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Future IT Planning: Data Center Trends

Over the last few years big data, mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing have radically transformed enterprise IT. If you have started to think about your future IT planning, below are a few key data center trends to take note of for the coming year:
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Cloud Security Report

Our partner Alert Logic provides managed security and compliance solutions for over 3,000 customers across the globe. As part their cybersecurity research practice they review threats and attacks against their vast customer base looking for insight to share in their annual Cloud Security Report.
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IT Industry News - Service Provider Partners

For those of you looking for a quick bite of IT industry news with your breakfast, here is what our IT Service Provider partners have been up to lately:
The Story of Cloud: Past, Present, and Future - Featured Image

The Story of Cloud: Past, Present, and Future

  What started in 2006 with Amazon Web Services has mushroomed into a multibillion-dollar industry, and its transformation has been profound.
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Harden Your Infrastructure & Code With DevSecOps

  If you are a company that has joined the DevOps movement to integrate code and infrastructure deployment, it's likely you (or someone in your organization) have had some concerns about information security. In an effort to release products faster or reduce time to market, information security gaps can become a problem for any company. Security monitoring tools haven’t been able to keep up with the fast-paced changes being made by DevOps when releasing new features or products.
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Container Madness – Part Trois

Every few years the IT industry witnesses a major technology shift.
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IT Security: Data Breaches and Prevention Tactics

The WTIA recently hosted an IT security panel discussion on data breaches and how companies can work to prevent them.
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Industry News: IT Tradeshow Summary

It’s summer in Seattle which means the trade show season is in full swing.
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M&A Activity Heats Up In the Cloud World

If you are running a company that has anything to do with security, big data, or IoT, you are looking pretty attractive to larger suitors right about now. This year has been the jam packed with merger and acquisition activity; we’ve had the biggest run of M&A activity since the dotcom bubble. Companies in every industry are looking at digital transformation as the way forward into the global economy, and the companies that sell solutions to address this transformation are hot items.
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Webinar: Secure, Maintainable, Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Industry experts are predicting a huge growth rate for Hybrid Cloud.
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Is the Venom Vulnerability More Bark Than Bite?

Venom, announced recently by security intelligence firm CrowdStrike, is a vulnerability affecting the floppy drive emulation code used by many virtualization platforms. It looks like Venom will not be as big as Heartbleed, the vulnerability discovered last year that allowed hackers to grab data from the memory of servers running affected versions of the open-source OpenSSL encryption software. However, VENOM is of particular interest to cloud-users everywhere as it is one of a very few vulnerabilities at the hypervisor that compromises the security through isolation promise of virtualization-based cloud infrastructure.
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Container Technology Madness - Part Deux

Container madness is still in full force with more big name vendors like AWS, Google, Red Hat, IBM, Microsoft and VMware jumping on the container bandwagon that Docker got rolling. The madness is also fueled by container technologies driving changes in the conversation around cloud computing.