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Cisco Discusses the Resilience of Cloud Strategy

Cisco Discusses the Resilience of Cloud Strategy

Cloud Strategy With businesses and consumers relying on the public cloud more than ever, it’s important that market transparency and resilience is improved. Enrico Fuiano, Senior Solutions Marketing Manager, Cisco Cloud Marketing, takes a look at the resilience of cloud strategy noting that IT organizations have adopted cloud primarily in two distinct ways: some standardize cloud infrastructure to improve data center efficiencies, thus reducing total number of suppliers across their entire IT value chain; others…

3 Reasons SaaS Providers Must Have An App Store

3 Reasons SaaS Providers Must Have An App Store

SaaS Providers and APIs In the software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry, building an app store has moved from “nice to have” to a requirement. Most SaaS providers who go this route use application programming interfaces (API) to integrate with third-party apps. It has become the dominant way to exert some enterprise control over the apps employees get from sources outside the enterprise. A Forrester Research report found that enterprise-specific apps were among the top five app categories…

The Myths Vs Facts of Governance, Risk and Compliance

The Myths Vs Facts of Governance, Risk and Compliance

Governance, Risk, Compliance As disruptive technology changes the way businesses operate and communicate internally and externally, companies are facing increasing complexity of governance, compliance and risks. The need for a high degree of agility and transparency in the GRC program is imperative today. But organizations usually respond in a piecemeal way to these new pressures as these compete with the management’s time and available resources. The consummation of IT is also creating a bigger challenge…

Insights From AWS Reinvent: Three Steps To Ensure Cloud Propels Your Digital Business

Insights From AWS Reinvent: Three Steps To Ensure Cloud Propels Your Digital Business

Cloud Digital Business Success It was an exhilarating experience at AWS invent, from learning about all the innovations by Amazon Web Services (AWS) through various sessions and discussing cloud monitoring and management challenges with hundreds of attendees at our booth. There has been a lot of coverage about “what” the AWS team had announced and the respective benefits. But what are the key broader action items that you can take from the show? Here are…

Brocade Digital Transformation and the Pursuit of Network Visibility

Brocade Digital Transformation and the Pursuit of Network Visibility

Brocade Network Visibility “Organizations that are going through digital transformation need networks that are extremely agile, extensively automated and highly visible,” – Jason Nolet, Brocade Senior Vice President Network Visibility was being touted as a major issue for networks and network managers as far back as 2014. However, despite the massive upheaval in the tech landscape, even in the last two years, this still exists as a problem that many companies have failed to address.…

Tweaking the Cloud for Optimum Results

Tweaking the Cloud for Optimum Results

Tweaking the Cloud For both business and personal use, the cloud is one of today’s dominant technologies, though just a few years ago many of us would have been dismissive of it, if not completely unaware. Most of us use a variety of cloud storage applications such as Google Docs, Dropbox, and OneDrive that have very quickly and inconspicuously altered our lives; remote working is no longer a copy-and-carry bother, accessing personal documents can be…

Last Week: Google, Gooligan, and Amazon Glue

Last Week: Google, Gooligan, and Amazon Glue

Google Security  It has been revealed that over one million Google accounts have been hacked by an attack campaign called “Gooligan” – breaching 13,000 new devices every day. The malware attack was uncovered by a security group who immediately contacted the Google Security team and continue to work closely with Google to combat the malware. Gooligan could potentially affect any devices running on Android 4 or 5 (that’s Jelly Bean, KitKat, or Lollipop), which accounts…

How Can Banks Compete With Fintech Startups?

How Can Banks Compete With Fintech Startups?

Fintech Startups The relationship between Fintech and traditional banks is a complicated one. On one hand Fintech startups have emerged through the disruption trends of the sharing economy, as a direct challenge to traditional banks and institutions. However, for banks to survive this economic and technological revolution, they will have to adopt concepts and technology that is being pioneered by Fintech startups. Some banks have adopted a pragmatic approach, rather than trying to compete they…