Palo Alto Endpoint Security Announcement: A Proof…

Did you see the Palo Alto Networks announcement yesterday? If not, here’s my synopsis. PAN introduced a new endpoint security technology named “Traps” that is the ultimate result of the company’s acquisition of Cyvera this past March. In simple terms, Traps provides three core security functions: To read the complete article, CLICK HERE Share this:MoreEmailPrintShare on...

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Virtualization… Simple With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

“As a result of “going virtual”, many organizations are asking their IT personnel to develop expertise across a broad range of disciplines – from virtual server infrastructure and network management to storage administration. Developing the competency to effectively configure, manage and tune these disparate elements of IT infrastructure so that they function as a cohesive whole, is not a trivial undertaking. IT decision makers need...

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TechCon 2014: New ARM-Based Solutions from HP and AMD

The thing to remember here is that new technology markets seldom, if ever, arrive fully formed or driven by lone vendors or singular events. Instead, they are built one brick at a time by interested parties, working in collaboration, until the final structure can stand on its own. Whether ARM’s data center ambitions will eventually extend or exceed its grasp is impossible to predict at this juncture. But the technologies introduced at...

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Windows 10: The Return of Microsoft

The newest version, Windows 10, fits in this cadence nicely. Microsoft is listening again and this product addresses virtually all of the pain points I’m aware of in Windows 8. It switches modes from touch to non-touch based on the hardware and not the legacy application, embraces management and security for IT and supports Ultra HD displays for consumers. It falls into the same cadence that identified Windows 98, XP, and 7 as the...

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Teradata Reports Digital Marketing Disconnect
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Teradata Reports Digital Marketing Disconnect

Teradata has just released a new survey that finds marketers are struggling to find the best technology path to build personalized customer relationships and still rely too heavily on gut instinct versus data when making budget decisions. As a data analytic solutions vendor, the “Enterprise Priorities in Digital Marketing” findings can be seen as self-serving, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t valid. “We’ve been talking...

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VMware Acquires CloudVolumes: What It Means for…VDI

The biggest end user computing news of VMworld arrived a few days early, with the August 20 announcement that VMware has acquired storage layering startup CloudVolumes. In one step, this redefines VMware’s position in the end user computing marketplace. The technology is relatively simple: a Windows file system filter driver creates a virtual disk volume that captures disk changes to either a VMDK or VHD disk image. When one of these...

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