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30 Oct 2014
Microsoft’s Principal Cybersecurity Strategist, Jeff Jones will discuss building trust in the cloud and cover the following topics: What are the new and ongoing threats facing enterprises today? What are the top enterprise concerns related to trust and how is Microsoft addressing them? How Microsoft is enabling customers to focus more on their core business [...]
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29 Oct 2014
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is not new. The concept has been sitting on the agenda of company boardrooms for the last few years. But, with concerns around security, control, and now shadow IT rising to the forefront, many companies have shied away from implementing a BYOD strategy. However, we have reached a point where [...]
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29 Oct 2014
The September 2014 appointment of Mark Russinovich as chief technology officer (CTO) for Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform was a low-key affair: no fanfare, no public announcement, not even a press release. That may seem surprising, given the high regard in which the straight-talking Russinovich is held by techies both inside and outside of the software [...]
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28 Oct 2014
Organisations are increasingly using Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for its ability to offer fast, agile and elastic computing with minimal operational overhead. For larger enterprises, IaaS is no longer limited to proof-of-concept (POC) with no project end in sight; instead it involves hard contractual obligations, balance sheet objectives and increased complexity in hosting critical applications. This is [...]
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28 Oct 2014
“Hyperconverged infrastructure is where all the action is right now,” says Howard Ting, chief marketing officer at storage start-up Nutanix. Well, he would say that, wouldn’t he? Five-year-old Nutanix is, after all, the pioneer of hyperconvergence and the company has much to gain by persuading enterprise customers that this new approach to data centre architecture [...]
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