Networking Articles

  1. Senator Asks FTC To Scrutinize Big Data Use
    7/15/2014

    A recent experiment conducted by Facebook using user data has drawn criticism and prompted one U.S. senator to ask the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize the use of Big Data by Facebook and other companies. In IT News John Ribeiro quotes Senator Mark R. Wagner as saying, “….I think the industry could benefit from a conversation about what are the appropriate rules of the road going forward.”

  2. NIST Forms New Cloud Working Groups
    7/15/2014

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced three public working groups to address cloud services, federated community cloud, and interoperability and portability. The working groups will bring together industry, government, and academic experts to address requirements laid out in the Cloud Computing Standards and Technology Roadmap.

  3. Survey Suggests Clinicians Are Still Heavy PC Users
    7/15/2014

    "Mobile” has been the buzz in healthcare for a while now, but should you actually be pushing PCs with your clients?

  4. “State Of The Internet Report” Provides Insights For VARs
    7/15/2014

    Akamai’s State of the Internet Report for Q1 2014 reveals insights on various trends related to the Internet, including efforts to stop distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and an assessment of connection speed and mobile connectivity.

  5. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — July 15, 2014
    7/15/2014

    Recent articles discuss ways to help your customers harness Big Data, manage the finances of IT, and understand the benefits of enterprise resource planning .

  6. ICD-10 Delay Survey Reveals Concerns Around Economics And Workflow
    7/14/2014

    Even with the extension of the ICD-10 implementation deadline, some healthcare providers are anxious about the process. The American Health Information Management Association’s transaction processing management and testing vendor, Edifecs, released a survey that polled industry stakeholders between May and June of 2014 on what effects they expected to see from the transition to ICD-10 code sets.

  7. Education IT News For VARs — July 14, 2014
    7/14/2014

    Technology continues to seek a balance between efficiency and unnecessary complications in classrooms across the country. Wearable technology breaks onto the scene to enhance learning, as 3D printers make a memorable impression among students.

  8. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 11, 2014
    7/11/2014

    In this week’s news, EHRs are used to take on hypertension, and the CDC speaks out against electronic errors.

  9. What Are Digital Signage Applications in Education?
    7/11/2014

    MarketsandMarkets released a research report on the market for digital signage hardware, software, application, and products, forecasting that the total market is anticipated to grow to $14,876 million by 2020.  This is an estimated CAGR of 8.94 percent from 2014 to 2020.

  10. Enhanced Driver’s Licenses Gaining Traction
    7/10/2014

    For several years, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been working with states to enhance drivers’ licenses and other forms of identification to comply with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHIT). An enhanced drivers’ license (ELD) contains a RFID chips and a machine readable zone (MRZ) or bar code that can be scanned when RFID is not available.

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