What The Cloud Can Do For Your Small Business If your company isn’t utilizing cloud computing technology, you risk falling behind in the marketplace. The cloud makes it easier to manage, share and store content and data, and the figures show that your competition has most likely already moved to the cloud or is about to make the switch. Gartner predicts global IT spending will exceed $3.7 trillion this year, and the chief analyst at IDC estimates that 90 percent of the growth driving the IT industry from 2013 to 2020 will be driven by mobile, social, cloud and big-data technologies.
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Can McAfee’s New Security Updates Assuage Cloud Computing Fears? Security was, is, and will continue to remain a major issue in cloud computing. In spite of the relative newness of the technology, many companies are trying to improve matters in this field. These include startups (See: What Bromium’s Funding Means for Cloud Security ) as well as established names like McAfee, Inc. Here are some older articles dealing with security on the cloud:1. US Cyber Command Chief Gives Cloud Computing Security His Vote of Confidence http://www.cloudtweaks.com/2011/11/us-cyber-command-chief-gives-cloud-computing-security-his-vote-of-confidence/ 2. Health Care’s Reservations about Cloud Computing http://www.cloudtweaks.com/2011/06/health-care%E2%80%99s-reservations-about-cloud-computing/ 3. Are Cloud Computing Service Providers
Trend Micro Named as SearchSecurity.com™ 2011 Readers’ Choice Award Winner CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 — Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cloud security leader, announced Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite was awarded the gold medal in the Messaging Security Products category of the SearchSecurity.com 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. According to SearchSecurity.com, users gave Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite strong marks for end-user transparency and ease of use. The product also won high marks for ease of installation, configuration and administration. Users liked the product’s ability to detect and block spam, phishing attempts, viruses and spyware in messaging traffic.
Intel’s McAfee Introduces Cloud Security Platform McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel, has unveiled the McAfee Cloud Security Platform. The new release can secure all content and data traffic moving between an organization and the cloud. It can thus help businesses to leverage cloud computing in a safe and efficient manner. “Once you move data or applications to the cloud, you essentially lose most – if not all – of your security visibility, which most organizations find unacceptable,” said Marc Olesen, senior vice president and general manager, Content and Cloud Security, McAfee. “By securing the data and traffic before