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Why Big Data is the Key to Relationship Marketing

By Shachar Shamir | November 16, 2017

Big Data Relationship Marketing When you think about big data, you might find that marketing is one of the first uses that comes to mind. Rightly so – it’s an incredibly powerful tool for marketing companies seeking to analyze large-scale

One of Sweden’s Largest Banks Selects OpenStack Cloud Provider ‘City Network’

By CloudBuzz | November 15, 2017

SBAB Selects OpenStack Cloud Provider ‘City Network’ City Network, a leading global supplier of IT infrastructure as a service (IaaS) based on OpenStack, announced today that SBAB Bank AB has chosen to establish parts of its IT infrastructure using the

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Is Your Conferencing System a Cybersecurity Weak Link?

By Bobby Beckmann | November 14, 2017

Video Conferencing Vulnerabilities At home and in the office, the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought us new heights of connectivity and convenience. Yet recent years show that the connected devices that have opened up new doors for us have

Expedia Improves Its Big Data Systems with Pepperdata® Product Suite

By CloudBuzz | November 1, 2017

CUPERTINO, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 1, 2017) – Pepperdata, the DevOps for Big Data company, today announced that Expedia, one of the world’s leading travel companies, has selected Pepperdata as its partner in operationalizing its Big Data systems. The Pepperdata product suite enables Expedia

Insight PaaS – Necessary or Just Hype?

By Daren Glenister | October 31, 2017

Insight PaaS: A Primer A recent report from Forrester predicts that Platform as a Service (PaaS) will soon be the primary way to move big data to the public cloud, as on-premise will no longer be an option. While this

2017 Sets a New Record for Travel Tech Exits

By Kiril Kirilov | October 30, 2017

Travel Tech The number of travel tech exits backed by venture capital grew from 11 in 2013 to 20 in the first three quarters of 2017, according to a report by CB Insights. It is fair to say that further

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Cloud Security Solutions Still Puzzle Businesses

By Kiril Kirilov | October 24, 2017

Cloud Security Solutions Roughly one third of enterprises in North America experience troubles maintaining their cloud security due to the fast progress in cloud technologies and the complex nature of the cloud, a report by Threat Stack and the Enterprise

The Path of Technology is Paved With New Collaboration Strategies 

By Kayla Matthews | October 17, 2017

Collaboration Strategies Cloud computing ushers in a new age of collaboration, one that allows an organization to excel at sharing data and strategies seamlessly and securely. Cloud-based collaboration has grown businesses at various levels, from employees collaborating within a single business

Facebook launches U.S. food order and delivery service

By CloudBuzz | October 13, 2017

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc on Friday launched a service through which its U.S. users can order food for take-away or delivery directly through its app or website. Facebook said it has partnered with restaurants including Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Jack

IDC Launches New Framework to Accelerate Digital Transformation and Help Enterprises

By CloudBuzz | October 2, 2017

Latest research-based model empowers organizations to break through the digital deadlock FRAMINGHAM, Mass., October 2, 2017 – According to a new Digital Transformation MaturityScape Benchmark study from International Data Corporation (IDC), 59% of worldwide organizations are stuck in Stage 2 or 3 of their digital

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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

Why Your Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO

By Vinny Hu

Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO Cloud projects are highly complex. Without a strong project management office, they have a tendency to go off track. As enterprises in all verticals look to modernize application and infrastructure stacks, Project Management Offices

CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears 

5 Ways CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears

By Robert Grazioli

CIO Cloud Fears  CIOs are tired of hearing about cloud computing concerns. They’ve spent years reading about how cloud resources are subject to risks, and wonder – what can they do to help people trust the cloud?  The truth is

5 Ways New Technology is Having an Impact on the Energy Sector

By Eric Hebert

Tech Energy Sector We’ve discussed here in the past how cleantech (a blanket term that includes technologies that affect recycling, renewable energy, transportation, and others) is moving energy efficiency into the cloud, and how there are many very well-known technology

Demand For Cloud Skills Increases Around The World

By CloudTweaks

Demand for Cloud Skills Increases Thinking about adding more cloud skills to your repertoire? Stop thinking. The time to do it is now. For IT professionals, cloud computing skills are becoming an essential resume item. Companies are actively – and

Are Leading Tech Companies A Threat To Older Tech

By Sharon Florentine

Leading Tech Companies Almost exactly a year ago, The Informational Data Corporation (IDC) made some pretty bold predictions regarding cloud computing companies and the development of a new high-tech industry in the convergence of social networking, and cloud-based computing and

Built to Last: Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner for Your Game

By Robert Van der Meulen

Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner There are millions of gamers around the globe, and according to gaming market research firm Newzoo, they’ll drive roughly $108.9 billion in revenue for the industry by the end of this year. As video games

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

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

By Cloud Syndicate

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than in today’s fast-paced, digital age – the big data age. At a time when we are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes

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The Cost of Cloud: Calculating the ROI on Cloud

By Shreekanth Joshi

Calculating the ROI on Cloud IDC calls cloud computing “one of the most potentially transformative developments in the information technology world in the last 20 years.” Many companies have already chosen virtualization – generating a straightforward and easily measurable ROI

Through the Looking Glass: 2017 Tech and Security Industry Predictions

Through the Looking Glass: 2017 Tech and Security Industry Predictions

2017 Tech and Security Industry Predictions As we close out 2016, which didn’t start off very well for tech IPOs, ...
2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT's Weaknesses to Light

2017 Brings DLP Technology and IoT’s Weaknesses to Light

DLP Technology In regards to data loss prevention (DLP), in the last five years many companies rushed to implement DLP ...
Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Getting Ready For Virtual Teams Technological developments are ushering in a new era of work. Cloud computing has changed not ...
Three Reasons Cloud Adoption Can Close The Federal Government’s Tech Gap

Three Reasons Cloud Adoption Can Close The Federal Government’s Tech Gap

Federal Government Cloud Adoption No one has ever accused the U.S. government of being technologically savvy. Aging software, systems and processes, ...
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How to Avoid Becoming Another Cloud Security Statistic

Cloud Security Statistic Last year, Gartner predicted that, by 2020, 95 percent of all cloud security failures will be caused ...
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A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union ...