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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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GreenTech and the Corporate Social Responsibility

A Corporate Culture Of Green In today’s business culture there is a new type of corporate strategy emerging, one that is becoming particularly prevalent in Silicon Valley – Corporate Social Responsibility. These green credentials are ...
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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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The Fully Aware, Hybrid-Cloud Approach

Hybrid-Cloud Approach For over 20 years, organizations have been attempting to secure their networks and protect their data. However, have any of their efforts really improved security? Today we hear journalists and industry experts talk about the erosion of the perimeter. Some say it’s squishy, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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A New CCTV Nightmare: Botnets And DDoS attacks

Botnets and DDoS Attacks There’s just so much that seems as though it could go wrong with closed-circuit television cameras, ...
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Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing Innovation Sao Paulo, Brazil has had trouble with both energy and water supplies as of late. Despite it ...
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Cloud Computing – The Real Story Is About Business Strategy, Not Technology

Enabling Business Strategies The cloud is not really the final destination: It’s mid-2015, and it’s clear that the cloud paradigm is ...
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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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Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

CIOs Must Transform IT The emergence of the Cloud and its three delivery models of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), ...
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The Questions of Privacy In The Internet of Things Revolution

Privacy in the Internet of Things Revolution The Internet of Things (IoT) has been promising a lot to consumers for ...
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Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment? Find Out

ERP Deployment You know how ERP deployment can improve processes within your supply chain, and the things to keep in ...
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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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How Data Science And Machine Learning Is Enabling Cloud Threat Protection

Data Science and Machine Learning Security breaches have been consistently rising in the past few years. Just In 2015, companies ...
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