Firms are eager to migrate data processes and storage to the cloud, however, as governments all over the world create more and more data privacy and security regulations, regulatory compliance in the cloud can spark some fears. [...]
Ideally, company data should only be seen by authorized eyes. But firms must also communicate with customers, suppliers, partners, and government regulators. All of them are entities that are outside of your firewalls.
By connecting with external parties, companies run the following risks: [...]
In an apparent bid to enroll users while they’re young, both Google and Microsoft have deployed free online app suites that help schools facilitate learning in their establishments. Both G Suite for Education and Office 365 Education have free and premium versions, but to keep things simple, this post will only focus on the former. Let’s examine them: G Suite or Office 365 for Education? [...]
Calamities such as severe hurricanes and earthquakes usually grind communities and the businesses within them to a prolonged halt. Many data-reliant companies that had the foresight to use backups would still end up folding because they kept their storage on-site or within the reach of the natural disaster. The key to surviving such catastrophic circumstances is to have backups in a safe place: the cloud. Here’s why: [...]
Moving raw materials and assembled components through production facilities and across borders involves byzantine systems. At first glance, the cost savings achieved via such complicated chains look very labor-intensive and expensive to administer. However, the savings are retained, thanks to one particular technology: cloud computing. How is this possible? Let’s take a look. [...]
We’re undeniably in the mobile-first era. Those ahead of the curve control their home gadgets via touchscreen toggles or voice prompts they make on their smartphones — while they’re still on the commute from the office. Others have mobile apps that let them order frappes to go as they walk towards the cafe. And now desk-bound staff and laptop warriors alike are now using their personal smartphones for work as well. [...]