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We are in a unique position as 2021 gets underway. With the coronavirus pandemic still very much a factor, cybersecurity priorities have shifted dramatically in the last twelve months, with an increased focus on distributed workforces and the technologies that support them. Risk comes from all angles, with users, vendors, partners, and systems all contributing …

DevOps has come a long way, and there is no doubt it will continue to shine this year. Since many companies are looking for best practices around their digital transformation, it’s important to see where leaders think the industry is going. In that sense, the following article is a collection of responses from the DevOps …

Companies embark on modernizing their infrastructure in the cloud for three main reasons: 1) to accelerate product delivery 2) to reduce system downtime and 3) to enable innovation. Chip designers with Electronic Design Automation (EDA) workloads share these goals, and can greatly benefit from using cloud. Chip design and manufacturing includes several tools across the …

Twitter over the weekend “tagged” as manipulated a video showing US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden supposedly forgetting which state he’s in while addressing a crowd. Biden’s “hello Minnesota” greeting contrasted with prominent signage reading “Tampa, Florida” and “Text FL to 30330”. The Associated Press’s fact check confirmed the signs were added digitally and the …

As urbanization continues to take hold and cities face challenges to become more sustainable and livable, urban planning and operations strategies must adapt. The current pandemic has changed the way we live, accelerating cities’ future vision as a necessity of the present and what it means to live in a connected and resilient urban environment. …

The financial sector has historically been nervous about allowing its data to go off premises, making it harder to scale. Now it’s allowing for some data in the cloud to speed AI and data management. Financial services companies are and continue to be focused on maintaining a majority of their mission-critical systems on premises, where they …

Public cloud, multicloud, distributed cloud, and accelerated digital initiatives are all expected to gain momentum next year, experts say. No matter what cloud segment you look at—BPaaS, PaaS, SaaS, IaaS and DaaS—thanks to the dizzying growth of cloud computing during the pandemic, all will continue an upward trajectory in 2021. Public cloud services have been …

Public Health England has admitted that 16,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK were missed from daily figures being reported between September 25 and October 2. The missing figures were subsequently added to the daily totals, but given the importance of these numbers for monitoring the outbreak and making key decisions, the results of the …

Data gravity, or the propensity for bodies of data to draw an expanding swath of applications and services into closer proximity, has been identified as a key megatrend impacting enterprises and service providers over the next decade, according to recently published research.  Data gravity may affect an enterprise’s ability to innovate, secure customer experiences, and …

Companies from every industry vertical, including finance, retail, logistics, and others, all share a common horizontal analytics challenge: How do they best understand the market for their products? Solving this problem requires companies to conduct a detailed marketing, sales, and finance analysis to understand their place within the larger market. These analyses are designed to …