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What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

Software, SD-WAN, security, high-speed data-center networking, and more software fill up the Cisco hot plate for 2019.

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Ohio becomes the first state to accept bitcoin for tax payments

Ohio businesses can now use the cryptocurrency to pay their taxes and view the transactions in real time online via a transparent blockchain ledger.

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7 container security tools to lock down Docker and Kubernetes

These extra-strength tools bring monitoring, auditing, runtime defenses, and policy-based controls to containers in development and production

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IBM reinforces enterprise multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion

IBM wants to make it easier for customers to move to multicloud environments by adding automation tools to its cloud services and extending its relationship with cloud migration specialists ServiceNow.

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Blockchain 2019: How crypto will convert cash, property into digital assets

While they're still nascent, new start-ups are launching that allow users to convert cash, property and digital assets into cryptocurrency that can be tracked and kept in a blockchain immutable record. But there are also some tall...

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Cisco fuses SD-WAN, security and cloud services

Cisco secures SD-WAN software, bolsters cloud-based Office 365 application access, and offers DevNet SD-WAN development options.

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Cisco-AWS marriage simplifies hybrid-cloud app development

Amazon Web Services and Cisco have teamed to help customers build apps in the cloud or data centers and move easily between the two.

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Seagate is testing a blockchain ledger to track hard drives

Seagate and IBM have partnered to build a blockchain distributed ledger to track tens of millions of hard drives as they move through the supply chain from array manufacturers to technology integrators.

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YotaScale puts predictive analytics into cloud ops

Now working on AWS, the platform provides insights into cloud deployments

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Coming soon: Public blockchains for private business data

Ernst & Young has created a public blockchain prototype it plans to launch in 2019 that lets companies transact with any number of partners in an open network while protecting the privacy of each participant and their data.

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IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud

IBM is moving its Watson Cognitive Health services to a hybrid cloud model that it said will give customers greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for data analytics.

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The IBM-Red Hat deal: What it means for enterprises

IBM hopes the acquisition of Red Hat will give its customers the tools to expand their use of cloud by creating and deploying cloud-friendly applications on a larger scale, a goal shared by IBM competitors Google, Amazon and...

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IBM says buying Red Hat makes it the biggest in hybrid cloud

$34 billion deal scheduled to go through sometime in the second half of 2019

What's new in IoT: Trends for 2019

The fourth edition of the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC), which took place in Barcelona earlier this month, signaled an increasing interest in the technology, with the number of attendees increasing by 25 percent...

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10 hot business-continuity startups to watch

A crop of well-funded young businesses embrace blockchain, machine learning, data analytics and more to stave off costly disaster downtime.

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Gartner: IT spending to hit $3.8 trillion; enterprise software, IT services outlays lead way

Enterprise software spending is forecast to experience the highest growth, with an 8.3 percent increase in 2019. Communications services such as MPLS and other WAN services will hit $1.4 trillion in 2018.

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IBM wants to manage your cloud services no matter which ones you run

IBM’s new Multi-cloud Manager will manage workloads on Big Blue clouds, as well as workloads on Amazon, Red Hat and Microsoft infrastructure.

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Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a digital business project, Gartner says you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.

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Economist Nouriel Roubini: Blockchain and bitcoin are the world’s biggest scams

The economist who predicted the 2008 financial collapse has been telling congressional leaders that bitcoin and blockchain represent a significant threat to the stability of the financial marketplace. But he's getting pushback.

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5 CRM trends for 2018

Customer relationships are key to a healthy business. Here’s how organizations are making the shift to holistic, data-driven approaches to improving customer experience.

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