According to research
by IBM, 40 zettabytes of big data will be created by
2020: that’s at least 300 times more data than was created in 2005. This
article will examine how organisations can make big data work quicker for their
business than their competitors.By
With mainstream society
being dominated by mobile technology, Rob Dinsmore, industrial IT sales manager
at SolutionsPT, looks at how manufacturing has adopted mobility and the
benefits it can bring. Recently listed as the most important emerging
technology by manufacturing CEOs, the article will look at the latest
developments and what major challenges those looking to implement it
may face. Whilst plenty of appetite clearly exists for the technology, for
some implementation remains a challenge, so we outline the key steps
manufacturers must follow to effectively utilise mobility on the
While the last 10 years have seen
network functions consolidated into a single physical appliance, the move from
the physical to the virtual world is now producing the opposite effect that
will accelerate further in 2016, according to KEMP Technologies. This
decomposition of the network will see more network functions migrate back to their
constituent parts and this trend to network function virtualization will
increasingly change the way networks are designed.
The Year 2015 has seen organizations disrupting their markets with the digital transformation of their businesses as they embrace 3rd Platform computing and New IP networking strategies that have helped them become leaders in new markets. Moving into 2016, more businesses are expected to leverage smart machines and transformative technologies to give them a clear competitive advantage. As 2015 draws to a close, Marcus Jewell, SVP of EMEA at Brocade looks into the crystal ball to outline the top transformative technology trends in networking to watch for in 2016 and beyond:
The Internet Messaging market is exploding. For a term that is still relatively
unknown, why is this? The answer is simple: developers need their apps to perform at scale, every time and all the time. Ross Garrett, product marketing at Push Technology, writes.
NTT’s John Eland, talks through the company’s global data centre expansion plans, which cover the US, UK, Spain, South Africa, Malaysia and, most notably, India. John also explains how NTT’s ability to provide almost any combination of colocation, connectivity and ICT solutions required fits perfectly with customers’ hybrid IT requirements.
Jorn Wittendorp, Founder and CEO of Ydentic, explains how the company’s platform helps MSPs and their customers to optimise the management of workplaces, accounts, access rights and passwords from one, central location. The company is expanding from its Netherlands base, looking to develop partners in Germany, the UK and the Nordics.
Jason Beal, Senior Vice President, Global Channel and Partner Ecosystems, AvePoint, talks through the results of the company’s first MSP Global Preference Survey, with security, governance and cloud migration ranking as top priorities. MSPs are also wanting to both consolidate the number of vendors with which they deal while also bringing on board new solutions. Jason also offers some valuable advice to MSPs in terms of some key business development objectives.
Ross Everard, Managing Director at Infinite Edge Technologies, plans to grow the company through the provision of digital solutions focusing on current customer challenges, such as IoT, the hybrid workplace, collaboration and digital business performance. Helping end users with speed to market, service effectiveness and new business model creation are just some of the benefits promised by this next generation IT approach.
The latest offering from Plutora, the Test Environment QuickStart Bundle, takes an agile approach to evolving DevOps practices. The objective is to simplify the approach to DevOps transformation and provide an immediate return on investment.