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Features
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3 Ways To Differentiate Your Brand With Modern Customer Service
Forbes, December 3th, 2015
IT - AI
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OpenAI launches, aims to advance artificial intelligence to 'benefit humanity'
ZDNet, December 12th, 2015
    A Series Of Unfortunate Tech Predictions - Artificial Intelligence and IOT are inseparable
    Forbes, December 8th, 2015
    SPARC
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    Redefining Real-time Database Performance with the SPARC M7 Processor from Oracle
    ESG Lab Review
    IBM GSKit Supports SPARC M7 Hardware Encryption
    By Eric Reid
    Exadata
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    Introducing the Industry's First Engineered System to Support Commerce Anywhere
    Oracle MICROS Workstation for Retail
    IT - Storage
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    10TB helium-filled hard drive to ease your storage woes
    ZDNet, December 11th, 2015
      The digital data revolution: top 5 storage predictions for 2016
      In 2016, existing storage infrastructure will burst at the seams as data volumes continue to explode
        Understanding the Role of Flash Storage in Enterprise IT
        Data Center Knowledge, December 8th, 2015
        Simpler management motivates Ethernet SAN investments
        Search Data Center, December 12th, 2015
        Java Technology
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        Oracle Announces Jigsaw Delays Push Java 9 Launch Date to 2017
        The Java 9 release date is postponed to 2017 because of delays in Project Jigsaw.
        FLUX
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        Monthly FLUX Meeting: Chef and DevOps
        Tuesday, December 15th, 2015: 5:00 PM to 8:45 PM
        IT - Technology
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        NASA cubesats to test in-orbit networking and data-sharing
        GCN, December 9th, 2015
          HTG Explains: Everything You Know About Resolution Is Probably Wrong
          How-To Geek, December 11th, 2015
            Germany just fired up a monster machine that could revolutionize the way we use energy
            Business Insider, December 10th, 2015
              Google says its quantum computer is more than 100 million times faster than a regular computer chip
              VB, December 8th, 2015
              The VAR Guy's Top 5 Technology Predictions for 2016
              The VAR Guy, December 7th, 2015
              NASA, Google Reveal Quantum Computing Leap
              PC World, December 8th, 2015
                3D Printing: The Trends That Will Change the Game in 2016
                TechRepublic, December 10th, 2015
                Training
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                Why Invest in Training?
                By Breanne Cooley
                  IT - Bitcoin
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                  Deutsche Bank Research: Bitcoin Isn't Eliminating Intermediaries
                  CoinDesk, December 11th, 2015
                  Bitcoin Shows No Signs of Stopping in 2016
                  NEWSBTC, December 10th, 2015
                  Overstock.com to Take the Bitcoin Blockchain Public in 'Matter of Weeks'
                  bitcoin.com, December 8th, 2015
                  Why Blockchain is Still a Decade from Mainstream
                  CoinDesk, December 12th, 2015
                    IT - FOSS
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                    Linux video editing in real time with Open Broadcast Studio
                    opensouce.com, December 10th, 2015
                    Weather Company CIO says informed IT leaders are open to open source
                    The Enterprisers Project, December 7th, 2015
                    The Document Foundation Announces Libreoffice 4.4.7
                    The Document Foundation, December 10th, 2015
                    IT - DevOps
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                    Learn the art of DevOps to emerge victorious on the digital battlefield
                    ITProPortal, December 11th, 2015
                      7 signs you're doing devops wrong
                      InfoWorld, December 7th, 2015
                      Why we are still fighting with the same problems in DevOps as 15 years ago
                      devops.com, December 8th, 2015
                      Solaris
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                      Oracle Solaris Cluster Manager: Configuring HA for Oracle Solaris Zones
                      By Shreelekha Bhat
                      The 20th Anniversary of the UNIX Standard and Certification
                      The Open Group
                      Partners
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                      Trizetto's Facets Enterprise Core Administration Platform
                      Achieves Oracle Exadata Ready Status
                      MySQL
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                      MySQL Connector/J 5.1.38
                      MySQL Fabric and Multi-Host Replication Connections Revision
                      Cloud Computing
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                      Cloud And Data Center RFPs Will Merge ...
