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DDN News
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Building AI Data Platform For The Unexpected
Businesses that are moving towards a digital transformation that incorporates enabling AI and analytics upon their data are often subject to a tough question: How much data will I need to manage?
That's where building an AI data platform that can withstand great change is key.

It's particularly difficult because there is an element of positive feedback to a successful AI strategy. If it works, the demand for more data can be a surprise. The core benefit of deep learning, which has revolutionized AI over the past 5 years, is that more data delivers better decisions. And so, organizations often find an increasing need for more data to drive more accurate models.

This is where it pays off long term to consider carefully the AI data platform architecture and how it might scale from initially small, to potentially very large - both in terms of performance and capacity. The ideal AI data platform will provide two routes forward, and everything in between:

DDN News, July 20th, 2022
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Fortinet News
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Fortinet Announces Free Training Offering For Schools At White House National Cyber Workforce And Education Summit
Free Training Service for more than 8 Million Staff and Faculty Across U.S. School Districts will Advance Fortinet's Mission to Close the Cyber Skills Gap
Fortinet announced that its information security awareness and training service will be made available to schools across the United States free of cost. The announcement coincides with the White House National Cyber Workforce and Education Summit where Fortinet participated in important discussions around solutions to help address the significant talent shortage affecting the cybersecurity industry in the United States.
Fortinet News, July 19th, 2022
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Key Fundamentals For Protecting Operational Technology Using Segmentation
Keeping the network safe from top to bottom used to look very different.
Until recently, firewalls placed at the edge of a fixed perimeter served as the organization's primary protection. It provided controls and inspection for all traffic moving into and out of the network. But with digital transformation now a priority for industrial organizations, the convergence of IT applications and OT environments makes establishing and maintaining 360 degree visibility increasingly tricky
Fortinet News, July 21st, 2022
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New Variant of QakBot Being Spread by HTML File Attached to Phishing Emails
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs captured a phishing email as part of a phishing campaign spreading a new variant of QakBot.
Also known as QBot, QuackBot, or Pinkslipbot, QakBot is an information stealer and banking Trojan that has been captured and analyzed by security researchers since 2007.

I performed a deep analysis on this phishing campaign and the new QakBot variant using the captured email. In this analysis, you will learn how the attached HTML file leads to downloading and executing the new QakBot variant, what actions it takes on the victim's device, and how it sends the collected data from the victim's device to its C2 server.

Fortinet News, July 19th, 2022
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Ransomware Roundup: Protecting Against New Variants
Over the past few weeks, FortiGuard Labs has observed several new ransomware variants of interest that have been gaining traction within the OSINT community along with activity from our datasets
This isn't new. This same thing has been going on, week in and week out, for years, with very little changing.

Unfortunately, ransomware is here to stay. Ransomware infections continue to cause significant impact to organizations, including-but not limited to-disruptions to operations, theft of confidential information, monetary loss due to ransom payout, and more. It's why we feel it's imperative that we increase our efforts to raise awareness about existing and emerging ransomware variants.

Fortinet News, July 18th, 2022
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VMware News
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VMware Furthers Commitment To Public Sector, Achieves Expanded FedRAMP High Authorization
VMware Government Services helps agencies accelerate innovation across data centers, cloud and the edge for mission success
VMware announced that it has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Authorization through the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) for VMware Government Services, which includes VMware Carbon Black Cloud and VMware SD-WAN on AWS GovCloud (US). These cloud services are designed to empower US government agencies and customers supporting the US government to migrate, manage, and operate sensitive workloads in the cloud. VMware Government Services is now available on the FedRAMP Marketplace.
VMware News, July 21st, 2022
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Cisco News
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And... It's A Wrap: Highlights From Cisco Live 2022
I finally got to experience Cisco Live again - in person!
It was a fantastic week with the #CiscoCert community at Cisco Live Las Vegas. Whether you joined Cisco Live 2022 in person or watched it online, I hope you enjoyed being a part of the journey.

There's always more to discover about our plans to transform the future of learning and technology, so let's dive into some of the highlights from the Learning & Certifications team at Cisco Live this year. Keep reading for a recap on this year's big reveal, memorable moments, and more to support your learning journey and keep the momentum going.

