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A small tech company from Croydon, south London has been building a cloud-based phone system connected to a company's customer relationship management (CRM) system for the best part of a decade. Computerworld UK spoke to Natterbox's CEO Neil Hammerton about where the company goes ...

We hear a lot about the pros and cons of a multi-cloud strategy, but a surprising number of organizations don't think they need to worry about it. They do. This Article Covers. Data security in the cloud. RELATED TOPICS. Cloud computing standards and compliance · Cloud governance. Looking ...
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Cloud computing is a growing trend in all industry verticals. Multi-tenant solutions often provide cost savings while supporting digital transformation initiatives - but what about the security considerations? Are cloud architectures inherently less secure than systems we build within our own datacentres?
Cloud computing has been developing rapidly since the term was coined in 2006. It's played an integral role in the transformation of many businesses over the last decade, particularly valued for the reliability, scalability and versatility that cloud technology brings compared to traditional dedicated servers.

First, while IT has always been a rapidly changing field, change seems to have picked up speed considerably with the move toward cloud computing. With change of course comes additional stress -- the stress of learning new skills and the stress of retooling your business -- and for some ...
What's also clear is that despite its growth, cloud computing remains shrouded in mystery for too many business leaders. Unfortunately, this makes it difficult for these leaders to confidently and effectively evaluate cloud computing, and prevents their organizations from fully leveraging its ...
And during a keynote speech at HIMSS18 on Monday, Eric Schmidt, former executive chairman of Google, outlined his vision of a truly connected, fully AI-assisted learning healthcare system, and how cloud technology is a foundational building block to that. “I'm going to start with, get to the cloud, run to the ...
India has been speaking of leveraging cloud technology in a big way for government and private service delivery. In fact, the original Digital India presentation from 2014 mentions "shareable private space on a public cloud" as a core goal of the programme, along with providing a private space for citizens ...
Security is a complicated debate with healthcare and cloud computing, particularly public cloud platforms. Healthcare IT managers ... When considering healthcare and cloud computing, Venkatesan predicted a struggle between vendors and providers about who owns health data. In Venkatesan 's mind, ...
Decentralized cloud computing sounds like a beautiful combination of buzzwords used to hype up a product, doesn't it? Don't worry, iExec has substance to back up the buzz, and if this is the first time you've heard about the project, that makes sense–the team isn't big on hype. As this guide's title spells out, ...
AWS, Google, Microsoft — these are the three giants of the cloud computing universe, and their collective efforts made 2017 a great year for cloud computing in general. It's expected that the Big 3 will increase their combined market share to 76 percent in 2018, and to 80 percent by 2020. The global public ...
South Africa has been ranked 15th out of 24 leading IT economies in the 2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard released yesterday by BSA | The Software Alliance. According to the study, which assesses cloud computing policies around the globe, SA has dropped from a ranking of 14th in 2016, a sign ...
Using the cloud computing service Microsoft Azure, researchers and clinicians received access to cloud-powered genomic processing services. This is important since one whole genome takes up 200 gigabytes of space, said Lee, speaking at the Microsoft booth on the crowded exhibit hall floor. Genome ...
British data protection laws make the UK one of the best places in the world to adopt cloud computing services, according to new research. A report by BSA, the trade body for the global software industry, ranks the UK fourth out of 24 leading IT economies in terms of cloud computing policies. The UK fell to ...
Alec Chattaway is committed to getting the most out of cloud — and lowering the costs of cloud computing. The director of cloud infrastructure operations at Informatica is increasing the efficiency of cloud infrastructure use at the data management software company. He's doing that by almost eliminating ...

