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What Is DevOps, and How Can It Work for You?

What Is DevOps, and How Can It Work for You?

In the IT space, the buzzwords can be overwhelming — the acronyms, the shorthand, the metaphors. And making sense of those terms can feel dicey.

Expect More Bitcoin On Balance Sheets, As Paypal, MicroStrategy Fidelity And Walmart Sound Off On Blockchain

Expect More Bitcoin On Balance Sheets, As Paypal, MicroStrategy Fidelity And Walmart Sound Off On Blockchain

Building on its relatively new service letting Paypal’s 375 million customers buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency directly from their accounts, Dan Schulman, Paypal CEO, said on Tuesday that the company’s recently launched “Checkout With Crypto” service, which encourages purchases with bitcoin, ether, and other cryptocurrencies, will easily reach $200 million transaction volume within months. Schulman’s comments were delivered at Forbes’ third annual Blockchain 50 Symposium celebrating large companies using the technology behind bitcoin to improve their businesses. It took soon-to-go-public Coinbase, the United States’ largest crypto exchange, two years to reach the same volume on its similar merchant service. In the third quarter of 2020, Paypal had payment volume of $247 billion.

Your company phone may be more at risk of a cybersecurity breach thanks to WFH

Your company phone may be more at risk of a cybersecurity breach thanks to WFH

Nearly half of businesses say work-from-home policies have hurt their cybersecurity practices, according to Verizon’s 2021 Mobile Security Index, published Tuesday. The report includes findings from a survey of 856 professionals responsible for buying, managing and securing mobile and internet of things (IOT) devices for companies.

3 Top Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Buy Right Now

3 Top Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Buy Right Now

Every so often, a new technology comes along that fundamentally changes the world. Consider the discovery of electricity, the invention of the automobile, and the creation of the internet — all three sparked dramatic transformations, boosting productivity and efficiency across industries.

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

The most recent Continuous Delivery (CD) release for IBM MQ became generally available on March 25th, 2021.   CD releases provide insight into what the next Long Term Support (LTS) release will look at.   That is, IBM uses the CD releases to stage new features so that they can get exposure before becoming part of the mainstream.

Why cloud computing is perfect for small businesses

Why cloud computing is perfect for small businesses

More and more companies are turning to cloud computing, an umbrella term that groups together cloud backup, software as a service (SaaS), desktop as a service (DaaS), and cloud storage for small businesses, among other solutions. It’s a trend that makes sense: there are numerous benefits to adopting cloud computing, from the financial to the logistical and operational.

Big Data Is Dead: Long Live Smart Data

Big Data Is Dead: Long Live Smart Data

For more than a decade, big data has been steadily soaring. New data-driven companies have emerged and become multibillion-dollar juggernauts, while established market leaders recognized the power of data early and have invested accordingly. But like with so many things, 2020 was a wake-up call for data strategies, especially the many not delivering immediate value.

The Dynamic Enterprise: What Comes After Digital Transformation?

The Dynamic Enterprise: What Comes After Digital Transformation?

Digital transformation is dead. It’s not for lack of trying. Over the past decade, businesses have invested considerable time and resources into pursuing big transformation initiatives. While many may claim success, they’d be hard-pressed to tell you what the last stop on their journey looks like. That’s likely because digital transformation never quite lived up to the hype and shifting market demands.

Mastering Application Integration Challenges in Hybrid Cloud Environments

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Many enterprises are adopting OpenShift in their journey to building and running containerized workloads in on-premise, cloud-based or hybrid environments. These initiatives leverage multiple application integration technologies, such as IBM MQ, Apache Kafka, or Tibco EMS

How sports industry is evolving with digital transformation?

How sports industry is evolving with digital transformation?

Digital innovations have offered sports fans ways to connect with their favourite team, league, or activity over the years. Interaction comes in various ways, such as entertainment, purchases, and data. As digital transformation takes industries by challenge, the sports industry is in a unique position to benefit. The implementation of new technology has also allowed the business to extend its scope by providing and consuming information on a multichannel basis.