Daren Glenister

What is Article 33? GDPR: High-Stakes and Limited Time to Prepare

By Daren Glenister | February 22, 2018

Article 33 and the GDPR With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in nearly three months’ time, you’d think most enterprises in the European Union (EU) would be prepared – especially considering the steep penalties in place

Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

By Daren Glenister | January 23, 2018

Data Privacy Day On Sunday, January 28, the United States, Canada, India and 47 European countries will celebrate Data Privacy Day, an international day established to raise awareness of the importance of data protection and to promote privacy and data

5 Technology Wishes for the New Year: Ending the debate around cloud v. on-premise

By Daren Glenister | January 2, 2018

5 Technology Wishes for the New Year In the spirit of all that’s holly and jolly, I’m sharing my top five cloud industry-related wishes for 2018: Wish #1: That GDPR will be as anticlimactic as Y2K With all the hype

5 Predictions for Data in the Cloud and Cloud Platforms

By Daren Glenister | November 29, 2017

5 Predictions for Data in the Cloud 2017 has proven to be a big year for migrating data to the cloud and cloud platforms: from Google to Microsoft and IBM to Oracle, enterprise organizations have recognized the importance of migrating

Insight PaaS – Necessary or Just Hype?

By Daren Glenister | October 31, 2017

Insight PaaS: A Primer A recent report from Forrester predicts that Platform as a Service (PaaS) will soon be the primary way to move big data to the public cloud, as on-premise will no longer be an option. While this

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

By Daren Glenister | September 20, 2017

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most industries. Originally, this migration started as organizations looked to speed up the time needed to deploy applications or services –

10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

By Daren Glenister | August 17, 2017

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent of organizations store sensitive information in the cloud, according to a recent Intel security survey. As a result, the risk

International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

By Daren Glenister | July 24, 2017

International Data Privacy Laws Many multinational enterprises are faced with a plethora of restrictions and regulations both in their home countries and in the countries where they conduct business. While some of these laws are similar, many are not, which

Turn to the Cloud as Part of Your Data Breach Strategy

By Daren Glenister | June 13, 2017

Data Breach Strategy The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out, and the verdict is in: data breaches are on the rise. While the news shouldn’t surprise anyone, there are some actionable insights to help improve cybersecurity organizational approaches

Countdown to GDPR: Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform

By Daren Glenister | May 17, 2017

Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform Multinational businesses who aren’t up to speed on the regulatory requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are in for a rude awakening when 2018 rolls around. It’s not enough for

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Automation and the IT Service Management Strategy

By Brian Day

IT Service Management Strategy It’s true. The full potential of automation cannot be fully realized until it is informed and supported by an effective IT service management strategy (ITSM) that encompasses your entire IT environment, as well as business objectives,

GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

By CloudTweaks

GDPR Compliance Regulations can be a tricky thing. For the most part, they’re well thought out in terms of mandating actions that a company can or cannot take – they do a really good job of telling us what we

Six HR Technology Functions That Will Help You Retain Your Best Staff

By CloudTweaks

Six HR Technology Functions New trends in technology are making it possible for organisations to engage with their employees on a deeper level, making the employees more likely to stick around and contribute to sustainable business performance. Automated talent management

7 Cloud Security Mistakes Bound To Bite You

By CloudTweaks

7 Main Cloud Security Mistakes  Like sharks off the coast of North Carolina this summer, information security threats are lurking. And now that cloud computing is woven into the fabric of IT everywhere, specific risks to an enterprise’s data apply.

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

By Guha Ramasubramanian

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were fundamental to their business strategies. Although the field of computer and information research scientists is growing faster than any other

Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits

By Larry Warnock

Data security is always a hot topic Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward

The Paradigm Shift In Enterprise IT Operations Management

By Sheetal Kale

IT Operations Management Rapid change is the new constant with today’s Enterprises. There is a continuous shift in the technology landscape and the demands of the customers coupled with Enterprises wanting to stay competitive. This changing, fluid environment results in

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

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Self Discovery and the IT Transformation Journey

By Kevin Gruneisen

IT Transformation Journey At its most basic level, travelling along the IT transformation journey from conventional data centers to the dynamic, intelligent environments of cloud computing is an adventure in self discovery that has a way of changing you as

Your Office 365 Data Security – Is It Properly Protected?

By Jeff Erramouspe

Office 365 Data Security As more and more people collaborate and access data from outside the office and across multiple devices, the potential for SaaS data loss increases dramatically, and the damage can be catastrophic. A staggering 60 percent of

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The Competitive Cloud Data Center

The Competitive Cloud The corporate data center was long the defacto vehicle for all application deployment across an enterprise. Whether ...
Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

Traditional Enterprise Storage Back in 2003, Chris Pinkham and Benjamin Black, two engineers working for Amazon.com, proposed a dramatic overhaul ...
10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent ...
Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

Digital Innovation A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two ...
David

The Coming Era of Simple, Fast, Incredibly Cheap Cloud Storage

Cheap Cloud Storage Is On Its Way Data storage, like other commodities such as bandwidth, electricity, or simple computer power, ...
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 ...
Chris

How to Avoid Becoming Another Cloud Security Statistic

Cloud Security Statistic Last year, Gartner predicted that, by 2020, 95 percent of all cloud security failures will be caused ...
Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

Challenges of a Large Migration Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through ...
The Shift from Monolithic to Microservices: What It Means for CTOs.

The Shift from Monolithic to Microservices: What It Means for CTOs.

The Shift to Microservices The shift in application development strategies is moving from monolithic design to isolated and resilient components ...
Cyber Attackers Targeting the Keys to the Cloud Kingdom

Cyber Attackers Targeting the Keys to the Cloud Kingdom

Cyber Attacking Targets Privileged Credentials Used to Administer Cloud Services Make an Attractive Target and Entry Point for Attackers In ...