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  • Tracking and the law

    The ability to access and use mobile data is a new area of law that continues to be shaped and reshaped.

  • iCloud vs. iTunes backups: The crucial differences that affect your data

    Once upon a time one of the primary handicaps of iOS devices was the fact that you had to physically connect it to a Windows or Mac PC with a USB sync cable to back it up using iTunes. With iOS 5 Apple introduced iCloud, essentially allowing users to cut the cord. But these iOS backup methods were not created equal, and if you don't choose carefully you could be risking significant data loss. To ensure your iPhone or iPad data is fully protected, here's a look at what each option backs up and when to use it.

  • LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer

    Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow administrators and business analysts to extract more information from IT system logs.

  • Channel of everything

    The channel is no stranger to the overhyped ‘next big thing’ and marketing departments delight in coming up with pithy catch-all labels for revolutionary technology. Now we have the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and the more expansive Internet of Everything (IoE) as the world’s largest networking vendor, Cisco has dubbed it.

  • HP expands OneView into VMware environs

    Hewlett-Packard is expanding the scope of its OneView infrastructure management console, releasing a OneView plug-in that should help system administrators more efficiently manage their VMware vCenter operations with OneView functionality.