Category Archives: Marc Clark

Myth versus reality: The truth about cloud security

August 7, 2017

With daily security breaches and cyberattacks dominating the headlines daily, it’s no wonder that organizations globally are still tentative to move away from physical servers/on-premises data storage. Though most businesses are familiar with cloud as a principle, there is still ambiguity surrounding what exactly the technology has to offer. Our latest report, “The Road to… Read More »

The Cloud Is the Answer (Apparently)

August 20, 2015

The cloud is the answer. Now, what was the question? Depending on your point of view, this comment either makes you pump your fist in enthusiastic agreement – or shake your head in strong defiance. Folks tend to be either hardcore cloud “fans” or vehement cloud “detractors,” and often there is not much middle ground… Read More »

Cloud Security: Baby or Bathwater?

May 5, 2015

by Marc Clark, director, Cloud Strategy and Deployment, Teradata Cloud Solutions Surveys still show that concern about cloud security is the number one reason given by more than 60% of the companies that have not moved to the cloud. And with all the high profile data breaches in just the past 12 months, who could blame them?… Read More »

The Cloud Isn’t a Silver Bullet for Analytics

September 30, 2014

The cloud is not a silver bullet. In fact, what good is the cloud unless it solves your problems? The key to understanding the value of the cloud is to know what you want and then determine whether available solutions are a good fit. In its first era, the cloud offered applications like Salesforce.com or… Read More »