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Sponsor post: The essential guide to SMS-enabled phone numbers

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What’s the deal with SMS-enabled phone numbers? Bandwidth’s inetwork division has prepared an ebook providing essential information for application developers and service providers interested in learning more about this growing market opportunity. You’ll learn: • What SMS-enabled telephone numbers are • How SMS-enabled numbers interoperate with wireless networks, including a...
Sponsor post: The essential guide to SMS-enabled phone numbers

Microsoft intros System Center 2012, names Windows Server 8

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Microsoft at its Management Summit in Las Vegas on Tuesday introduced the latest version of its system management environment, System Center 2012. Microsoft Corporate VP Brad Anderson said the new software would let system administrators launch a private cloud infrastructure in about 30 seconds. It will offer two console views:...
Microsoft intros System Center 2012, names Windows Server 8

Business Cloud Consulting Is Consolidating

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Two of the larger consultancies that specialize in business applications for the cloud are merging, creating the largest player in a still small field. Cloud service providers, as they are called, help both Google and Salesforce sell products, and aim to teach companies how to collaborate and use social media...
Business Cloud Consulting Is Consolidating

Microsoft Azure overtakes Amazon's cloud in performance test

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Microsoft Azure's cloud outperformed Amazon Web Services in a series of rigorous tests conducted by Nasuni, a storage vendor that annually benchmarks cloud service providers (CSPs)....
Microsoft Azure overtakes Amazon's cloud in performance test

Cisco Just Published A Massive, Detailed Report Predicting The State Of Mobile In 2017

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Cisco predicts that, by 2017, smartphones and tablets will consume three times more data on service providers networks than the entire, desktop Internet. What are the ramifications for this massive adoption? Cisco answers those questions and more in its annual report on the growth of the mobile Internet.Mobile data traffic will increase 13-fold...
Cisco Just Published A Massive, Detailed Report Predicting The State Of Mobile In 2017

Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

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Folks that like valet parking may like it even more thanks to Flash Valet, a new mobile app and platform that speeds both your car’s return as well as your valet payment. The product, from Klever Logic, was born from a realistic use case: “Daniela, wife of one of the...
Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

Cisco Keeps Up Acquisition Pace With $141 Million Cariden Buy

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Networking giant Cisco Systems said this morning that it will buy Cariden, a maker of software used in the planning, design and engineering of networks. Cisco will pay about $141 million for the privately held company and the deal will close early next year. It’s Cisco’s third deal this month....
Cisco Keeps Up Acquisition Pace With $141 Million Cariden Buy

Britain seeks opt-out of new European social media privacy laws

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'Right to be forgotten' laws, giving users - rather than services such as Facebook - control of personal data will save billions of euros and thickets of red tape. So why is Britain resisting?Britain is attempting to opt out of a European initiative enabling anyone to delete their personal details...
Britain seeks opt-out of new European social media privacy laws
FCC blasts Verizon for 911 outages during summer 2012 storm

Isilon OneFS software to expand scope of EMC's scale-out NAS

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EMC will continue extending its Isilon OneFS network-attached storage operating system to new use cases later this year, adding deduplication, compliance auditing and object storage features.Last year's Version 7.0 of the scale-out NAS operating system added the ability to store enterprise data types in addition to audio, video and...
Isilon OneFS software to expand scope of EMC's scale-out NAS

Earthwave Rolls out Complete Security Operations Center Package

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Earthwave, a managed security services provider, is pioneering a much faster way for large companies and service providers to create a security operations center......
Earthwave Rolls out Complete Security Operations Center Package
How OpenStack upended the private cloud market overnight

VMware: Faster app provisioning makes SDN a keeper

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Software defined networking (SDN) is generating a lot of buzz these days, but the technology will ultimately make itself useful in the enterprise largely because it will save enterprises time in deploying new applications, predicted Martin Casado, chief architect of networking at VMware.Casado invented the OpenFlow protocol, one of...
VMware: Faster app provisioning makes SDN a keeper

Yahoo Implements Latest Antispam Defense

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Yahoo said it will roll out globally this week a new antispam specification intended to make it easier for service providers to confidently discard suspicious......
Yahoo Implements Latest Antispam Defense

Two Contradictory Paths In The UK When It Comes To Copyright Issues

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It's been a bit hard to understand what's been going on in the UK concerning copyright reform when we keep hearing two very contradictory messages. On one side, there's the ridiculous Digital Economy Act, which was proposed by the unelected, debated by the ignorant and voted on by the absent...
Two Contradictory Paths In The UK When It Comes To Copyright Issues

