Category Archives: Technology

Fade To Black – SaaS Streaming Site Netflix Fights Proxy Users

Fade To Black – SaaS Streaming Site Netflix Fights Proxy Users

Netflix Fights Proxy Users Video-streaming service provider Netflix Inc said subscribers will, in a few weeks, no longer be able to use proxies to watch content not available in their home country. Subscribers often resort to proxies, or servers that facilitate access to content that is not locally available, to access Netflix’s popular shows such…

Google’s Cloud Platform Supporting Startups

Google’s Cloud Platform Supporting Startups

Google Supporting Startups Google’s Cloud Platform offers startups a range of benefits, including $100,000 in Cloud Platform credit for one year, targeted at those startups which meet specific criteria such as having annual revenues of less than $500,000 and being in an approved Accelerator, Incubator or VC fund. Designed to help startups build and scale…

Cloud Spectator Releases The 2016 Top Ten Cloud Vendor Benchmark Report

Cloud Spectator Releases The 2016 Top Ten Cloud Vendor Benchmark Report

Top Ten Cloud Vendor Benchmark Report Report Uncovers A Staggering 350% Performance Difference Between The Top 10 Cloud Service Providers BOSTON, MA. JANUARY 13, 2016 – Cloud Spectator, the industry leading IaaS cloud benchmarking agency, today released the Top Ten Cloud Vendor Benchmark 2016 Report, a price-performance analysis of the leading public IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) vendors in…

The Soft-Edged Cloud: A Security Challenge

The Soft-Edged Cloud: A Security Challenge

The Cloud Security Challenge The use of the term “cloud” to describe global, offsite, computing and storage technology is apt for a number of reasons; not all of them good. The metaphor succeeds largely when people visualize their data hovering over their heads, no longer tied to a single location, and consequently easy to access…

Security Survey: Enterprises Unequipped To Detect And Deal With Attacks

Security Survey: Enterprises Unequipped To Detect And Deal With Attacks

Security Survey: Many Enterprises Still Unequipped Today’s information security teams are expected to mitigate risk in environments where employees are accessing critical and confidential data from anywhere, at any time. The network perimeter has expanded to include cloud services, mobile devices, and global forces that encompass partners and contractors, making it impossible to completely lock down…

Digital Marketing Hubs And The Cloud

Digital Marketing Hubs And The Cloud

Digital Market Hubs Gartner’s recently released research, Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Hubs, recognizes the big four marketing cloud vendors as leaders, but also points to many challengers. Adobe, Marketo, Oracle, and Salesforce inhabit the leader’s block of the Magic Quadrant, reflecting both their growing capabilities as well as marketing technology platform scopes. Gartner believes…

Trends: The CIO’s Business Card – Chief Productivity Officer

Trends: The CIO’s Business Card – Chief Productivity Officer

The Chief Productivity Officer After years of enterprises hesitating to migrate their applications and data stores to the cloud, it’s safe to say the debate is over and the cloud is here to stay. IDC even goes as far as to predict that by 2020, we will stop referring to clouds as “public” and “private,”…

Cloud Traffic Growth And Content as a Service (CaaS)

Cloud Traffic Growth And Content as a Service (CaaS)

Content as a Service (CaaS) Content as a Service (CaaS) is a relatively new take on content management systems (CMS). While traditional web content management systems like Drupal and WordPress offer one-stop-shop solutions for both creating websites and managing content, CaaS service providers narrow their focus to pure content management, disregarding the output channels such…

When Artificial Intelligence Becomes Personal

When Artificial Intelligence Becomes Personal

Artificial Intelligence The term ‘artificial intelligence’ is something that would have been associated with sci-fi movies during the 1980s and 1990s, but as the modern world continues to embrace advancements in technology, it does so at an ever increasing pace. (Image Credit: IMDB – Stephen King’s Lawnmower Man – 1992) Many of the advancements made…