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The 5 Most Common Application Bottlenecks

The 5 Most Common Application Bottlenecks

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How Machine Learning Helps Improve the Security Industry

How Machine Learning Helps Improve the Security Industry

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Transformation on a Global Scale

Transformation on a Global Scale

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: As Container Adoption Swells, So Do Security Concerns

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: As Container Adoption Swells, So Do Security Concerns

Fei Huang, NeuVector
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6 Marketing Strategies for Your Small Business

6 Marketing Strategies for Your Small Business

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Has ‘Cloud Computing’ Become a Redundant Phrase?

May 16, 2012 No Comments

Summary: Soon, any and all forms of computing will be taking advantage of a mix of network and local resources. Why bother to call it anything but ‘computing’?

My eighth-grade English teacher, Mrs. Pedrick, probably would have a field day with her red pen if she ever read many of the IT-related blogs out there – including mine. One of her pet peeves was the loading up of sentences with redundancies; most thoughts could be expressed neatly and cleanly with an economy of words. Consider phrases such as “free gift,” “all-time record,” “foreign imports,” “advance planning,” “join together” and “new recruit.”

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