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Oracle News
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Larry Ellison Kicks Off Oracle OpenWorld 2015 with Introduction of New Oracle Cloud Services and Ease-of-Use Advances
New capabilities on every layer of Oracle Cloud are designed for lower cost, higher reliability and performance, always-on security, open standards, and compatibility with private clouds
New Innovations Across Oracle CX Cloud Extend Industry's Most Complete, Innovative and Proven CX Suite
Oracle empowers organizations to deliver personalized and industry-specific customer experiences
Oracle Extends Cloud Leadership with Oracle Management Cloud for IT Operations
New cloud services enable organizations to gain an end-to-end view of applications from end-users to the underlying infrastructure, effectively manage diverse IT environments and drive DevOps efforts
Oracle Unveils Oracle Cloud Platform for Big Data
New Services Accelerate Time to Insight and Enable Customers to Generate Value
Oracle Introduces Groundbreaking Visual Analytics in the Cloud with New Data Visualization Cloud Service
Powerful, Easy-to-Use Visual Analytics Now Accessible to Every Business User
Oracle
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Oracle Announces Beta Availability of Oracle Database 12c Release 2
Release to Add More Agility and Scalability for Cloud Deployments
Features
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Building High Performing Datacenters and Moving to the Cloud
By Eric Bezille
Oracle and Intel Help Customers Migrate Oracle Database off Aging IBM Power Systems
New Exa Your Power Program offers IBM Power customers a free Proof of Concept database migration to Oracle Engineered Systems running on Intel architecture
IT - AI
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Will AI Be Smart Enough To Protect Us From Online Threats?
TechCrunch, October 29th, 2015
New AI could help write your next textbook, using Penn State technology
TechRepublic, October 26th, 2015
These are the 3 biggest obstacles to artificial intelligence, according to Google's researchers
Tech Insider, October 26th, 2015
SPARC
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Oracle Announces Breakthrough Processor and Systems Design with SPARC M7
Dramatic Advancements in Memory Protection, Encryption Acceleration, and In-memory Database Processing Deliver End-to-End Security and Efficiency for Oracle Engineered Systems and Servers
The Amazing Oracle M7
By Chuck Hollis SVP, Oracle Converged Infrastructure Systems
SPARC M7 Arrives, Breaks Records
By Jeff Victor
Virtualization
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Oracle VM Server for SPARC 3.3
Delivered as part of Oracle Solaris 11.3
IT - Storage
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SSD Pricing Vs. HDD Costs
ComputerWorld, October 28th, 2015
    What is NVMe? And What Does it Mean for PCIe-SSD?
    Storage-Switzerland, October 26th, 2015
    Java Technology
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    Winners of the 2015 Duke's Choice Award
    Winners Bring Diverse, Java-Powered Technologies to the Java Community at JavaOne San Francisco 2015
    IT - Technology
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    Honda Unveils Hydrogen-Powered Car with 400-Mile Range
    ComputerWorld, October 28th, 2015
      Capacitor Breakthrough
      Science Daily, October 24th, 2015
        Scalable Quantum Computer Design
        Science Daily, October 23th, 2015
          IT - Bitcoin
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          Capital One Survey Finds Blockchain Interest Growing at Money20/20
          CoinDesk, October 29th, 2015
          How Payment Giants Are Embracing Bitcoin and Blockchain Tech
          CoinDesk, October 29th, 2015
          Bitcoin Advocacy Campaign To 'Open' People's Minds
          NEWSBTC, October 29th, 2015
          Fiat Cannot Support the New Economy: We Need Bitcoin
          bitcoin.com, bitcoin.com
          The Blockchain is Revolutionizing the Innovation of Ideas
          bitcoin.com, bitcoin.com
            IT - DevOps
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            The DevOps Dozen
            devops.com, October 28th, 2015
            Piecing Together the Elements of DevOps Transformation
            devops.com, October 29th, 2015
            Beyond devops: Embrace infrastructure as code
            InfoWorld, October 30th, 2015
            Solaris
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            Oracle Solaris 11.3 Delivers Security, Speed and Simplicity for Enterprise Cloud Environments and DevOps
            Includes Full Support for Security in Silicon, SQL in Silicon, Secure Live Migration, Secure Lifecycle Management, Automated Upgrades and Rollbacks, and High Availability for OpenStack
            Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.3
            The HA and DR platform for Oracle Solaris 11
            MySQL
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            MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.1
