Woodstock Wire: Enterprise System News

September 19, 2017

Azure Confidential Computing Heralds the Next Generation of Encryption in the Cloud

Infosec -- EFF Deeplinks - For years, EFF has commended companies who make cloud applications that encrypt data in transit. But soon, the new gold standard...

September 19, 2017 05:25 PM

3 machine learning success stories: An inside look

Enterprise -- CIO - Fewer technologies are hotter than artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), which mimic the behavior of the human mind to...

September 19, 2017 05:10 PM

Programming in the Middle Ages: Docker makes a lovely pair of trousers

Enterprise -- The Register - Lest we forget

Stob These days we hear a lot about luring the young away from happy, fulfilling careers and into the world of...

September 19, 2017 05:10 PM

10 Rules for Writing Automated Tests

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Over the recent months many of our customers asked for our guidance and building their test suites properly. Performance, ease of...

September 19, 2017 05:09 PM

Keys to Improving Enterprise DevOps Practices

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - As enterprises move to adopt DevOps practices, there is a desire to measure where teams are on their journey. This sometimes leads...

September 19, 2017 05:09 PM

IBM launches cloud data migration service to rival AWS Snowball

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Playing catch up to its main cloud rivals, IBM Corp. yesterday launched a competing physical cloud mass data migration service,...

September 19, 2017 05:07 PM

Amazon Web Services To Bill By The Second For Virtual Linux Servers

Enterprise -- CRN - The cloud leader will introduce the next level of billing granularity, creating opportunities for partners to deliver savings to large...

September 19, 2017 05:07 PM

Enterprise Architecture: The Scarce Skillset in Big Demand

Enterprise -- CIO - Three years ago, demand for enterprise architects - those who focus on building a holistic view of an organization's strategy, processes,...

September 19, 2017 05:06 PM

Ask us anything about the new Azure Log Analytics language

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Join our first AMA session on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 9:00 AM-10:00 AM Pacific Time. Add the event to your calendar!


September 19, 2017 05:02 PM

CRN Exclusive: DevOps Tooling Superstar HashiCorp Launches First Channel Program

Enterprise -- CRN - Born in a college dorm room, HashiCorp is now a widely adopted solution across large enterprises looking to implement DevOps processes...

September 19, 2017 04:57 PM

Announcing the HashiCorp Partner Network

Enterprise -- HashiCorp - HashiCorp has a strong commitment to invest in both the community and the ecosystem that is emerging around the HashiCorp products....

September 19, 2017 04:56 PM

EDNS Client Subnet support in Azure Traffic Manager

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Over the past few months, we announced the support for Geographic Traffic Routing, Fast failover, and TCP probing using Azure...

September 19, 2017 04:56 PM

Bringing Shadow IT Out of the Shadows

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Shadow IT arises in your network because users figure it's better to ask for forgiveness than permission, or because you simply...

September 19, 2017 04:56 PM

SoftLayer, Equinix, Digital Realty headline Dallas conference

Enterprise -- VMblog - Research analyst firm IDC's study on global workloads finds that before 2020, 42% of the total server installed base and 67% of associated...

September 19, 2017 04:50 PM

Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership of the Identity Management Solution

Enterprise -- RHEL Blog - Increasing Interest in Identity Management

During last several months I've seen a rapid growth of interest in Red Hat's Identity...

September 19, 2017 04:49 PM

Helping Containers with the Operations Side of Devops

Enterprise -- IT Business Edge - Rather than deploying containers to achieve a devops model, perhaps it would be wiser to improve the devops model to accommodate...

September 19, 2017 04:48 PM

Gartner: 5 Key Technology Trends For Midsize Enterprise Companies

Enterprise -- CRN - At the Midsize Enterprise Summit, Gartner research director Mike Cisek highlights a handful of alternative approaches IT decision-makers...

September 19, 2017 04:48 PM

IBM launches data migration to cloud service

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - IBM Cloud launches a service to physically move data from your data center to its cloud priced at $395 per transfer device including...

September 19, 2017 04:47 PM

Azure confidential computing: ​Microsoft boosts security for cloud data

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Microsoft is rolling out new secure enclave technology for protecting data in use.

September 19, 2017 04:46 PM

Linux Mint 18.3 Will Feature More HiDPI Improvements

Enterprise -- OMG! Ubuntu! - Linux Mint 18.3 will enable HiDPI support in the Cinnamon 3.6 desktop by default, saving users the need to manually enable double...

September 19, 2017 04:46 PM

Cloud spending eats up datacenter market

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - Traditional non-cloud datacenter equipment spending has dropped 18 percent in the last two years, according to Synergy Research

September 19, 2017 04:45 PM

September 18, 2017

Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft's Code

FastCompany -- Microsoft's CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value. All it took was focusing on what...

September 18, 2017 04:56 PM

Internet2 and Mythics to Bring Oracle Cloud to Universities Nationwide

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Mythics, Inc. an award-winning consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today...

September 18, 2017 04:53 PM

PROS New Opportunity Detection Uses Machine Learning to Identify Hidden Sales Growth with Existing Customers

Business Wire: Software -- PROS(r) (NYSE: PRO), a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, today launched Opportunity Detection, a new SaaS solution...

September 18, 2017 04:51 PM

CloudCheckr Offers Enhanced Cybersecurity Solutions Through AWS Marketplace for AWS GovCloud (US)

Business Wire: Software -- CloudCheckr cloud management helps government agencies with regulated IT workloads optimize costs, strengthen security and improve efficiencies.

