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Harini Rao

Software Developer | Author

Late last month, nearly 200 million Yahoo email accounts went up for sale on the dark web at a pretty nominal cost of just 3 bitcoins (just over $1700). The dump, which contains the usernames, passwords, date of birth as well as alternate IDs of millions of still-active users, ...

Your user base is the single most important resource that you have, which should be sufficient to incentivize you to ensure that they are being catered to. The increased commoditization of IT resources has created an environment that allows businesses to become more agile when it comes to ensuring ...

Public cloud spending worldwide could reach $70 billion this year. This is among the key predictions made in a new report titled “Cloud Computing: The Essential Foundation of Industry Digital Transformation — Worldwide and U.S. Cloud Forecast by Vertical, 2015–2019” that was released by IDC recently. The study analyzes ...

A 2012 Gartner study predicted that by 2014, 80% of the then active gamified applications would fail to meet business objectives due to poor design. When it comes to enterprise gamification, this is one of the quotes that is often repeated by critics to underline their point about the ...

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is perhaps one of the most boasted-about inventions that cater to the modern enterprise. It rightfully earns this title because of its uncanny ability to boost the efficiency of businesses and provide the needed visibility to make quicker and better-informed decisions in virtually every department. ...

A hybrid cloud is an integration of at least one private cloud and at least one public cloud, creating a cloud computing environment wherein some resources are supplied externally while others are provided and managed in-house. Putting everything on a public cloud has advantages, but it is not always ...

'Email is dead' is a popular proclamation that generates buzz and gives tech websites the much needed page-views. But a slew of new investments made by leading venture capitalists for start-ups built on email technology prove why these proclamations have been wrong. Last week, Agari announced that they have raised ...

One of the leading SaaS ERP firms in the market, Epicor, is looking for a new buyer. According to reports published on ComputerWorld, Apax, the private equity firm which is the current owner of the billion dollar SaaS ERP product has put the business on sale at a price ...

According to the latest 'VoIP & UC Services and Subscribers' report published by Infonetics Research, both VoIP and Unified Communications are set to tread on their growth path over the next 4-5 years. The study notes that the global business and residential VoIP market grew 8% over 2013 to ...

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