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Securing AWS GovCloud With Cloudchekr

Securing AWS GovCloud with Cloudchekr “He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.”                                          – James Russell Lowell (1819-1891), American poet, essayist, critic and diplomat. Let’s talk about some obvious truths: America is the world leader in technology and innovation Cloud computing is here…

How IT Can Impact Every Area Of Business

How IT Can Impact Every Area of Business  (And 6 free assets to help you make best use of it) We live in an Information Age, and Information Technology (IT)  is the tool which allows businesses to flourish in this era. From communication to security, from operations to finance, IT permeates every area of business.…

How One City Embraced Virtualization As The Key To Success

How One City Embraced Virtualization as the Key to Success “The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it’s so rare.”                                                                                                –  Daniel P. Moynihan (1927-2003), American politician. You won’t normally associate government with speedy decision-making, especially as regards to the adoption of a new paradigm. Fortunately, things have been different…

Six Free Assets For The “Big Picture” Technology Executive

Six Free Assets For The “Big Picture” Technology Executive

Six Free Assets For The “Big Picture” Technology Executive “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”   – Japanese proverb. It’s hard to define success – for some it maybe as temporary as a profitable quarter, for others it means a business that becomes an enduring legacy across generations. In the…

How To Navigate The Alleyways Of Business Continuity Management And Disaster Recovery

How To Navigate The Alleyways Of Business Continuity Management And Disaster Recovery

How to Navigate the Alleyways of Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Two years back, in the aftermath of the Fukushima earthquake in Japan, I had written about how Cloud Computing offers a credible Disaster Recovery option. For companies which cannot afford to spend millions on their own collocation facilities, the Cloud remains the best…

What’s Next For Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

What’s Next For Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

What’s Next For Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?  As a computer engineering student in the early 2000s in India, I remember when SAP was all the rage. In fact, such was the popularity of this ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) product then, that it seemed it provided the sole option of making a career in the computer…

Are You Focused On Cloud Performance?

Are You Focused On Cloud Performance?

Are You Focused On Cloud Performance? Let These Free Information Assets Guide You “Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.”                                                        – Harold S Geneen (1910-1997), American businessman and former CEO of ITT. In almost every sphere of human activity, and business is no different, performance is the key differentiator for success. Whether it’s the performance…

Cloud Movers And Shakers…

Cloud Movers and Shakers “Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.”                                                                                                     – Plato (428-348 BC), preeminent Greek philosopher. One of CloudTweaks’ greatest strengths is its ability to attract input from the wise, from some of the most knowledgeable people in cloud computing. These guest authors add…

Want To Keep Your Employees Happy AND Improve Productivity?

Want To Keep Your Employees Happy AND Improve Productivity? Implement a Mobile Workforce (6 Free Assets to Help You Get There) We live in a Digital Age, and what are the most popular digital devices in use nowadays? The personal computing device – laptop, tablet, etc. The personal communication device – mobile phones. The personal…

Has The Cloud Stepped Out Of Infancy?

Has The Cloud Stepped Out Of Infancy?

Has The Cloud Stepped Out of Infancy? (And How You Can Benefit From Its Growth) When we speak of cloud computing, we often speak of its relative infancy. We cite the lack of standards, the lack of understanding, the limited adoption as symptoms of cloud computing’s newness in the technological landscape. While the cloud may…

From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

Cloud Computing Privacy We are under an illusion around the cloud computing. Without a doubt the benefits are incredible. However, cloud impacts personal user privacy and potentially exposes their private data in ways they may not have anticipated. Given that users don’t usually read the terms of service and privacy policies, it is unclear how…

Cloud Connectivity: Traversing The Path From Data Center To Enterprise User

Cloud Connectivity: Traversing The Path From Data Center To Enterprise User

Cloud Connectivity Industry analysts that follow enterprise organizations and the proliferation of Cloud computing are in overwhelming agreement: the Cloud is growing, and its proliferation is forever changing the business landscape. By 2018, more than 60 percent of enterprises will have at least half of their infrastructure on Cloud-based platforms. Where enterprises are concerned, today’s…

The Global Rise of Cloud Computing

The Global Rise of Cloud Computing

The Global Rise of Cloud Computing Despite the rapid growth of cloud computing, the cloud still commands a small portion of overall enterprise IT spending. Estimates I’ve seen put the percentage between 5% and 10% of the slightly more than $2 trillion (not including telco) spent worldwide in 2014 on enterprise IT. Yet growth projections…

The Conflict Of Net Neutrality And DDoS-Attacks!

The Conflict Of Net Neutrality And DDoS-Attacks!

The Conflict Of Net Neutrality And DDoS-Attacks! So we are all cheering as the FCC last week made the right choice in upholding the principle of net neutrality! For the general public it is a given that an ISP should be allowed to charge for bandwidth and Internet access but never to block or somehow…

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