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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: IBM Cloud Video Powers NASA Live Streaming

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: IBM Cloud Video Powers NASA Live Streaming

with Alden Fertig, IBM Cloud Video’s Ustream
In this interview, Alden Fertig, Vice President of Product for IBM Cloud Video’s Ustream, and brings us along the evolution of NASA’s live streaming.
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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Sandboxes and Their Many Benefits

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Sandboxes and Their Many Benefits

with Shashi Kiran, Quali
IT Briefcase conducted the following Q&A with Quali Chief Marketing Officer Shashi Kiran to get a better understanding about the beneficial uses of cloud sandboxes as the DevOps trend continues to take hold and gain...

The Automotive Industry Goes Driving in the Cloud

The Automotive Industry Goes Driving in the Cloud

Just when you think that you have seen it all, as far as cars and technology are concerned, the automotive industry takes it to another level. While the ability to create cars that have the capacity to fly may...

Preparing for the Adoption of Office 365

Preparing for the Adoption of Office 365

As you may know, Microsoft Office 365 is the number one cloud-based solution, due to its appeal on multiple levels to individuals and business users alike. In recent years, Microsoft has invested heavily in cloud computing, with its revenue...





Briefcase Highlights


CLOUD COMPUTING

Approximate budget to develop a Magento eCommerce Store

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Which is the best platform to build an eCommerce website, is the principal thing that strikes your mind in the event that you are wanting to open up an online store. There is an extensive variety of eCommerce platform accessible today. The size and usefulness of a web based business eCommerce website is the deciding consider picking the right platform.

Cloud and Data Center Erasure: Why Delete Doesn’t Suffice

December 1, 2016 No Comments

Learn how a certified data erasure solution will streamline internal processes and support regulatory compliance for mass storage hardware and configurations commonly found in data centers and cloud computing infrastructures.

Empowering vSAN for Enterprise Storage

November 30, 2016 No Comments

Experts estimate that at least 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced every day. That’s an astronomical amount of data to be stored. One study revealed that managing storage growth is the dominant pain point for 79 percent of IT professionals. To help remedy this situation, VMware released its virtual SAN in March of 2014. Almost three years after its introduction, where is it now?

Taneja: The Role of Storage for today’s mid-sized workloads

November 28, 2016 No Comments

Myths prevail in the IT industry just as they do in every other facet of life. One common myth is that mid-sized workloads, exemplified by smaller versions of mission critical applications, are only to be found in mid-size companies. The reality is mid-sized workloads exist in businesses of all sizes.

Edison Group: IBM FlashSystem:
Powering the Future of IT

November 28, 2016 No Comments

The direction of technology both follows and influences the direction of business. The tools enterprises need to compete, improve, adapt, solve problems, and succeed are supplied by technology. Sometimes, technology even supplies new opportunities, such as when a technological advance leads to the creation of a new marketplace. The Internet is by far the most powerful example of this in the past 50 years.

Powering the High Performance Hybrid Cloud

November 28, 2016 No Comments

According to industry analysts, more than 50 percent of IT spending will be cloud-based by 2018. IBM research confirms that 75 percent of enterprises in the US plan to increase cloud investment, which means they already have made some initial investments in this technology. Skyrocketing demand for cloud services has brought many different types of technology suppliers into the cloud IT services delivery game, ratchet-ing up competition.

Is Your Website Ready for Black Friday?

November 22, 2016 No Comments

When running an e-commerce website, downtime is the equivalent of locking your doors to the public. Not only are you not doing business, but you’re also actively pushing your customers into the arms of the competition. Amazon found that every 100 milliseconds of downtime cost them one percent in sales, and Google found that an extra .5 seconds in search page generation time dropped site traffic by 20 percent. Slow performance affects everything from individual transactions to customer retention, and ultimately revenue. E-commerce businesses simply cannot afford to suffer a slip in performance.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: IBM Cloud Video Powers NASA Live Streaming

November 22, 2016 No Comments

with Alden Fertig, IBM Cloud Video’s UstreamIn this interview, Alden Fertig, Vice President of Product for IBM Cloud Video’s Ustream, and brings us along the evolution of NASA’s live streaming. Read More >>>

The new power couple: Content and commerce take center stage

November 21, 2016 No Comments

Start leveraging the power of contextual commerce and download our ebook today.

