Cloud Pinup: LIMA – Taking The ‘Personal Cloud’ To The Next Level

Cloud Pinup: LIMA – Taking The ‘Personal Cloud’ To The Next Level

LIMA: The Personal Cloud Startup With every passing week, cloud storage gets easier and moves further into the mainstream. One of the biggest trends in cloud computing right now is the concept of the private cloud, and a new storage device and app called Lima is a logical link in the cloud’s evolutionary chain. The company’s tagline is “Build your personal cloud in seconds”, and it’s an accurate reflection of what they do. Lima was founded in…

The Fundamental Uses Of Cloud Computing

The Fundamental Uses Of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Fundamentals Cloud Computing covers a range of IT entities working together: Hardware such as servers, PCs, tablets and mobile phones; Infrastructure including networks and block storage; Platforms handling object storage, databases, identities and runtime; and Applications for providing content, monitoring, collaboration, and communication. To fully understand Cloud Computing, you’ll need a grasp of its core characteristics, the different service and deployment models, and also realise that mitigating glitches and complications is part of the…

Is Your Office 365 Data Properly Protected?

Is Your Office 365 Data Properly Protected?

 Office 365 Data Security As more and more people collaborate and access data from outside the office and across multiple devices, the potential for SaaS data loss increases dramatically, and the damage can be catastrophic. A staggering 60 percent of companies that lose critical data shut down within six months of the loss incident, according to research from Boston Computing Network. Collaboration One productivity tool – Microsoft Office 365 – has become the talk of…

Holiday Shopping For Drones? 5 Things You Need To First Know

Holiday Shopping For Drones? 5 Things You Need To First Know

Holiday Shopping For Drones? FAA’s New Drone Registration Proposals The Christmas shopping season is upon us and the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is speculating that one of the hottest items for well-to-do shoppers will be drones. They are speculating that up to a million drones could be sold in the coming weeks – a development that complicates matters for an agency seeking to regulate the public airspace. As such, the registration of drones has become…

The True Dangers Of Allowing Social Media In The Workplace

The True Dangers Of Allowing Social Media In The Workplace

Social Media In The Workplace Would you let your employees use social media on company time? The response to this question is usually an emphatic no. The reasons given make sense, at least on the surface: “People are here to work, not to play.” “We cannot trust our employees to not waste the entire day playing around online.” “The optics would be very bad for our customers.” Indeed, people are hired to contribute their skills…

Beefing Up Cloud Security

Beefing Up Cloud Security

Cloud Security Protection The necessity and development of Cloud security evolves with the consistent growth of the Cloud and its many features. Just as Amazon is currently taking steps to improve their Cloud security in the hopes of attracting more customers, other shrewd Cloud organizations need to ensure they’re providing their clients not only with in-demand products but safeguarding those products against cyber threats. Amazon Web Services: Security Upgrades Already dominating the cloud market space,…

Who’s Who In The Booming World Of Data Science

Who’s Who In The Booming World Of Data Science

The World of Data Science The nature of work and business in today’s super-connected world means that every second of every day, the world produces an astonishing amount of data. Consider some of these statistics; every minute, Facebook users share nearly 2.5 million pieces of content, YouTube users upload over 72 hours of content, Apple users download nearly 50 000 apps and 200 million emails are sent. That’s every single minute. IBM estimated that we…

What I Have Learned: Cloud Security Insights From CCSP Pros

What I Have Learned: Cloud Security Insights From CCSP Pros

Cloud Security Insights From CCSP Pros The age of cloud security gives rise to the somewhat mixed metaphor of a cat and mouse game played out on shifting sands. Cloud security professionals face a multidimensional conundrum as they try to keep pace with changing technologies, upgrades, internal political pressures, and of course external infiltration attempts. Danger can come from the outside or within. It can be mechanical, software driven, or the fault of human beings.…