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The big cloud trend for 2017 is the ascendancy of the multi-cloud environment. According to IDC, this is the year when more than 85 percent of enterprises will commit to multi-cloud architectures “encompassing a mix of public first multi-cloud services, private clouds, community clouds and hosted clouds.” Recognizing the inherent scalability and resiliency of cloud technologies, companies are including both public and private cloud technologies in their IT strategy, positioning for competitive market advantage.
In an era of digital innovation, companies are looking for ways to leverage digital technology to attract more customers, generate new revenue streams and provide enhanced services – faster than the competition. Increasingly, a seamless digital experience is at the heart of successful digital transformation, both inside and outside the organization.
McKinsey has estimated that IoT has a total potential economic impact of $3.9 trillion to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. In the world of IoT, almost anything can be connected and Internet-enabled for data analytics that can in turn be used to generate revenue, improve services and customer experience. From manufacturing and cities to health and retail, IoT is changing the game.
CIOs and CEOs are well aware of the complexity of devising a successful information security strategy. It must encompass everything from cloud to multiple data centers and distributed office locations to people, processes and technology. Annual vulnerability assessments alone are not enough. And often, in-house resources with cyber security expertise to implement remediation efforts are in short supply.
The advent of social, mobile, analytics, and cloud technologies is triggering digital transformation by fundamentally altering how companies communicate, sell, and operate. How can your organization capitalize on the opportunities?
At its core, digital transformation asks the question: How can I use technology to drive a better business outcome – one that benefits customers and employees and can be tied directly to a revenue stream?
The Internet began when scientists sought an effective way to share data. It was computers talking to computers. Then people found new ways to collaborate: FTP, email, HTML and browsers, SMS, and IM. Millions of devices were connected. Next came smartphones. Hundreds of millions of devices were connected. Now is our time to connect everything.
For all of its complexity and hype, Internet of Things is ultimately about making life easier for people.
Digital transformation begins at the intersection of new technology, data analytics, and your customers.
Now cyber security matters to everyone, and the stakes have never been higher.
Today most clouds are hybrid, but no two hybrid
clouds are alike.