The Aberdeen Group states that cloud is the core, mobile its edge and social the connections are lie between endpoints. It places the disruptive technologies that are transforming businesses in context, and describes the technical and services infrastructure needed to provide that ideal end‐user experience where everyone’s connected (social), everywhere they go [...]Continue Reading →
In the past, the Internet was the domain of words. Literally, at that – text made up the majority of its content, and while there have been attempts to introduce images and videos in to the mix, they ended up as mere periphery, owing to the fact that bandwidth concerns and lack [...]Continue Reading →
If you think Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine is satisfied with being the 2nd most used search engine, and has already given up the fight, you are very wrong. In fact, Microsoft is currently offering something unique, something that Google can’t offer right now: a more extensive use of Facebook content, which [...]Continue Reading →
To date, there is still a lot of debate how big data from the cloud should be collected, interpreted and managed to be used for business efficiency, accurate quantitative research and maximizing revenue opportunities. However, there is another aspect of big data that could potentially benefit another industry: social science.
Facebook, [...]Continue Reading →
The cloud is proving to be one of the technologies that have a potential to change a broad range of industries for the better, as the cloud has applications – both practical and functional – for just about anything that relies on data and its access. The TV Industry has only recently [...]Continue Reading →
Social media, cloud computing and big data and new cultural practices have in recent years made an enormous impact on life, politics and society – see our recent story by guest author Scott Hebner, SoMoClo is Here to Stay, Now Let’s Make it Enterprise Ready.
As a study by IBM shows [...]Continue Reading →
Cloud computing is changing how accountants do their business. It is a fairly simple and straightforward model of how technology continues to find solutions to improve business functions. Cloud computing providers have already provided a lot of services to meet the needs of accounting firms and accountants. Most of these services [...]Continue Reading →
With Hadoop, companies discover and put into practice new techniques for analysis and retrieval of data, techniques previously impossible to implement for reasons of performance, cost [...]Continue Reading →
Two studies made by SAP and Microsoft brings light to the long standing economic crisis as cloud computing creates jobs and fuels the business market. Sand Hill Group who conducted the study said that the trendsetters for cloud computing will be the mobile cloud, data storage and social networking. The group said [...]Continue Reading →
Gartner Special Research team conducted a study to identify how business enterprises plan to thrive in the coming years. Obviously, the cloud had significantly influenced how business strategies are done and how customer needs are met. Gartner released two reports that looked into the cloud computing trends; entitled, “The New PC Era: [...]Continue Reading →
Zynga has made significant contributions on the online gaming industry with its popular games such as CastleVille, Mafia Wars and Farmville. These games were initially dependent on Amazon Web Services servers (Amazon EC2) that host player’s game activities, since it required more storage and speed in 2009. Recent developments, however, took place [...]Continue Reading →
Few topics are as hyped right now as The Cloud and social media. Both promise great benefits to companies; The Cloud can drastically reduce the costs of storing information and implementing software applications while social media enables more efficient collaboration and lets companies increase marketing and [...]Continue Reading →
Joyent recently bagged $85 million of funding from several investors headed by major participant’s Accelero Capital and Weather Investment II Group. Other funding are also expected from Telefonica Digital plus existing support from Intel Capital, Liberty Global, Epic Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Greycroft Partners.
The series of funding will leverage Joyent’s [...]Continue Reading →
AT&T recently announced its new cloud computing solutions that will help enterprises to unify their communications systems. This is done through an entirely cloud-based platform, meaning there will be no need for an in-house software or hardware to do the task.
AT&T’s unified communications (UC) will leverage any business in terms of [...]Continue Reading →
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