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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Force

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Force

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CES 2016: Welcome To The Future

CES 2016: Welcome To The Future

Welcome To The Future CES 2016 is hitting its stride in Las Vegas as many the leading global manufacturers’ role out their flagship innovations in the hope of attracting the attention of the international tech media. Let’s take a further look at some exciting innovations in the cloud and SaaS space. Of particular interest to a lot of marketers will be the launch of a product which could revolutionize advertising as we know it. Innovative…

Transforming The Travel & Transportation Industry With IoT

Transforming The Travel & Transportation Industry With IoT

Travel and Transportation Industry The travel industry is a huge infrastructure of roads, water, rails, air and more. What if there was a greater force behind all these moving parts, something to help travel and transportation companies maximize profits and the customer experience? Consider for a moment the involvement of IoT and what this means for travel. With estimated 64,285,009 km roadways worldwide, there were approximately over 7 million drivers in the US involved in…

SaaS Growth Hacking Do’s And Don’t

SaaS Growth Hacking Do’s And Don’t

SaaS Growth Hacking Thanks to a few phenomenally successful campaigns and visions of best case scenarios, growth hacking tactics have received a lot of positive attention in recent times. But as the techniques and their results are analyzed it’s becoming apparent that there’s a right and a wrong way to use these tools. Or, at least, there’s a time, a place, and an implementation. Cloud Based Software As A Service (SaaS) companies such as Dropbox, Pinterest,…

Help Your Business Improve Security By Choosing The Right Cloud Provider

Help Your Business Improve Security By Choosing The Right Cloud Provider

Choosing The Right Cloud Provider Security issues have always been a key aspect of business planning; failure to properly protect your assets, your inventory, and your customer data is guaranteed to set a company on a road to ruin. In the pre-digital age security was reasonably easy to manage, but the introduction of computers and the onset of cloud-computing has quickly expanded the number of weak points in an organisation’s set up, not to mention…

The Growth of E-Learning and Its Benefits

The Growth of E-Learning and Its Benefits

The Growth of E-Learning We often want to better ourselves when it comes to our education. It could be because we didn’t focus our attentions on the subjects that would better serve us in the future, or it could be due to the way the world has evolved. In either event, there comes a time when we need to update our skill set accordingly. As well as the world becoming more evolved, it has also…

Driving Success: 6 Key Metrics For Every Recurring Revenue Business

Driving Success: 6 Key Metrics For Every Recurring Revenue Business

Recurring Revenue Business Metrics Recurring revenue is the secret sauce behind the explosive growth of powerhouses like Netflix and Uber. Unsurprisingly, recurring revenue is also quickly gaining ground in more traditional industries like healthcare and the automotive business. In fact, nearly half of U.S. businesses have adopted or are planning to adopt a recurring revenue model, now one of the dominant sales models in today’s connected digital economy. Today, 226 million-plus adults take advantage of online…

5 Early CES 2016 Announcements Placing The Cloud Front And Center

5 Early CES 2016 Announcements Placing The Cloud Front And Center

5 Early CES 2016 Announcements The annual Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) kicks off in Las Vegas this morning, and already there are a slew of high profile, cloud-related announcements from a wide variety of companies. From big names like BMW and Samsung to startups trying to break into the public eye, it’s clear that the Internet of Things and cloud-based connectivity is gathering pace and will dominate the technology conversation for many years to come.…

Containerization: The Bold Face Of The Cloud In 2016

Containerization: The Bold Face Of The Cloud In 2016

Containerization And The Cloud “Right now, the biggest technology shift in the cloud is a rapid evolution from simple virtual machine (VM) hosting toward containerization’’ says the CTO of Microsoft Azure, Mark Russinovitch, a man who deals with the evolving cloud infrastructure every day. In his words, containerization is “an incredibly efficient, portable, and lightweight cloud technology that saves significant operating system overhead costs and dramatically improves application time-to-market.” Increasingly, it’s becoming the standard when…

Evolution of Enterprise PaaS

Evolution of Enterprise PaaS

New Technologies Evolving From Older Concepts Concepts of Platform as a Service (PaaS) originate from shared IT services (Shadow IT model), wherein multiple tenants run applications on shared systems (local data center, under your desk…. etc.). Over the recent years, Enterprise IT was understandably reluctant to provision business-critical applications on the cloud. Lately, I found Enterprise community retracing its conversations to unlock the larger potential of PaaS platforms and augment their existing investments in SaaS applications. With the…