Nicholas Lee

Subscribe to Nicholas Lee: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts
Get Nicholas Lee: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Top Stories by Nicholas Lee

There is no universal global guideline when it comes to how data is managed, secured, and accessed. Privacy laws vary from country to country and are still being defined in the digital age. In the face of trends like consumerization, mobility, and the distributed workplace, data residency is fast-becoming a vital issue that requires more attention. Stop and ask yourself. Do you know where your data is? A Voltage Security survey of nearly 300 IT professionals found that 60% had concerns over data residency preventing them from uploading data to the cloud, 48% didn't know which countries their data resided in once uploaded, and 30% were simply unaware of data residency requirements or laws. Taking unnecessary risks Lacking a policy due to uncertainty, or failing to ask the right questions of managed service partners, will not absolve you from the risks. Any data breach... (more)

How Mobile and Cloud Are Transforming Industry in a Human-Centric Way

How Mobile and Cloud Are Transforming Industry in a Human-Centric Way Change is constant, and over the last decade the nexus of two trends in particular has transformed the enterprise. Mobile technology and cloud software are fundamentally changing the way we interact internally within businesses, and externally with partners and customers. Never before have workers enjoyed such freedom and flexibility. The days of being tied to a desk, manning a landline, are gone. Distributed teams can collaborate easily via virtual workplaces. Mobile technology provides access to the business ... (more)

The Cost of Innovation | @CloudExpo #Cloud #BigData #IoT #Microservices

Future-Proofing Your Business and the Cost of Innovation We live in a hyper-connected world, and we're sharing information and collaborating on an entirely new scale. Millions of smartphones are sold every day. In a single minute online we send more than 200 million emails, share 2.4 million pieces of content on Facebook, and perform 4 million searches on Google. There are more than 1.3 billion websites out there. Angel investors, crowd-funding and crowd-sourcing are sparking a rich start-up culture. It has never been easier to realize a good idea. This level of collaboration and... (more)

Rising Specter of Shadow IT | @CloudExpo #Cloud #ML #BigData #IoT

As organizations try to increase their velocity and agility, there's a widening gap between the IT department and the provisioning of new services. This can lead to serious security risks and operational inefficiency. But if we really want to tackle shadow IT, we have to get to the root of the problem. Why are people bypassing the IT department or failing to ask management for permission? What can we do about it? The shadow's growing longer The rise of shadow IT is growing harder and harder to ignore. Brocade's Global CIO Survey 2015 found that, of the 200 CIOs asked, 83% reported... (more)