Managed Services & Hosting Summit 2013 – initial sponsors and keynote announced

Sponsors include: AVG, Autotask, Dot Hill, EVault, Gigamon, Interxion and Tarmin; Tiffani Bova, VP and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner Research, will provide the opening keynote.

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SMEs risk data loss by not switching to Cloud

A quarter of UK SMEs are risking significant data loss by storing data on-site instead of embracing cloud technology.

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Wearable tech will drive the rise of the ‘human cloud’ of personal data

Rackspace Hosting has announced findings of an in-depth study into the use of wearable technology and its impact on consumers and businesses. The research finds that, although only 18 per cent of UK and US respondents have actually used wearable technology, 82 per cent of those users in America and 71 per cent in Britain believe that these cloud-powered devices have enhanced their lives.

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Atos joins the Cloud Industry Forum

Leading IT services provider becomes latest member of industry body.

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The real benefits of SaaS

The Software as a Service (SaaS) market has promised us a lot; it’s business ready, it will cut costs and increase efficiency, and there’s a SaaS application tailored to your every business need. However, with the sales pitch aside, what does SaaS actually offer in terms of business benefits and what do companies need to consider in order to achieve realistic results?

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South Korea offers emerging IT services outsourcing opportunities

As one of the most sophisticated, mature and also the third largest IT services market in the Asia-Pacific region, South Korea has some diverse nuances that makes this market its own unique standalone entity, according to global analyst firm Ovum.

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Data automation technology holds the key to an increasingly data-centric market.
OmniSci users will get deeper insights interactively on multi-billion row datasets with newly announced Data Fusion and Data Science capabilities.
FD has signed an agreement with Airbus Defence and Space to develop an innovative approach for large scale processing of geospatial data using its Kx analytics platform. A wide number of additional applications have been identified and the objective is to commercially exploit these by combining Kx technology and data from Airbus Defence and Space assets.
Databricks has formed a partnership with Tableau Software, the leading visual analytics platform, to enable data teams to run business intelligence on data lakes faster and more reliably.
A global study of almost 2,100 contracts covering deals worth £7.8 billion suggests that Cloud-based services are failing to capture the popular imagination of UK businesses. It also suggests that organisations are increasing the level of IT services they outsource to improve service delivery, with many investing budgets saved over the past few years on HR, sales and finance support.
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