5 Reasons Why The Cloud Is Still Not 100% Secure

By CloudTweaks | November 21, 2013

5 Reasons Why The Cloud Is Still Not 100% Secure In the last year, many big cloud companies have come under cyber attacks leading to outages and data losses Cloud companies offer tremendous trade-offs to businesses in terms of flexibility

How Cloud Computing Will Help Your Small Business

By CloudTweaks | November 21, 2013

How Cloud Computing Will Help Your Small Business The days of storing paper files in stacks of boxes are long over. But digital storage for small businesses can still be a headache without the right technology. Cloud computing, however, is

The High Cost Of Cloud Service Provider Downtime

By CloudTweaks | November 20, 2013

The High Cost Of Cloud Service Provider Downtime With so many businesses moving over the cloud, even just a few minutes of service provider downtime can have a massive effect not only on individual businesses, but on the economy as

What PCI DSS 3.0 Means For Cloud Service Providers

By CloudTweaks | November 20, 2013

What PCI DSS 3.0 Means For Cloud Service Providers The only constant is change. Earlier this month, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council released version 3.0 of the PCI DSS standard (along with the accompany Payment Application Data Security

Symantec Report Keeps Cloud Users Security-Savvy

By CloudTweaks | November 18, 2013

Symantec Report Keeps Cloud Users Security-Savvy Users of cloud services can easily fall foul of complacency.  With all personal data held on cloud servers, there is a strong temptation to worry less about threats to our device.  But for as

Cybercrimes And The Growing Importance Of SDN Technology

By CloudTweaks | November 18, 2013

Last months Cloud Security Alliance Central Eastern Europe Summit gave a good opportunity to learn about the Cloud Computing market in areas of Europe that are less reviewed. The congress, held in the center of the old city of Ljubljana,

Cloud Computing – What’s In It For IT Managers?

By CloudTweaks | November 18, 2013

What’s In It For IT Managers? Cloud computing represents the next generation in server productivity. Most datacenters are now migrating towards the use of cloud server clusters in order to provide a higher level of service to their customers. Cloud

What’s All The Software Defined Fuss About? Busting Myths From VMworld

By CloudTweaks | November 13, 2013

Talking with people at VMworld in San Francisco and Barcelona, it was clear that software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data centers (SDDC) were a major area of focus for most businesses. These topics are vital to the evolution of virtualization

Signing On The Dotted Cloud

By Steve Prentice | November 12, 2013

Signing on the Dotted Cloud One area where the virtual world of the cloud leads to a sense of discomfort has to do with signing documents and contracts. For centuries, the binding value of an agreement was based on an

Ransomware And Backup On The Cloud

By CloudTweaks | November 12, 2013

Ransomware And Backup On The Cloud Ransomware is a kind of malware that withholds some digital assets (mostly user’s data) from its victims and asks for payment for their release. Ransomware could be the best reason yet to use cloud

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International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

International Data Privacy Laws Many multinational enterprises are faced with a plethora of restrictions and regulations both in their home ...
Server-less Computing Necessitates A Significant Mind Shift

Server-less Computing Necessitates A Significant Mind Shift

Server-less is More The author of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, Robert Browning, is one of my favorite English poets ...
Common Cloud Mistakes - And How To Avoid Them

Common Cloud Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them

Common Cloud Mistakes One of the first lessons in order to avoid common cloud mistakes with anyone entering the tech ...
What’s Next In Cloud And Data Security For 2017?

What’s Next In Cloud And Data Security For 2017?

Cloud and Data Security It has been a tumultuous year in data privacy to say the least – we’ve had ...
3 Keys To Keeping Your Online Data Accessible

3 Keys To Keeping Your Online Data Accessible

Online Data Data storage is often a real headache for businesses. Additionally, the shift to the cloud in response to ...
5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

Enterprise File Sharing Solution Businesses have varying file sharing needs. Large, multi-regional businesses need to synchronize folders across a large ...
Evolving the enterprise network architecture in the era of hybrid cloud

Evolving the enterprise network architecture in the era of hybrid cloud

Enterprise Network Architecture The use of cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications has been a key element in helping companies improve ...
How IoT and OT collaborate to usher in the data-driven factory of the future

How IoT and OT collaborate to usher in the data-driven factory of the future

The Data-driven Factory The next BriefingsDirect Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how innovation is impacting modern factories and supply chains ...
Why Security Practitioners Need To Apply The 80-20 Rules To Data Security

Why Security Practitioners Need To Apply The 80-20 Rules To Data Security

The 80-20 Rule For Security Practitioners  Everyday we learn about yet another egregious data security breach, exposure of customer data or ...
Breakthroughs in Clinical Trials Utilizing the Power of the Cloud

Breakthroughs in Clinical Trials Utilizing the Power of the Cloud

Cloud Computing and the Medical Field Clinical trials play an essential role in the drug development process by effectively demonstrating the ...