Cisco News, July 18th, 2022
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Cisco Equips Service Provider Partners With New Managed Services Offering For WebEx
Wholesale Route-to-Market (RTM) enables partners to deliver managed services to meet the needs of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) through co-branded offers
Cisco has launched a new Webex Wholesale Route-to-Market (RTM) for Service Provider partners to address the evolving needs of SMBs. The new sales model includes a single commercial agreement with each partner and a self-service platform for Service Providers to deliver managed services for Webex, as well as the agility, scalability and flexibility to create their own co-branded offers.
Cisco News, July 21st, 2022
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Securing Your Operations? Don't Forget Your Hardware
When you think about cybersecurity, I bet you think about protection from malware - pieces of software that can infiltrate industrial resources and steal data or disrupt operations.
Such security requires sophisticated firewalls, deep packet inspection, intrusion detection and prevention, and a robust network that can segment operations and limit any malware's spread.

That's great, but you might be ignoring vulnerabilities that can arise from deficiencies in the underlying hardware. If you are, you would be making a grave error. If the hardware is not reliable, any security measures you take on the network and resources that run on that hardware can't be relied upon. Securing the hardware should be considered fundamental to securing operations.

Cisco News, July 20th, 2022
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Citrix News
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Announcing Citrix HDX Plus For Windows 365
Citrix and Microsoft have been innovating and collaborating for more than 30 years, helping companies accelerate their digital transformations and power better ways to work
We recently announced that this collaboration now extends to Windows 365, in the form of a powerful new integration that will enable organizations to simplify IT management while supporting hybrid work initiatives by bringing key Citrix technologies to this new era of Cloud PC computing.

At Microsoft Inspire 2022, Citrix is excited to introduce our new offering - Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 - targeted for release later this year. Citrix HDX Plus for Windows 365 will enhance the Cloud PC experience with an exceptional high-definition user experience, and integration across a broad range of industry-leading IT solutions.

Citrix News, July 19th, 2022
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Citrix Among Best Places To Work For Disability Inclusion
Citrix announced that for the third straight year, it has been named to the Disability Equality Index Best Places to Work (DEI)
A joint venture of Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the DEI exists to help businesses make a positive impact on the unemployment/underemployment of people with disabilities and is acknowledged as the most robust disability inclusion assessment tool in business.

"There is no single best way to practice disability inclusion, however, the companies taking the DEI share the desire to create a workplace that fosters the concept of bringing your whole self to the office," said Maria Town, President and CEO of AAPD.

Citrix News, July 20th, 2022
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Citrix Features Explained: How To Optimize Citrix Daas For A Better User Experience
Delivering a great employee experience has always been critical to recruiting and engaging talented workers
With the rising popularity of hybrid work models, your employees expect an optimal work experience from anywhere and on any device. Desktop as a service (DaaS) solutions are a popular and cost-effective way to enable anywhere access to business apps and desktops, so ensuring the best possible user experience on DaaS remains essential.

You chose Citrix DaaS to deliver this seamless and secure work experience wherever your employees choose to work. By taking advantage of all the available features, tools, and best practices within Citrix DaaS, you can provide a fast and seamless employee experience while also simplifying IT management and improving costs. Let's take a closer look at four key features in Citrix DaaS that simplify and speed the end user experience.

Citrix News, July 21st, 2022
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Get Ready For MFA Across All Citrix Properties
Citrix enables companies around the world to do their best work, flexibly and securely, whether their assets are hosted on premises, or across hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments.
In early 2020, we took a key step toward enhancing the security of your Citrix Cloud assets by launching multi-factor authentication (MFA) for Citrix Cloud. Today, we're announcing the extension of single sign on (SSO) with MFA to all Citrix properties.

Why are we extending MFA to all Citrix properties?

Citrix News, July 20th, 2022
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How Citrix Can Help Customers Achieve Zero Trust Maturity
Information technology has evolved, and so has the way we engage with it for work.
With the proliferation of remote work, connected devices, cloud computing systems, and access points - how can we keep users safe without impeding their productivity?

The consensus is that a perimeter-based security approach is no longer adequate to protect organizations from modern cyber-attacks. There has been rising pressure in IT to adopt a zero trust security model, and companies are rearchitecting their security stack to abide by its principles.

Citrix News, July 21st, 2022
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SAP News
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SAP Acquires Search-Driven Analytics Company Askdata
SAP SE announced that it has acquired Askdata, a startup focused on search-driven analytics
With the acquisition of Askdata, SAP strengthens its ability to help organizations take better-informed decisions by leveraging AI-driven natural language searches. Users are empowered to search, interact and collaborate on live data to maximize business insights.

Available in multiple languages, Askdata's personalized experience connects live to source applications without moving data, while retaining the complete business context to return meaningful answers and proactive insights.

