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4 Sep 2017
#66101
Cloud Contact Centre is the New Investment of Choice for Smart Brands
ITProPortal, September 3rd, 2017

"With the IDC predicting that by 2018 more than half of all enterprise IT workloads will be based in the cloud, Calabrio CEO Tom Goodmanson explains why former doubters should consider this approach for their contact centre platform..."
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4 Sep 2017
#66104
When It's Time To Put An Engine In Your Cloud Security Lifeboat
Business 2 Community, September 4th, 2017

"Oftentimes companies wait until they grow to a certain size or have a full technology stack before they begin thinking seriously about security. The problem with this is that, statistically, it's a matter of when you will have a security problem, not if.

So our observation is: If you wait until your company reaches some arbitrary milestone before implementing mature security practices, you may already be late to the game. (If you'll pardon the obvious, it's not a great practice to put your life jacket on after your boat gets in trouble; it's much better to put it on at the very start - i.e., as soon as you board the boat.)..."
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5 Sep 2017
#66107
What is Edge Computing?
opensouce.com, September 5th, 2017

"Edge computing is poised to boost the next generation of IoT technology into the mainstream. Here's how it works with the cloud to benefit business operations in all industries...

Cloud computing has dominated IT discussions for the last two decades, particularly since Amazon popularized the term in 2006 with the release of its Elastic Compute Cloud..."
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5 Sep 2017
#66115
5 Things You Need to Plan for When Migrating Data to the Cloud or Back Out of It
insideBIGDATA, September 5th, 2017

"In this special guest feature, Caio Milani, Director of Product Management at MarkLogic, discusses the need to have an exit strategy when embracing cloud technology in the event you decide to get the data out of one cloud and move it to another, or move it back to your own data center. He also offers 5 things you need to plan for when migrating data to the cloud or back out of it. Caio is responsible for various aspects of the product including infrastructure, operations, security, cloud and performance. Prior to joining MarkLogic, he held product management roles at EMC and Symantec where he was responsible for storage, high availability and management products..."
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6 Sep 2017
#66132
C-Suite Check-in: Six Strategic Truths About Cloud
ITProPortal, September 6th, 2017

"Decisive leadership, business expertise, ultimate responsibility for successes and failures - those are the expectations all C-Suite executives must own and direct their collective skills at meeting. Perhaps less personality driven and more grit and longevity dependent is a fourth one: knowing the domain in which you operate..."
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    7 Sep 2017
    #66152
    Multi-Cloud Management: 6 Expert Tips
    The Enterprisers Project, September 7th, 2017

    "A multi-cloud strategy offers plenty of potential upside, especially in today's increasingly hybrid IT world. 'Multi' means 'more' - as in, more flexibility, more control, more protection against failures, and so on. Of course, it also means more to manage.

    How can you ensure your team is well-prepared to deal with the added moving parts from multiple cloud providers?

    We asked several experts to share their advice on how to successfully manage a multi-cloud environment and realize the best results..."
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      8 Sep 2017
      #66160
      Are Developers Ready for the New Era of Edge Cloud Computing?
      jaxenter, September 8th, 2017

      "The world of connected devices has enormous potential but it is clear that we need distributed edge cloud to fulfill this promise. Developers can leverage edge cloud to write their applications and accelerate the growth of IoT but are they [really] ready for the new era of edge cloud computing?..."
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      8 Sep 2017
      #66161
      Hybrid Cloud - is it Really the Future of Enterprise IT?
      ITProPortal, September 8th, 2017

      "Cloud computing continues to evolve at a rapid pace and hybrid cloud is its next iteration...

      Cloud computing continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate and plays an important role in most modern organisation's technology strategy in one way or another. As the momentum of cloud continues, there is one question that still remains unanswered - is hybrid cloud really the future of enterprise IT?..."
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