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Cloud Security Monitoring ... Revisited (aka It Is Not 2012 Anymore!)

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 26, 2015

My next project, now that I am done with security analytics for now, is to revisit our cloud security monitoring work. Specifically, some of you remember my 2012 (!) paper...

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Verizon and AOL: What It Means for Marketers

by Andrew Frank  |  May 12, 2015

Verizon’s bid to acquire AOL for $4.4B dollars seems like a head-scratcher at first, but on closer inspection makes a great deal of sense for both companies and, more importantly,...

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Ok, We Get it, Docker's Great. But what for?

by Richard Watson  |  May 1, 2015

By now, we've all heard "Docker, Docker, Docker" coming from every available channel. Ok, we get it, Docker's great. But what can you use it for? I'm not much of a...

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How many cloud types do you know?

by Michael Maoz  |  April 30, 2015

All that it takes is one major rumor about a software company takeover to drive folks into a frenzy. But really: NOW they get excited? Relax - there are only a...

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Is OpenStack a Success?

by Alan Waite  |  April 27, 2015

Sure it is. Of course one has to define the measurement criteria before declaring something a success, and that is where many organizations fall down with OpenStack. There is no...

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The Customer Engagement Center Magic Quadrant, 2015

by Michael Maoz  |  April 27, 2015

The Customer Engagement Center is another way of saying a Customer Service and Support software suite. We had called it the CRM Customer Service Contact Center MQ for nearly 15...

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Tune into the Cloud: Cloud.forSale

by Gregor Petri  |  March 31, 2015

Tune into market consolidation Last time I looked it was still there. The domain name: cloud.forsale. And more or less against my better judgment, I contemplated putting a bid in....

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Some Perspective on the Explosion of VMs in the Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  March 5, 2015

Virtualization was dominated by on-premises enterprise virtualization, and on-premises private clouds were the primary sourcing model for VMs offered as a service - for a few years. Certainly not true...

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CRM Providers and the Cobbler's Children

by Michael Maoz  |  March 5, 2015

If you are feeling subversive while creating an RFP for a CRM vendor, visit their website and try out the CRM features that are baked into their site. In theory...

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