Cloud Computing

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  • Question

    How to upload video to cloud storage immediately while recording?

    Posted August 19, 2014 - 10:23 am

    When recording in an environment with a high risk of your camera being smashed, is there a way to immediately upload the video to cloud storage so that it will be preserved? I was just thinking about situations where people have exonerated themselves from false police charges ONLY because video existed to show that the police were lying.
  • The most in-demand (and valuable) programming languages

    Posted August 19, 2014 - 6:00 am

    A new study reveals that Java developers make the most while JavaScript programmers are the most wanted
  • Azure services down again

    Posted August 18, 2014 - 5:05 pm

    Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform, wobbly for more than a week, is again experiencing outages and interruptions that are impacting multiple products in the U.S. and abroad.
  • White Paper

    Checklist for Selecting Enterprise-Ready Cloud Applications

    Posted August 18, 2014 - 11:02 am

    To minimize risk, organizations must employ a methodology to identify and select enterprise-ready cloud services. This 21 step checklist includes the five categories of attribute to evaluate and an audit framework from the Cloud Security Alliance.
  • White Paper

    State of Cloud Security Report

    Posted August 18, 2014 - 11:02 am

    In a relatively short time, cloud computing, specifically Infrastructure-as a-Service, has shifted from a new but unproven approach to an accepted, even inevitable, model.
  • White Paper

    Compliance in the Cloud: SaaS Data Backup and Restore Get the Job Done

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 3:31 pm

    If you operate any kind of organization today, chances are good that you're required to comply with at least one of the many laws regulating how organizations manage information and data.
  • White Paper

    Make Your Business Smarter with Cloud-Based Analytics

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 2:15 pm

    SaaS has great potential as a delivery method for business analytics. In a recent webinar, professionals from IBM and discussed how SaaS can be a versatile and capable vehicle for advanced business analytics.
  • Webcast

    IBM Global SaaS Study Video

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 2:15 pm

    This video introduces the IBM Global SaaS study conducted by the Center for Applied Insights. The study reveals how companies are using Software as a Service for better decision making, increased collaboration, and market-focused agility.
  • Podcast: IBM Global SaaS Study

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 2:15 pm

    This interview with Craig Hayman, General Manager for IBM Software Industry Solutions, talks about how companies are using SaaS for better decision making, increased collaboration, and market-focused agility.
  • Azure cloud services have a rough week

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 1:23 pm

    Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform suffered a series of outages and service disruptions in the past week that affected several products and impacted customers in various parts of the world.
  • Webcast

    Brunswick Moves Messaging and Collaboration to the IBM cloud

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

    Gerry Orten, Jr, Electronic Messaging Manager at Brunswick talks about why Brunswick moved to the IBM cloud.
  • Webcast

    SafeGuard World International Collaborates in the IBM Cloud

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

    Cynthia Foster describes how SafeGuard uses an integrated IBM and Trilog Group SaaS solution to collaborate with people inside and outside their organization and to scale and deploy infrastructure in response to their growth.
  • Facebook Messenger is even more invasive than we thought [CARTOON]

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 6:05 am

    Mark Zuckerberg’s latest app takes onerous Terms of Service to a strange new level
  • Question

    How to objectively compare performance of different cloud services?

    Posted August 15, 2014 - 2:26 am

    Beyond simply reading the descriptions and specifications offered by cloud services providers, is there a straightforward way to compare the performance of different companies?
  • White Paper

    To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

    Posted August 14, 2014 - 5:30 pm

    You have three choices for using Cisco® Unified Communications and Collaboration applications: on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid of the two.
  • White Paper

    Five Must-Haves for Enterprise File Sync and Share Flexibility

    Posted August 14, 2014 - 3:01 pm

    To maximize visibility into and regain control of corporate data at all times, IT can more quickly and effectively mitigate risk through an enterprise-ready sync and share solution.
  • White Paper

    Buyer's Guide to Enterprise File Sync and Share

    Posted August 14, 2014 - 3:01 pm

    As an IT professional, you understand sync and share software is a growing part of today's workflow-but the workers you support consider it essential to their daily activity.
  • Review

    Review: Birst brings DIY to BI

    Posted August 14, 2014 - 2:56 pm

    With straightforward data access, automated modeling, and easy reporting tools, cloud-based Birst Enterprise is the data warehouse for the rest of us
  • Shootout at the TCO corral

    Posted August 14, 2014 - 1:32 pm

    A few weeks ago VMware released a blast at Amazon's recently released total cost of ownership (TCO) bake-off model that compared AWS cloud services with the on-premise vSphere suite of virtualization products. VMware called the AWS online tool "biased and inaccurate."
  • Wyoming to close data centers in cloud shift

    Posted August 14, 2014 - 9:58 am

    The state of Wyoming is planning to discontinue most of its data center operations and move its physical equipment to commercial co-location facilities.
  • Slideshow

    Reading, writing and refactoring: How 7 forward-thinking countries are teaching kids to code

    Posted August 14, 2014 - 6:00 am

    The importance of knowing how to program is reflected in the increasing number of countries teaching computer science in elementary school
  • Cisco slashing up to 6,000 jobs

    Posted August 13, 2014 - 7:01 pm

    Cisco Systems will cut as many as 6,000 jobs over the next 12 months, saying it needs to shift resources to growing businesses such as cloud, software and security.
  • White Paper

    Cloud Managed Security: An Evolution in Enterprise Cloud Security

    Posted August 13, 2014 - 5:16 pm

    Private cloud techniques extend the protection of corporate governance and policies to the elasticity of a cloud platform- but that doesn't automatically make it secure.
  • White Paper

    Cloud Encryption Cheat Sheet

    Posted August 13, 2014 - 3:01 pm

    This 2-page cheat sheet provides an overview of the functionality and strength of cloud encryption schemes including searchable encryption, format preserving encryption, and homomorphic encryption, so you can choose the right one for your use case.
  • Webcast

    IBM Cloud: Accelerate business with Software as a Service

    Posted August 13, 2014 - 3:01 pm

    The IBM Cloud offers more than 100 software as a service solutions, helping to accelerate business and allow teams to work smarter.
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