Top 10 Reasons For Making the Switch to Cloud Accounting Software Any small business owner knows that bookkeeping is a necessary evil that takes time and energy away from the revenue-earning aspects of the business. It can be frustrating to try and keep track of all of the transactions associated with your business. It can be complicated further by erratic cash flow. Having a cost efficient accounting system reduces many of these frustrations, which is why I advocate the use of cloud accounting. Following are the reasons your small business or start-up should utilize cloud accounting software: 1) Ease of
Preventing Disastrous Events Through the Power of Anomaly Detection in Machine Data In August, a single server failed and the NASDAQ went down for three hours. In January, GlobalPayments reported that a hack compromising millions of credit card accounts cost them $93 million to recover from. In both cases, nobody took action until the damage was done because quite simply, nobody could. IT planners could not proactively head off the failure or breach because they had no suspicious behavior or early warning system to alert them that something was going amiss; all they had were mountains of event logs that
The compromise for internal and external IT Sourcing of processes and parts manufacturing have been commonplace in the industry for a long time. For example, large automotive companies like Ford and Toyota do not make every single part of the ca that they design and sell. They do not make each nut and bolt, seat cover or the windshields or even brakes in their vehicles, but rather they source them from other companies that are more specialized to make them cheaper. This puts Ford or Toyota in a position where they can use the resources supposedly for those small parts
Cloud Infographic: Big Data Opportunities Big Data has seen its fair share of coverage over the past couple of years. Much of the focus has been placed on the Analytics and Monitoring of Big Data. This will be a much discussed area and expect a large number of startups to put forward new and innovative services to help analyze, locate and extract critical data from their findings. Here is an infographic courtesy of Elexio which provides some really nice insight into the growing opportunities of Big Data. Infographic Source: Elexio
Cloud-Enabling Technologies Market to Reach $22.6 Billion in 2016, According to New 451 Research Study End Users Remain Focused on Internal Cloud Initiatives NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, projects that the Cloud-Enabling Technologies market revenue will increase at a 21% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $22.6 billion in 2016. The recently published Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies overview report defines Cloud-Enabling Technologies as technologies that are installed, delivered and consumed on-premises. The report examines 143 vendors, segmented into three primary categories – virtualization, security, and automation and management. Cloud-Enabling Technologies, by definition, are not hosted by
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Cloud Startup: CloudVolumes Go Modular In the Virtualization of Big Data With CloudVolumes CloudVolume is a virtualization giant that focuses on the innovativeness of its products on the cloud, including modulating applications without swapping those of the client. Though its apps are advanced than most of what the clientele uses, it integrates the latter natively with no notable change in application behavior. This is unlike situations where customers have to upgrade to new software if they are to achieve parity with a new system. Alternatively, big data users do not have to expect a slow, protracted process similar to how
Cloud Infographic: Cloud Music Faceoff Music cloud services have become hugely popular. These digital music lockers are making people pay for music again, and why not? These huge music libraries in the cloud have pretty much every song you could ever want. That is an amazing amount of convenience, made even better by the fact it streams to nearly any device. Music lovers can have high-quality streamed music with actually downloading it. Music lovers are flocking to these digital boutiques to store and access their music. Continue Reading Over the years CloudTweaks has written a fair bit about Cloud related music services, and we feel