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Businesses With Their Heads “In The Cloud” Have An Advantage

By Cloud Syndicate | November 13, 2012

Businesses With Their Heads “In The Cloud” Have An Advantage Cloud-based services are rapidly revolutionizing the business world. Although the concept behind the technology isn’t new (web-based e-mail, which has been around for more than a decade, is an everyday

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Five Reasons Why Hosted PBX Makes Good Business Sense

By CloudTweaks | November 7, 2012

 What Is Hosted PBX? If you’re in the market for a new phone system or want to upgrade your existing phone system, you should definitely check out what hosted PBX solutions have to offer. Unlike traditional PBX systems that consist

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Cloud Security Checklist and How to Prevent Being a Target

By CloudTweaks | October 5, 2012

Cloud Security Checklist This article provides a quick cloud security checklist which will hopefully provide an extra level of protection. While we are all very happy about the entire cloud data storage concept. Cloud computing security is an area of

Lets Start With Some Cloud Technology Myths Explained

By CloudTweaks | October 3, 2012

Cloud Technology Myths Explained Cloud computing services and related developments are definitely changing the way we network, collaborate, consume information and deploy applications. Businesses are now demanding more from service providers and cloud computing is more prominent across various industries.

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Leverage Social CRM Billing To Better Engage And Understand Your Customers

By CloudTweaks | September 28, 2012

Social CRM Billing If your organization is doing business in the cloud and SaaS space, you know it’s all about managing your funnel and your opportunities. The entire organization needs to focus on streamlining the quote-to-cash process. However, you also

Step Toward the Future: Resources delivered as a service through a network

By CloudTweaks | September 27, 2012

Cloud Computing: Resources Delivered as a Service Cloud computing can be described as computer resources delivered as a service through a network. Although cloud computing has gained popularity recently, its origin can be dated as far back as the early

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What Are The Risks Of Moving To The Cloud?

By CloudTweaks | September 23, 2012

The Risks Of Moving To The Cloud In the current global economic climate, companies and enterprises are required to migrate to cloud-based deployment models in order reduce costs and become self-sustainable. Post the dot-com bubble, the development of advanced web

Executive Cloud Discussions In Canada

By CloudTweaks | September 20, 2012

Cloud Discussions In Canada Cloud computing is a disruptive force. Having worked with many of Western Canada’s CIOs and senior executives over the past year, rarely have I had a discussion that didn’t include the topic of cloud computing.  This

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6 Cloud Trends Driving Workers Out Of The Office

By CloudTweaks | September 18, 2012

6 Cloud Trends Freedom from the office and the promise of working from anywhere has been an illusion for many years. However, this illusion now seems to be closer to reality than ever before. Automattic, the hosting company for WordPress.com

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Cloud Availability: Are You Feeling Lucky?

By CloudTweaks | September 14, 2012

Cloud Availability I’m a firm believer in having control over anything that can get me fired. So, while the cloud is wonderful for solving all sorts of IT issues, only the bold, the brave or the career suicidal place business-critical

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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

5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

By Cloud Syndicate

IoT Transportation Industry The Internet of Things has caused many industries to evolve – but few more than transportation. Here are just a few ways it’s changed the delivery of goods. Remember when websites like eBay and Amazon were in

Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits

By Larry Warnock

Data security is always a hot topic Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward

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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

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

By Cloud Syndicate

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than in today’s fast-paced, digital age – the big data age. At a time when we are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes

Are Leading Tech Companies A Threat To Older Tech

By Sharon Florentine

Leading Tech Companies Almost exactly a year ago, The Informational Data Corporation (IDC) made some pretty bold predictions regarding cloud computing companies and the development of a new high-tech industry in the convergence of social networking, and cloud-based computing and

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

By Brendan O'Brien

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, they are demanding more choice; not only in products, but in how and when they pay for them. They expect

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

Learning From Past Mistakes: Predictions For Cybersecurity

By Larry Jones

Predictions Cybersecurity From Ashley Madison to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), hackers did not discriminate between organizations or industries when it came to unleashing cyber-attacks in 2015. This past year, data breaches affected millions of people with headlines of

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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

Small Businesses CAN Compete Using The Cloud

Small Businesses CAN Compete Using The Cloud

Small Businesses Cloud In the past, small business owners had to either run applications or software that was downloaded physically ...
Advanced IoT systems provide analysis catalyst for the petrochemical refinery of the future

Advanced IoT systems provide analysis catalyst for the petrochemical refinery of the future

Advanced IoT Systems The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how IT combines with IoT to help ...
Cloudification - Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification – Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification and the Budget Shift Gartner has recently predicted that by 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare ...
Five Reasons Why Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete

Five Reasons Why Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete

Machine Learning Needs To Make Resumes Obsolete Hiring companies nationwide miss out on 50% or more of qualified candidates and ...
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 ...
5 Simple Tips to Help Avoid Ransomware

5 Simple Tips to Help Avoid Ransomware

5 Tips to Avoid Ransomware Ransomware is a particularly pernicious form of malware: unsatiated by simply using your system as ...