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
Cloud Infographic: Critical Role In The Enterprise Cloud Computing has been around for a awhile now, but until recent years, it has expanded exponentially. Different studies suggest that more than 4.4 million jobs will be created in the area of big-data by the year 2015, and the adoption rate of cloud computing application and services is much higher as compared to a few years back. More than 36% of customers have already adopted for the public cloud, and thus, they are opting for cheap as well as large spaces for their valuable data to be stored. This trend verifies that
Top 10 Myths Of Cloud Computing Myth 1: You still don’t know what the cloud is Yes, you do, most likely. Some of the cloud technologies that the majority of businesses have used at some stage include Dropbox, Office 365 and Facebook and LinkedIn. And if you have had experience of using these systems and their storage services, then you will know that they are easy to use and often increase productivity and help to reduce costs. Myth 2: I should make the move to reduce costs If you are a business then you will likely be able to save