Open Garden is an application available for Windows, Mac, Android, and soon iOS that enable mobile connection sharing among multiple devices. This gives users a faster and more efficient way of connecting to the Internet without the hassle of manually finding the best connection available. Open Garden started off as an app used to share mobile data, but now the company is changing their focus to crowdsourcing connectivity. The new version presents four new features:
We hear questions like this frequently when talking with people who want to operate at the highest level in their business. So I sat down with Dan Thompson, Manager of Product Development at Claris Networks, to pick his brain.
“Traditionally, when the cloud first came out, a user had to have a developer on hand to write special programs that live in the cloud. Now, that is not necessary. The user can take any application today, run it through Citrix and it will work. It may not be the optimum performance but it will get the job done.
If you’re in the position to make information technology decisions regarding your office’s infrastructure, you’ve probably asked yourself this question. As your company grows, so do the needs and expectations on the technology you oversee. Getting behind on technology can cost time, efficiency, and money.
Here are five circumstances when you should consider moving that locally-hosted application server to the cloud:
The federal government is closing nearly 800 of its 2000 data centers in the next four years, according to the New York Times
. Over four years, the government will swap its sprawl of data centers in favor of cloud computing technology.
The federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, says “Tapping cloud computing services could save the government an additional $5 billion a year, reducing the need for individual government agencies to buy their own software and hardware.” By switching to a cloud-based email solution alone, the General Services Administration and Department of Agriculture have saved $42 million.
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A new application for Android phones called FaceNiff allows anyone on an open (password free) wireless network to log into any Facebook account on the network. With this app, your Facebook account is literally a couple clicks from hijacking. Check out the video below.