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Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive in this Day and Age?

By Josh Hamilton | June 6, 2017

Cybersecurity Too Reactive? Cybersecurity today has become far too reactive. The constant innovation of hackers has meant that defenses are made up of a patchwork of web application firewalls, end-point protection, data-loss protection, and more. This can lead to a

OpenStack Nordic Networking Community Event

By Josh Hamilton | May 30, 2017

OpenStack Nordic OpenStack is used to power public and private clouds across the entire world, industries including research institutions, government agencies, financial institutions, ecommerce firms, media companies, and many more all rely upon OpenStack to run their cloud computing. What

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Is a Cloud Phone System Right for Your Small Business?

By Josh Hamilton | May 23, 2017

Small Business Cloud Phone Service As your business grows and evolves, you may find that your phone setup is proving inadequate and potentially very costly. A cloud-based phone solution could help to streamline your business and allow it to grow

The Future For Cyber Security Looks Uncertain

By Josh Hamilton | May 5, 2017

Future For Cyber Security From the inception of the internet, cyber security has become increasingly more important. As the internet has permeated more and more aspects of our lives, our reliance upon the security of our information has become paramount

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New Colorado Node – ViaWest

By Josh Hamilton | April 18, 2017

ViaWest Node Recently, ViaWest unveiled a brand new cloud computing node in the heart of Colorado, giving customers in the Rocky Mountains more efficient access to applications and the cloud. It is the 10th of its kind, and adds to ViaWest’s

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Computing on The Edge – Mobile Data Centers

By Josh Hamilton | March 20, 2017

Computing on The Edge Every single day more and more data is produced, exchanged, processed, and transmitted around the world. The sheer amount of data processed every day is growing exponentially and by 2020 Intel has estimated that the average

How Tech Firms Foster Innovation

By Josh Hamilton | March 16, 2017

Tech Innovation Innovation could be one of the most overused words in tech these days, yet it’s enduring importance cannot be over-stated. Innovation is the way by which the top firms manage to stay relevant year after year, and a

Smart Cities – Helsinki and Innovation

By Josh Hamilton | March 13, 2017

Smart Cities – Helsinki The Smart Kalasatama district in Helsinki, is a purpose built smart district of a city burgeoning with innovation. The district, which is currently under construction, is expected to be fully finished by 2030, housing 20,000 people and

VC Investment In Space Travel Steadies Out

By Josh Hamilton | March 13, 2017

Space Travel Investments Over the last few years more and more VC (Venture Capital) groups have been pouring money into what has been dubbed the “Space Race 2.0”. Investment in space had long been considered too risky for VC firms,

Smart Cities: Tel Aviv Looks to be Leading the Pack

By Josh Hamilton | March 8, 2017

Smart Cities: Tel Aviv Smart Cities are the future of the world, with the world’s population increasingly concentrated in cities, and the sheer amount of technological advancement in IoT and connectivity the result is inevitable. The only questions that remain

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Cybercrimes And The Growing Importance Of SDN Technology

By CloudTweaks

Last months Cloud Security Alliance Central Eastern Europe Summit gave a good opportunity to learn about the Cloud Computing market in areas of Europe that are less reviewed. The congress, held in the center of the old city of Ljubljana,

The Paradox of Colocation Solutions

By Michael Hollander

Colocation Solutions According to Aberdeen Group and Ventana Research, one out of four enterprises surveyed expect their data to grow by more than 30 percent in the next year. In order to cope with the explosive increase in data, we

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration

5 Best Practices For Implementing Cloud Collaboration

By Christian Buckley

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration Over the past decade, the momentum for enterprise collaboration has shifted from the building of massive intranet solutions, usually developed and maintained by internal IT organizations, toward more flexible and cost-effective cloud-based collaboration platforms.

Why NSA Revelations Will Be Good For Cloud Security

By CloudTweaks

NSA Security Edward Snowden’s recent disclosures, including concerns about the NSA’s ability to break certain types of encryption, and the extent of surveillance on cloud service providers, put the entire cloud industry into an uproar. The bad news is that

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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

By Mark Casey

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies, but there continue to be interesting developments in IoT related technology and services. The possibilities for efficiency

Leveraging Carrier Ethernet To Connect To The Cloud

By Mary Stanhope

Connecting To The Cloud Determining the Best Cloud Connectivity Solution With the Cloud only being as good as employees’ ability to effectively access it, the overall user experience depends highly on enterprise network connectivity. Today, the Internet is the predominant

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

Move Over Brick And Mortar, Education-As-A-Service Is Taking Over

By Scott Skinger

Education-As-A-Service As Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changin’.” Its a verse that sticks like glue in the back of my mind when I reflect on the technology landscape today. Just a few years ago, data analytics services

Do You Have The Right IT Monitoring And Management Strategy?

By CloudTweaks

IT Monitoring And Management Strategy As more organizations embrace hybrid IT, the task of monitoring and managing these environments becomes more complex. Virtualization and cloud add layers of abstraction, making detection and resolution of a performance/availability issue extremely challenging for

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World: What Your Company Needs To Know

By Ron Hovsepian

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World With the striking down of the Safe Harbor agreement in October, we have seen the tip of a data privacy iceberg whose global implications will play out well into the new year. In 2016,

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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies ...
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, ...
The Innovation of Automation Has Fueled the Fear of Machines Stealing Jobs

The Innovation of Automation Has Fueled the Fear of Machines Stealing Jobs

Automation and Job Creation What happens when humankind makes a machine more intuitive and efficient than itself? A wake of ...
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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 ...
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Skills for faster innovation in financial services

Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that ...