Gareth Cartman

Social Listening, Integration Into The Cloud

By Gareth Cartman | June 15, 2015

Social Listening In The Cloud Yes, you still have work to do… There’s a great Eddie Izzard routine from the 90s where he’s got a new printer. It’s going to change my life, he declares. It’s going to do everything

Churning It Up In The Cloud

By Gareth Cartman | May 6, 2015

Cloud Churn There’s plenty of research that backs up our reasoning for a move to the cloud churn. Forrester Research claims that the public cloud computing market will reach $191bn in 2020 (everyone else is doing it); Peer1Hosting claims that

Wargames In The Cloud – Putting Your Systems To The Test

By Gareth Cartman | March 6, 2015

Wargames In The Cloud A lot has been made of the cloud’s role in Business Continuity. How, for instance, a mountain can become a molehill thanks to shelving off your hosted data to a third party in a secure location.

Why The Hybrid Cloud Is Like Having Your Cake And Eating It Too

By Gareth Cartman | February 16, 2015

The Popularity Of The Hybrid Cloud Picture the scene. Your favourite dessert is sat on a serving plate across the room, its frosted flakes of gluttonous goodness luring you in, the scent of sweet buttercream drifting across the air. You

Cloud Security In The Workplace

By Gareth Cartman | January 12, 2015

Workplace Cloud Security Our workplaces are changing and much of it for the better. Increased flexibility – pushed by cloud services – is behind many of the changes. Home working, increased collaboration – it’s all good, and it’s all delivering

Avoiding Obsolescence In The Cloud

By Gareth Cartman | December 1, 2014

The Cloud I was amused to discover this week that Microsoft aren’t supporting Internet Explorer 8 or 9 – with their own CRM software. And that’s telling. It wasn’t that long ago that I visited one of the UK’s largest

From storage to processing – the cloud’s next step?

By Gareth Cartman | November 12, 2014

What is the cloud’s next step? When speculating about where the cloud is heading next, we often think about extra security layers and how hybrid models might grow in prevalence. However, collaboration on the cloud is becoming more of a

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

5 Ways New Technology is Having an Impact on the Energy Sector

By Eric Hebert

Tech Energy Sector We’ve discussed here in the past how cleantech (a blanket term that includes technologies that affect recycling, renewable energy, transportation, and others) is moving energy efficiency into the cloud, and how there are many very well-known technology

5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

By Cloud Syndicate

IoT Transportation Industry The Internet of Things has caused many industries to evolve – but few more than transportation. Here are just a few ways it’s changed the delivery of goods. Remember when websites like eBay and Amazon were in

Are Leading Tech Companies A Threat To Older Tech

By Sharon Florentine

Leading Tech Companies Almost exactly a year ago, The Informational Data Corporation (IDC) made some pretty bold predictions regarding cloud computing companies and the development of a new high-tech industry in the convergence of social networking, and cloud-based computing and

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

By Kirti Khanna

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant’s profession. There are software for almost every need of accountants. From managing payrolls to filing taxes, technology is able to automate them and offer a

7 Cloud Security Mistakes Bound To Bite You

By CloudTweaks

7 Main Cloud Security Mistakes  Like sharks off the coast of North Carolina this summer, information security threats are lurking. And now that cloud computing is woven into the fabric of IT everywhere, specific risks to an enterprise’s data apply.

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

By Chenxi Wang

Cloud Native Trends Once upon a time, only a select few companies like Google and Salesforce possessed the knowledge and expertise to operate efficient cloud infrastructure and applications. Organizations patronizing those companies benefitted with apps that offered new benefits in

Small Business Security 

5 Small Business Security Concerns Online

By CloudTweaks

Small Business Security Fear of the cloud has been around since the Cloud began. SMBs were traditionally afraid of security issues, while large companies fretted about increasing the complexity of their IT infrastructure. What many budding start-up companies don’t realize

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

By Tom Dibble

Revenue Imperatives “Follow the money” is always a good piece of advice, but in today’s recurring revenue-driven market, “follow the customer” may be more powerful. Two recurring revenue imperatives highlight the importance of responding to, and cherishing customer interactions. Technology

The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

By Gopan Joshi

Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Addressing security concerns of the Public Cloud Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have

IT Transformation Journey

Self Discovery and the IT Transformation Journey

By Kevin Gruneisen

IT Transformation Journey At its most basic level, travelling along the IT transformation journey from conventional data centers to the dynamic, intelligent environments of cloud computing is an adventure in self discovery that has a way of changing you as

How Leading Organizations are Leveraging Big Data

How Leading Organizations are Leveraging Big Data

Seeing The Big Data Picture “Data will talk to you if you’re willing to listen”— Jim Bergeson. Few can dispute ...
Secure Business Agility

Contrary to popular belief, a pro-privacy stance is good for business

Pro-Privacy Stance Right now privacy is a hot topic on LinkedIn posts, especially as it pertains to compliance with the ...
Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most ...
5 Simple Tips to Help Avoid Ransomware

5 Simple Tips to Help Avoid Ransomware

5 Tips to Avoid Ransomware Ransomware is a particularly pernicious form of malware: unsatiated by simply using your system as ...
How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How artificial intelligence and analytics helps in crime prevention

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Crime Prevention According to a study released by FBI, there is an annual increase of 4.1% ...