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Thursday, July 02, 2015

How to deploy tablets to your mobile workforce

7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system | QNAP's TVS-463 Golden Cloud Turbo NAS ... wow.

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How to deploy tablets to your mobile workforce
When Wakefield Canada, the exclusive distributor for Castrol in Canada, set out to replace the tablets used by their sales team, it went right to the source to figure out what to buy: The people who would be using them in the field. "A big part of this was really involving our end users in the tool selection," says Kent Mills, Wakefield Canada CTO. MORE: 10 mobile startups to watch The company landed on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Here's why – and how they made an easy transition. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


OpenText Output Accessibility Solution
This video presents the first-to-market PDF document accessibility solution developed by OpenText (formerly Actuate). Based on patented technology, it automates the remediation of high-volume, system-generated PDF documents. Learn More

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Process Improvements with a 90% ROI
Finally: Business Process Management that understands your need for speed and simplicity. According to Forrester Consulting, OpenText Business Process Management has a 90% Return on Investment and a three-year benefit of $4.4 million. Read the Forrester study to learn more. Learn More

7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system
Dive on inImage by Meltys-stockOne of the great things about Linux is how deeply you can dive into the system to explore how it works and to look for opportunities to fine tune performance or diagnose problems. Here is a selection of basic command line tools that will make your exploration and optimization easier. Most of these commands are already built into your Linux system, but in case they aren’t, just Google “install”, the command name, and the name of your distro and you’ll find which package needs installing (note that some commands are bundled with other commands in a package that has a different name from the one you’re looking for). If you have any other tools you use, let me know for our next Linux Tools roundup.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

QNAP's TVS-463 Golden Cloud Turbo NAS ... wow.
The Network Attached Storage market has never been hotter and when you look at the latest crop of NAS products you can see that all of the vendors are really upping their games. I’ve recently been testing an excellent example from this competitive market: The QNAP TVS-463 Golden Cloud Turbo NAS and I’m really, really impressed.The TVS-463 Golden Cloud Turbo NAS (which I’ll henceforth refer to just as the “TVS-463”) comes in a gilded housing that looks pretty spiffy next to all of the other black or nacreous white cases used by most other vendors. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

From CoreOS to Nano: Micro OSes strip down for containers
There’s an all-out war going on to see which OS will be crowned king of the cloud. And guess what? None of the traditional operating systems is going to win!To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


Web App Firewalls Are Worth the Investment for Enterprises
Firewalls don't provide sufficient protection for most public-facing websites or Web applications. Learn how Web App Firewalls help security leaders better protect data and apps in their organizations. View now

Curb: Home power monitoring comes of age
I just received my electricity bill and, to my annoyance (and horror) the bill is just over $100 more than the previous month! I have mostly LED lighting and lots of home automation controlling everything possible and I seem to endlessly say “Turn off the damn <fill in the blank>” but I have no idea what kicked the bill into the stratosphere. This wouldn’t be the case if I had the Curb home energy intelligence system installed. Curb consists of a small box that’s installed in your main circuit breaker box (a licensed electrician is required) and wired into the individual circuits (Curb calls these “zones”) of your building.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

How to install Debian Linux 8.1 in a VirtualBox VM
Debian Linux 8.1There are so many Linux distros available now that it’s hard to choose one that will be the best for your purposes, but unless you’re looking for something with a specialized focus, Debian Linux has to be one of the best. It’s extremely stable, fast, and feature-rich and backed by a huge and active development community. In this slideshow I’m going to cover how to set up a virtual machine using the latest version of Debian, Debian Linux 8.1 (“Jessie”) in a virtual machine under Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.28 (I ‘m using VirtualBox under OS X 10.10.3, but it will look much the same under both Windows and Linux).To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Review: Mio Alpha 2 heart rate watch
The scoop: Mio Alpha 2 heart rate training watch, by MIO, about $200 What is it? It’s not a smartwatch! It doesn’t measure your sleep! You can't draw doodles on its display! But if you want a better way to track your heart rate while working out, this watch will do this and more. A sensor on the back of the watch that touches your skin measures your continuous heart rate on your arm, giving you the information via its display or via a Bluetooth-connected device (works with iOS and Android devices) through its Mio Go app. Why it’s cool: The killer function of this is the continuous heart-rate measurement while the Alpha 2 is on your wrist, as opposed to having to wear an uncomfortable chest strap or, if you’re on a treadmill, using the handgrips. When working with the app, the watch becomes valuable in terms of letting you know whether you are working too hard or not working hard enough in order for you to get into the proper maximum training zone (for your age/gender, which is calculated through the app). To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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How Today's Hybrid Enterprises Thrive in Disruptive Times
While hybrid architectures and SaaS applications bring significant cost and flexibility benefits to enterprise users, they're creating unprecedented challenges for IT. In order to prioritize according to business needs, and to deliver an optimal and consistent end-user experience. View Now>>

Ingate Updates SIParator/Firewall Portfolio
Ingate Systems has upgraded its portfolio with enhancements to its SIParator/Firewall hardware and software line of Enterprise Session Border Controllers (E-SBCs). These updates are designed to offer new functionality and support growth, and are accompanied with a new licensing and pricing structure intended to simplify product selection. Read More

Sencha's new framework helps enterprises build Web apps for all devices
Ext JS 6 makes way for universal Web apps for desktops, tablets and smartphones Read More

What's the future for Windows Phone?
Despite rumors that Microsoft is about to kill Windows Phone, some industry observers say that's unlikely for several reasons, especially the expected gains from the rollout of Windows 10, which will run on smartphones and other devices.The rumors of Windows Phone's imminent death seem to have started with Microsoft's announcement on Monday that it sold its Bing Maps mapping technology to Uber and transferred about 100 workers in data analysis and image collection to the ride-sharing company. That announcement came the same day that Microsoft said it will exit most of its online advertising business in a deal with AOL.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system

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