In modernen Konzepten wie Virtualisierung und Cloud Computing stecken viele Potenziale zur Konsolidierung der IT. Doch der Einstieg in diese neuen Technologien ist kein Selbstläufer. Die Analysten von Forrester haben sich mit den typischen Stolperfallen auseinandergesetzt. …mehr
Migrationen sollen vor allem zwei Bedingungen erfüllen: Sie müssen zuverlässig ablaufen und dürfen nicht viel Aufwand verursachen. Aber meistens ist das nicht ganz so einfach. Der Eon IT GmbH gelang es, die Stolpersteine aus dem Weg zu räumen und den laufenden Betrieb möglichst wenig zu stören. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Addressing some of the chief problems faced by mainframe operators today, CA Technologies has updated its stack of mainframe management software to help cut costs and simplify management.
Premium-Inhalt. The Hong Kong government is set to launch the controversial HK$220 million Internet Learning Support Program (ILSP) on July 14 to help students from low income families make use of the Internet for learning, said the Government CIO Stephen Mak Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Organisations still hesitant to jump all-in to the cloud environment can move at their own pace without breaking the bank. In fact, putting together standards-based components need not even be a worry since Hitachi Data Systems said they have converged data centre solutions to help organisations implement the cloud with predictable results.
Premium-Inhalt. It's become a common practice to have a "DELETE EVERYTHING?!" option in video games that come in a cartridge based format. After all, you don't want anyone to see the ridiculous names you gave to your farm animals in Harvest Moon -- or worse, the giant penises you drew all over your WarioWare: D.I.Y. mini-games. Capcom, however, may be changing things up with its marquee titles, as seen with the latest Resident Evil.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's unlocking iPhones as needed, the MacBook Air may be due for a refresh, and if you were missing the good old days of Apple doomsaying, well, we've got a special treat for you. The remainders for Monday, June 27, 2011 are alive and well.
Premium-Inhalt. Imagine a house where your appliances run themselves, where lights adjust without you having to get up, and where your snail-mailbox would send you a message when you get a package. It sounds like something out of , but thanks to some nifty home-automation technology, this is all possible today. (Talk about living in the future!)
Premium-Inhalt. I love the cloud-based convenience of , but I can't stand actually working in Google Docs for very long. In my opinion, Microsoft Office is a far better file editing suite than Google Docs, and the gap is so vast that I scarcely ever do any actual editing in Google's Web apps. So I use Google Cloud Connect to bridge the gap. Last week, Google added a new feature to to make it easier to access your cloud-based documents from within Microsoft Office. Here's how it works.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft said it remains committed to HealthVault, its service that lets users store all their medical information in one place, despite that it would shut down a similar service because it wasn't popular enough.
Premium-Inhalt. It looks like self-driving cars may be on the road sooner than most people had thought -- at least in Nevada.
Premium-Inhalt. It looks like the 's successor -- dubbed by many the "Xbox 720" -- may be getting an announcement at E3 2012, if various and frequent rumors are to be believed.
Premium-Inhalt. OnLive is great for people who want to ride into the future. Cloud based gaming eliminates the need for those pesky disks and trips to your local GameStop. But if you have console, you're stuck in the past -- something that OnLive wants to fix.
Premium-Inhalt. We have all heard the phrase, "When all else fails, try, try again." But in an investigation, when your own skills aren't enough, your professional network can't support you, and your leads go cold, what is next? You need to try again, yes, but try a new approach. One new approach is to turn to the 'wisdom of crowds' for answers.
Premium-Inhalt. LaCie has announced a hybrid storage product that combines a desktop hard drive with a cloud storage service.
Premium-Inhalt. In an era of increasing software bloat there's something to be said for a small, efficient application that goes about its business without fanfare or distraction. ($15, 21-day free trial) weighs in at a mere 1.5 MB fully installed and has a single function: To provide component level access to hard disks and optical storage devices, allowing highly granular control of power usage, performance, standby, and noise settings. The interface is simplicity itself, with all functions available via a single window per drive. Drive Power Manager applies changes immediately, with no rebooting required.
Premium-Inhalt. I had the opportunity to participate in two conferences over the past couple of weeks, and got what are essentially headlines ripped from today's newspapers about the state of cloud computing in the real world as well as a figurative text message from the future of cloud computing.
Premium-Inhalt. Swiss watchmaker is known for producing insanely extravagant watches out of material like "moon dust" and the metal used on the Apollo 11 spacecraft. Their latest production is a tie-in with Taito, a that's available in two styles, but basically are inspired by the design of lunar landers.
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Premium-Inhalt. A proposal has been put forward by a working group at the Danish Ministry of Justice that will essentially eradicate anonymous use of the Internet, according to .
Premium-Inhalt. Best Buy has dropped the price of the Lenovo IdeaPad B570 to just $350, making this 15.6-inch laptop the least expensive laptop with a dual-core processor based on Intel's new Sandy Bridge architecture, according to . The widescreen IdeaPad B570's target audience is business users looking for an affordable laptop.
Premium-Inhalt. Now even Ralph Nader is on 's case -- not for any breach of consumer ethics, but instead for breach of investor return.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. government is still very much a world, but a group dedicated to bringing software into public agencies says it is seeing progress on several fronts.
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Premium-Inhalt. Not only does the U.S. government regularly request users' private data from Google, it does so more often than any other government, the search engine reported Monday. Google announced these details as part of its , a bi-annual disclosure of what governments worldwide are asking for.
Premium-Inhalt. If you slept through most of last week, you missed some big camera news. was the most significant photography-related event of the past week--and if the company's works as seamlessly and easily as advertised, the camera could end up on a list of the most significant photography-related developments of all time.
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Premium-Inhalt. Skype is reportedly set to release a video chat app optimized for Apple's iPad even as the maker of video and voice products is on tap to be for $8.5 billion.
Premium-Inhalt. For ERP vendors and users, the sluggish Enterprise Resource Planning marketplace of the last two years is finally gaining a bit of enthusiasm again.