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How Big Data Can Help Advertisers

How Big Data Can Help Advertisers

How Big Data Can Help Advertisers We’ve published a series of articles in recent weeks looking at topics as diverse as how big data has changed air travel, how it can prevent world hunger, and how it is effecting space exploration – but what about how it is changing the industry with which we all…

The Database Wars 2.0

The Database Wars 2.0

The Database Wars 2.0 The IT world is undergoing a major shift. The way companies and individuals use and interact with their technology has been relatively constant since the emergence of the internet and traditional network servers in the mid-1990s, but the rapid growth in cloud computing and ever-increasing availability of large data centre means…

How Big Data Is Changing Air Travel

How Big Data Is Changing Air Travel

How Big Data Is Changing Air Travel Long check-in queues, delayed flights and lost baggage – the typical airport experience is all too familiar to business travelers and holidaymakers alike. However, the emergence of big data is slowly changing the reality of using an airport. Transport hubs around the world are slowly trying to migrate…

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups The growth of cloud computing over the last five years has seen a rapid increase in the number of start-up companies in the sector. Many of these start-ups are doing unique things that are changing the landscape of the cloud industry itself and establishing themselves as new market leaders in the…

The Difficulties Of Data Monitoring

The Difficulties Of Data Monitoring

Data Monitoring In an IT world increasingly dominated by vast amounts of data, it is becoming ever more important to accurately monitor, track and understand the statistics available. As companies migrate some of their services and applications onto the cloud whilst still retaining physical servers and databases, it is progressively more difficult to assimilate all…

Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger

Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger

Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger Hunger and famine are two of the leading indicators of serious poverty. In October 2013 the Global Hunger Index released its latest report, indicating nineteen countries suffer from levels of hunger that are either ‘alarming’ or ‘extremely alarming’, with one in eight people suffering from chronic undernourishment between…


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5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a consideration as files grow. Could the cloud’s next big step be from mostly storage to…

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime During Mergers & Acquisitions

Minimizing Downtime As economic conditions gradually improve, North American companies are starting to recover their confidence, and are looking beyond mere survival. A recent survey by KPMG focusing on mergers and acquisitions demonstrated cautious optimism, with 21 per cent of companies planning to initiate at least one acquisition this year, and 16 per cent planning for…

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

The Most Powerful Free Cloudware Tools Available to Modern Businesses

5 Essential Cloud Tools for Your Innovative Business Why these cloudware tools are a must for any modern business Smart business owners are always on the lookout for ways to save money. One of the best ways is capitalising on some of the best free cloudware tools available to businesses. Sixty percent of small and medium…

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

4 Things To Know Before Virtualizing Your Desktops

Forrester Research: The Keys to a Successful Deployment Desktop virtualization projects are transformational. They can dramatically minimize IT costs while better empowering workers with more ubiquitous access to the applications and data they need to be productive. In fact, according to recent research by Forrester, worker productivity when working remotely across multiple devices, increased 51%…


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