Enterprise IT Watch Blog:

October, 2012


October 31, 2012  3:28 PM

Events galore in November 2012



Posted by: Michael Tidmarsh
Gartner, IT Events, TechTarget

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October 31, 2012  12:55 PM

YouTube IT video of the week: Microsoft’s first tablet



Posted by: Michael Tidmarsh
Bill Gates, Microsoft, Tablets

Many people might think the Surface, released last week, is Microsoft's first tablet. However, 21 years...


October 30, 2012  12:17 PM

Storify: How data centers fared during Hurricane Sandy



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Data Center, Disaster prepardeness

The past couple of days have been rough for many people along the East Coast, and it's still early to assess all the damage. That said, we are able to get at least a small picture of the many companies impacted by the storm as they've shared their stories on Twitter. We did some digging to find out...


October 30, 2012  10:56 AM

This week in tech history: Happy birthday Bill Gates



Posted by: Michael Tidmarsh
Bill Gates, Microsoft, This Week in Tech History

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October 29, 2012  9:16 AM

Share your story: How has Hurricane Sandy impacted your data center?



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Disaster prepardeness, Google Crisis Response

Image of Hurricane Sandy path

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October 25, 2012  6:41 PM

Windows 8 and Surface: Just the Tweets, Ma’am



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Microsoft, Windows 8

Missed out on the Windows 8 and Surface announcements from Microsoft? We were watching closely (from afar) and here's the best of the commentary we saw. Check it out below or via

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October 25, 2012  10:59 AM

IT infographic: How secure are your passwords?



Posted by: Michael Tidmarsh
Infographics, Passwords, Security

For many users, keeping your password secure is a very difficult task. With so many websites to log into, most people continue to use the same one, making it easy for hackers. This infographic from Password Genie shows several characteristics of  'weak' passwords and tips on how you can...


October 24, 2012  10:05 AM

YouTube IT video of the week: Bill Gates talks everything Microsoft



Posted by: Michael Tidmarsh
Microsoft, Windows 8, YouTube IT Video of the Week

As the hoopla surrounding Windows 8 and the Surface continues to build this week, Microsoft's Chairman Bill Gates sat down and talked about the company's new products and what it could mean for the future of technology. [brightcove] For the latest news and reviews surrounding Microsoft's new...


October 23, 2012  2:56 PM

Hey Reddit, Joyent wants to steal you away from AWS



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Amazon Web Services, Cloud, Joyent

If you were looking to waste time on the Internet yesterday, you might've been out of luck. Pinterest, Flipboard, Foursquare and Netflix were among the many sites impacted by the latest

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October 23, 2012  9:37 AM

This week in tech history: First computer-network wiretap



Posted by: Michael Tidmarsh
Cyber Security, cybercrime, This Week in Tech History

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