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Cloud Governance vs Cloud Management: What’s the Difference? CLOUD GOVERNANCE VS CLOUD MANAGEMENT: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Aug 18, 2017

While clouds have proliferated in enterprise organizations – public, private, hybrid– it has become increasingly important to define strategy around cloud governance and management. A first step in establishing a successful multi-cloud strategy is simply making clear the difference betwe...

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Introduction to IBM Cloud private INTRODUCTION TO IBM CLOUD PRIVATE

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Aug 18, 2017

Learn how IBM Cloud private delivers on the promise of cloud in the your own data center, helping you innovate quickly and realize business value immediately.

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Citrix Cloud on Cisco Hyperflex Whiteboard CITRIX CLOUD ON CISCO HYPERFLEX WHITEBOARD

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Aug 17, 2017

Citrix Hybrid Cloud Desktop Solution on Cisco HyperFlex for secure delivery of apps and desktops with hyperconvergence for on-premise or hybrid cloud deployments.

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Cyber Security and the Cloud CYBER SECURITY AND THE CLOUD

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Aug 16, 2017

As Cyber Security continues to become a larger issue, people are wondering how to keep their data safe from Cyber Attack. In this video presentation, BluBØX takes an in-depth look at “Cyber Security and the Cloud,” and asks “Where does your Data feel Safer? In the Pentagon, ...

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The Hybrid Cloud Assessment THE HYBRID CLOUD ASSESSMENT

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Aug 16, 2017

Hybrid Cloud Assessment (HCA) analyzes your vSphere environment and provides the following customized cost comparison between your private cloud and AWS / Azure, uncovers cost-savings reclamation opportunities in your private cloud and provides cloud consumption insights for your lines of business (...

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Microsoft Acquires Cycle Computing for Big Computing in the Cloud MICROSOFT ACQUIRES CYCLE COMPUTING FOR BIG COMPUTING IN THE CLOUD

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Aug 15, 2017

When Rachel, Rob, Doug, and I started Cycle twelve years ago on an $8,000 credit card bill, customers needed large up-front investments to access Big Compute. We set out to fix that, to accelerate the pace of innovation by changing the way the world accesses computing. Since then, our products have ...

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Microsoft Bolsters Azure With Cloud HPC Deal MICROSOFT BOLSTERS AZURE WITH CLOUD HPC DEAL

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Aug 15, 2017

Microsoft has acquired cloud computing software vendor Cycle Computing in a move designed to bring orchestration tools along with high-end computing access capabilities to the cloud.

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8 OUT OF 10 IT LEADERS HAVE CLOUD FOMO - DO YOU? 8 OUT OF 10 IT LEADERS HAVE CLOUD FOMO - DO YOU?

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Aug 08, 2017

Public and private cloud vendors – some of the largest companies in tech and in the world - are in a competitive race to make the cloud a more efficient, flexible and fast part of every organization’s overall business strategy. In such a competitive – and exciting – cloud era...

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3 Must-Know Pieces of Cloud Access Security Brokers 3 MUST-KNOW PIECES OF CLOUD ACCESS SECURITY BROKERS

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Aug 03, 2017

Let’s dive into one of the most buzzworthy cloud security topics today: cloud access security brokers, or CASBs (pronounced KAZ-bees). Previously, I discussed securing your organization if you use any cloud apps. Having a CASB in place is one of those critical components of a layered security ...

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ASSURING CLOUD PERFORMANCE PART 1: HYBRID CLOUD WORKLOAD VISIBILITY ASSURING CLOUD PERFORMANCE PART 1: HYBRID CLOUD WORKLOAD VISIBILITY

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Aug 01, 2017

Turbonomic understands that moving to the cloud is an intricate process for even the most savvy IT professional. For the rest of us, it is roughly as charming as a charismatic dentist meeting you for the first time gripping a sledgehammer. As well spoken and articulate as he is, your eye cannot help...

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How To Backup Your Cloud Virtual Private Server HOW TO BACKUP YOUR CLOUD VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVER

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Jul 31, 2017

Learn how to create and manage backups on your cloud virtual private server (VPS). Setup Amazon S3 backups along with our off site datacenter backups.

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Microsoft is outpacing the market in cloud share growth MICROSOFT IS OUTPACING THE MARKET IN CLOUD SHARE GROWTH

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Jul 31, 2017

For some analysts and industry observers, the best way to measure the winners and losers in a growing cloud computing market has been to use metrics such as run rate, growth rate, and market share.  To date, Amazon’s AWS cloud compute has reign supreme in most of those categories as it lo...

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Out of many, one hybrid cloud management platform OUT OF MANY, ONE HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

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Jul 31, 2017

As organizations continue to look to cloud services for IT and business uses, their computing environments are becoming vast, entangled webs that span public cloud services and various forms of private cloud. They’re exceedingly difficult to monitor, manage and secure.

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Disaster Recovery to the Public Cloud with Dell EMC Data Protection DISASTER RECOVERY TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD WITH DELL EMC DATA PROTECTION

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Jul 31, 2017

This Lightboard highlights how Dell EMC Data Protection delivers end-to-end orchestrated disaster recovery to the public cloud.

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Why developers should favor a hyperscale, converged infrastructure WHY DEVELOPERS SHOULD FAVOR A HYPERSCALE, CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jul 28, 2017

The original step in the modern infrastructure journey was pioneered by hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), and Nutanix in particular. HCI incorporates software-defined technologies; scale-out, modular components; and unified management interfaces (UIs, APIs, automation, orchestration, etc). Althou...

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Simplify your IT Transformation Journey with Enterprise Hybrid Cloud SIMPLIFY YOUR IT TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY WITH ENTERPRISE HYBRID CLOUD

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Jul 28, 2017

The road to transforming IT to a cloud-based architecture can be complex and risky, but Dell EMC’s turnkey approach to Hybrid Cloud accelerates your time to value and frees your IT resources.

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MAINTAINING HA COMPLIANCE IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD MAINTAINING HA COMPLIANCE IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Jul 28, 2017

The Cloud is great. It allows you to deploy applications and never have to worry about infrastructure again. But, never worrying about infrastructure again is not the same as never worrying about application availability again.

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Multi-cloud Management Best Practices MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES

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Jul 25, 2017

More and more companies are implementing a multi-cloud strategy. According to the RightScale 2017 State of the CloudReport, 85 percent of enterprises now have their applications running in more than one cloud. These companies have  discovered the benefits of multi-cloud management, including av...

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Finding the Right Data Center Workloads for the Cloud FINDING THE RIGHT DATA CENTER WORKLOADS FOR THE CLOUD

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Jul 21, 2017

One of the most common questions data center operators have is which workloads they should move to the cloud. A frequent follow-up is which cloud is the best destination for each workload.

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Igneous Cloud-Native Services IGNEOUS CLOUD-NATIVE SERVICES

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Jul 21, 2017

Many customers with data-heavy workflows mention challenges with performing both simple and sophisticated operations on their data. What are those challenges? What workarounds must enterprises introduce?

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Meet the Trailblazer: Intrepid’s adventurous cloud technology transformation MEET THE TRAILBLAZER: INTREPID’S ADVENTUROUS CLOUD TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMATION

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Jul 20, 2017

Intrepid Group wanted to take its customers on a more personal journey, as well as lay the foundation for international expansion. To achieve these objectives, the world’s largest adventure travel company underwent a cloud technology transformation.

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AT&T Hybrid Cloud Solutions AT&T HYBRID CLOUD SOLUTIONS

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Jul 19, 2017

Agile business operations and rapid innovation are possible with integrated cloud solutions that let you work, grow and transform.

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Artificial Intelligence tunes Azure SQL Databases ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TUNES AZURE SQL DATABASES

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Jul 19, 2017

To stay competitive, today’s businesses need to make sure that they focus on their core competencies that directly deliver customer value while relying on their cloud provider to offer an affordable, reliable, and easy to use computing infrastructure that scales with their needs.

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GDPR AND CLOUD SERVICES GDPR AND CLOUD SERVICES

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Jul 18, 2017

The first thing you need to consider is your cloud suppliers’ stance on privacy and GDPR, which will vary by their location.  Data sovereignty is an important issue today, and will become more important beginning May of 2018. Data is subject to the law where it resides, as demonstrated by...

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Architecture vs Technology: Solving Hybrid Cloud Challenges ARCHITECTURE VS TECHNOLOGY: SOLVING HYBRID CLOUD CHALLENGES

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Jul 18, 2017

As applications move between the cloud and the data center, how do enterprises balance agility and security? Michael Beesley and Dan Backman from Skyport Systems discuss how to handle the challenges of applications that punch a hole straight through the firewall.

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Who Will Support Your Company WHO WILL SUPPORT YOUR COMPANY'S PRIVATE CLOUD?

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Jul 18, 2017

For most enterprises, the move into cloud computing is already well under way. The reason is that the cloud offers some compelling benefits over traditional IT, including lower costs, greater flexibility, and enhanced ease of use.

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Tableau and Azure SQL DB, a match made in the cloud TABLEAU AND AZURE SQL DB, A MATCH MADE IN THE CLOUD

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Jul 18, 2017

In recent years, Microsoft SQL and Tableau Engineering teams have been working closely together to provide a superior user experience with the two platforms. Today we are sharing some advice on how to optimize the connectivity between Azure SQL DB and Tableau.

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10 advantages of cloud computing for small businesses 10 ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 17, 2017

Wondering whether you should move to the cloud? Any three of these advantages would be enough to convince many businesses to move their business into the cloud. But when you add up all 10? It’s approaching no-brainer territory.

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Data Backup with Igneous Hybrid Cloud Storage DATA BACKUP WITH IGNEOUS HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE

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Jul 13, 2017

"Now suddenly you've got an online copy of backed up files that you can go get at anytime," he says. "Igneous provides this metasearch capablity where you can globally look for a file anywhere, whether it's in primary NAS or in Igneous store."

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Enterprise Cloud Strategy, 2nd Edition ENTERPRISE CLOUD STRATEGY, 2ND EDITION

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Jul 11, 2017

I’m delighted to announce the second edition of our free e-book, Enterprise Cloud Strategy, written by Barry Briggs and myself. Get your copy of the e-book. Much has changed in the two years since we published the first edition. Cloud computing has evolved from a technology that delivers effic...

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Dell EMC Data Protection for the Public Cloud DELL EMC DATA PROTECTION FOR THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Jul 10, 2017

This Lightboard highlights how Dell EMC Data Protection Suite can easily and seamlessly protect enterprise applications and their data residing entirely within public cloud - specifically Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure.

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The EU: Where Cloud Services and Privacy Meet THE EU: WHERE CLOUD SERVICES AND PRIVACY MEET

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Jul 10, 2017

Today our lives are dominated by cloud-based services offered by companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon. The business world has taken a similar route: an increasing number of companies use cloud services, from office and collaboration software to salesforce automation or enterprise resource pla...

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Clarifying hybrid cloud storage: passive vs active data CLARIFYING HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE: PASSIVE VS ACTIVE DATA

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Jul 07, 2017

I recently gave a webinar with Forrester analyst, Richard Fichera. In his opening he noted “the inexorable march to public cloud is underway.” And he’s right. We see it everywhere. But “march” is a critical word. It’s not a leap and it won’t happen overnight...

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34 Ways Your Finance and HR Clouds Need to Connect 34 WAYS YOUR FINANCE AND HR CLOUDS NEED TO CONNECT

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Jul 07, 2017

To accomplish these plans, finance and HR must not only work more closely together across lines of business—they must share technology and a common cloud framework. Otherwise, teams will be mired in manual work, integrating or even re-entering data from HR systems into finance and back again.&...

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Why NetScaler in the Cloud? WHY NETSCALER IN THE CLOUD?

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Jul 07, 2017

Since NetScaler VPX was first launched in the AWS Marketplace in 2012, we’ve seen many customers begin to actively explore the merits of deploying a dedicated virtual ADC in the cloud.

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Managing A Multi-Cloud Environment MANAGING A MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENT

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Jul 05, 2017

A survey by Forrester Research reveals that 52 percent of large enterprises are already using more than one cloud provider. In fact, almost a third of those organizations are working with four or more cloud vendors. IDC predicts that by 2018 more than 85 percent of enterprises will have implemented ...

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ISVs find their cloud footing on Azure ISVS FIND THEIR CLOUD FOOTING ON AZURE

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Jun 29, 2017

According to Gartner, “By 2020, anything other than a cloud-only strategy for new IT initiatives will require justification at more than 30% of large-enterprise organizations.” With innovation shifting to public datacenters, pressure is on ISVs to develop their own cloud roadmap.

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Cloudian Moves Private Cloud Beyond Backup CLOUDIAN MOVES PRIVATE CLOUD BEYOND BACKUP

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Jun 29, 2017

In a data protection application, Cloudian acts as a backup target. To excel in this role, the system of course needs to be scalable, fast, and cost effective. But most importantly, it must ensure that data is never, ever corrupted or lost. Fortunately, data durability was the #1 design goal of Clou...

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VM Migrations and Database Transformations for Simple Enterprise Cloud Adoption VM MIGRATIONS AND DATABASE TRANSFORMATIONS FOR SIMPLE ENTERPRISE CLOUD ADOPTION

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Jun 29, 2017

At Nutanix .NEXT 2017, Nutanix announced new virtual machine (VM) migration and database (DB) transformational capabilities, designed to help customers more easily assess, and more simply migrate or transform datacenter workloads into the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud.

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Who Needs a Private Cloud? WHO NEEDS A PRIVATE CLOUD?

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Jun 28, 2017

Corporations, both large and small, are moving into the cloud in great numbers. That’s because the cloud offers some very attractive benefits, including rapid deployment, infinite scalability, automatic provisioning, universal accessibility, and an OpEx pay-as-you-go economic model that yields...

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Nutanix Teams Up with Google Cloud to Fuse Cloud Environments for Enterprise Apps NUTANIX TEAMS UP WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO FUSE CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS FOR ENTERPRISE APPS

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Jun 28, 2017

The human brain has massive computational power and has access to large data sets through all the senses. However, it’s a low bandwidth, high latency decision system. To compensate for this, humans have evolved into creating an extension of this computing fabric called the spinal cord that is ...

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Introducing Xi Cloud Services INTRODUCING XI CLOUD SERVICES

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Jun 28, 2017

Xi Cloud Services provide a native cloud extension to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, delivering an integrated cloud environment with a range of cloud services that can be instantly provisioned and automatically configured.  The first cloud service, Xi Disaster Recovery Service, rapidly ...

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Get More from the Cloud: Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine Delivers GET MORE FROM THE CLOUD: ORACLE DATABASE EXADATA CLOUD MACHINE DELIVERS

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Jun 23, 2017

Cloud-integrated engineered systems for Oracle Database address many of the key concerns that inhibit enterprises from making a swifter transition away from legacy on-premises infrastructures. It’s fair to say that the vast majority of companies are well aware of the benefits provided by cloud...

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The CIO THE CIO'S STRATEGY GUIDE TO SECURING THE CLOUD

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Jun 22, 2017

The last few years have presented hackers with an even bigger opportunity. The cloud. The move from server-based to service-based thinking is changing the way traditional IT departments design and deliver the technology that supports their businesses. Internet-accessed systems, software and applicat...

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Join Cloudian at Nutanix .NEXT to Learn About a New Data Protection Solution JOIN CLOUDIAN AT NUTANIX .NEXT TO LEARN ABOUT A NEW DATA PROTECTION SOLUTION

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Jun 21, 2017

Data protection requires significant storage capacity. For every gigabyte of primary storage on Nutanix, your backup environment will need at least three gigabytes of capacity. Between full backups, snapshots and offsite DR storage, capacity needs add up fast. In data-intensive applications, where s...

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Announcing Microsoft Azure Government services in the Cloud Solution Provider program ANNOUNCING MICROSOFT AZURE GOVERNMENT SERVICES IN THE CLOUD SOLUTION PROVIDER PROGRAM

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Jun 21, 2017

We are excited to announce that Azure Government services are now available through the Cloud Solution Provider program (CSP). The CSP program enables partners to make Microsoft Cloud services part of their customer offerings, expanding U.S. government customer options in meeting their mission goals...

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Hybrid cloud for surveillance from AT&T HYBRID CLOUD FOR SURVEILLANCE FROM AT&T

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Jun 19, 2017

Video surveillance is becoming more and more widespread in businesses, homes, and on the street.
Hybrid cloud for video surveillance from AT&T provides the storage you need, no matter how your security needs evolve.

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Your Keys To Success With Cisco Spark YOUR KEYS TO SUCCESS WITH CISCO SPARK

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Jun 16, 2017

You understand moving to a cloud collaboration suite could complement, or even replace, your current unified communications (UC) solution. But, until now, you’ve hesitated to invest in a public cloud-based service.

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Gartner names Microsoft Azure as a leader in the Cloud IaaS MQ GARTNER NAMES MICROSOFT AZURE AS A LEADER IN THE CLOUD IAAS MQ

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Jun 16, 2017

As customers bet more and more on Cloud to drive digital transformation within their organizations, we’re seeing tremendous usage of Azure. Recently, Forbes reported a study done by Cowen and Company Equity Research, and stated that Microsoft Azure is the most used Public Cloud as well as most...

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Microsoft joins Cloud Foundry Foundation MICROSOFT JOINS CLOUD FOUNDRY FOUNDATION

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Jun 15, 2017

Cloud Foundry is an open source cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for software application developers to use for building, deploying and running applications — being cloud, it also has direct application ‘scale’ functions.
Microsoft thinks that the move to embrace Cloud Fou...

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Making the Complex Simple With Dell EMC Hybrid Cloud Platforms MAKING THE COMPLEX SIMPLE WITH DELL EMC HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORMS

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Jun 13, 2017

t’s no secret that today’s most innovative organizations are embracing hybrid cloud strategies to accomplish their digital initiatives. Research backed by Dell EMC customer results affirms that hybrid cloud not only enables IT transformation, but also paves new avenues of innovation and ...

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AWS GovCloud (US) Heads East – New Region in the Works for 2018 AWS GOVCLOUD (US) HEADS EAST – NEW REGION IN THE WORKS FOR 2018

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Jun 13, 2017

AWS GovCloud (US) gives AWS customers a place to host sensitive data and regulated workloads in the AWS Cloud. The first AWS GovCloud (US) Region was launched in 2011 and is located on the west coast of the US.
I’m happy to announce that we are working on a second Region that we expect ...

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Is It Time To Look At Skype For Business And Cloud PBX? IS IT TIME TO LOOK AT SKYPE FOR BUSINESS AND CLOUD PBX?

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Jun 09, 2017

Cloud PBX is Microsoft’s technology for enabling call control and PBX capabilities in the Office 365 cloud using Skype for Business Online. It provides voice calling mainstays such as call hold, transfer, voicemail, call forwarding and more.

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AWS vs Azure – Hybrid cloud considerations AWS VS AZURE – HYBRID CLOUD CONSIDERATIONS

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Jun 09, 2017

Our course author Shahan Karim shares some differences between AWS and Azure and gives key points to remember when implementing hybrid cloud solutions.

