In our First IT Origins Survey, we’re asking the community on of our standard interview questions: What are the best and worst trends in IT right now? We’re pulled together some early responses, but we’d love your feedback as well.
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Rich Stroffolino is riding solo on this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown. He runs down the IT news of the week, including a Qualcomm – NXP acquisition reset, another good quarter for IBM, Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0, and Azure Sphere.
Did a rise in cryptomining malware go undetected before the big Bitcoin price spike? Not if you used Vectra Cognito! Tom Hollingsworth looks at how this security platform is detecting a big malware trend on college campuses.
For this week’s IT Origins interview, we had the priveledge to sit down with technology consultant, speaker, and Microsoft MVP, Sonia Cuff. We discussed her start in IT, the best and worst trends, and how it’s all changed since she started.
Many who have moved to Office365 have assumed Microsoft is “backing up” and protecting their critical data assets. While Microsoft offers some data protection, they are not responsible for the protection of your data and certainly are not protecting it from deletion be it accidental or malicious. So, if Microsoft isn’t responsible for it, who is? The answer of course is us, me and you, we are responsible for OUR data when it resides within the Office365 service. Paul Stringfellow looks at how to protect your data in Office365.
Network analytics shouldn’t be a hard problem to solve. With the right application of hardware and software you can get the data you need to make informed decisions about your network operations. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Extreme Networks SLX platform and how it is making analytics easier for network professionals to collect and manage.
I had the privilege to talk to Data Architect Karen Lopez for this week’s IT Origins interview. We discuss how data hasn’t changed all that much since she started her career, but our ways of relating to it have. We also discussed the best and worst IT trends, got some book recommendations for the world, and walked away with some career advice.
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth discuss exploits against Drupal and Panera, Microsoft reorganizing Windows, and Cloudflare’s DNS.
Rich Stroffolino looks at Apple’s commitments to both privacy and growing services revenue. His conclusion? The company should offer a VPN service.
In this IT Origins interview, we spoke to Clairvoyant CEO and Founder Chandra Ambadipudi. We discussed how he got his start in IT, and how data is both the best and worst IT trend.