Woodstock Wire: Enterprise System News

February 18, 2018

SaltStack's $15.5M Series A funding round is largest ever for an IT automation firm

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Information technology infrastructure automation vendor SaltStack Inc. this week closed what it claims is the largest-ever Series...

February 18, 2018 02:31 AM

New Terraform Providers: Palo Alto Networks, Open Telekom Cloud

Enterprise -- HashiCorp - We are pleased to announce two new providers now available for HashiCorp Terraform. This blog will give a more detailed description...

February 18, 2018 02:31 AM

SAP announces new president of SAP North America

Enterprise -- ITBusiness.ca - There's a new president leading the way for SAP North America. The company announced today that DJ Paoni will oversee all day-to-day...

February 18, 2018 02:30 AM

VMware vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 End of General Support Reminder

Enterprise -- VMblog - I recently saw an announcement from VMware reminding people that vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 are nearing what the virtualization giant...

February 18, 2018 02:29 AM

Microsoft is distributing security patches through insecure HTTP links

Enterprise -- Computerworld - The Microsoft Update Catalog uses insecure HTTP links - not HTTPS links - on the download buttons, so patches you download from...

February 18, 2018 02:27 AM

Microsoft hints at early April release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Microsoft this week released the first preview of what will become Windows 10 version 1809, this year's second feature upgrade...

February 18, 2018 02:26 AM

New Denver-based data center player plans $2 billion in projects

Enterprise -- Digital Colorado - The venture is led by a former CEO of Denver's CoreSite Realty Corp.

February 18, 2018 02:25 AM

Gartner Announces IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2018

Think -- Gartner - Right now, the road to digital transformation runs through IT Operations. The adoption of fast-evolving technologies, methodologies,...

February 18, 2018 02:03 AM

February 16, 2018

Why Organizations Are Turning To Artificial Intelligence

Web Marketing -- CMS Wire - There's no doubt that AI adoption is increasing, in fact, a recent article from Forbes stated that 80 percent of business are investing...

February 16, 2018 07:12 PM

Microsoft for Startups gives entrepreneurs Azure time and sales support backed by $500M in funding

GeekWire -- Microsoft launched a new program designed to help startups get off the ground and into Microsoft's ecosystem of cloud services on Monday, overhauling...

February 16, 2018 06:59 PM

Article: Designing, Implementing, and Using Reactive APIs

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Reactive programming is a hot topic in the Java world. Whether you want to leverage non-blocking APIs, manage the latency introduced...

February 16, 2018 06:42 PM

MongoDB 4.0 to Include Multi-document Transactions

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Since MongoDB acquired WiredTiger and their relational database storage engine, technologists have been speculating on when MongoDB would...

February 16, 2018 06:41 PM

DELL EMC addressed two critical flaws in VMAX enterprise storage systems

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Dell EMC addressed two critical vulnerabilities that affect the management interfaces for its VMAX enterprise storage systems.


February 16, 2018 06:39 PM

The Executive's Guide to Microservices Chapter 3: Choosing A Starting Point

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - In the previous chapter, Steve had been asked to provide a comparison of costs and resources needed to migrate to a commercial system...

February 16, 2018 05:58 PM

Microsoft updates Cognitive Services terms

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - This post was authored by the Microsoft Cognitive Services Team.

We understand that the commitments we make about data are...

February 16, 2018 05:58 PM

VMware buys CloudCoreo to improve cloud application security

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - VMware Inc. is stepping up its cloud security game, acquiring a company called CloudCoreo that sells configuration management...

February 16, 2018 05:57 PM

FedEx exposes confidential customer data via misconfigured AWS storage

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Global shipping giant FedEx Corp. is the latest participant in the hit online series "Let's Misconfigure Our AWS Storage" after...

February 16, 2018 05:57 PM

HP expands its Device-as-a-Service offering to include Apple

Enterprise -- Computerworld - HP is expanding its Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering to cover Apple's iOS and macOS hardware.As part of HP's expanded DaaS...

February 16, 2018 05:51 PM

Loop: Plays in the future, items in the past

Enterprise -- Ansible Blog - Welcome to another episode of Feature Spotlight. In today's post, we'll quickly cover the loop keyword being introduced in Ansible...

February 16, 2018 05:50 PM

ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is now generally available

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - We are excited to share the general availability of ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM). A few months...

February 16, 2018 05:34 PM

Customer success, inbound sales at the heart of ServiceNow's B2B growth stategy

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Consumers are now accustomed to a minimum quality of user experience when interacting with technology, and the workplace is no...

February 16, 2018 05:33 PM

AWS Powers Amazon's Surging Market Cap, Now At $702.5 Billion

Enterprise -- CRN - Amazon surpassed Microsoft in market value for the first time on Wednesday evening after markets closed. The two market leaders directly...

February 16, 2018 05:32 PM

Microsoft's free analytics service sniffs out Meltdown, Spectre patch status

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Microsoft's free Windows Analytics service now scans enterprise Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 PCs, and reports whether...

February 16, 2018 05:32 PM

Michael Dell: 'It's Personal' When Your Name Is On The Building

Enterprise -- CRN - "As we have all seen over the last several months, operating with integrity isn't always the norm," said Dell Technologies CEO Michael...

