Are Cloud Solutions Secure Enough Out-of-the-box?

Are Cloud Solutions Secure Enough Out-of-the-box?

Out-of-the-box Cloud Solutions Although people may argue that data is not safe in the Cloud because using cloud infrastructure requires trusting another party to look after mission critical data, cloud services actually are more secure than legacy systems. In fact, a recent study on the state of cloud security in the enterprise market revealed that 64 percent of medium and large businesses believe cloud infrastructure is more secure than legacy systems. What factors contribute to…

Cloud Tools For Managing Your Virtual Office

Cloud Tools For Managing Your Virtual Office

Virtual Office Cloud Tools Today, those with the necessary skill sets and employment experience are scattered across the globe, and virtual offices allow you to employ the right person for the right job, even if your head office is far from a particular talent pool. But managing remote offices and personnel requires a certain finesse not necessarily needed in a physical office. Thankfully, the cloud provides the structure and tools necessary to ensure fast communication…

Jargon Free: The Three Real Main Benefits of Cloud IAM Solutions

Jargon Free: The Three Real Main Benefits of Cloud IAM Solutions

Main Benefits of Cloud IAM Solutions There are significant discussions concerning cloud applications and software solutions, such as identity and access management (IAM) solutions, which are used in conjunction with them. These articles often discuss complex technical reasons and benefits, which may be difficult for a non-technical person to understand. Cloud applications and cloud IAM solutions go hand in hand. This is because many of the benefits of cloud applications cannot be realized without a…

The Road To Cloud Billing As A Service

The Road To Cloud Billing As A Service

The Road To Cloud Billing With cloud services becoming more widespread and complex, cost management and billing require greater consideration and better facilitation, and just as one-size-fits-all cloud solutions are no longer practical, so too must pricing structures evolve and be tailored to individual clients. The global cloud billing services market features an array of vendors, and competition is fierce between the top players seeking to gain pole position while smaller vendors emerge with their…

6 Tactful Tips To Make Sure Your SaaS Training Doesn’t Flop

6 Tactful Tips To Make Sure Your SaaS Training Doesn’t Flop

Successful SaaS Training  “If you build it, he will come.” Joe Jackson/Ray Liotta in Field of Dreams (1989). We all remember this line from the Field of Dreams because it’s applicable to a lot of things in life. One of those things is software training programs – if you build a superior training program, the benefits will come. Establish clear training goals, and begin to think carefully about how to incorporate purposeful skills practice into the…

Finally, The Time For Security Information Event Management (SIEM)

Finally, The Time For Security Information Event Management (SIEM)

The Time For SIEM Security Information Event Management (SIEM) tools have been around for a long time. My first encounter with a SIEM vendor was about twenty years ago while being courted to resell their product. To this day, I still recall two vivid memories from that meeting; the product was very complex and quite costly to buy and implement. I will never forget the salesman boastfully telling me the product would be great to…

Consolidating The Cloud With Broker Services

Consolidating The Cloud With Broker Services

Cloud Broker Services Cloud computing has been fundamental to the evolution of business, with new technologies constantly changing the dynamics of the business environment, and both employee and employer needs changing rapidly. Remote access to systems alone has caused a radical innovation in the running of many companies, with global organizations reaping numerous rewards, not least of all cost and time savings. Says Richard Vester, Director of Cloud Services at EOH, “When it comes to…

Infographic: IoT Programming Essential Job Skills

Infographic: IoT Programming Essential Job Skills

Learning To Code As many readers may or may not know we cover a fair number of topics surrounding new technologies such as Big data, Cloud computing , IoT and one of the most critical areas at the moment – Information Security. The trends continue to dictate that there is a huge shortage of unfilled jobs in this area. Cybersecurity training is certainly not for everyone as perhaps you’re more innovative and entrepreneurial in nature.…

Microsoft Powers Up With Purchase Of Xamarin

Microsoft Powers Up With Purchase Of Xamarin

Microsoft’s Recent Acquisition  To many tech commentators, the emerging cloud economy looked like it would be dominated by two familiar giants: Google and Amazon. Google recently announced that Spotify would be using its cloud architecture for its backend, while AWS continues to expand and draw players large and small into its vast orbit like a planet with an extraordinary gravitational pull. But recent acquisition news reminds us that there is another player in town with…

2016 Mobile Marketing Tips For Cloud Services

2016 Mobile Marketing Tips For Cloud Services

Mobile Marketing Tips Mobile marketing is continually evolving and at such a fast pace, if you are not currently using mobile marketing in your advertising strategies, then you have already been left behind. Why? Because 70 percent of all Smartphone users consider SMS marketing to be the best way to grab their attention. And, 50% of buyers in the U.S. will make a direct purchase after they’ve received an SMS branded text, QR code, discount…