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How to Prevent Spear Phishing

Spear phishing is a more targeted form of a phishing attack, where individuals of a particular organization are deceived into divulging credential information. In spear phishing, a message is designed to look as if it came from a trustworthy source within the organization. The message then prompts the employee/member to respond in a certain way, […]

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The Advantages of Unified Threat Management

Long gone are the days where companies would use multiple stand-alone security technologies that are expensive, difficult to maintain and that cause confusion to the online security framework of the business. Unified Threat Management (UTM) addresses this issue. UTM can be defined as the consolidation of essential security functions into a single device that can […]

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How to Prevent and Protect from Ransomware

Ransomware is a kind of malware that is designed to target and disable critical components of your system (such as important files and essential system components), making them inaccessible and unusable. Once ransomware is installed, it embeds deep within the system and is often impossible to remove without access to keys/codes that only the developers […]

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IBM Power System S812: Speed, Scalability, Security and Efficiencies for Data-intensive Businesses

Data is a beautiful thing — and a powerful business tool. But it doesn’t manage itself. Today’s information- and application-intensive business environments demand systems that can accommodate enormous transaction processing workloads with a proven infrastructure, while keeping the focus on reliability, security, and availability. They also need to work at breakneck speed and combine endurance […]

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How to Choose the Right Linux Distribution for IBM Power

Back in 2013, IBM renewed its commitment to Linux by pledging to invest $1 billion to improve the Linux OS on Power Systems. This investment helps to support 400 independent software vendors offering over 1,000 applications as well as 2,500 open-source applications. IBM’s ongoing support of Linux has encouraged the development of many Linux distributions […]

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Why Companies Need to Rethink Backup and Recovery

The current technology risk landscape shows how crucial backup and recovery is for companies. Whether a business suffers an equipment failure, natural disaster, or a targeted attack, backup and recovery may be the only solution to the loss of data and mission-critical applications. When detection and prevention measures fail, backup and recovery is the last […]

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What’s Next for IBM Power Systems?

3 Ways POWER9 Microprocessors Will Revolutionize IBM Power Systems In the world of data centers, Intel has had a virtual monopoly on data processing with their microprocessors. According to some estimates, Intel owns over 90% of market shares in data centers. However, with the upcoming release of its POWER9 chip, IBM is ready to challenge […]

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The Risks of End-of-Life Technology

For anyone working with hardware and software, obsolescence can be troublesome, annoying, costly, and greatly inhibit overall production. For IT managers overseeing data storage and maintenance, the phasing out of technology can pose major headaches. It’s important, then, for data managers to pay close attention to the potential impact of EOL, or End-of-Life Technology. […]

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