79% of CIOs Are Concerned About Hidden Costs of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has gained leverage over the last decade as businesses are compelled to migrate to this new platform. Virtualization has capitalized on cost efficiency as its main strength for any industry. However, recent revelations has uncovered that there [...]

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Cloud computing technology has long been bandied about as a technology that’s beneficial to just about every sector that has something to do with IT, and while it is by no means a magic bullet, it has proven itself worthy of all the praise it is getting, by making organizations more productive [...]

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By Francois Bondiguel

The battle to dominate the mPOS space continues. With more than $3.6 trillion in credit and debit card transactions processed annually in the US alone, the race to get the biggest portion of this extremely profitable pie is definitely on.

The three major contenders right now are PayPal, Square, and [...]

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Open-Xchange to Expand its Cloud Offerings

Open-Xchange has been in the market for more than 10 years, since it began its operations in 2005. The company was one of the pioneers of SaaS(software-as-a-service) that provided innovative, open-source and cost effective means of business management and cloud solutions. [...]

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Open-Xchange has been in the market for more than 10 years, since it began its operations in 2005. The company was one of the pioneers of SaaS (software-as-a-service) that provided innovative, open-source and cost effective means of business management and cloud solutions. Since then, email handling and other web-based [...]

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The recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC2013) had many announcements from its president Satya Nadella. Among them include the major improvements and features of the updated Windows Azure and Office 365. Microsoft also takes its SharePoint and Office Store to 22 new markets, plus the addition of the new business intelligence tool [...]

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Fujitsu Migrates to the Cloud

Fujitsu, the leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Japanhas recently launched its cloud products and called it “Fujitsu Cloud Initiative”. On the other hand, Fujitsu New Zealand and Australia celebrate its 40th year; and [...]

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In the past, companies have relied on server-client models that depend on cloud-based infrastructures, which tend to source its data from remote devices and locations, before collating and transforming whatever they collect into information that can be used by a wide variety of computing devices. However, there seems to be a major [...]

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By Jason Silberman

Almost fifty years ago, a long-forgotten promotional movie was bade, called 1999 A.D. This promotional movie featured the life of an upper middle class family in the far off year, and demonstrated forecast modern conveniences they would enjoy and which the people at the time did not.

When this [...]

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Last year, Ponemon Institute and Thales e-Security comprehensive study reported how organizations influence the spread of cloud computing security measures and how to manage the risks. This year, more than 4,000 organizations participated in the survey showed more organizations have already putting sensitive data in the [...]

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IT-as-a-Service to Save $11 Billion in Health IT

According to a report by MeriTalk, IT as a service (ITaaS) can save $11 billion to health care organizations or 9 percent, of their costs over the next three years.

ITaaS, a combination of software as a service, platform as a service [...]

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Over the past few years, the number of e-commerce data breaches have risen exponentially, and the increase in numbers and frequency show no signs of slowing down, mainly due to a number of reasons:

First is the fact that the number of e-commerce sites continue to increase, which simply means that attackers [...]

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Fusion-io Launches Intelligent Virtualization VM Environments

Fusion-io, a world leader in flash-based memory management, introduces a solution for increasing the performance of flash in virtual server environments.  With an update of ioTurbine software, Fusion-io offered up to 40 times increased performance for applications in VM environments, doubling the number [...]

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Attack-as-a-Service: Criminals in the Cloud

It seems like the benefits of the cloud appeal not just to businesses but also to criminals, as there are now reports that cyber criminals who are using the cloud to generate new revenue streams and as a means [...]

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Technology spending is increasingly a key building block for the enterprises. Cloud integration makes businesses more agile, a trend which includes improvement in mergers and acquisitions approaches. Cloud/SaaS and smart mobility drove more deals than any other deal-driving trend in first quarter of the year, according to the latest report on [...]

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Cloud computing is the evolution and divergence of many seemingly sovereign computing trends including SaaS, PaaS, XaaS, IaaS, virtualization, distributed computing, Web 2.0, storage, grid computing and more importantly Data Center automation.

IT organizations can no longer afford to use manual or practices of a disparate set of tools to manage physical [...]

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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
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The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
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