The Success Formula for Private Cloud Deployments

The Success Formula for Private Cloud Deployments

OpenStack for Private Clouds On February 15th Tom Bittman of Gartner published a blog which asserted that 95% of Private Clouds are Failing. When an industry analyst makes a statement that big, in one of the top three priorities for enterprise CIOs today, it’s critical that we as an industry step back and understand how we…

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Cloud Infographic – The 3D Printing Debate

Cloud Infographic – The 3D Printing Debate

Cloud Infographic – The 3D Printing Debate 3D Printing is an exciting and growing trend capturing the interest of millions. There has been much discussion on the topic amid growing concerns of the ethics as well as potential IP theft that may arise. Gartner predicts,  “By 2016, 3D printing of tissues and organs (bioprinting) will…

On A Clear Day: Downtime In Cloud Computing

On A Clear Day: Downtime In Cloud Computing

On A Clear Day: Downtime In Cloud Computing As most know, and as the recent Azure outage kindly reminded those who don’t, cloud storage isn’t infallible. Power outages happen all the time. Software is prone to catching nasty bugs. Human error can never be ruled out. Service providers openly acknowledge the possibility of failure. Some, like…

Powering Wearable Tech With Your Body

Powering Wearable Tech With Your Body

Powering Wearable Tech With Your Body We recently took a look at the ongoing research around how to improve the supply of power the devices in remote places that will be hooked up to the internet of things. We discovered that engineers at the University of Washington are in the process of designing a new…

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Churning It Up In The Cloud

Churning It Up In The Cloud

Churning The Corner With SaaS Applications There’s plenty of research that backs up our reasoning for a move to the cloud. Forrester Research claims that the public cloud computing market will reach $191bn in 2020 (everyone else is doing it); Peer1Hosting claims that 49% of IT decision makers are doing it to reduce costs (everyone…

The Growth Of Rampant Digital Diseases

The Growth Of Rampant Digital Diseases

Rampant Digital Diseases Keeping ‘Rombertik’ at Bay – The New Malware that Destroys Hard-Drives A new form of malware is still on the loose, and this one takes malicious to a whole new level. Nicknamed ‘Rombertik’ by Cisco Systems, the malware attempts to infiltrate the victim’s browser to procure confidential information; fairly standard operating procedure…

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Imagine this:  Your wearable device is subpoenaed to testify against you.  You were driving when you were over the legal alcohol limit and data from a smart Breathalyzer device is used against you. Some might argue that such a use case could potentially safeguard society. However, it poses…


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