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Last Updated on 17 April 2014, Total: 149 Blog Posts

  1. Skype is reading everything you write

    According to the German security firm Heise Security, Microsoft monitors users’ instant messages and SMSs on Skype... Read More

  2. Software Defined Networking

    The key characteristic of Software Defined Networking is the separation of the virtual network from the physical network, through a layer of software that hides the physical topology from the applications... Read More

  3. Submarine cables – Internet’s physical infrastructure

    If you're into the physical infrastructure of the Internet then this map should be your starting point. The Submarine Cable Map is a free resource from TeleGeography. Data contained in this map is drawn from Global Bandwidth Research Service and is updated on a regular basis. The map is rich of information including cable capacity, provider name and other elements;... Read More

  4. System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7and Windows Server 2008 R2

    Check out this free tool provided by Microsoft which was released to fix an inconsistency in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. This tool checks your computer for such inconsistencies and tries to resolve issues if found. This tool is for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008... Read More

  5. Technical information about Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

    All the info you need about SharePoint Server 2010 in one single location! This book includes technical information about the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 provider for Windows PowerShell and other helpful reference information about general settings, security, and tools. It also contains several links to articles which you can access online from the Operations Manager console. Search for alert messages... Read More

  6. The AWS ecosystem!

    Amazon's Web Services (AWS) announced the Public Beta launch of the new AWS Partner Network (APN). This new global program is focused on providing members of the AWS partner ecosystem with the technical information, and sales and marketing support they need to accelerate their AWS-based businesses. APN membership is available for both Technology-based partners and Consulting-based partners. Read more here... Read More

  7. The European Cloud Computing Strategy

    The European Commission aims at enabling and facilitating faster adoption of cloud computing throughout all sectors of the economy in order to boost the productivity, growth and jobs in Europe. The strategy includes three key actions which are Standards & Certification, Contract terms & Conditions, and European Cloud Partnership Read more here - http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/cloudcomputing/cloud_strategy/index_en.htm... Read More

  8. The desktop is not dead!

    According to a senior analyst at IDC, the main reason behind the laptop success sales figures is price. They are leading the market because they are simply much cheaper than they used to be, and the price gap has gone. However, the desktop remains the first choice for resource hungry applications, durability, scalability and security where thieves are less attracted... Read More

  9. The importance of log management

    According to recent investigations by Verizon companies are not aware of how precious and important systems logs are! Companies either do not maintain logs or simply ignore them but logs are needed to identify unusual system behavior and track events! Alan Brill, Senior Managing Director at Kroll has published an interesting article on net-security.org that discusses the importance and value... Read More

  10. The world’s largest library

    ‘The Internet has often been called the world’s largest library with all the books on the floor’... Read More

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