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Report from Accenture Federal Services Identifies How Technology is Redefining U.S. Government’s Relationship with Citizens, Employees and Business Partners

By CloudBuzz | June 4, 2018

Accenture Technology Vision for U.S. Government 2018 predicts key disruptive technology trends ARLINGTON, Va.; June 4, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that rapid advancements in technologies – including artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics and

Big Tesla investors look like firewall for Elon Musk

By CloudBuzz | June 4, 2018

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk faces votes at Tuesday’s shareholder meeting that will challenge his grip on the electric carmaker, but he may be able to count on some powerful friends: big fund managers likely to

U.S. Births Dip To 30-Year Low – A Bright Digital Future?

By John Pientka | June 1, 2018

Worried that a robot is going to take your job? The truth is just the opposite. We are actually running out of people but there maybe hope in a new digital world. Demography is destiny. For years we have been

It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part III

By Bill Schmarzo | May 31, 2018

Digital “Business” Transformation This is the third part of the series on the “Customer Journey Digital Transformation” methodology for helping organizations to become more effective at leveraging their digital assets to disrupt traditional business models and disintermediate customer relationships. As

Panasonic plans to develop cobalt-free car batteries

By CloudBuzz | May 30, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s battery cell supplier Panasonic Corp said on Wednesday it is aiming to develop automotive batteries without using cobalt in the near future amid soaring prices of the key battery ingredient. Top battery makers are scrambling

Artificial intelligence machine found 95% of melanomas in study compared to 86.6% for dermatologists

By CloudBuzz | May 29, 2018

Computer learns to detect skin cancer more accurately than doctors A computer was better than human dermatologists at detecting skin cancer in a study that pitted people against machines in the quest for better, faster diagnostics, researchers said on Tuesday.

What You Need to Know About Gmail’s New AI

By Kayla Matthews | May 25, 2018

Gmail’s New AI In late April, Google gave its email service a significant overhaul. Besides getting a new look that includes a slightly different font style and differently shaped buttons, the interface has artificial intelligence features built into it. Available

New Technology Partnership: SAP and the Mercedes EQ Formula E Team Power Up for the Future

By CloudTweaks | May 22, 2018

SAP and the Mercedes EQ Formula E Team Power Up WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new multiyear agreement with Mercedes-Benz to become the official business performance partner of the automaker’s Mercedes EQ Formula E team in a relationship that

Five Reasons Why Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete

By Louis Columbus | May 22, 2018

Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete Hiring companies nationwide miss out on 50% or more of qualified candidates and tech firms incorrectly classify up 80% of candidates due to inaccuracies and shortcomings of existing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), illustrating

Blockchain + Analytics: Enabling Smart IOT

By Bill Schmarzo | May 21, 2018

Blockchain + Analytics Autonomous cars are racing down the highway at speeds exceeding 100 MPH when suddenly a car a half-mile ahead blows out a tire sending dangerous debris across 3 lanes of traffic.  Instead of relying upon sending this urgent,

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

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

Cloud Migration – 10 ‘Do it Right’ Tips

By Stan Roach

Cloud Migration Tips Businesses continue to adopt the cloud at break neck speed. Inherent benefits like lower operational costs, no infrastructure overheads, and quick access to better technology make cloud a very attractive proposition for businesses, especially start-ups and SMEs.

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

Don’t Forget Networking In Your Travel Plans To The Cloud

By Mike Johnson

Don’t Forget Networking The term “cloud” was first used by the telecomm industry in early schematics of the Internet to identify the various, non-specific uses data was put to at the end of their cables. The transmission of data was

Business Transformation And The IT Journey

By CloudTweaks

Business Transformation IT Journey When we look at significant business model changes during the past thirty years, technology has often been at the core. From mainframes to mini-computers to microcomputers to client/server to the Internet – technology change has been

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

By Mark Casey

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies, but there continue to be interesting developments in IoT related technology and services. The possibilities for efficiency

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

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

By Kris Lahiri

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS

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

My Fascination with Amazon Go

My Fascination with Amazon Go

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines ...
Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

Mitigating the Downtime Risks Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean ...
As Enterprises Execute Their Digital Strategies, New Multi-cloud Landscape Emerge

As Enterprises Execute Their Digital Strategies, New Multi-cloud Landscape Emerge

The Multi-cloud Landscape The digital universe is expanding rapidly, and cloud computing is building the foundation for almost infinite use ...
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, ...
5 Reasons to Head for the Cloud – Part 1

5 Reasons to Head for the Cloud – Part 1

Head for the Cloud Last month Salesforce held its 14th annual Dreamforce event in San Francisco. It has become 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 ...