Topic: cloud

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Is it time for businesses to take responsibility for the digital skills gap?

Apprenticeships, coding academies, incubators, upskilling, open source - all of these are cited by academia, business and government as ways to plug the impending digital skills gap that, if we are to believe those who most frequently bemoan it, threatens to transmute into a gaping maw and swallow the economy whole.

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Cisco software, subscription strategies pay off

Cisco's fiscal year 2018 results say deferred product revenue related to recurring software and subscription offers increased 23 percent over 2017.

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Zoho One adds AI and analytics upgrades at its one-year mark

The Indian software firm’s all-in-one business app suite has seen impressive growth since its launch in 2017, says analyst.

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy issues in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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Postman announces major updates to its app

All Postman free users will be able to create Postman teams, use team workspaces and use all of Postman’s valuable collaboration features.

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Foreshadow attacks Intel CPUs with Spectre-like tactics (but you're probably safe)

Intel introduces L1TF or Foreshadow, a new speculative execution attack like Spectre and Meltdown, which targets SGX instructions on Intel's Core chips.

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The pros and cons of outsourcing IT services

Outsourcing a range of business functions has become common practice for enterprises across the world. According to the Arvato UK Outsourcing Index, the value of outsourcing contracts in the private sector swelled to £4.9 billion in 2017, representing a nine percent increase on the year before.

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Why cheap Chromebooks running Windows will benefit Google, not you

Google's Campfire would reportedly allow Chromebooks to dual-boot with Windows. But only Google will benefit from demonstrating how poorly Windows runs on low-end hardware.

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How Segment went from monolithic to microservices and back again

When customer data startup Segment ran into problems with its cumbersome old infrastructure, like many other businesses it turned to microservices - but soon ran into a web of complexity that could only be untangled by returning once again to a 'monolithic' architecture.

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What is CRM? Software for managing customer data

Equal parts strategy and technology, customer relationship management (CRM) is about using data to understand your customers—and boost sales.

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Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft may be close to offering multi-session remote desktop access to Windows 10 Enterprise, allowing for as many as 10 simultaneous connections.

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Cisco, Arista settle lawsuit, refocus battle on network, data center, switching arenas

After nearly four years of slashing at each other with legal swords in court Cisco and Arista have agreed to disagree, mostly. To settle the mêlée, Arista has agreed to pay Cisco $400 million which will result in the dismissal of all pending district court and International Trade Commission litigation between the companies.