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Cord Cutters And The Death Of TV

  • 2nd December 2013

Cord Cutters And The Death Of TV – Business Insider. The [US] TV business is having its worst year ever. Audience ratings have collapsed: Aside from a brief respite during the Olympics, there has been only negative ratings growth on broadcast and cable TV since September 2011, according to Citi…

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Cisco tells operators ‘offload mobile data to Wi-Fi’

  • 7th July 2013

Mobile data offload will help operators optimise capital, Cisco Consulting Services said on the Johannesburg leg of its Mobile Executive Briefing Center (EBC) Middle and East Africa tour. In July 2013, Cisco’s Mobile Executive Briefing Center (EBC) commenced the Johannesburg leg of its Middle and East Africa tour, which has…

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TCO reductions with Big Data and Cloud Computing

  • 25th May 2013

Enterprises are well equipped to measure and manage the core transactional part of the business using structured data stored in conventional databases. However, managing the core transactional business is now merely a necessity and not sufficient to be competitive in today’s market. With every business transaction today there is as…

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Recycling Metrics for Datacenters

  • 17th May 2013

“The Green Grid, which helped popularize metrics for minimizing wasted electricity in data centers, has developed a new method for cutting down on wasted electronics as old servers and other equipment reach their inevitable retirement. The Electronics Disposal Efficiency metric is designed to help minimize electronic waste, specifically servers and other enterprise…

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“Is it really possible to give Wi-Fi to 68,500 fans at once?”

  • 20th March 2013

Today’s networks are impressive—but not unlimited. An expansive Wi-Fi network at this year’s Super Bowl in the New Orleans Superdome was installed to allow as many as 30,000 fans to get online at once. This offloaded traffic from congested cellular networks and gave fans the ability to view streaming video or do…

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Wifi hotspots set to more than triple by 2015

  • 5th March 2013

Global public wifi hotspot numbers are set to grow from 1.3 million in 2011, to 5.8 million by 2015, marking a 350 per cent increase, according to research published by the Wireless Broadband Alliance WBA via Informa.com – Wifi hotspots set to more than triple by 2015.

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Manufacturing The Future: 10 Trends To Come In 3D Printing – Forbes

  • 1st March 2013

3D printing becomes industrial strength. “the number of 3D printed parts in planes, cars and even appliances will increase without you knowing.” 3D printing starts saving lives. “3D printing allows products to be custom-matched to an exact body shape [and] could one day enable custom medicines and reduce if not eliminate the…

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Data centers older than 7 years are obsolete

  • 25th February 2013

The International Data Corporation reports that the average age of data centers is 9 years old. Gartner estimates that any data center older than 7 years is obsolete. One third of large companies face the exhaustion of their data IT capacity within an 18 month cycle. Data-Q2-2012.pdf.

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