Cloud Computing Driving The Retail Industry Forward

Cloud Computing Driving The Retail Industry Forward

Cloud Computing Retail Industry In efforts to keep up with current trends and consumer expectations, retailers are hard at work implementing online shopping platforms, mobile and IoT purchasing tools, and in-store digital alerts to entice digitally-savvy buyers. For the top retail achievers, advanced analytics of detailed and accurate consumer profiles add an edge that sometimes…

ServiceNow Acquires Machine-Learning Company, DxContinuum

ServiceNow Acquires Machine-Learning Company, DxContinuum

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jan. 18, 2017 – ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the enterprise cloud company, today announced it has agreed to acquire DxContinuum in an all‑cash transaction expected to close this month. The pioneer in intelligent automation, ServiceNow can further increase productivity for its customers by applying machine‑learning capabilities and data models developed by DxContinuum. As…

Utilizing Machine Learning In The Security Sector

Utilizing Machine Learning In The Security Sector

Machine Learning Security Machine learning for data security and protection is a popular topic, though expert opinion on the current probability of such uses is divided. And while computer algorithms have been making decisions for us for many years now, the future applications of such machine intelligence are far more complex than anything we’ve seen…

Cisco Introduces New Data and Analytics Training Portfolio

Cisco Introduces New Data and Analytics Training Portfolio

Cisco Enriches Training and Certification Portfolio in Support of Latest Skills and Technologies Needed for Digital Business Transformation SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Jan 17, 2017) – To support the skills needed for world-class digital business transformation, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced a new data and analytics training portfolio and significant updates to its data center certification…

Building a High Growth IT: 5 Tips For 2017

Building a High Growth IT: 5 Tips For 2017

High Growth IT Building and maintaining a cloud computing platform will be much different in 2017 than it has been in past years. Today’s business climate is driven by many forces constantly disrupting traditional IT culture. Digital transformation is helping companies share information more efficiently and quickly, but it is also complicating IT systems management and…

What Can AI Do For Education?

What Can AI Do For Education?

AI In Education “The fact is that given the challenges we face; education doesn’t need to be reformed — it needs to be transformed.” – Ken Robinson, Author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything AI in every facet of life Artificial Intelligence has made huge strides across nearly every facet of life. Deep…

Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation

Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation

U.S. software provider Oracle Corp said on Monday it was opening an accelerator program in Israel for startups developing cloud technologies or whose technologies are based in the cloud. Run by Oracle’s research and development team, the program provides six months of mentoring from technical and business experts, advanced technology, access to Oracle’s customers, and…

Wearable Entertainment for Everyone

Wearable Entertainment for Everyone

Wearable Entertainment for Everyone Wearable technology has been incorporated into many aspects of our lives, helping boost health goals of both individuals and large corporate health organizations, encouraging social and business interaction with smart watches, tracking and promoting marketing innovations through beacon and smartphone communication, and much more. Personal entertainment has also featured heavily in…

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Cloud Computing and Finland Green Technology

Cloud Computing and Finland Green Technology

Green Technology Finland Last week we touched upon how a project in Finland had blended two of the world’s most important industries, cloud computing and green technology, to produce a data centre that used nearby sea water to both cool their servers and heat local homes.  Despite such positive environmental projects, there is little doubt that…

Cloud Infographic – Disaster Recovery

Cloud Infographic – Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery Business downtime can be detrimental without a proper disaster recovery plan in place. Only 6% of businesses that experience downtime without a plan will survive long term. Less than half of all businesses that experience a disaster are likely to reopen their doors. There are many causes of data loss and downtime —…

The Internet of Things – Redefining The Digital World As We Know It

The Internet of Things – Redefining The Digital World As We Know It

Redefining The Digital World According to Internet World Stats (June 30th, 2015), no fewer than 3.2 billion people across the world now use the internet in one way or another. This means an incredible amount of data sharing through the utilization of API’s, Cloud platforms and inevitably the world of connected Things. The Internet of Things is a…

Big Data – Top Critical Technology Trend For The Next Five Years

Big Data – Top Critical Technology Trend For The Next Five Years

Big Data Future Today’s organizations should become more collaborative, virtual, adaptive, and agile in order to be successful in complex business world. They should be able to respond to changes and market needs. Many organizations found that the valuable data they possess and how they use it can make them different than others. In fact,…

Cloud Security Risks: The Top 8 According To ENISA

Cloud Security Risks: The Top 8 According To ENISA

Cloud Security Risks Does cloud security risks ever bother you? It would be weird if it didn’t. Cloud computing has a lot of benefits, but also a lot of risks if done in the wrong way. So what are the most important risks? The European Network Information Security Agency did extensive research on that, and…

Cloud Infographic – Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences

Cloud Infographic – Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences

Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences Many people have heard of cloud computing. There is however a tremendous number of people who still cannot differentiate between Public, Private & Hybrid cloud offerings.  Here is an excellent infographic provided by the group at iWeb which goes into greater detail on this subject. Infographic source: iWeb

Cloud Infographic – Cloud Computing And SMEs

Cloud Infographic – Cloud Computing And SMEs

Cloud Computing And SMEs SMEs (Small/Medium Sized Enterprises) make up the bulk of businesses today. Most cloud based applications created today are geared toward the SME market. Accounting, Storage, Backup services are just a few of them. According to the European Commission, cloud based technology could help 80% of organisations reduce costs by 10-20%. This infographic provided…

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and mid-size businesses have ever contemplated the impact of a major disaster on their IT…

Comparing Cloud Hosting Services

Comparing Cloud Hosting Services

Cloud Hosting Services Cloud hosting service providers are abundant and varied, with typical structures affording the reliability of virtual partitions, drawing resources externally; secure data centers; scalability and flexibility not limited by physical constraints; pay-per-use costing; and responsive load balancing for changing demands. While high end (and high price) services offer an extensive range of…