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Cloud Customer Interview: Lyndon Brown, Standard Pacific Homes

We caught up with Lyndon Brown, director of information technology infrastructure for homebuilder Standard Pacific Homes recently during Interop Las Vegas. Standard Pacific is a Verizon customer relying on the company for cloud and data center services to support operations and client management. Lyndon discussed his thoughts on the conference, his IT priorities – now… Read More

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Deploying Hadoop on the Cloud: Making Enterprise Cloud a Reality

Editor’s Note: Sandy Lii is a senior solutions marketing manager for Cloudera. This is the third in a series of articles written by the companies participating on Verizon’s Enterprise Cloud Ecosystem panel at Interop Las Vegas on April 2, 2014 at 4pm. Read the first two articles in the series: “Think Strategic When Picking Hybrid… Read More

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Think Strategic When Picking Hybrid Cloud Partners

Editor’s Note: Phil Brotherton is Vice President, Cloud Services Group at NetApp. This is the first in a series of articles written by the participants on Verizon’s Enterprise Cloud Ecosystem panel at Interop Las Vegas on April 2, 2014 at 4pm. You’d have to live under a rock to miss that data control is emerging… Read More

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Siki Giunta: Q&A with Cloud Senior VP & IT Entrepreneur

Siki Giunta recently joined Verizon Enterprise Solutions as Senior Vice President, Cloud.  Giunta has more than 20 years’ experience in technology and most recently directed cloud services for Computer Science Corporation (CSC). I caught up with Giunta in Ashburn, Va. to ask her about her background, thoughts on the cloud market and what drew her… Read More

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Security Check: Find Information Security Threats

Lately I have been pondering the most succinct way to describe the goal of the annual medical checks we all go through. The best description I have been able to come up with is that these examinations are about finding “unknown unknowns.” Why? Because these general checks are not designed to diagnose, they are designed… Read More

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Verizon Terremark Data Center Tour

Verizon Terremark owns and operates data centers around the world. These Verizon Terremark data centers provide the foundation for “the cloud.” While many businesses and their employees use cloud computing everyday, not many people actually know what the cloud looks like. Browse throug a series of images and captions and take a virtual data center… Read More

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Data Breaches & Cyber-Attacks: Hope is not a Strategy

While IT and security professionals are trying to piece together information about how the recently reported  U.S. data breaches happened and how many customers are impacted, one thing is very clear: today’s cyber-attacks are very sophisticated, well planned, and expertly executed. Many media outlets report that more breaches could be disclosed in the near future—with… Read More

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Enterprise IT News for January 17, 2014

It was a busy week for enterprise IT news with reports of interesting acquisitions, executive moves and regulatory rulings. It was also the fifth anniversary of the Miracle on the Hudson, which was the first time I turned to Twitter for breaking news. I remember reading about a plane landing in the Hudson River in… Read More

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