Internet advertising hits $8.4B in Q1 2012; McGraw Communications transforms into managed service provider

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> Internet advertising revenues totaled $8.4 billion in Q1 2012, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Article

> World IPv6 Launch may have been successful, but it's clear that IPv4 remains the Internet's dominant protocol. Article

> Commodization, not cloud, is the future of IT, argues Forrester Research in a new study. Article

> McGraw Communications is transforming itself into managed service provider. Article

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