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Featured Startup: PreCog

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Leading developer of infrastructure for data warehousing and analysis Precog has recently announced the open beta launch of their Precog platform. Aimed primarily towards data scientists and developers, the new platform takes advantage of big data platforms’ inherent scalability and the sheer number-crunching capabilities of statistical tools, resulting in big data application [...]

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Top 10 Cloud Concerns – Study

The findings of a survey conducted jointly by Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA show that government regulations, exit strategies and international data privacy dominate the top 10 areas where trust in the cloud is the lowest.

Studying Cloud Market Maturity conducted jointly between <a [...]

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As you know, everything is mobile, connected, interactive, and immediate. This is exactly why organizations need a highly agile IT infrastructure in order to keep pace with extreme fluctuations in business demand. This book will help you understand why infrastructure convergence has been widely accepted as the optimal approach for simplifying and accelerating your [...]

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IBM is targeting a market where the technology giant is considered as a newcomer. A major change in a society that generally deals with the largest corporations and governments around the world, IBM will increase its efforts to sell the so-called cloud computing services to medium-sized companies. The company has lined up partners to [...]

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Hitachi has announced in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University, a new technology capable of recording and reproducing digital data using quartz glass for hundreds of millions of years.

Quartz glass has excellent heat resistance and water resistance and is extremely tough. From the fact that even when heated for two hours [...]

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The biggest problem that open source cloud must face these days is standardization, with the need for open formats and interfaces that can ensure agility and flexibility becoming more apparent as users and vendors of the cloud start to realize their importance.

As per usual, the ball is in the court of the developers [...]

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Elasticity, scalability, rapid provisioning, and cost effective resource use are just some of the benefits of cloud computing. However, for disaster recovery, the most important benefit is that it is cost-effective. A business organization need not implement its own comprehensive disaster recovery plan. A [...]

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The combination of higher energy prices, increased demand for computing capacity, environmental and economic pressure has made the development of energy-efficient data centers key to transforming the IT industry. According to a recent report from Pike Research, the global market for green data centers will grow from $17.1 billion in 2012 to $45.4 billion [...]

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How To Counter Threats Of Cloud Computing

Phishing is a popular scam to bait internet users into providing private information. It usually acquires information for the purpose of identity theft. A “phisher” usually sends emails to various individuals and claims to be a legitimate entity. People are duped into providing their personal information, [...]

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Federal IT managers believe benefits of moving mission-critical applications to the cloud, but many of those apps require major re-structuring to modernize them for the cloud, according to the online community and go-to resource for government IT provider, MeriTalk, new report.

According to the “Mission-Critical Cloud: Ready for the Heavy Lift?” report, [...]

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Phishing is a popular scam to bait internet users into providing private information. It usually acquires information for the purpose of identity theft. A “phisher” usually sends emails to various individuals and claims to be a legitimate entity. People are duped into providing their personal information, mostly of financial nature, because they believe that [...]

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Sharing and synchronizing files become decidedly fashionable function in software. After DropBox, Google, Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, EMC, Apple and others, it is the turn of Salesforce to unveil a service for sharing and synchronizing files, called Chatterbox.

Salesforce.com, the leader in enterprise cloud computing, unveils Chatterbox to show how a company can make [...]

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At this time of financial uncertainty, investors want to search for a winner and it’s to be expected. They don’t want to part with their hard-earned money only to find themselves losing in the end. Most of them will troop to Amazon because it’s been touted as the number one bookseller, even beating Barnes [...]

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On the sidelines of the quarterly results, Oracle CEO said the company would offer its public cloud during its OpenWorld event at the end of the month.

Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, said a new IaaS platform would be unveiled at the upcoming OpenWorld conference. According to him, this service will provide customers [...]

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Few small SMEs are taking advantage of cloud computing technology, but many who opt for the services have seen their revenues rise in the past year, a new study has found.

The survey commissioned by business software provider MYOB found that 79 percent of SMEs are not using cloud technology, only 14 percent [...]

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Pictures that capture special once-in-a-lifetime moments, especially ones about your children, are priceless and irreplaceable, which is why it’s important to find ways to preserve and keep backups in case you lose the originals.

A lot of people use external hard drives and DVDs to back up photos, out of fear that the pictures [...]

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