Digital Transformation

Amazon mulling checking-account like product with big banks: WSJ

By CloudBuzz | March 5, 2018

(Reuters) – Inc (AMZN.O) is in talks to create a checking-account-like product with big banks such as JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The process is still in its

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Debunking some common SD WAN myths

By CloudTweaks | March 5, 2018

Common SD WAN Myths There are few buzzwords in the networking world as current as ‘SD WAN’ – and depending what you read, the technology promises to solve all manner of WAN issues; from replacing your MPLS infrastructure to guaranteeing

Don’t Follow the Money; Follow the Customer!

By Bill Schmarzo | March 1, 2018

Disintermediation and Disruption “Mr. Schmarzo, we’ve noticed that your cholesterol count is at 210, so we have prescribed Fluvastatin and placed selected foods into your shopping basket to help you control your cholesterol. Complete the purchase by selecting ‘here’ and

What are Smart Contracts?

The State of Smart Contracts: Many Challenges Ahead

By Kiril Kirilov | February 28, 2018

The State of Smart Contracts With blockchain technology expanding into a growing number of industries and its applications broadening by the day, organizations and individuals are to witness self-executing smart contracts in literary any field of business. Decentralized apps, or


De-Archiving: What Is It and Who’s Doing It?

By David Friend | February 23, 2018

De-Archiving I first heard the term “De-Archiving” a few months ago on a visit to a few studios in Hollywood. On that trip, I learned that approximately 500,000 feature length films exist in the world. As of 2016, Netflix had

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Google looking for Europe’s top entrepreneurs: The 2018 Digital Top 50 Awards

By CloudBuzz | February 22, 2018

Tech entrepreneurs are changing the world through their own creativity and passion. To celebrate Europe’s thriving developers and the entrepreneurial scene and honor the most promising tech companies, in 2016 we founded the Digital Top 50 Awards, in association with McKinsey

How the Cloud and IoT Created the Age of the Smart Factory

By Kayla Matthews | February 20, 2018

The Smart Factory Today’s factories are undoubtedly more intelligent than they were in the not-so-distant past, and that’s due in large part to cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). Numerous specific developments were particularly instrumental in making modern

How VMware, HPE, and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services

By Dana Gardner | February 12, 2018

Bringing Together Managed Cloud Services The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer optimized cloud design interview explores how a triumvirate of VMware, Hewlett Packard Enterprise(HPE), and Telefonica together bring managed cloud services to global audiences. Learn how Telefonica’s vision for delivering flexible cloud services capabilities to Latin

The Lighter Side of the Cloud – Procurement

By David | February 2, 2018

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Don’t Ignore the Elephant in the Room. Deal with Your Legacy Systems. Here’s How: Eat It One Bite at a Time

By John Pientka | January 30, 2018

Don’t Ignore the Elephant in the Room Let’s face it – digital transformation is hard, especially if your organization’s lifeblood rests on legacy systems. Here’s a proven way to get there. Pity the IRS? As soon as the new tax

Financial Management Finds a Welcome Home in the Cloud

Financial Management Finds a Welcome Home in the Cloud

Cloud Based Financial Management The most cautious person in any organization is likely to be the CFO. After all, they’re ...
Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

Security Ecosystem Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major ...
Avoiding Obsolescence In The Cloud

Avoiding Obsolescence In The Cloud

The Cloud I was amused to discover this week that Microsoft aren’t supporting Internet Explorer 8 or 9 – with ...
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IoT Data Centers – “We’ve Always Done IoT, We’re Just Terrible At Marketing It”

IoT Data Centers An often repeated phrase by many data center professionals is “We’ve always done IoT, we’re just terrible ...
The Shift from Monolithic to Microservices: What It Means for CTOs.

The Shift from Monolithic to Microservices: What It Means for CTOs.

The Shift to Microservices The shift in application development strategies is moving from monolithic design to isolated and resilient components ...
Key Cloud Office Trends For 2016

Key Cloud Office Trends For 2016

Cloud Office Trends The mass migration to the cloud is well under way and will only accelerate. Two giants continue ...