Tag: Internet of Things

Global Cloud

The dirty little secret about edge computing

September 30, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Edge computing is one of those confusing terms, much like cloud computing. Where there is a factorial of 50 kinds of cloud solutions, there is a factorial of 100 edge solutions or architectural patterns that exist today. This article does […]

Global Cloud

5G is important to cloud computing (but not that important)

April 26, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

We’ve talked about 5G for so long that we’re overdue to finally see its benefits. Like many of you, I’ve owned a “5G-ready” phone for the last year. I even make sure to consistently check my phone for a true […]

Global Cloud

How IoT (Internet of Things) Cloud Services Stack Up Against DIY

August 23, 2021

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The ever-increasing mass adoption of IoT devices is leading to a consistent rise in the data generated through these devices. Large corporations are cashing on this opportunity through their range of cloud services to handle IoT data. Brands like Amazon, […]

Cloud Clients

Synnex, Tech Data combine in $7.2 billion merger, eye expansion markets

March 22, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Technology distributors Synnex and Tech Data are merging in deal valued at about $7.2 billion including net debt to create a company with $57 billion in annual revenue with 22,000 employees. The combination of two companies will expand the geographic […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Stick the Landing: 6 Steps to Broaden Your Cyber Resilience Web

May 12, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Cyber resilience emerged as a response to the evolving need for information security. Organizations recognized that attacks were a question of when, not if, and adapted security strategy to include orchestrated response and recovery frameworks that could identify critical assets, […]

Global Cloud

Big Data 2019: Cloud redefines the database and Machine Learning runs it

January 2, 2019

Via: ZDnet

In the predictions game, it’s time for us to bat clean-up once more. Following Big on Data bro Andrew Brust’s roundup of AI-related predictions from a cross section of industry executives, now it’s our turn. We’ll focus mostly on what […]

Cloud Clients

Monetizing The Cloud

March 17, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

While the cloud is helping businesses reduce costs, consider for instance that in 2011 starting an internet company cost around $5,000 as opposed to the $5 million price tag of 2000, it’s also encouraging revenue growth. In less than a […]

Deployment Models, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

Samsung to acquire US cloud services firm Joyent

June 16, 2016

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Samsung Electronics is acquiring U.S. cloud services company Joyent as it builds its services business around mobile devices and the Internet of Things. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Joyent will operate as a standalone subsidiary under […]

Global Cloud

Get Ready For Virtual Reality and the Cloud

June 10, 2016

Via: Cloud Tweaks

We’re lucky to live in an era where virtual reality is no longer relegated to the confines of a sci-fi movie universe. Thanks to technology introduced by products like Oculus Rift, consumers now have access to virtual environments with fully […]

Global Cloud

To work right, IoT has to move to the cloud’s edge

May 13, 2016

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

In the context of the Internet of things, the trouble with the cloud is that data needs to be sent back from the sensors gathering info, such as a Nest thermostat or a Fitbit, to a database in a remote […]


IoT and Proximity Intelligence

January 11, 2016

Via: Cloud Expo

Beacon technology offers a new way for companies to deliver value to their customers by enabling micro-location based interaction at every physical touch point. This knowledge opens up a new playground for creating personalized services and inventing new experiences between […]