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What to Consider Before Moving Your Backup and Recovery to the Public Cloud

If you’re thinking about moving your backup and recovery to the cloud, you might want to check out CA ARCserve’s tip sheet, “The Top 10 Best Practices to Leverage the Public Cloud for Backup and Disaster Recovery”. This tip sheet recommends a combination of both local and cloud protection,...
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The G-Cloud First for Canada campaign explained

Local industry groups are advocating that our public sector learn from their counterparts in the U.K. and consider cloud computing before any other option when they face an IT spending decision. Are you on board?
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Zeus Malware Activity Reaches a New High

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, disaster recovery and more: Computerworld reported that the number of Zeus (or Zbot) variants peaked in May and the increased malware activity is expected to continue through June. Zeus is primarily used in...
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25% of US Organizations Plan to Support Mobile Unified Communications Within the Next Two Years

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in unified communications, mobility, network security and more: Over 25% of US organizations plan to connect mobile devices to a corporate UCC platform within the next two years. According to Dimension Data and Ovum’s “The...
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Almost 25% of the World’s Business Information Is Now in the Cloud

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud, unified communications, big data and more: A recent study by Symantec revealed that almost a quarter of the world’s business data is now being stored in the cloud. As global cloud adoption rates continue to increase,...
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Cloud Can Improve Website Performance and Lead to Increased Revenue

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in data privacy, cloud, big data and more: Cloud can improve your website’s performance. Last week, I referenced an article stating that CMOs are spending more on IT than CIOs are. Here’s another reason why:...
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IT Managers Seek Employees with Cloud, Business Intelligence and Mobile Experience

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in big data, unified communications and more: The IDG News Service reported that this year’s most in-demand IT skills include cloud computing, mobile technology and business intelligence. According to a...
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The Number of Cloud-Driven Desktops Will Reach 70 Million by 2015

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines on virtualization, unified communications and more: With the number of cloud-driven desktops expected to reach 70 million by 2015, the Integration Developer News blog published a list of design considerations...
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Trending topics for 2012 and tomorrow

If the entire IT industry were to receive a performance review the way individual employees do, it would begin, of course, with a self-assessment. Here goes: Although this was probably the year consumer technology made its biggest inroads into business environments, a lot of important work...
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Canadians Could Face Legal Action for Downloading Pirated Content

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in telecommunications, big data, cloud, virtualization and network security: TekSavvy has been asked to hand over the names of its customers who may have engaged in copyright infringement by downloading...
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Prepare Your Cloud for Holiday Usage Spikes

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in big data, cloud and more: Is your cloud ready for the holidays? A ZDNet article states that today will be the biggest online shopping day of the year, with 41% of consumers expecting to shop online. With this...
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Big Data Spending Will Reach $20 Billion by 2016

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in big data, network security and cloud: Big money is going into big data. According to an Experton Group study (as reported by SmartPlanet.com), spending on big data technologies will reach more than $20...
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