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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cloud Priorities 2014: Cloud strategies, priorities and implementation plans of North American IT leaders and professionals

    The ZDNet Cloud Priorities 2014 report, sponsored by Windstream, is a research study on cloud in North America and reports on the current and future adoption of the subject technology, the business objectives of adopters, and the experiences of those adopters. The report also covers current budgets and changes in...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    On-demand Webcast - ZDNet's Cloud Priorities 2014

    ZDNet’s Cloud Priorities 2014 webcast, sponsored by Windstream, will debut findings from a research study we conducted among our readers on cloud computing in North America. Our own Bill Detwiler, managing editor of Tech Pro Research, will share key findings from the study and discuss the most ground-breaking cloud trends....

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet ANZ IaaS / PaaS Priorities 2013/14

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of ANZ IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Australia and New Zealand. ...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet Asia IaaS/PaaS Priorities 2013/14 Report

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of Asian IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Asia. As the name...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Analyzing Big Data in Brazil: A ZDNet Report

    During a three-month program launched in November 2013, ZDNet has explored the Big Data and analytics scenario in Brazil. In this summary of the Mastering Business Analytics program, we explore the current state of affairs in this market, as well as the trends and issued faced by companies looking...

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  • Research // Oct 2013

    IT TREND INSIGHTS 2013: How the Cloud Will Impact Storage and Security

    According to this ZDNet IT Trend Insights report sponsored by Dell, IT managers must look beyond the simple bits and bytes of system configuration and take on a more global view of cloud strategy and trends -- especially cloud computing, compliance, big data and BYOD. In this report, see...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Video: Editors' Q&A on Infrastructure as a Service

    Cloud computing encompasses a lot of different technologies but the two biggest categories are Software as a Service (apps) and Infrastructure as a Service (servers). The IaaS providers make a very convincing argument for businesses to stop running their own data centers and simply purchase server capacity on-demand and scale...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Video: Editors' Q&A on Infrastructure as a Service (UK)

    Cloud computing encompasses a lot of different technologies but the two biggest categories are Software as a Service (apps) and Infrastructure as a Service (servers). The IaaS providers make a very convincing argument for businesses to stop running their own data centers and simply purchase server capacity on-demand and scale...

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  • eBooks // Aug 2013

    Executive's guide to infrastructure as a service (IaaS) (UK)

    Develop the right cloud strategy for your organization with the help of the advice and insights collected in this latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic.

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  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Executive's guide to virtualization in the enterprise (APAC)

    This ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic will help IT and business leaders learn about the risks, challenges, and benefits of virtualization technologies.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    Virtualizing the Enterprise: A Q&A with the Editors in Chief (APAC)

    This question-and-answer session with ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner provides a broad industry view of our latest special feature, Virtualizing the Enterprise.

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    Video: Q&A with the Editors in Chief on SMB Innovation

    ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner discuss the special set of challenges and opportunities that small businesses face when it comes to using technology. While small companies don’t have the resources or the flexibility of enterprises, they also aren’t weighed down by the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    ZDNet Australia IT Priorities 2013 Report

    For this annual research study by ZDNet, Australian IT decision makers participated in an online survey to outline their key investments and priorities for the year, highlighting plans to optimize customer processes and prioritse cost-reduction initiatives. Download the full report to read more about the strategies, priorities and implementation plans...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2013

    Video: Getting up to speed on the 21st century data center

    Today’s data centers are more critical than ever as the nerve centers of modern business. There are new technologies that can make data centers more flexible, more powerful, and far more efficient. Of course, there’s also the cloud and service...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2013

    Video: Predicting the future of enterprise software

    Enterprise software remains the glue that ties together teams and business processes, especially in global organizations. It's important to look at how enterprise software is simplifying, webifying, mobilizing, and getting a lot more social. These are some of the main topics in this episode of "The Editors" (formerly known...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2013

    Video: Q&A on Next Generation Networks with the Editors in Chief

    The rise of cloud computing, big data, and video is driving tremendous demand for faster and more efficient networks. ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner discuss the leading technologies and vendors that are driving the next generation of networking and how organizations are...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2013

    Video: Q&A on Next Generation Networks with the Editors in Chief (AU)

    The rise of cloud computing, big data, and video is driving tremendous demand for faster and more efficient networks. ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner discuss the leading technologies and vendors that are driving the next generation of networking and how organizations are...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    ZDNet Asia IT Priorities 2013 Report

    For this annual research study by ZDNet, Asian IT decision makers participated in an online survey to outline their key investments and priorities for the year, highlighting plans to optimize customer processes and prioritze cost-reduction initiatives. Download the full report to read more about the strategies, priorities and implementation plans...

