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Financial Services and the Blockchain Government

By Josh Hamilton | January 11, 2017

Blockchain Government If you have had your head buried in the sand for the last few years, you might not have noticed the massive groundswell of support, discussion, and investment, in the technology that that has been touted as the

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6 Challenges For Wearable App Development

By Melissa Crooks | January 11, 2017

Wearable App Challenges Today, the newest technology in the industry is all about what you wear. The emerging new technologies are not restricted to smartphone devices. Technology has made its way to almost everything that we utilise in our daily

Financial Robo-advisors Cannot Replace Humans

By CloudTweaks | January 10, 2017

Financial Robo-advisors Last year we saw the rise of numerous robo-advisors, bots, and investing robots that are considered a disruptive force within the financial industry. All the media hype aside, these tools have a long way to go before they

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How IoT Unleash The Hidden Potentials Of Retail Industry?

By Melissa Crooks | January 9, 2017

IoT Retail Services Connected devices are not just changing the way we work, play and behave – They are bringing dramatic changes in the entire industry. It adds more intelligence to the objects that entangle us. Right from utility meters

The Reasons Why Data Is The New Oil

By Josh Hamilton | January 5, 2017

Data Revolution The industrial revolution was driven by fossil fuels, coal gas and above all oil, were becoming highly sought after. Wars were fought, regimes toppled, and thousands of people died, all in the pursuit of a little taste of

Deciphering Fintech Through Education

By Jennifer Klostermann | January 5, 2017

Fintech Through Education With technology permeating all industries, few of us would feel confident utilizing financial products or services that aren’t thoroughly tech-integrated, and yet the realm of fintech is still observed warily by many. Though fintech indeed incorporates many

Could We Get Uber For Plane Tickets?

By Josh Hamilton | January 5, 2017

Uber For Plane Tickets Uber has revolutionized the economy, not just the taxi industry, but the whole economy. Since they burst onto the scene in 2009 their influence has seen the sharing economy explode. Every industry has had their “Uber

Two 2017 Trends From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

By Allan Leinwand | January 4, 2017

Reaching For The Stars People who know me know that I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I recently had the opportunity to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. While I won’t give any spoilers away for the few who

Drone Advancements In 2017

By Jennifer Klostermann | January 3, 2017

Drone Advancements At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the 50th anniversary of the giant tech trade show, the launch of a range of new and improved technologies is expected, including self-driving cars, advanced wearables, personal robots, and cutting-edge virtual reality

How To Protect Your VoIP From Cyber Attacks

By Josh Hamilton | January 3, 2017

Cyber Attacks and VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a way to take audio signals and transmit them in digital format via the internet; turning an internet connection into a way to make essentially free worldwide calls. With VoIP

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Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

By Paul Mercina

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

How to Transform Your Operating Model for the Cloud

By Jeff Townes

Transform Your Operating Model It can be tough for established organizations to embrace change, so when they start working with cloud-based technology, they’re bound to encounter hurdles. While some companies transform themselves, others lag behind. So what gives? In truth, it’s

Online File Sharing And The Importance Of Security

By Charles Mount

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

GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

By CloudTweaks

GDPR Compliance Regulations can be a tricky thing. For the most part, they’re well thought out in terms of mandating actions that a company can or cannot take – they do a really good job of telling us what we

Overcoming the impact of a major disaster on their IT infrastructure

By CloudTweaks

Overcoming IT Infrastructure Disaster One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

By Harold Byun

Security Ecosystem Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major roadblock for many cloud projects, the company’s extensive security investments appear to be paying off. Salesforce is one of just

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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

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

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

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

By Brendan O'Brien

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, they are demanding more choice; not only in products, but in how and when they pay for them. They expect

As Enterprises Execute Their Digital Strategies, New Multi-cloud Landscape Emerge

As Enterprises Execute Their Digital Strategies, New Multi-cloud Landscape Emerge

The Multi-cloud Landscape The digital universe is expanding rapidly, and cloud computing is building the foundation for almost infinite use ...
Two 2017 Trends From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Two 2017 Trends From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Reaching For The Stars People who know me know that I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I recently had the ...
How to secure personally identifiable information (PII) of customers

How to secure personally identifiable information (PII) of customers

Secure Personally Identifiable Information Information security has been a constant challenge for enterprises. Especially in a software test environment, enterprises face ...
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Can You Afford the Risk of Not Going to the Cloud?

Risk of Not Going to the Cloud If you’re considering a migration to a public cloud environment, you’re most likely ...
Why ‘Data Hoarding’ Increases Cybersecurity Risk

Why ‘Data Hoarding’ Increases Cybersecurity Risk

Data Hoarding The proliferation of data and constant growth of content saved on premise, in cloud storage, or a non-integrated ...
Tesla is Worth More Than Ford or GM. Is this the Automakers iPhone Moment?

Tesla is Worth More Than Ford or GM. Is this the Automakers iPhone Moment?

The Automakers iPhone Moment Remember Blackberry? How about Nokia or Motorola? Vaguely you say. Will we one day state the ...