August’s Smart Locks proved to be the key to my smarthome puzzle

When smart home tech first started coming out, I was hopeful, but also skeptical. It seemed overly complicated, with too many hoops to jump through and a relative inability to meld old and new for sit

Apple has hired tech team from data science startup SVDS

Apple has made a quiet but interesting move in its longer-term strategy around courting more business from enterprises. The company has hired the tech team — at least 18 people, including at lea

Google and Coursera launch program to train more IT support specialists

After a big fundraise and subsequent reorganization last year at Coursera — which saw a change of CEO, as well as the departure of its COO, CFO, CMO and CPO (along with some 40 others) —

YouTube is not for kids

I’ve been thinking a lot about this important if long Medium post by James Bridle regarding the nonsensical and potentially damaging kids content on YouTube. In it he moves from video to video,

Polish startup Displate raises raises 2 million Euro to decorate your abode

Noted futurists like Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan got a lot of things right when they predicted things like genetic splicing, transatlantic communications, the Internet. But what these eggheads did

Cisco using AI and machine learning to help IT predict failures

We have known for some time that the number of signals coming from your IT systems surpassed the ability for humans to keep track of them years ago. Machines can help and have been for some time. The

IBM’s new Services Platform uses AI to help businesses manage their IT operations

IBM is launching a new machine learning-centric product for enterprises today: the IBM Services Platform. This new service aims to help businesses manage their IT infrastructure and make better data-d

Windows 10 Creators update loads up on features for IT

Microsoft announced a slew of goodies today for its upcoming Windows 10 Creators update, designed to please IT admins and simplify management of Windows 10 inside large enterprises. Microsoft has be

Apptio rises 41% in cloud IPO

Seattle-based Apptio went public on the Nasdaq today, seeing its shares rise nearly 41 percent on its first day of trading. The cloud software company, which targets CIOs, went public during a slow ye

7 IT Startups That Will Change How Businesses Innovate In 2015

IT is going through a renaissance right now. New products and services are released every month that dramatically change how we can develop products and manage our IT shops. Innovation is everywhere.

10 Trends Transforming Enterprise IT

When it comes to corporate IT, revolution is in the air. The way companies buy, build, manage, optimize and secure information technology is changing dramatically. From cloud computing to big data

ScienceLogic Launches App Store To Share Customized Monitoring Apps

ScienceLogic announced a new App Store today that enables customers and third parties to create  and share customized apps for the ScienceLogic platform. ScienceLogic is a cloud service that lets IT

ExtraHop Raises $41M Series C Round For Its Real-Time IT Analytics Service

Seattle-based ExtraHop, a service that offers real-time analytics based on analyzing data right off the wire instead of using software that runs on the server, today announced that it has raised a $41

The Pressure On Enterprises To Transform Intensifies

Business is under intense pressure to transform these days whether it’s finding ways to capitalize on mobile, social, the cloud or big data or taking it a step further and becoming a truly digit

As Cloud Upends Traditional IT Sales Channel, Software Companies Eye End Users

When I spoke to SugarCRM CTO Clint Oram last week, he sang a familiar refrain: The software sales process was changing profoundly from one which had been completely IT-focused to one centered on end u

Enterprises Embrace Inflexibility Instead Of Change

At the AIIM Conference this week in Orlando, it struck me that companies are remarkably inflexible when it comes to adopting new technologies, but the crowd at AIIM wasn't alone. Perhaps nothing exemp

No IPO Yet, Storage Provider Nutanix Raises Another $101M At A $1 Billion Valuation

Nutanix has raised $101 million in a Series D round and is boasting of a $1 billion market capitalization. But the fast-growing enterprise storage company is not planning to pursue an IPO any time soo Ensures All Your Base Are Not Belong To Them

If you’ve ever been on the business end of a denial of service attack, you know the sinking feeling you get when your servers fall to the enemy., a new project by cybersecurity exper

Google Apps Admins Finally Get An Android App To Manage Their Users, Services And Devices On The Go

Google has continuously made its Google Apps Admin Console for IT professionals who manage large Google Apps for Business, Education and Government deployments in their companies more powerful. But on

Soluto Brings Web-Based PC Management To Small Business, Ranks The Best Windows Laptops For SMBs (It’s A Mac)

Over the last few years, Israeli IT startup <a target="_blank" href="">Soluto</a> has morphed from simply being PC software that helps users run diagnostics on their hard drives
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