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London, 19 May 2014 - The landscape in which enterprises implement and run their operations and applications has seen a huge shift, as a large number of businesses continue to migrate to the cloud. This trend is now being followed by the healthcare sector, where an increasing number of...
Like most of the tech world I recently shifted my core focus to be headlined around the Next Big Thing, the “IoT” – Internet of Things. Why? For the same reasons I specialized in Cloud, and before that SaaS and [...]The post IoT @ UoT – How the University of Tor...
In the past week, the conversation around cloud computing has pulled the spotlight toward Rackspace (NYSE: RAX). Today alone, the stock is trading up 20%. So, why all attention in an otherwise mixed field of great innovators and steady stalwarts? … Continue reading →
I started giving this presentation last year to try to cover the various noteworthy open source cloud computing technologies. I have given it numerous times and keep updating it as the landscape changes. Sometimes I throw in a whole section on notable systems management tools to help m...
Earlier today I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to chair this webinar from SecureKey, on ‘BYOC’ – Bring Your Own Credentials. With inputs from PwC and the Government of Canada, SecureKey explained how their Identity platform is enabling citizens [...]Th...
£4m investment to support on-going growth of rapidly expanding UK SMELondon - May 15th 2014 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave Assured Cloud Services Company, today announced that it has secured a £4m minority stake investment ...
Dear TechEd Diary, Well diary, if you ever had any doubts about “the cloud”, they should have been eased a bit if you attended or watched the live stream of Mark Russinovich and Mark Minasi’s “Mark and Mark” cloud discussion this morning. Besides being entertaining, it was very informa...
Tapp multi-cloud lifecycle management platform to be integrated with Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to immediately benefit MSP's, telcos and othersLondon, UK and Seville, Spain - 14 May 2014 - Flexiant today announced its acquisition of the Tapp multi-cloud management technology and busin...
My first article on Forbes discusses how some recent developments within the industry has created much more competition than AWS is used to dealing with. Google, Microsoft, OpenStack, and numerous PaaS players have all stepped it up a few levels and have created fierce competition for ...
At healthcare events throughout the world, we have met many health tech companies who are considering migrating to the cloud, but have serious concerns about protecting electronic protected health Information (e-PHI) and maintaining HIPAA compliance as they virtualize their environment...
Computacenter Recognised for:Computacenter is EMC's largest Pan-EMEA reseller by revenueComputacenter's business with EMC in 2013 grew by 57% compared to 2012Computacenter saw double digit growth in 2013 across all lines of EMC business including: DPAD, ESMD and Isilon 13th May 2014 - ...
The UK’s Digital Government program is such a great leadership example, because not only are they pioneering the G-Cloud store, a service catalogue for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS suppliers, but also they are defining ‘Agile Procurement’ practices too. Since the G-Cloud project was aligned un...
The IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing Journal is publishing a paper entitled “A Scientometric Analysis of Cloud Computing Literature” by Leonard Heilig and Stefan Voß (University of Hamburg) that presents an analysis of publication patterns, research impact and research productivity...
Concorde Solutions warns organisations to beware the cloud when it comes to licensing, and always negotiateSupport for Windows XP finally came to a halt last month and many companies still using the operating system faced an inevitable realisation when upgrading: prices for IT assets h...
#OpenStack #cloud Momentum behind OpenStack continues to accelerate as the releases for the often touted open source cloud management framework mature and stabilize. Some of that momentum comes from early adopters who've put the system through its paces in real enterprise and web-sca...
The first real-time mobile notification app for operators is recognized for its innovation in Mobile Device ManagementREDWOOD CITY, Calif -May 9, 2014- Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize mobile data, has won the Technology Marketing Corpor...
Computer Weekly hails world's first global cloud based PCI DSS compliant platform for telephone based payment processingLondon, UK - May 9, 2014: Today Cognia, the leader in cloud communications intelligence solutions (www.cognia.com), announced it had been chosen as the winner of the ...
Closing time is not just radio noise from our 90s memory lane, but another moment when we can gleefully wrap up the week before heading into the weekend.    This week offered meat and heft for digital business news media. TechCrunch hailed Microsoft as the “comeback kid,” and unearthed...
Closing time is not just radio noise from our 90s memory lane, but another moment when we can gleefully wrap up the week before heading into the weekend.    This week offered meat and heft for digital business news media. TechCrunch hailed Microsoft as the “comeback kid,” and unearthed...
