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Friday, December 06, 2013
NSF tech guy smacked for stealing $94K in electronics
This IT guy had an all-together different idea of how to spend government money. The Department of Justice today said James Troy Clark, 51, of Fredericksburg, Va., an IT specialist with the National Science Foundation plead guilty this week to theft of government property totaling more than $90,000. [IN THE NEWS: Bitcoin's highest highs, lowest lows]
The word is out that the market for integrated systems is a key growth area for data center hardware infrastructure. This Gartner report sizes the market and profiles early leaders in this important and emerging area in three segments. Learn More. Learn More
The rise of virtualization has ushered in dramatic shifts in the computing landscape: Servers are more efficient and users can be more agile. But it's also created new challenges for backup and recovery. READ MORE
Cloud computing, rampant mobility, Big Data, and social business have created challenges never seen before. There is a need for a new application platform. In this webcast, find out about the forces shaping the 'third platform', and why the move to the third platform is the only way to meet customer needs. Learn more
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is putting forward an innovative encryption-based security architecture for software-defined networks and cloud environments that draws some of its inspiration from high-security networks used by the U.S. Department of Defense and intelligence agencies. READ MORE
Have you ever noticed how we are all considered IT experts come the holiday time? Brothers, mothers, grandfathers, aunts, cousins and close friends all turn to us for their latest technology purchasing decision. Since I am a bit of a gadget guy, I enjoy these conversations. It's fun to step through what they think they want and what they actually need. Here are a few of my observations: Read... READ MORE
The tech industry is in the midst of a major transition brought about by the combination of four forces. Since the lifetime of an application software package in a business is significant, application buyers need to consider support for the 3rd Platform. Learn more
Let's face it - this holiday season is going to be really good for the video gamer on your holiday list. Not only are there two new gaming consoles coming out (the Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4), but there are a bunch of games that will keep you entertained for months on end. Plus the accessories to enhance those games and experiences continue to be top-notch. READ MORE
As times change, so does the role of IT. A generation ago, it had to embrace PCs and client/server solutions. Now IT departments are faced with the consumerization of technology. Could the same analytics that helps companies predict customer behavior help IT departments stay relevant? READ MORE
Like the world of smartphones and tablets, where there are so many choices and options that trying to highlight them all is an experiment in confusion, the world of digital cameras and video cameras presents a multitude of devices. For this wrapup, then, we're presenting a bunch of materials that the photographer and/or videographer would like to include in their arsenals, with a focus on things that let people watch videos or produce photos easier. READ MORE
Your organization depends on your web applications to do business -- from customer facing eCommerce,banking or travel applications, to mission-critical applications for your employees or partners. When it comes to performance, visitors' expectations for service and reliability are high. Read Now
Whether you receive a phishing email inviting you to click on a specific link or whether you stumble upon it while Web surfing, here are 10 types of links you should never click on.
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