The Ponemon Institute published a study on the global use of encryption of sensitive data by users in the cloud. Beyond the results, the document also provides an interesting perspective on the perception of cloud and security by companies from different countries.

The study conducted by Ponemon Institute in association with computer [...]

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Cloud computing could be described as evolutionary outgrowth of previous computational approaches, based on both existing technologies and new technologies. Although the cloud presents new opportunities around the sharing of resources, the relative newness of the model does not clearly overcome some of the barriers, which will need to be addressed before [...]

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Software distribution channels are the real point of customer contact. It is through the distribution channel system as each organization reaches the customer, meet their needs and gather vital information that can be used to manage customer relationships.

Customers are increasingly demanding the availability of a wide and varied range of channels. [...]

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The term cloud computing immediately evokes services that high profile companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Rackspace or Salesforce.com offer to their customers. This is what we call the public cloud, allowing you to rent computing capacity and storage, and an ever-expanding range of services and business applications. Prices are attractive [...]

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After a trial period of four months, Rackspace has just introduced its Open Cloud platform based on OpenStack, which could be defined something like a cloud version of Linux, a project that Rackspace has worked for the past two years.

The project OpenStack was launched about two years ago to develop an [...]

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The new version of Google Wallet, based on the cloud, is updated to assure its customers get greater security in their transactions and purchases and provide compatibility with all credit and debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Security has been the key to this new version of NFC-enabled [...]

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The future evolution of big data to collect and analyze massive sets of information could lead to ground-breaking changes in business, political, and social enterprises, but at the same time could bring potential drawbacks.

A new Pew Internet/Elon University survey of 1,021 Internet experts, observers, research scientists and stakeholders found [...]

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Google has just announced the launch of a partner program that aims to help providers to use and market cloud services from Google and accelerate the commercialization cloud services.

The program called Google Cloud Platform Partner Program, will provide “our partners the tools, training and resources needed to successfully address technological [...]

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Microsoft has officially unveiled a preliminary version of office suite, Office 2013, which is schedule for release this autumn. The new Office has implemented support for new operating system Windows 8, touch base sensor interfaces, as well as SkyDrive cloud services.

Microsoft Office, the next version of its Office software has been [...]

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Cloud computing and cloud services are growing exponentially in different countries and no longer consider as a trend but a necessity. Research firm Gartner recently published a report that said more than one third of all digital data will be stored in the cloud by 2016.

The U.S. is the fourth [...]

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Business leaders are serious about delivering Big Data information to the right set of people and are accumulating both structured and unstructured data at unprecedented rates, but are falling short on turning data into revenue.

According to research report from Oracle – “From Overload to Impact: An Industry Scorecard on Big [...]

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Cloud computing is increasingly becoming a land of opportunities for companies in various industries. It is clear that we are migrating from the PC era (all information stored and available in one place) to the era of Cloud (information moved and accessed from any location and device), and in this process many [...]

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Global spending on IT products and services will grow 3% in 2012 to 3.6 trillion dollars, according to figures presented by research firm Gartner. The forecast is higher than the 2.5% growth projected to Gartner released earlier this year.

Global spending on IT services will grow 2.3% to $864 billion in 2012, [...]

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Storing of data in the cloud is convenient, there is no need to buy any equipment and in most cases it helps companies address challenges related to the growth of protecting and managing of business application data. Now users can quickly recover lost data when stored in a system based on cloud [...]

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According to information released by Dimension Data, 45 percent of network structures of some 300 companies audited by the service provider during the year 2011 will be totally obsolete in next five years.

As per the Dimension Data’s Network Barometer Report 2012, a key factor for this massive jump in the [...]

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The Open Source solutions provider announced the availability of Red Hat Storage Server 2.0, an open source storage scalable solution designed to manage unstructured data.

Red Hat Storage Server 2.0 is the first system to combine the innovations of the open source community and the benefits of capacity and cost effectiveness of [...]

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