The Great Cloud Migration - Are Your Apps Ready?

Posted on July 26th, 2013 by Thomas Parent in Guest Posts

cloud computingCloud computing continues to gain momentum as technology and accessibility improve. Not only are businesses adapting new cloud-ready applications, but they are also migrating legacy systems to the cloud.

While the decision to employ a new application in the cloud may be a no-brainer, the decision to move an existing application may not be so easy. Careful consideration to these moves is required as it is easy to make mistakes and the results can be catastrophic.

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The Challenges for the Enterprise Mobile Application Developer

Posted on May 15th, 2013 by Ryan Benson in Guest Posts

Mobile applicationEnterprises have started adopting mobile technologies as desktop solutions or web applications do not satisfy the needs of enterprises anymore. Majority of employees in large organizations are taking their own devices to work, and their IT teams are charged to find a way to set up and implement smart BYOD standards.

Although there are several obstacles to enterprise adoption of mobile apps, the need of the employees forces enterprises to opt for mobile solutions. The post-PC future envisioned by Steve Jobs is knocking at our door, and mobility solutions are the need of the hour. So, if you are a mobile developer, you will, sooner rather than later, work on mobile apps for enterprises.

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How to Manage the Security of Your Data

Posted on April 9th, 2013 by Krista Hague in Guest Posts

SecurityOrganisations underestimate the value of their data security, yet the cost implications of doing so can be catastrophic.  Whilst daily systems and processes may be sound from a workflow viewpoint, how secure are they?  This article outlines the three key areas for consideration and specifies what you should demand from your software solution.

Safeguarding your data is vital in ensuring efficient continuity of operations.

There are many reasons why business operations fall over not least due to the sheer volume of systems and processes in operation.

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Understanding Responsive Website Design

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by Allie Cooper in Guest Posts

Responsive web designAs more people use mobile devices, the need for your website to have a responsive design becomes a necessity. What’s a mobile responsive design? You might ask. It’s the theme including layout and content that adapts to the size of the screen. So, if you will try to visit Facebook on your iPhone’s Safari or Google Chrome browser, you’ll notice that the content shifts to fit the display of your device’s screen.

Since smartphones and tablets have smaller screens than laptops and PCs, websites without responsive design may take a longer time to load considering it’s made up of Flash images, longer content and full-HD background. If your website doesn’t have a responsive design, then you are losing a lot of clients. In fact, 60 percent of mobile users will only wait three seconds for a page to load. The study also revealed that 43 percent of the respondents said they are unlikely to return to a slow loading site. So far, 77 percent of the mobile sites take more than five seconds to load, so make sure you know how to measure your website’s response time.

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5 Reasons It's Important to Have an Efficient Web Hosting

Posted on December 17th, 2012 by Kamran Sharief in Guest Posts

Best web hostingWhether you’re considering an online business or you’re considering a website that will be an appendage to your already existing business, it’s not only important to have a website that is professionally designed and easy to navigate, but it’s important to have a quality hosting plan in place so that people can visit your website online. While there are plenty of options for hosting, not all webs hosting services are created equal and you’ll need to look for hosting company that offers your business website the features it needs at a price that is acceptable as well.

Increased Demand Increased Services

If the website is a brand-new venture, chances are good that the website is not likely to get a great deal of traffic. In these instances, a less expensive hosting plan such as a shared server hosting option might be the best route to go. These hosting plans are inexpensive and offer your website plenty of features to start with. As your website traffic increases, you’ll need to make sure to choose a web hosting company that can offer you increased services as your website demands them.

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