Security

Cyber thieves claim to hit two big Canadian banks

By CloudBuzz | May 28, 2018

TORONTO (Reuters) – Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM.TO) said on Monday that cyber attackers may have stolen the data of potentially tens of thousands of customers in what could be the first significant assault

EU privacy law enters into force, activist takes aim

By CloudBuzz | May 25, 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – New European privacy regulations went into effect on Friday that will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data. The ramifications were visible from day one, with major U.S.-media outlets including the LA

Why Isn’t There a US GDPR?

By Daniel Matthews | May 24, 2018

US GDPR Recently, I was reading an article from The Hartford on how to protect business income. The Hartford recommends something that seems like a no-brainer to anyone who has ever heard of the cloud — meaning just about anyone

Independent Study Finds Hybrid Cloud Analytics and BI Strategies Will Grow Revenue 15 Percent for Enterprise Businesses

By CloudBuzz | May 23, 2018

WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced research findings from leading industry analyst, Forrester Consulting, indicating that cloud is vital for enabling greater analytics and data maturity. In the Forrester survey commissioned by SAP, 82 percent of companies agree a hybrid cloud approach

Getting to the How of Multicloud

By CloudBuzz | May 23, 2018

Customers are moving beyond thinking about what multicloud is, when it’s coming (it’s already here) or why it’s accelerating. At this point, we are in a new phase, where customers need to know how to navigate the complexity and power their next wave of multicloud initiatives. Since introducing the Cisco

EU antitrust official sees more scrutiny for Facebook, others

By CloudBuzz | May 22, 2018

ROME (Reuters) – Facebook and other tech giants may attract more regulatory scrutiny in future because of their market power, a senior EU antitrust official said on Tuesday. Tommaso Valletti, chief economist at the European Commission’s competition unit, rejected calls

Cloud Security Concerns Grow As Incidences Rise

By CloudBuzz | May 21, 2018

CLOUD SECURITY CONCERNS As investments in public cloud computing continue to grow, so do cloud-related security incidents. Over the past 12 months, 18 percent of organizations have experienced a cloud security incident, double the number reported in the previous 12-month

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Azure the cloud for all – highlights from Microsoft BUILD 2018

By CloudBuzz | May 18, 2018

Last week, the Microsoft Build conference brought developers lots of innovation and was action packed with in-depth sessions. During the event, my discussions in the halls ranged from containers to dev tools, IoT to Azure Cosmos DB, and of course,

How Deep Learning Will Change Customer Experience

By Ronald van Loon | May 16, 2018

Deep learning is a sub-category within machine learning and artificial intelligence. It is inspired by and based on the model of the human brain to create artificial neural networks for machines. Deep learning will allow machines and devices to function

Washington’s Cloud Attempts Reveal Lessons for All of Us – First Up, People

By John Pientka | May 16, 2018

Sure the Federal Government has some pretty unique aspects when it comes to adopting the cloud. Don’t let those obscure the key lessons that apply to all of us. Let’s first focus on people. Anybody remember Vivek Kundra? Back in

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Business Versus Technical Cloud Service Brokers And Why It Matters

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Brokers Gartner predicts “By 2015, at least 20% of all cloud services will be consumed via internal or external cloud service brokerages, rather than directly, up from less than 5% today.” Thus, it is important to understand what

5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

By Rajesh Ram

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

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

By Allan Leinwand

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from the inside out. And in many cases, some never make it past their own front door given how challenging it

Making Business Resiliency Part Of Business As Usual

By CloudTweaks

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.

GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By Brad Thies

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union will go into effect. Although its goal to protect consumer data is admirable, about a third of global companies don’t know whether

Cloud Comings and Goings

By John Pientka

Cloud Power Amazon Web Services – the giant of cloud computing – is on track to do $10 Billion in revenue this year. Yet, rumors swirl that Apple may take a huge chunk of business away from them and Dropbox has

7 Essential Facts About SharePoint And ECM

By Jim Kane

SharePoint And ECM Pioneer enterprise content management systems like SharePoint can help in take up your business to the next level, but only if you use them correctly Here are seven things you need to know about this leading web

Enterprise Adoption

What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Adoption

By Bret Clement

Enterprise Adoption On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years.

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

Your Office 365 Data Security – Is It Properly Protected?

By Jeff Erramouspe

Office 365 Data Security As more and more people collaborate and access data from outside the office and across multiple devices, the potential for SaaS data loss increases dramatically, and the damage can be catastrophic. A staggering 60 percent of

Identity and Access Management: Advancing to Meet the Changing Needs of Passwords and Governance

Identity and Access Management: Advancing to Meet the Changing Needs of Passwords and Governance

Identity and Access Management The identity and access management market continues to grow in a wide variety of industries of ...
Global Public Cloud Spending To Double By 2020

Global Public Cloud Spending To Double By 2020

The Cloud and Endpoint Modeling The worldwide migration of IT resources to the public cloud continues, at a head-spinning pace ...
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Cryptographic Key Generation – It’s Time To Pay Attention

Cryptographic Key Generation When we think about cryptographic keys, we tend to think about closely guarded secrets. Keys are the only ...
10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent ...
Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security Don’t count on cloud providers to provide all your UCaaS security It’s official: Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) has ...
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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 ...