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Bring Object Storage to Your Nutanix Cluster with Cloudian HyperStore BRING OBJECT STORAGE TO YOUR NUTANIX CLUSTER WITH CLOUDIAN HYPERSTORE

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Jun 09, 2017

Your Nutanix-powered private cloud provides fast, Tier 1 storage for the information you use every day. But what about the information that’s less frequently used, or requires more capacity than your Nutanix cluster has to spare? Cloudian HyperStore is on-prem storage that provides extra capac...

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Bi-directional curious? Veritas tackles multi-cloud migration maladies BI-DIRECTIONAL CURIOUS? VERITAS TACKLES MULTI-CLOUD MIGRATION MALADIES

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Jun 09, 2017

Information management company Veritas Technologies is targeting the headaches that the firm suggests might be thrown up by running multi-cloud operations.
Hybrid cloud deployments featuring a mix of public and on-premises deployments are conceptually sound, but the reality of application (an...

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On-Device Machine Learning: TensorFlow on Android ON-DEVICE MACHINE LEARNING: TENSORFLOW ON ANDROID

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Jun 09, 2017

By combining TensorFlow with your mobile applications, you can create magical AI experiences for your users, based on their custom datasets. In this video, Reto Meier and Colt McAnlis recap Yufeng Guo’s Next '17 session “On-Device Machine Learning: TensorFlow on Android.”

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Mining for digital hybrid-cloud gold — Veeam and NetApp on theCUBE MINING FOR DIGITAL HYBRID-CLOUD GOLD — VEEAM AND NETAPP ON THECUBE

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Jun 08, 2017

In the digital age, data is gold. With global data growth projected to reach 180 zettabytes by 2025, we are on the threshold of a digital gold rush of epic proportions. The challenge is how do you extract the most value out of your digital assets when data is disbursed across on-premises and public-...

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Netskope Investors Double Down on a Cloud Security Platform for the Enterprise NETSKOPE INVESTORS DOUBLE DOWN ON A CLOUD SECURITY PLATFORM FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Jun 07, 2017

When we started Netskope five years ago, the cloud access security broker (CASB) market was just getting started. Talking to CIOs and CISOs about their cloud adoption in those early days, it felt like we were speaking a different language.

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TensorFlow in the Cloud: Accelerating Resources with Elastic GPUs TENSORFLOW IN THE CLOUD: ACCELERATING RESOURCES WITH ELASTIC GPUS

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Jun 06, 2017

Combined with GPUs, TensorFlow poses a powerful instrument for deep learning. However, it may still be difficult to switch between CPUs and GPUs—both in a local environment and in the cloud. One of the sessions at TensorBeat 2017 explored the ways to address the associated challenges and to ma...

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Cloud Managed Services: A comparison guide: What to look for when choosing your cloud provider CLOUD MANAGED SERVICES: A COMPARISON GUIDE: WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING YOUR CLOUD PROVIDER

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Jun 06, 2017

Enterprises are turning to the cloud to deliver compelling customer experiences, power innovative business models and achieve business agility. They’re looking to move critical workloads to a secure, reliable cloud infrastructure, and integrate existing systems of record with dynamic new mobil...

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CFOs have discovered the big stick of cloud computing CFOS HAVE DISCOVERED THE BIG STICK OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jun 06, 2017

That’s logical if you think about it. CFOs are charged with keeping the company financially healthy. They are not happy about most IT expenses, and they have a deep-seated belief that IT is spending more money than it needs to. So, the concept of cloud computing seems to be a hammer that the C...

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XenMobile Makes Transitioning to the Cloud a No-Brainer for Enterprise Mobility XENMOBILE MAKES TRANSITIONING TO THE CLOUD A NO-BRAINER FOR ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

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Jun 06, 2017

If you’re at HPE Discover in Las Vegas this week, stop by the Citrix booth #105 to find out why this is the year of the cloud for XenMobile enterprise mobility management solutions. With new pricing and service programs to support cloud transitions, we’re seeing tremendous interest for t...

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Check Out 10 New AWS Cloud Services of 2017 CHECK OUT 10 NEW AWS CLOUD SERVICES OF 2017

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Jun 05, 2017

Amazon has given a new lease on life to the Cloud Services through DevOps, especially since the launch of the AWS services. Right from data scooping, to bringing on the revolution of facial recognition, Amazon has done it all. If you go thinking about the past, you would realize how simple life was ...

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5 lessons: How DevOps, cloud reinvented IT Ops at Hiscox 5 LESSONS: HOW DEVOPS, CLOUD REINVENTED IT OPS AT HISCOX

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Jun 05, 2017

The cloud managed with the help of IT automation software, boosts productivity and frees IT staff for strategic challenges. DevOps and the rapid rollout of new services, meanwhile, allow IT to quickly roll out new applications as customer and business needs change.

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Challenges in Cloud Application Development CHALLENGES IN CLOUD APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

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Jun 03, 2017

Web applications running on a cloud platform are different from applications running on-premise in many ways. A cloud based infrastructure provides many services and options to develop a scalable and highly available application which can cater to a global audience. It provides unlimited opportuniti...

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Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Storage (And Why MSPs Should Recommend It) BENEFITS OF HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE (AND WHY MSPS SHOULD RECOMMEND IT)

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Jun 01, 2017

Enterprises are moving their data to the cloud at a rapid pace. According to a recent survey conducted by IDG, 70 percent of organizations already have at least one application in the cloud, and another 16 percent plan to do so within a year.

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7 Best Practices for Cloud DR Strategy 7 BEST PRACTICES FOR CLOUD DR STRATEGY

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May 24, 2017

When it comes to your business applications, you can’t be more careful. Business applications and systems are the lifeblood and data is the oil for your organization, which is why CIOs need to take a closer look at the new and emerging DR practices that can help them recoup their business in t...

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Why Managed IT Services Providers Shouldn WHY MANAGED IT SERVICES PROVIDERS SHOULDN'T BE AFRAID OF THE CLOUD

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May 24, 2017

According to a 2016 survey by CompTIA, cloud computing “top[s] the list of things that keep MSPs awake at night.” The fear is that the reduced costs, increased flexibility and greater ease of use available with cloud-based products will encourage customers to conclude they don’t re...

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Calypso Cloud Services - Oracle CALYPSO CLOUD SERVICES - ORACLE'S DATA MANAGEMENT CLOUD

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May 24, 2017

Calypso Technology, a leading provider of capital markets and investment management software, discusses how the company's cloud offerings are based on the Oracle Cloud Platform. Calypso’s application is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

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Interactive Scientific Improves: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure INTERACTIVE SCIENTIFIC IMPROVES: ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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May 23, 2017

Interactive Scientific, a technology rooted business from the UK, is known for staying one step ahead of technology change. Limited by manual operations, the company looked to Oracle's cloud solutions to help automate tasks and increase efficiency.

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Deploying Swarms on Microsoft Azure with Docker Cloud DEPLOYING SWARMS ON MICROSOFT AZURE WITH DOCKER CLOUD

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May 18, 2017

This video demonstrates the Microsoft Azure integration in Docker Cloud Swarm Mode, including step-by-step instructions on how to link your Azure account to Docker Cloud, provision a new Docker swarm on Microsoft Azure, register an existing swarm to Docker Cloud, and use your Docker ID to authentica...

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HackerNews Finds Cato Cloud To Be A “Huge Benefit” For IT Professionals HACKERNEWS FINDS CATO CLOUD TO BE A “HUGE BENEFIT” FOR IT PROFESSIONALS

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May 16, 2017

Connectivity involved connecting to resources on-premises and in cloud datacenters. Normally, users to connect directly to resources in the cloud. With hybrid clouds, users end up having to connect and reconnect every time they want to access resources in a different cloud. Kumar looked at how Cato ...

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How To Stop WannaCrypt Infections With The Cato Cloud HOW TO STOP WANNACRYPT INFECTIONS WITH THE CATO CLOUD

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May 15, 2017

The Cato Cloud should be configured to inspect WAN traffic, preventing WannaCrypt from spreading across the company in the event of an infection (Figure 5). This is done by blocking unnecessary SMB traffic between branches. In the case of an attack, users  should be limited to the local a site ...

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Indian Hotels Simplifies Reporting with Oracle EPM Cloud INDIAN HOTELS SIMPLIFIES REPORTING WITH ORACLE EPM CLOUD

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May 15, 2017

Learn how The Indian Hotels Company reduced reporting time from 15 days to 6 days and increased reporting accuracy and with Oracle EPM Cloud.

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IFFCO EBazar Simplifies with Oracle Cloud IFFCO EBAZAR SIMPLIFIES WITH ORACLE CLOUD

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May 15, 2017

Learn how IFFCO EBazar uses Oracle IaaS and PaaS solutions including Storage, Compute, Java, and Database Cloud Services to simplify processes and optimize manpower to better meet the needs of its customers.

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Oracle Cloud Underpins Digital Transformation at UST Global ORACLE CLOUD UNDERPINS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AT UST GLOBAL

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May 15, 2017

Learn how UST Global has undertaken its digital transformation leveraging Oracle ERP and HCM Cloud, and expects to reduce process times by up to 50% moving forward.

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RightScale Product Updates: Cloud Cost Management, Self-Service Plugins, Azure Resource Manager Enhancements, and More RIGHTSCALE PRODUCT UPDATES: CLOUD COST MANAGEMENT, SELF-SERVICE PLUGINS, AZURE RESOURCE MANAGER ENHANCEMENTS, AND MORE

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May 11, 2017

Our May product updates include RightScale Optima, the first cloud cost management solution designed as a collaborative platform that integrates cost-saving recommendations and automated action with extensive cost reporting to help you reduce cloud costs.

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New Data Protection Capabilities that Enable Your Cloud Strategy NEW DATA PROTECTION CAPABILITIES THAT ENABLE YOUR CLOUD STRATEGY

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May 08, 2017

Many organizations today have been given a mandate to have some percentage of their IT infrastructure in the cloud.  In fact, IDC states that 70 percent of CIOs have a “cloud first” strategy.  With increasing amounts of mission-critical data being moved to the cloud, it cannot ...

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Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure DELL EMC CLOUD FOR MICROSOFT AZURE

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May 08, 2017

he vBrownBag crew host podcasts where community members present on topics that will help others in the community. Some podcast series are aimed at helping people achieve certifications.
Other podcasts help community members learn an entirely new subject area. We also cover areas like storage ...

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Introducing an engineered hybrid cloud platform for Microsoft Azure Stack INTRODUCING AN ENGINEERED HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM FOR MICROSOFT AZURE STACK

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May 04, 2017

Peter Cutts, Dell EMC SVP of Hybrid Cloud Platforms discusses the value of a fully engineered hybrid cloud platform for Microsoft Azure Stack.

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Vulnerability Remediation to the Cloud and Beyond VULNERABILITY REMEDIATION TO THE CLOUD AND BEYOND

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May 03, 2017

Security teams often use a variety of vulnerability management and response tools to assess and address the vulnerability situation across the organization, frequently using different sets of tools for different environment types.   This often makes getting a single picture of the current ...

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How to maintain security compliance in the cloud HOW TO MAINTAIN SECURITY COMPLIANCE IN THE CLOUD

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Apr 28, 2017

Compliance is one of the main reasons why many organizations hesitate to fully engage in a cloud-first strategy. However, a clear understanding of how compliance can be achieved in the cloud enables companies to capitalize on the business agility and growth that the public cloud provides.

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How do you recover when your cloud is the disaster? HOW DO YOU RECOVER WHEN YOUR CLOUD IS THE DISASTER?

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Apr 27, 2017

Part of the allure of cloud services is not having to worry about disaster recovery (DR). Yet, during the S3 outage, having an independent DR plan would have come in handy for Apple, Snapchat, and other companies reportedly affected.

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Red Flags That You’re Not Dealing with a Cloud 2.0 Solution RED FLAGS THAT YOU’RE NOT DEALING WITH A CLOUD 2.0 SOLUTION

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Apr 26, 2017

Cloud software as a service (SaaS) are not just buzzwords anymore; they’re ways for organizations to become agile and efficient to meet their changing business needs. This is the age of the cloud. And as technology becomes more diverse and complex, we spend too much time managing it, instead o...

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Visual Workflow: Cloud Flow Designer Overview (Salesforce Classic) VISUAL WORKFLOW: CLOUD FLOW DESIGNER OVERVIEW (SALESFORCE CLASSIC)

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Apr 26, 2017

This demo gives you an overview of Visual Workflow's Cloud Flow Designer, the tool for creating flows. With the Cloud Flow Designer, you can configure screens and define branching logic for your flows, completely within Salesforce, without writing any code.

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The Carrier Cloud Needs A New Fabric, Not A Patched Cloth THE CARRIER CLOUD NEEDS A NEW FABRIC, NOT A PATCHED CLOTH

blog article

Apr 25, 2017

SD-WANs are driven by the explosive growth of Internet traffic and the changes in traffic flows. There is less demand for MPLS-to-the-datacenter and more demand for accelerating and securing traffic to internet destinations, such as cloud infrastructure and public cloud applications.

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SHIFTING BATTLEFRONTS IN CLOUD SECURITY SHIFTING BATTLEFRONTS IN CLOUD SECURITY

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Apr 24, 2017

In assessing risks to their organizations' data and their cloud-based environment, security teams must also be prepared to stay ahead of the latest IT security trends.

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In case of emergency, call from the cloud IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CALL FROM THE CLOUD

blog article

Apr 21, 2017

A business that has incorporated Voxbone’s emergency access services to its customer offering is Dialpad. This “desk phone killer” company was featured in a press release that explains how its BYOD (bring your own device) customers stay compliant while cutting the cords of traditio...

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Come together! Ovum looks at trends in UC COME TOGETHER! OVUM LOOKS AT TRENDS IN UC

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Apr 13, 2017

Ovum sees employees in 2017 using a variety of software-based tools, not only within organizations but also within teams, as individuals adopt their own preferred options. Another big trend is the rise of mobile communications within the workplace, which will continue to displace traditional devices...

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Can Launching a Cloud Contact Center Really Be That Easy? CAN LAUNCHING A CLOUD CONTACT CENTER REALLY BE THAT EASY?

blog article

Apr 12, 2017

To my delight, this conversation quickly turned into a heart to heart when the topic turned to his experience with the administration and deployment of the product. He told me that he selected interns straight out of college—without a technology background to architect, administrator, and depl...

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What’s New With B2 Cloud Storage WHAT’S NEW WITH B2 CLOUD STORAGE

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Apr 07, 2017

Backblaze B2 continues to grow in popularity as developers, IT personnel and more realize the benefits of affordable cloud storage.

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Green Cloud and Veeam’s Business-Boosting Offer Continues! GREEN CLOUD AND VEEAM’S BUSINESS-BOOSTING OFFER CONTINUES!

blog article

Apr 05, 2017

Back in February, Veeam launched a promotion for the nearly quarter-million end-users of their Cloud Connect services, offering eligible customers up to $1,000 in FREE Cloud Connect services. On top of that, Green Cloud gave eligible partners special promotional rates of $0.05 per GB for signing up ...

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SoftNAS Cloud on Microsoft Azure: Joining Azure Active Directory SOFTNAS CLOUD ON MICROSOFT AZURE: JOINING AZURE ACTIVE DIRECTORY

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Apr 04, 2017

This video outlines the information required to join your SoftNAS Cloud Instance to an existing Azure Active Directory configuration, as well as where to find the information requested in the SoftNAS Active Directory wizard.

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Future Proof Your Cloud Strategy While Preparing for GDPR FUTURE PROOF YOUR CLOUD STRATEGY WHILE PREPARING FOR GDPR

blog article

Mar 30, 2017

Vaultive helps organizations prepare their cloud environment for GDPR compliance by applying unified security and governance to all their SaaS applications, allowing them to maintain complete continuous control over their data.  Features like advanced encryption, context-aware policy controls, ...

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Connectivity Security – the Key to Protecting Your Data in the Cloud CONNECTIVITY SECURITY – THE KEY TO PROTECTING YOUR DATA IN THE CLOUD

blog article

Mar 30, 2017

The cloud transforms the way we work, from providing access to critical services on the move to enabling businesses to better communicate and grow.

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Mware vCloud Director: An Introduction MWARE VCLOUD DIRECTOR: AN INTRODUCTION

blog article

Mar 28, 2017

Cloud computing is growing at a spectacular pace. Most organizations are either using cloud technology or developing products that support it. VMware’s cloud management tool is called vCloud Director (vCD), which works on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) architecture.

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Embracing Service Agility, NFV Infrastructure Automation and the New Cloud Reality EMBRACING SERVICE AGILITY, NFV INFRASTRUCTURE AUTOMATION AND THE NEW CLOUD REALITY

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Mar 23, 2017

At Mobile World Congress recently, I was privileged to be invited to speak on a panel debating NFV. The topic of the panel discussion was “NFV: a re-examination” and included participants from Telefonica, InterDigital Europe, Cisco, Spirent and Red Hat. It was a far reaching discussion w...

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Connecting to the cloud – your options explained CONNECTING TO THE CLOUD – YOUR OPTIONS EXPLAINED

blog article

Mar 23, 2017

In this, the latest in our series of blogs looking at connectivity, we outline the options for connecting your office directly into the public cloud.

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Hybrid Cloud Is the Raw Material For Digital Transformation HYBRID CLOUD IS THE RAW MATERIAL FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

blog article

Mar 21, 2017

For companies pursuing digital transformation, the cloud is as necessary as workouts to an athlete. Hybrid cloud can be dovetailed into the broader digital strategy of a company.  Because the two trends are interlinked. Currently, the cloud market’s fastest-growing segment is the hybrid c...

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CUSTOM CLOUD SECURITY: HELPING A DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY, THE GARRIGAN LYMAN GROUP, PROTECT ITSELF AND ITS CLIENTS CUSTOM CLOUD SECURITY: HELPING A DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY, THE GARRIGAN LYMAN GROUP, PROTECT ITSELF AND ITS CLIENTS

blog article

Mar 20, 2017

If you work in the cloud, you must have a cloud security system to protect yourself—and your customers.

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CLOUD SECURITY AS A VALUE ADDED SERVICE CLOUD SECURITY AS A VALUE ADDED SERVICE

blog article

Mar 16, 2017

Several Microsoft VARs and SIs are making the change to Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider program.  According to Microsoft, companies that integrate their own Intellectual Property into their services outperform those that do not.

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How To Migrate To A Multi-Cloud Deployment HOW TO MIGRATE TO A MULTI-CLOUD DEPLOYMENT

blog article

Mar 15, 2017

Migrating to the cloud is a significant challenge for most organizations especially when the migration involves multiple datacenters, mobile users and remote locations. Ensuring secure access to cloud assets with legacy networks often leads to two choices — backhauling cloud traffic to a centr...

