Who Owns Big Data?

Who Owns Big Data?

Aggregate data and decision making are being hoarded by a few technology companies with powerful data infrastructure. Does it have to be this way? Or could we create a future in which this data infrastructure is available for use by anyone in the world? Read article source MIT

Is Bigger Better? Not with the Cloud on Your Side

Is Bigger Better? Not with the Cloud on Your Side

Is Bigger Better? Growing up, bigger almost always equated to better. The bigger kid hit the baseball farther, threw the ball faster, shot the hockey puck harder and usually won the fight. In school, we were taught that larger companies were better than the smaller ones. Bigger, meant better economies of scale, more market share…

The 2014 Tech Stories We Just Didn’t See Coming

The 2014 Tech Stories We Just Didn’t See Coming

The tech world has a knack for the unexpected. In many ways, this is its reason for being. But in 2014, things were particularly surprising. The post The 2014 Tech Stories We Just Didn’t See Coming appeared first on WIRED. Read the source article at Wired  

Logicalis Recognized as Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Authorized Technology Provider in the U.S.

Logicalis Recognized as Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Authorized Technology Provider in the U.S.

NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (www.us.logicalis.com), announced today that it has achieved Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) designation from Cisco. The designation recognizes Logicalis as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco Application Centric…

When you wish upon a cloud: 3 cloud hopes for 2015

When you wish upon a cloud: 3 cloud hopes for 2015

It’s that time of year again, as PR people reach out to tell me about their client’s 2015 cloud computing predictions. Are you sitting down? Most revolve around whatever technology they sell. Shocker, right? Read the source article at Infoworld

The 3Doodler – Future Smartwear Shoe

The 3Doodler – Future Smartwear Shoe

In 2013, Wobbleworks created an idea for a pen that could draw in 3D. (Get Ready To Doodle With The First 3D Drawing Pen, Forbes, Feb. 2013) That pen was called the 3D Doodler. It went from Kickstarter campaign to reality and now, over a year later, that same pen created… Read the source article at Forbes

Cloud, CMS and Security

Cloud, CMS and Security

The Growing Interest for Security and CMS CMS services are allowing more people to run their own successful websites without needing to know HTML or any web programming languages. CMS, which stands for content management system, is software you install on your web host/server that allows you to manage the content of your website through…

Internet of Things
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…

How The Cloud Is Changing Disaster Recovery

How The Cloud Is Changing Disaster Recovery

How the Cloud is Changing Disaster Recovery Anyone who is a regular reader of this site will know about the cloud’s numerous benefits. Using the cloud can provide businesses with cost-effective resource usage, rapid provisioning, easy scalability and flexible elasticity – benefits that simply don’t exist when using local on-site servers and services. One of…

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 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…

5 Ways CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears

5 Ways CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears

5 Ways CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears  CIOs are tired of hearing about cloud computing concerns. They’ve spent years reading about how cloud resources are subject to risks, and wonder – what can they do to help people trust the cloud?  The truth is that despite being a hot issue for years, the topic of…

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

The Hot Seat Five cloud questions every CIO needs to know how to answer The cloud is a powerful thing, but here in the CloudTweaks community, we already know that. The challenge we have is validating the value it brings to today’s enterprise. Below, let’s review five questions we need to be ready to address…

Blue Coat Acquires Perspecsys To Effectively Make Public Cloud Applications Private

Blue Coat Acquires Perspecsys To Effectively Make Public Cloud Applications Private

Blue Coat Acquires Perspecsys Expands portfolio in exploding cloud security market, providing relief for multinational enterprises struggling with data compliance requirements & regional sovereignty regulations SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 30, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced it has acquired Perspecsys, Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud data protection…

Global Leaders In Malware And Malicious C2 Traffic

Global Leaders In Malware And Malicious C2 Traffic

Malware and Malicious C2 Traffic Nearly half of all malware threats in the past three months originated in the US, while both the US and China are global leaders when it comes to malicious command and control (C2) traffic. This was revealed in the latest quarterly report from NTT Group security company Solutionary released this…

Domain Shadowing – Wild West Of Internet Cyber Attacks

Domain Shadowing – Wild West Of Internet Cyber Attacks

World Wide Web Labeled Wild Wild West of Internet Cyber Attacks A new “threat report” labels the World Wide Web (www) the Wild Wild West of cyber warfare stating that the Internet is still “an untamed frontier.” The report from Bromium Labs, security analysts, that study key trends in the cyber attack landscape and specialize…

Alibaba $1 Billion Dollar Cloud Investment – International Competition Mounting

Alibaba $1 Billion Dollar Cloud Investment – International Competition Mounting

Alibaba $1 Billion Dollar Cloud Investment  China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) said on Wednesday it would invest $1 billion into its Aliyun cloud computing arm to challenge Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) lucrative Web Services division, opening a global front in the battle between the two e-commerce giants. With the global cloud computing market estimated by…

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