Serverless computing is the next big thing

The term “serverless computing” conjures images of a world where business owners don’t need to purchase expensive hardware or configure complex software. Luckily, serverless computing isn’t just a dream — it’s completely real and is the next big thing in cloud computing.

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Best uses of Alexa in a business setting

Individual users find plenty to like about Amazon’s AI technology Alexa. It’s a great way to control smart home devices and perform small tasks like make shopping lists and answer phone calls. But Alexa also gets things done for business users, and here we’ll list some of the most useful.

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SMBs benefit from serverless computing

“Serverless computing” sounds like a dream come true. It conjures images of a world where business owners don’t need to worry about purchasing expensive hardware or configuring complex software. But serverless computing isn’t just a dream, it’s the next big thing in cloud computing.

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The Prime Factor

We recently witnessed the start of a summer Black Friday of sorts become the summer equivalent of the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday is when shopping is the topic of the day and stores make their winter money. Prime Day is the summer Black Friday, the now annual summer sale of sales days, brought to us […]

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With Nike, Amazon Moves from Swap Meet to High-End Mall

E-commerce is driving the internet and has been for many years. But unlike traditional retail shopping, where malls and street front real estate are perceived based on the brands who pitch their tent there, for the most part, Amazon has been seen more as a swap meet to the global brands that have worked to […]

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The Rise of the New Telco

First, it was alternative long distance carriers. Then came phone service from the cable company. Along came the internet and services like Vonage, Call Vantage by AT&T, Broadvoice, Packet8 (now called 8×8), and a plethora of new telcos sprung up. Phone companies of old, often called Ma Bell, have become information service providers and mobile […]

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Amazon and The Echo…More Than Just Calling

This week Amazon made lots of news with their announcement about the Echo Show, a video and touch screen enabled version of the popular Echo digital assistant that will arrive in late June. Then they dropped the bombshell. Echos new and old, along with their Alexa mobile apps, can make calls between one another, much […]

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Amazon Chimes In to Conferencing. Are They a Telco Next?

In 2016 Amazon quietly acquired a small conferencing startup, Biba. This past week we saw the Seattle giant launch Chime, a new video and audio conferencing app based upon that purchase, and it has been one of the hottest movers on ProductHunt since its debut.

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Prominent virtualization options for SMBs

Keeping up with tech trends as a small or medium-sized business owner is tough. Virtualization may be a great example of this, but it’s definitely worth the effort. Between the boost to network security and ability to scale your workstations and servers according to your business growth, it’s time to start learning a little more […]

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