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When it Comes to the Communications Cloud, You Cannot Manage What You Cannot Measure 

By Kevin Riley | June 14, 2018

The Communications Cloud As more and more real-time communications – whether voice, messaging, video or collaboration – move to distributed software and cloud infrastructure, the management and security of real-time services becomes increasingly complex. Enterprises are moving to a zero-trust security

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Google Blog: 100 things we announced at I/O ‘18

By CloudBuzz | May 10, 2018

That’s a wrap! After a bustling three days at Google I/O, we have a lot to look back on and a lot to look forward to, from helpful features made possible with AI to updates that help you develop a

Lyra Health raises $45M to create a smart network for treating mental health problems

By CloudBuzz | May 7, 2018

Treating issues with mental health can be a daunting and very sensitive task for anyone that is suffering from any kind of mental illness — but the problem for many is that a lot of patients just don’t know where to

Irish court rejects Facebook bid to delay EU data privacy case

By CloudBuzz | May 2, 2018

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s High Court has refused a request by Facebook to delay referral to Europe’s top court of a landmark privacy case that could strike down legal instruments used by U.S. tech companies to transfer EU users’ data

Background checks pay for Checkr, which just rang up $100 million in new funding

By CloudBuzz | April 12, 2018

Criminal records, driving records, employment verifications. Companies that use on-demand employees need to know that all the boxes have been checked before they send workers into the world on their behalf, and they often need those boxes checked quickly. A

The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

By Gopan Joshi | April 10, 2018

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

Let’s Study in the Cloud; the New Ways to Learn

By Aditya Singhal | April 4, 2018

Study in the Cloud Alice Jones teaches Math to students from grade 6 to 8. She says, “All my students have smartphones. Hence, we do not depend on the school anymore to access education apps that follow game-based learning techniques

Salesforce launches simplified software aimed at small businesses

By CloudTweaks | March 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Salesforce.com Inc on Tuesday launched new sales and customer service software tailored specifically for small businesses, a market the company has struggled to address. Called‘Essentials’, the apps are simplified versions of Salesforce’s Sales and Service Cloud

Wall Street has never been so far behind on Netflix

By CloudBuzz | March 9, 2018

(Reuters) – Netflix Inc’s (NFLX.O) 65 percent jump so far in 2018 has been so fast that Wall Street analysts earlier this week were as much as $60 behind the curve on a stock most say is a buy. The

Amazon launches music streaming service in India

By CloudBuzz | February 28, 2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc launched its music-streaming service in India on Wednesday, its latest offering to drive customers to shop more on its flagship e-commerce platform. Amazon Prime Music will be available at no extra cost to members of

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

By Dean Wiech

Cloud Access Management As the utilization of cloud applications has become a standard of using in nearly every industry, there needs to be solutions available to help manage these applications. One way for admins to effectively manage their organization’s applications

Do You Have The Right IT Monitoring And Management Strategy?

By CloudTweaks

IT Monitoring And Management Strategy As more organizations embrace hybrid IT, the task of monitoring and managing these environments becomes more complex. Virtualization and cloud add layers of abstraction, making detection and resolution of a performance/availability issue extremely challenging for

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

By Chenxi Wang

Cloud Native Trends Once upon a time, only a select few companies like Google and Salesforce possessed the knowledge and expertise to operate efficient cloud infrastructure and applications. Organizations patronizing those companies benefitted with apps that offered new benefits in

Cloudy Apps: New Challenges And Complexities

By Alex Heneveld

Cloudy Apps New technologies often simplify some aspect of life, an aspect which was previously painful. But then, as soon as it is adopted, a technology presents new challenges and new complexities. With cloud computing, you can get a new

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

By James Kessinger

Challenges of a Large Migration Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through an exhaustive process deciding what to migrate, then you have to do plenty of scripting and re-architecting to get all

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.

Cloud Gaming Is Ready: The Games Industry Isn’t

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Gaming The current perception of cloud streaming technology in the Games Industry, particularly in the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) marketplace, is to put it mildly ‘mixed’. Recent comments at Gamescom 2013 have only cemented for some that while Cloud Gaming

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

Choice: A Critical Factor For A Successful Business

By Isabelle Guis

A Critical Factor For A Successful Business One of the most valuable business assets a company has today is its data. The problem is that most companies don’t know how to structure their information and then effectively leverage it to

6 Blockchain Applications That Any Small Business Owner Can Use

6 Blockchain Applications That Any Small Business Owner Can Use

6 Blockchain Applications Although associated with the virtual currency bitcoin, blockchain technology can be applied across multiple industries, and it ...
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Egress Fees Don’t Work for Users – Unlimited Free Egress Is Here

Unlimited Free Egress All of the leading object storage vendors – Amazon, Google, and Microsoft – charge for egress (“egress” ...
Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most ...
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De-Archiving: What Is It and Who’s Doing It?

De-Archiving I first heard the term “De-Archiving” a few months ago on a visit to a few studios in Hollywood ...
Cloud Accounting Industry

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 ...
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 ...