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Broadcom and VMware: Investing for Customer Value
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Broadcom and VMware: Investing for Customer Value

Hock Tan, Broadcom President & CEO - In October I shared my thoughts about what a combined Broadcom and VMware will mean for customers. I wrote about the conversations I’ve had to date, the future of multi-cloud, and our philosophy on pricing, and I reiterated Broadcom’s commitment to keeping customers at the center of our business.
December 5, 2022
Broadcom Raises the Bar on Identity Security
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Broadcom Raises the Bar on Identity Security

By Vadim Lander, Identity Security CTO & Distinguished Engineer - Identity in general is an area that is integral to everything customers do when building products and services or interacting directly with their customers. Everything you do requires your identity to be known at various levels of assurance: logging into a computer, banking transactions, cell phone apps, etc.
November 29, 2022
Building Services Versus Buying Them: It’s Not a Zero-Sum Game
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Building Services Versus Buying Them: It’s Not a Zero-Sum Game

By Patrick McFadin, DataStax - When the gap between enterprise software development and IT operations was bridged 15 or so years ago, building enterprise apps underwent a radical change. DevOps blew away manual and slow processes, and adopted the idea of infrastructure as code. This was a change that upped the ability to scale quickly and deliver reliable applications and services into production.
November 22, 2022
Digital Champions: Building the Future In Real Time
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Digital Champions: Building the Future In Real Time

By Thomas Been, DataStax - DataStax set out to identify enterprises and builders that define the future of data and have planned and prepared to scale to whatever demand their growing businesses and customer bases place upon them.
November 17, 2022
Broadcom Software and Google Cloud: What’s Next for Software
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Broadcom Software and Google Cloud: What’s Next for Software

By Andy Nallappan, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Software Business Operations, Broadcom Software - Last month at Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Fla., I enjoyed talking with ZDNet’s Chris Preimesberger and Sahana Sarma, leader of Google Cloud’s transformation advisory, about the enterprise software landscape and how it is growing more complex and business-critical daily.
November 16, 2022
Business or IT: Who Drives Results with Your Data?
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Business or IT: Who Drives Results with Your Data?

By Bryan Kirschner, Vice President, Strategy at DataStax - One of the most painful – and pained – statements I’ve heard in the last two years was from an IT leader who said, “my team is struggling to find ways that our company’s data could be valuable to the business.”
November 9, 2022
What a Combined Broadcom and VMware Can Deliver to Our Customers
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What a Combined Broadcom and VMware Can Deliver to Our Customers

By Hock Tan, Broadcom President & CEO - Over the last several weeks, I have had the opportunity to visit with Broadcom customers around the world to discuss what’s on the horizon as they navigate increasingly complex IT operating environments. During these visits, I’ve also answered their questions and shared our vision of what a combined Broadcom and VMware will look like following the close of the transaction.
October 31, 2022
The Countdown to DORA
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The Countdown to DORA

By Ilias Chantzos, Global Privacy Officer and Head of EMEA Government Affairs, Broadcom - On May 11, 2022, the European Union (EU) reached provisional agreement on the new Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). Despite the choice of term, there's nothing "provisional" about DORA. In fact, one of the world's most far-reaching cybersecurity regulations for financial services and their supply chains is a done deal.
October 17, 2022
Real-Time Data: Come for the Resilience, Stay for the Growth
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Real-Time Data: Come for the Resilience, Stay for the Growth

By Bryan Kirschner, Vice President, Strategy at DataStax - Not too long ago, many CIOs might have had to wrestle with a chief financial officer who viewed enterprise IT as a utility. To use a household metaphor, a CFO might be sorely tempted to save money if budgets were tight by lowering the thermostat on cold days.
October 12, 2022
Executive Briefing: Unit 42 Cloud Threat Report
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Executive Briefing: Unit 42 Cloud Threat Report

Unit 42 is Palo Alto Networks' world-renowned threat intelligence and security consulting team. Executive summary of the latest Unit 42 threat research on cloud threats.
October 5, 2022
What it Takes to Make Industry 4.0 a Reality
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What it Takes to Make Industry 4.0 a Reality

By Michael Loggins, award-winning executive IT leader - While the possibilities of Industry 4.0 are extraordinary, there is still so much to learn between IT and the factory floor. Read more ...
October 5, 2022
Strengthening Retail’s Resilience Against Ransomware
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Strengthening Retail’s Resilience Against Ransomware

By Ashok Rutthan, Chief information security officer at Massmart - The significant challenges ransomware present for retail and 5 considerations for ransomware defense strategies.
October 5, 2022
Real-time Data, Machine Learning, and Results: The Evidence Mounts
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Real-time Data, Machine Learning, and Results: The Evidence Mounts

By Bryan Kirschner, Vice President, Strategy at DataStax - From delightful consumer experiences to attacking fuel costs and carbon emissions in the global supply chain, real-time data and machine learning (ML) work together to power apps that change industries.
October 3, 2022
What’s Missing in Most CISO’s Security Risk Management Strategies
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What’s Missing in Most CISO’s Security Risk Management Strategies

By Dr. May Wang, CTO of IoT Security at Palo Alto Networks and the Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and board member of Zingbox - Dr. May Wang shares what's missing in most risk management and the keys to creating a better strategy to reduce security risks.
September 22, 2022
Broadcom: From Silicon to Software
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Broadcom: From Silicon to Software

By Hock Tan, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Broadcom - The Broadcom Inc. we know today first began more than 60 years ago as a semiconductor division of Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto, CA. Since then, our foundational innovations have formed the building blocks of the transformational technologies that shape our lives today—our smartphones, our streaming services and our Wi-Fi, to name but a few. In fact, we estimate that more than 99 percent of all internet traffic crosses at least one Broadcom chip. That’s why Broadcom is what enables the great innovators of the world to keep on innovating.
September 22, 2022
Identity Security Pain Points and What Can Be Done
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Identity Security Pain Points and What Can Be Done

By Clayton Donley, Vice President & General Manager, Identity Management Security, Broadcom Software - Although analysts have predicted the death of passwords for many years, passwords are still the predominant authentication credential used for many applications and IT systems. The reason for this is simple – everyone knows how passwords work, which makes them more convenient to use.
September 20, 2022
Data, Data, Everywhere: How Titanium Built a Cloud IoT Platform
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Data, Data, Everywhere: How Titanium Built a Cloud IoT Platform

By George Trujillo, principal data strategist, DataStax; and Ara Bederjikian, president, Titanium Intelligent Solutions - The IoT industry is evolving to support a wide range of use cases and operating models. Titanium's broad SaaS platform was built to tackle the array of IoT challenges that business and IT leaders face.
September 19, 2022
The AI-First Future of Open Source Data
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The AI-First Future of Open Source Data

By Sam Ramji, Chief Strategy Officer, DataStax - Is giving people the right to change, alter, and amend your software a good thing? What about doing this for your data? Companies used to think that publicizing their source code was the same as giving away their secret sauce.
September 12, 2022