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Wisegeek.com explains software licensing as a type of contract which exists between the person of company who produces a type of software, and the end user, or person who purchases or downloads the software to use. It is created to protect the copyright of the software, and actually re...
By RyanKamauff Here are the top mobile news and stories of the day. Samsung Sells 30 Million Galaxy S3 Units in 157 Days - The Galaxy S3 is being sold at 1 per .45 seconds right now. The S3 was Samsung’s attempt to fight back against the iPhone, and it is selling spectacularly. T...
New platform brings App developers and API providers together to build dynamic, engaging Apps with scalable APIsSanta Clara, CA [Cloud Expo] - Nov 6th, 2012 - SOA Software, a leading provider of Enterprise API Management and SOA Governance solutions, today announced the launch of SOA S...
Platform transforms business potential with API Management and Developer Community Management via on-premise, Enterprise and Open PaaS, and hybrid deploymentsSanta Clara, CA [Cloud Expo] - Nov 5th, 2012 - SOA Software, a leading provider of Enterprise API Management and SOA Governance ...
First and foremost, my heart goes out to those who have lost loved ones during this unprecedented event.  The human tragedy coupled with the extraordinary loss of property makes everything else seem unimportant. That said, everyone I know has been in cleanup and rebuild mode since the ...
Hurricane Sandy is shaping up to be a major, and very dangerous, meteorological event for the US's East coast. Naturally, everyone is looking for the latest information and forecasts. Fortunately, the wealth of public meteorological data available on the open web, combined with real-ti...
23 Octobre : annonces multiples d’Apple, commentée dans mon billet précédent. 25 octobre : annonces multiples de Microsoft, objet de ce billet. 29 octobre : annonces multiples de Google, qui feront aussi l’objet d’une publication. Cette fin de mois d’octobre...
Today we’re happy to share a post from Deney Dentel, CEO for Nordisk Systems, Inc.  Nordisk Systems provides cloud computing infrastructure, available and accessible for businesses of all sizes and industries. Enjoy! ————— There are many reasons to make the switch to cloud servic...
The Android development community, as might be expected, is a pretty vibrant community with a lot of great contributors helping people out. Since Android is largely based upon Java, there is a lot of skills reusability between the Java client dev community and the Android Dev community...
By RyanKamauff Here are the top tech news and stories for the day. Amazon had a big outage in North Virginia on the 22nd - This outage affected Reddit, Pinterest, Airbnb, Foursquare, Minecraft and more. As we rely more on the cloud to deliver services, then we will have to find ways ar...
Maybe you got sick and tired of your BlackBerry, or maybe you just fell for the iPhone’s allure. Either way, now you’ve got this shiny new iToy on your desk, but all of your contacts are stuck on your old, clunky BlackBerry. How do you move all those names and numbers over? It’s easier...
The New York Times has rolled out an HTML5 web app for Apple’s iPad, an addition to the native apps already available.  Read Original Content The preview of Oracle’s NetBeans Integrated Development Environment 7.3 features new advanced HTML5, JavaScript and CSS devel...
There has been an increasing amount of commentary about the growing shortage of Information Security folks. While the reasons for this shortage are manifold and easily explained, that doesn’t change the fact that it exists. Nor the fact that natural sources may well be causing it to wo...
When you are going to monitor your engine, you probably try first to find some tool that can do it. Very likely, of course, that tool should be able to handle monitoring online and to notify you when the health of your engine is starting to go bad. There are already several well-known ...
One of the biggest concerns IT managers have about moving business-critical applications into the cloud and away from the data center is the issue of security. What you may not realize, however, is that the same tools for automation and provisioning that function in cloud implementatio...
Cloud Sherpas study reveals regional IT priorities and trends, including strong interest in Google Apps (2-to-1 over Microsoft Office 365), mobile and cloud storage SYDNEY, Australia – October 18, 2012 – A survey conducted by global cloud solutions provider Cloud Sherpas in...
I was watching the most excellent “Gangs of New York” this weekend and something stuck in my head as it relates to the coming release of the Microsoft Surface. Prepare for a little trip, as I am going to venture off into crazy town with this post.  Let me state now, very clearly –...
Microsoft this week announced the release the 13th volume of its bi-annual Security Intelligence Report (SIRv13). The 146-page document looks at malware (and general security) trends for the first half of 2012. One of the biggest shifts, according to Microsoft, has been the growth of k...
Now that Gmail and Google Apps accounts have been around for a few years, the promise of “never delete an email again” appears to be reaching its limits. In fact, for Google Apps users (yes, even the ones who pay to use the service), the limit is a paltry 25 GB of storage and you [...]...
