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The Next-Gen Cyber Security Tool Is All In Your Head. Literally.

The Next-Gen Cyber Security Tool Is All In Your Head. Literally.

The Next-Gen Cyber Security Tool Is All In Your Head. Literally. Worries over cyber security are continuously in the news.   On September 22, 2016,Yahoo announced that up to 500 million accounts were compromised (hacked) in 2014.  It’s almost become a sport for sophisticated hackers to compete for the largest breach.  What are concerned businesses supposed ... Read More
 
The Science of On Hold Music For Cloud Call Routing

The Science of On Hold Music For Cloud Call Routing

The Science of On Hold Music For Cloud Call Routing The sound of soothing music playing for callers as they wait to speak to someone on the other end seems like it’s been around since the dawn of the first telephone call between Alexander Graham Bell and Watson, his trusted confidante.  And now, on hold ... Read More
 
Should You Let the Fog Disappear or Not?

Should You Let the Fog Disappear or Not?

Fog Computing may be a new term for many of you reading this article. Here is Fog Computing as defined by the Open Fog Consortium (OFC): A system-level horizontal architecture that distributes resources and services of computing, storage, control and networking anywhere along the continuum from Cloud to Things. I can see you scrunching up ... Read More
 
Tech Titans Influence on IoT

Tech Titans Influence on IoT

In 2016, we are mourning the passing of a great tech titan, William V. Campbell, former CEO of Intuit and mentor to many of the tech greats, Steve Jobs, Larry Page, Eric Schmidt, Ben Horowitz, and others. We offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. In the same time frame, we are welcoming ... Read More
 
Cloud Security: Trust And Verify

Cloud Security: Trust And Verify

A survey of 1,200 IT decision makers in eight countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the UK, and the US conducted in June 2015 found that within approximately 16-months 80% of the enterprise IT budget will be spent on cloud services. According to the report released by McAfee, Part of Intel Security titled  Blue Skies ... Read More
 
How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 5

How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 5

Volume 5…Computer science graduate Holly knows coding but needs more to launch an app… Holly is insanely interested in autonomous vehicles. She’d read many articles in the late 2000’s about the technology and had worked on a project team with Google scientists when they brought their autonomous vehicles to Austin in late 2015. The project ... Read More
 
The Future Is Now For Cloud Enabled Wearables

The Future Is Now For Cloud Enabled Wearables

The latest research note from CCS Insight projects sales of 411 million smart wearables, worth $34 billion, in 2020. The research firm anticipates robust growth over the next five years, with sales of 123 million units, generating $14 billion in revenue in 2016. Wrist-worn devices are the star innovators in the market, with fitness, activity, ... Read More
 
The Cloud On the Horizon Is Closer Than You Think

The Cloud On the Horizon Is Closer Than You Think

On Sunday February 21, 2016, Facebook announced the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an engineering-driven initiative with infrastructure providers, system integrators, and other technology companies to collaborate and re-imagine different and innovative methods for building and deploying telecom infrastructure. Initial TIP members include global organizations such as Facebook, Nokia, Intel, Deutsche Telekom, and SK Telecom. The ... Read More
 
How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 4

How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 4

How StratoSTACK Can Help You Achieve Your Personal and Financial Dreams Volume 4…Plumbing company Howe, Kanwe & Cheetum wants to keep their business… The commercial plumbing company of Howe, Kanwe & Cheetum (HKC) recently visited with their CPA and found their cash conversion cycle metric above thirty was excessively positive. They all smiled. The accountant ... Read More
 
Let’s Get Cirrus About Hybrid Clouds

Let’s Get Cirrus About Hybrid Clouds

Target and Home Depot customers remember the feeling of betrayal when data security breaches occurred in 2013 and 2014. For shoppers, this meant finding our favorite items at other retailers until things simmered down. For the stores, it meant firing a CEO, CIO, and millions upon millions spent on righting the wrong. Digging deeper into ... Read More