We recently commissioned an independent global study of senior management and C-suite executives that looked at the business model changes services organizations are making in the Everything as a Service (XaaS) economy. The XaaS economy is where products and services are delivered in a continuous relationship with the customer, rather than as a series of […]
Although it can be difficult to imagine for the millions of us who live in safety and comfort, 24 people are forced to leave their homes every minute and become refugees. These are people faced with violence, political unrest, or persecution, and it’s simply not safe for them to stay in their home country. Currently, […]
More people are turning to the cloud for their business needs today. This is because the cloud has a lot of software and collaboration tools they need. In fact, a recent report published by cloud security company, Okta, says that most companies are using an average of 16 cloud apps at work now. If you’re […]
Every time you’ve installed a piece of commercial software, you’ve invariably been presented with what must have appeared to be legal gibberish- a seeming difficult to read, needlessly long, solid block of text that was almost impossible to understand. Most people never bother to read the information presented- quickly scrolling to the bottom of the […]
Insights as a service is a model experiencing supersonic growth, so it’s natural to wonder where it’s headed. Fortunately, there are some clues that can give us a sense of where and how it is likely to evolve. Consider what is fueling its growth. That starts with determining its added value in a marketplace already […]
There are thousands of apps that rely on cloud computing to store important information and files from their customers, but the general public still doesn’t fully trust the nature of the “cloud.” This can manifest in a number of ways. For example, a consumer with an iPhone might be reluctant to use Apple’s cloud backup […]
IoT business models hinge on data analysis. From responding to emergency situations to discerning patterns in vast troves of historical data, a variety of approaches to derive insights are being made possible by IoT businesses. Despite the critical role that data plays in creating new business value, enterprises often do not have robust strategies to […]
Iceland. A fascinating, strange place. And misunderstood. Did you know that the famous Blue Lagoon is actually a man-made pool filled with runoff from the power plant next door? Or that Iceland could become the world’s next data center capital?
Today’s cities are living entities. They develop, grow and become more complex over time. Yet, many of their most pressing issues, such as the need for utility improvements and monitoring crime, remain the same. Like never before, city officials have the capabilities to implement analytics technology. But surveillance will be at the heart of smart […]
Customers of cloud computing need to be assured that providers apply appropriate security practices to mitigate the risks they both face. They need this guarantee to be able to make good business decisions and to maintain or obtain safety certificates. An initial symptom of this need for assurance is that numerous cloud providers are bombarded […]
The little plug-in gadget can play more than just the trickle of streams Google announced at launch. And many more could rush in.
It’s no surprise that companies implementing dynamic IoT solutions are doing so by harnessing the power of cloud computing. However, it may surprise you how cloud computing is benefitting these IoT initiatives. When referring to the cloud, many talk about its scalability, cost-effectiveness, and low maintenance, yet the cloud has so much more to offer […]
In large companies, cloud computing is a transformative shift where the greatest challenges amay be more about people, process and politics, not technology integration.
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Software Defined Networks (SDN) promises to make high-capacity networks cheaper to build and easier to configure, not to mention faster and more efficient. So why do so many people dismiss the technology as hype?
Cloud computing is a technological revolution in progress and has been emerging as one of the most reliable paths for business innovation. Facilitating businesses to be more agile and responsive to the dynamic conditions and opportunities; cloud computing propels productivity growth and widens profit margins. Hybrid cloud solutions are the future of enterprise IT. The […]
Whether you’re looking for a cloud-based storage app to upload and organize your personal photos or you’re seeking a platform where you can manage user data on behalf of your tech company, you’ve likely heard promises that cloud-hosted apps are inherently more secure than storing data on your own local servers. Cloud computing certainly has […]
Technology has always been positive for impacting businesses. Technology is the grease on the wheels that will bring growth to your business. With growth as your mindset, here are a few facts you can’t ignore namely, that the positive evolution of your business depends on the tech revolution. After the Industrial Revolution, the business world […]
Remember when you couldn’t send video or audio files because of attachment size limits? That’s history.
