What Elephant in the Room? 5 Excuses to Avoid the Cloud

| April 6, 2017

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“Cloud is not for us.” “We virtualize almost everything so it’s like we already use Cloud.” “Cloud is too expensive.” Etc……So what’s your excuse? Cloud isn’t going away.

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A social, mobile and smart intranet to connect and engage all employees in a central hub LumApps brings everything you need to work in one place: personalized content, business applications and social communities Fully integrated and synchronized with your collaborative suite, LumApps helps employees to work more efficiently, collaborate smarter and connect with coworkers. Based on strong customer reviews all over the world with Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 companies, LumApps is the only enterprise portal successfully mixing corporate communications and social network, answering both company and employee needs.

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Can edge computing solve the problems with organ donation

Article | March 17, 2020

We are currently in an era of cloud computing, where the infrastructure, hosting, machine learning and compute power of cloud providers deliver hosted access to a wide range of centralized services to process and manage our data.With edge computing, the processing and management of data happens closer to the actual source of the data, instead of the data first having to be sent to the cloud to be processed. A typical example would be for IoT devices to collect and transfer data to a local device that includes small-scale compute, storage and network connectivity for local processing of the data at the edge before being passed to the cloud.

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How Cloud Computing Solutions Stand Tall in the Face of a Pandemic

Article | April 17, 2020

Whether you’re reading a newspaper, watching television or browsing the internet, you cannot get away from headlines talking about COVID-19 and what it’s done to the countries, economies and people it has affected. While we’ve tried our best to stay away from the fear mongering and ambulance chasing that has been widely publicized, it would be negligent of us to ignore the affect this pandemic has caused on IT infrastructure and the businesses they support.In this blog we’ll take a look how the big names in cloud are helping fight back and discuss some positives around cloud computing during a pandemic.

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CEO Perspective: Are You Ready for the Cloud

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.

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Zoom, Microsoft cloud usage are rocketing during coronavirus pandemic, new data show

Article | March 30, 2020

New data points Monday bear out that digital tools like Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s teleconferencing software and Microsoft Corp.’s cloud-computing offering are seeing huge spikes in usage as the COVID-19 pandemic keeps workers housebound.Zoom ZM, -0.79% is thought to be a key beneficiary of the novel coronavirus outbreak, which has forced more employers to experiment with remote-work tools. Shares have surged roughly 50% in the past month on the expectation that businesses and schools are increasingly experimenting with the company’s videoconferencing tools and might even stick around as paying customers after the public-health crisis subsides.

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