Cloud computing

Ask the Expert: Google Cloud Platform

By | 2017-01-30T23:25:22+00:00 January 27, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

With the Google Cloud Platform, companies can quickly and cost-effectively keep up with the pace of today’s digital transformation. The Google Cloud Platform allows businesses to build and run applications, and store and analyze data, all on Google’s Cloud. Google has made major investments to meet the demands of the enterprise market and have [...]

Going All In with Google Cloud

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:40+00:00 October 31, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

Since Diane Greene (the original co-founder of VMware) joined Google to run the cloud business last year, the company has been working hard to focus on the needs of the enterprise market. The company has made significant investments in products, services, and infrastructure to compete with both Microsoft and Amazon. "We've got well over 10,000 [...]

Sunny Skies for Financial Services in the Cloud

By | 2016-12-06T15:47:41+00:00 October 27, 2016|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The financial services industry has been slow to adopt cloud technologies but numerous indicators point to a change in acceptance, including demographic trends and a counterintuitive boost from new regulation. What led to the initial cloud reluctance and what direction is cloud for financial services headed in the future? Financial services is one of the [...]

Transformation in Financial Services: Tech to the Rescue for Challenged Industry

By | 2017-04-13T15:52:34+00:00 May 2, 2016|Categories: Cloud Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

The financial services industry has never fully recovered from the 2008 meltdown and heightened regulation, intense competition, and unsettled market conditions make financial services an industry that is facing unrelenting headwinds. How to cope in such an environment? Transformation driven by technology. The old saying that “necessity is the mother of invention” is certainly true [...]

Why Google Apps for Work is Winning the Enterprise Messaging and Collaboration Cloud Race

By | 2017-04-13T15:52:27+00:00 January 25, 2016|Categories: Cloud Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , |

The battle is certainly on between Google and Microsoft for winning the hearts and minds of enterprise businesses looking to take their messaging and collaboration needs to the cloud. The Google Apps for Work suite has been the disruptive force in enterprise collaboration, shaking up what had become a very complacent Microsoft, since they became [...]

Shadow IT Part 2: The Coming [Digital Productization] Wave

By | 2017-04-13T16:12:47+00:00 January 25, 2016|Categories: Technology Solutions Posts, White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recap of Shadow IT Part 1 Our first post on this topic pointed out that in today’s environment, as technology becomes more sophisticated, more analytical, and more social, the skills required for success are changing more dramatically than ever. We argued that the very nature of the work we do is changing; it’s less like [...]

Shadow IT: A Tide That Cannot (And Should Not) Be Turned

By | 2017-04-13T16:14:16+00:00 October 21, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog, Technology Solutions Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Since the introduction of computing into the business cycle, technology has driven changes in the way we work. In today’s environment, as technology becomes more sophisticated, more analytical, and more social, the skills required for success are changing more dramatically than ever. In financial markets, the trader that once slugged out a spread in the [...]

Why Docker Matters

By | 2016-12-07T15:41:39+00:00 July 21, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Docker containers are more than the latest IT trend. When used properly they can revolutionize your software development process.  If you’ve been reading the trades over the past several weeks, you have probably seen some articles about a new tool called Docker. Wired magazine has called it the next big thing. ZDNet said with Docker, [...]

5 Keys for Getting Started with the Enterprise Internet of Things

By | 2016-12-06T15:48:00+00:00 July 21, 2014|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , , |

The term “Internet of Things” has become a popular buzzword, almost to the same extent as “big data” or “cloud”.  All of the major tech players have begun developing technology in this space and the capabilities are becoming more and more sophisticated. Recent acquisitions by Google and Apple have further fueled the trend, as seen [...]