Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Android hits 80% smartphone share in Q3

Suse Linux Enterprise expands regular support to 10 years | I was right: Phablets are taking over the world!

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How to Run Your Small Business With Free Open Source Software
From simple bookkeeping packages to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications. Read More


Virtualization Data Protection
Best practices, business considerations and practical answers to better manage and protect data in virtualized environments. This eBook focuses on data management and protection in virtualized environments, but will also share a real-life virtualization success story that could have ended in disaster. View Now


Taking the Leap to Virtualization
Many mid-market companies have invested significant time and resources to secure and back up their servers, client computers, data, and overall network infrastructure in the traditional client-server environment. View Now

Suse Linux Enterprise expands regular support to 10 years
Suse Linux Enterprise (SLE) version 11 and up will come with 10 years of general support instead of the seven years offered up to now, in a move that matches services from competitors. Read More


Repercussions of Poor Backups
Small and midsize businesses cannot tolerate the downtime and data loss from poor or failed backups. Whether you want to manage your own backup process or outsource it, learn key criteria to simplify configuration and administration, protect VMs by providing granular object recovery, and deduplicate data across physical and virtual environments. View Now

I was right: Phablets are taking over the world!
I was right. Phablets are taking over the world! IDC's latest mobile market share research shows big Android gains. Can you guess the reason? The latest smartphone research from IDC shows significant market share gains for Android in the third quarter of 2013, with Windows Phone also making gains even as Apple's iPhone lost market share. Read More


The Time for VM-Only Backup Technology Has Passed
The time for virtual machine (VM)-only backup solutions is passing. Enterprise workloads and mission critical applications demand comprehensive tools to back up the mixed virtualized and non-virtualized infrastructures that have become the norm. Read Now!

Google Android inside four of every five smartphones shipped last quarter
Devices running Google's Android operating system accounted for 81% of all smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter of 2013, according to a study released today by IDC. Read More


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