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Big Data: Automation At Sea

Big Data: Automation At Sea As fascinating as we find big data’s potential as a management tool, the sources of big data also need to be considered. Anywhere an electronic signal or impulse is recorded, there is a potential data point. In isolation, these data points can be used to increase process efficiency. Collectively, they…

IBM Delivers New Services To Help Clients Move Enterprise Applications To The Cloud

IBM Delivers New Services to Help Clients Move Enterprise Applications to the Cloud Financial, healthcare, government and electronics clients tap IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+; IBM SmartCloud for SAP applications is now available globally ARMONK, N.Y. – 29 January 2013: IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced global availability for its cloud service on five continents—plus a new center opening…

Whitepaper: Enterprise Cloud Development (ECD) Platforms

Whitepaper: Enterprise Cloud Development (ECD) Platforms

Achieving Competitive Differentiation Through Agility With cloud-based agile software development, organizations can respond to fast-changing needs at the speed their business demands. Organizations are finding that a cloud-based platform for agile software development provides the speed and flexibility they need to respond to opportunities and market changes. But this will not happen overnight. To support…

How Can Cloud IDEs Save Your Time? Part 1

How Can Cloud IDEs Save Your Time? Part 1

How Can Cloud IDEs Save Your Time? Part 1 Cloud computing is definitely among the most dynamically developing industries in IT. It’s also definitely the one that promises to surprise the global IT community with new technologies, tools and services in 2013. Cloud hosting, document management and data storage have become common and ordinary even…

Disaster Recovery In The Cloud, Or DRaaS: Revisited

Disaster Recovery In The Cloud, Or DRaaS: Revisited The idea of offering Disaster Recovery services has been around as long as SunGard or IBM BCRS (Business Continuity & Resiliency Services). Disclaimer: I worked for the company that became IBM Information Protection Services in 2008, a part of BCRS. It seems inevitable that Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage…

Single-Tenant vs Multi-Tenant Cloud ERP

Single-Tenant vs Multi-Tenant Cloud ERP Cloud software has grown in recent years because it eliminates some major administration headaches for IT staff and provides access to applications from browser-enabled devices including PCs, Macs, tablets, and mobile phones. One common business question is whether to host their new cloud applications in either single-tenant or multi-tenant mode.…

How BYOD Affects Security In The Cloud

How BYOD Affects Security In The Cloud Since bringing your own device – also known as BYOD – is starting to become widely adopted by companies of all sizes, a lot of contradictory discussions have appeared around this topic. Eliminating hardware purchasing and maintenance is a great advantage for reducing company costs. Employees also benefit…

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

The Hot Seat Five cloud questions every CIO needs to know how to answer The cloud is a powerful thing, but here in the CloudTweaks community, we already know that. The challenge we have is validating the value it brings to today’s enterprise. Below, let’s review five questions we need to be ready to address…

OpenStack Interoperability – Dawn Of A New Era?

OpenStack Interoperability – Dawn Of A New Era?

The Interoperability Challenge! OpenStack has always had interoperability as one of its unique selling points. Simply put – you can use OpenStack on-premise and what you develop will also work with other OpenStack environments. Open APIs and open source is the common denominator. However until now, it has been an elusive feature or really dream…

Global Cloud Development An Open Question

Global Cloud Development An Open Question

Global Cloud Development Statistics and projections from Cisco’s Global Cloud Index show that the world’s data centers are already processing 4.7 zettabytes (4.7 million petabytes) per year. Cisco research says this amount will continue to grow by 23% annually for the next few years. (Inforgraphic Source: https://visual.ly/how-much-petabyte) If we project these numbers over the next 25…

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing Innovation Sao Paulo, Brazil has had trouble with both energy and water supplies as of late. Despite it is the rainy period. Unfortunately Sao Paulo is very dependent on its rain as a majority of its power is generated from large dams. No water, no energy. Difficult situation for a city of some…

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