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‘Dirty Data’ is a business problem, not an IT Problem, says analyst firm Gartner. More than 25% of critical data in leading companies has defects but if you’re relying on IT to solve the problem you may have it all wrong…
As you can imagine, with possible data growth rates of anything between 1…READ MORE
Amazon’s third quarter earnings disappointed almost everyone, and the fact that there were so many different views about just what was disappointing makes it all the more challenging to analyze. Many said the profit picture was the problem; Amazon’s margins have been thin historically, and the…READ MORE
Here at ITKE we’re trying to enrich your experience and create even more relevant discussions. Therefore, I’m moving my posts over to the Security Corner blog for a bit to see if the additional posts and fun stuff that’s coming in from Ken Harthun make you smile.
Find both of us over there for …READ MORE
Data architecture and cloud were strangers at first, as security concerned IT. That will change, said reporters in a compelling rendition of the Talking Data podcast….READ MORE
Each leader has its own working and management style. The two extreme kind of leaders in the world are – one, leading from front and second, forcing from back. Both are successful and both are unique. Both have their own style, success & failure rates, and winning sprees. When you are working on…READ MORE
Which is correct?
Call __________ if you have any problems setting up the new modem.
myself or Gerald
Gerald or myself
Me or Gerald
Gerald or me
Gerald or I
I or Gerald
First of all, when you speak of yourself and another person…READ MORE
Denodo Express, a free data virtualization tool with a graphical user interface-based studio, is the latest product offered by Denodo Technologies, Inc. Denodo Express connects with and integrates on-premises, in the cloud, structured, unstructured and big data sources. These sources are then delive…READ MORE
Almost 3.5 years ago, I started writing this blog and today represents my last post. At the time, I wanted to explore the cloud-mobile connection, and I still believe to this day, that while each can exist on its own, they work so much better together. That much hasn’t changed since I wrote my first…READ MORE
Understanding “Managed Services” from multiple perspectives
More and more organizations are realizing that while “IT” forms the backbone, they should focus on their strong area – namely the business and leave IT in the hands of the IT service providers. This approach of “IT Services” trend is ena…READ MORE
I’m looking at smartphones because I want something with a little more battery life and a better camera than my current, long-in-the-tooth Samsung Galaxy Victory. This phone is on a Virgin Mobile $35/month plan that includes (sort of) unlimited data and messaging and five hours of talk time. I’ve ne…READ MORE
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For September, Exchange admins were most interested in learning about the state of Microsoft Learning’s certification program, Office 365 migrations and the Role-Based Access Control feature in Ex…READ MORE
Now that Apple and Google have announced that they will incorporate encryption in smartphones by default, the question is how long law-abiding Americans will be allowed to continue to have encryption at all.
In case you missed it, Apple announced on September 17 that future editions of the iPhone…READ MORE
Firebrand Training is delighted to announce the second winner of the Free Training for Life (FTFL) competition. A prize estimated to be worth over £1 million*.
Starting today, Mario Henkel will gain access to a lifetime’s worth of free training courses and exams from Firebrand. He’ll be able t…READ MORE
When it comes to great crime thrillers set in colocation facilities, it’s tough to find one better than Michael Connelly’s “The Scarecrow.” It’s also difficult to find one that’s worse, mostly because no other books come to mind.
It’s fair to say fiction writers have neglected the c…READ MORE
Let’s meet in New York, complements of Cisco Information Server, NuoDB, Strata, and Waterline Data.
The latest McKinsey Quarterly, celebrating its 50th anniversary, suggests we need a significantly upgraded “Management intuition for the next 50 years”, explaining that “the collision of te…READ MORE
Planning – The first thing to consider in the development cycle. One must think of what system to make and the importance of it as to function within the organization based on the business strategies, the needs of the system, the possible information to consider.
Analysis – We breakdown those i…READ MORE
In this podcast, we talk with Simon Crosby, CTO of Bromium, about VMware’s support for containers and dig into how EVO:RAIL fits into the hyper-converged market….READ MORE
A former Red Hat executive has apparently taken the reins of Google Cloud Platform, in a move that could signal a bigger embrace of the open-source community by the cloud provider.
Brian Stevens, former Red Hat CTO, has reportedly been hired by Google as the vice president of cloud platforms. Ste…READ MORE
T-Mobile filed a lawsuit last week against Huawei alleging that Huawei employees stole parts and software from a smartphone testing robot named “Tappy.”
In the lawsuit, T-Mobile alleges that between 2012 and 2013, Huawei violated several confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements by stealing T…READ MORE
File transfer speed is always the name of the game and transferring files onto a faster flash drive is no exception. That’s where the Kanguru e-Flash drive really shines.
The e-Flash drive is unique in that it has a USB connection on one end and an e-SATA connection on the other. In tests the e…READ MORE