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Cloud Infrastructure Spending Will Reach $36.8 Billion

David H Deans
The migration of IT workloads to public cloud service providers continues in 2015. Meanwhile, the forward-thinking enterprise CIOs are making plans to transform their data centers to accommodate the applications they intend to keep.
Cloud Infrastructure Spending Will Reach $36.8 Billion

The Rise of Cloud in Pop Culture 

danielnewmanUV
In the world of enterprise, social media, and digital business, the cloud has had its moments of gaffe – from minor hitches like Google going down for a brief period, or Facebook falling flat, to more nefarious acts of data violation like the data theft of nearly 40 million credit and debit card details from nationwide stores of the retail giant Target. The cloud has definitely had some growing pains.
The Rise of Cloud in Pop Culture 

Mobile Cloud Services Will Disrupt Old Business Models

David H Deans
The competition for market share in the mobile cloud arena will escalate during 2015. The cloud content and services markets -- enabled by the ubiquity of smartphones and media tablets -- are now the battleground between major content providers, device manufacturers and internet service providers.
Mobile Cloud Services Will Disrupt Old Business Models

The Microsoft Band in the Wearable Smartphone Market

bosmolskate
Recently, Microsoft brought a surprise to the tech world by introducing a fitness tracking wristband which comes with an app and cloud computing technology which can track fitness and health related data and the best part is that it is actually very good.
The Microsoft Band in the Wearable Smartphone Market

Disrupting Work: Are You Ready for 2015? [INFOGRAPHIC]

servantofchaos
Some years ago, while working at SAP, I was involved in a global workforce enablement program. Our challenge was to look ahead to 2015 (yes, we are now almost there), model the future demand for software, services and skills and put in place programs that would ensure there were enough skilled and experienced SAP practitioners available to deliver to the expected demands of our customers. What we realized was that learning could no longer be seen as a single event.
Disrupting Work: Are You Ready for 2015? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Cloud Is Revolutionizing Mobile Marketing

danielnewmanUV
Cloud computing and mobile technology have been two of the most talked-about trends in the past few years. While they have brought significant changes in the way we do business, the interaction between these two innovations looks promising. As businesses are constantly trying to reinvent themselves, they are under the mounting pressure of coping with the fast-paced evolution of the marketing sector and the emergence of new marketing practices.
How Cloud Is Revolutionizing Mobile Marketing

Flexible Consumption: What Makes Cloud the Ultimate SMB Play

danielnewmanUV
What is it, exactly, that makes cloud such a smart play for the small and midsize company? While there are many things that attribute to how the cloud can help any business big or small, the biggest competitive advantage of cloud can be found in these three areas, which make up the concept of Flexible Consumption.
Flexible Consumption: What Makes Cloud the Ultimate SMB Play

What the New iPhone 6 Plus Reveals About the Future of Work

Daniel Green
The rise of cloud computing has enabled mobile devices to fulfil most computing tasks so that “any trade-offs are outweighed by the convenience and flexibility provided by the mobile devices."
What the New iPhone 6 Plus Reveals About the Future of Work

Why Small Brands Need Big Data

danielnewmanUV
Every minute on the internet there are more than 2,000,000 Google searches, 685,000 Facebook updates, 200 million sent emails and 48 hours worth of video uploaded to YouTube. Not in a day or a week, but in a minute. That is a ton of information to process and frankly most companies are struggling with what to do about it.
Why Small Brands Need Big Data

Of Roku, Angry Birds, and the Importance of the Cloud

Chris Horton
IBM’s recent acquisition of Cloudant is just the latest reminder that the cloud wars may not be too distant in our horizon. However, this post is not about such heady fare. Instead, I’d like to share a recent personal experience I had with Roku and Angry Birds which I believe argues for the necessity of the cloud for individuals as well as businesses.
Of Roku, Angry Birds, and the Importance of the Cloud