So what’s the true cost of downtime? A third of websites experience downtime every month, and 90% of organizations have unexpectedly lost access to their critical systems. Website outages can last, on average, 7.9 hours in North America and 10.3
Big Data and City Management Cities like New York, Madrid, and especially Rio de Janeiro are augmented with Big Data-powered initiatives that range from combating crime with predictive analytics (New York & Madrid) to providing real-time data for improved management.
IT Security: Think Like A Thief – And An Average Joe, Too With security threats to information services growing in sophistication, frequency and variety, IT professionals on all sides of the marketplace are realizing an urgent need to reinvent themselves
What Are Cloud Access Security Brokers? “Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if
Losing The Cyberwar To Hackers Much of the discussion lately has been around the JP Morgan security breach. There are also growing concerns that other companies may have been infiltrated as well which is not a surprise considering the ruthless
Cloud Computing Obstacles According to Buyya et al. (2008), “A Cloud is a type of parallel and distributed system consisting of a collection of inter-connected and virtualized computers that are dynamically provisioned and presented as one or more unified computing resources based
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Cloud Infographic – History Of Computer Threats We’d like to close out the week by providing you with an infographic courtesy of Dell which presents a fast-fact look at The History of Computer Security Threats. Security threats are constant, in many
Cloud Infographic – European Locations For IT Infrastructure With weariness about data laws in the U.S. growing among enterprises, many are opting to host their data in European countries. According to a survey by ResearchNow, commissioned by Peer1 Hosting, the
Mapping Criminals With New Technologies “He, who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.” – Seneca Computer-based crime mapping has been around for thirty or forty years. Computerized crime mapping was struggling to prove its legitimate use
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(BYOC) Within Your Organization It’s the latest tech acronym: BYOC or Bring Your Own Cloud. Personal cloud services are convenient, inexpensive, and always available. They also have the potential to wreak havoc on the enterprise in ways we haven’t seen
Security Ecosystem Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major roadblock for many cloud projects, the company’s extensive security investments appear to be paying off. Salesforce is one of just
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
Business Resiliency Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) have become non-negotiable requirements for virtually every IT department. Business resiliency is an umbrella concept that must address everything from basic business continuity to high-level risk management, security, crisis management, and more.
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
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
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
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
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
Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by a staggering 98 percent in the three months ending December 31st 2017, and market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) saw