Cloud Computing

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.

Verizon names former Ericsson chief to replace McAdam

By CloudBuzz | June 8, 2018

(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) named Chief Technology Officer and former Ericsson boss Hans Vestberg as its new Chief Executive on Friday, saying he will replace current CEO Lowell McAdam on Aug. 1. McAdam, 64, plans to retire at

Survey: Millennials Don’t See Career Path in Cybersecurity

By CloudBuzz | June 7, 2018

As organizations struggle to fill cybersecurity vacancies, they aren’t finding many candidates among millennial jobseekers. A new study shows millennials are only marginally interested in cybersecurity careers, with 9 percent showing any interest at all. The finding is troubling, considering millennials have

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How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

By Cloud Syndicate

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing across various tiers of data centers. This impacts datacenters heavily on revenue loss, SLA-based penalties, and customer experience. Furthermore, loss

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

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

By CloudTweaks

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% in violent crimes and 7.4% in motor-vehicle thefts in the United States in 2016. Despite having stringent laws and intense

Calculating the ROI on Cloud

The Cost of Cloud: Calculating the ROI on Cloud

By Shreekanth Joshi

Calculating the ROI on Cloud IDC calls cloud computing “one of the most potentially transformative developments in the information technology world in the last 20 years.” Many companies have already chosen virtualization – generating a straightforward and easily measurable ROI

The Managed Service Provider

Threatening Skies: The Managed Service Provider

By John Humphreys

The Managed Service Provider Business is not easy. Just when you think you have the market figured out, and your business is growing nicely, another new threat comes onto the horizon. Many VARs and MSPs who built successful businesses implementing

Cloud Comings and Goings

By John Pientka

Cloud Power Amazon Web Services – the giant of cloud computing – is on track to do $10 Billion in revenue this year. Yet, rumors swirl that Apple may take a huge chunk of business away from them and Dropbox has

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Technology Predictions of the Future

By John Barnes

Cloud Computing Predictions In 2010, we have seen a transformation of skeptics from their belief that cloud computing is suited mainly for small to mid-sized business, to a general acceptance that “the cloud” is everywhere. However, we have also seen

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

Problem In Customer Support – What Mobile App Developers Can Learn From AmEx

By Barry Coleman

Mobile App Developers Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, marketing and… customer support? We don’t tend to consider customer support as a complement to marketing, but when an organization experiences success in retaining customers and securing customer loyalty, it’s

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

By Tom Dibble

Revenue Imperatives “Follow the money” is always a good piece of advice, but in today’s recurring revenue-driven market, “follow the customer” may be more powerful. Two recurring revenue imperatives highlight the importance of responding to, and cherishing customer interactions. Technology

How B2B Ecosystems & (Big) Data Can Transform Sales and Marketing Practices

How B2B Ecosystems & (Big) Data Can Transform Sales and Marketing Practices

B2B Ecosystems & (Big) Data Managing your relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners and constantly improving their experience is a ...
2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT's Weaknesses to Light

2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT’s Weaknesses to Light

DLP Technology In regards to data loss prevention (DLP), in the last five years many companies rushed to implement DLP ...
Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment? Find Out

Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment? Find Out

ERP Deployment You know how ERP deployment can improve processes within your supply chain, and the things to keep in ...
Business Intelligence And Analytics In The Cloud, 2017

Business Intelligence And Analytics In The Cloud, 2017

Business Intelligence In The Cloud, 2017 78% are planning to increase the use of cloud for BI and data management ...
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 ...
Cloudification - Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification – Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification and the Budget Shift Gartner has recently predicted that by 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare ...