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Cloud Infographic: The State Of Converged Infrastructure

Cloud Infographic: The State Of Converged Infrastructure

Cloud Infographic: The State Of Converged Infrastructure The results of Zenoss’ annual State of Converged Infrastructure Study  are in: Converged infrastructure has become mainstream. Unlike last year, when most adopters were technologies companies, in 2014 the financial industry has embraced converged infrastructure, reporting improved productivity (78.7%) as well as improved customer satisfaction (73.3%). Overall adoption is…

Computing Before And Now – Side-Effects Of Technology

Computing Before And Now – Side-Effects Of Technology

Computing Before And Now – Side-Effects of Technology It was during the 1970’s we evidenced the beginning of personal computing technologies being introduced by IBM with its first portable computer, Intel with its first microprocessor, and the first Apple computer. Before this period, organizations used to function no different than today, even without the sheer…

Transforming Raw Data Into Meaningful Useful Information

Transforming Raw Data Into Meaningful Useful Information

Transforming Raw Data Into Meaningful Useful Information Advanced multimedia devices, social media services, sensor networks, and corporate information systems create continuously huge amounts of structured and unstructured data which are called big data. Transforming collected masses of raw data into meaningful and useful information is important for organizations. This knowledge helps managers to make smarter…

Big Data Privacy In Europe And North America

Big Data Privacy In Europe And North America

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…

Cloud Service Providers And The Law

Cloud Service Providers And The Law

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…

Pinup: BitSight Provides Comprehensive Ratings System For Business-Tech Security

Pinup: BitSight Provides Comprehensive Ratings System For Business-Tech Security

Conducting business and communicating with business associates over the internet can be dangerous. From corporate competitors looking to gain insight into your proprietary information, to the black-hat hacker, whose primary goal is chaos and destruction, the internet can many times be just as treacherous as it is helpful. This certainty is what makes a service…

Don’t Forget Networking In Your Travel Plans To The Cloud

Don’t Forget Networking In Your Travel Plans To The Cloud

Don’t Forget Networking In Your Travel Plans To The Cloud The term “cloud” was first used by the telecomm industry in early schematics of the Internet to identify the various, non-specific uses data was put to at the end of their cables. The transmission of data was the telecomm industry’s primary focus. What happened in…


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5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a consideration as files grow. Could the cloud’s next big step be from mostly storage to…

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime As economic conditions gradually improve, North American companies are starting to recover their confidence, and are looking beyond mere survival. A recent survey by KPMG focusing on mergers and acquisitions demonstrated cautious optimism, with 21 per cent of companies planning to initiate at least one acquisition this year, and 16 per cent planning for…

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

5 Essential Cloud Tools for Your Innovative Business Why these cloudware tools are a must for any modern business Smart business owners are always on the lookout for ways to save money. One of the best ways is capitalising on some of the best free cloudware tools available to businesses. Sixty percent of small and medium…

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

Forrester Research: The Keys to a Successful Deployment Desktop virtualization projects are transformational. They can dramatically minimize IT costs while better empowering workers with more ubiquitous access to the applications and data they need to be productive. In fact, according to recent research by Forrester, worker productivity when working remotely across multiple devices, increased 51%…


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