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Every time you listen to the news, read a newspaper, or scan online news, you learn of another security breach that involves consumer’s personal information. Consumers assume that breaches occur by direct attack from external entities or by clever individuals who break into networks from outside the company or via the Internet. That scenario is [...]
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Automation tools help with everything from account maintenance to system monitoring – not to mention greatly assisting the system admin.
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Summary:Breakthrough Technology Group (BTG) is a managed services provider that supplies businesses with custom, virtual desktops via private cloud.
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Summary:Unisys launches its long-awaited Dorado ClearPath 8300 Intel-based systems to enable its clients to enter the software-defined data center in a big way.
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Summary:If you want to get up and running with enterprise system monitoring, alerting, and management in under an hour, then Pulseway is your answer.
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Summary:Red Hat is trying to prevent containers from fragmenting and killing the community surrounding this game-changing technology.
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So is the Ubuntu snap package a rough equivalent to using a docker package?

https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/snappy/guides/packaging-format-apps/
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The new mainframes are faster, less expensive, and capable of toppling the standard server market for virtualization. But can it happen?
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Good reasoning, especially the security bit. Price-wise, I think the target is precisely (cloud) hosting companies (and large biz). How'd you know if Jeff Bezos hasn't stashed one in his basement? For mainframeologists' (what a mouthful) scenario to play out, one big factor will be operating system, API, etc. If Bezos - or Zebos, starts a Nozama cloud to offer a zillion Linux VM's off his basement at the same price as Amazon cloud, you wouldn't mind him pocketing saved labour, energy, maintenance, right? If, on the other hand, Nozama offers VM/X only, he'll never recover costs for small businesses are not in the mood to hire and train developers to learn a new environment. The same way, if Microsoft finds a way to deploy Azure on affordable mainframe, developers wouldn't know. Of course, in both scenarios the security argument is, as you pointed out, out. 
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Summary:Harmon.ie Mobile combines Microsoft document sharing and social apps into a common experience across iOS, Android, and BlackBerry 10 mobile operating systems. Having all of your conversations in one place is a good thing.
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You've heard of virtual CPUs, virtual NICs, virtual storage, virtual switches, virtual LANs, and virtual desktops. Now NVIDIA is virtualizing 3D graphics with NVIDIA GRID vGPU. What's next, virtual reality?
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Summary:Before any projekt202 developers tap in a single line of code on your new application, the design staff spends time with your users to find out how they work, what their needs are, and what makes them efficient. Engaging users in the design phase. What a concept.
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Summary:Bushel is a cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. You can put your Apple devices under Bushel's MDM and still let them shine.
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