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AWS study claims firms can slash carbon footprint by moving to cloud
Organisations can cut their carbon footprint by 88% just by moving their on-premise data center workloads to platforms such as AWS - or at least that’s according to a new study from 451 Research, which is also sponsored by AWS itself.
CISOs: Dedicated investment in security is still lacking
Nine out of 10 CISOs say the board asks them for advice, but half of companies still lump cybersecurity into IT budget.
Trend Micro acquires Cloud Conformity to expand capabilities
The acquisition resolves often overlooked security issues caused by cloud infrastructure misconfiguration.
BlackBerry creates R&D lab to stay on security's cutting edge
BlackBerry has created a new cybersecurity research and development (R&D) unit comprised of more than 120 security experts to drive the company’s mission to drive security innovation.
Companies and researchers coordinating on disclosure – 451 Research
90% of respondents confirmed disclosing vulnerabilities “publicly serves a broader purpose of improving how software is developed, used and fixed”.
Managed services integral to firms' move to cloud, report suggests
New skill sets will be required for architecture applications such as optimised workload migration, integration, and operations. This is where managed and professional services will fill the gaps.
Mobile-first communications lead to huge productivity gains, study shows
“The slow adoption of most corporate-issued collaboratiokn platforms and the lack of support for secure mobile messaging should be a waeup call to business leaders that they need to view mobile first as their primary employee communication and collaboration channel."
Vertiv and 451 Research release new report on 5G preparedness
As networks continue to evolve and coverage expands, 5G itself will become a key enabler of emerging edge use cases.
More than 90% of operators fear energy bills from 5G and edge
A new survey reveals there is optimism surrounding the services 5G will enable and the interplay with edge computing, but concerns remain around energy usage.
Compliance requirements driving better data management - 451 Research
90% of respondents in a 451 Research report say they will significantly increase investment in DataOps technologies this year.
CyberArk launches privileged session management for cloud
An external attacker or malicious insider who is able to hijack these types of user credentials could shut down cloud environments.
Research finds majority of businesses failing to comply with GDPR
70% of companies couldn’t fulfil data access and portability requests within the GDPR-specified one-month time limit.
US retail sector security spend focuses on the wrong areas, says report
“These organizations continue, year after year, to spend on the same security solutions that worked for them previously."
HPE introduces service to optimise public, private and hybrid cloud consumption
HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud delivers cloud-native operations, compliance, and financial control for AWS, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Azure Stack.
How service providers need to change to stay relevant
451 Research has conducted a survey into the habits of service providers, revealing how they will need to adapt in order to stay on top.
Rackspace capitalizes on global container adoption boom with new Kubernetes solution
The application container software market will grow 40% over the next few years, reaching nearly $3 billion by 2020, according to 451 Research.
2018 will be a big year for Singapore's data center market
"2018 is shaping up to be another big year, with providers including DODID, Global Switch and Iron Mountain slated to bring new data centers online.”
Equinix connects global data centers to create inter-metro connectivity fabric
Any Equinix customer will be able to request connections to any of the more than 1,000 participants on ECX Fabric today.
New report suggests efficiency tech & programs impact selection of colocation providers
It only makes sense, then, for colo’s to try to keep their own costs down, in part by using various data center efficiency technologies.
Schneider Electric survey provides insights on the future of hybrid IT
The survey had many responses, including: “Be open to change. Internal data centres aren’t going to be here forever. Be ready to move with them.”
Research uncovers top reasons customers leave colo’s for the cloud – and vice versa
More than 4 of 10 respondents in a recent survey said they moved applications from public cloud to colocation providers within the last 2 years.
Private cloud revenue to drive OpenStack come 2018
Private cloud is expected to provide the majority of Openstack’s revenues soon, with deployments in APAC and China growing fastest.
Key Indian data center markets to reach almost $2bil by 2019 - report
84% of India’s data center supply is concentrated in the country’s five largest markets: Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Pune.
New research prompts businesses to get ready for ‘EoT’
In addition to its almost infinite opportunities, BlackBerry asserts the Enterprise of Things (EoT) comes with a host of security risks.