SAP News, July 21st, 2022
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SAP Announces Q2 And Half-Year 2022 Results
Cloud revenue up 34% and up 24% at constant currencies to become the largest revenue stream
'As our Q2 results demonstrate, SAP's portfolio is more relevant than ever. Our transition to the cloud is ahead of schedule and we have exceeded topline expectations, with cloud revenue becoming SAP's largest revenue stream. Our pipeline is strong, and we are winning market share underpinned by the very strong 100% growth of S/4HANA current cloud backlog.'
SAP News, July 21st, 2022
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Dell News
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Introducing The Next Phase Of Software-Driven Storage
Three ways the newest PowerStore release helps you move forward in an unpredictable world.
It's been a heady two years for PowerStore. Since the platform launched in 2020, we've sustained an incredible pace of innovation, with matching sales success. Three feature-packed major releases, three Product of the Year awards, 12,000 successful deployments in 90+ countries, 50 million customer run hours and multiple exabytes of effective capacity installed. Within a year of launch, PowerStore became the fastest-ramping new storage architecture in Dell history.
Dell Technologies News, July 21st, 2022
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Unleashing New Powermax Innovations
PowerMax enterprise storage securely transforms current and modern mission-critical workloads in the rapidly changing digital world.
Dell has a rich history of industry-first, mission-critical storage innovation. For over 30 years, global organizations have relied on PowerMax and its predecessors to be the backbone of their IT infrastructure. Flight reservation systems, trading applications and telco billing systems are vital applications to an organization's performance and reputation. They require storage which is always on and constantly delivers peak performance. That's why 95% of Fortune 100 companies, top 10 US banks, and top 10 healthcare companies worldwide1 use PowerMax for their critical applications.
Dell Technologies News, July 19th, 2022
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Voices From The Front: Securing Your Future With APEX
How APEX Cyber Recovery Service helps you secure your business with confidence - revisiting Dell Technologies World.
We hear from IT leaders every day who tell us that securing their business has never been more critical - or more complex. As organizations adapt their multi-cloud environment to keep pace with business demands, they seek best-in-class capabilities from any provider who can help them achieve better outcomes. And as new applications are put into production - across the public cloud ecosystem and on-premises in data centers and edge locations - data accumulates in more places and creates an out-of-control attack surface.
Dell Technologies News, July 21st, 2022
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Why Offload Virtualized Network And Security Services?
Learn how DPU's will enable the next frontier for scalable, distributed infrastructures.
We live in a time where the only true constant is change. Modern organizations continue to experience increasingly larger amounts of data traffic across their IT infrastructures from demanding applications like artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data. At the same time, the location of these applications is moving away from centralized architectures and becoming more distributed across data centers, the network edge and into multi-cloud environments. With an ever-increasing number of cyberattacks, security continues to be a major concern for all organizations.
Dell Technologies News, July 20th, 2022
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HPE News
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Reflecting On HPE's Approach To The Future Of Work
One year after HPE started to re-open U.S. offices
The pandemic ignited a global conversation about hybrid work, and while other companies are still debating their approach, HPE is now fully realizing the hybrid vision we introduced during the fall of 2020. The decision for HPE to implement a hybrid work model, made well before the world reopened, relied on early bets based on internal cross-functional expertise, data insights, intuition, and feedback from our team members.
HPE News, July 19th, 2022
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When Training AI Models, Is A Bigger Dataset Better?
Many enterprises assume that more training data will improve their AI, but dataset size is just one of many factors that influence accuracy.
Every new iteration of GPT-3 and other AI frameworks tout how big their training data is, to the point where the industry seems engaged in one-upmanship over whose training dataset is biggest. It sure sounds impressive, but is it guaranteed that mountains of data will translate to better AI performance?

In principle, the idea that more data is always desirable makes sense. Data drives business intelligence, and the size of training data is a critical factor in shaping the predictive power of AI models.

HPE News, July 20th, 2022
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HP News
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HP Welcomes Office Workers Back With Stylish, Intelligent Printers
Inspiring productivity and streamlining print transformation for IT teams
Re-imagining the office experience, companies are resetting plans to cater to new ways of working. Tasked with creating modern and inspiring workplace environments, CIOs and ITDMs require the right technologies to enable a fast moving, digitally enabled workforce to be productive.

A recent Morning Consult survey1, commissioned by HP, polled 1,000 office workers in the US and Canada to find out what they appreciate (and had missed) most about the office. It turns out, what they really missed was printing. In fact, 57% of office workers surveyed said they missed their office printer more than a free lunch or happy hour.

