Big Data Statistics & Facts for 2017

Big data stats and facts

Big Data – Are You In Control?

Mark Mulcahy – Waterford Technologies

Big data is a hot issue in today’s business world. The massive increase in the amount of data collected and stored by organization’s around the world over the past few decades is undeniable and the ability to access and analyze this data is quickly becoming more and more important.

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Ensuring Corporate Email Compliance

Ensuring Email Compliance

Regulatory compliance is an increasingly important concern for businesses across the world, especially those who deal with the private data of European citizens no matter where they are headquartered or operational. The GDPR, which “goes live” on 25th May 2018, will enshrine this compliance in a uniform manner. Meanwhile the amount of data collected, processed and stored by businesses has increased exponentially over the past decade, legal requirements regarding how this data should be treated have also increased.

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How to Delay Sending an Email in Outlook

How to delay an email in Outlook

At some point or another, almost all of us have felt the pang of regret after hitting the send button. Maybe you have sent the mail to the wrong John Smith, accidentally cc’d in the client you are discussing or just realised that the email was a bad idea in the first place.

Luckily, Microsoft Outlook includes a feature which can help you avoid these situations. The delay email feature adds a delay between clicking the send button and actually delivering the mail, allowing you enough time to cancel the message.

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The Difference Between Data Backup and Archiving

Difference Between Data Backup and Archiving

Data backup and data archive are two terms which are often mentioned in the same breath and on the surface may seem to be almost analogous. After all, they both involve making a copy of a business’s data for future use. However, that is where the similarities end.

A backup and an archive are actually used for completely different purposes and are quite different in a number of ways. Below, we have highlighted some of the key differences between a backup and an archive and the critical common features which are important in both.

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Email – Still Top Communication Tool in 2017

Email stats & facts

Email is ubiquitous in our society and this is particularly true of the workplace where it is still the most common form of communication for many workers. With the increased regulation around Data Protection and the implementation of the GDPR in May 2018, the doubts around security, audit trail and compliance capabilities of instant messaging applications will see Email stay as the preferred business communication tool for the foreseeable future.

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Cloud Computing Facts & Statistics for 2017

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The adoption of Cloud computing is one of the most talked about topics in the IT industry at present. Whether they are making the move to a Cloud infrastructure, deploying software or simply storing and backing up files in the Cloud, companies are increasingly concerning themselves with how cloud computing can be of benefit to their business.

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Below, we have compiled some facts and updates on the state of the Cloud computing industry from research which has caught our attention over the past few months.

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