Study finds firms are ill-prepared for move to the Cloud

Large numbers of companies are switching to the Cloud with the belief that they are reducing costs yet many organsiations are ill-prepared for the move, according to a new report.The study by data centre analytics provider, CirBA, found that of the 94 executives responsible for virtual and cloud infrastructure decisions at organisations with more than 25,000 employees, 77 percent plan to use cloud-vendor supplied tools or spreadsheets to prepare the migration of workloads to the cloud and only 48 percent plan to implement new solutions to manage cloud...

By Verity Gough, 10 August 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Data & Analytics, Migration, Virtualisation.

Monster.com launches Cloud-based semantic search and analytics platform

Recruitment giant, Monster.com has announced the launch of ‘SeeMore’ its latest innovation to help aid businesses in the search for their dream employee.

Touted as the world's first Cloud-based semantic search and analytics platform for managing companies' own resume databases, the service, which is integrated with Monster’s custom designed business analytics, will be placed on a Cloud network enabling organisations to sift through their entire cache of resumes via a shared server and apply...

By Verity Gough, 02 August 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Data & Analytics, Private.