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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

Greenpeace’s naughty and nice list of the most – and least – green tech vendors

Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace is out with its latest report card judging internet companies on use of renewable energy and while Apple, Google and Facebook continue to score the highest marks, the market’s leading IaaS public cloud vendor Amazon Web Services is called out with failing grades.

Written by Brandon Butler12 Jan. 17 03:10

AWS touts new enterprise workload magnet

Amazon Web Services recently launched a new Managed Service product that aims to help the company’s largest customers migrate mass amounts of legacy enterprise workloads to its public cloud.

Written by Brandon Butler05 Jan. 17 04:16

10 must-watch IaaS cloud trends for 2017

Adoption of public cloud resources is growing faster than the virtualization market did in the early 2000s, driven by a series of use cases ideally suited for on-demand, elastic infrastructure. 2017 will be a year of continued enterprise adoption, driven by 10 these trends.

Written by Brandon Butler20 Dec. 16 00:36

Why Azure’s cloud chief believes Microsoft is in prime position

Most analysts say Amazon Web Services is the top IaaS public cloud. Most also agree that Microsoft Azure is right behind. Network World sat down with the head of Azure to discuss how the company is competing in this fast-growing market.

Written by Brandon Butler12 Dec. 16 21:34

How to compare cloud costs between Amazon, Microsoft and Google

Comparing cloud prices between AWS, Azure and Google is not as straightforward as comparing one Cyber Monday deal to another. Cloud pricing is a complicated science. But if you know how to work the system, there are ways to save money.

Written by Brandon Butler30 Nov. 16 00:26

10 tips from the front lines of enterprise public cloud use

A working group with representatives from some of the top companies in the world – GE, FedEX, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley to name a few – share lessons learned from using the hybrid cloud.

Written by Brandon Butler17 Nov. 16 04:12
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