Broadband Speeds Around The World

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Broadband Speeds Around The World If you have you ever wondered who has the world’s fastest internet, and whether speeds differ by country or by provider, the latest State of the Internet report from Akamai provides some answers, says Peter Lawson, marketing manager at iiNet, Australia’s second-largest DSL Internet provider. “Akamai,” he states, “gathers data

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Cloud Infographic: Breaking Apps

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Cloud Infographic: Breaking Apps CopperEgg continues to blaze a trail through the sometimes dangerous landscape of cloud and IT, delivering its hallmark product to IT managers looking to increase hands-on control over the data and the systems that cover it, by making the upgrading and maintenance of efficiencies much easier. Data is king, and CopperEgg

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Mimicking Your Customers’ Experience

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Mimicking Your Customers’ Experience One of the more dramatic and visible aspects of computing in the age of the cloud is the “attack.” Banks, governments, retailers and other high-profile organizations are hit regularly, in many cases daily, by hackers seeking either to steal data, as happened to Target and Tesco very recently, or to sabotage a

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Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring?

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Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring? The Hyperlocal antidote to FOLO (the fear of losing out) A timely addition to the acronym-laden family tree of modern language, right up there with YOLO (you only live once), and many evolutionary steps beyond the great-grandparents OMG and ROTFL, comes the wonderful term FOLO. This stands

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Cloud Infographic: Application Performance Monitoring

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Cloud Infographic: Application Performance Monitoring CopperEgg surveyed 150 IT professionals to check on the state of Application Performance Monitoring today. Results proved that apps are not being monitored due to expense, time, and difficulty. Also, it appears end-to-end and unified coverage are some of the main areas lacking. Check out more of our survey results

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Federal Agencies Moving To The Cloud: Bellwether Report

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Federal Agencies moving to the Cloud: Bellwether report shares Feds’ progress and collective wisdom. In December 2010, the U.S. Government’s Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra issued a 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management, designed to streamline and modernize the Government’s use of IT, primarily by shifting three “must-move” services to the

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The Power Of Custom Metrics

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The Power of Custom Metrics Have you ever watched an auction? Whether people are seeking to buy fine art, cars or livestock, they will spend time at an auction house, in order to place their bids and hopefully snag a deal. A well-run auction is a fascinating event to watch, and most interesting of all

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I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know

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I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know What happens when the IT person doesn’t know where the source of a system failure is? What happens when that same IT person has to go and explain to an executive that the source of the problem cannot be found quickly, due to an organically-evolved legacy system or

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An Antidote To Overprovisioning

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There are many situations in this world – both the virtual world of computing, and the real world, where preparedness means having more than you need. Stocking up on food, medicines, or printer paper and toner makes it easy to get things done in a timely fashion rather than having to run back out to

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