Data Breaches and Their Cost Impact

With all the projections of greater and greater volumes of data being created and pushed through our networks and smart devices, one might wonder just how safe and secure is our information. Our previous post took a look at how much actual data volume is being...

How Big Data Will Improve Our Lives

This post touches on just a few of the many ways that Big Data will be changing (and improving) our lives. Let’s begin with a quick recap by answering the following question: “Just what is Big Data anyway?” Well according to the Wikipedia definition: Big Data is an...

Big Data: What Is It and How Will It Impact Us?

The last several blog posts have looked at the explosive growth of data and the challenges faced by data centres in managing it. Many of our Tweets of late have been around the topic of “Big Data” and we felt it would be of interest to our readers to talk a bit about...

The Evolving Cloud: Facts & Predictions

In general, “cloud computing” refers to an Internet-based computing service where the data processing takes place in an external data centre instead of being managed in-house. To illustrate, a webmail service is a cloud-based alternative to hosting your...

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends

When Gartner released its recent top 10 strategic technology trends for 2015, we observed that these expected changes will have a major impact on organizations over the next five years and will likely require major investment. It is estimated that some 650 million...