The latest terror scare about laptops flying in the passenger cabin with their owners raises an interesting point: is it perhaps time for road warriors and the rest to do things a different way, and is that a real opportunity for cloud service providers?
Some notes on how cloud vendors are addressing the need to tell the cloud story in ways that sidestep the wonders of the technology involved, and pitch at make it a no-brainer in business terms.
Putting servers in oil seems ready-made to provoke questions such as 'Would you like fries with that?’ But Dutch start-up, Asperitas, is using the oil to cool the servers not cook them, is doing it in a way that has a lot of long-term economic arguments in its favour, and is maybe arriving just as new technologies come along that could exploit it
You don’t normally think Microsoft when it comes to server hardware design, but its Project Olympus development platform may hold the key to how servers, applications, services and data centers develop. It has already become a de facto standard for the processor chip makers to meet.
The old paper-based servicing manual for a vehicle has come a long way. Now, it is not only online, but it’s about to become the driver of a whole interlinked service provision environment that could make vehicle owners well-cuddled.
Oracle can talk tech-and-dirty if you want to, but now it seems it would rather take a more holistic, business goals approach to the whole subject of the cloud.
One of the important side benefits of increasing digitalisation is the ability create new models of collaboration both within a company and between a company and its customers, partners and suppliers. Some of Oracle’s senior UK managers took time out at the recent Modern Business Experience event to offer some 'how to’ tips.
It’s the circle of life, and now digitalization. Start-up Unicorns suffer infant mortality, while established Dinosaurs die at the hands of other Unicorns
A major revamp of its hyper-converged environment has come out of Nutanix, with one eye on AWS and the other on helping users of legacy business critical applications make the most of them in the new hardware world.
By pulling together the relevant IoT and data analytics technologies and coupling them with relevant business-related data as a packaged, marketable entity, SAP is looking to short-circuit the process of companies innovating their own new ways of doing business.
A survey shows most company staff are prepared to await business tool innovations to come from other than IT, a sports industry conference on IT innovations shows where the good ideas are now coming from.
Security – are staff your enemy? It is OK to say `quite possibly’ and let paranoia play a sensible role
The staff working in a company are the weakest point for hackers to attack, and the more privileged the person, the more chance there is of a damaging hit.
Martin Banks picks up the business impact of the 5G revolution in the second part of his analysis.