Cloud computing is a huge industry, with some of the world’s largest and most innovative technology companies fighting for a piece of this growing service. Recently, Amazon and Microsoft became the most prominent names in the business after they released their quarterly reports, which revealed their cloud services to be worth several billion dollars. However, their fellow cloud competitor Google seems determined to prove that the cloud is still anyone’s game: the company’s Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure, Urs Hölzle, recently made some predictions about the future of this influential technology that have drawn some attention back to Google and caused many to wonder how the cloud will adapt.
If you were to give a name to the one thing that defines business success in the 21st century, what would it be? Great customer service will always be essential to a successful, thriving business, and high quality, easily available products will be equally important. That said, it’s something that helps improve upon both of those things that will define whether or not a business will survive or die in 2015: technology.
Technology plays a number of crucial roles in today’s interconnected world. According to eMarketer, more than $1.5 trillion will be spent on goods and services purchased online in 2015. Without taking advantage of the latest technology and offering an easy to use website, your business won’t see a penny from that potentially monstrous revenue source. SecurityWeek r
Companies in the contracting business face formidable odds when bidding on a contract, especially a government one. A contractor bidding on a government Request For Proposal (RFP) has about a 12% chance of winning. Those odds would scare a lot of people away from the get-go but contractors are a special breed. Though the odds may seem daunting, the fact is that there are more than 2,000 government agencies in the country that issue RFP and considerably more commercial businesses. The 200,000 cost analysts in the country are busy at work figuring out how much to charge and how to offer, which in the contracting business can make or break a deal.
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