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Microsoft launches on-demand Azure backup and recovery

Read more at: Techgig.com Microsoft has announced new preview features for Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery to provide more flexible backup and recovery options for enterprise private and public clouds.

The new features come as part of Microsoft's Availability on Demand service for enterprises with a hybrid cloud strategy, and are aimed at helping those customers move and manage data and applications across on-premise and cloud environments.

The features are targeted at Microsoft's IT pro customers, and follow the company's mobile developer focused announcement this week of Azure App Service.

The Azure Backup feature update will let enterprise run online backups of Windows and Linux VMs deployed in an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) setup and restore them as needed.

It's designed to support enterprises with on-premise deployments to move capabilities to Azure, such as disaster recovery, analytics, backup, cloud bursting, migration, and development and testi…

The Highest-Paid Big Data Skills

read more at: Techgig.com Yes, “Big Data” has become one of those buzzwords, along with “cloud,” that’s way overused these days. But it’s clear that employers want tech pros who can analyze massive datasets and deliver actionable intelligence: According to the most recent Dice Report, firms in several states consider data-analytics skills a critical resource, one that they’re more than happy to shell out big bucks to obtain.

Dice found that a full 24 percent of survey respondents in Seattle had Big Data skills—an unsurprising twist, considering the number of data-hungry firms (such as Amazon and Microsoft) that call the surrounding region home. Close behind it was Portland, with 22 percent, followed by Silicon Valley with 20 percent, Baltimore/Washington, D.C. (and its heavy contingent of federal agencies) with 19 percent, and Atlanta with 17 percent.

Check out the latest analytics jobs.

Whether startups and tech giants on the West Coast or federal contractors in Washington, D.C., …

10 Free Online Courses That Can Benefit Every Entrepreneur

Read more at: Techgig.com Every entrepreneur can benefit from continued education. Whether you are just starting out and handling multiple roles within your company or an experienced business owner -- enrolling in an online course is always a good way to improve your knowledge and has never been easier or more affordable.
Long gone are the days of taking evening classes at local colleges and paying tuition. You can now take excellent courses in the comfort of your own home for free.
Here are ten free online courses that every entrepreneur can benefit from.

1. 21 Critical Lessons for Entrepreneurs This two-hour video course by Docstoc CEO Jason Nazar takes his real-world experience and breaks it into several video lessons that discuss all the important steps of running a successful business, from vetting an idea and raising money from investors to scaling and growth strategies.
There are a lot of coaching and training programs online that are put together by individuals that don’t …

Snapdeal to hire 1,000 in next two quarters for regional push

Read more at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46589117.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst MUMBAI: E-commerce firm Snapdeal plans to hire 1,000 employees - who know particular geographies well - for their regional centres in the next two quarters, in an attempt to help the company stay closer to local sellers.

Each centre will have an M&A and an accounting team and around 500 employees will be hired in both groups. "We will follow the hub-andspoke model and these employees will go and get the merchants from local markets," says Saurabh Nigam, VP - HR.

Hiring will be centrespecific, so Chennai and Hyderabad in the South; Jaipur, Jalandar in the North; Surat, Ahmedabad and Pune in the West and Kolkata in the East are some of the regions identified. Snapdeal has created recruitment teams for each centre and even roped in hiring agencies for the local hiring.

Those with experience in sales will be on the company rada…

Microsoft to open datacentre in Pune

Read more at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46608892.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst PUNE: Microsoft today announced that it would be opening a datacentre in Pune by the end of the year, one of the three that it would be opening in India. Last year the company had announced that it would offer Microsoft Azure and Office 365 cloud services from the local datacentres by the end of 2015. The company has 19 regional data centres globally, set up at a combined investment of $4.5billion. Speaking at the launch of the Microsoft Cloud Accelerator Programme at the Microsoft Azure Conference, Bhaskar Pramanik, chairman, Microsoft India, said, "The cloud accelerator programme is designed to help India move to the the cloud and in turn, help 'Make in India' a reality. This will open up new possibilities in e-governance, financial inclusion, healthcare and education."

The key aim is to increase the adoption of t…

Know What Hackers Know: HP Cyber Risk Report 2015

From : Techgig.com Hackers build attacks on a huge treasure-trove of existing vulnerabilities, and they find new ways to exploit new technologies like mobile and the Internet of Things.

HP Cyber Risk Report To fight back, you need to know what they know. HP Cyber Risk Report 2015, a comprehensive report from HP Security Research, contains more than 70 pages jam packed with data and analysis detailing the threat landscape and how hackers exploit it.

Read it to learn:
The vulnerability and exploit trends in Windows, Linux, and mobile OSsHow well-known vulnerabilities continue to open the door to hackersThe new technologies that introduce new avenues of attack The breadth and depth of the full report make it a must-read for security professionals.Download Now

Website's what are they.

Since the beginning of economic revolution. Organizations always came up with ideas to promote and sell their product and services to more and more individuals.

Banners across the street and over the building roof's were the 1st ones to bring advertisement to individuals. After the birth of Television a new generation of dream sellers came to existing. They were called marketing companies. These companies changed the idea of selling. These are the merchants who sold dreams to individuals through these days. They are called the dream merchants.

As years passed. Social media took over and become a part of all generation daily life. Social media companies realized this and they themselves became a somewhat marketing companies. Where you can pay them for showing up your product ad's.

Google too played a major role in this revolution and changed the way people search for anything. Google search replaced the term search for every individual across the world. Which made google re…

10 tips for protecting your most important data

From: Techgig.com For many modern businesses, their data is their most valuable asset. However, these days it seems every morning brings news of another high profile data breach.

Sadly hackers are becoming more sophisticated and more determined than ever before, but this doesn’t mean businesses can’t take steps to protect themselves. Just a few considerations regarding security processes can be enough to ensure would-be hackers move on to an easier target.

Here are ten tips which can help individuals and businesses of all shapes and sizes better protect personal data, financial information and privacy.

Keep your operating system and all software up to date. This is a tip you’ll hear time and time again from security professionals. Those pesky OS and computer software updates are not only important from a functionality standpoint, but they more often than not contain critical security updates and vulnerability patches.

Where possible, enable automatic software updates to streamline…