End-of-year reports from Gartner suggest that, over the next five years, smart machines could replace human workers in a plethora of industries, from manufacturing to warehousing to transportation. Is it a ‘futuristic fantasy,’ as a majority of CEOs tell the analyst firm, or a harsh reality?
The top IT security chiefs make salaries that can run over $1 million per year, but are they happy? Ponemon Institute, which interviewed about 700 security professionals in the top IT security spot at their companies to find out, learned they make big bucks but the job often feels stressful and isolated.
Researchers at IBM's Zurich facility have developed software to use cloud storage services as a backup
The cloud is an environment for remotely deployed applications to operate. In essence, it serves as an actual operating system (OS) for those deployed applications. For instance, the cloud offers resources in terms of storage, processing power, memory, IO, security and identity services, and everything else required by a general use OS. It’s probably more accurate to use the term virtual operating system to refer to the cloud in this respect. read more