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The future of Big Data – drawing insight from the deluge

03 Oct 2014

The future of Big Data – drawing insight from the deluge

By Mark Steel, CEO at IP EXPO Europe 2014

 

Big Data has truly taken hold of the tech world over the last few years, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Gartner research suggested that by 2015, 4.4 million IT jobs globally will be created to support Big Data, with 1.9 million IT jobs generated in the US alone, while SNS research forecasts that Big Data investments will account for $76 billion worldwide by 2020. What’s more, for every Big Data-related role created in the US, there will be an additional three jobs created for people outside of IT – for instance, artists and designers to forge data visualisation – meaning that within the next year, a total of 6 million jobs in the US will be created by the Big Data boom.

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Absolute Software helps UK’s leading commercial radio group transform mobile device management

10 Oct 2013

Global’s IT team has to manage around 1,700 valuable mobile devices, used across the UK. Sales staff are frequently out of the office meeting prospects whilst staff at the Exeter office, which covers south west England, may only come into the office once a fortnight.

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Why Your CMS Is A Hacker’s Dream Come True

04 Oct 2013

They are everywhere.

Not hackers per se, but the very platforms whose vulnerabilities hackers seek to exploit. I’m talking about content management systems (CMSs). As you may be aware, 20% of the top sites have already adopted CMS, and enterprises of all sizes will continue to rely on CMSs to edit, modify, and publish content from a central interface.

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A Secure Approach to Floating Your Private Cloud

03 Oct 2013

How should organisations approach data centre migrations to private clouds, while maintaining security and connectivity for critical business applications?

A private cloud deployment should give all the flexibility, cost- and time-saving benefits of traditional public cloud solutions, with the key difference being that a company gets all of these benefits to itself, without having to share with others.

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Connecting the dots between mobile and enterprise security

03 Oct 2013

Today’s enterprise networks, what we now call the Extended Network, include not just networks but all end points, mobile and virtual, that extend to wherever employees are and wherever data is.

The recently published Global State of Information Security Survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers states that smartphones, tablets, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend and the increased use of cloud computing have elevated security risks.

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