The Megatrend of Cloud Computing: An update for technology decision-makers

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 Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the first of these trends, Cloud Computing. We succinctly describe Cloud Computing as the scalable delivery of computational […]

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline: Great Science Fiction Full of Thought Provoking Visions Of Our Near Future

Ready Player One is great science fiction set in the very near future. It is well done drama that leverages totally realistic visions of what technology is rapidly evolving to. Imagine a world where virtual reality and global connectivity enables universal access to high quality education. Incredible. Awesome. And achievable by us if we put […]

Visit The Control Center That Ensures The Availability and Reliability of .com, .gov and .net

We have a limited number of slots available for CTOvision readers to attend a special 28 Oct 2015 discussion at Verisign that will include a tour of the Registry Operations Command Center (ROCC). This high tech watchfloor is critical to the smooth operations of the global Internet, playing a key role in the now over 18 […]

The Impact of Cloud Robotics on Artificial Intelligence

Look at any science-fiction vision of our technological future and you’ll find a world dominated by artificial intelligence. Some of these visions may go for the more dystopian angle, where humanity has been displaced by self-aware robots that now rule the world. Other, more optimistic views look at AI as a great benefit to our […]

New DoD Rules For Contractors Focus On Enhancing Security and Incident Response

On 26 August 2015 the Department of Defense (DoD) published a new rule entitled the “Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services (DFARS Case 2013-D018). You can read the details of this new rule here: This rule represents a significant expansion of the mandate on defense contractors and their […]

No Organization Can Defend Themselves By Themselves Anymore

The video at this link and embedded below provides a review of eSentire’s Active Threat Protection capabilities, an approach that combines managed security services and technology into a highly functioning capability to predict, prevent, detect and respond to attacks. One of the facts of modern business and government operations is that no single organization can […]