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CIO Leadership, Cloud

No company is immune to IT disasters

It’s clear that now more companies revolve around using IT services in order to make their daily tasks more efficient. We all know that these services help us make tasks such as long distance communication, information search, research, data processing and storage much easier, thus making are lives a little bit more comfortable.

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RickBlaisdell

By using IT services on a daily basis it also makes companies a lot more dependent on them; so what could happen if they stop functioning properly or just stopped working? And yes, sometimes these services will from time to time misbehave…

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Technology, Services

Driving School in Toronto Prepares You for Challenges on the Road

Driving School in Toronto Prepares You for Challenges on the Road

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If you have bought a car recently or have been gifted one by your loved one, you need to learn how to drive. Now this is where you need to make a very important decision on where to learn driving from. There are many friends and family members who might volunteer on teaching you this skill. However you have to keep in mind that it is a very important skill and concerns your safety and those of your co-occupants. Joining a professional driving school in Toronto would be the perfect choice in this regard.

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Business Issues, Big Data

Driving an information strategy that ensures your organization's right to win!

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As adjunct university faculty, I get to talk to students about how business strategy increasingly depends upon understanding how to leverage information. To make discussion more concrete, I share with students the work of Alvin Toffler. In The Third Wave, Toffler asserts that we live in a world where competition will increasingly take place upon the currency and usability of information.


Business Issues, Cloud, IT Performance, Security

Cloud uptime: do you know yours?

Does cloud up time get overlooked?

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Community Manager
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I just read where Microsoft's Azure cloud was reported to be suffering a series of disruptions and and outages. Many Amazon Web Services customers have suffered through outages as well, although no major ones recently.


CIO Leadership, Cloud

X as a Service (XaaS): What the Future of Cloud Computing Will Bring

We spoke about cloud service models today (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), as well as tomorrow’s models — loosely defined as XaaS, or Anything-as-a-Service.

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By John Dixon, Consulting Architect, GreenPages-LogicsOne.

 

Last week, Chris Ward and I hosted a breakout session at Cloudscape 2014, GreenPages’ annual customer Summit. We spoke about cloud service models today (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), as well as tomorrow’s models — loosely defined as XaaS, or Anything-as-a-Service. In this post, I’ll discuss XaaS: what it is and why you might want to consider using it.

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Technology, Applications

What Is Augmented Reality and 3D Sand Modelling?

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In this digital world the trend of augmented reality is really picking up. But most of the people certainly don’t understand- what augmented reality is? Hence, we will be exploring this topic in detail here.


Technology, Security

Mobile App Assessment Shines Spotlight on Exposure Risks

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michael_dager

It’s hard for most of us to imagine modern life without smartphones and tablets. The thought of being tied to a desk or laptop in order to work and play online seems a quaint notion from the distant past. Yet most of the big changes have happened in the last 5-10 years. Rapid advancements in mobile computing and mobile apps continue apace; Vision Mobile puts the worth of the global app economy at $68 billion in 2013, with a projected 2016 value of $143 billion.


Business Issues, Technology, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, Mobility

Chat zeroes in converged infrastructure tipping point

CIOs offer sound advice on IT infrastructure.

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jdodge

Our #CIOchat yesterday asked what the tipping point is for investing in converged infrastructure (CI). The consensus was that there are multiple triggers to consolidate and streamline data centers using CI machinery.

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Technology, Cloud

ERP Adoption Gets into the cloud

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Kevin Beasley

The adoption of cloud-based software is growing in all industries, and for the most part, the benefits are clear—cost savings and improved infrastructure management. But over the past few years, we’re seeing a significant shift to the cloud in one technology industry sector—ERP.

According to recent industry data, more and more organizations plan to move their core ERP systems to the cloud within the next few years. This increased adoption clearly indicates that the cloud has moved into the mainstream.


Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Converged Infrastructure, Services

The Expansion of E-Commerce

Joining the Dark Side of Technology

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In the last two decades, we have seen more and more industries gain an online presence. Today, you can order just about anything you can think of online, and companies like Amazon.com are moving more products than anybody. It is a sad truth that companies that cannot adapt will be left in the dust - it may be time to join the dark side.

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