Information Technology Trends
Decentralization by way of cloud computing and the rise of green information technology are future trends to look for, says Kamal Sharma, C.I.O. of Mindlance, an I.T. infrastructure provider.
Kamal Sharma, C.I.O. of Mindlance, an I.T. infrastructure provider, speaks to future trends in information technology: "The biggest trend of 2011 will be the continued decline of the traditional centralized I.T. department. There will growth in companies who will continue to align their I.T. professionals with individual business units rather than in a central services group. Cloud computing, Virtualization, Data centre consolidation, focus on efficiency improvement, ITIL frame work adaption, mobility and Green I.T. will be some of the highlights for the times to come."
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She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
- These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
- Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
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- Felix Dzerzhinsky led the Cheka, Soviet Union's first secret police.
- The Cheka was infamous for executing thousands during the Red Terror of 1918.
- The Cheka later became the KGB, the spy organization where Russia's President Putin served for years.
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