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Cloud computing continues to hold a great deal of promise for a variety of business and personal implementations. A lot of buzz has been generated this year with regards to the potential of cloud-based applications and web services as well as a few recent developments that highlight the direction in which the cloud computing phenomenon is moving. 1. The Emergence of Private and Hybrid Clouds. Cloud computing becomes more attractive to businesses as companies are able to create their own private clouds, as well as hybrid clouds, and clouds including private and public space. As businesses realize that private and hybrid clouds can be built to the company's specifications, cloud computing becomes a more valued asset to the enterprise. Several organizations have moved into the private and hybrid cloud space in recent years. OpenStack is a highly customizable, open sourc... (more)

Five Things You Need to Know About a Carrier Grade Server

The telecom industry provides mission-critical services, which means that the hardware and software that powers the network must be able to perform under some very extreme conditions. Servers, in particular, must be extremely reliable and function during and after everything from streams of heavy traffic to massive earthquakes. Carrier grade servers have to go through rigid testing to receive certification, and they have several characteristics that make them very important. They Are Part of the National Infrastructure Telecommunications, as a whole, is considered an important par... (more)

Five Hot Healthcare Innovations in 2013 and a Few to Look Out for in 2014

The ability to provide fast and accurate healthcare has always depended on having the latest technology and educating the relevant staff on how to best employ these new devices and applications. Throughout 2013, a number of innovations appeared in the industry, changing the way healthcare we administer and receive care. New technologies have the potential to disrupt the traditional, slow, and ineffective processes that are often ingrained in the healthcare system. They have the potential to offer more security to meet stringent compliance requirements, streamline distribution, a... (more)