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2014-09-18 08:34:56

SUSE-commissioned study says most organizations working to reduce downtime by upgrading hardware, applications and operating system functionality NUREMBERG, Germany, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three-quarters of IT professionals surveyed said their organization considers achieving zero downtime for their enterprise computing systems an important goal, while a full 89 percent currently expect to experience downtime for their most important workload. That gap between the need for zero...

2014-08-05 23:08:49

A Recent Study Recognizes How the Positive Effects of Hotel Reviews Can be Applied to Healthcare Providers London, UK (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 A conducted analysis by Claudio Teri, CEO of DrSocial, describes how the engagement of hotels' customer base in reviews on Tripadvisor helps hotels improve their service and how the same kind of strategy can also be achieved in the medical purposes of DrSocial – a website, serving to enable patients to plan and obtain the perfect medical...

2014-07-17 23:07:23

In this webinar, the presenters will share examples of delivering effective programs that achieved greater resource efficiencies and improved data quality nearly twofold better than industry benchmarks. The live broadcast will be taking place on Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 11am EDT / 4pm BST (UK GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Risk-based Monitoring (RBM) is a new way to facilitate more efficient trial delivery. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines...

2014-07-02 08:30:17

Sales growth evidence of continued momentum for Resolver in GRC space TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolver is pleased to announce accelerated growth in the adoption of their enterprise risk management (ERM) solutions over the past three quarters. While Resolver has seen steady growth across a number of solution areas within the company's GRC Cloud platform, ERM is reemerging as a significant area of focus for both new and existing customers. Resolver's unique solutions...

2014-06-22 23:02:34

Vast quantities of “big data” are posing major challenges for today’s computers, but there are some potential answers, inspired by the human brain. They are described in a new article by Dr Gerry Wolff of CognitionResearch.org, published in the journal "IEEE Access". (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 We think of supercomputers as being super-powerful. But they can be overwhelmed by the floods of information now produced in science, commerce, government, meteorology, social media, and...

2014-06-04 08:42:04

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark Survey Shows Over Half Of Organizations Surveyed Experienced Critical Outages In Past Three Months; 41% Missed Service Availability Goals For Mission-Critical Systems Continuity Software [http://www.continuitysoftware.com ](TM), the world's leading provider of service availability risk management solutions, today announced the results of its 3rd annual Service Availability...

2014-03-27 12:32:53

31% Spend Up to 104 to 520 Hours a Year on Disaster Recovery SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudEndure, provider of real-time replication and recovery of cloud-based applications, today revealed the results of an industry-first benchmark survey, presenting best practices and success metrics reported by companies that host web applications in the public cloud. The survey disclosed a clear gap between an organization's official service availability goals and its ability...

2014-01-24 12:22:51

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who have experienced a disaster such as an earthquake, flood, or terrorist attack have a heightened perception of the risks posed by these and, in some cases, unrelated risks, according to a study involving 1,045 survivors of these incidents. A new study, which included participants from seven European countries, points to the importance of risk perception analysis in helping governments and others understand how people...

2013-11-14 23:00:19

Dr. Rudolf Zalter publishes a groundbreaking work, titled ‘The Diagnostic Process: Graphic Approach to Probability and Inference in Clinical Medicine’. New York (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The New York Times April 25, 2010 Opinionator article, Chances Are by Steven Strogatz, states that there is a crucial link in the intuitive appreciation of the conditional probability involved in the evaluation of medical test results. This and other related gaps regarding the significance and...


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