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BP teams up with Tesla to venture into battery storage for windfarm

By CloudBuzz | April 10, 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – BP has teamed up with Tesla to build its first battery…

Spending on IT Infrastructure for Deployment in Cloud Environments is Forecast to Grow 10.9% in 2018, According to IDC

By CloudBuzz | April 10, 2018

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT… https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS43727818&preview=true

Where to watch Zuckerberg’s Senate testimony live

By CloudBuzz | April 10, 2018

Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will begin two of the most publicly…  https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/10/where-to-watch-zuckerbergs-senate-testimony-live/

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Takes First Drubbing In D.C.

By CloudBuzz | April 10, 2018

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson: ‘Facebook Failed Us’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg… Source: https://www.govinfosecurity.com/facebooks-zuckerberg-takes-first-drubbing-in-dc-a-10792

Apple says all its facilities now powered by clean energy

By CloudBuzz | April 9, 2018

(Reuters) – Apple Inc on Monday said it had achieved its goal of powering all…

Gartner: Rackspace a Leader in Public Cloud Managed Services

By CloudBuzz | April 9, 2018

For the second year in a row, Rackspace has earned a place in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide. Due to the complex nature and barriers to entry for cloud

How VMware, HPE, and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services

By Dana Gardner | February 12, 2018

Bringing Together Managed Cloud Services The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer optimized cloud design interview explores how a triumvirate of VMware, Hewlett Packard Enterprise(HPE), and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services to global audiences. Learn how Telefonica’s vision for delivering flexible cloud services capabilities to Latin

Effective Security Management In A Software Defined World

By CloudBuzz | October 19, 2016

Effective Security Management Software defined infrastructure (SDx) along with use of private and public cloud technology is completely changing the way IT departments manage enterprise data centers and application workloads. Automation is a key component of software defined networking (SDN),

Security: Avoiding A Hatton Garden-Style Data Center Heist

By CloudBuzz | September 26, 2016

Data Center Protection In April 2015, one of the world’s biggest jewelry heists occurred at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company in London. Posing as workmen, the criminals entered the building through a lift shaft and cut through a 50cm-thick

The Week In Tech: Twitter, Apple and Microsoft Make Waves

By Jeremy Daniel | May 27, 2016

Week In Tech In a sign that multi-national corporations are assuming more of the roles once associated with government, Facebook and Microsoft teamed up this week to announce plans to lay 4 000 miles of cable under the Ocean from

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Three Tips For Tackling Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) Within Your Organization

By CloudTweaks

(BYOC) Within Your Organization It’s the latest tech acronym: BYOC or Bring Your Own Cloud. Personal cloud services are convenient, inexpensive, and always available. They also have the potential to wreak havoc on the enterprise in ways we haven’t seen

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

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

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

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

By John Barco

Do Not Rely On Passwords Simple passwords are no longer safe to use online. John Barco, vice president of Global Product Marketing at ForgeRock, explains why it’s time the industry embraced more advanced identity-centric solutions that improve the customer experience

How Can Cloud Ensure Smooth Business Process Management?

By Art Landro

Smooth Business Process Management Businesses rely on the implementation of processes. Cloud-based software provides a way for easy management and alleviates issues companies face trying to improve these processes, particularly when it comes to prototyping and modeling. A question many

Green Cloud Computing – Green Power Usage Effectiveness

By Eirikur Hrafnsson

  A few years back the Green Grid developed the Power Usage Effectiveness metric or PUE for short to measure a data centers’ effectiveness of getting power to IT equipment. What the PUE tells you in simple terms is how

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,

5 Ways New Technology is Having an Impact on the Energy Sector

By Eric Hebert

Tech Energy Sector We’ve discussed here in the past how cleantech (a blanket term that includes technologies that affect recycling, renewable energy, transportation, and others) is moving energy efficiency into the cloud, and how there are many very well-known technology

Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

Big Data Strategies Data is ubiquitous, but success apparently isn’t. Companies using big data strategies are running headlong into an 85 ...
Countdown to GDPR: Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform

Countdown to GDPR: Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform

Preparing for Global Data Privacy Reform Multinational businesses who aren’t up to speed on the regulatory requirements of the European ...
The Cloud Debate - Private, Public, Hybrid or Multi Clouds?

The Cloud Debate – Private, Public, Hybrid or Multi Clouds?

The Cloud Debate Now that we've gotten over the hump of whether we should adopt the cloud or not, "which ...
Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than ...
My Fascination with Amazon Go

My Fascination with Amazon Go

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 ...
ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone ...
GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union ...
Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of ...
Rainmaking From The Cloud - CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, ...
A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by ...