Issue 11 of iX imagazine, the German magazine for IT professionals, cores among other topics how AR, VR are not only for gaming and how Microsofts develops industry applications for it’s Hololens with several partners. Applications go from maintenance, education to prototyping and medicine.

By reaching decision makers like CIO’s, IT directors, developers and system administrators in the German industry, iX is a great source to market business solutions.

iX also releases its 4th Datacenters and Infrastructure special insert. This quarterly insert is a great source for companies with products for the datacenter market. The editorial content of this issue covers:

  • A study on efficiency technologies that make use of German data centers
  • The energy costs produced by wind power that drive data centers
  • The event when containers put security at risk
  • How much energy that one can save when using chillers with water
  • How compact modern ODF-Solutions are packed
  • Which errors are caused by Network designs
  • The variants that RZ-Outsourcing provides

Other exciting aspects and new trends in the IT industry that iX covers in this issue are:

  • Amazon offering Elastic Beanstalk services that bundles offers that include computing and load balancing as managed services
  • Why digitalization is the main topic for this month’s issue and why there is a need to create the Chief Data Officer in a company
  • How the DSGVO can affect big data applications and what you can do to make sure that you’re on the right side of the law


About iX: iX is a monthly magazine specifically made for IT professionals who are looking for the latest trends and potential investments in the industry. Among the broad range of topics include an in-depth discussion of networks, software development, computer systems and other specialized topics written by editors and writers who are programmers, application developers and system and network administrators themselves. iX is currently being read and enjoyed by CIOs or relevant people who belong to the managing board in the data center, organization, data processing and telecommunication businesses.

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Security has been a concern for individual or corporations network users recently. Users are under the threat of hackers, malware, and viruses and the ways to spread them are also changing and unpredictable. Even though the innovative technology bring us convenience, without enhanced security products and services users may still be deterred. iX magazine’s latest issue by Heise will be delivering the in-depth introduction of security services. In addition, it will also introduce “digital transformation” and “Java 9”, which have been the hot topics lately. These are the latest technology trends cannot be missed out.

Issue 10/17 Topic preview

Market overview: Security as a Service
Security specialist knowledge about malware, log analysis, patch management or awareness training is not available in SMEs. In this breach jumped providers of managed security services. Tips for the selection of the supplier as well as a provider overview provides the market overview.

Software development: Java 9 is here
With Version 9, Java finally gets the modular Jigsaw system, which is expected by many developers. iX reveals how the new module system works and what else Java developers expect.

Corporate Strategy: Digitization
Everyone is talking about digitization and digital transformation, but what does this mean for companies? In the first part of a series of articles, iX examined whether digitization really needs to be a matter of top priority.

Customer Relationship Management: CRM and ML
Artificial intelligence and machine learning can not only make customer relationship management better but also more cost-effective. However, the emotionally staggered, ironic utterances are still stumbling.

iX extra Security: trends and products for it-sa
The digital transformation, and thus the Internet of Things, is a major challenge for security companies. And also the Ransomware problem is not solved long ago. iX reports what the security industry is presenting at it-sa.

Issue date: Sept 28, 2017

iX extra SECURITY—Security trends 2017 & it-sa Guide:issue in iX 10/17

One of the most recent trends that companies need to deal with today is, on the one hand, digital transformation and the networking of devices – the Internet of Things. These radical changes must also be accompanied by new security approaches to ward off new threats. The second major security issue that companies must consider in their deliberations is the risk of Ransomware.

Online blackmailers are becoming more sophisticated and potential victims need to be able to provide countermeasures. The iX extra deals in detail with these areas, provides an understanding of the problems and shows how they can be solved.


The it-sa is one of the world‘s most important trade fairs on IT security. More than 400 exhibitors will be offering the largest range of IT security products and solutions in Europe, including physical IT security, services, research and consulting, at the exhibition center in Nuremberg from 10 to 12 October. Special areas and specialist forums also provide comprehensive information on current topics in management and technology. The it-sa is the starting point for all those who professionally deal with the security of IT infrastructures and decision-makers who are responsible for this


Both iX extra SECURITY & it-sa Guide is going to publish with the issue of iX 10/17 on Sept. 28, 2017. If you want to participate in this topical issue, do not hesitate to join us before the chance is gone!


iX Issue 09/17 Preview

Market Overview: Engineering
Deep learning, neural networks, machine learning, AI: Software that finds itself, how to solve problems, find connections and adapts to the user’s needs, is to change the IT basic. Amazon, Facebook, Google and so analyze the data gigantic masses of the Big Data era, while Microsoft, IBM and others want to revolutionize AI technology the office workplace. Meanwhile, the technology can be used in any company.

