The market for cloud security market is growing over the next five years with an average of 15 percent per year to 8.71 billion in 2019, reports research firm MarketsandMarkets.

The report “Cloud Security Market (Cloud IAM/IDAASS, DLP, Web Security, Email Security, Cloud IDS/IPS, SIEM, Encryption Services, BCDR, Network Security, Cloud [...]

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The cloud provides the ability to store large amounts of data. Research has now also shown that big data plays a major role in the growth of public cloud computing services.

According to a report from Technology Business Review Inc. (TBR), public cloud providers are using big data to drive their [...]

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McAfee Labs has published a report with the predictions of threats in 2014 (McAfee Labs 2014 Threats Predictions), where in the list along with the apocalyptic threat of cyber-attacks on infrastructure, big data, and PC, there is also an attack on data breaches and data loss, denials of service, and [...]

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Cloud computing services are increasingly moving into the future in the government sector. However, the adaptation is slow due to security, privacy and regulatory matters. The market research firm MarketsandMarkets assume that government agencies will invest $18.48 billion dollars in cloud computing by 2018.

The report “Government Cloud Market By Agency [...]

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Not a year ago, that EMC and VMware formed the pivotal initiative. Nevertheless, the project already looks back on an eventful history. Pivotal helps organizations create web based applications that can be migrated from in-house data center to the cloud server managed by Amazon, VMware environment and OpenStack, the open source [...]

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The International Data Corporation (IDC) has published the first in a series of industry and technology-specific predictions of information and telecommunications technology industry (ICT) for the coming year. IDC predictions for 2014 are strongly influenced by the third platform as the next platform in the industry for growth and innovation on the [...]

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There is a new disturbance building up in the cloud as a new wave of computing trends rise to popularity. One of them is the rising audience and user market for Docker. Here is a peek of what to expect in the complicated arena of cloud computing in 2014.

Amazon Web Services [...]

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IDC estimates that between now and 2017 the market for PaaS solutions will increase by 30 percent annually, to reach a turnover of $14 billion by 2017. The jump from last year $3.8 billion to $14 billion will be due to the need for companies to reduce infrastructure costs and speed [...]

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How Cloud Providers Earn Customer Trust

There’s no denying that cloud computing technology is one of the most beneficial technologies that have been developed in recent years, as it provides benefits in terms of capability and cost-efficiency, while also negating the limitations that geographical locations used to bear on IT. [...]

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CloudTimes Continues Partnership with GSMA for Mobile World Congress 2014

CloudTimes will continue its media partnership with GSMA for the 2014 Mobile World Congress. It will be held 24-27 February 2014 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.

The Mobile World Congress is the cornerstone of the Mobile World [...]

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When Google first unveiled key details about their Google BigQuery early last year, it shook up the search engine industry from the perspective of businesses who rely on the search engine giant for their traffic, and industry experts whose jobs it is to anticipate and optimize their clients’ [...]

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Eight Keys to Cloud Friendly Systems Management

At the same time that organizations are moving many of their IT assets to the cloud, the problem of how to manage all of an organization’s IT assets has, in many ways, become more complex. Scenarios include public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, [...]

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At the same time that organizations are moving many of their IT assets to the cloud, the problem of how to manage all of an organization’s IT assets has, in many ways, become more complex. Scenarios include public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, BYOD, the mobile workforce, software-by-subscription, and more — in [...]

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Join us at DataWeek + API World 2013 Conference & Expo!

Don’t miss this event next week: We’re partnered with DataWeek + API World 2013 Conference & Expo (Sept. 28 – Oct. 3), San Francisco’s largest data event where over 3,000+ developers, executives, and entrepreneurs will converge around topics [...]

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Retailers Can Transform Their Store-Level Operations Using the Cloud

By Paul Wolf, Director, Retail Services, Xerox

Struggling retailers and those who aren’t going to remain in business have, perhaps, missed the memo on the cloud.

The market for cloud services continues to grow as retail businesses embrace the flexibility that [...]

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Small and Medium sized businesses can take a lot of benefit from embracing business cloud solutions. Cloud platforms allow SMEs to compete in the cloud giant-controlled environment, and gives the level playing field required to succeed in business.

Some small and medium companies are yet to fully realize the advantages that [...]

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