Category Archives: Technology

Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

If you are one of those who always keep an eye on new technology updates, then you surely know the benefits offered by Desktop Virtualization. If you are still unaware about this form of technology, then you must read this article. Desktop Virtualization or in short VDI simplify the management tasks and reduce the costs. These potential TCO (Total Cost Ownership) benefits are mainly noteworthy, but VDI deployments still often require you to make an up-front investment in new hardware and software. Particularly, the cost and management associated with storage for VDI deployments can be a big challenge, as you need to consider a solution that can handle the performance and capacity requirements that come along with VDI. read more

Network Storage: Western Digital rack mounts for SMEs

Western Digital intends to provide SMEs large account distribution for storage in rack mount server format, based on Intel Atom with a maximum capacity of 16 TB, data preservation oriented with support for virtual environments.

A call for SMEs and its branch offices of large accounts that have opted for infrastructure storage type rack, Western Digital responds with a dedicated NAS server: the Sentinel RX4100.

In 1U, this model built in single-socket based on Intel ATOM (Dual core 1.8 GHz) is positioned as the DX4000 which seems a successor. 4-bay SATA 3 (6 GB/s), the maximum storage capacity is 16 TB HDD or SSD in a Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 essentials environment. read more

Ensuring Uptime and Achieving Maximum IT Infrastructure Dependability

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An increasing volume of Small and Medium sized Businesses (SMB) are established every month in the US. Similar are the trends observed across the globe with more and more individuals registering their firms and procuring licenses from respective governments to carry out operations online. Under such a scenario it becomes crucial to maintain a dependable IT infrastructure to ensure maximum availability of businesses.

According to a recent news update from Yahoo, nearly 48% Americans want to be Entrepreneurs. Hence inorder to ensure this, service providers would now need to stay on toes to maintain their infrastructures at top operational conditions and offer a problem free existence to businesses new and old. read more

Twitter Introduces its Analytics Feature.

After successfully introducing Twitter Ads, the micro-blogging site has also introduced an Analytics feature coupled with its advertising service to make it convenient for users to assess the performance of their campaign and monitor their tweets.

The Analytics feature can be found on the top bar when a user logs in to the Twitter Ads account. Using the Analytics one can get hold of valuable data about the users and their activity on Twitter.

Analytics for Twitter Ads

Using Analytics one can get information about the number of people who followed and unfollowed the users and the amount of times they were mentioned recently. Furthermore it also provides data about the performance of their recent tweets based on the number of retweets, favorites or replies the tweets have received. read more

No Cloud Without Virtualization – Benefits of Virtualization with Cloud Computing to Businesses

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Benefits of a Well Planned Virtualization with Cloud Computing for Businesses

One of the biggest challenges the IT departments are facing today is to keep up their work environment. This is due to the need to maintain the IT infrastructure to be able to meet the current demand for services and applications, and also to ensure that in the critical situations of the company they are able to resume normal activities quickly. And here is where the big problem appears.

Many of the IT departments are working on their physical limit, logical and economical. Their budget is very small and grows on average of 1% a year, while managing the complexity grows at an exponential rate. IT has been viewed as a real cost center and not as an investment, as I have observed in most of the companies. read more

Setting Up WordPress on a Windows PC using WAMP Server

We’ve come across many enthusiasts, noobs & testers who’ve enquired about the ways to setting-up WordPress on a Windows based PC. So, for those who aren’t aware, setting-up WordPress locally would mean setting-up a local server or a localhost. There may be a number of reasons why anyone would want to do that in the first place. Some might me a theme developer who’d probably want to test the theme locally before making it live over the web, while others might be developing a plugin for WordPress which they’d like to test run before releasing it to the store. read more

Tips to Protect Your Smartphone Data

Tips to Protect Your Smartphone Data

The following article offers you effective tips and important measures you should take in order to protect your smartphone data.

Update Your Device Constantly

You should always keep the devices updated. This way, you can avoid security flaws that are correcting the manufacturers with new versions.

Avoid Unauthorized Software Modifications

Try to prevent unauthorized software modifications in your smartphone. Using original software guarantees you greater confidence in your device. Try to avoid “Rooting Android” and “Jailbreak” in iPhone). read more

What is Hadoop?

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The Hadoop is an open source platform developed especially for processing and analyzing large volumes of data, whether structured or unstructured. The project is maintained by the Apache Foundation, but has the support of several companies such as Yahoo!, Facebook, Google and IBM.

It can be said that the project Hadoop began in 2002, and after working several months, Google released the Google File System paper in October 2003 and the MapReduce paper in December 2004.

The Google File System (GFS) – a file system specially prepared to handle distributed processing, as would be the case of a company like this, large volumes of data (in magnitudes of terabytes or even petabytes). read more

What is Big Data?

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Introduction to Big Data

Have you ever stopped to think about the amount and variety of data that we generate and store each day? Banks, airlines, telecom operators, search service, online retailers and networks are just some of the numerous examples of companies that live daily with large volumes of information. The issue is that only having data is not enough: it is important to get to know and use them. This is where the concept of Big Data comes into scene.

In this article, you will see what is Big Data, understand why this name become more present in the vocabulary of Information Technology environments and understand the reasons why the concept of Big Data is more important to the daily life of businesses. read more

BYOD Requires Protection of Users & Personal Devices

Practice can prevent vulnerabilities…

The BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) demands protection not only on workstations for businesses, but the user and its personal devices. There are many companies in the industry that have invested in BYOD in the last two years looking at the growth of the cloud computing and its inevitable use.

It is clear that following this new concept of BYOD, enterprises and organizations can have more flexibility and cost savings. It has also been analyzed that using mobile devices in the workplace, safety in the corporate sector becomes more complex. The BYOD increases the complexity of the threats, which requires constant treatment by the security area; hence it is more necessary to protect the user. read more