customers to gain the advantages of real-time analytics without imposing high up-front investments in new infrastructure. Could it build a platform that could deliver outstanding performance and at the same time be capable of scaling in capacity as more customers took up the solution?

Building an Enterprise Linux Solution: SUSE & Power Systems

December 19, 2016 No Comments

Linux is becoming increasingly present in highly critical environments. View this webcast and learn about the benefits of having an agile and scalable platform for workloads running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

Ensuring Business Success by Selecting the Right Application Development Platform

December 19, 2016 No Comments

This SmartSelect paper discusses the development challenges companies face today and how a suitable application development platform combined with a DevOps approach to development can provide the flexibility that takes into account the needs of developers, IT, and the business.

11 Apps That Have Replaced Classic Technology

December 19, 2016 No Comments

What are the apps that have replaced classic technology? A few years ago, a device known as the VHS player was the trending electrical appliance. Most people watched home movies on these devices. After a while, the DVD player joined the party, and the VHS cassette tape soon became obsolete. Today –the overwhelming popularity of watching series and movies online is threatening the use of the DVD.

10 Tips for Taming IT Tickets

December 8, 2016 No Comments

In many organizations, IT support seems to follow a corollary of Moore’s Law in which the number of support tickets — rather than the number of transistors — doubles every two years. Even companies that experience slower growth find that tickets ultimately proliferate and threaten to overwhelm their IT support teams if they haven’t kept their ticket management systems and processes up to date. You can avoid that fate by following the 10 steps below to keep tickets manageable, resolve them quickly and provide an amazing help desk and ticket management experience.

Approximate budget to develop a Magento eCommerce Store

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Which is the best platform to build an eCommerce website, is the principal thing that strikes your mind in the event that you are wanting to open up an online store. There is an extensive variety of eCommerce platform accessible today. The size and usefulness of a web based business eCommerce website is the deciding consider picking the right platform.

Data Erasure’s Role in Limiting Your Exposure to Cyber Attack

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Learn about the challenges of erasing SSDs, including how to overcome them using a certified data erasure process, which will both streamline processes and ensure regulatory compliance.

5 Trends Transforming the Digitalization of Business in 2016

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Download this eBook to understand how mobile misdiagnosis, privacy weaknesses in connected ‘things’ and privacy as a point of differentiation are trends that will have an impact on your data and device management.

Decision-making in Today’s Digital Age

November 30, 2016 No Comments

The speed of technological advancements has heralded an era where consumers are bombarded with new offerings of products, services, and even new types of work. Hyper-connectivity and the mobile workforce have made it even easier for consumers to switch products or services and for employees to move from one company to another.

Edison Group: IBM FlashSystem:
Powering the Future of IT

November 28, 2016 No Comments

The direction of technology both follows and influences the direction of business. The tools enterprises need to compete, improve, adapt, solve problems, and succeed are supplied by technology. Sometimes, technology even supplies new opportunities, such as when a technological advance leads to the creation of a new marketplace. The Internet is by far the most powerful example of this in the past 50 years.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: IBM Cloud Video Powers NASA Live Streaming

November 22, 2016 No Comments

with Alden Fertig, IBM Cloud Video’s UstreamIn this interview, Alden Fertig, Vice President of Product for IBM Cloud Video’s Ustream, and brings us along the evolution of NASA’s live streaming. Read More >>>

Exploring New Niches: How to Overcome the Challenges

November 14, 2016 No Comments

There are more online stores than ever as we get nearer to 2017; far more than when we experienced a dot-com boom back in 2000. People are appreciating the advantages offered by maintaining online businesses, which is why the market is saturated and very competitive.

IT Briefcase Interview: A Conversation on A.I. in IT Service Management

November 9, 2016 No Comments

with John Prestridge, SunView SoftwareIn this interview, SunView sits down with a good friend and customer who manages an IT team for an Illinois county government workforce. Due to her role within the Illinois government, we have respected her request to remain anonymous. Read More >>>

Programmatic & The B2B Marketer: 2016 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends

November 7, 2016 No Comments

Dun & Bradstreet surveyed over 100 B2B marketers, gathering their opinions and plans for programmatic in 2016 and beyond.

Programmatic Matters eBook: Everything You Wanted to Know About Programmatic but Were Afraid to Ask!

October 27, 2016 No Comments

The marketing world is abuzz about programmatic. You’ve probably read the headlines claiming that more than half of digital ad sales would be programmatic by 2018. Or maybe you’ve heard some of the world’s leading marketing executives tout the benefits of programmatic on stage at an industry event. But what does it really mean? Don’t worry, we have you covered!

Business Continuity: Top Tips For Dodging Disruptions

October 26, 2016 No Comments

Are you prepared for a network outage? Many companies have invested heavily in disaster-recovery solutions designed to mitigate the effects of catastrophic storms, earthquakes or power outages. However, Information Age notes that the cause of disruptions isn’t always so obvious — software updates gone awry or day-to-day human errors can also precipitate continuity problems. Here are five tips to help your company dodge network disruptions.

Government Asks: What’s in Your Software?

October 19, 2016 No Comments

Multiple agencies across the U.S. government are paying closer attention to the software they are buying. More specifically, they want to know what open source and third party components were used to build the software applications. Read this article to learn more about this report

IDC White Paper: Meeting Industry Needs for Software-Defined Storage

October 18, 2016 No Comments

IDC research indicates that over the next decade, there will be a growing use of server-rich storage architectures leveraging Software-Defined Storage software.

Gartner Application Strategies & Solutions Summit 2016, Dec. 6–8 in Las Vegas

October 18, 2016 No Comments

Dec. 6–8 in Las Vegas – Register with priority code GARTITB and save $200 off the standard registration rate

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Sandboxes and Their Many Benefits

October 17, 2016 No Comments

with Shashi Kiran, QualiIT Briefcase conducted the following Q&A with Quali Chief Marketing Officer Shashi Kiran to get a better understanding about the beneficial uses of cloud sandboxes as the DevOps trend continues to take hold and gain industry momentum. Read More >>>

The Automotive Industry Goes Driving in the Cloud

October 13, 2016 No Comments

Just when you think that you have seen it all, as far as cars and technology are concerned, the automotive industry takes it to another level. While the ability to create cars that have the capacity to fly may be quite a way off, that has not stopped the automobile industry from doing some incredible things with the latest cars off of the assembly line. According to a recent article by CSC, the automotive industry has turned to cloud computing, big data technology and location awareness as a means of integrating the latest in computing technology into the driving experience.

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