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AUS, NZ lead in virtual backup, but measures are still disappointing, study

Symantec

A new study conducted by security firm, Symantec shows that firms in Australian and New Zealand are leading the world in creating virtual back ups however the measures to recover data are still disappointing with more than half the data on virtual servers not regularly backed up.

Symantec's 2010 Disaster Recovery Study found that about sixty percent of virtualised servers are protected under the disaster recovery (DR) plans of businesses while the figure for firms in Australian and New Zealand was slightly better at 47 percent.

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Sun Bingo aims to attract new players with Tv ads

Sun Bingo

Sun Bingo is aiming to attract new users and this was evident form its TV advertisements in which the company says that it will double the £10 deposit of new users to £20 for free.

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Virgin evaluating its high-speed internet network for Wi-Fi hotspots

Virgin

UK Internet Service Provider, Virgin Media is evaluating its super-fast broadband cable network for creating a public wi-fi hotspot network.

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Gran Turismo 5 pleases gamers with impressive features

Gran Turismo

The new Gran Turismo 5 game title, which has taken developers more than five years to develop, is pleasing gamers with its range of features and impressive interface.

Information Commissioner fines two bodies under Data Protection Act

Data Protection Act

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has imposed its first fines for breaching the Data Protection Act on two bodies.

Whether 8ta data deals are better than Vodacom, MTN and Cell C need to be found out

Vodacom, MTN

On Monday the newest mobile operator of South Africa, 8ta, launched its new offers of Internet packages as well as contracts and top-up offers.

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Vodacom has reported of witnessing solid growth

Vodacom

Yesterday, Vodacom, the cellphone service provider stated that it has recorded a solid revenue growth of five decimal four percent from its South African operations taking the amount to twenty five decimal six nine seven billion rand in the first sis months of the fiscal that ended in the month of September in spite of a reduction of eighteen percent of its interconnect revenue.

The firm saw a service revenue growth of eight decimal four percent from which the impact of mobile termination rates are excluded.

Can E-learning be the future of education

Bill and Melinda Gates foundation

Recently, Bill gates wrote a letter for the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation where he laid emphasis on the power of the internet for providing wide access to education.

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