Apple Ecosystems Dictate Future Of The Enterprise

Apple Ecosystems Dictate Future Of The Enterprise

Just when you thought it was safe to invest in desktop enterprise innovation, along comes Apple and blows the cover off the ball. Apple’s amazing sales quarter registered $46.3 billion in sales, on the Richter scale of all things digital – the best quarterly sales for any technology company in history. That’s up 73% from [...]

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DCIM Tools: Reality or Hype?

DCIM Tools: Reality or Hype?

I have written about data center infrastructure management (DCIM) in past blogs: Tools Needed to Manage Data Centers The New Data Center Infrastructure Management Segment Chatting with Sherman Ikemoto of Future Facilities As most people in the data center market know, both facilities and IT folks consider monitoring one of the most important elements in [...]

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Wireless Markets In The Hands Of The Big Bells K-Street  And The Winds Of Change That Move The FCC

Wireless Markets In The Hands Of The Big Bells K-Street And The Winds Of Change That Move The FCC

The average mobile bandwidth consumer needs to pay attention to the musical chairs played by providers of mobile as well as home use of cable services.  Business users aren’t subjected to the same fluctuations and are more likely to lock in costs longer term.  AT&T blames it on the explosion in data usage and have [...]

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How to Sell Management on a New IP-Based Phone System

How to Sell Management on a New IP-Based Phone System

Build your case for that next-generation communication hub. Download 7 smart selling points in 1 free VoIP-News checklist. You’ve already got the IP-network. So what happens when you piggyback on a new IP-based phone system? Spell out the facts for management. Pad your pitch with 7 solid incentives for customer service, long-distance and network management [...]

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Megaupload And Hollywood’s Desperate Mega Moguls

Megaupload And Hollywood’s Desperate Mega Moguls

To understand this week’s drama, with the bust of Megaupload, the latest file sharing monolith to go down, you must start by understanding the man behind the machine brought down by the U.S. feds and put into the custody of the New Zealand police under charges of criminal copyright infringement related to the MegaUpload site.  [...]

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How Washington Is Blowing Our Competitive Edge In Technology

How Washington Is Blowing Our Competitive Edge In Technology

The 2012 Presidential campaign demonstrates the old adage that money talks, and bullshit walks.  Like many other communities, we have railed for over a decade now about why it is Washington never did get the technology sector, and never understood how the powerful politicians handling of it would determine the competitive edge our country held [...]

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In their response to SOPA

In their response to SOPA, Stop Online Piracy Act, PIPA, PROTECT IP Act, and OPEN, Online Protection and Digital Enforcement Act, the Obama administration’s lead persons, Victoria Espinel – Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator at Office of Management and Budget, Aneesh Chopra – U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President and Associate Director for [...]

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Hack:  risk and reward

Hack: risk and reward

If hacking into web sites and databases is so rampant, if the government, military and intelligence folks are unable to stop it, unwilling to discuss it, even, to share the data on the risks and are they worth the rewards, what are we to do or say about it?  Over at Infoworld, Roger Grimes shares [...]

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Internet Gods And The Companies They Keep Close

In their response to SOPA, Stop Online Piracy Act, PIPA, PROTECT IP Act, and OPEN, Online Protection and Digital Enforcement Act, the Obama administration’s lead persons, Victoria Espinel – Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator at Office of Management and Budget, Aneesh Chopra – U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President and Associate Director for [...]

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January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

January 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft is starting off the new year with seven new security bulletins released for the January 2012 Patch Tuesday.  These seven new security bulletins address eight vulnerabilities. The primary bulletin administrators should patch first is MS12-004.  This security bulletin addresses two vulnerabilities with Windows Media types.  Opening a malicious media or MIDI file on an [...]

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