IBM To Acquire Aspera To Help Companies Speed Global Movement Of Big Data

IBM To Acquire Aspera To Help Companies Speed Global Movement Of Big Data

IBM to Acquire Aspera to Help Companies Speed Global Movement of Big Data New Capabilities Allow Organizations To Reduce Transfer Time For Large Data Files From Hours To As Little As Seconds ARMONK, N.Y. – 19 December 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Emeryville, CA-based Aspera, Inc. Aspera’s technology helps companies securely speed the movement of massive data files around the world. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Licensed to clients and…

Cloud Storage And Co-Working: Building A Relationship

Cloud Storage And Co-Working: Building A Relationship

Cloud Storage and Co-Working Cloud storage is perfect for freelancers. It’s perfect for students, CEOs, and stay-at-home moms. It’s also perfect when you don’t have a permanent office. That’s why cloud storage is great for co-working spaces. Co-working has moved beyond just a place to drink coffee and respond to emails. Many cities have made co-working spaces into some of the coolest places to collaborate – and a lot of that has to do with the…

How To Use Remediation To Accelerate Your IT Transformation Journey To The Cloud

How To Use Remediation To Accelerate Your IT Transformation Journey To The Cloud

How To Use Remediation To Accelerate Your IT Transformation Journey To The Cloud In my last article I discussed the importance of conducting a comprehensive assessment of your current IT environment before deciding on any kind of a cloud strategy. To summarize: you must know exactly where you are before you can accurately chart a course to where you want to be along the IT transformation journey. Usually, there is a clear business case for…

Cloud Infographic: IT Business Continuity

Cloud Infographic: IT Business Continuity

Cloud Infographic: IT Business Continuity Axcient, business continuity provider, has introduced a new infographic depicting the common issues IT professionals face when on vacation, in addition to how downtime affects the rest of their organizations. Some of the notable stats include: • 72 percent of IT managers have had at least one vacation interrupted during the last five years due to IT issues, • 39 percent of problems encountered during vacations were from connectivity/network outages, • $26 billion…

Good Bots And Bad Bots Online: They Outnumber Us

Good Bots And Bad Bots Online: They Outnumber Us

Good Bots And Bad Bots Online: They Outnumber Us Bots account for 61.5% of all Internet traffic, according to a new infographic published by online data security company Incapsula. This represents a 21% increase over the past year, and it signifies not only an increase in automated web traffic, but a significant increase in activity by the bad bots – those out to skim information and infiltrate databases and computers everywhere. Of particular interest is…

5 Cloud Security Predictions For 2014

5 Cloud Security Predictions For 2014

5 Cloud Security Predictions For 2014 Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward Snowden and the NSA spying revelations may have been the biggest tech story of the year. And mass data breaches at Twitter, Facebook, Adobe and The New York Times (just to name a few) were PR…

Open Innovation And Freelancing – The Cloud And The Crowd

Open Innovation And Freelancing – The Cloud And The Crowd

Open Innovation and Freelancing – The Cloud and the Crowd Back in 2007, before the cloud was called the cloud, the Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI), an organization formed by the U.S. Congress to assist in cleaning up the lasting damage from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, sought to find creative techniques for separating oil from water in recovery barges in the sub-freezing temperatures of the Alaskan winter, where everything turns solid, or at…

Cloud Computing Expected To Continue Accelerated Tech Growth

Cloud Computing Expected To Continue Accelerated Tech Growth

Accelerated Tech Growth With the worldwide cloud market expected to rise from $111 billion last year to $131 billion in 2013. Gartner, Inc., one of the world’s leading information technology research firms, indicates its accelerated tech growth will continue well into this decade. By 2016, it predicts the majority of new IT spending will be on cloud computing technologies. Read on discover what’s driving this growth. Cloud Computing Allows for More Flexible Working Conditions American…