Intel on last week launched a cloud service password management that is fully integrated with Salesforce.com, to give customers an alternative to single sign on software on cloud.

The Single-Sign-On (SSO) cloud service delivered on Force.com, and Salesforce.com’s social enterprise platform had been launched in beta in February, is now available [...]

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Most businesses do have Disaster Recovery plans when it comes to their data but more than half of businesses still rely on onsite DR capabilities. According to Evault’s Andy Brewerton, everyone should consider migrating to the cloud, especially when it comes to protecting data.

Disasters do happen and these can affect your [...]

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The unsteady economic climate is causing businesses to re-evaluate their on-site IT infrastructures and resources. According to Rise, a hosted services provider, a third of the businesses polled felt that managed services were a more cost-effective alternative. The survey was offered to over 100 businesses in order to gauge their receptiveness to [...]

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Cloud application providers are now fighting over the government as their client. Microsoft has recently launched Office 365 for Government with a commitment that government data will be separate from the private consumers. The product, Office 365 for Government, offers the same features as the other Office 365 versions: Office Professional Plus, [...]

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A recent article by Wall Street Journal titled “Big Problem with Big Data” points to the scarcity of skilled professionals who can understand and work with big data. There is also another report which says that those companies who have big data have raised security risks because data hackers will [...]

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The biggest challenge for security teams is not about meeting compliance demands, and preventing breaches, but its managing complexity, risk management and handling security challenges says the latest finding from InformationWeek 2012 Strategic Security Survey.

InformationWeek, the peer-based IT research and analysis provider, 2012 Strategic Security Survey: Pick the Right [...]

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Small and Mid-sized Businesses (SMBs) are taking the advantages of cloud and anticipate the use of cloud technologies will increase the security of their operations, according to new research from Microsoft.

The study, carried out by Comscore and commissioned by Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Division found SMBs are finding that move to [...]

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Symantec Corp. tapped the services of research firm ReRez to make a survey through phone from February to March of the current year 2012. Speaking to 2,053 SMB organizations around the world, the research firm talked to IT representatives and senior and C-level management in order to find out whether their IT [...]

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According to a recent Microsoft study, small and medium sized businesses in Asia and the USA are now more trusting cloud security. Aside from providing increased flexibility, extended accessibility of data and applications, and reduced overhead, it is interesting to note that 35% of the companies surveyed in the United States have [...]

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When an enterprise or a SME begins to set up their system in the cloud, their first reaction would be the security of their data. Cloud security is always a hot topic especially if you are in the public cloud.

Intel and its subsidiary McAfee just unveiled their strategy for the [...]

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In the recent concluded Amazon Web Services Summit in New York, Dr Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon provided some insight highlighting how cloud computing particularly public cloud computing will transforms future business market.

Vogels claims seven essential technology transformations will create strong foundations for enterprises to adopt cloud computing. Vogels ideas were well [...]

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Cloud computing, even while still in its beginnings has already proven its value. It is already setting up a pattern that demonstrates how it can reshape business processes. It is this breakthrough that lead many to believe cloud computing is a messiah but like any other technology, it cannot fix everything. In [...]

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By Dave Meizlik, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Dome9 Security

“Cloud” is one of the most over used and least understood words in technology these days, so it’s little surprise that there’s so much confusion about its security.  Popular ideas, right or wrong, can gain traction and become accepted truths, so [...]

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Cloud Computing and Big Data have been the hope and challenge for many companies. Companies believe that the cloud holds all the answers to their data problems. The idea is to utilize and maximize the unlimited scalability of the public cloud for corporate needs resulting to more cost-efficient and more elastic solutions.

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Last week, Intel and McAfee announced that that they will be coming up with a wide, fresh, secure cloud computing initiative geared towards business entities which may have doubts regarding their cloud adoption because of sensitive data and compliance issues. In 2010, Intel acquired McAfee for $7.68B.

According to Jason Waxman, Intel’s [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to feature some of the leading experts in Cloud Computing as our Guest Authors. We have now published a listing with the most prominent ones – SEE HERE. Guest authors come from a wide range of cloud companies, like: CloudPassage, Rackspace, IBM, Chart.io, Wipro, PuppetLabs or Rainstor. Many [...]

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