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There is a lot happening around regarding the new technologies like IoT, IIoT, Big Data, Cloud Migration, Cloud Security, Analytics, and so on. For any technology to mark success, its adoption and mass engagement is important. The same us true for IoT Products too. While we talk about smart home, sm…READ MORE
Let us start with an example of the IoT Revolution in our daily life. Imagine you are going home after work. Your physical and mental parameters are the same every day. Occasionally your pulse is high, you are running and being in a strange fighting mode. Possibly someone followed you. But what if y…READ MORE
Are you coming to Microsoft Ignite? Come find me and Joey at the SQL Server / Data Platform / Animal Farm (Hadoop) booth all week.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is United States federal legislation that promotes accuracy, fairness and privacy for data used by consumer reporting agencies. Continued…
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“Most of the lawsuits [over the Equifax data breach] allege that Equifax violated the FCRA, which Equ…READ MORE
Although 3D printing technology has been around since the 1980s, advances in software and hardware are changing the way 3D printing is being used. Especially 3D printing in healthcare, a Wall Street Journal article said.
Gartner, a research firm, predicts that by 2019, 10% of people in the develo…READ MORE
Apple proudly claims it’s set the path of technology for the next decade with its iPhone X, but it would’ve been nice if it just did that with the one it announced half hour earlier.
Instead, the feeling of having an out-of-date handset comes as an instantaneous freebie with the purchase of the…READ MORE
…May already be under your roof
Organizations that find themselves struggling with data integration challenges – whether that struggle involves integrity of data, efficiency of exchange (real-time vs. latencies), budget, or anything else – may want to consider an extremely powerful product su…READ MORE
Asia-Pacific led the world in ransomware threats during the first half of 2017, with 35.7% of all ransomware detected globally targeted at companies in the region.
Following the heels of APAC was EMEA (25.24%), Latin America (22.66%), and North America (15.71%).
These figures were revealed by …READ MORE
A colleague posted a question in a Skype thread about convincing people they work with about the value of a project. They have some co-workers that are very into 6 Sigma type process, where each aspect of a company is measured and accounted for (or so they think). My colleague was asking for some ev…READ MORE
Microsoft is working to partner with everybody and be open to everything… as we know, Microsoft loves Linux, well, now it does.
In this regard then, this month we see cloud data management company Veritas Technologies announce new 360 data management capabilities for Veritas and Microsoft Azu…READ MORE
In just a few days, the door will shut—and your outstanding data storage product will be left standing out in the cold rather than in the running for a Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Storage Products of the Year award!
If you rolled out a new or enhanced product in the past year, point your…READ MORE
By Priyanka Ketkar and Kelly Stewart, Editors
Early adopters of Apple iOS 11 are unable to send Microsoft-provided email using the native Mail app.
Apple and Microsoft both issued statements yesterday, the official launch date of the new operating system, acknowledging the iOS 11 Mail app prob…READ MORE
Here’s a weird one that popped up for me recently. After a recent Win10 update, the color scheme on my production PC turned an odd shade of yellow. Odd enough, in fact, that I just didn’t like it. I found myself resetting colors for various Windows UI elements to get back to the normal defaults. The…READ MORE
At the Autotask Community Live 2017 conference this week, managed service providers got some words of advice from former president Bill Clinton.
Clinton, the 42nd president who was in office from 1993 to 2001, delivered a keynote address at the Autotask event, discussing topics ranging from his …READ MORE
HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) new chief digital and information officer (CDIO), Jacky Wright, appears to be an excellent appointment.
She’s spent six years in senior roles at Microsoft, most recently at its Redmond head office near Seattle. Previously she was a CIO at BP for three years,…READ MORE
Remember the guy who got put in jail for contempt for forgetting his hard disk drive encryption passwords? He’s still in there, and doesn’t have any prospects for getting out anytime soon.
Francis Rawls, a former sergeant in the 16th district of the Philadelphia Police Department, was accus…READ MORE
Barracuda makes physical and virtual backup and archive appliances and has embraced the cloud as a target, as well as cloud-to-cloud backup and archiving for services such as Office 365.
But it is now working on adapting cloud orchestration to enable customers to build their own cloud disaster re…READ MORE
Government agencies know they need to do a better job of using data-driven insights to offer better services — and their smartphone-connected constituencies won’t let them forget it.
“We’re all digitally empowered, so our expectations rise practically continuously — they never really stop risin…READ MORE
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How far along is your organization in its preparation for GDPR? Find out why your organization should speed up the process in this week’s roundup.
1. Importance of GDPR preparation highlighted by Equifax breach – Sonia Lelii (SearchDataBackup)
While doing preparati…READ MORE
As fears grow over government surveillance, the phrase “facial recognition” often triggers a bit of panic in the public, and some commentators are exploiting that fear to overstate any risks associated with Apple’s new Face ID security system.
One of the more common misunderstandings is around wh…READ MORE