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25 Cloud Data Performance Monitoring Companies

Performance Monitoring Companies We have updated our list to include 10 additional performance monitoring companies in 2017.  These services will accompany you in monitoring and safeguarding your data, critical applications and websites in real-time. This ...
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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Mixed Messages

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Cloud Spectator Report: North America IaaS Providers Benchmark

Cloud Spectator Report Cloud Spectator, a cloud benchmarking and consulting agency focused on cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) performance, has today released the 2017 Top 10 Cloud IaaS Providers Benchmark for North America. Striving for transparency in ...
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Top Cloud IPOs To Watch For In 2017

Top cloud IPOs A number of large cloud companies are set for IPO in 2017, with one of them – Mulesoft – suggesting it can go public as early as March with an offering worth ...
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The Deep and Dark Web

The Dark Web The Deep and Dark Web, hidden in the depths of the internet, sounds like something out of a nail-biting thriller, but is, in fact, a very real part of our world. Just ...
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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. Governance, risk management and compliance professionals, as well as managers of information security, need to ...
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Cisco Network Services Orchestrator BARCELONA, MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – February 23, 2017 – As service providers around the globe explore paths to cloud, IoT and 5G, Cisco is focused on building solutions that offer programmability, automation and virtualization to simplify operations and lower their total cost of ownership (TCO). With more than 73 million mobile customers in Japan, NTT DOCOMO, ...
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OVH New US Data Center Global IaaS Leader Continues North American Deployment Plan, Bringing Innovative Green Data Centers to the US MONTREAL – February 23, 2017 – OVH, a global leader in cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), today announced acquisition of a new data center facility in the US. Located in Hillsboro, Oregon, this facility joins Vint Hill, Virginia as the second ...
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Users empowered with a refined, mobile-first, fully-integrated communications platform accessible from any browser, device or desktop SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - February 22, 2017) - Avaya today announced the general availability of the industry's first real unified communications (UC) solution, Avaya Equinox. Avaya Equinox delivers simple, mobile-first communications on the devices, and embedded into the applications and browsers, that employees "live ...
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics' webOS 3.5 Security Manager is the first smart TV platform certified for its effective cybersecurity capabilities by UL, one of the world's foremost experts in safety, security and sustainability. The webOS 3.5 Security Manager was tested for malware susceptibility and vulnerabilities, software weaknesses and security controls that help protect users' ...
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Health Cloud Capabilities ORLANDO, FL. - 20 Feb 2017: At the 2017 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced expanded capabilities for the Watson Platform for Health Cloud and a specialized Watson Health Consulting Services unit dedicated to helping clients and partners across the healthcare ecosystem capture the business opportunity of cognitive computing ...
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Through the Looking Glass: 2017 Tech and Security Industry Predictions

2017 Tech and Security Industry Predictions As we close out 2016, which didn’t start off very well for tech IPOs, momentum and performance has increased in the second half, and I believe that will continue well into 2017. M&A activity will also increase as many ...
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A New Era for Cyber Crime Last September, the website of a well-known security journalist was hit by a massive DDoS attack. The site's host stated it was the largest attack of that type they had ever seen. Rather than originating at an identifiable location, the attack seemed to come from everywhere, and it seemed to have been driven through ...
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Ransomware The vision is chilling. It's another busy day. An employee arrives and logs on to the network only to be confronted by a locked screen displaying a simple message: "Your files have been captured and encrypted. To release them, you must pay." Ransomware has grown recently to become one of the primary threats to companies, governments and institutions worldwide ...
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Moving Test and Dev to the Cloud Have you ever seen the old parlor trick in which a person pulls a tablecloth out from under a fully set table without disturbing a single item of cutlery or glassware? It's something that comes to mind for many IT managers and engineers tasked with the job of evolving their network environments while ...
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Connected Manufacturing A car is driven back to its home garage for the night, and its data port is plugged in. Then, some exciting things happen. First off, the car sends diagnostic information back to the manufacturer to cross-check against any systems that require repair, maintenance, or replacement. The manufacturer then downloads a selection of new driver experiences, including a ...
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Defending the Organization When people talk about security audits in an organization, thoughts immediately go to malware, cyberattacks and other front line issues. These appear as the most obvious types of threats and are consequently given the greatest attention. As essential as these responses are, companies need additional layers of audit and defence further up the hierarchy if they are ...
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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, ...
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Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

The Hot Seat Five cloud questions every CIO needs to know how to answer The cloud is a powerful thing, ...
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What You Need To Know About Choosing A Cloud Service Provider

Selecting The Right Cloud Services Provider How to find the right partner for cloud adoption on an enterprise scale The ...
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The Cloud Is Not Enough! Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions

Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions Running a cloud server is no longer the novel trend it once was. Now, the ...
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Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility A CIO friend of mine once told me that a hybrid cloud model ...
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The Future Of Cloud Storage And Sharing…

Box.net, Amazon Cloud Drive The online (or cloud) storage business has always been a really interesting industry. When we started ...
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Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation Digital transformation is the acceleration of business activities, processes, and operational models to fully embrace the changes and ...
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Big Data and Financial Services – Security Threat or Massive Opportunity?

Big Data and Financial Services Cloud Banking Insights Series focuses on big data in the financial services industry and whether ...
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Why Cloud Compliance Doesn’t Need To Be So Overly Complicated

Cloud Compliance  Regulatory compliance is an issue that has not only weighed heavily on the minds of executives, security and ...
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Protecting Your Web Applications In A Hybrid Cloud Environment

Protecting Your Web Applications It's no secret that organizations are embracing the cloud and all the benefits that it entails ...
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