Recently, Horvath & Partners have conducted a study which shows the remarkable progress made by companies that have decided to embrace digitalization. According to the study, incorporating new technology into the day-to-day firm’s activities has facilitated higher productivity, high-quality service delivery, and cost reduction.
Many firms including German-speaking nations believe that incorporating robotics initiates productivity and makes the companies more profitable. Robotics or RPA entail the use of programmed software robots to execute selected processes....
In recent years, many companies have found it advantageous to move to the cloud. This has especially been driven by the numerous benefits associated with cloud computing. For example, a business may find running initial services in the cloud as straightforward and relatively cheaper than setting on on premise systems and the cloud is also scalable. However, as the company grows bigger, the decision to stay in the cloud may not entirely be the right decision.
Some of the disadvantages associated with the cloud
While at first cloud computing seems cost-effective, as a company...
Big Data is a fairly simple term to describe complex data sets so large that conventional databases are unable to process them. They can be utilized by businesses to improve customer care in many, previously unavailable, ways, but they also raise a number of new privacy and security challenges.
For large businesses, the concept and use of big data is not a new idea by any means, but due to the reduced costs associated, medium and even small businesses are also beginning to utilize these data sets.
The rules surrounding data governance across organizations have...
Cloud computing has become the talk of the day in every organisation. IT managers find at least one aspect of cloud computing useful to their organisations. As the idea of cloud computing continues to fascinate top managers and staff in companies, IT experts are continually finding it difficult to keep the data and applications in the cloud safe.
The results of research conducted by Intel indicate that IT experts in various countries acknowledge that the biggest challenge in the cloud computing era is keeping data safe from various human security threats.
Internet of things (IoT) is expected to take a significant turn in its growth in the next 3 years. Following IoT Developer Survey 2015-2016 many executives are aware of this looming revolution and a few of them have made strategies on how to keep their businesses relevant. Some of the key IoT developer trends that were found in 2017's survey are:
Security remains to be the key concern with 46.7% respondents admitting that it remains a major disquiet. Business security has been compromised on various occasions with the ever rising cases of malware attack....
VMware has a core strategy of ensuring applications running on both private and public clouds perform optimally by facilitating and managing hybrid cloud environments. The acquisition of Wavefront, a monitoring software maker, should not come as a surprise for many. However, the fee for the acquisition is still undisclosed.
It has been a habit for companies undertaking digital transformations to lean heavily on hybrid clouds to deploy software. Nearly every industry has been playing out this scenario. To increase the speed and efficiency of this scenario, many companies are now...
OpenStack, a Google’s cloud computing platform has released yet another universal update of its code, which is a vital aspect that has deepened the relationship between the platform and Google’s public cloud. Google confirmed that the release of OpenStack will serve as a backup option for OpenStack Cinder in the public cloud. While this is not large software, it serves a significant role that will make the platform better.
Save everything easily
The Google’s OpenStack block backup layer works with drivers to communicate to various storage providers. The system also...
It couldn't be that logical, could it?
Cloud-centric software application development and the migration of IT shop operations to cloud-based environments demands that software engineerings teams also embrace the idea of using cloud-based testing tools.
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Cloud collaboration provider Box is set to build datacentres outside the US in the next 12 to 18months.
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The IEEE BigData Congress 2015 is being held from 27th June until 2nd July at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York, USA. This annual international conference attracts hundreds of delegates, creating a forum to explore insights into various value-added services such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Delegates can register to attend as authors, regular participants or both, the combined option providing access to additional features including the Summer School and the Innovation Show Case.
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