Enter to Win 2 Full Passes to VMworld® Europe!
August 12, 2014 – 4:19 am | Comments Off

Every Friday in June, we gave away two full conference passes to VMworld® U.S. You didn’t think we’d stop there, did you?
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Consumer Apps and Services: Microsoft’s Often-Overlooked Crown Jewels
August 31, 2014 – 9:33 pm | Comments Off

While Microsoft’s business offerings have long dominated the conversation around the software giant, I’m increasingly excited by the firm’s growing set of integrated consumer services that work via apps on all popular mobile device platforms. It is here, I think, that Microsoft’s “mobile first, cloud first” mantra is most clearly seen, because the services that impact end users directly are those that make the most sense on mobile devices.

ComputingAnother part of the reason is that as our computing habits have changed, and consumers have embraced non-Microsoft platforms like Android and iOS, many simply assume that Microsoft has no presence on those mobile platforms. Some don’t even think through it that far: They simply use Apple’s offerings exclusively on iPhone and Google’s offerings exclusively on Android. It’s an easy thing to say that a user of any mobile platform will get the best experiences on that company’s own platform.

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Seven signs your hair is on fire: The challenges of scaling Hadoop
August 31, 2014 – 9:29 pm | Comments Off
Seven signs your hair is on fire: The challenges of scaling Hadoop

Every Hadoop implementation encounters the occasional crisis, including moments when the folks running Hadoop feel like their hair is on fire. Sometimes it happens before you get to production, which can cause organizations to throw …

Surgery Prices Surge With Innovation and Consolidation Under Obamacare
August 31, 2014 – 9:22 pm | Comments Off
Surgery Prices Surge With Innovation and Consolidation Under Obamacare

NBC News – The price to remove a gall bladder or replace a hip has spiked more than 20 percent during the past five years, according to an analysis of data collected for NBC News. …

Growing Security Concerns Make F5 Networks a Good Investment
August 31, 2014 – 9:06 pm | Comments Off
Growing Security Concerns Make F5 Networks a Good Investment

F5 Networks (FFIV) is on a sweet run this year. Shares of the systems administration gear producer have soared more than 12%, outperforming the more extensive market and opponent Cisco (CSCO). The organization as of …

iOS 7 How-to: Manage your iCloud storage space from an iOS device
August 31, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Comments Off
iOS 7 How-to: Manage your iCloud storage space from an iOS device

To check your iCloud settings and see what you are syncing and backing up, open up the Settings app on an iOS device, then tap on iCloud. Settings like Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Safari, Notes, Passbook (on iPhone) …

How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Cloud Storage
August 31, 2014 – 7:58 pm | Comments Off
How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Cloud Storage

Cloud storage options are quickly emerging as one of the most popular, and efficient methods of storing important data that you simply couldn’t bear to lose. Even though the concept of cloud storage has been …

Can Baseball Get More Interesting to Watch With Big Data?
August 31, 2014 – 7:45 pm | Comments Off
Can Baseball Get More Interesting to Watch With Big Data?

Seventy-five years ago, on August 26, 1939, an experimental New York TV station for the first time broadcast a professional baseball game. The Brooklyn Dodgers, playing at Ebbets Field, split a double-header with the Cincinnati …

Global storage software market to grow at 4.74% CAGR by 2018
August 30, 2014 – 8:58 pm | Comments Off
Global storage software market to grow at 4.74% CAGR by 2018

Enterprise storage infrastructure has flash memory storage because of its plug-and-play feature. Enterprises implement arrays of hot-spare disks, which allow storage disks to be plugged in and out as and when required. This feature enables …

IBM Launches Watson Based Cloud Computing Platform for Researchers
August 30, 2014 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off
IBM Launches Watson Based Cloud Computing Platform for Researchers

GREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by the IBM’s Watson business division –, which was established few months back – that it has launched a cloud computing based cognitive analysis platform to analyze and deduce the …