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Cloud Computing Issues

3 emerging cloud technologies for enterprise

December 8, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Enterprises are paying a lot more attention to the cloud these days—particularly to Amazon Web Services, which still leads the thinking in the public cloud. AWS’s Re:Invent conference is next month, and I expect to see three new types of cloud […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Mixing and matching massively hybrid applications: the future of cloud

December 8, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

A year ago, IDC told us that 68 percent of organizations have adopted cloud for enterprise applications—and that it’s not just about cost, but about revenue increases as well. That study also says that 73 percent of respondents, who spanned […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Cloud Computing & The Modern Age

December 7, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

In today’s world, the Internet and technology have become very common in companies of all sizes. People using the Internet, the speed of information response, together with a variety of electronic devices and bigger storage capacities, has brought forth a […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Safer but not immune: Cloud lessons from the Equifax breach

December 7, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’ve stopped covering breaches. First, because clouds are nowhere to be found among them. (The focus of this blog is advice to enterprises that are moving, or have moved, to cloud computing.) Second, because it just seems like piling on […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The Value of Extending IT Infrastructure to the Public Cloud

December 6, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

Companies are working to transform themselves digitally, and there is perhaps no more important driver than the cloud. However, as more and more companies are discovering, there’s no single path when it comes to moving to the cloud. Rather, an […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Centralized security in the cloud is the best security model

December 5, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s 6:00 a.m. on a Monday morning. You get an automated text from your security systems that a DDOS attack was attempted, but new security policies downloaded several hours earlier proactively protected the systems from the attacking IP address. All […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Don’t be the fool in the cloud

December 5, 2017

Via: Computerworld

When I hear people worrying about cloud security, they’re usually shaking in their boots about some obscure bug beyond their control. Ha! Ordinary, stupid human mistakes are more than bad enough. For example, Accenture left hundreds of gigabytes of private user […]


Cloud clients

Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

December 4, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies and organizations worldwide. Most now use cloud service providers (CSPs) for some part of their business, and cloud has grown from simply being an IT […]


Deployment Models, Others

Is it Time to Do or Die?

December 4, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

Out of date attitudes to your audience and market, a reliance on tired methods of communicating. Our audiences have evolved, but systems haven’t moved to meet their new needs? Do we still need our internal PR and Comms? Do we […]


Cloud clients

IBM’s cloud, cybersecurity and data analytics business rose 11 percent to $8.8 billion in the quarter

December 1, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

IBM shares surged 5 percent on Wednesday after the world’s first big computing company beat expectations on third-quarter revenue and gave an outlook that hinted it was back on a growth track after six years in retreat. There was no […]