ARTICLES BY CHERYL KNIGHT
Hybrid Cloud Storage: The Best Of Both Worlds
A 2014 Current Analysis poll of more than 600 IT decision makers around the world reveals 58 percent of those polled use a private cloud and 28 percent use a hybrid cloud storage solution.
Field Service IT News For VARs — January 28, 2015
This week’s news includes the resources offered on the new Equipment Leasing and Financing Association website, the January 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the equipment finance industry — the highest in three years — and how RFID technology is helping fleets save money.
PRSM Releases Best Practices And Benchmarks For Fleet Operations
Often, small private fleets struggle to remain compliant with industry standards or to keep their vehicles properly maintained.
College Campus Uses GPS To Help Deter Theft
With the growing use of GPS tracking technology in a variety of markets, one trend is its use as a theft deterrent.
Important 2015 Trends To Keep In Mind For Your Field Service IT Customers
Field Technologies Online reports “field service organizations have reached an unprecedented transformative stage.” FTO points out your field service IT clients are feeling pressure to modernize their operations to stay competitive, looking to leverage technology including the Internet of Things, advanced analytics and smartphone and tablet integration. An article from Trimble lists eight trends that will impact field service this year.
Field Service IT News For VARs — January 21, 2015
News includes how made-for-mobile apps can serve a company better than those made for the old corporate server infrastructure; the viability and safety of autonomous vehicle technology; and how GPS trackers might provide a solution for overcrowded prisons.
Expect Unprecedented Growth In Connected Wearables By 2019
The growing popularity of wearable technology is apparent from the statistic that 19 million devices shipped in 2014 — compared to 5.9 million in 2013 — the wearable market grew at an annual rate of 54.7 percent.
5G Subscribers Could Reach 100 Million By 2025: It’s Not To Early To Plan For Change
Market research company ABI Research released findings detailing expected global adoption rates of 5G by 2025. According to the findings, it will take more than five years for 5G to reach 100 million subscribers.
Field Service IT News For VARs —January 14, 2015
This week’s news includes factors that will affect fleet company mergers and acquisitions in 2015 and predictions that the fleet management market will grow.
Your Industry, Healthcare IT Clients Are Setting Sights On Big Data
Realizing how Big Data analytics can have an impact in industry and healthcare is becoming more widely known, according to research from GE and Accenture.