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Josh Cohn

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Two major trends in the technology industry are the movement of communications to all IP networks, while another major trend is the increasing prevalence of APIs (Application Programming Interface). In computer programming, an API specifies how some software components should interact with each other. Using a popular site like ...

As enterprises large a small continue to grow, IT departments are faced with new challenges. How can they manage their clouds? Are they making maximum use of their cloud's capabilities? How can they leverage their cloud deployments to reduce costs? These are critical issues for IT to answer, as ...

One thing that any IT specialist handles on a regular basis is replacing old equipment. Technology is moving so fast that today’s cutting edge device can be tomorrow’s paperweight. That raises an interesting question though. Once an organization does decide to upgrade or replace any of its existing technology, ...

As part of IT Specialist's series of profiles on innovative startup firms in the information technology market, we are pleased to introduce Skytree. Skytree is a startup that focuses on Machine Learning to help enterprises and other organizations to exploit the massive amounts of data they are now accumulating with ...

When it comes to tech startups, crowdfunding is all the rage these days. Many people, however, tend to use crowdfunding as a catch-all term, when in reality there are different types of crowdfunding. Joining us today to help shed some more light on what crowdfunding actually is and how ...

Back in 2002, Microsoft ruled the PC world. The iPad and iPhone were not even a gleam in Steve Jobs' eye, voice was the dominant cellular application, and mobility or "death of the PC" was nowhere close to entering the IT lexicon. While Apple was doing well as a ...

As anyone who works in enterprise IT is surely aware, IT specialists are facing unprecedented security threats today. From spear phishing to watering holes, the bad guys book of tricks to entrap unwary employees is growing. One startup that is taking a unique approach to helping IT departments protect ...

As regular readers are aware, IT Specialist has focused on highlighting what we believe are many of the most interesting B2B startups out there. Although B2C startups may be more visible across a wide, non-IT audience, the real innovation is actually happening with enterprise-IT startups. One thing that I’ve always ...

If you're an IT manager or enterprise employee, you are surely aware of the pain involved in dealing with PC problems. What usually happens is that the employee's computer needs to be taken from them for some time to repair the problem or handle any upgrades or other issues, ...

As any IT Professional is aware, information security is probably the number one challenge that IT departments face these days. Organizations face an unprecedented combination of challenges in protecting their data, and the tools to combat these threats are not necessarily keeping up with the threats out there. One ...

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