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Does adding more lanes to the highway solve the VDI traffic problem?

As a long-time resident of Atlanta, I am here to tell you that the traffic problem is horrible. All accounts of snow and ice aside, the everyday traffic coming in and out of the city even on a clear day

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Business at the Speed of Data – Part I: The Puzzle in the Box

If your business isn’t overflowing with data, this blog series really isn’t for you. But chances are (hopefully, if you’re doing things right) your organization is experiencing a growth of data never seen before. Why is that? Honestly, we’ve done this to

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Prepare to Embrace Transformation – The Personal Workspace that is not VDI Series

The CXO wants to enable the alignment of the right application or groups of applications with the right user, on any device, but with context to assure appropriate application-to-device and location alignment. – and they don’t want to pay for

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The Big Data backlash: A shift toward data science

Enjoying buzzword status for several months of social media mentions and numerous blog posts, the term Big Data is experiencing criticism and pushback as industry experts attempt to define the elusive concept. It was inevitable – indeed it is a

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Mandiant details massive Chinese hacker unit

Scores of cyberattacks, hacks, digital thefts and acts of online espionage against US military contractors, energy companies and other key industries have been traced back to a single facility in the suburbs of Shanghai housing a Chinese military unit according

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Cellular data traffic explodes worldwide

Cellular traffic data from all over the world is exploding, indicating continued growth in mobile devices due to growing smartphone usage and high bandwidth usage for video streams according to a report released by Ericsson on Monday. By the end

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The dirt and the digital: Cyberwar and the new battlefield

As a young man I read the writings of Issac Asimov and later William Gibson and Vernor Vinge, jaw agape in awe at the future these men imagined for us. It was Gibson and his Sprawl trilogy that I gravitated

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The Pirate Bay sues anti-piracy group for…piracy

In a not-so-subtle bout of irony, Sweden-based torrent site the Pirate Bay is suing an anti-piracy site for pirating its site design. Pirates everywhere… To kick off its latest anti-piracy campaign, intellectual property swashbuckler privateers at the Copyright Information and

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AS A CXO I WANT BIG DATA ANALYTICS BUT WHAT ABOUT BIG DATA PROTECTION? | Part Two

In Part one of this blog, I spoke to my desire for analytics and the scary statistics of data growth - where if even half the projected results are correct and we continue to stick to traditional methodologies, data protection and disaster recovery

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Breaking through the hysteria: Down to the Block is back

For reasons obvious to anyone working in the industry, I’ve been falling behind on posting. That’s all going to change – Down to the Block is back and I’ll be posting regularly on important issues facing Big Data, Security and

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  • Startup Offers Free Collaboration Option for Any Web Page July 25, 2014 5:01 pm
    Just as Microsoft blends Yammer into Office365, a startup is offering a free service to add a Facebook-like collaboration tool to any web page. Lifestreams Technologies, a 2-year-old company based in New Haven, Conn., said the widget can be used on any intranet or public-facing website by adding a snippet of code to the html. "Most websites today are re […]
  • Microsoft Kicks Oracle's Big Data Butt July 25, 2014 4:25 pm
    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison must be feeling the heat, Forbes reports that the world’s highest paid CEO lost $1.9 billion of his wealth last year.There, there Larry, no need for crocodile tears, you’ve got your very own Hawaiian island, an America’s Cup winning yacht, a 23 acre estate that is worth $200 million, as well as a dozen other homes in places like Mali […]
  • This Week: Forrester's Digital Experience Wave + Yammer Aversion July 25, 2014 4:00 pm
    No Leaders In Forrester DX Wave Forrester says no one leads in Digital Experience Delivery Platforms. Are they right? Master Customer Experience  Customer experience is morphing once again. Better keep up.  Do People Even Use Yammer?  The problem’s not in the product, but with adoption. Microsoft Wins in Apple-IBM Deal? There may be a silver lining for Micro […]

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