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The PaaS market is filled with noise. "Platform as a Service" is surrounded with blind men around the elephant, each with their own definition PaaS. This is further compounded by the fact that the Application Platforms landscape is changing quickly as well. We keep hearing that "Develo...
In this article of the Performance Tuning Windows 2012 series we’ll focus on the Networking Subsystem. We’ll approach the various optimization guidelines by layer, starting with the hardware and drivers. We’ll also cover NDIS, the protocol stack, and user mode applications. Let’s star...
First-of-its-kind migration service makes moving to the Cloud much easierA new service designed to help businesses migrate critical services to the Cloud has been launched by Cloud Technology Solutions (CTS). The service Go Google, is the first-of-its-kind specifically designed as a on...
Of course Aaron was a legendary prodigy of a hacker in the sense of someone who can build anything out of anything. But that’s not what the media mean when they call him a hacker. They’re talking about his downloading of millions of scholarly articles from JSTOR, and there’s a slight c...
It has been less than four months since we introduced the first public preview for Windows Azure Mobile Services and in this short time we have seen continual improvements to the service offering including: SDKs for Windows Store, Windows Phone 8 and iOS app Auth using Microsoft Acco...
Pour mon deuxième billet de l’année, j’ai le grand plaisir de pouvoir parler de manière très positive et optimiste de l’informatique dans les entreprises françaises ; merci, Oxylane ! Oxylane ? ce nom ne vous dit rien ? Vous les...
Now that SharePoint Server 2013 has been released, I frequently get asked about ways in which a SharePoint 2013 lab environment can be easily built for studying, testing and/or performing a proof-of-concept. You could certainly build this lab environment on your own hardware, but due ...
Happy New Year!!!! For the New Year all of my IT Pro teammates across the country wanted to get together and talk about 31 things we love and want to teach about having Servers (VMs) in the Cloud. Throughout this month we are going to be talking about Windows Azure IaaS (Infrastructu...
Forceworks Google still uses Microsoft OfficeEven Google Hasn’t Completely Ditched Microsoft Office For Google Apps Want a job at Google? You might want to brush up on your Microsoft Office skills. That’s because a whole bunch of jobs at Google […]
Even Google Hasn’t Completely Ditched Microsoft Office For Google Apps Want a job at Google? You might want to brush up on your Microsoft Office skills. That’s because a whole bunch of jobs at Google […]Source: Google still uses Microsoft Office Forceworks
Long a leader in storage technology, IBM last summer gave us a peek at some of the advances they’re making in storage. Today, IBM has created a high-speed storage system than can scan over 10 billion files in just under 45 minutes. The previous system from IBM scanned just 1 billion fi...
Richard Spragg examines an alternative view to one of his previous blogs, and accepts that he may just have been wrong. There are times in life when you have to put your hands up to being in the minority, especially when you're in the business of putting your opinions out there in th...
Decibel customers get 'burstable' hosting resource for optimum website performance Decibel Technology, a leading software specialist for web development and website management, has partnered with iomart Hosting to provide website owners with a secure and resilient hosting platform, wit...
Most businesses have heard of cloud storage but haven’t started taking any action towards cloud storage migration. Many CIOs, on one hand are following closely the cloud computing development, on the other hand, are complacent about the existing IT
PALO ALTO, CA, Dec 13, 2012 - Nivio, a cloud computing company providing IT solutions to small and medium businesses, announced the release of its new comprehensive IT offering, Nivio for business. The integrated platform combines Windows desktops, networked storage, easy user manageme...
In what can be considered a major dig at Microsoft, Clay Bavor, product management director at Google Apps told V3 that the company is not bringing native Gmail or Google Drive apps to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Bavor said Google has ”no plans to build out Windows apps” and that th...
We review dozens of cloud-based CRMs every year. Some are great, some are… less great. Thing is, the great ones always seem familiar. They share common strengths. Based on our experience, here’s a list of 5 ways to tell great CRMs apart from the rest. 1. Intuitive navigation. Sof...
According to FaveQuest CEO Allan Isfan, HTML5 didn’t revolutionize the mobile business as expected, but instead it “over promised and under delivered”.  Read Original Content The QNX CAR HMI framework for the automotive environment features HTML5-based technology and a direct d...
By RyanKamauff Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. CIA invests in mobile security company to keep transactions under wraps - In-Q-Tel made a strategic investment and technology development agreement with Tyfone to “bring mobile security in cloud and NFC transactions to ...
By RyanKamauff Here are the top technology news and stories.  Apple’s ‘Steve Jobs’ Patent Is in Trouble - The multi-touch patent (one of the keys in the Apple v Samsung dispute) has been invalidated in a preliminary finding. While this finding is not 100% set, it does...
