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University IT employees fighting for jobs question security

The IT employees say workers in India will have access to University of California at San Francisco medical and financial information as well as to files with research and study data.

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First look: Chef’s Habitat puts automation in the app

By packaging configuration and runtime requirements with the app, Habitat decouples automation from the infrastructure

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Outsourced IT workers ask Feinstein for help, get form letter in return

A University of California IT employee whose job is being outsourced recently asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help. Her response didn't offer much hope.

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The network effect on wealth creation

Networks are at the heart of the transition to digital business. Companies that harness their power will transform business models and create exponential value.

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Datadog on an automation roll, makes support ticket creation seamless

Datadog integrates its support ticket solution into Atlassian’s JIRA to help IT operations teams track infrastructure concerns alongside bug fixes.

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Pradeep’s Principle: Give up on Moore’s Law and embrace automation

Whether or not Moore’s Law holds true, businesses should pay attention to Pradeep’s Principle and embrace automation.

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When medical alarm standards fail patients and health professionals

Auditory masking could prevent health professionals from hearing medical device alarms. Work is being done now to prevent masking and improve patient care.

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What IT admins love/hate about 8 top network monitoring tools

IT administrators discuss the most valuable features of eight network monitoring products – from vendors such as CA, Microsoft, NetScout, Opsview and Nagios -- and the features that need improvement.

Named Data Networking team issues call for hacks

The Named Data Networking (NDN) project team has issued a Call for Hacks to take place at its 3rd NDN Hackathon, to be held on Nov. 4-5 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

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New Dyn CEO previously led BTI, Arbor Networks

Dyn, the Manchester, N.H., internet performance management company, has named network industry veteran Colin Doherty as its new CEO.

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AT&T jumps into SD-WAN market; partners with IBM

AT&T today jumped headfirst into the fast-growing software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market with a new offering it hopes to bring to market next year based on technology from SD-WAN startup VeloCloud.


Avaya takes network management to the cloud

Avaya Cloud Networking Platform provides full lifecycle management of wired and wireless networking devices.

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The growing network divide: What it means for your company and your career

Today's digital divide is about whether your network is designed to be a growth engine for your business or whether it’s holding you back.


Seattle substation is cool enough to draw a crowd

Most substations are eyesores. This one won't be.

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Why automation doubles IT outsourcing cost savings

New research analyzes automation’s impact on the IT outsourcing market, revealing double-digit productivity improvements and specific cost reductions between 14 percent and 28 percent.

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Ransomware spreads through weak remote desktop credentials

Stolen or weak remote desktop credentials are routinely used to infect point-of-sale systems with malware, but recently they've also become a common distribution method for crypto-ransomware.

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The Emergency Alert System test: Lesson learned, catastrophe averted

After an awkward public failure 5 years ago, the FCC and FEMA achieved a successful national test of the Emergency Alert System.

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Google will shore up one of its biggest cloud weaknesses next year

Google announced a major change to its cloud platform infrastructure on Thursday that will help shore up one of the company's biggest weaknesses relative to competitors like Microsoft and Amazon. The company will be launching 8 new...

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