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Accelerated enterprise adoption of Big Data, mobile, social media and cloud computing introduces significant gaps in security programs.

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, released a report of the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC) that assesses how disruptive innovation, considered analysis of Big Data, cloud computing, enterprise mobility and social media will transform [...]

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Infographic compiled by TrackVia on corporate infrastructure’s move into the cloud.

Highlights include:

Currently 46% of business data is stored outside of internal IT structures Nearly 3 our of 4 companies use the cloud Virtualization has the potential to save 60-70% of the energy dedicated to servers Companies are estimated to save [...]

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by Ravi Shankar

Why Cloud Master Data Management is Now Essential to Maximizing the Value of All Your Data

Remember what first sparked business’ collective imagination about cloud computing? Its potent combination of ubiquitous access, utility pricing and hands-off application maintenance was something entirely new to companies reliant on on-premise applications. From a business perspective, [...]

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Many people are under the misconception that cloud computing is only directly beneficial as a technology to IT professionals and CTOs, while artists and musicians only have use of it as peripheries that can be replaced by other tools or ignored entirely. However, the truth is that the cloud has actually been adopted in [...]

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Cloud Integration for Hybrid IT – Balancing Business Self-Service and IT Control

The Cloud Data Management Imperative

It’s no longer a question of if your company will be adopting cloud-based solutions, but when and how many. Gartner predicts worldwide software as a service (SaaS) application revenue will reach $22.1 billion by 2015.The industry [...]

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The Cloud Data Management Imperative

It’s no longer a question of if your company will be adopting cloud-based solutions, but when and how many. Gartner predicts worldwide software as a service (SaaS) application revenue will reach $22.1 billion by 2015.The industry analyst firm also predicts that by the end of 2016, more than [...]

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CloudTimes announced today that it will partner with CDM Media for the upcoming CIO Cloud Summit, May 7-8, 2013, in New York City.

The CIO Cloud Summit is the leading event for C-level executives to address current issues and challenges surrounding cloud computing, and to identify transformational opportunities the technology holds for [...]

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With four out of five Americans now using social networks, the era of social networking clearly has arrived, creating significant implications for enterprises. Today, there are compelling rewards for embracing social networks—and potentially severe penalties for putting it off any longer.

This white paper outlines four key ground rules for engaging with social networks in order to [...]

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Some large banks like ING are excited about Cloud technology due to a number of its advantages, such as zero up-front capital requirement, shared service delivery via the Internet, its pay-for-use environment, and its agility. There are also banks who are wary of the risks and are closely watching from the sidelines, waiting for [...]

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Adobe’s Creative Cloud is a subscription-based software package that provides access to all of Adobe Creative Suite 6′s applications plus a host of new additions. The applications will still be stored on the user’s local drive, but will work around a cloud-based community interface.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Product or Service?

Now that Adobe [...]

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The True Business Value of Big Data

According to a lot of experts and IT managers, while big data holds a lot of promise and potential, the main concern with the collection of massive volumes of data from various sources is how to use it for new business purposes.

IT vendors and industry [...]

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According to a lot of experts and IT managers, while big data holds a lot of promise and potential, the main concern with the collection of massive volumes of data from various sources is how to use it for new business purposes.

IT vendors and industry experts frequently talk about the Continue Reading

It isn’t possible to automate data science and decisions because they are dependent on domain expertise and human judgment. According to Columbia historian Matthew Jones, data science isn’t algorithms although it is dependent on it.  Data science can’t be reduced to articulated rules because experience and expertise belong to a particular domain and that [...]

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Those using the Amazon Web Services cloud services now have access to enhanced features to keep track of usage, which also means better control over spending.

The new free features is called AWS Detailed Billing Reports and Consolidated Billing, which include the ability to break down usage costs by the hour and type [...]

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Dell World 2012 brought together more than 6000 people including customers, partners, media, analysts and employees, for three days of relationship, education and induction strategy and Dell solutions to solve newer IT challenges customers facing currently.

At Dell World, Dell announced that today more and more customers around the world rely on their [...]

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There’s not much need for another study concluding that security is a road block to cloud adoption – plenty of research has proven that security in the cloud is one central consideration for enterprises. Server security fundamentals are critical in in cloud environments, especially in public cloud servers hosting applications.

According to a survey [...]

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Hottest IT Skills in 2013 – Cloud, Mobile and BI
In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs in the field of cloud computing remained unoccupied, according to analysts firm IDC. READ MORE
How Cloud Computing Influences Digital Marketing
Cloud marketing has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data. READ MORE
Gartner: BYOD to Take Center Stage For Mobile App Use by 2017
More and more companies encourage their employees to work on their devices, thus reducing the cost of computer equipment, but also increase the cost to maintain licenses and safety. READ MORE
Maturity in the Cloud: Start Thinking Like a Grown-Up
Despite the inclination to wait until all of the cloud’s kinks have been worked out, holding off on cloud initiatives until the industry matures won’t guarantee success. READ MORE
PwC: Cloud, SaaS and Mobile Are Changing Software Industry
The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
10 Cloud Computing Game Changers
Here are the ten most influential cloud computing companies, and the reason why. READ MORE