The technology is being decisive in shaping the global competitive map, to the point that those organizations who cannot adapt will find themselves struggling to compete and even survive. Technology has accelerated the pace of change, and those companies that do not react and transform run the risk of disappearing or being irrelevant in their…

Cisco says that by 2020 there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the Internet, The connected devices will be not just computers, tablets or smartphones, but sunglasses, watches, cars or vending machines that will be able to guess your tastes. The Internet of Things (IoT) will generate revenues of $19 trillion dollars and…

According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion in services in 2020. The services include hardware, embedded software, communications services and information services associated with the things. IBM is investing heavily on smarter cities initiatives as part of…

After analyzing the costs and benefits associated with the massive use of the cloud for seven companies, a study by Computer Economics concludes that it is better to migrate to cloud to save 15 percent of IT budget. Buying software licenses for employees is really cheaper than subscribe to cloud services? The SaaS allows real…

Organizations are more than ever exposed to a large number and variety of threats and risks to cyber security. Big Data will be one of the main elements of change in the enterprises by supplying intelligence-driven models. Research firm Gartner said that big data analytics will play a crucial role in detecting crime and security…

McAfee Labs has published a report with the predictions of threats in 2014 (McAfee Labs 2014 Threats Predictions), where in the list along with the apocalyptic threat of cyber-attacks on infrastructure, big data, and PC, there is also an attack on data breaches and data loss, denials of service, and malicious uses. Many of the…

By Adam Stern Nearly everyone agrees on the key benefits of virtual servers — scalability, improved resource utilization, reduced operational costs, instant provisioning, and the ability to quickly expand the server base.  But there is no “one size fits all” consensus around private vs. public cloud servers. The selection of a public vs. private cloud…

Cloud computing services are increasingly moving into the future in the government sector. However, the adaptation is slow due to security, privacy and regulatory matters. The market research firm MarketsandMarkets assume that government agencies will invest $18.48 billion dollars in cloud computing by 2018. The report “Government Cloud Market By Agency (Federal Cloud, State and…

The Internet of Things will reach 26 billion connected devices in 2020, with an exponential growth of 30 times the installed base in 2009, when connected devices in the web were just 900 million. According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will generate incremental revenue…

The arrival of Big Data approach in the areas of health, whether from the pharmaceutical, medical personnel or institutions of care, has raised many expectations. In theory, the induced analytic approach would allow a structural change in the approach of diseases. While long-term expectations are high, most of healthcare executives say they have yet to…