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A blog for users, storage solution providers -- including value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators, managed service providers (MSPs) and consultants -- about data storage hardware and software products and services, backup/archiving products and services, disaster recovery, storage area networks (SANs) and network-attached storage (NAS).


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Supremes Hear Arguments on ‘Carpenter’ Cellphone Location Data Case

November 30, 2017 - The Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments in the case of Carpenter vs. the United States, which could help determine what sort of data the government could get about you without a warrant. As you may recall, in 2010 and 2011, two guys in Detroit were accused of robbing electronics stores of cellphones, and the...... READ MORE

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  • CIOs need to nurture raw IT talent to power the future economy

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    Each year, with the publication of A-level results, hundreds of thousands of school leavers embark on a journey that ultimately fuels the talent pool feeding the UK economy. Some argue that a generation brought up on the internet have different expectations of work than previous generations. But,…READ MORE

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  • Storage Soup: FalconStor settles case

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    Storage Soup’s Dave Raffo has the latest on the settlement agreed to by FalconStor after the SEC charged a group of company employees with bribery….READ MORE

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  • Top IT & Telecom Spending Sectors - Large Enterprises

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    Top 10 Sectors Account for 70% of Total Spend.
    Public administration tops the spend on IT & Telecom by large UK enterprises (1000+ employees).  In 2017 public administration contributed over 20% of all such spend.  The top 3 spenders represent almost a half of the UK outgoings.  This i…READ MORE

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  • Why journalists and whistleblowers need to understand infosecurity

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    An online training initiative promises to make information security accessible and understandable to journalists, confidential sources and whistleblowers.

    Snowden’s revelations of the extent of UK and US state surveillance were a wake-up call to journalists, sources and whistleblowers to take i…READ MORE

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  • Bridging the CIO-CMO gap

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    This is a guest post by Peter Duffy, CTO, Sumerian British consumers are increasingly bombarded with a constant stream of companies attempting to bring their latest deals and products to their customers’ fingertips. This has fantastic implications for both parties involved, however in order to ac…READ MORE

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  • Saying so long to View from Above

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    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

    Ron Miller580 pointsBadges:
  • Cleantech: viable, thriving and future-oriented

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    A new report from audit specialist Grant Thornton paints an upbeat picture of the cleantech sector’s future prospects which is in stark contrast to that of most global industries.

    The report, “Capturing opportunity: Cleantech business booms around the world”, reveals that privately held busine…READ MORE

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  • Goodnight, and good luck

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    I’m sad to say that this will be my last post here on Computer Weekly’s Social Enterprise, so I’m afraid I must bid you farewell. I don’t know what’s going to happen here, whether someone else will take over or whether the archives will be preserved in aspic. But I do know that I’m sad to see the …READ MORE

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  • VMworld Wrap Up

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    Another VMworld is in the books. The show was very interesting this year for a number of reasons. First off, go back and take a look at my focus for this year and let’s recap from there.
    Mobility, VMware Horizon Suite, etc.
    *crickets*… *crickets* There wasn’t much in the way of mobility this y…READ MORE

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  • SAP squashes any idea of a Salesforce bid

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    Regardless of whether the reports of Salesforce possibly seeking a bidder represent only rumors, SAP stated something as a fact:

    It won’t buy Salesforce.

    “We have zero interest in Salesforce.com,” said Bill McDermott, SAP’s CEO. McDermott spoke to reporters and other attendees during a Q&…READ MORE

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  • Evapordation

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    I don’t know how many other people experience it but there’s plenty of times I’ve gone to find data and it’s vanished, disappeared, gone. You know where you saved it, know where you put it but it just ain’t there no more. I call this Evapordation – the process by which data vaporises. Unfortunately,…READ MORE

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  • Twitter hacked: "Unemployed Single Mom"

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    As the whole of Britain relaxes to watch Andy Murray take on Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, it seems that a hacker has managed to infiltrate Twitter, causing a wave of spam tweets featuring the words “unemployed single mom” and a random series of cash amounts you can earn working from home.Hacking group…READ MORE

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  • Warning: Password policy reaction may offend (Humor)

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    A friend of mine recently had to inform his staff of a new password policy requiring all of the following: Upper and lower case letters, a number, a special character, at least 12 characters in length and had not been used in the last six months. Someone sent him this meme in reply:
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  • Security Standards: What's in a name?

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    I had an interesting phone call recently with someone in a CISO-type position.  They were looking for a consultant to help them keep a seat warm working with information security risk assessments and were hoping to find a resource with practical experience using the NIST 800-53 standard.  It was t…READ MORE

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  • Thank You, Dear Readers

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    I have truly enjoyed writing this blog for the last two years, but now it’s time to take a brain break. Thanks for your comments and readership. Happy secure computing….READ MORE

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  • My Final Post

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    This is, as the title suggests, my final post here at this site. I have been here for a few years and it has been great. But I feel that it is time to start my own blog site and try to build a bit of a brand all my own. So my new blog is DBYAY.com. This will be a site about SQL Server, Powershell, a…READ MORE

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  • Data Protection - Objectives or Outcomes?

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    One of the greatest challenges faced by Privacy and Data Protection professionals is demonstrating that their organisations have complied with the requirements of the various laws governing the handling of personal data. The freshly revised BS10012 can help organisations to meet their privacy manage…READ MORE

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  • The IT - Business Alignment Paradox

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    A lot has been written on this subject over the years and has also been intensely debated in various circuits. The task of aligning IT with business has probably been the most talked-of topic in the IT Management area. Quite a few seminars and talks on this subject that I attended, did talk of a hos…READ MORE

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  • World’s most expensive cyber security training programmes launched

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    Today, marks the launch of a new kind of learning experience known as Firebrand Max. It’s a mix of  5-star luxury and accelerated training, aimed at developing technology skills at the highest level in businesses.

    Imagine one-on-one instruction, helicopter travel, castle accomodation and you b…READ MORE

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  • Is it "game over" for SAP accounting professionals ?

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    Accountants don’t get nearly enough love from the business

    The only time anyone reaches out to them is generally with open hands asking for something or to challenge them on a position that they take with respect to allocations, budgets, expenditure and other artifacts associated with the account…READ MORE

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