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Cloud Computing Issues

Cisco pays cool $2.3 billion for hot security company Duo

August 2, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Cisco today laid out $2.35 billion in cash and stock for network identity, authentication security company Duo. According to Cisco, Duo helps protect organizations against cyber breaches through the company’s cloud-based software that verifies the identity of users and the […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Privacy by design in the era of GDPR

August 1, 2018

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

“Privacy by design” is a way to make complying with GDPR regulations simpler. Instead of having to try to protect multiple aspects of security in every system, you can ensure security is applied much more widely, so that individual areas […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Cloudops: The neglected part of cloud migration

July 31, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s 2:00 a.m. A pager goes off in a suburban home. A bleary-eyed woman makes her way to a terminal hooked up to a 1200-baud modem. She works until 6:00 a.m. to fix the system problem remotely, this time just […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Cloud computing just had another kick-ass quarter

July 30, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

If you’ve been around the tech industry long enough, recent market events held an eerie familiarity. When Facebook badly missed its numbers for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, the company’s stock took an unprecedented pummeling, losing 20 percent of […]


Cloud clients, Cloud Computing Issues

Google finally throws some weight behind on-premises services

July 26, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

One of the early knocks on Google’s cloud services is that it assumed a pure cloud play for every customer and had virtually nothing for supporting on-premises systems. While that might work for smaller businesses looking to shut down their […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Google touts G Suite momentum in office productivity battle

July 26, 2018

Via: Computerworld

SAN FRANCISCO – Google may not usurp Microsoft’s office productivity dominance anytime soon, but the raft of updates to its G Suite portfolio rolled out at its Cloud Next event this week aim to build momentum as it woos business […]


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Blockchain, chatbots, and AI could reinvent corporate finance

July 25, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Traditionally siloed and manual corporate finance operations are beginning to test – and in some cases adopt – three still evolving technologies that can offer a single view of corporate data in near real time while also automating arduous business […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Google to offer blockchain as part of cloud service

July 23, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Google has announced the second of two partnerships that will allow it to offer the financial services industry and others a cloud-based platform on which they can develop and run blockchain-based applications. In a blog post ahead of its Google […]


Cloud Computing Issues

How SD-WAN will make the cloud much, much bigger

July 23, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Though I no longer actively participate in it as a pioneering player in the networking space I have always kept a watchful eye on the market and I am seeing yet another disruptive force known as SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking) […]


Cloud clients, Cloud Computing Issues

Why high-performance computing has moved to the cloud

July 20, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Two leading analysts’ reports, from Intersect360 Research and Hyperion Research, show the high-performance computing market has reached an inflection point. The cloud segment includes Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, and Google. Intersect360 says high-performance cloud spending by high-performance computing customers grew […]