Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a cloud computing analyst and the curator of CloudU, a year-long educational program about cloud computing that is sponsored by Rackspace Hosting. In the face of a myriad of marketing messages from different vendors (and multiple opinions on what cloud even is, let alone where its benefits lie), this long-term, educational series honestly and openly lays out the facts about cloud computing. Follow Ben on Twitter @benkepes.

Cloud Computing Raises Total IT Expenditure: Why That’s a Good Thing

I recently wrote a paper looking at the economics of cloud computing. In the paper I identified a number of economic impacts of cloud computing-reduced unit cost being one...

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How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...

Zoomtopia: AI and Video to Power Healthcare

At the recent Zoomtopia event, the company touted its ability to power digital healthcare. Zoom already integrates with popular electronic health record (EHR) systems, such...

eWEEK eSPEAKS Video Podcast with James Maguire

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Throughout my career as an IT consultant, working with various platforms and technologies, I’ve encountered a myriad of terms pitched to me to explain...

Using Personal Data for Analytics Requires Balancing Accessibility and Security

Digital transformation of financial services is driving an increasingly automated analytics process in which personally identifiable information (PII) about borrowers is transmitted and stored...