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IT Departments Are Blocking the Wrong Cloud Services and Putting Themselves at Risk [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud computing, network security and more: A study by SkyHigh Networks revealed that IT departments are blocking low-risk cloud services 40% more than high-risk services. The study of 300 organizations found that IT...
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72% of Enterprises Use Hybrid Cloud Services

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud, mobility and more: According to a Rackspace survey, more enterprises are using hybrid cloud services. Rackspace revealed that “60 percent of respondents have moved or are considering moving certain applications or...
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Almost 90% of Businesses Are Proactive About Network Security [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, disaster recovery and more: The latest AT&T Business Continuity Study revealed that almost 90% of businesses are proactively addressing their network security and business continuity. Many of these...
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Hackers May Soon Use Sensory Technology to Infect Smartphones with Malware

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security: Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have figured out how to trigger malware on smartphones by using sensory channels such as light, vibrations and music. SC Magazine reported that the...
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Smartphones, Tablets or PCs … Which Will Survive the BYOD Games?

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in BYOD, cloud security and more: BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, predicted that the tablet would be dead within five years. Meanwhile, the PC has supposedly been on its way out for years. With these drivers in mind, ZDNet has...
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Cloud Security Practices Fail to Keep Pace with Cloud Adoption; Companies at Risk

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in cloud, unified communications and more: Although most companies now allow their employees to use cloud services to access corporate data, a recent Symform survey revealed that 20% of businesses have no...
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Businesses Are Leaning (Slightly) Towards Private Clouds

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here’s what’s happening in the world of cloud computing, VoIP and virtualization: A Red Hat survey revealed that 51% of organizations plan to use on-premise/private clouds. Another 44% of respondents plan to use a hybrid of public and...
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custom mobile apps
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68% of Companies Invest in Custom Mobile Apps

Here’s the latest news from the IP universe: A study by AppCentral reveals that companies are investing in custom mobile apps. In fact, 68% of the survey’s respondents said that they have made custom mobile apps available to their employees. The Custom Mobile App Usage in the Workplace...
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Cloud security
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[Study] Security Remains One of the Greatest Cloud Concerns

An Intel survey confirmed the important role that security plays when it comes to choosing both public and private cloud services. Security either formed the foundation of respondent’s decisions or played a strong role in their selection of a cloud deployment model. Here’s what the...
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Gartner Report: Europe Will Lag Behind US in Cloud Adoption

Image by ell brown Research firm Gartner, Inc. has just released a new report predicting that a convergence of factors, including the ongoing economic downturn, will impede cloud computing adoption rates across the European Union for at least the next two years. That delay will see EU...
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