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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week - April 18 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published April 18, 2014
Ubuntu, Red Hat, IBM and Intel

Unified Communications Market Set to Hit $88 Billion by 2018
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 18, 2014
Infonetics Research is forecasting positive growth trends in the coming years for the Unified Communications (UC) market.

IBM Reports 1Q14 Revenue of $22.5 Billion
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published April 18, 2014
IBM reported its first quarter fiscal 2014 results late Wednesday, once again showing weakness in its server hardware business

Will Ubuntu Trusty Tahr Linux Challenge Windows on the Desktop?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published April 18, 2014
A new Long Term Support release of Ubuntu Linux, code-named "Trusty Tahr," arrives just as Microsoft ends support on Windows XP.

Red Hat CEO Growing Linux Business with New Cloud Workloads
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published April 18, 2014
"The single most chaotic open-source project out there is still Linux."

Mounties Arrest 19 yr Old in Connection with Heartbleed Attack
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 18, 2014
The mounties always get their man

Intel Reports 1Q14 Earnings of $12.8 billion
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published April 18, 2014
Looking forward, Intel provided guidance for the second quarter of 2014 for a revenue midpoint of $13 billion.

OpenStack Icehouse Brings Compute, Storage, Networking and Database to the Open-Source Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published April 18, 2014
The OpenStack Foundation officially released its next major milestone release, dubbed "Icehouse," on April 17, providing a long list of cloud feature updates and enhancements.

VMware Debuts vCloud Hybrid Service Disaster Recovery Solution
By Sean Michael Kerner | Storage Article Published April 18, 2014
VMware says its vCloud Hybrid Service DR solution allows virtualized data centers to enable DR services in their existing deployments.

Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at Risk from Heartbleed Flaw
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 18, 2014
Tens of millions of Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" users are still at risk from the flaw that continues to vex Websites around the globe.

[VIDEO] Why Doesn't Cisco have its own SIEM?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 18, 2014
Chris Young, SVP of Security at Cisco, explains why Cisco doesn't have its own SIEM product.

More $ Less Heartbleed?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 18, 2014
The OpenSSL Software Foundation is now asking for money to help fund its efforts. Will it make a difference or is a different model needed?

Red Hat OpenShift PaaS Marketplace Aims to Succeed Where Red Hat Exchange Failed
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published April 18, 2014
Seven years after the failed Red Hat Exchange, a new attempt to sell partner services emerges.

Verizon Debuts Secure Cloud Interconnect for MPLS
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 18, 2014
In the rush toward the cloud, many vendors have left a key enterprise constituent behind: private-IP, MPLS-based networks.

400 Gigabit Ethernet and the Internet of Things [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 16, 2014
Ethernet is the networking technology that binds the world together.

Are Windows XP Based ATMs a Security Risk?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 16, 2014
Microsoft has ended official support for Windows XP. What does that mean for the security of the world's ATMs, most of which run XP?

Heartbleed or Heartbeat? The Marketing of a Flaw
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 16, 2014
The name Heartbleed, as well as the well-designed logo that has been reused in countless media reports, is the creation of security research firm Codenomicon.

VeriSign: There are Now 112 million in .com Domains
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published April 16, 2014
The most popular TLD as ranked by the total number of registered domains is .com.

VMware Horizon 6 Goes Beyond Cloud Gateway Services
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published April 16, 2014
VMware is aiming to grow its virtualization business with the release of the Horizon 6 suite of applications that enables Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) as well as Remote Desktop Services (RDS) delivery.

Google Chrome 34 Adds Support for Responsive Images
By Sean Michael Kerner | Developer Article Published April 16, 2014
"Serving the same image resources to all devices can lead to slower page load times, wasted bandwidth and improperly formatted content"

[VIDEO] Verizon Terremark CTO John Considine
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published April 16, 2014
John Considine, CTO of Verizon Terremark, explains why he didn't choose to use OpenStack as the basis for Verizon Terremark's cloud services and how to meet the challenge of scale.

CipherCloud Aims to Build Trust with Executive Position [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 16, 2014
Bob West is one of only a handful of executives today with the title of chief trust officer.

MongoDB 2.6 Improves Open-Source Database Performance
By Sean Michael Kerner | Developer Article Published April 16, 2014
The open-source MongoDB project is out with its 2.6 release, providing users with new features and enhanced performance.

Microsoft Misses Pwn2Own Flaws in April Patch Update
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 16, 2014
Microsoft Word and Internet Explorer get attention in this month's Patch Tuesday update, but some unpatched flaws remain.

The End of Windows XP Security Updates - A Golden Opportunity for Linux?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 16, 2014
The end of Windows XP could well represent a golden opportunity for Linux, as it represents a lifeline for old hardware that is still useful for computing, even if it's not useful for Microsoft's operating systems.