Microsoft CEO Shows That Cloud Is The Way Forward

Microsoft-cloud

Microsoft’s new CEO appointment shows that the world’s largest desktop software developer has seen that the cloud is the future of enterprise IT. Microsoft’s long and public CEO selection process has come to a close, with veteran Redmond employee Satya Nadella taking up the reins to lead the company through what will be a period

Enjoy Full Article

The Sticking Points Of Security And Privacy

snowdon-security

“No matter how many times a privileged straight white male technology executive pronounces the death of privacy, Privacy Is Not Dead. People of all ages care deeply about privacy and they care just as much about privacy online as they do offline” (Danah Boyd) Security and Privacy are the two sticking points when it comes

Enjoy Full Article

CloudPassage Secures $25.5 Million – Strategy For Securing Cloud Environments

cloud-passage

Series C Funding Round Led by Shasta Ventures Validates Need for Purpose-Built Cloud Security and Compliance Platform  SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 13, 2014) - CloudPassage®, the Software Defined Security (SDSec) company, announced today that it has closed a $25.5 million Series C financing round. The round is led by Shasta Ventures and includes new investors,

Enjoy Full Article

Twitter Responds To Slowing Growth With Dramatic Redesign

twitter-headquarters

Twitter has responded to its recent disappointing news by testing a major design overhaul of its site. Last week the company released its first earnings report as a public company, with results that were considerably worse than analysts’ predictions. The report showed 39% slowdown in user growth and a net loss of $511.5 million, leading to

Enjoy Full Article

Cloud New Round Up Post – February 12th

Neelie-Kroes

Cloud New Round Up Post February 12th  Here is your cloud news round up for the week.  Europa Commission Proposes Internet Governance Reform – In the past few months it has come to light that data has been secured by governments and privacy measures have been breached in an effort to curb crime. More than a

Enjoy Full Article

I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know

IT-Stress

I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know What happens when the IT person doesn’t know where the source of a system failure is? What happens when that same IT person has to go and explain to an executive that the source of the problem cannot be found quickly, due to an organically-evolved legacy system or

Enjoy Full Article

Government Agencies Struggling To Meet Objectives Of Cloud First Mandate

cloud-challanges

Government Agencies Struggling to Meet Objectives of Cloud First Mandate Procurement red tape and a lack of trained personnel continue to plague federal departments and agencies in their efforts to comply with the directives of President Obama’s Cloud First mandate. The policy, issued by the federal government three years ago, requires all federal entities to

Enjoy Full Article

Survey Reveals Google Apps Key Role As The Core Of Corporate IT

GA-Infographic1

Frost & Sullivan Survey Reveals Google Apps’ Key Role as the Core of Corporate IT Survey Highlights Growing Use of Third-Party Products, Willingness to Spend Personal Funds on Applications Used in the Workplace and a Diminishing Reliance on Microsoft Office NEW YORK, February 11, 2014 – Growing adoption of and satisfaction with Google Apps is placing the messaging

Enjoy Full Article

Netflix Hopes To Improve Personalisation With Deep-Learning

netflix-blog

Netflix have used a blog post to detail how the world’s largest on-demand video provider has been experimenting with deep learning. Their methodology has involved using artificial neural networks to provide users with highly specialized content recommendations.  Researchers Alex Chen and Justin Basilico detail how they have been using Nvidia graphic processing units operating in Amazon Web

Enjoy Full Article