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AI In Telecom: Intelligent Operations is the New Norm

By Ronald van Loon | November 17, 2017

Intelligent Operations The move towards an intelligent world is faster and more rapid than it ever was before. The increase in this transition has been propagated through the role of several high key stakeholders that have redefined the way we

Why Big Data is the Key to Relationship Marketing

By Shachar Shamir | November 16, 2017

Big Data Relationship Marketing When you think about big data, you might find that marketing is one of the first uses that comes to mind. Rightly so – it’s an incredibly powerful tool for marketing companies seeking to analyze large-scale

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By CloudTweaks | November 15, 2017

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union will go into effect. Although its goal to protect consumer data is admirable, about a third of global companies don’t know whether

How to protect your data with the 3-2-1 strategy

By Alexander Negrash | November 10, 2017

How To Protect Your Data Every once in a while we all find ourselves in a situation where our data is irrecoverably lost. Be it hardware malfunction, nasty ransomware, or failure to repeatedly press Ctrl+S while working on that crucial

Direct Connect To Cloud: Solving For Performance, But At What Cost?

By Mark Casey | November 9, 2017

Direct Cloud Connect Executives embarking on the journey to becoming a digital enterprise are essentially asking IT to enable the enterprise to create new services and products and bring them to market faster. Cloud infrastructure services have been key to

GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

By CloudTweaks | November 7, 2017

GDPR Compliance Regulations can be a tricky thing. For the most part, they’re well thought out in terms of mandating actions that a company can or cannot take – they do a really good job of telling us what we

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

Machine Learning Open-Source Tools

Do More With Machine Learning Thanks to These 6 Open-Source Tools

By Kayla Matthews | November 2, 2017

Machine Learning Open-Source Tools We are in the middle of a machine learning, AI and big data renaissance — at least, that’s what we’re calling it. Seemingly everyone is interested in this technology these days, and for a good reason.

Alibaba Cloud Operations in Malaysia Offers Answers to Data Sovereignty Challenges, says IDC

By CloudBuzz | November 2, 2017

Alibaba Cloud Operations in Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, November 2nd, 2017 – IDC believes that there will be a rise in datacenter consolidations and migrations with the commencement of Alibaba Cloud operation in Malaysia. The presence of global cloud service providers in

Case study: How HCI-powered private clouds accelerate efficient digital transformation

By Dana Gardner | November 1, 2017

The next BriefingsDirect cloud efficiency case study examines how a world-class private cloud project evolved in the financial sector. We’ll now learn how public cloud-like experiences, agility, and cost structures are being delivered via a strictly on-premises model built on hyper-converged infrastructure for a

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WordPress Security 101 – Protecting Against Insider Threats

WordPress Security 101 – Protecting Against Insider Threats

Protecting Against Insider Threats Continued from part 1 of our 5 part Wordpress security series. A recent Breach Level Index report by ...
How Many Jobs Per Sector Are At High Risk Of Being Taken By Robots By 2030

How Many Jobs Per Sector Are At High Risk Of Being Taken By Robots By 2030

Could a robot or machine be doing your job? The robotic revolution is set to cause the biggest transformation in ...
Will 2018 Be the Year Augmented Reality Moves Outside ‘Pokémon Go’?

Will 2018 Be the Year Augmented Reality Moves Outside ‘Pokémon Go’?

2018 Augmented Reality If you’ve never heard of “Pokémon Go” — or at least never had the concept explained to ...
GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

GDPR Compliance Regulations can be a tricky thing. For the most part, they’re well thought out in terms of mandating ...
Having Your Cybersecurity And Eating It Too

Having Your Cybersecurity And Eating It Too

The Catch 22 The very same year Marc Andreessen famously said that software was eating the world, the Chief Information ...
THE PARADOX OF CLOUD AND COLOCATION SOLUTIONS

THE PARADOX OF CLOUD AND COLOCATION SOLUTIONS

Cloud and Colocation Solutions According to Aberdeen Group and Ventana Research, one out of four enterprises surveyed expect their data ...
Cryptographic Key Generation – It’s Time To Pay Attention

Cryptographic Key Generation – It’s Time To Pay Attention

Cryptographic Key Generation When we think about cryptographic keys, we tend to think about closely guarded secrets. Keys are the only ...
Cloud Services Providers - Learning To Keep The Lights On

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from ...