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Splunk Makes a Splash in Big Data – Morningstar.com

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Total revenue growth remained strong, at 51.9% year over year to $101.5 million, 9.7% ahead of our forecast.

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Meet the small businesses using tech to get ahead – The Guardian (blog)

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Access to cheaper, easier to use and more flexible IT is prompting smaller companies’ technology spending to increase, despite an economy that has yet to recover fully from recession. According to pollsters YouGov, 32% of small companies will increase spending on technology over the next 12 months – and 95% say technology is important to running their companies, ranking above HR, training or marketing. Startup businesses, in particular, rely heavily on technology

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How to build a hybrid cloud system for your SMB – TechRadar UK

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

For small business owners watching the use of cloud computing accelerating around them, it can be easy to simply jump onto the bandwagon. However, cloud computing in the SMB sector is still cautious of moving wholesale to these hosted services, which is why a hybrid approach has become highly popular.

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‘iCloud and Dropbox pose a major threat to enterprise security’ – PCR-online.biz

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

In the wake of an alleged iCloud hack that has leaked hundreds of nude celebrity photos, James Bindseil, CEO of security and file sharing specialist Globalscape, says consumer file sharing solutions pose a major threat to enterprise security. In this blog piece for PCR, Bindseil highlights the importance of safe file sharing amongst the business community, while analysing the threats posed by failing to secure key access points

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Enterprise search: What is it and where is it headed – KMWorld Magazine

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

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Trend-Setting Products of 2014: MetaVis Technologies: OneDrive Management … – KMWorld Magazine

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Sep 1, 2014 MetaVis Technologies develops software that enables information-driven organizations to know their content. Through our unique suite of solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, Azure, Exchange and OneDrive for Business, file systems and other emerging cloud-based content destinations, we help take the complexity out of getting the most knowledge from your content

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Cloud now mainstream and delivering significant benefits – WhaTech

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Details WhaTech Channel: Cloud Computing News Published: Monday, 01 September 2014 06:19 Submitted by Stern Curator Read: 37 times Cloud computing has graduated from hype to reality and is now a mainstream IT delivery mechanism for the enterprise, delivering significant benefits and becoming the norm. Those are the conclusions of 'Business Agility in the Cloud' a study of 527 Harvard Business Review readers in large and midsize organisations around the world, sponsored by US telco Verizon. HBR says: "Cloud computing has clearly become an accepted part of the enterprise computing environment with 70 percent of respondents having adopted some form of cloud." And, it continues: "A remarkable 74 percent of respondents say that cloud computing has provided their organisation with competitive advantage, with 30 percent seeing significant advantage, 33 percent seeing some advantage, and 11 percent seeing a little advantage." It adds: "One clear sign that cloud is becoming a trustworthy part of enterprise computing is evident in respondents’ answers around security

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KMWorld Trend–Setting Products of 2014 – KMWorld Magazine

Posted on Sep 1, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Sep 1, 2014 Hugh McKellar We’ve published our annual list of Trend-Setting Products for nearly a decade and a half (more than a century in “technology years”), and the selection process hasn’t changed. The list is assembled through an informal, yearlong collaboration with a judging panel consisting of colleagues, analysts, system integrators, theorists, practitioners and a select group of knowledge workers. This year, we looked at more than 600 products

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Apple’s screen size barrage with iPhone 6, iPad caters to enterprise – ZDNet

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Apple's upcoming product launches of the iPhone 6 and iPad refresh are likely to include a wave of various screen sizes---larger smartphones and tablets---that on the surface merely mimic Samsung's approach of carpet bombing categories with devices of every dimension. But that view is a bit superficial. Apple's iPhone 6 event Sept

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Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms – Beaumont Enterprise

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

CLEVELAND (AP) — Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the country for storing digital information. BYTEGRID, which got its start in northern Virginia, is investing millions to convert a small data center near downtown Cleveland into a large one capable of using enough electricity to power around 20,000 homes. At least one other company is looking for a site in Cleveland, and several more have established sites in the city and its suburbs.

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SAP head wants to simplify company’s product line, message – USA TODAY

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Signage at the headquarters of SAP, Germany's largest software company, in Walldorf, Germany.(Photo: Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images) PALM BEACH, Fla. — When Bill McDermott became SAP's sole CEO in May, it helped clarify who was ultimately in charge of the world's third-largest software company

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How The Digital Revolution Can Fix Scientific Publishing And Speed Up … – TechCrunch

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Editor’s note: Daniel Marovitz is CEO of Faculty of 1000. Prior to that, he was the CEO and co-founder of buzzumi, a cloud, enterprise software company

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Now That It Owns Fusion-io, SanDisk Has Big Plans for the Enterprise – Re/code

Posted on Aug 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Its been about two months since the flash memory company SanDisk agreed to pay about $1.2 billion for Fusion-io, the company that was among the first to really push flash into the enterprise data center. Now, the question is: What is SanDisk going to do with Fusion, now that it owns it

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US Open Tennis: 7 Technologies Power Game, Set, Match – InformationWeek

Posted on Aug 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The US Open upgrades its tech for 2014 with new data sets, improved analytics, and immersive mobile apps backed by IBM predictive cloud infrastructure.

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Should Businesses Be Concerned about NSA Snooping? – American Thinker

Posted on Aug 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

It's no surprise that consumers are becoming increasingly wary of sharing information with companies, especially since whistleblowing efforts have pointed fingers at a wide variety of telecom and tech companies for participating in snooping efforts. The Electronic Frontier Foundation describes how the government sent requests to Sprint, MCI, and AT&T requesting consumer call records and digging into the details of our private lives. A Harris Poll reveals that the NSA snooping revelations have damaged public trust in a variety of online arenas, including social media, banking, and e-commerce.

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