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June 15, 2020

Industry News: June 8 -12 – Concern over Email Attacks, Migrating On-Prem Apps to Azure, the State of Tech Jobs

Ann Carpenter

Every week we highlight cloud computing and technology news of interest. This week we’re covering threat actors taking advantage of email, trends shaping the future of data centres, insight on migrating on-prem apps to Azure, whether or not tech jobs are bouncing back and VMware’s latest acquisition.

Let’s get started…

While cyberattacks come in all shapes and sizes, threat actors may have a favourite target – email. BetaNews broke down the findings of a new study which found that even though IT decision makers are implementing security measures, 60% fear they will suffer an attack via email this year. Explore the results here.

The way data centres operate is constantly evolving. CIO Review is revealing the three trends they believe will drive the future of data centres: edge computing, hyperscale data centres and security at the chip level. Dive into the trends here.

When it comes to migrating on-prem apps to Azure, many questions may arise. MSDynamicsWorld spoke with a number of professionals, including Navisite’s Mike Gallo, about migrating on-prem apps to Microsoft’s cloud, and what to expect. Read more here.

As states continue the reopening process, there are signs of hope for tech jobs nationwide. CIO Dive gives us a look at new numbers indicating 28,000 new technology workers were added in the month of May. What could this mean for the industry? Find out here.

VMware is looking to step up security by announcing their acquisition of Lastline, which focuses on anti-malware research and AI-powered network detection. Learn more about VMware’s plans for the acquired company here.

About Ann Carpenter

Ann is the head of demand generation and blogger at Navisite with more than 10 years of experience working, writing and developing content for technology companies while living in the U.S. and in countries around the world. She currently lives in Atlanta, Ga., with her husband and newborn son.