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Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT. A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access ...

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Since Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella took over, we've seen a number of innovative moves coming out of Redmond. We've seen all of the following steps recently: Announced that Skype will be offering a simultaneous voice translation capability. That means you can be an American speaking ...

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While all the recent hype on Apple has focused on their new iPhone 6 release, Apple is beginning to make a push into the enterprise. And they’re doing so in a rather unusual partnership. The maker of the ultimate snazzy B2C focused products is teaming up with IBM in ...

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One of the major arguments frequently put forth in the press is that Microsoft is not “innovative” or has missed the boat on too many hot trends. The transition to mobile is a big part of this argument. An almost nasty disdain for the tenure of Steve Ballmer as ...

For those interested in cloud computing, you've probably noticed Microsoft has announced a number of new features for its Azure Cloud offering, as the company goes to aggressively seize market share from cloud computing leader Amazon Web Services. Microsoft’s new initiatives include both a serious move into the Government cloud ...

VMWare has just purchased mobile device management (MDM) startup AirWatch for $1.5 billion. IT departments use Airwatch to provide comprehensive management of employees’ mobile devices, from monitoring what is done on them, how and when they are updated and what apps and content are on employees’ devices. Perhaps ...

If asked to pick major global trends, you could do pretty well simply by naming the rise of China and the move to cloud computing. Well as it turns out, we have seen a series of announcements from major IT vendors about their plans for the Chinese market. First it ...

As those interested in tech startups are no doubt aware, the last several years we have seen a renewal of VC interest in B2B, enterprise startups. With the advent of the BYOD trend, one challenge for IT departments is how to manage all of their employees devices. As the world ...

Those who harbor doubts about the Federal Government’s ability to implement complex projects have surely had these beliefs by the recent failed rollout of the Obamacare website – an epic IT disaster if there ever was one.  Now comes further news that confirms – albeit in a less dramatic ...

In a recent interview, we enjoyed taking the opportunity to profile Mirantis, one of the leading cloud computing providers using the open source cloud OS OpenStack. While Amazon Web Services remains the ‘big dog’ of the cloud computing world, many enterprises are looking at open sourece solution for the ...

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