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  • Research // Feb 2013

    BlackBerry 10: A smartphone beginning or end?

    With a new operating system, two new phones and a rebranding, BlackBerry is starting 2013 afresh. The company formerly known as Research In Motion or RIM introduced its BlackBerry 10 platform, with chief executive Thorsten Heins marking the day as the “starting line” for a new wave of BlackBerry products....

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    ZDNet Big Data priorities 2013

    Big data stories have been all over business and tech media for the past 12 months, but how many businesses are exploiting big data capabilities to support their everyday operations? Not very many, according to recent research by ZDNet. While many businesses see the potential of analytics and big data,...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    ZDNet IT Priorities Survey 2013

    The priority IT Strategies, Objectives and Technologies in 2013 This research study looks at the overall IT approach and priorities of organisations of all sizes and industries in Asia Pacific. It is the most important research project for ZDNet each year and provides our editorial team with insights which help...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Mobile security: Defending your devices

    The days when IT security was solely focused on desktop PCs are long gone. Today, businesses operate in a multi-device, multi-platform world, with remote working, the popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and the consumerisation of IT changing the way companies protect their data and employees.This ZDNet and TechRepublic guide looks at...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Emerging threats: How to protect your business

    IT security risks are increasing in number and growing in sophistication. Not only are external threats - such as distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and viruses - continuing to evolve, but so are new risks from both outside the business and within. All of this is making enterprises take...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Oct 2012

    Windows 8: From preview to release

    It's been over three years since Microsoft released Windows 7, and its new desktop OS is about to take its first steps in the big wide world. Along with Microsoft Surface and Windows Server 2012, ZDNet has followed Windows 8 all the way from Developer Preview to Release To Manufacturing....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The iPhone 5 and 4G: What it means for the UK

    Apple has announced its iPhone 5 smartphone, a thinner, lighter, longer-lasting version of its predecessor. It also has 4G, or "ultra-fast wireless technology", according to the company's head of marketing Phil Schiller. But is 4G really that fast? And will the iPhone 5's 4G features work on UK networks? Moreover,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Space exploration: From Mars to tourism to telescopes

    The Mars Curiosity rover may be grabbing headlines, but the realm of space is no longer the preserve of astronauts, robots and planetariums. Today, there is a new kind of space traveller: the tourist, who could be making voyages to the edge of space within a couple of years. Back...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jul 2012

    Alan Turing: A modern computing legacy

    The world would be a different place if not for Alan Turing. A mathematician and cryptographer, Turing's work at Bletchley Park heavily contributed to the Allied war effort and had profound consequences in shortening World War II. His pioneering 'stored program' computer underpins every computer today, and he has influenced...

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  • Research // Jul 2012

    London Games: Planning a business and IT strategy

    As the Games come to London, organisers have also been urging businesses to be ready with contingency plans, from home working to IT infrastructure. This business and IT guide to the London Games looks at how businesses are preparing for outages and improvements, how London workers and IT support will...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jun 2012

    Amazon Web Services: A guide to Amazon's cloud

    Amazon launched its cloud in 2006 and since then it has come to dominate the industry. Amazon's APIs are a de facto standard, as almost any popular start-up you care to name has used its services. Enterprises are piling into its low-cost infrastructure-as-a-service technology for anything from basic storage to...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jun 2012

    SharePoint 2010: A guide to migration

    How do you take a product that is so new nobody knows much about it, and get it ready for deployment over a large organisation? Robert Schifreen faced this task when SharePoint 2010 was chosen for the University of Brighton, and he was asked to make it work. From...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jun 2012

    Insider threats: Defending against costly breaches

    A worker leaves an unsecured laptop on a train. A nurse provides patient details to her partner, who works at an accident management company. Before handing in his notice, a system administrator misuses his privileged access to take company data. Insider threats like these can hurt businesses just as much...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // May 2012

    How IT is ganging up on organised cybercrime

    Lone criminals no longer dominate digital crime. According to research from Detica, 80 percent of internet crime is perpetrated by co-ordinated groups. Cybercriminals are working together to wreak havoc on businesses and governments, and the public and private sectors are both facing a full spectrum of threats, from financial crime...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Apr 2012

    Great British computers: A ZDNet retrospective

    Would you believe the first ever business computer totted up the price of cakes, bread and pies? You would if you knew it was operated by a British tea-shop company. The Lyons Electric Office computer (LEO), along with Edsac -- the UK's first fully operational general-purpose computer -- and...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities Special Report: Security. Emerging Technologies, and the

    This white paper is about the IT security challenges of emerging technologies such as virtualisation, cloud and mobile computing. The paper was prompted by ZDNET's IT Priorities 2011 research study, which revealed IT security is the biggest challenge for Australian IT leaders, and is magnified for organisations intending to implement...

