Cloud New Round Up Post – February 12th

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Cloud New Round Up Post February 12th  Here is your cloud news round up for the week.  Europa Commission Proposes Internet Governance Reform – In the past few months it has come to light that data has been secured by governments and privacy measures have been breached in an effort to curb crime. More than a

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3 Recommended Whitepapers: “Mastering Google Apps In The Classroom”

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3 Recommended Whitepapers: “Mastering Google Apps in the Classroom” Google Apps are a big part of the current cloud infrastructure providing a number of services to businesses of all sizes. Here are 3 recommended research papers to read over this week.   “Mastering Google Apps in the Classroom“ Has your school joined the Google revolution? This

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3 Keys To Keep Enterprise Clouds Secure

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3 Keys To Keep Enterprise Clouds Secure Outsourcing has won out over ownership, and the rush to the cloud continues to gather pace. Where security is concerned there are two major trends that threaten to expose your company to unnecessary risk. There’s a lack of planning and due diligence when choosing cloud providers, and there’s

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Signing On The Dotted Cloud

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Signing on the Dotted Cloud One area where the virtual world of the cloud leads to a sense of discomfort has to do with signing documents and contracts. For centuries, the binding value of an agreement was based on an individual’s capacity to sign his or her name at the bottom – a visual and

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Cloud Infographic – PRISM Is Only A Symptom

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Cloud Infographic – PRISM Is Only A Symptom There has been an endless number of articles discussing PRISM, NSA and a whole slew of other related privacy issues. When will this all stop? I’m sure most people feel that it never will. Included is an infographic provided by PerspecSys which illustrates some very interesting figures surrounding data

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Cloud Infographic: Where’s Your Data

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Cloud Infographic: Where’s Your Data Big Data is all the rage today. There’s a lot of buzz about how it will transform your business with diagnostics and dashboards distributed directly to business users. The truth is someday Big Data will do just that… if your organization can clear a few hurdles in getting it under

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Cloud Infographic: 5 New Technologies To Manage A Zombie Apocalypse

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Cloud Infographic: 5 New Technologies To Manage A Zombie Apocalypse With much discussion regarding cloud security, downtime, privacy and a number of other areas. We feel that this uniquely flippant infographic plays right into the theme of prudence meets paranoia in the event of an apocalypse. Infographic Source: Emergency Management Degree

Potential Powerful Pitfalls – Big Data, Big Trouble

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Potential Powerful Pitfalls – Big Data, Big Trouble Information has always been a great source of power. Kingdoms were often won and lost through scout reports, misinformation and treachery. Even now we fear those that hold too much of it and often cry foul in the name of privacy. But if you asked me, as

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The Dangers Of European Clouds

The Dangers of European Clouds A recent study by ITIL just predicted that the US cloud industry stands to lose $21.5 – $35 billion over the next few years related to loss of market share due to PRISM. Is the marketing arm of US cloud providers on vacation? Europeans (including residents of the UK and other parts

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Has The Public Gotten Use To Privacy Violations?

Has The Public Gotten Use To Privacy Violations? We keep talking about how we want to keep our privacy in this new world of information sharing and consumption but that is getting increasingly hard to do. The governments of the free world understand the value of information monitoring and know the merits of not trusting

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