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Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Laptops are great - most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the...





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Why The Future of Commerce Rests on Data Integration Technologies

January 24, 2022 No Comments

In bygone days, data integration methods included resource-intensive iterations of ETL procedures, and manual scrubbing and script-creation. Historically, these methods were labor-intensive, could be quite expensive, and were prone to human error or technological misfire. Yet in today’s world, companies must be able to extract and synthesize data from an increasing range and type of sources into a unified view. Luckily, data integration technology has evolved from its fraught and sluggish ancestry into a vital, streamlined component of everyday business practices.

Why Should Organisations Adopt an API Platform for their Development Strategy?

January 24, 2022 No Comments

The world of digital technology is always changing. One of the most challenging parts of this change is trying to keep up with the latest trends in software development. For many companies, this means spending more time and resources on developing software themselves, rather than focusing on their core business.

Servian founder launches data-focused cloud consultancy ‘Vivanti’ in US

December 16, 2021 No Comments

Headquartered in New York City, with locations in Manhattan and Washington DC, Vivanti offers advisory, consulting and managed services across all major cloud platforms, including Snowflake, HashiCorp, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud and more. Specializing in the latest cloud data technologies, designed to facilitate digital business transformation and future ways of working, Vivanti’s practice areas include data, artificial intelligence, DevOps and customer engagement.

Is Blue Stacks Safe to Use on Mac & Windows PC in 2021?

December 9, 2021 No Comments

Bluestacks is becoming more and more popular among Android users, but is it safe to use? Most of you out there know what Bluestacks is since you clicked on this article, but for those who don’t, it’s an Android emulator, which helps you to run Android games and apps on your Windows or Mac devices. In order to check if Bluestacks is actually safe, you can first download it and scan the link for possible viruses.

5 Tips To Simplify Business Cloud Backup

November 26, 2021 No Comments

Data backup solutions have significantly improved in recent years due to the adoption of cloud backup in businesses. Compared to other solutions such as tape backup and in-premise backup equipment, cloud backup has proved to be efficient and budget-friendly. Despite challenges such as cybersecurity risks facing cloud solutions, it’s still the leading option to use as your backup solution.

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Cloud Solution

November 23, 2021 No Comments

Tweet Featured article by Billy Lance, IT Expert Migrating to the cloud is currently the talk of the town. For one, many businesses are abandoning their on-premise systems and moving their data and software to cloud platforms. Also, you can now find businesses storing most of their files on cloud storage platforms, such as Google […]

8 Ways To Strengthen Cyber Security In The Cloud

November 16, 2021 No Comments

The majority of businesses today utilize cloud services for various business operations and processes. Sadly, there has been a recent increase in the cases of cybersecurity attacks and breaches in cloud services. Most businesses store large amounts of sensitive data in the cloud. Since the pandemic forced most companies to shift to a remote working model, more data was stored in cloud-based applications.

The Main Benefits of Sap Business Intelligence

November 12, 2021 No Comments

To talk about SAP, we need to start with understanding the basics of business intelligence (BI). BI is a set of tools and technologies for collecting, analyzing, and processing data. BI makes working processes easier for many types of businesses. For instance, a company uses several channels to receive applications and needs to collect uniform sales statistics. Or advertising campaigns of famous brands cover several websites and you need to compare their effectiveness. All these processes require BI.

10 Signs Your Legacy Software Needs Migration to Cloud

October 5, 2021 No Comments

They say if something is not broken, then you should not bother fixing it, but this statement does not apply when it comes to a company’s IT infrastructure. Put simply, legacy software refers to outdated software that companies still use despite its limitations. The problem with legacy systems, even if they still function properly now, is that they limit business growth, opens your infrastructure up to security risks and keeps your operations stagnant while your competitors evolve.