Citrix releases desktop as a service improvements for providers

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As desktop as a service (DaaS) continues to mature as a potential option for enterprises, service providers are attempting to automate and optimize their DaaS offerings, which officials at Citrix say will ultimately lead to lower costs and more choices for end users....
Citrix releases desktop as a service improvements for providers

7 months after acquiring it, Kwaga sells push notification service Boxcar to ProcessOne

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Well that was short-lived. Just seven months after it acquired Boxcar, French startup Kwaga (maker of Writethat.name) has announced that it is selling the push notifications service to fellow Paris-based company ProcessOne. Under the deal, the financial terms of which haven’t been disclosed, the technology and IP behind Boxcar will...
7 months after acquiring it, Kwaga sells push notification service Boxcar to ProcessOne

Hawaii's proposed online tracking law comes under fire from ISPs, civil libertarians

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There may be some trouble brewing in paradise, thanks to a seemingly draconian law currently under consideration in Hawaii's state legislature. If passed, H.B. 2288 would require all ISPs within the state to track and store information on their customers, including details on every website they visit, as well...
Hawaii's proposed online tracking law comes under fire from ISPs, civil libertarians

Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

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Apple has launched an iPhone repair pilot program for Apple Certified Service Providers in Canada that will allow certain certified centers to offer iPhone repairs after store technicians have completed Apple-required iOS Certification. According to a tipster, the third party service sites will be able to offer repairs for the...
Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

Has Google changed its mind about sharing its fiber network?

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It looks like Google is backing off its commitment to an open fiber to the home network. If so, that would be a blow to those hoping to also offer services over Google’s pipe as well as well as put a stop to using the project as an example of...
Has Google changed its mind about sharing its fiber network?
New startup Porch raises $6.25M seed round, aiming to disrupt home improvement with 'massive amount of data'
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Will OpenID Transform the Enterprise Ecosystem?

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One of the most significant developments for Enterprise 2.0 happened last week when Google Apps Marketplace announced that it would be standardizing on OpenID. Google is leveraging its strength as an identity provider to create a single sign-on ecosystem for third party applications and enterprise customers. This does not mean...
Will OpenID Transform the Enterprise Ecosystem?

Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

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Sprint has created a new service to entice mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to base their operations on its network. With the new service, Single Source Enablement, Sprint manages every aspect of the business, from customer care to the distribution of devices. The only thing the MVNO has to worry...
Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

India's Massive Blackout Tests Outsourcing Providers

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IT service providers in north and west India were largely unaffected by blackouts that hit 600 million people. But the threat of global power shortages means you should take steps to ensure you're protected -- regardless of where your outsourcing provider is located....
India's Massive Blackout Tests Outsourcing Providers

PayPal unveils mobile payment system for small businesses

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PayPal is targeting small businesses, service providers, and casual sellers on the move with its new PayPal Here service which allows vendors to process a variety of payments including checks and cards using their mobile phones....
PayPal unveils mobile payment system for small businesses

Digital economy bill: what will it do?

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The newly introduced clause requires a legal mind to unravelThe government has published the Digital Economy bill's replacement Clause 18 (because 17 was killed off by the Liberal Democrat and Conservative peers, but they are now going to let it all slip away).Now the challenge is figuring out what it...
Digital economy bill: what will it do?

CIOs bemoan lock-in and the 'false flexibility' of the cloud

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Despite the promise of portability from service providers, the reality of the cloud for big customers is a similar type of lock-in as they experience with on-premise apps vendors such as Oracle and SAP, two CIOs said Tuesday....
CIOs bemoan lock-in and the 'false flexibility' of the cloud

Wi-Fi, small cells could disrupt mobile

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The rise of mixed mobile networks of Wi-Fi, small cells and traditional base stations, a major theme of this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, may change the competitive landscape of both service providers and equipment vendors....
Wi-Fi, small cells could disrupt mobile

Intellectual Ventures tries suing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

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Controversial firm Intellectual Ventures has sued three of the major US wireless carriers for patent infringement. The company has filed lawsuits against AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, alleging the service providers have improperly used IV's technology related to wireless networks. Verizon has a licensing agreement in place with IV that wasn't...
Intellectual Ventures tries suing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile
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