No-one will deny that Cupertino's products are fashionable and beautifully-designed. But that doesn't make them enterprise-grade.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet is a technologist with over two decades of experience with integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
Only a week after a public relations fiasco involving high-profile iCloud account breaches, Cupertino fails to reliably stream their iPhone 6 and Apple Watch event. This begs the question: can Apple be trusted to do anything enterprise-grade at all?
We treat consumer cloud services as if they are expected to be less robust and less secure than the clouds we use for mission-critical data. But that should not be the case.
Old habits die hard. But it no longer made sense for me to maintain my own systems anymore.
A de-emphasis on the permanence of expression as well as a lack of desire to preserve digital content will almost certainly result in the loss of many culturally significant works.
The latest Wi-Fi routers use 40Mhz channels for best throughput on the 2.4Ghz band. Problem: iOS only supports 20Mhz.
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A new generation of manned missions to the moon by NASA is not a certainty, but many of the parts are being put into place to make it possible.
Our third installment in our series is about Rocketdyne, the company which built and designed the mighty rocket engines for the Saturn V.
Our fourth and final installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969.
Our first profile in our series about the Apollo program is Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
Our second installment in our series is about IBM and UNIVAC, the two primary computer systems integrators for the Apollo missions.
While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 45 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond.
Got a living room too far away from your router for your streaming devices? You need a wireless range extender with media bridge capability.
A chance encounter with an old cell phone had me thinking about how far we've come, and how much we've lost with our latest communications technology.
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