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..."

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

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…

Beth Desmond

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…

IBM’s cloud, cybersecurity and data analytics business rose 11 percent to $8.8 billion in the quarter

By CloudBuzz | October 18, 2017

Big Blue back on the attack, analysts cautious (Reuters) – IBM shares surged 5 percent on Wednesday after the world’s first big computing company beat expectations on third-quarter revenue and gave an outlook that hinted it was back on a…

IBM scientists Thomas Brunschwiler and Rahel Straessle are developing machine learning algorithms to interpret the IoT data.

Using IoT and machine learning to track the progression of lung disease

By CloudTweaks | October 13, 2017

IoT Tracking Progression of Lung Disease (Image Source: IBM scientists Thomas Brunschwiler and Rahel Straessle) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a.k.a. COPD, is a progressive lung disease which causes breathlessness and is often caused by cigarette smoke and air pollution. By 2030, it is…

For AI to Change Business, It Needs to Be Fueled with Quality Data

By Ronald van Loon | October 12, 2017

Quality Data and AI There’s no doubt that AI has usurped big data as the enterprise technology industry’s favorite new buzzword. After all, it’s on Gartner’s 2017 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies, for a reason. While progress was slow during the first…

73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects

By Louis Columbus | October 12, 2017

New IoT Projects Manufacturing-based IoT connections grew 84% between 2016 and 2017, followed by energy & utilities (41%). 73% of executives are either researching or currently launching IoT projects. The IoT platform market is expected to grow 35% per year…

Logicalis US: Cybercriminals Are Targeting Higher Education

By CloudBuzz | October 10, 2017

CISOs Can Strengthen Their IT Security Plans NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Each time a major retailer, credit bureau or healthcare provider experiences a significant data breach, even the experts in cybersecurity circles wonder, “What could be worse than that?”  According…

Philips teams with HPE on ecosystem approach to improve healthcare informatics-driven outcomes

By Dana Gardner | October 9, 2017

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare transformation use-case discussion focuses on how an ecosystem approach to big data solutions brings about improved healthcare informatics-driven outcomes. We’ll now learn how a Philips Healthcare Informatics and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnership creates new solutions for the global healthcare market and provides…

Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues Grow 25.8% in the Second Quarter of 2017

By CloudBuzz | October 6, 2017

Driven by Expansion in Public Cloud FRAMINGHAM, Mass., October 5, 2017 – According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public…

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

By Ronald van Loon | October 6, 2017

Digital Innovation A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two directions in which the conversation goes. It is either varying states of disbelief at the rate of change within the…

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