Category Archives: Technology

How Your Startup Can Benefit From Cloud Computing And Growth Hacking

How Your Startup Can Benefit From Cloud Computing And Growth Hacking

Ambitious Startups An oft-quoted statistic, 50% of new businesses fail within five years. And the culling of startups is even more dramatic, with an estimated nine out of ten folding. But to quote Steve Jobs, “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” So while…

Breakthrough Technologies Attracting The Biggest Investments

Breakthrough Technologies Attracting The Biggest Investments

Technologies Attracting The Biggest Investments Venture capitalists spend their working hours searching for startups, industries and ideas that have great potential to scale up, disrupt and change the world as we know it. Between February of 2014 and February of 2015, thousands of investments in various ventures took place around the world and we can…

Vendors To Enter The Cyber Security Game

Vendors To Enter The Cyber Security Game

IT Regulatory Compliance as the Next Big Focus for Cloud Vendors Back in October 2014, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) submitted a public request for information, calling for the assessment of the marketplace’s ability to “provide cloud ecosystems and services in two integration models that place vendor cloud services on DoD networks for use by…

Malware And The Opportunistic Holiday Season Bonanza

Malware And The Opportunistic Holiday Season Bonanza

‘Tis The Season To Be Careful Malware Vulnerabilities Earlier this year, Menlo Security published a report suggesting that one-third of the top million global websites were vulnerable to malware, and one in five sites were running software with known vulnerabilities. 5% of the sites measured were identified as serving spam or malware or were part…

IoT – Expect 500+ Million Connected Things In 2016

IoT – Expect 500+ Million Connected Things In 2016

Connected Things In 2016 Gartner, Inc. estimates that 1.6 billion connected things will be used by smart cities*  “Smart commercial buildings will be the highest user of Internet of Things (IoT) until 2017, after which smart homes will take the lead with just over 1 billion connected things in 2018,” said Bettina Tratz-Ryan, research vice…

The Profound Effects Of Virtualization Software And DRaaS

The Profound Effects Of Virtualization Software And DRaaS

Disaster Recover As A Service (DRaaS) As a technologist, I am constantly thinking about leveraging the latest software or hardware to provide solutions to problems. My latest thoughts revolve around disaster recovery and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), and how it can be made more accessible to the masses. What is DRaaS?  Before diving…

6 Tech Predictions To Have A Major Impact In 2016

6 Tech Predictions To Have A Major Impact In 2016

6 Tech Predictions To Have A Major Impact The technology industry moves at a relentless pace, making it both exhilarating and unforgiving. For those at the forefront of innovation it is an incredibly exciting place to be, but what trends are we likely to see coming to the fore in 2016? Below are six predictions…

Cloud Computing vs. “Cord” Computing

Cloud Computing vs. “Cord” Computing

Easily Managing Access And Authentication To Both Though end users might not notice a difference between systems and applications hosted on-site or in the cloud at their organization, administrators who manage them often have to do so quite differently. Each solution has different requirements pertaining to security, and access and authentication management. System admins want…

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