Thought Leaders

Virtual Immersion And The Extension/Expansion Of Virtual Reality

By Scott Andersen | June 10, 2016

Virtual Immersion And Virtual Reality This is a term I created (Virtual Immersion). Ah…the sweet smell of Virtual Immersion Success! Virtual Immersion© (VI) an extension/expansion of Virtual Reality to include the senses beyond visual and auditory. Years ago there was a

Cybersecurity Data Breaches: Incident Response Planning

By Sekhar Sarukkai | June 7, 2016

Incident Response Planning The topic of cybersecurity has become part of the boardroom agendas in the last couple of years, and not surprisingly — these days, it’s almost impossible to read news headlines without noticing yet another story about a

Small Businesses CAN Compete Using The Cloud

By Eric Hebert | June 3, 2016

Small Businesses Cloud In the past, small business owners had to either run applications or software that was downloaded physically onto a computer. Not only was this process pricey, it’s now a relic of the past that can put your

How Strategy – Not Technology – Is The Real Driver For Digital Transformation

By Ronald van Loon | June 1, 2016

The Real Driver For Digital Transformation Business owners and executives today know the power of social media, mobile technology, cloud computing, and analytics. If you pay attention, however, you will notice that truly mature and successful digital businesses do not

The Cancer Moonshot: Collaboration Is Key

By Daren Glenister | June 1, 2016

Cancer Moonshot In his final State of the Union address in January 2016, President Obama announced a new American “moonshot” effort: finding a cure for cancer. The term “moonshot” comes from one of America’s greatest achievements, the moon landing. If

Choosing IaaS or a Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Provider?

By Marc Malizia | May 30, 2016

Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Provider We are all familiar with the old saying “That’s like comparing apples to oranges” and though we learned this lesson during our early years we somehow seem to discount this idiom when discussing the Cloud. Specifically,

How Formal Verification Can Thwart Change-Induced Network Outages and Breaches

By Brighten Godfrey | May 26, 2016

How Formal Verification Can Thwart  Breaches Formal verification is not a new concept. In a nutshell, the process uses sophisticated math to prove or disprove whether a system achieves its desired functional specifications. It is employed by organizations that build

Connecting With Customers In The Cloud

By Tom Dibble | May 25, 2016

Customers in the Cloud Global enterprises in every industry are increasingly turning to cloud-based innovators like Salesforce, ServiceNow, WorkDay and Aria, to handle critical systems like billing, IT services, HCM and CRM. One need look no further than Salesforce’s and

Secure Business Agility

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

By Evelyn de Souza | May 25, 2016

The 80-20 Rule For Security Practitioners  Everyday we learn about yet another egregious data security breach, exposure of customer data or misuse of data. It begs the question why in this 21st century, as a security industry we cannot seem to

Understanding Data Governance – Don’t Be Intimidated By It

By CloudTweaks | May 24, 2016

Understanding Data Governance Data governance, the understanding of the raw data of an organization is an area IT departments have historically viewed as a lose-lose proposition. Not doing anything means organizations run the risk of data loss, data breaches and

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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

By Mark Casey

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies, but there continue to be interesting developments in IoT related technology and services. The possibilities for efficiency

Move Over Brick And Mortar, Education-As-A-Service Is Taking Over

By Scott Skinger

Education-As-A-Service As Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changin’.” Its a verse that sticks like glue in the back of my mind when I reflect on the technology landscape today. Just a few years ago, data analytics services

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

By David Eisner

Managing Extreme Data Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted

Calculating the ROI on Cloud

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

Imminent IoT Eye-Tracking Technologies To Transform The Connected World

By CloudTweaks

IoT Eye Tracking Smelling may be the first of the perceptible senses, but the eye is the fastest moving organ in the human body. While the first, second, and third screens have historically exercised the potential of this organ to

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

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration

5 Best Practices For Implementing Cloud Collaboration

By Christian Buckley

Best Practices for Implementing Cloud Collaboration Over the past decade, the momentum for enterprise collaboration has shifted from the building of massive intranet solutions, usually developed and maintained by internal IT organizations, toward more flexible and cost-effective cloud-based collaboration platforms.

Consumerization Is Revolutionizing “File Sync And Share” Services

By CloudTweaks

The highly regulated asset management industry The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement has gained significant popularity in the corporate world and is rapidly changing how enterprises share information. Consumerization of devices in asset management – the migration of features,

Bridging The Chasm Between Business And IT – The GRC Way

By Rajesh Raman

Business And IT  In today’s world, company operations function at two distinct levels: the business operation level and the IT infrastructure operation level. While the two functions operate independently, IT exists to support the business. Many of the IT operations,

Three Tips For Tackling Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) Within Your Organization

By CloudTweaks

(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

Cloud Services Providers - Learning To Keep The Lights On

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from ...
Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most ...
cloud computing certification

Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies ...
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The Coming Era of Simple, Fast, Incredibly Cheap Cloud Storage

Cheap Cloud Storage Is On Its Way Data storage, like other commodities such as bandwidth, electricity, or simple computer power, ...
OpenStack private cloud revenues to outpace its public cloud revenues in 2018

OpenStack private cloud revenues to outpace its public cloud revenues in 2018

OpenStack Private Cloud Revenues Growth of OpenStack private cloud will overtake public cloud revenue for hosting providers sooner than previously ...
SD Wan Speeds

Debunking some common SD WAN myths

Common SD WAN Myths There are few buzzwords in the networking world as current as ‘SD WAN’ – and depending ...