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HPE aims to make its product lineup as-a-service, updates GreenLake, unveils Primera storage

A Guide to Data Center Automation Today’s data centers remain the nerve center of the enterprise, and automation is powering new levels of agility and digital transformation. Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it will offer its portfolio as-a-service by 2022, rolled out a new storage line called Primera and updated its hybrid cloud and edge computing lineups. The Future of Everything… Read more →

Adobe Q2 tops estimates with record revenue

Adobe delivered better-than-expected second quarter financial results on Tuesday. The cloud giant reported fiscal second quarter earnings of $632 million, or $1.29 a share. Non-GAAP earnings in the quarter were $1.83 a share on revenue of $2.74 billion, up 25% from a year ago. Wall Street was looking for earnings of $1.78 a share on revenue of $2.7 billion. The… Read more →

Mozilla patches Firefox zero-day abused in the wild

Image: Mozilla TechRepublic Windows 10: A cheat sheet Read More The Mozilla team has released earlier today version 67.0.3 of the Firefox browser to address a critical vulnerability that is currently being abused in the wild. “A type confusion vulnerability can occur when manipulating JavaScript objects due to issues in Array.pop,” Mozilla engineers wrote in a security advisory posted today…. Read more →

Microsoft delivers public preview of Azure Bastion service for remotely accessing VMs more securely

Credit: Microsoft Bastion hosts are special purpose computers on networks designed specifically to withstand attacks. So it’s not too surprising that Microsoft named its newest Azure service after these devices, given its purpose. The Azure Bastion Service is, in a nutshell (as tweeted by Azure Chief Technology Officer Mark Russinovich) a “service for secure access to your off-Internet VMs.” As… Read more →

All Linux, all the time: Supercomputers Top 500

Barcelona Supercomputing Center will host a 200 petaflop machine Meet Europe’s new supercomputer: MareNostrum 5 takes on global rivals for power. Read more: https://zd.net/2ILlpJQ Supercomputers are in the news. The biggest news is, with the latest Top 500 listing, all the world’s fastest supercomputers are running at Petaflop speeds or faster. Of those, number eleven, the IBM-built Pangea III supercomputer, runs… Read more →

Google Cloud’s bad month continues as Google Calendar sputters

Google Cloud Platform becomes more enterprise friendly The biggest takeaway from the Google Cloud Next conference is that the company is packaging its services up in ways that’ll be more appealing to enterprises. The big trick for Google though will be adding enough account managers to service big businesses. Read more: https://zd.net/2FXuRYU Google Cloud and G Suite are having a… Read more →

Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

Developer, architect or engineer: Which tech job pays best? The best-paid tech jobs, and the best cities to live in while doing them, are outlined in a new report.  Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) has brought the Linux kernel to Windows. Does that really matter, you might ask, since WSL already did an excellent job of emulating Linux? Oh yeah… Read more →

Microsoft to add more smarts, plus a presentation coach, to PowerPoint

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft is continuing to add more “AI” features to PowerPoint. Back in 2015, Microsoft announced PowerPoint Designer and Morph — two new cloud-powered features that built on Microsoft’s recommendation and smart animation technologies. On June 18, Microsoft is going public with more new PowerPoint features in that vein. PowerPoint Designer is a set of features that Microsoft introduced… Read more →

No, you can’t fix your iPhone with rice

I think we’ve all heard this old rice myth. You know the one I mean. You accidentally drop your phone into the toilet – or some other inconvenient pool of water – and then you’re supposed to find a big bag of rice, place the phone into it, and the rice sucks all the water out and the smartphone lives… Read more →

Hazelcast open source in-memory data grid secures $21.5 million funding, expands platform to real-time streaming data

How Google and Amazon capture IoT data from their hubs Tonya Hall talks to Tom Hulsebosch, senior managing director at West Monroe Partners, about how Google and Amazon are able to capture IoT data from their hubs. Object caching. In a way, that’s where it all began for Hazelcast. Back in the day, Ehcache was one of the first solutions… Read more →

Azure Data Lake Storage gets Okera security and governance platform support

Okera functionality and integrations with Microsoft Azure services. Okera, which offers a centralized security, governance and access solution for data lakes and data warehouses, has announced support for data lakes on the Microsoft Azure cloud. While Amazon Web Services‘ Simple Storage Service (AWS S3) was initially the only cloud data lake service supported on the Okera platform, the company has… Read more →

Salesforce outlines Customer Data Platform, aims to advance Customer 360 strategy

Salesforce’s Parker Harris on managing complex IT integrations and handing the inevitable crisis At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Parker Harris shared his advice for tech leaders on everything from multiplatform integration to managing a crisis. Salesforce outlined its Customer Data Platform, or CDP, which fleshes out the roadmap for the company’s overarching Customer 360 strategy. The CDP effort by Salesforce, which… Read more →