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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Energy Efficiency at Data Centers, Vantage Way

The first of my 2012 interviews is with Greg Ness, Marketing Vice President, Vantage Data Centers. Until I saw him, I did not realize that I often used to read his blog. He also writes on data center and IT infrastructure here. Greg Ness in the lobby of V3 Vantage Data Center. Actually, this is [...]

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Hackers, Crackers, Stratfors and the Cyber Arms Race

Hackers, Crackers, Stratfors and the Cyber Arms Race

In Michael Jang’s work on building strategic security strategies, he separates the Microsoft and Linux or OpenSource communities right out of the gate.  The definitions of the folks responsible for growing the multi trillion dollar cyber security market look like this. The Windows world diverges from the Linux or Open Source world by accepting the [...]

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Tech Update 2012

Tech Update 2012

What are your hot button issues for the New Year?  Let us know what you want to hear about and discuss and we’ll see what we can do for you.  Our plans this year include exclusive video coverage from Silicon Valley and local trade shows.  If you are exhibiting and would like your video or [...]

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