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Worldwide Spending on Industry Cloud by Healthcare Providers Will Be More Than Twice the Size of Financial Firms’ Industry Cloud Spending in 2018, According to IDC

By CloudBuzz | June 14, 2018

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. June 14, 2018 – Industry cloud spending across four major industry groups (finance, manufacturing, healthcare, and the public sector) will total $22.5 billion globally in 2018, according to a new Worldwide Semiannual Industry Cloud Tracker from International Data Corporation (IDC). Of

Etsy Raises 2018 Revenue Forecast While Increasing Transaction Fees For Sellers

By CloudBuzz | June 14, 2018

(Reuters) – Etsy Inc on Thursday raised its full-year revenue growth forecast and increased its transaction fee for sellers, sending the e-commerce company’s shares up more than 19 percent in premarket trading. Etsy expects revenue growth of 32 percent to

New Oracle Autonomous Cloud Services Ease Mobile Development, Data Integration

By CloudBuzz | June 13, 2018

AI-based PaaS services cut costs and speed development of chatbots, data integration, and API management Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced the availability of its next-generation Oracle Cloud Platform services featuring built-in autonomous capabilities, including Oracle Mobile Cloud Enterprise, Oracle Data Integration

NVIDIA Opening AI Research Lab in Toronto, Following Move in Seattle

By CloudBuzz | June 13, 2018

Toronto is a thriving hub for AI experts, thanks in part to foundational work out of the University of Toronto and government-supported research organizations like the Vector Institute. We’re tapping further into this expertise by investing in a new AI research

AI could get 100 times more energy-efficient with IBM’s new artificial synapses

By CloudBuzz | June 12, 2018

Copying the features of a neural network in silicon might make machine learning way more efficient. Neural networks are the crown jewel of the AI boom. They gorge on data and do things like transcribe speech or describe images with

Thales and Microsoft partner on cloud system for armed forces

By CloudBuzz | June 12, 2018

(Reuters) – French defense electronics group Thales is partnering with Microsoft to jointly develop a common defense cloud solution for armed forces, the companies said on Tuesday. Based on Microsoft’s Azure Stack platform, the “flexible cloud application platform” will allow

Splunk nabs on-call management startup VictorOps for $120 M

By CloudBuzz | June 11, 2018

In a DevOps world, the operations part of the equation needs to be on call to deal with issues as they come up 24/7. We used to use pagers. Today’s solutions like PagerDuty and VictorOps have been created to place this kind

VMware Honors Rackspace for Accelerating Enterprises’ Journey to the Cloud

By CloudBuzz | June 11, 2018

Rackspace was honored to be named one of VMware’s Partner Innovation global award winners at its Partner Leadership Summit earlier this month. For “outstanding performance and notable achievements” in 2017, VMware named Rackspace its global and Americas winner in the Integrate Public

Smartphone PIN protection methods have high failure rate

By CloudBuzz | June 8, 2018

FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018 – Popular methods of protecting smartphone personal identification number (PINs) may only be successful in safeguarding your personal information 20 per cent of the time, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.

Verizon names former Ericsson chief to replace McAdam

By CloudBuzz | June 8, 2018

(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) named Chief Technology Officer and former Ericsson boss Hans Vestberg as its new Chief Executive on Friday, saying he will replace current CEO Lowell McAdam on Aug. 1. McAdam, 64, plans to retire at

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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,

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

Imminent IoT Eye-Tracking Technologies To Transform The Connected World

By CloudTweaks

IoT Eye Tracking Smelling may be the first of the perceptible senses, but the eye is the fastest moving organ in the human body. While the first, second, and third screens have historically exercised the potential of this organ to

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

By Tom Dibble

Revenue Imperatives “Follow the money” is always a good piece of advice, but in today’s recurring revenue-driven market, “follow the customer” may be more powerful. Two recurring revenue imperatives highlight the importance of responding to, and cherishing customer interactions. Technology

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

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

The Paradigm Shift In Enterprise IT Operations Management

By Sheetal Kale

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

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

By CloudTweaks

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% in violent crimes and 7.4% in motor-vehicle thefts in the United States in 2016. Despite having stringent laws and intense

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

By CloudTweaks

The Cloud Debate Now that we’ve gotten over the hump of whether we should adopt the cloud or not, “which cloud” is now the center of the debate. It feels like that one multiple choice question on an exam that

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

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It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part II

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Previously in Part I “It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part I” we introduced two fundamental digital ...
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Cloud CMS Wordpress Alternatives Content management systems (CMS) have grown exponentially in recent years. Their number and features have exploded ...
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The Digital Economy As you would expect, for any business to achieve successful growth and meet its objectives, it must ...
How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

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Artificial Intelligence Jobs Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, ...