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C24 customer survey 2013 – 2014 are released

Great news from the team at C24. The customer survey results for 2013-2014 are in, an infographic of some of the highlights plus a company update is below.

C24 customer survey 2013 – 2014 are released

Great news from the team at C24. The customer survey results for 2013-2014 are in, an infographic of some of the highlights plus a company update is below.

The team at C24 have also recently won the managed services and hosting contracts for two UK law…

The team at C24 have also recently won the managed services and hosting contracts for two UK law firms. If you would like more information on the solutions we are providing in this space please visit our stand at: 22nd and 23rd – Thomson Reuters Elite VANTAGE 2014 EMEA Regional Conference, which will be held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London. Building upon last year’s success,…

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POINT-OF-SALE CYBER ATTACKS ARE BACK WITH BACKOFF

POINT-OF-SALE CYBER ATTACKS ARE BACK WITH BACKOFF

Point-of-Sale attacks are back in the news. But they never really left us. In the wake of the Target attack, the FBI issued a bulletin in January warning about future incidents. They identified the malware type (RAM scrapers) and the infection vector (phish mails, and compromised websites or “watering holes”). And they even pointed out that some of the malware can be obtained on the black market.

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HP CS100 with Citrix XenDesktop running video graphics – task workers, knowledge workers and power users

Great solution from HP, C24 are currently evaluating the solution for a number of clients allowing us to deliver a hybrid based user model for task workers, knowledge workers and power users.

THE BIG DATA EXPLOSION

THE BIG DATA EXPLOSION

Steve Fingerhut is a VP of Marketing at SanDisk.  In his inaugural guest blog post for the Metadata Era, Steve discusses how enhancing existing server investments with solid-state memory can speed up Big Data analytics while keeping costs in check.

Metadata readers knowbetter than others that we’re living in an era of data- massive data generated by web transactions, our mobile devices, social…

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THREE THINGS TO BE AWARE OF WITH LOW-COST DATA BACKUP SERVICES

THREE THINGS TO BE AWARE OF WITH LOW-COST DATA BACKUP SERVICES

I’m always a little surprised by the reaction from customers regarding off-site storage services.  It goes something like, “Well, the price is so good, that I don’t really need to know anything else.”  From a pure accounting standpoint, I do see their point.

As a company goes down the road of evaluating low-cost backup and disaster recovery service providers, they should stop and “read the fine…

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Authentication Lessons from the Magic Kingdom: A Closer Look at Kerberos, Part I

Authentication Lessons from the Magic Kingdom: A Closer Look at Kerberos, Part I

The flaws in NTLM I’ve been writing about might lead you to believe that highly-secure authentication in a distributed environment is beyond the reach of mankind. Thankfully, resistance against hackers is not futile. An advanced civilization, MIT researchers in the 1980s to be exact, developed open-source Kerberos authentication software, which has stood the test of time and provides a…

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4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FUTURE OF FILE SHARING

4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FUTURE OF FILE SHARING

Have you been in this movie?

You’ve been working for two months on a big project to analyze widgets — sales, marketing effectiveness, whatever. The first real deliverable is a presentation. A few versions are in your team’s shared folder, a few copies have been sent via email, one is in your home folder, your designer saved an update or two in Dropbox, and the final version will go in SharePoint.

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5 THINGS PRIVACY EXPERTS WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT WEARABLES

5 THINGS PRIVACY EXPERTS WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT WEARABLES

There’s been a lot of news lately in the health and fitness wearables space. Apple just announced they’re releasing an app, called “Health,” as well as a cloud-based platform “Health Kit”. Somewhat related, Nike recently pulled the plug on its activity tracking Fuelband. The conventional wisdom is that fitness trackers are on the decline, while the wearables market in general —think Google Glass…

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