Week in IT: IoT Meets AI, BYOD Optimization and Embracing Hybrid Cloud

March 09, 2018  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Business Computing World: BYOD Brilliance: Optimizing Applications for End-User Devices
By Mark Robinson 
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies are the norm for many enterprise organizations today. The familiarity that comes with allowing employees to work using their preferred device and operating system can offer significant benefits for productivity – not to mention the financial savings that can be made by removing the need for an organization to purchase expensive hardware.

InfoWorld:  Big Data Analytics: The Cloud-Fueled Shift Now Under Way
By James Kobielus
Public clouds are the future of enterprise big data analytics, and their use is creating the unified platform needed to fully gain its value. Today’s big data analytics market is quite different from the industry of even a few years ago as the coming decade will see change, innovation, and disruption ripple through at every segment of this global industry.

Mobile Business Insights: The Internet of Things Meets Artificial Intelligence: How Early Adopters are Gaining Competitive Advantage
By Taylor Holland
Over the past decade, the Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved from a futuristic business buzzword that most people only vaguely understood, to a cutting-edge business strategy, to practically status quo. Worldwide spending on the IoT could reach $772.5 billion in 2018, a 15 percent increase over 2017. Much of that spending will come from enterprises. 

IT PRO: How the Enterprise can Embrace Hybrid Cloud
By Staff Writer
Cloud computing has come a long way since the early days of being the newest kid on the IT block. Since then, the market has evolved and organizations have improved their understanding of what the various cloud models are and what each can do for them.

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