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Whitepapers: Security Trends 2014

Whitepapers: Security Trends 2014

Whitepapers: Security Trends 2014 “Security Trends 2014“ Find out which security trends that occurred in 2013 are continuing into 2014, along with a few new emerging trends. Several security concerns examined in this paper have grown more significant over the last year. Now more than ever, the risks are greater and the stakes are higher. Security experts are working diligently to offer hope and protection, but we must stay alert, be cautious, and educate ourselves.…

Cloud News: VMware Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service

Cloud News: VMware Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service

Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service  VMware has launched a Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), VMware Horizon, hosted on VMware’s public cloud server. For rates as low at $35 a month, businesses can use this DaaS to load and operate Microsoft operating systems, such as Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 on desktop and laptop computers or mobile devices. Businesses can manage and monitors all of their employees running an operating system through VMware Horizon. IT departments can create their…

Data-Heavy Heavens: Big Data, But Not As We Know It

Data-Heavy Heavens: Big Data, But Not As We Know It

Big Data, But Not as we Know It As astronomy equipment becomes ever more complex and harvests ever increasing amounts of information from our skies, companies are applying the theories of big data to try and answer one of humanity’s most profound questions – are we alone? Data-Heavy Heavens The amount of data collected is mind-boggling. Take the example of the Square Kilometre Array Project (SKA) – a $2 billion joint radio telescope development between…

Do We Still Need Local Music Files?

Do We Still Need Local Music Files?

Do We Still Need Local Music Files? The first time I had any real contact with music was when I was just a little kid. Back then – and I do realize it’s not that long ago – audio cassettes were in fashion, and I remember having a collection that stretched well into the hundreds, creating chaos all over my room. If you wanted, you could record a song off the radio, but that meant…

Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring?

Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring?

Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring? The Hyperlocal antidote to FOLO (the fear of losing out) A timely addition to the acronym-laden family tree of modern language, right up there with YOLO (you only live once), and many evolutionary steps beyond the great-grandparents OMG and ROTFL, comes the wonderful term FOLO. This stands for “fear of losing out,” and quite concisely reflects the attitude of many millions of busy and connected people of…

Companies Turning To The Cloud To Meet Increased Customer Expectations

Companies Turning To The Cloud To Meet Increased Customer Expectations

How Companies Are Increasingly Turning to Cloud to Meet Increased Customer Expectations With rising customer choice, comes increased expectations. E-Commerce and the explosion of mobile internet have heightened customer expectations of online options. Customers demand access on any device, from anywhere and at any time. They expect quick response times, whether on the phone, online, and especially via social media channels. With constant online activity permeating all facets of life, customers expect an online experience…

Can Big Data Help Your Team Win The Championship?

Can Big Data Help Your Team Win The Championship?

Can Big Data Help Your Team Win? Whilst big data and cloud computing has unquestionably helped streamline and improve business operations, it also has huge potential in the field of elite sport. In sport, just as in business, an increasing volume of information is now being captured and collected, which provides ever-deeper insight and intelligence for owners, coaches, and players. Application Elite sport has always adopted new ideas and technologies to gain a competitive advantage,…