Why SMB’s Have No Time To Spare On Their Conversion To Mobile 4, 64 and 689 billion. Small business owners should take these numbers into careful consideration when determining where to focus their web presence and marketing efforts. 4 is the statistic that four out of five consumers are now using their smart phones for shopping. 64 is the percentage of app users who prefer brands with mobile apps. 689 billion is the estimated increase that shopping via smart phone will add to retail sales by 2016. In fact, mobile is already the next huge wave in national and international
The Mobile Movement – Collaboration Without Compromise Fueled by the combination of a new breed of mobile productivity apps, cloud services, and more traditional enterprise apps and infrastructure, today’s mobile workers can now communicate and collaborate over smartphones and tablets in ways that simply weren’t possible even a few years ago. There are now hundreds of mobile business and productivity apps that extend, complement or even replace the functions of desktop mainstays such as Microsoft Exchange and Office—creating mobile workflows that may not fully replace the desktop experience, but certainly change it. With more collaborative and social messaging features; more convenient
Thanks, Cloud Computing, For Shaping Our Future When people are infatuated with the latest gadget on the market, they may fail to remember that somewhere beneath the surface someone is working on its next replacement and, unmistakably, with a bulk of more advanced features which one cannot even think of right now. When in 1999, BlackBerry made its breakthrough entry and pushed a new phrase, “mobile cloud”, in the dictionary, people were skeptical about its purpose. They used to carry a huge mobile phone in the pocket just to check inbox and send e-mails from time to time. But now,
Why There Is A Visible Relationship Between Mobile Apps And Cloud Computing In the last decade, cloud computing has grown immensely. Private companies, individuals, and non-profit organizations have adopted various cloud solutions in equal measure. The most common among these have been the hosting-based applications. More and more companies host their applications in the cloud. Similarly, there has been an increasing demand coming in from mobile users. The relationship between mobile apps use and cloud computing is direct, but the reasons for this fantastic development may not be that obvious. Immense growth in the mobile sector The results of a recent
Mobile Cloud Computing: What Does The Future Hold? When industry pundits forecast in 2006 that the usage need of data would surpass that of the voice market, not many could not conceptualize such a market outlook. Five years later and the ratio would pitch data market at nearly 70% of the mobile market and growing. The mobile technology has witnessed tremendous advances in recent years such that experts have reckoned that mobile cloud will colligate cloud computing in the next few years. Mobile cloud computing is set to impact and transform the mobile communication landscape and the whole computing infrastructure.
Fengqi Asia: From China With Love The cloud revolution has caught Asia – finally. Once confined to Silicon Valley startups, now cloud technology is getting increasingly adopted by startups around the world. The low OpEx and increased scope for development agility are tempting the new wave of startups to rely heavily on cloud infrastructure. However, given the legal and performance challenges involved, some of the international startups are now scouting local cloud vendors. Fengqi, based out of Hong Kong and Shanghai, is one such new vendor that is filling the need. Besides serving local startups, one of the prime markets