The Var Guy

rss
Updated: 50 min 39 sec ago

Is HR a Channel Gold Mine?

Tue, 2017-09-19 18:58
When Jude Reser completed her master’s degree and entered the human resources workforce 23 years ago, it was a completely different world.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

IBM to Remove Cloud Migration Hurdles with New Data Transfer Device

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:52
One of the barriers for enterprises storing data in the cloud is data migration, a process that has traditionally been slow and costly, hindered by network limitations.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Equifax Is Said to Suffer a Hack Earlier Than Date Disclosed

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:49
Bloomberg Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March -- almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, according to three people familiar with the situation.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

How Serious is VMware About Open Source?

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:45
Christine Hall Media pundits everywhere seemed to be filled with surprise Wednesday, when VMware’s CEO and CTO were both singing praises to open source at VMworld Europe in Barcelona.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

The U.S. Kaspersky Ban Sets an Ugly Precedent

Tue, 2017-09-19 11:33
Bloomberg Is the U.S. government’s ban on the products of Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-headquartered global cybersecurity company founded by Russians, a reasonable precaution or brazen protectionism?

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Zero One: Cisco Tackles Business Architect Skills

Tue, 2017-09-19 10:06
Everyone from line-of-business executives to engineers to channel partners needs skills for mapping business outcomes to a technology roadmap.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

The One Offering to Guarantee a Place in the 'Business Outcomes' Conversation

Mon, 2017-09-18 18:02
These days, you can’t go fifteen minutes in the channel without hearing someone talk about the need to solve for business outcomes. Just knowing about technology isn’t enough anymore.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

When AI Comes to Channel

Mon, 2017-09-18 15:37
The key to tapping into the potential of data isn't only about adopting more technology or new processes; it’s also about cultivating a new set of skills and capabilities within channel operations.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Zero One: Chief Data Officer Emerges as Playmaker

Mon, 2017-09-18 12:17
Can your chief data officer throw touchdowns? The CDO will be the key to winning the digital transformation game.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Cisco's Chambers to Step Down From Board After 24 Years

Mon, 2017-09-18 12:11
Bloomberg Chambers will not stand for re-election to the post of executive chairman in December, the company said Monday.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

White Paper: Office 365 and Fighting Phishing Attempts

Mon, 2017-09-18 11:40
Richard Hay I do not believe that a day goes by when most email users receive some form of a phishing email in their inboxes.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Equifax Execs' 'Alarmingly Simple' Passwords for Sale on Dark Web

Fri, 2017-09-15 15:04
When Bill Burr wrote his password recommendations for NIST more than a dozen years ago, which included advice such as utilizing special characters, random capitalization and frequent changes, Carlos Solari was working in the White House managing information technology and security.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Security Central: Equifax Struck Down in Spectacular Breach, U.S. Bans Kaspersky Lab

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:45
So, not a great two weeks for credit-reporting company Equifax. If you've set one toe out of the house or even glanced at any form of media since last Friday, you know about the Equifax security breach that exposed the personal information of 143 million customers in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Equifax Says Unpatched Apache Struts Flaw Behind Massive Security Breach

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:25
Equifax officials said today that its massive security breach was possible via unpatched web application server vulnerability Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638, confirming what some in the security community expected to be the case last week when the news first broke.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Four Ways MSPs Can Use Blockchain to Improve Managed Services

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:21
Although most managed service providers are not yet working with blockchain, it's time for MSPs to start planning ways for blockchain to help their businesses.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Oracle’s Push Into Cloud Gathers More Momentum on Sales Growth

Fri, 2017-09-15 11:06
Bloomberg Oracle Corp.’s streak of revenue gains continued for a fifth straight quarter, buoyed by corporate demand for cloud-based software.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

How the Windows vs. Linux Debate Has Changed over the Past Decade

Thu, 2017-09-14 15:38

Why use Linux instead of Windows? Ten years ago, the reasons for using Linux were very different than they are today. Here's how they have changed.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

Want to Elevate Your Managed Security Service Offerings? Create a Guidebook with These 10 Elements

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:53
What the Equifax debacle of the last week has highlighted is that enterprise standards for security, even at the organizations we trust with our most vital and valuable data, lag behind cyberattackers' sophistication to an appalling degree nearly across the board.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

IBM's Rometty Sees AI Changing, Not Eliminating, Future Jobs

Thu, 2017-09-14 11:39
Bloomberg In IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty’s vision of the near future, all businesses will need artificial intelligence to succeed, but software and machines will take jobs away from very few actual humans.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy

U.S. Bans All Kaspersky Lab Products From Federal Agencies

Thu, 2017-09-14 11:35
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today banned the use of Kaspersky Lab products by the federal government and gave agencies 90 days to strip out the security software from their systems.

read more

Categories: The Var Guy



Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×