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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: New Solutions Keeping Enterprise Business Ahead of the Game

with Sander Barens, Expereo
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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

with Shawn Moore, Solodev
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Driving Better Outcomes through Workforce Analytics Webcast

Driving Better Outcomes through Workforce Analytics Webcast

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Legacy Modernization: Look to the Cloud and Open Systems

Legacy Modernization: Look to the Cloud and Open Systems

On the surface, mainframe architecture seems relatively simple: A...

Still keeping your hybrid power systems indoors?  It’s time for change.

Still keeping your hybrid power systems indoors? It’s time for change.

Mobile telecommunications network equipment is expected to work without...

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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