Patrick Crowley

Four Trends and Realities Confronting Security Today

By Patrick Crowley | March 9, 2017

Realities Confronting Security Today, the number of attempted data breaches, cyber attacks, and other bad behavior by bad actors continues to go up at an alarming rate. Worse, it’s clear we can only expect the problem to get worse, not

Coping with the Internet of (Risky) Things

By Patrick Crowley | March 6, 2017

Internet of (Risky) Things The train appears to have left the station, and device manufacturers – makers of everything from washing machines to automobiles to baby monitors – are very much on board with the Internet of Things (IoT). The

Global Public Cloud Spending To Double By 2020

By Patrick Crowley | March 1, 2017

The Cloud and Endpoint Modeling The worldwide migration of IT resources to the public cloud continues, at a head-spinning pace. Global public-cloud spending was forecast to reach $96.5 billion in 2016, according to IDC — and this spending is expected

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Stuck In The Clouds: The Issue Of Data Ownership

By Bob Greenlees

The Issue Of Data Ownership While the immediate benefits of cloud services are typically clear to new users, individuals and businesses alike are becoming increasingly aware of a looming issue: vendor lock-in. As these users amass large amounts of data in

Protect Against Network Failures

Five Things Organizations Can Do To Protect Against Network Failures

By Milind Kulkarni

Protect Against Network Failures It is no surprise that whenever there is an outage in a public or private cloud, organizations lose business, face the wrath of angry customers and take a hit on their brands. The effects of an

Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

By Robb Heineman

Big Data Strategies Data is ubiquitous, but success apparently isn’t. Companies using big data strategies are running headlong into an 85 percent failure rate as a result of resistance from management, a lack of adequate training, and an inability to integrate the

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

By Chenxi Wang

Cloud Native Trends Once upon a time, only a select few companies like Google and Salesforce possessed the knowledge and expertise to operate efficient cloud infrastructure and applications. Organizations patronizing those companies benefitted with apps that offered new benefits in

State of the Cloud Report

By Byron Deeter

Cloud Report As the definitive guide to the biggest trends in the cloud industry, this year’s “State of the Cloud Report” includes: State of the Cloud 2017 from Bessemer Venture Partners 1. A Look Back at 2016  2016 was a

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.

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

Problem In Customer Support – What Mobile App Developers Can Learn From AmEx

By Barry Coleman

Mobile App Developers Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, marketing and… customer support? We don’t tend to consider customer support as a complement to marketing, but when an organization experiences success in retaining customers and securing customer loyalty, it’s

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.

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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 ...
Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

Revenue Imperatives “Follow the money” is always a good piece of advice, but in today’s recurring revenue-driven market, “follow the ...
Bryan Doerr

Can You Afford the Risk of Not Going to the Cloud?

Risk of Not Going to the Cloud If you’re considering a migration to a public cloud environment, you’re most likely ...
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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 ...
Five Reasons Why Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete

Five Reasons Why Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete

Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete Hiring companies nationwide miss out on 50% or more of qualified candidates and ...
Countdown to GDPR: Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform

Countdown to GDPR: Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform

Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform Multinational businesses who aren’t up to speed on the regulatory requirements of the European ...