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From Rogue IT to cloud lock-in, the 2012 Rackspace Cloud Adoption Survey has uncovered top cloud concerns of IT decision makers.
A few months ago we sent out a survey to IT pros to better understand the challenges around SharePoint. We were surprised at the findings, reported in the accompanying infographic alongside some interesting numbers on SharePoint’s market domination and usage flexibility.
This new interactive piece details how eBay’s X.commerce is leveraging the cloud to build a massively scalable platform for online commerce. Merchants rely on developers to help them take their online businesses to the next level by building applications that allow merchants to take full advantage of ecommerce. The challenge becomes matching merchants with the right developers to implement new technologies for complete, scalable, end-to-end ecommerce experiences.
This week, our Anatomy Of An Attack infographic showcased steps hackers may take to crack into your systems. The goal was to show the discovery process that an attacker goes through when looking to do something nasty. We’re not looking to spark fear, but instead to instill some common sense goals to lock down systems before attackers have a chance to penetrate them.
How does access to web properties end up in the hands of a hacker? In this interactive piece, we’ll take you through the steps on how an attacker goes about targeting an organization. The primary goal of such an attack could be to gain access to competitive intelligence, to interfere with business by modifying or defacing a web site or to otherwise disrupt normal business activities – which can all affect you.
In April 1973, Marty Cooper made the phone call that sparked the mobile revolution. The mobile phone wasn’t always as smart and as compact as it is today. Take a look back through the various iterations of mobile phones that have brought us from the now-comical brick phone that started it all to the latest iteration that you’re carrying in your pocket right now.
Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the rise of information technology has meant progress but it has also raised many challenges. Even with green IT initiatives, global data center energy consumption is on the rise and IT departments are continuing to look for ways to become more efficient. The nature of cloud computing solves for many IT problems and in the infographic below, we have illustrated how cloud computing is making a difference. In addition, projects like Open Compute, are helping IT industries create more efficient data centers.
Email is a mission-critical function in most businesses today, and efficient management of email services is vital to ensuring maximum uptime and productivity. Hosted email platforms can have a profound impact on the accessibility, mobility, and productivity of organizations of any size to enable employees to focus on high value tasks that drive competitive advantage. Check out the numbers in the below infographic that illustrate some mind boggling numbers related to business email.
Music distribution, news consumption, and postal mail delivery have all felt the effects of cloud-delivered models that break old, inefficient ways of doing things in place of faster, higher performing, easier-to-deliver technologies. Information access is also starting to make the move from page flipping to mouse clicking via the cloud. Recently, Britannica announced that it will no longer print physical encyclopedias and publish all of its content online. That shift prompted us to explore the reach, scale, and access of Wikipedia’s traditional online-only access model against the conventional print version of Britannica.
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