Heartbleed security bug offers lessons in incident response

Perhaps the biggest security bug of this generation, Heartbleed offers a number of lessons for improving incident response. Threat expert Nick Lewis highlights his key takeaways.
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VMware Horizon DaaS hosts Windows client OS and Server images

With VMware Horizon DaaS, you can host Windows client OSes and Server images in the cloud or in your data center. If you decide to use Windows XP, 7 or 8 desktops, however, remember that you'll have to supply licenses and factor in those costs.
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Plantronics’ new hardware as a service UC devices compliment UCaaS

Plantronics is offering a hardware as a service program that can accompany provider's UCaaS offerings for small-to-midsized business customers.
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State Dept. database crash leads to passport, visa delays

A State Department database crash has delayed the issuing of passports and visas worldwide.
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State Dept. database crash leads to passport, visa delays

A State Department database crash has delayed the issuing of passports and visas worldwide.
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Non-IBM Power8 servers, chips to appear early next year

The first third-party chips and servers licensed to use IBM's Power architecture will be on the market early next year.
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What to include in a post-DR-test after-action review

What should go into your organization's after-action review following a disaster recovery test? #CIOChat participants suggest what to include in the report and why.
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California sees IT shifting to IBM-built cloud

California is moving its IT services to a cloud, on-demand, subscription-based service that state officials believe may meet as much as 80% of its computing needs.
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AWS expansion in Europe likely under data localization pressure

An AWS Germany region is expected as part of the cloud behemoths expansion in Europe, along with stronger partnerships between local service providers -- but IT pros say data localization is only one piece of the puzzle.
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SDN blogs: SDN in telecom; Cuckoo hashing; what is ONIE?

This week, SDN bloggers explore the future of SDN in telecom, Cuckoo hashing, the Open Network Install Environment, and the ONF's OpenFlow Conformance Testing Program.
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