3 Technology Solutions to Track Business Trends

3 Technology Solutions to Track Business Trends

This guest post is by Lawrence Feldman. Lawrence manages a small tech company and works as a freelancer when he’s not taking MBA classes. Top-tier managers and accountants love metrics. Quantitative measures are the be-all and end-all for number crunches in the business world. Goal-setting and company objectives hinge on increasing or decreasing numbers. Airlines want [...]

Top Cloud Storage and Backup Trends for 2013

Top Cloud Storage and Backup Trends for 2013

Today’s guest post is by Jessica Reich. Jessica is a freelance writer from Minneapolis To say that the cloud computing industry is experiencing rapid growth is the understatement of the century. What started with a three-model approach—Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)—now features several different cloud computing models over a wide range of IT disciplines. [...]

Less of a Pivot more of a Pirouette

Less of a Pivot more of a Pirouette

Pivot. Webster’s dictionary defines it as “a pin, point, or short shaft on the end of which something rests and turns, or upon and about which something rotates or oscillates.” It has several other definitions that are similar in nature. None of them include the meaning that has been grasped by the digiterati in particular where [...]

Accelerate Your Computer Time

Accelerate Your Computer Time

Today’s guest post is from Allison Rice, who is the Marketing Director for Amsterdam Printing (www.amsterdamprinting.com), a leading provider of custom and promotional pens and other promotional products to grow your business and thank customers. Allison regularly contributes to the Promo & Marketing Wall blog, where she provides actionable business tips. Computers have engrained themselves into every aspect of [...]

What Exactly Is the Open Cloud?

What Exactly Is the Open Cloud?

Today’s Guest Post is by Sharon Florentine. Sharon is a blogger for Rackspace.  Rackspace Hosting is the service leader in cloud computing, and a founder of OpenStack, an open source cloud operating system. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support to its customers and partners, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and [...]