Security

Passwords and Pokémon: Should I Link My Account?

By CloudTweaks | July 12, 2016

Passwords and Pokémon If you’ve used the Internet in the 21st century, you’ve probably been asked to create an account to use a website or app’s services. Generally they require a password and active email account. Now many allow you

Managed Print Services – Cutting The Bottom Line While Improving Security

By Jennifer Klostermann | July 12, 2016

Improving Security This is a sponsored post written on behalf of HP MPS.  The active management of an organization’s printers typically falls to IT teams, a thankless task ignored by most until something goes wrong. Managed Print Services (MPS) take

Tech Companies To Significantly Grow Digital Labor And Human Workforce

By CloudTweaks | July 11, 2016

Tech Companies To Significantly Grow Digital Labor And Human Workforce Over Next Three Years: KPMG U.S. Tech CEO Study SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Technology companies plan to ramp up deployment of automation and machine learning across several

The Security Gap: What Is Your Core Strength?

By Chris Walker | July 11, 2016

The Security Gap You’re out of your mind if you think blocking access to file sharing services is filling a security gap. You’re out of your mind if you think making people jump through hoops like Citrix and VPNs to

Maintaining Network Performance And Security In Hybrid Cloud Environments

By CloudTweaks | July 11, 2016

Hybrid Cloud Environments After several years of steady cloud adoption in the enterprise, an interesting trend has emerged: More companies are retaining their existing, on-premise IT infrastructures while also embracing the latest cloud technologies. In fact, IDC predicts markets for

Why Are Hackers So Interested In Your Medical Data?

By Kayla Matthews | July 8, 2016

The Interest In Medical Data The term “hackers” might bring to mind visions of dark basements, powerful computers and people with nefarious goals stealing credit card or government data. Most of us, however, don’t associate a hacker with the theft

How Cloud Technology Is Boosting Business Success

By Jennifer Klostermann | July 7, 2016

Boosting Business Success In a research study by HyTrust, it’s apparent that adoption of public cloud services is accelerating in all verticals, and it’s not expected to slow down any time soon. Says Eric Chiu, president of HyTrust, “Without much

The Fully Aware, Hybrid-Cloud Approach

By CloudTweaks | July 6, 2016

Hybrid-Cloud Approach For over 20 years, organizations have been attempting to secure their networks and protect their data. However, have any of their efforts really improved security? Today we hear journalists and industry experts talk about the erosion of the

CompTIA Certifications Fare Well in New IT Skills and Salary Report

By CloudBuzz | July 5, 2016

New IT Skills and Salary Report DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/— Skills certifications from CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the technology industry, are the most popular credentials among information technology (IT) professionals, according to a recent survey on tech

Breached Data

Cyber-attacks Means It’s Now Time To Up Your Security

By CloudTweaks | July 5, 2016

Time To Up Your Security The internet has well and truly revolutionised modern life and while it’s brought with it many positives such as a surge in IT-related jobs and improved communication, it’s also caused a considerable amount of security

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Don’t Forget Networking In Your Travel Plans To The Cloud

By Mike Johnson

Don’t Forget Networking The term “cloud” was first used by the telecomm industry in early schematics of the Internet to identify the various, non-specific uses data was put to at the end of their cables. The transmission of data was

Collaboration in 2018 and Beyond: Four Technology Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact

By Bobby Beckmann

Collaboration in 2018 Four Technology Trends 2017 is coming to an end, which marks the time of year when we take a look into the crystal ball and share predictions on how emerging technologies will change the way we work.

Cloud Based Service Level Agreements – Two Different Worlds

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Level Agreements A common theme in the chatter about cloud computing is the need for Cloud Based Service Level Agreements SLAs around performance and availability. These SLAs simply don’t exist or are specified in a way that makes them

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

The Paradox of Colocation Solutions

By Michael Hollander

Colocation Solutions According to Aberdeen Group and Ventana Research, one out of four enterprises surveyed expect their data to grow by more than 30 percent in the next year. In order to cope with the explosive increase in data, we

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

Marc Malizia

Virtualization + Cloud Equals Perfect Storm For Recovery Services

By Marc Malizia

Data Recovery Services Not very long ago disaster recovery was a luxury afforded by only the very large companies due to the prohibitive cost and effort required. Frequently even these large companies were unable to justify the investment and went without

Why Reliable Cloud Performance Matters

By Richard Seroter

Reliable Cloud Performance People are right to be wary of any vendor claiming to be the “top performing!” or “fastest!” cloud provider. Most folks know that ANYTHING can look spectacular – or unspectacular for that matter – if you stack

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

Leveraging Carrier Ethernet To Connect To The Cloud

By Mary Stanhope

Connecting To The Cloud Determining the Best Cloud Connectivity Solution With the Cloud only being as good as employees’ ability to effectively access it, the overall user experience depends highly on enterprise network connectivity. Today, the Internet is the predominant

Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

Multi Cloud You’ve likely heard about the latest trend in cloud computing commonly referred to as multi-cloud, and it is ...
Digital Identity Trends 2017 – Previewing The Year Ahead

Digital Identity Trends 2017 – Previewing The Year Ahead

Digital Identity Trends 2017 The lack of security of the Internet of Things captured public attention this year as massive ...
Biometric Authentication

Passwords: More Secure Than Biometric Authentication?

Biometric Authentication Biometrics has long granted or denied access to secure things like premises and vehicles. Now it is being ...
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 ...
Journey Science In Telecom: Take Customer Experience To The Next Level

Journey Science In Telecom: Take Customer Experience To The Next Level

Journey Science In Telecom Journey Science, being derived from connected data from different customer activities, has become pivotal for the ...
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 ...