This Week In IT: 1/26/13

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This Week On Tom's IT Pro: Guide to Buying Storage Appliances, Moore’s Law In Pictures: Illustrated History of the Microprocessor, Telepresence Just A Niche Product?, Enjoying the Ride on the IT Employment Roller Coaster, Guide to iPhone & iPad Data Protection Features, and more

The key point of a is to offer files and directories or block storage to other devices across the network. 

Windows 8 is packed with security features. Jump into this slideshow to see what’s under the hood. 

Consider the orders of magnitude (and sheer manufacturing prowess) required to morph the very first 4-Bit microprocessors into the multicore powerhouses we use today. 

Is Telepresence Just A Niche Product?

Telepresence and the opportunity to use cheap broadband data for virtual reality meetings was the buzzword of 2010. What Happened? 

Big Daddy Don Garlits, the father of drag racing, and : Capable Vs. Functional.

Majority of companies surveyed believe they'll improve work processes if they implement a Bring Your Own Device strategy.

Be sure to develop basic workplace skills in communication (both written and verbal), people and process management, and so forth.

Enjoying the Ride on the IT Employment Roller Coaster

With the pace of new technology introductions in information technology accelerating, IT pros are well-advised to develop enthusiasm for life-long learning and skills development.

Arkeia is a developer of backup appliances and network that is available for more than over 200 platforms. 

The 2012 presidential election’s implications for IT over the next four years.

The enterprise world is knee-deep in making the transition from 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) to 10 Gigabit Ethernet.

A Guide to Key iPhone and iPad Data Protection Features

The latest iOS release, version 6, includes a set of more granular security and privacy permissions for users.

A recent graduate finds jobs scarce, but he is by no means devoid of prospects. 

The names and providers of extremely interesting and potentially valuable IT certifications for professionals to ponder. 

Widespread requirement that candidates travel to a test center limits the uptake of certification exams.

James Alan MillerJames Alan MillerJames Alan Miller is Managing Editor of Tom's IT Pro. He is a veteran technology journalist with over seventeen years of experience creating and developing magazine and online content. Founding editor of numerous business and enterprise computing sites at the internet.com network, James headed up the After Hours section at PC Magazine, as well as hardware and software sections of various Windows publications.

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