September 18, 2017 04:51 PM

Quest Expands Security Software Solutions for Microsoft Office 365

Business Wire: Software -- Quest announces new solutions that make it easy for IT teams to manage and secure Office 365 and Azure AD environments

September 18, 2017 04:51 PM

8 hot IT hiring trends - and 8 going cold

Enterprise -- CIO - We're seeing a number of shifts this year in hiring as technologies mature, new ones emerge and companies work to cut costs by blending...

September 18, 2017 04:24 PM

Microsoft resolves Office 365 outage

Enterprise -- CRN UK - Vendor confirmed that some users experienced issues with Exchange Online, before fixing the problem

September 18, 2017 04:24 PM

Seagate and Baidu Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement for Big Data Analysis and Advanced Storage Implementation

Business Wire: Hardware -- Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement with...

September 18, 2017 03:22 PM

Rule Your Microservices With an API Gateway: Part I

Enterprise -- Architects Zone - Traditionally, web applications have been implemented so that one application includes all of the business logic. These monolithic...

September 18, 2017 03:10 PM

The developers vs enterprise architects showdown: You shall know us by our trail of diagrams

Enterprise -- The Register - Old McDonald had a server farm, EA, EA, Oh!

One of the more wizened roles in IT is the enterprise architect, or, "EA" for those...

September 18, 2017 03:10 PM

Microsoft teases web-based Windows Server management console

Enterprise -- The Register - Project 'Honolulu' gives some PowerShell-only jobs a GUI and hyperconverges Windows

Microsoft's Ignite gabfest kicks off in a...

September 18, 2017 03:08 PM

Linux 4.14 'getting very core new functionality' says Linus Torvalds

Enterprise -- The Register - Memory management wonks, this release is for you. And also you Hyper-V admins

Linus Torvalds has unsentimentally loosed release...

September 18, 2017 03:05 PM

David Goulden to quit Dell EMC next year

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - One of Dell EMC's most senior executives, David Goulden (pictured), who is currently in charge of the company's Infrastructure...

September 18, 2017 03:04 PM

Google global channel chief exits after less than a year

Enterprise -- CRN - Bertrand Yansouni's departure confirmed.

September 18, 2017 03:04 PM

AWS debuts 4TB instances for memory-intensive SAP

Enterprise -- CRN - Introduces higher-memory EC2 instances.

September 18, 2017 03:04 PM

IBM's Watson Data Platform aims to become data science operating system

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - IBM's plan is to create a data science operating system that can bring together data scientists, analysts and business leaders.

September 18, 2017 03:03 PM

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Microsoft recently announced the availability of Azure App Service running on Linux and support for Web App for Containers. When provisioning...

September 18, 2017 02:19 AM

Cloudera Files Registration Statement for Proposed Follow-on Offering

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR) today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

September 18, 2017 01:14 AM

September 17, 2017

Google, Microsoft, emphasize cloud security as hacks intensify and big businesses eye the cloud

GeekWire -- Security fears have been associated with cloud computing ever since it began, and for the most part those fears have been unfounded: the big...

September 17, 2017 11:05 PM

Security Processes at the Apache Software Foundation w/ Mark Thomas and Brian Fox

Infosec -- OWASP 24/7 - In our continuing series on the Struts2 vulnerability announcement and the breach at Equifax, we spoke with Mark Thomas, Director,...

September 17, 2017 11:01 PM

Long Awaited Java 9.0 Releasing This Week

Enterprise -- InfoQ - The long awaited Java SE 9.0 is releasing on September 21, 2017, and with it come some major changes.

September 17, 2017 10:36 PM

Three CIO survival lessons: 'Step up or step aside'

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - New research from Deloitte sheds light on essential advice that Chief Information Officers need to survive and thrive in these turbulent...

September 17, 2017 10:35 PM

There's no such thing as a 'remote' employee

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Over the next year or two, some of your best employees may quit and find work elsewhere for a simple reason: They want to work...

September 17, 2017 10:34 PM

Microsoft Azure announces new capabilities and partnerships at IBC 2017

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Over the past months, we have aggressively added innovative new capabilities in Azure to enable content owners and partners...

September 17, 2017 10:34 PM

Docker's Moby Project feeds developer interest in container tools

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Being able to mix and match components in container configuration (a virtual method for running distributed applications) has...

September 17, 2017 10:33 PM

HP Says It's Time to Reinvent the Channel

Enterprise -- Channelinsider - HP channel executives stressed the need for partners to embrace emerging tech delivery models because end customers are shifting...

September 17, 2017 10:31 PM

The death of the channel has been greatly exaggerated but it's not entirely fake news

Enterprise -- Computer Dealer News - The transition to SaaS and an expanding buyer community are forcing many IT firms to rethink their sales and marketing...

September 17, 2017 10:31 PM

Kubernetes Creators' Enterprise IT Startup Heptio Raises $25M

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - Wants to make Kubernetes more accessible for enterprises, looks at broader IT transformation and hybrid cloud

September 17, 2017 10:30 PM

APAC Organizations Deploy Red Hat Ansible Tower to Automate the Enterprise

Enterprise -- RedHat - Enterprises across APAC, including Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and India, have adopted Red Hat Ansible Tower to...

September 17, 2017 09:49 PM