Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Imperva’s VP Tim Matthews Weighs in on DDoS Attacks and the New Datapipe Partnership

Datapipe’s David Lucky recently sat down with Tim Matthews, VP of Marketing for Imperva Incapsula regarding last week’s partnership news and why their Incapsula service is so important in light of evolving DDoS attacks. Read on to hear his take on how Incapsula works with AWS offerings to better safeguard data for enterprises and what this means for Datapipe’s own ...

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Hybrid IT: A path toward broader cloud adoption

There are two ways to look at the current state of cloud adoption trends. On the one hand, there's no denying that the cloud's popularity is growing. As countless surveys have demonstrated, businesses in every industry are now exploring cloud services for the first time as decision-makers become more familiar and comfortable with the technology and its benefits. All of ...

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Cloud security concerns often center on employee access

Cloud security concerns often center on employee access

Cloud security is a complicated subject. Without a doubt, concerns in this area have long stymied cloud adoption, as company leaders feared that embracing cloud services would increase the risk of a breach or other cybersecurity incident. As cloud adoption rates have grown dramatically in recent years, it's clear that business decision-makers are not nearly as worried about this issue ...

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To achieve cloud savings, the right approach is essential

There are many reasons why countless businesses around the globe have embraced cloud computing solutions in the past few years. Cloud services can provide organizations with greater capabilities while making them more agile, efficient, secure and productive across the board. Yet despite all of these benefits, arguably the single most compelling driver of cloud adoption has been the possibility for cost ...

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Cloud security fears should be a thing of the past

Cloud security fears should be a thing of the past

Cloud computing isn't going anywhere anytime soon. The technology has expanded rapidly and firmly cemented its place as an essential business tool. Whereas it would have been easy to find company leaders with little to no familiarity with cloud computing just a few short years ago, now such decision-makers are relatively rare. However, despite this progress, the fact remains that many ...

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Cloud services hold tremendous promise for Asia-Pacific SMEs

The rise of cloud computing is not a localized phenomenon. On the contrary, the technology's popularity has surged around the world. Businesses in every country are increasingly adopting cloud solutions, enjoying major productivity and capability benefits in the process.  Yet while this trend is occurring worldwide, this does not mean that every region is hopping on the cloud bandwagon at ...

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Cloud-based analytics rapidly becoming the norm

Cloud-based analytics rapidly becoming the norm

It didn't take long for business leaders in every industry to recognize the potential value that big data analytics had to offer. With the advent of this technology, organizations could, for the first time, gain meaningful insight from their vast stores of unstructured and semistructured data. Previously, these resources were essentially unusable. As the sheer amount of raw data available ...

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Cloud is ideal for addressing key business challenges

Cloud is ideal for addressing key business challenges

Every business is unique, with its own strengths, weaknesses and goals. Yet despite these distinctions, it's also true that there are a number of challenges that virtually every company, regardless of its specific industry or size, must overcome in order to achieve short- and long-term success. And many of these fall squarely into the realm of IT.  Writing for Forbes, industry ...

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Cloud migration efforts must be comprehensive

Cloud adoption is on the rise. Not only are more companies beginning to embrace these solutions for the first time, but they are also expanding their usage. Instead of relying on the cloud for only a single IT service or two, a growing number of organizations are fully committing to the cloud, moving the vast majority of their operations into hosted ...

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For cloud-based business continuity and disaster recovery, expertise matters

For cloud-based business continuity and disaster recovery, expertise matters

Business continuity and disaster recovery are essential capabilities for every organization, regardless of size, sector or location. After all, availability and reliability are two of the most important aspects of any successful venture. Disruptions and outages can wreak serious damage not only on a company's operations, but also its reputation. If severe enough, the firm may not ever fully recover in ...

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Security remains a major obstacle to cloud adoption, study finds

Security remains a major obstacle to cloud adoption, study finds

Ever since cloud computing first began to enter the mainstream, security has been its most controversial component. For years, business leaders were reluctant to adopt any cloud services whatsoever out of a fear that this would expose their networks to data loss, theft or exposure. Over the past few years, these concerns have largely softened as business leaders gained more ...

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Hybrid IT: The right cloud for every need

One of the greatest advantages cloud computing has to offer is its flexibility. Unlike legacy approaches to computing, cloud services are offered on the pay-as-you-go model, allowing firms to easily scale their use up or down as needed. This, combined with the technology's inherent customizability, makes the cloud the ideal fit for just about any company. However, that does not mean that any ...

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Monitoring essential to secure Azure deployments

Over the past few years, many of the most egregious cloud security myths have been put to rest.  While these fears previously prevented many organizations from embracing cloud solutions fully, most now realize that such concerns were overblown and that cloud services, when handled properly, are just as secure as on-premise alternatives. This applies to all cloud platforms and solutions ...

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Now Offering Enhanced Cloud Security Service for Enterprise Web Applications

With the continuing growth of cloud-based services, we are also seeing an increased concern surrounding the security of the data stored within those cloud-based infrastructures. If the same standard of security found in physical IT environments cannot be easily integrated to the cloud, enterprises will experience gaps in their security that could increase risk and expose sensitive data. Knowing how ...

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Best practices critical for cloud security

It’s no secret that security remains a major issue in the realm of cloud computing. True, fears in this area are nowhere near where they used to be – for many years, countless businesses refused to even consider adopting cloud services solely due to the perceived risk associated with these solutions. Now, organizations are much more confident in cloud’s reliability, ...

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