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Europa Cloud? Too little, too late …

The “Handelsblatt”, a leading German business newspaper, this week reported in its Schwerpunkt (focus) double-page spread that the German government is pushing ahead with plans to establish a Europa Cloud. On closer inspection, this sounds rather like pages rustling in the wind on a slow news day. The authors themselves actually write that the implementation of the government’s plans to...

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CLOUD or clarity, this is not

After four years of legal battles running through all US instances, Microsoft‘s email-in-Ireland case is now moot – but the topic is not necessarily off the table yet. At the Supreme Court this week, Microsoft issued a motion to support a petition by the US government to dismiss the case as being of purely academic interest. That’s regarding the case so far, mind you, which was concerned...

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Pro tips for better faxes

Retarus is continuously updating its infrastructure to always achieve optimum delivery rates and quality in fax transmission. As a customer of our fax services, however, you can also have a positive impact on the successful delivery and perfect legibility of your faxes. Below, we reveal how. Cover page: Telecommunications providers across the world (especially in Asia!) frequently take action...

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Companies increasingly opting for IT as a service

Market research and consulting firm Gartner expects companies to increasingly draw on information technology “as-a-service.” At the Gartner Symposium and the associated ITxpo in Barcelona Gartner recently forecast that spending on IT in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region would rise to over 1 billion US dollars for the coming year, representing an increase of slightly more than five...

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Still in school and thinking about a job in IT?

Students currently taking courses in IT might be wondering about the skills they will need to get a good job when they graduate. We talked with Retarus’ Sascha Ludeck, Director IT Services & Operations, IT Implementation & Support USA. Since Sascha hires IT personnel, we asked him what a student might do to distinguish himself or herself from the pack. Sascha gave some sage advice, “Show...

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The Hurricane Effect: Battle of the Clouds

We think of “the cloud” as a creation of the modern digital world. In times of disaster, connectivity has become central to our everyday businesses, both personally and professionally. Where communications are concerned, this is especially true for companies trying to stay in touch with its employees and customers. Rather than each business having its isolated computer infrastructure, many...

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