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.

Defense in Depth: Protecting the Organization’s Data

Editor’s note: in this post, Cognitio’s Marty Meehan provides context on an economical, scalable and highly secure defense in depth solution leveraging PKWARE’s Smartcrypt and QuintessenceLabs. – bg The stakes get higher every day. External security threats grow more sophisticated and unpredictable. Internal controls become more complicated and challenging to implement. When data breaches do […]

Chances to Speak at O’Reilly Media’s Upcoming Conferences

O’Reilly Media is looking for speakers to share lessons learned at several of their upcoming conferences. Presentations could be a success story, cautionary tale, hard-won lesson, or perhaps even a worthy failure. Here are some of the upcoming events to consider speaking at: O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco The O’Reilly AI Conference is […]

Cybersecurity Due Diligence: Now a best practice in Merger & Acquisition (M&A)

Cooley is an international law firm recognized for its technology practice and experience in multiple practice areas, including Mergers and Acquisition (the firm has handled over 1,000 M&A transactions since 2010). In a recent post on the Cooley M&A website titled Cybersecurity Diligence in M&A Transactions, Cooley partners Andrew Lustig and Randy Sabett  bring clarity to a clear trend in the […]

Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business

Over the last decade, cloud computing has gone from being a buzzword to an essential component of web technology. Businesses, enticed away from traditional data center models by lower upfront capital costs and simpler solutions to scaling and reliability issues, have been adopting cloud technology in droves. In fact, the market for cloud computing solutions […]

Update on Apache Spot: Tremendous advancement in cybersecurity data analytics and event management capabilities

The trend of applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to the mission of cyber defense is one of the most promising activities in the cybersecurity community. The trend towards eliminating data stovepipes to allow analysts to work over all relevant security data is also a very positive movement. Both of those trends are apparent in […]

Microsoft Azure – Cloud Computing made simple

You will learn how to create your first website and server on the platform in a few simple steps. No long and boring lectures – we go straight to the point. We start from scratch and I talk you through all steps that you have to take to start your journey with Microsoft Azure. Introduction […]