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As we wait for the shipments of the new iPad, it’s worth thinking about the impact the latest version is going to have on the enterprise — and chances are it will affect it in ways we can’t anticipate.
A start-up has created a small communications box to access your data center remotely from a web browser or mobile device — and it could save you you gas and give you peace of mind when you can’t be onsite.
A recent survey found to nobody’ surprise that users are increasingly accessing and storing sensitive content on their mobile devices. Maybe it’s time to consider simple security measures like encryption.
As disasters of seemingly epic proportions strike with increasing frequency, IT needs to be prepared to stay running and a data center in a box could be up in just a day or two.
New research suggests that web site vistors are even more impatient than we believed. How impatient? How about they are likely to leave after just a 250 milliseconds delay in loading?
IT pros may think you want total control, but it would render your systems virtually useless if you had it. A better approach is flexibility with lighter control that lets your users access data wherever they are from virtually any device. The key is finding the right balance.
As more cloud services proliferate in the Enterprise, perhaps it’s time for the cloud vendors to take some responsibility for providing back-end management services for IT.
It doesn’t take an ROI study to figure out that a well-trained staff of IT pros is a solid investment for any company. If there is any group that needs to stay on top of a constantly changing profession, it’s IT.
The New York Knicks’ Web team should have anticipated it might get a traffic spike on Sunday afternoon. They were playing the NBA champs on national TV and phenom Jeremy Lin was on display. But the site crashed under the pressure.