IT News and Events – Vol 267 Issue 4

Each week, I curate IT contact articles from a large number of mainstream IT publications, and public announcements from many key IT vendors. In this week’s issue:

  • 103 Articles (59 IT Publication Articles + 44 Vendor Articles)
  • 25 Content Sections ( CxO, Storage, Security, CRM, HR, AI, Humor, Technology, BI, PM, Operations, Database, Server, Linux, FOSS, HPC, DevOps, Cloud, Wireless, Networks, IoT, Careers, Compliance, Big Data, Developer)
  • 19 Vendor Sections ( AWS News, Fortinet News, VMware News, Centrify News, Cisco News, Citrix News, Nutanix News, Datacore News, Dell News, Dell EMC News, HPE News, HP News, IBM News, Lenovo News, Microsoft News, Oracle News, Red Hat News, SuperMicro News, Veeam News)

Here is this week’s issue of “IT News and Events“:
























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AWS News

Fortinet News

VMware News

Centrify News

Cisco News

Citrix News

Nutanix News

Datacore News

Dell News

Dell EMC News

HPE News

HP News

IBM News

Lenovo News

Microsoft News

Oracle News

Red Hat News

SuperMicro News

Veeam News

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Most popular articles of current edition (Vol 263 Issue 4)

Most popular articles of current edition:
A Beginner’s Guide To Everything DevOps (IT – DevOps)
Flashback Friday: Snow Job (IT – Humor)
The Birth Of The Distributed Cloud (IT – Cloud)
Top 10 Breakthrough Technologies Of 2020 (IT – Technology)
How 4 CISOs Handle Stress On The Job (IT – CxO)

97% Of IT Leaders Worried About Insider Data Breaches (IT – CxO)
SSD Reliability In The Enterprise: This Survey Yields A Few Surprises (IT – Storage)
Cybersecurity Hiring Challenges And Retention Issues Demand New Talent Pipelines (IT – Security)
Should I Accept A Job Offer With A Salary Cut? (IT – Careers)
State Of DevOps Report Finds Maturity Varies Widely By Industry (IT – DevOps)

5 Key Trends Enterprises Must Address In 2020 (IT – CxO)
Making The Move To Multifactor Authentication (IT – MFA)
Experts Debunk The Biggest Myths About AI In Business (IT – AI)
16 Tips To Manage Cloud Costs (IT – Cloud)
Top Business Intelligence Software Trends For 2020 (IT – BI)

6 Tips To Avoid Automation Disaster (IT – Operations)
7 Predictive Storage Analytics Tools Compared (IT – Storage)
The World Of Neural Network And AI: What We Need To Know 
(IT – AI)
Java Trends: Top 10 Frameworks In 2020 (IT – Java)
Compare Serverless Tools And Services In The Public Cloud (IT – Cloud)

5 Storage Class Memory Queries Answered (IT – Storage)
IT Priorities 2020: Cloud Storage Key But SAN/NAS Alive And Well (IT – Storage)
Too Much Data Privacy Regulation Too Fast? (IT – Compliance)
IT Talent: 4 Tips To Update Your Recruitment Strategy (IT – Careers)
Top 10 VM Backup Tools For VMware And Hyper-V (IT – Backup)

Cisco 2020 Ciso Benchmark Report Shows Increased Investment In Cloud Security And Automation Technologies To Combat Complexity (IT – CxO)
How To Succeed In The CTO Role, According To Navenio’s CTO (IT – CxO)
Security, Networking Collaboration Cuts Breach Cost (IT – Networks)
For Secure Data Backup, Here’s How To Do The 3-2-1 Rule Right (IT – Backup)
Tech Is Integral To HR Services, But Adoption Hurdles Remain (IT – HR)

Microsoft’s Azure Sphere Service For IoT Devices Launches In General Availability (IT – IoT)
Benchmarks For 2020: Three Goals For CISOs In The Coming Year (IT – CxO)
5G Expands To 378 Cities Across 34 Countries (IT – Wireless)
5G Enterprise Deployments: Optimism Abounds As Do Security Concerns (IT – Wireless)
Will CRM Innovation Make You Or Break You? (IT – CRM)

Gartner: 10 Rules To Reduce IT Spending (IT – CxO)
42 Ways Your Project Managers Saved Your Bacon This Week (IT – PM)
CIO Strategy: Become A Transformational Chief Information Officer (IT – CxO)
The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 6.4.1 (IT – FOSS)
4Q19 NAND Flash Revenue Grows 8.5% Q/Q At $12.5 Billion (IT – Storage)

10 Best Data Backup Solutions (IT – Backup)10 Compelling Stats On The State Of Enterprise Open Source For IT Leaders (IT – FOSS)
AI Robots To Manage $4.6 Trillion By 2022: Financial Services Risk Extinction In Age Of Tech (IT – AI)The Business Case For HR Software And People Analytics (IT – HR)Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Moves Beyond Finance: 4 Popular Use Cases (IT – AI)

Where Are Enterprise Marketers Allocating Their Budgets? (IT – Storage)
Backup Is Evolving Into Intelligent Data Management (IT – Backup)
How To Save Time With HR Automation (IT – HR)
5 Best Social Media Tools To Grow Your Audience (IT – Social Media)
The Future Of Computing Is Distributed (IT – Technology)

Open Cybersecurity Alliance Unveils First Open Source Language To Connect Security Tools (IT – Security)
Gartner Says Over 40% Of Privacy Compliance Technology Will Rely On Artificial Intelligence In The Next Three Years (IT – Compliance)
8 Mobile Security Threats You Should Take Seriously In 2020 (IT – Mobile)
Lack Of Encryption In Cloud Causing Security Challenges, Says Thales Study (IT – Encryption)
Plan For A Successful ITIL Implementation (IT – Operations)