            Version 3.1 adds significant enhancements in the areas of security and performance tuning
            Cloud Computing
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            Oracle Updates Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Services
            Delivers a complete set of infrastructure services for running enterprise workloads
            Oracle Cloud Applications Drive Business Transformation Around the World
            Organizations worldwide select Oracle's complete and integrated suite of cloud applications
            Oracle Marketing Cloud Helps Marketers and Brands Orchestrate Real-Time, Personalized Customer Experiences
            New innovations help target tailored content and experiences to ideal customers
            Oracle Launches New Oracle Cloud Platform Services and Enhanced Development Frameworks for Polyglot Development
            Oracle extends cloud platform with JavaScript-based development and deployment services; further enhances its Java cloud portfolio
            Linux
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            Re-cap of OpenWorld 2015 for Oracle Linux, Virtualization and OpenStack for Oracle Linux
            By Zeynep Koch
            IT - Cloud
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            Personal vs. Corporate Cloud Apps: Who Wins on Security?
            Information Management, October 27th, 2015
            10 Riskiest Cloud Services (Slideshow)
            CSO Online, October 27th, 2015
            CIO Insight: DVLA CTO on Overhauling Monolithic IT Infrastructure for the Cloud Era
            v3 co uk, October 26th, 2015
            BNY Mellon Transforms IT One Step At a Time
            InformationWeek, October 26th, 2015
              Turning to Cloud-Based Analytics to Manage IT Asset Costs
              CIO, October 23th, 2015
              IT - CxO
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              The Global CISO: Why U.S. Leaders must Think Beyond Borders
              Dark Reading, October 28th, 2015
              10 CIO Concerns for 2016 (Slideshow)
              Information Management, October 26th, 2015
              Hiring Good Tech People: Where to Start?
              Network World, October 24th, 2015
                Five Ways Shadow IT in the Cloud Hurts Your Enterprise
                Network World, October 23th, 2015
                  How to Advance an Organization's Data Culture
                  Information Management, October 29th, 2015
                  vBeers-SF
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                  vBeers @ Palm Beach Gardens - Twisted Trunk Brewing
                  Wednesday, November 4th. 2015: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
                  IT - DR
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                  Business continuity seen as top-rated benefit of cloud
                  ITWeb, October 27th, 2015
                  IT - PM
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                  4 reasons remote project management and virtual teams work
                  CIO, October 30th, 2015
                  5 reasons bad-guy project managers finish last
                  CIO, October 30th, 2015
                    IT - Networks
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                    Strengthen Your Network Security with Passive DNS
                    Network World, October 27th, 2015
                    LTE-U: A Quick Explainer
                    Network World, October 27th, 2015
                    7 Basic Network Security Mistakes You're Probably Making (Slideshow)
                    NetworkComputing, October 26th, 2015
                    IT - IoT
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                    Big IT goes after IoT
                    GIGAOM, October 29th, 2015
                    When IoT creates a new service
                    GIGAOM, October 26th, 2015
                    IT - Operations
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                    A Little Hardware Goes a Long, Long Way
                    InfoWorld, October 26th, 2015
                    IT - Security
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                    Social Experiment: 200 USB Flash Drives Left in Public Locations
                    HelpNet Security, October 28th, 2015
                      Bad News is Good News for Security Budgets But Not Skills
                      Dark Reading, October 27th, 2015
                        New Approaches to Vendor Risk Management
                        Dark Reading, October 26th, 2015
                          How Long Does It Take for Employees to be Security Conscious?
                          CSO Online, October 26th, 2015
                          From Start to Finish, Inside a PayPal Phishing Scam (Slideshow)
                          CSO Online, October 26th, 2015
                            You've Been Attacked. now What?
