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December 28, 2012
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  • A look at the pluses and minuses of clouds for health IT
    Cloud-based services are helping the health IT sector save money, boost research, share data, create health information exchanges and improve medical-team efforts, this unbylined article asserts. Concerns include how to choose a partner, and security and service-level agreement issues that enterprises need to focus on as clouds gain ground, the article argues. Health Tech Zone (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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  • Why small businesses have big edge with Big Data analytics
    Big Data analytics can be as useful for smaller businesses as it is for large enterprises, Patrick Gray writes. Because smaller business have smaller piles of data than their large competitors, they will be able to derive actionable intelligence faster, providing them with an edge. "It's generally easier to institute new processes and procedures in a small organization, and make and execute rapid decisions based on data, than it is in most large organizations," he notes. TechRepublic/Big Data Analytics blog (12/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • The pros and cons of Big Data outsourcing and insourcing
    Big Data outsourcing can be an alluring option, but it may not be the most sustainable or cost-effective strategy, Jeff Bertolucci writes. "It's definitely the biggest challenge right now. It's about finding the right talents, and finding them in abundance," said Arindam Dutta of Hewlett-Packard. InformationWeek (12/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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    CompTIA's Annual Member Meeting will be held March 12 and 13, 2013, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, Chicago. AMM brings CompTIA's member base together for two days of collaborative strategic planning and sharing amongst the association's most engaged members and community forums. Register today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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    Business Solutions, a print and online resource, connects MSPs and VARs to the latest networking, storage, security, and managed services success stories and trends. CompTIA members can gain access to the latest success stories from their peers, as well as white papers, webcasts, videos and more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • CompTIA IT SmartStat: Dec. 28, 2012
    42% of businesses that believe their staff is deficient in security expertise believe there is a deficit in the area of data loss prevention. CompTIA IT SmartStat LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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