Pentagon, FBI And NSA Train US And British Officials For Cyber War

Pentagon, FBI And NSA Train US And British Officials For Cyber War

Officials Train For Cyber War Banking and energy officials joined members of the Pentagon, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security for a three-week cyber war game in Suffolk, Virginia last month. The exercise was designed to train US and British officials and military personnel, as well as several key-companies, for inevitable large-scale cyber…

Going Global With The Cloud: Anywhere, Anytime Access

Going Global With The Cloud: Anywhere, Anytime Access

Let’s cut right to the chase… Lots of companies have offered 24/7 availability of systems and data to their customers and employees for years. What else is new? What’s new is that a cloud computing environment can make 24/7 availability possible for small and medium size enterprises (SMEs). (Infographic Source:Towergate) Previously, only organizations with robust IT…

France Aims to Boost Tech Ecosystem

France Aims to Boost Tech Ecosystem

The micro-sensors on Vincent Lambert’s connected T-shirt may have sensed his heart rate rise when he told a roomful of potential investors and clients his fundraising goal for the coming year: €20 million ($25.3 million). Read the source article at WSJ Blogs

Intel pushes factory IoT with $9 million cost savings at plant

Intel pushes factory IoT with $9 million cost savings at plant

Intel is promoting its Quark processors, which are small, low-power chips, for next-generation IoT gateway devices as well as sensors and wearable devices. The chips could also be used in applications such as car headlights that can adjust to weather … Read the source article at CIO New Zealand

CloudSigma Launches Native Oracle Solaris-Based IaaS Offering For The Enterprise

CloudSigma Launches Native Oracle Solaris-Based IaaS Offering For The Enterprise

Powered by Oracle’s latest generation SPARC hardware platform, CloudSigma brings its flexible infrastructure-as-a-service approach to Solaris and the heart of enterprise computing Palo Alto, California – September 30, 2014 – CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced the launch of a SPARC and Oracle Solaris-driven  infrastructure-as-a-service offering leveraging Oracle…

Windows 9: What It Must Accomplish For Microsoft (MSFT)

Windows 9: What It Must Accomplish For Microsoft (MSFT)

Windows 9 has to retain the company’s installed base in its ecosystem so that the company can generate more revenue through cloud-based subscription products such as Office 365 and Azure. The operating system will be key to a recurring revenue stream. Read the source article at Seeking Alpha

Microsoft to tap $2-trillion Indian cloud market

Microsoft to tap $2-trillion Indian cloud market

Microsoft announced plans Tuesday to offer its commercial cloud services from Indian data centres as it seeks to tap what it calls a $2-trillion market in the country where Internet use is growing rapidly. The move is part of the US tech giant’s strategy to prepare … Read the source article at World News

Cloud services expand mobile performance testing tools

Cloud services expand mobile performance testing tools

Fotolia. Cloud services expand mobile performance testing tools. by Valerie Silverthorne. Mobile applications have created a lot of problems for software testers. Mobile performance testing tools vendors now look to the cloud for ways to solve those problems. Read the source article at searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com

Big Data And Global Trend Monitoring: The Language Gap

Big Data And Global Trend Monitoring: The Language Gap

Big Data and Global Trend Monitoring: The Language Gap Data traces left by humans both on the internet and elsewhere allow marketers to find trending products; organizations can detect potential health hazards and epidemies; researchers can gain valuable insights on the way ideas spread; and so on. However, all of this depends on that they…

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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…

Cloud as Our Children’s Playground

Cloud as Our Children’s Playground

Cloud as Our Children’s Playground We read everyday about the fast pace of business adoption of the cloud.  But children are adopting the cloud at just as an aggressive pace.  The Cloud is changing our children’s lives – the way they play, learn, and interact with others and the world around them.  I see children…

Cloud Connectivity: Traversing The Path From Data Center To Enterprise User

Cloud Connectivity: Traversing The Path From Data Center To Enterprise User

Cloud Connectivity Industry analysts that follow enterprise organizations and the proliferation of Cloud computing are in overwhelming agreement: the Cloud is growing, and its proliferation is forever changing the business landscape. By 2018, more than 60 percent of enterprises will have at least half of their infrastructure on Cloud-based platforms. Where enterprises are concerned, today’s…

Cloud Computing – The Real Story Is About Business Strategy, Not Technology

Cloud Computing – The Real Story Is About Business Strategy, Not Technology

Enabling Business Strategies The cloud is not really the final destination: It’s mid-2015, and it’s clear that the cloud paradigm is here to stay. Its services are growing exponentially and, at this time, it’s a fluid model with no steady state on the horizon. As such, adopting cloud computing has been surprisingly slow and seen more…

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and mid-size businesses have ever contemplated the impact of a major disaster on their IT…

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

Cloud Computing Education The benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in businesses and institutions across the board, with almost 90 percent of organizations currently using some kind of cloud-based application. The immediate benefits of cloud computing are obvious: cloud-based applications reduce infrastructure and IT costs, increase accessibility, enable collaboration, and allow organizations more flexibility…

New Report Finds 1 Out Of 3 Sites Are Vulnerable To Malware

New Report Finds 1 Out Of 3 Sites Are Vulnerable To Malware

1 Out Of 3 Sites Are Vulnerable To Malware A new report published this morning by Menlo Security has alarmingly suggested that at least a third of the top 1,000,000 websites in the world are at risk of being infected by malware. While it’s worth prefacing the findings with the fact Menlo used Alexa to…

Big Tech Trends For The 21st Century

Big Tech Trends For The 21st Century

Tech Trends For The 21st Century When the historians of the future look back on the 21st century, what will they say? Inevitably, the biggest stories in the coming century will be political and environmental – wars, revolutions, and natural disasters always dominate historical memory. But perhaps more than any previous epoch, the 21st century…

BlackBerry COO Marty Beard Discusses Good Technology Acquisition

BlackBerry COO Marty Beard Discusses Good Technology Acquisition

Good Technology Acquisition Today BlackBerry announced plans to acquire Good Technology. For some, this news may be a surprise. That’s why Inside BlackBerry sat down with BlackBerry COO Marty Beard and Good CEO Christy Wyatt to discuss how the two companies are coming together to deliver on a combined vision. IBB: There’s history here with…

Flying Into The Cloud – FAA Moves Into High Gear

Flying Into The Cloud –  FAA Moves Into High Gear

Computer Sciences Corporation Inks Large Deal In a big move earlier this week, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) inked a deal worth more than a hundred million dollars with Computer Sciences Corporation to provide cloud computing services. The deal generated quite a bit of news coverage earlier this week, but we want to take a…

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