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Recent reports have shown that companies are shying away from the public cloud due to security concerns, but how accurate are the results and what, if any, are the alternatives? A committee of CIOs met in Singapore last week. The committee compromised of C-Level executives from the ...
Network providers need to deal with the challenge of keeping up with the mass usage of 4G capabilities once implemented on a wider scale. Complete mobile access to internet services available on most PCs and laptops has become a requirement for most of us and at the center of this move...
The European Union recently announced concern that more than 55% of its energy still comes from outside of its jurisdiction. Therefore new legislations have been passed to force large utilities to promote to their customers a more frugal approach to energy usage, backed by massive inve...
Australia is now considered to be one of the world leaders in a technology, comparable only to the United States in terms of smart grid innovation. Last year received the Federal Government for a National Energy Efficiency Initiative granted AU$100 million to develop a smart-grid energ...
"From my first day at Saatchi & Saatchi," explains Bob Seelert, chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, "I met with as many people as I possibly could. There is no substitute for a personal presence, I went to four companies in London and then got on a Concorde and did the same in New York befo...
The MENA region has lead the way in the global oil and gas industry for some time now, but has this level of dominance made them complacent? Are they still in a position to compete with the emerging APAC region? Well this week leading oil and gas executives from the APAC region met ...
Renewable energy solutions have attracted $37.3 billion of investment into the Asia and Pacific region in the last 12 months, surpassing even the Americas. So visionaries such as William Tianming Li, VP - Asia Power, Chang Yeol Lee, Head of Distribution– KEPCO, Myung-Key Lee, Manager G...
Maintaining unrivalled ROI to their clients GDS International (parent company of GDS Publishing) has seen double figure growth each year for the last five. “The key has been to diversify and innovate” Harlan Davis VP Product for GDS International, “We have a young and vibrant workforce...
It is now 2010 and things are looking up but IT fundamentals have shifted and spending must be closely monitored. Some of the leading names in IT will be meeting to discuss planning and spending in the first quarter of 2010 at the CIO US Summit held by GDS International. The recession...
GDS International has built up quite a reputation amongst the fortune 500, the world-wide media giant has had double figure growth every year for the last five years and has offices in almost every continent. They now boast the fastest growing news source amongst the executive communit...
Besides their massive success and brand name recognition in their respective industries, these three companies have something else in common. They are forward thinking, forward working, and have taken advantage of the digital revolution
With the economic crisis looming over the globe, can the Energy industry help produce a ‘Greener’ world, or will their attempts sink profits lower creating a collapse in the system?
The last five years has seen unprecedented change in communications. The European consumer has a plethora of handset choices and packages. The average handset has evolved from the humble voice-box, to the total media centre. As a result thousands of start-up companies are profiting out...