Cloud security is one of the fastest growing market segments today. The latest report from Grand View Research Inc further accentuates this trend, as it predicts the cloud security market to grow to $13.93 billion by 2024.
Even if this sounds phenomenal, it’s still possible because of a host of factors. Firstly, more companies are moving to the cloud because of the many benefits that come with it. At the same time, the last few years has seen an increasing number of cyber attacks and data breaches that have resulted in millions of dollars of loss for companies. To counter this problem, cloud security strategies will be put in place. Already, many cloud service providers [...]
This is the perfect time to be a tech startup, as many angel investors and venture capitalists are looking for innovative products and ideas that would propel technological impact to new heights. Over the last year, many startups have successfully raised seed capital and funding. The latest in this list is Storj labs that raised $3 million in funding from companies such as Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Techstars.
Storj (pronounced “storage”) is a distributed cloud-service provider that has created a decentralized peer-to-peer solution. This service works by organizing users who are willing to rent out their spare hard drive space and bandwidth to customers [...]
Adobe has transformed the way we read, share and sign digital documents. The latest in this category is cloud-based digital signatures.
Now, Adobe Sign will offer cloud-based digital signatures on any device that uses the Adobe Document Cloud. This move is a major step for Adobe and a significant one for the cloud community as a whole, as there have been many challenges associated with implementing it.
Digital signatures are much different from e-signatures, and they require a detailed verification process that can be time-consuming and effort-centric. In addition, the existing digital signatures are fragmented, with most of them being proprietary.
To overcome [...]
Data#3, a business solutions provider, has released an impressive result for the first half of 2017. It reported a revenue of AU$506 million, and a net profit of AU$5.8 million. These numbers reflect a 34 percent increase when compared to the same time last year.
Revenue for the first six months that ended on December 31, 2016 included a revenue of AU$58 million from the cloud. This represents almost 11.6 percent of the total revenues of the company, and it reflects the growing contribution of cloud to its overall business.
Out of this, Data#3’s public cloud solutions accounted for AU$53.3 million, representing a 32.5 percent increase. It’s on-premise [...]
Cloudian has come up with a new cloud data archiving product called HyperStore 4000 that promises to have many unique features to support the changing needs of businesses.
HyperStore 4000 offers object storage, which means, data is stored as objects and not as files. The obvious advantage is that each object acts as a single repository instead of a file system where documents are nested within subfolders.
This cloud archiving option comes with a storage of 700 TB, and even has two separate computer nodes for every chassis. Essentially, what this means is there is a high level of flexibility for data storage, as it can be configured as a three-way cluster. In addition, [...]
Asia, as you know, is the largest continent in the world, both in terms of size and population. It is also one of the fastest growing regions in the world, with China and India leading the way. Over the last few years, this continent has seen many people climb out of poverty, and many countries have a sustainable and growing economy that provides jobs to millions of people. Much of these positive developments can be attributed to education and technology.
Asian companies are always looking for ways to improve their operations , and technology has been a major aspect in its quest for higher efficiency and profits. In such a scenario, it is little wonder that cloud computing is [...]