Technology News from Around the Globe – Week 38, 2015

Public cloud generates $20 billion revenues for IT firms

A recent study has revealed that public cloud is still making huge inroads into the IT market. Public clouds generate about $20 billion in quarterly revenues for IT businesses. The report further reveals that public cloud operators provide about $10 billion through technology and IT supplies and generate about $12 billion through Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS).

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Big Data transforming oil & gas operations

The oil and gas industry is collecting tons of real-time data […]

By |September 18th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Technology in the News- Week 37, 2015

Microsoft acquires cyber security startup Adallom

Microsoft recently bought Israel-based Adallom, a startup which focuses on defending programs and content in the cloud. While the value was not disclosed, reports have estimated the deal to be around $250 million. The acquisition comes as Microsoft’s response to security worries about the cloud. Microsoft is increasingly pushing its enterprise software through cloud-based subscriptions.

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Asking the right questions of Big Data

Some organizations are able to leverage big data better than the others. And these are the organizations which are transforming the way businesses engage with customers. They […]

By |September 11th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Thinking Solutions

Most IT service providers talk about offering holistic solutions instead of pure play technology services to their customers. However, from my previous experiences, I have realized that it is easier said than done. How does one really approach a prospect and offer a unique solution? Unless we truly engage with the prospect, it is hard to understand their immediate, medium and long-term priorities. Vice-versa if we do not offer something that interests them, the prospect is unlikely to give us time.

Of course, a great way to start is do your own research about the […]

Stories from the World of Technology – Week 36, 2015

Why Hybrid Cloud is important?

Hybrid clouds evolved from data centers into cloud environments. Businesses were not too keen on moving everything to the cloud due to perceived security risks along with issues regarding availability and control. Hybrid clouds are now becoming popular since they provide all the advantages of a regular cloud environment along with a partially internal environment. In fact, the hybrid cloud market is predicted to grow to $84 billion by 2019.

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HP releases a series of big data products and services

HP recently released a series of new products and services […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Tech news that’s exciting us – Week 35, 2015

Intel leads $100 million investment in OpenStack Company

Intel is betting big on the future of cloud services. The tech giant has led a $100 million funding in an OpenStack Company Mirantis. This investment will help Mirantis optimize its features and gain wider acceptance in the industry. In just five years, OpenStack has become one of the leading cloud platforms for global companies

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How Big Data helped HP organize its fleet of vehicles?

HP is a huge company with a fleet of around 6000 vehicles. If the company could drive efficiencies in the system, it […]