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As security startups heat up, a reminder that security is not a product or service: it's a value

As security startups heat up, a reminder that security is not a product or service: it's a value | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of funding going on in security these days, but it’s hard to tell whether or not these new services are actually going to help things. It’s more important to focus on integrating proper security measures within your organization rather than relying on an outside system to do the work for you.
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As Gap infrastructure architecture senior director Jeffery Padgett said at Structure regarding Target’s hacking debacle, “Target had this information available to them but weren’t acting on it.”

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Start-ups get free cloud data access through Interoute network

Start-ups get free cloud data access through Interoute network | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Interoute, the owner operator of one of Europe’s largest fibre networks, is offering a free cloud services platform to start-ups worth up to 1,200 euros (£1,050) over a year.
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In a nutshell "Start-ups can’t afford to worry about whether or not their virtual servers are going to let them down. So access to reliable, scalable, lightning fast cloud computing gives them a great foundation for innovation."

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5 reasons why cloud computing and start-ups disrupt the enterprise software markets

5 reasons why cloud computing and start-ups disrupt the enterprise software markets | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
While software has been “eating the world” for years in the consumer world, now start-up software is infiltrating even the largest of enterprises at an ever increasing rate.
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Startup claims hard drive prices for its all-flash arrays

Startup claims hard drive prices for its all-flash arrays | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Pure Storage's next-generation flash array offers a high-availability option.

 

Flash array startup Pure Storage, whose marketing pitch is selling flash at the price of enterprise disk, has announced the second generation of its all-flash array that now includes a highly-availability (HA) configuration.

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Why Startups Fail | Visual.ly

Why Startups Fail | Visual.ly | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Building a successful business is every entrepreneur's goal - but only 1 in 12 succeed. Why do startups fail?
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How To Get Media Coverage For Your Startup: A Complete Guide

How To Get Media Coverage For Your Startup: A Complete Guide | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
How to get the press and media to spread your startup's story. A detailed and comprehensive guide for mere mortals.
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INFOGRAPHIC: 35 Startup Buzzwords Every Entrepreneur Should Know

INFOGRAPHIC: 35 Startup Buzzwords Every Entrepreneur Should Know | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

The infographic, Designed By Udemy shares With You All The Buzz-words For The modern day entrepreneur. Its A Very Well Designed Infographic And As Well As Being Abit Of Fun, Also Helps Anyone Navigate The World Of buzz Terms.

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10 cloud startups to watch in 2012

10 cloud startups to watch in 2012 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
All startup activity around cloud computing in the past few years has been great, but it also means there's precious little room on the playing field for newcomers.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Crowd Funding 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Crowd Funding 2014 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Crowd Funding will be an important factor for many new cloud based startups vying for attention in 2014. Reports show that this industry has grown 1000% over the past 5 years and will continue
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Excellent infographic originally published at: Entrepreneur.com

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Startup Toolkit

INFOGRAPHIC: The Startup Toolkit | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Startup - There are numerous startups of all varieties of purpose and goals. We have seen great successes and great failures...
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Excellent infographic by BestVendor

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7 Deadly Sins Of Startups | GetApp.com

7 Deadly Sins Of Startups | GetApp.com | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Startups can fail. This is common knowledge. But the question that young entrepreneurs should ask is, why do they fail? Are there any common flaws in the business strategy of startups that prevent them from being successful? In fact, yes, there are a number of reasons that are often repeated.
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London's thriving cloud start-up scene | ZDNet

London's thriving cloud start-up scene | ZDNet | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
There’s a sudden flourishing of cloud start-up talent in the UK. What’s brought it about?
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How Cloud Computing Changes Startup Investing | Sandhill

How Cloud Computing Changes Startup Investing | Sandhill | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
A gap has grown between the traditional angel round of startup financing ($250,000 - $1 million) and the typical large-scale series A round ($4-$10 million).
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What Your Company Can Learn From Startups: - Input Output by By Todd R. Weiss

What Your Company Can Learn From Startups: - Input Output by By Todd R. Weiss | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

"With so many low-cost resources at entrepreneurs' beck and call, the groundwork is being laid for the next generation of businesses," the Forbes.com story reported. "Plus, the beauty of this extreme lightweight business model is that it isn't just limited to startups. Innovators within larger enterprises, seeking to test or explore new markets, can also take advantage of cloud resources to assemble and package services for consumption by customers."

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Infographic: Who’s using cloud today? | CloudTweaks.com

Infographic: Who’s using cloud today? | CloudTweaks.com | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Who's using cloud today? Cloud computing is considered a priority by executive teams in 69% of the organisations we surveyed.
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The Social Cloud: Promising Social Media Startups for 2012 | CloudTweaks

The Social Cloud: Promising Social Media Startups for 2012 | CloudTweaks | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

The Social Cloud: Promising Social Media Startups for 2012.

 

While Facebook continues to dominate the Social media scene and rumors abound as to its next acquisition (probably Digg according to some people) many more startups are joining it by providing services somewhat different from the usual. Promising Cloud Based Social Media Startups to watch for in 2012 include Tumblr, Pinterest and Wooplr.

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