While the Internet of Things can give a company a massive influx of information, it then faces the problem of wrapping its corporate arms around all that data to make meaningful use of it.
SMB Market: Features
Internet of Things: A select group of industry thought-leaders gathered to examine this nascent market, its potential, and the areas of opportunity.
Every summer, people head to the grocery store in droves to pick up cartons of cold, creamy ice cream. It's a great way to stay cool. But shoppers will go elsewhere if the frozen dairy treat is crusted with yucky ice crystals--the result of freezing, thawing and refreezing.
Rogue IT, a term used to describe something as commonplace as an employee bringing a smartphone to work or using a cloud-based service to back up files, exists for many reasons. Sometimes it's because the software offered by a company doesn't offer enough features -- maybe an employee can't send an attachment to a client so they turn to Gmail or Dropbox. Other times, it's simply a result of technology's place in our everyday lives -- most people don't think twice about using their smartphone on the company Wi-Fi.
Apple's products and platforms have been bona fide game changers in the enterprise, but the company still doesn't give many CIOs the time of day. Unless they commit to buying 10,000 iPads or other Apple devices, enterprises are essentially on their own when it comes to support, according to a group of IT executives who spoke at this week's MacIT Conference in Santa Clara, Calif. All of the CIOs said they hope Apple will do more to embrace the needs of small-to-midsize businesses ... but none are holding their breath.
Open source software companies must move to the Cloud and add proprietary code to their products to succeed. The current business model is recipe for failure.
“Cloud IT infrastructure growth continues to outpace the growth of the overall IT infrastructure market."
As we approach the end-of-support deadline, it’s now or never for many New Zealand businesses.
The datacentre itself is transforming and changing, becoming more of a ‘datacentre ecosystem’ that is being procured by organisations that are using a mix of colocation, Cloud services and on-premise. There’s no question that IT services will dominate the way people work and live in the future.
“We've seen a change in IT end-user profile in particular in the analytics space.”
“The worldwide PBBA market got off to a strong start in 2015 with solid year-over-year revenue growth in the historically slower first quarter."
Why HP’s separation is not quite a consumer and enterprise split...
Cloud computing technology has matured significantly over the years, and now offers a compelling list of advantages over on-site deployments, especially for small businesses and start-ups that may not have the capital to purchase servers and other hardware appliances.
The industry's finest descended on the Top of the Town to celebrate the launch of the 2015 Reseller News ICT Industry Awards, at the Judges’ Networking Lunch in Auckland.
Apple Watch set to spur greater innovation from other players in the industry and drive new partnerships amongst vendors and distributors.
The realisation must come that not all things can be delivered (and defined) by software or marketing.
"HP is making a bold move to win in today's China."
The Kiwi division of Express Data officially rebranded into Dicker Data New Zealand earlier this month, with Reseller News on hand to cover the action.
"It is fantastic to see from these results that the level of vibrancy and dynamism in the APAC market place is as strong as ever."
"Asia Pacific and Latin America were clear standouts, as strong revenues were complemented by solid increases in profitability."