BUSINESS ANALYTICS VS DATA SCIENCE

Big Data continues to be a much discussed topic of interest and for good reason. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), “worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to more than $187 billion in 2019, an increase of more than 50% over the five-year forecast period. The new Spending Guide expands on IDC’s previous forecasts by offering greater revenue detail by technology, industry, and geography...

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Why Do Television Companies Need A Digital Transformation

Cloud TV Over just a few years, the world of television production, distribution, and consumption has changed dramatically. In the past, with only a few channels to choose from, viewers watched news and entertainment television at specific times of the

The Importance of Cloud Backups: Guarding Your Data Against Hackers

The Importance of Cloud Backups Cloud platforms have become a necessary part of modern business with the benefits far outweighing the risks. However, the risks are real and account for billions of dollars in losses across the globe per year.

Technology and the Future of Cognitive Computing

Cognitive Computing Recently popularized by IBM’s highly intelligent Watson supercomputer, which competed on the hit game show Jeopardy, cognitive computing refers to machines that are capable of learning concepts and patterns through advanced language processing algorithms. A system that involves

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

OVH Announces New Hosted Private Cloud Offerings for US Market

By CloudBuzz | November 20, 2017

OVH delivers next-generation services for hosted private cloud, disaster recovery, and hybridity leveraging industry-leading solutions RESTON, VA–(Marketwired – Nov 20, 2017) – OVH, a global hyper-scale cloud provider, today announced the next-generation Hosted Private Cloud offerings, evolving the vCloud® Air™ powered

Fake Digital Currency

How to Spot Fake Digital Currency

By Kiril Kirilov | November 20, 2017

Fake Digital Currency With the Bitcoin currency skyrocketing to levels above $8,000 per bitcoin and initial coin offerings emerging on a daily basis, a growing number of individuals and institutional investor look at cryptocurrencies as an alternative to more traditional

Interactive and Immersive Visual Platforms: The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization

By Jennifer Klostermann | November 17, 2017

The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization Less than a decade ago the first distributed blockchain was implemented and only a few years ago the wider value of blockchain was recognized, causing major upheavals in the financial sector and

AI In Telecom: Intelligent Operations is the New Norm

By Ronald van Loon | November 17, 2017

Intelligent Operations The move towards an intelligent world is faster and more rapid than it ever was before. The increase in this transition has been propagated through the role of several high key stakeholders that have redefined the way we

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WordPress Security 101 – Endpoint Security And Disaster Preparedness

By CloudTweaks | November 17, 2017

Endpoint Security And Disaster Preparedness Continued from part 4 Setting up a secure password for your admin dashboard is a tactic that sets you on the right track to a robust WordPress security. But one smart tactic, or a combination

V2V? Platoons? Your First Taste of Robocar is a Truck

By John Pientka | November 16, 2017

Robo Trucking You are driving down the interstate. Ahead is an 18-wheeler struggling up the grade. You swing out to pull around him and give it the gas. What the $#!%? On your right is a wall of trucks –

Rackspace Announces Completion of Datapipe Acquisition

By CloudBuzz | November 16, 2017

Strengthens Commitment to Become the Global Leader in IT as a Service SAN ANTONIO, TX–(Marketwired – November 16, 2017) – Rackspace® today announced that it has completed its transaction to acquire Datapipe, a managed services leader across public and private clouds, managed

Why Big Data is the Key to Relationship Marketing

By Shachar Shamir | November 16, 2017

Big Data Relationship Marketing When you think about big data, you might find that marketing is one of the first uses that comes to mind. Rightly so – it’s an incredibly powerful tool for marketing companies seeking to analyze large-scale

Tesla Set Unveil a Prototype Electric Big-rig Truck

By CloudBuzz | November 16, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Thursday will unveil a prototype electric big-rig truck, which may be able to drive itself, throwing the company into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By CloudTweaks | November 15, 2017

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

How Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers Stay Transparent and Credible

By Steve Prentice | November 15, 2017

Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers If you are a cloud service provider (CSP), you know your customers have a choice as to who to work with, but do you know what will help tip the scales in your favor?

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Cloud’s Challenge – Bigger than Twice the Stars in the Milky Way

Cloud’s Challenge – Bigger than Twice the Stars in the Milky Way

There are only 100 Billion stars in the Milky Way. Compare that to the over 200 Billion lines of COBOL ...
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Cloud Architecture – The Multi-Tenant Versus Multi-Instance Debate

Cloud Architecture Winston Churchill quotes, “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. We can truly extend this analogy to ...
Terrified of the Coming of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Don’t Be. Now You Can Rent Your Own!

Terrified of the Coming of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Don’t Be. Now You Can Rent Your Own!

Now You Can Rent Your Own! Beware the coming of AI! Or so say luminaries like Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking ...
Get Used To It – Artificial Intelligence For Real-time Gas Pricing

Get Used To It – Artificial Intelligence For Real-time Gas Pricing

Real-time Gas Pricing Get used to it – we will extract every dollar you can afford at your friendly … ...
How IoT, Wearables, and Mixed Reality May Disrupt Banking

How IoT, Wearables, and Mixed Reality May Disrupt Banking

Banking Disruption Technology and finance have always gone together. It takes the best, most secure technologies to keep stockpiles of money ...
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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: ...
How Brands Can Use IoT and Wearables to Enhance Customer Experience

How Brands Can Use IoT and Wearables to Enhance Customer Experience

Using IoT and Wearables as Part of the Customer Experience The IoT and wearables are on the verge of completely ...
How Identity Governance Can Secure The Cloud

How Identity Governance Can Secure The Cloud

Securing The Cloud Enterprise Cloud adoption is accelerating for most enterprises, and cloud computing is becoming an integral part of ...

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AT&T Pinpoints 4 Key Elements To Achieving Security With The Internet of Things

AT&T Pinpoints 4 Key Elements To Achieving Security With The Internet of Things

Internet of Things Security The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly becoming a part of many of our business processes, ...
What Is Really Driving Cloud Adoption?

What Is Really Driving Cloud Adoption?

Driving Cloud Adoption Cloud adoption is growing at an astounding rate, with companies big and small undergoing digital transformation towards ...
How Printers Help Hackers Hide In Plain Sight

How Printers Help Hackers Hide In Plain Sight

Printers and Hackers Spies and thieves often do their best work by hiding in plain sight. No one suspects the ...