Contributors

Winning the data intelligence game

By Rick Braddy / August 13, 2018

Data intelligence A case can be made that every company is now a data company. But, it is the effective use of data and not amassing stockpiles of archived data that counts. The advent of big data inspired many businesses

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Cloud-based Deployment to Gain Ground in GDPR Assessment Tools Market

By CloudTweaks / August 10, 2018

GDPR Assessment Tools Market Data security has become of utmost importance for the EU business enterprises after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into effect. Across enterprises, regardless of the approach of data management – cloud or on-premise,

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Apcela

Fulfilling the promise of UCaaS requires a better network

By Mark Casey / August 9, 2018

UCaaS Systems Unified communications (UC), by combining voice, video and text messaging into a single system, has long promised efficiency and convenience for communicating with co-workers and customers. Why are the promises not always fulfilled? For a long time, integration

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Feeling Swamped by Technology? Practice Ephemeralization

By John Pientka / August 8, 2018

New technologies seem to be flying at you at an overwhelming rate. Computing, medicine, education, artificial and augmented reality, the list goes on and on. How do you even begin to deal with it all? Try a concept first floated

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Part 2 – Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory

By Hitoshi Kokumai / August 7, 2018

Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory We believe that the reliable identity assurance (See part 1) must be built on three prerequisite principles as follows. Volition of the User – with Self-Determination, Identity authentication with no confirmation of

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Four interesting Amazon patents in 2018 that use machine learning, AR, and robotics

By Cloud Syndicate / August 6, 2018

“There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”— Jeff Bezos, CEO Amazon When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon.com in 1994, it was an

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DIY AI! Build your own AI with kits from Google

By John Pientka / August 3, 2018

Worried about the rise of the machines? Like doing things yourself? Now you can address both. Build your own AI with kits from Google. You can tell when something’s time has come. Hobbyists and tinkerers start doing it by themselves

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Infosec thought leaders

Beyond VDI: How the hybrid cloud is forcing us to rethink an industry

By Karen Gondoly / August 2, 2018

Beyond VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) Before I start this blog, I want to get something off my chest. Here it goes: Leostream is not a VDI company, at least not in your typical sense of the acronym. Forget what you’ve

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Istio 1.0: Making It Easier To Develop and Deploy Microservices

By Lew Tucker / August 1, 2018

With the recent availability of Istio 1.0 it is not surprising that it continues to capture much attention from the technical press and developer community. As an open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices, Istio promises to make it

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Not Digital Transformation; It’s “Intelligence Transformation” We Seek

By Bill Schmarzo / August 1, 2018

Forrester published a report titled “The Sorry State of Digital Transformation in 2018” (love the brashness of the title) that found that 21% of 1,559 business and IT decision makers consider their digital transformations complete.  Complete? Say what?! The concept of “Digital

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