Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive?

John Davis, CSO of Palo Alto Networks' federal division, suggested that too many firms have given in to the hackers by resigning themselves to this reactionary approach. "Some of our industry has given up on the ability to prevent and is focused primarily on detection and response, which means, with a mindset like that, it means you're always involved in cleaning up aisle nine, as some people like to say..."

What’s All The Software Defined Fuss About? Busting Myths From VMworld

By CloudTweaks | November 13, 2013

Talking with people at VMworld in San Francisco and Barcelona, it was clear that software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data centers (SDDC) were a major area of focus for most businesses. These topics are vital to the evolution of virtualization…

Cloud Infographic: Evolution Of Big Data

By CloudTweaks | November 8, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Evolution Of Big Data A nice infographic resource provided by IBM called: The Evolution of Big Data.     Infographic Source: IBM

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Variety

By CloudTweaks | November 7, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Variety “Case Study: Turn Big Data into Big Money” How one company earned $3.7 million from Big Data in 60 days. This study reveals how the careful application of “Big Data” in email marketing can lead to…

Making Business Resiliency Part Of Business As Usual

By CloudTweaks | November 5, 2013

Making Business Resiliency Part of Business As Usual 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…

10 Steps To Success With The Cloud

By CloudTweaks | November 4, 2013

10 Steps To Success With The Cloud The cloud, the trend that appears to be steaming on ahead as the likes of Salesforce, Amazon’s Web Services and Workday continue to gain market value. Utilising cloud services for business has allowed…

Cloud Infographic: Machine Big Data

By CloudTweaks | November 2, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Machine Big Data Did you know that Chevron manages as much data as Google? Here is a colorful infographic provided by TIBCO Software called “Taming The Monster Of Machine Big Data” which provides some interesting facts on how…

What The Gartner Big Data 2013 Report Means For The Industry

By CloudTweaks | November 1, 2013

What The Gartner Big Data 2013 Report Means For The Industry Gartner’s 2013 Big Data survey was recently released and has highlighted some of the long held beliefs in Big Data with survey evidence to prove it. The survey itself was…

Better Data Risk Mitigation For SaaS Providers

By CloudTweaks | November 1, 2013

Better Data Risk Mitigation for SaaS Providers We live in a world that is rife with internal-controls breakdowns that result in security and data breaches, which can cause tremendous business and reputational damage for organizations. The rise of cloud computing…

Cloud Infographic: Data – You Cannot Stop It

By CloudTweaks | October 30, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Data – You Cannot Stop It We have covered hundreds of articles with relation to Big Data here at CloudTweaks over the years. We clearly understand its big business and there is a growing need to recruit the…

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Scientists Need Apply

By CloudTweaks | October 29, 2013

Big Data Scientists Need Apply “Harnessing Big Data to Grow Revenue” 90 percent of the world’s big data was created in the past two years alone. Despite the volume and scope of this data, however, businesses are often at a…

Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity – Flirting With Disaster

By Steve Prentice | October 28, 2013

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Nobody likes to think about the bad things that can happen in life, but all too often, history has shown that procrastinating on safeguards means a bigger and more expensive cleanup to follow. This is…

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption And Risk In 2013

By CloudTweaks | October 22, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption And Risk In 2013 Nice infographic provided by the team at Skyhigh Networks which offers a number of useful and interesting fun facts related to cloud usage. Infographic Source: Skyhigh Networks

Passing Big Data Through A Drinking Straw

By CloudBuzz | October 22, 2013

Passing Big Data Through A Drinking Straw Big Data has all the corporate heads up and about in excitement since it promises to uncover golden nuggets of information out from an ocean of mundane and redundant data. But here’s the…

Promises, Promises: Has The ERP Promise Finally Become A Reality?

By CloudTweaks | October 17, 2013

Promises, Promises: Has the ERP Promise Finally Become a Reality? “You made me promises, promises you knew you’d never keep. Promises, promises why do I believe?” Those of us fortunate, or unfortunate, enough to enjoy the 80’s may remember these…

Cloud Computing Bottleneck: The Bandwidth Problem

By CloudBuzz | October 17, 2013

Cloud Computing Bottleneck: The Bandwidth Problem Though Cloud Computing looks to be the future of application and data delivery for the foreseeable future, it is not without its downsides and bottlenecks, literally. The most evident bottleneck you will notice is…

Cloud Infographic: Humanizing Big Data

By CloudTweaks | October 16, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Humanizing Big Data Many of today’s businesses find themselves caught in a snarl of internal data, paralyzed by internal silos, and executing antiquated marketing approaches. As a result, consumers are losing patience, shareholders are clamoring for growth and…

Importance Of Cloud Computing Interoperability

By CloudTweaks | October 15, 2013

Importance Of Cloud Computing Interoperability Cloud Computing and Provider Lock-In Provider lock-in is well known obstacle of cloud computing business model. It is characterized by the inability or limited ability to connect to resources that are not part of the…

Cloud Infographic: Social Gaming Statistics & Trends

By CloudTweaks | October 14, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Social Gaming Statistics & Trends With the continued growth of social games and the volume of new Facebook users growing, it is time that marketers update engagement strategies to leverage the power of social gaming. Learn more in…

Cloud Computing Helps Reduce Costs For Media Producers

By CloudTweaks | October 14, 2013

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Cloud Infographic: Where’s Your Data

By CloudTweaks | October 11, 2013

Cloud Infographic: Where’s Your Data Big Data is all the rage today. There’s a lot of buzz about how it will transform your business with diagnostics and dashboards distributed directly to business users. The truth is someday Big Data will…

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