Transforming IT Operations #94: Global IT Spending for 2013, DevOps & ITIL Commonalities

ITOps94Every Friday, Zenoss highlights some of the best posts from across the web about the transformations taking place in IT. Here are some great articles they selected from 8/9/2013 that are worth taking a look at.

Changing the Conversation Around IT Operations Management — Zenoss Blog

A Look At The Top Three Network Monitoring Tools — By Prashant Phatak | EFYTimes

Implementing A Risk Management Framework For Health Information Technology Systems – NIST RMF — By Eric Basu | Forbes

Forrester: Survey Data Dispels ‘myths’ About Software Industry Trends in 2013 — By Chris Kanaracus |

VMware Hires Former SAP Mobile Chief Sanjay Poonen To Shore Up Executive Ranks — By Alex Williams | TechCrunch

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It’s Hard Making ‘Plans’ in End-User Computing — By Brian Gammage | VMWare Blog

Coursera, edX Offer Free Online Courses As Cloud Computing Learning Options Proliferate — By Louis Columbus | Forbes

Cloud computing: Are your own antique systems holding you back? — By Steve Ranger | TechRepublic

 US cloud computing industry faces US$35 billion PRISM fallout — HITB News

The Benefits of Hybrid Cloud  —

Cloud Security: Not an Oxymoron — By Tom Decoe | Cloud Computing Journal

Healthcare Industry Sees Big Data As More Than a Bandage — By Allen Bernard |

Banks seek big data, analytics and security start-ups for tech accelerator — By Steve Ranger | ZDNet

 IT Spending To Hit $2 Trillion In 2013, Even As China Slowdown Drags Down Growth — By Connie Guglielmo | Forbes

DevOps: Do you have to simplify infrastructure to make it matter? — By Derek C. Slater| Fierce CIO

DevOps, ITIL disciples can sing together: The Kamu initiative aims to find commonalities between two approaches to IT service delivery — By Adam Bender | TechWorld