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Today’s data centers are being built at the forefront of industry standards. Within the past five years, the way we construct data centers has changed dramatically. David Cappuccio, the Chief of Infrastructure Research at Gartner, told CIO that “Data centers will no longer be constrained by one specific site. Instead, organizations will have multiple sites, connected by high performance networks, with the ability to move workloads to where it’s less risky and more secure for the business.” This new breed of data centers presents some inherit advantages for organizations that wish to become early adopters. Not every organization will have the budget or regulatory authority to adopt the latest data center technologies. Regardless of your unique circumstances, it pays off to be proficient in the industry’s latest trends. Highlighting the data center trends for 2014 an... (more)

Technology News and Hot Topics

Police use technology to track movements of suspect in Indiana killings as … Police use technology to track movements of suspect in Indiana killings as probe widens. Published October 23, 2014. Associated Press. Facebook0 Twitter0 Email Print. 18782a05aeb84929630f6a7067004b49.jpg. Lake County Sheriff John Buncich talks to … Read more on Fox News Technology takes the wheel, radically reshaping the nature of driving A recently released report by the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. projected that the revenue associated with connected-car technology will grow to more than $ 230-billion... (more)

The Three Most Common Myths in Enterprise Security By @AnupGhosh_

Editor’s note: This post by Invincea CEO Anup Ghosh first appeared at LinkedIn. We knew this would be of interest to you and posted it here with the author’s permission.-bg I’ll say it up front, your security program does not work because it is based on three common myths we hold as unquestionable truths in enterprise security: Myth 1: We can patch our way to security Myth 2: We can train our users to not do “stupid” things Myth 3: We can defeat targeted attacks by sharing signatures. Don’t act surprised. We are in a technology field that is hyper-accelerated not just by technol... (more)

LUX: a Real-Time Predictive Analytics Solution

What if you decided to take a holiday in the sun on a luxurious cruise liner only to discover that your shipmate could have Ebola? Determining who may have come in contact with the potential victim is tricky. LUX, an analytics tool, has the ability to track individuals and ships to aid in minimizing the spread of the often-fatal virus. LUX is a scalable, real-time predictive analytics solution created by ICG. The user of LUX is the one in control; analysts and SME have the ability to interact directly with the system and can easily tune the system to react to changing condition... (more)

Technology News and Hot Topics

Here is some of the technology news we are tracking from across the tech community: Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in … Read more on Forbes D.C. disconnect: Old laws vs. new technology Silicon Valley races every day to create flashy new products and anticipate the next wave of consumer demand. But when it comes to techno... (more)