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Monetizing the IoT From A to Z – A Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times

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10th September

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly, but most companies are still struggling to determine how to make money in this new marketplace. IoT monetization management solutions not only measure the activity associated with the connected things being monitored, but also collect valuable information. The data analytics engine underlying the monetization solutions can help decision makers figure out how to properly package, price and even position their IoT deployments to generate new revenue and uncover greater profits. Click here to read our views in E-Commerce Times.



Mitigating the Risks of Cloud Service Outages – Guest Commentary in SearchAWS

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6th September

Although cloud services in general and Amazon Web Services in particular are growing at unprecedented rates, periodic service failures continue to disrupt users’ operations and raise questions about the best way to mitigate the risks created by these outages. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ suggestions in SearchAWS about how your organization can reduce the chances of becoming victimized by Cloud service disruptions.



Limited Seats Remaining for Connected Cloud Summit Focused on Internet of Things

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3rd September

There are limited seats remaining for the Connected Cloud Summit executive forum which will examine the unprecedented market opportunities and key technology challenges associated with the rapidly evolving ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) on September 18 in Boston. Register now to save your seat and $200 off the standard registration fees by using promo code CCSIoT14!

The Summit will show how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue new IoT business opportunities to,

Better serve their customers,
Create new product/service offerings, and
Gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

The executive forum will showcase the latest solutions, best practices and innovations being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and enterprises. Click here to see who is already registered to attend the Summit.

Senior executives from Aria Systems, Axeda, Birst, Cognizant, CorSource Technology Group, Dyn, Flexera Software, HP, MetraTech, Oracle, SafeNet, ServiceSource,ThingWorx (a PTC company), Xively by LogMein, and Zuora will join CXOs from GE, Google, Salesforce.com, SmartThings, InfoBright, Prelert, InfoBionic, Echelon, En-Gauge, Code On Technologies, New … Read More »



Register Now for Connected Cloud Summit Focused on Internet of Things and Save $200

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25th August

The corporate sponsors and industry partners supporting the Connected Cloud Summit are offering an additional $100 discount, or $200 total savings on current registration rates, to attend the executive forum which will examine the unprecedented market opportunities and key technology challenges associated with the rapidly evolving ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) September 18 in Boston.

Seating is limited at the State Room where we are hosting the Connected Cloud Summit, so register now to save your seat by using promo code CCSIoT14! Click here to see who has already registered to attend the Summit and add your name to the list.

The Summit will show how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue new IoT business opportunities to better serve their customers, create new product/service offerings, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The executive forum will showcase the latest solutions, best practices and innovations being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and enterprises.

The Summit sponsors include Aria Systems, Axeda, … Read More »



When the Internet of Things Meets Big Data: A Guest Commentary in InformationWeek

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20th August

Just as organizations begin to catch their breath and get a grip on current big data challenges, a new wave is coming at us. I’m talking about the rapidly evolving ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) marketplace and its attendant new business opportunities. As always, the burden will fall on IT to solve the data storage, integration, and analytics dilemmas created by the IoT. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views in InformationWeek about how IT should address today’s rapidly evolving IoT big data opportunities and challenges.



Leveraging Cloud-Based Analytics to Make IT Smarter: A Guest Commentary in Datamation

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20th August

Like the old adage goes – you can’t manage what you can’t measure. And, many IT organizations have to do a better job measuring KPIs in the rapidly evolving Cloud environment to ensure they’re obtaining optimal benefits from the widening array of virtual services. Continuity Software conducted a benchmark survey in 2013 of 90 IT executives from a variety of large enterprises that found over half (57%) use analytical tools to measure IT performance. Yet, only 14% track key performance indicators (KPIs) for their Cloud environment. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views in Datamation about how IT can overcome these management issues by taking advantage of a new generation of Cloud-based analytics solutions.



Connected Cloud Summit Agenda & Speakers Finalized for Executive Forum Examining Internet of Things Opportunities & Challenges

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18th August

All the speakers are now confirmed and the agenda has been finalized for the Connected Cloud Summit which will examine the unprecedented market opportunities and key technology challenges associated with the rapidly evolving ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) on September 18 in Boston.

Seating is limited at the State Room where we are hosting the Connected Cloud Summit, so register now to save your seat and save $100 by capitalizing on current pre-event discounts!

The Summit will examine how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue new IoT business opportunities to better serve their customers, create new product/service offerings, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The executive forum will showcase the latest solutions, best practices and ideas being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and innovative enterprises. Click here to see who has already registered to attend the Summit.

The most recent executives to confirm their participation in the Summit program are:

Scott Swartz: Founder/CEO, … Read More »



Joining Forces to Harness the Internet of Things – A Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times

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11th August

No one company can provide end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions because of the number of piece-parts that comprise a complete IoT supply chain. Therefore, it is essential for the companies that want to play a major role in the IoT marketplace to team with third parties to build a solid IoT ecosystem and acquire other companies that can extend their IoT capabilities. Click here to read THINKstrategies views in E-Commerce Times about the various techniques IoT companies are adopting to combine efforts to succeed in the IoT marketplace. And, register now to attend THINKstrategies’ Connected Cloud Summit and hear how the market leaders are working together to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT market opportunities.



Look Who’s Coming to the Connected Cloud Summit to Discuss Internet of Things Opportunities in Boston September 18

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7th August

A growing number of industry executives and business professionals are registering to attend the Connected Cloud Summit hosted by THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace on Thursday, September 18 in Boston. Click here to see who has already registered for the Summit and take advantage of current pre-event discount to save $100.

The Summit will examine how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to pursue exciting, new business opportunities and overcome significant technology challenges associated with the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) so they can better serve their customers, create new offerings, and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

The executive forum will showcase the latest solutions, best practices and ideas being generated by leading IoT providers, start-ups and innovative enterprises. Click here to see why you should attend the Connected Cloud Summit.

Seating is limited at the State Room where we are hosting the Connected Cloud Summit. So, register now to reserve your seat and save … Read More »



Fourth Annual Cloud Channel Summit Call for Speakers – Submit Your Proposals Now!

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4th August

THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace are excited about the enthusiastic response to our announcement that we are teaming with The Channel Company, publisher of CRN magazine, to host the fourth annual Cloud Channel Summit on Wednesday, December 3, in conjunction with the NexGen Cloud Conference & Expo in San Diego, December 4-5.

We are now accepting speaker proposals for the limited number of slots available during the one-day, one-track event. Click here to submit your proposal.

We are looking for senior executives who can present real-world perspectives regarding the keys to building successful partnerships in the Cloud industry. We will consider each proposal on a first-come, first-serve basis with Summit sponsors given priority consideration in the selection process. So, submit your speaker proposal now!

The Cloud Channel Summit is a peer-to-peer, executive networking forum focused entirely on helping attendees build successful partnerships in the Cloud. The Summit has been the ‘go to’ event for key executives from leading … Read More »






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