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How cloud computing can lower your costs and increase your security

How cloud computing can lower your costs and increase your security | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
How cloud computing can lower your costs and increase your security - Pervez Delawalla, president, CEO, Net2EZ

Via Peter Azzopardi
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A major advantage of cloud computing is time and it offers more versatility and capacity. Cloud computing can also improve your ability to be agile and nimble because the monthly fee for service includes taking care of your hardware and resources.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, May 1, 2013 5:36 PM

Some useful info.

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How Small Businesses Use Big Data

How Small Businesses Use Big Data | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Startups and small companies are finding ways to use voluminous data sets to gain insights into customers, employees, and products
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Many small companies want to improve their marketing by pinpointing the best sales prospects through social media. Small businesses can analyze what their customers are saying online “to engage in much more meaningful conversations with potential or existing customers.

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Does Apple need a hybrid MacBook?

Does Apple need a hybrid MacBook? | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
An Apple hybrid MacBook is an enticing idea. Should the company try to pull it off? Read this article by Brooke Crothers on CNET News.
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Microsoft has a Pro Tablet. It has laptop class performance but it's thicker and heavier than an iPad and has inferior battery life. Will Apple follow this or will they just stay away? Is it necessary to have one device that servers as a tablet and a laptop?

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VPS host Linode issues customer-wide password reset | ZDNet

VPS host Linode issues customer-wide password reset | ZDNet | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
After discovering and blocking an attack on one of its customers' accounts, Linode has issued a password reset to all of its customers.
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Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting company Linode has reset the passwords on all of its user accounts following a "coordinated attempt to access one of our customers".

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Is de voicemail verleden tijd?

Is de voicemail verleden tijd? | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Zowel Mobistar als Proximus noteren een daling in het aantal voicemail-berichten –en activaties. ‘De voicemail past niet meer in onze snelle maatschappij. De gebruiker geeft de voorkeur aan snelle berichten per sms of e-mail en via Facebook’.
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The voicemail, for everyone well-known, don't fit anymore in our society. There are just negative points like talk into the voicemail is annoying and that you have to listen to the voicemail from the beginning until the end. Today we love more to send a text message or to contact by e-mail or Facebook. But observers are sure that the voicemail will never disapear.

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Rackspace launching Open Cloud Academy to patch IT skills gaps | ZDNet

Rackspace launching Open Cloud Academy to patch IT skills gaps | ZDNet | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Rackspace’s latest survey results about the IT skills gap suggests that most cloud deployments are being hampered by a shortage of cloud computing skills.
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The Open Cloud Academy is a new service for IT professionals launched by Rackspace. It has been designed as a pilot training program to provide IT employees with "affordable" IT certifications for learning open cloud technologies.

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Samsung werkt ook aan hoogtechnologisch horloge

Samsung werkt ook aan hoogtechnologisch horloge | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Het Zuid-Koreaanse technologiebedrijf Samsung werkt in navolging van het Amerikaanse elektronicabedrijf Apple aan een horloge dat dezelfde ...
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In imitation of Apple, Samsung develops a watch with the same possibilites of a smartphone. The exact way of working is still a secret for the outer world. Samsung is an innovative company and that's why they innovate, find new markets all the time.

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Infosys boosts European footprint in BMW deal

Infosys boosts European footprint in BMW deal | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Infosys is opening a services delivery center in Munich, Germany, as part of an applications management deal with manufacturing giant BMW
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Infosys and BMW negociated about the IT of BMW. They made a deal which included, maintenance and operations services for the web infrastructure, content management, SAP, business intelligence systems and the company's internal IT system.

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Government develops single registration system to attract SME suppliers

Government develops single registration system to attract SME suppliers | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Government Procurement Service develops Single Supplier Registration – so suppliers need only register once – to attract more SMEs
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The Government Procurement Service (GPS) has awarded the contract to develop the Single Supplier Registration platform, which will mean suppliers need only register once to bid for government IT contracts.

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Local, vertical laws critical in SaaS adoption | ZDNet

Local, vertical laws critical in SaaS adoption | ZDNet | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
To ensure regulatory compliance, companies in Asia looking to adopt software-as-a-service adoption should be mindful about data protection and specific vertical regulations established in the country they operate.
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Data protection and industry vertical are two essential and interlinked factors when companies in Asia decide tot deploy SaaS.