                      And Other IT Infrastructure Predictions For 2016
                      Linux
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                      Why Oracle Linux for Modern, Cloud-Enabled DataCenter?
                      By Zeynep Koch
                      IT - Cloud
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                      When It Comes to Cloud Security Which is Better? Heavy Hand or Gentle Policing?
                      CSO Online, December 10th, 2015
                      The Cost of Mold In the Cloud
                      Network World, December 7th, 2015
                      3 Hottest Cloud Job Skills for 2016
                      InfoWorld, December 4th, 2015
                      IT - CxO
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                      The state of enterprise software: 5 lessons
                      ZDNet, December 6th, 2015
                        Follow the leader: why are senior executives still not practising what they preach when it comes to cyber security?
                        Information Age, December 11th, 2015
                        Major Business and IT Trends to Watch in 2016
                        CIO Insight, December 10th, 2015
                          How Prudential Annuities CIO sparks talent transformation
                          CIO, December 7th, 2015
                          Prospects are bright for CIOs and chief data officers who work together
                          SearchCIO, December 10th, 2015
                            Why You Need a Mobile Hiring Strategy
                            CIO, December 7th, 2015
                              5 Ways to Lose Your Best IT Talent
                              InformationWeek, December 9th, 2015
                                vBeers-SF
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                                vBeers @ Biergarten Boca
                                Wednesday, December 9th, 2015: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
                                IT - DR
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                                Public Clouds and Disaster Recovery
                                Datamation, December 8th, 2015
                                Disaster recovery best practices focus on DRaaS in 2015
                                SearchDisasterRecovery, December 9th, 2015
                                IT - PM
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                                Does remote project management really work?
                                CIO, December 10th, 2015
                                Top 5 predictions for project management in 2016
                                CIO, December 7th, 2015
                                IT - Networks
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                                Nokia, ARM, Enea craft new TCP/IP stack for the cloud
                                The Register, December 8th, 2015
                                You May Not Be Ready for SDN Deployments
                                Search Networking, December 9th, 2015
                                Six Steps to Improve Network Visibility
                                IT World Canada, December 9th, 2015
                                IT - IoT
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                                US Homeland Security wants heavy-duty IoT protection
                                Network World, December 11th, 2015
                                How will billions of devices impact the Privacy of Things?
                                Help Net Security, December 7th, 2015
                                Data volumes and network stress top IoT concerns in 2016
                                ITProPortal, December 8th, 2015
                                Gartner predicts boom in smart city sensors in 2016
                                ITProPortal, December 7th, 2015
                                IoT Spending to Hit $1.3 Trillion in 2019: IDC
                                eWeek, December 10th, 2015
                                The latest IoT network, 'Starfish,' builds on a power-grid foundation
                                ComputerWorld, December 10th, 2015
                                Your IoT Strategy: Data's Critical Role
                                insideBIGDATA, December 7th, 2015
                                IT - Linux
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                                Not a typo: ?Microsoft is offering a Linux certification
                                ZDNet, December 9th, 2015
                                How to install an Opensource VPN Server on Linux
                                techarena51.com, December 7th, 2015
                                CAINE 7 - A Linux distribution specifically designed for digital forensics
                                LinuxBSDos.com, December 7th, 2015
                                IT - Operations
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                                Computing's next energy challenge
                                ITProPortal, December 8th, 2015
                                5 key considerations for successful data centre migration
                                Information Age, December 9th, 2015
                                A data center design guide to get it right the first time
                                Search Data Center, December 10th, 2015
                                Why Hyperconverged Infrastructure is so Hot
                                Data Center Knowledge, December 10th, 2015
                                How the Colo Industry is Changing
                                Data Center Knowledge, December 9th, 2015
                                  IT - Security
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                                  Review: Best password managers for the enterprise (Slideshow)
                                  CSO Online, December 7th, 2015
                                  Strong passwords don't matter if employees don't secure them
                                  Help Net Security, December 7th, 2015
                                  How to evaluate password managers
                                  InformationWeek, December 7th, 2015
                                    Business email compromise scams still happening, still successful
                                    Help Net Security, December 11th, 2015
                                    Beyond big breaches: Cybersecurity predictions for 2016
                                    ITProPortal, December 7th, 2015
