By Sue Poremba

Use of cloud services at home, in the workplace and in large enterprises has steadily and significantly increased. Now we are seeing a similar trend with mobile devices and cloud technology. Mobile devices are already accessing a number of cloud services, such as Dropbox, and more third-party applications utilize [...]

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Organizations have embraced mobility-first approaches, starting with their users and working back from devices to wireless strategies, network infrastructures and data centers. Successful initiatives require a framework and strategy to ensure that all the pieces work together to deliver the efficiencies and flexibilities that mobility promises. Awareness of the typical mobility implementation [...]

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Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, there is one key takeaway from the cloud computing industry: enterprise use has finally arrived. The use of Cloud Computing is no longer hidden from plain sight and IT departments are now very upfront about their company use, resulting in legitimate cloud budgeting [...]

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Road to Smarter Computing

On December 7, 2012 By

Smarter computing as a concept refers to intelligent investments in information technology that result in lowered costs to technology buyers and better services as perceived by end users. Today, when budgets are under tight scrutiny and pressure, smarter computing investments allow us to reduce the cost of maintaining and operating our infrastructure, [...]

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IT decision-makers are expected to increase spending on mobile technology, cloud computing services, and business intelligence and analytics over the next 12 months.

According to the latest CIO Magazine Tech Poll/Tech Priorities survey, almost half, or 48 percent, of 269 top IT decision-makers report that they will increase IT spending [...]

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CloudNOW, a nonprofit worldwide association founded by Jocelyn DeGance Graham has given 2013 top predictions regarding cloud computing. CloudNOW is working for the overall professional development of women with a focus on using technology by providing forums and platform for networking, knowledge sharing, counseling, mentoring, and economic growth.

The forecasts were [...]

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By Scott Hebner, Vice President, IBM Cloud & Business Infrastructure Management

Social, mobile and cloud are more than just three of the most hyped buzz words in technology, they are three facets of the same movement and an everyday reality for consumers and businesses alike.

Whether you’re a college student streaming music [...]

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The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has released version 1.0 of the security guidance for critical areas of mobile computing. The guide details the various elements associated with mobile computing that corporations should consider and how to apply it in your business.

The document “Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Mobile [...]

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A study from the Lockheed Martin and its Cyber Security Alliance partners found that 85 percent of federal technology leaders and decision makers consider cyber security as a top most priority for Federal verticals, followed to a lesser degree by mobile computing (39%), cloud computing (26%) and big data (27%).

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Cloud computing is changing how accountants do their business. It is a fairly simple and straightforward model of how technology continues to find solutions to improve business functions. Cloud computing providers have already provided a lot of services to meet the needs of accounting firms and accountants. Most of these services [...]

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In a conference in Orlando, Florida, Gartner Inc. revealed that the central focus of IT consisting of social media innovations, mobile devices, web information, and cloud computing can disrupt the whole IT environment. Addressing at least 10,000 participants, Gartner Vice President David Cearley said that at the rate things are [...]

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Gartner named the top 10 technologies and trends in IT that will be strategic for most organizations in 2013. The analysts presented their findings at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo conference, which was held in Orlando last week.

Gartner calls a strategic technology that can have a major impact on the corporate market [...]

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IBM announced a wide range of security software solutions to help organizations protect their information and identities within and outside the company in massive data environments such as Big Data, mobile and cloud computing.

Specifically, IBM presented ten products and improvements for organizations to deal with new security threats and challenges arising [...]

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When Apple first introduced iPhone back in 2007, late Steve jobs made the famous remarks as iPhone was five year ahead of competition. And now, five years later, Apple is battling it battling it out with progressively strong competition from others. The mobile battle is now shifted about services more than it [...]

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Baidu, China’s huge search engine, released its mobile browser early this month to directly compete with Apple, Google, and UCWeb. With this move, the company hopes to protect its mobile internet market share. In China alone, it is estimated that there are 388 million people who use their mobile phones to [...]

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The volume of cloud storage subscriptions services by companies will experience explosive growth globally, reaching 500 million this year, compared to 300 million subscriptions made in 2011, encouraging businesses of all sizes and business sectors to enter the market.

This is indicated in a report by consultancy firm IHS iSuppli, which [...]

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