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  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

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  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 Executive Summary - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

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  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities ANZ 2011: Servers, Storage, Datacentre Report

    This paper is a subsidiary report to IT Priorities 2011, and looks in more depth than the main report at the curretn deployment and intended future deployment of a range of Server, Storage and Datacentre technologies.

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  • Research // Feb 2012

    ACTA: A guide to the treaty from ZDNet

    What is ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement? The international legislation is an intensely contentious document. Drawn up mostly behind closed doors, its purpose is to harmonise intellectual-property enforcement around the world and cut down on counterfeiting and commercial-scale piracy. Why does it matter? Critics say its wording could be used...

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  • Research // Feb 2012

    IT Priorities ANZ 2011: IT Services, Support & Management

    This paper is a subsidiary report to IT Priorities 2011, and looks in more depth than the main report at the current deployment and intended future deployment of a range of IT services, support and management initiatives. The priority initiatives are: IT Training, Asset Management, IT Recruitment, Project Management and...

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  • Research // Jan 2012

    Tech breakthroughs to watch in 2012

    From invisibility cloaks to virtual atom smashing, 2011 was a year for advancing our knowledge, both on Earth and in space. ZDNet presents this guide to the accomplishments and discoveries from researchers at Cern, Nasa, Manchester University and more, all of which will be ones to watch in 2012. You...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet Asia IaaS/PaaS Priorities 2013/14 Report

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of Asian IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Asia. As the name...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet ANZ IaaS / PaaS Priorities 2013/14

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of ANZ IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Australia and New Zealand. ...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    On-demand Webcast - ZDNet's Cloud Priorities 2014

    ZDNet’s Cloud Priorities 2014 webcast, sponsored by Windstream, will debut findings from a research study we conducted among our readers on cloud computing in North America. Our own Bill Detwiler, managing editor of Tech Pro Research, will share key findings from the study and discuss the most ground-breaking cloud trends....

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cloud Priorities 2014: Cloud strategies, priorities and implementation plans of North American IT leaders and professionals

    The ZDNet Cloud Priorities 2014 report, sponsored by Windstream, is a research study on cloud in North America and reports on the current and future adoption of the subject technology, the business objectives of adopters, and the experiences of those adopters. The report also covers current budgets and changes in...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • Downloads // May 2009

    What's the best virtualisation suite?

    Over the past few years, virtualisation has become a viable option to thin down your datacentres in physical size, heat, and cost. This detailed analysis, courtesy of ZDNet Australia, will help you compare the pros and cons of Type 1 virtualisation solutions from market leaders Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware

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  • Downloads // May 2009

    Top alternatives to Microsoft Outlook

    If you're using a Microsoft Windows operating system, there's a good chance that you use Outlook as your e-mail client. But is that really the best choice? This review, based on an article from ZDNet Australia, offers a practical comparison of 11 possible alternative clients that might be a...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Live Event: Leveraging SMB ERP for an Economic Recovery

    Times are tough but better days are sure to follow. In the wake of an historic economic recession and downsizing, small and medium-size businesses must now turn their attention to the eventual economic recovery as well as their own resulting expansions. But how can SMB decision-makers even begin to consider...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Live Webcast: Get Off of My Cloud: Protecting Information in an Era of Innovation

    Cloud computing is firmly established as a technological phenomenon that is re-shaping the IT landscape. For most if not all IT and business decision makers it is no longer a matter of if but when and how they will deploy some sort of cloud-based solution. Nevertheless, many remain concerned about...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Video ID systems: The cost-benefit analysis

    Video-identification systems aren't cheap, but content owners that want to prevent unauthorized use of their video the fees and charges may be worth it. This spreadsheet shows you how to crunch the numbers.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Video ID systems: The revenue equation

    This spreadsheet details how a high-traffic distributor could implement video-id software to its advantage. The new software addresses risk, legal fees and ad revenue.