How to handle OOMkilled errors in Kubernetes

September 28, 2021 No Comments

Users will encounter different kinds of errors in any software development environment. This is the same when dealing with container developments. With its immense popularity, Kubernetes has become the leading container orchestration platform. Therefore, it is more likely that you will encounter errors in Kubernetes environments.

Cloud: SaaS Fully Explained

September 20, 2021 No Comments

Today, SaaS applications are very common and people use them a dozen times or more per day without even realizing it. Such is the power and reach of SaaS, a key aspect of cloud computing. SaaS, shorthand for “Software as a Service,” might not be a household term quite yet, but it’s already being utilized by millions of businesses and billions of ordinary people every day. What is SaaS, exactly, and what makes it so important for keeping the gears of our digitized society turning?

Help Desk Migration: Explaining Main What’s, How’s and Why’s

September 1, 2021 No Comments

Have you ever googled “data migration”? Many business owners have already done this. And you should be intimidated by that too. So, data migration is a process of importing or exporting your records from one place to another, from one cloud platform to another, from one help desk solution to another and the list may go further. Nowadays, data migration services help companies to move from on-premise or cloud-based platforms to more suitable options. That happens for a few reasons…

5 business technology ideas that you start from home

August 30, 2021 No Comments

With modern technology advancement, owning and operating a business from home has never been easy. In this article, we will explore some business tech ideas that you can easily start from home and make a living.

How Enterprise Cloud Computing Is Transforming Business Management

August 24, 2021 No Comments

There are several ways enterprise cloud computing is transforming business management. Importantly, enterprise cloud computing allows business organizations to access IT resources and services. For example, companies may partner with a cloud service provider to obtain servers, data storage, and networking infrastructure. Cloud migration is becoming one of the most popular business trends, as companies look to accelerate their day-to-day processes and improve their data storage strategy.

Business Management Tips: The Importance Of Good IT Infrastructure

August 23, 2021 No Comments

A business’s success is determined by several factors including leadership, marketing, and operations. Those are usually the first things that come to mind. Yet, what most people don’t think of right away, even though they should, is the business’s IT infrastructure. In our technology-driven world, IT is baked into everything. Since it’s a major part of how we live and work, mastering it is essential to a business’s survival. How you implement IT is critical to the business’s security, growth, and scalability.

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

August 20, 2021 No Comments

Laptops are great – most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the smartwatch, the laptop has still managed to withstand the competition to be an item most of us need to work on.

Cloud Performance Webinar: How to Architect Your Cloud Apps for Peak Business Performance

August 19, 2021 No Comments

As an IT operations professional responsible for architecting cloud environments, you need to know how to architect cloud apps for peak business performance. AWS and cloud training experts, A Cloud Guru, will provide an introduction to the AWS Well-Architected Framework (WAF) and architecting in the cloud, then explore best practices and practical examples of peak business performance.

Module 5: Continuous Testing

August 19, 2021 No Comments

Join this workshop from AWS and the DevOps Institute to learn how to implement continuous testing to shorten test cycles, increase code quality and deliver better features faster.

9 Ways Technology Has Affected Teaching During Pandemic

August 19, 2021 No Comments

The pandemic has led to significant changes in education. The level of education directly affects the income and employment of the population – better-educated people find jobs easier, have better working conditions, and earn more. Education is also positively linked to life expectancy, health, and social integration. Education is a fundamental human right enshrined in Article 26 of the Declaration of Human Rights.

Affinity Federal Credit Union Implements Self-Service Analytics Program

August 11, 2021 No Comments

While self-service data analytics requires the right technologies, promoting the use of data throughout an organization demands strong data literacy and non-intrusive governance, as well. During our webinar, How to Scale Self-Service Analytics for Smarter Decision-Making, we spoke with John Ackerman, VP of Data and Analytics at Affinity Federal Credit Union about their success with adopting a modern data architecture and facilitating data empowerment.

