Artificial Intelligence and the Emergence of Amazon Go and Microsoft Zo

Artificial Intelligence and the Emergence of Amazon Go and Microsoft Zo

Artificial Intelligence Emergence   Amazon Go “No lines, no check-outs, no registers” – This is the world that Amazon Go promises to deliver. You simply scan in as a use when you enter the store, and then you don’t have to do anything else apart from take what you want from the shelves using their “just walk out technology”. This is made possible using the same types of tech used in self-driving cars: computer vision,…

The Non-Holiday-Specific Mall For Cloud Solutions

The Non-Holiday-Specific Mall For Cloud Solutions

Cloud Solutions Mall If a mall were dedicated to cloud and cloud solutions and that mall had an Easter Bunny near that holiday, it stands to reason that mall would also set up a North Pole. Then CIOs and other professionals could go there, sit on Santa’s knee, and ask for what they wanted as long as they had been good that year. As a good IT boy or girl, what would you ask Santa…

The Global Cloud: Blockchain Could Decentralize SaaS

The Global Cloud: Blockchain Could Decentralize SaaS

Blockchain SaaS As the prevalence of SaaS continues to grow, so too does the cloud. You know this because you experience it hands-on everyday. By 2020, 92% of our work will be cloud-based. According to Cisco, 74% of that will involve SaaS in all its variations. For the most part, the cloud works perfectly with SaaS. It’s a great meeting-point for both the service provider and the customer. The cloud’s potential in this respect seems…

Infographic: Debugging Applications, the Silent Resource Drain

Infographic: Debugging Applications, the Silent Resource Drain

Debugging Applications The way most companies today are boosting competitiveness and relevance is by focusing on being as nimble as possible. Amazon pushes new code countless times a day, so do Google, Facebook, Uber and many others. Forward looking software developer leaders understand that to deliver innovation to customers they must effectively manage entire SaaS application lifecycles across a diverse range of infrastructures, a process that begins with identifying and eliminating bugs as early as…

Cisco Discusses the Resilience of Cloud Strategy

Cisco Discusses the Resilience of Cloud Strategy

Cloud Strategy With businesses and consumers relying on the public cloud more than ever, it’s important that market transparency and resilience is improved. Enrico Fuiano, Senior Solutions Marketing Manager, Cisco Cloud Marketing, takes a look at the resilience of cloud strategy noting that IT organizations have adopted cloud primarily in two distinct ways: some standardize cloud infrastructure to improve data center efficiencies, thus reducing total number of suppliers across their entire IT value chain; others…

How Big Data Is Helping In Customer Service Environment

How Big Data Is Helping In Customer Service Environment

Customer Service Environment Do you remember the last time you spoke to an agent over the phone seeking some help? Did you get the solution immediately or did it take some time to reach a convincing answer or solution? The answers to these questions decide how intelligently your customer support system has been designed to face such challenges of the customer service and how effectively the customer data is being used with total focus on…

Expect Open Source Security to Become a Major Focus in 2017

Expect Open Source Security to Become a Major Focus in 2017

Open Source Security There is no doubt about it: We are living in the middle of the Digital Age. But we didn’t get here alone. Thousands of people from all over the world have come together to develop programs, apps and software to get us where we are now. In order to maintain the level of technology that we have become accustomed to, we need the help of coders and programmers from all over to…

Amazon Re:Invent 2016 – Virtual Machines and Cloud Storage Services

Amazon Re:Invent 2016 – Virtual Machines and Cloud Storage Services

Amazon Re:Invent Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, kicked off yesterday (Tuesday 29/11/2016), and speculation has been rife over what to expect from the 4 day AWS event. Ahead of the event, Amazon slashed the prices of their two biggest products, virtual machines and cloud storage services – potentially to make their product more appealing to customers at the conference, or to generate publicity in anticipation. This year’s conference is a…

McAfee Labs Security Threat Predictions: Dronejackings and Hacktivism

McAfee Labs Security Threat Predictions: Dronejackings and Hacktivism

Security Threats Predictions The McAfee Labs 2017 Security Threats Predictions Report has just been released by Intel Security, taking a look at predictions for 2017 along with the future of cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) security. Recognizing 14 threat trends to be wary of in 2017 along with the six most challenging obstacles confronting the cyber security industry, Intel Security further delves into cloud and IoT threats discerned from the consideration of 31 Intel…