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Conservative Bank Treads Softly Into Cloud

Conservative Bank Treads Softly Into Cloud

As head of infrastructure at DZ BANK, Dr. Jan Vitt is cautiously leading the conservative German financial institution’s investment ...

Escrow Averts Service Provider Disaster

Escrow Averts Service Provider Disaster

As more organizations rely on cloud service providers, they must consider how to handle unexpected outages that ...

Cloud Providers Must Spill Clients’ Secrets

Cloud Providers Must Spill Clients’ Secrets

Whether cloud falls under the bailiwick of IT or a business operation, gaining insight into data about ...

IBM Cloud Gets a Boost with Box Deal

IBM Cloud Gets a Boost with Box Deal

IBM’s partnership this week with Box, the enterprise collaboration software vendor, extends the reach of IBM’s cloud ...

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July 6, 2015(0)
As head of infrastructure at DZ BANK, Dr. Jan Vitt is cautiously leading the conservative German financial institution’s investment into cloud. Germany, after all, has some of the most stringent privacy and security regulations in the world, and DZ BANK must adhere to its nation’s rules, as well as industry and European Union protocols. However, DZ BANK does operate several private ... Full article
July 2, 2015(0)
As more organizations rely on cloud service providers, they must consider how to handle unexpected outages that could impact day-to-day operations or the long-term capacity to access data or systems from their service provider. What, for example, happens if a service provider is out of business for three days? What happens if the company permanently closes its doors? Today, 88 ...
June 30, 2015(0)
Whether cloud falls under the bailiwick of IT or a business operation, gaining insight into data about usage, security, and other key metrics is an important – but sometimes difficult – capability to glean. In fact, about 60 percent of 275 infrastructure and operations professionals in the United States, United Kingdom, and Singapore said lack of operational transparency, compliance ...
June 26, 2015(0)
IBM’s partnership this week with Box, the enterprise collaboration software vendor, extends the reach of IBM’s cloud services such as Bluemix along with its Watson artificial-intelligence technology to another large service provider. IBM and Box (Los Gatos, Calif.) said the global partnership announced Wednesday (June 24) targets worker collaboration in the cloud. The partnership combines the Box cloud-based content ...
June 24, 2015(0)
Amid a big week for the open source community, Red Hat announced a batch of new partnerships during its annual company event this week, including an alliance with consumer electronics giant Samsung to deliver mobile applications to the enterprise along with joint development of custom mobile apps. In addition to the Samsung Electronics American partnership, Red Hat said it ...
June 23, 2015(0)
Infinera today expanded its Cloud Xpress family, adding new automation features and security capabilities to its portfolio of metro cloud platforms. Like its earlier 10- and 40-gigabit Ethernet models, the new Cloud Xpress with 100GbE version is designed for cloud service providers, Internet content providers, large enterprises, and other operators of large datacenters. Because of customers’ need for speed, ...
June 18, 2015(0)
Healthcare organizations now rely on cloud to do more than support electronic medical records, recognizing the flexibility, efficiency, and productivity this architecture can deliver. “ healthcare industry has lagged behind other industries in implementing cloud technology; however, increasing number of companies are coming forward, adopting and utilizing cloud-based applications,” according to Research and Markets. Globally, healthcare adoption of cloud ...
June 11, 2015(0)
Add Virtustream Inc., the cloud services and software provider acquired in May by EMC Corp., to the growing list of potential U.S. government cloud vendors. Washington-based Virtustream said Wednesday (June 10) it has gained provisional authority to supply cloud services to federal agencies under the Federal Risk and Management Program, or FedRAMP. The certification means vendors have provisional authority ...
June 10, 2015(0)
Cisco Systems this week rolled out what is says are the final pieces of its Intercloud Fabric that targets the growing enterprise shift to hybrid cloud infrastructure while allowing workload management “from a single pane of glass.” The networking giant also announced at a company event on Wednesday (June 10) that it is partnering with at least 35 software ...
June 10, 2015(0)
When it’s time to adopt cloud, many organizations embrace virtualization as one of their initial steps in this transformative process. But in addition to setting the groundwork for a move to cloud, virtualization delivers many benefits of its own. Virtualization was the top priority for 2015 in a survey of 1,000 IT decision-makers by consulting firm Proviti. Approximately, 64 ...
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