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Looking back at 2020, we have to say it was surely a record breaker for DDoS! Just during the past 12 months, we witnessed the largest DDoS attack known to date, a global ransom DDoS campaign against...
Jan 22, 2021
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There is a significant acceleration of cloud and colocation migrations, with 54% of IT infrastructure and senior technology leaders stating the pandemic has motivated their organization to move...
Dec 21, 2020
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Worldwide spend on data center hardware and software nudged upwards by 2% from the third quarter of 2019, thanks entirely to a 21% jump in spending on public cloud infrastructure, which pushed it to...
Dec 14, 2020
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The India public cloud services (PCS) market, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions, and software-as-a-service (SaaS), touched USD 1.6 billion for the...
Dec 14, 2020
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Home networks, remote working software and cloud systems will be at the center of a new wave of attacks in 2021, according to Trend Micro's predictions report, Turning the Tide. The report reveals...
Dec 09, 2020
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End-user spending on public cloud services in India will total USD 4.1 billion in 2021, an increase of 29.4% from 2020, according to Gartner.    “The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic was the starting...
Nov 25, 2020
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Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services will grow 18.4% in 2021 to total USD 304.9 billion, up from USD 257.5 billion in 2020, according to Gartner. “The pandemic validated cloud’s value...
Nov 18, 2020
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Rising adoption of emerging technologies like big data, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), along with enterprises’ focus on cost...
Nov 11, 2020
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Majority of the technology vendors continue to struggle with the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, leading Indian IT vendors continue to shine through the crisis, driven by their cloud and...
Nov 10, 2020
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As building digital IT infrastructure supporting resilient operations and pervasive experiences becomes a key priority, organizations in India are re-strategizing their IT spending plans....
Nov 03, 2020
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Q3 enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services were almost USD 33 billion, up 33% from the third quarter of 2019, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. Notably, the year-on-year...
Nov 02, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has largely proven to be an accelerator of cloud adoption and extension and will continue to drive a faster conversion to cloud-centric IT, according to IDC. The total worldwide...
Oct 16, 2020
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Organizations are rapidly increasing the size, scope and scale of their data protection infrastructure, reflected in dramatic rises in adoption of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) across enterprises...
Oct 13, 2020
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Spending on UC collaboration tools grew 7% from the second quarter of 2019, reaching over USD 12 billion, according to new Q2 data from Synergy Research Group. Most notably spending on hosted &...
Sep 28, 2020
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The cyber industry offers a plenitude of DDoS mitigation solutions. Competition may be misleading as providers highlight terms, such as mitigation capacity, layered protections or time-to-mitigate....
Sep 22, 2020
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Across four key cloud service and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for the first half of 2020 were USD 187 billion, having grown by 20% from the first half of 2019,...
Sep 21, 2020
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Amazon (AWS) and Alibaba are clear leaders in the APAC region cloud market, based on quarterly revenues, according to new Q2 data from Synergy Research Group. Amazon is the frontrunner in four of the...
Sep 18, 2020
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More than 90% of business leaders say cloud is a priority in the COVID-19 shutdown. They are relying more on cloud technologies but are seeing more cybersecurity attacks. Half a year into the...
Aug 21, 2020
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The worldwide public cloud services market, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS), grew 26.0% year over year in 2019 with...
Aug 19, 2020
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COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of digitalization technology and services, according to IDC Asia/Pacific’s report, titled Cloud and COVID-19: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan). Spending on cloud...
Aug 17, 2020
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The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 37.3% in 2019 to total USD 44.5 billion, up from USD 32.4 billion in 2018, according to Gartner. Amazon retained the No. 1 position in the...
Aug 11, 2020
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In a rapidly changing digital banking environment, organizations have embarked on their journey towards digitalization by various transformation initiatives and execution. One such vital...
Aug 07, 2020
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Data center outages are occurring with disturbing frequency, bigger outages are becoming more damaging and expensive, and what has been gained in improved processes and engineering has been partially...
Aug 04, 2020
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Cloud migration is considered challenging by more than 60% of IT decision makers. However, cloud is fast becoming the new normal. The move to the cloud has two major workstreams: migration of...
Jul 21, 2020
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About two years ago, CISOs were saying they were bringing back on-premises some components that they initially had started to migrate to the cloud as part of their digital transformation journey....
