There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity.

Cloud-Computing-ServiceCloud computing refers to the on-demand provision of computational resources (data, software) via a computer network, rather than from a local computer. In general this is a pay-as-you-go approach delivered via the Internet, but private clouds and other enterprise approaches are also key.

The bad news is that enterprise CTOs, the people who created the construct and business model of this approach, are now suffering through an onslaught of over the top hype. Most are getting sick of the term. Our goal is report critically important operational use cases and non-biased technology reviews in this field, while avoiding the typical hype.

Our no-hype reporting on cloud computing and its many types is captured in this category.

Best Practices for Federal DNS Security

Domain Name Systems are the core of every Federal network. Malicious actors depend on DNS to maneuver within systems and steal critical information – a whopping 91.3% of cyberattacks use DNS. With advanced persistent threats a growing trend, DNS security is a fundamental mission of every Federal IT security professional. BlueCat is providing a webinar […]

Big Data Management: A Few Pointers First-Timers Should Remember

There is no doubt about it, data is becoming vital for small and large companies. One of the major reasons data is becoming more important probably deals with its power to save money and optimize performance. Still, to many, using big data is pretty new, so it might be a good idea to consider the following tips […]

Technology Providers and Integrators To See at the 2017 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference

As a techie the most fun at DIA’s DoDIIS Conference is usually on the expo floor. This is always a great place to learn about interesting new technologies or about how key integrators are adding value to solutions for some very interesting missions. A fun challenge is to see as many of the 200 organizations […]

O’Reilly Velocity Conference NYC 1-4 Oct 2017

The O’Reilly Velocity Conference is the best place on the planet for web ops and systems engineering professionals like you to learn from your peers, exchange ideas with experts, and share best practices and lessons learned for handling modern systems and applications. Register Today for O’Reilly Velocity Conference New York, 2017. Save 20% with code: […]

Bringing the Best Data Computing to Mobile

With each passing year, leading smartphone manufacturers unveil a wave of new mobile devices. Each new generation of smartphones is more powerful and capable than its predecessors. We are at the level of technological advancement where anyone with a smart device — smartphone or tablet — has enough computing power to complete most of their […]

Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data

Startup businesses are a risky proposition. This means that if things aren’t done in the most effective way possible, businesses will never make it past the first year. The business plan can often determine whether or not a business gets passed the startup phase of the company. When creating a business plan, owners sometimes skip […]