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Hey, You, Get off of My Cloud; Deciding, Designing and Deploying Cloud Technologies

By Cloud Syndicate | November 8, 2017

Deciding, Designing and Deploying Cloud Technologies It was not too long ago that financial services firms once guarded their data centers as sacred vaults. It used to be that they “operated closed”, as in ‘did not share their data’, in

Blockchain ≠ Bitcoin: Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value in Oil and Gas

By Cloud Syndicate | November 6, 2017

Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value This is part 1 of a 2-part series on blockchain technology. Blockchain was developed almost a decade ago from the need to provide a cost-effective, secure, and reliable system to conduct financial transactions for Bitcoin. For

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Big Data: Drawing Insight From Security Breaches

By Cloud Syndicate | October 31, 2017

Insight From Security Breaches In the past, security breaches were viewed as a single event occurring at a certain point in time. However, this is no longer the case. Security threats now rarely occur as singular events, and a new

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

By Cloud Syndicate | October 19, 2017

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

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When Innovation Ignites – The Promise of Cloud

By Cloud Syndicate | October 19, 2017

When Innovation Ignites “I am tired of hearing about how Cloud will allow customer personalization — I want to feel it!” I said to IBM Cloud expert Sanjay Rishi. Here’s how he answered. “Imagine you are a large equipment company, serving both

Are You Doing Enough To Protect Your Business From Ransomware? Probably Not

By Cloud Syndicate | October 19, 2017

Protect Your Business From Ransomware Ransomware is more advanced than ever. If you aren’t updating your security with that in mind, you’re in trouble. Here’s why. $6 million as ZDNet reports. “Researchers at Carbon Black monitored dark web forums for offerings

Organizational Transformation: Taking The DevOps Dive

By Cloud Syndicate | October 18, 2017

Taking The DevOps Dive The Gartner IT Glossary defines DevOps as “…a change in IT culture, focusing on rapid IT service delivery through the adoption of agile, lean practices in the context of a system-oriented approach. DevOps emphasizes people (and culture), and

Spiceworks Survey: Tech Spending Expected to Rise as IT Budgets Stabilize in 2018

By Cloud Syndicate | October 11, 2017

Tech Spending Expected to Rise Market optimism drives growth and adoption of emerging technologies like IoT, AI, and VR AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today at SpiceWorld 2017, Spiceworks announced the results of its 2018 State of IT report, a study

Fundamental Technology For An Autonomous Driving Future

By Cloud Syndicate | September 8, 2017

Driving Into The Autonomous Future Over-the-air (OTA) update capabilities are incredibly important to the automotive industry—in fact, they’re quite literally the future of it, as they’re essential for further advancements in connected car tech. OTA is valuable not only from

5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

By Cloud Syndicate | September 5, 2017

IoT Transportation Industry The Internet of Things has caused many industries to evolve – but few more than transportation. Here are just a few ways it’s changed the delivery of goods. Remember when websites like eBay and Amazon were in

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Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

By Dean Wiech

Cloud Access Management As the utilization of cloud applications has become a standard of using in nearly every industry, there needs to be solutions available to help manage these applications. One way for admins to effectively manage their organization’s applications

John Barnes

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

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

By James Kessinger

Challenges of a Large Migration Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through an exhaustive process deciding what to migrate, then you have to do plenty of scripting and re-architecting to get all

Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits

By Larry Warnock

Data security is always a hot topic Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward

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

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

Online File Sharing And The Importance Of Security

By Charles Mount

Online File Sharing Security Do you have confidential business files stored on your work computer? Maybe it’s a spreadsheet for a report that must be delivered to management tomorrow. If you don’t work on it from home, you’ll be at

Bridging The Chasm Between Business And IT – The GRC Way

By Rajesh Raman

Business And IT  In today’s world, company operations function at two distinct levels: the business operation level and the IT infrastructure operation level. While the two functions operate independently, IT exists to support the business. Many of the IT operations,

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

By Guha Ramasubramanian

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were fundamental to their business strategies. Although the field of computer and information research scientists is growing faster than any other

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

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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 ...
73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

Internet Of Things Data According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by ...
Cloud Email Migration? Beware Of Unintentional Data Spoliation!

Cloud Email Migration? Beware Of Unintentional Data Spoliation!

Cloud Email Migration In today’s litigious society, preserving your company’s data is a must if you (and your legal team) ...
Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Getting Ready For Virtual Teams Technological developments are ushering in a new era of work. Cloud computing has changed not ...
Ransomware Cyber-Attacks: Best Practices and Preventative Measures

Ransomware Cyber-Attacks: Best Practices and Preventative Measures

Ransomware Cyber-Attacks “WanaCrypt0r 2.0” or “WannaCry,” an unprecedented global ransomware cyber-attack recently hit over 200,000 banking institutions, hospitals, government agencies, ...
The Connected Car: The Unknown Hero of Automotive Innovation

The Connected Car: The Unknown Hero of Automotive Innovation

Connected Car Innovation Spanning the last decade, the automotive industry has seen an explosion of technological innovation which has, and ...