                                    Top security stories of 2015 (Slideshow)
                                    CSO Online, December 8th, 2015
                                      2016's Top Information Security Threats
                                      Continuity Central, December 8th, 2015
                                        This is why tech toys are dangerous
                                        ComputerWorld, December 7th, 2015
                                          Forecast 2016: Security takes Center Stage
                                          CSO Online, December 9th, 2015
                                          How CISOs Can Reframe the Conversation Around Security: 4 Steps
                                          Dark Reading, December 8th, 2015
                                          What Cyber Trends to Expect In 2016
                                          CSO Online, December 10th, 2015
                                          IT - Careers
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                                          Five Secrets To Motivate And Retain Employees
                                          Forbes, December 4th, 2015
                                            Why you need to hire IT generalists
                                            CIO, December 7th, 2015
                                              16 steps to landing the job you want
                                              Business Insider, December 10th, 2015
                                                IT - Social Media
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                                                15 social networks with the most active users in 2015 (Slideshow)
                                                CIO, December 11th, 2015
                                                A Simple Social Media Marketing Strategy For 2016
                                                Business 2 Community, December 7th, 2015
                                                  Servers
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                                                  Oracle Private Cloud Appliance 2.1.1
                                                  Simplifies the way customers install, deploy, and manage converged infrastructures for Linux, Windows, or Oracle Solaris applications
                                                  IT - Virtualization
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                                                  How to Secure Containers Is Still Subject to Debate
                                                  ServerWatch, December 7th, 2015
                                                  Why There's No Simple Fix to Container Security
                                                  CIO Insight, December 7th, 2015
                                                  Containers Set to Replace Virtual Machines Within a Few Years
                                                  v3 co uk, December 9th, 2015
                                                  IT - Email
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                                                  5 Email Productivity Tips for Sales Pros
                                                  Business 2 Community, December 7th, 2015
                                                    IT - Mobile
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                                                    100,000 laptops and phones left in UK bars each year
                                                    Help Net Security, December 8th, 2015
                                                    7 things you need to know about Chromebooks
                                                    ITWorld, December 10th, 2015
                                                      18+ Useful Things You Can Do with OK Google
                                                      How-To Geek, December 7th, 2015
                                                      The best Chromebooks you can buy right now
                                                      ComputerWorld, December 11th, 2015
                                                        IT - Big Data
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                                                        How You Should Explain Big Data to Your CEO
                                                        SmartDataCollective, December 10th, 2015
                                                        5 Trends That Will Drive Big Data in 2016
                                                        Information Management, December 11th, 2015
                                                        Big Data & Customer Experience - Tips to Bridge the Gap for Increased Revenue & Client Retention
                                                        Business 2 Community, December 7th, 2015
                                                        Big Data Industry Predictions for 2016
                                                        insideBIGDATA, December 8th, 2015
                                                        IT - BYOD
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                                                        How to Overcome BYOD Security Challenges
                                                        SmartDataCollective, December 9th, 2015
                                                        Wearables, IoT spark interest in mobility management tools
                                                        Network World, December 7th, 2015
                                                        Top10
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                                                        Top Ten Articles for last few Issues
                                                        Vol 214 Issue 1; Vol 213 Issues 1, 2, 3 and 4 ; Vol 212 Issues 2, 3 and 4
                                                          IT - Encryption
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                                                          SHA-1 cutoff could block millions of users from encrypted websites
                                                          PC World, December 10th, 2015
                                                          IT - Server
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                                                          Facebook Open Sources Its 'Big Sur' AI Servers
                                                          eWeek, December 10th, 2015
                                                          It's an OS. It's a Container. No, It's Unikernel!
