Cloudtools Revolutionizes Virtual Machine Movement
October 22, 2014 – 9:17 pm | Comments Off

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Cloudtools officially announced the launch of the company and availability of its first product, Shift, designed to revolutionize the process of moving virtual machines between cloud platforms and …

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ISO 27018 – Data Protection Standards for the Cloud
November 23, 2014 – 7:37 pm | Comments Off

In July 2014, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) published ISO/IEC 27018 (ISO 27018),1 a code of practice that sets forth standards and guidelines pertaining to the protection of data consisting of “personally identifiable information” (PII) processed by public cloud service providers.2

Cloud-service-providerIn recent years, business enterprises and consumers have shifted significant data and functions from local servers, hardware and devices to the “cloud.” This migration is anticipated to increase exponentially, with forecasters predicting significant increases in cloud storage and traffic, as well as in revenue earned by cloud service providers.3 Notwithstanding the anticipated extent of such migration, challenges remain to customers’ continuing adoption of and migration to cloud services, particularly with respect to personal data or PII.

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Big data, big money collide with privacy
November 23, 2014 – 7:15 pm | Comments Off
Big data, big money collide with privacy

On June 12, Technet, a trade group that lobbies on almost any privacy legislation that affects Silicon Valley interests, spent $1,938 to cover food and drinks at DeVere’s Irish Pub. That’s pocket change in today’s …

Your small business needs tailor-made cover
November 22, 2014 – 8:16 pm | Comments Off
Your small business needs tailor-made cover

Not insuring your business adequately can threaten your livelihood and those of the people you employ. Shehnaz Somers, head of commercial underwriting at Santam, says business owners tend not to buy enough liability cover, designed …

Towards 2020 in Malaysia: VMware interview
November 22, 2014 – 7:50 pm | Comments Off
Towards 2020 in Malaysia: VMware interview

As more than half of businesses (57 percent) expect their organisations to be at least 60 percent virtualised by 2016, VMware Malaysia considers that the country has the potential to achieve its vision to become …

Get 1TB Google Drive storage free with Chromebook purchase
November 22, 2014 – 7:40 pm | Comments Off
Get 1TB Google Drive storage free with Chromebook purchase

Google on Friday announced a holiday promotion by offering 1 Terabyte of Google Drive storage worth $240 along with the purchase of Chromebook. The offer will be valid for two years is expected to boost …

NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power New SmartCloud Hadoop-as-a-Service
November 22, 2014 – 7:27 pm | Comments Off
NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power New SmartCloud Hadoop-as-a-Service

MapR Technologies, a leading provider of distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, …

Big Data is the New Oil Sand
November 22, 2014 – 7:16 pm | Comments Off
Big Data is the New Oil Sand

Chances are that you have heard the assertion “Data is the new oil”. You may have either reacted to it with an “Oh no, not again” or a “Eureka” depending upon whether you are a …

Adaptive Computing demonstrates Moab HPC Suite – Enterprise Edition 8.1
November 21, 2014 – 8:29 pm | Comments Off
Adaptive Computing demonstrates Moab HPC Suite – Enterprise Edition 8.1

Adaptive Computing, a long-time proponent of both technical and high performance computing and the Moab parallel processing open source project, recently announced version 8.1 of its Moab HPC Suite – Enterprise Edition. The goals were to …

New Tools for the Distributed Data Center
November 21, 2014 – 8:23 pm | Comments Off
New Tools for the Distributed Data Center

The world has been getting smaller for some time, thanks to advanced communications and modern forms of travel. And the same thing can be said of the enterprise these days, as integrated data architectures spread …