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Open letter suggests improvements to benefit UK public sector buyers, suppliers and, ultimately, tax payersLondon - January 21st, 2014 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, today announced that ahead of G-Cloud 5 goi...
It sounds like a sensational claim, but it is actually a low-ball number. The multi-billion-dollar problem started when the stories broke about the NSA surveillance scandal, as revealed by Snowden.  Then it escalated when there were news reports that the NSA and FBI demanded encryption...
This post is sponsored by Good Technology. The third and most recent in the series of white papers from Canada Health Infoway, the standards body for E-Health in the country, is Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings. Transformation through Enterprise Mobility This details a comple...
Shockwaves spread across the computing industry when documents were first leaked describing the methods the NSA uses to procure private data. The latest revelations on “Tailored Access Operations” have, amazingly, shown the NSA is capable of hacking physical laptops and servers as well...
TechViews: Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion, 4 considerations for choosing the right Cloud solution; Big Data goes mainstream and more! Featured Article P...
Keeping up with the day-to-day HR needs of a growing workforce can significantly affect your efficiency. Paperwork, approvals, requests for information and staying compliant: all take you away from your strategic focus. A cloud-based HR system can help remove the administrative stress ...
DBT Data and Potomac Officers Club are excited to announce that Al Tarasiuk, CIO of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), will be part of an ICITE panel discussion that will provide insight and updates on this mission critical, cross agency Intel program. Planned ...
New York, NY, January 10, 2014 --(PR.com)-- IEEE GLOBECOM 2013, the premier international conference dedicated to the advance of the entire array of global communications, highlighted its 56th annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia with the presentation of more than 1,500 technical pap...
Cloud computing is great, right? As a way to get something up and running quickly, affordably, and with a minimum of fuss, it can rarely be beaten. But some of the most compelling attributes of the public cloud are best suited to ephemeral or (relatively!) short-term use cases. You can...
By Bob GourleyOn 16 January 2014 the federal Cloud Computing community will be gathering at the Newseum for an exchange of ideas and a continued focus on ways to leverage emerging cloud computing capabilities to the betterment of federal missions. I most strongly endorse this event for...
Today I am proud and honored to announce that I will be participating in this year's 3rd Annual World Congress of Cloud Computing 2014! Highlighting the theme of “Chinese Dream in Cloud” the event will be held in Dalian, China from June 19 to 21, 2014. CloudCon-2014 aims to strengthen...
The Techtarget History of Cloud infographic stops at 2014 and asks ‘What next?’, and my answer, my proposal for a key trend in 2014 is ‘Certified Cloud Computing‘. The goal of our Canada Cloud Roadmap is to suggest where the trend may go across five, ten, twenty...
TechViews: 3 Big Data problems for businesses in 2014, 5 critical considerations for privacy in the public cloud, A BYOD infographic and more! Featured Article ...
Je viens de... créer un nouvel acronyme dans le monde du Cloud Computing : LaaS, Legacy as a Service. En effet, à a grande surprise, quand j’ai fait une recherche sur Google pour savoir ce qui existait sur ce thème...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.Also read Field Mo...
It’s the time of year to look at what was and contemplate on what will be. In Gartner the latter process has been formalized through the series of predict documents we publish towards the end of the year. Since a few years we precede these individual documents with a top predictions no...
In September, the NCOIC delivered the Geospatial Community Cloud (GCC) demonstration. Sponsored by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, this demonstration showed how an interoperable, hybrid-cloud operating environment can be quickly enabled and used as a rapid response capabil...
By Bob GourleyIf you are an analyst or executive or architect engaged in the analysis of big data, this is a “must attend” event. We will be there engaging with the community and hope to see you there. Registration is now open for the third annual Federal Big Data Apache Ha...
IIn September, the NCOIC delivered the Geospatial Community Cloud (GCC) demonstration. Sponsored by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, this demonstration showed how an interoperable, hybrid-cloud operating environment can be quickly enabled and used as a rapid response capabi...
By Bob GourleyAnnounces Acquisition of Sandboxie to Expand Global Reach, Small Business Footprint and Consolidate the Two Leading Brands in Burgeoning Virtualized Containment Solutions Market FAIRFAX, VA–(Marketwired – Dec 16, 2013) –  Invincea, Inc., an innovator in ...
