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IHS: Smartphone and Tablet Revenue will Exceed Consumer Electronics Market

We live in an always-connected world, and it’s only getting more so. In fact, this year profits from the combined smartphone and tablet segment will exceed the entire consumer electronics market, according to a new report from research firm IHS, proof that the push toward mobile connectivity is nowhere near slowing down. The study by…

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Video Surveillance Necessary for Holiday Shopping Season

Holiday Shopping Season Reaffirms Need for Retail Video Surveillance As the busiest shopping season of the year gets well underway, retailers are on high alert for customer and employee theft and fraud. The average shrink percentage in the retail industry is about 2 percent of sales – a painful reality that cuts into already-slim profit…

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The Pivot 3 for VDI #2: Death of the Desktop

Welcome to our new weekly blog series, The Pivot 3 for VDI. Below, read the top 3 highlights of last week in the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) space.

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VDI Storage, The Latent Truth

In today’s blog, I’d like to share thoughts on disk latency for Virtual Desktops. There is a big misunderstanding in the industry about latencies. Too often I’ve heard absolute numbers measured in milliseconds as being “good” or “bad.” Statements like “must be no more than 10 milliseconds,” or 20 milliseconds, or 30 milliseconds are common….

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Big Data Video Surveillance

Big Data Changing Companies in a Big Way It’s coming, and there’s no way to stop it. By 2017, the daily data dump from video surveillance high-definition cameras alone will have reached 859 petabytes, according to recent research by IHS. (To put that in perspective, remember that 1 petabyte is more than 1 million gigabytes.)…

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The Pivot 3 for Surveillance #1: Best Practices for IP Video Surveillance

Welcome to our new weekly blog series, The Pivot 3 for Surveillance. Each Monday, we’ll post the top 3 highlights from the previous week in the Video Surveillance space.

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The Pivot 3 for VDI #1: Storage Virtualization Solutions a Commodity?

Welcome to our new weekly blog series, The Pivot 3 for VDI. Each Friday, we’ll post the top 3 highlights of the week in the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) space.

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LAX Shooting Highlights Challenges of Airport Security Environment

Following Friday’s deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, the nation is once again focused on airport security. The gunman, Paul Ciancia, reportedly walked into a lobby at LAX carrying a black duffel bag. He then pulled an assault rifle from the bag and opened fire, killing TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez and wounding three other…

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