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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Misunderstanding

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Misunderstanding

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Hand Writing: Data, Data, Everywhere, But Let’s Just Stop And Think

Hand Writing: Data, Data, Everywhere, But Let’s Just Stop And Think

Hand Writing: Data, Data, Everywhere, But Let’s Just Stop And Think Surely nobody who has the slightest awareness of what’s going on in the world can be unaware of the phrase ‘big data’. Almost every day the newspapers and television make reference to it, and it’s ubiquitous on the web. In November, a Google search for the phrase ‘big data’ yielded 1.8 billion hits. Google Trends shows that the rate of searches for the phrase…

3 Ways To Protect Your Financial Data

3 Ways To Protect Your Financial Data

3 Ways To Protect Your Financial Data Recent retail foibles have us all a bit on edge about our personal data. High-profile security breaches at Target and on SnapChat remind us it can happen anywhere, to anyone. It leaves us marveling a bit (not in a good way) at how a simple transaction can cause a great deal of angst in the weeks after it. “I never go to Target,” one friend said at a…

The Year Of The Cloud – Without Debate

The Year Of The Cloud – Without Debate

The Year Of The Cloud – Without Debate Unlike last year, where Cloud success and expansion was greatly debated among the world of technology, this year will be the year of the Cloud and all it has to offer. With bring your own devices or BYOD’s on the rise, enhancing device security will also have massive growth and effort put into it. Of course, device security will not be the sole focus for organizations. They will…

Keeping The Promise Of Unlimited Data Transfer

Keeping The Promise Of Unlimited Data Transfer

Keeping the Promise of Unlimited Data Transfer Is unlimited anything actually achievable? It is quite a normal question for a customer to ask, regardless whether the product in question is data transfer on the cloud, or the all-you-can-eat buffet at the local restaurant. Can an unlimited deal really be that good? In the case of cloud hosting it appears it can, and according to Karl Mendez, Managing Director of UK-based CWCS Managed Hosting, when customers…

How The New Windows 8.1 Update Puts Cloud Computing Front And Centre

How The New Windows 8.1 Update Puts Cloud Computing Front And Centre

New Windows 8.1 Update Puts Cloud Computing Front And Centre If you have been following news in the tech industry at all lately, then you should probably be aware that Microsoft just released the latest version of Windows on October 18th, and may well already have a copy of it up and running on your machine. While some early adopters already had the buggy ‘preview’ version of 8.1 running on their machines, only now is…

6 BYOD Security Best Practices

6 BYOD Security Best Practices

6 BYOD Security Best Practices Bring Your Own Device, commonly known as BYOD, and cloud computing are changing the way we use technology in the workplace. Sixty percent of businesses currently use a BYOD model, and forecasters suggest that number will rise to 90 percent by 2014. Fifty-four percent of American companies also use public or private cloud computing systems. Separately, these innovations can offer real benefits, but when their powers combine great things can…

CEOs Call For Big Data And IT Continues To Lead Investment Decisions

CEOs Call For Big Data And IT Continues To Lead Investment Decisions

CEOs Call for Big Data and IT Continues to Lead Investment Decisions IDG Enterprise’s 2014 Big Data Research Details the Investment Areas and Challenges for Big Data Adoption FRAMINGHAM, MA — (Marketwired – Jan 7, 2014) –  IDG Enterprise — the media company comprising of Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, CIO Executive Council, ITworld, CFOworld and CITEworld — releases the results from the 2014 IDG Enterprise Big Data research which delves into big data investments, expectations, challenges and vendor…