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A survey found that desktop virtualization is expected to be phased out of IT infrastructure in favor of VDI. As part of a recent survey conducted by Finn Partners, IT decision makers shared insight into the kinds of technologies integral to building a future-proof IT infrastructure as well as those destined for the dustheap. Over 500 IT decision-makers in the US counted desktop computers (30 percent), hard disk drives (28 percent), USB drives (19 percent), and desktop virtualization (10 percent...

The security of data – and in particular people’s personal data – has been a hot topic in recent months. The EU’s rollout of new GDPR regulations; the Cambridge Analytica scandal; or the seemingly weekly revelations of financial institutions or consumer service providers which have had their databases hacked, are all examples most of us will be aware of. Less often discussed but just as important as the security of our data, is the security of the data centres that house ...

Over the past decade, network management tools have evolved from being fault based to performance based. This has become a critical element in running infrastructure because faults don’t matter as much. That might seem like a strange thing to say, but consider the fact that critical infrastructure such as switches, routers, Wi-Fi access points and servers are deployed in a way to protect against outages. Infrastructure is built so redundantly today that any hardware device can go down and ...

Consumer pharmacy and health retail giant Boots, owned by Walgreens Boots Alliance, has contracted BT to overhaul its IT infrastructure in the UK and the rest of Europe as part of a wider digital transformation. Erwin van Vroenhoven, vice president, global IT shared services tells Computerworld UK that the contract is necessary for the company’s “omni-channel” plans in Europe. “We’re on this journey of becoming even better in omni-channel retailing, because we absol...

The latest Google cloud security blitz unleashed more than 20 updates. It’s a push to get companies to move their workloads to Google’s cloud — and off of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. The new security capabilities cover Google Cloud Platform (GCP), G Suite, and Chrome Enterprise. They include features like better visibility across cloud services and potential threats and beefed up security against email phishing attacks. Google also partnered with four additio...

Cloud computing is transforming modern business. Through the cloud, new digital-centric businesses are emerging that are more agile and innovative than anything seen before. Whether a new, ‘upstart’ business like Uber, with its compelling approach to city transport; or an established company breaking into new markets, like General Motors with its investment into Lyft, businesses are pioneering new customer services and business models that are disrupting entire industries and changin...


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Cyber Security Summit: Dallas
May 05-05, 2017
The annual Dallas Cyber Security Summit connects C-Suite & Senior Executives responsible for protecting their companies’ critical infrastructures with innovative solution providers and renowned information security experts. Admission is $350 each, giving you access access to all Interactiv...