In a security landscape that brings new threats and attacker approaches daily, CIOs face challenges of threats on one side of the spectrum and IT security compliance challenges on the other. From the Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard to HIPAA and a host of other regulations, a wide spectrum of business sectors continues to struggle with implementing integrated security technologies. … [Read more...] about 3 IT Security Compliance Challenges Facing CIOs
Artificial Intelligence: Google Creates Program That Easily Beats Humans at the Most Complex Game Ever Created Move over, chess: the latest advances in artificial intelligence have resulted in a program that resembles deeper thinking and intuitive abilities that outpace humans at an ancient game that has more possible positions than there are atoms in the universe. Google has created AlphaGo, a program that plays a 3,000-year-old Chinese game called “go,” which involves the … [Read more...] about Artificial Intelligence: Google Creates Program That Easily Beats Humans
It’s never been a greater time in the history of humanity to witness the vast array of technological innovations evolving around us. Nothing probably captures more inspiration and awe than spaceflight, and SpaceX is a pioneer in attempting to make spaceflight a lot more affordable. … [Read more...] about Innovation Buzz: SpaceX to Launch Latest Falcon 9 Rocket on March 4th
This past January I had the pleasure of participating in the Citrix Partner Expert Council (PTEC) that was held in Las Vegas. Over 200 partners, myself included, were able to directly communicate and give our feedback to the different Citrix Product Managers. It’s great to know that Citrix is still on top of it’s game and gets partners involved in the product development cycle. During one of the casual events I had a pretty interesting chat with a couple of my fellow participants. One thing … [Read more...] about What’s so Special About a Citrix Engineer?
Our valued partner - Liquidware Labs - recently released a solutions brief on The Vital Role of Robust Metrics in VDI Maintenance. The brief highlights the importance of their Stratusphere UX to support the delivery of managed VDI services. As only one of three Liquidware Lab Acceler8 partners to have achieved the Center of Excellence designation (COE), we have a deep understanding of deploying successful and effective desktop virtualization projects utilizing Liquidware Labs solutions. From … [Read more...] about Liquidware Labs Partner Solutions Brief
Please enjoy our video presentation of the datacenter edition of "A Visit From St. Nicholas", created for all of those lonely souls working away in the datacenters while most of the world sleeps soundly in their beds. As the poem goes, "So remember the engineers, and devs, and QAs - as you sip your eggnog and toast the holidays!" See it on the big screen at YouTube by clicking on the YouTube icon in the frame around the video. … [Read more...] about Season’s Greetings Video From Centrinet
It's that time of year again and everyone is busily preparing for the holiday season. There are trips to plan, Black Friday gifts to buy, and last minute preparation for the arrival of friends and family. This time of year sees a measureable increase in economic activity; part-time workers are hired, more shipments are made, and finally - an increase in network utilization. Behind every merchant website (and network) is a backend system managed by an Administrator or Systems Engineer. These … [Read more...] about It’s Not Always a Holiday for the IT Department
Tuesday September 30 marked our 2014 TopGolf event, with a great combination of games and interactive technology panels. We want to thank everyone who participated, all of our panelists with a special thanks to Daniel Black and Skip Loffreda, as well as TopGolf for hosting the event. TopGolf featured an impressive menu, with a wonderful lunch followed by a bit of fun and some competitive golfing games. Our four panelists, Mark Ma, Eddie Kwasik, Daniel Black, and Skip Loffreda led an … [Read more...] about TopGolf Open Technology Discussion