Article | April 1, 2020
Internet is flooded with memes about Earth being closed due to one of the biggest pandemic of the 21st century: COVID-19. While the world is hell-bent in trying to push back on novel coronavirus, Cloud Computing firms could emerge as a prominent and strong key player in this battle.With large-scale industrial shutdowns, public lockdown taking place around the globe to contain virus spread, work from home has gained more importance than before. As people are caught up in a dilemma about what to do indoors other than connecting with family, they do forget how blessed they are than they were a decade ago. While Netflix gives us the much-needed respite, cloud computing and storage have enabled video conferencing, e-commerce shopping, remote project collaboration, gaming, online classes, editing, etc.The remote data storage and processing services provided by Amazon, Microsoft Corp, Google, etc. act as an essential link for people to connect with workspace online. More companies, firms connecting online means more data, along with the pre-existing data about COVID-19 to ease research in the drug industry, trace origins of the virus, etc. As a result, to address growing storage issues, cloud computing saves us again. The cloud allows data interoperability in a scalable, cost-efficient manner by, data collection, processing, analyzing, and sharing across platforms.
Article | March 27, 2020
Over the last couple of years, Aspect has become an industry leader in the business communications niche. Recently, the company has released its latest version of its Cloud Contact Centre as a Service solution. Let’s explore some of the key features that make this updated software so exciting.
Article | March 31, 2020
It may be obvious, but I have to say the cloud -- particularly a cloud data analytics stack. It is the only way for companies to efficiently and effectively combine data from all the myriad sources and analyze it together. Cloud data warehouses (CDWs) are experiencing incredible traction, and I believe we will continue to see a sharp trajectory for them and the various technologies associated with them, from the pipeline funneling all the data into the CDW to the cloud analytics and business intelligence (BI) software that enables you to access and analyze the data in real-time (like Sigma, the company I lead).CDWs have taken off for a number of reasons: scalability, flexibility, lower costs, and connectivity, which are benefits presented by most cloud technologies. Furthermore, by storing all data in one place, organizations don't have to deal with the complexity of searching various discrete business systems and data stores to locate the relevant data.
Article | February 26, 2020
More businesses than ever are using cloud services to store data and run their essential business applications.If your business is using Google Drive, Dropbox, or other cloud platforms like HubSpot, then you may assume that all of your data is secure.However, as secure as cloud-based platforms should be, they are also where all of your sensitive data is being stored. While in house data environments will never be as secure as cloud storage, there are still vulnerabilities.From user lapses to data transference, there are key areas where you should be prioritizing improvements to boost the security inherent in the cloud.Here are the four best ways that you can protect your cloud servers and the data that you store within them.