CloudPassage Secures $25.5 Million – Strategy For Securing Cloud Environments

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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,

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The Verdict Is In: Legal Services Are (Finally) Moving To The Cloud

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For early adopters, it may seem ridiculous that moving to the cloud is still a topic of conversation and hesitation for some industries. According to IDC, cloud computing is poised to be a $798M industry in 2014, but there are business sectors that are only now picking up speed in utilizing the technology. The combination

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Why Reliability Is The Buzz Word For Cloud In 2014

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Why Reliability Is The Buzz Word For Cloud In 2014 Any discussion of cloud adoption primarily boils down to two important concerns – data security and cloud reliability. A study conducted by Tata Consultancy Services sometime back revealed some interesting insights – while customers in Europe and Asia-Pacific saw data security as the most important

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How Financial Services Find Traction In The Cloud

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How Financial Services Find Traction In The Cloud Much of the enthusiasm and discussion about cloud technology focuses on its dynamic and innovative structure, and with each passing day a new technique or resource bursts onto the scene with promises of greater functionality and speed for all. But this causes great trepidation and reluctance among

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Why BYOD Is Boosting Business Cloud Computing Adoption

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Why BYOD Is Boosting Business Cloud Computing Adoption The popularity of BYOD (or ‘Bring Your Own Device’) has surged in recent years, with around 67% of employees bringing their own computing tech into the office for work – whether that’s something large like a laptop to function as your ‘office computer’, or something smaller like

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The Next Wave Of Cloud Computing

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The Next Wave Of Cloud Computing Cloud adoption at the enterprise level requires that cloud vendors deliver on enterprise-class reliability, security, and management.  While service levels for cloud computing are competitive with most companies’ on-premise datacenters, concerns about security will drive enterprise-scale organizations to choose to deploy hybrid-cloud applications.  Hybrid-cloud in turn creates new distributed

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Top 3 Reasons There Is Adoption Of Cloud In Asia Today

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Top 3 Reasons There Is Adoption Of Cloud In Asia Today The adoption of the cloud in Asia is happening with the flow of economic sense, where IT is adding value to business objectives of the organization. This is more so with the revenue objectives. Surprisingly and amazingly at the same breadth, the adoption or the

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Cloud Infographic: Costs Of Running A Startup

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Cloud Infographic: Costs Of Running A Startup CloudTweaks has covered a number of emerging startups over the years, such as our “Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars” lists.  The question many startups have is:  What does it cost to run a startup? We have an infographic provided courtesy of staff.com which outlines some of

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Securing Cloud CRM For Better Customer Adoption

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Securing Cloud CRM For Better Customer Adoption Cloud Computing and CRM Cloud computing is the techno-business strategy of web-based access of diverse set of applications from any device and less workload on the Customer Service Representative’s (CSR) device as the software and data gets stored elsewhere. Any kind of application can be accessed through cloud,

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Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption Q3 2013 (Survey VMworld 2013 Attendees)

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Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption Q3 2013 (Survey VMworld 2013 Attendees) VMworld was a fantastic event in which CloudTweaks participated in. There was tremendous reciprocation and insight into many of the new developments, and we had a really great experience.  Provided is an infographic survey put together by the group over at MetaCloud, which focuses on survey questions

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Cloud Infographic: Information Security Workforce

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Cloud Infographic: Information Security Workforce Everyday there are more articles citing security as the top concern holding back public cloud adoption. While cloud means many things to different people, so does the term security. In discussions with business and industry experts, security concerns really boil down to the classic CIA—now CIAA—triad: confidentiality, integrity, availability and the more

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6 Common Challenges Of Private Cloud Implementations

6 Common Challenges of Private Cloud Implementations “Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” – General George Patton (1885-1945), legendary American general of WWII. The private cloud has become a popular option for enterprises who desire the numerous advantages of cloud computing but do not want to relinquish the control

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Issues In Migrating Legacy Systems To The Cloud

Issues in Migrating Legacy Systems to the Cloud Increasing Cloud adoption by small and big enterprises is primarily fuelled by the growing demand for resource and service consolidation coupled with efficient resource usage while delivering cost savings. With these benefits comes with the challenges of integrating diverse set of service portfolio. Cloud integration has its

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