February 16, 2018 05:31 PM

Data Center Powerhouse Equinix To Acquire Infomart Dallas For $800 Million

Enterprise -- CRN - The data center giant will increase the number of owned assets by four and boost Equinix recurring revenues by more than 45 percent.

February 16, 2018 05:31 PM

Protect machines using managed disks between Azure regions using Azure Site Recovery

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - We are happy to announce that Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now provides you the ability to setup Disaster Recovery (DR) for IaaS...

February 16, 2018 05:27 PM

Microsoft Visual Studio Code tool is now part of the Anaconda Python distribution

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Microsoft is continuing to bang the AI drum with its developer tools, with its latest announcement that VS Code is shipping as part...

February 16, 2018 05:26 PM

Quali CloudShell Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Enterprise -- VMblog - Quali, a leading provider of on-demand, self-service environments for Cloud and DevOps and a Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork...

February 16, 2018 05:26 PM

New MongoDB release adds ACID features to take on relational databases

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - MongoDB Inc., the company behind the popular open-source NoSQL database of the same name, today unveiled a new iteration of the...

February 16, 2018 05:26 PM

Azure services explained - Part 2: Azure Functions

Enterprise -- Dynatrace - Dynatrace news

This article is the second part of our Azure services explained series. Part 1 explores Azure Service Fabric, and...

February 16, 2018 05:24 PM

How to Patch Linux Workloads on AWS

Enterprise -- Amazon AWS Blog - Most malware tries to compromise your systems by using a known vulnerability that the operating system maker has already patched....

February 16, 2018 05:23 PM

Oracle buys DDoS software maker Zenedge

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The aim with the acquisition is to expand Oracle's cloud infrastructure and Domain Name System (DNS) capabilities.

February 16, 2018 05:23 PM

Zerto Introduced IT Resilience Platfom for Multi-Cloud With Virtual Replication 6.0

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Zerto Ltd announced availability of Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) 6.0, an IT resilience platform built for multi-cloud....

February 16, 2018 05:18 PM

NooBaa Multi-Cloud Data Management Platform

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - NooBaa, Inc. announced its multi-cloud data management platform, providing a simple, fast path to hybrid and multi-cloud...

February 16, 2018 05:18 PM

Why Blockchain will Change Industries

SupplyChain -- Software AG - Crypto currencies are hot stuff among digitalization evangelists lately, and savvy organizations are coming to realize...

February 16, 2018 05:14 PM

Intel Reimagines Data Center Storage with new 3D NAND SSDs

Electronics -- Intel - In 2017, Intel brought to market a wide array of products designed to tackle the world's growing stockpile of data. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich...

February 16, 2018 05:11 PM

Enterprise Collaboration: Still Wandering in the Desert

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Information workers may sit in a sea of fuzzy cubes, spread across windowless floors lit by fluorescent lights, but when...

February 16, 2018 05:09 PM

Decentralized Identity - The Hard Work Begins

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Gartner introduced the decentralized identity (DID) conceptual architecture in "Blockchain: The Dawn of Decentralized...

February 16, 2018 05:08 PM

Why is Everything a "Platform"?

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Last week, I wrote about the Digital Business Technology Platform. A quick perusal of recent Gartner research you will...

February 16, 2018 05:04 PM

February 15, 2018

Big Companies Are Embracing Analytics, But Most Still Don't Have a Data-Driven Culture

Think -- HBR.org - For six consecutive years NewVantage Partners has conducted an annual survey on how executives in large corporations...

February 15, 2018 06:48 PM

13 emerging IT certifications for today's hottest skills

Enterprise -- CIO - IT is evolving rapidly, and the skills required to succeed in IT are changing quickly as well. Cloud computing, cybersecurity and data...

February 15, 2018 06:26 PM

VE on VMware - Part 2 - Ansible Deployment

Enterprise -- F5 DevCentral - Review, Overview

Part one of this series described how BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) can be customized at deployment time in a...

February 15, 2018 06:23 PM

Celebrating Our User Group Community- 10,000 and Growing

Enterprise -- HashiCorp - Last week the HashiCorp User Groups (HUGs) became 10,000 members strong. We want to acknowledge all of our community members that...

February 15, 2018 06:03 PM

Manage Cloud Clutter with Better DevOps Hygiene

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - One of the core principles of DevOps is automation. Continuous development, deployment, monitoring, security and every other element...

February 15, 2018 06:03 PM

CI/CD and its Effects on Release Managers

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - The role of release management in the development of any software package has drastically changed with the introduction of continuous...

February 15, 2018 05:58 PM

The State of IT Ops

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - In our most recent article, we highlighted some of the results of our recent IT Ops survey. We noted, for example, that 80 percent...

February 15, 2018 05:58 PM

Microsoft releases first Windows 10 'Redstone 5' test build; adds new app preview program

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Microsoft released some minor new features to its latest Windows 10 Redstone 4 build, as well as its first Redstone 5 one.

February 15, 2018 05:56 PM

IBM sees blockchain as ready for government use

Enterprise -- Computerworld - IBM sees blockchain as much more than the foundation for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and wants the government to consider embracing...

February 15, 2018 05:55 PM