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EVOLVING YOUR SECURITY OPERATIONS STRATEGY TO FIT THE CLOUD EVOLVING YOUR SECURITY OPERATIONS STRATEGY TO FIT THE CLOUD

blog article

Mar 06, 2017

ou’ve decided to move to the cloud. It’s faster, more scalable, and more agile. However, you’re worried about security. The foundational infrastructure delivered by cloud providers is secure, but protecting the applications, workloads, and data you run on top of it is your responsi...

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5 Lessons I Learned in My Journey to the Cloud 5 LESSONS I LEARNED IN MY JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

blog article

Mar 03, 2017

Throughout my workday I use chat and video to communicate with colleagues around the world. We use PureCloud to easily share files, our desktops, and ideas as naturally as if we were in the same room. When I am not working, I pop onto another type of cloud to check my various social media for the la...

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CLOUDBLEED CAUSES CLOUDFLARE LEAK CLOUDBLEED CAUSES CLOUDFLARE LEAK

blog article

Mar 02, 2017

The bad HTML parsers were initially introduced in September 2016 to a few sites that used CloudFlare’s services so only a relatively small amount of sites were affected. However, by February the number increased significantly when CloudFlare issued an update making the parsers much more widely...

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Why your cloud services should be designed to fail WHY YOUR CLOUD SERVICES SHOULD BE DESIGNED TO FAIL

blog article

Mar 01, 2017

This week’s AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) outage has served as a stark reminder that all cloud services can and do fail.

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The Economics of Hybrid Cloud Storage THE ECONOMICS OF HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE

blog article

Feb 28, 2017

Hybrid Cloud has jumped into the IT vernacular over the last few years. Hybrid Cloud solutions intelligently divide processing and data storage between on-premise and off-premise resources to maximize efficiency.

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Cloud Management Suite - Adaptable CLOUD MANAGEMENT SUITE - ADAPTABLE

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Feb 27, 2017

Cloud Management Suite is always listening to what our customers have to say. When they need something to help manage their environment, we are happy to work with them to create it.

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Boost Your Business with Great Offers from Green Cloud and Veeam BOOST YOUR BUSINESS WITH GREAT OFFERS FROM GREEN CLOUD AND VEEAM

blog article

Feb 23, 2017

Through June 30, 2017, Veeam is running an incredible promotion for the nearly quarter-million end-users of their Cloud Connect services. Eligible customers will receive up to $1,000 in FREE Cloud Connect services. And to sweeten the deal, Green Cloud is offering special rates of $0.05 per GB to our...

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New HyperStore 4000: Highest density storage, cloud-like prices NEW HYPERSTORE 4000: HIGHEST DENSITY STORAGE, CLOUD-LIKE PRICES

blog article

Feb 21, 2017

Rack space and budget. Most data centers are short on both. Yet somehow, you’re expected to accommodate a 50% increase in unstructured data volume annually. That’s a problem. The new solution is the HyperStore 4000. With 700TB in just 4U of rack height, it’s nearly 2X the density o...

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Cloud Storage vs Cloud Backup – What CLOUD STORAGE VS CLOUD BACKUP – WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Feb 20, 2017

In general, when we speak about cloud backup files are mirrored from a device to the cloud. This can be your computer, a server, your mobile or any machine that stores data locally. Using the cloud reduces the risk of total data loss because data is stored remotely. Whatever happens to your computer...

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Cloud Computing Trends: 2017 State of the Cloud Survey CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS: 2017 STATE OF THE CLOUD SURVEY

blog article

Feb 15, 2017

In January 2017, RightScale conducted its sixth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. In 2017, we see several new themes emerging: a narrowing race among public cloud providers, decrease in private cloud adoption, a renewe...

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Introducing Mimecast Internal Email Protect INTRODUCING MIMECAST INTERNAL EMAIL PROTECT

blog article

Feb 13, 2017

These employees have had their accounts or systems taken over by an external attacker through credential harvesting, phishing or the installation of various forms of malware.

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AWS vs Oracle: Which is the Ideal Database Cloud for You? AWS VS ORACLE: WHICH IS THE IDEAL DATABASE CLOUD FOR YOU?

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Feb 08, 2017

Oracle Cloud is focused on power for the high end, but has less to offer around the low end. Amazon's strength is owning that low-end, then upselling more services a la carte as companies grow, change, or move more workloads to the cloud.

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Oracle Management Cloud: A Day in the Life of a CIO ORACLE MANAGEMENT CLOUD: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CIO

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Feb 03, 2017

Oracle Management Cloud (OMC) is a suite of next-generation, integrated monitoring, management and analytics solutions delivered as a service on Oracle Cloud.

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MICROSOFT AZURE CLOUD USAGE IS GROWING – DON’T FORGET ABOUT SECURITY MICROSOFT AZURE CLOUD USAGE IS GROWING – DON’T FORGET ABOUT SECURITY

blog article

Feb 02, 2017

During their Q2 earnings call this past January, Microsoft shared that the amount of Azure compute usage has more than doubled in the past year, helping drive continued growth in their Intelligent Cloud business.

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5 Roadblocks to Successful Cloud Adoption 5 ROADBLOCKS TO SUCCESSFUL CLOUD ADOPTION

blog article

Feb 02, 2017

Though cloud service providers invest heavily in developing and administering secure offerings, they are required by law to comply with government subpoenas and data requests. With government demands for data on the rise, it’s important for organizations to realize that their cloud provider ma...

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Quantum StorNext adds Q-Cloud as AWS archiving tier QUANTUM STORNEXT ADDS Q-CLOUD AS AWS ARCHIVING TIER

blog article

Jan 28, 2017

Every cloud storage option has its pros and cons. Depending on your specific needs, the size of your environment, and your budget, it’s essential to weigh all cloud and on-prem options. Download this comprehensive guide in which experts analyze and evaluate each cloud storage option available ...

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Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator: for global entrepreneurs and startups ORACLE STARTUP CLOUD ACCELERATOR: FOR GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURS AND STARTUPS

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Jan 21, 2017

A 60-second video about Oracle's new Startup Cloud Accelerator program for global startups and entrepreneurs.

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RightScale Product Updates: Azure Resource Manager Support for All Accounts, New Audit Entries in Cloud Management and More RIGHTSCALE PRODUCT UPDATES: AZURE RESOURCE MANAGER SUPPORT FOR ALL ACCOUNTS, NEW AUDIT ENTRIES IN CLOUD MANAGEMENT AND MORE

blog article

Jan 12, 2017

Our January product updates include Azure Resource Manager support for all accounts, new audit actions available in Cloud Management, and a new server href option that simplifies the API call and/or Cloud Workflow code for managing your resources.

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Three Things to Consider When Selecting a Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Provider THREE THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN SELECTING A DISASTER RECOVERY AS A SERVICE (DRAAS) PROVIDER

blog article

Jan 11, 2017

This is part of a series of interviews with Asigra Partners. In this post we’re talking with Nikolaos Prapas, Data and Recovery Solutions Engineer at TAS France who shares the importance of having a sound disaster recovery plan/DRaaS solution, trends in the European market related to backup an...

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Behind the Cloud: The Microsoft Azure & Hewlett Packard Enterprise stack BEHIND THE CLOUD: THE MICROSOFT AZURE & HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE STACK

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Jan 06, 2017

Microsoft Azure services plus Hewlett Packard Enterprise hardware creates an on-premises stack 100% API compatible with Microsoft public cloud. Ken Won of HPE sits down with Brent Haley to answer how this integrated solution will help enterprises with security, latency, efficiency, and more.

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2016 Year in Review: The Four Biggest Trends of the Year 2016 YEAR IN REVIEW: THE FOUR BIGGEST TRENDS OF THE YEAR

blog article

Jan 06, 2017

2016 was a very interesting time in the world of IT. Ransomware and malicious attacks became prevalent, BYOD became more popular, Office 365 and SaaS applications proliferated the marketplace and cloud backup solutions became the preferred choice for many IT professionals. 2016 is over, but it compl...

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Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption BENCHMARK YOUR ENTERPRISE CLOUD ADOPTION

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Jan 03, 2017

Enterprise cloud computing adoption accelerated in 2016 and will do so again in 2017. Are you ahead of your competitors or lagging behind the average enterprise? Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must answer this question to   chart their companies’ cloud futures. This ...

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Three Major Cloud Adoption Trends for 2017 THREE MAJOR CLOUD ADOPTION TRENDS FOR 2017

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Dec 27, 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses will be the driving force behind the cloud adoption not only because the cloud presents an amazing and cost-effective opportunity to utilize the services they are not able to afford in-house, but also because it’s the easiest and scalable market demographic fo...

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Why Westworld WHY WESTWORLD'S VISION OF THE FUTURE NEEDS MORE CLOUD

blog article

Dec 22, 2016

Do the writers of Westworld, HBO's hit sci-fi TV show, take into consideration all the changes that the world of technology is currently going through, for example, the cloud, industry 4.0, the Internet of Things (IoT), software-defined infrastructure, and data-centric security? Well, yes and no...

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The top 10 hyperscale cloud posts of 2016 THE TOP 10 HYPERSCALE CLOUD POSTS OF 2016

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Dec 21, 2016

It's end of year list time. So let's check out what ten posts grabbed the most attention in year one of the Hyperscale Cloud blog. And let us know what you want to see in 2017! We need supply-chain integrity to overcome insider threats in the connected digital world . Our "digital immun...

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How Sonian embodies the five cloud superpowers HOW SONIAN EMBODIES THE FIVE CLOUD SUPERPOWERS

blog article

Dec 20, 2016

For six years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has held their customer-centric conference in Las Vegas. The previous keynotes by AWS CEO Andy Jassy have used a narrative theme to weave together different elements to tell a “modern cloud story.” Last year, the theme was the “Seven Cloud F...

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The 12 days of hyperscale - a holiday cloud chorus THE 12 DAYS OF HYPERSCALE - A HOLIDAY CLOUD CHORUS

blog article

Dec 20, 2016

Check out our version of the 12 Days of Christmas as sung by the cheerful CEO of an enterprise whose CIO has enthusiastically adopted hyperscale cloud. On the first day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me: a hyperscale datacenter system. On the second day of Christmas, my CIO gave to me: a datacenter ma...

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Twilio, Salesforce Are Masters of Cloud at Drexel TWILIO, SALESFORCE ARE MASTERS OF CLOUD AT DREXEL

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Dec 19, 2016

Software makers Twilio (TWLO) and Salesforce (CRM) both get the thumbs up at Drexel Hamilton from analyst Brian White this evening.White issued a note to clients starting coverage of both stocks at Buy, with a $45 price target on Twilio and a $100 target on Salesforce stock. The two stocks both ende...

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Asigra Expands Global Footprint with Addition of New Australian Partner ASIGRA EXPANDS GLOBAL FOOTPRINT WITH ADDITION OF NEW AUSTRALIAN PARTNER

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Dec 16, 2016

For more than 10 years, CloudRecover has helped businesses across the South Pacific manage their data solutions. As a Cloud Managed Service, they protect over nine petabytes of data and were looking for a robust solution to protect a myriad of servers with high-performance architecture.

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4 Tips for Cloud Budgets You Can Trust 4 TIPS FOR CLOUD BUDGETS YOU CAN TRUST

blog article

Dec 15, 2016

Remember the days when you actually had to WAIT to get access to the technology resources you needed? That’s so 2010! Of course with cloud resources accessible with a few clicks on a keyboard, you have access to everything you need, whether it’s storage, compute, dev tools, or some speci...

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Asigra Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation ASIGRA CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF INNOVATION

blog article

Dec 14, 2016

Before cloud backup was an industry buzzword, CEO and Founder David Farajun knew that there was a need for agentless architecture after losing all of his files and data. It started with a prototype and a goal – how to create a robust agentless multi-site backup and recovery managed service pla...

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Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts are now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region AMAZON EC2 DEDICATED HOSTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE IN THE AWS GOVCLOUD (US) REGION

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Dec 14, 2016

You can now provision Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. Dedicated Hosts are physical servers with EC2 instance capacity fully dedicated for your use. Dedicated Hosts can help you reduce costs by allowing you to use your existing server-bound software licenses, including Win...

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Now available: EC2 Convertible RIs and the RI regional benefit in AWS GovCloud (US) region NOW AVAILABLE: EC2 CONVERTIBLE RIS AND THE RI REGIONAL BENEFIT IN AWS GOVCLOUD (US) REGION

blog article

Dec 14, 2016

Cloud computing can help your business to keep costs down, not just because it requires less investment in computing resources than traditional, physical IT infrastructure, but also because, thanks to its straightforward manageability and flexible scalability, the cloud solutions also help your busi...

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Tips for a Successful Migration to the Cloud TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL MIGRATION TO THE CLOUD

blog article

Dec 13, 2016

If your business is debating whether moving to the cloud will be beneficial, it’s important to investigate all your options. There’s little denying that cloud storage is the wave of the future (and the here and now), with a recent State of the Cloud Survey from RightScale showing that 95...

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5 Microsoft Azure How-To Videos Your Engineers Should Leverage 5 MICROSOFT AZURE HOW-TO VIDEOS YOUR ENGINEERS SHOULD LEVERAGE

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Dec 13, 2016

On a daily basis, we are asked by IT solution providers if we can help them chart a course to a profitable go-to-market strategy that leverages the power of the Azure platform for better technology that solves problems for their customers.  And we are more than happy to help!  Working with...

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Effective Cloud Management with CloudOps EFFECTIVE CLOUD MANAGEMENT WITH CLOUDOPS

blog article

Dec 13, 2016

IT operations tasks and processes have typically been manual, tedious, and rigid to ensure that changes are controlled and documented to prevent unplanned outages.  However, as environments shift to agile infrastructures where speed is everything, automation of IT tasks and processes becomes cr...

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Supporting diverse perspectives to make the cloud community better SUPPORTING DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES TO MAKE THE CLOUD COMMUNITY BETTER

blog article

Dec 13, 2016

Office of the Cloud is a group of leaders from tech organizations who convene to share ideas and learn from each other’s successes and failures with cloud technology. It’s all about “putting companies together to talk to each other and being able to solve problems,” explained...

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How one company embraced multi-cloud and created a platform around it HOW ONE COMPANY EMBRACED MULTI-CLOUD AND CREATED A PLATFORM AROUND IT

blog article

Dec 13, 2016

Around six years ago, Madhura Maskasky began to feel as though her IT career had become stagnant. In search of something more challenging, she began looking around for opportunities that would allow her to best capitalize on the considerable knowledge base afforded to her by her time with VMware Inc...

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Amazon CloudWatch adds detailed billing to CloudWatch Logs AMAZON CLOUDWATCH ADDS DETAILED BILLING TO CLOUDWATCH LOGS

blog article

Dec 13, 2016

Amazon CloudWatch announces detailed billing to CloudWatch Logs. You can now get usage and cost per log group. You can also add tags on your log groups to get a fine-grained view on cost for logs across business dimension such as cost center, application name, AWS services such as Lambda, CloudTrail...

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Amazon CloudWatch adds support for evenly distributing log data from CloudWatch Logs to Amazon Kinesis AMAZON CLOUDWATCH ADDS SUPPORT FOR EVENLY DISTRIBUTING LOG DATA FROM CLOUDWATCH LOGS TO AMAZON KINESIS

blog article

Dec 13, 2016

You can now configure your Amazon Kinesis Streams subscription in CloudWatch Logs to evenly distribute log data from a log group to multiple shards. Previously log data from one log stream went to the same shard.

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SUCCESS IN THE CLOUD SUCCESS IN THE CLOUD

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Dec 12, 2016

Executives are constantly asking, “Is my cloud infrastructure secure?” Given business complexities and the distributed nature of cloud computing, that’s not an easy question to answer. With people constantly spinning up cloud infrastructure across your organization (and forgetting ...

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Ericsson ERICSSON'S JOURNEY TO CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 12, 2016

Howard Wu, Head of Product Line Software Defined Infrastructure, on why Ericsson's background in infrastructure and end-to-end systems makes it a natural fit for venturing into cloud and focusing on datacenters.

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The 3 phases of Ericsson THE 3 PHASES OF ERICSSON'S UNIQUE JOURNEY TO CLOUD COMPUTING

blog article

Dec 12, 2016

Why is Ericsson venturing into the cloud and datacenters? Ericsson has always been in the business of building the infrastructure to support the core competencies of their service provider customers. That path has naturally led to the cloud. The last 140 years of Ericsson’s history can be cons...

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CloudVelox Automates Setting Up AWS Clouds for Legacy Apps CLOUDVELOX AUTOMATES SETTING UP AWS CLOUDS FOR LEGACY APPS

blog article

Dec 09, 2016

It’s now apparent to even the most casual of IT observers that large numbers of application workloads are now running in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. But while deploying a new workload in AWS is a relatively simple endeavor, moving an existing application workload into AWS can b...

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What is Cloud Technology? | Parallels Answers WHAT IS CLOUD TECHNOLOGY? | PARALLELS ANSWERS

blog article

Dec 09, 2016

In today’s IT world, you hear a lot about "the cloud." So what is cloud technology? Cloud computing, or cloud technology, is a revolutionary method of delivering on-demand computing resources over the Internet on a pay-per-use basis. From datacenters to applications, organizations ca...

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Cloud Computing as the Ultimate Connector CLOUD COMPUTING AS THE ULTIMATE CONNECTOR

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Dec 08, 2016

Last year, Salesforce.com UK did a post on the 10 Benefits of Cloud Computing that put forward various reasons as to why small business end users are making the move to cloud. While flexibility made the top of their list, I think that connectivity is just as important. Cloud computing is the ultimat...

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Sneak peek: A new Azure Cloud Console SNEAK PEEK: A NEW AZURE CLOUD CONSOLE

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Dec 07, 2016

For a while now, I have been passionate about containers and how they are revolutionizing and truly delivering the promise of cloud native computing. However, even as excited as I am about revolutionizing container compute with Azure, I’m equally passionate about user interface.  After al...

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SOTI Works with OneLogin for SSO and Provisioning as It Moves to the Cloud SOTI WORKS WITH ONELOGIN FOR SSO AND PROVISIONING AS IT MOVES TO THE CLOUD

blog article

Dec 07, 2016

Mustafa Ebadi, Vice President of IT and Services at SOTI Inc., already had another identity and access management (IAM) implementation under his belt when he came to SOTI.SOTI is the leading provider of enterprise mobility management (EMM) software. Its flagship product, SOTI MobiControl, manages ov...

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Splunk helps FamilySearch gain agility in the cloud SPLUNK HELPS FAMILYSEARCH GAIN AGILITY IN THE CLOUD

blog article

Dec 07, 2016

With cloud’s appeal to standard businesses expanding every day, getting information directly from some of those companies that have already successfully made the move to cloud services can be just the thing to help interested prospects decide to jump into cloud themselves. At this year’s...

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Not All Cloud Productivity Requirements Are Created Equal NOT ALL CLOUD PRODUCTIVITY REQUIREMENTS ARE CREATED EQUAL

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Dec 06, 2016

We are passionate about provide IT Solution providers with Access to best in class cloud and managed service technology.  Tech Data Cloud’s portfolio of solutions is built on lasting partnerships with established market leaders and innovative born in cloud vendors. It’s probably no ...

