Ransomware And Backup On The Cloud Ransomware is a kind of malware that withholds some digital assets (mostly user’s data) from its victims and asks for payment for their release. Ransomware could be the best reason yet to use cloud data storage systems. Over the past several weeks, many Windows users were infected by CryptoLocker malware that encrypts your files until you pay a ransom. US-CERT has reported that the primary means of infection are phishing emails containing malicious attachments, but the aforementioned malware can also be deployed by malicious web sites by exploiting outdated browser plugins. The CryptoLocker Removing
Oracle Introduces Oracle Government Cloud For North American Region Tech giant Oracle launched the Oracle Government Cloud today in the North American region with an aim to strengthen its connection with government agencies as the top cloud service provider. The Oracle Government Cloud, in its essence, is an advanced form of the Oracle Cloud solution, delivering a broad and complete portfolio of public, private and hybrid cloud offerings. Through a news release on its website, Oracle claimed that its new cloud solution is the ‘best-in-class’ option available in the market that offers ‘integrated capabilities across multiple service options’ for government agencies.
Bridging Distances Through Video Conferencing TIP: If you face issues downloading any of the referenced assets, try refreshing the page – it usually works! Distance, they say, makes the heart grow fonder, but it’s definitely not good for business. However, with globalization, geographical dispersion is a fact of life. Without the intimacy of in-person interaction, conducting negotiations and engaging in discussions become tedious. Yes, telephones can help, but considering that experts say most communication is non-verbal through gestures and facial expressions, lack of visual input is a major shortcoming. That’s where video conferencing comes in. According to recent Frost & Sullivan
4 Major Issues that are Problematic in Cloud Technologies We’ve heard pretty much about cloud deployment that it is not the end at all and means a lot for many enterprises. But the cloud still causes quite enough difficulties. In last months Oracle research, 1355 pollees from different countries with the proceeds of $ 65 million have faced the problem of silos. Cloud apps adoption all over the world is quite way-up, but many companies have not imploded cloud apps and business peculiarities. It shows the problem of integration still remains global. Without a shadow of doubt, all enterprises want
Heroes Of The Cloud – Part 2 Cloudscaling As Cloud Computing becomes more prominent and influential, a few voices rise to the top to define what it means to operate in a Cloud environment. One of the most respected and influential of these voices is Cloudscaling co-founder and CTO, Randy Bias. Bias is a recognized expert in IT Infrastructure and one of the leading innovators in the implementation of GoGrid’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model. GoGrid had launched the beta version public cloud in 2008 and is currently a leading host of Windows/Linux virtual machines. Bias built one of
Startups In The Cloud Era – Things Have Changed There are numerous startups of all varieties of purpose and goals. We have seen great successes and great failures. We have seen a lot of money being made on fabulous exits, but also seen a lot of money lost as well. Things are changing for startups, and in turn, they are changing for investors as well. What affects how startups must work affects how investors must forecast chances of success, and which ponies they want to back. Of course, with progress, change is inevitable and ubiquitous, but the past couple of
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Quenches Its Thirst For Spend Optimization With Coupa Coupa Brings Mobility and Unparalleled Adoption to Hundreds of Users SAN MATEO, Calif. – February 5, 2013 – Coupa Software, the leader of cloud-based spend optimization solutions, today announced that Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE), the nation’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has successfully rolled out its Coupa implementation. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC) decided to swap out its legacy e-procurement platform and chose Coupa for its requisition to order process and for importing invoice information into one of its existing systems. When evaluating spend optimization solutions, CCBCC really wanted a
Cloud Computing Myths Explained: Part 1 Cloud computing services and related developments are definitely changing the way we network, collaborate, consume information and deploy applications. Businesses are now demanding more from service providers and cloud computing is more prominent across various industries. So being on cutting edge is rewarding but at the same time it has some side-effects too. Cloud is popular, it is one of the hottest topics discussed today and hence there are some myths associated with it too. Blame it to over marketing, unawareness of users or something else, recent surveys and customer feedbacks are sufficient enough