Can Big Data Tackle Data Center Efficiency?

Matt Weinberger | March 29th

"As we grow old, the beauty steals inward," or so Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote. I doubt he was talking about big data. But as it matures, can big data be used to provide the same...»

Big Things Planned for Microsoft’s Kinect for Windows 1.5

Kyt Dotson | March 29th

May 2012 will see the release of a new version of the Kinect software for Windows and this week Microsoft’s Craig Eisler published a sneak peek into what we can expect from this update. Looking at...»

Cloud Accounts for 35 Percent of SMB Primary Backup

Maria Deutscher | March 29th

While storage titan EMC, HP and IBM are racing towards a competitive edge in the never-ending enterprise hardware wars, cloud backup providers are also seeing their market expand – and competition is growing as...»

If March 31st is Backup Day, don’t be Fooled with Restore on April 1st

Greg Schulz | March 29th

With March 31st as world backup day, hopefully some will keep recovery and restoration in mind to not be fooled on April 1st.

 When it comes to protecting data, it may not be a headline


Don’t Let Facebook Make You Post Content You Don’t Want to Share

Angela Connor | March 29th

Facebook really wants us to populate that timeline, don’t they? Upon logging in today, I found a prompt asking me to add information about my employer, including position and city. Not alarming, I know but still worth discussing....»

Dell’s Bad Luck with Smartphones: A Brief History

Mellisa Tolentino | March 29th

Dell's dropping two more smartphones from its lineup, throwing in the towel on the Venue and Venue Pro.  The hardware maker  announced that they will be discontinuing the production in the US, stating mobile...»

New Media Minute: How to Build and Boost Your Brand’s YouTube Channel

Daisy Whitney | March 29th

All brands should be on YouTube, but feeding a YouTube brand channel can feel like a daunting task. However, there are many ways to build up the video in your brand channel without producing all the videos in house. At a...»

eDiscovery in the Cloud

Matt Weinberger | March 29th

eDiscovery is a disruptive technology: finding the relevant data for lawsuits or other legal actions used to take teams of lawyers weeks, months or years to do what an eDiscovery product can turn up in...»

McAfee Secures MySQL Databases with Free Audit Plug-ins

Cherr Aira | March 29th

Databases are essentially the most common target for data breaches. There are also security concerns looming around lack of encryption. McAfee knows quite a lot about this as a global leader in cyber threat intelligence solutions....»

How Hacktivism Finally Became a Powerful Virtual Weapon [infographic]

Kristina Farrah | March 29th

Hacktivism, or the nonviolent use of legal and/or illegal digital tools in pursuit of political ends, has become one of the most lethal weapons in the digital era. It’s capable of single-handedly exposing