Tackling the security implications for a virtualized computing environment is essential for the journey to the cloud. This book outlines the challenges of securing the virtualized data center and cloud computing environments and how to address them with next-generation firewalls.

We are entering a new era of the information economy. The advent of ‘big data’, where different types and sources of data need to be brought together and analysed rapidly and effectively, means that new approaches to business analytics are required.

Making the decision to move to the cloud is a largely inevitable but potentially complex step in today's business evolution.

The rapid pace of change in today’s business landscape makes stagnant on-premise data centers inhibitors to success.

Over 52% of enterprises are not currently moving to the cloud because of security concerns. 

SoftLayer and Intel offer a solution to help reduce those cloud security concerns with SoftLayer bare metal servers with Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT).

Canonical and SoftLayer, an IBM Company, have come together to provide the expertise and infrastructure you need to scale a cloud environment.

The so-called ‘explosion of data’ has significantly shaped the technology landscape in recent years. The Internet of Things has only added fuel to a fire well built by other trends like mobility, big data and social media.

Big Data applications and the Internet of Things (IoT) are changing and often improving our lives. These applications strive to be simple to use, however the technology stack required to make them work can be very complex.

cyber-threats pose a greater risk to midsize businesses. Why? Large enterprises typically have the resources to recover from a cyber-attack. For a midsize business, however, the financial damages and lost customers due to a data breach can be overwhelming.