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...

Cloud Computing Gains Momentum in 2016

We’ve touched on cloud computing in previous posts and explained how it allows startups to compete with bigger more established companies by giving them a level playing field in terms of IT infrastructure. The cloud helps get them up and running in a fraction of the...

Top 11 Big Data Myths

We’ve discussed “Big Data” many times in our blog posts and its promise to revolutionize business and marketing. A large number of companies are struggling to cope with a surplus of data from their various internal sources such as financial, mobile,...