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…

Spying Deep Within Hard Drives

Spying Deep Within Hard Drives

Spying Deep Within Hard Drives The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world’s computers, according to cyber researchers and former operatives. Read Full…

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise There has been a great deal of discussion surrounding the news of Microsoft phishing emails delivering malware that dodges sandboxes to enterprise users. This is another example of how often the newer forms of detection/prevention security tools (virtual execution) are not effective. Kowsik Guruswamy, CTO for Menlo Security, who…

ZipperBots and Intelligent Clothing

ZipperBots and Intelligent Clothing

ZipperBot Could Help Disabled Never get caught with your pants down again with the new zipper bot. Developers and researchers at MIT’s Personal Robots Group have produced an experimental prototype bot that zippers pants and coats by itself. ZipperBot could be helpful to paraplegics and amputees that can’t dress themselves. Zipperbot could come in handy…

The Cyberstates 2015 Report

The Cyberstates 2015 Report

The Cyberstates 2015 Report Growth was led by the IT services sector which added 63,300 jobs between 2013 and 2014 and the R&D, testing, and engineering services sector that added 50,700 jobs. “The U.S. tech industry continues to make significant contributions to our economy,” said Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO, CompTIA. “The tech industry accounts for…

Microsoft’s Recent Success In Cloud Computing: Why It’s Worth Taking Note

Microsoft’s Recent Success In Cloud Computing: Why It’s Worth Taking Note

Microsoft’s Recent Success in Cloud Computing Cloud computing has led technological giants to invest heavily in cloud infrastructures while the Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service models are constantly on the rise. Organizations are now able to fulfill their infrastructure demands based on rising requirements while minimizing their IT expenditures. The pay for use model along with…

Cloud Infographic – Top Ten Strategic Tech Trends for 2015-2020

Cloud Infographic – Top Ten Strategic Tech Trends for 2015-2020

Top Ten Strategic Tech Trends for 2015-2020 We’ve discussed the hottest 2015 trends in cloud computing, driverless cars and robot dogs, but what about the tech industry overall in upcoming years? Marketing Profs has put out an interesting Infographic discovered via Lireo Designs on their take on tech’s hottest trends for this year. They make some solid…

UK Looking To Become Driverless Car World Leader

UK Looking To Become Driverless Car World Leader

Driverless Car World Leader The government wants the UK to become a world leader in driverless technology. It will publish a code of practice in the spring which will allow the testing of autonomous cars to go ahead. Self-drive pods that will be tested in Milton Keynes and Coventry have been unveiled for the first time. The government…

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How Your Business Can Overcome Its Fear of BYOD

How Your Business Can Overcome Its Fear of BYOD

Overcoming BYOD Fear While the popularity of the remote workforce has been on the rise, more and more people are returning to the office to work out of fear that their business data isn’t secure, according to a Neustar report. A whopping 83 percent of respondents are worried about the security of their files, and 27…

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…

The Implication Of Consumers Not Having Their Heads In The Cloud

The Implication Of Consumers Not Having Their Heads In The Cloud

Customers CAN Better Protect Themselves The majority of cloud consumers don’t understand what cloud is let alone what the implications of transacting in the cloud or of having their data and digital assets stored in the cloud. As a result most consumers are their own worst enemy when it comes to putting themselves at risk…

Managed Services Providers (MSPs) – Urged To Embrace The Cloud

Managed Services Providers (MSPs) – Urged To Embrace The Cloud

Managed Services Providers (MSPs)  If you’ve been observant of the MSP industry over the last two years, you’ve no doubt noticed that it has had significant difficulty expanding its service capabilities and growing its revenue stream around cloud computing. At least that was the analysis of recent market research studies assessing the status of cloud…

Cloud Infographic – The Future (IoT)

Cloud Infographic – The Future (IoT)

The Future (IoT) By the year 2020, it is being predicted that 40 to 80 billion connected devices will be in use. The Internet of Things or IoT will transform your business and home in many truly unbelievable ways. The types of products and services that we can expect to see in the next decade…

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 Security: The Top 8 Risks According To ENISA

Cloud Security: The Top 8 Risks According To ENISA

Cloud Security Risks Does security in the cloud ever bother you? It would be weird if it didn’t. Cloud computing has a lot of benefits, but also a lot of risks if done in the wrong way. So what are the most important risks? The European Network Information Security Agency did extensive research on that,…

Predictions For 2015: Social Media, IoT, NFV and Data Center Growth

Predictions For 2015: Social Media, IoT, NFV and Data Center Growth

Predictions For 2015 Social Media Use and IoT Spurs SDN, NFV and Data Center Growth Social media continues to drive Internet growth worldwide with the market leader, Facebook, surpassing one billion registered accounts last year. The social media giant’s growth was fueled in large part by growing mobile user access in the Asia-Pacific region, with…

Report: Cybercriminals Rely On People To Access Corporate Environments

Report: Cybercriminals Rely On People To Access Corporate Environments

Cybercriminal Report Users are the weakest link when it comes to cybersecurity, with only 1 percent representing 75 percent of the security risk in a cloud environment, according to a new cloud cybersecurity report released yesterday. The CloudLock Cyberlab analyzed 10 million users as well as 1 billion files and more than 91,000 applications and…

NSA Planning For Quantum Resistant Algorithms To Protect National Security Systems

NSA Planning For Quantum Resistant Algorithms To Protect National Security Systems

NSA Planning For Quantum Resistant Algorithms The National Security Agency (NSA) has announced that it plans to introduce methods of cryptology that will make quantum computers secure. Acknowledging that quantum computers are likely to become a reality in the not too distant future, they say they are committed to the transition and are doing everything…

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