Applying the thought that most smartphone users would rather have the movie app vs. downloading the actual movie, the new Paramount app is for the movie "School of Rock". Its part of a batch of ten new film apps which will also include "Superman" and "GIJoe". The new "School of Rock" app was built using Silverlight. Basically, Microsoft's version of Adobe Flash. The new movie apps are similar to DVDs in that they are loaded with additional content which will include trailers and other special features.
Paramount Pictures announced a their new movie app for Windows Phone 7
Driven by the need for greater productivity and lower costs, enterprises around the globe are moving their applications to the cloud. This application note describes networking challenges that cloud-enabled enterprises face in today's digital economy, and the top reasons why intelligent optical networks are becoming critical to their success, with a direct impact on productivity and the ability to compete for long-term business success.
The relentless march of end user organizations toward cloud services continues, despite long-standing fears about information security, the lack of visibility into cloud provider security controls, and the shortcomings of controls available to those who utilize cloud services. And while more and more security-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions and application programming interfaces (APIs) are becoming available, many cloud service providers just aren't moving fast enough to address today's enterprise needs. Read …