Why IC3, Why Now?

Why IC3, Why Now?

Why IC3 (Internet and Computing Core Certification), Why Now? The enterprise IT industry faces a massive transition. The economics of cloud computing are causing IT organizations to rapidly adopt lean practices. The provisioning, installation and management of IT infrastructure is a $400 billion industry, with more than 1 million employees in the US. The quality,…

Cloud Infographic: 2014 Digital Business Survey

Cloud Infographic: 2014 Digital Business Survey

Cloud Infographic: 2014 Digital Business Survey We’ve found an interesting infographic covering the 2014 Digital Business Survey at Informationweek that uncovers some of the reasons companies have not implemented a digital strategy. The infographic primarily takes a closer look at the differences between smaller and larger based companies.   By Rich Mainhout

Austrian Retail Giant SPAR Chooses SAP HANA Infrastructure From Hitachi Data Systems

Austrian Retail Giant SPAR Chooses SAP HANA Infrastructure From Hitachi Data Systems

European Retailer Relies on SAP HANA In-Memory Computing on the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform to Make Quicker Business Decisions SANTA CLARA, CA–(Source: Marketwired – Jul 1, 2014) – Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announces that SPAR Austria Group has chosen Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP)…

Cloud Infographic – Canada eCommerce In 2014

Cloud Infographic – Canada eCommerce In 2014

Cloud Infographic – Canada eCommerce In 2014 CloudTweaks has close ties to Canada, so it’s only fitting that we shed some insight into the online Canadian eCommerce market right before the July 1st, Canada Day Holiday. Provided is an infographic courtesy of Nextopia that highlights some of the expected online sales numbers from 2014-2016. Numbers…

Cloud Computing Adoption In Developing Countries

Cloud Computing Adoption In Developing Countries

Cloud Computing Adoption n technology. The ability of cloud computing in processing, transmitting, and storing data makes it increasingly significant in the delivery of public and private services. Cloud computing as a disruptive technology with major implications for markets, economies and societies is becoming increasingly important for countries at all levels of development. However, the…

The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage

The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage

The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage Is your data exponentially growing? Are you using orthodox storage systems like Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS)? Cloud computing with its numerous benefits and innovative capabilities now offers a novel way of working with data through ‘Object based storage model’. Due to…

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…

How You Can Improve Customer Experience With Fast Data Analytics

How You Can Improve Customer Experience With Fast Data Analytics

Fast Data Analytics In today’s constantly connected world, customers expect more than ever before from the companies they do business with. With the emergence of big data, businesses have been able to better meet and exceed customer expectations thanks to analytics and data science. However, the role of data in your business’ success doesn’t end…

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

Education Tech and the Cloud Arguably one of society’s most important functions, teaching can still seem antiquated at times. Many schools still function similarly to how they did five or 10 years ago, which is surprising considering the amount of technical innovation we’ve seen in the past decade. Education is an industry ripe for innovation…

Which Is Better For Your Company: Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment?

Which Is Better For Your Company: Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment?

Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment? You know how enterprise resource management (ERP) can improve processes within your supply chain, and the things to keep in mind when implementing an ERP system. But do you know if cloud-based or on-premise ERP deployment is better for your company or industry? While cloud computing is becoming more and…

The Importance of Cloud Backups: Guarding Your Data Against Hackers

The Importance of Cloud Backups: Guarding Your Data Against Hackers

The Importance of Cloud Backups Cloud platforms have become a necessary part of modern business with the benefits far outweighing the risks. However, the risks are real and account for billions of dollars in losses across the globe per year. If you’ve been hacked, you’re not alone. Here are some other companies in the past…