The Design Advantage – Your Business Has a New Secret Weapon

November 21, 2016 No Comments

Download the new report from Adobe to learn how this design advantage can be your company’s new secret weapon.

Achieving Deliciousness – Adapting to an increasingly content-hungry world

November 21, 2016 No Comments

Adobe surveyed 12,000 customers worldwide about their content cravings and learned what it takes to make content irresistible.

WORRY-FREE Services – Cloud-based protection – Small Business

November 17, 2016 No Comments

This white paper discusses the three key must-haves in a smart security solution for your small business.

Exploring New Niches: How to Overcome the Challenges

November 14, 2016 No Comments

There are more online stores than ever as we get nearer to 2017; far more than when we experienced a dot-com boom back in 2000. People are appreciating the advantages offered by maintaining online businesses, which is why the market is saturated and very competitive.

Why should every firm use cloud software for database management?

October 28, 2016 No Comments

A lot of companies used to struggle with storing and sharing important information amongst its employees when technology was not as advanced as it is today. However, as numerous advancements have been made, businesses are now in a position to collect all sorts of data with a variety of online software solutions. This has caused quite a lot of change in the business world as the companies receive the benefits of this system, such as improved employee knowledge, improved workflow, flexibility, accessibility and scalability. All these facts are the main reasons why cloud-based knowledge base software is the perfect solution for database management in a company.

Establishing Your Niche in an Oversaturated Cloud Market

October 25, 2016 No Comments

While the rapid growth of the market is generally seen as a benefit to cloud providers, the uptick could also introduce some challenges. The success of the cloud industry has attracted many businesses, creating a crowded market. This oversaturation must drive businesses to establish an expertise and hone in on a smaller segment of the market. By doing this, brands will differentiate themselves from others and gain clout in the smaller subset of the industry.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Future of Huddle and The Cloud Collaboration Market

October 20, 2016 No Comments

with Morton Brogger, HuddleIn the following interview, Morten Brøgger, the CEO of Huddle discusses secure enterprise cloud collaboration and the future of the market. Read More >>>

Government Asks: What’s in Your Software?

October 19, 2016 No Comments

Multiple agencies across the U.S. government are paying closer attention to the software they are buying. More specifically, they want to know what open source and third party components were used to build the software applications. Read this article to learn more about this report

Convincing C-Level Executives of the Importance of Cloud Security

October 18, 2016 No Comments

As you probably know, convincing executives about anything can be extremely difficult in business. They are often disconnected from the way things actually are in the lower levels of the company, and when it comes to topics such as cloud computing, they may not have any knowledge at all. Convincing these executives about how important security is in the cloud can be very difficult, but it can be done. Here are a few tips on how to get it through to these c-suite employees.

The Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance: The Fastest Path to Software-Defined Data Center Benefits and Hybrid Cloud Efficiencies

October 17, 2016 No Comments

Though barely out of its infancy, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has become a golden child within the IT ecosystem. Its simplicity and scalability have opened the door to software-defined data center (SDDC) capabilities at companies of all sizes, providing performance capabilities that once required enterprise-level resources to implement. It has become the great equalizer for hybrid cloud access. HCI’s ascent has been remarkable; it was only a few years ago that IT organizations were cautiously experimenting with such compact and powerful appliances – taking small, measured steps toward integrating these cloud-ready devices into data center operations.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Sandboxes and Their Many Benefits