Make Power BI Shine on Snowflake, BigQuery & Redshift

August 11, 2021 No Comments

Why is this such huge news? To date, there has never been a great, live query experience on Power BI for Snowflake, BigQuery, RedShift, Databricks and even Azure Synapse SQL. Historically, Power BI has only supported “DirectQuery” access for cloud data sources. “Live Query” provided by AtScale’s DAX connector will deliver extreme performance benefits for these applications. Coupled with the AtScale semantic layer, the combination of analytics-ready data with the ease of use of Power BI is a terrific combination.

5 Ways to Know You Should Start Using a Cloud-Based Hotel-Management System

July 15, 2021 No Comments

Hotel management is by no means an easy thing. It’s a remarkably competitive industry, and a few bad months can sink a hotel in some instances. You must do all you can to make sure your hotel is running smoothly, including using whatever new technology comes out. A cloud-based hotel management system is something you might have considered before, but maybe you felt like it wasn’t worth it or you could live without it. There might come a time, though, when making this move makes all the sense in the world.

5 Major Cloud Computing Challenges And How To Overcome Them

July 2, 2021 No Comments

The advent of technology also means that so many more technological advancements are used in many businesses today. Among the many, cloud computing is a common name that’s almost always present. It’s a popular trend, used in many businesses. And, to remove its technicality for better understanding even for most non-techy business individuals out there, it’s as its name suggests. Cloud computing refers to moving manual business computing, to an automated system, through the cloud.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cloud Migration

June 16, 2021 No Comments

Despite the rapid penetration of cloud infrastructure, a lot of businesses are still relying on on-premise solutions for their day-to-day operations. On-premise solutions are seen as more reliable and easier to manage due to their proximity. Of course, these are advantages that are also offered by modern cloud infrastructure, especially with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations becoming more common among enterprises.

Why Software Vendors Still Audit Their Customers

June 14, 2021 No Comments

Software license compliance audits remain a key part of the strategy for many of the world’s large software vendors. It is a practice that causes conflict between software providers and their customers and has made it necessary for Software Asset Management to grow into a multi-billion-dollar industry. Whilst a handful of vendors are beginning to pull back from full-scale invasive audits, the vast majority continue with this unpopular and relationship damaging practice.

Top 5 Enterprise Technology Trends in 2021

May 25, 2021 No Comments

COVID-19 shook the world in a swift blow. People realized how it might take only a tiny virus to change everything in the blink of an eye. Business models collapsed within weeks after this virus spread across the globe. The one thing that the year 2020 taught all of us is to be prepared for unforeseen events. While some of the industries thrived, small enterprises jiggled badly last year as many of the merchants didn’t take technology seriously. To get back up in the market, they must rely on enterprise technology trends that are going to revolutionize the economic world.

Could Mobile Applications Be The Secret To Making Positive Investments

May 13, 2021 No Comments

When looking to make an investment, you want to make sure that you are making hugely profitable investments that are right for you. But how can a mobile application help you to make an investment that is profitable for you? In this article, we will be providing you with information on how a mobile app such as these can help you to maintain positive investments.

The Secrets To Creating Impressive Corporate Video Presentations

April 27, 2021 No Comments

Making an impressive corporate video may be difficult if you’re not an expert. Fortunately, you can hire companies like Vmation corporate video production professionals for your video needs. But if you’re working on a tight budget, you can make your own video if you equip yourself with a few tips. This article highlights the secrets of creating impressive corporate video presentations.

The New Normal: How the Cloud and COVID-19 Have Impacted B2B Sales

April 14, 2021 No Comments

In this interview, Mert Yentur, CEO of Pitcher discusses the changes that SaaS models and COVID have had on sales enablement technology, including which features are most likely to become permanent.

4 Tech Initiatives That Help Fight Against COVID-19

March 23, 2021 No Comments

Whether in medicine or business, the COVID-19 pandemic has done away with the old world. The harsh reality is that it revealed a lot that’s wrong with how the world has done many things up to this point. It forced everyone to go back to the drawing board and take a hard look in the mirror.

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