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Recent Advances in Information Technology

Waldemar Wójcik, Jan Sikora
October 17, 2017

Information Technology is applicable in all areas of life. As a result, computer science is essential to imagine the modern world. Recent advances in information technology represents only a small part of today’s computing applications which were the subject of international cooperation between...

Why CISOs Fail: The Missing Link in Security Management--and How to Fix It

Barak Engel
October 12, 2017

This book serves as an introduction into the world of security and provides insight into why and how current security management practices fail, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment. The author examines the reasons and suggests how...

Designing Green Networks and Network Operations: Saving Run-the-Engine Costs

Daniel Minoli
June 20, 2017

In recent years, socio-political trends toward environmental responsibility and the pressing need to reduce Run-the-Engine (RTE) costs have resulted in the concept of Green IT. Although a significant amount of energy is used to operate routing, switching, and transmission equipment, comparatively...

Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials: Cloud, Converged, and Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft

Greg Schulz
June 14, 2017

Software-Defined Data Infrastructures Essentials provides fundamental coverage of physical, cloud, converged, and virtual server storage I/O networking technologies, trends, tools, techniques, and tradecraft skills. From webscale, software-defined, containers, database, key-value store, cloud, and...

Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models

Tolga Bektas
May 25, 2017

This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also...

The CISO Journey: Life Lessons and Concepts to Accelerate Your Professional Development

Eugene M Fredriksen
March 13, 2017

The book takes readers though a series of security and risk discussions based on real-life experiences. While the experience story may not be technical, it will relate specifically to a value or skill critical to being a successful CISO. The core content is organized into ten major chapters, each...

Virtualization and Private Cloud with VMware Cloud Suite

Lee Chao
March 03, 2017

To help readers understand virtualization and cloud computing, this book is designed to cover the theories and concepts enough to understand the cutting-edge technology. Meanwhile, in this book, the reader can gain hands-on skills on VMware Cloud Suite to create a private cloud. With the academic...

Computer, Communication and Electrical Technology: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advancement of Computer Communication and Electrical Technology (ACCET 2016), West Bengal, India, 21-22 October 2016

Debatosh Guha, Badal Chakraborty, Himadri Sekhar Dutta
February 28, 2017

The First International Conference on Advancement of Computer, Communication and Electrical Technology focuses on key technologies and recent progress in computer vision, information technology applications, VLSI, signal processing, power electronics & drives, and application of sensors &...

Data Protection: Ensuring Data Availability

Preston de Guise
February 22, 2017

This is the fundamental truth about data protection: backup is dead. Or rather, backup and recovery, as a standalone topic, no longer has relevance in IT. As a standalone topic, it’s been killed off by seemingly exponential growth in storage and data, by the cloud, and by virtualization. So what is...

Making It in IT

Terry Critchley
October 11, 2016

Written for those starting a career in IT or whose career is well advanced, this career guide shows how to blaze a path to success through the jungle of modern IT. With a career spanning five decades, the author shares lessons he learned the hard way so readers do not have to learn them the hard...

High-Performance IT Services

Terry Critchley
August 23, 2016

This book on performance fundamentals covers UNIX, OpenVMS, Linux, Windows, and MVS. Most of the theory and systems design principles can be applied to other operating systems, as can some of the benchmarks. The book equips professionals with the ability to assess performance characteristics in...

Enhancing Enterprise Intelligence: Leveraging ERP, CRM, SCM, PLM, BPM, and BI

Vivek Kale
February 19, 2016

Enhancing Enterprise Intelligence: Leveraging ERP, CRM, SCM, PLM, BPM, and BI takes a fresh look at the benefits of enterprise systems (ES), focusing on the fact that ES collectively contribute to enhancing the intelligence quotient of an enterprise. The book provides an overview of the...

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