Does Africa Present An Opportunity For The Chinese Clouds?

Forrester IT

Africa is home to 20% of our planet’s land and 16% of its people, but none of the hyperscale public clouds run from data centers there — yet. Africa cloud computing public cloud africa alibaba aliyun amazon AWS azure google Huawei microsoft

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Now presenting: Your public cloud winners

David Linthicum

I''ve been looking at the emerging research and contemplating the work I do with companies as they move to cloud. I believe it''s time to declare public cloud winners, near-winners, and those that may need to look for other lines of work. If your favorite cloud does not get a shout-out here, don''t send me an angry email. From Amazon to Windows Azure, InfoWorld puts IaaS clouds to the test to find out which is best for you.

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Hybrid Cloud-The Past, Present, and Future

IT Toolbox

This post looks at the hybrid cloud in detail

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The Martech Roundtable: The Past, Present, And Future Of Marketing Technology For Business And Consumer Marketers, Part 1

Forrester IT

As marketing clouds continue to expand, new technologies achieve mainstream adoption, and marketers double down on customer insights and personalization, the fast-paced martech space has become just as convoluted as it is critical to brands’ customer engagement success.

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Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Reflections On Huawei’s Analyst Summit 2017 — Past, Present, And Future

Forrester IT

cloud. AI CIO Huawei IoT Telco cloud enterprise services network infrastructure platformIn April 2017, Huawei hosted its annual Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China.

Cognitio Corp’s Roger Hockenberry Selected to Present On Innovation Strategies at 2015 DoDIIS Conference


Roger's background in driving innovation and transforming the capabilities in government resulted in the leadership of the Defense Intelligence Agency selecting him to present at the 2015 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference (23-25 August in San Antonio). His presentation, titled "Proven Practices That Speed Technology Time To Mission Impact", will be given at 1600 on Tuesday 25 August 2015. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats DoD and IC Events Cognitio Netscape

Is the Cloud Secure?


Cloud security breaches consistently make news headlines. The ambiguity that surrounds cloud computing can make securing the enterprise seem daunting. Concerns about security have led some CIOs to limit their organizational use of public cloud services. However, the challenge exists not in the security of the cloud itself, but in the policies and technologies for security and control of the technology. to “Am I using the cloud securely?”

How Shell Is Bridging The Technical Skills Gap

Forrester IT

There’s been a ton of buzz and activity around my first report, “Mind The Cloud Skills Gap.” ” As such, when Shell presented at the IBM Think Digital event earlier this year about reskilling its staff, I was very keen to attend.

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Executive Presentations: Presenting Status vs. Strategy

Social, Agile and Transformation

Executive Presentations: Presenting Status vs. Strategy. This post follows up with some basic guidelines on creating presentations for CIOs and other senior executives. Now there are many posts providing general presentation advice, for examples, these 7 tips include KISS (keep it simple) and know the audience and these 5 tips include selling a vision and story telling. Heres a good post for Business Analysts on presenting project status. cloud computing. (6).

6 Steps for Planning a Cloud Strategy


Cloud has become the foundation that enables businesses to transform, differentiate and gain competitive advantage. Many organizations are now focused on cloud-first strategies as they turn their attention to advancing the use of cloud services across the business. Forty percent of organizations in North America alone plan to spend the majority of new or additional funding on cloud , according to a recent Gartner survey. Develop a cloud-first and multicloud strategy.

Cloud Security Risks Rise During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Survey


As several organizations are forced to shift to work from home to curb the spread of COVID-19, IT and cloud security professionals are concerned about the security of their cloud environments, according to the “State of Cloud Security” survey conducted by Fugue.

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Security, Hybrid Cloud Present Business Opportunities: Microsoft Study

Data Center Knowledge

Security could prove to be a business opportunity for web hosts over the next few years as respondents say they are willing to pay more for security, a new report by Microsoft found. Shared

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Does Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn present data privacy risks?

Network World

Both companies are hyping the angle of combining the “world's leading professional cloud with the world's leading professional network.” Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 billion.

Connected Cars Present Great Opportunity for Car Rental Companies

Perficient - Digital Transformation

telematics) has been around for some time, but only recently has the car rental industry truly exploited the massive opportunity it presents. Similar to mobility, connected car technology (e.g., The Internet of Things (IoT) has allowed companies to leverage new technology that better manages their fleets of cars. It’s also helping businesses, such as those that rent trucks for construction and landscaping, to closely monitor the performance and safety of their vehicles and drivers.

