March 18, 2016

5 security must-dos for first time cloud users

Cloud security risks are rising, with attacks growing at 45% year-on-year globally, according to cloud security firm Alert Logic. In the next five years, US$2 billion will be spent by enterprises to shore up their cloud defences, according to Forrester Research.

First time cloud users can be most at risk, simply because of unfamiliarity with the new environment and the added burden of having to grapple with a new way of managing users, data and security.

Here are five security must-do’s before taking the plunge.


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May 15, 2015

Which cloud to choose: private, public or hybrid?

Most enterprise IT departments now manage applications across multiple environments in a dizzyingly complex overall IT architecture. They also must constantly reevaluate their unique mix of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud infrastructure to meet new business goals and determine how applications can be migrated to the public cloud in a cost-effective way.

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April 10, 2015

5 technologies you will definitely need in 2015

The rate that our technological advances are achieved, is increasing. Many studies have tracked the advances of many different measures of information technology, and have identified that performance (in relation to price) doubles on average every 18 months. As the rate of our advances continues to accelerate, the future continues to come faster than we traditionally expect.

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