Along with word that Microsoft is seemingly working on a new store for Windows 10 comes a report regarding its rumored Cloud PC service. According to ZDNet, Microsoft is gearing up to flip the switch on the Azure-powered service as soon as this summer, perhaps in June or early July.
Johanna Von Geyr, partner and EMEA lead banking, financial services and insurance at ISG, explores five design principles of cloud transformation in insurance Many insurers have traditionally been reluctant to move their operations to the cloud, citing security or regulatory concerns.
Offerings that support or deliver public cloud services are experiencing tremendous spending growth despite macroeconomic impacts, with software as a service (SaaS) remaining the largest market segment, as the demand for composable applications requires a different type of SaaS experience.
With the sudden requirement to support mass homeworking, the past year has seen an accelerated uptake of cloud services, including Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), SharePoint and Teams.
The Vs of Big Data were recently upgraded to 7 from 5, with Variability and Visualization joining the original five – Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity, and Value. This increase is a tacit acknowledgment that data is not just getting more expansive but also more complicated, if not convoluted.
Cloud technology has been proven to help businesses remain operational during the pandemic and has helped facilitate a digital transformation process that was already underway in many sectors, including financial services.
Financial services are built upon data. Every transaction, payment and bank transfer generates fresh data that can be harnessed to build crucial business insights.
Since 2019, enterprise technology has been crossing a significant line with the annual expenditure on cloud infrastructure services that have been on an upward trend. In comparison, spending on data-center hardware and software by enterprises has been on a steady decline, according to Synergy Research Group.
Fortunately, within the past decade, there’s been a ‘boom’ in technological infrastructure and its use by both businesses and their patrons. Cloud computing remains a key part in shaping how this trend continues to grow and impact Africa.
Amadeus’ technology is pervasive throughout the travel industry, with everyone from airlines to hoteliers and car rental firms relying on its platform to help customers make bookings and ensure they enjoy a stress-free travel experience.
Businesses are at a pivotal moment in time. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that global GDP shrank by 4.4% in 2020, and contraction in the most advanced economies is estimated to be 5.8%. Today, however, vaccine availability and distribution brings us the brightest glimmer of hope yet that slowing the devastation of the virus may be a reality.
The Covid-19 crisis in 2020 triggered the largest annual drop in global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since the Second World War, according to IEA data released recently. The overall decline of about 6% masks wide variations depending on the region and the time of year. Amid all of this, cloud and collaboration services witnessed a significant spike in usage as organizations dealt with remote working due to the pandemic.
We reveal six scenarios for using the cloud to solve the challenges of the finance sector, illustrated with industry case studies
The shift to cloud computing has been one of the most significant tech trends of the past few years. While it used to be the norm for companies to own and operate their own data centers,
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