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April 21, 2017 – 4:14 am | Comments Off on DevOps – Convergence for Software Development

DevOps seems all the rage these days, but what exactly is it?  Based on the name, Dev-Ops is Development combined with Operations.  Fundamentally this is a great idea.  The driving force is to incorporate feedback …

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Citrix: Cloud platform, analytics among key vendor trends
August 18, 2017 – 3:24 am | Comments Off on Citrix: Cloud platform, analytics among key vendor trends

In 2015 alone, Citrix went through two separate rounds of layoffs amid declining profitability and product lineup changes. Mark Templeton, Citrix’s CEO, also stepped down that year and the company embarked on a regimen of focusing on its mainstay XenDesktop and XenApp products and other offerings, including XenMobile and NetScaler, a web application delivery controller.

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The brief Kirill Tatarinov era began in January 2016 with the former Microsoft executive named to the Citrix CEO post. Under Tatarinov, Citrix completed the sale of its GoTo collaboration business to LogMeIn and purchased Unidesk in the application layering space. But in July 2017, Tatarinov abruptly departed the CEO slot and Citrix CFO and COO David Henshall was named to take his place.

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NVIDIA Advances Virtualization Software for GPUs
August 18, 2017 – 3:16 am | Comments Off on NVIDIA Advances Virtualization Software for GPUs
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The employees that typically need a workstation are among the most valuable inside any given organization. Because of that basic economic issue, it’s in the best interest of organizations to maximize the amount of time …

Microsoft Launches Cloud Service for Event-Based Applications
August 18, 2017 – 2:42 am | Comments Off on Microsoft Launches Cloud Service for Event-Based Applications
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Microsoft took the wraps off a new service called Azure Event Grid that enables developers to build event-based and serverless applications on the Redmond, Wash. tech titan’s cloud.

Enterprises are warming to the agility and modularity …

Data center provider Equinix bets big on fuel cells
August 18, 2017 – 2:20 am | Comments Off on Data center provider Equinix bets big on fuel cells
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Data center provider Equinix is making a big bet on fuel cells to power its facilities by installing natural gas-powered fuel cells at 12 of its U.S. data centers. It’s part of a push for …

Why should IT virtualize Windows 10?
August 16, 2017 – 10:11 pm | Comments Off on Why should IT virtualize Windows 10?
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The real trick for IT pros when it comes to virtualizing Windows 10 is building an image that works for their users. Once IT builds the right Windows 10 images for the right use cases, …

6 Key Benefits Of Using Cloud Services For Your Business
August 16, 2017 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on 6 Key Benefits Of Using Cloud Services For Your Business
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If you are not yet using cloud services for your business, it is definitely something worth considering. This is a solution that offers a wide range of benefits for businesses, some of which are outlined …

Hadoop Platform Raised to Knights Landing Height
August 15, 2017 – 10:40 pm | Comments Off on Hadoop Platform Raised to Knights Landing Height
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It would be surprising to find a Hadoop shop that builds a cluster based on the high-end 68+ core Intel Knights Landing processors—not just because of the sheer horsepower (read as “expense”) for workloads that …

VMware sees strong Q2 demand, ups outlook for fiscal year
August 15, 2017 – 2:20 am | Comments Off on VMware sees strong Q2 demand, ups outlook for fiscal year
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VMware said its second quarter results will be better than expected and it raised its outlook for its fiscal year. The company said that its revenue for the second quarter will be between $1.89 billion …

Challenges of GDPR for cloud service providers
August 15, 2017 – 2:03 am | Comments Off on Challenges of GDPR for cloud service providers
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The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduces measures to ensure security of personal data, specifying how organisations should manage data from their employees, customers and partners. These regulations apply to individuals living in …