Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Not your father's computer science building

Maker spaces boost student tech innovation | Computer science surge sparks campus building boom

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Not your father's computer science building
College campuses across the U.S. are building news computer science facilities that encourage hands-on education and interdisciplinary research. One example is Bill & Melinda Gates Hall, the new home of Cornell University's Computing and Information Science (CIS) department. Read More


5 Essential Restore Capabilities for Google Apps Data
If you lose data in Google Apps, how quickly can you get it back? Many admins are surprised to find it's harder than they think. In this whitepaper learn: -Difference between restore and recovery -Benefits of rapid, easy-to-use data restoration in Google Apps -What to look for in a backup solution Learn More

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Total Cost of Ownership for the Move to Cloud
This paper provides a step-by-step process for determining your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for your Hybrid IT environment. We provide a TCO Calculator, a critical tool for evaluating and comparing various sourcing alternatives and forecasting your IT costs in the cloud. Learn More

Maker spaces boost student tech innovation
Where do college students go to tinker, build and test prototypes, and find commercial support for their ideas? Maker spaces. (Insider Story) Read More

Computer science surge sparks campus building boom
Colleges and universities across the country have been building new facilities to keep up with expanding STEM – science, technology, engineering and math -- programs. As colleges add capacity, they're also rethinking how STEM facilities should be designed. Read More

12 free cloud storage options
With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage. Read More

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Achieve Consistent Performance With Hybrid Flash Array
Download now and examine Orangefield's journey to find a solution that would meet, and exceed, their performance and capacity requirements. Learn More

Twitch hit by possible data breach, resets user passwords
Account information for users of Twitch, the popular live-streaming service for gamers, may have been accessed through unauthorized means, the service warned on Monday. Read More

Review: EachScape cloud IDE works mobile magic
EachScape is a cloud-based, drag-and-drop editor for native iOS and Android apps, as well as HTML5 Web apps. That might seem like an odd combination, but it works well. In addition, EachScape includes mobile back-end services for apps you build with its platform, Web preview for all apps, and an online build service. (Insider Story) Read More

Cloud threatening software freedom, advocate says
The public cloud increasingly is isolating users from the actual computing that they're doing, threatening their control over the process and posing a danger to software freedom, said academic and former Debian project leader Stefano Zacchiroli on Sunday at LibrePlanet 2015. Read More

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7 Deadly Sins of Failed Cloud Projects
How do you put together a good solid cloud strategy that satisfies the diverse needs and expectations of all the stakeholders? It should come as no surprise that a good solid plan with a well-defined use case, the right project team, and measurable success criteria is the common denominator in all of the success stories. Learn More

Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery
Amazon Web Services is offering its customers free use of over 85,000 satellite images, setting the stage for new types of geographically-oriented cloud applications. Read More

Bare-metal switches poised to take off in data centers
Bare-metal switches that can be programmed like Linux servers aren't just for big Web companies anymore. They may show up in a lot more average enterprises in the next few years. Read More

Try these 5 undiscovered Google Drive tricks
Google Drive and its attendant apps offer a wealth of tools to help you be more productive. Try these five for the biggest boost. Read More


7 things we want to see in the Surface Pro 4

Perhaps a "Surface Pro 4" will debut at the same time or soon after Windows 10 launches. Here's what we'd like to see in the Surface Pro 4.


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