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Public & Private Clouds

  It’s cheap and available abundantly. Starting from 1.0GB storage space, cloud-based storage services are available for signups for free. Today there are many ways to get access to cloud storage solutions, from big names like DropBox or iCloud. But putting them on the table, a cloud storage service is not different from your private [...]

Simple SOHO networking

Here’s a typical schematic diagram of a typical SOHO setup suitable for up to 50 network users. The backbone can be connected back to a UNIFI or Maxis high speed fiber broadband service with routing done by a midrange class x86-64 Intel server. 

Software Defined Networking (SDN) by Vyatta

  By Lester Chan (Adapted from an email to CJ See, owner/co-founder of Tourific.com) When workplace networks become large with as many as 20 people or more, access loading on the gateway router will obviously be higher. Let me paint this scenario; it’s like running VirtualBox in your PC. The loading on the PC’s memory [...]

Instagram retreats on new service terms following backlash

  Source: http://www.thestar.com.my NEW YORK: Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service, has retreated from some of the controversial changes in its terms of service that prompted a fierce backlash from users earlier this week. In a blog post, Instagram founder and CEO Kevin Systrom apologized for a failure to “communicate our intentions clearly.” The terms of [...]

Google to charge small businesses for Gmail

  Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk Google has stopped offering its web-based office software, including Gmail, for free to small businesses as it aims to increase revenues outside its core web advertising business. Previously, Google Apps, a web-based attempt to challenge to Microsoft Office’s dominance of everyday enterprise tasks such as word processing and spreadsheet editing, was free [...]

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