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Cloud Computing: Public Cloud Dominates Infrastructure Spending

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud computing is big and it is only getting bigger. IDC estimates that in 2017 public cloud services will be a $122 billion market and grow to $203 billion by 2020, a compound annual growth rate of 21.5%.  Of that

Cloud Computing: Prices Fall and Competition Heats Up

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud computing is getting cheaper. The cost of renting virtual machines (VMs) from vendors like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google have been dropping for some time.  Now additional service pricings are dropping too.  451 Research noted that the price

Enterprise Data Encryption: Businesses Using Encryption as Tool to Protect their Cloud Data

By Dick Weisinger

One tactic to ease worries about storing data in the cloud is to encrypt data. A study by the Ponemon Institute for Thales Security found that 41 percent of businesses are consistently applying encryption across their organization. The report found

Digital Transformation: A Defining Challenge that Will Determine the Future for Business

By Dick Weisinger

“Digital is the defining challenge for today’s generation of CEOs. And the decisions they make will determine whether their businesses thrive or fade,” according to a recent online whitepaper by McKinsey. Here are some of the results from a recent

Cloud Computing: Parsing the Differences of On-Premise Versus Private Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

A recent report from Evolve IP headlined that that in their survey of financial industry IT professionals found that they overwhelming thought that their data was far safer in the cloud than on-premises. Scott Kinka, Chief Technology Officer of Evolve