HP News, July 19th, 2022
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Stolen Credentials Selling On The Dark Web For Price Of A Gallon Of Gas
New HP Wolf Security report exposes ironic 'honor among thieves' as cybercriminals rely on dispute resolution services, $3k vendor bonds and escrow payments to ensure 'fair' dealings
HP released "The Evolution of Cybercrime: Why the Dark Web is Supercharging the Threat Landscape and How to Fight Back - an HP Wolf Security Report."

The findings show cybercrime is being supercharged through 'plug and play' malware kits that make it easier than ever to launch attacks. Cyber syndicates are collaborating with amateur attackers to target businesses, putting our online world at risk.

The HP Wolf Security threat team worked with Forensic Pathways, a leading group of global forensic professionals, on a three-month dark web investigation, scraping and analyzing over 35 million cybercriminal marketplaces and forum posts to understand how cybercriminals operate, gain trust, and build reputation.

HP News, July 21st, 2022
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IBM News
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IBM Releases Second Quarter Results
IBM Growth Across Key Segments Led by Hybrid Cloud Adoption; Solid Cash and Profit Generation
IBM announced second-quarter 2022 earnings results.

"In the quarter we delivered good revenue performance with balanced growth across our geographies, driven by client demand for our hybrid cloud and AI offerings. The IBM team executed our strategy well," said Arvind Krishna, IBM chairman and chief executive officer. "With our first half results, we continue to expect full-year revenue growth at the high end of our mid-single digit model."

IBM News, July 18th, 2022
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The Virtual Enterprise: Building A More Connected, Expansive Business
The last two years demonstrated the power of exponential technologies like AI, automation and the hybrid cloud to accelerate digital transformation, as companies looked to better serve their customers and find new sources of value emerging from the pandemic
Today, new imperatives, such as sustainability and security, are top of mind for business leaders, while at the same time these leaders must address new geopolitical and market challenges that are impacting their supply chains, talent, and costs.

As I speak with clients around the world about their post-COVID strategies, we're getting a glimpse of the kinds of organizations that are more likely to succeed over the next decade. Successful business leaders are embracing what we refer to as the virtual enterprise - a new destination for modern business where advanced digitalization, platforms and partnerships are the essential blueprint of competitive advantage. The virtual enterprise features the following approaches:

IBM News, July 20th, 2022
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Lenovo News
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AI-Assisted Lenovo Thinkcentre Neo 50A All-In-One Built For Smart Performance, Productivity And Collaboration
Lenovo unveiled a new ThinkCentre neo 50a 24 all-in-one (AIO) desktop with innovative AI-assisted features1 to address the needs of next generation Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs)
Lenovo is expanding its all-new ThinkCentre neo desktop portfolio announced earlier this year, designed to offer developing businesses high-performance future-ready desktop computing solutions for immersive work experiences.

Powered by the latest 12th Gen Intel Core H-series processors2 with discrete Intel Arc A370M graphics and running Windows 11, the new AIO desktop incorporates AI-based technology including human presence detection, adaptive screen dimming, noise cancellation and AI Meeting Manager to name a few.

Lenovo News, July 19th, 2022
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Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Enforcing The 'For All' In 'Smarter Technology For All'
The broad nature of the accessibility and inclusivity space is often met with varying perspectives.
In my 25-year tenure at Lenovo, I've witnessed tremendous growth in this space. At its core, my role asks me to uncover the limitless potential of technology. As a company that strives to create Smarter Technology For All, it is important that we consistently work to develop innovative ways to ensure our devices and solutions meet the needs of everyone - regardless of ability.

As we celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, I'm humbled to shine a light on areas of accessibility that oftentimes get overlooked. Those of us fortunate enough to have all five of our senses and mobility intact oftentimes don't think twice about potential barriers to access. However, that doesn't mean they don't exist.

Lenovo News, July 18th, 2022
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Microsoft News
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Microsoft Cloud For Sovereignty: The Most Flexible And Comprehensive Solution For Digital Sovereignty
Governments and public sector customers around the world are looking to accelerate their digital transformation, creating opportunities for social and economic growth and enhancing citizen services.
I am excited to announce Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty, a new solution that will enable public sector customers to build and digitally transform workloads in the Microsoft Cloud while meeting their compliance, security and policy requirements. Today, public sector customers can harness the full power of Microsoft Cloud, including broad platform capabilities, resiliency, agility and security. With the addition of Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty, they will have greater control over their data and increased transparency to the operational and governance processes of the cloud.
Microsoft News, July 19th, 2022
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Microsoft Inspire 2022: Unlocking New Partner Opportunities, Solutions For Hybrid Work And More
As we kick off the virtual gathering for Microsoft Inspire 2022, it's an ideal time to reflect on the importance of our partner ecosystem.
Each year we host an event to celebrate the work our partners do, and to recognize the impact they have across business and industry.

