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Innovations, Trends

Walmart establishes strategic partnership with Microsoft to further accelerate digital innovation in retail

July 17, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Today, Walmart Inc. announced it is establishing a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. to further accelerate Walmart’s digital transformation in retail, empower its associates worldwide and make shopping faster and easier for millions of customers around the world. Through this […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

How cryptomining is the attack vector du jour – as hackers increasingly target cloud infrastructure

July 16, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Cryptojacking is on the way to replacing ransomware as the biggest threat for consumers and enterprises – and new research reveals the size of the effect crypto is having on cloud infrastructures. Cybersecurity firm Check Point Software, in its ‘Cyber […]


Hardware Virtualization, Predictions, Trends, Types

Is Apple preparing a massive hardware refresh?

July 12, 2018

Via: ZDNet

If you’ve been patiently waiting for Apple to refresh some of its aging hardware, you might not have to wait much longer before being able to put down some serious cash in exchange for some shiny new hardware. According to […]


Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

SolarWinds acquires Trusted Metrics to add real-time threat monitoring to cloud security mix

July 11, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

SolarWinds is on the acquisition trail again – this time confirming the acquisition of Trusted Metrics, a real-time threat monitoring and management software provider. The acquisition will enable SolarWinds to release a new security product under the name of SolarWinds […]


Innovations, Trends

BBC Reveals Two New VR Experiences Celebrating The RAF And Suffragettes

July 10, 2018

Via: UploadVR

So far UK broadcasting group the BBC has delivered some of the most powerful VR experiences yet seen in headsets. From the fantastic underwater exploration of Life in VR to the storybook novelty of The Turning Forest, the organization has […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Keep off the cloud warns EU financial regulator

July 5, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

The EU Banking Authority (EBA) has warned financial institutions moving to the cloud are risking their freedom by being locked into using particular vendor’s service and being forced to onboard subcontractors from “high risk areas”. The EBAs report “on the […]


Innovations, Trends

Microsoft adds post translation and QR code features to LinkedIn

June 29, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Microsoft’s LinkedIn unit has rolled out a new translation feature for the employment networking site that uses Microsoft’s cognitive services. The new dynamic feature is called “See Translation” and will create immediate translations for posts on the site. LinkedIn has […]


Innovations, Trends

Mission Possible: NCI Launches American-Made Artificial Intelligence Solution-as-a-Service

June 19, 2018

Via: VMBlog

NCI, Inc., a leading provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, announced today the launch of its artificial intelligence (AI) solution Shai, which stands for Scaling Humans with Artificial Intelligence. Shai is one […]


Innovations, Trends

Red Hat Unveils Next-Generation Process Automation Offering

June 19, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the launch of Red Hat Process Automation Manager 7, a comprehensive, cloud-native platform for developing business automation services and process-centric applications across hybrid cloud environments. Process Automation […]


Challenges, Trends

Automation is Disrupting Software Asset Management as We Know It

June 15, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation are all set to eliminate repetitive tasks at work. Artificial intelligence is being adopted across businesses in manufacturing, transport, utilities, facilities, operations, and IT. Forrester predicts that by 2025, 16% of US jobs will […]


Innovations, Trends

Dropbox Pioneers Future of Cloud Infrastructure with SMR Technology Deployment

June 15, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Dropbox, a leading global collaboration platform, announced a new chapter in the evolution of Magic Pocket, its custom-built storage infrastructure. The company is successfully deploying Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) drive technology, which will increase overall storage density, reduce the company’s […]


Network Virtualization, Predictions, Trends, Types

Almost half of US consumers will have access to 5G by 2023

June 12, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Close to half of all US consumers will have access to 5G networks by 2023, according to Ericsson. 4G networking is now commonplace and offers better speeds than its predecessor, 3G. However, our thirst for mobile data brought on through […]


Innovations, Trends

Microsoft continues investing in gaming with acquisitions, new Xbox consoles

June 11, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is continuing to invest heavily in gaming with more acquisitions, promises of more next-generation gaming consoles and continued work on a cross-platform game-streaming service. At the E3 show on June 10, Microsoft announced it is purchasing four gaming studios, […]


Challenges, Trends

Four major challenges of adopting cloud business intelligence – and how to overcome them

June 11, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

With nine in 10 sales and marketing teams insisting that cloud-based business intelligence (BI) technology is necessary to the management of their strategies, it’s no wonder that the adoption has exploded in recent years. However, many businesses, especially small to […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Key GOP Lawmaker Doubts Pentagon Can Handle Cloud Contract

June 8, 2018

Via: SQL Server Pro

The U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee that oversees Pentagon spending doesn’t have confidence that the Defense Department can handle a multibillion cloud-computing contract based on existing plans, said the panel’s chairwoman, Kay Granger. Under their proposed spending bill, panel members […]


Challenges, Trends

The Importance of Effectual Mitigation in Terms of Cloud-Based DDoS Attacks

June 4, 2018

Via: VMBlog

The radical concept of cloud computing has attained somewhat unpredicted heights in the past 12 years and has become widely recognized as a major game-changer in terms of computing technology by governments and private organizations alike. The cloud as we […]


Innovations, Trends

BlueData Offers New Turnkey Solution for AI and Machine Learning

June 1, 2018

Via: VMBlog

BlueData, provider of the leading Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) software platform, today announced a new solution to accelerate deployment of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL) applications in the enterprise. The BlueData AI / ML Accelerator solution includes […]


Innovations, Trends

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go

May 31, 2018

Via: ZDNet

In this 50-year retrospective, we’re looking at technologies that had an impact on the world, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. Previously, we explored the 2000s. Now we continue our time travels […]


Innovations, Trends

LG Develops AI-based Tech to Reduce Latency & Motion Blur in VR Displays

May 29, 2018

Via: Road to VR

South Korean tech giant LG Display and a team from Sogang University in Seoul have collaborated on a new AI-based content creation technology that’s designed to address the issue of latency and motion blur in VR headsets – well ahead […]


Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo

May 25, 2018

Via: ZDNet

In many ways, 1968 was a year of transformation. From the Vietnamese Tet Offensive to North Korea capturing the surveillance ship USS Pueblo, international affairs were unsettled. We lost two greats to assassination: Martin Luther King, Jr and Robert F. […]