Cloud Computing

New Oracle Autonomous Cloud Services Ease Mobile Development, Data Integration

By CloudBuzz | June 13, 2018

AI-based PaaS services cut costs and speed development of chatbots, data integration, and API management Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced the availability of its next-generation Oracle Cloud Platform services featuring built-in autonomous capabilities, including Oracle Mobile Cloud Enterprise, Oracle Data Integration

The New Kids On The Block: Data Protection Officers

By Oussama El-Hilali | June 13, 2018

Data Protection Officers The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is officially here. Yet, organizations are still unaware, are ignoring, or flat out didn’t build in enough time to make sure they met all mandates of this expansive and impactful regulation.

NVIDIA Opening AI Research Lab in Toronto, Following Move in Seattle

By CloudBuzz | June 13, 2018

Toronto is a thriving hub for AI experts, thanks in part to foundational work out of the University of Toronto and government-supported research organizations like the Vector Institute. We’re tapping further into this expertise by investing in a new AI research

AI could get 100 times more energy-efficient with IBM’s new artificial synapses

By CloudBuzz | June 12, 2018

Copying the features of a neural network in silicon might make machine learning way more efficient. Neural networks are the crown jewel of the AI boom. They gorge on data and do things like transcribe speech or describe images with

Robo-Advisors vs. Financial Advisors: What Do Millennials Prefer?

By Mike Brown | June 12, 2018

Robo-Advisors vs. Financial Advisors For technology-loving millennials, robo-advisors may seem appealing. With a robo-advisor, a portfolio is managed online by using software algorithms instead of a real person. It makes sense millennials would flock to robo-advisors, but they’re not, according

Thales and Microsoft partner on cloud system for armed forces

By CloudBuzz | June 12, 2018

(Reuters) – French defense electronics group Thales is partnering with Microsoft to jointly develop a common defense cloud solution for armed forces, the companies said on Tuesday. Based on Microsoft’s Azure Stack platform, the “flexible cloud application platform” will allow

Splunk nabs on-call management startup VictorOps for $120 M

By CloudBuzz | June 11, 2018

In a DevOps world, the operations part of the equation needs to be on call to deal with issues as they come up 24/7. We used to use pagers. Today’s solutions like PagerDuty and VictorOps have been created to place this kind

VMware Honors Rackspace for Accelerating Enterprises’ Journey to the Cloud

By CloudBuzz | June 11, 2018

Rackspace was honored to be named one of VMware’s Partner Innovation global award winners at its Partner Leadership Summit earlier this month. For “outstanding performance and notable achievements” in 2017, VMware named Rackspace its global and Americas winner in the Integrate Public

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of Big Data’s Growth

By Louis Columbus | June 8, 2018

Big Data’s Growth Worldwide Big Data market revenues for software and services are projected to increase from $42B in 2018 to $103B in 2027, attaining a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.48% according to Wikibon. Forrester predicts the global

Smartphone PIN protection methods have high failure rate

By CloudBuzz | June 8, 2018

FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018 – Popular methods of protecting smartphone personal identification number (PINs) may only be successful in safeguarding your personal information 20 per cent of the time, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.

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Automation and the IT Service Management Strategy

By Brian Day

IT Service Management Strategy It’s true. The full potential of automation cannot be fully realized until it is informed and supported by an effective IT service management strategy (ITSM) that encompasses your entire IT environment, as well as business objectives,

Imminent IoT Eye-Tracking Technologies To Transform The Connected World

By CloudTweaks

IoT Eye Tracking Smelling may be the first of the perceptible senses, but the eye is the fastest moving organ in the human body. While the first, second, and third screens have historically exercised the potential of this organ to

Bare-Metal Cloud: Meeting The Demand For High-Performance Cloud Solutions

By Gopala Tumuluri

High-Performance Cloud Solutions Organizations have been flocking to cloud infrastructure services in an effort to cut IT costs while capitalizing quickly on technology innovations. The driving force is almost always the desire for flexibility, scalability and efficiency. And the cloud

GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By Brad Thies

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

Built to Last: Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner for Your Game

By Robert Van der Meulen

Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner There are millions of gamers around the globe, and according to gaming market research firm Newzoo, they’ll drive roughly $108.9 billion in revenue for the industry by the end of this year. As video games

Advances in Technology and Consumer Behaviour are Driving Transformation

By Francesco Venturini

Technology and Consumer Behaviour Advances in technology and consumer behaviour are driving a transformation in the way video content is delivered to consumers. The change involves a migration away from traditional broadcasting models and platforms towards digital distribution over the

Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits

By Larry Warnock

Data security is always a hot topic Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward

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

Marc Malizia

Virtualization + Cloud Equals Perfect Storm For Recovery Services

By Marc Malizia

Data Recovery Services Not very long ago disaster recovery was a luxury afforded by only the very large companies due to the prohibitive cost and effort required. Frequently even these large companies were unable to justify the investment and went without

Cloud Based Service Level Agreements – Two Different Worlds

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Level Agreements A common theme in the chatter about cloud computing is the need for Cloud Based Service Level Agreements SLAs around performance and availability. These SLAs simply don’t exist or are specified in a way that makes them

Are you being served by an empathetic Bot! And do you even care?

Are you being served by an empathetic Bot! And do you even care?

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IoT Data Centers – “We’ve Always Done IoT, We’re Just Terrible At Marketing It”

IoT Data Centers An often repeated phrase by many data center professionals is “We’ve always done IoT, we’re just terrible ...
What You Need To Know About Choosing A Cloud Service Provider

What You Need To Know About Choosing A Cloud Service Provider

Selecting The Right Cloud Services Provider How to find the right partner for cloud adoption on an enterprise scale The ...
Cloud Migration and Cyberwar

Cloud Migration and Cyberwar

Cyberwar Concerns This last week the Washington Post published a bombshell story on the recent attacks on the US election infrastructure ironically ...
Cloud Proofing Future Business Challenges

Cloud Proofing Future Business Challenges

Cloud Proofing Business Hardly a week goes by without coming across news around the increase in the number of organizations ...
Mitigating Cyberattacks: The Prevention and Handling

Mitigating Cyberattacks: The Prevention and Handling

Mitigating Cyberattacks New tools and technologies help companies in their drive to improve performance, cut costs and grow their businesses ...