Microsoft has more than 400,000 partners who employ more than 22 million people around the world. Our programs reflect a commitment to shared success. Together with our partners, we can achieve more.

Microsoft News, July 19th, 2022
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Oracle And Microsoft Announce Availability Of Oracle Database Service For Microsoft Azure
Oracle partners with Microsoft to give Azure customers direct, streamlined access to Oracle databases on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp announced the general availability of Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure. With this new offering, Microsoft Azure customers can easily provision, access, and monitor enterprise-grade Oracle Database services in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) with a familiar experience. Users can migrate or build new applications on Azure and then connect to the high-performance, high-availability, managed Oracle Database services such as Autonomous Database running on OCI.
Microsoft News, July 20th, 2022
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Nutanix News
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Addressing IT Supply Chain Issues With Nutanix And Ovhcloud Just-In-Time Infrastructure
Procuring and deploying infrastructure to meet customer needs have become a challenge for many IT teams.
Global supply chain issues with component shortages are pushing out purchases for months forcing end-customers to make difficult decisions around planning. For example, network equipment lead times are up to 160 days, according to The Register, resulting in one company purchasing a year's worth of inventory. Businesses are increasingly turning to a cloud operating model to gain immediate access to resources.
Nutanix News, July 20th, 2022
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Data Storage: Exploring File, Block, And Object Storage
Today, every enterprise runs on data. The way an organization collects, manages, stores, and uses data can mean the difference between staying competitive in an ever-evolving marketplace or failing to keep up.
Data storage is critical to modern business success-because a file storage system largely determines how easy it is to access and manage increasingly large volumes of information. While organizations have a lot of storage options, they're not all equally suitable for every need.

In this article, we'll highlight the three main types of data file storage, how they work, how they're different, and why it matters.

Nutanix News, July 19th, 2022
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Nutanix CEO Sees Options As VMware Sells
Rajiv Ramaswami joined Nutanix from rival VMware and now is keenly observing the sale of his ex-employer.
Like most of us, Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami is just getting used to international travel. He took the hotseat of the datacentre disruptor in December 2020 but, when we meet recently in central London, he tells me this is his first trip out here. A soft spoken and courteous man, he still has plenty to share and for me to catch up on, so we jump straight in.
Nutanix News, July 19th, 2022
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Oracle News
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CFOs Prioritize Digital Tech Investments In Finance Function
New Oracle Research finds almost 85% of financial services and ERP leaders say modernizing financial operations is essential to compete in global markets
CFOs in today's banks and insurance organizations must navigate challenges from inflation to supply chain constraints and regulatory demands while competing and growing revenue in a dynamic global market. According to a new IDC survey sponsored by Oracle, these challenges are driving investments in advanced finance technology.

The recent IDC Business Brief, Road Map to Driving Finance Transformation in the Office of the CFO, found that 84.5% of survey respondents agree that modernizing financial operations will be an essential element to compete in volatile local, regional, and global markets. Another 77.8% of leaders believe the finance function within their organization needs to change and over 75% said they are investing in finance modernization.

