Michela Menting

The Growth of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

By Michela Menting | October 25, 2016

Distributed Ledger Technology Blockchain, also known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is the innovative technology behind Bitcoin. The impact of Bitcoin has been tremendous and, as with any revolutionary technology, was treated initially with awe and apprehension. Since its open

Achieving Network Security In The IoT

By Michela Menting | June 30, 2016

Security In The IoT The network security market is experiencing a pressing and transformative change, especially around access control and orchestration. Although it has been mature for decades, the network security market had to transform rapidly with the advent of

Protecting Devices From Data Breach: Identity of Things (IDoT)

By Michela Menting | February 23, 2016

IoT Ecosystem It is a necessity to protect IoT devices and their associated data. As the IoT ecosystem continues to expand, the need to create an identity to newly-connected things is becoming increasingly crucial. These ‘things’ can include anything from

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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

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

By CloudTweaks

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% in violent crimes and 7.4% in motor-vehicle thefts in the United States in 2016. Despite having stringent laws and intense

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

By Cloud Syndicate

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than in today’s fast-paced, digital age – the big data age. At a time when we are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes

Cloud Gaming Is Ready: The Games Industry Isn’t

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Gaming The current perception of cloud streaming technology in the Games Industry, particularly in the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) marketplace, is to put it mildly ‘mixed’. Recent comments at Gamescom 2013 have only cemented for some that while Cloud Gaming

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

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

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

By Roy Feintuch

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid clip, even as executives from companies such as McDonald’s and ENEL talked about how their organizations are embracing a cloud-first

Cloud Based Service Level Agreements – Two Different Worlds

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Level Agreements A common theme in the chatter about cloud computing is the need for Cloud Based Service Level Agreements SLAs around performance and availability. These SLAs simply don’t exist or are specified in a way that makes them

The Great Arms Race For Security: Virtualization

By Gavin Hill

The Great Arms Race For Security Since its infancy in the early seventies when the first computer virus was created, the malware and anti-malware business has grown into multi-billion dollar industries. No longer are script kiddies creating malware for notoriety,

Cloud Proving To Be Major Resource For Hedge Funds

By CloudTweaks

Major Resource for Hedge Funds As we near the end of Q1 2013, hedge fund managers continue to generate higher returns. Following several years of sub-par performances from global hedge funds, investment managers have turned to cloud computing and infrastructure-as-a-service

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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 ...
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Five Things Organizations Can Do To Protect Against Network Failures

Protect Against Network Failures It is no surprise that whenever there is an outage in a public or private cloud, ...
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Cyber IoT Security: McAfee on Threats and Autonomous Cars

IoT Security Autonomous cars are just around the corner, there have been IoT security controversies surrounding their safety, and a ...
Cybersecurity Data Breaches: Incident Response Planning

Cybersecurity Data Breaches: Incident Response Planning

Incident Response Planning The topic of cybersecurity has become part of the boardroom agendas in the last couple of years, ...
Who Leads Digital Transformation? Historically, It Was The CIO

Who Leads Digital Transformation? Historically, It Was The CIO

Who Leads Digital Transformation? On my way to the office last week, I was stopped at a stoplight that only ...
A Look Beyond the Basics of Cloud Database Services: What’s Next for DBaaS?

A Look Beyond the Basics of Cloud Database Services: What’s Next for DBaaS?

Cloud Database Services When it comes to choosing the right database management system (DBMS), developers and data analysts today face ...