The next BriefingsDirect discussion explores improving cyber security in
applications across their entire lifecycles. Such trends as the Internet of
Things (IoT), hybrid cloud services, mobile-first, and DevOps are increasing
the demands and complexity of the overall development process.
Key factors to improving both development speed and security despite these
new challenges include new levels of collaboration and communication across
formerly disparate teams -- from those who design, to coders, to testers, and
on to continuous monitoring throughout operations. The result is security
being integrated into software design, even as the pressure builds to bring
more apps to market faster.
We're here now with two experts from a Capgemini and Hewlett Packard
Enterprise (HPE) Alliance to learn how to create the culture, process, and
technologies needed to make and keep t... (more)
The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion
examines new ways for small businesses to make and manage the connections
that matter to them most using cloud-based networks to bring intelligent
buying and digital business benefits to any type of company.
To learn more about the business of doing more commerce in the digital
economy using cloud-based networks, please join me in welcoming Bob
Rosenthal, Chairman and CEO of JP Promotional Products, Inc. in Ossining, New
York, and Anne Kramer, CEO at Ergo Works, Inc. in Palo Alto, California. The
The next BriefingsDirect IT market analysis discussion explores customer
impacts to the global storage market now that the $67 billion Dell-EMC merger
deal appears imminent. The proposed merger, which also includes EMC’s
majority control of VMware, has been controversial from the start.
A massive and complex financing apparatus, largely built on private equity
debt, undergirds the deal, with privately held Dell taking over the publicly
traded EMC and VMware federation. This largest IT vendor deal ever is
expected to close sometime between now and October 2016.
While EMC CEO and C... (more)
The next BriefingsDirect expert panel discussion examines the value and
direction of The Open Group IT4IT initiative, a new reference architecture
for managing IT as a business.
IT4IT was a hot topic at The Open Group San Francisco 2016 conference in
January, and the enterprise architect and IT leader attendees examined it
from a variety of different angles. This panel, conducted live at the event,
elevates the IT4IT discussion to the level of enabling digital business
And so to learn more about how IT4IT aids businesses, we are joined by Chris
Davis, Professor of Inform... (more)
Last week’s arrival of the Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview marks a
turning point in the cloud computing market and forms a leading indicator of
how dramatically Microsoft has changed in the past two years.
The cloud turning point comes because the path to hybrid-cloud capabilities
and benefits has a powerful new usher, one with the enterprise, developer,
and service-provider presence, R and D budget, and competitive imperative to
succeed in a market still under served and nebulous.
Over the past five years, public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)
value and utility... (more)