Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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IBM and Fujifilm show super dense storage tape for big data work
Anticipating a storage crunch spurred by big data, IBM and Fujifilm are advancing the state of art in magnetic tape with a prototype capable of storing 85.9 billion bits of data per square inch. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Google Apps
Study: Total Economic Impact of Google Apps
Employees can work faster and IT spending can decrease when companies switch to Google Apps, says a commissioned study by Forrester Consulting. Going Google can make teams 20% more efficient and yields an estimated ROI of 329%. Learn more>>

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Are Agents Necessary for Accurate Monitoring?
Being proactive in managing network performance means not only tracking the network and applications, but obtaining a view of the underlying infrastructure health. Selecting the best method for your team requires an understanding of the options and the ability to choose the solution that integrates well with your existing resources. Learn More

Testing Lenovo's new ThinkServer: Low price, many options
We tested the Lenovo RD440 as a base-unit, 2U server. We found it pretty generic on the surface, but options, including software pre-loads, increase its potential utility for volume users and especially smaller operations. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Neustar Inc.
Neustar 2014 DDoS Attacks and Impact Report
For the third consecutive year, Neustar surveyed hundreds of companies on distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Neustar's survey reveals evidence that the DDoS attack landscape is changing. The number of companies attacked is up, but attack duration is down. Larger attacks are more common, but most attacks are still less than 1 Gbps. Learn More

Symantec tailors sharper small business security suite
  Symantec's latest product, Norton Small Business, is perhaps the most well-rounded offering the company has inserted into its product array for small companies. Read More


Hardware Test is the Key to Accurate Network Testing
Surprisingly, many organizations are not adequately testing their networks. Network testing is crucial for any IT organization that wants to ensure availability, security and performance of applications and services running on their networks. Learn More

How to Do Big Data in Healthcare
Many healthcare organizations like to talk about data analytics. However, here are eight pieces of expert advice to help you actually do it. Read More

Using math and crowdsourcing to camouflage 'eyesores'
Researchers at MIT are leading an effort to use algorithms and crowdsourcing to create customized camouflage that someday will conceal public eyesores such as electrical boxes and air conditioning units. Among the challenges to be overcome is creating camouflage that does the trick when viewed from different vantage points and in different light conditions. In a second you'll see some examples and... Read More

In prison for selling pirated movies, he's shown pirated movies
When Richard Humphrey says movies being shown by guards to inmates in an Ohio prison were illegally obtained, he can be considered a reasonably reliable source: Humphrey is serving a 29-month sentence for selling pirated movies. From a story on Cleveland.com: Read More



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