Cloud Network Outages Today, many organizations rely on the cloud for database and application services, a safe, cost-effective, and operationally advantageous strategy. However, when a widespread network outage hits, the necessary recovery mechanisms aren’t always in place. According to a
Securing Video Conferencing Today, cybersecurity dominates headlines as businesses of all sizes and across multiple industries are falling victim to data breaches and distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks. Yet unified communications technologies have gained less attention in the security
Computing on The Edge Every single day more and more data is produced, exchanged, processed, and transmitted around the world. The sheer amount of data processed every day is growing exponentially and by 2020 Intel has estimated that the average
Downtime Recovery Most business owners expect to face an IT failure at some point in their enterprise career. But, while these dreaded spells of down time have come to be considered an inevitability since the invention of the internet, that’s
CloudTweaks Podcast Discussing Cloud Security with Zohar Alon, CEO of Dome9. Also what is the fastest and most efficient way to transport mega-petabytes of data? Hint: it has 18 wheels. And our outsider’s perspective from Jeremy Daniel. Contact us for
Effective Governance, Risk and Compliance Cloud adoption continues to grow, which is evident from the fact that annual 2016 revenues for cloud vendors were “within touching distance” of $150 billion. Gartner also predicts that, a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be
Fintech Cybercrime Report 2017 ThreatMetrix has released its latest quarterly cybercrime report based on cybercrime attacks from October to December 2016, detailing trends across financial services and eCommerce, with a global study of traffic patterns and emerging threats. Financial Services
Printers and Hackers Spies and thieves often do their best work by hiding in plain sight. No one suspects the person sipping coffee at the table across from you in the coffee shop – the one who happens to be
Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid clip, even as executives from companies such as McDonald’s and ENEL talked about how their organizations are embracing a cloud-first
Smarter Homes Rumour has it that 2017 will be the year of the smart home; not a new prediction, smart homes have been trending for a while, but an exciting possibility nonetheless. It’s possible that, as ever, given a little
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Demand for Cloud Skills Increases Thinking about adding more cloud skills to your repertoire? Stop thinking. The time to do it is now. For IT professionals, cloud computing skills are becoming an essential resume item. Companies are actively – and
Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Addressing security concerns of the Public Cloud Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have
Enterprise Adoption On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years.
Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration Over the past decade, the momentum for enterprise collaboration has shifted from the building of massive intranet solutions, usually developed and maintained by internal IT organizations, toward more flexible and cost-effective cloud-based collaboration platforms.
IT Operations Management Rapid change is the new constant with today’s Enterprises. There is a continuous shift in the technology landscape and the demands of the customers coupled with Enterprises wanting to stay competitive. This changing, fluid environment results in
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
Mitigating the Downtime Risks Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean angry communications from employees and the C-suite and often a Twitterstorm of customer ire. See the recent Samsung SmartThings dustup
Online File Sharing Security Do you have confidential business files stored on your work computer? Maybe it’s a spreadsheet for a report that must be delivered to management tomorrow. If you don’t work on it from home, you’ll be at
Collaboration in 2018 Four Technology Trends 2017 is coming to an end, which marks the time of year when we take a look into the crystal ball and share predictions on how emerging technologies will change the way we work.
“as-a-Service” The future of cloud computing has often been framed as being a debate between private vs. public clouds, with each model having its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of cost-effectiveness, control and security. The debate should instead focus