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What are shielded virtual machines and how to set them up in Windows Server
For all its benefits, the drive to virtualize everything has created a very big security issue: Virtualization creates a single target for a potential security breach. When a host…
Qualcomm ships ARM chip to challenge Intel in cloud datacenters
Qualcomm's much-anticipated ARM-based Centriq 2400 product line, which started shipping commercially this week, is a worthy contender to break Intel's virtual monopoly in the…
What’s new in Prometheus monitoring for Docker and Kubernetes
Prometheus, the open source monitoring system for Docker-style containers running in cloud architectures, has formally released a 2.0 version with major architectural changes to…
Talkdesk leverages AI to improve inside sales
It seems like the use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) has exploded over the past few years.  I’ve seen many consumer examples like an AI writing news stories, playing poker…
WatchGuard fortifies India business with RoundRobin Tech
WatchGuard Technologies has a renewed focus on India’s network security market. The manufacturer of network appliances is optimistic of the growth opportunities across SMEs…
DigiCert’s acquisition of Symantec’s security business is good news for customers
Last week DigiCert announced it had closed on the billion-dollar acquisition of Symantec’s security business previously announced in August of this year. The deal adds to…
Nadella's quantum computing drive gets mixed reactions from India's IT channels
When the Microsoft CEO talks about the future, he means something beyond artificial intelligence, machine learning and IoT. Speaking at the India Today Conclave Next in New Delhi…
7 habits of highly effective digital transformations
One of the habits from Stephen Covey’s bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is to begin with the end in mind. Putting that in today’s business context,…
Salesforce boosts Quip’s team collaboration cred with LiveApps integration
Quip is evolving from a standalone product into a full-fledged team collaboration hub. Founded in 2012 and bought by Salesforce last year in a deal valued at $750 million, Quip’s…
StarCraft II is going free-to-play on November 14, with a few caveats
The focus at BlizzCon 2017 is mostly on Overwatch, World of Warcraft, and—dare I say it?—a possible Warcraft IV announcement. That last one is just my own wishful thinking, of…
How HP proved the market wrong
Generally, divorces are messy affairs, with the parting of an industry powerhouse holding the potential to be Hollywood box office material.Played out in the public arena, the…
What is virtualization?
No advance in information technology in the past six decades has offered a greater range of quantifiable benefits than has virtualization. Many IT professionals think of…