Longtime UX leader Karen Clark Cole on staying present and learning to tell good fear from bad


” Embracing the widespread surge in awareness over racial injustice triggered by last month’s death of George Floyd has presented another leadership challenge. “I Favorite apps, cloud services and software tools: OneNote, 1Password, Excel, Keynote, Photoshop, iMovie.

3 tips for container devops in the cloud

David Linthicum

Devops in the cloud is all the rage. Introduce containers and container orchestration, and you have even more opportunities to abstract cloud native features and make applications that are highly distributed and innately portable.

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Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit 5 May in DC


The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure and highly functional cloud computing environment. Presenting: Jim Reavis, CEO, Cloud Security Alliance.

IoT Past and Present: The History of IoT, and Where It’s Headed Today

Data Center Knowledge

The history of the modern Internet of Things (IoT) dates back to the 1990s, yet IoT has evolved hugely since then, thanks especially to the cloud Read More. Shared [tech]: Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and.

Sean Daniel

Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and Standard on top of HP hardware, by yours truly! User Group at the beginning of February for a presentation on Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Standard running on HP hardware. Cloud Computing. (10). Cloud Computing. Cloud.

Presentation On Achieving Content Agility in a Web 2.0 Environment.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Presentation On Achieving Content Agility in a Web 2.0 Here is the presentation I gave at Mark Logics Digital Publishing Summit last week: Achieving Content Agility in a Web 2.0 Environment View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. cloud computing. (6). Presentation On Achieving Content Agility in a Web. Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Understanding the Security Risks of New Cloud Software


Cloud computing provides businesses with quality solutions for their IT needs, as well as substantial cost savings over purchasing and maintaining their own hardware and software. Cloud services are generally pay-as-you-go solutions that offer flexibility and are scalable to business growth.

Learn Google Cloud by Doing with New Google Cloud Training!

Linux Academy

Ready to learn Google Cloud by doing? From new courses to new labs, we have a ton of exciting new Google Cloud updates at Linux Academy ( where you can get the most Google Cloud training on this planet! ). Google Cloud Sandboxes. Google Cloud Labs.

What Can You Do About Malware In The Cloud?


he cloud isn’t the safe haven you might think it is. The cloud isn’t some mystical, software-based entity, completely detached from the physical world. And like any system with a physical backend, the cloud can easily be subject to a wide range of vulnerabilities - including malware. The possibility of being infected with a virus via the cloud is very often overlooked. But malware on the cloud is a very real, and very present threat. Rachel Gillevet.

How IT can regain ownership of cloud computing

David Linthicum

At the board of directors’ meeting, the CEO is presenting the forecast for the next year. This time, he or she is discussing the use of cloud-based technology to launch a new product, including the ability to use this technology as a “force multiplier” and a platform to launch new products and/or services that will change the industry, increase shareholder value, and just make the company current.

Goodbye 2013, hello 2014, predictions past, present and future

Storage IO Blog

Blog post – Goodbye 2013, hello 2014, predictions past, present and future Good by 2013 and hello 2014 along with predictions past, present and future First, for those who may have missed this, thanks to all who helped make 2013 a great year!

Five Ways to Justify your DevOps Investment

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps digital transformation executive presentations innovation software qaNothing in life and business is free. In the case of DevOps, you'll have to invest in new practices, technologies and culture change in order to get the benefits.

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Oracle’s Larry Ellison looks to one-up Amazon, offering full cloud inside customer data centers


Oracle unveiled a new service that promises to make all of its public cloud services available as a fully managed cloud region in its customers’ data centers, developed by an Oracle team based largely in the company’s Seattle engineering office.

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What do CIO Influencers Tweet About?

Social, Agile and Transformation

This was followed by a question posed by David Bray, @fcc_cio I love a good big data question, so I decided to roll up my data science sleeves and see if I could develop this tag cloud. about me agile data big data blockchain cio cloud computing digital transformation executive presentations future of work IOT leadership social media twitterI love a good data science challenge! An image from Leadtail floated around identifying "Who Influences CIOs?"

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How Enterprise Cloud and Virtual Networking are Changing the Telco Market

Data Center Knowledge

New technologies and growing cloud market present new opportunities and new problems for service providers Read More. Cloud Computing Connectivity Enterprise Featured Networking Technology

Cloud Playground Challenge

Linux Academy

That’s why we are introducing the Cloud Playground Challenge. We want to see you create your own Cloud Playground Project! No matter what it is you create, you must use the Linux Academy Cloud Playground. Using Terraform on Cloud Playground servers to deploy resources in Cloud Playground Cloud Sandboxes. Participants must use the Linux Academy Cloud Playground resources to create their project. All commands present from start to finish.