The advent of fast and reliable Internet paved the way for a more interconnected world. People now have the ability to interact with one another, no matter where they are in the globe. But after “perfecting” interpersonal communications through the web, we’ve begun to experiment on interactions with common household and commercial products. By embedding […]
Not so surprisingly, people today are more active on messaging platforms than on conventional mediums like on Email or call. According to the Gartner report 2021 Planning Guide for Customer Engagement, Enterprises and SMBs need to focus on the adaptation of cloud-based AI-driven technology to drive the effectiveness of self-service. Today, more than 2.1 billion […]
Today, most businesses use modern technology, especially due to the wide range of social media platforms. In a relatively short time, modern businesses have successfully reached massive success. One example of huge technological success is the jump in the use of cloud servers. Cloud servers have many advantages. Deloitte’s case studies showed that a food […]
FinTech firms present a credible threat to incumbent banks. Leveraging a combination of technology, consumer-centric service, and flexible business practices, fintech firms reduce the cost of doing business, extending their customer base, and taking market share from established traditional banks. Despite this threat has been present for some years now, many banks believe they are […]
Fog computing refers to a decentralized computing structure. The resources, including the data and applications, get placed in logical locations between the data source and the cloud. One of the advantages of fog computing is to keep many users connected to the internet at the same time. In essence, it offers the same network and […]
Tax season is a peculiar time of the year for tax professionals. Depending on how well they manage their work, it can be the most lucrative time for them or the most stressful. However, issues like tax scams, changing tax regulations, and unreasonable client expectations do not make it easy for them. Here is how […]
A wise man once said not to let a good crisis go to waste. The Covid-19 has shaken the world upside down, many businesses experienced heavy losses while the others started to rise. The pandemic not only changed the way businesses operate but also the way they managed to survive. Globally, the education system became […]
If you haven’t implemented an artificial intelligence (AI) solution into your business yet, you may feel like you’re missing the boat. And in many ways, I’d agree with you. But is your business ready for artificial intelligence? Some studies show that nearly 99% of companies are investing in AI in some way, shape or form. […]
If you ask a computer hardware specialist, “What is the future of computer hardware?” the answer for the half century past has been Moore’s Law. But what does the next generation of smartphones look like? Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel predicted that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits would double every […]
The lines have been drawn and the debate is hotter than before. Remote! That is the future of work. We get to work on our time, be more productive, and spend quality time with our loved ones. Sure it’s hard to get a hold of co-workers, we miss out on those serendipitous lunch interactions, and […]
Cybersecurity is one of the biggest hurdles to progress and digital transformation for companies. Naturally, with new technologies comes new vulnerabilities, which companies can find difficult to navigate especially in new cloud environments. Legally, cybersecurity designers have to follow strict regulations such as HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and other laws to protect sensitive […]
AI has become the buzzword of the world, and an integral part of almost every company’s digital transformation agenda. AI users have become producers of AI tools and services. Corporate leaders and even the White House have come with forward with a directive on promotion, promulgation, and advancement of artificial intelligence. On February 11, 2019, […]
With the advent of the COVID-19 global pandemic, many organizations have had to re-adjust the way they operate. Remote working is now a reality for large sections of the workforce. Remote collaboration through cloud-based platforms is an accepted part of most workdays. But the utility of cloud-based technology does not end there. Here is how […]
Ask any CEO what makes their product unique, and user experience will be at the top of the list. Products that are easy to use to ensure quick adoption and build brand loyalty are often at risk. It makes sense. After all, why use something difficult to navigate when there are easier solutions on the […]
For many years, enterprise cloud computing has been a careful balance — and sometimes an epic battle — between what is possible and what is practical on the ground. This dichotomy has led to a lot of confusion, which in turn can hold back development. Here is introducing the technologies set to redefine Cloud computing. […]
VMWare describes the shift to the cloud as the most significant shift in enterprise architecture of the decade and that 500 million new apps will be launched in the next five years. Thanks to containers, compute costs are falling by 50%, and resources can be provisioned 450X faster. With Kubernetes going mainstream — a wave […]
Did you know that 44% of businesses plan to increase tech spend in 2020? In fact, Gartner predicted that global spending on cybersecurity would reach $170.4 billion by 2022. Given the onslaught of cybercrime in recent years, the birth of smarter criminals, and ever-evolving regulations, there’s no surprise why enterprises keep upgrading their IT priorities. […]
With the rise of technology, Big Data has revolutionized the industry standards to a remarkable extent. The rapid increase in the use of smartphones and other ways of communication has enabled the collection of a massive amount of data every single day. Here is the impact of using big data in industries today. Today, the […]
Managed WordPress hosting provides much more help than you can imagine. Instead of learning how to become a website administrator in your spare time — you can focus on your business and let hosting companies put their expertise to work. Here are the top reasons to go with managed WordPress hosting. Provide the Best Performance […]
Backup, disaster recovery and data protection are expensive, especially when it comes to physical backup and disaster recovery servers and hardware. So how can Small and Medium-size Businesses (SMBs), who have limited budgets, protect their essential data? The answer: serverless backups. Before we discuss serverless backups, let’s get an idea of how expensive are enterprise-grade […]
Advancements in cloud technology and the proliferation of cloud migrations enables the growth of a “self-service” culture when it comes to Business Intelligence (BI), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML) advanced analytics. Here is how intelligent data addresses the chasm in the cloud. Self-service advanced analytics allows business users in an organization to directly […]