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The Global App Market Will Double by 2017

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in apps, network security, virtualization and more: According to AppNation, the global app market will double by 2017 and reach $151 billion. This includes “paid apps, app-enabled purchases of goods and services, and in-app...
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Canadian Critical Infrastructure at Risk for Cyber Attacks

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, virtualization and more: CTV reported that Canadian corporations and critical infrastructure are not taking enough measures to protect themselves against cyber attacks. According to the report, the scale of...
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More Businesses Turn to Convergence to Cut IT Costs

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in convergence, big data and more: According to the IT Business Edge blog, many businesses can no longer afford the high costs of data infrastructure. That’s why they are turning to converged infrastructures as a low-cost, yet...
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US Computer Emergency Readiness Team Issues Warning to Change Your Passwords

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, virtualization and more: Cyberattack attempts against critical infrastructure increase, yet many organizations still use default passwords on Internet-connected devices. According to the US Department of...
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Data Protection Becomes Top Concern as More Businesses Use Third-Party IT Systems

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in big data, network security and more: By 2019, 90% of organizations will have personal data on IT systems that they don’t own or control. With this in mind, Gartner has outlined steps you can take to safeguard your data....
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Governments to Reduce IT Spending

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud, big data, network security and more: A Gartner study revealed that global governments plan to reduce their IT spending to $449.5 billion – a 0.1% drop from 2012. According to The Register, “The top three areas...
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Almost 90% of Businesses Are Proactive About Network Security [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, disaster recovery and more: The latest AT&T Business Continuity Study revealed that almost 90% of businesses are proactively addressing their network security and business continuity. Many of these...
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Global Mobile Data Usage Doubled Within the Past Year

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in mobility, business continuity and more: According to the latest “Ericsson Mobility Report”, global mobile subscriptions grew by 8% while mobile broadband subscriptions increased by 45% year-on-year during Q1 2013. This...
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Hackers May Soon Use Sensory Technology to Infect Smartphones with Malware

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security: Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have figured out how to trigger malware on smartphones by using sensory channels such as light, vibrations and music. SC Magazine reported that the...
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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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Big data overwhelm
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More Than 70% of Big Data Adopters Struggle to Gain Control of Their Information

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in big data, unified communications and more: Big data adopters face data overwhelm. According to the Experian QAS blog, big data adopters are collecting so much information that they are struggling to find the gems that will...
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Big Data
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62% of Businesses Believe Big Data Can Give Them an Advantage

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in big data, network security and more: PwC’s latest Digital IQ Survey revealed that 62% of global IT and business leaders believe big data can give them a competitive advantage. However, according to CIO.com, 58% of the 1,108...
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