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Where’s your data? It’s not actually in the cloud, it’s sitting in a data centre

Without data centres, today’s world stops. Flights are grounded, Wall Street closes, and the internet grinds to a halt. Yet despite their emergence as nerve centres of the global economy, data centres have drawn almost no attention in debates about globalisation and nor are they often discussed outside of business and IT publications. Even the […]

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Here comes Li-Fi

Communication using visible light could help alleviate the pressures on radio frequency spectrum. By Pavlos Manousiadis, Graham Turnbull and Ifor Samuel. How a Li-Fi network would work. Boston University The tungsten lightbulb has served us well over the century or so since it was introduced, but its days are numbered now with the arrival of […]

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The World’s Coming Broadband Divide

Several events last week pointed out how much business success, economic development and even international competition is starting to depend on once unimaginably fast Internet speeds. On Tuesday, Charter Communications announced that it would spend, in two separate deals, a combined $67.1 billion to buy Bright House Networks and Time Warner Cable. A big reason […]

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Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability

From the NY Times; Editor’s note: This analysis, first published last fall, is being resurfaced in light of the F.C.C.’s vote on Feb. 26 to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility. America’s slow and expensive Internet is more than just an annoyance for people trying to watch “Happy Gilmore” on Netflix. Largely a […]

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High-Tech Infrastructure Big Telecom Refuses to Use

One of the arguments Internet service providers like Verizon, Time Warner Cable and Comcast make against net neutrality is that building up broadband infrastructure is too costly to keep an open web. But guess what: Your city may already be wired for high-speed fiber — you’re just not allowed to use it. Hundreds of cities across the U.S. […]

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Thousands of Intricate Undersea Cables Connecting Us to the Internet

Growing up in the digital age has allowed us to think about the Internet as a kind of natural resource – something we have because of course we do. But it’s easy to forget that a technology so ubiquitous and central to our daily lives requires solid materials to function. Enter the maps below: The […]

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A move to Plan A2Z Software is the logical CPT conclusion

  “CPT  (Cross Platform Tools) vendors put increasingly more emphasis on targeting enterprises.” The sceptical side to me wonders if this is because enterprises are more forgiving of the poorer app UIs and poorer app performance of many of these tools.  Nevertheless… “30% report they have realized 50%+ time savings thanks to their Cross-Platform Tools.” […]

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Another Big Way Your Mobile Phone or Cloud Computing Solution Could Be Open To Hackers

There is a hole in mobile security that could makes tens of millions of Americans vulnerable. Despite the fact that every major Internet provider has added some kind encryption to its services over the past year, tracking your online traffic is easier than you think. And you don’t have to be the target of the […]

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Forget ‘the Cloud’ and embrace ‘the Fog’

Plan A2Z Software, anytime, anywhere We live in a world where continuous high-speed web connection from mobile devices is becoming the norm. Plan A2Z has tools to help you access your data anywhere you go. Our software can be used on you iPad and iPhone allow users to view, edit, and search for data on […]

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Plan A2Z Software™ with Citrix Mobile Workspaces Architecture

      Plan A2Z Software™ is partnered with Citrix and combined with a Citrix Mobile Workspace Architecture you have a perfect match You’ve heard talk about Mobile Workspaces and if you’re a techie you’re probably wondering if Plan A2Z Software combined with Citrix really does have the architectural components (a complete, comprehensive and fully integrated […]

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