Oracle Cloud Strategy

Oracle Expands Cloud at Customer with PaaS, SaaS Services

July 19, 2017 4:40 PM | ()
Oracle’s purpose is pretty clear: Take advantage of the cloud and all its shortcuts, yet keep your company’s data locked up right at home where it belongs. But hardware investments are also in the mix.
SQL Server Release Candidate

Microsoft Delivers First SQL Server 2017 Release Candidate

July 19, 2017 4:35 PM | ()
Microsoft's issues the first release candidate for its new, Linux-friendly database for testing and evaluation.
Power Grid Security

Microsoft Launches Program to Shore Up Electric Power Grid Security

July 19, 2017 12:49 PM | ()
The company launches a program that fast-tracks Operations Management Suite deployments for electrical grid operators.
Ex-Employee Breach Threat

Survey Finds Companies Failing to Promptly Cut Ex-Employee Data Access

July 19, 2017 2:16 PM | ()
While one-in-five companies have experienced a data breach caused by an ex-employee, most firms still do not focus on shutting down access to former workers.

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Daily Tech Briefing July 19

IBM Claims Z Is Biggest Mainframe Advancement in 15 Years VIDEO

July 19, 2017 1:48 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: IBM's Z mainframe runs universal encryption quietly in the background; Samsung decides to ratchet up production of high-end DRAM; Microsoft releases a LinkedIn app for Windows 10 PCs; and there's more.

IBM Going Full Throttle in Its Evolution to Cloud Platforms

July 19, 2017 12:55 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The key investment for IBM at this time is in cloud platforms and data centers, and the company is going all in for staying ahead of the IT curve.
IOactive Hoverboard

Segway Hoverboard Hacking Demonstrates IoT Security Risks

July 19, 2017 10:25 AM | ()
New research from security firm IOActive discovers that an attacker could take remote control of a hoverboard, placing the rider at risk.
Google Glass enterprise

Google Glass Enterprise Edition Turns on the Corporate Appeal SLIDESHOW

July 19, 2017 8:40 AM | ()
Google Glass is back—although just for the enterprise. Here's how companies big and small can use Google Glass Enterprise Edition to improve corporate efficiency.

Open Container Initiative Specifications Reach 1.0 Milestone

July 19, 2017 7:39 AM | ()
After two years of effort, the first official milestone of the Open Container Initiative's runtime and image specifications debuts.

10 Versatile Devices Not Made by Amazon That Support Alexa SLIDESHOW

July 19, 2017 6:56 AM | ()
A robust third-party market has sprung up for devices that support the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant. Here are some of the more interesting devices available on the market.