October 17, 2016 No Comments

with Shashi Kiran, QualiIT Briefcase conducted the following Q&A with Quali Chief Marketing Officer Shashi Kiran to get a better understanding about the beneficial uses of cloud sandboxes as the DevOps trend continues to take hold and gain industry momentum. Read More >>>

The Connection Between eCommerce and Online Security

October 17, 2016 No Comments

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that eCommerce has completely revolutionized the world of retail as we know it. Instead of going to a store and browsing through the limited number of items they have in offer, you now have the opportunity to log-in onto your e-store account and buy anything you like. Unlike with real stores where you would have to travel to a different location (which also adds to the price of the purchased product) all you have to do here is open a new tab in your browser.

The Automotive Industry Goes Driving in the Cloud

October 13, 2016 No Comments

Just when you think that you have seen it all, as far as cars and technology are concerned, the automotive industry takes it to another level. While the ability to create cars that have the capacity to fly may be quite a way off, that has not stopped the automobile industry from doing some incredible things with the latest cars off of the assembly line. According to a recent article by CSC, the automotive industry has turned to cloud computing, big data technology and location awareness as a means of integrating the latest in computing technology into the driving experience.

Most Useful Mobile Technology in Today’s Market

October 11, 2016 No Comments

It seems as though the world has gone mobile. Everywhere you look someone has their smartphone out doing everything from playing Pokémon Go to shopping on the QVC online store. From texting to checking Facebook to keeping abreast of the news and weather forecasts, there is always something to do and see on that handy little gadget we wouldn’t leave home without. Not only are our cell phones a source of entertainment, but also a source of information and even function.

USING THE CLOUD TO DRIVE MOBILE SOLUTIONS

October 5, 2016 No Comments

This white paper discusses emerging uses cases and methods used by vendors’s professional services and systems integrators to help enterprises navigate the challenges around digital transformation.

Preparing for the Adoption of Office 365

October 3, 2016 No Comments

As you may know, Microsoft Office 365 is the number one cloud-based solution, due to its appeal on multiple levels to individuals and business users alike. In recent years, Microsoft has invested heavily in cloud computing, with its revenue from Office 365 jumping 54 percent over the last quarter.

PaaS Adoption Inevitable for Most Applications

September 14, 2016 No Comments

I am increasingly convinced that the eventual adoption of Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings is inevitable for most applications even if the number of applications built on top of PaaS offerings is relatively low today. What do I mean by PaaS? Services that sit above the more traditional Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) that most people today equate with cloud computing.

What is Cloudpaging and How Does It Save IT Resources?

September 14, 2016 No Comments

The demands and pressures on today’s IT departments continues to grow. Access to applications is essential to almost any business, and it is a difficult balance for today’s companies to pit reliable, efficient applications access against the need to keep IT costs from raging out of control.

Infographic: 10 Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Moving Operations to the Cloud

September 8, 2016 No Comments

In the next few years, many enterprise-level companies will be moving their legacy IT operations to cloud environments. The companies that develop migration onboarding and objectives for their migration will see a much smoother transition. The reality is, if companies are ill-prepared for the transition, their cloud deployment can cause more problems then they solve. The infographic below, created by SingleHop, features 10 questions that should be asked to ensure your migration goes as smoothly as possible.

Fog Computing: Is it the Future of Cloud Computing?

September 1, 2016 No Comments

It is the harsh truth in this day and age of living with modernity that you need to constantly evolve and not just keep up with the trends but sometimes have to be ahead of trends to seize the big opportunities coming your way. Something similar is brewing in the ‘cloud’. ‘Fog’ is the newest kid on the block and is giving the good old cloud a real run for its money.

On Storage: A Conversation with IBM Experts

August 30, 2016 No Comments

Big data, analytics, and especially mobile are disrupting the marketplace, and your customers need to understand the implications and opportunities inherent in the new marketplace. This webcast outlines ways to become a trusted source of knowledge and information on storage options for your customers.

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