Report Traces Cloud Computing Security Errors in India, other Countries to Errant Humans While India has attracted a number of big giants in the Information Technology and cloud computing niches, it still ranks as one of the top guns that suffer security compromises. A report that came out early June, with a focus on the 2012 cloud environment around the globe, and particularly the subcontinent, showed a trend of rising cost-per-safety-compromise that is likely to hike where humans botch up their digital work. The report finds crossroads between the three-quarters of data the Indian subcontinent lost over the past year
The Other Cloud Issue – Availability – And What You Can Do About It “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett, legendary investor and one of the richest men in the world. Even as the world moves to the Cloud, concerns remain. While for most stakeholders, its security concerns that keep them awake at night, but for many, the bugbear is availability. While security on the cloud gets a lot of coverage in tech media, and deservedly so, availability, which
Invisible Computing: How Cloud Is Forcing Software And Hardware Apart By 2018, Gartner predicts that 70 per cent of professionals will conduct their work on personal mobile devices, enabled by the revolutionary concept of cloud computing. Cloud computing essentially separates software from the logical functionality of local hardware. In other words, instead of needing computing power to be housed locally, major computing functions will instead be accessible from afar, usually via the Internet. The obvious benefit here is that risk of ownership of software is eliminated, as well as the need to hire in-house resources to service them. What will
Six Free Assets For The “Big Picture” Technology Executive “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese proverb. It’s hard to define success – for some it maybe as temporary as a profitable quarter, for others it means a business that becomes an enduring legacy across generations. In the field of technology, executives often get bogged down by the trivial, the insignificant; then, there are others who look at the Big Picture. For such people, here are six free information assets that can help them visualize, draw and color the Big Picture for sustainable,
Interest in Private Cloud Area Shapes Up as the Market Matures As their market matures, many companies are contemplating about using a private cloud for their operation, keeping in mind the convenience, better security and control that they can exercise with their internal technology platforms. The use of a private cloud allows a company’s IT department to exercise more flexibility in terms of controlling the internal environment of their servers. However, there are some skeptical views regarding the use of private cloud by companies and whether it is indeed a viable technology that will deliver the results they expect from
How to Navigate the Alleyways of Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Two years back, in the aftermath of the Fukushima earthquake in Japan, I had written about how Cloud Computing offers a credible Disaster Recovery option. For companies which cannot afford to spend millions on their own collocation facilities, the Cloud remains the best option. Of course, a lot has changed since then. Now, the ability to recover from disaster within stipulated timelines is no longer a business necessity, but a regulatory mandate, especially for any company operating in finance. Also, there has been a spate of standards, regulations
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The IT Department By David Fletcher Our comic collection has simply taken the light side of cloud computing to a whole new level. So after a long day’s work in the cloud, you can stop by our comic library for that much deserved moment of fun before you call it a day. Review the full library For the reuse of our CloudTweaks comic images for print, web or related, please contact us regarding.