While it may be clear that Seattle is the current epicenter for the cloud, what does the future hold? One of the benefits to becoming such a central location for cloud computing is the talent every company brings with it. Seattle is now virtually filled with skilled programmers and developers who have expertise in the cloud and all its capabilities.
Cloud service brokerage market development is still in the early stages. A recent survey of enterprise cloud adopters showed a near even three-way split between adopting, considering or not planning to adopt brokerage services, according to the latest market study by Technology Business Research (TBR).
As various industries continue to adopt cloud technology, a new era of software has emerged called Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Who helps manage the overall experience of a business using a SaaS platform?
One by one, more industries are being disrupted by the strategic use of mobile and cloud technology plays, as savvy new competitors seek ways to shift consumer preference to favor their online digital offering. The emerging Mobile Cloud phenomena will eventually disrupt the enterprise IT arena. Meanwhile, it will certainly continue to change the dynamics of the video entertainment sector.
Is your business a pacesetter, follower, or dabbler? If you're on Facebook, this probably sounds like one of BuzzFeed's personality quizzes. It’s actually part of the latest IBM Tech Trends study, “Raising the Game.” IBM evaluated the adoption landscape of four key technologies in the enterprise: big data and analytics, cloud, mobile and social, and compared today’s adoption with 2012’s between what they called “pacesetters” and “dabblers.”
When it comes to business strategy, virtualization is usually at the top of the list for adoption. It certainly makes sense; after all, virtualization offers businesses many benefits like faster disaster recovery, easy scalability, and reduced energy costs.