Why BYOD Is Boosting Business Cloud Computing Adoption The popularity of BYOD (or ‘Bring Your Own Device’) has surged in recent years, with around 67% of employees bringing their own computing tech into the office for work – whether that’s something large like a laptop to function as your ‘office computer’, or something smaller like a smartphone or tablet which is used for pulling up data and accessing records while in the boardroom and away from your desk. With the cloud computing market value expected to reach hundreds of billions of dollars within the next years, it comes as no
Cloud Infographic – Evolution Of The Cell Phone Here is an in-depth infographic provided by http://www.computersciencedegreehub.com which showcases some of the more popular models over the years such as the $3,995 1983 Motorola DynaTAC 8000X to the more recent Cloud ready 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone.
Why the Cloud is Emerging as a Leader in Employee and Partner Training Employee training is an art not yet perfected. The days of sitting in a classroom and getting lectured about the company product/s are over. Technology is revolutionizing the way companies are able to train employees and channel partners. Videos, documents, webpages, photos and other training material can be accessed through the cloud to enable a smoother training process. Not only is the cloud a place for managers to train, but they also have the ability to set standards for their employees and partners. Self-Service Nowadays, we are
The future of cloud, and the future of your company Recently the unofficial comedy team of Jimmy Kimmel and Justin Timberlake performed a short skit that illustrated how silly hashtags sound when inserted into normal conversation. The idea of punctuating a sentence with keywords intended as flags-to-be-found is of course, ludicrous in spoken parlance, but as Shakespeare and Chaucer both wrote, many a truth is spoken in jest. The humor of the Kimmel/Timberlake skit underlies a very real truth that language, just like culture and life itself, is morphing to accommodate a new way of being, and written language is
How Cloud Computing Can Make Your Business Run More Efficiently It was only a matter of time before businesses turned to alternative methods of storing and processing data. At the rate businesses were expanding, it wasn’t worth storing the data physically and running all of the processes locally. Enter cloud computing. Cloud computing is essentially utilizing the Internet to manage, store, and process data instead of hosting it locally. Many businesses are turning toward cloud computing, and here are a few reasons why. Expanding Storage Potential With an increase in business comes more data. That data has to be stored
In a World without Windows, Who Needs Gates? – Windows 8 Migration “In a world without windows, who needs gates?” - Scott McNealy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems. It’s been quite some years since Scott McNealy uttered these critical, yet extremely witty, words aimed at long time rival Bill Gates and his most popular product Windows (just capitalize “gates” and “windows” in the quote above, and the intention becomes clear). However, even as the world railed against frequent Windows upgrades and the occasional failure like Windows Vista, Windows continued to survive, even thrive. In fact, it was McNealy’s Sun Microsystems that
The Advantages of Using Cloud Storage Solutions If you need to back up the files that you have in your computer, you may want to make use of the power of the internet to store and back up your data. With cloud storage service providers such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Mega, it is now easier than ever to have a digital storage on the internet. Although you still have the option to use traditional means of backing up files using CDs, hard drives and flash disks, there are several conveniences offered by cloud storage solution that you may want
Making Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and eDiscovery Work for your Business The latest challenges to your business’ eDiscovery policies and procedures may not be changes in the law but may instead be changes in your employees’ lifestyles: they have smartphones and they want to use smartphones to facilitate their work. A 2011 study by IDC and Unisys showed that approximately 50 percent of respondents reported using personal devices to conduct business on vacation. This is great news for businesses and shows the advantages of allowing BYOD. Unfortunately, the same survey also indicated that 29 percent of respondents used the