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Increase Employee Productivity With A BYOD Policy

For many years, businesses supplied their employees with a phone to keep personal and work information separate. With the advent of more sophisticated smartphones, these policies are all but obsolete. Some employers may stick with the old policy of mandating what phone the employee must use, but new research has found that this may not be the smartest move. In …

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Microsoft Thinks The Future Of Information Technology Lies In Intelligent Technology

IT, or Information Technology, according to Webster’s is “the technology involving the development, maintenance, and the use of computer systems, software, and networks for the processing and distribution of data.” We’ve been using this term to describe computer technology since the 70s, but Microsoft wants to change that. In a blog post on Microsoft’s technet blog, the company said that …

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Amazon Launches High Memory Cluster Instances For EC2

Amazon announced new High Memory Cluster instances for Amazon Web Services’ Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). These are designed for memory-intensive applications, like in-memory analytics, databases, caching, and scientific computing, the company says. These instances are especially helpful for applications that require a lot of memory on one instance or require taking advantage of distributed memory architectures, the company says. “Memory-intensive …

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Google Launches A New Google Search Appliance

Google Search Appliance has been around for about a decade, and today, the box has received a new update with version 7.0. This version adds universal search, refined relevance signals and some other bells and whistles. “The GSA 7.0 helps you find information stored anywhere in your organization, whether you’re using a desktop, smartphone or tablet,” says Matthew Eichner, General …

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IBM: New Software Helps Enterprises with Mobile & Cloud Computing

During the recent IBM Impact 2012 Conference, the company made several announcements. Among them were the company’s introductions of new software systems primarily focused on mobile and cloud computing.

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Cyber Security and Advanced Malware [Infographic]

I’m sure this is not news, but over 60% of security and IT professionals think their organization will be the victims of some type of cyber attack within the next six months. That’s an awful large group of people who are worried about the integrity of the systems they work on everyday. Either we have an enormous and growing criminal …

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Cloud-Based Cuts Company Waste [Inforgraphic]

Do you feel like you waste a lot of time at working trying to carry out tasks that should be simple by nature? How many hours have you wasted relaying the same information to the same people, continually trying to schedule meetings, searching for key data which should be at your fingertips, or just plain wasting time getting involved in …

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Top 25 CIOs Active in Social Media [Infographic]

Chief Information Officers can have a full plate, if they’re anything like the server-slaves that work in the org tree beneath them. Keeping up with changing technology, staying well-read on better ways to accomplish a company’s goals, and just generally knowing as much or more than you expect those who work for you to know can take a lot of …

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26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as the state’s capital, Frankfort. Kelly, whose unique draw (other than his age) is the fact that he’s a software engineer, …

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Cloud Vs. Conventional IT ROI Research Findings

When utilizing clouds as an IT service there is a complex method for figuring costs and a growing fear that those costs are going to severely cut into your bottom line. Though these types of services are becoming an inevitability, creating and managing them as an organization could be a nightmare. So they are outsourced to IT professional who can …

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Top 12 Cities For IT Jobs In 2012

If you’re looking for a new or better job in the IT industry here’s some great news. There is hope for those who want to work somewhere other than Silicon Valley. According to the latest research done by Modis, the top twelve cities to find an IT job in 2012 are in areas where product and service development, networking and …

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CIOs Continue Hiring IT Professionals

In another sign of a rebounding economy, technology executives are expected to continue hiring IT personel in the second quarter of 2012, albeit at a slower pace than three months ago, according to the newly released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report. In the latest quarterly survey, 8 percent of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed said they …

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