Every day there are more and more companies that handle untold amounts of information, where we talk about petabytes. If we add the management of data from social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, then the concept of Big Data comes into picture.

Facebook revealed some big, big stats on big data [...]

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The explosive growth of the Internet has changed everything. Whether companies liked it or not, they found themselves working online and racking up huge amounts of data about customers and their behavior.

These days, the Internet giants do business with the information they collect about users and the knowledge obtained from the [...]

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A big data bandwagon is in town and a lot of popular business enterprises are jumping in. In fact, even start-up companies are enticed to join. These businesses are encouraged to join the bandwagon because its primary come-ons are intelligence and insights. A company manager can tap big data information so that [...]

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Gartner has released a special annual report of the Hype Cycle, representing an annual assessment of maturity of more than 1,900 technologies and trends in information security and IT. Gartner Hype Cycle for cloud computing 2012 model helps companies understand the perspective of further development of technologies and their market demand.

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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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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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Public cloud computing is one of the biggest factors that speed up the pace of changes that occur in enterprise software these days. Newcomers in the market are constantly launching innovations that can disrupt and attack the most price-sensitive [...]

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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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Mobile computing, social networking, connected devices and the desire to share contents across multiple devices will inspire consumers to store their digital data in the cloud.

Gartner, the research firm, has come out with one more report of the growing importance of the cloud. Gartner said more than one third of all [...]

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The European Commission’s panel on privacy is planning to promote the concept of cloud computing and aims to endorse it as legal under the continent’s privacy law. In line with this, the commission also encourages organizations and companies to learn how to police themselves better in order to protect data and personal [...]

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Analysts from Gartner have recently released findings that reveal a delay in adoption of cloud computing in Europe, as a result of several factors that include different business processes across more than 40 countries, privacy rules, the deepening debt crisis, and the recession. That is not to say that cloud computing in [...]

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It turns out that Oracle’s buying spree is not yet over, as the database giant has recently announced plans to purchase social marketing services specialist Vitrue. The terms for the purchase were not disclosed, but a statement announcing the planned acquisition specified the usual cloud and SaaS checkmark items. According to the [...]

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HP announced the public beta of its first public cloud services that allow developers to create Web application on its public cloud, or hybrid cloud. Announced in early April, HP Converged Cloud (the name HP has given to the company’s promising cloud ecosystem) is based on OpenStack and will also support [...]

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It is no surprise that cloud technologies are changing the way organizations consume technology radically. Cloud computing allows small and medium enterprises to devote more resources to develop its business, using cutting-edge tools and adopt international standards.

Small and mid-sized businesses are excellent candidates for cloud computing service. The reason for [...]

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The Gartner Executive Programs (EXP) survey shows that CIOs’ top two technology priorities are implementing virtualization and cloud computing technologies to reduce capital expenditures (CAPEX) and operating expenditures (OPEX) and increase agility and flexibility. Two-thirds of organizations have virtualized 50% or less of their infrastructure, and 29% say the primary roadblock is [...]

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And here is thy corporate future… two years from now, personal computer will take a back seat. The personal cloud will be the new sun of the corporate solar system. It will be the everyone’s most important possession… which is strange because it’s not tangible. That, however, is beside the point.  Gartner’s [...]

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