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Private Cloud and Internet of things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a lot of attention. It opens a new era for connectivity, an age when all kinds of machines will be connected to each other and integrate naturally with the lifestyles of future generations, the ready-to-wear to the cars, through the houses, equipment, and factories. Research and industry forecasts point to a rapid growth of the Internet of Things. Thus, Garner believes that the world will have around 26 billion connected objects in 2020, while a second report predicts that the IoT will create an added value estimated at 1700 billion worldwide in 2019, thanks to improving the effectiveness of hardwares and softwares, to lower installation costs, optimization of management services and much more. Connected objects will only increase exponentially the amount of data generated and exchanged. Some estimates mention up to 44 zetabytes (ZB) by 2020 – equivalent to a gigantic figure of 4400 billion gigabytes. How does the infrastructure can support the data flo…

Cap cloud and managed services

SSII Bordeaux has increased its operating profit by more than 7 in the first half 2015. CIS Valley and takes the benefits of its latest strategic orientation plan that led him to strongly expand its business in the cloud and managed services . 2015 promises to be a record year for CIS Valley. In the first half, the Bordeaux SSII has indeed generated an operating profit of € 291K. This amount is not only seven times higher than that recorded in the same period a year earlier. It also exceeds 206 K € in operating income as the service company has published for its entire year 2014. According to Mathieu Le Treut, the commercial director of CIS Valley, this performance demonstrates the relevance of the plan strategic direction implemented by the provider in 2012 to 2014. “One of the central ideas of this plan was to focus on our business in the cloud and managed services. They emit more margin than our distribution services and infrastructure integration, “he says. € 9 million of expected …

The cloud may well now be a mainstay of corporate IT services

The cloud may well now be a mainstay of corporate IT services. Nevertheless, leaders show still concerned about the use of technology to demand, particularly in terms of information security. According to a survey of Cloud Industry Forum, security is 75% of IT professionals surveyed the first reason not to pass on applications in cloud mode. However, these fears may not be unfounded. According to the same study, only 2% of companies say they have faced a security hole in their use of the Cloud. And if the lure of technology can be imperative, CIOs must also take account of other staff reserve, particularly in governance and operational benefits.
Cloud, but with good governance in place
Richard Norris, head of IS and business transformation for the insurer Reliance Mutual Insurance, the possibility of buying basic services – such as mail filtering, policy management and MS Exchange – is a great advantage for CIOs. “The ability to simply call your provider and add 100 additional accoun…

Cloud computing can offer many advantages

Companies can use cloud computing for a wide range of different applications (email, corporate website, CRM, CMS, payroll processing, document archiving, etc.).
Cloud computing can offer many advantages: Cloud services are generally “pay as you go”, which greatly reduces the initial investment in software and hardware. It also allows users using different devices work together more easily, regardless of their location. The cloud can also be an advantage in terms of safety. Large cloud providers typically offer higher protection measures at an affordable price because their cost is shared. It may still that safety is not fully customizable and adjustable to specific needs. It is therefore necessary to conduct an assessment of security needs for each application and type of data to be transferred to the cloud. We distinguish basically three types of cloud (Infrastructure-, Platform- or Software as a Service) offering more or less advanced features and are characterized by a different ar…

Cloud to cloud migration

How to migrate from one cloud service to another? This problematic, it still theoretical until recently, has become a reality for many French companies.

The turn is taken. Whether by email, CRM, business applications, more and more companies use the cloud. The professions are found SaaS more efficient services that applications “on premise” at their disposal, CIOs find more flexibility there, flexibility while businesses alleviate their CAPEX thanks to rental mode. However, if the service provided by the service provider is not living up to its commitments or if the company’s strategy evolves, changing cloud provider poses new problems. Flexibility is not always what you and the migration project can be time and money.
Beware of additional costs associated with data recovery The emergence of virtual machines allows standards to limit the risks of incompatibility during migration Migrate from one cloud service to another raises contractual problems and must consider the terms of the con…