Microsoft will soon make it possible for government clients to run its cloud technology on their own servers. The pairing of Azure Stack and ... The cloud computing market is forecast to grow to $74.7 billion in 2018, up nearly 36 percent from 2017, according to research firm Canalys. Amazon Web Services is ...
Not so long ago I went to the opening of a gigantic new datacentre on the outskirts of London. It was a cold day and, despite a few heaters scattered around the hall, most of the heat was lost straight to the ceiling of the vast space, which would soon be filled with endless racks of servers. One of the ...
So, to align with that demand, Microsoft has decided to offer a cloud computing service specifically for students. Azure for Students is a service that gives verified users access to over 25 free Azure products along with a $100 credit toward Microsoft's products. Azure for Students, announced Thursday, ...
A wave of tech companies are harnessing cheap components of the mobile phone era and cloud computing to better predict weather. 09:40 ... But a wave of tech startups is opening up weather predictions, thanks to cheap components and cloud computing power, which could make forecasting much more ...
Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET) stock has been under pressure in recent days, but the sell-off in the shares could present an entry into the cloud computing market. That's according to E*TRADE, which made the case for why investors may want to take a look at the networking and cloud computing company as ...
The allure of getting cloud computing certified is strong, as is anything in IT that's new and shiny. Virtualization administrators need to evaluate the growth of their companies and how their careers fit alongside the certification paths available to them. What is your company's cloud strategy? If your company is ...
After Microsoft signed a deal to test Windows 10 on Xiaomi devices in 2015 and then Xiaomi bought a trove of patents to help run other Microsoft services on its devices in 2016, today the two companies announced another chapter in its collaboration. Xiaomi and Microsoft have signed a Strategic ...
They can then manage their multi-clouds as one single cloud. Yet this means, he explains, that they can only use a “subset of features from each cloud; that is, take the “least common denominator” approach.” He therefore advises you to focus on what cloud technologies do, and not on what they are called.
Others use cloud computing software in their own data centers, as a means of increasing resources and working faster. ... As cloud technology improves, however, it is becoming easier for companies to create products and services within the cloud, or model new products or marketing campaigns as ...
Cloud computing has been developing rapidly since the term was coined in 2006. It's played an integral role in the transformation of many businesses over the last decade, particularly valued for the reliability, scalability and versatility that cloud technology brings compared to traditional dedicated servers.
NJEdge and Amazon Web Services have formed an alliance to offer lower-cost cloud computing to benefit universities, businesses and others. NJ Edge is a New Jersey-based nonprofit that provides high performance optical networking, Internet, digital asset management solutions and IT products and ...
In a market dominated by first and second generation cryptocurrencies, iExec RLC (RLC) seems like one of those coins hidden far from the real digital communities. However, iExec is taking the cloud computing space by storm. It combines the blockchain technology with cloud computing in a decentralized ...
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- U.S. cloud computing company Salesforce Wednesday announced better-than-expected earnings of 10.48 billion U.S. dollars for full fiscal year, an increase of 25 percent year-on-year. Salesforce, which is a San Francisco-based global leader in customer relationship ...
A secure, multi-user data aggregation system with a centralised data repository facilitated international collaboration among clinicians from 25 centres across 10 countries. It addressed previously encountered difficulties including insufficient data entry, security concerns with the transfer of large amounts of ...
Cloud computing has been developing rapidly since the term was coined in 2006. It's played an integral role in the transformation of many businesses over the last decade, particularly valued for the reliability, scalability and versatility that cloud technology brings compared to traditional dedicated servers.
Tech giant Oracle (ORCL) is planning to build 12 new data center complexes for its cloud-computing business, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The report indicated that these data centers will be spread globally, with four in the United States and Canada, six in Asia, and two in the ...
A recent report from the Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEE) urges states to consider reforms that would give utilities more financial incentive to embrace cloud computing and other technology. Illinois is among a handful of states already considering such changes. The problem stems from the way ...
Emerging blockchain-based distribution storage market and its effect on cloud computing. Until blockchain can produce an easily accessible, ... its legion of users to offer distributed storage. This threatens to undercut the pricing market established by cloud computing storage giants like AWS and Dropbox.
Organizations have come a long way in their understanding of fast-developing cloud computing applications – they know how to evaluate cloud offerings and incorporate them into their IT operations. But knowledge gaps still exist, said John Yeoh, director of research at the Cloud Security Alliance.
Plenty of organizations could stand to benefit from the top cloud technologies available in those segments. As always, the Impact Awards process began with an open invitation for vendors and users to nominate infrastructure tools and cloud computing products across seven categories. Readers were then given the chance ...
French cloud computing startup Blade today announced its Shadow PC service is available in California, marking the company's entry to the US market. With it, you can run Windows 10 on a Mac or play competitive shooters online using your smartphone and a game pad. The Shadow PC service gives ...
The public cloud is fast becoming the platform of choice for IT leaders and their line-of-business counterparts. Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to hit $160 billion in 2018, according to researcher IDC, which represents a 23 percent increase on 2017 investment ...
German company C wants to implement a cloud solution for its HR applications. C has decided to engage P, a relatively small cloud service provider also located in Germany. In order to fulfil its contractual obligations to C, P needs to use several sub-contractors. Among these are company X, located in ...
Cloud technology is becoming mainstream and more businesses are looking for cloud-based solutions to manage their data. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most popular platforms out there, offering millions of customers computing power, storage solutions, and a host of other features to help ...
Last year witnessed several major acquisitions in the field of cloud computing. Cisco, HPE, Sage, Peak 10, and many other tech giants made some big moves to strengthen their existing or future technologies. Here is the list of top 10 cloud computing acquisitions in 2017 in ascending order.
Alibaba Group, the only Chinese top-tier sponsor of the Olympic Games, will seek to help the sporting event undergo a digital transformation through the use of its most advanced cloud computing technology. Digitalising the Games will enable closer interactions between fans and athletes and help ensure ...
By 2021, Cisco says, cloud computing workloads will make up the lion's share of data center traffic as enterprises expand security, IoT and other activities in the cloud.
Others use cloud computing software in their own data centers, as a means of increasing resources and working faster. ... As cloud technology improves, however, it is becoming easier for companies to create products and services within the cloud, or model new products or marketing campaigns as ...
This security executive mentioned that his organization was struggling to maintain tight security controls in an era of cloud computing and mobility. As a result, his organization had increased its focus in two areas: Identity management and data security. He stated, “With the rise of cloud and mobility, identity ...
SEATTLE — Microsoft has spent years adjusting its business to reflect a shift from traditional software sales to cloud computing services delivered over the internet. It is a bet that continues to pay off for the company — as was evident in its quarterly earnings released Wednesday. The report was blemished ...
There's a new pricing war in cloud computing infrastructure-as-a-service offerings among Amazon, Google and Microsoft. Hospitals and health IT upstarts evaluating IaaS might want to take note that Microsoft just dropped the price of Azure in what appears to be an effort to undercut rival Google and keep ...
Video: 2018 IT budgets: Where CIOs are spending the money. Cloud computing, cybersecurity, and data analytics are the top technologies that government CIOs need to harness to achieve their aims. Digital transformation is the top-ranked business priority among government CIOs overall, followed by ...
Microsoft Corp. hit a $600 billion valuation in October for the first time since 2000, and crossed the $700 billion market cap threshold in January, as investors continued to bank growth off the massive, global shift to cloud computing. Now, Microsoft will have to prove its cloud growth is worth that much.


 

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