Cloud Computing http://mspmentor.net/taxonomy/term/19995/more en Microsoft Launches Security Score for Office 365 http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-launches-security-score-office-365 <div class="node-body article-body">Hartford Financial Services Group said it will consider the scores in determining premiums for cyberinsurance.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-launches-security-score-office-365" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-launches-security-score-office-365#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:43:00 +0000 74441 at http://mspmentor.net Oracle Settlement Puts Focus on Cloud Revenue Claims http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/oracle-settlement-puts-focus-cloud-revenue-claims <div class="node-body article-body">While anyone would be hard-pressed to argue that large cloud vendors aren’t raking in huge sums of money, experts suggest looking beyond financials when making important decisions.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/oracle-settlement-puts-focus-cloud-revenue-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/oracle-settlement-puts-focus-cloud-revenue-claims#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:24:00 +0000 74391 at http://mspmentor.net The Doyle Report: The New Rules for Computing http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-new-rules-computing <div class="field-deck"> VMware’s Ross Brown says cloud and SaaS have transformed business priorities as much as technical ones </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For most of their careers, IT professionals have prioritized things such as infrastructure, security, redundancy, etc. Now? Competitive pressures have them thinking more about functionality, ease-of-use and time-to-market.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-new-rules-computing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-new-rules-computing#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:32:00 +0000 74381 at http://mspmentor.net Amazon Forecast Sparks Investor Concern on Big Spending http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/amazon-forecast-sparks-investor-concern-big-spending <div class="field-byline"> Spencer Soper | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Operating income in the first quarter will be $250 million to $900 million, which is less than a year earlier even though revenue is forecast to increase as much as 23 percent to $35.8 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/amazon-forecast-sparks-investor-concern-big-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/amazon-forecast-sparks-investor-concern-big-spending#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:49:00 +0000 74041 at http://mspmentor.net The Doyle Report: A Newsmaker Interview with Pablos Holman, an Internet Bad Boy with a Heart of Gold http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-newsmaker-interview-pablos-holman-internet-bad-boy-heart-gold <div class="field-deck"> Why hacking is like fracking and other observations about the state of cybersecurity and the IoT </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this interview, Pablos Holman discusses why hacking is like fracking (when you apply pressure to a system, you yield new outcomes), privacy in the world of the IoT, “managing” rogue actors online, disruptive innovation and workforce dislocation, just to name a few things.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-newsmaker-interview-pablos-holman-internet-bad-boy-heart-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-newsmaker-interview-pablos-holman-internet-bad-boy-heart-gold#comments Cloud Computing Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:52:00 +0000 73931 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Pablos Holman, Futurist, Hacker and Security Expert</p> Microsoft, Intel, Alphabet Earnings Show Cloud Boom’s Impact http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-intel-alphabet-earnings-show-cloud-boom-s-impact <div class="field-byline"> Alistair Barr and Jillian Ward | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to cloud during the next five years, according to a recent Gartner estimate.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-intel-alphabet-earnings-show-cloud-boom-s-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-intel-alphabet-earnings-show-cloud-boom-s-impact#comments Cloud Computing Sat, 28 Jan 2017 01:30:00 +0000 73771 at http://mspmentor.net Getty Images The Doyle Report: Q2 Results Underscore How Cloud Sales are Propelling Microsoft http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-q2-results-underscore-how-cloud-sales-are-propelling-microsoft <div class="field-deck"> Cloud channel director Larry Persaud shares insights for channel partners </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft (<a href="http://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/msft/real-time">MSFT</a>) posted better than expected financial results on Jan. 26, another proof point that the company is rolling with positive momentum.</p> <p>For the second fiscal quarter of 2017 ended Dec. 31, 2016, Microsoft earned $5.2 billion on sales of $24 billion. This compares to earnings of $5 billion on sales of $23.8 billion reported last year.</p></div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> MSFT </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-q2-results-underscore-how-cloud-sales-are-propelling-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-q2-results-underscore-how-cloud-sales-are-propelling-microsoft#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 27 Jan 2017 01:59:00 +0000 73701 at http://mspmentor.net Microsoft Asserts Clients’ Rights in FBI E-Mail Searches Fight http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-asserts-clients-rights-fbi-e-mail-searches-fight <div class="field-byline"> Kartikay Mehrotra | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The tech giant wants to block the U.S. from secretly accessing customer data stored in the cloud, including e-mail.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-asserts-clients-rights-fbi-e-mail-searches-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/microsoft-asserts-clients-rights-fbi-e-mail-searches-fight#comments Cloud Computing Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:27:00 +0000 73501 at http://mspmentor.net The Doyle Report: Five Days That Will Reveal Volumes http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-five-days-will-reveal-volumes <div class="field-deck"> From earnings to presentations, the week ahead is chock full of moments that will tell us plenty about 2017 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s going to be a busy week. Stay tuned!</div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> YHOO, INTC MSFT AVT </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-five-days-will-reveal-volumes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/doyle-report-five-days-will-reveal-volumes#comments Cloud Computing Mon, 23 Jan 2017 03:49:00 +0000 73481 at http://mspmentor.net Getting Started as an MSP in Cloud http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/getting-started-msp-cloud <div class="field-byline"> Kirill Bensonoff | Guest Blogger </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cloud disruption is opening new opportunities for MSPs that are ready to dive in.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/getting-started-msp-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/getting-started-msp-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:46:00 +0000 73351 at http://mspmentor.net