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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

Survey: Millennials Don’t See Career Path in Cybersecurity

By CloudBuzz | June 7, 2018

As organizations struggle to fill cybersecurity vacancies, they aren’t finding many candidates among millennial jobseekers. A new study shows millennials are only marginally interested in cybersecurity careers, with 9 percent showing any interest at all. The finding is troubling, considering millennials have

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May’s Most Wanted Malware: Cryptomining Malware Digs into Nearly 40% of Organizations Globally

By CloudTweaks | June 7, 2018

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that the Coinhive cryptominer impacted 22% of organizations, increasing by nearly 50% in May 2018 SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), a leading provider of cyber-security solutions

U.S. agency: Fatal Tesla ‘Autopilot’ crash driver did not have hands on wheel

By CloudBuzz | June 7, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday the driver using “Autopilot” in a fatal Tesla Inc Model X crash in California in March did not have his hands on the wheel in the six seconds before the

Hacking ‘hero’ Marcus Hutchins faces more malware charges

By CloudBuzz | June 7, 2018

A British cyber-security researcher credited with stopping the spread of the WannaCry virus faces four more charges related to separate malware he is alleged to have created. Marcus Hutchins, who denies the charges, has asked his Twitter followers to help

Lawmakers press Facebook over Chinese data sharing

By CloudBuzz | June 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two key U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday rebuked Facebook Inc for not being more transparent over its data sharing after the social media company said it had collaborated with at least four Chinese companies, including a smartphone maker

7 GDPR readiness success stories to inspire any company

By CloudBuzz | June 6, 2018

In a series of blog posts, IBM is offering coaching to get businesses into shape so they can thrive in the new data era. For some time now, IBM has been working with customers as they work towards GDPR compliance, tackling

SAP Integrates more than 150 Enterprise Cloud Applications

By CloudBuzz | June 5, 2018

DENVER and ORLANDO, Fla., June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At the SAPPHIRE NOW 2018 conference this week, SAP launched SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors, a purpose built API integration platform leveraging the Cloud Elements catalog of feature-rich connectors to over 150

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5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

By Kirti Khanna

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant’s profession. There are software for almost every need of accountants. From managing payrolls to filing taxes, technology is able to automate them and offer a

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Automation and the IT Service Management Strategy

By Brian Day

IT Service Management Strategy It’s true. The full potential of automation cannot be fully realized until it is informed and supported by an effective IT service management strategy (ITSM) that encompasses your entire IT environment, as well as business objectives,

Cloud Proving To Be Major Resource For Hedge Funds

By CloudTweaks

Major Resource for Hedge Funds As we near the end of Q1 2013, hedge fund managers continue to generate higher returns. Following several years of sub-par performances from global hedge funds, investment managers have turned to cloud computing and infrastructure-as-a-service

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

Learning From Past Mistakes: Predictions For Cybersecurity

By Larry Jones

Predictions Cybersecurity From Ashley Madison to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), hackers did not discriminate between organizations or industries when it came to unleashing cyber-attacks in 2015. This past year, data breaches affected millions of people with headlines of

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration

5 Best Practices For Implementing Cloud Collaboration

By Christian Buckley

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.

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

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

By Cloud Syndicate

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing across various tiers of data centers. This impacts datacenters heavily on revenue loss, SLA-based penalties, and customer experience. Furthermore, loss

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

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing ...
3 Challenges of Network Deployment in Hyperconverged Infrastructure

3 Challenges of Network Deployment in Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged Infrastructure In this article, we’ll explore three challenges that are associated with network deployment in a hyperconverged private cloud environment, ...
OpenStack private cloud revenues to outpace its public cloud revenues in 2018

OpenStack private cloud revenues to outpace its public cloud revenues in 2018

OpenStack Private Cloud Revenues Growth of OpenStack private cloud will overtake public cloud revenue for hosting providers sooner than previously ...
20 Leading Cloud CMS Wordpress Alternatives

20 Leading Cloud CMS WordPress Alternatives

Cloud CMS Wordpress Alternatives Content management systems (CMS) have grown exponentially in recent years. Their number and features have exploded ...
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Digital Cashless Society: Dystopian Nightmares or Utopian Dreams

Digital Cashless Society A truly digital cashless society was long the realm of dystopian nightmares (or utopian dreams depending on ...
Cloud Services Are Vulnerable Without End-To-End Encryption

Cloud Services Are Vulnerable Without End-To-End Encryption

End-To-End Encryption The growth of cloud services has been one of the most disruptive phenomena of the Internet era.  However, ...