Whitepaper Friday: PaaS – The Next Cloud-Based Battlefield

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Whitepaper Friday: PaaS – The Next Cloud-Based Battlefield Readers who subscribe to our newsletters will know that we always recommend a whitepaper that is related to one of the big news stories of the week. These whitepapers have proved to be very popular, with several subscribers sending us feedback to comment on how useful they

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Cloud Infographic: Corporate IT Security Stats

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Cloud Infographic: Corporate IT Security Stats Each week on CloudTweaks we provide a few shoutouts to companies who provide engaging and interesting infographics that reflect our readers interests.  In this case, we have an excellent infographic provided by the team at arellia.com which takes a closer look at cyber-security and some of the biggest malware threats

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The History Of Back-Ups

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The History of Back-Ups There’s no doubt about it – we are spoilt. With external hard-drives, CDs, USB memory sticks, SD cards, online storage and multiple devices with vast memories we can save, access and back up our data more easily and more efficiently than ever before. (Image Source: Maxim Yurin, SoftLogica)  It’s not always been

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Pinup: CloudPhysics – Our Big Idea Starts With Big Data

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Pinup: CloudPhysics – Our Big Idea Starts With Big Data One of the hallmarks of computing in today’s modern business world is the virtualized environment. A virtualized environment is where a virtual version of the components that make up a network, such as the server or storage device, is created. These virtualized components are integrated

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RapidMiner Releases New PaaS Offering

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RapidMiner Releases New PaaS Offering RapidMiner, one of the predictive analytics market leaders, has today announced the release of a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) version of its RapidMiner Server solution. The company already boasts more than 35,000 deployments worldwide, including clients as diverse as Lufthansa, PayPal, Pepsi, and Volkswagen; they hope this latest release will help increase

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Atlantic.Net: Moving HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Data Into The Cloud

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Atlantic.Net: Moving HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Data into the Cloud Complete HealthCare Solutions (CHS) is a large multidimensional healthcare computing firm headquartered in Palmer, Mass., and which serves 350 physicians, 12 hospitals, various group practices and individual patients throughout the United States. By 2009, their computing infrastructure had become a constraint on growth. Their existing network

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Recommended Reading – OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook–Free 27 Page Excerpt OpenStack is an open Source cloud operating stack born from Rackspace and NASA which is now a global success, developed and supported by scores of people around the globe and backed by some of the leading players in the cloud space today. OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook will show

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Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From?

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Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From? A ‘bot’, short for ‘web robot’, is a small software application that can run automated tasks over the internet. Their primary function is to fetch script and analyse web server information at a considerably faster rate than a human could achieve. Unfortunately, cyber-criminals

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