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Storage Appliances in the Cloud STORAGE APPLIANCES IN THE CLOUD

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Dec 06, 2016

AWS announced Elastic File System (EFS) as General Availability earlier this year, meaning we are a little closer to finally having a managed file storage service within AWS. However, its release is limited to a handful of regions and a limited set of features.

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Can a single pane of glass effectively manage cloud and on-prem? CAN A SINGLE PANE OF GLASS EFFECTIVELY MANAGE CLOUD AND ON-PREM?

blog article

Dec 06, 2016

One of the tools used by Amazon Web Services customers is CA Technologies’ CA Unified Infrastructure Management for cloud monitoring. This tool enables users to optimize performance across private or public cloud environments, providing what the company calls a comprehensive, unified solution....

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Cloud accounting firm Xero adds Apple Pay invoice payment option CLOUD ACCOUNTING FIRM XERO ADDS APPLE PAY INVOICE PAYMENT OPTION

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Dec 05, 2016

Xero, which currently boasts some 862,000 subscribers, is rolling out Apple Pay transactions in available markets through a strategic partnership with payments service Stripe. Small businesses using Apple Pay will see payments automatically logged and matched against Xero invoices in the cloud.With ...

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JIRA Service Desk Data Center now available on the AWS Cloud with AWS Quick Start JIRA SERVICE DESK DATA CENTER NOW AVAILABLE ON THE AWS CLOUD WITH AWS QUICK START

blog article

Dec 04, 2016

The AWS Quick Start for JIRA now includes support for JIRA Service Desk Data Center. You can use the updated Quick Start to deploy one of the following JIRA products on AWS:
• JIRA Software Data Center, which is a software development tool that is used by agile teams. This tool helps dev...

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How To Keep Your Accounting Data Safe On Cloud HOW TO KEEP YOUR ACCOUNTING DATA SAFE ON CLOUD

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Dec 04, 2016

Cloud hosted accounting has brought about many changes the way accounting firms and professionals carry out their daily practice. It has enabled them to deliver more able solutions, act quickly and with greater efficiency while reducing the chances of data entry errors. However, data security is sti...

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Up close with Amazon Snowball: Cloud migration for the data center UP CLOSE WITH AMAZON SNOWBALL: CLOUD MIGRATION FOR THE DATA CENTER

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Dec 02, 2016

At the AWS re:Invent show, Network World's Brandon Butler takes a closer look at the AWS Snowball offering. The ruggedized appliance helps enterprises migrate very large amounts of data to Amazon's cloud.

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Global Channel Partner Perspectives on the Move to Cloud GLOBAL CHANNEL PARTNER PERSPECTIVES ON THE MOVE TO CLOUD

blog article

Dec 02, 2016

Earlier this month, we announced the next generation of our international channel program, Channel 2.0, which enables 8x8 partners to accelerate growth by taking full advantage of the industry shift from product-based, on-premises solutions to cloud communications and deliver maximum customer value....

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The big lesson from the monstrous DDoS attack on Internet of Things (IoT) devices THE BIG LESSON FROM THE MONSTROUS DDOS ATTACK ON INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) DEVICES

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Dec 02, 2016

As per New York Times, they defined DDoS as, “A distributed denial-of-service attack, or DDoS, occurs when hackers flood the servers that run a target’s site with internet traffic until it stumbles or collapses under the load. Such attacks are common, but there is evidence that they are ...

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Introducing TIBCO Nimbus 10 INTRODUCING TIBCO NIMBUS 10

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Dec 02, 2016

We at TIBCO are proud to announce the release of TIBCO Nimbus 10. TIBCO Nimbus 10 is a landmark release that will improve the user experience for all users of process and further strengthen TIBCO’s position as a key player in the business process management space for all non-technical and tech...

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AWS VPN CloudHub and Cisco DMVPN: What to Consider When Evaluating VPN Solutions AWS VPN CLOUDHUB AND CISCO DMVPN: WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN EVALUATING VPN SOLUTIONS

blog article

Dec 01, 2016

As the adoption of the public cloud for enterprise organizations continues, more and more applications are being hosted in IaaS providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS). Enterprise organizations should consider how users in remote locations securely access these workloads and how remote sites commun...

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A “no cloud” strategy is no strategy at all A “NO CLOUD” STRATEGY IS NO STRATEGY AT ALL

blog article

Nov 30, 2016

When I hear organisations report that they have consciously decided against cloud enablement, I have to scratch my head. In my opinion, there really is no such thing as a “no cloud” strategy. Whether companies sanction the use of cloud apps and services or not, their employees are using ...

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5 Things You Should Know About Cloud Technology 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CLOUD TECHNOLOGY

blog article

Nov 29, 2016

Cloud-based technologies are making it easier than ever for businesses to collect, access, and analyze their data. And best of all, early adopters of these technologies are finding that they provide significant competitive advantages. If your dealership is looking to make a move to the cloud, it'...

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Cloud and IoT Threats Predictions CLOUD AND IOT THREATS PREDICTIONS

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Nov 29, 2016

Intel Security shares predictions about the evolution
of cloud and IoT threats in 2017.

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5 Tips To Enhance ATX Tax Software Performance 5 TIPS TO ENHANCE ATX TAX SOFTWARE PERFORMANCE

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Nov 29, 2016

As the internet and its applications keep growing more and more advanced everyday, it has resulted in portable devices becoming more capable. With the corporate world going through a revolution, working on the go has become a necessity rather than just a luxury. This is where cloud computing technol...

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AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Pricing: Compute Instances AWS VS AZURE VS GOOGLE CLOUD PRICING: COMPUTE INSTANCES

blog article

Nov 28, 2016

Comparing cloud pricing is complicated. It can be difficult to make apples-to-apples comparisons because cloud providers offer different pricing models, unique discounting options, and frequent price cuts. This article dives down into the details to show you which providers have the lowest-cost opti...

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WHEN SHARED CLOUD SECURITY RESPONSIBILITY BECOMES SHARED CONFUSION WHEN SHARED CLOUD SECURITY RESPONSIBILITY BECOMES SHARED CONFUSION

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Nov 28, 2016

With all of the advantages cloud providers offer – convenience, flexibility, ROI – it’s often difficult to resist. Indeed, the benefits are so alluring that corporate managers often buy into security pitches that promise more than can be delivered. However, one of the main ways clo...

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Three Insights to help you on your Cloud Journey THREE INSIGHTS TO HELP YOU ON YOUR CLOUD JOURNEY

blog article

Nov 28, 2016

On 17 November, I attended the IDC Cloud Applications Conference in London to meet, speak and share ideas with some of the best minds in the cloud industry. Looking back on the day, I had a number of fascinating discussions with my peers, but one stood out. At the ‘Cloud migration and integrat...

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Cloud is the new normal in IT. Get over IT! CLOUD IS THE NEW NORMAL IN IT. GET OVER IT!

blog article

Nov 23, 2016

The time has come! For years, people involved in real cloud technologies have had to explain and defend what it is, justify its role in 'IT' and explain that ‘public’ cloud is not open to the public. This has got to change. Cloud is the new normal. It is the only viable form of I...

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Cloud Transformation – Common Pitfalls CLOUD TRANSFORMATION – COMMON PITFALLS

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Nov 22, 2016

Cloud can often be seen as a silver bullet, which brings higher agility and elasticity whilst at the same time driving down overall costs and increasing efficiencies. Cloud providers, in their drive to gain market share, have been offering incentives and freebies to help clients dip their toe in the...

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Siemens Technology India SIEMENS TECHNOLOGY INDIA

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Nov 22, 2016

Siemens plans to make its open IoT ecosystem MindSphere available on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform in 2017. MindSphere enables industrial enterprises to improve the efficiency of plants through the acquisition and analysis of large quantities of production data. The two companies plan to offe...

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Hybrid cloud for enterprises - advantages and challenges HYBRID CLOUD FOR ENTERPRISES - ADVANTAGES AND CHALLENGES

blog article

Nov 22, 2016

The array of cloud options for enterprises can be as intimidating as a hawker center in Singapore. Read about hybrid cloud challenges and opportunities and how a secure container management platform is maybe your best option to work across any combination of cloud platforms. For hungry first-timers ...

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Cloud Complexity and its Soft Underbelly CLOUD COMPLEXITY AND ITS SOFT UNDERBELLY

blog article

Nov 22, 2016

If cloud were human, it would probably be at the pre-teen stage.  It’s dynamic, fast-growing and rapidly learning – plus everyone is doing it!  Let’s be honest, cloud has a long way to go on the maturity curve and it’s certainly no easy feat to migrate any of your t...

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Driving SaaS Sales: Lead Generation and Bundles DRIVING SAAS SALES: LEAD GENERATION AND BUNDLES

blog article

Nov 21, 2016

If you’re in the business of selling cloud services, one of the most important questions you must answer is this: How do you attract customers to your store and get them to buy?

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Qualys’ Cloud Platform Receives FedRAMP Authority-to-Operate From HHS QUALYS’ CLOUD PLATFORM RECEIVES FEDRAMP AUTHORITY-TO-OPERATE FROM HHS

blog article

Nov 18, 2016

Qualys‘ cloud platform has received an authority-to-operate from the Department of Health and Human Services under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program as the company seeks to expand its footprint in federal civilian agencies. The company said Thursday the Qualys Cloud Platfor...

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CGI Cloud Services Overview CGI CLOUD SERVICES OVERVIEW

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Nov 18, 2016

Organizations facing complex IT and business challenges turn to CGI for a full range of transformative end-to-end services that realize the promise of the cloud. Watch this video to learn more about our cloud services.

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Embrace the Cloud but Beware the Risks! EMBRACE THE CLOUD BUT BEWARE THE RISKS!

blog article

Nov 17, 2016

For the past few weeks, we’ve ben revisiting some of the most-read blogs from Adapt, the leading UK managed cloud services provider and Advanced AWS Consulting Partner recently acquired by Datapipe. In today’s post, we explore some of the common pitfalls that occur when migrating to the ...

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CGI Awarded GAO Financial Mgmt System Cloud Migration Contract CGI AWARDED GAO FINANCIAL MGMT SYSTEM CLOUD MIGRATION CONTRACT

blog article

Nov 17, 2016

CGI has received a potential five-year, $7.2 million contract to help the Government Accountability Office transition GAO’s financial management, budgeting and procurement systems to a cloud infrastructure.The company said Wednesday it will use the Momentum enterprise platform within the Legis...

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The Cloud – a true innovation booster THE CLOUD – A TRUE INNOVATION BOOSTER

blog article

Nov 17, 2016

Using a few examples, here we will see how the Cloud, especially run by Microsoft Azure, is more than a simple virtualization solution (even though still a productive tool for IT Managers and professions). Through changing its status progressively, the Cloud is no longer just a means to an end, or s...

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Serenova Recognized as One of the Top Cloud Contact Center Vendors SERENOVA RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE TOP CLOUD CONTACT CENTER VENDORS

blog article

Nov 17, 2016

It’s been almost a year since we announced our divestiture from LiveOps Inc. to become an independent software company. And what a year it has been! We’ve built out new and refreshed teams, put in place new infrastructure, delivered an all-new, built from the ground up CCaaS solution wit...

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The Future of Accounting – What the Client wants THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTING – WHAT THE CLIENT WANTS

blog article

Nov 17, 2016

Since Luca Pacioli developed the first accounting strategies and practices in 1494, accounting and bookkeeping have come a long, long way. Nowadays most accountants and CPAs rely on cloud hosted accounting software for their accounting practices rather than the archaic manual accounting practices. C...

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Service Cloud Lightning Overview Demo SERVICE CLOUD LIGHTNING OVERVIEW DEMO

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Nov 16, 2016

Service Cloud Lightning lets you deliver a new era of service in a hyper-connected world. Deliver smarter, faster one-to-one support to every customer with Service Cloud Lightning from Salesforce

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Hardware Acceleration in the Cloud – Why Not? HARDWARE ACCELERATION IN THE CLOUD – WHY NOT?

blog article

Nov 14, 2016

Data processing and computing power are these days moving into the cloud, which is mainly a virtualized environment with huge flexibility and scalability achieved through a massive infrastructure, based on uniform computing platforms working in parallel. This means that the cloud utilizes same serve...

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Put your mainframe data…into the cloud? PUT YOUR MAINFRAME DATA…INTO THE CLOUD?

blog article

Nov 14, 2016

I end up hearing many storage administrators vent about old data. In some cases, it’s old HSM data. In other cases, it’s data that should be deleted but out of an abundance of caution no one actually deletes it. The only option has been to buy more FICON-connected disk or tape, which fil...

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Fight Against Ransomware Takes to the Cloud FIGHT AGAINST RANSOMWARE TAKES TO THE CLOUD

blog article

Nov 14, 2016

This was the simple question asked prior to this law enforcement (Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, Dutch Police) and private industry (Kaspersky Lab, Intel Security) portal going live, which I didn’t have a clue how to answer. What do YOU think? How many people do you expect to acce...

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Four Essential Tips for Cloud Security FOUR ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR CLOUD SECURITY

blog article

Nov 11, 2016

The frenetic pace and growth of digital business impacts the way companies are using the cloud to reduce costs, increase agility, and deliver services faster.  At the same time, news of security breaches are becoming commonplace, impacting the brand equity of organizations. Security is not only...

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NetEnrich Cloud Assessment Services NETENRICH CLOUD ASSESSMENT SERVICES

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Nov 10, 2016

Your customers are looking to reduce costs and drive more productivity. Now could be the time for them to modernize their infrastructure and move to the Cloud. Sound a bit scary? It’s not let’s keep it simple. We can start with storage, backup or disaster recovery. The upside for you is ...

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VISIBILITY, SECURITY TOP CONCERNS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING ADOPTION VISIBILITY, SECURITY TOP CONCERNS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING ADOPTION

blog article

Nov 10, 2016

Enterprises considering adopting public clouds are concerned about where their data is located and how it’s protected, according to a new survey by IDG.Companies will have about 60 percent of their IT environment in public, private, or hybrid clouds, according to a survey of about 1,000 IT dec...

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MAJOR CLOUD IS INFESTED WITH MALWARE, RESEARCHERS SAY MAJOR CLOUD IS INFESTED WITH MALWARE, RESEARCHERS SAY

blog article

Nov 10, 2016

Cloud repositories are actively supplying malware, according to computer experts. And problematically, it’s insidious and hard to find.Hundreds of buckets have been undermined, says Xiaojing Liao, a graduate student at Georgia Tech who’s the lead author on a study that’s looking in...

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French companies are finally keen on Cloud solutions! FRENCH COMPANIES ARE FINALLY KEEN ON CLOUD SOLUTIONS!

blog article

Nov 10, 2016

It’s quite exciting to see French companies becoming more natural at consuming business services on the Cloud. While the B2C services powered though a while ago, B2B applications took a little longer to make an impact. Changing French corporate habits is challenging for sure but what took time...

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5 Reasons To Host Your Lacerte Tax Software On Cloud 5 REASONS TO HOST YOUR LACERTE TAX SOFTWARE ON CLOUD

blog article

Nov 10, 2016

Lacerte Tax Software from Intuit is by far one of the most useful and productive tools when it comes to taxation related tasks and processes. It is widely popular with both individuals as well as businesses of all sorts and sizes. It offers its users with improved and integrated solutions involving ...

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Moore’s law won MOORE’S LAW WON'T FIX YOUR CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE PROBLEMS

blog article

Nov 09, 2016

The classic datacenter model was based on Moore's law. But this only promotes the status quo, and there are three primary shortcomings to the model. Read what they are and why hyperscale provides the best way forward. IT infrastructure has long evolved using the same  classic model, in whic...

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6 Reasons Why mindSHIFT Cracked the Talkin 6 REASONS WHY MINDSHIFT CRACKED THE TALKIN' CLOUD TOP 10 CLOUD PROVIDERS

blog article

Nov 09, 2016

In September, 2016, Penton ranked mindSHIFT #9 in the global 2016 Talkin’ Cloud 100 list of cloud services providers. We couldn’t be more proud of the ranking—we have jumped from #25 two years ago to the top ten on the 2016 list today. So, we wanted to share some of our thinking on...

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Top 10 Advantages of QuickBooks Hosting TOP 10 ADVANTAGES OF QUICKBOOKS HOSTING

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Nov 09, 2016

Factually, the corporate world is considering a number of factors on their QuickBooks hosting checklist for moving their financial data to the cloud. Here are some of the most common advantages of using QuickBooks cloud solutions.

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Arista CloudVision ARISTA CLOUDVISION

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Nov 09, 2016

Arista has pioneered the networking industry with its software defined cloud networking approach built on top of Arista EOS® with programmable interfaces, publish-subscribe state separation, resilient fault containment and self-healing attributes. CloudVision®extends the same architectural a...

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Cloud Computing Costs CLOUD COMPUTING COSTS

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Nov 08, 2016

Cloud Computing costs are notoriously difficult to understand and calculate. It seems that some cloud providers want to recreate the complex enterprise pricing of software and hardware in the past.Here at ProfitBricks, we believe in the unbound cloud — with cloud pricing that provides an authe...

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How to Select the Best Data Protection and Recovery Solution For Your Business HOW TO SELECT THE BEST DATA PROTECTION AND RECOVERY SOLUTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS

blog article

Nov 08, 2016

The needs of businesses are ever-changing with the emergence of cloud-based technology. With more employees working globally and remotely, companies now require greater network availability, stronger security and data protection measures to ensure businesses run efficiently.

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Deploying Coded Infrastructure with Your Cloud Management Portal DEPLOYING CODED INFRASTRUCTURE WITH YOUR CLOUD MANAGEMENT PORTAL

blog article

Nov 08, 2016

To exhibit this methodology in action, Amazon Web Services has a solution that simplifies provisioning and management on AWS, allowing users to create templates themselves to deploy servers, PaaS Services, security groups, load balancers, and much more: AWS CloudFormation Templates. To simplify this...

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If Cloud is a Numbers Game, What’s Yours? IF CLOUD IS A NUMBERS GAME, WHAT’S YOURS?

blog article

Nov 07, 2016

Cloud is the new normal.  I don’t think anyone can dispute that simple yet bold statement. The statement, however, begs the question “How normal are you?”  What I really mean to ask is, “How cloud all-in are you?”  Are you 10% or more like 60%? 

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4 Reasons to Migrate from Oracle BI to Birst 4 REASONS TO MIGRATE FROM ORACLE BI TO BIRST

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Nov 06, 2016

Birst is the global leader in Cloud Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics for the Enterprise. Birst’s Networked BI platform redefines the way BI is delivered and consumed, eliminating analytical silos to dramatically improve the speed, alignment and economics of BI across the enterprise. Bu...

