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Desktop Virtualization

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Posted by Shannon Goff
Tue, Mar 18, 2014

Working in the technology industry, the concept of “desktop virtualization” is one that I have been hearing a lot about this year. But with so much focus on the cloud, I always just assumed the two concepts were related, without taking the time to figure out what these words actually mean. So, I decided to do some research and write something that would provide a simplified definition of what desktop virtualization really means, and how it can benefit both businesses and users.

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If the US Navy Can Use Cloud Computing, So Can Your Small Business

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Posted by Shannon Goff
Tue, Feb 11, 2014

Earlier this year, the Harvard Business Review released an article about the US Navy’s announcement that it would be moving forward with a strategy to move its services to the cloud. The announcement was made in April. If you still haven’t considered the cloud for your company the only thing to ask yourself is...why not? 

This blog will cover the key points that the Harvard Business Review made, and why you should definitely make the transition to the cloud, if you have not already done so.

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What Association CIOs Need to Remember About IT

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Posted by Shannon Goff
Tue, Dec 03, 2013

For some associations, IT is an aspect of business that can be overwhelming and underutilized. There are many elements to worry about: employees and members to keep happy, and the need for constant innovation and reassessment that comes with emerging technology. It is up to a CIO to marry all of these together to help the association keep moving and keep members actively engaged. To do this, there are a few things that CIOs must understand and remember about the use of technology in the association they work for.

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Patent Trolls: A Security Threat That Costs Small Businesses Billions

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Posted by Shannon Goff
Tue, Sep 03, 2013

Beware...

If you have yet to hear from or about patent trolls, you're lucky. Patent trolls, or PAEs (patent assertion entities), are becoming more common and increasingly threatening to businesses everywhere, especially to small businesses that do not have access to as many resources to fight back. With 62% of all patent lawsuits in the US brought on by these entities—and their existence largely causing the creation of the 2011 America Invents Act—it's time to arm yourself with the knowledge necessary to identify PAEs and fight back.

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