Jennifer Klostermann

PaaS Benefits For Startup Developers

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 21, 2017

Developing Your Startup Cloud tools and services offer many benefits for startups and small businesses, but for the developer needing extensive tech support and infrastructure, without the substantial financial outlay, the cloud can provide even more during developing, testing and

Artificial Intelligence For Startups and Small Businesses

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 16, 2017

Artificial Intelligence and Startups Much of the time we spend working each day isn’t spent as productively as we’d like; instead, we’re forced to complete routine functions week after week that take up valuable resources better spent on innovation and

IoT, the Cloud, and Fog Computing Concepts

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 15, 2017

Fog Computing Concepts The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly part of all of our lives, personally and business-wise, and the efficiencies and conveniences it offers will likely encourage even greater adoption. An enormous amount of data is also being

Business, Big Data and the Human Element

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 14, 2017

Business Big Data Big data, not something one would expect a company’s HR team likely to devote much time to, is, in fact, a valuable resource more and more being utilized by people managers. Representing enormous amounts of collected information

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Experts Believe Multi-cloud Implementations Can Be Invaluable

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 3, 2017

Multi-Cloud Environment The outage this week at Amazon Web Services S3 cloud storage services has created quite a stir, with multi-cloud competitors touting the need for contingency plans in case of such an event. The cost to businesses is potentially

White Label Cloud Services

Managing Cloud Disadvantages For Greater Utility

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 2, 2017

Managing Cloud Disadvantages Cloud computing provides invaluable solutions for a variety of organizations, and it’s no wonder the technology has taken off and spread rapidly across sectors and around the globe. From narrowing the gap of application availability between large

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Scality HALO Cloud Monitor and Dedicated Care Services (DCS)

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 28, 2017

Scality HALO Cloud Monitor This morning, Scality announced a new turnkey 24/7 monitoring solution, Scality HALO Cloud Monitor, for the Scality RING object storage platform and S3-focused products. Guaranteeing 100% uptime for managed private cloud storage environments, Scality HALO provides

Cloud Spectator Report: North America IaaS Providers Benchmark

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 23, 2017

Cloud Spectator Report Cloud Spectator, a cloud benchmarking and consulting agency focused on cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) performance, has today released the 2017 Top 10 Cloud IaaS Providers Benchmark for North America. Striving for transparency in the cloud market, Cloud Spectator’s

Cloud Email Security Concerns

The Deep and Dark Web

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 22, 2017

The Dark Web The Deep and Dark Web, hidden in the depths of the internet, sounds like something out of a nail-biting thriller, but is, in fact, a very real part of our world. Just as drug cartels and human

Blockchain Across All Industries

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 21, 2017

Blockchain Industries Blockchain, typically understood as the technology that powers the virtual currency bitcoin, in fact, provides market applications far beyond cryptocurrencies. It’s expected that the fintech industry will be the first area in which we’re likely to see the

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Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

By Minna Wang

Student Collaboration Arguably one of society’s most important functions, teaching can still seem antiquated at times. Many schools still function similarly to how they did five or 10 years ago, which is surprising considering the amount of technical innovation we’ve

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Keeping Your Business Data Secure In An Insecure World

By Stijn Hendrikse

Keeping Your Business Data Secure If you’re a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you might be hoping keeping your head down and staying off the Cloud will keep your data safe from interlopers — hackers and government agencies alike. Yet

Enterprise Adoption

What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Adoption

By Bret Clement

Enterprise Adoption On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years.

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

Business Versus Technical Cloud Service Brokers And Why It Matters

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Brokers Gartner predicts “By 2015, at least 20% of all cloud services will be consumed via internal or external cloud service brokerages, rather than directly, up from less than 5% today.” Thus, it is important to understand what

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development: A New Frontier

By CloudTweaks

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development The rise in cloud popularity has brought a corresponding increase in the number of companies outsourcing their cloud software development. Yet things can get a bit complicated when a business sets out to find a compatible

Public Clouds Have Internal IT Beat For New Projects

By CloudTweaks

Renting IT Resources For departments in organizations that need to get an application deployed, the fastest and most effective option is renting IT resources on a public cloud such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), rather than working with the internal

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

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

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

Secure Business Agility

Contrary to popular belief, a pro-privacy stance is good for business

Pro-Privacy Stance Right now privacy is a hot topic on LinkedIn posts, especially as it pertains to compliance with the ...
2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT's Weaknesses to Light

2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT’s Weaknesses to Light

DLP Technology In regards to data loss prevention (DLP), in the last five years many companies rushed to implement DLP ...
Cloud Advances One Funeral at a Time

Cloud Advances One Funeral at a Time

The Advancing Cloud Forecasts scream huge growth rates for cloud but in the big picture it is tiny. Max Planck ...
The Cancer Moonshot: Collaboration Is Key

The Cancer Moonshot: Collaboration Is Key

Cancer Moonshot In his final State of the Union address in January 2016, President Obama announced a new American “moonshot” ...
The Key To Improving Business Lies In Eye-Interaction Tech

The Key To Improving Business Lies In Eye-Interaction Tech

Eye-Interaction Technology Analysts at Goldman Sachs predict virtual reality revenue will surpass TV within the next decade. More than just ...
Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security Don’t count on cloud providers to provide all your UCaaS security It’s official: Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) has ...