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Application Testing – Is It Vital Before My Cloud Migration? APPLICATION TESTING – IS IT VITAL BEFORE MY CLOUD MIGRATION?

blog article

Nov 04, 2016

Over the next few weeks, we will be revisiting some of the most-read blogs from Adapt, the leading UK managed cloud services provider and Advanced AWS Consulting Partner recently acquired by Datapipe. This series will look at common themes that stand out when working through a cloud migration. In to...

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Cloud Accounting: Not Just for Cost Cutting CLOUD ACCOUNTING: NOT JUST FOR COST CUTTING

blog article

Nov 04, 2016

If for some reason you’d go around asking cloud users their foremost reason to migrate operations to the cloud, most of them will instantly state the cost saving as their primary reason to migrate to the cloud. Alternatively, we can also say that the increased cloud adoption rates also spells ...

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Increase Customer Service Agility With Cloud
Contact Centers INCREASE CUSTOMER SERVICE AGILITY WITH CLOUD CONTACT CENTERS

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Nov 03, 2016

The benefits of cloud computing have become mainstream. While clients continue to face concerns
about security, scalability, and reliability, these issues have diminished in importance. We forecast
cloud subscription revenues overall to grow 22% in 2016.1
At the same time, each ...

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Microsoft’s Future Decoded: “The Cloud is the Engine, Data is the Fuel” MICROSOFT’S FUTURE DECODED: “THE CLOUD IS THE ENGINE, DATA IS THE FUEL”

blog article

Nov 03, 2016

This week Datapipe exhibited at Microsoft’s Future Decoded conference in London. The conference gave Microsoft an opportunity to communicate its vision of digital transformation and gave us a glimpse into – what it says will be – the next industrial revolution. The consensus amongs...

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Envisioning your Future with Microsoft Azure ENVISIONING YOUR FUTURE WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

blog article

Nov 03, 2016

Working with solution providers to understand how to better access, power, and master the cloud is core to what we do every day. One of the more popular topics of conversation lately has been Microsoft Azure. Working with solution providers to understand how to better access, power, and master the c...

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Analytics for Everyone… Except Decision-makers? ANALYTICS FOR EVERYONE… EXCEPT DECISION-MAKERS?

blog article

Nov 03, 2016

The business intelligence and analytics industry has justifiably earned a reputation as “the land of broken promises.” Over the past two decades, vendors have made grandiose claims about empowering business people to work with data on their own. “Analytics for everyone,” or v...

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Diebold Nixdorf, Cybera Collaborate to Offer Secure and Cloud-Based Applications for Service Stations DIEBOLD NIXDORF, CYBERA COLLABORATE TO OFFER SECURE AND CLOUD-BASED APPLICATIONS FOR SERVICE STATIONS

blog article

Nov 02, 2016

Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in driving connected commerce, and Cybera, an information technology (IT) leader in software-defined wide-area-networks (SD-WAN), are partnering to securely connect physical systems and digital operations for service stations with a unified, easy-to-manage platform. C...

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Gartner Symposium: Cloud is Now the Baseline GARTNER SYMPOSIUM: CLOUD IS NOW THE BASELINE

blog article

Nov 02, 2016

One of my favorite reasons to attend the Gartner Symposium year after year is to hear about the main trends that are dominating and obtain Gartner’s insights on the market. Last year’s event was centered around data gravity. This year, the theme was all around cloud as the baseline. Let ...

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Financial Services Organization Enables Business Growth with Cloud FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATION ENABLES BUSINESS GROWTH WITH CLOUD

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Nov 02, 2016

NTT DATA is a leading business and IT services provider and global innovation partner with 80,000 professionals based in over 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, digital, m...

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Cloud enables a better doctor and patient experience CLOUD ENABLES A BETTER DOCTOR AND PATIENT EXPERIENCE

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Nov 02, 2016

Data availability and connected devices are necessary for doctors to treat and respond to patient needs. Tina DeBrass, Director of NTT DATA Cloud Services, discusses the challenges Healthcare organizations are facing in an ‘always on’ environment.

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Approaches to Cloud Migration Data Centers, Applications and Workloads APPROACHES TO CLOUD MIGRATION DATA CENTERS, APPLICATIONS AND WORKLOADS

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Nov 02, 2016

Cloud migration can be a daunting task without the right strategy and tools. View the brief to learn strategies that will help you build the right cloud approach for your business.
Watch this brief NTT DATA and Forrester video to learn:
• How to prioritize applications and workloa...

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Benefits to Backup and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud BENEFITS TO BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY IN THE CLOUD

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Nov 02, 2016

NTT DATA and Forrester Research discuss the benefits of moving on-premises backup and disaster recovery to the cloud. Learn how you can increase efficiency and realize cost saving through a secure cloud approach.

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NTT DATA and Forrester: Managing Multiple Cloud Providers In One Organization NTT DATA AND FORRESTER: MANAGING MULTIPLE CLOUD PROVIDERS IN ONE ORGANIZATION

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Nov 02, 2016

Dell and Forrester discuss how organizations make sense out of complexity caused by multiple systems, cloud providers and various use cases for public and private clouds.

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Public, Private Or Hybrid Cloud: What’s Best For You & Why PUBLIC, PRIVATE OR HYBRID CLOUD: WHAT’S BEST FOR YOU & WHY

blog article

Nov 02, 2016

Cloud technology and cloud-based IT has seen massive adoption in all business verticals from healthcare to marketing. But one question that still remains unanswered for businesses who are ready to make to jump to the cloud but have no idea as to which cloud system, is what is the best fit for their ...

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Twitter Chat: The Developer Gap – Join Us Tomorrow! TWITTER CHAT: THE DEVELOPER GAP – JOIN US TOMORROW!

blog article

Nov 02, 2016

Today, we published a report titled “Identifying The Developer Gap,” which divulges a looming shortage of developers with cloud skills. This “Developer Gap” presages difficulties not only for IT but for businesses in general — particularly as software continues to &ldqu...

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The VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture THE VMWARE CROSS-CLOUD ARCHITECTURE

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Nov 01, 2016

See how VMware's Cross-Cloud Architecture helps you avoid cloud silos, giving you both freedom and control in IT infrastructure.

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Azure Cloud Services from Dell EMC AZURE CLOUD SERVICES FROM DELL EMC

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Nov 01, 2016

Azure Cloud Services from Dell EMC enable hybrid cloud environments by extending data center capabilities with scalable IT services delivered from the Azure cloud. Dell EMC makes it easy and efficient to adopt to Azure Cloud Services on your terms, and your time frame with an accelerated provisionin...

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4 reasons why you would never choose a cloud backup solution 4 REASONS WHY YOU WOULD NEVER CHOOSE A CLOUD BACKUP SOLUTION

blog article

Nov 01, 2016

On-premise or cloud backup solution? That is the question. 64% of IT pros say a data loss event is literally a life-or-death situation for their small business. Every minute that a system (or application) is down, your business is losing money and using 100% of its IT resources to get it back. With ...

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Siemens Unveils Cloud-Based Digital Grid Services Platform Offering; Mike Carlson Comments SIEMENS UNVEILS CLOUD-BASED DIGITAL GRID SERVICES PLATFORM OFFERING; MIKE CARLSON COMMENTS

blog article

Nov 01, 2016

Siemens has launched a new digital grid services offering the company designed to help utility sector customers in the U.S. access digital operational environments through cloud and managed service systems.The digital grid services platform offering comprises subscription-based software as a service...

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Telecoms Becoming Cloud Providers TELECOMS BECOMING CLOUD PROVIDERS

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Oct 31, 2016

Jesse Chao, Product Manager of Ericsson’s Datacenter Automation Platform (DAP), explains the challenges telecom providers face as they transition to becoming cloud service providers."

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Case Study: Faster time to revenue with easy to deploy Asigra Converged Data Protection Appliance for Managed Service Providers CASE STUDY: FASTER TIME TO REVENUE WITH EASY TO DEPLOY ASIGRA CONVERGED DATA PROTECTION APPLIANCE FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS

blog article

Oct 30, 2016

Cloud-based backup and recovery is the #1 cloud service for new revenue growth potential for Managed Services Providers (MSP’s). However, many MSP’s struggling with finding a way to offer this solution to their customers in a simple, quick and cost effective way due to the complex nature...

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Macquarie Cloud Services - Impossible is not an option for a colocation cloud hosting solution MACQUARIE CLOUD SERVICES - IMPOSSIBLE IS NOT AN OPTION FOR A COLOCATION CLOUD HOSTING SOLUTION

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Oct 30, 2016

Macquarie Cloud Services goes above and beyond by providing the best cloud hosting solution that leverages a colocation data centre extension that saves the client millions.

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Macquarie Government - Secure cloud for an Australian government department on Norfolk Island MACQUARIE GOVERNMENT - SECURE CLOUD FOR AN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT ON NORFOLK ISLAND

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Oct 30, 2016

Macquarie Government provides a secure internet gateway to get a remote scientific center for an Australian Government department, online. Secure cloud and protected cloud made easy.

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The Datto Cloud By The Numbers THE DATTO CLOUD BY THE NUMBERS

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Oct 28, 2016

Datto's cloud is over 250 PB. That's a pretty daunting number. So, what exactly does that mean? To help put it in perspective, we created this infographic to give you a better idea of what our cloud looks like

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An Introduction to Box - The Cloud Content Management Platform AN INTRODUCTION TO BOX - THE CLOUD CONTENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

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Oct 27, 2016

Box is a modern content management platform that solves simple and complex challenges, from sharing and accessing files on mobile devices to sophisticated business processes like data governance and retention.  Since 2005, Box has made it easier for people to securely share ideas, collaborate a...

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How Can I Try Out Cloud Foundry? HOW CAN I TRY OUT CLOUD FOUNDRY?

blog article

Oct 27, 2016

So you’ve built a cloud native app, taking advantage of all the 12-factors, or at least most of them. Is there a cloud application platform that you could run it to test it out? Yes, there is: Cloud Foundry. Here are some of our certified providers that can help you get up and running on Cloud...

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Tech Data Cloud Private Label Demo: Manage TECH DATA CLOUD PRIVATE LABEL DEMO: MANAGE

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Oct 26, 2016

We are a Fortune 108 distributor who partners solution providers with our diverse portfolio of cloud vendors
See how we deliver cloud services differently.

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Tech Data Cloud: CSP Overview TECH DATA CLOUD: CSP OVERVIEW

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Oct 26, 2016

We are a Fortune 108 distributor who partners solution providers with our diverse portfolio of cloud vendors
See how we deliver cloud services differently.

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Tech Data Cloud Chat: Randy Semella TECH DATA CLOUD CHAT: RANDY SEMELLA

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Oct 24, 2016

We are a Fortune 108 distributor who partners solution providers with our diverse portfolio of cloud vendors
See how we deliver cloud services differently.

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What-If you could Predict your Cloud Future? WHAT-IF YOU COULD PREDICT YOUR CLOUD FUTURE?

blog article

Oct 24, 2016

What if we had world peace?  What if we had zero poverty or no world hunger?  A cure for cancer and free education for all?  Sadly, not todays reality, but dreaming is free and someday I do believe we will get there.  “What-if” also happens to be the name of a pretty ...

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HYBRID CLOUD – THE THIRD WAY FOR YOUR DATA HYBRID CLOUD – THE THIRD WAY FOR YOUR DATA

blog article

Oct 24, 2016

Many companies nowadays are turning to cloud solutions to automate and manage their operations, but also to structure their business processes. It’s become a common practice allowing them to speed up their digital transformation, improve efficiency, and boost productivity. And the majority of ...

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First Tech is Migrating to the Microsoft Cloud as Fast as it Can FIRST TECH IS MIGRATING TO THE MICROSOFT CLOUD AS FAST AS IT CAN

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Oct 21, 2016

First Tech Federal Credit Union is used to going where no credit union has gone before. That’s what makes it a pioneerand an example to its industry. Its latest move is to the cloud. And not just any cloud—Microsoft Azure. First Tech expects that hosting most of its operations in Azure w...

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The Life of a File THE LIFE OF A FILE

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Oct 21, 2016

Nasuni provides an integrated solution to store, protect, share and access all enterprise files. Watch this video to hear directly from Freddie the File to learn how he is stored, protected and accessed with Nasuni File Services. Nasuni combines local edge appliances and cloud storage to provide glo...

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The Path to Cloud Application Modernization THE PATH TO CLOUD APPLICATION MODERNIZATION

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Oct 20, 2016

If enterprises want to drive costs down, they should first target applications that are candidates to consume platform services so that enterprises only pay for the services they use as an applications use them. This approach allows a much better match of computing services supply with demand from a...

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Wipro to buy Appirio cloud services for $500M, its 2nd biggest acquisition WIPRO TO BUY APPIRIO CLOUD SERVICES FOR $500M, ITS 2ND BIGGEST ACQUISITION

blog article

Oct 20, 2016

Wipro said it would buy cloud services company Appirio for $500 million, its second biggest acquisition, as it looks to boost growth from newer services.Appirio was established in 2006 and has offices in Indianapolis, San Francisco, Dublin, London, Jaipur and Tokyo. It has 1250 employees worldwide.W...

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Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services – Built for Enterprises ORACLE BARE METAL CLOUD SERVICES – BUILT FOR ENTERPRISES

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Oct 19, 2016

The Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Service is a public cloud offering with the operation control, security and isolation, and high predictable performance that enterprises require. Three of its creators describe the architecture and core differentiators.

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7 Ways Pivotal And Google Simplify Cloud-Native For The Enterprise 7 WAYS PIVOTAL AND GOOGLE SIMPLIFY CLOUD-NATIVE FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Oct 19, 2016

Pivotal Cloud Foundry is now generally available to run on Google Cloud Platform.This means enterprises can now build, deploy, and run cloud-native apps on the same infrastructure that powers Google Search, Google Maps, and YouTube.

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5 Small Accounting Mistakes That Have a Huge Impact 5 SMALL ACCOUNTING MISTAKES THAT HAVE A HUGE IMPACT

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Oct 18, 2016

Cloud computing and Cloud hosted accounting solutions are no longer mythical IT jargon. Every accountant on the face of this planet certainly knows about Cloud accounting, its many benefits, and are also aware of it significant impact on traditional accounting practices.

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Episode Five EPISODE FIVE

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Oct 18, 2016

Unlike the wall between application developers and application operators, which has come tumbling down at many enterprises thanks to emergence of DevOps, the wall between developers and data professionals remains standing. RedMonk analyst Stephen O’Grady covers the issue in a recent blog post,...

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New in Spring Cloud Services 1.2: Multi-Site Service Discovery NEW IN SPRING CLOUD SERVICES 1.2: MULTI-SITE SERVICE DISCOVERY

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Oct 18, 2016

As microservice architectures increase in popularity, so too has the interest in Spring Framework projects. The most popular use case: modernizing legacy JVM-based applications to use cloud-native patterns. For years, enterprises have entrusted their most critical business functions to apps running ...

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Docker drops anchor in China with Alibaba Cloud partnership DOCKER DROPS ANCHOR IN CHINA WITH ALIBABA CLOUD PARTNERSHIP

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Oct 17, 2016

Docker Inc. is bringing the container phenomenon to China via a partnership with one of its biggest cloud computing providers, Alibaba Cloud.Founded back in 2009, Alibaba Cloud is the cloud computing arm of well-known Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd., and claims to be China’...

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Macquarie Cloud Services and VMware MACQUARIE CLOUD SERVICES AND VMWARE

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Oct 16, 2016

Learn how we can help you do more with your VMware investment!

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The Five Components of the Fully Tuned Cloud THE FIVE COMPONENTS OF THE FULLY TUNED CLOUD

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Oct 13, 2016

The fully tuned cloud is one that operates with efficiency in both performance and cost. And while overall cloud adoption is increasing, optimization efforts are seriously lagging with tasks such as shutting down unused services, rightsizing instances, selecting lower cost providers or taking advant...

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Event Announcement: Connecting Clouds Coming to Detroit on November 1! EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: CONNECTING CLOUDS COMING TO DETROIT ON NOVEMBER 1!

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Oct 13, 2016

AHEAD is pleased to announce a new event coming to Detroit, Michigan, on November 1: Connecting Clouds! Hosted at the trendy Madison Theater and Office Building in downtown Detroit, this event will welcome Michigan-based IT experts interested in learning more about getting their enterprise up and ru...

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Top 10 Industry Cloud Moments from Dreamforce ’16 TOP 10 INDUSTRY CLOUD MOMENTS FROM DREAMFORCE ’16

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Oct 13, 2016

Last week, leaders in cloud computing and innovation descended onto San Francisco to meet with Salesforce and Vlocity, and to attend customer success presentations, Industry Cloud workshops, CXO dinners, on-stage presentations and interviews, and the “must-attend” industry networking rec...

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Digital industrialization and hyperscale at Cloud Expo Asia DIGITAL INDUSTRIALIZATION AND HYPERSCALE AT CLOUD EXPO ASIA

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Oct 11, 2016

Our Geoff Hollingworth talked with John Bensalhia of Cloud Expo Asia earlier this month about cloud security, the lower TCO that comes with hyperscale and how if you're not planning for cloud, then CIO stands for "Career Is Over." Geoff, who is Head of Cloud Marketing for Ericsson, wil...

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Introducing Steeltoe RC1, A Microservices Toolkit for .NET INTRODUCING STEELTOE RC1, A MICROSERVICES TOOLKIT FOR .NET

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Oct 11, 2016

Go to any industry conference today, and you’ll undoubtedly hear the about “microservices”—an approach to software architecture that’s gaining momentum with enterprise developers.

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Cloud Runtime Tools CLOUD RUNTIME TOOLS

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Oct 10, 2016

Alan Kavanagh demos a tool to let you monitor your application in the cloud via syscall traces.

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Hands on with Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Spring Boot/Cloud HANDS ON WITH PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY AND SPRING BOOT/CLOUD

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Oct 10, 2016

In this session, Sufyaan Kazi and David Pinto will walk attendees through the basics of a Spring Boot application and how Spring Cloud allows you to deploy this app to Cloud Foundry. You will get to run and execute a Spring Boot app on your machine and then push this app to Cloud Foundry to connect ...

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Creating the Cloud-Native Learning Organisation CREATING THE CLOUD-NATIVE LEARNING ORGANISATION

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Oct 10, 2016

Do your teams release software to production weekly, daily or every hour ? Do you practice software development with tools, process and culture that can respond to the speed of market and customer changes? Agility allows you to experiment with new business models, learn from your mistakes and identi...

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Kids are Smarter than you think KIDS ARE SMARTER THAN YOU THINK

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Oct 08, 2016

Learn more about how Webroot can keep you and your family safe online at http://www.webroot.com/kids.

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Talking datacenter automation and the future of cloud with Jason Hoffman TALKING DATACENTER AUTOMATION AND THE FUTURE OF CLOUD WITH JASON HOFFMAN

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Oct 07, 2016

In an episode of Conversations in the Cloud from Intel, Jason Hoffman, VP and Head of Product Area Cloud Infrastructure at Ericsson, talks about digital factories and why cloud is nowhere near done, as well as the launch Datacenter Automation Platform and how it gives you an unprecendented view of y...

