Data backup and recovery has two critical goals. The Recovery Time is the expected length of time between a system failure or a data interruption to be corrected. A crash that keeps employees from access to data for an hour is obviously less devastating than one that keeps employees from working for days. The Recovery Point describes the point in time at which a system and its data is protected. Both elements of data backup and recovery are critical in an overall data protection strategy. Continue reading
There are a lot of philosophers who suggested that everything in the universe is interconnected, that we are all bound by something larger than ourselves. We may not see it, but some believe that it’s there, thinner than a spider-web.
Take this concept and apply it on the real world and you got what we now call the internet of things. Continue reading
The IBM super-computer named Watson caused quite a stir by winning in Jeopardy! Since this technology is possible what can it do for you?
On February 14, 2011, history was made when a computer developed by IBM named Watson competed with two former Jeopardy! champions and in a three-day tournament and ended up the winner. This occasion fomented a lot of buzz in different directions related to what this technology means. Everything from the beginning of Skynet and the Terminator to a system that can augment the health care industry was mentioned. Continue reading
Through the years, Windows have been left behind by its two biggest competitors: iOS and Android. After the head-scratching OS that was Windows 8, more and more people have doubt Microsoft’s capability of keeping up with the race.
But it isn’t over just yet. We might be seeing the third placer strap a rocket on its back and leave skid marks on the asphalt. Continue reading
There’s a mark of pride that comes from completing a customized computer. From buying the parts to piecing them together, the moment that computer comes on and doesn’t catch fire, it’s an achievement. The sense of satisfaction that comes from using a computer after putting it together by hand simply cannot be duplicated by a pre-made machine. Continue reading
While the wait has finally been concluded with Microsoft announcing the release date of their latest operating system – Windows 10 – people have turned their attention to the features and advantages that this new OS can put on the table, as well as other news circulating this operating system. Continue reading
Computers are expensive to buy and expensive to upgrade but relying on old equipment or forsaking upgrades could cost you dear in the long run. So, how can you save here?
Computers are still one the biggest investments for business and so it might seem like an obvious candidate for cuts. But an antiquated or unreliable computer system can be a millstone around the neck of any organization. Whether it’s Microsoft or Apple, downtime due a crashed IT system is wasted time. Old hardware and software go down more often than newer, debugged versions. Continue reading