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Posted by:Ranjani Rao November 30th, 2011
Brainstorming on the risks faced by modern day enterprises owing to the rising demand of employees wanting access to enterprise data on diverse mobile devices, IT staff enthusiastically brandish the Mobile Device Management (MDM) flag. What is MDM though? And can enterprises rely on MDM alone for a robust and secure infrastructure? MDM solutions are being adopted by multiple enterprises … Continue reading “Mobile Device Management (MDM) – Is it Enough?”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao November 24th, 2011
The announcement of Windows 8 back in June ignited a lot of excitement among Windows users and developers alike. Windows 8 promises to bridge the gap between PCs and tablets, with features that make it an ideal platform for touch based and classic UI devices. Windows 8 desktops will in fact release with two modes – Metro (touch-based) and Classic … Continue reading “Windows 8 and the Future of .NET”
Posted by:Monica Samuel November 21st, 2011
Big data is here. CTOs and CIOs are not unfamiliar with the art of managing humongous amounts of data but big data definitely demands some new strategies and controls. Blogs, social media, and websites generate petabytes of unstructured data that is an invaluable source of information if mined correctly. Consumer friendly smartphones and tablets are principal vehicles of unstructured data … Continue reading “Preparing Enterprises for Big Data on iPad and iPhone”
Posted by:Monica Samuel November 17th, 2011
A recent article on Computerworld caught my attention. Linux lost out to Mac OS X as a development platform in a popularity survey. The survey, conducted by Evans Data Corp. reveals that Mac OS X is the primary development platform for 7.9% software developers against 5.6% who still prefer Linux. Windows is still the leader with 80% developers devoted to … Continue reading “Linux Losing Its Charm for Developers? Mac OS X and Windows Gain.”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar November 15th, 2011
Browser based apps beat native apps on many counts. They don’t involve heavy downloads and installation. They rely on the internet so you’re not tied down to any specific PC, platform or even device type (in some cases) – laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile phone. Categories under browser apps are growing rapidly today, spanning music play, data storage, scheduling, word … Continue reading “Some of the Best Web Apps of 2011”
Posted by:Shyam Sundar November 11th, 2011
Mobile applications are becoming conventional media for regular transactions such as paying bills, interacting with banks, and other activities. Mobile security is becoming an all important phrase with enterprises churning out policies and standards to protect networks, hardware, software, and personal data accessed bymobile applications. All applications that access the web are vulnerable to attacks and fraud. It’s … Continue reading “Mobile App Security: The Risks and What Users Should Know”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao November 8th, 2011
Cloud based computing has been gaining momentum over the last few years and is taking firm shape with small and large businesses moving towards a cloud-based architecture. It was only a matter of time before the concept filtered down to mobile applications. Currently in nascent stage, mobile cloud computing or web based app development is expected to overtake … Continue reading “Cloud Based Apps Could Revolutionize Mobile App Development”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao November 3rd, 2011
Hadoop was recently in news when Oracle announced the Big Data Appliance that integrates the Hadoop framework with Oracle Enterprise Linux, NoSQL database, and the R programming language. However, Hadoop has been around since 2008 when Doug Cutting created it in Java and named it after his son’s toy elephant. Yahoo and Facebook are the biggest users of … Continue reading “Is Hadoop the Future of Enterprise Data Warehousing?”
Posted by:Srini Bhopal November 1st, 2011
Newspapers have been badly hit by internet propagation. Magazines have fared better because publishers do not make content freely available on the internet. You have to subscribe for full access to the filtered, quality content that comes out of magazine houses. Even so, the sector has suffered in the recessive economy. Tablets are a boon to the publishing industry. The … Continue reading “The Future of Digital Publishing in the Mobile Space”

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