According to the Verizon 2010 Payment Card Industry Compliance Report, organizations are generally doing a good job meeting most PCI DSS requirements but struggle when they have to engage in continuous security activity, such daily monitoring of logs, according the business analysis of its PCI assessment clients. In addition, Verizon found that organizations that had suffered data breaches of cardholder information performed dismally in terms of compliance with most PCI requirements.
Kemp Technologies is releasing two appliances - LoadMaster DR (disaster recovery) and Virtual LoadMaster - to address server failures and outages in small and medium-sized businesses. The physical (LM-DR) and virtual (VLM-DR) appliances can divert Web and application traffic from one data center to another in the event of an outage to ensure business continuity to organizations of all sizes.
Brocade today announced that the best-in-class Brocade 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) dual-port Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) and its 8Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) have been successfully qualified and are available from Dell, offering significant performance, virtualization, management and pricing advantages over competing products.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has the industry's broadest portfolio of available silicon solutions supporting the newly ratified IEEE Std. 802.3az-2010 Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard.
Avaya and Skype have announced a joint integration that makes Skype services available on a variety of Avaya platforms. Under the terms of the relationship, Avaya customers in the US will be able to make global calls via Skype right from their Avaya communications system. This is good news for enterprises today because the partnership can help them cut costs. In the long term, it may be even better news for contact centers because it will provide greater opportunity for businesses to connect wi
Following nearly two months of intense speculation since the sudden resignation of Mark Hurd, HP late Thursday announced the selection of former SAP head Leo Apotheker as its new CEO and president. Apotheker himself is no stranger to sudden changes in the executive suite, having himself unexpectedly resigned as CEO of SAP in February. HP characterized Apotheker's 20 years at SAP as positioning him ideally for the HP gig.
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
2014 State of Unified CommunicationsIf you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.