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5 Ways Cloud Computing Can Streamline Your CPA Firm 5 WAYS CLOUD COMPUTING CAN STREAMLINE YOUR CPA FIRM

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Oct 07, 2016

Traditional accounting practices have now become archaic and somewhat obsolete since the inception of Cloud accounting and accounting software. Accounting firms, which still rely on outdated or non-integrated accounting systems, are considered to be operating on a significantly lower level of effici...

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Writing Cloud Native Applications to Execute on Cloud Foundry by Sufyaan Kazi & David Pinto, Pivotal WRITING CLOUD NATIVE APPLICATIONS TO EXECUTE ON CLOUD FOUNDRY BY SUFYAAN KAZI & DAVID PINTO, PIVOTAL

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Oct 07, 2016

In this tutorial, Sufyaan Kazi and David Pinto will walk attendees through the architecture of a Stock Trading application which has been built as 5 distinct Spring Boot Microservices. They will also give attendees a walk through of how to deploy these Microservices to Cloud Foundry to create a high...

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Introducing: The pCloud Insiders 100 project INTRODUCING: THE PCLOUD INSIDERS 100 PROJECT

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Oct 07, 2016

pCloud is an open company. We constantly keep our ears to the ground for feedback from our users, and try and introduce as many of the features they request as possible. In other words, we like hearing from the people who actively use our services and benefit from them. This is why we are launching ...

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How to save and share screenshots easier with pCloud Drive HOW TO SAVE AND SHARE SCREENSHOTS EASIER WITH PCLOUD DRIVE

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Oct 07, 2016

Taking screenshots is a piece of cake – press command + shift + 4, drag around the area you wish to capture (orcommand + shift + 3 for a grab of your entire screen), and you’re good to go. Windows users have it even easier – they press the PrntScr for the whole screen (or Alt + Prn...

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Introducing the New and Improved QTS Government Cloud INTRODUCING THE NEW AND IMPROVED QTS GOVERNMENT CLOUD

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Oct 06, 2016

According to a recent Fortune Magazine article, U.S. government agencies are moving to cloud computing faster than private corporations. QTS is meeting this migration with the new and improved QTS Government Cloud. Announced Wednesday, QTS has acquired sole rights to VMware vCloud® Government Se...

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An Introduction to the AHEAD Cloud Delivery Platform Part 3: Cloud Management and Automation AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AHEAD CLOUD DELIVERY PLATFORM PART 3: CLOUD MANAGEMENT AND AUTOMATION

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Oct 06, 2016

In part 1 and part 2 of this series (respectively), AHEAD's CTO, Eric Kaplan, guided us through the basics of the Cloud Delivery Platform (CDP), and Director of Cloud & ESM Solutions, Tim Currie, introduced the first component of the platform, Enterprise Service Management.

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Case Study: A Cost-Effective Path to Cloud Backup Services (and Recurring Revenue) CASE STUDY: A COST-EFFECTIVE PATH TO CLOUD BACKUP SERVICES (AND RECURRING REVENUE)

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Oct 06, 2016

Increasing recurring revenue is one of the toughest challenges that MSPs face. With income from project work and break/fix frozen in place or declining, many MSPs turn to cloud-based managed services such as data backup and recovery to boost monthly recurring revenue.

Finding a way to...

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Cloud models and the future of IT with Mark Thiele CLOUD MODELS AND THE FUTURE OF IT WITH MARK THIELE

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Oct 05, 2016

In these short video clips, Mark Thiele, the Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, shares his insights on the state of IT and the industry evolution towards cloud computing. Mark assesses different cloud models, provides insights into the costs associated with moving applications to the cloud, provides...

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How to make a network cloud-ready for Office 365 HOW TO MAKE A NETWORK CLOUD-READY FOR OFFICE 365

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Oct 05, 2016

Enterprise organisations are embracing the cloud as the preferred delivery model for new applications and services, moving from traditional on-premises applications to software as a service (SaaS). Increasingly, though, whilst organisations recoup many of the benefits of moving to a cloud model, the...

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Introducing the Cloud Foundry Java Client 2.0 INTRODUCING THE CLOUD FOUNDRY JAVA CLIENT 2.0

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Oct 05, 2016

Pivotal is committed to setting the standard for Cloud Native Java. The addition of the Java Client extends that leadership, allowing programmatic interaction with Cloud Foundry's REST APIs. This fully reactive API makes automating Cloud Foundry operations in Java / Spring as straightforward as ...

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Acronis Backup Cloud for Service Providers: Branding configuration ACRONIS BACKUP CLOUD FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS: BRANDING CONFIGURATION

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Oct 04, 2016

Acronis Backup Cloud equips service providers with a powerful hybrid cloud backup solution that protects all of their customers’ systems and devices, anytime, anywhere, faster than anyone else. In this brief video we show some of the more powerful custom branding options available to service p...

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Acronis Backup Cloud Service Provider Quick Demo - End-user company backups ACRONIS BACKUP CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDER QUICK DEMO - END-USER COMPANY BACKUPS

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Oct 04, 2016

Acronis Backup Cloud equips service providers with a powerful hybrid cloud backup solution that protects all of their customers’ systems and devices, anytime, anywhere, faster than anyone else.

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Acronis Backup Cloud Service Provider - Login and customer overview ACRONIS BACKUP CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDER - LOGIN AND CUSTOMER OVERVIEW

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Oct 04, 2016

Acronis Backup Cloud equips service providers with a powerful hybrid cloud backup solution that protects all of their customers’ systems and devices, anytime, anywhere, faster than anyone else. In this brief video we highlight the main dashboard and the customer overview of the consolidated we...

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Acronis Backup Cloud for Service Providers: Storage configuration ACRONIS BACKUP CLOUD FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS: STORAGE CONFIGURATION

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Oct 04, 2016

Acronis Backup Cloud equips service providers with a powerful hybrid cloud backup solution that protects all of their customers’ systems and devices, anytime, anywhere, faster than anyone else. In this brief video we discuss private cloud storage options and show where they are configured in t...

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Develop Cloud Applications for OpenStack on Murano, Day 1: What is Murano, and why do I need it? DEVELOP CLOUD APPLICATIONS FOR OPENSTACK ON MURANO, DAY 1: WHAT IS MURANO, AND WHY DO I NEED IT?

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Oct 03, 2016

Developing applications for cloud can be a complicated process; you need to think about resources, placement, scheduling, creating virtual machines, networking… or do you?  The OpenStack Murano project makes it possible for you to create an application without having to worry about direc...

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Building Blocks for SaaS Go-to-Market Success BUILDING BLOCKS FOR SAAS GO-TO-MARKET SUCCESS

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Oct 03, 2016

Cloud services are fast becoming an indispensable tool for businesses of all sizes. In fact, according to Gartner, 93 percent of companies have already deployed or are already using cloud-based solutions in their organizations today. For cloud service providers, however, the process of selling these...

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Sungard AS Ireland- Journey to the Cloud Highlights SUNGARD AS IRELAND- JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD HIGHLIGHTS

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Oct 03, 2016

Highlights from the AWS event.

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Sungard AS Journey to the Cloud: How Should Companies Think About the Public Cloud SUNGARD AS JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD: HOW SHOULD COMPANIES THINK ABOUT THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Oct 03, 2016

Determining the best approach for your enterprise to move it's current dashboards into the cloud.

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Sungard AS Journey to the Cloud: The Challenges that Enterprises Face when Adopting Public Cloud SUNGARD AS JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD: THE CHALLENGES THAT ENTERPRISES FACE WHEN ADOPTING PUBLIC CLOUD

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Oct 03, 2016

Security is a frequently talked about issue when it comes to public cloud. Watch to learn more.

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Sungard AS Journey to the Cloud: The event in 3 words SUNGARD AS JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD: THE EVENT IN 3 WORDS

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Oct 03, 2016

Presenters and attendees sum up the event in three words! Watch to hear what they had to say.

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Sungard AS Journey to the Cloud: Voice of the Audience SUNGARD AS JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD: VOICE OF THE AUDIENCE

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Oct 03, 2016

Here what attendees had to say about the recent Sungard AS/AWS event held in Dublin.

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Journey to the Cloud: What can Partners Like Sungard AS do to help AWS customers JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD: WHAT CAN PARTNERS LIKE SUNGARD AS DO TO HELP AWS CUSTOMERS

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Oct 03, 2016

Sungard AS helps AWS customers accelerate their journey to the cloud. Watch for more.

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Cigniti Mobile Cloud Lab for Enterprise Mobility CIGNITI MOBILE CLOUD LAB FOR ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

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Sep 30, 2016

Cigniti joined the stage with Global Service Providers (CapGemini, Cognizant & HCL) to introduce the Cigniti Mobile Cloud Lab that powers Enterprise Mobility for the Digital Enterprises. Listen to Swathi Vaddempudi, Director - Enterprise Solutions Group at Expericon 2016, an exclusive client &am...

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Architect Security Into Your Cloud-Ready Network ARCHITECT SECURITY INTO YOUR CLOUD-READY NETWORK

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Sep 30, 2016

Whether you've moved to the cloud or are on your way, you can build in the security you need.

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CipherCloud Launches New Cloud Data Protection Platform CIPHERCLOUD LAUNCHES NEW CLOUD DATA PROTECTION PLATFORM

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Sep 30, 2016

The industry leader in the cloud security domain, CipherCloud, has announced its latest data protection solution, extending its industry-leading Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) platform. The new application called CipherCloud Active Encryption can be extended to external cloud players, creating ...

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Hype, Hyperscale, and Hybrid Cloud at Microsoft Ignite HYPE, HYPERSCALE, AND HYBRID CLOUD AT MICROSOFT IGNITE

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Sep 30, 2016

This week Microsoft hosted 23,000 attendees at their annual Ignite show which was held in Atlanta, Georgia. Ignite debuted last year, combining the former TechEd and MMS shows and bringing together users of a variety of Microsoft solutions including Office365, Dynamics, PowerBI to Bing, SharePoint a...

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Cloud Field Day 1: A Review of Druva Software CLOUD FIELD DAY 1: A REVIEW OF DRUVA SOFTWARE

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Sep 30, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to participate as a delegate for Gestalt IT's Cloud Field Day 1. While I was there, I had the opportunity to meet with representatives from Druva Software, as they were sponsoring the event (check out Druva’s presentation videos from Cloud Field Day 1 her...

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Lenovo lights up Microsoft Ignite 2016 with new cloud-based data center offerings LENOVO LIGHTS UP MICROSOFT IGNITE 2016 WITH NEW CLOUD-BASED DATA CENTER OFFERINGS

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Sep 29, 2016

This week at Microsoft Ignite 2016, Lenovo and Microsoft have teamed up to address the escalating demand for enterprise storage with advance solutions built upon Azure and Windows Server 2016.  We’ll be demonstrating a new leading-edge software-defined storage solution leveraging the adva...

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Four Cloud Industry Trends That Will Shape the Future FOUR CLOUD INDUSTRY TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE

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Sep 29, 2016

“Cloud” has been a buzzword within the industry for the past decade. In fact, some even claim it’s “old news.” And while others may be looking to the next big thing, visionaries in the space view the cloud movement as the first step of a monumental shift in both the IT ...

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21 Tips to free up space in your iPhone 21 TIPS TO FREE UP SPACE IN YOUR IPHONE

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Sep 29, 2016

You’re about to snap a gorgeous picture when suddenly the dreaded message appears on your iPhone:
It’s a terrible feeling. You curse and scramble to delete unnecessary photos to free up a few megabytes of space on your phone so you can take the picture you desperately want. And, o...

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Cloud lock-in may not be what you think CLOUD LOCK-IN MAY NOT BE WHAT YOU THINK

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Sep 28, 2016

In this post from Apcera, Chief Strategy Officer Mark Thiele talks about the changing nature of cloud lock in and how IT must be there to enable technology based solutions that create opportunity for the business, not individuals.  In the technology space there has always been the struggle betw...

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Enabling new cloud applications and architectures ENABLING NEW CLOUD APPLICATIONS AND ARCHITECTURES

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Sep 28, 2016

Apcera is a policy-driven, next-generation platform as a service (PaaS) and container management platform that allows IT teams to deploy, orchestrate, and govern containers as well as legacy and cloud-native workloads across any infrastructure ⎯ public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, or bare met...

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Salesforce Marketing Cloud - Analytics Builder SALESFORCE MARKETING CLOUD - ANALYTICS BUILDER

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Sep 27, 2016

Marketing Cloud Analytics Builder lets you measure and optimize 1-to-1 customer journeys. Use out-of-the-box reporting for email, mobile, social, and ads... from anywhere. View real-time behavior on your website and mobile apps, and measure performance across the entire customer journey.

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What WHAT'S NEW IN SPLUNK CLOUD & SPLUNK ENTERPRISE 6.5

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Sep 27, 2016

Splunk Cloud and Splunk Enterprise 6.5 deliver major advances in data analysis, machine learning, platform TCO and app development—making it faster and easier to gain more value from your machine data.

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Datastring Founders Establish Cloud Backup Company through Asigra Partnership DATASTRING FOUNDERS ESTABLISH CLOUD BACKUP COMPANY THROUGH ASIGRA PARTNERSHIP

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Sep 27, 2016

Meet the people behind the UK and Ireland’s most exciting, up-and-coming cloud backup provider – Datastring. Jon Thordarson, CEO and Steinthor Kristinsson, CTO are highly experienced IT infrastructure engineers who have protected customer data using Asigra since 2004 at Securstore (later...

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Chrome OS Printing via Google Cloud Print – Is It Worth The Security Risk? CHROME OS PRINTING VIA GOOGLE CLOUD PRINT – IS IT WORTH THE SECURITY RISK?

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Sep 27, 2016

One of the most frequently common questions we receive are concerns about Chrome OS printing. My answer is although Google Cloud Printing is easy to use and rather handy, it isn't perfect. Google Cloud Print is a technology that allows you to print over the web from anywhere, including your mobi...

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Salesforce Rolls Out Commerce Cloud After Demandware Purchase SALESFORCE ROLLS OUT COMMERCE CLOUD AFTER DEMANDWARE PURCHASE

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Sep 27, 2016

Salesforce.com Inc. introduced a product that helps consumer companies track customers and improve online shopping, as the software maker seeks a broader lineup of services to fend off rivals. The offering, called Commerce Cloud, is available Tuesday, adding to Salesforce’s products in areas s...

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The ROI of Microsoft Azure PaaS THE ROI OF MICROSOFT AZURE PAAS

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Sep 27, 2016

Microsoft Azure is a flexible cloud platform, designed to enable users to quickly build, manage and deploy applications. It touts the ability to to help any developer or IT professional boost productivity through integrated tools, pre-built templates and managed services that simplify building and m...

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Adobe: Cowen Likes Shift to Azure, Marketing Deal with Microsoft ADOBE: COWEN LIKES SHIFT TO AZURE, MARKETING DEAL WITH MICROSOFT

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Sep 27, 2016

Shares of Adobe (ADBE) are up $1.25, or 1%, at $108.51, after the company yesterday said it struck an agreement with Microsoft (MSFT) to “make Microsoft Azure its preferred cloud platform” for all the various Adobe programs such as “Creative Cloud,” shifting away from some us...

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How Heavy is the Backblaze Cloud HOW HEAVY IS THE BACKBLAZE CLOUD

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Sep 26, 2016

The question “How heavy is the Backblaze Cloud?” came up in a marketing meeting one Monday afternoon. “One million pounds,” someone guessed, “A hundred thousand pounds,” someone else said trying to sound sure. The truth is we had no idea. “Well, how much doe...

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Cloud is on a Collision Course with Traditional IT CLOUD IS ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH TRADITIONAL IT

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Sep 26, 2016

In this video, cloud experts Joe Kinsella, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of CloudHealth® Technologies, and Misha Govshteyn, Chief Security Officer and Founder of Alert Logic®, discuss some of the latest cloud and IT security trends and how the dramatic increase in cloud adoption has i...

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Adobe to run some of its creative cloud services on Azure ADOBE TO RUN SOME OF ITS CREATIVE CLOUD SERVICES ON AZURE

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Sep 26, 2016

Microsoft and Adobe are extending their existing partnership to enable some of Adobe's subscription services for creative professionals to run on Azure. Adobe will offer its Adobe Creative Cloud, Marketing Cloud, and Document Cloud hosted on Microsoft's Azure. Microsoft and Adobe officials a...

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Cloud Smart in 6 Steps – Don’t Get Out(cloud)smarted CLOUD SMART IN 6 STEPS – DON’T GET OUT(CLOUD)SMARTED

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Sep 23, 2016

As the saying goes, once you go hybrid you never go back.  OK I just made that up but it really seems that way from every piece of research I’ve read over the past two years (with 70% now doing hybrid) and with all the cloud provider news announcements that have been coming out in just th...

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The 2016 Accounting Challenge: 8 Trends That Will Make You Move Accounting To Cloud THE 2016 ACCOUNTING CHALLENGE: 8 TRENDS THAT WILL MAKE YOU MOVE ACCOUNTING TO CLOUD

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Sep 23, 2016

The wave of cloud accounting is slowly covering each and every financial practice, picking out the companies able to sustain the trend and stand on the surface to the damage of ones that chose to ignore it. At the same time, the challenge of ‘moving online’ is well justified with surpass...

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VPN vs. Cloud VPN VS. CLOUD

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Sep 23, 2016

VPN stands for “Virtual Private Network”, which extends across a public network. Let’s say you want to access something on your computer using the Wi-Fi at the nearest coffee shop. Even a three-year-old would know that’s not a good idea – mostly because public hotspots ...

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Wigan And Bolton WIGAN AND BOLTON'S JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

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Sep 22, 2016

At Agilisys we deliver success through innovation… working with our clients to transform services that make a difference to millions of people across the UK.

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How Volkswagen and Rakuten Use Cloud Foundry For Multi-Cloud HOW VOLKSWAGEN AND RAKUTEN USE CLOUD FOUNDRY FOR MULTI-CLOUD

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Sep 22, 2016

Most organizations today are managing multiple clouds, but it can be difficult. Volkswagen, Rakuten, and PaaS providers explain how the Cloud Foundry platform can be used strategically for multi-cloud  allowing organizations to choose the right cloud for the right workload, create redundancy, a...

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry: A First-Class Home For Your .NET Applications PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY: A FIRST-CLASS HOME FOR YOUR .NET APPLICATIONS

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Sep 22, 2016

You’ll forgive .NET developers for being slower than others to jump on the cloud bandwagon. AWS started off with a Linux and OSS heavy lineup of cloud services before eventually embracing Windows and the .NET runtime. Google just added Windows images to Google Compute Engine in 2015.

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Cloud Tech Improving Patient Care for Healthcare Organizations CLOUD TECH IMPROVING PATIENT CARE FOR HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

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Sep 22, 2016

89% of healthcare IT professionals said their organizations are using cloud-based apps, resulting in happier patients, better treatment and more efficient hospital administration SADA Systems recently performed a survey of over 300 healthcare IT professionals in North America on healthcare IT trends...

