Category Archives: Integration

Field Service Mobility – What’s in it for me?

Field Service mobility has become easy to imagine. As we speak, companies are achieving a mobile and connected field service based operation because the technology building blocks are firmly in place. Even the small and…

Microgrid-As-A-Service, A New Alternative For Macrogrids

Originally posted on the ECOreport Though customer-owned microgrids will be the dominant ownership model in the near-term, a recent study by Lux Research Associate Dean Frankel shows that Microgrid-as-a-Service (MaaS) offers flexible ownership structure…

It’s Crunch Time for IBM

When IBM announced its fourth-quarter results, the continuing drop in its hardware revenues should have come as a surprise to exactly nobody. For the past several quarters, Big Blue has wrestled with its customers abandoning expensive on-premises systems…

IBM to Spend $1.2B on Cloud by 2015

IBM has announced plans to spend an additional $1.2 billion to expand by 60 percent the number of datacenters from which it offers cloud-platform services in an effort to remain competitive in that rapidly growing market with Amazon and other companies…

Big Data Needs Big Wins in 2014

Back in August, The New York Times asked if so-called Big Data was “an economic big dud.” The reasoning went something like this: despite massive growth in the amount of data held by individuals and corporations, economic productivity has slowed…