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Cloud is at the Heart of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things – the 10 billion plus networked devices that include everything from connected cars to Internet-abled home appliances – could add tens of trillions of dollars to the US GDP over the next 10 years. This is according to a new report from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and Verizon Enterprise Solutions… Read More

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10 NIST Guidelines for Secure Cloud Initiatives

Successful cloud initiatives require guidelines in order to assist with smooth rollout and implementation. In a ZDNet article, Joe Kendrick explains how the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has completed the final version of guidelines for managing and designing clouds for both the U.S. government and commercial organizations. The following NIST guidelines provide… Read More

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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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Terremark Content Transitioned to VES

Welcome to a new, streamlined VES online experience! If you’ve arrived at this page looking for Terremark information and content you’ve come to the right place. In August of 2014 we absorbed Terremark.com content into VerizonEnterprise.com. More than 90 pages of cloud and IT infrastructure content that resided on Terremark.com migrated to the Verizon Enterprise… Read More

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