ROI Through Database Virtualization/Cloud Computing Enterprises rely on CRM, SFA, SCM, ERP and numerous other IT applications to run their business. The “big data” wave has only increased demand for new and upgraded applications that can turn rapidly growing raw data in enterprises into business intelligence for better and faster business decisions. Enterprises that unleash this data potential while containing the associated costs stand to improve both profitability and competitiveness. Advancements in network, storage, virtualization and chip set technology have enabled significant IT efficiency gains in recent years. However, as IT stacks and applications are redesigned to consume the gain
The Shift to Cloud Computing: Overcoming Resistance to Change – Part 1 “Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” – Arnold Bennett (1867-1931), English novelist. No one likes change, and a shift to cloud computing represents that very change that people oppose. Consequently, in spite of the very obvious advantages of cloud computing (See: Which Cloud Computing Quality Works For You? ), there are many who want to persist with the traditional IT paradigm. In order to determine how to overcome this resistance to change, it is necessary to know the underlying
Wyse PocketCloud Available for Cisco Cius Tablet A customized version of Wyse PocketCloud mobile cloud software for Cisco Cius is now available. Wyse Technology, a global specialist in cloud client computing, notes that Wyse PocketCloud will be immediately available for the Android-based Cisco Cius tablet. The Cisco Cius is created for the enterprise that combines voice, video, collaboration, and virtualization capabilities in a single portable device. Potential customers can get the customized version from the newly released Cisco AppHQ store. Wyse claims its PocketCloud software can expand remote access to the files, applications, and media stored on a user’s laptop
Exploring the Intel Cloud Builder Community Nowadays, it is a generally accepted belief that this is going to be an Asian century. In the same manner that the 19th century was dominated by Britain and the 20th century by the United States, experts theorize that China and India are going to be the preeminent nations of the 21st century. Now, any nation desiring advancement has to invest in technology, and Asiatic nations are no different. With the immense possibilities of Asia, both as a producer and consumer of cloud computing, it’s no surprise that several technology multinationals are looking there.
Oracle Announces Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2011 Keynote Lineup World’s Largest Technology Conference Showcases Hardware and Software Products Engineered for Innovation Redwood Shores, Calif. – September 29, 2011 News Facts Oracle today announced that Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison will kick off Oracle OpenWorld 2011, the world’s largest information technology event, with a keynote address outlining Oracle’s vision for engineered systems – hardware and software engineered to work together. Industry leaders from Cisco, Dell, EMC and Infosys, as well as senior Oracle executives, will also deliver keynotes during the five-day conference. This year’s keynotes will feature insights into industry trends,
Based on recent reports regarding Facebook user tracking, we have decided to appropriately title this weeks David Fletcher comic: ‘The Darker Side Of The Cloud”… —————————————————————————————————————————– Lawmakers seek FTC probe of Facebook post-log out tracking Two U.S. congressmen today asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s practice of tracking users even after they have logged out. “When users log out of Facebook, they are under the expectation that Facebook is no longer monitoring their activities. We believe this impression should be the reality. Facebook users should not be tracked without their permission,” said the letter (PDF) sent to the
Taking “Cloud Computing” Too Literally: Hilarious Comments by Indian Anti-Graft Crusader Cloud computing is a serious issue, and with nanotechnology and biotechnology, promise to transform human civilization over the next few decades. However, even when discussing such serious business, we occasionally come across moments of hilarity that grab our attention. Regular readers of this website may remember my earlier attempt at humor writing on the occasion of All Fool’s Day (April 1) (See: Cloud Computing Without The Internet – Is It Possible?); however, what I am about to narrate today is not a figment of my imagination but all true.