What Is The Internet of Things (IOT)?

The Internet of Things (IOT) and Smart Systems are based on the notions of Sensors, Connectivity, People and Processes. We are creating a new world to view and measure anything around us through “sensory lenses”. We digitize the results and make them available via networks. Finally, we put all the networked information into bi-directional systems to combine people, data, systems and processes, which leads to more successful decision-making. As a result, we acquire brand new services and smart applications, and lay a path towards diverse applications...

Looking to 2018 and the Future: Do You Think We Are Entering a 4th Turn or 5th Wave?

By John Pientka | January 19, 2018

2018 and the Future Wow! 2017 sure was something. Looking ahead do you see darkness – the 4th turn – or the light – the 5th wave. Your view may depend on your digital awareness. Surprised? Read on. What a roller coaster

Red Hat global survey finds field services operations bullish on emerging technologies

By CloudBuzz | January 18, 2018

Bullish Emerging Technologies For many industries, from transportation to utilities, manufacturing and more, field workers are pivotal to the success of business operations, the satisfaction of customers, and the growth of the bottom line. Field workers are now at the

Amazon shortlists 20 cities for second headquarters

By CloudBuzz | January 18, 2018

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has short-listed 20 cities and regions, including one in Canada, for the construction of a second headquarters that it says will generate 50,000 new, high-paying jobs. Major U.S. centers including New York City, Los Angeles,

Infatuation leads to love – How container orchestration and federation enables multi-cloud competition

By Dana Gardner | January 18, 2018

Container Orchestration The use of containers by developers — and now increasingly IT operators — has grown from infatuation to deep and abiding love. But as with any long-term affair, the honeymoon soon leads to needing to live well together

How Can Blockchain-as-a-Service Help Your Business?

By Mike Chan | January 17, 2018

Blockchain-as-a-Service “Have you seen the price of Bitcoin?”, “You gotta get in on Ripple, it’s going through the roof!”, “Are we in a crypto bubble? Is it all going to crash?” You may have heard all the hype about cryptocurrencies over the

Machine Learning Explained: Understanding Supervised, Unsupervised, and Reinforcement Learning

By Ronald van Loon | January 17, 2018

Machine Learning Explained Once we start delving into the concepts behind Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), we come across copious amounts of jargon related to this field of study. Understanding this jargon and how it can have an

IBM shares rise after Barclays double upgrade

By CloudBuzz | January 17, 2018

(Reuters) – Shares in International Business Machines rose nearly 2 percent on Wednesday, helped by a double-notch upgrade for the company from Barclays ahead of fourth-quarter results on Thursday. Barclays cited a handful of reasons for moving the stock to

DigitalOcean Announces New Compute Plans to Provide Best Price-to-Performance for Production Applications

By CloudBuzz | January 16, 2018

Changes Position DigitalOcean as Most Competitive, Simple Pricing Solution in Cloud Infrastructure Industry NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, today announced new pricing to deliver more memory, compute power and flexibility for customers at

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

By Louis Columbus | January 16, 2018

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Engineers rank among the top emerging jobs on LinkedIn. Data scientist roles have grown over 650% since 2012, but currently, 35,000 people in the US have data

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73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects

73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects

New IoT Projects Manufacturing-based IoT connections grew 84% between 2016 and 2017, followed by energy & utilities (41%). 73% of ...
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Companies Must Be More Transparent About Security Moving Forward

Security and Transparency You may remember, Home Depot was affected by a sizeable data breach in 2014. The incident is widely ...
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Forget What You Have Heard About the Retail Apocalypse. Due to the Cloud Retailing is Booming

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Cloud Retailing is Booming Huh? You’ve heard that retail is dying. What if you were to learn that more jobs ...
Cloud’s Challenge – Bigger than Twice the Stars in the Milky Way

Cloud’s Challenge – Bigger than Twice the Stars in the Milky Way

There are only 100 Billion stars in the Milky Way. Compare that to the over 200 Billion lines of COBOL ...
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Through the Looking Glass: 2017 Tech and Security Industry Predictions

2017 Tech and Security Industry Predictions As we close out 2016, which didn’t start off very well for tech IPOs, ...
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