Along with an opex-leaning cost model, cloud computing’s appeal has included dynamic capacity provisioning where compute and storage resources can be added, moved and removed almost instantaneously. While this helps companies to scale...
Thanks to its inherent "openness," the open source Android OS is vulnerable to a variety of security risks, but how often do people you know actually fall victim to Android malware or other attacks? Is the Android security risk...
The word is out: Your SSD won't retain your data forever when you unplug it. Yup, you'll never be able to go on vacation again without toting your SSD along. It's incapable of surviving for two weeks without you, poor thing. I...
At the end of June, merchants that accept payment cards have five new security requirements to comply with -- and significant fines and other costs if they don't. The new rules are part of the new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard...
MasterCard is spending US$600 million to add cloud-based analytics capabilities to its portfolio with its acquisition of Applied Predictive Technologies (APT). APT’s Test & Learn platform helps companies tailor investments and...
According to the Radicati Group, Microsoft Office 365 is expected to represent 43% of business mailboxes by 2018. For many organizations transitioning to cloud-based services such as Office 365, management of legacy Personal Storage Table (PST)...
The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) has partnered with IBM to further strengthen its enterprise digital enablement capabilities. The partnership allows PLDT to cohesively bundle IBM Cloud offerings together with PLDT’s...
IT organizations big and small are seeing significant benefits from some of their cloud computing contracts. The value of cloud services deals increased 60 percent in the last three years and the $40 billion global cloud services market is...