The Hybrid Cloud: Four Things To Consider When Choosing A Provider

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The Hybrid Cloud: Four Things To Consider When Choosing A Provider A hybrid cloud is blend of public and private facilities which allow a business to use and manage some of its own in-house resources whilst also having some provided by external suppliers. After emerging in 2013, this form of cloud computing is now one

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Cloud Infographic: Mobile At Work

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Cloud Infographic: Mobile At Work Mobile devices and BYOD are hot topics of conversation.  Provided is an excellent infographic courtesy of the team at Bluebox which focuses on some of the most used mobile apps by employees. Some interesting statistics are: – IT Professionals surveyed reported that mobile security was a top concern – Fewer than half

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HP Moves Cloud Forward With The Release Of Helion

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HP Moves Cloud Forward With The Release Of Helion A centerpiece of the HP Discover event held at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas between June 10 and 12, 2014, was the unveiling of the HP Helion Network, touted as the next generation of cloud solutions. With keynotes from executive heavyweights Bill Veghte, Bill Hilf

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Big Data Privacy In Europe And North America

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Big Data Privacy in Europe and North America As we have frequently discussed here on CloudTweaks, the usage of big data around the world is growing exponentially. Businesses, individuals, and governments are all increasingly reliant on the insights it provides, and are progressively basing decisions, policy, and strategy on the output they receive. Nonetheless, big

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Cloud Service Providers And The Law

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Cloud Service Providers And The Law Imagine opting out of the continuous struggle to keep software up to date, and essentially getting rid of overburdened corporate IT departments struggling to keep systems functional. This initial flavor of cloud computing given to the public is increasingly holding true to its promise due to numerous benefits such

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The Future Of Universities – The Rising Demand For Online Courses

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The Future Of Universities – The Rising Demand For Online Courses Online education has now become the talk of the town. With technology being rampant in various spheres of life, students flock towards the option of obtaining online education. The barriers to getting quality education seem to be diminishing as more and more universities including

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Cloud Infographic: Saving Means Sacrificing

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Cloud Infographic: Saving Means Sacrificing One of the biggest deciding factors in selecting a cloud service provider are the costs. Companies want to save money and saving money is not only a good thing – but a great thing! Unfortunately, low prices in most cases will reflect in the quality of the services you pay for

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Cloud-Based Knowledge Management

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Cloud-Based Knowledge Management The success of organizations mainly depends on constant investment in learning and obtaining new knowledge that creates new businesses and improves existing performances. “The knowledge is considered as strategic company’s resource, the source of competitive advantage and business success in the 21st century.” Many people believe that success of the organization depends

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Education Paradigm Shift In The Cloud Computing Era

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Education Paradigm Shift In The Cloud Computing Era Cloud computing has emerged as an innovative player in the industry with many organizations as well as individuals reap among numerous benefits that it offers. With its e-learning programs and online education in general, the education industry seems to be leading the way in adopting and making

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Is Your Smart TV A Secure TV?

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Is Your Smart TV a Secure TV? We tend to think of security problems as the exclusive domain of computers and all too often forget about the other devices and gadgets in our homes. Phones, TVs, tablets, hi-fi systems and any other web-connected smart home appliances are all at risk of being compromised by hackers

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The Internet of Everything: Wearables

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The Internet of Everything: Wearables Imagine a hospital gown capable of reading a patient’s vital signs even during a walk to the washroom or around the grounds. Imagine military fatigues capable of detecting gunshots and allowing for split-second protective or retaliatory action against snipers. Imagine your next smartphone as a color-coordinated piece of jewelry mounted

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