Trying to predict what data centers will be like in a year’s time is both an exciting and scary prospect. Whilst twelve months is not an especially long time frame – I design our data centers to operate for over twenty years – the current environment is very dynamic and major change is emerging. In […]
Welcome to Pacnet’s new customer-focused website. There’s a pretty good chance that you are reading this article, not on your personal computer, but rather on your tablet or smartphone. That is at least part of the reason behind the revamp of Pacnet’s online home. It really depends on who you referred to, but multiple studies […]
Following my participation as Consultant Advisor during the eighth annual Chongqing Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Council (CMIEAC) last year, this year I had the honor of rejoining Chongqing Mayor Huang Qifan once again to discuss the topic of Big Data and Smart Cities. I was also given the opportunity to speak at the 6th International Trade […]
Increasingly, cash is no longer king because currencies are going virtual. Two recent announcements are poised to bring online payments to a new level by virtualizing the wallet, and even cash itself, via smartphones and computers. As Apple has launched its mobile payment platform Apple Pay, which turns future iPhones and the company’s wearable Watch […]
Over the past 10 years, cloud development and bandwidth-hungry applications such as cloud storage operations, videoconferencing and video streaming have continued their rapid proliferation in the market, consuming capacity and leaving traditional networks struggling to keep pace.