Wearable Technology

Will 2018 Be the Year Augmented Reality Moves Outside ‘Pokémon Go’?

By Kayla Matthews | September 12, 2017

2018 Augmented Reality If you’ve never heard of “Pokémon Go” — or at least never had the concept explained to you — then surely you’ve been living under a rock. Heck, it probably means you’ve been living under hundreds of

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

By Louis Columbus | August 2, 2017

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017 Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

AI Chips

Google and Microsoft: The Race For AI Chips

By Kiril Kirilov | August 2, 2017

The Race For AI Chips The semiconductor industry is doing well, with sales of memory and chips growing in 2017. But are current manufacturers slow to adapt to fast developing new technologies like artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and the Internet

Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the ‘smart’ home

By CloudBuzz | July 24, 2017

(Reuters) – The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. That data is of the spatial variety: the dimensions of a room as well as distances

Wearable AI Devices and the Emerging AI Capabilities

By Kiril Kirilov | July 6, 2017

Wearable AI Devices Artificial intelligence is set to disrupt virtually every industry. That much is clear. What is less clear is quite what the hardware aspect of this disruption will look like. We do know that quantum computing and other

IDC: Worldwide Shipments of AR/VR Headsets Gain Momentum in the First Quarter with Strong Growth Forecast

By CloudBuzz | June 1, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 1, 2017 – Worldwide shipments of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) headsets continued to soar with a total of 2.3 million units shipped in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17), according to the International Data

How Brands Can Use IoT and Wearables to Enhance Customer Experience

By Loren Baker | May 9, 2017

Using IoT and Wearables as Part of the Customer Experience The IoT and wearables are on the verge of completely changing how brands interact with customers. Here’s how this tech will boost the customer experience. There’s no denying that outside

NVIDIA and Facebook Team Up to Supercharge Caffe2 Deep Learning Framework

By CloudBuzz | April 18, 2017

NVIDIA and Facebook today announced the result of our joint work to advance artificial intelligence with Caffe2, a new AI deep learning framework contributed by Facebook to the open-source community. Every day, the world generates information — text, pictures, videos

Terrified of the Coming of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Don’t Be. Now You Can Rent Your Own!

By John Pientka | April 18, 2017

Now You Can Rent Your Own! Beware the coming of AI! Or so say luminaries like Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk. They predict a dangerous journey ahead as these machines continue to develop in their capabilities and power.

Using IoT and Wearables as Part of the Customer Experience

Wearable Tech For Those With Disabilities: Shaping the Future

By CloudTweaks | April 10, 2017

Wearable Tech For Those With Disabilities Wearable tech is one of the most exciting aspects of the rapidly growing tech sphere. One particularly powerful application of the technology is for those living with disabilities. More and more gadgets are being

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

By Allan Leinwand

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from the inside out. And in many cases, some never make it past their own front door given how challenging it

Marc Malizia

Virtualization + Cloud Equals Perfect Storm For Recovery Services

By Marc Malizia

Data Recovery Services Not very long ago disaster recovery was a luxury afforded by only the very large companies due to the prohibitive cost and effort required. Frequently even these large companies were unable to justify the investment and went without

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

By Kris Lahiri

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS

Public Clouds Have Internal IT Beat For New Projects

By CloudTweaks

Renting IT Resources For departments in organizations that need to get an application deployed, the fastest and most effective option is renting IT resources on a public cloud such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), rather than working with the internal

Consumerization Is Revolutionizing “File Sync And Share” Services

By CloudTweaks

The highly regulated asset management industry The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement has gained significant popularity in the corporate world and is rapidly changing how enterprises share information. Consumerization of devices in asset management – the migration of features,

3 Challenges of Network Deployment in Hyperconverged Infrastructure

By Ariel Maislos

Hyperconverged Infrastructure In this article, we’ll explore three challenges that are associated with network deployment in a hyperconverged private cloud environment, and then we’ll consider several methods to overcome those challenges. The Main Challenge: Bring Your Own (Physical) Network Some of

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,

Bridging The Chasm Between Business And IT – The GRC Way

By Rajesh Raman

Business And IT  In today’s world, company operations function at two distinct levels: the business operation level and the IT infrastructure operation level. While the two functions operate independently, IT exists to support the business. Many of the IT operations,

Enterprise Adoption

What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Adoption

By Bret Clement

Enterprise Adoption On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years.

Apcela

Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

By Mark Casey

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies, but there continue to be interesting developments in IoT related technology and services. The possibilities for efficiency

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

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

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant's profession. There are software for ...
Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G, Edge Computing For First Time

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G, Edge Computing For First Time

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Gartner added eight new technologies to the Hype Cycle this year including 5G, Artificial ...
Cloud Services Are Vulnerable Without End-To-End Encryption

Cloud Services Are Vulnerable Without End-To-End Encryption

End-To-End Encryption The growth of cloud services has been one of the most disruptive phenomena of the Internet era.  However, ...
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 ...
Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

Back to the Future: 2018 Big Data and Data Science Prognostications

“We should study Science Fiction in order to understand what someday could become Science Fact.” – Dr. Who? Doc Brown? ...
Mark Carrizosa

Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT ...