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Make Money From The Cloud

Booz Allen Hamilton CIO Mark Herman discusses how ‘cloud EBITDA’ can help companies drive revenue and boost income.

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Increase mobile agility with private clouds

As customers require access to traditional applications and data via mobile devices, the requirement for increased IT flexibility grows. Exploiting private clouds allows improved cost effective mobile access to mainframe based information, and ability to improve business agility.

#video #technology #mobile phones #cloud computing

Internet Archives

Archive is a documentary focused on the future of long-term digital storage, the history of the Internet and attempts to preserve its contents on a massive scale.

Part one features Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive and his colleagues Robert Miller, director of books, and Alexis Rossi, director of web collections. On a mission to create universal access to all knowledge, the Internet Archive’s staff have built the world’s largest online library, offering 10 petabytes of archived websites, books, movies, music, and television broadcasts.

The video includes a tour of the Internet Archive’s headquarters in San Francisco, the book scanning center, and the book storage facilities in Richmond, California.

#video #internet #history #books #cloud computing

Innovation through Open Standards

David Lindquist, CTO, IBM Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure discusses how the adoption of open standards helps customers avoid vendor lock-in and fosters innovation in their businesses.

#video #innovation #cloud computing #business model #strategy
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Disrupting The Business Software Industry

At age 27, Box Co-Founder Aaron Levie is pioneering a new approach to enterprise software that upends the traditional model software giants rely on.

#video #technology #enterprise #cloud computing
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Cloud Files vs. Cloud Block Storage

Learn about the differences between Cloud Files and Cloud Block Storage from Rackspace Engineer Chuck Thier, a guy who has worked on both systems.

#video #engineering #cloud computing #systems
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The State of Play Shifts Rapidly: Fresh Insights into Cloud Adoption Trends

A survey, based on 460 interviews with IT executives and business decision-makers, across 7 sectors, and selected countries in key regions, was carried out by independent research company Coleman Parkes to explore what the situation is with the users of the Cloud. Who was leading on Cloud, what were the drivers, how was it being managed? 

#video #trends #strategy #business model #technology #cloud computing
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Bringing SMS Services Anywhere in the World with Telerivet 

Hermione Way interviews Joshua Stern, CEO and Co-founder of Telerivet, a cloud SMS service that allows anyone to create SMS applications anywhere in the world.

#video #text messaging #cloud computing #applications #global

The Future Of Finance Departments

What do business leaders think about how finance departments will look like in 10 years? How do you think will the finance departments be shaped in the future? 

Whilst business software systems have been core to the finance department for a number of years we are increasingly now seeing tools which, rather than simply processing data, enable us to add real business value. The advent of cloud computing and its impact on the finance department over the past 5 years in particular is difficult to ignore.

But does this automation spell the end for finance departments? Will technology eventually automate all financial activities?

#video #future #finance #cloud computing #business model #strategy
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