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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Cloud Computing Meets The Smart Electricity Grid

The Smart Electricity Grid New research makes possible time-variable pricing of cloud services based on variably-priced power from a smart grid Cloud computing data centers often consume energy at the rate of megawatts, like other large industrial systems. Large consumers

How Cloud Computing Changes the Game in Media & Entertainment

How Cloud Computing Changes the Game Advances in technology and consumer behavior are driving a transformation in the way video content is delivered to consumers. The change involves a migration away from traditional broadcasting models and platforms towards digital distribution

Business Intelligence Implementation

10 Tips For Successful Business Intelligence Implementation

Business Intelligence Implementation The cost of Business Intelligence (BI) software goes far beyond the purchase price. Time spent researching, implementing, and maintaining your BI investment can snowball quickly and mistakes are often expensive. Your time is valuable – save it

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

Endpoint Security

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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When Innovation Ignites – The Promise of Cloud

When Innovation Ignites “I am tired of hearing about how Cloud will allow customer personalization — I want to feel it!” I ...
Let's Look Into A Crystal Ball And See What The Future Holds For Cloud Computing

Let’s Look Into A Crystal Ball And See What The Future Holds For Cloud Computing

Let's look into the cloud computing future Wandering around town the other day I stopped in a psychic's storefront. I had ...
Four Keys For Telecoms Competing In A Digital World

Four Keys For Telecoms Competing In A Digital World

Competing in a Digital World Telecoms, otherwise largely known as Communications Service Providers (CSPs), have traditionally made the lion’s share ...
4 Tips for Secure Video Conferencing

4 Tips for Secure Video Conferencing

Securing Video Conferencing Today, cybersecurity dominates headlines as businesses of all sizes and across multiple industries are falling victim to ...
What You Need To Know About Choosing A Cloud Service Provider

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 ...
Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation Previously, I wrote about the criticality of defining the Vision for your transformation - what is your real objective, how ...
Three Essential Ways to Keep your Cloud Infrastructure Secure and Reliable

Three Essential Ways to Keep your Cloud Infrastructure Secure and Reliable

Keeping Your Cloud Infrastructure Secure Companies of all sizes are now truly embracing cloud computing according to research from IDC with spending ...
5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Having an Impact on The Energy Sector

5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Having an Impact on The Energy Sector

Computing Energy Sector We’ve discussed here in the past how cleantech (a blanket term that includes technologies that affect recycling, ...

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Visual Data Analytics Helps To Illustrate The Big Picture

Visual Data Analytics Helps To Illustrate The Big Picture

Visual Data Analytics We’re consistently hearing how valuable data is today, how important it is to the success of every ...
Viewing Digital Payments as a Boulevard of Commerce

Viewing Digital Payments as a Boulevard of Commerce

Digital Payments A boulevard is a wide street that runs in two directions and usually has a median in the ...
Internet Performance Management In Today’s Volatile Online Environment

Internet Performance Management In Today’s Volatile Online Environment

Internet Performance Management It’s no exaggeration to say that the Internet is now the heart of the global economy. Competition ...