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It’s no secret that 2011 saw the adoption rates of cloud computing increase, and 2012 should see even more growth as organizations not only move their critical applications to the cloud, but small and mid-sized businesses begin to request more cloud-based applications.   For all its popularity right now, cloud computing is only in its infancy stages. Years and even decades from now we’ll be looking at what happened in 2011-12 and repeating the phrase commonly heard on those annoying AT&T 4G LTE television ads, “that was so two decades ago.” That’s because ubiquitous computing is coming. One day the notion of going to a computer to Google something, or read your email will seem quaint and old fashioned. “Grandpa, did you really use a PC and a rat?” children will ask. “You mean a mouse and yes, of course everybody did,” a grandfather will answer. In the near future c... (more)

Webroot Gives Windows 8 users the Best Security Experience Possible

Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ Compatible with Windows® 8 Operating System Bracknell, UK - 17th July, 2012 - Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced that Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ offerings are now listed as compatible with the Microsoft® Windows® 8 operating system, currently available as a release preview. Providing the fastest, least-disruptive, most-effective security, Webroot SecureAnywhere enables users who have installed the Windows 8 preview to get the most out of the "fast and fluid experience" Microsoft is promising with its completely reimagined Windows operating system. Webroot offers a uniquely complementary security solution for Windows 8 users. Webroot SecureAnywhere scans three times faster, occupies 99 per cent less space, and uses 95 per cent less memory than the average security product, according to PassMark, an i... (more)

ComForcare Provides Experienced Alzheimer’s Care for Families

Detroit, MI November, 2012 – Alzheimer’s care is a growing need in America, as more and more seniors are battling the disease and other forms of dementia.   Dementia can diminish the ability to understand, reason, and communicate; Alzheimer’s can alter behavior, emotions and moods and it can have detrimental effects on physical health. ComForcare is helping to preserve the quality of life of a person with Alzheimer’s by providing the respectful, dignified elderly care a person living with Alzheimer’s requires in the comfort and familiarity of their own home. Our dependable home care providers specially trained to provide Alzheimer’s care for clients with dementia in a compassionate manner that protects their privacy, dignity and quality of life in all stages of the disease. Alzheimer’s care providers at ComForcare understand that routine and familiarity are importa... (more)

Despite an increase in BYOD, only 8% of UK organisations have use-policies in place, reveals Zenprise research

As enhanced efficiency, employee productivity and the reduced burden on IT teams continue to drive adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), a recent survey of more than 500 IT decision makers, conducted by Zenprise - the recognised leader and innovator in mobile device management (MDM) - suggests that UK firms are leaving themselves dangerously exposed to security risks, as only a handful of organisations are implementing formal policies that govern the use of personal devices in the workplace. The security implications of enabling access to corporate networks and resources from personal devices are significant, and without careful management, could lead to the malicious or accidental leakage of sensitive corporate data. Despite these risks, 39% of respondents stated employees are permitted to use devices for both personal and corporate use, while only 8% have a f... (more)

ElasticHosts releases public beta of cloud infrastructure

ElasticHosts has released the first wave of capacity on its cloud infrastructure as a public beta. ElasticHosts provides flexible server capacity in the UK to our customers for scalable web hosting, on-demand burst computing and other uses. We are the second publically-available cloud infrastructure to launch outside the US. Our customers benefit from: Instantly scalable on-demand server capacity, with a free selection of CPU, memory and disk sizes to suit any application. UK data centre, offering fast direct links to the UK/EU internet and ensuring that your data stays within EU jurisdiction and data protection laws. Competitive prices for both subscription and burst use. Buy exactly the capacity you need, when you need it. Advanced KVM virtualization technology, delivering the full power of our infrastructure to your servers, and supporting any PC operating system. ... (more)

Lawyer Matchmaker: Find Out What Steps You Should Take Immediately Following Your Car Accident

