From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

Cloud Computing Privacy We are under an illusion around the cloud computing. Without a doubt the benefits are incredible. However, cloud impacts personal user privacy and potentially exposes their private data in ways they may not have anticipated. Given that users don’t usually read the terms of service and privacy policies, it is unclear how…

The Big Data bounty: U.S. startups challenge agribusiness giants

The Big Data bounty: U.S. startups challenge agribusiness giants

MAPLE PARK Ill. (Reuters) – Chris Gould’s combine cab is loaded like the cockpit of a fighter jet he used to fly as he harvests soybeans in northern Illinois, steered by satellites, four video screens glowing with up to minute updates about his crop and the work’s progress. Read the source article at reuters.com

Cloud Infographic: Losing The Cyberwar To Hackers

Cloud Infographic: Losing The Cyberwar To Hackers

Losing The Cyberwar To Hackers Much of the discussion lately has been around the JP Morgan security breach. There are also growing concerns that other companies may have been infiltrated as well which is not a surprise considering the ruthless nature of cyberwar. Security will always be an issue and something businesses must continuously prepare…

Knots And Cloud Service Providers

Knots And Cloud Service Providers

How Do These Two Compare? In Boy Scouts, I learned how to tie knots. The quickest knot you can tie is the slipknot. It’s very effective for connecting one thing to another via the rope you have. It was used in setting up tents, mooring boats to docks temporarily and lifting your food up into…

Business boot camp for budding startups

Business boot camp for budding startups

Creating the next Uber or Facebook may be the dream of many tech entrepreneurs, but it’s only a small band that ever get to make it happen. Read the source article at CNN.com International

How to Choose the Right Storage Infrastructure

How to Choose the Right Storage Infrastructure

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —   Cloud storage is one of the most prominent and fastest growing cloud services. According to Frost & Sullivan research, worldwide revenues for on-demand … Read the source article at ca.finance.yahoo.com

HP’s split doesn’t help its cloud outlook

HP’s split doesn’t help its cloud outlook

One of the rationales behind Hewlett-Packard’s decision to split itself into two companies — one focused on PCs and printers, the other on enterprise gear and services — is to be more focused and more nimble by being smaller. When it comes to the cloud, which HP brings up often, HP is neither inferior nor superior.…

EU Probes Amazon Tax Affairs

EU Probes Amazon Tax Affairs

European Union regulators opened a formal probe into Amazon’s tax arrangements in Luxembourg, snaring another major U.S. company in a high-profile investigation that has already spread to Apple and Starbucks. Read the source article at online.wsj.com

Airbnb And Amazon Web Services – An Unlikely Friendship

Airbnb And Amazon Web Services – An Unlikely Friendship

Airbnb and Amazon Web Services Since its launch six years ago, Airbnb has become synonymous with the home rental market. The premise of the firm was simple enough – allowing homeowners to find willing renters and holidaymakers for their properties without the cost, contracts and time associated with traditional estate agents – but the underlying…

Overcoming Obstacles In Cloud Computing Adoption

Overcoming Obstacles In Cloud Computing Adoption

Overcoming The Numerous Challenges According to Buyya et al. (2008), “A Cloud is a type of parallel and distributed system consisting of a collection of inter-connected and virtualized computers that are dynamically provisioned and presented as one or more unified computing resources based on service-level agreements established through negotiation between the service provider and consumers.” The enormous…

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths Microsoft Windows 10 is being hailed as the first OS to deliver on Microsoft’s “mobile-first, cloud-first” strategy. But just how close are enterprises to becoming mobile-first and cloud-first? Last year cloud-based mobile app platform vendor, FeedHenry, commissioned a survey by Vanson Bourne to discover the number and complexity of…

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Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting: 5 Things A Cloud Provider Should Offer

Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting: 5 Things A Cloud Provider Should Offer

Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting The IT industry moves at light speed fueled by constant change and advancement. No area of IT has been affected more by this change than the hosting and managed service space. Advancement in the cloud and its delivery models of IaaS and SaaS have caused a monumental shift in the way IT…

Digital Transformation: Miracle and Wonder

Digital Transformation: Miracle and Wonder

Digital Transformation These are the days of miracle and wonder. I’ve been leading a small, global research team at the Tau Institute for the past few years to examine the dynamics of IT adoption in more than 100 countries throughout the world. We’ve developed several indices that show how well these nations are doing on a relative basis. We ranked the nations…

A Marketplace of Networks: Simplifying Enterprise Cloud Connectivity

A Marketplace of Networks: Simplifying Enterprise Cloud Connectivity

Simplifying Enterprise Cloud Connectivity and Consumption Cost. Agility. Innovation. For the modern-day enterprise, the advantages of migrating business applications to the Cloud are many. From substantial cost savings realized through economies of scale and pay-per-use models, to faster innovation and time to market, to the agility and flexibility of auto-scaling systems to accommodate growing application…

The Cloud Is Not Enough! Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions

The Cloud Is Not Enough! Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions

Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions Running a cloud server is no longer the novel trend it once was. Now, the cloud is a necessary data tier that allows employees to access vital company data and maintain productivity from anywhere in the world. But it isn’t a perfect system — security and performance issues can quickly…

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

The Internet of Things Is About To Explode By 2020, Gartner estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion worldwide. It’s an astoundingly large figure given that the sector barely existed three years ago. We are now rapidly evolving toward a world in which just about everything will become…

Cloud Infographic: Corporate IT Security Stats

Cloud Infographic: Corporate IT Security Stats

Cloud Infographic: Corporate IT Security Stats Each week on CloudTweaks we provide a few shoutouts to companies who provide engaging and interesting infographics that reflect our readers interests.  In this case, we have an excellent infographic provided by the team at arellia.com which takes a closer look at cyber-security and some of the biggest malware threats…

Cloud Infographic – Interesting Big Data Facts

Cloud Infographic – Interesting Big Data Facts

Big Data Facts You Didn’t Know The term Big Data has been buzzing around tech circles for a few years now. Forrester has defined big data as “Technologies and techniques that make capturing value from data at an extreme scale economical.” The key word here is economical. If the costs of extracting, processing, and making use…

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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