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BT joins forces with Microsoft to simplify Hybrid Cloud BT JOINS FORCES WITH MICROSOFT TO SIMPLIFY HYBRID CLOUD

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Sep 22, 2016

BT has announced BT Compute for Microsoft Azure, which is a new service that allows BT customers to order Microsoft Azure alongside BT's own cloud services through its award winning Compute Management System (CMS) online management tool. The service enables customers to build hybrid cloud infrastruc...

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Cloud Foundry: Brazen Opinions And Easy Extensions CLOUD FOUNDRY: BRAZEN OPINIONS AND EASY EXTENSIONS

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Sep 21, 2016

As companies scramble to become digital businesses, the challenge invariably boils down to how well you build software, and more specifically how rapidly you can iterate on that software.

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7 Things to Watch Out for in a Cloud Provider SLA 7 THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN A CLOUD PROVIDER SLA

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Sep 21, 2016

Choosing a public cloud service provider for your business is no easy task. With many factors to consider — price, features, customer support, storage — the choices can be overwhelming.

While needs vary by company and industry, a service level agreement (SLA) is essential ...

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Bringing the Private Cloud to the Public Sector BRINGING THE PRIVATE CLOUD TO THE PUBLIC SECTOR

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Sep 20, 2016

People don’t often associate government with entrepreneurship. Within the Dutch government’s Ministry of Economic Affairs, however, we are taking an entrepreneurial approach to technology. We are driving a digital transformation that will dramatically enhance the service delivered to cit...

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TierPoint and Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Freeing up IT resources with cloud services TIERPOINT AND HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE – FREEING UP IT RESOURCES WITH CLOUD SERVICES

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Sep 20, 2016

TierPoint offers state-of-the-art Infrastructure as a Service with 39 premier data centers using HPE gear. Thanks to TierPoint’s high-touch service, HPE clients see TierPoint as trusted advisors and extensions of their teams.

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Database as a Service on the CloudOS Platform DATABASE AS A SERVICE ON THE CLOUDOS PLATFORM

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Sep 20, 2016

Database as a Service is a standardised offering that can either be combined with other Lucidity services or integrated into existing IT infrastructure. Built on Lucidity’s CloudOS platform, the service offers high availability and a range of options from small or shared infrastructure through...

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How Cloud Printing Saves Time & Money for Managed Service Providers HOW CLOUD PRINTING SAVES TIME & MONEY FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS

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Sep 20, 2016

In today's Cloud Hosting industry, on-demand printing and high levels of accuracy are pre-requisites for MSPs to be a provider of reliable hosted services. This inforgraphic illustrates UniPrint Infinity's™cloud printing solution that provides worry-free, secure mobile cloud printing f...

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Adobe revenue beats estimates as cloud push gains pace ADOBE REVENUE BEATS ESTIMATES AS CLOUD PUSH GAINS PACE

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Sep 20, 2016

Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE.O) reported a better-than-expected 20 percent jump in quarterly revenue as its Creative Cloud package of software tools attracted more users. The company's shares were up 5.1 percent at $105.80 in after-market trading on Tuesday. If current gains hold, the stock is on pac...

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What Lies Ahead for Cloud Computing and Mobile in 2017? WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR CLOUD COMPUTING AND MOBILE IN 2017?

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Sep 19, 2016

As 2017 quickly approaches, it’s a great time to assess some of the key trends that lie ahead for cloud computing and mobility. 2016 has been a year in which more and more companies have embraced both technologies, and 2017 could offer even more innovation in these growing sectors of the digit...

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Apcera delivers true cloud economics APCERA DELIVERS TRUE CLOUD ECONOMICS

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Sep 19, 2016

The Apcera trust-based application management platform is a core component of Ericsson’s Cloud Platform. As companies begin their Cloud journeys they must carefully plan their application migration strategies to ensure the best ROI for their complete application portfolio. This means that they...

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Breaking Down the Differences Between SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS BREAKING DOWN THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SAAS, IAAS, AND PAAS

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Sep 19, 2016

The cloud has changed how we think about IT infrastructure and technology resources. The days of needing to set up data centers with servers, switches, load balancers, and other components are long gone. The same goes for needing to code and host application frameworks from scratch, or install softw...

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EOL Timeline for Legacy Cloud Foundry DEA Backend EOL TIMELINE FOR LEGACY CLOUD FOUNDRY DEA BACKEND

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Sep 19, 2016

Cloud Foundry’s next generation runtime, Diego, is production ready and has been running production workloads since October 2015.  Work to increase its scalability substantially past that of the DEAs is nearing completion.

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Cloud Smart Series: How to Enrich Your Cloud Data from External Sources CLOUD SMART SERIES: HOW TO ENRICH YOUR CLOUD DATA FROM EXTERNAL SOURCES

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Sep 16, 2016

It is becoming increasingly apparent that cloud services provide an agile, cost-effective, and secure method for managing and growing your IT infrastructure.  It is imperative to have a proper tagging strategy to help track ownership of those services and provide usage and cost details, as desc...

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The Three Levels of Cloud Marketplace THE THREE LEVELS OF CLOUD MARKETPLACE

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Sep 15, 2016

As a managed service provider (MSP), it can be challenging to get cloud solutions in front of your existing and potential customers—but hybrid technology solutions should absolutely be part of your offerings. These challenges are made even more complex by the expanding cloud ecosystem made up ...

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Accelerate the Adoption of Your Cloud-Based Service Management Platform with the AHEADStart for ServiceNow Express ACCELERATE THE ADOPTION OF YOUR CLOUD-BASED SERVICE MANAGEMENT PLATFORM WITH THE AHEADSTART FOR SERVICENOW EXPRESS

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Sep 15, 2016

One of the key layers that makes up AHEAD’s Cloud Delivery Platform is Enterprise Service Management (ESM). In order for AHEAD's ESM practice to be successful, we leverage the power of ServiceNow to serve as the foundational platform of our practice and as a true cornerstone of cloud trans...

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Cloud Native Key Management — Justin Smith CLOUD NATIVE KEY MANAGEMENT — JUSTIN SMITH

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Sep 15, 2016

Credential hygiene is a perennial concern in all distributed computing systems. It’s certainly of utmost importance in cloud-native platforms. It’s common practice to encrypt credentials for storage and distribution, but they ultimately need to be made available as cleartext to the appli...

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5 Experts Predict Cloud Computing Trends for 2017 5 EXPERTS PREDICT CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS FOR 2017

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Sep 15, 2016

The cloud as we know it may look and feel like an entirely different animal in 2017. Cloud usage is rising at tsunami speed, in both its usage and significance across the globe. A report by Cisco found that more than four-fifths of all data center traffic — 83 percent — will be based in ...

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Bringing the Heat to Rackspace Private Cloud BRINGING THE HEAT TO RACKSPACE PRIVATE CLOUD

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Sep 15, 2016

Heat, which allows you to perform cloud orchestration within the OpenStack ecosystem, is my favorite OpenStack service, but it’s also one of the most overlooked. It’s a great way to get started with infrastructure automation code or, as I’ve called it, “DevOps with training wheels.”

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Cloud Computing Economics 101 CLOUD COMPUTING ECONOMICS 101

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Sep 14, 2016

The Channels’ Financial Guide to Cloud Computing is a multi-part series discussing the financial impact of cloud computing within the channel. Topics include the economic impact of cloud computing, changing the portfolio of products / services and designing sales compensation plans to change b...

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When Private Cloud Embraces Public WHEN PRIVATE CLOUD EMBRACES PUBLIC

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Sep 14, 2016

It’s sometimes hard to believe how rapidly public cloud services adoption has grown.  In just one decade, tens of billions of dollars have been poured into cloud services across two major providers and the pace doesn’t seem to be slowing down.  One of the key goals of the marke...

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DigitalOcean Releases High Memory Droplets to Support Large-Scale Databases DIGITALOCEAN RELEASES HIGH MEMORY DROPLETS TO SUPPORT LARGE-SCALE DATABASES

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Sep 14, 2016

DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, today released High Memory Droplets (cloud servers) to continue to support more advanced workloads and applications at scale. While DigitalOcean’s standard Droplets make it easy for developers to deploy a healthy balance of RAM, CPU and local SSD-based s...

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Huawei Sets Ambitious Target for Cloud Computing Business HUAWEI SETS AMBITIOUS TARGET FOR CLOUD COMPUTING BUSINESS

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Sep 14, 2016

With the announcement that it is officially entering the field of cloud computing infrastructure, Huawei is looking to mount a strong challenge against Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Cisco Systems and Dell, the current crop of leading global suppliers of cloud equipment. The Chinese giant is one of the...

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How to build a hybrid cloud for Estonia HOW TO BUILD A HYBRID CLOUD FOR ESTONIA'S PUBLIC SECTOR

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Sep 13, 2016

Ericsson was recently chosen to play a lead role in a public-private partnership project to build a hybrid cloud for Estonia’s public sector. Based on the full Ericsson cloud stack, the project will improve services ranging from tax reporting to online healthcare, all in a DevOps environment c...

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Should companies learn to let go and trust the cloud? SHOULD COMPANIES LEARN TO LET GO AND TRUST THE CLOUD?

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Sep 13, 2016

One of the greatest challenges of cloud technology is how companies can smoothly move their servers and applications, and how they then connect their customers and employees. Riverbed Technology, Inc.’s line of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) products use a Virtual Private Network (VPN), providi...

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Rackspace Private Cloud, Based on OpenStack, Arrives in New Version RACKSPACE PRIVATE CLOUD, BASED ON OPENSTACK, ARRIVES IN NEW VERSION

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Sep 13, 2016

OpenStack cloud computing distributions, many of them based on the latest Mitaka build of the OpenStack platform, are proliferating. With so many vendors competing in this arena, market consolidation is also underway. Only days ago, Red Hat announced its latest platform: OpenStack Platform 9. Direc...

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Symantec intros endpoint security cloud for SMBs SYMANTEC INTROS ENDPOINT SECURITY CLOUD FOR SMBS

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Sep 13, 2016

With its new Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud, the security firm says SMBs can gain access to a single cloud-based console for managing antivirus and personal firewall software, as well as mobility and encryption services.

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Policy Abstraction for Cloud POLICY ABSTRACTION FOR CLOUD

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Sep 12, 2016

At IDF 2016, Apcera's Peter Miron showcases policy abstraction for cloud environments, a cross-domain policy and governance framework to ensure security, compliance, and auditability requirements of production environments.

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MOVING FULLY TO THE CLOUD FOR BUSINESS – IS THIS SOON TO BE A REALITY? MOVING FULLY TO THE CLOUD FOR BUSINESS – IS THIS SOON TO BE A REALITY?

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Sep 12, 2016

The vast majority of businesses believe migrating to cloud computing is vital to their long-term success and will serve as an effective tool in implementing their development strategy. And yet many of them admit they have not completely made the switch to the cloud. So is the seemingly increasing po...

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Your Peers Are Gathering for an Online Event: Business Continuity in a Cloud-Based World YOUR PEERS ARE GATHERING FOR AN ONLINE EVENT: BUSINESS CONTINUITY IN A CLOUD-BASED WORLD

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Sep 12, 2016

Many companies these days are asking themselves if their organization should leverage the cloud for DR, and if the timing is right. Concerns typically relate to the total cost of ownership of the various solutions, flexibility, and whether it’s necessary to manage the infrastructure.
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DigitalOcean Launches Hatch DIGITALOCEAN LAUNCHES HATCH

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Sep 12, 2016

Startups have a new incubator program. Hatch, launched by DigitalOcean, gives startups access to DigitalOcean’s cloud for 12 months. Hatch also offers free technical training, mentoring, and also connectivity to other startups and potential investors.
DigitalCloud, had been working with...

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Teradata expands database, consolidates analytics across clouds TERADATA EXPANDS DATABASE, CONSOLIDATES ANALYTICS ACROSS CLOUDS

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Sep 12, 2016

The Teradata Everywhere initiative allows Teradata's MPP analytic database to run on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, in addition to Teradata IntelliFlex, VMware, and the Teradata Managed Cloud.

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Teradata expands analytics for hybrid cloud TERADATA EXPANDS ANALYTICS FOR HYBRID CLOUD

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Sep 12, 2016

Analytics solutions provider Teradata has released new hybrid-cloud management capabilities to better compete with rising pressure from both open source and commercial solutions. Teradata Everywhere expands support for existing cloud-hosted Teradata solutions and adds new hybrid and cross-cloud orch...

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The Cost of Migrating an Enterprise Application THE COST OF MIGRATING AN ENTERPRISE APPLICATION

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Sep 12, 2016

Migration from a dedicated legacy platform to the cloud is a multi-step process that highlights all the applicable, real-life considerations in real-time. Specifically, ensuring that the customer’s availability requirements are met throughout the process and any configuration changes that are necess...

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Huawei’s Cloud-Computing Plans Aim Sky High HUAWEI’S CLOUD-COMPUTING PLANS AIM SKY HIGH

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Sep 11, 2016

Huawei Technologies Co. is already one of the world’s top three makers of telecom-networking gear and smartphones by market share. Now, the Chinese technology giant is taking aim at the market for cloud computing largely dominated by Western heavyweights.

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Pay attention to business user concerns about cloud PAY ATTENTION TO BUSINESS USER CONCERNS ABOUT CLOUD

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Sep 08, 2016

In a new report, Ericsson ConsumerLab interviewed 1,500 business users and 350 decision makers about the benefits and challenges of cloud transitions. And while the perceived benefits are closely aligned, decision makers should pay attention to how business users perceive the challenges. Most discus...

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Salesforce.com Unveils Lightning Bolt for Community Cloud SALESFORCE.COM UNVEILS LIGHTNING BOLT FOR COMMUNITY CLOUD

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Sep 08, 2016

Salesforce.com today enhanced its Community Cloud with Lightning Bolt, a framework that helps companies launch customer-facing websites that address the particular needs of their industries and markets. According to Mike Micucci, general manager and senior vice president of Salesforce Community Clou...

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Alert Logic Taps Rackspace to Deliver Fanatical Support for Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure ALERT LOGIC TAPS RACKSPACE TO DELIVER FANATICAL SUPPORT FOR MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 AND MICROSOFT AZURE

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Sep 08, 2016

today announced thatAlert Logic, a leader in security and compliance solutions for the cloud, is using RackspaceFanatical Support for Office 365 and Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure to optimize performance across a portfolio of Microsoft services.

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Sonian Engineers Re-invent Cloud-Based Archiving SONIAN ENGINEERS RE-INVENT CLOUD-BASED ARCHIVING

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Sep 07, 2016

More than 25,000 customers in 43 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. As an early innovator in cloud-based archiving, they preserve, protect and present the world’s inform...

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CF-Release for Open POWER CF-RELEASE FOR OPEN POWER

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Sep 07, 2016

In a previous blog, we had described the availability of a Cloud Foundry BOSH stemcell and release binary for OpenPOWER systems (based on the IBM POWER microprocessor architecture). In this blog, we will describe the availability of a cf-release binary tarball (BOSH release for Cloud Foundry) for Op...

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How Many Developers Does It Take to Create 50 Billion Connected Devices? HOW MANY DEVELOPERS DOES IT TAKE TO CREATE 50 BILLION CONNECTED DEVICES?

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Sep 07, 2016

Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO Sam Ramji sat down with OZY reporter Renee Morad to discuss the potential for a devastating “cloud skills gap” that comes as a result of a predicted 50 billion connected device just four years from today.

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DigitalOcean offers $100K in cloud credits to startups DIGITALOCEAN OFFERS $100K IN CLOUD CREDITS TO STARTUPS

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Sep 07, 2016

DigitalOcean Inc. is stepping up its efforts to court startups. The infrastructure-as-a-service provider today launched a program called Hatch that offers eligible teams $100,000 worth of free cloud resources plus training materials, priority support and other assistance.
The initative aims t...

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How a Cloud-Based Mobile Device Lab Accelerates Time to Market and ROI HOW A CLOUD-BASED MOBILE DEVICE LAB ACCELERATES TIME TO MARKET AND ROI

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Sep 06, 2016

Mobile applications enable businesses to connect with their customers through an exclusive platform. These applications help businesses with product or service updates, with immediate resolution of customer complaints, and for conducting reviews. The plethora of mobile applications, however, only ma...

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Cloud Smart Series: How to Apply Tags to Historical Data CLOUD SMART SERIES: HOW TO APPLY TAGS TO HISTORICAL DATA

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Sep 06, 2016

There is no question that tagging is the most flexible and powerful tool available to assign ownership to cloud resources, and for this reason it’s highly recommended, especially for multi-cloud environments.

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AHEAD AHEAD'S JASON NASH INVITED TO PARTICIPATE AS DELEGATE AT CLOUD FIELD DAY 1

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Sep 06, 2016

Next Wednesday and Thursday, September 14-15, Jason Nash, Solution Principal at AHEAD, will be in San Jose, California, participating as a delegate for Gestalt IT's Cloud Field Day 1.

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Vlocity Sponsors ISM for the Second Consecutive Year VLOCITY SPONSORS ISM FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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Sep 06, 2016

Vlocity Public Sector continues to advance the industry cloud in government, with a focus on helping health and human services agencies streamline their case management processes and enhance citizen experiences.

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Calling All AWS Insiders: Share a Tip & Win Great Prizes! CALLING ALL AWS INSIDERS: SHARE A TIP & WIN GREAT PRIZES!

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Sep 06, 2016

The largest annual gathering of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) community, re:Invent 2016, is just around the corner, which means it’s time for CloudEndure’s annual AWS Insider Tips Competition!

We invite AWS users far and wide to share a tip about using AWS for a chance to ...

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Global Manufacturer Gets Lean, Streamlines Its Supply Chain with Move to the Cloud GLOBAL MANUFACTURER GETS LEAN, STREAMLINES ITS SUPPLY CHAIN WITH MOVE TO THE CLOUD

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Sep 06, 2016

Execution on those principles is far more difficult. Few people know that better than Ed McMahon, the CEO of Epec Engineered Technologies, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of custom build-to-print electronics including battery packs, flex and rigid-flex circuits, high reliability user interfaces, ...

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Huawei Wants to Sell Components for Building Cloud Infrastructure HUAWEI WANTS TO SELL COMPONENTS FOR BUILDING CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 05, 2016

With the growing demand for cloud computing platforms, Chinese tech giant Huawei is throwing its hat into the fray. Huawei aims to establish itself as a major provider of software and devices for cloud computing. The company plans to turn its cloud computing arm into a $10 billion business by 2020. ...

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Public Cloud: Definitely More Secure Than Your Own Datacentre PUBLIC CLOUD: DEFINITELY MORE SECURE THAN YOUR OWN DATACENTRE

blog article

Sep 03, 2016

Headline too strong for you? Well, it was inspired by a couple of conversations this week that took me back in time to 2011 when I first joined Cloudreach, and the business world was a little more suspicious of cloud security.

