August 07, 2012

Offshoring: Why it’s an opportunity, not a threat
IT industry experts in the UK argue that offshoring shouldn’t be viewed simply as a threat to domestic jobs but as an opportunity to join a global workforce.

Over 150% performance improvement in unified threat management
As next-generation UTMs, the New WatchGuard XTM 5 Series sports the fastest throughput in its price class without sacrificing security efficacy, manageability and ease of use.

ROI Calculator : Multi-tenant Maturity Model 2 & 4, with and without celloSaaS
On a specific request from one of our customers, we recently did a detailed analaysis of the various alternatives of building and migrating a SaaS application on .NET, their relative costs and TCO.

Enterprise Mobility is Driving a Lot of Change in the Enterprise
Enterprise mobility acts as strategic information and is driving a lot of change in the enterprise kind of converging in what consumers use and what the enterprise use from the mobility perspective.

The Dictatorship of BYOD
In response to the question "What causes data leaks onto public clouds," the answer was a predictable, "BYOD and personal decision-making by employees." It should be noted that not a single person checked off the box for "There is no data leakage onto public clouds.

Is Working From Home Right for You?
Wondering if you fit the profile of a work-at-home entrepreneur? Think you’d be able to survive the days of unstructured time and day-long freedom? This quick self-assessment should help guide your decision on whether working from home is right for you.

Beyond passwords: Biometrics continue to evolve
The second issue is that while it’s hard to reproduce your fingerprint or your iris, it’s not impossible. Many researchers over the years have shown various ways to bypass some of the biometrics used in security systems, whether it’s by creating fake hands using a mold, or tricking iris scans.

Beyond the smartphone: Emerging platforms that developers should target next
From the car to the living room, technologies and markets are quickly evolving to offer lucrative possibilities for programming pioneers

Big Data Point Counterpoint II
Consultants/pundits Marc Demarest and Mark Madsen squared off as the disciple and the bomb tosser to big data’s business reality check, a mock trial of legitimacy full of hyperbole meant to entertain more than to define either man’s belief system (which they did eventually get around to).

Amazon: UK now buying more e-books than print books
Two years after the Kindle was launched in the UK, Amazon's customers there are now buying more e-books than printed books. In the US, the distance between the Kindle release and that milestone was four years

Cisco Linksys EA4500 review
With its novel cloud-based configuration and app platform, Cisco's EA4500 is an interesting experiment, but the hardware itself fails to excite.


Quote for the day:
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” ~Winston Churchill