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The Most Secure VPN to the Cloud

Most corporations subscribe and work through computer networks in order for their day-to-day operations to be accomplished. It is also a fact that the internet is widely patronized for research and even communications.

However, the internet is not a secure [...]

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Most corporations subscribe and work through computer networks in order for their day-to-day operations to be accomplished. It is also a fact that the internet is widely patronized for research and even communications.

However, the internet is not a secure environment and is always susceptible to viruses and [...]

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In October, we talked about the concept of “ownership in digital publishing“. Now, let’s take a look at how the cloud is affecting authors. 

Authors everywhere should be paying homage to Gutenberg, the man who created the printing press late in the mid 15th [...]

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Big Data does not only include processing of large volumes of data. It also includes the control of a growing number of sources and data formats. The data can be in different formats and files such as internal silos, cloud, attachments in emails, social networks or downloads. They can come in bulk or drop-by-drop.

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Red Hat, probably the biggest Linux Company in the world, has announced its strategy for big data. In addition, Red Hat has also announced the contribution to have Red Hat Storage plugin for Hadoop to the Apache open source community.

Red Hat is working with the Open Cloud community to support [...]

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Taxpayers expect the government to spend their money well. Thus, they require transparency. According to California Forward, a government advocacy organization, the people want their leaders to be accountable. Therefore, the government must be efficient and open through the promotion of public participation [...]

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As the number of tablets, smartphones, touch and connected devices are snapped up by consumers worldwide, the market for mobile applications is also expected to grow.

Industry distribution of mobile applications is growing faster than the rate of sales of digital music, which used to be the undisputed leader in online sales. According to [...]

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Hacked through the Clouds

A series of cyber-assaults have recently targeted various banks all over the United States. A type of malware dubbed ‘itsokaynoproblembro’ or Brobot has reportedly been in action for a number of years, operating under the radar of various anti-virus programs. However, it is only recently that the virus has [...]

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Hacked through the Clouds

On February 23, 2013 By

A series of cyber-assaults have recently targeted various banks all over the United States. A type of malware dubbed ‘itsokaynoproblembro’ or Brobot has reportedly been in action for a number of years, operating under the radar of various anti-virus programs. However, it is only recently that the virus has directly affected the cloud platforms [...]

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Despite the many advantages provided by cloud computing technology, the rate of adoption among large enterprises has been surprisingly slow, especially when compared to the way SMEs have embraced the technology. The main reason for the slow rate of adoption is the fact that migrating to the cloud would generally require the discarding of [...]

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Startup in Focus: NetCitadel

On February 20, 2013 By

California-based Startup NetCitadel has recently launched a new product dubbed “OneControl,” which aims to provide automated responses to network events, which used to be a time-consuming task that requires changes related to configuring switches, firewalls, other gear, as well as tremendous amounts of manual research.

Aimed primarily towards datacenters, the OneControl virtual appliance can [...]

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Securing the Cloud

On February 20, 2013 By

Cloud computing has become another key resource for IT deployments, but there is still fear of securing applications and data in the cloud. These concerns include authentication, authorization, accounting (AAA) services; encryption; storage; security breaches; regulatory compliance; location of data and users; and other risks associated with isolating sensitive corporate data. Add to this [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to announce a media partnership with the Launch Festival, at the San Francisco Design Center Concourse, 635 8th St in San Francisco, from March 4th – 6th, 2013. The 2013 LAUNCH Festival is the best place to launch startups, raise money and learn about starting a company.

FREE TICKETS TO GIVE AWAY [...]

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More and more small and medium-sized enterprises adopt cloud technologies at different levels. SMEs are an important part of the cloud market and are at the heart of SaaS growth, according to the releases a report about the small business market (SMB) by Parallels.

Across the world, Parallels estimated $45 billion in the [...]

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Amazon Redshift – Review

On February 18, 2013 By

Amazon continues to prove itself as deserving of its spot as one of the driving forces behind the IT sector when they launched the new Amazon Redshift service, which aims to sell data warehousing as a service.

Redshift has given traditional data warehousing players (which include the likes of Continue Reading

Fears of Government and Legal Intervention Slows Cloud Adoption

Security and compliance concerns are still major stumbling blocks to cloud adoption. According to a study by security firm Lieberman Software, nearly 48% of members of teams in business fear of government and legal interference before putting sensitive data in the cloud.

This [...]

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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