                                                          Search Data Center, December 10th, 2015
                                                          IT - Tape
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                                                          FujiFilm Launches LTO-7 Cartridge
                                                          Storage Newsletter, December 11th, 2015
                                                          LibreOffice
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                                                          The Document Foundation Announces Libreoffice 4.4.7
                                                          The seventh and final minor release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family
                                                          IT - Developer
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                                                          9 agile development tools for working at warp speed
                                                          InfoWorld, December 10th, 2015
                                                          Security
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                                                          Solaris 11, SPARC M7 and the ISV Ecosystem
                                                          End-to-End Security
                                                          Nexenta News
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                                                          Real World Details Exposed for the First OpenSDS-driven All-Flash Array with the Best Cost Performance Metrics
                                                          Webcast Recording
                                                          Veritas News
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                                                          How ready is your backup and recovery?
                                                          Veritas, December 8th, 2015
                                                          Cisco News
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                                                          Philips and Cisco form global strategic alliance to address EUR 1 billion office lighting market
                                                          Cisco, December 9th, 2015
                                                          Cisco Spark Changes the Game in Collaboration
                                                          Cisco, December 8th, 2015
                                                          Dell News
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                                                          Dell Survey Reveals a Majority of Federal Agencies are Using NIST Cybersecurity Framework
                                                          Dell, December 8th, 2015
                                                          Dell First to Market with Complete Active Directory Backup and Recovery for Azure Cloud Environments
                                                          Dell, December 9th, 2015
                                                          Dell Boomi and DevCool Partner to Deliver Healthcare Integration Platform as a Service
                                                          Dell, December 10th, 2015
                                                          Microsoft News
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                                                          Microsoft offers new certification for Linux on Azure
                                                          Microsoft, December 9th, 2015
                                                          Symantec News
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                                                          How to Use An Advanced Threat Protection Solution To Keep Your Organization Safe
                                                          Symantec, December 8th, 2015
                                                            IBM News
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                                                            IBM Awarded IARPA Grant to Advance Research Towards a Universal Quantum Computer
                                                            IBM, December 8th, 2015
                                                            Novo Nordisk and IBM partner to build diabetes care solutions on the Watson Health Cloud
                                                            IBM, December 10th, 2015
                                                            Fujitsu News
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                                                            Fujitsu Develops World's Smallest, Most Efficient 12-W AC Adapter
                                                            Fujitsu, December 9th, 2015
                                                            VMware News
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                                                            Best Practices for Migrating Applications to the Cloud with vCloud Air
                                                            Vmware, December 11th, 2015
                                                              Red Hat News
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                                                              Friday Five - December 11, 2015
                                                              Redhat, December 11th, 2015
                                                              Level3 News
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                                                              Level 3 Completes 49 Mile Northern New Jersey Network Expansion
                                                              Level (3), December 10th, 2015
                                                              EMC News
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                                                              EMC Accelerates Shift to Open Source
                                                              New RackHD Project Attacks Industry-wide Challenge in Hyper-Scale Data Centers
                                                              EMC 'Go Shop' Period Expires
                                                              EMC will continue to work with Michael Dell, MSD Partners and Silver Lake
                                                              Brocade News
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                                                              Brocade Predicts Top Transformative Technology Trends In Networking For 2016
                                                              Brocade, December 9th, 2015
                                                              Comcast News
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                                                              Comcast Launches New Fiber-Based Network and Internet and Phone Services at Two Napa Business Parks to Support Local Business Innovation and Productivity
                                                              Comcast, December 9th, 2015
                                                              Comcast Business Helps Local Businesses Embrace Technology with High-Performance Communications Network in Fife, Washington
                                                              Comcast, December 9th, 2015
                                                                Windstream News
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                                                                Windstream Expands VoIP Solutions and Unified Communications as a Service to Four West Texas Markets
                                                                Enterprise-class solutions available in Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, and Midland-Odessa
                                                                F5 News
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                                                                F5 Networks announces availability of Web Fraud Protection solutions to meet growing security needs of customers in Asia Pacific
                                                                F5, December 8th, 2015
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