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Why You Should Avoid “Brain Dumps” When Preparing for IT Certifications

Brain dumps are pretty constant, if unwanted and unattractive feature of the IT certification landscape.

Oracle Snaps Up Eloqua in $871 Million Deal

Eloqua is a developer of cloud-based marketing automation and revenue performance management software.

Cisco Intends to Acquire BroadHop, Buys Meraki

Cisco said it plans to purchase BroadHop as it finalizes an acquisition deal with Meraki.

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A cloud study conducted by IDC and sponsored by Microsoft found that there is already a shortage of qualified cloud workers.

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A new LDPC read channel should extend the lifetime of an enterprise storage system to 10 years.

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New customers get 50% off when trading up from another cloud application hosting platform provider.

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We have selected a few open source tools from the tens of thousands available that you should always have on hand to make your job as an IT pro a lot easier.

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It's a mistake for enterprises to assume that after making the move to a public cloud service that all “infrastructure has gone out the door” and bandwidth worries are no more

Trend Analysis: Cloud and Mobile Device Security

While traditional malware is not retracting, all reports agree that mobile platforms, as well as a cloud environments, provide a growing attack surface which needs to be taken seriously by organizations.

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