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Object Storage for Your Backups

Why You Should Consider Object Storage for Your Backups

By Alexander Negrash | February 7, 2018

Object Storage for Your Backups Ever since we can remember, files and folders have been stored on storage media using the hierarchical file system. This file arrangement has so far been convenient for general purposes like storing documents, photos, and

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

By Louis Columbus | January 16, 2018

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Engineers rank among the top emerging jobs on LinkedIn. Data scientist roles have grown over 650% since 2012, but currently, 35,000 people in the US have data

Six Major Data Breach Trends From 2017

By Cloud Syndicate | January 11, 2018

Major Data Breach Trends It seems like the moment the security industry collectively comes to grips with the latest publicly disclosed data breach, another bigger and badder security incident surfaces to shake it up, prompting many enterprises to worry if

How SSO Software Works and Why Single Sign-On Is Important

By Cloud Syndicate | January 11, 2018

The Functionality and Importance of SSO Software SSO is an acronym for Single Sign-On, a software program which uses one set of login credentials to gain entry to multiple applications. The average person maintained 27 passwords in 2016, an increase

53% Of Companies Are Adopting Big Data Analytics

By Louis Columbus | January 8, 2018

Adopting Big Data Analytics Big data adoption reached 53% in 2017 for all companies interviewed, up from 17% in 2015, with telecom and financial services leading early adopters. Reporting, dashboards, advanced visualization end-user “self-service” and data warehousing are the top five technologies and

Are Smart Pills a Smart Idea for the IoT?

By Daniel Matthews | January 4, 2018

Smart Pills and IoT It stands to reason that the medical industry would be the most likely place for groundbreaking and disruptive tech advancement. An aging baby boomer population—a huge slice of America as we know it—is seeking to prolong

Why does the concept of airspace matter in the drone world?

By Scott Andersen | November 23, 2017

The Airspace Drone World Recently I was invited to continue a discussion started last year. The conversation was a roundtable of now High School Seniors. All of them participate in the technology program of a Maryland School District. The originally

Survey: 87% of Businesses Are Confident About Cybersecurity

By Daniel Matthews | November 20, 2017

Businesses Confident About Cybersecurity In a year that has seen multiple massive data breaches and troubling cyberattacks, a new survey reveals 87 percent of businesses are “confident in their cybersecurity preparedness.” The survey, from SolarWinds MSP, included 400 businesses from

Record Number of VC Funds Target AI

How AI Changes Investment Decisions We Make

By Kiril Kirilov | November 9, 2017

AI Investment Decisions Artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing the way investors make decisions both at corporate and individual level. Institutional investors are using computing machines to make smarter investment decisions for years. Proliferation of predictive analytics, machine learning,

Can Waymo Retain Their Lead in Self-Driving Tech

By Kiril Kirilov | November 6, 2017

Waymo Self-Driving Tech Media people expected to see a working self-driving technology by Waymo this month but Alphabet’s daughter company is reluctant to elaborate when a commercial service will be available across the United States. Waymo CEO John Krafcik told

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

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

What PCI DSS 3.0 Means For Cloud Service Providers

By CloudTweaks

What PCI DSS 3.0 Means For Cloud Service Providers The only constant is change. Earlier this month, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council released version 3.0 of the PCI DSS standard (along with the accompany Payment Application Data Security

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

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

By Harold Byun

Security Ecosystem Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major roadblock for many cloud projects, the company’s extensive security investments appear to be paying off. Salesforce is one of just

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

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Keeping Your Business Data Secure In An Insecure World

By Stijn Hendrikse

Keeping Your Business Data Secure If you’re a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you might be hoping keeping your head down and staying off the Cloud will keep your data safe from interlopers — hackers and government agencies alike. Yet

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

IT Service Management Strategy

Automation and the IT Service Management Strategy

By Brian Day

IT Service Management Strategy It’s true. The full potential of automation cannot be fully realized until it is informed and supported by an effective IT service management strategy (ITSM) that encompasses your entire IT environment, as well as business objectives,

Bare-Metal Cloud: Meeting The Demand For High-Performance Cloud Solutions

By Gopala Tumuluri

High-Performance Cloud Solutions Organizations have been flocking to cloud infrastructure services in an effort to cut IT costs while capitalizing quickly on technology innovations. The driving force is almost always the desire for flexibility, scalability and efficiency. And the cloud

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

By Guha Ramasubramanian

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were fundamental to their business strategies. Although the field of computer and information research scientists is growing faster than any other

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 ...
Battle of the Clouds: Multi-Instance vs. Multi-Tenant Architecture

Battle of the Clouds: Multi-Instance vs. Multi-Tenant Architecture

Multi-Instance vs. Multi-Tenant Architecture  The cloud is part of everything we do. It’s always there backing up our data, pictures, ...
Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Getting Ready For Virtual Teams Technological developments are ushering in a new era of work. Cloud computing has changed not ...
Mitigating Cyberattacks: The Prevention and Handling

Mitigating Cyberattacks: The Prevention and Handling

Mitigating Cyberattacks New tools and technologies help companies in their drive to improve performance, cut costs and grow their businesses ...
ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone ...
Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Do Not Rely On Passwords To Protect Your Online Information

Do Not Rely On Passwords Simple passwords are no longer safe to use online. John Barco, vice president of Global ...
GDPR Compliance

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union ...
Numeraire Cryptocurrency

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 ...
5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

Enterprise File Sharing Solution Businesses have varying file sharing needs. Large, multi-regional businesses need to synchronize folders across a large ...
Ringing The Alarm Bells - Preparing For The Potential Dark Future of A.I

Ringing The Alarm Bells – Preparing For The Potential Dark Future of A.I

The Future of A.I On Friday 21st October, the world witnessed the largest cyber-attack in history. The attack set a ...