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AWS Summit NY speech: Successful Cloud Adoption for the Enterprise AWS SUMMIT NY SPEECH: SUCCESSFUL CLOUD ADOPTION FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Sep 02, 2016

Many of you were present at our 60-minute session during the last AWS Summit in New York. Damian Tommasino, Cloudreach Solution Architect presented a highly-anticipated session about Cloud Adoption for the Entperprise.

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Latest Findings Revealed: Cloud Foundry is the ‘Holistic Solution’ Needed As Organizations Make Moves Toward Digital Transformation LATEST FINDINGS REVEALED: CLOUD FOUNDRY IS THE ‘HOLISTIC SOLUTION’ NEEDED AS ORGANIZATIONS MAKE MOVES TOWARD DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Sep 02, 2016

Today we’ve released findings from our latest survey of the Cloud Foundry community, recorded at the Cloud Foundry Silicon Valley Summit in May of this year. Attendees at this year’s Cloud Foundry Summit ran the gamut from seasoned technology professionals and business leaders to smaller...

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Huawei Accelerates Cloud Transformation to Digitize Industry HUAWEI ACCELERATES CLOUD TRANSFORMATION TO DIGITIZE INDUSTRY

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Sep 02, 2016

Huawei at a recent event outlined its success with digital transformation and discussed the theme of Accelerating carriers’ cloud transformation and enabling the digitization of vertical industries. Zou Zhilei, President of Huawei's Carrier Business, said that the IT industry has gone thro...

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Huawei Finacle partner on financial cloud solution HUAWEI FINACLE PARTNER ON FINANCIAL CLOUD SOLUTION

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Sep 02, 2016

The Infosys Finacle Universal Banking Solution Suite is now globally available on Huawei’s FusionCloud based cloud platform. Ahead of the roll-out, the two worked together on a benchmarking project, observed and reviewed by EY, in which a test was simulated on a Finacle database size of almost 1 TB,...

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Dropbox hack, far bigger than thought, may be a cloud security wakeup call DROPBOX HACK, FAR BIGGER THAN THOUGHT, MAY BE A CLOUD SECURITY WAKEUP CALL

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Sep 01, 2016

A hack of online storage provider Dropbox Inc. in 2012 has been revealed to be much larger that previously disclosed, with the details of some 68 million account holders finding their way online.Motherboard obtained a selection of files that were being traded on a “database trading community&r...

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Sync explained: why pCloud Drive is perfect when you edit files offline SYNC EXPLAINED: WHY PCLOUD DRIVE IS PERFECT WHEN YOU EDIT FILES OFFLINE

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Sep 01, 2016

Raise your hand if you take some of your work with you when you leave the office. We all do that, whether we’re going on vacation, on a business trip or just commuting back home. It’s a challenge not to peak into your inbox, or do a little bit of work the night before and optimize your s...

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Cigniti Cloud Enabled Mobile Lab CIGNITI CLOUD ENABLED MOBILE LAB

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Aug 31, 2016

Cigniti's state-of-the-art Cloud enable lab features being explained by Sai Chintala, SVP- Enterprise Solutions Group and Sairam Vedam, VP & Global Head - Marketing of Cigniti Technologies.

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Office 365 and Google Apps for Work: A Guide for Resellers OFFICE 365 AND GOOGLE APPS FOR WORK: A GUIDE FOR RESELLERS

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Aug 31, 2016

As SMB cloud adoption grows, ISVs are rushing to meet the demand for cloud-based business applications. In fact, IDC predicts that this increasing demand will help drive a 10x increase in the number of SaaS solutions over the next few years.

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Getting What You Pay for with Cloud. GETTING WHAT YOU PAY FOR WITH CLOUD.

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Aug 31, 2016

Last week, Gartner put pen to paper and authored a new type of report called Innovation Insight (at least new to me) on the topic of Cloud Services Expense Management (aka CSEM). This was the first stake in the ground to demonstrate Gartner’s recognition of the distinct differences between tra...

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5 Confessions Of A Platform Builder 5 CONFESSIONS OF A PLATFORM BUILDER

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Aug 31, 2016

Matt Walburn is on a mission: to save you from building your own platform.Prior to joining Pivotal, Walburn (featured left) was an engineering director for a popular Fortune 50 retailer.

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Alibaba, Infocomm tap the power of cloud to support start-ups ALIBABA, INFOCOMM TAP THE POWER OF CLOUD TO SUPPORT START-UPS

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Aug 31, 2016

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, and Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL) have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) to collaborate and drive technology innovations in Singapore, built upon Alibaba Cloud’s support network and suite of cloud infrastructure services.

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Working in the cloud—overcoming barriers to CIO success WORKING IN THE CLOUD—OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO CIO SUCCESS

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Aug 30, 2016

Ericsson ConsumerLab interviewed both IT decision-makers and business users about the benefits and challenges of working in the cloud, from security to training. From the business user point of view, it becomes clear that just deploying a new cloud solution is not enough. What keeps CIOs up at night...

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ViaWest Delivers a Seamless Cloud Experience with Rubrik VIAWEST DELIVERS A SEAMLESS CLOUD EXPERIENCE WITH RUBRIK

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Aug 30, 2016

We have designed the client centric approach to optimize the cloud experience and provide customers with the ongoing support and guidance needed to achieve success in business. What makes ViaWest unique is our belief that we are not our clients’ vendor, but rather an extension of our clients’ teams ...

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ServiceNow Cloud Takes The Cake SERVICENOW CLOUD TAKES THE CAKE

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Aug 29, 2016

The ServiceNow Enterprise Cloud provides a single system of engagement to convert your unstructured data into structured work. From its inception, ServiceNow was designed as the cloud platform to get work done in the enterprise.

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Rackspace cloud gets acquired, set to go private RACKSPACE CLOUD GETS ACQUIRED, SET TO GO PRIVATE

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Aug 29, 2016

Rackspace is one of the earliest cloud providers that tried to compete with Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. Founded in 1998, it has been trading publicly on the New York Stock Exchange since 2008. It reported revenue growth of $2 billion last year. Its stock price was once valued at $80 a share but ...

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Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by VMware to Support VMware Software RACKSPACE PRIVATE CLOUD POWERED BY VMWARE TO SUPPORT VMWARE SOFTWARE

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Aug 29, 2016

Rackspace a VMware vCloud Air Network partner, today announced from VMworld that it will support VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) technologies including VMware NSX®, Virtual SAN™ and vRealize® Suite as a part of Rackspace Private Cloud powered by VMware.

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Ericsson to Lead Estonia ERICSSON TO LEAD ESTONIA'S PUBLIC SECTOR CLOUD TRANSFORMATION

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Aug 29, 2016

Ericsson will lead the deployment and operation of a hybrid cloud environment in the country through a public-private consortium, ensuring improved scalability, resilience and data security of an extensive range of e-society services

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Nutanix Acquisitions Fuel Cloud Platform Ambitions NUTANIX ACQUISITIONS FUEL CLOUD PLATFORM AMBITIONS

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Aug 29, 2016

As part of an effort to transform hyperconvergence platforms into a foundation for building private clouds, Nutanix today announced it has acquired both Calm.io and PernixData. Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey says now that the company has established itself as a pioneer of hyperconvergence, the next logi...

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Backup Industry Veteran Reveals Data Protection Risks of SaaS Applications BACKUP INDUSTRY VETERAN REVEALS DATA PROTECTION RISKS OF SAAS APPLICATIONS

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Aug 28, 2016

According to IDC, the market for cloud services is currently growing at 20% and set to exceed $37B this year alone. IT departments are migrating to cloud-based SaaS applications such as Office 365, Google Apps and Salesforce at an unprecedented pace.

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The Cloud Security Alliance publishes its best practices for Big Data security THE CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE PUBLISHES ITS BEST PRACTICES FOR BIG DATA SECURITY

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Aug 28, 2016

Big Data is a boon for businesses worldwide, but the benefits come at a cost. The more data companies store, the more vulnerable they are to potential security breaches. And data breaches can be enormously expensive when they occur.

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Nutanix acquires PernixData and Calm.io to expand its cloud ambitions NUTANIX ACQUIRES PERNIXDATA AND CALM.IO TO EXPAND ITS CLOUD AMBITIONS

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Aug 28, 2016

Hyper-converged infrastructure leader Nutanix Inc. has said it will acquire two companies, PernixData Inc. and Calm.io, in a move that enhances its data and storage services as it continues to grow its business. The financial terms of the deals were not released.

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Samsung Cloud Is How An Android Backup System Should Be: Launched With Galaxy Note 7, Coming To Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 SAMSUNG CLOUD IS HOW AN ANDROID BACKUP SYSTEM SHOULD BE: LAUNCHED WITH GALAXY NOTE 7, COMING TO GALAXY S7 AND GALAXY S7

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Aug 28, 2016

Samsung has launched Samsung Cloud alongside the release of its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, with the service showing how an Android backup and restore system should be done.

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Cloud Smart Series: How to Add Missing Cloud Resource Tags CLOUD SMART SERIES: HOW TO ADD MISSING CLOUD RESOURCE TAGS

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Aug 26, 2016

In my previous posts, I’ve covered the reasons and benefits for having a strong tagging strategy to manage your cloud resources. But the reality is that very few companies start their journey to the cloud with a proper tagging strategy in place as this subject usually comes up when the amount ...

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Rackspace to Go Private in $4.3 Billion Deal RACKSPACE TO GO PRIVATE IN $4.3 BILLION DEAL

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Aug 26, 2016

Cloud-computing provider Rackspace Hosting Inc. is being taken private by private-equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC for $4.3 billion. The deal’s per-share price of $32 represents a 38% premium over the company’s stock price before The Wall Street Journal reported Aug. 4 that a dea...

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Why Rackspace Is Taking Its Cloud Act Offstage WHY RACKSPACE IS TAKING ITS CLOUD ACT OFFSTAGE

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Aug 26, 2016

Rackspace Hosting Inc.’s going private is a good reminder that anything is for sale—at the right price. The cloud-service provider spent a good chunk of 2014 talking with potential buyers. Its stock was in the high-$30 range then, and its trading history to that point suggested that Rackspace would ...

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Accelerate Code Development with Cloud Application Templates ACCELERATE CODE DEVELOPMENT WITH CLOUD APPLICATION TEMPLATES

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Aug 25, 2016

RightScale Cloud Application Templates (CATs) help you orchestrate, operate, manage, and provision complex application stacks in the cloud regardless of the cloud infrastructure providers you use. CAT files deliver an end-to-end solution for organizations to develop approved applications and add the...

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IT Shortcuts: Telstra launches Cloud Management Platform IT SHORTCUTS: TELSTRA LAUNCHES CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

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Aug 25, 2016

Telstra launches Cloud Management Platform Network powered by RightScale map tool allows you to visualize your operations and gain insights from a single unified view of your cloud services.

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Amy Frampton to Emcee Cloud Foundry Summit Europe AMY FRAMPTON TO EMCEE CLOUD FOUNDRY SUMMIT EUROPE

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Aug 25, 2016

We are excited to announce this year’s emcee at Cloud Foundry Summit in Frankfurt: Amy Frampton, Director of Product Marketing at HPE Cloud, based in Seattle, Washington, USA. Register to attend Cloud Foundry Summit in Frankfurt here! Registration is €449 until Friday, September 2 when pr...

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Fujitsu takes Hamilton City Council to the hybrid cloud through Microsoft Azure FUJITSU TAKES HAMILTON CITY COUNCIL TO THE HYBRID CLOUD THROUGH MICROSOFT AZURE

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Aug 25, 2016

Hamilton City Council has moved to the hybrid cloud with Fujitsu, deploying solutions based on the Microsoft Azure Pack and Microsoft Azure. Transforming the Council’s existing infrastructure, the IT provider moved the organisation out of its previous data centre in New Zealand, migrating from a leg...

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Fujitsu takes Hamilton City Council to the hybrid cloud through Microsoft Azure FUJITSU TAKES HAMILTON CITY COUNCIL TO THE HYBRID CLOUD THROUGH MICROSOFT AZURE

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Aug 25, 2016

Hamilton City Council has moved to the hybrid cloud with Fujitsu, deploying solutions based on the Microsoft Azure Pack and Microsoft Azure. Transforming the Council’s existing infrastructure, the IT provider moved the organisation out of its previous data centre in New Zealand, migrating from a leg...

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Microsoft and NTT Team Up to Offer Hybrid Cloud in Hong Kong MICROSOFT AND NTT TEAM UP TO OFFER HYBRID CLOUD IN HONG KONG

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Aug 25, 2016

Microsoft’s Hong Kong arm and the Japanese telecommunications company NTT have decided to partner on a hybrid cloud project in Hong Kong. With the hybrid cloud becoming the new normal, it’s a great move by both companies.

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Veriflow Endorses Arista CloudVision Telemetry VERIFLOW ENDORSES ARISTA CLOUDVISION TELEMETRY

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Aug 24, 2016

Arista has pioneered the networking industry with its software defined cloud networking approach built on top of Arista EOS® with programmable interfaces, publish-subscribe state separation, resilient fault containment and self-healing attributes. CloudVision®extends the same architectural a...

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SAP Endorses Arista CloudVision Telemetry SAP ENDORSES ARISTA CLOUDVISION TELEMETRY

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Aug 24, 2016

Arista has pioneered the networking industry with its software defined cloud networking approach built on top of Arista EOS® with programmable interfaces, publish-subscribe state separation, resilient fault containment and self-healing attributes. CloudVision®extends the same architectural a...

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What We Learned After Five Years of Cloud Foundry at Rakuten WHAT WE LEARNED AFTER FIVE YEARS OF CLOUD FOUNDRY AT RAKUTEN

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Aug 24, 2016

A team of seven engineers at Rakuten, a Japanese ecommerce and Internet company, has been running Cloud Foundry in production for five years on over 5,000 virtual servers. In this video, DevOps engineers Ronak Banka and Carlo Alberto Ferraris demonstrate their breadth of experience.

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NetSuite Global System Integrators – Driving Cloud Innovation & Business Transformation NETSUITE GLOBAL SYSTEM INTEGRATORS – DRIVING CLOUD INNOVATION & BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

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Aug 24, 2016

In this video learn how NetSuite’s Global System Integrator partners help companies transform their business using cloud-based applications.

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Alibaba expands cloud services with online SAP software ALIBABA EXPANDS CLOUD SERVICES WITH ONLINE SAP SOFTWARE

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Aug 24, 2016

Alibaba Cloud (AliCloud), a subsidiary of e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group, is set to introduce three major online enterprise applications from German software giant SAP by the end of this year, marking its most ambitious product launch to date with a foreign information technology supplier.

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A Complete Guide To Cloud Accounting A COMPLETE GUIDE TO CLOUD ACCOUNTING

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Aug 23, 2016

Cloud accounting is a modern accounting technique which is more of an operational strategy rather than a simple technique. However the accounting industry has been somewhat slow in terms of adoption rates when it comes to Cloud Accounting, but it is predicted to become an industry norm in the very n...

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CloudVision Telemetry CLOUDVISION TELEMETRY

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Aug 23, 2016

Arista has pioneered the networking industry with its software defined cloud networking approach built on top of Arista EOS® with programmable interfaces, publish-subscribe state separation, resilient fault containment and self-healing attributes. CloudVision®extends the same architectural a...

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CloudVision Overview CLOUDVISION OVERVIEW

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Aug 23, 2016

Arista has pioneered the networking industry with its software defined cloud networking approach built on top of Arista EOS® with programmable interfaces, publish-subscribe state separation, resilient fault containment and self-healing attributes. CloudVision®extends the same architectural a...

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Approaches For Designing And Implementing Applications In Microsoft Azure Hybrid Scenarios APPROACHES FOR DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING APPLICATIONS IN MICROSOFT AZURE HYBRID SCENARIOS

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Aug 23, 2016

If you’re like most organizations today aspiring to give the best of benefits and values while optimizing your costs, cloud could be a core part of your IT strategy. Consider your Line of Business applications; there could be various reasons for your consideration of cloud as a model for your ...

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Microsoft, NTT team up to offer hybrid cloud solution MICROSOFT, NTT TEAM UP TO OFFER HYBRID CLOUD SOLUTION

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Aug 23, 2016

Microsoft Hong Kong and Japanese telecommunication company NTT are partnering to offer a hybrid cloud solution to companies in Hong Kong, as the pace for cloud adoption among multinational corporations (MNCs) in the city picks up. The partnership will leverage Microsoft’s Azure public cloud, N...

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QTS, Canonical unveil private, fully managed openstack cloud QTS, CANONICAL UNVEIL PRIVATE, FULLY MANAGED OPENSTACK CLOUD

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Aug 23, 2016

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) and Canonical has unveiled a private, fully managed openstack cloud solution to manage private cloud offerings, the companies said. The solution is available from any of QTS´ data centers in mid-September.

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3 Questions the Software Channel Must Address in the Cloud 3 QUESTIONS THE SOFTWARE CHANNEL MUST ADDRESS IN THE CLOUD

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Aug 22, 2016

There has been much written on the disruption that cloud computing is bringing to the enterprise, but there has been surprisingly little coverage on the significant impact that accelerating cloud adoption is having on existing traditional software channels.

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GDPR: ARE CLOUD APPLICATIONS READY FOR 2018? GDPR: ARE CLOUD APPLICATIONS READY FOR 2018?

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Aug 22, 2016

The amount of data collected by companies in Europe is skyrocketing. In an effort to harmonize data protection regulations between EU member states, the European Commission has adopted the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), a new regulatory framework which comes into force in 2018. A recent ...

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Exploring IoT, 5G and cloud at IDF 2016 EXPLORING IOT, 5G AND CLOUD AT IDF 2016

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Aug 19, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) 5G and, of course, cloud came together in an exciting way at the Intel Developer Forum 2016 this week.  We featured IoT solutions like smart parking, NB-IoT sensors, IoT-in-a-box and smart building applications.  In this video, Warren Chaisatien, Ericsson's...

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AWS Transit Network VPC: The Cloud Networking Glue AWS TRANSIT NETWORK VPC: THE CLOUD NETWORKING GLUE

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Aug 19, 2016

Following the pace of innovation at Amazon Web Services is a tough task. Because of the glut of innovation that regularly occurs at Amazon, really great ideas are sometimes overlooked due to the influx of new developments that transpire.

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Strong Authentication in the Password less Cloud STRONG AUTHENTICATION IN THE PASSWORD LESS CLOUD

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Aug 19, 2016

Secure, and strong passwords are hard to remember. And with all the new cloud apps we now use, Authentication

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The magic behind zero-knowledge privacy explained THE MAGIC BEHIND ZERO-KNOWLEDGE PRIVACY EXPLAINED

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Aug 18, 2016

Whether we like it or not, a big part of our online safety depends on the services we use and that’s not only a matter of trust. It’s a question of data privacy as well. Data breaches become more frequent by the year and that’s no secret. According to TechCrunch, over 707 million f...

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