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Challenges, Trends

New studies explore importance of data security – and how some companies struggle with it

December 14, 2017

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Two pieces of research have hit CloudTech HQ, both examining how the security of data is perceived – and which data is more private than others. Information security provider Trustwave, in its ‘Value of Data Report’ published today, aimed to […]


Challenges, Trends

Researchers Combat Gender and Racial Bias in Artificial Intelligence

December 4, 2017

Via: SQL Server Pro

(Bloomberg) –When Timnit Gebru was a student at Stanford University’s prestigious Artificial Intelligence Lab, she ran a project that used Google Street View images of cars to determine the demographic makeup of towns and cities across the U.S. While the […]


Challenges, Trends

Three Actions to Troubleshoot Virtualization Performance Issues

November 27, 2017

Via: VMBlog

The on-demand economy has raised user expectations and put more pressure on businesses to deliver. That pressure is passed on to IT professionals. They must become even more diligent about the overall health of their data centers, proactively identifying, solving, […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Data Center Failover System Error Knocks Two Google Cloud Services Offline

November 8, 2017

Via: SQL Server Pro

Memcache, an App Engine service, went down for two hours, causing downtime and latency for two other services One of Google’s cloud services went down for nearly two hours Monday across all regions, causing another service to also go down […]


Challenges, Trends

HPE places bets on edge computing, IoT, hybrid and plans to streamline operations again

October 19, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is betting on hybrid data centers and “intelligent edge” tools for the Internet of things as it aims to simplify under a program dubbed HPE Next. At HPE’s analyst meeting on Wednesday, CEO Meg Whitman outlined the […]


Challenges, Trends

Oracle swats 252 bugs in patch update

October 18, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Oracle has patched hundreds of vulnerabilities in the firm’s quarterly patch update. On Tuesday, Oracle’s security advisory said the latest Critical Patch Update (CPU) addresses a total of 252 security fixes for hundreds of products. Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Hospitality, […]


Challenges, Trends

How unified cloud communications can benefit productivity and customer satisfaction

October 2, 2017

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Productivity, customer satisfaction and business success are the three key benefits to cloud communications, according to a new study. Research from analyst firm IDC, which surveyed 805 mid-sized businesses and enterprises around their communications strategy, found companies who use both […]


Challenges, Trends

Drilling down: How Big Data analytics is driving big changes in the oil and gas industry

September 28, 2017

Via: TechGenix

CIOs have lots of responsibilities thrust upon them, but their primary directive is the long-term survival and success of the company. Thus, as the modern business landscape continues to morph into something faster and more challenging, their role within the […]


Challenges, Trends

BBC Bets Big On VR With Reality Labs Initiative

September 8, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The BBC is no stranger to virtual reality. The research and development division of the media giant has been testing and experimenting with VR and 360 content for over five years. Apparently, there’s something promising in these VR dalliances, because […]


Challenges, Trends

Why VR’s success is years away

July 17, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Billions of dollars have been poured into VR by Facebook, Google, Microsoft and more. But it remains a fringe technology, embraced by well-heeled enthuiasts, but making no inroads with the mass of consumers. There isn’t just one problem, there’s several. […]