The week in cloud: IT spending on cloud infrastructure and services will grow a healthy 20 percent to 172.4 billion next year, according to IHS Technology. http://gigaom.com/2014/02/16/cloud-boom-is-on-for-real-researcher-says/
After months of testing, it looks like the Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration is ready to be deployed in a real world scenario. Among other things, it likely means that we can send HD video into space at a greater speed than you can stream it to your home. http://www.geek.com/science/the-moon-now-has-a-better-internet-connection-than-you-do-1585053/
On April 8th Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows XP, Office XP, and Exchange 2003. What does this mean for you? There will no longer be security updates, non-security hot fixes, assisted support or online technical support from Microsoft on these products. If you haven’t updated yet, don’t worry! We can help with new… Read more »
Craig Campbell started at Cybertrails one year ago today, 2/14/13. Craig started as a NOC Tech and quickly showed that he is invaluable in his technical and customer service skills. We are happy to have him in the NOC and out on the field as an Admin. Congratulations Craig and thank you for all the… Read more »
You no longer have to be a security geek to use a password management tool, experts say. Password management tools have matured and contain a wide variety of capabilities to take the strain off of accessing a bank account, website or service with a strong password. Many programs use strong encryption and contain syncing features… Read more »
Founded in 1899, Chiquita is proof positive that use of cloud — at least in the form of software-as-a-service (SaaS) products — is no longer just the province of startups and web 2.0 companies. The adoption of these technologies is integral to how older, established companies compete. And it’s a big part of how Chiquita… Read more »
We want to wish our VP of MSP Sales Rick Estrada a Happy Birthday! Hope its a great one!
CyberTrails is proud to announce a new customer contract with an Arizona non-profit that utilizes our hosted backup solution with Commvault, premium managed helpdesk, McAfee SAAS Email filtering, and professional services. We are excited to have them on board with us!
“The way I look at it, there are two kinds of online services — the ones who have been hacked and lost private data and the ones who will be hacked and will lose private data in the future,” Paul Saffo, a technology forecaster and managing director at Discern Analytics, told The Wrap. http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140131175129-1523803-lost-in-a-snap-how-should-we-react-to-online-security-breaches?trk=eml-ced-b-art-Ch-4&midToken=AQF1vFAYZcHuqA&ut=1s1eYPPkufUC41/
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company’s small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet, as its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/nadella-head-microsoft-gates-leaves-chair-role/