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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

By Mark Casey | March 9, 2018

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

Big Pivot Podcast: How To Become A More Effective CIO

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 22, 2018

Become A More Effective CIO The Big Pivot podcast, put together by IDG and Informatica, looks at how CIOs are leading data transformation. Covering everything from the essentials of data management and security to the less obvious value of controlling

Slaughterbots: Scary Digital Disruption

By John Pientka | February 2, 2018

Slaughterbots Digital disruption blossoms from a thousand sources. New technologies seem to emerge slowly and almost randomly. Then BOOM! They come together in unexpected ways. Here is something to keep you up at night. We are near the peak of

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3 Steps to Better Security in the API Economy

By CloudTweaks | January 24, 2018

API Security Whenever you’re working online with the Internet, security is also a top concern. Any mistakes or lapse of judgments can cost a lot of money and potentially even entire business, credibility and reputation. But, as an online business

The Cloud Debate – Private, Public, Hybrid or Multi Clouds?

By CloudTweaks | October 26, 2017

The Cloud Debate Now that we’ve gotten over the hump of whether we should adopt the cloud or not, “which cloud” is now the center of the debate. It feels like that one multiple choice question on an exam that

10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

By Daren Glenister | August 17, 2017

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent of organizations store sensitive information in the cloud, according to a recent Intel security survey. As a result, the risk

As Enterprises Execute Their Digital Strategies, New Multi-cloud Landscape Emerge

By Marc Wilczek | August 15, 2017

The Multi-cloud Landscape The digital universe is expanding rapidly, and cloud computing is building the foundation for almost infinite use cases and applications. Hence, it’s not surprising that of the Fortune 50 enterprises, 48 have publicly announced plans to adopt

Chatbots vs Virtual Assistants

Chatbots vs Virtual Assistants: What Is The Difference?

By Kiril Kirilov | August 9, 2017

Chatbots vs Virtual Assistants If you are running an online service or e-commerce store, chances are you offer automated online chat. Aware of the growing buzz surrounding chatbots, you might well be considering adopting one. But halt a moment before

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Why Containers Can’t Solve All Your Problems In The Cloud

By Chris Gervais | August 4, 2017

Containers and the cloud Docker and other container services are appealing for a good reason – they are lightweight and flexible. For many organizations, they enable the next step of platform maturity by reducing the needs of a runtime to

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

By Louis Columbus | August 2, 2017

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017 Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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Six HR Technology Functions That Will Help You Retain Your Best Staff

By CloudTweaks

Six HR Technology Functions New trends in technology are making it possible for organisations to engage with their employees on a deeper level, making the employees more likely to stick around and contribute to sustainable business performance. Automated talent management

Cloud Migration – 10 ‘Do it Right’ Tips

By Stan Roach

Cloud Migration Tips Businesses continue to adopt the cloud at break neck speed. Inherent benefits like lower operational costs, no infrastructure overheads, and quick access to better technology make cloud a very attractive proposition for businesses, especially start-ups and SMEs.

Cloud Comings and Goings

By John Pientka

Cloud Power Amazon Web Services – the giant of cloud computing – is on track to do $10 Billion in revenue this year. Yet, rumors swirl that Apple may take a huge chunk of business away from them and Dropbox has

Cybercrimes And The Growing Importance Of SDN Technology

By CloudTweaks

Last months Cloud Security Alliance Central Eastern Europe Summit gave a good opportunity to learn about the Cloud Computing market in areas of Europe that are less reviewed. The congress, held in the center of the old city of Ljubljana,

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

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

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Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

By CloudTweaks

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT consultants, to supply chain analysts and beyond, the threats posed by third parties are real and growing. Deloitte, in its

The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

By Gopan Joshi

Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Addressing security concerns of the Public Cloud Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have

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

The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

Cloud Data Sovereignty It seems that everything has unintended consequences – whether positive or negative. Intended consequences are those that ...
How To Be Data Compliant When Using The Cloud

How To Be Data Compliant When Using The Cloud

Data compliant Companies using the cloud for data storage, applications hosting or anything else, have to carefully consider data compliance ...
Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

Challenges of a Large Migration Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through ...
How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing ...
5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant's profession. There are software for ...
How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% ...
The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

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

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, ...
My Fascination with Amazon Go

My Fascination with Amazon Go

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines ...
Built to Last: Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner for Your Game

Built to Last: Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner for Your Game

Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner There are millions of gamers around the globe, and according to gaming market research firm ...
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 ...