TechViews: Enterprise mobility 2014 trend watch, Dr. Big Data, 4 issues for the CIO in 2014, Big price range from cloud providers and more! Featured Article ...
DBT-DATA provides reliable, flexible, and cost-effective data center solutions to federal, enterprise, and internet customers. With premier facilities in Ashburn, Virginia and the Cyber Integration Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia, they acquire, develop, own, and operate facilities tha...
By Bob GourleyDC seems to have a cyber security related event every week. No kidding. You have to pick and chose and only go to the best or you will never get any work done.  How do you pick the right events? My recommendation is to look for events that have a good mix of thought leade...
Je suis conscient, en écrivant ce billet, que de très nombreux lecteurs vont en contester le contenu et prétendre que je fais un diagnostic erroné sur la réalité des RSE, Réseaux Sociaux d’Entreprise. Ce seront en priorité les éditeurs de...
In September, the NCOIC delivered the Geospatial Community Cloud (GCC) demonstration. Sponsored by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, this demonstration showed how an interoperable, hybrid-cloud operating environment can be quickly enabled and used as a rapid response capabil...
By Bob GourleyFebruary 19-21, 2014 Washington, DC www.CloudComputingEvent.com Download the Cloud Brochure      Register Today 20% Off Special Offer for CTO Vision Readers! Over 20+ Distinguished Speakers - Including CTO’s and CIO’s Download the 2014 Agenda Today Frank Konie...
WorkSpace 365 iQ enables informed decision making and productivity software cost-savings for migration to Microsoft® Office 365Centrix Software forges global partnerships to deliver WorkSpace 365 iQCentrix Software, workspace management solutions expert, has announced the latest a...
Assured cloud provider creates student scheme to support UK growth through education and high-tech industriesLondon - 5th December 2013 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, today announced the launch of a new underg...
New York, NY, December 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE Communications Society, the leading worldwide professional organization dedicated to the advancement of communications technologies, will announce this year’s Career and Service Awards at IEEE GLOBECOM 2013 to be held Decembe...
In September, the NCOIC delivered the Geospatial Community Cloud (GCC) demonstration. Sponsored by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, this demonstration showed how an interoperable, hybrid-cloud operating environment can be quickly enabled and used as a rapid response capabi...
In September, the NCOIC delivered the Geospatial Community Cloud (GCC) demonstration. Sponsored by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, this demonstration showed how an interoperable, hybrid-cloud operating environment can be quickly enabled and used as a rapid response capabi...
by Joseph Rickert In this roundup of R-related news: Domino enables data science collaboration; Plotly adds an R graphics gallery; Revolution Analytics R user group sponsorship applications are open; and Quandl adds new data sets. San Francisco startup takes on collaborative Data Scien...
Across the Federal IT landscape, terms like “cloud”, “cloud computing” and Software as a service (SaaS) are at the center of a seismic shift by the agencies away from building and managing every aspect of their IT infrastructure and services. The potential benefits of cloud computing...
Public Services Assurance & Accreditation Board awards Public Services Network Accreditation Certificate for Skyscape's Pan-Government Accredited solutionsLondon - 26 November 2013 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave assured cloud ser...
In September, the NCOIC delivered the Geospatial Community Cloud (GCC) demonstration. Sponsored by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, this demonstration showed how an interoperable, hybrid-cloud operating environment can be quickly enabled and used as a rapid response capabi...
  To prove the cloud’s value to your business, executives must first appreciate the cloud features that can boost the enterprise beyond the IT department. True leaders must show the way to capture the real savings and potential of cloud computing. The only thing bigger than ...
Before coming to Canada I worked for British Telecom in the UK, so I was very familiar with Nortel, they were one of the main vendors we worked with for incorporating into large telco solutions. So watching them go under made me think it would be the equivalent to seeing BT go down in...
TechViews: 6 trends to impact enterprise mobility in 2014, Security concerns and public cloud adoption, Big Data evolving auto insurance and more! Featured Article ...
Public-private partnership MeriTalk has released findings of a new study showing that platform-as-a-service models could help federal agencies reduce information technology costs by $20.5 billion. The “PaaS or Play? Cloud’s Next Move” study was underwritten by Red Hat and found that P...