As we wrap up the year, we take a look back at what 2015 meant to the IT Pro. Common themes included surprise mergers and acquisitions, cyber attacks, cloud computing and new trends that will influence our corporate plans in the coming years.
Running Time: 38:30
A Look Back At 2015 for the IT Pro
Cloudtages and Security issues continue
- Anthem hacked and loses 80 million personal files
- Chrysler issues recall for a security hack in 1.4 M vehicles
Our reflection show from episode #200
Open Source Hardware in the Data Center?
- Open Compute Project site
- the mission “We believe that openly sharing ideas, specifications and other intellectual property is the key to maximizing innovation and reducing operational complexity in the scalable computing space.”
- OpenStack turns 5 with 4M lines of code
- Docker source donated to a hopeful Linux Foundation Open Container Project.
- Node.js switches to open governance
Microsoft Ignite, VMWorld, AWS reInvent Recaps
- Dell buys EMC (with Vmware and RSA) for $67 Billion
- Comcast drops its acquisition of TWC
- Microsoft is ready to push Windows 10 to businesses
- Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi 2? For more than hobbyists?
- Microsoft announces new Surface 4 and Surface Book (and a short video)
- Microsoft cloud is doing well $8.2B/yr
- IBM and Apple became enterprise delivery partners
- Good CPUs coming in Intel Skylake
- HP cloud is shutting down
- Why Private Cloud?
- How do non-technical managers positively or negatively impact the success of your teams?
- Apps for the non-developer developer out there
Our takeaway from 2015?
Changes are constant. Learning is constant.
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