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Fully virtualized networks

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In our ever-connected digital era where, mobile data traffic escalates, fully virtualized networks are becoming a game-changer. 

In effect, the extended network footprint supports a much larger number of users and businesses than ever before. This necessitates a giant leap into the virtualized core market to accommodate current and future network operations cost effectively.

Interesting to hear about Augmented and Virtual Reality

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So far, it is exciting to recall that, the augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets are seeing much action, from new devices and new content, to existing content adapting to make use of the new medium. 

Head Mounted Displays (HMDs) are on an interesting curve to be the prevailing form-factor for both AR and VR devices, but AR will see varied form-factors as the technology progresses into more applications.

According to Eric Abbruzzese, Research Analyst, standalone, mobile-reliant, and tethered, mobile-reliant devices like the Samsung Gear VR will see the most success early, while tethered devices like the Oculus Rift and standalone devices like those manufactured by ODG for industrial applications will need more time to mature before establishing a large user base.

Virtual reality is posed to be most popular in the gaming market, because of the high level of immersion possible in VR, as well as the high demand for interactive experiences. 

Augmented reality is posed to be most succ…

Chromebooks, as cloud-centric, budget-friendly, fast-booting, secure computing devices

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It is exciting to observe that, Google has taken to heart the popularity of mobile devices and developed a personal computing device that is a functional mobile solution.

In effect, Chromebook is a cloud-centric, budget-friendly, fast-booting, secure computing device that is more functional than tablets and less expensive than the average laptop PC.

According to ABI Research, Chromebooks experienced 235% growth between 2013 and 2014, with shipments reaching 4.87 million in 2014.

Deployments in the education market have increased substantially for Chromebooks; mostly because of Google Apps for Education; a collaborative platform that allows students and teachers to learn wherever and whenever.