We know Netherlands for their beautiful canals and magnificent dykes, but did you know about their high levels of cloud adoption?
A quick research shows that most large and medium organizations use cloud in one form or another. Take their Central Bank, for example. Many of their applications are in the cloud, and so is it with multinational companies, school systems and more.
A detailed study was conducted by an IT training provider called Global Knowledge in December 2016. This study included 500 Dutch companies, all of which were asked about their cloud usage including their SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and other aspects of cloud. The results showed that an astounding 75 percent [...]
As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the good and bad things that have happened over the last year, learn from it, and get set to welcome the new year on a positive note. Over the last year, cloud industry has seen many positive developments that are likely to extend into 2017 as well, and there are some new developments that are expected to take place in the upcoming year. Here are a few cloud predictions for 2017.Explosive growth
It’s no-brainer to predict that 2017 will see rapid growth in the cloud industry. Already, many companies understand the benefits that come from switching to cloud, so they’ve already moved their operations to it, or [...]
Life sciences industry continues to use many legacy systems, as it has been slow to adopt cloud technology in its operations. However, this trend is changing, albeit slowly, as more pharma companies are looking to tap into the enormous benefits offered by cloud.
There have been many reasons for this shift, with innovation being the foremost of them all. Today, most of the innovations happen in the cloud, and this is also one area that attracts the maximum number of venture capitalists. Since more innovations are expected to happen in 2017, it’s best for pharma companies to move to it at the earliest, so they can take advantage of these developments as they [...]
2016 has been an eventful year for some, while not so great for others. Many life-changing and society-changing trends happened in this year that include Britain’s Brexit vote, Russia’s support for Syria, and of course, Mr.Trump’s stunning victory in the US Presidential election. These are profound events that are likely to shape the economy and social fabric of the Western World in the years to come.
On the tech side, there were many eventful happenings including acquisitions and partnerships. As the year comes to a close, here’s a look into some of the top trends that changed the face of cloud industry.Accelerated development
2016 saw rapid [...]
Cloud has become an integral, and probably even a driving division, for many tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft, in 2016. As competition heats up with Google, IBM, and Oracle joining the bandwagon, 2017 is expected to be a great year for tech in general, and cloud computing in particular. Eventually, it is expected that these top players will control much of the $1 trillion cloud market by the end of this decade.
What factors are likely to contribute to this astounding growth? Here’s a few of them.Internet of Things (IoT)
Internet of Things (IoT), as the name suggests, is a technology that allows different devices to communicate with each other. Much of [...]
OpenAI, the non-profit artificial research company, has joined hands with Microsoft to tap into the computing power of the latter.
Founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman in 2015, OpenAI aims to build safe artificial intelligence-based frameworks and products, and strives to ensure that the benefits of AI are spread as widely and evenly as possible. In the short term since this company was founded, it has made rapid strides in the world of AI. Further, this company has hired many top researchers from companies like Facebook and Google to augment its research and to push AI to new heights. It is backed by some of the top tech investors in the world such as Sam Altman, Greg [...]