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Benefits of Cloud DNS in Businesses
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Cloud computing models offer the much-needed promise of reduced information technology operational expenses, which can be appealing in these recessionary times. However, before you mothball your information centre and begin using servers that are distributed across the internet, you need to rethink the DNS infrastructure. Providers of enterprise and client DNS services are expanding their line of outsourced services to address the many problems that come up when organisations migrate to cloud computing. 


Strong Security 

DNS service providers always take a multi-layered...

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How to protect data in the cloud
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The endorsement of cloud data storage has greatly enabled innovation, creativity, and peer collaboration. Many people enjoy its accessibility and resourcefulness. However, cloud security measures are often neglected, and most companies expect the service providers to be accountable. Many businesses only protect their credit card information and personal data. They do not prioritise on investing financial and other appropriate resources to protect critical information. As a result, some companies encounter problems when combating security threats while others suffer great losses in...

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Why You Need a Cloud Migration Factory
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With improved scalability and business agility, cloud technology is undoubtedly an asset to businesses. However, the focus is no longer about whether or not to adopt cloud but rather how to handle the logistics of relocating your business to a new platform. A cloud migration involves the transfer of large volumes of data, heavy workloads, and applications. 


What Is A Cloud Migration Factory? 

A cloud migration factory refers to the people, processes, and tools involved in cloud migration – from planning to execution. It makes the process seamless and less...

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Cloud Configuration: What You Should Know
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Cloud configuration involves setting a cloud environment’s software and hardware details to facilitate efficient communication and interoperation. The configuration process is straightforward, however, there are situations where the cloud environment is complex and getting overwhelming. Nevertheless, the provider has to do all it takes to ensure that communication is secure, performance is acceptable, and services are reliable in such environments. 


How Configuration Works 

To enhance sound interaction of the client and provider’s environment, cloud application...

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Why Multi-Cloud Backup is the Best Strategy for Disaster Recovery
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When it comes to cloud deployment, Disaster Recovery is a significant feature. At some point, something has to fail so it is quite understandable that a whole region or data centre of the cloud provider can go down at any time. It has happened time and again even to some of the known cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. There is no guarantee that this problem might not occur in future and that’s why it is advisable to have a disaster recovery strategy that is effective. Below are some of the best reasons why you should give multi-cloud backup a...

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of hybrid clouds? 
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A hybrid cloud is a blend of two or more distinct cloud structures, using private and public clouds to provide separate functions within the same organisation. Hybrid cloud structures retain their unique entities but are able to seamlessly integrate data and applications. However, building a hybrid cloud does pose some challenges and it might not be the best solution for every company. 


The downsides of hybrid clouds 

One major reason for not proceeding with a hybrid cloud is the initial cost of investment. Although a hybrid cloud can save costs once it is up and running...

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The Internet of Things: The Plague of Poor Perception and Performance
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The Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the most common phrases of IT professionals and a growing number of consumers. While this methodology promises features such as enhanced device integration and a more intuitive UX; the fact of the matter is that many practices have fallen short of the mark. Recent polls suggest that IoT performance is still dubious and consumers are not confident that it will be able to provide reliable results. What issues exist and should we expect them to continue to plague this sector? 


A Lack of Confidence or a Lack of Knowledge 

A survey...

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Is Your Business Overspending On The Cloud?
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An increasing number of companies, both small and large, are moving away from having their own specialised servers for computing infrastructure, and are instead investing that money into cloud capacity. While this undoubtedly has its benefits, there are considerations that must be taken into account. Many companies have been purchasing much more computing capacity in the cloud than they are actually using, which leads to a massive amount of overspending. 


Why do companies overspend on the cloud? 

It is possible that the company does not know exactly how much cloud capacity...

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Distinction between hybrid cloud and multi cloud
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Factors such as the ability to have a distributed workforce, flexibility and mobility, coupled with the need to enhance performance, speed and agility, means that more and more businesses are  turning to the cloud. This has in consequence lead to the emergence of cloud solutions aiming to leverage on the needs of organisations. While some organisations rely on the public cloud, others have in-house private cloud solutions. However, depending solely on one has its shortcomings, and this is why we are seeing the emergence of hybrid and multi cloud solutions.


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Trends of Cyber Attacks 2018 – So Far
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The first half of 2018 has witnessed the rise of many cloud-based attacks. Threats have become directly proportional to technological growth constantly opposing the wellbeing of organisations worldwide. They have come in many shapes and forms from manipulating Blockchain technology to stage attacks as well as mobile platform attacks. Stronger attacks have been felt by the cloud environment due to the presence of powerful and more precise technologies. 

Check Point Software Technologies has analysed these threats and attacks and found some interesting trends.



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