Rick Delgado

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“I’ve been blessed to have a successful career and have recently taken a step back to pursue my passion of writing. I’ve started doing freelance writing and I love to write about Dell and how new technologies can help us and our planet.” – Rick DelGado

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Businesses Stand to Save When Moving to the Cloud

The cloud hit the scene with an unprecedented impression, enabling companies to run their servers, store their data, and manage their business with the secure, compact, and remote services of the cloud. While many businesses are still uncertain about the move, countless others have embraced the technological advancement and made the leap, reaping outstanding benefits in the process. Whether it is a boost in productivity, reducing wasted space, or a significant cut on general costs, the cloud is quickly being hailed as a great choice.

Charities and the Cloud: A Perfect Match for a Better World

The cloud benefits any company through cost savings and remote communications, among many other things. Charities are adopting cloud computing to obtain the latest data and IT infrastructure management technologies. Storage, servers, and security are also managed by third-party providers. The cloud offers charity organizations several benefits including:

The Promising Future of the Internet of Things in India

The Internet of Things (IoT) is lauded by most as the next great revolution in technology. A world where every object we use has a sensor, enabling it to connect to the internet so it can communicate with each other and the user is a world that seems like something out of science-fiction. With the Internet of Things fast approaching, that world could become a reality very soon. Experts estimate that the IoT market could be worth as much as $1.7 trillion by 2020, with more than 50 billion devices connecting to the IoT by that time. But where will much of that growth come from?

Common Mistakes Businesses Still Make When Moving to the Cloud

The cloud is where you need to be. At least that’s what companies are being told these days. The hype surrounding cloud computing is difficult to ignore, and organizations are responding by moving to the cloud in droves. This surge in cloud adoption makes the whole movement seem more like a fad at times, but it’s important to note that cloud computing does bring some significant benefits to the table. In other words, there’s a reason businesses are jumping on the bandwagon.

Does Cloud Computing Take Away Too Much Control?

It’s not easy to ignore the hype surrounding the cloud. Businesses all over the world are coming to realize that cloud computing offers numerous advantages, from more productivity and capabilities to lower costs. These benefits have lead to the growth of a wide variety of cloud providers, each offering its own unique take on services and products. The result has been a groundswell of support as organizations of all types look to the cloud for solutions to common and complex business problems.

Beating Google AdWords: How Social Media Platforms are Expanding Their Advertising Reach

Many social media sites are trying to push back against the juggernaut known as Google and its mammoth advertising operation. Perhaps it’s no secret how important advertising revenue is to most social media platforms. After all, free services have to find money to operate from somewhere. Fully taking advantage of advertising, however, has been tricky thanks to Google AdWords and its powerful influence across the web. AdWords’ reach is impressive and plays a crucial role in Google’s growth.

Moving to the Cloud? Take a Deep Dive for Full Benefit

It’s likely clear to most companies by now that any realistic view of the future of the business world involves cloud computing in some way. It’s difficult to ignore the variety of benefits that come from adopting the cloud, including more productivity from employees, more business agility, and, of course, significant cost savings. Even with these advantages in mind, many companies still feel a reluctance to make the cloud part of their operations. A move to the cloud is certainly a significant change, one which should not be considered lightly.

Business Agility and SaaS for Small and Mid-sized Businesses

On-premises software is business management software that is installed on the servers and/or computers within the physical facilities of individual businesses. Until 2005, the deployment and use of business software was almost exclusively done on premises. However, the inception of off-premises software known as “software as a service” created an alternative of running business management software from remote facilities connected to business networks through cloud computing such as those offered by Dell.

What is the Weakest Link in Network Security?

The landscape of network security and criminal behavior continues to evolve at an astonishing rate, and for the average company this is going to mean at least a handful of risks that must be addressed immediately. For those that have taken all of the traditional steps for protecting their network and their company's information, it may be surprising to hear that they still have vulnerable points in their system.

Dealing with BYOD After the Holidays

The workplace can be hectic during the month of January, especially given the fact that employees arrive back at work with their fancy new devices. New laptops, mobile devices, and smartphones are among common gifts given and received over the holidays. For companies that use a “Bring Your Own Device” system, this surge in technology changes can present some difficult challenges.