This week, my colleague Ed King presented a webinar with Eve Maler (
A popular spot where the Cloud and Identity domains intersect is the idea of “Personal Clouds”, which would be ideal services to build via a concept of the `X Internet`. With open standards like SAML providing the building blocks of interconnecting identity systems between application...
Yesterday’s WSJ.com video “Tablet Wars: How Are People Using Tablets?” had a shocking statistic: 98% of the web traffic from tablets comes from Apple’s iPad. Further, most of mobile commerce is from Apple’s iPhone. Translation: No matter what the sales figures for Android, people jus...
The partnership deal between CIMtrek and Cloud Technology Solutions has been extended to include new products and capabilities offered by each company. The partnership between Cloud Technology Solutions (CTS), and CIMtrek, encompasses CTS's Email migration from Notes to Google and Exch...
A recent study by researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of Oregon describes a threat scenario that allows attackers to exploit cloud-based resources for malicious purposes like cracking passwords or launching denial-of-service attacks. The study has gotten a...
Jack Clark at ZDnet recently published a great series of articles on the current state of cloud computing, which included an article on utility computing called “Cloud computing’s utility future gets closer“. It’s one of the best reviews of where we are in the progression toward utilit...
For the past few years, our friends at VMblog.com have run an annual prediction series forecasting the trends most likely to drive adoption of cloud and virtualization technologies in the upcoming year. This is the second year in a row that they’ve invited me to contribute, and I thoug...
Unveils Easy-to-Use, Secure Access for SaaS and Cloud Services Builds on Microsoft Active Directory to Enhance Unified Identity Services across Data Centre, Cloud and Mobile, Resulting in One Single Login for Users and One Identity Infrastructure for ITLondon, UK — Dec 3, 2012 &#...
The vast majority of new customers choose to seed their backup via the internet. Once you've configured the lightweight software client we call ZettaMirror with the paths to backup, it begins providing data protection by sending that data to Zetta's data centers and replicating your fi...
By RyanKamauff Here is the top mobile news and stories of the day. Report: Google Play revenues closing in on Apple’s App Store, up 311 percent - while Apple has adopted the luxury car version of differentiation, Google is taking the Wal-Mart road. They are taking over tablet and smart...
It is quite difficult to find any environment that is truly homogeneous today. Even home networks, which at one time may have been "all Windows" or "all Linux" today are a mixture of mobile device, Apple, and Windows-based products. As networks grow, the heterogeneity of its infrastruc...
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger introduced the concept of the Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC). This builds on the concept that as more and more of the Data Center becomes virtualized (servers, desktops), delivering greater cost-savings and agility to customers, software-defined automation ...
London, United Kingdom, November 28, 2012 --(PR.com)-- XTime is now using Storage Made Easy's SaaS unified Cloud File Server Platform. XTime is the leading provider of web scheduling and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for automotive service departments in North A...
On October 24, 2012 Cloudera announced the release of Cloudera Impala and the commercial support subscription service of Cloudera Enterprise Real Time Query (RTQ). Impala is a SQL based Real Time Query/Ad Hoc query engine built on top of HDFS or Hbase. As I watched the demonstration u...
In our previous article, Windows Server 2012 – New Advanced Features, we introduced some of the many new features that Windows Server 2012 provides to its clients. In this article we will focus on some more, particularly features that ease remote access. The opportunity to work from a...
By MattDevost I’ve been a long-time user of Google Apps and have recommended it to dozens of colleagues and associates. I currently use both the Standard (free) and Enterprise (paid) version of apps for several very high profile and long-standing domains. I’ve always consid...
I followed this tutorial on how to do mail merge in Google Apps, and it taught me a lot about Javascript and the future for open source applications. Doing mail merge in Google Apps was a lot of fun!  With a little copy and paste and about 15 minutes, I had was sending emails attached ...
I recently (finally) received the Google Chromebook in the mail. After over 2 weeks of intense waiting, it is here, and has absolutely matched all of my expectations. The device is thin and light and amazing looking. It is quite and never gets hot, even after extended use. The battery ...
Last week, was held in Argentina PyConAr Conference on the Python language. Within the same demonstrations were made on how to program these robots through this language, some modifications to Robot efectuándole Multiplo N6 to allow interactive program published in the 9th C...
BSD licenses are a group of permissive software licenses. What this means is that they are a class of free software licenses that contain very little requirements as to how the software is allowed to be distributed. The very first of these types of software license was used for the Ber...