Oct 31

To Really Work for Enterprises, MultiCloud Adoption Requires Far Better and Inclusive Cloud Monitoring and Cost Management … But How? Overwhelmingly, even as enterprises have adopted cloud computing and are expanding to multi-cloud computing, IT leaders remain concerned about how to monitor, manage and control costs across hybrid and multi-cloud deployments. It’s clear that traditional IT monitoring and management approaches, designed after all for on-premises data centers, are falling short in this new hybrid and dynamic environment.

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Oct 31

DX WorldExpo LLC Leased space at the hotel to present its 22nd International event on November 12-13, 2018. Two weeks before the event the event producer received two separate proforma invoices with fictional charges which do not appear in the contract. The second invoice sent to the event producer by Pakisan government owned hotel demanded a payment of $473,616.35 within 24 hours or Pakisan would release the contracted space due to “breach of contract” clause. The show producer DX World EXPO LLC to present government sessions at the event. In previous conferences, the company presented keynotes by the CIA and by National Reconnaissance Office. Roosevelt Hotel in New York City is run by Managing Director Najeeb Samie on behalf of the Pakistan government.

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Oct 31

SeriousSamy shares a report from Engadget: In the future, you might talk to an AI to cross borders in the European Union. The EU and Hungary’s National Police will run a six-month pilot project, iBorderCtrl, that will help screen travelers in Hungary, Greece and Latvia. The system will have you upload photos of your passport, visa and proof of funds, and then use a webcam to answer basic questions from a personalized AI border agent. The virtual officer will use AI to detect the facial microexpressions that can reveal when someone is lying. At the border, human agents will use that info to determine what to do next — if there are signs of lying or a photo mismatch, they’ll perform a more stringent check.

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Oct 31

Karl Zimmerman started his web hosting company in 1998 at the age of 14 years old in his bedroom in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin as a hobby to feed Karl’s passion for internet technology. While attending Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, that company evolved from a hobby to a multimillion dollar IT company that today provides thousands of clients with flexible cloud environments, infrastructure hosting, and a full suite of reliable managed and security services. Through it all, Karl’s passion for technology remains, serving as the cornerstone of Steadfast’s principles aimed at helping customers achieve success.

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Oct 31

Charles Araujo is an industry analyst, internationally recognized authority on the Digital Enterprise and author of The Quantum Age of IT: Why Everything You Know About IT is About to Change. As Principal Analyst with Intellyx, he writes, speaks and advises organizations on how to navigate through this time of disruption. He is also the founder of The Institute for Digital Transformation and a sought after keynote speaker. He has been a regular contributor to both InformationWeek and CIO Insight and has been quoted or published in Time, CIO, Computerworld, USA Today and Forbes.

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Oct 31

Qualys, Inc. , a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, announced it has acquired Layered Insight, a global… Read more at VMblog.com.

Oct 31

Security doesn’t need to be complex or scary, nor should it only be available to large enterprises. SolarWinds has assembled a portfolio of security… Read more at VMblog.com.

Oct 31

Netronome, a leader in high-performance intelligent networking solutions, today announced an open architecture for domain-specific accelerators… Read more at VMblog.com.

Oct 31

Gravitational , the company that delivers compliance solutions for cloud-native applications and infrastructure, today announced Gravity as an… Read more at VMblog.com.

Oct 31

People are still eating restaurant food — they’re just not doing it at restaurants as much. From a report: Delivery apps from DoorDash, Postmates, GrubHub and UberEats have made ordering in easier, and have changed the way food chains think about their business. The number of food delivery app downloads is up 380 percent compared with three years ago, according to market-data firm App Annie, and research firm Cowen and Co. predicts that U.S. restaurant delivery sales will rise an average of 12 percent a year to $76 billion in the next four years. At Firehouse, revenue has increased 7 percent this year, mainly from orders placed online and through delivery apps, Fox said. More than half of his sales are for food eaten elsewhere. […] Some new restaurant owners are skipping tables and chairs altogether and just leasing kitchen space to prepare food for couriers. Those are called cloud kitchens or virtual restaurants because they have no dining rooms or wait staff and sell their meals through the internet and mobile apps like DoorDash or UberEats. Mark Chase, the founder of Restaurant Real Estate Advisors, a consulting group that helps restaurant entrepreneurs find space and negotiate leases, said that the majority of his clients are interested in the kitchen-only business model. “There is a general scaling down on seating space and scaling up on kitchen space, as people just want to eat at home, on the couch,” Chase said.

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