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  • 5G-More-Than-Cat-Videos

    5G Networks Will Do Much More Than Stream Better Cat Videos

    Every few years, mobile carriers promise to turbocharge smartphones with new “G” technology. Most recently, 4G began replacing 3G, and people from Trenton to Tacoma celebrated the fact that they could watch cat videos without their screens locking up (well, most of the time). This summer, Verizon and AT&T will start testing 5G. If this […]

  • Cloud Will Rain Cash Soon

    Oracle: This Is The Bottom For Earnings, Cloud Will Rain Cash Soon

    Oracle: This Is The Bottom For Earnings, Cloud Will Rain Cash Soon Oracle Corp.’s shares have swung lower since the company’s earnings call late Wednesday, as investors mulled the diverging stories in its better-than-expected results, with sales of cloud software soaring 26% but also possibly taking away from the core business. During the company’s call with […]

  • Big Changes at CenturyLink's Cloud Unit

    Big Changes at CenturyLink’s Cloud Unit

    Big Changes at CenturyLink’s Cloud Unit by Barb Darrow, November 30, 2015 Executive departures may signal a major change in strategy for the telco-turned-cloud-provider. CenturyLink, a telecommunications company that pushed hard into cloud computing starting with its $3.2 billion acquisition of Savvis four years ago, followed by purchases of Appfog and Tier 3, is losing its two top cloud executives,Fortune has learned. […]

  • Using the Cloud to Address the IT Skills Gap

    Using the Cloud to Address the IT Skills Gap

    Using the Cloud to Address the IT Skills Gap By: James Harvey, “The Cloud Guy”, October 21, 2015 Good help can be hard to find, especially when hiring for an organization’s IT department. According to a survey from staffing firm Manpower, 36 percent of the 37,000 study participants noted that they experienced issues filling available positions within […]

  • What Will Mobile App Development Look Like in 2016?

    What Will Mobile App Development Look Like in 2016?

    What Will Mobile App Development Look Like in 2016? By: Bob West, October 20, 2015 The new year is just a few months away, but already experts are looking forward to the trends that will take shape in nearly every industry. These trends can be quite impactful, shifting the way those in the sector carry out […]

  • What Does the Cloud Mean to You? Defogging the Cloud

    What Does the Cloud Mean to You? Defogging the Cloud

    What Does the Cloud Mean to You? Defogging the Cloud By: James Harvey, October 13, 2015 Ask a group of people to define The Cloud and it is likely you will receive many different answers.  To the developer it could mean creating cloud native applications.  To an operations director it could mean a threat to the […]

  • IoT Security: Why Your Business Needs the Proper Protection

    IoT Security: Why Your Business Needs the Proper Protection

    IoT Security: Why Your Business Needs the Proper Protection By: Yogi Simms, October 7, 2015 While, for some time, the Internet of Things was simply a concept, connected devices are now being deployed both in individual residences as well as within business settings. However, as enterprises look to implement the IoT within their IT infrastructure, there […]

  • How Windows 10 is Impacting the Marketplace

    How Windows 10 is Impacting the Marketplace?

    By: Robert West, September 30, 2015 When Windows 10 was released, many users and tech experts alike weren’t sure what to expect. With past failures like Windows 8 and Vista, this was possibly the last chance Microsoft had to improve its reputation in the operating system market. And it seems Windows 10 has done just that. In […]

  • Malware: Worst Infections and What to Avoid

    Malware: Worst Infections and What to Avoid?

    Malware: Worst Infections and What to Avoid? By: Mike Armstrong, September 23, 2015 Getting a virus or infection on a device is never fun. According to a recent study from Panda Security, cyber criminals currently create a staggering 160,000 new malware samples every day, some of which are more damaging to user and corporate devices […]