Why You Need ITSM Onboard Before You Take Off To The Cloud

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Why You Need ITSM Onboard Before You Take Off To The Cloud Before strapping themselves into the cockpit of a jet airplane, most reasonable people would want to have a pretty detailed idea of what was involved in flying a plane. They’d want to know how the controls worked and how to respond to the

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Eight Interesting Facts About Google Glass

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Eight Interesting Facts About Google Glass Google Glass is rapidly becoming the most desirable, trendy, and ‘must-have’ wearable technology on the market. With the device set to go on general sale later this year, we take the opportunity to look at eight interesting facts about this revolutionary new gadget. 1. Features The design might be

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Steps For Migrating Data, Applications To The Cloud

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Steps for Migrating Data, Applications to the Cloud As more companies move additional data and business applications to the cloud, chief information officers continue to develop recommendations to simplify the migration process. CIOs, especially those who manage enterprise-class operations, note that project management is key to a successful migration of applications and data to the

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Unusual Clandestine Cloud Data Centre Service Locations

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Unusual Clandestine Cloud Data Centre Service Locations Everyone knows what the cloud is, but does everybody know where the cloud is? We try to answer that as we look at some of the most unusual data centre locations in the world. Under the Eyes of a Deity Deep beneath the famous Uspenski Cathedral in the

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BYOD Will Continue To Define Workplaces In 2014

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BYOD Will Continue To Define Workplaces In 2014 The bring-your-own-device trend has been the subject of scrutiny ever since its initial formation. Given how quickly personal smartphones and tablets became a fixture in everyday life, it makes perfect sense that these mobile machines would slip into workplaces. While BYOD has caused headaches for many businesses,

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Are Cloud Servers The Right Choice For Your Business?

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Cloud servers offer power, flexibility, reliability, and client friendly hosting for small and medium businesses that have outgrown shared hosting. New business hosting clients are bombarded with an incredible diversity of different choices for their site’s hosting. It can be a challenge to negotiate the range of platforms and the marketing hype that many hosting

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Cloud News Round Up Post – February 15th

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Here is your cloud news round up post for the week. Front Desk Raises $4 Million to Expand Mobile Cloud Platform – Don’t turn your nose up at Front Desk, as the software startup are preparing for big things. Specifically, Front Desk are looking to process more than $100 million in payments in 2014. Spanning 20 countries

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The Sticking Points Of Security And Privacy

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The Sticking Points Of Security And Privacy “No matter how many times a privileged straight white male technology executive pronounces the death of privacy, Privacy Is Not Dead. People of all ages care deeply about privacy and they care just as much about privacy online as they do offline” (Danah Boyd) Security and Privacy are

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CloudPassage Secures $25.5 Million – Strategy For Securing Cloud Environments

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Series C Funding Round Led by Shasta Ventures Validates Need for Purpose-Built Cloud Security and Compliance Platform  SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 13, 2014) – CloudPassage®, the Software Defined Security (SDSec) company, announced today that it has closed a $25.5 million Series C financing round. The round is led by Shasta Ventures and includes new investors,

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Twitter Responds To Slowing Growth With Dramatic Redesign

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Twitter has responded to its recent disappointing news by testing a major design overhaul of its site. Last week the company released its first earnings report as a public company, with results that were considerably worse than analysts’ predictions. The report showed 39% slowdown in user growth and a net loss of $511.5 million, leading to

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Cloud New Round Up Post – February 12th

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Cloud New Round Up Post February 12th  Here is your cloud news round up for the week.  Europa Commission Proposes Internet Governance Reform – In the past few months it has come to light that data has been secured by governments and privacy measures have been breached in an effort to curb crime. More than a

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I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know

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I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know What happens when the IT person doesn’t know where the source of a system failure is? What happens when that same IT person has to go and explain to an executive that the source of the problem cannot be found quickly, due to an organically-evolved legacy system or

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Government Agencies Struggling To Meet Objectives Of Cloud First Mandate

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Government Agencies Struggling to Meet Objectives of Cloud First Mandate Procurement red tape and a lack of trained personnel continue to plague federal departments and agencies in their efforts to comply with the directives of President Obama’s Cloud First mandate. The policy, issued by the federal government three years ago, requires all federal entities to

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