The Value of Hybrid Cloud

The Value of Hybrid Cloud

The Value of Hybrid Cloud As the “cloud” continues to exert its dominance as the IT technology of the day, the question for many companies focuses on what type of cloud to choose: public, private, or a combination of the two, known as hybrid. Each has its advantages. Private cloud – owned and maintained by…

Cloud Infographic – Healthcare Wearables

Cloud Infographic – Healthcare Wearables

Healthcare Wearables There has been a lot of interest in Cloud Computing and Internet of Things for the field of healthcare.  In fact, Cloud technologies are on the rise in the healthcare industry. Although their adoption is held back by regulatory initiatives and security concerns, the cloud computing market in healthcare is expected to grow…

Building a Hybrid Cloud Solution

Building a Hybrid Cloud Solution

Building a Hybrid Cloud Solution With the rise of cloud computing, more and more organizations are finding that their basic IT needs can be met (and met better) by moving their data and applications to the cloud. This provides a kind of flexibility and options for collaboration that never would have existed before. That very…

Mirantis Collaborates With Google on Kubernetes and OpenStack Integration

Mirantis Collaborates With Google on Kubernetes and OpenStack Integration

Unites OpenStack with Containers to Accelerate Developer Productivity MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – February 24, 2015 – Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, today announced a new initiative that integrates Kubernetes with OpenStack, letting developers deploy containers on OpenStack in minutes. The integration gives developers immediate access to Kubernetes clusters with Docker containers without needing to set…

Drones Set To Become Major US Export

Drones Set To Become Major US Export

Drones Set To Become Major US Export Consumer drones raise a few eyebrows about personal privacy, but many people are staunchly opposed to the use of weaponized drones. This of course hasn’t stopped the US government from using the most weaponized drones of any government in history. If this record from the Obama Administration wasn’t…

History’s Worst Data Breaches

History’s Worst Data Breaches

History’s Worst Data Breaches We’ve mentioned before that with all the recent massive hacks on Sony, Microsoft, Home Depot, etc. companies are focusing more and more on the necessity of improved security measures. This recent surge of beefed up security has left some of us in the tech world wondering about some of worst hacks…

Investing In Enterprise Mobility

Investing In Enterprise Mobility

Investing In Enterprise Mobility Guess how many people access business applications from within the corporate environment 100% of the time? In effect, that means once these guys are out of office, they are truly out of office. Professional life over, personal life begins. The percentage of folks that follow such a blissful model of work-life…

Cloud Pinup: Fellow Robots – The Next Explosive Technology

Cloud Pinup: Fellow Robots – The Next Explosive Technology

Robots: The Next Explosive Technology When you look around at the world of 2015, you’ll see many technologies that once belonged purely to science fiction: video phones, tiny handheld computers with incredible processing power, private space flights, and electric cars. There’s only one thing missing. Wasn’t the future supposed to bring us ubiquitous robots? So…

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6 Tech Predictions To Have A Major Impact In 2016

6 Tech Predictions To Have A Major Impact In 2016

6 Tech Predictions To Have A Major Impact The technology industry moves at a relentless pace, making it both exhilarating and unforgiving. For those at the forefront of innovation it is an incredibly exciting place to be, but what trends are we likely to see coming to the fore in 2016? Below are six predictions…

Cloud Computing Offers Key Benefits For Small, Medium Businesses

Cloud Computing Offers Key Benefits For Small, Medium Businesses

Cloud Computing Benefits A growing number of small and medium businesses in the United States rely on as a means of deploying mission-critical software products. Prior to the advent of cloud-based products — software solutions delivered over the Internet – companies were often forced to invest in servers and other products to run software and…

Cloud Infographic: IoT For Automotive Deconstructed

Cloud Infographic: IoT For Automotive Deconstructed

IoT For Automotive Deconstructed The IoT automotive industry is moving rapidly with many exciting growth opportunities available. We’ve written about some of the risks and benefits as well as some of the players involved. One thing for certain as that the auto industry is starting to take notice and we can expect the implementation of a…

Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation Digital transformation is the acceleration of business activities, processes, and operational models to fully embrace the changes and opportunities of digital technologies. The concept is not new; we’ve been talking about it in one way or another for decades: paperless office, BYOD, user experience, consumerization of IT – all of these were stepping…

Fintech Investments Are Seeing Consistent Growth

Fintech Investments Are Seeing Consistent Growth

The Financial Services Cloud Fintech investment has been seeing consistent growth in 2015, with some large moves being made this year. The infographic (Courtesy of Venturescanner) below shows the top Fintech investors and the amount of companies they’re currently funding: Just this week, a financial data startup known as Orchard Platform raised $30 million in…

Surprising Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry

Surprising Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry

Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry If you start talking about big data to someone who is not in the industry, they immediately conjure up images of giant warehouses full of servers, staff poring over page after page of numbers and statistics, and some big brother-esque official sat in a huge government building…

Cloud Computing – The Game Changer

Cloud Computing – The Game Changer

Global Cloud Index In October, Cisco released its Global Cloud Index (GCI) report for 2014-2019, projecting a near 3-fold growth of global data center traffic, with predictions that this traffic will reach 8.6 zettabytes (cloud data center traffic) and 10.4 zettabytes (total data center traffic) per year in 2019 and 80% of it will come…

Mobile Connected Technologies – The Future Of The Healthcare Industry

Mobile Connected Technologies – The Future Of The Healthcare Industry

Mobile Connected Technologies Clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities are embracing new mobile technologies in order to be more efficient in their daily tasks. With faster communication and better collaboration, clinicians can spend much less time handling medical devices and more time administering care to their patients. Industry experts are stating that mobile connected technologies…

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…

Smart Connected Cities Must Learn To Efficiently Collaborate

Smart Connected Cities Must Learn To Efficiently Collaborate

Smart City Collaboration A study from research firm Gartner demonstrates how smart and connected cities require a large number of players to collaborate efficiently, in order to unlock the huge potential associated with cities of the future. The study focused on Europe and showed clearly how a number of Northern European and Scandinavian mid-size cities…