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Rise Of The Machines

December 15, 2014

You leave the office and head for the parking lot. You start the car. Since it’s your regular quitting time, your home comfort system takes that as an indication you’re on your way, and turns on the air conditioning that’s

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The Changing Role Of The CIO

November 28, 2014

Dealing with constant change has been the “new normal” in IT for many years. Now, we are seeing the pace of change accelerate with an onslaught of new enterprise technologies such as cloud computing and mobile-first solutions. Today, three quarters

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Why People Embrace BYOD And What To Do About It

November 28, 2014

Today, IT budgets are not growing fast enough to fully keep pace with technological evolution. That’s a primary reason why BYOD has been considered favorably by some IT managers. They see BYOD as a fast, easy way to overcome the

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21st Century Classrooms

October 21, 2014

For urban communities, taking education to the next level is feasible if you have the budget and the IT resources. For remote communities, where broadband is non-existent or orders of magnitude higher in cost, the stakes can be much higher.

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Smart Cities Are A Step Ahead

October 21, 2014

You either love big cities or you hate them. Sure, all that noise, pollution, traffic, congestion and the high costs of living is a pain, but then there are more jobs, more schools, more hospitals and more services. It is

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Robots and Humans

August 21, 2014

The traditional vision of a robot has not changed much in generations. Humanoid-looking beings with various combinations of heads, torsos, arms, legs, flashing lights and synthesized voices have long dominated the images we see in popular culture. Because life imitates

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The Making Of The Machine

August 21, 2014

Las Vegas, Nev. – Meg Whitman certainly chose the right venue to announce what could end up easily being the largest corporate gamble she and the company she heads has ever made. The CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), who was

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IP4 vs. IP6: Two very different animals

July 10, 2014

As you read this, the last blocks of address space based on Version 4 of the Internet Protocol (IPv4) are being allocated in Latin America and Africa. In the early days of the Internet, no one had anticipated the volume

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Integrated design in a Web world

May 28, 2014

The promise of the Internet has hit a wall – not a figurative wall, but the real brick and mortar kind. Whereas greenfield design in state-of-the-art data centres and brand new hospitals and commercial high-rises are showing us that buildings

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Cabling in the great outdoors

May 28, 2014

As the utilization of fiber optics has increased within the industrial sector, so have the number of “deployable” systems used in applications from oil and gas exploration, drilling and distribution to mining. As opposed to fixed installations, deployable systems are