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The Advantages Of Using Cloud Phone Systems


Information Technology Blog - - The Advantages Of Using Cloud Phone Systems - Information Technology Blog. So what is a cloud phone system? A cloud phone system is what is sometimes referred to as VoIP. With a cloud-based phone system, this rarely happens. Cloud Hardware

Cloud Technology Has Changed the Game

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The session was boldly titled “Business Advice We Shouldn’t Believe Anymore” presented by Andrew McAfee. There was a lot of very solid research presented to back up his conclusions. His presentation skills kept the audience focused on the key points. These kind of changes in business have been facilitated and accelerated by Cloud Based Technology in general. I have just returned from the Gartner Application Strategies and Solutions Summit 2018.

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IT Infrastructure: A Better Way to Communicate Your Cloud Strategy


As IT teams reinvent themselves to support corporate digitalization , one important task is explaining the benefits of cloud computing to all relevant colleagues, from the CFO to a corporate lawyer to a product manager. CIO : Enabling strategic value with new and efficient cloud services. [tech]: Presentation Material from SMBNation

Sean Daniel

Presentation Material from SMBNation. Click on the above links to download the decks presented. Cloud Computing. (10). Cloud Computing. Cloud. Personal Cloud. Presentation Material from SMBNation. [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Thursday, November 11, 2010. Did you manage to make it to SMBNation 2010?

Software Defined Perimeter, Cloud Security Alliance: Coca-Cola Case Study


One of the many topics coved at the event was software defined perimeter and cloud security alliance. Ed Steinike , the CIO at Coca-Cola, and Bob Flores , the former CTO of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and a partner at our parent firm Cognitio were the key presenters.

Big Data & AI News | Google Cloud Next 19 | Day Two Recap

Linux Academy

Joe Lowery here, Google Cloud Training Architect, bringing you the news from the Day 2 Keynote at the Google Cloud Next ’19 conference in San Francisco. Today’s keynote presentation was jam-packed with tons of announcements and I’m happy to break it all down for you. Cloud SQL for Microsoft SQL Server and Managed Services for Active Directory. Cloud Data Fusion. A quick demo displayed a drag-and-drop UI for quickly migrating your data to the cloud.

IEEE Cloud Computing: Legal Clouds

Cloud Musings

The new issue of IEEE Cloud Computing is now available! This issue also features articles on cloud forensics and the strategic value of cloud. Cloud computing has the potential to play a major part in addressing these inefficiencies and improving government service delivery.

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Cloud Security


Using the cloud is like outsourcing the entire contents of your computer, giving you more speed, flexibility, resources and scalability. How Secure is the Cloud? The discussion below covers the essentials of cloud computing, including: Using cloud-based email.

The path to cloud success goes through your data

David Linthicum

Last week, Google showcased its enterprise cloud offerings at the Google Cloud Next conference, trying to show it could meet the needs of businesses, not only schools and small companies. The underlying pattern I saw in Google’s presentations was data. Increasingly, I see the same focus on data among all cloud providers. Data should also be your IT organization’s measure of success in the cloud.

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Join Perficient at Google Cloud Next 2019

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Perficient is excited to return to Google Cloud Next 2019 as a Foundation sponsor! Bringing thousands of attendees and hosting hundreds of sessions, Google Cloud Next is sure to be an event for the books. We’ll also be participating in one of the many sessions that will highlight the benefits of accessible, scalable, socially responsible cloud, as well as share challenges, solutions, 10x ideas, and game-changing technologies. Business is better in the cloud!

How IT can regain ownership of cloud computing

David Linthicum

At the board of directors’ meeting, the CEO is presenting the forecast for the next year. This time, he or she is discussing the use of cloud-based technology to launch a new product, including the ability to use this technology as a “force multiplier” and a platform to launch new products and/or services that will change the industry, increase shareholder value, and just make the company current.

Webcast: 5 Factors for Federal Agencies to Consider When Moving to the Cloud


Five years after the OMB “Cloud First” policy was issued, only a small percentage of federal agencies have successfully moved to the Cloud. Join SAP NS2 to learn how a number of federal agencies are making progress in their Cloud journey. Building Cloud strategy and momentum. You will also have a better grasp on how to quickly achieve significant cost, agility, and innovation benefits of a Cloud computing environment. Katie Kennedy.

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