Sunday, August 10, 2014

Wake up to Cloud!

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This blog provides a primer on why it is critical to wake up to paradigm shifts in the technology space vis-à-vis cloud, analytics, mobile and Big Data and how Bluemix provides the perfect ecosystem to help you embrace this change and get your apps go-live in just a few clicks.

What is changing?


1) More Data: It is said that 90% of the total data in the World today was produced in the just the last two years. 'Data' is the new oil... it is crude and yet enterprises are looking to 'refine' it through analytics for critical business decisions. With more unstructured data generated through social media and mobile apps the prominence of more 'Systems of Engagement' kind of applications over 'Systems of Records' (structured relational data) in evolving.

2) More Devices: With the number of internet connected devices poised to outnumber humans on Earth, enterprises are building smart ecosystems and business models where devices communicate with one another to create value/services in what is referred to as the 'Internet of Things (IOT)'.

3) More for Less: Enterprises more than ever before are looking do more with the least overhead of IT infrastructure management, software licensing/updates and captial cost, and upgrading IT skills. Developers, Startups and large enterprises want to focus more on the core business of products/services and less on the enabling infrastructure and framework.
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