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Oracle Beats Amazon Web Services in Head-to-Head Cloud Database Comparison


New Oracle Database-as-a-Service is 20 years ahead of Amazon Web Services Oracle Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Larry Ellison today demonstrated that Amazon databases are 20 years behind the latest release of the Oracle Database in the Cloud. In his keynote presentation at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, Ellison shared detailed analysis that showed that Oracle …

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Epicor Warns Developed Markets Businesses a Lack of Technology Infrastructure Investment Could Hinder Growth


Global Research Shows that Businesses in Developed Markets Lag Behind their Counterparts in Emerging Markets Who Focus on Increasing Agility with Technology Businesses operating in developed markets risk falling behind businesses in emerging markets that are placing greater importance on leveraging technology to fuel growth. Global research from Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider ofindustry-specific enterprise software, found that 54% …

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GST, Price Inflation and Profiteering


“Government may consider anti-profiteering clause to ensure benefits of GST reach consumers”, screamed a headline in a major business newspaper a couple days after the constitutional amendment pertaining to GST was cleared by Rajya Sabha, removing the biggest hurdle for the process to take off. The intent of the government is to save the common man from price escalations that …

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Rise in Banking Malware Threats and Attacks on Social Networking Sites – Quick Heal

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Quick Heal Technologies today announced the results of its Second Quarter Threat Report for 2016. The complete report outlines the top malware a­fflicting Windows and Android users, with a brief overview on each of the malware families. The report also compares the malware detection statistics of this quarter with that of the previous quarter. According to the report, trojans, worms, …

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Unisys Survey Finds Wearable Technology to Revolutionize Biometrics; Privacy Issues Yet to Be Addressed


Law enforcement to lead adoption, but new formats and sensors will enable wider commercial application of wearable biometrics New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveals that law enforcement is expected to lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology. However privacy concerns around the security of biometric data stored in the cloud need to be addressed as adoption becomes more mainstream. …

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Information Security Market to Reach $81.6 Billion in 2016


IT Outsourcing, Security Testing and Data Loss Prevention Offer Biggest Growth Opportunities Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $81.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2015, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Consulting and IT outsourcing are currently the largest categories of spending on information security. Until the end of 2020, …

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A Common Tax regime- Just what INDIA 2020 needs?


The government’s latest proposal for a GST (Goods and Services Tax) may soon become a reality, now that the 122 Amendment Bill, 2014, has been passed. In effect, the GST will make sure that India becomes on big common market where taxation is concerned. At first sight, it will eliminate many complications that create loopholes to allow tax evasion on …

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Botnet DDoS Attacks in Q2: Report by Kaspersky


Kaspersky Lab has released its report on botnet-assisted DDoS attacks for the second quarter of 2016 based on data provided by Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence*. The number of attacks on resources located on Chinese servers grew considerably, while Brazil, Italy and Israel all appeared among the leading countries hosting C&C servers. During the reporting period, DDoS attacks affected resources in 70 …

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Networking Market Posted A Healthy Year On Year Growth Of 14 percent In Q1 2016


According to IDC’s (International Data Corporation) APeJ Quarterly Switch and Router tracker, the Ethernet Switch market witnessed a year-on-year growth of 12.3 percent (in vendor Revenue) and stood at $ 112.6 million. The router market witnessed a significant year-on-year growth of 25.4 percent and stood at 70.8 million USD in terms of vendor revenue. ADC and L3 switches saw a …

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