Cloud Vendor Cisco to sell videoconferencing box for the home

Cisco to sell videoconferencing box for the home The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO—Cisco Systems Inc. announced Wednesday that it’s going to start selling a $599 box that turns living-room TV sets into big videophones. It’s the first entry by the world’s largest maker of computer networking gear into home videoconferencing, a market that’s been dominated

Scattered cloud coverage bring rewards, risks

Just about every person in business these days has heard the buzz about “cloud computing” and all the benefits it can deliver. The hype surrounding it would have you think that everyone is using these application or infrastructure services-for-hire. The idea behind cloud computing seems to make good sense, given the economic pressure businesses are

Cloud Computing, Dreamworks and The Movie Industry

Cloud Computing and The Movie Industry There is no denying that Cloud Computing and the movie industry will be big business.  CloudTweaks has already delved into Cloud Gaming as well as Cloud TV over the past number of months.  We’d like to now focus our attention toward the Cloud Motion Picture Industry. We have come

Skytap Named an ‘Innovative Application Development and Deployment Company to Watch Under $100 Million by Leading Market Research Firm

Skytap Named an ‘Innovative Application Development and Deployment Company to Watch Under $100 Million by Leading Market Research Firm

Skytap’s Cloud Automation Solution Recognized for Innovation and Proven Business Impact SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – October 6, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced it is recognized by IDC, a premier market research firm, as an “Innovative Application Development and Deployment Company to Watch Under $100 Million.” This latest

Cloud Conferencing – Just a matter of time…

Cloud Conferencing – Just a matter of time… High-quality, high-definition videoconferencing is coming to the living room, but consumers should expect to pay top dollar for it. Today not one but two major technology companies will be announcing new videoconferencing products for the home. Cisco Systems, which already has a well-established telepresence line of products

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Business Intelligence in the Cloud Part II

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Business Intelligence in the Cloud Part II BI Vendors and IBM Smart Analytics Cloud: In the latest magic quadrant for Business Intelligence Software, Gartner is mentioning, IBM, SAP, MicroStrategy, SAS, Oracle and Microsoft as leaders; QlikTech, Tibco Spotfire and Tableau as challengers. IBM Cognos is one of the popular enterprise

Cloud File Sharing Collaboration Services – IBM LotusLive

IBM Introduces New Cloud Collaboration Services ARMONK, NY –IBM (NYSE:IBM) today introduced a new collaboration software suite in the Cloud that gives users one-click access to collaboration and social networking services for only $10 a month. The move aims to accelerate the adoption of Cloud collaboration services to increase productivity, collaboration and innovation in today’s

Cloud Computing Survey Reveals Widespread and Accelerating Enterprise Adoption of Private Clouds

Leading enterprises note private clouds as the next logical step for organizations already implementing virtualization WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Novell, the leader in intelligent workload management, today announced the results of a new Harris Interactive survey of more than 200 IT leaders at large enterprise organizations. The survey, sponsored by Novell, reveals much

Cloud Computing firm Salesforce.com is taking steps to broaden its operations in Japan

Oct 5 (Reuters) – U.S.-based cloud computing firm Salesforce.com (CRM.N) is taking steps to broaden its operations in Japan, the Nikkei business daily reported. Salesforce.com plans to set up its first Japanese data center and buy more than 5 percent stake in software developer Synergy Marketing Inc (3859.OJ) for 100-200 million yen ($1.20-$2.40 million) in

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Salesforce Service Cloud: Air Traffic Control For Your Customer One of the greatest benefits of the increasingly reliable and ubiquitous state of cloud technology is the removal of business silos and the consolidation of information flow, both in-house and on the road. This is of particular importance to the many different types of professionals whose…

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Cloud Infographic – Wearable Tech And Preventative Healthcare

Cloud Infographic – Wearable Tech And Preventative Healthcare

Wearable Tech And Preventative Healthcare There are so many exciting new opportunities available to utilize wearable technology in the future.  Areas such as nanotechnology disease monitoring, crowdfunding to wearable accessories are some excellent examples of the potential. Estimates vary, but appear to suggest that the market will produce between $14-50 Billion over the next few years. Included below

Ten Tips For Successful Business Intelligence Implementation

Ten Tips For Successful Business Intelligence Implementation

Ten Tips for Successful Business Intelligence Implementation The cost of Business Intelligence (BI) software goes far beyond the purchase price. Time spent researching, implementing, and maintaining your BI investment can snowball quickly and mistakes are often expensive. Your time is valuable – save it by learning from other businesses’ experiences. We’ve compiled the top ten

Knots And Cloud Service Providers

Knots And Cloud Service Providers

How Do These Two Compare? In Boy Scouts, I learned how to tie knots. The quickest knot you can tie is the slipknot. It’s very effective for connecting one thing to another via the rope you have. It was used in setting up tents, mooring boats to docks temporarily and lifting your food up into

Big Data

To Have and Have Not: Big Data Initiatives In Developing Countries

To Have and Have Not: Big Data Initiatives In Developing Countries

Big Data Initiatives In Developing Countries The poor of the developing countries are becoming increasingly connected, to the point where they too are part of the Big Data revolution that’s happening across the globe. It didn’t come with laptops, though, as some supposed it would. Whereas it costs a fortune to connect broadband to a

Big Data In Your Garden: Initiatives For Better Understanding Nature

Big Data In Your Garden: Initiatives For Better Understanding Nature

Big Data in Your Garden Big Data and IoT initiatives are springing up all across the globe, making cities, protesters–and just about everything else–smarter. However, thus far there’s been little attention paid to the interactions between these bizarre technologies and living things other than humans. Biology, that is, human biology is one field where Big

Who Holds the Key to the City: Big Data and City Management

Who Holds the Key to the City: Big Data and City Management

Big Data and City Management Cities like New York, Madrid, and especially Rio de Janeiro are augmented with Big Data-powered initiatives that range from combating crime with predictive analytics (New York & Madrid) to providing real-time data for improved management. Although Big Data is no panacea and is mainly used in conjunction with a greater

Internet of Things

Gartner Research – Homes In 2022 Will Contain Hundreds Of Smart Objects

Gartner Research – Homes In 2022 Will Contain Hundreds Of Smart Objects

How the Internet of Things is Saving Lives Just hearing the phrase ‘internet of things’ is enough to strike fear into the hearts of many elderly people. As the world’s economy shifts increasingly towards online-only, the oldest people among us often feel left behind, confused that the ‘way things used to be done’ – the

Where’s the Capital of the Internet of Things?

Where’s the Capital of the Internet of Things?

Where’s the Capital? We all know the capitals of fashion are London, New York and Paris, while the capital of film is Hollywood (or Bollywood!) – but what’s the new capital of the internet? Specifically, the internet of things? The answer – according to new research by Ozy – might surprise you. It’s not Tokyo, Seoul,

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