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e-Zest attains Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Competency

e-Zest, a global IT services company spread across continents, recently attained the Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Competency. e-Zest has always been very enthusiastic about the cloud and has set up a dedicated practice for it. Moreover, we have developed our own IP called CloudMAP, a cloud management and automation platform.

Topics: News & Events

Tech stories you should read - Week 22, 2015

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Tapping the full potential of cloud

Forward thinking businesses have migrated close to two-thirds of their workload to the cloud. For most companies, however, the number is only about 18%. Cloud investments help streamline and improve company operations. A Study has revealed that only 35% of the value from cloud is being realized today. Organizations can derive greater value from the workloads shifted to the cloud.

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Salesforce teams up with Big Data companies

After the Wave analytics cloud announcement, Salesforce has now partnered with prominent big data companies to give more edge to its product. The company has announced partnerships with Google, Hortonworks, Cloudera, New Relic, Informatica and Trifacta. Sales and service customers of these vendors will not get easy access to the cloud offering by Salesforce. The customers of Salesforce, on the other hand, will have access to several data management tools.

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Core ingredients for Enterprise Mobility

The increasing number of devices and platforms creates a challenge for companies as they have to deliver apps at speed while maintaining their regular IT systems. Developing strategic mobile projects require a good grasp of technologies and is much more complicated compared to one-off apps. Technologies can include API management tools, mobile application platforms, cloud-based mobile backend as a service (MBaaS), among others.

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The Enterprise Collaboration Approach

A collaborative network where team members are connected digitally and can share knowledge across borders seamlessly delivers tremendous business value to organizations. New cloud and mobile tools are helping enterprises to improve communication among all their stakeholders. Techno-savvy enterprises have used such tools to increase productivity and unlock the knowledge of their workforce.

Read more: http://goo.gl/AbvVs7

Topics: Big data collaboration and enterprise mobility cloud computing Technology

The IoT-Big Data Symbiosis

The Internet of Things (IoT) has got the entire world excited. A connected ecosystem is throwing up interesting opportunities. Possibly, this is the first time non-living things can communicate with us and with each other. Kind of a fairy tale come true! No wonder then that it heads the Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging technologies. Even at the recently concluded CeBIT 2015 and Hannover Messe in Germany, IoT took center stage.

Topics: IoT Big data Hadoop Internet of Things

Your Friday Dose of Tech News - Week 21, 2015

Technology Trends Week 21

Businesses should think about the hybrid cloud

Hybrid cloud model offers immense benefits and cost savings. Businesses across sectors are adopting the hybrid cloud. Hybrid cloud helps organizations to balance their in-house IT infrastructure and public cloud services. Apart from delivering cost effectiveness, hybrid cloud also allows scalability and agility.

Read more: http://goo.gl/jMBHbq

Big Data changing the gaming industry

A fast growing gaming industry is a major attraction for Big Data companies. With the evolution of new gaming technologies such as virtual reality, it is giving birth to new data about user playing patterns and their psychology. Big Data can find an opportunity to make that data actionable. Many new virtual reality based devices such as Samsung Gear VR, XBOX have been released in the market. Most of these gaming devices create the player profiles and the game strategy is designed based on this information. The magic of big data can change the look and feel of these games for every individual and make them even more entertaining.

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Wearables will enrich Enterprise Mobility

We have seen many new startups working towards innovative wearable devices. Examples include Nest (Google) which is making smart homes, Fitbit which is making activity trackers, among others. These smart devices are making the enterprise smarter with the use of sensors and digital transformation. Wearable medical devices segment of through IoT is estimated reach over $4 billion by 2020. The current estimated value is around $1.5 billion. There is a huge scope for growth of these devices and the applications which support them.

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SharePoint 2013 with upgraded features

Microsoft is continuously coming up with social integration features in their SharePoint tool and Yammer. In the latest launch of Share point 2013, the IT giant has released three important features which were lacking in the 2011 version:

  • We have seen the ‘About Me’ feature in version 2011 which contains the employee profile information. In addition to the pre-existing features, new fields like Ask Me About, Past Projects and Skills can also be created and synced from fields in the Active Directory.
  • All the tasks are now aggregated and can be viewed from one central location. It comes in three different views: Important and Upcoming, Active and Completed. Tasks can also be synced with Outlook.
  • In the new version, you can follow documents, sites and people inside of SharePoint.

Read more: http://goo.gl/sQh85g

Topics: IoT wearables Big data Collaboration cloud computing Technology Enterprise Mobility

Seven Biggest Mobile Trends in Play Right Now

A recent mobile development trends and price benchmark report by ContractIQ has thrown light into some interesting trends in the mobile space. The sector is an extremely dynamic one and is constantly evolving thanks to innovations such as wearables and IoT. The report catches observations and feedback from mobile development agencies, product engineering companies and mobile design companies.

Topics: iOS Mobile mobile development services Mobility Mobile Development Android Enterprise Mobility

e-Learning: Today and Tomorrow

The e-Learning space continues to grow strongly and attract students and businesses to its stables. A recent Docebo report has predicted that “The worldwide revenues for e-learning should reach $51.5 billion by 2016.” This means tremendous opportunities are available in this space.

Topics: learning management systems LMS authoring tools e-learning Learning

Transforming business models

The common point of discussion in the corporate board rooms mostly revolve around transformation.

Topics: Digital Tranformation Technology

Tech stories of the week - Week 20, 2015

Weekly technology trends

ContainerShip making infrastructure portable with Cloud

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Tech stories handpicked for you - Week 19, 2015

 

Topics: Enterprise Collaboration through social integratio Open source platform for Cloud Technology

How to Fail SCRUM?

If you do a poll among project team members in the software industry to find out the most talked about area, the probability of Agile (SCRUM) emerging as the answer is extremely high. With everybody talking about agility for success of a project, here are a few important pointers on what can make your SCRUM fail. Follow them and you are bound to make your SCRUM fail.

Topics: Technology

e-Zest receives HNIMR Industry Award for Technology Innovation

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An evening of celebration with e-Zest partners

To celebrate the valued relationship with its business partners in India, e-Zest held a party on April 25, 2015 at Westin, Pune. The celebration was testimony to the e-Zest spirit of ‘One Goal’ – a philosophy where we align our own goals with our partners.

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Docker Tutorial: Using it as a server Migration Tool

Public Cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure) <-> Private Cloud (e.g. Openstack) <->physical servers

Topics: Docker Docker Tutorial cloud computing Technology

Technology Stories from Week 18, 2015

technology trends week 18

Microsoft Commercial Cloud to hit $20 billion run rate by 2018

Topics: Big Data in the Nepal Earthquake Crisis Project Fi from Google SharePoint Online Evolution Microsoft Commercial Cloud Technology

e-Zest Solutions is digital experience engineering company with facilities in the United States (Detroit & San Jose), Germany (Hannover), United Kingdom (London UK) and India (Pune) with global clientele. Our services include custom software development, offshore software development, UX consulting, BigData, Managed cloud Services (Azure & AWS), SharePoint consulting/Migration, Enterprise Java application development, Automated software testing services.