Posts tagged ‘Software’

How Software Pirates are Getting a Free Pass on Windows 10

When the new Windows 10 finally rolls out — which is expected to happen this summer, most likely by July — it represents a significant change from Microsoft’s business as usual. Primarily, all versions of Windows 7 and 8.1 will be allowed free upgrades to version 10, even if the older version is a pirated copy. Continue Reading

SDN + Cloud = Bright Future

SDN, or software defined networking, isn’t exactly new. The concept came into being back in the 1990’s. However, the realization of the potential for SDN has only come into play very recently. In fact, technology is only now nearing the true potential of SDN, and it will likely be 5 to 10 years before the revolution SDN is capable of initiating is a reality. So, what is SDN and how is it positioned to revolutionize the future? Continue Reading

Big Data as a Service

What is Big Data after all?

The term for Big Data is an umbrella term. It can have lots of meanings, just like the term Cloud has. In our opinion, there could be two main categories for it:

1. Big Data as a service

In order to drive better business intelligence solutions from our data, we’ve tried processing the data through services such as GoodData[1]. They take it in, crunch it and generate the results, with graphs and dashboards.

2. Big Data software providers

Big Data software, on the other hand, can run within your organization, on your servers or on rented servers, but under your complete control. Continue Reading