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Why You Don’t Need Data Centers Any More – Yours Or The Cloud

By cloudsliver / March 4, 2020

“There is not an application we had or could envision that needed a data center.”   For a generation we have lived with Moore’s Law:  the speed and capability of computers doubles every two years while their cost is cut in half. There has not, however, been a Moore’s Law in software. Actually, quite the…

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Edge Computing vs Computing at the Edge?  Massively Different Outcomes

By cloudsliver / February 26, 2020

TRUE EDGE COMPUTING = MASSIVELY DIFFERENT OUTCOMES In our last piece, we described the fundamental difference between true EDGE COMPUTING and computing at the edge: https://www.softwarebusinessgrowth.com/doc/edge-computing-vs-computing-at-the-edge-why-it-really-matters-0001 True edge computing is not an extension of the data center.  It represents an entirely different technology stack yielding massively different results that drive unique outcomes. First, it drives…

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Edge Computing vs. Computing at The Edge.  Why It Really Matters!

By cloudsliver / February 26, 2020

EDGE COMPUTING & COMPUTING AT THE EDGE – IDENTICAL WORDS, IN DIFFERENT ORDER, DELIVERING STARKLY DIFFERENT OUTCOMES Computing at the edge replicates your data centers. Companies adopt this strategy in order to process closer to the customer and reduce network latency.  While these ‘edge’ data centers may be physically smaller than centralized data centers, they…

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Digital Transformation, Today’s CIO Activity Trap

By cloudsliver / February 26, 2020

THE CIO ACTIVITY TRAP One of the most common, but subtle waste models is the activity trap.  Some poor, struggling sales rep does not know what to do, has massive sales pressure on him or her, so they just “do something!” That something becomes activity like working on an account that will never close but…

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FAKE Digital Transformation Hoax Opening Massive Sales Opportunity

By cloudsliver / March 31, 2019

VENDORS ARE SELLING THEIR PRODUCTS AS TRANSFORMATIVE, WHEN THEY HAVE NOT TRANSFORMED THEMSELVES Remember Y2K vendor-led hoax that scared the living daylights out of boardrooms and breakrooms across the globe? Well if not, here’s a quick link:  https://www.computerworld.com.au/article/89791/y2k_all_hoax_/ Hundreds of articles predicted late payroll checks, manufacturing systems failing, even so preposterous a thought as a…

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