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The IT sector is at another turning point as mobile devices dampen the demand for PCs – just as PCs formerly dampened and then buried the demand for minicomputers. Simultaneously, the purchase of new on-premise servers and licensed software is being displaced by public cloud infrastructure and software services. Add cyber security as another question mark for the next decade. In sum, this transformation points to an era of “creative destruction,” in the phrase coined by the Austrian economist on entrepreneurship Joseph Schumpeter. As agile and often new firms will produce creative new solutions, slow-footed companies will be destroyed.Featured Articles
Software-defined networking, or SDN, is getting a big boost with a project called “Open Daylight.”
Innovation is a mantra in the information technology sector that typically refers to a new technology and disruptive business model. In 1992, the innovative “starwalkers” were arguably Apple, Dell, Microsoft, Oracle, and Sun. Among these, Sun Microsystems is gone, Dell is fading, and Apple is weakened by both competition and the loss of Steve Jobs. In 2013, the innovative list most relevant to the business customer starts with Amazon Web Services, Google, Salesforce, Rackspace, and Workday.Featured Articles
Cloud computing and virtualization are gaining steam as some of the most effective disaster recovery solutions
1010data did not experience a disruption in service or customer support during Hurricane Sandy or in the days after. We feel that this is a testament to the product we have developed and the redundant infrastructure that we have put in place to maintain it.Featured Articles
China is clamping down further on Internet users. Service providers now must play a greater role in policing online behavior — verifying identities, deleting offending posts, and reporting violators to the government. The rules will undoubtedly pose challenges for companies wanting to do business in the country as well as for individuals wanting to engage in free and open discourse.Featured Articles
The challenge for banks has always been ensuring the right people have the right access to the right resources and do the right things with them — this is identity and access management (IAM).
Pittsburgh Pirates season-ticket renewals jump 6 percent first year with SAS for SportsFeatured Articles
ith European and US regulators looking at whether the company promotes its own services unfairly in search results, and the threat of Android being classified as predatory, the chances of huge fines or detailed regulatory control are being talked up.
After hosting the Vice Presidential Debate in 2000, the Associated Press reviewed it “As close to flawless as humanly possible,” and Dan Rather at NBC concurred, saying, “Centre put on a five-star debate.” The media labeled the event “Thrill in the ‘Ville,” a moniker the college has adopted proudly. Obviously, when Centre College was awarded their bid to host the Vice Presidential Debate 2012, the stakes were high.Featured Articles
Gadgets running on a spectrum of platforms will be purchased this holiday season, and they don’t always work together seamlessly. Your friend’s favorite Windows PC program won’t run well on your Mac, the app you love on your iOS doesn’t have an Android equivalent and, to top it off, your mobile devices won’t work flawlessly with your laptops. With the increasing popularity of Android devices, which have captured 68 percent of the mobile market share to date and are expanding into other areas of the consumer electronics market, users need an easy and reliable way to interchange data between Android devices and Macs or PCs.Featured Articles
Many organizations are beginning to understand the potential of analytics to combat fraud, improve customer relationships and drive more profitable decisions. However, they’re often applying it as a standalone activity isolated from everyday business operations and decisions, limiting its true value.
f the United States economy is to restore itself to earlier levels of full employment, prosperity, and financial soundness, the American manufacturing community must engage in a national effort to resurrect its global competitiveness.Featured Articles
Transferring knowledge to create Jedox experts around the globe, Jedox’ international partner network continues to grow. Thomas Arampatzis, director of Jedox Academy, recently led the company’s first Train-the-Trainer (3T) session, certifying Jedox partners from France (Smile, Olo-one), the Netherlands (Celcus), and Switzerland (Linalis). These partners are now authorized to provide certified Jedox training.Featured Articles
TechAmerica Foundation’s Big Data Commission released today its long-awaited report, “Demystifying Big Data: A Practical Guide to Transforming the Business of Government.”
The best CRM systems change a company and its relationships for the better. Implemented well, CRM systems can take a business into entirely new markets while solidifying leadership in existing ones.
All decisions involve a choice, a selection of a course of action from a set of alternatives and generally result in an action being taken, not just knowledge being added to what’s known. Decision Management Systems, unlike Decision Support Systems, are focused on taking or recommending this action.
Big data, defined by Forrester, is “techniques and technologies that make capturing value from data at an extreme scale economical.” The information comes from everywhere, and mostly outside your company such as social media, demographics, the web, and various different feeds. All this accumulated information can bring about value, opportunity, and eventually profit – if you handle it correctly.
Tweet SOURCE: TechRepublic One important part of dealing with data is figuring out how and where to store it. Here are ten things to think about when choosing the right data storage technologies for your enterprise or project. Data is something that companies grapple with every day – after all, we are in the era ...
Many companies have increased their profitability by utilizing business intelligence and business analytics. A variety of industries continue to integrate these systems to improve their everyday processes
Service Oriented Architecture was hailed as the next major leap ahead in the ICT industry and was predicted by many to be as big a leap forward as that achieved with Object-Oriented software design patterns.
Hampshire OB-GYN adopted its EHR in 2004, years before CMS’ meaningful use program began. Yet there were several time-consuming adjustments that even this EHR-savvy practice, in Northampton, Mass., had to make to comply with the Stage 1 rules.Featured Articles, News
Research examines hybrid cloud storage, virtualized application deployment, mobile application performance management, and end-user experience monitoring