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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5 Challenges in the Journey to the Cloud

5 Challenges in the Journey to the Cloud On my blog, I have already said that Cloud Computing is a Safe Bet for the Future, defining and showing us the shape of things to come for the IT industry. I

The Difference Between Virtualization And Cloud Computing

Virtualization And Cloud Computing Microsoft raised some eyebrows when Corporate VP Brad Anderson boldly proclaimed that, “Virtualizations is not cloud computing.” While this statement garnered a lot of buzz due to its timing – Anderson said this during the VMWorld

Tips to Help Businesses Make the Most of the Cloud

Tips to Help Businesses Make the Most of the Cloud Businesses looking to embrace the cloud sometimes try to find a solution that will allow them to make the transition from in-house services to the cloud as effortlessly as possible.

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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Was The Promised Land Of Cloud False? Or Did It Just Take A While?

Was The Promised Land Of Cloud False? Or Did It Just Take A While?

Cloud Consumption A new day has dawned! Computing will now be accessed and consumed like a power utility. Just flip ...
Why a White Label Cloud for Emerging Economies

Why a White Label Cloud for Emerging Economies

White Label Cloud  Given our starting point, one of the inquiries we field every now and then is: ‘why did ...
Protect Your Small Business

Protect Your Small Business from Future Threats

Protect Your Small Business The well-known ransomware called Wannacry hit hundreds of computers in May 2017. As a business leader, ...
3 Ways to Protect Users From Ransomware With the Cloud

3 Ways to Protect Users From Ransomware With the Cloud

Protect Users From Ransomware The threat of ransomware came into sharp focus over the course of 2016. Cybersecurity trackers have ...
Common Cloud Mistakes - And How To Avoid Them

Common Cloud Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them

Common Cloud Mistakes One of the first lessons in order to avoid common cloud mistakes with anyone entering the tech ...
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How to Avoid Becoming Another Cloud Security Statistic

Cloud Security Statistic Last year, Gartner predicted that, by 2020, 95 percent of all cloud security failures will be caused ...
Technology and the Future of Cognitive Computing

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 ...
The FANGs Dominate the S&P 500. The Average Membership Tenure is Shrinking

The FANGs Dominate the S&P 500. The Average Membership Tenure is Shrinking

What is Going to Knock Them Off the List? The FANGs (acronym for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) ride high ...

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Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges

Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges

Tackling Complex IT Challenges Today’s sophisticated business environment demands a dynamic and robust IT infrastructure which is a far cry ...
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 ...
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, ...