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  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    CRM Watchlist 2010

    To engage that new breed of customer - the social customer - vendors of enterprise and small business software are transforming the way they build and deliver their goods. These CRM watchlists look at dozens of vendors attempting to evolve the kinds of software that both satisfy business' internal requirements...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    All About Microsoft: CodeTracker

    Revised - July, 2011 Can't keep Midori straight from MinSafe? Unsure how Red Dog, Cosmos and Zurich fit in Microsoft's cloud OS picture? Tracking Microsoft's myriad codenames is an (almost) full-time occupation. And Mary Jo Foley knows that better than anyone, as she spends many of her waking...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    ZDNet Undercover: YouTube's video ID system: Is 75 percent accuracy good enough?

    How good is Google at separating out unlawful uses of copyrighted uploads to its popular YouTube video-sharing site? Answer: Systematically better. But not perfect. In this report, Tom Steinert-Threlkeld examines YouTube's video identification system, its accuracy, implication for digital rights and the vendors that Google relies on. Also included: CEO,...

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  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2009

    Cost Calculator: Building a Stress Testing System

    Financial institutions have long used stress testing models to evaluate and predict portfolio risks. But in the aftermath of recent economic and market turmoil, more companies are paying attention to stress testing and assessing risks to an enterprise. This calculator walks you through the software, hardware and labor costs involved...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    ZDNet Undercover: How IT Helped Goldman Sachs Step Back from the Mortgage Mess

    How Goldman Sachs managed to swim against the tide as rivals forged ahead with collateralized debt obligations is a tale of the willingness to act and think independently, reports Tom Steinert-Threlkeld. The firm used computer models of its own creation and built sophisticated databases to follow the money at risk...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Social PR Research Report - Part One

    The following information resulted from a multiple-question survey posted in November 2008 asking company leaders and marketing decision-makers about their public relations agencies. The main objective was to determine which PR firms are best attuned to social media and are developing the most beneficial social programs for their clients. It...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Enterprise 2.0 Case Study: Following Zappos

    Zappos spends about $300,000 a year on utilizing the various tools of digital communications such blogs, microblogs and streaming video as customer interaction channels. That's a good (though not easy to quantify) investment---considering the online retailer garners $1 billion in annual revenue. But when it comes to customer service the...

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  • Research // Nov 2009

    Readers Choice: Top 25 lightweight apps

    ZDNet readers rank the free, lightweight applications they simply can't live without. After tallying the suggestions in the comments and via e-mail here are the 25 most popular.

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  • Research // Nov 2009

    2009 Smartphone and Carrier Buying Guide

    The lineup of cell phones has expanded a bit, but a significant number of what we see in that category are updates to existing models. The real innovation in the mobile phone world is in the area of smartphones where we see the Apple iPhone, Palm WebOS, Google Android, RIM...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2011

    Microsoft Servers and Their Roadmaps

    The next two years are going to be big ones for Microsoft, in terms of the various server launches the com?pany has on its plate. Going into those launches, there are a few points worth keeping in mind regarding Microsoft's stated mission to cloud-enable every product in its stable as...

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  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Mar 2012

    IT Priorities 2012 Executive Summary - United States

    IT organizations around the world look to the United States for emerging trends in IT. It makes sense too. Many, if not most of the new technologies in IT are created there. With virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies taking off, 2012 is set to be a landmark year in...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Sep 2011

    ZDNet Tech Family Tree - The history of the iPhone

    Download ZDNet's Tech Family Tree as a PDF and explore the history of the iPhone. The iPhone Tech Family Tree is a wholly original insight into Apple's most famous product. Designed to look good and do good anywhere someone with an interest in technology might be, it's perfect for designers,...

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  • Research // Oct 2011

    Graphene: A guide to the future from ZDNet

    What is graphene? The subject of a recent Nobel Prize, this new form of carbon has unrivalled potential applications for technology, from solar cells to touchscreens. The UK government has even promised to invest £50m into a national research programme to commercialise this so-called 'miracle material'. But how does graphene...

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  • Research // Dec 2011

    Hacktivism: Threats and reality for IT managers

    In 2011, the Anonymous and LulzSec collectives made front-page news. Similarly, data breaches from lost laptops and malware seemed to pop up on a weekly basis. But using DDoS attacks and other hacks as a form of protest - or 'hacktivism' - isn't a new phenomenon, and neither is lost...

