IT infrastructure

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Insurance is NOT the answer for the cloud

Two weeks ago Dr. Alexander Pasik, CIO of IEEE, posited that businesses would be more inclined to use cloud services if service providers carried insurance against data breaches. We could not disagree more.

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Cloud Computing: Its not just about access from anywhere

Too many extolling the virtues of cloud computing are ignoring many of its most transformational benefits

BYOT: Treat your employees like consumers

There are two kinds of technology in the world: tech that you choose to use and tech you are forced to use. Consumer tech is now sufficiently advanced and easy-to-integrate that it is time to let employees choose and bring their own tech to work for everyday use.

When should you own or rent your own cloud (vs. simply sharing one with others)?

Many of us use Twitter, a free cloud-based service, to market ourselves and conduct one-to-one business development. Unfortunately, hackers brought Twitter down several times already this month with Denial-of-Service attacks. This begs the question, “when should we invest in obtaining our own clouds—vs. sharing free crowds with others?”…