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20 March 2017

CEO’s ignorance of open source software use places their business at risk

Today's CEO
The sagas are well-known – the software vendor that was forced to take a profitable software product off the market. 
14 March 2017

The DZone Guide to the Internet of Things

DZone
First there were long and short buzzes on a wire, then an imaginary tape with read/write head and some memory, then some noise-clearing discretization of those buzzes…then runaway fissile chain-reactions threatened and computers had to talk to one another even if a few of them died.
14 March 2017

How IoT Device Manufacturers Can Combat Gray Market Risks

Manufacturing Business Technology
According to Gartner, by 2020 there will be about 20.8 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices in circulation.
7 March 2017

The Hidden Risk Of Open Source Software: The Law

Law 360
The legal profession has an old saying: Ignorance of the law is no defense.
6 March 2017

Additional IoT Considerations for 2017

DZone
With more data from IoT devices some more questions, like: Where are the data scientists, who owns the data, are we collecting the data for just the present?
3 March 2017

IoT Skills For Developers

DZone
Know the impact of data, how databases work, and how data applies to the real world to help solve business problems or improve the customer experience.
2 March 2017

The Industry's Concerns With IoT

DZone
Security of IoT devices is the greatest concern given the amount of data the devices are collecting the the number of end points that can be compromised.
2 March 2017

Three Years after Heartbleed, How Vulnerable Are You?

Dark Reading
You may have a problem lurking in your open source components and not know it. Start making a list…
1 March 2017

The Future of IoT

DZone
Among the predictions: Edge computing will handle more data to provide more real-time, actionable insights. Blockchain will end up with IoT, but it isn't there yet.
28 February 2017

Hindrances to IoT's Success

DZone
The lack of a strategy, taking on too much at once, and concerns with security are all preventing people and companies from fully unleashing IoT's potential.
27 February 2017

Problems Being Solved by IoT

DZone
Virtually every industry, including transportation and logistics, self-driving cars, and energy and utilities, are looking to IoT to improve performance and solve problems.
24 February 2017

How IoT Has Changed in the Past Year

DZone
Companies are realizing the value IoT data brings to them, and their end user customers, to solve real business problems.
24 February 2017

Hackers make the unthinkable, well…thinkable: Hacking the Internet of Medical Things

IoT Global Network
The Internet of Things (IoT) brings with it endless opportunities – and, quite a few security challenges.
23 February 2017

How Companies Can Leverage IoT

DZone
Focus on the problem you are trying to solve, including how to improve the customer experience.
22 February 2017

Hackers make the unthinkable, well… thinkable: Hacking the Internet of Medical Things

IoT Now
The Internet of Things (IoT) brings with it endless opportunities – and, quite a few security challenges.
22 February 2017

Keys to a Successful IoT Strategy

DZone
Think about the architecture to collect and ingest data in real-time at the edge.
17 February 2017

Will Software Drive ROI in the IoT for Your Networking Enterprise?

NFV Zone
Though networking companies are creating more flexible virtualization techniques, consolidating hardware, and implementing open platforms and adaptable business models, the majority of networking enterprises have not established a cost-effective way to monetize their solutions.
16 February 2017

Ciena implements licensing solution from Flexera Software

Vigilance
Flexera Software has announced that Ciena has implemented FlexNet Licensing and FlexNet Operations to simplify deployments of programmable network solutions as well as help enable new revenues in their Network Functions Virtualisation ecosystem.
7 February 2017

Guest post: Ignorance of Open Source Law is No Defence

Legal IT Insider

There is an old adage in the legal profession: Ignorance of the law is no defence.

7 February 2017

Guest post: Ignorance of Open Source Law is No Defence

Legal IT Insider
There is an old adage in the legal profession: Ignorance of the law is no defence.
2 February 2017

Introducing the 2017 Tech Madness Finalists

Chicago Inno
Here's everything you need to know about the bracket.
1 February 2017

Ciena implements licensing solution from Flexera Software

Cambridge Network
Flexera is providing Ciena with a future-proof solution that is scalable to meet existing and emerging business needs.
1 February 2017

Ciena implements licensing solution from Flexera Software

Cambridge Network
Flexera is providing Ciena with a future-proof solution that is scalable to meet existing and emerging business needs.
31 January 2017

Have software companies learned the lessons of Heartbleed?

IT Pro Portal
Everyone remembers when the Heartbleed vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library sent waves of panic ripping through the software industry and companies around the world.
31 January 2017

Ciena simplifies programmable network services with Flexera licensing service

Telecom Times
Ciena has inked a strategic agreement with Chicago-headquartered application management and software licensing specialist Flexera, allowing it to implement the latter's FlexNet Licensing and FlexNet Operations services to simplify its own programmable network rollouts and develop new revenues in its network functions virtualisation ecosystem.
30 January 2017

Think open source software is free? Think again…

JAXenter
It was recently reported that Oracle will begin to enforce commercial terms on customers who thought they were using free Java software.
19 January 2017

FTC’s new IoT challenge is a ‘no-win situation’

SD Times

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a new competition that challenges the public to create a tool that consumers can use to protect their homes from Internet of Things devices.

5 January 2017

Flexera Software 2017 Predictions: Networking Companies Will Achieve Higher Profit Margins in the IoT with Software-Driven Revenue

VM Blog

Networking companies are adapting virtualization techniques to become more flexible, consolidate their hardware business and move to open platforms and elastic business models.