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Maintaining Web Security in a World of Hackers

Maintaining Web Security in a World of Hackers

The vast majority of Internet users have shared personal information such as credit card numbers and routing numbers at some point in their online liv

Cable vs Wireless: Telecommunication Standoff

Cable vs Wireless: Telecommunication Standoff

Telecommunications is the future; it enables millions of people to connect all over the world within seconds. It also offers development, improvement,

DaaS: Goodbye to the Enterprise Desktop PC?

DaaS: Goodbye to the Enterprise Desktop PC?

The days of the enterprise desktop may be numbered. Traditional desktop deployments, with hundreds or thousands of mid-spec PCs running a usually outdated version of Microsoft Windows, are being displaced by DaaS (Desktop-as-a-Service) solutions that lower the burden of IT management.

The Death of the Tech Industry?

The Death of the Tech Industry?

Technology has flourished as an industry by creating substitutes for human processes and even for itself. Increasing compute power, storage and bandwidth has helped us to automate, accelerate and connect ever faster with increasing richness and context. Telecoms and then mobile phones replaced mail and in person meetings. Mainframes and PC’s replaced manual computations.

Tracking News: Beyond the US Filter

Tracking News: Beyond the US Filter

Bing, Google, Yahoo, and dozens of other US-centric services provide news to millions of Web users. The shift from desktop computers to mobile device

How Desktop Virtualization Enhances IT Capabilities

How Desktop Virtualization Enhances IT Capabilities

Virtualization of desktop computing capabilities is helping to make IT more of an asset for businesses and in many cases, enhances the capacities of individual employees within an enterprise context. Let’s take a look at how and why these advantages are important.

Big Data Causes Privacy Concerns

Big Data Causes Privacy Concerns

Data Privacy Concerns

Twice a year, ThoughtWorks publishes the “Technology Radar”—our view on the technology trends that are important in the industry right now, and the trends that will be important in the near future.

Cloud Operations Analytics Improve IT Efficiency

Cloud Operations Analytics Improve IT Efficiency

We hear a lot about the benefits that big data and cloud platforms can bring to businesses. The ability to collect and process vast amounts of information gives enterprises the power to engage with the real world in ways that have historically been extremely difficult, providing insights that can lead to new business opportunities and a deeper understanding of market conditions. But, one area where cloud operations analytics does not tend to get the attention and investment it deserves is IT operations.

IT Security and Dropbox: Lifting the Ban

IT Security and Dropbox: Lifting the Ban

Dropbox can put organizations at risk by not having adequate security controls, increasing the chance of security breaches. In one incident, Dropbox email addresses were successfully hacked and then used to send Dropbox users spam. Many enterprises are not prepared to take the necessary risk and are forbidding the use of Dropbox making it the number one banned application according to a survey by Fiberlink.