With many providers offering ‘on demand’ solutions, adoption is often a complex process, with businesses locked in to long-term and expensive contracts. What if buying hybrid cloud was as simple as flicking a switch? Toby Owen, VP Strategy, explains the new On Demand Cloud platform.
"Let’s Talk Data Privacy” at Vancouver’s First Networking Exchange
In a few short years since Edward Snowden revealed the extent of the NSA’s global surveillance activity, the debate around data privacy and security has exploded as more people and businesses seek clarity on what data can monitored, how it’s accessed and what the it is being used for.
IT decision makers now require flexible, scalable and cost effective hybrid cloud solutions – on demand. Toby Owens, VP Product explains True Native Hybrid Cloud and what it really means for businesses.
Is your eCommerce hosting solution doing more harm than good?
Recently, I wrote a piece for Retail Online Integration about how some e-retailers struggle to pinpoint the cause of performance problems on their websites. In the article, I outlined a few signs that eCommerce businesses need to switch their hosting solutions to prevent unwanted headaches for shoppers. Here are the top three.
Despite its growing popularity the cloud is still very much a new frontier. As such there is very little in the way of specific standards for security or data privacy. In terms of legislation there is nothing that is specifically built for cloud computing, which isn’t unusual as law often lags behind technology developments.
The volume of data that organizations have to manage is skyrocketing. In fact, the percentage of companies that regularly process only 1 - 9 terabytes of data per month is dropping by 7 percent each year, while more and more organizations process upwards of 10 terabytes in the same time period.
With the growing prominence of social media, we can now learn quite a bit about popular opinion by tracking social trends during large events. Case in point: the World Cup, which culminated in the dramatic match between Brazil and Germany early last week...
Get up. Go to work. Come home. Sleep. When your job has started to become a continuous chore that makes one day indistinguishable from the next, it’s time to make a bid for freedom. What if you worked somewhere that tested your skills to the limit without wearing you down?
While curiosity around the Internet has loomed since its inception, no one has been able to explain what the Internet physically looks like. Today, I’m excited to share that we have officially launched our stunning Map of the Internet 3D app.