                            Dark Reading, October 23th, 2015
                              IT - Careers
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                              Best-Dressed Techies? Retail Startup Designs Khakis and T-Shirts for IT (Slideshow)
                              Network World, October 28th, 2015
                                Are your IT Certifications Killing Your Career?
                                CIO, October 27th, 2015
                                  How to Thrive In the Coming Tech Gig Economy
                                  InfoWorld, October 26th, 2015
                                    Nearly Everyone Dislikes CISA, So Congress will Make it Law
                                    InfoWorld, October 23th, 2015
                                    IT - Virtualization
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                                    Survey: The State of Containers and the Docker Ecosystem 2015
                                    Container Journal, October 29th, 2015
                                    Where Next for Virtualization?
                                    Computer Technology Review, October 28th, 2015
                                      IT - Email
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                                      Five Predictions for the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor Showdown
                                      ComputerWorld, October 27th, 2015
                                      "The highest authorities on data protection from the European Union's 28 member nations issued a statement on Oct. 16 declaring that unless the U.S. National Security Agency modifies its surveillance procedures by the end of January, they may launch a coordinated enforcement campaign against U.S. companies that have privacy protections they deem inadequate. Moreover, they added, any member state has their support to immediately initiate similar enforcement actions on its own accord...."
                                      Storage
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                                      Happy 10th Birthday, ZFS!
                                      By Cindy Swearingen
                                      IT - Database
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                                      Operations Costs Are the Achilles' Heel of NoSQL
                                      ComputerWorld, October 27th, 2015
                                      Microsoft, Oracle, AWS are the top database leaders, according to Gartner
                                      TechRepublic, October 28th, 2015
                                      IT - Big Data
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                                      Location-Tracking System Improves Business Efficiency
                                      Search Business Analytics, October 29th, 2015
                                      The Rise of Big Data Marketplaces
                                      ComputerWorld, October 27th, 2015
                                        Poaching On the Rise for Big Data Pros
                                        Information Management, October 26th, 2015
                                          10 Pure Big Data Companies (Slideshow)
                                          Information Management, October 26th, 2015
                                          Why Your Company needs Data Analytics
                                          Business 2 Community, October 25th, 2015
                                          IT - BYOD
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                                          The impact of BYOD on the enterprise
                                          jaxenter, jaxenter
                                          Are BYOD Guidelines Strong Enough to Protect Patient Data?
                                          mHealthIntelligence, October 28th, 2015
                                          Top10
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                                          Top Ten Articles for last few Issues
                                          Vol 212 Issues 1, 2 and 3; Vol 211 Issues 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
                                            IT - Encryption
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                                            Judge Suggests DOJ Wants Apple to Work for Government by Unlocking Encrypted iPhone
                                            Network World, October 27th, 2015
                                              Encryption Is Under Siege. Move to SHA-2 Now!
                                              InfoWorld, October 27th, 2015
                                                U.K. Gov't: No End-To-End Encryption Please, We're British...
