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Stories by Brandon Butler

What is fog computing? Connecting the cloud to things

Fog computing extends the concept of cloud computing to the network edge, making it ideal for internet of things (IoT) and other applications that require real-time interactions.

Written by Brandon Butler18 Jan. 18 04:21

What is hybrid cloud computing?

How to architect a hybrid cloud and what Amazon, Microsoft and Google mean by hybrid

Written by Brandon Butler18 Oct. 17 02:43

Top 5 Reasons IoT projects fail

If you’re doing an Internet of Things deployment, prepare to fail because of company culture, organizations and process.

Written by Brandon Butler25 May 17 01:50

Cisco: Secure IoT networks, not the devices

Cisco’s IoT Threat combines network segmentation rule creator product TrustSec, network behavior analytics platform Stealthwatch and device visibility offering named Cisco Identity Service Engine, all used in conjunction to secure IoT deployments.

Written by Brandon Butler24 May 17 09:14

Deep dive on AWS vs. Azure vs. Google cloud storage options

In reality, the world of cloud storage has many facets to consider. Each of the three major public IaaS cloud vendors – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform – have a variety of storage options and in some cases complicated schemes for how much it costs.

Written by Brandon Butler25 April 17 04:18

How IBM wants to bring blockchain from Bitcoin to your data center

At its InterConnect conference in Las Vegas this week, IBM is announcing new features for its blockchain service in an attempt to bring this distributed database technology from its initial use of powering Bitcoin to a broader market, including the financial services industry.

Written by Brandon Butler21 March 17 03:16

Amazon releases Chime, a new cloud-based UCaaS

Taking on incumbents like Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft and Google, Amazon today announced Chime, a cloud-based unified communications as a service application that the company says brings a fresh approach to online conference calls and meetings.

Written by Brandon Butler15 Feb. 17 06:11