CloudTweaks.com http://cloudtweaks.com Cloud Thought Leader Analysis Mon, 30 May 2016 14:58:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://cloudtweaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/cropped-cloud-tweaks-logo-32x32.jpg CloudTweaks.com http://cloudtweaks.com 32 32 So How Will Big Data Impact Our Lives? http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/big-data-impact-lives/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/big-data-impact-lives/#respond Mon, 30 May 2016 14:58:53 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=49013 The Big Data Impact Last week we took a closer look at a few of the differences between Business Analytics vs Data Science. Clearly there is great deal of interest in this field especially when leading analyst research firm IDC predicts that big data may soon reach worldwide revenues of nearly $187 billion by 2019. Techcrunch recently spoke […]

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Choosing IaaS or a Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Provider? http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/iaas-cloud-enabled-managed-hosting-provider/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/iaas-cloud-enabled-managed-hosting-provider/#respond Mon, 30 May 2016 11:45:41 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=49009 There is a Difference – So Stop Comparing We are all familiar with the old saying “That’s like comparing apples to oranges” and though we learned this lesson during our early years we somehow seem to discount this idiom when discussing the Cloud. Specifically, IT buyers often feel justified when comparing the cost of a […]

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The Week In Tech: Twitter, Apple and Microsoft Make Waves http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/week-tech-twitter-apple-microsoft-make-waves/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/week-tech-twitter-apple-microsoft-make-waves/#respond Fri, 27 May 2016 12:23:51 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=49003 Week In Tech In a sign that multi-national corporations are assuming more of the roles once associated with government, Facebook and Microsoft teamed up this week to announce plans to lay 4 000 miles of cable under the Ocean from Virginia Beach, USA to Bilbao, Spain. “The companies said the system — designed to support […]

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Autobiography http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/lighter-side-cloud-autobiography/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/lighter-side-cloud-autobiography/#respond Fri, 27 May 2016 10:34:59 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=49000 By David Fletcher Please feel free to share our comics via social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest. Clear attribution (Twitter example: via @cloudtweaks) to our original comic sources is greatly appreciated.

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The Microsoft And Facebook Cross Atlantic Internet Connection http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/microsoft-and-facebook-connecting-across-atlantic/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/microsoft-and-facebook-connecting-across-atlantic/#respond Thu, 26 May 2016 19:05:08 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=48996 Facebook and Microsoft are laying a massive cable across the middle of the Atlantic. Dubbed MAREA—Spanish for “tide”—this giant underwater cable will stretch from Virginia to Bilbao, Spain, shuttling digital data across 6,600 kilometers of ocean. Providing up to 160 terabits per second of bandwidth—about 16 million times the bandwidth of your home Internet connection—it will […]

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Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/hybrid-it-matures-solves-complex-challenges/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/hybrid-it-matures-solves-complex-challenges/#respond Thu, 26 May 2016 14:27:21 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=48989 Tackling Complex IT Challenges Sponsored by Hybrid IT: The Next Evolution in Enterprise IT, NetApp and Verizon. Today’s sophisticated business environment demands a dynamic and robust IT infrastructure which is a far cry from the closed, controlled environments that most IT departments were created to handle. A hybrid IT infrastructure, drawing services from multiple cloud-based […]

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How Formal Verification Can Thwart Change-Induced Network Outages and Breaches http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/formal-verification-thwart-network-outages-breaches/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/formal-verification-thwart-network-outages-breaches/#comments Thu, 26 May 2016 12:54:35 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=48981 How Formal Verification Can Thwart  Breaches Formal verification is not a new concept. In a nutshell, the process uses sophisticated math to prove or disprove whether a system achieves its desired functional specifications. It is employed by organizations that build products that absolutely cannot fail. One of the reasons NASA rovers are still roaming Mars […]

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Monetizing The Cloud http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/monetizing-the-cloud/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/monetizing-the-cloud/#respond Thu, 26 May 2016 10:49:29 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=48979 Starting up with the Cloud While the cloud is helping businesses reduce costs, consider for instance that in 2011 starting an internet company cost around $5,000 as opposed to the $5 million price tag of 2000, it’s also encouraging revenue growth. In less than a decade, Airbnb has established itself as one of the world’s […]

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Connecting With Customers In The Cloud http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/connecting-with-customers-in-the-cloud/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/connecting-with-customers-in-the-cloud/#respond Wed, 25 May 2016 16:20:00 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=48976 Customers in the Cloud Global enterprises in every industry are increasingly turning to cloud-based innovators like Salesforce, ServiceNow, WorkDay and Aria, to handle critical systems like billing, IT services, HCM and CRM. One need look no further than Salesforce’s and Amazon’s most recent earnings report, to see this indeed is not a passing fad, but […]

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Why Security Practitioners Need To Apply The 80-20 Rules To Data Security http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/data-security-practitioners-rules/ http://cloudtweaks.com/2016/05/data-security-practitioners-rules/#respond Wed, 25 May 2016 13:23:02 +0000 http://cloudtweaks.com/?p=48970 The 80-20 Rule For Security Practitioners  Everyday we learn about yet another egregious data security breach, exposure of customer data or misuse of data. It begs the question why in this 21st century, as a security industry we cannot seem to secure our most valuable data assets when technology has surpassed our expectations in other regards. […]

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