Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Gartner: Makers of things for Internet of Things undervalue security

Vint Cerf worries about a 'digital dark age,' and your data could be at risk | Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch

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Gartner: Makers of things for Internet of Things undervalue security
Gartner says that vendors making devices for the Internet of Things put user friendliness and time to market ahead of security. Read More


Shadow IT in the Enterprise
This report reveals insights from more than 1,000 corporate IT users about their usage of Dropbox and personal mobile devices for work. Read this paper to gain an understanding for where consumer solutions are being used and if IT policies are effective in addressing the challenges associated with Shadow IT. Learn More.


Bulk Data Migration in the Cloud
In tests of cloud-to-cloud transfers, Nasuni compared the top three CSPs from its most recent State of Cloud Storage report – Amazon S3, Microsoft Windows Azure and Rackspace – and compared transfer rates among them. Learn More

Vint Cerf worries about a 'digital dark age,' and your data could be at risk
Efforts are starting to emerge to combat the 'bit rot' threatening today's digital records. Read More

Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch
The '6-pack' switch design expands on Facebook's Wedge, and both are due to be released through OCP Read More


Nasuni in Architecture and Construction Environments
Firms in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) verticals face a unique challenge – enabling collaboration amongst projects and teams dispersed across the globe. Adding to the complexity of the situation are the large files created due to programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, and Bentley MicroStation. Learn More

IoT revolution hinges on licensing, entitlement management
The new industrial revolution, powered by the Internet of Things, will rely on software licensing and entitlement management to create new revenue streams. Read More

Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself
RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live. Read More

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High-Performance Protected Storage Across the Enterprise
Nasuni allowed world-class architecture and design firm Perkins+Will to deploy a high performance storage platform that delivers data protection and synchronization at a fraction of the cost and complexity of any existing solution. Learn More

How an outsourcing contract can boost IT service provider performance
IT Outsourcing customers look to service providers to cut costs and improve efficiency, in addition there is the increasing expectation for providers to also deliver business results. Here are some secrets to using your outsourcing contract to set goals and reinforce service levels to link supplier profitability to business objectives. Read More

As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them
Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls Read More

Verizon blames net neutrality plans as it sells off wireline operations
The company is selling phone and Internet businesses in California, Florida and Texas Read More


25 Valentine's Day gifts for geek gals (and guys)

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2. Tim Cook explains what he really thinks of Android

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10. Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch

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