Jul 15, 2020
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Security professionals are facing barriers on the path to modernizing the security operations center (SOC). The struggle to effectively manage high volumes of security alerts and the complexities...
Jul 10, 2020
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Cloud technology – which is facilitating communication and remote working amid the present COVID-19 lockdown – is also the preferred choice for upskilling for the Indian developers, reveals a TechGig...
Jul 02, 2020
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Oracle became the second of the large cloud providers to launch multiple cloud regions in India, when it announced launching of its second cloud region in Hyderabad yesterday. Microsoft already has...
Jun 30, 2020
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Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 2.2% in the first...
Jun 26, 2020
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COVID-19 has become a powerful catalyst for rapid cloud migration, according to LogicMonitor’s Cloud 2025 study of 500 global IT decision makers, which examines the future of cloud workloads and the...
Jun 24, 2020
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Recently, I was talking to CIOs of quite a few non-services companies. I say non-services because many of them do not like to be identified as ‘manufacturing’ business—quite rightly so. They...
Jun 22, 2020
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Finally, in India, as elsewhere in the world, governments are giving in to the demands of a ravaged economy and have opted for staggered opening. India’s Lockdown 5.0 that kicked off on June 1 is...
Jun 22, 2020
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While digital transformation is understood to be critical, its rapid adoption, as seen with cloud providers, IoT and shadow IT, is creating significant vulnerabilities for most organizations,...
Jun 18, 2020
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In the wake of COVID-19, enabling remote work has required IT teams to rapidly lean into cloud technologies to keep their businesses operating smoothly, according to a Snow Software survey. The...
Jun 17, 2020
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It took some time but by now, most of us have accepted the new reality, that is, living life with COVID-19. This year’s pandemic has put the entire world to a standstill and forced organizations to...
Jun 17, 2020
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Nearly 99% of IT professionals worldwide indicated an impact on their business today related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to MariaDB’s new global survey. The situation only slightly improves...
Jun 08, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the demand for digital technologies to ensure resilient enterprise business operations. Subsequently, a surge in demand across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has...
Jun 08, 2020
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Nearly 80% of the companies surveyed had experienced at least one cloud data breach in the past 18 months, and nearly half (43%) reported 10 or more breaches, according to Ermetic-IDC study....
Jun 04, 2020
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As organizations look to transform their business operations and revolutionize customer service, Digital Transformation (DX) is at the top of most CXOs’ agendas; in fact, DX spending is expected to ...
Jun 03, 2020
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At a high level—and contrary to conventional wisdom—not all IT budgets are being cut. Even with the economic challenges that COVID-19 has posed for businesses, almost 38% of enterprises are keeping...
May 29, 2020
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As backup risks and challenges continue to increase, it is important that organizations need to ask certain questions with regards to data protection and management. Is your business-critical data...
May 22, 2020
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Misconfigurations of cloud native technologies across the full cloud native stack are increasing the attack surface, and being exploited by malicious actors, according to Accurics’ State of DevSecOps...
May 20, 2020
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Cloud infrastructure services spend hit yet another record in Q1 2020, growing 34% to USD 31.0 billion, according to Canalys. Growth in cloud services was driven by organizations around the world...
May 18, 2020
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Most of you would have received this WhatsApp joke about COVID-19 being a far more effective driver of digital transformation within enterprises than either the CIOs or CEOs. The joke has an...
May 14, 2020
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Q1 spend on cloud infrastructure services reached USD 29 billion, up 37% from the first quarter of 2019, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. This was in line with the expected market...
May 05, 2020
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Misconfigurations are the primary cause of cloud security issues, according to Trend Micro’s research, which identifies 230 million misconfigurations on average each day, proving this risk is...
Apr 09, 2020
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A recent poll by Citrix found that employees are more productive when they work from home. As many as 69% of employees polled in the US said their productivity is higher, when they work from home....
Apr 08, 2020
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Healthcare organizations around the globe are under pressure to drive digital transformation to meet increasing patient care demands, according to Nutanix’s Enterprise Cloud Index Report. Overall...
Apr 02, 2020
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Organizations on average are managing almost 40% more data than they were a year ago, according to Dell Technologies’ study, titled Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot. With this surge in data...
Mar 17, 2020
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Digital transformation continues to present itself as an opportunity for IT and security leaders to innovate and gain competitive advantage. But it also carries a tsunami of infrastructure change,...
Feb 26, 2020
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