                                                TechCrunch, October 29th, 2015
                                                IT - Tape
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                                                Tales of the Tape: 6 LTO-7 Technology Strategies (slideshow)
                                                CRN, October 23th, 2015
                                                Tape Storage: What's Old Is New Again
                                                Virtualization Review, October 30th, 2015
                                                Tape Storage: What's Old Is New Again
                                                Virtualization Review, October 30th, 2015
                                                IT - Java
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                                                Java Turns 20: Bring On The Internet of Things
                                                Forbes, October 26th, 2015
                                                Nexenta News
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                                                Nexenta Partners with Silicon Valley Education Foundation to Support Cloud-based Technology Innovation for K-12 Education at 11th Annual Pioneers and Purpose Event
                                                Nexenta, October 28th, 2015
                                                Leading Internet Company in Japan Runs Its Cloud Infrastructure with Nexenta Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage Platform
                                                GMO Internet Group Selects Nexenta to Support Its International Hosting Services
                                                GMO Internet to Showcase Nexenta's Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage Platform at OpenStack Summit Tokyo
                                                Nexenta, October 26th, 2015
                                                Nexenta Continues Asia Pacific Market Expansion via Partnership with the Leading Systems Integrator
                                                Nexenta and Asiasoft Solutions Partner to Provide Scalable Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage Solutions for Fast-growing Cloud Deployments
                                                Veritas News
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                                                UK organisations have the second highest rate of 'Dark' Data in EMEA
                                                Veritas, October 27th, 2015
                                                Veritas Technologies Debuts NetBackup Copilot for Oracle at Oracle OpenWorld 2015
                                                Veritas, October 26th, 2015
                                                Cisco News
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                                                Cisco Adds Five New Silicon Valley Startups to Entrepreneurs in Residence Program
                                                Selected Startups Represent Cisco's Strategic Focus on Analytics Solutions and Digital Transformation - and Will Bring Groundbreaking Solutions to Cisco Customers
                                                Cisco Global Cloud Index Projects Cloud Traffic to Quadruple by 2019
                                                Cisco, October 28th, 2015
                                                Dell News
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                                                Singapore's First Liberal Arts College Taps Red Hat and Dell for OpenStack-based Software-defined Datacenter
                                                Yale-NUS College deploys enterprise-grade OpenStack solutions, co-engineered by Red Hat and Dell, to create hybrid cloud infrastructure, reduces application deployment time by 80 percent
                                                Dell Helps Universities Boost Interest in Data Science Careers and Increase Awareness of Cybersecurity Preparedness
                                                Dell, October 27th, 2015
                                                Microsoft News
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                                                Microsoft debuts its first flagship store on New York City's iconic Fifth Avenue
                                                Microsoft, October 26th, 2015
                                                TASER International and Microsoft Corp. announce partnership to deliver a trusted cloud solution for law enforcement
                                                Microsoft, October 26th, 2015
                                                Symantec News
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                                                Symantec Introduces New Era of Advanced Threat Protection
                                                Symantec Advanced Threat Protection helps companies uncover, prioritize and remediate advanced threats across their control points - fast
                                                IBM News
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                                                IBM Plans to Acquire The Weather Company's Product and Technology Businesses
                                                IBM, October 28th, 2015
                                                IBM Announces Six New Watson Ecosystem Partners Building Cognitive Applications
                                                IBM, October 26th, 2015
                                                IBM Builds ApacheSpark into its Core Analytics and Commerce Software; Delivers Spark-as-a-Service for Developers on IBM Cloud
                                                VMware, October 26th, 2015
                                                Fujitsu News
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                                                Fujitsu Develops Technology to Securely Turn Biometric Data into a Cryptographic Key
                                                Fujitsu, October 26th, 2015
                                                Fujitsu Releases Open-Source Software for Managing the Cloud Marketplace
                                                Fujitsu, October 27th, 2015
                                                Fujitsu Strengthens its Ubiquitous Solutions Business
                                                Fujitsu, October 29th, 2015
                                                Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Financial Results
                                                Fujitsu, October 29th, 2015
                                                VMware News
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                                                VMware to Work With Oracle to Use ACE Best Practices for Oracle Mobile Cloud Service
                                                VMware, October 27th, 2015
                                                Red Hat News
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                                                Friday Five - October 30, 2015
                                                Red Hat, October 30th, 2015
                                                Ceph Community Forms Advisory Board to Advance Software-Defined Storage Innovation
                                                Charter members include leaders from Canonical; CERN; Cisco; Fujitsu; Intel; Red Hat; SanDisk; SUSE
                                                FICO Chooses Red Hat to Deploy OpenStack, Management, and Storage Solutions for Agile Cloud Infrastructure
                                                FICO finds increased flexibility and agility in move to cloud based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform on Cisco UCS, Red Hat CloudForms, and Red Hat Ceph Storage
                                                Level3 News
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                                                Level 3 Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
                                                Level(3), October 28th, 2015
                                                HP News
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                                                HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 Delivers a Production Ready, Enterprise Grade Cloud Platform
                                                New Lifecycle Management and Security Enhancements Help Organizations Implement and Operate OpenStack Technology
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