Putting The Business Back Into Business Intelligence: How BI Can Grow Your Bottom Line

Putting The Business Back Into Business Intelligence: How BI Can Grow Your Bottom Line

Putting the Business Back Into Business Intelligence Big data’s reputation is taking a hit for its tendency to overpromise and underdeliver. While this bad rap isn’t entirely unwarranted, maybe the problem isn’t with big data itself. Perhaps the problem is that we fail to properly utilize the data we collect. In the corporate world, business intelligence platforms can amass limitless amounts of data. But possessing it is merely the first step. Knowing how to use…

Redis Labs Tops In Independent NoSQL Performance Benchmark

Redis Labs Tops In Independent NoSQL Performance Benchmark

NoSQL Performance Benchmark In a newly released benchmark established to determine which NoSQL database works best in a specific real-world scenario, Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster substantially outperformed the four other databases tested. The test, which was conducted independently by Avalon Consulting, LLC, analyzed throughput and latency metrics to assess which of the five databases was best suited for a mockapp that simulated a voting process application. According to the results released today, Redis was way…

Three Business Problems That Cloud Storage Solves

Three Business Problems That Cloud Storage Solves

Business Collaboration Solutions Over the last few decades, cloud computing has improved the digital world in profound ways. With immediate access to a greater number of resources and tools, cloud computing allows users to pursue goals once too complicated or involved. And now, as cloud storage providers refine their platforms to business needs, companies can capitalize on cloud computing’s advancements, too. Across the globe, regardless of language, industry or size, businesses face a similar set…

3D Printing Rising Expectations

3D Printing Rising Expectations

3D Printing Industry  3D printing is on the rise, with Gartner predicting worldwide shipments of 3D printers to reach 217,350 units in 2015, and then 2.3m by 2018. It is also expected that by the end of 2016 at least three of the big printer makers in the market will have their own branded 3D printers. Financial Times reports on “continuous liquid interface production”, inspired by a scene from Terminator 2, with the T-1000 android rising…

From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

Cloud Computing Privacy We are under an illusion around the cloud computing. Without a doubt the benefits are incredible. However, cloud impacts personal user privacy and potentially exposes their private data in ways they may not have anticipated. Given that users don’t usually read the terms of service and privacy policies, it is unclear how many users are actually aware of the risks. Cloud usage has soared both for business and personal use. And, while…

Could Your Business Survive If Your Office Space Didn’t?

Could Your Business Survive If Your Office Space Didn’t?

Could Your Business Survive? Hurricane season is upon us once more. With the Pacific season starting back in April and the Atlantic season following in June, businesses near the coast are at higher risk for suffering hurricane effects. And although there is no stopping Mother Nature, there are ways to protect your business with cloud-based enterprise content management (ECM). Glynnis Jones / Shutterstock.com The recent flooding in Texas is a stark reminder of how weather-related…

Cloud Connectivity: Traversing The Path From Data Center To Enterprise User

Cloud Connectivity: Traversing The Path From Data Center To Enterprise User

Cloud Connectivity Industry analysts that follow enterprise organizations and the proliferation of Cloud computing are in overwhelming agreement: the Cloud is growing, and its proliferation is forever changing the business landscape. By 2018, more than 60 percent of enterprises will have at least half of their infrastructure on Cloud-based platforms. Where enterprises are concerned, today’s Cloud is a complex ecosystem of networks, data centers and applications – one however, that is essential for them to…

The Cloud Is Not Enough! Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions

The Cloud Is Not Enough! Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions

Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions Running a cloud server is no longer the novel trend it once was. Now, the cloud is a necessary data tier that allows employees to access vital company data and maintain productivity from anywhere in the world. But it isn’t a perfect system — security and performance issues can quickly darken your cloud. And as far as performance is concerned, it’s simply not ideal to be hosting large files such…

Best Tech Jobs In 2015

Best Tech Jobs In 2015

Best Tech Jobs In 2015 – Your Job In The Cloud  With Mashable’s five lucrative tech careers for 2015, the advice is to move to the West Coast and become a ‘killer’ programmer or big data expert. Data Scientists tops the list at $150,000 in Seattle, Washington. Not traditionally taught in universities, according to Data Camp’s infographic (See Infographic – Right) the data mining skills required include statistical capabilities, mastering appropriate programing tools (including Python and R),…

Mobile Connectivity Rises – 24 Billion Networked Devices By 2019

Mobile Connectivity Rises – 24 Billion Networked Devices By 2019

Mobile Connectivity Rises Mobile Technologies such as BYOD, Wearable Technology and Internet of Things are the cornerstone to strong cloud computing adoption and will continue to be the case as the number of connected devices continue to climb. In May 2015, Cisco released the complete VNI Global IP Traffic Forecast, 2014 – 2019. Global highlights from the updated study include the following projections: By 2019, there will be nearly 3.9 billion global Internet users (more…