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New Technology Partnership: SAP and the Mercedes EQ Formula E Team Power Up for the Future

By CloudTweaks | May 22, 2018

SAP and the Mercedes EQ Formula E Team Power Up WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new multiyear agreement with Mercedes-Benz to become the official business performance partner of the automaker’s Mercedes EQ Formula E team in a relationship that

Focus on Zero Trust Leads to Optimism About Future of Security

By CloudTweaks | May 3, 2018

Optimism. That’s what I walked away with after the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month, and that’s new for me. I attend the RSA conference for a lot of reasons. First of all, everyone in the security industry is all there

Security Incident Response and General Data Protection Regulation

By CloudTweaks | April 27, 2018

General Data Protection Regulation A new regulation is upon us. Set to take effect on May 25th, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law implemented within the European Union (EU) to provide stronger protections for personally

Survey: Companies are Bullish on Cloud Analytics, But Need to Speed Up the Pace

By CloudTweaks | April 23, 2018

Seventy percent agree that analytics are moving to the cloud slower than other business applications; security and low-performing technology are the biggest barriers A majority of the largest companies in the world (83 percent) agree that the cloud is the

BMW raises R&D spending for electric, autonomous cars

By CloudTweaks | March 21, 2018

Munich (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) will increase research and development (R&D) spending to an all-time high of up to 7 billion euros ($8.6 billion) this year as part of efforts to bring 25 electrified models to market by

University of Waterloo partners with Chinese institutions on connected autonomous driving

By CloudTweaks | March 15, 2018

The University of Waterloo will partner with leading institutes in China to advance research in the areas of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The partnership between Waterloo and the Qingdao Academy of Intelligent Industries (QAII) and the State Key Laboratory

Salesforce launches simplified software aimed at small businesses

By CloudTweaks | March 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Salesforce.com Inc on Tuesday launched new sales and customer service software tailored specifically for small businesses, a market the company has struggled to address. Called‘Essentials’, the apps are simplified versions of Salesforce’s Sales and Service Cloud

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Debunking some common SD WAN myths

By CloudTweaks | March 5, 2018

Common SD WAN Myths There are few buzzwords in the networking world as current as ‘SD WAN’ – and depending what you read, the technology promises to solve all manner of WAN issues; from replacing your MPLS infrastructure to guaranteeing

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018

By CloudTweaks | February 21, 2018

MIT’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s a reasonable question—some of our picks haven’t yet reached widespread use, while

A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

By CloudTweaks | February 19, 2018

Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by a staggering 98 percent in the three months ending December 31st 2017, and market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) saw

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Why Reliable Cloud Performance Matters

By Richard Seroter

Reliable Cloud Performance People are right to be wary of any vendor claiming to be the “top performing!” or “fastest!” cloud provider. Most folks know that ANYTHING can look spectacular – or unspectacular for that matter – if you stack

Imminent IoT Eye-Tracking Technologies To Transform The Connected World

By CloudTweaks

IoT Eye Tracking Smelling may be the first of the perceptible senses, but the eye is the fastest moving organ in the human body. While the first, second, and third screens have historically exercised the potential of this organ to

Storage Stalemate: Why Current Trends Are Breaking Old Storage Solutions

By CloudTweaks

Old Storage Solutions While new technologies are being adapted at lightening pace across all kinds of industries, one thing has not changed: IT departments are expected to use antiquated storage solutions to meet their new storage needs. Just as we

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

By Kris Lahiri

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS

State of the Cloud Report In 2017

By Byron Deeter

Cloud Report 2017 As the definitive guide to the biggest trends in the cloud industry, this year’s “State of the Cloud Report” includes: State of the Cloud 2017 from Bessemer Venture Partners 1. A Look Back at 2016  2016 was

Protect Against Network Failures

Five Things Organizations Can Do To Protect Against Network Failures

By Milind Kulkarni

Protect Against Network Failures It is no surprise that whenever there is an outage in a public or private cloud, organizations lose business, face the wrath of angry customers and take a hit on their brands. The effects of an

Predictions For The Enterprise – Interconnected Cities

By Mark Barrenechea

Predictions For The Enterprise The IoT will be reality In 2016, we’ll work smarter, not harder. Human beings, appliances, homes, factories, cars, businesses, and cities will become more interconnected. If these items aren’t already, they’ll soon be “talking” to the

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

By Brendan O'Brien

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, they are demanding more choice; not only in products, but in how and when they pay for them. They expect

Three Tips For Tackling Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) Within Your Organization

By CloudTweaks

(BYOC) Within Your Organization It’s the latest tech acronym: BYOC or Bring Your Own Cloud. Personal cloud services are convenient, inexpensive, and always available. They also have the potential to wreak havoc on the enterprise in ways we haven’t seen

My Fascination with Amazon Go

By Ken Tsai

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines have stretched around the block to try the new, “no-line” experience. It’s the new topic of water cooler, coffee shop,

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap It’s not difficult to find worrying predictions from experts who say the cybersecurity sector desperately needs ...
Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Small businesses and startups tend to be more open to innovative new technologies and readily implement fresh ...
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...
ISC 2 - CCSP

Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Takes Center Stage at (ISC)2 Security Congress

Industry Leaders Discuss Workforce Strategy CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (ISC)²® today announced Gary Beach, author of The U.S. Technology Skills Gap, will ...
How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, ...