How Open Is US Cities’ Data?

How Open Is US Cities’ Data?

Much has been written about how open data can make cities smarter, but now there’s a way to see which cities fare better than others in opening their datasets to the public. The Open Data Census, a crowdsourced initiative led by Code for America and the Sunlight Foundation, shows the ‘openness’ of city data, based on some 18 datasets. The results, although not nearly complete, tell one thing above all — rejoice, New York, the…

Savision Presses Forward With Revamped Product Launch

Savision Presses Forward With Revamped Product Launch

Sponsored By Savision Savision, a leading provider of business service and cloud management solutions, has announced that new, enhanced versions of three of its solutions have recently been launched as of October 27. The solutions are: Live Maps Unity, a business service management solution that helps managers and IT engineers coordinate their response to network congestion and hardware faults – as Savision puts it, Live Maps Unity allows users to “separate the symptoms from the…

Is your Organization Really Prepared for its Move to the Cloud?

Is your Organization Really Prepared for its Move to the Cloud?

Is Your Organization Really Prepared? Cloud computing is playing a transformational role in how businesses function. It’s a disruptive technology that is influencing the growth trajectories of businesses. Irrespective of the industry, cloud computing is being adopted at breakneck speed. There is no doubt in anybody’s mind that if a business is to survive and prosper in today’s times, it needs to leverage the benefits of the cloud. But making a move to the cloud…

NetFlix And Their Future – Where Will They Be

NetFlix And Their Future – Where Will They Be

Netflix has been one of the most talked about companies over the number of years. They have taken the world by storm offering an inexpensive cloud based viewing experience at an affordable monthly rate. However, this has shaken up the cable industry in which many of the large media powers are scrambling to figure out how to stay competitive. Nasdaq discusses where they believe Netflix will be… Where Will Netflix Be In 5 Years?

Cloud Infographic – Stormy In The Cloud

Cloud Infographic – Stormy In The Cloud

Stormy In The Cloud Provided is an infographic with some concerning statistics by Safenet regarding IT security. 47% of respondents said the IT security team are hardly involved in the decision making process. 44% of corporate data stored in a cloud environment is not managed or controlled by the IT department. Only 34% of companies have policies that require the use of security measures such as encryption as a condition to using cloud services. Also, be sure…