Turning Big Data Into Big Cash

Monday, 23 June, 2014 - 12:30

People are creating more data than they have the capacity to store. And companies have figured out a way to benefit from the numbers. Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde reports on two companies turning data into cash. Source: Bloomberg

Nu@ge, French for ‘cloud’, is a cloud computing system made by and for Small and Medium Size Businesses (SMBs) that has started to unveil its technical model

Friday, 20 June, 2014 - 17:30

The goal is to create the cloud computing systems of tomorrow: open systems with material components and external software spread out over a regional French network and housed in modular low-energy ecological datacenters that are as close to users as possible. The research project will draw to a close in July 2014 after 30 months of group work. Nu@ge‘s technical model is based on open-source components.

How to get big value from big data?

Wednesday, 18 June, 2014 - 18:15

If companies and organisations want to get full advantage of the opportunities of big data they should learn about: collaboration, communication, challenges. Get to know how to get big value from big data in less than two minutes.

Top 5 Reasons to Use the Cloud

Tuesday, 17 June, 2014 - 15:30

Why small and midsize businesses should consider the cloud ?
It’s becoming increasingly clear that cloud solutions provide significant benefits to companies of all sizes, but a recent study shows that less than ten percent of organizations believe their existing IT infrastructure is fully prepared to address the proliferation of mobile devices, social media, data analytics and cloud computing.

UK airports lead move to cloud services

Tuesday, 10 June, 2014 - 16:30

Leading the way in technology adoption is a key goal for Europe as part of its drive towards a Single Digital Market. A recent Computer Weekly interview highlights how several European airports are starting to push innovation through cloud adoption.

The impact of cloud - The Economist report

Tuesday, 10 June, 2014 - 12:45

It has been a few years now since cloud computing rose to prominence - but its disruptive impact has only just begun to be felt.

To examine the mid- to long-term impact of cloud in all its various forms, the Economist Intelligence Unit invited six experts in the field to contribute original essays explaining their predictions. Those essays are collected here in a single report, named 'The impact of cloud', and sponsored by Fujitsu.

The contributors, and the subject of their essays, are as follows:

MobiCloud at Future Internet Assembly 2014

Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 10:30

The most reliable way to predict the future is to invent it, maintains the old saying, but since this activity can take time, one who shapes the future should not underestimate the importance of regularly informing a curious public about what is waiting for them ahead.