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Artificial Intelligence to Add US$182 Billion to UAE Economy by 2035, Accenture Research Shows

By CloudBuzz | May 21, 2018

Financial services, healthcare, and transport and storage industries likely to see the biggest gains DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; May 21, 2018 – Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to boost economic growth in the United Arab Emirates by 1.6 percentage

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Azure the cloud for all – highlights from Microsoft BUILD 2018

By CloudBuzz | May 18, 2018

Last week, the Microsoft Build conference brought developers lots of innovation and was action packed with in-depth sessions. During the event, my discussions in the halls ranged from containers to dev tools, IoT to Azure Cosmos DB, and of course,

Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service and Financial Services Enable Next-Gen Blockchain Innovators

By CloudBuzz | May 18, 2018

Students Tackle Real Problems and Succeed in Blockchain Challenge In an effort to accelerate blockchain innovation in Financial Services and other industries, Oracle recently joined academia and banking industry leaders as part of the Carolina Fintech Hub (CFH) Generation Blockchain Challenge to

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in U.S. following Facebook debacle

By CloudBuzz | May 18, 2018

(Reuters) – Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the center of Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) privacy scandal, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States late on Thursday. This past March allegations surfaced that Cambridge Analytica, hired by President Donald

Sumo Logic and Partners to Host NYC DevOps Event with Dr. Nicole Forsgren

By CloudBuzz | May 17, 2018

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence, today announced it is hosting a DevOps industry event at the Eventi Hotel in New York City, along with partners

China Approves Toshiba’s $18 Billion Sale of Its Memory-Chip Unit

By CloudBuzz | May 17, 2018

TOKYO—Private-equity firm Bain Capital received approval from Chinese antitrust regulators for its deal to buy Toshiba Corp.’s memory-chip unit, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. A Bain-led consortium reached the $18 billion deal last September, but it was

Rackspace Launches Kubernetes-as-a-Service with Fully Managed Operations

By CloudBuzz | May 16, 2018

SAN ANTONIO – May 16, 2018 – Rackspace today announced Rackspace Kubernetes-as-a-Service, a highly-available managed service that transforms the way enterprises can utilize new container technologies, accelerating their digital transformation. Rackspace is focused on delivering true transformation as a service across applications,

Oracle Buys DataScience.com

By CloudBuzz | May 16, 2018

Adds Leading Data Science Platform to the Oracle Cloud, Enabling Customers to Fully Utilize Machine Learning Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire DataScience.com, whose platform centralizes data science tools, projects and infrastructure in a fully-governed

Researchers combine wearable technology and AI to predict the onset of health problems

By CloudBuzz | May 16, 2018

A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing. The study, which involved researchers from Waterloo’s Faculties of Applied Health Sciences and

Security in the Cloud—A Little Known Advantage, Actually

By CloudBuzz | May 16, 2018

Okay, I’ll go ahead and say it: Public cloud infrastructures are more secure, and the security is more cost-effective, than the majority of on-premises data centers. That should get the blood flowing. With the word “public” in its name, cloud

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5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

By Rajesh Ram

Enterprise File Sharing Solution Businesses have varying file sharing needs. Large, multi-regional businesses need to synchronize folders across a large number of sites, whereas small businesses may only need to support a handful of users in a single site. Construction

Breakthroughs in Clinical Trials Utilizing the Power of the Cloud

By Craig Morgan

Cloud Computing and the Medical Field Clinical trials play an essential role in the drug development process by effectively demonstrating the efficacy and safety of a pharmaceutical compound. Although lead by scientific endeavor with patient safety and therapeutic benefits in mind,

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

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World: What Your Company Needs To Know

By Ron Hovsepian

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World With the striking down of the Safe Harbor agreement in October, we have seen the tip of a data privacy iceberg whose global implications will play out well into the new year. In 2016,

Predictions For The Enterprise – Interconnected Cities

By Mark Barrenechea

Predictions For The Enterprise The IoT will be reality In 2016, we’ll work smarter, not harder. Human beings, appliances, homes, factories, cars, businesses, and cities will become more interconnected. If these items aren’t already, they’ll soon be “talking” to the

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

Why NSA Revelations Will Be Good For Cloud Security

By CloudTweaks

NSA Security Edward Snowden’s recent disclosures, including concerns about the NSA’s ability to break certain types of encryption, and the extent of surveillance on cloud service providers, put the entire cloud industry into an uproar. The bad news is that

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Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

By CloudTweaks

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT consultants, to supply chain analysts and beyond, the threats posed by third parties are real and growing. Deloitte, in its

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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

Advances in Technology and Consumer Behaviour are Driving Transformation

By Francesco Venturini

Technology and Consumer Behaviour Advances in technology and consumer behaviour are driving a transformation in the way video content is delivered to consumers. The change involves a migration away from traditional broadcasting models and platforms towards digital distribution over the

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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies ...
How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

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Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

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Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Engineers rank among the top emerging jobs ...
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Skills for faster innovation in financial services

Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that ...
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...