Top Five Networking Trends for 2018

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Martin Hester, Strategic Consultant at Nuvias, looks at the networking trends that will shape 2018

1. Security First
Cyber threats are becoming ever more sophisticated and increasing in volume. In addition, remote working or working across multiple sites and multiple devices, together with an increasing reliance on cloud-based applications, have all served to weaken traditional perimeter-based security.

RedLock Report Indicates Data Breaches in the Cloud Will Continue to Rise

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RedLock, the Cloud Threat Defense company, today released a new report based on research from its Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team - a group of elite security analysts, data scientists and data engineers. The latest "Cloud Security Trends" report spans research from June through September, 2017, providing a comprehensive view into major threats and vulnerabilities in public cloud computing environments despite cloud service providers' efforts to educate organizations on shared security responsibilities.

Among key findings in the new report, the RedLock CSI team found that:

ThoughtWorks Highlights Security, Microservices and Container Ecosystem Explosion in Technology Radar

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ThoughtWorks, a global technology company, today issued the latest Technology Radar, an assessment of trends significantly impacting software development and business strategy. The Technology Radar sets out the current changes in software development - things in motion to pay attention to based upon ThoughtWorks' day-to-day work and experience solving their clients' toughest challenges.

"With the threat landscape still evolving, our latest edition of Technology Radar continues to focus on security and innovative approaches," said Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks. "In addition, we are seeing exciting growth and investment around microservices, opening up new opportunities for developers to create more maneuverable architectures. And the explosion in container ecosystems is helping reduce the friction of reliably building and deploying applications to the cloud."

Top 10 trends to watch out in cloud computing

Grazed from CIOL. Author: Siddharth Mehta.

Cloud computing is more than just a buzzword. It's a mega-trend that has become a term for the ongoing shift from in-house data centers to third-party facilities. Within that mega-trend are many smaller trends, which have brought revolution in the IT industry and its operations.

Cloud computing continues to be adopted in its various forms, it is constantly adapting to the changing needs of businesses and providers. While organizations search for a long-term strategy to combine their internal system with the cloud, providers continue to offer greater benefits...

Key cloud computing trends and enterprise security

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Dan C. Marinescu is the author of Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice. He was a Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana from 1984 till 2001 when he joined the Computer Science Department at the University of Central Florida.

In this interview, Marinescu outlines interesting a variety of interesting facts about cloud security, illustrates how the cloud has shaped enterprise security, and provides insight into key future trends. How has cloud computing shaped IT since it stopped being just a buzzword?...

Socialytics and cloud top ICT trends for 2011

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Claus Mortensen, principal for emerging technology research, practice group, IDC Asia-Pacific, noted that though the region was not as badly affected by the end-2008 financial crisis as the West, ailing economic conditions did impact market dynamics in Asia. Therefore, after the crisis passed, companies across all sectors faced increased competition for their products and services, and he noted that this will continue for the next few years.