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DDoS AttacksDDoS attacks have been on the rise over the last few years, and have affected some of the most well-known financial and banking institutions in the country.

While hacking has always been a problem for website administrators, DDoS attacks are a newer weapon in the arsenal of internet hackers. The problem with DDoS attacks, apart from the damage they can cause, is that they are very hard to trace. Hackers can remotely control huge networks of botnets, directing them to attack target websites. Because they use millions of these zombie troops, hackers can afford to take their time and be more patient with a DDoS attack. Continue reading

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Games That Top The Charts

Games That Top The ChartsThe Conversion to Digital Gaming

Consumers spent more than twenty billion dollars on the gaming industry in 2012. It was a challenging year for game developers.

The results of an NPD Group consumer research study of video game purchasing trends showed that Americans spent almost four billion dollars less on game software and hardware than they did in 2011. Continue reading

Save Time, Make Money

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As a professional photographer, time is always in short supply. Apart from going to numerous photo shoots, you also have to make the time to edit, touch-up, and package the final product for your clients.

And editing can certainly take up a lot of time. Given that most clients typically want access to their pictures within a few days, it is best to use a photographic storage device that can quickly and easily upload large photo files. It takes on average between five to eight minutes to save pictures onto a DVD. Compare that to an average upload time of between one and a half to three and a half minutes for Continue reading

Black Friday

Black Friday is one of the most popular and profitable holidays, but there are many myths and misconceptions around it.

For example, do you know why it’s called Black Friday? This holiday is much more interesting that people give it credit for, and it’s essential for many large chains and small businesses.

Why Is It Called Black Friday?

Many people think that Black Friday comes from the fact that many businesses “get into the black” from the great sales. While this does make sense, and it certainly is true for many stores, this isn’t where the term originated. Continue reading

Make SharePoint project

SharePoint is widely considered to be an excellent tool for collaboration, content management and also for intranet, extranet and portal creation. However, the problem often is that it has so much potential that setting up a successful project can be daunting. If you want things to go as smoothly as possible, then you can do a lot worse than using these 10 tips suggested by Continue reading

Hybrid Cloud

Although ‘the cloud’ is a universal expression that involves a large number of connected through a real time communication network, it can be split down into three separate clouds; Public, Private and Hybrid.

The Public Cloud, like the UK’s very ‘The Cloud’, is called a ‘Public cloud’ when the services are rendered over a network that is open for public use and is currently being used by 39% of people using the cloud. 34% are using the Private Cloud, which is mainly used by businesses so share work and workloads between employees. Finally there is the Hybrid, currently used by 27% which is the best of both clouds, Hybrid cloud provides the flexibility of in house applications with the fault tolerance and scalability of cloud based services.

In 5 years’ time however this will not be the case, with both the Public cloud and the Private cloud expected to decline to 32% and 25% respectively and the Hybrid cloud to rise to 43%, due to the majority of people needing to have both the best aspects of both the public and private clouds. Continue reading

VoIP global dynamic

As global telecommunication networks shifts from older, copper wire based systems towards Internet based communications, some nations and world regions are further ahead than others.

In the next few years, Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is set to be the largest growing industry worldwide. Just as the development of railroads and teelphone lines helped fuel the growth of industry in the 20th century, the pace at which nations are able to adapt to digital communications will play a big role in determining their success in the online marketplace of the 21st century. Because VoIP does not rely on expensive phone networks, but rather on Internet networks, there is a large opportunity for VoIP growth in countries that traditionally have not had strong infrastructures. Continue reading

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