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10 Ways Cloud Computing Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

10 Ways Cloud Computing Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
The best manufacturers I've visited this year all share a common attribute: they are obsessed with making themselves as easy as possible to work with from a supply chain, distribution and services standpoint.  Many are evaluating cloud-based manufacturing...
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Using cloud-based systems to streamline key areas of their business, manufacturers are freeing up more time to invest in new products and selling more.

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Gartner: verkoop tablets groeit, PC's daalt weer

Gartner: verkoop tablets groeit, PC's daalt weer | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Gartner verwacht dat de PC-markt verder zal krimpen in de periode 2012 tot 2017. De krimp van de PC-markt is het gevolg van de grotere verkopen bij tablets, die volgens Gartner het voordeel hebben qua prijs, gemak en eenvoud.
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The success of the computer is decreasing due to the tabletmarket. Tablets are the trend of today. Also the smartphonemarket is saturated.

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Hotmail verdwijnt - nieuws - Clickx

Hotmail verdwijnt - nieuws - Clickx | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Alle gebruikers van Hotmail worden overgezet naar Outlook.com. Daarmee verandert er veel op het gebied van features en uiterlijk. De testfase van Outlook.com is voorbij. - nieuws - Clickx
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Hotmail is changing their lay-out. Today Hotmail users will sent emails with Outlook.com.

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Intel predicts rebounds for PC, datacenter units later this year | ZDNet

Intel predicts rebounds for PC, datacenter units later this year | ZDNet | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
While the PC market looks like it's on a downward spiral, Intel executives are still predicting a comeback.
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With the PC market looking like it is in shambles, Intel is still predicting rebounds for both its PC and datacenter units -- at least by the end of 2013.

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Avere takes on NetApp, EMC with hybrid storage appliance | ZDNet

Avere takes on NetApp, EMC with hybrid storage appliance | ZDNet | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
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Avere is a flash-based storage company. They are pegging itself as a member in a "wave" of flash storage startups trying to take on the likes (and reach) of networking and cloud enterprise giants.

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Warren School upgrades legacy IT for BYOD and flexibility

Warren School upgrades legacy IT for BYOD and flexibility | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Essex-based Warren School has replaced legacy servers with virtualised, consolidated infrastructure for a BYOD programme for staff and students
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The Warren School has introduced a new IT in their school. It is possible to access the school network with their own internet, so on each time of the day you can access the school network. It's quick, flexible and reliable.

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Google toont nieuw speeltje: 'augmented reality bril'

Google toont nieuw speeltje: 'augmented reality bril' | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
We schreven er eerder al eens over, maar nu heeft Google zelf bekendgemaakt dat het werkt aan 'Project Glass': een nieuw experiment met zogenaamde ...
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Google developed a new, revolutionary product: Google Glasses. It's a new experience of Google self. It isn't a real glasses, it has only the shape of it. Google Glasses is a portable computer. On the screen appears information like: navigation, messages and the weather. It's also possible to make pictures.

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What is RSA's build, buy, partner strategy?

What is RSA's build, buy, partner strategy? | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
RSA and Juniper Networks have expanded their partnership, just weeks after RSA announced its new Security Analytics offering and four months after acquiring Silver Tail Systems, so what is its build, buy, partner strategy?
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The combination of RSA and Juniper Networks is aimed at helping IT security staff reduce the time it takes to identify, assess and respond to incidents, but more importantly, it plays into RSA's strategy of intelligence-led security, which has been a key theme of recent RSA Conferences.

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De 10 IT-trends voor 2013

De 10 IT-trends voor 2013 | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
Wat zijn de 10 meest strategische it-trends voor bedrijven in het komende jaar? Analistenkantoor Gartner lijstte ze op tijdens het Gartner Symposium/IT Expo 2012 in Orlando.
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The competition on the mobile market, mobile apps and html5, personal cloud, enterprise app stores, the Internet, hybride IT and cloud computing, strategic 'big data', in memory computing, integrated ecosystems and immediatly analytics are the 10 IT-trends of 2013. These trends will have an impact on the business.

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5 main benefits that cloud data storage can offer your business

5 main benefits that cloud data storage can offer your business | ICT, the key to success | Scoop.it
In business, you're always looking for better and much more cost-effective solutions for
the management of your businesss data. With the introduction and growing use cloud
computing and storage, ap
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Cloud computing is a simple concept. Computer applications and data management will be post on the internet and allows business users access it 24/7 online. Cloud computing is secure, cheaper, it improves your communication and the collaboration and you don't need IT expertise.

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