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City Safety and Traffic Incident Management

Cities are growing rapidly, stressing infrastructure and essential services while budgets remain tight. As the growth engines of the global economy, cities are competing with each other to achieve greater quality of life for their citizens, to attract new businesses and to achieve sustainability …

Cisco Systems

Three reasons why Networking is a pain in the IaaS, and how to fix it

In this post I share the slides, audio recording, and short outline of a presentation I gave at the Melbourne VMUG conference (Feb 2014) called …

Is Networking Cool — Again? Yup!

I don’t think that anyone can deny that being in the IT industry at this time is exciting and interesting. It’s also exhausting. There is a ton of hyperbole floating about on Twitter and the Blogosphere concerning the need for network engineers to become programmers, and that ‘whatever’ technology …

Cisco Systems

Four Texas Towns Consolidate 911 Dispatch in CyrusOne Data Center

<b>CyrusOne</b> will house what it says will be the first ever colocated 911 dispatch center. Dispatch centers for Texas cities of Carrollton, Coppell, …

123Net Expands Connectivity in Michigan

<b>Written by Dan Crawford, Marketing Manager</b><p>Customers demand their Internet to always be on, and service providers – especially those serving businesses – strive to meet this with “five nines” of availability. That is to say they aim for a service level that only allows for about 5 minutes per year …

Cisco Systems

Moving Public Safety Forward: Invest in the Future, Not the Past.

<b>Moving Public Safety Forward: Invest in the Future, Not the Past.</b><p><b>Use Existing Radio System and Smartphones, with an Etherstack and Cisco Solution</b><p>If you’ve got an analog radio system, upgrading to P25 just got much easier and much less expensive.<p>Some agencies have received an end-of-life and …

Where Virtualization Does and Doesn’t Make Sense – An Optimization Primer

<b>Written By Wayne Cullen, Senior Manager, Service Provider Architectures</b><p>Along with cloud computing, M2M, collaboration, and hoodie sweatshirts, virtualization is a trend <i>du jour</i>. Like all trends, it’s based on an old idea (dating back to the mainframe era) that has now been reimagined for new …

Cisco Systems

The Internet of Things Is Wildly Insecure — And Often Unpatchable

We're at a crisis point now with regard to the security of embedded systems, where computing is embedded into the hardware itself – as with the …

Meet the Open Source Trio Primed to Topple Oracle

Oracle remains the undisputed king of databases. But what – if anything – is on track to replace it? Data published today by the Austrian IT …

Oracle to buy Corente to bolster SDN

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Peter Kaminski<p>Oracle said it is buying Corente, a specialist in software-defined networking in the WAN …

Wide Area SDN: Close, But…

WEBINAR:<br>On-Demand<p>How Automation and Preventative Resolution are Transforming Workplace Productivity<p>SDN is clearly the top networking priority as we …

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …

$7,500 A Month! Look At The Insane Salaries Interns Earn At Top Tech Companies

Competition for talented software programmers and computer hardware engineers is so intense, interns can expect land salaries of $4,000 to well over $6,000 a month at some top tech companies, according to InternMatch, a site that helps students find paid internships.<p>One company even pays as much as …

25 Game-Changing Trends That Will Create Disruption & Opportunity (Part I)

No matter what industry you’re in, your company can’t survive without technology. From smart phones and tablets to mobile apps and cloud-based …

Here's What Happened When Cisco Lost A $1 Billion Deal With Amazon

The product stems in part from a $1 billion deal with Amazon that collapsed before it was finalized.<p>Insieme is creating Cisco's answer to a new technology called "software defined networking" (SDN).<p>SDN is a huge threat to Cisco because it changes the way companies build networks. It takes the …

US government releases draft cybersecurity framework

NIST comes out with its proposed cybersecurity standards, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against hacks, cyberattacks, and security breaches.<p>The National Institute of Standards and Technology released its draft cybersecurity framework for private companies and …

Cybersecurity

SDN Adoption Puts DevOps Pros in High Demand

As Software Defined Networks (SDNs) start what some say is their inevitable takeover of the data center, businesses will need to reassess their …

DevOps

In Silicon Valley, Salaries For Engineers Are Starting At $165,000

For instance, Twitter's Christopher Fry, senior vice president of engineering raked in $10.3 million last year, mostly in stock awards, making his total pay second only to CEO Dick Costolo. Without the stock, Fry's base salary was $145,513 with a bonus of $100,000.<p>That base is not at all unusual.<p>A …

The 2020 network: How our communications infrastructure will evolve

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Ericsson<p>Let’s start with two basic questions: In the year 2020, what will the network look like? What are the …

Software CEO Explains The Most Important Thing He Learned In The Marine Corps

Charles Phillips is the CEO of a nearly $3 billion New York-based enterprise software company, Infor.<p>But he's also an ex-Marine captain, a lawyer, a former Morgan Stanley Wall Street MBA, a computer programmer, and the previous No. 2 guy to Larry Ellison at Oracle.<p>Watch below Phillips share the …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …