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January 23, 2013
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Delivering Higher Subscriber Quality of Experience
As we move toward becoming completely mobile, technology is being developed to handle the traffic across wireless networks. Though many types of TCP stacks are available, read this whitepaper to learn how F5 provides for all three characteristics of an ideal TCP stack: having high goodput, minimizing buffer bloat, and allowing for fairness between flows.

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Get It Right: Pricing Strategies That Work
Many entrepreneurs hope for success by offering low prices, while in fact most world-class entrepreneurs succeed by setting higher prices. If you're not exactly sure which pricing strategy will work for your business, these 6 steps can help you set your company's prices for success. Read the exclusive article now.

  Mobile & Wireless 
  • App glut means problems, report says
    Application discovery and developer revenue may become more problematic given a glut of apps hitting the market, a report by Research2Guidance says. Rip Emerson writes that the report indicates that "the number of new apps in the world's major app stores has now exceeded the demand ... which has led to diminishing returns in revenue and is now beginning to reflect the role of paid content on the Web." TechCrunch (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Combating Identity Theft in a Mobile, Social World
Mobile connectivity threats extend from consumers to the business environment. But who is really responsible for securing sensitive information? Smart business leaders are becoming proactive on the matter. Learn how to get protected in this white paper. Download the white paper now.

  Security & Privacy 
  • Spam declined last year, Kaspersky says
    The amount of spam sent last year declined from previous years, even though it still accounted for nearly three-quarters of all e-mail around the world, Kaspersky Lab says. The security firm says the number of malicious attachments to e-mail declined to 3.4%. "This [overall] drop is the result of a gradual departure of advertisers from spam to other, more convenient and legal means of promoting goods and services," Kaspersky's Darya Gudkova said. Techworld (U.K.) (1/22) , Forbes (1/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Whitepaper: SDN: How do you get there from here?
Are the growing data needs of mobile, cloud, big data and social threatening today's enterprise networks? Scalable processes, a phased integration approach and the appetite to optimize over time are key components of a modern network. It's how agile organizations prepare for the data needs of tomorrow.
Explore the whitepaper to start down the path toward SDN.

  Government IT 
  • "Civic hacking" is sanctioned for June weekend
    A celebration of "civic hacking" has been scheduled for June 1 and 2, with the federal government encouraging hackers to make use of data from various agencies, including the Census Bureau and NASA. Private organizations involved in the effort include Code for America and Random Hacks of Kindness. TechCrunch (1/22) , CNET (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Register now for the Premier Government IT Conference, CloudGOV 2013
    Register now and plan to join us at CloudGOV, Feb. 12 in Washington, D.C. Learn how Cloud First, FedRAMP, data center consolidation and mobile strategies will influence agency procurement going forward, and see the latest innovations from service providers. Register today to join colleagues from federal, state and local government, as well as vendors representing all segments of the public sector as they discuss the latest innovations in government IT. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Webinar: 2013 Federal IT Cloud Predictions
    2013 will bring a convergence of issues affecting government agencies, including budget uncertainty, IT mandates and acquisition policies, oversight and human capital issues. With all of those issues at hand, what will be the top federal IT predictions for 2013? Deltek's vice president of information solutions, Kevin Plexico, and Microsoft's federal chief technology officer, Susie Adams, will discuss the state of the federal IT market and what is in store for 2013. Register today for this complimentary webinar. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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