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New Report Reveals Just How Bad the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

By Kayla Matthews | April 25, 2018

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap It’s not difficult to find worrying predictions from experts who say the cybersecurity sector desperately needs to figure out how to address its skills shortage. However, a new report from McAfee titled “Navigating a Cloudy Sky”

5 Important VR Industry Trends Starting To Take Shape

By Kayla Matthews | April 11, 2018

5 Important VR Industry Trends In recent years, virtual reality (VR) finally made a move to the mainstream after largely being a niche technology. There are several things to look forward to concerning this exciting industry. (Graphic Source: Centric Digital)

4 Examples When AI And Robotics Work Better Than Humans

By Kayla Matthews | March 28, 2018

Robotics and AI Science fiction’s portrayal of robotics and AI tends to be pessimistic when it comes to machines developing a will of their own. Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, tends to agree. Although there is some

How Will AI and Automation Change the Global Economy?

By Kayla Matthews | March 21, 2018

The Future of AI and Automation Artificial intelligence (AI) and the automation it enables will significantly disrupt the global economy. Some people fear robots will replace most of the jobs employees perform. Due to the ways automation can cut down

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The Next Phase of Smart Tech Adoption: Codeless Software

By Kayla Matthews | March 15, 2018

Codeless Software Technology is perpetually changing. From floppy disks and CD-ROMs to thumb drives and cloud computing, software is plunging into another frontier: codeless. The new era brings an intuitive process, increased efficiency and a focus on creativity. Developers should

Big Data Gives Insight to Consumer Trends

The Cloud Expected to Replace Data Centers in Just 3 Years

By Kayla Matthews | February 27, 2018

Cloud Expected to Replace Data Centers People with only a slight interest in technology likely notice the rapid rise of cloud-based technologies that are becoming so prominent in the marketplace. But, even highly tech-savvy people may not have predicted the

How the Cloud and IoT Created the Age of the Smart Factory

By Kayla Matthews | February 20, 2018

The Smart Factory Today’s factories are undoubtedly more intelligent than they were in the not-so-distant past, and that’s due in large part to cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). Numerous specific developments were particularly instrumental in making modern

Using No Electronics, 3D-Printed Objects Can Now Connect to Wi-Fi

By Kayla Matthews | January 2, 2018

3D-Printed Objects Can Connect to Wi-Fi The vast collection of 3-D-printed products in existence is impressive enough to inspire people of all ages and interests. However, a team recently made 3D-printed items that are remarkable in their own right — they

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Forward-thinking Developers Recognize Cloud Services Drive Innovation

By Kayla Matthews | December 18, 2017

Cloud Services Drive Innovation It’s common to read news stories and research about certain segments of cloud computing and how they’re growing. However, an organization known as the International Data Corporation took an all-encompassing approach by looking at the “whole

The Internet of (Retail) Things: How mPOS Systems Make Buying Stuff High-Tech

By Kayla Matthews | December 6, 2017

mPOS Systems On The Rise Modern society is increasingly connected — and mobile. Those realities have also carried over to how people buy things, specifically, mobile point-of-service (mPOS). These devices let merchants and service providers simplify making and processing payments

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Why Your Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO

By Vinny Hu

Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO Cloud projects are highly complex. Without a strong project management office, they have a tendency to go off track. As enterprises in all verticals look to modernize application and infrastructure stacks, Project Management Offices

Built to Last: Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner for Your Game

By Robert Van der Meulen

Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner There are millions of gamers around the globe, and according to gaming market research firm Newzoo, they’ll drive roughly $108.9 billion in revenue for the industry by the end of this year. As video games

How Can Cloud Ensure Smooth Business Process Management?

By Art Landro

Smooth Business Process Management Businesses rely on the implementation of processes. Cloud-based software provides a way for easy management and alleviates issues companies face trying to improve these processes, particularly when it comes to prototyping and modeling. A question many

Bare-Metal Cloud: Meeting The Demand For High-Performance Cloud Solutions

By Gopala Tumuluri

High-Performance Cloud Solutions Organizations have been flocking to cloud infrastructure services in an effort to cut IT costs while capitalizing quickly on technology innovations. The driving force is almost always the desire for flexibility, scalability and efficiency. And the cloud

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

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.

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,

Minna Wang

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

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

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

Turn to the Cloud as Part of Your Data Breach Strategy

Turn to the Cloud as Part of Your Data Breach Strategy

Data Breach Strategy The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out, and the verdict is in: data breaches are ...
OpenStack private cloud revenues to outpace its public cloud revenues in 2018

OpenStack private cloud revenues to outpace its public cloud revenues in 2018

OpenStack Private Cloud Revenues Growth of OpenStack private cloud will overtake public cloud revenue for hosting providers sooner than previously ...
Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation Previously, I wrote about the criticality of defining the Vision for your transformation - what is your real objective, how ...
Data as a Service

Data as a Service: 5 Strategies to Transition How You Access Data

Data as a Service Information wants to be free — at least that’s the saying. And like any good saying, ...
Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most ...
How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% ...
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IoT Data Centers – “We’ve Always Done IoT, We’re Just Terrible At Marketing It”

IoT Data Centers An often repeated phrase by many data center professionals is “We’ve always done IoT, we’re just terrible ...
5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

IoT Transportation Industry The Internet of Things has caused many industries to evolve - but few more than transportation. Here ...
Cloud Migration Strategies and Their Impact on Security and Governance

Cloud Migration Strategies and Their Impact on Security and Governance

Cloud Migration Strategies Public cloud migrations come in different shapes and sizes, but I see three major approaches. Each of ...
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 ...