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  • April 26, 2016 26 Apr'16

    Juniper provides container firewall to banks, cloud

    Juniper Networks has added a container firewall to its SRX portfolio. The latest product provides container protection for banks, carriers and cloud providers.

  • April 21, 2016 21 Apr'16

    Identifying where big data apps make sense today

    Developers can gain an advantage from identifying the most common use cases of big data apps today. Here, expert George Lawton offers three different things to keep in mind.

  • April 15, 2016 15 Apr'16

    Video banking accruing interest among financial firms

    In UC news, Crestron has announced two services that aim to improve meeting productivity, and a report finds the banking industry has a growing interest in video services.

  • April 14, 2016 14 Apr'16

    A blockchain database takes a village

    Banks and other businesses are coming together to test blockchain database technology. New uses -- and standards for the industry -- could result.

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  • Identifying and tackling big data issues

    Looking for success in your big data project? It's not so easy, as Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski found in the first story of our handbook on big data issues. Capitalizing on big data remains a huge challenge for many companies because of a variety of reasons, ranging from identifying the right data to finding the right people to implement the technology -- and the right one, at that. But as experts tell Laskowski, the most common reason companies encounter major big data issues is not the wrong technology, but the wrong culture.

    In this SearchCIO handbook, get advice on how to build a data-driven culture to help realize big data success. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen recounts how he executed a "dirt cheap" advanced analytics project and helped improve student retention rates at the university where he was CIO. In our last piece, Laskowski lays out seven big data project mistakes that companies would be smart to avoid.

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  • How should enterprises manage social media compliance incidents?

    Social media compliance incidents in financial institutions are on the rise. Here are the most common violations and how to avoid them in the future. Continue Reading

  • NYSE outage highlights need for IT automation

    The NYSE outage has been pegged on gateways that were misconfigured for a software release, something that can be prevented with automation. Continue Reading

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