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Cloud Computing Issues

Centralized security in the cloud is the best security model

October 19, 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

October 19, 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 […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

What is hybrid cloud computing?

October 18, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Hybrid cloud: Many believe it’s the eventual state that most businesses will operate in – some infrastructure resources on premises, others in the public cloud. Others believe it’s a term that has been muddled by varied definitions from a range […]


Cloud clients

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

October 18, 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 […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Mixing and matching massively hybrid applications: the future of cloud

October 17, 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

October 11, 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 […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

At Ignite, Microsoft extends hybrid cloud beyond just infrastructure

October 6, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

For years Microsoft has talked about, previewed and at some times delayed the release of its Azure Stack hybrid cloud computing platform. But this week at its Ignite conference in Orlando Microsoft announced that Azure Stack is now shipping to […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

Hybrid cloud? Private cloud? Public cloud? Multicloud? How to choose

October 6, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

My article “Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud” has gotten many people seeing red, and I can understand why. Many enterprise IT shops, and most enterprise technology companies, have pledged allegiance to the hybrid cloud model. The intellectual […]


Deployment Models, Others

How cloud HCM data can fuel new revenue streams

September 13, 2017

Via: Gartner Blog Network

The cloud transition of human capital management (HCM) applications is well underway. Gartner estimates that the top three HCM application providers combined are currently managing more than 100 million employee records with their cloud solutions. With the currently forecasted trend of cloud […]


Cloud Computing Issues

5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

September 6, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The Internet of Things has caused many industries to evolve – but few more than transportation. Here are just a few ways it’s changed the delivery of goods. Remember when websites like eBay and Amazon were in their infancy? When […]