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Debunking the Top Ten Myths of Cloud Based Disaster Recovery

October 14, 2016 by Gunjan Tripathi

Introduction:Few IT or business professionals would argue over the value of a well-constructed disaster recovery plan, with so many businesses and organizations depend on data systems for their most basic business functions. Savvy business owners know that it is no longer only a matter of protecting your data, but also of saving your...[read more]

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How Risk Management Ecosystem Is Evolving with Data Analytics

September 22, 2016 by Mohammad Farooq

According to IBM “Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone.” Innovative industries and organizations have already begun to capitalize on this wealth of data. From supply chain to insurance analytics and other big data...[read more]

5 Advantages of Using Encryption Technology for Data Protection

September 12, 2016 by Ryan Ayers

Data breach and mega attacks are on the rise and at an all time high. With recent advancements developing in encryption technology, hackers are having are harder time breaking into sensitive data. This article overlooks five advantages of encryption technology and how it can protect confidential information.[read more]

4 Business Risks That Might Prevent Big Data ROI

September 9, 2016 by Paul Barsch

Evaluating risk vs. return of a big data initiative can be tricky, especially because the open source market is so active and fluid. Financial risk aside, business risk actually plays the bigger spoiler in properly estimating future cash flows and profitability of a big data project.[read more]

Big Data Projects – When You're Not Getting the ROI You Expect

August 8, 2016 by Paul Barsch

Some failing big data projects get millions more pumped into them with the hope that they’ll break even. At some point good money needs to stop chasing bad projects, but it takes leadership to make the right decision.[read more]

Lessons to Learn from the Top 3 SMB IT Failures

August 1, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Downtime and inefficiency are some of the biggest issues that businesses experience on an everyday basis with their technology. While interruptions can and will happen, there’s no reason that your business should be crippled by downtime or inefficiency. Proactive measures go a long way when we’re talking about technology failure....[read more]

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Role of Risk Audits: How the Cloud & Big Data have Changed Them

June 15, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh

The role of an auditor has changed rapidly over the past decade. Big data is now allowing auditors to make better decisions, while at the same time making that process more complicated. Today, future financial auditors must process a strong background and skillset in IT in order to keep up with the industry trends.Big Data Presents New...[read more]

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Strategies to Implement Data Centre Disaster Recovery Plan in Your IT

June 14, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh

What to Do When Your Backup Data is DestroyedAccording to the book, Disaster Recovery Planning: Managing Risk and Catastrophe in Information Systems, written by Jon William Toigo, “A company that experiences a computer outage lasting for more than 10 days will never fully recover financially and that 50 percent of companies suffering...[read more]

Disaster Recovery Solutions in Cloud Infrastructure

April 5, 2016 by Kelvin Smith

What strikes your mind first when you hear about disaster recovery? One can say recovery or continuation of systems and proper functioning of systems after occurrence of any disaster. If we talk about disaster recovery in the world of cloud computing, the term Disaster Recovery is quite new. But are you aware of top cloud disaster recovery concerns?[read more]

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Big Data in the Sports Industry

December 23, 2015 by Trisha Miller

Professional athletes everywhere are being asked to wear tech that will track their every move and download patterns of their stats. Will this help to improve the game or could the usage of big data destroy sports as we know it?[read more]

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Big Data Helps Alleviate Aviation Risk Management Problems

December 23, 2015 by Sarah Smith

Today, an increasing number of commercial airlines employ Big Data and real time analysis to help alleviate problems in many traditional areas of aviation risk management. Modern aviation safety management systems suggestion here can benefit from the creative use of these high tech tools in a variety of ways. Passengers have already begun to see the benefits.[read more]

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Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan Enough to Protect Your Network, Data & IT Assets?

September 17, 2015 by Daan Pepijn

Disaster recovery is nothing new for enterprises. Those with on-premises infrastructure will often invest in additional disaster-recovery tools, such as remote backups, archives, etc. However, for small businesses, disaster recovery may be deemed costly or an unnecessary expense.[read more]

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Recent Hacks Raise Questions Over Big Data Safety

September 16, 2015 by Jared Jaureguy
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American big business has been plagued by a series of major security breaches. Beginning with the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) this wave of major data breaches has led to the theft of millions of confidential documents, many of which containing account information such as payment & billing information. This security breach has put millions at major risk of identity theft.[read more]

Forecast Product Demand with Confidence

September 9, 2015 by Keith Peterson

Is your company using demand forecasting in your planning process? And are you happy with those results? Based on our interviews with hundreds of companies worldwide, we have found that among midsize manufacturers and distributors, many still use error prone spreadsheets or forecast based on historical sales data.[read more]

Managing Big Data Integration and Security with Hadoop

September 2, 2015 by Jason Parms
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An open-source framework like Hadoop offers endless possibilities for development, and with a strong management group like Apache Systems behind it, one can expect increasing numbers of modules and technologies to integrate with Hadoop to enable your business to achieve its Big Data goals – and maybe even go significantly beyond what you can envision today.[read more]