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Verizon Releases Second Annual Cloud Computing Market Report

IT controls the cloud, so says the Verizon State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2014 Report. While there has been much written lately about growing pockets of “shadow IT” within the enterprise, 80 percent of cloud spend is managed by the IT department and more than half is actually directed by the CIO, according to… Read More

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Why Managed Security Services & Your Provider Matter, Especially in the Cloud

We have all seen the news reports over the past year of troubling retail data hacks. Unfortunately, the list of data breaches shows no sign of abating. These retailers were PCI compliant and had the best tools in place, tools that monitor a network for suspicious behavioral patterns and zero day threats. So what went… Read More

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Addressing Cloud Security Issues through Better Enterprise Cloud Network Access

Unless they have been living completely off the grid, most people are well aware that public cloud services generally are not guaranteed to deliver any kind of business grade service level agreement, creating various cloud security issues. That level of security and service is usually sufficient for consumers storing family pictures or backing up their… Read More

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Navigating the Benefits and Risks of Cloud Computing

When tackling any IT challenge, evaluating the pros and cons of different technology options is often one of the first steps. Read on to learn about navigating cloud computing risks and opportunities, including the direct effects it can have on a business. In addition, find out how the integration of Big Data and cloud computing… Read More

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Top 5 Common Uses of Cloud Computing in 2014

Today, enterprises are turning to cloud service providers for their expertise in transitioning their workloads to the cloud. With the evolution of cloud computing technology, the role of IT for business has transformed from a tactical maintenance play to a strategic tool for innovation and process improvement. Companies leveraging cloud for competitive advantage are using… Read More

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Energy Management Systems Advance with Smart Meter Technology and the Cloud

Everyone benefits from being able to use our planet’s limited energy and water resources more efficiently. By using the power and flexibility of cloud technologies combined with smart sensors and other energy management systems, utility companies can now deliver better service to their customers and save energy at the same time. Utility companies need to… Read More

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Four Things to Consider When Evaluating Cloud Strategy

  With more businesses beginning to migrate mission critical applications into the cloud and overall enterprise cloud adoption and use continuing to grow, companies (and specifically CIOs) need to think about how they invest in cloud to get the most value and using cloud in ways that move their business forward. While the lure of… Read More

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Four Things to Know About Enterprise Cloud Security Solutions

In the recent report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, respondents from large and mid-size, global enterprises said that security is not a reason to avoid moving workloads to the cloud. The majority said they believe that cloud doesn’t negatively impact security (65 percent) and, in some cases, cloud actually improves security (36 percent). While… Read More

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Harvard Business Review Cloud Report Top Findings

Harvard Business Review Analytic Services recently surveyed 527 of their readers from large and mid-size companies and organizations worldwide asking how they used cloud computing and the value they garnered from it. The cloud report was sponsored by Verizon Enterprise Solutions and while it’s not surprising that 70 percent of respondents say their organization has… Read More

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