4 Tech Cleanups For National Cyber Security Awareness

4 Tech Cleanups For National Cyber Security Awareness

National Cyber Security Awareness October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and President Obama recently called upon the American people to recognize how important it is to have tight cyber security — not just for keeping personal details secure, but to support the nation’s security. Now is the perfect time to ensure you’re doing all you can to lock down your tech tools. Here are four actionable tips you can take: 1. Restore Devices to Factory…

Around The Cloud – Top Tech News For The Week

Around The Cloud – Top Tech News For The Week

Around The Cloud Microsoft’s mistakes rarely ever miss the headlines, and this week was no exception, as ZDNet pointed out. Evidently the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which Microsoft was extremely aggressive in promoting to its users, caused a significant number of the machines it was installed on to endlessly reboot. What has really got the internet raging is that Microsoft released Cumulative Update, Build 14393.222, aka KB3194496 despite knowing the problem existed when the update…

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

Cloud Native Trends Once upon a time, only a select few companies like Google and Salesforce possessed the knowledge and expertise to operate efficient cloud infrastructure and applications. Organizations patronizing those companies benefitted with apps that offered new benefits in flexibility, scalability and cost effectiveness. These days, the sharp division between cloud and on-premises infrastructure is quickly becoming a thing of the past. In fact, the cloud has become so ingrained in the fabric of…

3 Keys To Keeping Your Online Data Accessible

3 Keys To Keeping Your Online Data Accessible

Online Data Data storage is often a real headache for businesses. Additionally, the shift to the cloud in response to storage challenges has caused security teams to struggle to reorient, leaving 49 percent of organizations doubting their experts’ ability to adapt. Even so, decision makers should not put off moving from old legacy systems to a more flexible and accessible solution — whether public or private. By putting the right system in place, businesses can…

Cloud and the Convenience Solution

Cloud and the Convenience Solution

Cloud Mobility Buying a new phone is always an exciting endeavour. Whether you had just broken your phone (ouch) or re-upping after a contract expired, it’s something most people look forward to. As a mobile carrier, while your line-up of fancy new phones and best-bang-for-buck service plans will entice your customers, one feature that doesn’t often make headlines is convenience. It may be low-key, but over the years, mobile carriers have made an effort to…

Social And Organizational Issues Related To Big Data

Social And Organizational Issues Related To Big Data

Working With Big Data Every day, the world is creating new data through online purchases, click-throughs, social media interactions, and the many, many other activities performed which, whether we’re aware of it or not, collect and store information about individual behaviors, preferences, and the likes. In its latest prediction, IDC estimated that by 2025 total worldwide digital data would reach 180 zettabytes, a nearly incomprehensible quantity alone, but even more staggering when considering that in…

R.I.C.E: Reducing Cost, Improving Compliance, Controlling Data, Enhancing Experience

R.I.C.E: Reducing Cost, Improving Compliance, Controlling Data, Enhancing Experience

R.I.C.E Therapy for Next Generation Customer Experience As industries worldwide adapt to the digital transformation that is modernizing many business processes, one big benefit is the ability to focus more on improving customer experience. An example of this change is the digitization of client communications. Today’s client is tech-savvy, and expects access to their sensitive documents at any time, from any device. However, the need for augmented communication calls for an evaluation of how organizations…

3 Cloud Developments Happening Right Now

3 Cloud Developments Happening Right Now

Cloud Developments With cloud computing still gaining steam among mainstream consumers, enterprise and governmental entities alike, some of the biggest information technology developers are now making bids for industry dominance. As a recent poll by RightScale reports that 95 percent of all respondents are currently using the cloud, there’s a large and diversified target audience to accommodate. Here are three important cloud developments going on right now. 1. Microsoft and Adobe Join Forces Within the…

Microsoft Increases European Cloud Investment To $3 Billion, Unveils Cloud Policy Recommendations

Microsoft Increases European Cloud Investment To $3 Billion, Unveils Cloud Policy Recommendations

Microsoft Increases European Cloud Investment DUBLIN — Oct. 3, 2016 — Reflecting the significant investment Microsoft Corp. is making in cloud computing in Europe, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith on Monday shared new details about how this momentum is taking shape. Nadella stated that Microsoft has more than doubled its cloud capacity in Europe in the past year, noted that the company has invested over $3 billion (USD) across Europe to date,…

Around The Cloud – Tech News For The Week

Around The Cloud – Tech News For The Week

Around The Cloud Ars Technia has been buzzing this week about how safe the Linux kernel is, calling its current situation an “unprecedented security crisis”. Linux now underpins not only server farms but also the cloud, Android phones, Chromebooks, and everything connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). It now serves as the single point of failure that, like the first domino in a line, can send all the pieces crashing down should an exploit…