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  • Measuring Software Quality By Using Defect Tracking Tools
    Measuring Software Quality By Using Defect Tracking Tools

    Quality assurance testers measure software quality during software development lifecycle. They also aim to track bugs at the very early stages of the project in order to remove them. Most of the QA experts believe that early defect tracking aids testers and developers in communicating effectively and cutting down on costs as well. There are a number of advantages of using defect tracking tools in software development.

  • 6 Essential Steps To Managed Backup Success

    A couple hours of downtime can do a lot of damage — just ask any major retailer or small business owner. It means lost revenues, loss of customers — and the permanent loss of data. Combine that with the estimated cost of downtime for a small-to-midsize business (SMB) — a staggering $12,500 a day — and you’ve got an invoice that few organizations can afford to pay.

  • 6 Reasons You Have To Sell Backup and Disaster Recovery Software

    Making a BDR plan requires your customer to take a long, hard look at their businesses, at their processes, software, and more. If your clients want to backup their data and services and then be able to recover them quickly if there’s a disaster, they need to know where that data is, what those services are, and to be able to priori­tize them.

  • Cat 8 Cable A High-Performance But Economical Solution To Data Center’s Need For High Bandwidth

    While “Category 8,” the classification for the next-generation twisted-pair cabling specifications, is still in the development stage, the outlook looks quite positive that it will be specified to 2 GHz, four times today’s bandwidth of 500 MHz, promising a new copper speedway for data centers in the not-too-distant future.

  • The Business Case For Cloud Backup For SMBs

    Data protection and disaster recovery are more important than ever, especially for small to midsized businesses (SMBs), which are reliant on access to their data and applications. Even a few hours of downtime can significantly impact productivity, sales, customer confidence and reputation.

  • Is VDI Relevant To Data Protection? The Answer Is Unequivocally 'Yes'

    I tell people all the time that data protection isn’t really just about backup. It’s about restores and how quickly you can get access to your backed up data in the event of data loss. However, in some parts of the IT infrastructure, getting a backup in the first place is a struggle. And not one admins can win. By Jean-Paul Bergeaux, CTO, SwishData

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FEATURED ARTICLES

  • 6 Things That Take Test Management To The Next Level
    6 Things That Take Test Management To The Next Level

    Software testing companies emphasize on quality and speed due to the current software release requirements. Although software testing has improved over time, testers are still seeking ways to achieve quality products. Companies are investing in test management tools that can improve software testing and aid testing experts in improving quality.

  • Measuring Software Quality By Using Defect Tracking Tools

    Quality assurance testers measure software quality during software development lifecycle. They also aim to track bugs at the very early stages of the project in order to remove them. Most of the QA experts believe that early defect tracking aids testers and developers in communicating effectively and cutting down on costs as well. There are a number of advantages of using defect tracking tools in software development.

  • Retail IT VAR Of The Future Preview: 4 Parts Of The Retail IT Ecosystem

    Business Solutions Retail IT VAR Of The Future Conference, May 12-13, at Bally’s Las Vegas, will present an in-depth look at four topics: POS-as-a-Service, mobile point of sale (POS), Payment Security and EMV, and customer experience.

  • 6 Essential Steps To Managed Backup Success

    A couple hours of downtime can do a lot of damage — just ask any major retailer or small business owner. It means lost revenues, loss of customers — and the permanent loss of data. Combine that with the estimated cost of downtime for a small-to-midsize business (SMB) — a staggering $12,500 a day — and you’ve got an invoice that few organizations can afford to pay.

  • The Essential Guide To Managed Backup

    The cost for each day of downtime for an SMB is a staggering $12,500 1 . That is a price tag that few small business owners can afford to pay and is the reason that managed service providers need to make sure they have a strong backup offering for their customers. Even a couple of hours downtime could cause your customers to experience lost revenue, lost customers and the permanent loss of data.

  • 6 Reasons You Have To Sell Backup and Disaster Recovery Software

    Making a BDR plan requires your customer to take a long, hard look at their businesses, at their processes, software, and more. If your clients want to backup their data and services and then be able to recover them quickly if there’s a disaster, they need to know where that data is, what those services are, and to be able to priori­tize them.

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