Businesses large and small are realizing the benefits that come with cloud computing.  The scalability that allows you to easily grow (or shrink) your operation, the agility that enables you to make quick changes, the cost-effectiveness that can save you money: the cloud seems like a n...
An upcoming webinar hosted by SecureKey will introduce and explain ‘BYOC – Bring Your Own Credentials‘. I will be moderating the session, and my introduction and overview is to emphasize how this is a global trend right now, a very [...]The post Identity Assurance bes...
A recent presentation in Holyoke, Massachusetts, brought together principal players from state government, higher education, and information technology. With Gov. Deval Patrick making the official announcement, a $3 million plan was announced to architect a public cloud space for big d...
As described in this ‘OJEU‘, later this year the UK Government will be purchasing around £30m of ‘IDaaS’ – Identity as a Service. Having already signed a first round of deals with 5 Identity providers, they are now looking to [...]The post UK Governme...
The Public Cloud is a promise. A promise for a new model without an
The Cloud for Europe program represents the EU’s ambitions for adopting Cloud Computing, and their best route to success is simply to emulate and replicate the existing work of member countries, most notably the UK. Not only does the UK [...]The post G-Cloud Innovation for Europe...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.Also read Field Mo...
Introduction Current approaches to IDaaS on one hand enforce trust of consumer data using legal compliance, risk and impact assessment and the other hand require technical implementation of access controls to personal data held by an enterprise. Balancing trust has [...]The post ID Con...
It is recognised that Cloud Computing is the main driving force for the future ICT. Many IT organisations  have predicted that spending on cloud services results in the secure deployment of services. But as the cloud revolution continues, companies must consider how they will update th...
The verities and the balderdash the impact of the cloud I originally wrote this paper back in 2005 as a bit of a rant against the positioning of Workflow and BPM. I was reminded of it the other day and [...]The post Why Workflow and BPM Suck appeared first on Cloud Computing Best Pract...
​We might start seeing a decline in the number of articles that simply state that cloud computing is “on the rise.” Of course it is. Forrester’s James Staten recently pointed out that that with all of the advantages that cloud computing provides, “it will increasingly be difficult to j...
South African paper producer connects paper mills in Europe with offices in South Africa and the United States using Interoute hybrid network modelLondon, 1 May, 2014 - Sappi Fine Paper Europe has turned to Interoute to find a private network solution for its large production and small...
Thursday 1 May, 2014 IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that London South Bank University (LSBU) will invest more than £14.8 million in IBM's Exceptional Student Experience, which uses a mix of analytics, mobile, social and security solutions built on cloud infrastructure to monito...
Il y a quelques semaines, j’ai eu l’honneur de déjeuner avec le jeune DSI d’un grand groupe français, membre du CAC 40. Nous parlions des révolutions informatiques en cours et, bien entendu, du Cloud Computing. Pendant nos échanges, il a...
TechViews: Big Data can Stop War; Google Shares its Advice on Mobile Site Design; Cloud is all About Scale and More! Featured Article Healthcare Must Evolv...
Wireless broadband and mobile computing capabilities have changed the way we work and learn. Conference calls, collaboration platforms, cloud computing, laptops/tablets and on-demand videos have enabled many of us to work from home-based offices and to advance our formal education from...
55 percent of European financial organisations believe third party contractors pose the biggest risk; 52 percent find insider threats harder to detect than last yearLONDON - April 29, 2014 - Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, virtual and cloud environments, t...
Vendors selected for the "Cool Vendor" report are innovative, impactful and intriguingLondon - April 29, 2014 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave Assured Cloud Services Company today announced that it has been included in the list of "Coo...
New York, NY, April 25, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2014), the leading international venue dedicated to the advancement of wireless and wireline communications worldwide, will hold its next annual event from June 10 – 14 at the Hilt...
(Ping! Zine Issue 70) – Using the public cloud for business purposes, especially when sensitive data is concerned, may raise concerns since the cloud doesn’t come with walls, doors and locks. But just as safety in physical entities comes from proper security mechanisms such as locks an...
The core idea behind our TRANSFORM consulting program is the use of maturity models as the baseline for the engagement. The first of these is ‘G-Cloud Digital‘. As the name suggests this reflects a union of both Cloud Computing and [...]The post G-Cloud Digital: Maturity Mo...