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Small businesses are prime targets for cyberattacks: SIEM-as-a-service can help

Netsurion’s SIEM-at-the-Edge puts enterprise-level detection and response capabilities in the hands of SMBs

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Millennials push for public cloud, innovation

Millennials are moving into IT decision-maker roles in their organizations. A study by Microsoft and Wakefield Research suggests they are more likely than their non-millennial peers to push their organizations to embrace the public...

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Sorriest technology companies of 2016

You won’t be sorry for spinning through our review of public apologies issued by tech companies, from Microsoft to Apple to Facebook to Samsung, in 2016.

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10 must-watch IaaS cloud trends for 2017

Adoption of public cloud resources is growing faster than the virtualization market did in the early 2000s, driven by a series of use cases ideally suited for on-demand, elastic infrastructure. 2017 will be a year of continued...

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Can I capitalize my system implementation or get tax advantages?

With the introduction of software as a service, organizations need to understand and evaluate their options to account for their SaaS implementation expenses for both book and tax purposes. This blog post focuses on two major...

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8 ways companies can manage risks brought on by the SaaS Tsunami

Every employee is on a mission to find the next SaaS application that will make their job easier. With nothing more than a credit card and an expense report, anyone within the organization can sign-up for a new application in minutes....

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Facebook Workplace third-party integration is key to business success

This week Facebook announced new functionality in its Workplace enterprise communication product that integrates popular third-party tools, and the move could help make Workplace a much more viable enterprise tool.

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Here’s how the Windows 10 Creators Update helps enterprises

A few weeks ago, Microsoft unveiled its Windows 10 Creators Update with a focus on the software’s benefits for end users when it launches next year. On Tuesday, the company showed a different side of the next major patch for its new...

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NetSuite's going global under Oracle's flag

As part of Oracle, cloud software provider NetSuite plans to localize its products for many more countries while expanding its data-center capacity, sales operations, partner channel and other assets to reach customers in those new...

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What you don't know about cloud adoption doesn't have to hurt you

At least 95 percent of U.S. companies are embracing some sort of cloud strategy. Yet IT leaders struggle to avoid common mistakes and initial purchasing decisions hamper their ability to move forward.

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Building your business case for consumption-based IT pricing

As CIO, you’re under pressure to ensure greater business agility. You need to make sure the business can quickly scale its consumption of technologies. You need to avoid big implementation road maps and switch instead to an easy-on,...

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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure

HPE originally pitched its Synergy line of "composable" IT infrastructure as a way to bring the flexibility of cloud services to on-premises systems. Now it's putting those same Synergy components -- and some new ones -- into the...

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Ricoh USA transforms ediscovery in the public cloud

As part of its digital transformation, Ricoh has migrated its eDiscovery business to Microsoft Azure. The reasons: scalability, security and performance.

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How a video-gaming programmer created a popular VR surgical simulator

Last month, start-up Level Ex launched a surgical simulator that was developed by a video gaming programmer who found notoriety by literally throwing together his first app.

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How FedEx is shaving millions from its IT costs

FedEx has saved hundreds of millions of dollars by eliminating redundant applications and reorienting them in a service-oriented architecture.

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SAP offers cash for referrals in new cloud channel program

To sell its cloud services, ERP vendor SAP is crowdsourcing its sales team.

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Little-known SaaS provider helps CIOs corral IT costs

Apptio’s founder and CEO discusses how CIOs are using its SaaS product to deliver transparency and business insights into the costs and value of technology.

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GE buys ServiceMax for $915M to boost its IoT power

General Electric’s US$915 million acquisition of field service management company ServiceMax on Monday should help enterprises combine what GE does for industrial products and assets with more tools for those who work on them.

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