Using Near Field Technology, a chip that allows a user to ‘tap and go’, the new iPhone enables payments with a single touch. It can be used to pay online as well, in apps. It will also be available on the new announced Apple Watch.
Security was an issue that was strongly touched upon at the event. Instead of storing the credit card information, the technology communicates an encrypted placeholder ID to the store checkout system, which is then matched to the account information. Merchandisers don’t see the name or the credit card information of the purchaser.
Because lately we kept discussing about the Internet of Things, we should perhaps mention that this trend is part of a larger industry, cloud manufacturing. With a large impact over the industries of aerospace, healthcare, education and financial services, here is another industry that cloud computing is highly influencing lately: manufacturing.
Cloud management platforms are integrated products that provide for the management of public, private and hybrid cloud environments. CiRBA, a leading provider of capacity transformation and control software, recently announced its new capabilities for organizations looking to address the problems with building an internal cloud on platforms like OpenStack.
Security is one of the top concerns for SMBs when deciding to move to the cloud. Organizations experience data breaches all the time, but what are the most common risks? We gathered data and reported the stats in the second part of our infographic on cloud trends, dealing with cloud security matters.
Take a look below at statistics regarding data breach and disaster recovery.
Healthcare, manufacturing, government - we can continue until we exhaust all the industries that exist out there. Cloud services and applications are now present in every single industry. And more and more businesses are examining the advantages and possibilities to move into the cloud.
More and more companies are faced with the problem of choosing between traditional/dedicated servers and cloud servers. Before making a decision, it is important to understand the differences between the two servers so you will know that you are making the best decision that meets all of your company’s specific server needs.
In every industry, there are several figures that inspire with their knowledge and experience. In a recent article, I discussed the top cloud computing providers and why I consider them the best in the industry. Today, I would like to start a discussion about the most inspiring people in the cloud computing industry.
Cloud computing is bringing amazing advantages and benefits companies. But it also brings some challenges. There are several legal issues that must be taken into consideration when moving into the cloud. Let’s see which are the most challenging legal issues around cloud computing and how to overcome them.