Security

5 ways smart companies keep internal cloud video secure

It’s not hard to see why so many businesses have adopted cloud-based streaming video. It’s an ideal way for an organization to stream a CEO presentation, introduce a marketing campaign, launch a new product, or encourage employee training and collaboration. The benefits abound, but many business leaders have nagging concerns about security and data protection. A […]

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5 must-haves for building the right cloud from Elevate NYC 2016

A few years ago, the question facing IT leaders was, “Are you moving to the cloud?” Now, the question has become, “Are you getting the most out of your cloud?” Organizations in every part of the economy — from retail and finance to government and education —  have adopted the cloud as an integral part […]

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Why can’t all cloud providers deliver adequate security?

IT security is a top priority for most CIOs. After all, gaps in infrastructure could leave their companies and customers vulnerable to attacks. So when evaluating a cloud managed services provider, asking the right security questions can be critical in determining if the solution is a good fit. Choosing a cloud solution that meets a […]

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Direct Link facilitates secure and scalable hybrid clouds

Many organizations use cloud computing services to reduce information technology (IT) costs and take advantage of new business opportunities. For enterprises that have traditionally built and operated (or leased) their own IT infrastructure, the proliferation of mobile and web applications, ever-increasing sources of data, and easy access to advanced cloud analytics have created an application […]

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Can a secure private cloud excel in an on-premises VMware environment?

IT departments have a lot on their plates. A typical IT department managing workloads and systems is measured by key performance indicators (KPIs) including security, addressing service failures, restoring systems quickly, minimizing the mean time to repair, helping improve staff efficiency by being proactive and not reactive, aiming for a faster deployment of services, minimizing […]

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4 cloud adoption challenges for the Asia-Pacific region

Business leaders must weigh a number of options in the process of choosing a cloud computing platform or service. Not only do they have to pick the service that will best fit their business needs, but they also have to find just the right mix of options to ensure security, accessibility, meet regulatory requirements, and […]

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Bringing secure blockchain services to the cloud

Blockchain has a number of different uses, but some users are hesitant to dive in because of security concerns. In some cases, the decentralized control of the system—a permissionless database with an ever-growing list of data records—could leave back doors open for unauthorized access. IBM is looking to alleviate those concerns with a new, cloud-based […]

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Small businesses: 5 steps to keep your cloud secure

As e-commerce has grown, cybercriminals have set their sights on small businesses. In 2015, 43 percent of phishing attempts targeted small businesses, a dramatic increase from 18 percent in 2011, according to security provider Symantec. You can’t stop cybercriminals from targeting you, but you can make your business a harder target. Here are five steps […]

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The impact of discipline and standards in automaking and software

This is the third in a series of three articles examining how a disciplined approach can help maximize the value of software innovations. The automotive industry had endured the same growing pains as software products and services, with missed deadlines, over-budget projects and failures to live up to customer expectations. Automakers leveraged the knowledge of […]

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The importance of container security and orchestration

As containers evolve into the default foundation for modern applications, IT leaders must expertly secure workloads while ensuring that they’re easy to manage and designed to withstand failure. IBM has been a pioneer of containers as a service within a cloud environment since the very early days of Docker. Here are two ways IBM Container […]

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Keeping visibility, control and security simple with hybrid cloud

The best thing about hybrid cloud can also be the worst thing if you’re not careful. I’m talking about being able to run workloads in a variety of environments—public cloud, private cloud, on-premises data center—and having the flexibility to choose the ideal environment to do what’s best for the business in any situation. It sounds […]

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Using cloud, UmbraGroup protects data from earthquakes

Aviation clients including Boeing, U.S. Airways, Lufthansa, Airbus and Lockheed-Martin rely on Italian company UmbraGroup to supply mechanical components to keep their airplanes in top working order. UmbraGroup relies on IBM Cloud to make sure that its data stays safe so that all those aviation clients can keep their aircraft flying. UmbraGroup’s main datacenter is […]

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