Find Out What Steps You Should Take Immediately Following Your Car Accident Car Accident Victims Protect Themselves Before Finding Personal Injury Lawyer Getting in a car accident isn’t something you’ve probably planned for. There are many things that you can do right or wrong immediately following your accident that will impact your physical and/or legal recovery. Get these steps right and your life will be back on track soon.  Get these steps wrong and you may find yourself in trouble. If you’ve recently been in an accident at no fault of your own or find yourself in an accident in the future, here’s a list of essential things you should do:   Take photos - Find your cell phone and take as many photos as possible. Stories often get twisted since the at-fault party and their insurance company would rather not be held accountable down the road. Having photos in yo... (more)

Gene Averill, Joe Averill Are 2013 Supply Chain "Pros to Know"

Rexburg, ID, February 16, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine today announced that Gene and Joe Averill, two Avercast LLC executives, were named 2013 “Pros to Know.” The magazine, an international industry publication for supply chain professionals, uses the annual list to recognize the most notable innovators in manufacturing, procurement, logistics and related disciplines. Gene Averill personally pioneered many of the demand management planning technologies that are commonplace today. His software has earned numerous industry accolades as he has developed a reputation for recognizing atypical demand patterns, especially critical parts where the expense of keeping multiple spare parts on hand is prohibitive and ordering at the last minute is impractical. He continues to spur innovation in forecasting and demand planning systems by challenging... (more)

Specific Media unveils Eyeview European partnership with KFC campaign

Specific Media expands creative offering by partnering with Eyeview, the leading online personalised video solutions provider, to offer custom advertising based on client-specific parameters London, 17 February 2014: Specific Media has partnered with New York-based ad tech firm Eyeview, to provide personalised creative offerings to brands across all screens throughout its European network, with KFC launching the first client campaign. The partnership allows brands across Europe to work with Specific Media to create multiple real-time, dynamic iterations of their creative, and provide a personal, relevant message to every customer, according to who they are and where they are. Offering elements such as real-time product pricing information, location based store/offer information and sequential creative messaging, advertisers can present consumers with ads specially t... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of March 30, 2014

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! In a new assessment of the mobile healthcare market, ABI Research finds wearable wireless device revenues will grow to exceed $6 billion in 2018. McKinsey estimates the cost of chronic disease treatment could be reduced by 10-20 percent through the use of mobile sensors, an economic impact of up to $2 trillion per year by 2025. Read Or... (more)

Aereo v. Broadcasters: Things to Ponder

According to aereo.com, “With Aereo, you can watch real, live TV through a tiny remote antenna you control over the Internet — from home or anywhere in your home coverage area.” If you’re a TV viewer with a broadband connection to the public Internet, this seems like an awesome idea. For $8 per month, you can “Record & Stream Live TV Online with Aereo Cloud DVR.” If you’re a Broadcaster with a dual revenue stream (retransmission fees from a cable company or other MVPD plus advertising revenue) this seems like a world-ending technology designed to undermine a well-established business model by exploiting a legal loophole. If you’re on the Supreme Court of The United States, you’ve got your work cut out for you. The Debate My good friend, Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association and Neal Katyla, the former acting solicitor general of the United State... (more)

SES Broadband Services and Meanswhat Launch Enterprise Service Optimized for Cloud Computing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Luxembourg, 22 May 2014 SES Broadband Services today announced a new partnership with Meanswhat to deliver satellite communications for multi-national enterprises and Governmental Agencies with branch offices or production facilities in remote areas. Giving the same performance as at an organization's headquarters, the solution allows remote offices to connect with legacy ERP systems and on-the-cloud data centers by integrating satellite communication with virtualization techniques based on Citrix® XenApp™ or Citrix® XenDesktop. The SES Broadband Services and Meanswhat solution addresses the stringent bandwidth requirements which many applications have, as well as issues associated with high latency. It delivers high-end Quality of Service, compression, caching, traffic shaping and security mechanisms within one fully integrated platform. SES Broadband Services and... (more)