Category Archives: Cloud Computing

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs Enterprises often use tags to organize and optimize cost allocation. Although AWS services like EC2, EBS, RDS, and S3 can be tagged, there are many that can’t, making it quite difficult to allocate their cost. We previously touched on the basics of cloud resource tagging in an early post.…

City Network Brings OpenStack IaaS To Europe

City Network Brings OpenStack IaaS To Europe

OpenStack IaaS To Europe Sweden’s City Network have today announced they will become the first European provider to offer OpenStack in multiple data centres around Europe. The firm is already one of Europe’s fastest growing infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers and has 25,000 customers worldwide, but this will be the first time their clients…

IT Leaders To See Bigger Budgets

IT Leaders To See Bigger Budgets

IT Leaders To See Bigger Budgets IT leaders will see bigger technology budgets in the coming year, according to CIO’s most recent Tech Poll, which is conducted regularly to gauge IT spending and stages of implementation in key technology categories. Not only are tech budgets bigger, this year IT spending is rising more than it…

Video Conferencing For Effective Customer Engagement

Video Conferencing For Effective Customer Engagement

Video Conferencing for Effective Customer Engagement It’s no small feat to consistently engage with customers; if you want to connect with prospective clients from around the world, this task gets even more daunting. Thankfully, cloud based video conference technology from companies like Blue Jeans makes it possible not only to contact and communicate with people…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Big Broadband

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Big Broadband

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Industry Expert Says Cyber-Security Is Not Fit For Purpose

Industry Expert Says Cyber-Security Is Not Fit For Purpose

Industry Expert Says Cyber-Security Is Not Fit For Purpose Several people have been claiming for a long time that anti-virus needs a major re-imagining, and after Mandiant released its annual M-Trends report on data breaches yesterday, that chorus of voices is only getting louder. Kowsik Guruswamy, CTO for Menlo Security, is responsible for one of…