Now we’re getting to where the rubber meets the road.  In the Uppernet blogs of the past couple of weeks we talked about transparency.  We meant that when you use a cloud service, the vendors involved in the entire data chain are known to you.  Similarly, Nadella’s call for interoperability is as important.  Many enterprise …

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I don’t usually endorse products or companies, but in this case I need to mention that I have been a loyal Panda customer for more than 10 years. They continue to impress me with their products and protections and have protected my enterprise and personal computing assets successfully for a long time.  But keep in …

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Its refreshing to have a deliberate and thoughtful suggestion regarding the “Wild West” atmosphere that pervades the search engine advertising industry today.  The notion of guidelines continues to seem a better approach than litigation.  the only problem is that guidelines have to be known, trusted, and followed.  How that works in the fuzzy land of …

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Well, this info is a little clearer than the news, hype, guessing – whatever – that we got yesterday from Microsoft on the Surface tablet after their secretive announcement about the product.  Somehow the marketing “spinners” are again at work.  My belief is that MS needs clarity, purpose, and directions – especially during another foray …

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