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Every company has access to the same list of Apache Hadoop-related projects, but how does one differentiate itself from all the others? Innovation, additional functionality, or marketing?
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Pulseway SaaS Enterprise Server Pulseway Pricing Pulseway's new SaaS Enterprise Server enables small Managed Service Providers to leverage the cloud for system and service monitoring, real-time ale...
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VMware introduces Project Photon: a lightweight Linux operating system for cloud-native apps. Star Trek and Einstein references aside, VMware's Project Photon appears to be more than a particle or a wave.
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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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VMware has performed some benchmarks for virtualized Hadoop and the results are interesting. The question is, "Should you virtualize your Hadoop cluster?" The jury was out until this benchmark.
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VMware's Project Lightwave's capabilities include single sign-on, authentication, authorization and certificate authority, and certificate key management services.
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Stronger passwords to avoid ridiculous hacks, just like that breach of #HackedTeam. What happened and why
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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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