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From Compliance to Revenue Leakage: AI Takes a Wild Ride

By Jennifer Klostermann | March 14, 2018

Eliminating Revenue Leakage As many business leaders already know, artificial intelligence (AI) has stepped out of the pages of science fiction and landed firmly in present-day corporate data centers. The combination of AI, mainstream data extraction technologies and human expertise

Business booms for privacy experts as landmark data law looms

By CloudBuzz | January 22, 2018

Data Law Looms SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Business is booming for software and privacy experts as companies across the globe spend millions of dollars to comply with a landmark European data protection law, even as many uncertainties remain about how

How to Simplify Multi Cloud Complexities Before Adopting

By Jignesh Solanki | January 10, 2018

Simplify Multi Cloud Complexities The enterprise is moving quickly from a single-cloud deployment strategy to one that encompasses multiple clouds. Many organizations pursued a multi-cloud strategy because they were uncertain about cloud reliability. Multi-cloud strategy prevents data loss or downtime

WordPress Security 101 – Internal Monitoring Systems and Web Hosting

By CloudTweaks | October 25, 2017

Internal Monitoring Systems Securing your WordPress site requires a lot of adjustments, manual or automated. The “manual” mode relies on a wealth of plugins and little tweaks that give you granular control over what you can do, and how much

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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

By Steve Prentice | October 16, 2017

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies and organizations worldwide. Most now use cloud service providers (CSPs) for some part of their business, and cloud has grown

Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

By David Gildea | August 28, 2017

Best Practices in Disaster Recovery Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, and expect to be surprised. While that bit of proverbial wisdom certainly isn’t new, it seems almost tailor made for anyone dealing with disaster recovery (DR) in

Five Compelling Ways To Use Salesforce Campaigns

By CloudTweaks | August 28, 2017

Salesforce Campaigns Salesforce, commonly known as “The World’s Favorite CRM Software” builds business software on a subscription basis. CRM stands for “Customer Relationship Management” and helps a company keep track of their contacts and communication in order to maximize sales

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Solving the Complexities of Leading Multicloud Strategies

By CloudTweaks | July 26, 2017

Leading Multicloud Strategies To avoid the dreaded cloud lock-in, many organizations are now managing multiple clouds to service their business needs. In fact, IDC recently found that 84% of IT executives surveyed expect to use multiple clouds from multiple cloud providers. It’s a complex

Is There Still A Place For On-premise Migration Tools In The Cloud?

By Cloud Syndicate | June 21, 2017

On-premise Migration Tools With the popularity of cheap and convenient online migration tools, it’s hard to imagine why there would still be a need for typically outdated and expensive on-premise migration software. But with concerns over cloud security and reliability,

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Meet Some of the Top US Startup Accelerators

By Kiril Kirilov | June 20, 2017

Top US Startup Accelerators Bootstrapping your tech startup to a global market leader is possible but most founders struggle with finding a right business and marketing model or the right mix of features for their solution. Funding a startup’s progress

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Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

By Allan Leinwand

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from the inside out. And in many cases, some never make it past their own front door given how challenging it

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

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Self Discovery and the IT Transformation Journey

By Kevin Gruneisen

IT Transformation Journey At its most basic level, travelling along the IT transformation journey from conventional data centers to the dynamic, intelligent environments of cloud computing is an adventure in self discovery that has a way of changing you as

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

By David Eisner

Managing Extreme Data Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted

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

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

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

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

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

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

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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 ...
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 ...
The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

Cloud Data Sovereignty It seems that everything has unintended consequences – whether positive or negative. Intended consequences are those that ...
Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than ...
Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Do Not Rely On Passwords Simple passwords are no longer safe to use online. John Barco, vice president of Global ...