One of the challenges of using Cloud-based big data or media applications is moving big files and objects into the cloud. IBM acquired Aspera just to address this issue. Signiant, long a player in broadcast and other media, says don't forget us.
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As organizations digest BYOD, they often turn to wrapping apps to make them available remotely. Cortado's Henning Volkmer thinks that approach is dead and suggests that a more centralized approach is better.
Does the device-neutral nature of desktop virtualisation give it fresh relevance in a world where PCs aren't the only devices that need access to information and applications?
Malwarebytes has launched a backup service that includes scanning files for malware. It backs up multiple Windows PCs, and Android and Apple iOS devices, with optional encryption to protect your files in the cloud.
This affordable utility provides an easier way to compress and email large files, and integrates well with Microsoft Office applications.
I have been a paid subscriber of the Dropbox cloud storage service for over two years, syncing files from home to office, across PCs and Macs. A few weeks ago, Google launched their Google Drive service, which is very similar to Dropbox.
Microsoft is accepting tester applications for the next version of its Windows Intune service for managing and securing Windows PCs -- and soon iOS and Android devices.
Amazon's new "Send to Kindle" option makes it possible to transfer files from Windows applications to the Kindle.
Microsoft has contributed source code under the GPLv3 to Samba, the file server software that enables Linux servers to share files with Windows PCs. No, I'm not making this up.
Over a hundred and sixty frontline staff at the Identity and Passport Service have voted to take strike action by the end of the month, according to the Public and Commercial Services Union.The proposed industrial action by Steria staff could see passport applications slow over the holiday period, the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) said in a statement on Friday.
Oracle is sticking to its SPARC platform commitment by announcing a SPARC Solaris-based model of its cloud-in-a-box Exalogic Elastic cloud system.
The WSO2 Carbon Studio IDE is designed to take advantage of the open source WSO2 Carbon middleware platform. The Eclipse-based offering includes graphical editors for XML configuration files, an enhanced Eclipse BPEL editor, and easy integration of Carbon-based applications with the WSO2 Governance Registry.
Windows 7 was released a year ago today (October 22), and Microsoft has announced More than 240 Million Licenses Sold. The blog post by Brandon LeBlanc adds: "As of September, Windows 7 was running on 93% of new consumer PCs and has over 17% global OS market share (according to Net Applications as of October 1st).
Canonical gets set to launch Maverick Meerkat for desktops and notebooks, which has new cloud features that let users sync files with Windows PCs, Android phones and iPhones
Nike has filed a patent for what appears to be a self-lacing shoe -- complete with motor, battery and USB port.
The result is tiny audio files, which have a wide range of applications.
Researchers from WebSense are reporting on three currently active malware campaigns, attempting to trick end users into opening malicious HTML files, or automatically exploiting vulnerable PCs relying on the recent Adobe zero day flaw (CVE-2010-1297).
After bailing out of the plasma HDTV market, Pioneer seemed destined to selling Blu-ray players and A/V receivers, but it has a bigger idea in mind with its Entertainment Tap (or Project ET) networked concept player. At its heart, it's a streaming media box that plays files from your networked PCs on your HDTV as well as offering online services like Netflix's on-demand video.
VMware is in the early stages of embedding its technology in a range of smartphones, enabling them to connect to PCs and run applications that were designed for other mobile phones.
Do you think Windows 7 touch-enabled PCs -- or Windows 7 netbooks -- will be hot? Can you envision any potential Windows 7 applications that might win over PC-touch skeptics like me?
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