Simplicity Powers Digital Transformation
Digital transformation is creating new business models, new customer experiences and improving workforce experience. It is changing the way we work, live and play.
Hybrid IT: The New Frontier
IT has evolved from running and maintaining traditional infrastructures, to a broader role of delivering new business outcomes. Enter Hybrid IT, which recognizes that where workloads run is just one small part of an entire IT infrastructure. More than just hybrid cloud, it’s a strategy that blends cloud and non-cloud capabilities, including networks, end-points, and workloads with the best that cloud can offer in public IaaS and SaaS. Despite recent outages with public cloud, enterprises need to strike a balance.
Voice of the Customer: Key Insights from the Cisco Beat at Allianz
As Chief Digital Officer for Cisco, nothing is more important to my work than listening to and understanding our customers. Digital disruption is a strategy driven by the voice of the customer and it means you must listen more intently than ever before. This is why I hosted the March Cisco Beat—our monthly company employee […]
Security Powers Digital Transformation
Security is synonymous to innovation and growth. It drives trust, and should be a fundamental part of every Digital Transformation Strategy.
Digital Disruption in Financial Services: A Surprising 1-2-3 Connection
It’s not news that the financial services industry is being vigorously shaken by digital disruption. While this is true across industries, the wind gusts are particularly strong for financial companies. Financial Services (FSI ) firms are predominantly aiming their digital business initiatives at improving their customer experience. Yet, what about employee experience? Is it a […]
It’s a Complicated World Out There – Thoughts on the Amazon S3 Outage
It’s a complicated world out there, especially when it comes to cloud. Customers are trying to figure out the right cloud strategy, and it isn’t easy. The Amazon S3 outage is an example of just how complex the situation is. While that interruption only lasted four hours, the impacts were felt far and wide. So is public cloud still a viable option? Or course it is. Amazon Web Services published their post-mortem and the issue was human error and fully correctable. Despite this, there is no disputing the reliability of S3 which is on-par or even better than most enterprise storage options. It’s just that since AWS is so large and so pervasive, it makes the news when it fails and when that failure happens, we see multiple systems that all rely on S3 failing at once.
Service Provider IoT Solutions Can Drive Digitization
A major opportunity exists for Service Providers to provide secure connectivity and signaling from IoT devices back to a multi-access core with unified policy, charging and service capabilities.
Innovating for a New Future in United Arab Emirates
Digital innovation is setting the course for long-term economic growth in the Middle East, and could contribute up to 3.8 percent annually in GDP – amounting to approximately $95 billion.