Autotask Week in IT: Growing Interest in Big Data and 50 Questions to Ask Before Adopting the Cloud

March 20, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Computerworld: Survey: Big Data Interest Still Growing
By Johanna Ambrosio
Companies are still scrambling to manage ongoing data growth even as they pursue projects designed to generate more value from the data they already have. For many, even keeping pace remains a challenge. According to a new IDG Enterprise survey of 1,139 IT decision makers, interest in big data continues its steady rise.

CIO: 50 Questions You Must Ask Before Engaging In Cloud Computing Services
By Kristopher Spadea
If you are selecting cloud computing services or if you want to improve your ROI in the cloud, here are 50 questions you’ll want to ask!

Businessworld: Choose A Cloud Model That Works For You
By Sunil Gupta
Cloud computing – a new alternative for IT sourcing and IT service delivery – goes beyond being just a better IT solution; rather, it can help to resolve some of the key challenges facing organizations today.  Cloud architectures, for instance, are more capable of scaling to meet unpredictable demand levels than traditional IT architectures.

TechTarget: Is the Future Now for the Internet of Things?
By Steve Robins
Imagine a world where almost all devices can connect to the Internet and send a steady stream of insight about consumer preferences and products. Customer data can offer a treasure trove of insight for companies to act on regarding customer preferences and behavior. 

Economic Times: Four Hot Big Data Analytics Roles in IT Industry
By Amrita Premrajan
Big data is the IT industry's new buzzword. Industries have been talking about how insights from big data analytics can give them a competitive edge. Some front-runners have been implementing big data while others are running PoCs (Proof of Concepts) to understand the business impact.

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