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% with virtualized deployments. And, 39% of IT managers said that end user satisfaction with the computing environment increased when desktop…

Cloud Infographic – The True Cost of Inexpensive Web Hosting

Cloud Infographic – The True Cost of Inexpensive Web Hosting

The True Cost of Inexpensive Web Hosting The cloud pricing wars have really taken off this past year, with big players like Amazon, Google, Microsoft and many others slashing prices for their cloud and hosting solutions. As a result, there has been a much larger emphasis on service and quality over a cheap price, leaving many IT pros wondering: would I rather have low costs or high performance? Peer 1 Hosting asked that question of…

Microsoft and Dropbox Sharing Together

Microsoft and Dropbox Sharing Together

Over the years, Microsoft, Dropbox, Google, Box and several other companies have been involved in trying to capture market share in the highly coveted cloud file sharing/storage space. Microsoft said in an interview the new integration with Dropbox is another sign of how the company is working more closely with technology products that are popular with consumers and businesses–even if those services compete with Microsoft. The partnership also improves the appeal of Microsoft’s Office mobile apps…

Who Wins The Uber Versus Taxi Price War?

Who Wins The Uber Versus Taxi Price War?

Uber, the hugely popular ridesharing service currently valued at around $15b, has a lot going for it. Despite being banned in Germany, protested against in France, England and elsewhere, the company manages to grow at rates that seem exponential. What’s of particular interest is that they are providing cheaper services despite providing, allegedly, a higher reward to the drivers. In a recent blog post, Uber reported that their ridesharing services in NYC have become much…

5 Mistakes That Adversely Impact Seamless Cloud Migration

5 Mistakes That Adversely Impact Seamless Cloud Migration

There is absolutely no doubt migrating a section of your IT assets, non-core business processes or the entire spectrum of business systems to the cloud makes immense sense. There are plenty of business benefits linked to cloud computing; most astute businesses are using cloud computing in some capacity or other and if you aren’t doing the same, you are missing out big time. However, a move to the cloud must be backed by a comprehensive…

Cloud Infographic – 5 Ways That Big Data Can Help

Cloud Infographic – 5 Ways That Big Data Can Help

5 Ways That Big Data Can Help While some businesses remain cautious about diving into the pool of big data, it is quickly proving to be unavoidable if you are looking to make it to the next level of business success. Although it can seem daunting, there are many benefits of embracing this trend. For firms looking to offer more personalized services to their clients, utilizing big data will help open up a whole new…

Oxford’s Mobile Robotics Group – Driving Into The Future

Oxford’s Mobile Robotics Group – Driving Into The Future

Discussion has been rampant with regards to driverless cars over the past several months – and for good reason. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry which is expected to be one of the largest areas of interest related to Internet of Things. Prof Paul Newman, one of the leaders of the driverless-car project, he made it clear that the company’s expertise will lie in software not hardware. “Our fundamental technology,” he explained, “is about machines knowing…