The Global Rise of Cloud Computing

The Global Rise of Cloud Computing

The Global Rise of Cloud Computing Despite the rapid growth of cloud computing, the cloud still commands a small portion of overall enterprise IT spending. Estimates I’ve seen put the percentage between 5% and 10% of the slightly more than $2 trillion (not including telco) spent worldwide in 2014 on enterprise IT. Yet growth projections…

Cloud Infographic: CrowdFunding Wearable Tech

Cloud Infographic: CrowdFunding Wearable Tech

Cloud Infographic: CrowdFunding Wearable Tech CloudTweaks has covered the topic of Crowdfunding several times over the years in the form of articles, infographics and even comics . We understand that it’s an incredibly powerful and important social tool to use for startups inspired by new technological innovation and advances. One such area that is clearly bound to…

Cloud Stack Wars Bring Out The Agnostics In Us

Cloud Stack Wars Bring Out The Agnostics In Us

Cloud Stack Wars Bring Out The Agnostics In Us Only a few short years ago, the media spent a lot of ink on stack wars. The thinking was that whoever locks down the cloud stack will conquer the elastic data center. The battles culminated in VMware’s billion-dollar Nicira acquisition in the summer of 2012, countered…

Five Weird And Wonderful Pieces Of Wearable Tech

Five Weird And Wonderful Pieces Of Wearable Tech

Five Weird And Wonderful Pieces Of Wearable Tech Although mainstream news sites carry a constant flow of articles about smart-watches, fitness bands and health monitors, anyway from these conventional devices there is a thriving industry producing unique and fascinating wearable gadgets. Here are some of the more interesting devices available on the market today: Golf…

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and mid-size businesses have ever contemplated the impact of a major disaster on their IT…

Wearable Technology In Education

Wearable Technology In Education

Wearable Technology In Education New wearable technology innovations have transformed the learning and teaching process in which students deal with knowledge in an active, self-directed and constructive way. As an educational tool, wearable technology can help children exercise their creativity and innovation and interact with their surrounding in an easier and a more natural way.…

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent?

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent?

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent? News broke late last week that Russia’s lower house of parliament had passed a law which required all internet companies operating inside the country to store Russian citizens’ personal data with the borders of its territory. The law is scheduled to come into effect on…

Cloud Infographic – Leaving Data On The Table

Cloud Infographic – Leaving Data On The Table

Cloud Infographic – Leaving Data On The Table While Big Data enjoys widespread media coverage, not enough attention has been paid to what practitioners think — data scientists who manage and analyze massive volumes of data. Paradigm4 teamed up with Innovation Enterprise to ask over 100 data scientists for their help separating Big Data hype…

Veracode Recognized As “Leader” In The Gartner Magic Quadrant

Veracode Recognized As “Leader” In The Gartner Magic Quadrant

Veracode Recognized as “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for Third Consecutive Report BURLINGTON, MA–(Source: Marketwired – Jul 7, 2014) – Veracode, the application security company, today announced that it has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 2014’s “Application Security Testing Magic Quadrant”. The quadrant is based on an…

Staying On Top Of The Cloud: Information Governance

Staying On Top Of The Cloud: Information Governance

Information Governance Information governance is a broad, relative as well as a subjective term! If you simply look it up at Wikipedia, you will find the following definition: “Information governance, or IG, is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls implemented to manage information at an enterprise level, supporting an organization’s immediate…

What Is A Hybrid Cloud?

What Is A Hybrid Cloud?

What Is A Hybrid Cloud? With the emergence of cloud-computing technology comes the addition of new terminology. The terms public cloud and private cloud are reasonably well understood. However, a hybrid cloud can mean different things to different people. Under The Engine Perhaps the best way to define or explain a hybrid cloud is to…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – iPatch

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – iPatch

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Cloud Computing – Know How To PaaS

Cloud Computing – Know How To PaaS

Know How To PaaS The future of enterprise IT is cloud, and the future of cloud is PaaS. Infrastructure is metal, plastic, and silicon. It has kinetic potential, but sits and waits to be animated. Software is ethereal – dynamic, wildly alive, and transformative. Without PaaS, the twain shall never meet. No animation, no dynamism,…

Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

CIOs Must Transform IT The emergence of the Cloud and its three delivery models of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) has dramatically impacted and forever changed the delivery of IT services. Cloud services have pierced the veil of IT by challenging traditional method’s dominance…

OpenStack Interoperability – Dawn Of A New Era?

OpenStack Interoperability – Dawn Of A New Era?

The Interoperability Challenge! OpenStack has always had interoperability as one of its unique selling points. Simply put – you can use OpenStack on-premise and what you develop will also work with other OpenStack environments. Open APIs and open source is the common denominator. However until now, it has been an elusive feature or really dream…

Cloud Computing: On The Fringe or Mainstream?

Cloud Computing: On The Fringe or Mainstream?

Cloud Computing Revenue Numbers Imagine that your viewpoint is shared by 5% of people. You’d be in a fringe political party, perhaps, or share a fondness for some obscure sport or hobby. Or you’d be a proponent of Cloud Computing. Because the reality is that after many years of technical development, entrepreneurial freneticism, and big-company marketing,…

3 Ways To Keep Fit With The Cloud

3 Ways To Keep Fit With The Cloud

3 Ways To Keep Fit With The Cloud The recent launch of Google Glass brought with it several interesting and exciting prospects for the future of wearable tech. Although wearable tech has arguably existed since the introduction of the ‘calculator watch’ in the 1980s, it is only with the growth of the cloud computing industry…

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing Innovation Sao Paulo, Brazil has had trouble with both energy and water supplies as of late. Despite it is the rainy period. Unfortunately Sao Paulo is very dependent on its rain as a majority of its power is generated from large dams. No water, no energy. Difficult situation for a city of some…

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

Cloud Computing Education The benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in businesses and institutions across the board, with almost 90 percent of organizations currently using some kind of cloud-based application. The immediate benefits of cloud computing are obvious: cloud-based applications reduce infrastructure and IT costs, increase accessibility, enable collaboration, and allow organizations more flexibility…

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…

BlackBerry COO Marty Beard Discusses Good Technology Acquisition

BlackBerry COO Marty Beard Discusses Good Technology Acquisition

Good Technology Acquisition Today BlackBerry announced plans to acquire Good Technology. For some, this news may be a surprise. That’s why Inside BlackBerry sat down with BlackBerry COO Marty Beard and Good CEO Christy Wyatt to discuss how the two companies are coming together to deliver on a combined vision. IBB: There’s history here with…

Flying Into The Cloud – FAA Moves Into High Gear

Flying Into The Cloud –  FAA Moves Into High Gear

Computer Sciences Corporation Inks Large Deal In a big move earlier this week, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) inked a deal worth more than a hundred million dollars with Computer Sciences Corporation to provide cloud computing services. The deal generated quite a bit of news coverage earlier this week, but we want to take a…

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