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Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2018

Gartner
Analysts Discuss the Outlook for the Global IT Market During Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017, October 1-5, in Orlando Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.3 percent from 2017 estimated spending of $3.5 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Enterprise software and IT services continue to […]

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4 (SP4) is Available!

Microsoft
SQL Server Product Team is excited to bring you the final release of SQL Server 2012 Service Packs, Service Pack 4 (SP4). This release of SQL 2012 Service Pack has 20+ improvements centered around performance, scalability and diagnostics based on feedback from customers and the SQL Server community. These improvements enable SQL Server 2012 to perform […]

Microsoft SQL Server 2017: Fast, faster, and the fastest database everywhere you need it

Microsoft
“I feel the need, the need for speed”. That is a quote from the character Maverick, played by Tom Cruise, in one of my favorite movies, Top Gun. It makes me think of one of the top reasons why someone chooses a database engine. It must be fast and perform to the needs of all […]

Remote Desktop Manager 13 Sneak Peek: Documentation Editor

Devolutions
When you work with hundreds or thousands of entries, things can get chaotic. It can be difficult (sometimes impossible) to remember the function of each entry, and training new employees to use entries properly is time-consuming — and therefore costly. Well, help has arrived in the form of the new Documentation Editor! The Documentation Editor […]

Help my devices are un-enrolled after my VMware AirWatch upgrade

Sometimes upgrades have a different outcome than expected. Sometimes a system is more important that others and the impact of a negative outcome is more severe. Mobile device management is that kind of system. When a mobile device management system has issues all devices enrolled have issues.  Last week I upgraded an on-premises VMware AirWatch […]

The Denver Broncos Add Availability to Their Playbook with Veeam

Veeam
One of the Most Successful Teams in NFL History Relies on Veeam Availability Suite to Ensure Data is Accessible 24.7.365 for Making Decisions Quickly On and Off the Field Veeam Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ innovator, today announced that the Denver Broncos, one of the NFL’s most successful teams, has replaced its legacy backup system […]

Citrix: The Data Economy: How to Achieve Better Information Security

Citrix Systems
In an age when ‘data is the new oil‘, large-scale processing of data related to customer behavior and preferences, product usage, or movement patterns (e.g. in the automotive industry) will be increasingly critical to every enterprise. This includes car manufacturers, consumer goods producers, smart-gadget vendors, or any kind of service provider. Obviously, greater reliance on […]

Turbonomic Debuts New Capabilities for AWS & Azure

Turbonomic
Today, from the 2017 Microsoft Ignite  Conference, Turbonomic announced significant public cloud enhancements to the industry’s only self-managing hybrid cloud management platform with the delivery of Turbonomic 6.0. The platform’s new storage and database services optimization for Microsoft Azure and AWS public cloud extend the platform’s capabilities in the public cloud beyond compute. By delivering new dynamic optimization and […]

Veeam Extends No.1 Availability Solutions to Microsoft Azure Stack

Veeam
Solution delivers industry leading data protection and Availability solution for Azure hybrid cloud environments Customers can leverage agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing within on-premises locations Veeam Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ innovator, today announced it’s support for Microsoft Azure Stack.  This extends Veeam’s capabilities to provide data protection and Availability across Microsoft […]

Microsoft SQL Server available on Docker Store

Docker
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 is now available for the first time on multiple platforms: Windows, Linux and Docker. Your databases can be in containers with no lengthy setup and no prerequisites, and using Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) to modernize your database delivery. The speed and efficiency benefits of Docker and containerizing apps that IT Pros and developers […]

Gartner: The Era of Microsoft on Windows-Only Is Over – OMG

Gartner
On 25-Sep-2017 at Ignite, Microsoft announced general availability of SQL Server 2017, now supporting both Windows and Linux platforms, as well as support for containers. It can now book revenue for a product already widely used by early release customers. What does this imply for the $34.4 billion database management system (DBMS) Market? Over the years, Microsoft has grown SQL Server revenue […]

VMware: Application Security Best Practices You Just Can’t Ignore Anymore

VMware
Ransomware, data leaks, unauthorized database accesses — these seem to be the business world’s most often mentioned buzzwords these days. It’s surprising how these words have found space within business vocabulary, in spite of their technical nature. The reason — relentless media coverage about all kinds of security breaches in the past couple of years. […]

Microsoft Announces new Azure VM sizes for more cost-effective database workloads

Microsoft
Our customers told us that their database workloads like SQL Server or Oracle often require high memory, storage, and I/O bandwidth, but not a high core count. Many database workloads they are running are not CPU-intensive. They want a VM size that enables them to constrain the VM vCPU count to reduce the cost of […]

Microsoft Azure Networking Announcements for Ignite 2017

Microsoft
Last year we committed to making it easier for customers to run their services in the public cloud. As we meet with customers from across the world a common concern voiced are the challenges of managing an ever-growing portfolio of cloud-based mission critical applications. In addition to our focus on the fundamental pillars of Security, […]

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