Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive?

John Davis, CSO of Palo Alto Networks' federal division, suggested that too many firms have given in to the hackers by resigning themselves to this reactionary approach. "Some of our industry has given up on the ability to prevent and is focused primarily on detection and response, which means, with a mindset like that, it means you're always involved in cleaning up aisle nine, as some people like to say..."

Interoperable Cloud Based Video Conferencing Platform

By CloudTweaks | June 26, 2015

Interoperable Cloud Based Video About going into the cloud, a lot of people just hear jargon and words. In many ways jargon is meant to exclude people from what some feel should be knowledge protected from outsiders. However, jargon is…

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Google Cloud Source Repository

By CloudBuzz | June 25, 2015

Google hasn’t announced it yet, but the company earlier this year started offering free beta access to Cloud Source Repositories, a new service for storing and editing code on the ever-expanding Google Cloud Platform. It won’t be easy for Google to…

Tech Company Finds Stolen Government Log-ins All Over Web

By CloudBuzz | June 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A CIA-backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web — available for hackers, spies and thieves. Recorded Future, a social media data mining firm backed by the CIA’s venture…

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Leaders Of Tech Industry Join Docker In New Open Container Project

By Penny Swift | June 23, 2015

New Docker Open Container Project More than 20 tech industry organizations have joined forces with Docker in an exciting, new non-profit venture, The Open Container Project (OCP) that aims to unite the industry and establish common standards for software containers.…

Docker And Rocket Ready For Liftoff – Software Containers

By CloudBuzz | June 22, 2015

Software Containers Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are now working on a new standard for software containers with the help of the Linux Foundation. Other members of this coalition include Apcera, Cisco, EMC, Fujitsu Limited, Goldman Sachs, HP, Huawei, IBM,…

Keeping Ahead Of Organized Online Crime

By Jennifer Klostermann | June 22, 2015

Organized Online Crime LastPass, one of the top password managers available, released a statement last week that suspicious activity had been discovered and blocked on their network. It appears that no encrypted user data was stolen, but email addresses, password…

BVP Cloud Report: Top 10 Public Cloud Companies

By Jennifer Klostermann | June 19, 2015

Top 10 Public Cloud Companies Byron Deeter of Bessemer Venture Partners was a cloud enthusiast before it gained global recognition. Presenting BVP’s State of the Cloud report, Deeter considers the tipping point of cloud acceptance and adoption to have been…


IBM’s Bluemix Adopted By Capgemini’s Sogeti

By Jennifer Klostermann | June 18, 2015

IBM Bluemix Today, June 18, Capgemini’s Sogeti revealed that it is implementing IBM’s cloud PaaS Bluemix as its global development platform. Damion Heredia, IBM Vice President of Cloud Platform Services, told CloudTweaks, “We are very focused on growing our ecosystem…

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The Invasion Of Privacy And The NSA

By Penny Swift | June 18, 2015

Invasion Of Privacy Recently, the US Justice Department has told a federal magistrate judge that two government agencies are investigating allegations of misconduct during the Thomas Drake – National Security Agency (NSA) leak investigation in 2010. They are the Office…

Equinix Partners With Aliyun To Provide New Cloud Service

By Penny Swift | June 4, 2015

Equinix Partners With Aliyun US data center and global interconnection company, Equinix, Inc. and Chinese cloud computing business, Aliyun today signed an agreement that will enable Chinese and North American enterprises to do business between China and North America via…

Intel Strengthens IOT Position With $16.7 Billion Acquisition

By CloudBuzz | June 1, 2015

Intel Strengthens IOT Position With Acquisition Enables New Classes of Products in High-Growth Data Center and Internet of Things Market Segments SANTA CLARA, Calif. & SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) and Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced a…

9 Pitfalls of Providing Cloud-Based Online Government Services

By SaaS Addict | May 28, 2015

Cloud-Based Online Government Services Pitfalls When the US government designed the Affordable Care Act, a key part of the program was to encourage enrollment through the Healthcare.gov website. This online service was supposed to make it easier for citizens to…

Transforming The Connected World By 2020

By Penny Swift | May 27, 2015

The Internet of Things Set To Transform The World At least two of the world’s leading information technology (IT) companies predict that the Internet of things (IoT) will totally transform the world by 2020, from the way digital business is…

Women In Tech Startups

By Jennifer Klostermann | May 22, 2015

Women In Tech Startups While the amount of women owning small businesses is around 50%, the number of women founding technology startups is still very low. Witi Careers points to several possibilities noted by women involved in starting and running…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Overeating

By Al Johnson | May 15, 2015

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The Future Of CleanTech, Data Centres and Cloud Computing

By Jennifer Klostermann | April 30, 2015

CleanTech, Data Centres and Cloud Computing With the shift of focus to cloud computing, sophisticated data centres providing energy efficient design as well as high reliability are indispensable. While old designs are being upgraded to keep up with new demands,…

Is The Internet of Things A Perfect Storm?

By CloudTweaks | April 27, 2015

Is The Internet of Things A Perfect Storm? There has been a great deal of discussion surrounding the Internet of Things over the past couple of years as more companies are taking an active and aggressive interest. IBM for example…

Nordic Digital Business Summit – Bringing Data Center Industries Together

By CloudTweaks | April 23, 2015

Summit Addresses The Cloud And Internet of Things Value Chain Recent developments in a number of Nordic & Baltic IT companies, particularly across Finland, have resulted in a vast pool of skilled IT professionals taking up new challenges and opportunities,…

ProfitBricks Makes Transitioning To Cloud Infrastructures Painless

By CloudTweaks | April 22, 2015

Transitioning To Cloud Infrastructures Painlessly ProfitBricks is a comprehensive IaaS provider whose goal is to make the transition to cloud infrastructures as painless as possible. On April 15th, it was announced that ProfitBricks will be launching a new DevOps Central and…

Google Cloud Platform Partners With CDN Provider CloudFlare

By CloudBuzz | April 13, 2015

Google Partners With CDN Provider CloudFlare SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 13, 2015) – CloudFlare, the leading Internet performance and security company, has collaborated with Google as an authorized Cloud Platform Technology Partner. Starting today, Google Cloud Platform customers can…


Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Big Data Analytics

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Get the Most Out of Big Data Analytics The amount and type of data related companies continues to increase each ...
How Machine Learning is Revolutionizing Digital Enterprises

How Machine Learning is Revolutionizing Digital Enterprises

Machine Learning is Revolutionizing Digital Enterprises According to the prediction of IDC Futurescapes, Two-thirds of Global 2000 Enterprises CEOs will ...
Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, and expect to be surprised. While that ...
VR Gaming

How The Cloud Will Make VR Gaming More Popular

VR Gaming Cloud As far as many gamers are concerned, the future of video games lies in two main areas: ...
Ensuring Cloud Authorizations Are Correct

Ensuring Cloud Authorizations Are Correct

Cloud Authorization Almost all organizations in every industry now use some type cloud application. This is because of cost, efficiency, ...
Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

Cloud Access Management As the utilization of cloud applications has become a standard of using in nearly every industry, there ...


4 Monetization Models Digital business is expected to generate billions in new revenue in the next four to five years ...
Malware Will Cripple Cloud And IoT Infrastructure If Not Contained

Malware Will Cripple Cloud And IoT Infrastructure If Not Contained

The Malware Cloud Concern This year we’ve had two cyber attacks in which malware was used to cripple government computer ...