Cloud Technology: Taking Your Company to a Brighter Future Cloud computing is a technology that we have heard about many times but not realized that we have been using it in our daily routine. The reason for this is that we do not what cloud technology exactly is. Cloud technology includes the usage of a cloud which is a place where all devices are connected so that access can be gained from anywhere. This reduces the need to run around organizing personal and official data. With the use of cloud computing you can access any of your personal data, official
Crime Mapping: The Great Equalizer One of the most interesting and useful tools that the Cloud has developed is mapping. When the Global Positioning System was developed it was envisioned simply as a tool to assist Military leaders to keep track of assets on the battlefield. Mapping has grown so far beyond this relatively simple use that it would be nearly as hard to do without as cell phones. Of course there is much more to mapping than peeking at your smart phone to locate the nearest latte’ stand or even watching the cops on TV tracking the bad guys
Whitepaper: Mobile Network And Data Center Spending Driving DDos Appliance Growth Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) prevention appliances are the first line of defense for most service providers and large enterprises looking to protect themselves from brute-force attacks on network or resource availability. With the unprecedented number, size, and coverage of DDoS attacks over the last 24 months (punctuated by a very deliberate set of attacks aimed at US financial institutions in September), vendors who build DDoS prevention solutions have seen and continue to see a significant increase in demand. 2011 revenue was US$210.6 million, up 43% over 2010, and 2012 worldwide
Product Demonstrations An Excellent Fit For Cloud Based Video Conferencing Product or service demonstrations that require visual contact are an excellent fit for video conferencing, one of the newer features available with a Cloud-based Hosted PBX solution. A sales representative demonstrating a new smartphone to a corporate customer can now easily show him/her the benefits of the device, visually and in real time. Another highly beneficial application of the technology is increased ease of screening prospective new employees. Where in-person meetings are not convenient or where managers are tasked with hiring staff who will work remotely, video calls offer a
Cloud Computing Is Getting Cheaper, The Beauty Of Competition The biggest selling point of cloud computing is its affordability and accessibility to small and medium organizations; it can even be free for personal use. This means that anyone can harness the power of cloud computing to little or no cost. Google, Amazon and other players within that space offer free versions of their services but for more functions and resource capacity, the pay-per-use model takes over. The barrier of entry on the cloud is steadily decreasing. On the 4th of April, Google announced that the Google Compute Engine (GCE) cloud service, an on-demand VM service
Virtualization Drives Higher IT Efficiency and Lower Maintenance There is an ever increasing demand to boost IT efficiency and reduce costs which has led to much innovation in this field. Perhaps the single most important breakthrough in this regard has been the widespread availability and adoption of virtualization technology. Virtualization refers to the provision of IT resources – hardware platform, operating system, storage, networking etc. that are ‘virtual’ rather than actual physical devices. Instead of weeks, new virtual resources can be up and running within minutes resulting in huge savings in time. Further, these virtual resources enable huge savings in costs while simplifying IT operations and maintenance.
Cloud Infographic: 5 Challenges For Better Sales Here are the top five challenges for sales teams selling cloud based services? The detailed survey results are conducted by SAP from over 1,200 companies worldwide. The survey shows that 41.2% of teams struggle with sharing best practices across the sales force, and 34.5% require improved methods in order to communicate with customers better. Infographic Source: SAP
Five Reasons You Need Hybrid Cloud Unified Communications Cloud-based unified communications services have transformed the ways businesses communicate. With unified communications–as-a-service solutions (UCaaS) enabling traditional communication and collaboration tools to be mobile and portable, business can have a seamless communication environment available anywhere, anytime. This new seamless communications environment has helped businesses become more nimble, more responsive to their customers and streamline their business processes. With technology and service delivery evolving rapidly, it is important to note that not all unified communications solutions are equal. Pure hosted UCaaS solutions lack reliability as well as many of the enterprise features companies rely