Month: October 2013

Android Growth Drives Another Strong Quarter for WW Tablet Market, IDC

From Android Growth Drives Another Strong Quarter for the Worldwide Tablet Market, According to IDC – prUS24420613, a few quick 3Q13 stats: 47.6M tablets shipped (+7% QoQ, +36.7% 3Q13 over 3Q12) iPad down QoQ, only +1% 3Q13 over 3Q12), mkt share

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NTT Buying Virtela for Cloud Services – Bloomberg

Via NTT Communications Said to Buy Virtela for Cloud Services – Bloomberg… For those not familiar with Virtela, they were very early in the managed network game; my first Virtela network was back in 2002/3 for a large electrical wholesaler entering

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IVIS-34, Innovation via corporate policy – Dallas Tech Firm Delivers New Maternity Policy with Paid Leave for Both Parents | General Datatech

IVIS-34, Existing corporate policies, including in HR, can be “innovated” as well as new ones can be implemented (see IVIS-16 and IVIS-30) Next Step – Are there any existing policies “ripe” for innovation opportunity in your company?  Maybe “employee onboarding”

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Gen Y employees will break BYOD rules | ZDNet – newsle #FixVDA

From a survey focused internationally….another reason why cloud-hosted desktops, or DaaS, make sense….especially given the new VMWare/Desktone combination…. Patrice Perche: Gen Y employees will break BYOD rules | ZDNet – newsle.

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Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund, Boston Marathon Bib fundraiser…

From the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund… ================================================== Team Ouimet! Good morning friends, We are excited to announce that the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund has been selected by the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program to receive two (2) charity bibs for

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Innovation 1 of 5 summary recommendations – SAVVIS Cloud Survey 2013

From Savvis’ recent survey, which can be downloaded via http://go.savvis.net/2013-VansonBourne-LinkedIn#! .  Expected results given the source, but the report does have a few interesting perspectives on how private cloud fits in the overall cloud migration. …..innovation is also one of the 5

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Free Summarizer, online automatic tool to summarize any text or article – StumbleUpon

Free Summarizer, an online automatic tool to summarize any text or article – StumbleUpon.

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ITconnecter Job of the Week, CIO @CDM Smith, Cambridge, MA

CDM Smith – Experienced Professionals Chief Information Officer Location Massachusetts – Cambridge Job Description Primary Purpose: The CIO plays a highly visible and strategic role at CDM Smith and will have a direct impact on the short and long term

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CommScope and DC of future event = business impacting

Thanks to Commscope for a great event today in Boston Commscope event….few notes from session: …Commscope is $3B+ co, from Bell/Lucent days, focus on Layer 1 …why should people care about Layer 1? …due to the increase in load and

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from Computer Economics, “Larger Companies Lead SaaS Adoption” overview

industry leader in IT spend metrics, www.computereconomics.com September, 2013 Contrary to popular wisdom, the greatest adoption of software as a service is not in small companies. In fact, the opposite is true: the larger the organization, the more likely it

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