The Trends, Solutions And Future Of BI (IT – BI)
Introduction To Machine Learning In node.js (IT – AI)
Why Every Business Needs Virtualization And What Are The Challenges Migrating To SD-WAN? (IT – Networks)
The Importance Of Risk Reduction For Robotic Process Automation (IT – AI)
Is Blockchain The Answer To Education’s Learner Record Issues? (IT – Blockchain)

Most popular articles of current edition (Vol 263 Issue 2)

Most popular articles of current edition:
6 Keys To Digital Transformation Success (IT – CxO)
What Is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) & How It Works (IT – MFA)
Average Tenure Of A CISO Is Just 26 Months Due To High Stress And Burnout (IT – CxO)
8 Ways CIOs Can Use Technology In Meetings (IT – CxO)
Best Identity Theft Protection And Monitoring Services In 2020 (IT – Security)

8 HR Technology Trends CHROs Should Investigate In 2020 (IT – HR)
5 Common Errors That Allow Attackers To Go Undetected (IT – Operations)
Cybersecurity Is A Board Level Issue: 3 CISOs Tell Why (IT – CxO)
Higher-Than-Typical Failure Rate Among Some 12TB Seagate HDDs (IT – Storage)
Mac-Based Security Threats Outpacing Windows (IT – Security)

Telltale Signs Of IT Dysfunction – And How To Fix It (IT – CxO)
Password Security Best Practices In 2020 (IT – Security)
What’s New In HPC Research: Quantum Clouds, Interatomic Models, Genetic Algorithms & More (IT – HPC)
New Database Innovations Deliver A Single Database That Supports All Data (IT – Database)
IT Careers: Crazy Recruitment Tactics That Worked (IT – HR)

11 Hottest Software Engineering Jobs Of 2020 (IT – Careers)
Throwing Down The Gauntlet To CPU Incumbents (IT – Technology)
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) (IT – Security)
Securing The Internet Of Things In The Age Of 5G (IT – IoT)Robot Analysts Outwit Humans On Investment Picks, Study Shows (IT – AI)

Enterprise HDDs Hit 20 TB, Boost Throughput In 2020 (IT – Storage)
Hyper-Converged Data Center Vendors Innovate, Evolve Products (IT – Server)
IT Salary Report 2020: Get Paid What You Are Worth (IT – Careers)
Ignore Email At Your Own Peril [Infographic] (IT – Email)
Top 11 Use Cases Of Rpa In The Insurance Industry (IT – AI)

DDoS Attacks Nearly Double Between Q4 2018 And Q4 2019 (IT – Security)
Watch For These 6 Wireless Networking Trends In 2020 (IT – Wireless)
HDD Failure Rates Based On 124,956 HDDs At Backblaze (IT – Storage)
Cloud Networking Vs. Cloud Computing: What’s The Difference? (IT – Cloud)
Sprint Plans Are Worthless, But Sprint Planning Is Everything (IT – Developer)

2020 Brings Opportunity For Augmented Intelligence (IT – AI)
Do you know the difference between Thunderbolt 3, USB-C 3.1 Gen 2, and USB-C 3.1 Gen 1? (IT – Technology)
Cybersecurity Best Practices Every Enterprise Should Follow In 2020 [Infographic] (IT – Security)
10 Of The Best Project Management Software (Reviewed + Rated) (IT – PM)
Why Disaster Recovery-As-A-Service Is The Industry’s Next Vital Tool (IT – DR)

Why 67% Of Companies Fear They Can’t Sustain Privacy Compliance (IT – Compliance)
Business Intelligence Doesn’t Need More AI; It Needs More Humans (IT – BI)
WhatsApp Tops 2 Billion Users Worldwide (IT – Encryption)
5 Key AI Trends In Customer Engagement (IT – AI)How Blockchain Regulations Will Change In 2020 (IT – Blockchain)

5G Adoption Should Change How Organizations Approach Security (IT – IoT)
Survey Shows 43% Of IT Professionals Still Track IT Assets In Spreadsheets (IT – Operations)
5 Disadvantages Of Business Intelligence And How To Avoid Them (IT – BI)
Enterprise Companies Struggle To Control Security Certificates, Cryptographic Keys (IT – Encryption)
Using On-Premises Object Storage Beyond Secondary Storage (IT – Storage)

Benefits Of Cloud Data Discovery Tools And Services Multiply (IT – Cloud)
HR Tech Makes Your Job Search A Living Hell (IT – Careers)
A Guide To GPU Implementation And Activation (IT – Server)
Hired: AR/VR Engineers Replace Blockchain Programmers As Hottest Commodity (IT – Careers)
6 Factors That Raise The Stakes For Iot Security (IT – IoT)

What To Know About Open Source Security (IT – Security)
Chaos & Order: The Keys To Quantum-Proof Encryption (IT – Encryption)
Digital Trends Changing Advocacy And CRM In 2020 (IT – CRM)
4 Enterprise Database Security Best Practices (IT – Database)
ML And BI Are Coming Together, Gartner Says (IT – BI)

In 2019, A Total Of 7,098 Reported Breaches Exposed 15.1 Billion Records (IT – Security)
10 Hidden Cloud Gotchas To Watch Out For (IT – Cloud)
Explainable AI: But Explainable To Whom? (IT – AI)
Top CRM Trends For 2020 (IT – CRM)
Demand For Data Engineers Up 50%, Report Says (IT – Careers)

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