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Frost & Sullivan: Cloud Computing Set For Exponential Growth In South Africa And Kenya

Frost & Sullivan: Cloud Computing Set For Exponential Growth In South Africa And Kenya

Enterprises are increasingly opting for hybrid models to place non-core applications in the cloud CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Rapidly expanding bandwidth capacities, following the landing of undersea cables, have led to the proliferation of data centres and established a solid platform for the development of cloud computing services in South Africa and Kenya. Enterprises…

Big Data’s Potential For Social Change

Big Data’s Potential For Social Change

Big Data’s Potential For Social Change A popular article on Huffington Post about homelessness stats sheds light on the fact that providing homeless people with a place of residence would save taxpayers money. It’s easy to understand why the article went viral so quickly. That is, data have proven it’s financially expedient to do what’s…

Android Smartphone Security And Instagram App Testing

Android Smartphone Security And Instagram App Testing

Android Smartphone Security And Instagram App Testing Our daily lives become more and more dependent on smartphones due to their high processing power and increased capabilities. Smartphones have features of both a mobile phone and a computer, allowing us to talk, text, tweet, email, browse the Internet, make purchases, manage bank accounts, and take pictures.…

Toshiba Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University On Big Data Healthcare Research

Toshiba Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University On Big Data Healthcare Research

Toshiba Collaborates With Johns Hopkins University On Big Data Healthcare Research TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To further the potential of Big Data to predict and prevent illness, Toshiba Group has established the Toshiba Center for Big Data in Healthcare at the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Md. The Center’s principal project is a collaboration…

Should The Cloud Be To Blame Or The App Invasion? – Part 2: The Reality

Should The Cloud Be To Blame Or The App Invasion? – Part 2: The Reality

Should The Cloud Be To Blame Or The App Invasion? – Part 2: The Reality In part one of our mini two part series, published yesterday, we looked at some of the fallout from the recent celebrity photograph scandal. We looked at Apple’s response, deducing that they correctly believed that users were more responsible than…

Atlantic.Net Introduces FreeBSD For Cloud VPS Hosting Plans

Atlantic.Net Introduces FreeBSD For Cloud VPS Hosting Plans

Atlantic.Net Introduces FreeBSD For Cloud VPS Hosting Plans ORLANDO, FL – September 03, 2014 — Atlantic.Net, a SSD cloud VPS hosting solutions provider, today announced the availability of FreeBSD, a complete operating system used to power modern servers, desktops and embedded platforms to its Orlando, Dallas and Toronto data centers. The new operating system will…

Cyber Forensics Research Study: Possible 968 Million Android Users Affected

Cyber Forensics Research Study: Possible 968 Million Android Users Affected

Cyber Forensics Research Study: Possible 968 Million Android Users Affected A recent study has been released by the Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (cFREG) at the University of New Haven, which found that there are serious security and privacy problems in the Android platform. 968 million Android users may be at risk due to…

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The Business Benefits of Cloud CRM

The Business Benefits of Cloud CRM

The Business Benefits of Cloud CRM From software deployment, to mobility, to wearable technology, cloud computing has transformed seemingly every aspect of modern business. Research indicates cloud applications and platforms will be at the forefront of IT spending by 2016, with half of all enterprises implementing cloud solutions by 2017. One of the quickest markets…

4 Different Types of Attacks – Understanding the “Insider Threat”

4 Different Types of Attacks – Understanding the “Insider Threat”

Understanding the “Insider Threat”  The revelations that last month’s Sony hack was likely caused by a disgruntled former employee have put a renewed spotlight on the insider threat. The insider threat first received attention after Edward Snowden began to release all sorts of confidential information regarding national security. While many called him a hero, what…

The iCloud Scandal – Who Is To Blame? –  ‘Cloud’ Security vs. ‘Internet’ Security

The iCloud Scandal – Who Is To Blame? – ‘Cloud’ Security vs. ‘Internet’ Security

How the iCloud Scandal Has Helped to Define the Difference Between ‘Cloud’ Security and ‘Internet’ Security Busting the myth that bad cloud security was to blame for Apple’s recent celebrity data disaster Overview: We discuss the ‘celebrity hacking’ iCloud saga and debate whether or not the breach was likely down to Cloud encryption issues or…

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