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  • Research // Jan 2012

    Tech breakthroughs to watch in 2012

    From invisibility cloaks to virtual atom smashing, 2011 was a year for advancing our knowledge, both on Earth and in space. ZDNet presents this guide to the accomplishments and discoveries from researchers at Cern, Nasa, Manchester University and more, all of which will be ones to watch in 2012. You...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Feb 2012

    ACTA: A guide to the treaty from ZDNet

    What is ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement? The international legislation is an intensely contentious document. Drawn up mostly behind closed doors, its purpose is to harmonise intellectual-property enforcement around the world and cut down on counterfeiting and commercial-scale piracy. Why does it matter? Critics say its wording could be used...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Apr 2012

    Great British computers: A ZDNet retrospective

    Would you believe the first ever business computer totted up the price of cakes, bread and pies? You would if you knew it was operated by a British tea-shop company. The Lyons Electric Office computer (LEO), along with Edsac -- the UK's first fully operational general-purpose computer -- and...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // May 2012

    How IT is ganging up on organised cybercrime

    Lone criminals no longer dominate digital crime. According to research from Detica, 80 percent of internet crime is perpetrated by co-ordinated groups. Cybercriminals are working together to wreak havoc on businesses and governments, and the public and private sectors are both facing a full spectrum of threats, from financial crime...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jun 2012

    Insider threats: Defending against costly breaches

    A worker leaves an unsecured laptop on a train. A nurse provides patient details to her partner, who works at an accident management company. Before handing in his notice, a system administrator misuses his privileged access to take company data. Insider threats like these can hurt businesses just as much...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jun 2012

    SharePoint 2010: A guide to migration

    How do you take a product that is so new nobody knows much about it, and get it ready for deployment over a large organisation? Robert Schifreen faced this task when SharePoint 2010 was chosen for the University of Brighton, and he was asked to make it work. From...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jun 2012

    Amazon Web Services: A guide to Amazon's cloud

    Amazon launched its cloud in 2006 and since then it has come to dominate the industry. Amazon's APIs are a de facto standard, as almost any popular start-up you care to name has used its services. Enterprises are piling into its low-cost infrastructure-as-a-service technology for anything from basic storage to...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Jul 2012

    London Games: Planning a business and IT strategy

    As the Games come to London, organisers have also been urging businesses to be ready with contingency plans, from home working to IT infrastructure. This business and IT guide to the London Games looks at how businesses are preparing for outages and improvements, how London workers and IT support will...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Space exploration: From Mars to tourism to telescopes

    The Mars Curiosity rover may be grabbing headlines, but the realm of space is no longer the preserve of astronauts, robots and planetariums. Today, there is a new kind of space traveller: the tourist, who could be making voyages to the edge of space within a couple of years. Back...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The iPhone 5 and 4G: What it means for the UK

    Apple has announced its iPhone 5 smartphone, a thinner, lighter, longer-lasting version of its predecessor. It also has 4G, or "ultra-fast wireless technology", according to the company's head of marketing Phil Schiller. But is 4G really that fast? And will the iPhone 5's 4G features work on UK networks? Moreover,...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Oct 2012

    Windows 8: From preview to release

    It's been over three years since Microsoft released Windows 7, and its new desktop OS is about to take its first steps in the big wide world. Along with Microsoft Surface and Windows Server 2012, ZDNet has followed Windows 8 all the way from Developer Preview to Release To Manufacturing....

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  • Research // Nov 2012

    Emerging threats: How to protect your business

    IT security risks are increasing in number and growing in sophistication. Not only are external threats - such as distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and viruses - continuing to evolve, but so are new risks from both outside the business and within. All of this is making enterprises take...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Mobile security: Defending your devices

    The days when IT security was solely focused on desktop PCs are long gone. Today, businesses operate in a multi-device, multi-platform world, with remote working, the popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and the consumerisation of IT changing the way companies protect their data and employees.This ZDNet and TechRepublic guide looks at...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    ZDNet IT Priorities Survey 2013

    The priority IT Strategies, Objectives and Technologies in 2013 This research study looks at the overall IT approach and priorities of organisations of all sizes and industries in Asia Pacific. It is the most important research project for ZDNet each year and provides our editorial team with insights which help...

    Provided By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    ZDNet Big Data priorities 2013

    Big data stories have been all over business and tech media for the past 12 months, but how many businesses are exploiting big data capabilities to support their everyday operations? Not very many, according to recent research by ZDNet. While many businesses see the potential of analytics and big data,...

    Provided By ZDNet