In today’s economy, many businesses are looking at employees using their own mobile devices at work as a way to cut expenses. One reason for the growing BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend is because many companies can’t afford to keep up with the latest updates in mobile technologies....
Previously I’ve discussed how solid-state arrays need to be optimised in their design to get the best out of the technology. Traditional arrays were designed to cope with the hard drive as the slowest component in the architecture. IP was built around squeezing the best performance o...
One of the great aspects of Software as a Service (SaaS) is that the software is always improving. It has to improve: users pay a monthly subscription, meaning they can cancel the service whenever they choose. Hence why the top software companies stay ahead of the curve and frequently ...
This Week in Cloud on the go! Download the This Week in Cloud iPhone app. Now it’s even easier to get your weekly cloud news and perspectives. Cloud News ...
Rappel des « chapitres » précédents : Première partie : les bases de la R2I. Deuxième partie : les infrastructures. C’est dans le domaine des usages que cette R2I sera la moins visible, mais c’est aussi dans ce domaine qu’elle...
Pop-quiz: You’re the CEO of a company whose product is basically free content that everyone generates for you. The product is wildly popular, thanks mostly third-party innovation that blossomed around your relatively open API. This third-party innovation has produced wonderful ap...
Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: The White House is working with the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and others to draft their cybersecurity executive order. More here. The Senate Foreign Relations Commit...
Recently, I was involved in a project that was migrating from Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 to Hyper-V Server 2012. Due to architectural changes involved in implementing the new features in Hyper-V Server 2012, a direct in-place upgrade is not possible. However, the across-the-wire migratio...
Avaya Notification Solution (ANS) 2.0 provides fast, multi-channel notification to any endpoint -- office, BYOD, home, signage, broadcast, web or social media Messages can be simultaneously sent via SMS, email, IM and audio formatsIntegration with Avaya Aura® Conferencing 7.0, Rad...
There was a time – perhaps a decade ago, perhaps more – when the network was simply the network. It was routers and switches and cables and power. It was responsible for carrying data to and fro, and for acting as a hard wall gatekeeper that would prevent data from getting from one pla...
If your .NET application was to run a sprint, would it win the race? To determine whether your application meets its performance objectives (and wins the race) and to help identify bottlenecks, you need to measure your application’s performance and collect metrics. Metrics of particul...
Recorded Future creates an index of past, present and predicted events from over 150,000 online sources and provides visualization tools to help analysts harness the predictive power of the web. Here’s another interesting use case for Recorded Future, this time from their website...
With a number of business “going Google,” the massive search company has launched the first set of Google+ features for businesses. With this “initial set” of features now available, Google is letting all Google Apps customers get an early look at them in a “full preview mode.” This pr...
The market for APIs has experienced explosive growth in recent years, yet one of the major issues that providers still face is the protection and hardening of the APIs that they expose to users. In particular, when you are exposing … Continue reading →
It has been talked about many, many times, so now it is naturally widely-known that any application, especially one that’s in production, must be monitored. When monitoring, it is important not only to evaluate the current status of the application, but, even more importantly, to predi...
“It’s been said that the secret to a good marriage is to understand that ‘it must be total, it must be permanent, and it must be equal.’  Microsoft has 20 years of expertise in the enterprise arena, and the release of Office 365 a year ago only extends th...
Successful joint implementation of Google Ecosystem and Ericom’s HTML5-based remote access technology empowers QDI with Chromebook access to Windows applications and desktops, and enhanced collaboration and productivity tools, from anywhere and any device. CLOSTER, N.J. and ATLAN...
I've been talking with IT Pros in my community about integrating ADFS 2.0 with Office 365 to establish single sign-on capabilities. Because the process involves a number of tasks and steps, I am sharing three resources that I've personally found helpful in planning, installing and con...
App.net’s goal of creating an alternative social network took a big step forward with the announcement that it had achieved the goal of raising $500,000 in a crowd-funding campaign. The project, which seeks to build an open API framework for developers, achieved its Kickstarter p...
As the global microstock industry has been demonstrating a rapid growth, it has become a real challenge for a contributor to succeed and keep up with the market pace. A microstock contributor has to produce quality content and they have to do it quickly. What they also have to do is to...
You may have heard of Pocket, actually, you’re more likely to know it in its former incarnation, Read It Later. I have recently started using Pocket to track interesting stories for my daily roundup. The setup is easy – I made an account, installed the Chrome browser extens...