Posts Tagged ‘big data’

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Nov 13, 2014
As if IT departments weren’t busy enough dealing with security issues, users, BYOD, rapid requests for new applications and everything else, now they have two more worries: the Internet of Things and the rapid rise of big data. The two are connected. After all, the Internet of Things isn’t just expected to bring a whole wave of new and impressive gadgets. It's bringing with it a veritable mountain of data, one large enough to make us wonder if we should consider renaming “big data” to… Read More
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Oct 27, 2014
There’s a myth going around about the Cloud, luring companies in with promises like “Everything will just work,” “It will be so much cheaper,” “It’s absolutely reliable” and so on. “The Cloud is right for everyone,” it says. However, for every company lured in by that siren song, you’ll hear just as many moving entirely to the Cloud and crashing against the rocks. This can be devastating, especially to smaller companies, or startups with limited time and means. Throughout all of my travels and discussions… Read More
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Oct 14, 2014
There are a number of analogies trying to explain how the cloud works. Sure, none of them are perfect, but they do help us understand a band of technologies that are largely metaphors themselves. So to get a better understanding of cloud hosting's benefits and functionality, let’s sum up some of the most popular analogies, and see what we can learn starting with perhaps the oldest: the power grid analogy. The cloud is like a power grid Say you have a building far out in… Read More
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Sep 25, 2014
This article originally appeared on Wired.com's Innovation Insights, where experts cover the latest and greatest ideas for the next generation of business tech. A fitting place to start a conversation about our On-Demand Hybrid Cloud. Feel free to join the discussion by leaving a comment below. We have rapidly evolved into an on-demand society. People simply do not tolerate delays for goods and services. Just as consumers may opt to go through a drive-through instead of inside a restaurant, consumer behavior is forcing online businesses… Read More
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Sep 9, 2014
The age of big data has just given us an accidental insight in the wake of a recent significant earthquake in California.  It turned out that data points from fitness trackers out in the public indicated how many people were awoken during the 3am Bay Area quake. That was a little bit of a peek into the future of the internet of things and an even bigger peek into how big data can open to doors to unexplored insights. Now, the finding that an earthquake… Read More
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Aug 19, 2014
As cloud computing and the hosting industry continue to gain momentum, there are now more use cases for Cloud than ever before. This is especially true with Hybrid Cloud use cases emerging for eCommerce scaling, big data, and batch processing. Integration, access and control have become paramount to managing environments and the ability of developers to innovate. Because of these changes, developers don’t just look at Cloud services and think about what their current workload looks like. Instead, they think about what new opportunities these… Read More
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Apr 18, 2014
Published in Silicon Valley Sramana Mitra's tech industry BLOG, Codero CEO and President, Emil Sayegh talks trends in cloud hosting. Have a read to learn some more about the cloud industry's history and some of the trends he has been tracking. Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: Codero CEO, Emil Sayegh (Part 1) Posted on Friday, Apr 18th 2014 Cloud hosting, as companies scale, is moving from public cloud to hybrid cloud. More in this discussion. Sramana Mitra: Emil, tell us about Codero and yourself so that… Read More
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Apr 2, 2014
It is 25 years already!  Happy birthday to the World Wide Web!  Back in March of 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee proposed a system that made it possible to share computer information digitally using nodes and links, forming a "web" that eventually scaled worldwide, becoming what we now know as the internet. We love anniversaries, we mark seminal moments in history with this type of recognition, but often miss the big picture. Anniversaries are all around, the dawn of Google, the first Tweet ever, the dawn… Read More