Automated procurement processes
Digitization and industry 4.0 also change the procurement processes in companies. Modern B2B procurement solutions and shopping platforms are to be relieved of routine routines and provide a comprehensive view of the purchasing process. IX provides an overview of providers and current trends.

Memory-centric computer architectures
CPUs are now busy shifting data between different storage types with different access times and transfer speeds. In the meantime, several companies, including Intel, Fujitsu, HPE, are working on architectures in which storage, RAM and cache are growing together and becoming the focus. At the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, researchers are developing data models for the appropriate in-memory applications.

Linux for the industry
In industry, machines have a running time of several decades and the software is also used for the same time. This means a lot of maintenance for the manufacturers. Under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation work companies such as Hitachi, Siemens, Toshiba and Code Think in the project “Civil Infrastructure Platform” (CIP) on a unified software foundation based on Linux for embedded and control systems, which will consist of at least 15 years. iX reports on the current state of the project.

Topic special iX-Extra “Hosting II”
The benefits of cloud services for enterprises are obvious: No initial investments and payment only after use. This is combined with the lack of control over data management. This includes pure software services as well as pre-configured application servers or virtual private servers (VPS). But even complete private clouds can be relocated to a hoster and operated by it securely.

Issue on August 24, 2017

iX Magazine is a monthly magazine focused on IT professionals and trends, and it is distributed worldwide as a print and pdf edition. Special inserts appear every month and focus on key elements of the industry, with deep technological topics updated quarterly

The data center & Infrastructure special insert for iX Magazine targets IT professionals, management, and decision makers and informs them about the latest in data center and cloud technology. This quarterly special, for the August 2017 issue is an excellent opportunity to get exposure with over 150.000 people working in your related field.

This special is a 24-page full-color insert which is spread with the iX magazine as well as being made available online as PDF for maximum exposure.
Read back issues of the Data center & Infrastructure specials here: Data center & Infrastructure back catalog (PDF)

Data centers and Infrastructure

Servers, cables, and cloud computing

Editorial content covered in this special issue:

Internet of Things.
Discover how small data centers work with edge intelligence to process data. With IoT technology rapidly evolving, we see data storage and processing happening more and more at the edge of the network. This requires more processing power and storage at the edge but greatly increases the versatility of IoT solutions

Managed Services
Co-location services can be an excellent choice for small businesses, without the need for costly investment and the looming worry of disaster recovery, utilizing a co-location service provides the comfort of reliability and service while taking away the costly investment of preparations for expansions should the need be there.

Cable management
Why Rittal is committed to start-up PatchBox. PatchBox, an Austrian start-up that focuses on rack cable management. PatchBox delivers more than a cleaner look, and simpler documentation it also speeds up installation and replacement in just a few minutes, whereas traditional racks would take over eight times longer to finish.

Big Data
How disruptive technologies receive high resistance in your organization. Any change is perceived with skepticism, especially when it involves an evolution in the hardware and software we use in daily business. Businesses that have adopted big data early have thrived, so why is your organization not following suit?

Open Source
Why the Linux community is more secure. The benefit of the open-source nature of Linux is the fact that anyone can read the code and suggest fixes, or highlight concerns. This has led to a higher-class of security on Linux, by default as it set higher standards and is not influenced by the legacy architecture of many Windows applications.

What are the security risks of running container services like Docker? Docker can be used very safely and is generally more secure than a VM or bare metal solution. Learn how to elevate your Docker security by preventing Kernel exploits, container breakouts, fend of DoS attacks, and guard against poisoned images.

Cloud network
How software-defined networks provide BoD (Bandwidth on Demand.) BoD changes how peak-traffic is handled, whereas it previously was set-up through the added complexity of MPLS networks for mission critical systems, today BoD software scales up network capacity when needed, and down when it’s not needed.

Data centers and infrastructure is a quarterly iX magazine special for everyone that is professionally involved with today’s and tomorrow’s data centers, reach 155.000 data center professionals worldwide.

most pressing topics handled in each special issue:

  • Network management, cabling, and infrastructure
  • Cloud trends and the latest developments in data storage, security, and processing
  • Visionary technological developments
  • New developments in data center cooling
  • New construction, upgrades, expansion, and modernization of data centers
  • back-up, fail-safe and recovery solutions
  • data center physical entry and security
  • Monitoring and power saving technologies

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