- Forrester: IT Operations Managers Must Rethink Their Approach to Private Cloud
Forrester recently surveyed 205 infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and found that while firms prioritize improved virtualization and have ambitions for internal infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), or private cloud, they lack sufficient virtualization maturity practices. The survey asked about current virtualization practices to create a clearer picture of virtualization maturity as well as gauge future […]
- OpenStack: True Open-Source Governance
The Executive Director of OpenStack Foundation, Jonathan Bryce, says that if users don’t want to be ensnared by vendor lock-in, they can try the OpenStack project. He claims that OpenStack will still provide free software through its OpenStack Foundation. In an interview during the recently concluded Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, California, Bryce said […]
- Black Friday Midday Report: Surge in Couch Commerce Fueled by Tablet Adoption
According to the performance monitoring and optimization company, Compuware APM, there has been a significant increase in Couch Commerce in 2012. Here are the key findings of the report:
Trend 1: Shopping via iPads started early this year – on the Sunday before Thanksgiving:
88% increase in retail website pageviews on the […]
- Cloud Security Alliance Publishes Guidelines for Mobile Computing
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 Computing” at […]
- Data Protection and Privacy Issues in Latin America
Due to the speed in which technology – particularly IT and cloud computing – develops, as well as their tendency to cross international borders and jurisdictions, there is a mounting pressure on the legal systems of the countries concerned to create new policies or modify existing ones in order to adapt to the […]
- ACCA Predicts 14 Million Cloud Jobs by 2015
Asia Pacific Cloud Index Survey, a report come up from the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA), is projected that the business of cloud computing will generate more than 14 million jobs around the globe including 10 million in the Asia Pacific region in the next three years.
The group’s Cloud Readiness Index […]
- Do Digital Catalogs Increase Sales?
We are used to receiving printed catalogs – they are a good traditional sales tool. They are a distraction from bills, etc. and are generally read by the whole family. People browse at their leisure and choose products they might otherwise not have considered. The cloud offers a revolutionary way of directly selling to […]
- Cyber Security and Mobile Devices Security are Top Priorities for US Government
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%).
The results […]
- News Digest November 18, 2012
How to Build a Secure Cloud Environment – StudySymantec has presented its vision for a secure, agile and efficient cloud. Within five years, companies would operate in a world of cloud, virtualization and mobile computing, converged IT; a world in which the cloud will be much more secure.
Today, cloud computing […]