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September 7th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Hewlett-Packard showed no signs of disorientation or cowardice once it engaged with Dell in the battle over 3Par, a cloud storage specialist. After 10 days of bidding and counteroffers, HP emerged with the prize, and Dell was left to contemplate its next move in building out enterprise and business - Read More
 
September 7th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A look at the week of August 30, 2010, in public advocacy for the IT channel The last week of August, a top Pentagon official confirmed a significant cybersecurity breach in which a flash drive was used to infect U.S. military computers.  A recent report touted the $100-billion Recovery Act as - Read More
 
September 3rd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Oracle’s outspoken CEO Larry Ellison publicly derides the term “cloud computing” regularly, most notably last January, when at an event detailing the closing of the Sun Microsystems’ acquisition he facetiously bellowed, “What does cloud computing mean? It's just - Read More
 
September 3rd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The last week of summer is supposed to be lazy and quiet, and this past week in the Channel-Lands didn’t disappoint. Well, it was quiet with one exception in the ongoing HP-Dell rivalry. In fact, the quiet could actually signify something deeper brewing beneath the surface.PC Sales Rate Slow - Read More
 
September 2nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Did you know CompTIA members can provide input on the design of our industry research studies? So not only are the reports available to you for free, we invite members to review and comment on all our studies. We want your input on the scope to help ensure you get the answers you need and we’ - Read More
 
September 2nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In my late teens, I had the opportunity to travel with a friend to visit his family in Greece. The Greeks I met were friendly but curious about my origins and would often ask (translated by my Greek-speaking friend) if I was American. I would smile and respond “no, I’m Canadian.” Most of them would - Read More
 
September 2nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
On Capitol Hill, Congress is loosely debating the merits of nearly three dozen different pieces of cybersecurity legislation. These bills would impose new requirements for disclosing security breaches, guaranteeing the privacy of individual citizens and giving the government new powers in defending - Read More
 
September 2nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
“Eat your vegetables, they’re good for you!” We’re all familiar with this expression, but as any kid struggling through a plate of Brussels sprouts will tell you, what you know ahead of time doesn’t always make the experience any better. Based on my experience, Green - Read More
 
August 31st, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The cloud isn’t the most disruptive technology to sweep across the IT marketplace. It’s virtualization, for virtualization is the underlying technology that is enabling new architectures and delivery mechanisms for IT infrastructure, applications and data. Through virtualization, - Read More
 
August 30th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You’ve given it your best effort, but had to walk out of the store or had to hang up the phone before you reached the boiling point. We’ve all dealt with it before – whether it’s a rude waiter, a surly technician or an inattentive cashier; poor customer service can - Read More
 

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