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What The Future Holds – Could VoIP Replace All Landlines?

By Josh Hamilton | September 13, 2017

Could VoIP Replace All Landlines In this series we have already discussed the use of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services for business and what the future holds for commercial use of this technology. Now we wanted to take a

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The Rise Of AI Receptionists and Automated Phone Systems – Part 2

By Josh Hamilton | August 18, 2017

The Rise Of AI Receptionists – Part 2 In part one of this article we discussed the advantages of using a VoIP phone system and auto-attendants to manage incoming calls, as well as the benefits of using live agents. However,

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The Rise Of AI Receptionists and Automated Phone Systems – Part 1

By Josh Hamilton | August 16, 2017

The Rise Of AI Receptionists For years most firms would have had to employ numerous phone operators and receptionists to deal with any and all calls that came through. Large companies would have employed entire departments simply just to deal

A Huge Step Forward For Britain’s Space Industry

A Huge Step Forward For Britain’s Space Industry

By Josh Hamilton | July 18, 2017

Britain’s Space Industry Given the amount of VC investment being poured into commercial space projects around the world, it seems only natural that governments of countries not necessarily associated with space travel would look to expand their capabilities as space

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Cloud SaaS Providers and the Continued Growth Ahead

By Josh Hamilton | July 13, 2017

Cloud SaaS Providers According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow by 18% this year. But the SaaS (Software as a Service) portion of the market is set to exceed that, growing by over 20%.

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Is There A Ceiling On Digital and Mobile Travel Bookings?

By Josh Hamilton | July 11, 2017

Digital and Mobile Travel Bookings Since the early 2000s, the travel industry has been overwhelmed by the rise of online and mobile booking. Up to now there was suggestions that traditional travel agents could be pushed completely out of the

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Egnyte Launch New Data Security Innovation in the Cloud

By Josh Hamilton | June 29, 2017

New Data Security Innovation Cisco predicted in their 2016 White Paper, entitled Cisco Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology 2015–2020, that by the end of 2020 annual global cloud IP traffic will reach 14.1 ZB (1.2 ZB per month), up

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How Close Are We To Space Tourism?

By Josh Hamilton | June 28, 2017

Space Tourism Space tourism has been just over the horizon for the best part of 50 years. From the moment man set foot on the moon there has been businessmen who believed that commercial space flight would eventually become a

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SaaS Travel Booking Industry – Hotels, Air BnB, and OTAs

By Josh Hamilton | June 21, 2017

SaaS Travel Booking Industry The past few years has seen a fervent battle between Hotels, Air BnB, and Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) to become the dominant market force in accommodation bookings. Whilst Air BnB and OTAs have made a significant

What Is Really Driving Cloud Adoption?

By Josh Hamilton | June 15, 2017

Driving Cloud Adoption Cloud adoption is growing at an astounding rate, with companies big and small undergoing digital transformation towards cloud computing. In the Gartner 2017 CIO Agenda report, cloud services and solutions was ranked as second among top technology

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A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

By CloudTweaks

Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by a staggering 98 percent in the three months ending December 31st 2017, and market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) saw

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.

Advances in Technology and Consumer Behaviour are Driving Transformation

By Francesco Venturini

Technology and Consumer Behaviour Advances in technology and consumer behaviour are driving a transformation in the way video content is delivered to consumers. The change involves a migration away from traditional broadcasting models and platforms towards digital distribution over the

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

By James Kessinger

Challenges of a Large Migration Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through an exhaustive process deciding what to migrate, then you have to do plenty of scripting and re-architecting to get all

Cloud Proving To Be Major Resource For Hedge Funds

By CloudTweaks

Major Resource for Hedge Funds As we near the end of Q1 2013, hedge fund managers continue to generate higher returns. Following several years of sub-par performances from global hedge funds, investment managers have turned to cloud computing and infrastructure-as-a-service

How to Improve the Backup Success Rate of Data Centers?

By Cloud Syndicate

Improve Backup Success Rate According to industry analysts, a significant number of backup jobs (from 5 to 25%) are failing across various tiers of data centers. This impacts datacenters heavily on revenue loss, SLA-based penalties, and customer experience. Furthermore, loss

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

By Roy Feintuch

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid clip, even as executives from companies such as McDonald’s and ENEL talked about how their organizations are embracing a cloud-first

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5 Ways CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears

By Robert Grazioli

CIO Cloud Fears  CIOs are tired of hearing about cloud computing concerns. They’ve spent years reading about how cloud resources are subject to risks, and wonder – what can they do to help people trust the cloud?  The truth is

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

By Guha Ramasubramanian

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were fundamental to their business strategies. Although the field of computer and information research scientists is growing faster than any other

The Great Arms Race For Security: Virtualization

By Gavin Hill

The Great Arms Race For Security Since its infancy in the early seventies when the first computer virus was created, the malware and anti-malware business has grown into multi-billion dollar industries. No longer are script kiddies creating malware for notoriety,

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, ...
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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

Certification for Cloud Service Providers As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies ...
Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Small businesses and startups tend to be more open to innovative new technologies and readily implement fresh ...
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Skills for faster innovation in financial services

Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that ...
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...