Lucas Mearian

Senior Reporter

Lucas Mearian covers financial services IT (including blockchain), healthcare IT and enterprise mobile issues (including mobility management, security, hardware and apps).

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Disaster recovery as a service grows, but tape won’t die

Disaster recovery as a service grows, but tape won’t die

Updated: Disaster recovery, once associated mostly with a physical calamity, today is more likely related to data corruption to include malware attacks -- giving rise to DRaaS. This DR option not only backs up data to the cloud, but...

How blockchain is becoming the 5G of the payment industry

How blockchain is becoming the 5G of the payment industry

New blockchain-based financial networks like the one launched by IBM last week will enable faster and more transparent cross-border payments and eventually become the platform for retail and other consumer transactions.

The blockchain market is hot; here's how to learn the skills for it

The blockchain market is hot; here's how to learn the skills for it

While most techies who add blockchain to their skillset are versed in programming languages, it’s by no means a prerequisite for learning the technology. Here’s why the blockchain market is hot and how to take advantage of the current...

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