e-Commerce

e-Commerce was one of the first big business initiatives on the Internet, and remains a key driver of Web technology. Huge e-commerce players, including Amazon and eBay, have extended their transaction-processing platforms to the public, creating a "long tail" of independent Internet merchants. Data security and consumer privacy are imperative for any e-commerce site that processes credit card orders. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard attempts to lay out best practices for securing e-commerce transactions.


Articles

Bitcoin Gaining New Momentum

NEWS ANALYSIS: The collapse of Mt. Gox in February has lowered the value of Bitcoin, but it hasn't dampened enthusiasm for the cryptocurrency revolution. More >

New Domain Names Create Opportunities, Challenges

The new generic top-level domains promise to redefine the Internet landscape, but many details—including concerns over security and stability—must be resolved. More >

IPv6: The Looming Crisis That Just Won't Go Away

The IPv6 time bomb keeps on ticking and ticking and ticking. By now, the story is familiar: The predominant Internet addressing scheme, IPv4, is nearing exhaustion. Driven by such exploding uses More >

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Global Cloud Integration: Now Available in a Region Near You?

More companies are demanding cloud-based services that are global, but also physically co-located with their regional offices.

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Do Usage Shifts Presage a Change in Carrier Business Models?

Carl Weinschenk spoke with Sandvine President, Co-Founder and CEO Dave Caputo. The company released the Global Internet Phenomena Report 1H 2012 in late April. It's no surprise that the most More >

Even for the Compliant, IPv6 Transition Could Hold Surprises

Carl Weinschenk spoke with Rob Fleischman, CTO of Xerocole, about the transition to IPv6. The transition to IPv6 - the next generation of Internet addressing - is a monstrously complex undertaking. More >

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Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

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Cybersecurity Grades Released for Key Industries

Security Staffing

Looking at cyber data through a business intelligence lens ensures that security-related trends and potential impacts to organizations can be understood and effectively addressed.

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How to Tackle Communication Problems in a Multigenerational Workplace

Salesforce.com Melds Marketing and Sales Management

The Enterprise in the Digital Economy

The Internet of Things Touching IT and Non-IT Careers

 

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