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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Is Cloud Lock-In A Bigger Issue Than Security?

Cloud lock-in a bigger issue than security Before LabSlice I was employed as a Security Architect for a major bank. Banks, government departments and  health providers are naturally suspicious of technology solutions that they do not fully control. This is why cloud security

Best Practices for Cloud Engineering

Best Practices for Cloud Engineering Cloud computing is one of the most exciting technology shifts happening in the industry today.  ISVs across the globe have started turning to cloud computing to reduce costs, shorten time-to-market, scale up or down instantly

Cloud Data Migration

Cloud Data Migration: What An ISV Needs To Know

Cloud Data Migration Cloud Data migration is not new to ISVs. Data conversion from legacy systems during new implementations is common and so is the data migration during major upgrades. ISVs adopt either manual methods or proprietary tools or resort

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 Services Providers - Learning To Keep The Lights On

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from ...
Enterprises look for partners to make the most of Microsoft Azure Stack apps

Enterprises look for partners to make the most of Microsoft Azure Stack apps

Microsoft Azure Stack Apps The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer hybrid cloud advancements discussion explores the application development and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) benefits from Microsoft ...
Machine Learning Open-Source Tools

Do More With Machine Learning Thanks to These 6 Open-Source Tools

Machine Learning Open-Source Tools We are in the middle of a machine learning, AI and big data renaissance — at ...
4 Open Source Business Intelligence Tools For Big Data Reporting

4 Open Source Business Intelligence Tools For Big Data Reporting

Open Source Business Intelligence Tools It’s impossible to take the right business decisions without having insightful information to back up ...
Is There Still A Place For On-premise Migration Tools In The Cloud?

Is There Still A Place For On-premise Migration Tools In The Cloud?

On-premise Migration Tools With the popularity of cheap and convenient online migration tools, it’s hard to imagine why there would ...
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 ...
Do You Feel Lucky? Why Risk Losing Your Data?

Do You Feel Lucky? Why Risk Losing Your Data?

Why Risk Losing Your Data As your world goes increasingly digital, information and data are your family jewels. Protect them ...
How the Cloud Is Improving DNA Sequencing

How the Cloud Is Improving DNA Sequencing

DNA Sequencing For many of us, the cloud is part of our daily lives. We use these virtual storage servers ...

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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 ...
Security: The Goodwill Virus That Keeps On Giving

Security: The Goodwill Virus That Keeps On Giving

The Goodwill Virus When Caitlyn Jenner officially introduced herself to the world by way of a Vanity Fair cover story ...
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 ...