-By Philip Icuss
Analysts are expecting lackluster performance from Windows 8, Microsoft’s next operating system. In turn, Windows stock is expected to drop some now and when the system launches in October or November of this year.
Windows 8 is potentially Microsoft’s last attempt to squeeze back into a computing market that is changing and in which it is becoming increasingly irrelevant. Apple and Android dominate the mobile sphere, and Windows 8 is Microsoft’s desperate attempt to join the party.
Jay Norris with Claris Networks defines a VPN, what its uses are and the three ways they are implemented. Check it out in the video in this post, or if you’d rather just read it, just scroll on below it for the text version.
was unveiled this week, and it smoothly extends the power and ease of cloud computing to the consumer in a way it never has before. After the failed MobileMe service, it seems Apple’s got its act together for the latest unveiling. If you haven’t had a chance to check out what the iCloud is all about, here is a list of its key components:
What it does
Wireless and automatic content syncing to all iOS 5 enabled devices
· Music: iTunes will store all the music you purchase in the Apple iCloud for download on any of your devices (even your PC)
One reason a business may be hesitant to move their servers to a cloud computing provider is their current licensing structures make it difficult. In July, it will be easier than ever for businesses to use the cloud. Microsoft announced that on July 1st, it will allow customers the flexibility of deploying their servers on-premises or on the Cloud through a Microsoft Service Provider. The new licensing structure is called “License Mobility.”
Let’s say you have a current set of Microsoft servers with volume licensing purchased under Software Assurance. Previously, if you wanted to host those servers in the Cloud, you would eat the cost of those licenses and have to buy more. In July, however, the cost advantage of the cloud will apply to even your existing licenses.
In late 2010, leaders in the health-care information technology collaborated to discuss the future of the a digital infrastructure for medical industry that will allow for continuous evolution and improvement. According to an article at Information Week
, the result of the giant brainstorming session was a report that “identified several rules to guide healthcare which are intended to bring more, and more appropriate, information to bear for both clinicians and patients at the point of care
A successful healthcare system depends upon a capable digital infrastructure. According to the report issued by the Institute of Medicine, the digital infrastructure must aggregate medical information from the following sectors:
· Public health