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Qualcomm offers EU concessions over $38 billion NXP takeover bid

By CloudBuzz | October 9, 2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the largest ever in the semiconductor industry. Qualcomm, which supplies chips to Android smartphone makers

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

Data-center provider Switch surges in debut

By CloudBuzz | October 6, 2017

(Reuters) – Shares of Switch Inc, which provides data center services to Amazon, eBay and JP Morgan among others, rose 34 percent in their market debut on Friday, giving the company a market capitalization of $5.63 billion. Switch’s IPO was

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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AI and the Future of Identity Protection

By Daniel Matthews | October 6, 2017

Future of Identity Protection There’s a lot of alarm over who stands to lose their job to automation and artificial intelligence. From fast food workers to toll booth operators, no doubt there’ll be some losses in the coming decades. But

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Global Cloud Enterprise Application Software Market Expected to Reach $144,111 Million by 2023 – Allied Market Research

By CloudBuzz | October 6, 2017

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, IndiaOctober 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Cloud Enterprise Application Software Market by Solution and Industry Vertical: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023,“ the global cloud enterprise application

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Identifying Threats and Trusting a Third Party with Your Data

By Matthew Cleaver | October 5, 2017

Third Party Data With data security breaches and identity thefts increasing every year, it is important for businesses to consider the impact this might have on their customers and reputation.  Luckily, there are a lot of options that make protecting

Boeing-backed, electric-hybrid airliner set to hit market in 2022

By CloudBuzz | October 5, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Seattle-area startup backed by the venture arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp plans to bring a small hybrid-electric airliner to market by 2022 that can dramatically reduce the travel time and cost of

Academia is on the Ropes but is Reluctant to Change. Why are Most of Them Digital Dinosaurs?

By John Pientka | October 5, 2017

“Moving a university is like moving a cemetery—you can’t expect any help from the inhabitants,” says Barb Oakley, Ph.D. Higher Educations’ product is too expensive, takes too long and doesn’t produce enough of the graduates needed. New technology could be

Telenor and Cisco introduce “WorkingGroupTwo”

By CloudBuzz | October 5, 2017

Telenor and Cisco introduce “WorkingGroupTwo” SAN JOSE, CA and FORNEBU, NORWAY–(Marketwired – Oct 5, 2017) – Telenor and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced their support to launch “WorkingGroupTwo” (WG2), a new business entity that will offer mobile operators a cloud solutions platform designed to radically increase product

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Learning From Past Mistakes: Predictions For Cybersecurity

By Larry Jones

Predictions Cybersecurity From Ashley Madison to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), hackers did not discriminate between organizations or industries when it came to unleashing cyber-attacks in 2015. This past year, data breaches affected millions of people with headlines of

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

Leveraging Carrier Ethernet To Connect To The Cloud

By Mary Stanhope

Connecting To The Cloud Determining the Best Cloud Connectivity Solution With the Cloud only being as good as employees’ ability to effectively access it, the overall user experience depends highly on enterprise network connectivity. Today, the Internet is the predominant

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

3 Challenges of Network Deployment in Hyperconverged Infrastructure

By Ariel Maislos

Hyperconverged Infrastructure In this article, we’ll explore three challenges that are associated with network deployment in a hyperconverged private cloud environment, and then we’ll consider several methods to overcome those challenges. The Main Challenge: Bring Your Own (Physical) Network Some of

My Fascination with Amazon Go

By Ken Tsai

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines have stretched around the block to try the new, “no-line” experience. It’s the new topic of water cooler, coffee shop,

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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,

Making Business Resiliency Part Of Business As Usual

By CloudTweaks

Business Resiliency 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 management, security, crisis management, and more.

Storage Stalemate: Why Current Trends Are Breaking Old Storage Solutions

By CloudTweaks

Old Storage Solutions While new technologies are being adapted at lightening pace across all kinds of industries, one thing has not changed: IT departments are expected to use antiquated storage solutions to meet their new storage needs. Just as we

Cloudy Apps: New Challenges And Complexities

By Alex Heneveld

Cloudy Apps New technologies often simplify some aspect of life, an aspect which was previously painful. But then, as soon as it is adopted, a technology presents new challenges and new complexities. With cloud computing, you can get a new

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?

Are you being served by an empathetic Bot! Move over chatbots - it is time for the empathetic bot. Say ...
Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security Don’t count on cloud providers to provide all your UCaaS security It’s official: Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) has ...
73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

Internet Of Things Data According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by ...
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Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware: How VDI Can Help Defend Against the Next Ransomware Attack

Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware The WannaCry ransomware made headlines back in May when it crippled hospitals across the UK and put ...
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Passwords: More Secure Than Biometric Authentication?

Biometric Authentication Biometrics has long granted or denied access to secure things like premises and vehicles. Now it is being ...
10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent ...