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9 Online Privacy Myths Keeping You from Maximum Online Privacy

By Cloud Syndicate | April 20, 2018

Given how much data we share every day, maintaining online privacy is not easy. On top of that, cybercriminals, corporations and governments are trying to strip away the little privacy that internet users have left. In 2018, this concern is

VDI Technology Is Changing The Traditional Workspace

By Cloud Syndicate | March 20, 2018

VDI Technology These days, the location and nature of a workplace can be rather fluid. No longer are modern workplaces tied to static locations which employees daily visit. Of course, many of us continue to work in bricks-and-mortar structures and

Your Blockchain Use Case Probably Isn’t A Blockchain Use Case

By Cloud Syndicate | March 7, 2018

BLOCKCHAIN USE CASE Blockchain is the underlying distributed ledger technology for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin; it has been at the forefront of business news in the last two years. Fortunes have been built and lost buying and selling cryptocurrencies. In

Securing the IIoT: Your Opportunity to be a Cyber Hero

By Cloud Syndicate | January 29, 2018

Securing the IIoT There’s tremendous potential for operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) professionals right now, to be cyber heroes in any organization tackling security for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). That’s my takeaway from the IoT Evolution

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Ransomware Future: Fasten Your Seat Belts 2018 Is Here

By Cloud Syndicate | January 29, 2018

Ransomware Future 2017 was a breakout year for Ransomware, although a prominent feature and topic of discussion in IT sector it had managed to stay out of the public eye and common parlance. This all changed on May 12th, 2017

Six Major Data Breach Trends From 2017

By Cloud Syndicate | January 11, 2018

Major Data Breach Trends It seems like the moment the security industry collectively comes to grips with the latest publicly disclosed data breach, another bigger and badder security incident surfaces to shake it up, prompting many enterprises to worry if

How SSO Software Works and Why Single Sign-On Is Important

By Cloud Syndicate | January 11, 2018

The Functionality and Importance of SSO Software SSO is an acronym for Single Sign-On, a software program which uses one set of login credentials to gain entry to multiple applications. The average person maintained 27 passwords in 2016, an increase

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New devices and more: what’s in store for the Google Assistant this year

By Cloud Syndicate | January 9, 2018

The Google Assistant is your personal Google. It lets you have a conversation and ask about everything under the sun and, best of all, it’s available wherever you need help—at home or on the go. Over the past year, we’ve

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Mind The Gap: Cybersecurity In Corporate Training

By Cloud Syndicate | December 20, 2017

Cybersecurity In Corporate Training Over the years, I have had the opportunity to travel often for my career. Of all the cities I’ve visited, London is one of my favorites. On a recent visit, one thing became overwhelmingly clear; The

Making sense of IoT data

By Cloud Syndicate | December 19, 2017

IoT Data Storing IoT data, analyzing IoT data, and applying rules to act on your IoT data As more and more things are connected to the Internet of Things, the volume of data associated with and generated by IoT devices,

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Are Leading Tech Companies A Threat To Older Tech

By Sharon Florentine

Leading Tech Companies Almost exactly a year ago, The Informational Data Corporation (IDC) made some pretty bold predictions regarding cloud computing companies and the development of a new high-tech industry in the convergence of social networking, and cloud-based computing and

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.

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

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

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 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

Making Business Resiliency Part Of Business As Usual

By CloudTweaks

Business Resiliency Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) have become non-negotiable requirements for virtually every IT department. Business resiliency is an umbrella concept that must address everything from basic business continuity to high-level risk management, security, crisis management, and more.

Predictions For The Enterprise – Interconnected Cities

By Mark Barrenechea

Predictions For The Enterprise The IoT will be reality In 2016, we’ll work smarter, not harder. Human beings, appliances, homes, factories, cars, businesses, and cities will become more interconnected. If these items aren’t already, they’ll soon be “talking” to the

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Technology Predictions of the Future

By John Barnes

Cloud Computing Predictions In 2010, we have seen a transformation of skeptics from their belief that cloud computing is suited mainly for small to mid-sized business, to a general acceptance that “the cloud” is everywhere. However, we have also seen

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

Critical Success Factors when shifting Workloads into the Cloud

Critical Success Factors when shifting Workloads into the Cloud

Shifting Workloads into the Cloud By 2020, 92 percent of all workloads will reside in the cloud. Yet challenges remain ...
Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

“We should study Science Fiction in order to understand what someday could become Science Fact.” – Dr. Who? Doc Brown? ...
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How to Avoid Becoming Another Cloud Security Statistic

Cloud Security Statistic Last year, Gartner predicted that, by 2020, 95 percent of all cloud security failures will be caused ...
Data Analytics and Human Heuristics: How to Avoid Making Poor Decisions

Data Analytics and Human Heuristics: How to Avoid Making Poor Decisions

The “hot hand,” a metaphor applied frequently to the game of basketball, is the idea that a basketball shooter, after ...
Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

Digital Innovation A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two ...
How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing ...
Cloudification - Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification – Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification and the Budget Shift Gartner has recently predicted that by 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare ...
Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

Traditional Enterprise Storage Back in 2003, Chris Pinkham and Benjamin Black, two engineers working for Amazon.com, proposed a dramatic overhaul ...
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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial ...
How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

Artificial Intelligence Revolution 84% of respondents say AI will enable them to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage. 83% believe ...