WORLDWIDE CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUES GROW 25.8% 


According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew 25.8% year over year in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), reaching $12.3 billion...

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

By Daren Glenister | September 20, 2017

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most industries. Originally, this migration started as organizations looked to speed up the time needed to deploy applications or services –…

Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

By David Gildea | September 18, 2017

Traditional Enterprise Storage Back in 2003, Chris Pinkham and Benjamin Black, two engineers working for Amazon.com, proposed a dramatic overhaul of the company’s computing infrastructure. In a paper written for CEO Jeff Bezos, the pair envisioned a new system that…

A Ray of Digital Sunshine During a Hurricane Portends Big Changes in One of the World’s Largest Industries

By John Pientka | September 18, 2017

A Ray of Digital Sunshine Here’s something that will bring a smile: As hurricane Irma was about to slam into Florida, Elon Musk boosted the maximum range for evacuating Tesla owners for free and remotely. A very neat trick but…

Cisco Unveils Industry’s First Predictive Services Powered by AI

By CloudTweaks | October 17, 2017

New offerings designed to manage growing technical skills gap through unique expertise, intelligence and automation SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 17, 2017) – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced a new portfolio of services designed to put IT departments back in the…

Cloud Computing, AI and The Future of Language Translation

By John Pientka | October 17, 2017

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The Path Of Cloud Computing Is Paved With Collaboration

By Kayla Matthews | October 17, 2017

Cloud Computing Collaboration Cloud computing ushers in a new age of collaboration, one that allows an organization to excel at sharing data and strategies seamlessly and securely. Cloud-based collaboration has grown businesses at various levels, from employees collaborating within a single…

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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

By Steve Prentice | October 16, 2017

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies and organizations worldwide. Most now use cloud service providers (CSPs) for some part of their business, and cloud has grown…

The Future Impact of Drone Technology

By Scott Andersen | October 16, 2017

Impact of Drone Technology I spend a lot of time thinking about the impact of drones. Not the impact that occurs when you crash your drone. I have done that twice now, and frankly, it is painful and expensive. Every…

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