If you think Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine is satisfied with being the 2nd most used search engine, and has already given up the fight, you are very wrong. In fact, Microsoft is currently offering something unique, something that Google can’t offer right now: a more extensive use of Facebook content, which [...]

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The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), the global association that promotes Green IT and promote the goal IT equipment a tool for assessing the sustainability performance of suppliers of raw materials and components to manufacture, revealed in a report that increased use of cloud computing services will reduce the dependence on energy [...]

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The former arch enemies Microsoft and Oracle join forces in a new partnership in the field of cloud computing. The partnership will enhance the compatibility of certain Oracle software (including Java, WebLogic Server and Oracle Database) with the Microsoft Windows Azure or Windows Server Hyper-V platform.

 

Did an Alliance Become Necessary? [...]

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Until the emergence of the concept of “Big Data”, data were mainly treated locally in data warehouses consisting of several structured databases. Gradually, the data sources are widely diversified and become relatively heterogeneous and were mainly localized on the Internet.

Analysts are projecting the future of the analysis of customer data. [...]

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Microsoft is set to launch Windows-powered touch-screen devices which will directly compete with Amazon Kindle Fire and iPad Mini. According to Chief Financial Officer Peter Klein, the devices will be offered at competitive prices soon. Microsoft is known to struggle with [...]

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In a recent development, Apple’s Eddy Cue and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer were reported to have met to discuss more ways for Yahoo to be deeply integrated with iPad and Iphone software. Although the meeting was private, it is clear that Mayer intends to weave Yahoo into various mobile devices as her strategy. [...]

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After releasing its new cloud computing services a week ago, Microsoft vows to contend face to face with Amazon in the market place. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is serious with its goal to match or even bring down their prices compared with Amazon’s already lowest rates. This is in the hope of developing [...]

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Chris Kemp of Nebula is introducing the company’s computer device which can act like a command-and-control system for various traditional servers to consolidate the machines’ power. When plugged into Nebula One, servers from IBM, Hewlett-Packard, or Dell, Nebula One provides a means of control through a software console. Worth at least $100,000, [...]

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The market for business intelligence (BI) and analytics continue to be one of the fastest growing software markets. According to research firm Gartner, the global market for BI will reach $13.8 billion in revenue worldwide in 2013, up 7 percent from last year. The market is expected to reach over $17 billion [...]

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Amazon Redshift – Review

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Amazon continues to prove itself as deserving of its spot as one of the driving forces behind the IT sector when they launched the new Amazon Redshift service, which aims to sell data warehousing as a service.

Redshift has given traditional data warehousing players (which include the likes of Continue Reading

Information technology (IT) has long been an integral part of modern business and many companies face the problem of choosing the most appropriate model of IT management for saving corporate tax.

Cloud Computing has become part of the corporate world. The scope of IT services is growing with the business of the [...]

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Red Hat was able to close a deal with ManageIQ last month for $104 million. With its new acquisition, the company will be able to strengthen its CloudForms infrastructure-as-a-service management tool. Meant to be offered as a “single [...]

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Cloud Computing is taking off in various parts of the globe, partly because companies are now realizing the great potential of cloud computing technology when it comes to cost efficiency, productivity, agility, and operational flexibility. However, Canadian companies seem to be lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to [...]

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Let’s get this out of the way first: MS Word is deservingly one of the best word processors in the industry, with decades of upgrade cycles full of improvements and new features under its belt, it’s become so entrenched in the industry that even users  of non-Windows OSes tend to use ports [...]

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The number of patents registered in the U.S. hit a record last year, with the giant blue once again at the forefront of technological giants, who maintain a war on intellectual property.

The Patent and Trademark Office issued 253,155 patents in 2012, of which 6478 were recorded by IBM, according to the [...]

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Google Apps has been widely recognized by business owners. It is commonly used for video and text messaging, slide show presentation, and collaborative document writing in the clouds. Introduced some 6 years ago, it was designed for tech start-ups and small enterprises. Google didn’t expect that large businesses will take notice of [...]

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