A key factor for the success of many companies is creating a business model with the opportunity for significant growth. This is particularly true for SaaS businesses; the market as a whole has seen exponential growth in the last few years and is expected to reach a value of approximately $220.21 billion as soon as 2022.
By Terry Storrar, MD, Leaseweb UK.
The bottom line to most articles about Desktop-as-a-Service is that DaaS will lower your security risks. Explaining the how and why isn’t often delved into in any great depth, but understanding the reasons behind this benefit will allow you to see why DaaS could work for you and your business. Particularly at the moment, when most teams are working remotely.
By David Blesovsky, CEO at Cloudhelix.
Changing your business software can be a significant challenge, with the worry of probable pitfalls along the way. Sally Howell, Enterprise Account Manager at Columbus UK, discusses how ERP software has changed dramatically since the late 1990s from simple ERP systems to end-to-end business management solutions and explains that now could be the optimal time to change.
The culture of app development is changing rapidly. In today’s technology world, defined by the speed of change and fierce competition, time-to-market has become a key competitive advantage. Whereas app development with its various phases, from research to design to testing, used to constitute a lengthy project, today, businesses expect apps to be market-ready within weeks. This puts added pressure on developers and businesses as they need to build consumer-grade apps fast without incurring further costs and delays.
By Abshishek Tandon, Global Manager, Data Science Solutions at Progress.
Developing a good pricing strategy is an art and doing it well can have positive results on a business’s revenue. Even just small tweaks made to the pricing for current products will have more of an impact on revenue than any big-spend marketing push.
By Dan Wilkinson, Paddle.
David Ellis, Vice President, Security and Mobility Solutions, Tech Data EMEA, talks through the challenges and opportunities for the Channel as digital transformation and, in particular, the rapid hybrid workplace evolution, place ever greater emphasis on the need for cybersecurity to be front and centre in almost any technology solution.
NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announces the NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPU, the most powerful software-defined, hardware-accelerated data center on a chip. The datacenter is the new unit of computing and the BlueField-2 DPU is now available to offload and accelerate the networking, storage, and security tasks within overtaxed data centers. He also announces that the company’s first data center infrastructure software – DOCA 1.0 – for programming BlueField DPUs is now available.
Astrid Wynne, Chair of the DCA’s Sustainability Special Interest Group, provides detailed and fascinating insight as to the sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the data centre industry in the aftermath of the recent COP26 Summit, as the sector continues to provide a resilient foundation for global digital transformation.
Sudheer Matta, Vice President Product Management AI Driven Enterprise, Juniper Networks, shares some insights from the company’s recent virtual summit – Driven By Experience. A key theme was the importance of using a combination of data and AI, including AIOps, to help improve network resilience, reliability, security and, ultimately, performance.
Global technology provider Arrow Electronics has announced a new distribution agreement with VAST Data, a fast-growing next-generation storage software infrastructure company. Arrow will help accelerate adoption of VAST Data’s high-performance Universal Storage platform by broadening reach with key channel partners and markets across Europe.
Pipedrive, the global sales-first CRM and intelligent revenue management platform for small businesses, has opened a newly built Rackspace OpenStack private cloud environment in the UK, provided by Rackspace Technology.