Oracle News, July 19th, 2022
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Fish Fixe Hooks Netsuite To Serve Up Fresh Seafood
NetSuite to be the secret ingredient to help Fish Fixe improve operations and deliver premium, responsibly-sourced seafood to kitchens across the country
Fish Fixe, a premium seafood delivery service, has selected Oracle NetSuite to improve its program, making it easier for families and individuals to purchase and prepare seafood proteins. With NetSuite, Fish Fixe will take advantage of an integrated business system allowing for quick and easy access to metrics needed to operate its business more efficiently.
Oracle News, July 21st, 2022
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NetSuite Enhances Analytics Warehouse To Help Customers Streamline Decision-Making Process
Latest updates make it easier for customers to blend relevant data sets and introduce new pre-built visualization capabilitie
To help organizations further enhance decision making and uncover new revenue streams, Oracle NetSuite today announced updates to NetSuite Analytics Warehouse. The latest updates enhance the first and only prebuilt data warehouse and analytics solution for NetSuite customers by making it easier for customers to blend relevant data sets and introducing new pre-built visualization capabilities.
Oracle News, July 19th, 2022
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NetSuite Introduces Smart Count To Streamline Inventory Management
New solution helps organizations boost efficiency and accuracy by automating the inventory count process
To help organizations improve the highly challenging inventory count process, Oracle NetSuite today announced NetSuite Smart Count. NetSuite Smart Count is an inventory counting solution that enables organizations to improve the efficiency and accuracy of inventory management by automating inventory counts and enabling them to be conducted live without freezing transactions, minimizing the impact on operations.
Oracle News, July 19th, 2022
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New Study: 37% Of Sales Professionals Face Greater Responsibilities But No Additional Resources Or Pay
The Great Resignation exposes challenges associated with antiquated selling technologies and practices
Sellers remain resilient despite challenges related to the pandemic and ensuing Great Resignation. However, roughly one third of sellers still struggle to close deals and meet quotas, according to a new study conducted by CRM analyst firm Beagle Research Group in partnership with Oracle. The study, 'Does Your CRM Leave Money on the Table,' includes insights from more than 500 sales professionals in the United States that show struggles to keep up with dynamic industry changes and the lack of technology-supported sales processes.
Oracle News, July 19th, 2022
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Oracle And Microsoft Announce Availability Of Oracle Database Service For Microsoft Azure
Oracle partners with Microsoft to give Azure customers direct, streamlined access to Oracle databases on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp announced the general availability of Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure. With this new offering, Microsoft Azure customers can easily provision, access, and monitor enterprise-grade Oracle Database services in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) with a familiar experience. Users can migrate or build new applications on Azure and then connect to high-performance and high-availability managed Oracle Database services such as Autonomous Database running on OCI.
Oracle News, July 20th, 2022
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Oracle Enhances Smart Construction Platform With New Analytics Capabilities
Unified platform blends construction applications and data to help owners and contractors continuously improve performance
Engineering and construction organizations struggle to unlock data across applications to effectively diagnose problems, predict risks, and inform future actions. To address this challenge, Oracle today announced Oracle Construction Intelligence Cloud Analytics. The new solution combines data from Oracle Smart Construction Platform applications to give owners and contractors a comprehensive understanding of performance throughout their operations. With this insight, organizations can quickly spot and correct issues and target ways to drive continuous improvement across project planning, construction, and asset operation.
Oracle News, July 19th, 2022
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Red Hat News
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A Hackathon For Accessible Technologies
Developing new solutions that make everyday life easier for blind and visually impaired people: That was the goal of the hackathon organised by the Swiss Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Red Hat
At the event, blind, visually impaired and sighted technology professionals worked together intensively on various projects - from obstacle detection to automatically determining the expiry date of products in the supermarket.

The Swiss Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBV), in collaboration with technology partner Red Hat and sponsors VSHN and Tech Data, organised a hackathon for blind, visually impaired and sighted people. Around 30 programmers and IT professionals met at the Sheraton Hotel in Zurich and worked together on useful solutions that support blind and visually impaired people in their everyday lives.

Red Hat News, July 19th, 2022
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Explore Flexible Training Offerings With Red Hat
As IT teams around the world strive to keep their applications modern and their processes running smoothly, many organizations are still solidifying what the future of their workplace will look like
The shift toward remote work is no longer isolated to the tech industry and companies of all sizes and domains are making decisions that impact the experience of their employees.

Whether an organization chooses to welcome employees back in the office, allow full-time remote work, or somewhere in between, it is critical to ensure that your teams have the tools and training that they need to succeed and contribute toward the overall success of your business.

Red Hat News, July 20th, 2022
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Friday Five - July 22, 2022
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.
  • Explore flexible training offerings with Red Hat
  • Security Detail: The S in IoT stands for security
  • Axios Raleigh - Red Hat's new CEO eyes future growth in cars and edge computing
  • Are Big Mistakes That Big Of A Deal?
  • Enterprise Storage Forum - Red Hat OpenShift Review

Read on for details

Red Hat News, July 22nd, 2022
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Modernization: Making A Business Case
In the previous articles we discussed how to assess, from a high level, whether a modernization effort made sense in your enterprise.
We also covered the attributes a successful modernization team should have, and some team characteristics that might cause problems. At this point you might be thinking that starting a modernization project is a no-brainer. However, there is still one more bridge you need to cross.

Modernization requires funding

Every IT operation in an enterprise requires funding. Generally, business units provide this funding.

Red Hat News, July 22nd, 2022
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