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International Data Corporation (IDC) recently released the findings of its newest report examining technology spending by 12 buying segments and how this new technology purchasing behavior differs by 15 vertical industries. According to the new report, the business technology spending market will grow at 6.9% 5 year from $236.6 billion in 2012 to $330.7 billion by 2017, while enterprise IT grows slowly at a 1.9% 5 year from $213.0 billion to 233.5 billion over the same forecast period.

Internet of Things 2
  Have you heard the buzz word lately known as The Internet of Things? If you have, you probably are trying to figure out what this all means, and how you might be able to incorporate it into your business. If not, then here’s a bit more information from industry analyst firm Gartner, which might help solve the mystery. Basically, The Internet of Things has a potential transformational effect on the data center market, its customers, technology providers, technologies, and sales and marketing models, according to Gartner. The analyst firm estimates that the IoT will include 26 billion units installed by 2020, and by that time, IoT product and service suppliers will generate incrementa...
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Have you ever run into a virtual wall when searching for information on the Internet? With billions of websites online, finding good, relevant information online can sometimes be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. But take heart! Here are 7 little-known secrets that will help you find what you are looking for in no time at all. 1. Use the “Advanced Search” tool Almost all search engines have an “advanced search” tool that will provide you with more options for filtering information and websites. This will help you narrow down your search and eliminate irrelevant, off-topic websites. 2. Search with a phrase in quotations Putting quotations around a phrase will tell the search engine t...
battery backup
Is your computer plugged in? Do you use a power strip with a surge protector? If so, you are a heartbeat away from disaster and don’t even realize it. The same electricity you depend on to run your computer and network is also trying to destroy your data. Believe it or not, electricity is one of the biggest threats to your computer network and the data it contains. Here are four computer power problems you must know about and how to prevent them. 1.) Transients – Commonly known as surges and spikes, these are caused by lightning storms, wind, squirrels shorting out power lines, auto accidents, etc. Several times each week these spikes can travel up the power cord into your computer damaging ...
debit card shopping
If you shop online (and these days, who doesn’t?), you’ll want to make sure you use a credit card instead of a debit card to protect yourself from online scams and rip offs. The biggest advantage credit cards offer is a buffer for payment. By law, your maximum loss if your credit card number is stolen is $50, and most credit card companies and banks will cover the entire cost. When you use a debit card, the funds come directly out of your bank account, which means you might have trouble disputing the charge if you get scammed or if you are not happy with the product or service you purchased. Here are some other tips to make shopping online safer: • Research your merchant before buying. The...

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