Trillions at Stake in Commercial Development of Driverless Cars

Trillions at Stake in Commercial Development of Driverless Cars

Commercial Development of Driverless Cars An international race is on to develop driverless cars that will free our cities from congestion, and there are trillions of dollars at stake. With Google currently seen to be leading the race to develop driverless cars commercially, eight or more car manufacturers have made it clear that they are also in it to win it, or at least share in the enormous potential profits. These include Audi, Daimler, Delphi,…

Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

CIOs Must Transform IT The emergence of the Cloud and its three delivery models of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) has dramatically impacted and forever changed the delivery of IT services. Cloud services have pierced the veil of IT by challenging traditional method’s dominance and forcing internal IT departments to compete with alternative Cloud-based solutions. Business Unit Managers (BUM) and Lines of Business (LOB)…

5 Companies That Took On The Small Business Cloud – And Won

5 Companies That Took On The Small Business Cloud – And Won

The Small Business Cloud We take a look at 5 world-leading tech companies that have brought ground-breaking new cloud services to SMEs  Plenty of organisations have broken into new markets with innovative cloud-based products. Discover which companies have successfully taken on the small business Cloud. Cloud based computer systems are ideally suited to support the needs of small businesses. Whereas traditional business support systems are installed on a company server or individual desktop computers, meaning…

The Evolution of Technology Devices

The Evolution of Technology Devices

Evolution of Technology Devices We’re all aware that technology is developing at a rapid rate, but the fact that the first iPhone was only invented in 2007 makes you realise just how quickly it’s evolving. It seems that size definitely matters – though bigger isn’t always better. In 1971, IBM introduced the commercially available floppy disk under the name Minnow. In 1970 IBM had applied for a U.S patent Nr. 3678481 which was granted in 1973. The first floppy…

Jumpstart The Cloud For Small Businesses

Jumpstart The Cloud For Small Businesses

The Cloud For Small Businesses Cloud computing provides the perfect mix for small startups to jumpstart their business quickly and inexpensively. The utilization of Cloud based SaaS applications as well as benefiting from one of the several managed cloud service providers (Reducing IT costs) can save your company a fair bit of money. You will require a company website and the good news is, there are several CMS offerings available for you to work with…

Churning It Up In The Cloud

Churning It Up In The Cloud

Churning The Corner With SaaS Applications There’s plenty of research that backs up our reasoning for a move to the cloud. Forrester Research claims that the public cloud computing market will reach $191bn in 2020 (everyone else is doing it); Peer1Hosting claims that 49% of IT decision makers are doing it to reduce costs (everyone else is cutting costs). And that’s all great. So much of the evidence behind moving data into the cloud rests…

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Imagine this:  Your wearable device is subpoenaed to testify against you.  You were driving when you were over the legal alcohol limit and data from a smart Breathalyzer device is used against you. Some might argue that such a use case could potentially safeguard society. However, it poses a bigger concern about how data from the broader spectrum of Internet of Things (IoT) devices could be used against…

Unlimited Cloud Storage Is Often Anything But

Unlimited Cloud Storage Is Often Anything But

Cloud Storage The promise of unlimited technology has always enamored consumers. From unlimited texts to unlimited data, users want more, they want better and they want it now. This obsession with unlimited is influencing the cloud computing field. Many cloud storage providers now offer affordable, unlimited storage systems to house the growing volume of data. Yet, for most providers, the notion of unlimited is a theoretical one. These providers claim to meet the demands of…

Layering Governance Over Cloud: Do Not Re-Build Perpetually!

Layering Governance Over Cloud: Do Not Re-Build Perpetually!

Layering Governance Over Cloud  As the latest Amazon earnings announcement for AWS suggests, enterprises have adopted cloud at a rapid pace over the last few years as a part of the emerging Bimodal IT paradigm. However, given the focus on cost and agile development, the sourcing of cloud vendors has typically been cost-based, and the governance framework adopted across empirical. The recent Sony cyberattacks have proved beyond doubt, that enterprise data is the biggest source…

5 Ways Unified Communications Can Benefit Your Employees

5 Ways Unified Communications Can Benefit Your Employees

Unified Communications Could you imagine a world where successful companies no longer needed office space to function on a day-to-day basis. Defined as “an industry term used to describe all forms of call and multimedia/cross-media message management functions,” unified communications is quickly making this dream more of a reality for any firm looking to achieve long-term scalability and success in today’s business world. Helping Employees Embracing UC technology can assist company leaders in helping employees…