HITS News Headlines

7 Tips for Operationalizing Analytics (SAS Blog)

One of the biggest challenges we’ve been hearing from customers lately is that they need help operationalizing analytics to extend the value of their modeling efforts. In many ca... More

How Nearline Storage Brings Unparalleled Value to Archive Data (Qumulo Blog)

More and more often, the value of a business is being defined by the data they have. That data can include what you know about your customers, how you route your logistics or how t... More

Kubernetes: A Rising Platform for Delivering Digital at Scale (Digitally Cognizant Blog)

The emergence of Kubernetes has cleared many of the doubts about overcoming the operational and technological challenges of managing containers. As enterprises pursue a multi-cloud... More

Avid Wins 2018 Microsoft U.S. Partner Award for Helping the Communications, Media Industry Leverage the Cloud (HITS)

Avid has won the 2018 Microsoft US Partner Award for the communications and media industry. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating... More

How the IBM Cloud is Moving Across Europe (IBM Think Blog)

The consumption of services delivered on private, hybrid and public cloud platforms has been growing for several years, and significantly outperforms the growth rates of investment... More

Will Data Kill the AI Star? (IT Pro Portal)

AI is the newest rock star on the technology scene. But just because artificial intelligence (AI) is the hottest new thing, that doesn’t mean it can survive the inherent data cha... More

Google Cloud’s L.A. Region Goes Online (TechCrunch)

Google Cloud’s new region in Los Angeles is now online, the company announced today. This isn’t exactly a surprise, given that Google had previously announced a July launch for... More

Make the Leap from IT ‘Pro’ to IT ‘Manager’ (IW)

As time passes throughout one's professional career, it can grow tiring to perform the same duties over and over. In the field of information technology, this is certainly the case... More

The Top Seven Blockchain Careers You Should Know About (Dataconomy)

Blockchain is a growing industry and people skilled in it are in high demand.The UpWork report states that jobs related to blockchain technology saw a growth of 2000% for three con... More

Walmart, Microsoft Link Up on Cloud Technology (CNBC)

Retail giant Walmart signed a deal to use Microsoft's cloud and artificial intelligence technology on Tuesday, deepening a strategic partnership between two of Amazon’s major riv... More

Featured Jobs: Amazon; Box; UI Centric

Sr. Software Development Engineer — Seattle — Amazon Director, Market and Competitive Intelligence — Redwood City, CA — Box Senior Project Manager — London — UI Cent... More

IBM is Using AI to Predict How Employees Will Perform (TNW)

BM may have the most forward-thinking employee performance review system around. Rather than simply judge employees on what they’ve already done, the company uses its Watson AI t... More

Box Opens Up About the Company’s Approach to Innovation (TechCrunch)

Most of us never really stop to think about how the software and services we use on a daily basis are created. We just know it’s there when we want to access it, and it works mos... More

PC Industry Sees Unexpected Surge in Sales (IT Pro Portal)

For the first time since 2012, PC shipments posted their first year-over-year quarterly growth driven by a strong enterprise upgrade cycle to Windows 10. According to new data from... More

Cisco Chief Executive’s New Mantra: Simplify Computer Networks (NYT)

Over more than three decades, Cisco Systems became a Silicon Valley giant partly because of one facet of its business: technological complexity. Managing Cisco’s many varieties o... More

Google Cloud, SAP to Collaborate on Cloud Strategy with Deloitte (MESA)

Deloitte will partner with Google Cloud and SAP to help customers devise a comprehensive cloud strategy, migrate their SAP applications to Google Cloud Platform and manage their en... More

Why Digital Business Transformation Depends on Public Cloud Networking (CloudTech)

Companies increasingly seek digital business transformation. From a purely technology perspective, most pieces are in place for this transformation to occur. But too often, one thi... More

Microsoft Launches New Wide-Area Networking Options for Azure (TechCrunch)

Microsoft is launching a few new networking features today that will make it easier for businesses to use the company’s Azure cloud to securely connect their own offices and infr... More

IBM Security Study: Mega Data Breaches Cost $40M to $350M (VentureBeat)

The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million, according to a study by IBM Security and Ponemon Institute. But the cost of “mega breaches,” where 1 million to 50 million r... More

Top 12 Project Management Certifications for 2018 (CIO)

No matter what your IT role, a project management certification can add depth, breadth and value to your role. Here are the top project management certifications, their requirement... More