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Stopping Multi-Platform Cloud Problems Before They Start

Stopping Multi-Platform Cloud Problems Before They Start

The hybrid cloud continues to gain traction as a viable option for companies looking to realize the economic benefits of cloud while still retaining a level of security and comfort that comes from their existing infrastructure for mission critical applications. But creating and maintaining separate platforms comes with its own set of problems – not…

Information Security Breach – When does Yours Take Place?

Information Security Breach – When does Yours Take Place?

It seems that security breaches are becoming a daily occurrence. At least in how frequently they are being reported.  In the last few days we heard more regarding Home Depot, and just yesterday there was a story regarding eBay. I wonder who else will be in the press later this week.  As I went to…

Choosing Cloud For Crime Mapping

Choosing Cloud For Crime Mapping

“He, who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.” – Seneca Computer-based crime mapping has been around for thirty or forty years. Computerized crime mapping was struggling to prove its legitimate use until 1980’s. The use of maps for crime analysis dates back to 1800’s. Naturally enough, crime mapping was first applied…

Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Big Data Taxonomy Report

Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Big Data Taxonomy Report

Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Big Data Taxonomy Report SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — CSA Congress 2014 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Big Data Working Group today released the Big Data Taxonomy Report, a new guidance report that aims to help decision makers understand and navigate the myriad choices within the…

How The Cloud Has Brought About A Significant Improvement

How The Cloud Has Brought About A Significant Improvement

How The Cloud Has Brought About A Significant Improvement You know, the cloud has assumed control when even the most hesitant of businesses – lawful, monetary – talk about far reaching private mists, particularly for their industry. It appeared for quite a while that the conventional explanations behind moving to the cloud, i.e. decreased expense,…

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter The city of the future is impeccably documented. Sensors are used to measure air quality, traffic patterns, and crowd movement. Emerging neighborhoods are quickly recognized, public safety threats are found via social networks, and emergencies are dealt with quicklier. Crowdsourcing reduces commuting times, provides people with better transportation…


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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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