Tag: cloud computing

The critical role of Internet of Things infrastructure in connecting all of our devices

The critical role of Internet of Things infrastructure in connecting all of our devices

IoT Infrastructure The Internet of Things (IoT) will fundamentally change all industries, from agriculture to transportation to healthcare. In the next few decades, nearly everything in our world will become connected. But with that increased connectivity comes several concerns. For example, the IoT will generate immense amounts of data, which will put pressure on the…
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Critical questions to answer in developing a cloud risk-management strategy

Critical questions to answer in developing a cloud risk-management strategy

Many organizations claim to have a cloud strategy. But, when you ask their executives what the strategy is, they simply say: “Well, we’re in the cloud.” Unfortunately, getting to the cloud is not a strategy—especially when it comes to protecting the cyber assets that you are migrating there. There is a link between security and…
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What Is A Data Passport: Building Trust, Data Privacy And Security In The Cloud

What Is A Data Passport: Building Trust, Data Privacy And Security In The Cloud

Cloud – Data privacy is one of the most critical elements of business today — and also one of the most challenging. Sixty percent of businesses reported they suffered a data breach caused by a vendor or third party in 2018, and according to Gemalto, more than 6 million records are lost or stolen every…
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Amazon will ask a court to block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract

Amazon will ask a court to block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract

Amazon will ask a federal court to temporarily block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract for the military, according to a court filing Monday. Microsoft is scheduled to begin its work on the contract on Feb. 11. But Amazon’s cloud computing division will seek a preliminary injunction to “prevent the issuance…
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3 Cloud Computing Stocks to Buy in January

3 Cloud Computing Stocks to Buy in January

The cloud transition is in full swing. Time to take a bite of these cloud all-stars. Cloud Computing – Businesses of all shapes and sizes, in all types of industries and across all geographies, are moving their workloads to the cloud. According to Gartner Research Vice President Sid Nag, “At this point, cloud adoption is…
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The Next Evolutionary Step For Cloud Computing

The Next Evolutionary Step For Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing – What do The Flintstones, Barack Obama and cloud computing all have in common? They were all born in the swinging ’60s! You may think cloud computing is a relatively new concept, but its origins lie with ARPANET, the foundation for the modern network. Cloud computing has evolved over time, and today, the…
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Europe's cloud computing plan won't do much to scare the US giants

Europe’s cloud computing plan won’t do much to scare the US giants

Europe wants to build its own cloud computing giants, but without greater clarity and a lot more ambition it isn’t likely to get very far. Cloud Computing – AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud together now comfortably account for over half of the global cloud infrastructure market, but it takes more than that to stop…
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Particle Raises $40 Million To Make IoT Easy, Connect The Next 15 Billion Devices, And Maybe Even Fix California’s Fires

Particle Raises $40 Million To Make IoT Easy, Connect The Next 15 Billion Devices, And Maybe Even Fix California’s Fires

IoT platform Particle has raised a $40 million series C round of venture capital to make the consumer and enterprise Internet of Things easy. So easy that one customer, Jacuzzi, brought a smart, connected hot tub from napkin drawing to market in less than six months. “We offer a fully-integrated approach that allows companies to…
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Responsible IoT Innovation Is A Real Opportunity For Social Change

IoT Has Spawned Entity-Based Risks — Now What?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is driving transformational change in IT infrastructures. Connecting everything — printers, medical devices, cameras, industrial devices, door locks, cars, etc. — to the network, the cloud or both is creating a vast, porous security perimeter. In fact, it’s largely undefendable using traditional security architectures. The security problem will only grow…
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Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Depending on how much of a formalist you are, cloud computing (aka network-based computing) was invented in the 1960s by Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider who was working on Arpanet or in 2006 when Google CEO Eric Schmidt used the term “cloud computing” at an industry conference. It turns out, 2006 was also the year that…
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