The digital signage market was valued at USD 16.88 billion in 2015 and is
expected to reach USD 27.34 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.7% between 2016
and 2022, as per marketsandmarkets.com. It is also considered as a future for
retail and similar industries, where customer experience plays a major role.
Interactive Digital Signage
As the customer experience takes center stage in today's digital world, large
screens, high quality and high resolution content in the form of "digital
dignage" will play a much larger part in enterprise digital transformation.
While this is generally played by the media companies, the current trends are
more about user experience, personalization, interactivity and other
cognitive interactions, which forms the basis of next generation "Interactive
As per the definition, interactive digital signage is all about
Auto Scaling Windows Azure
My last article on comparing Dynamic Scaling Features between Windows Azure
vs Amazon EC2 mentioned that Both EC2 and Azure provide an auto scaling
feature. While EC2 provides a backbone and framework for auto scaling, Azure
provides an API that can be extended. We are already seeing several
third-party providers delivering tools for Azure auto scaling.
One such third-party auto scaling product company, Paraleap Technologies, has
recently released a product called AzureWatch that provides a SaaS-based
approach to scale the Windows Azure compute roles. So... (more)
My Wish List From Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions in 2015
As the DevOps movement is growing every day, naturally we find quite of lot
of vendors offering DevOps solutions.
The main reason for multiple different offerings from multiple vendors is the
lack of clear definition and understanding among the consumers of DevOps.
Most of the offerings back track from benefits of DevOps, as DevOps is all
about fast turn around of new business capability features from a software
product towards its end customers. This means that wide array of products
that aim at, faster provisioning (Cl... (more)
Abstraction Vs Flexbility :
It is evident that storage plays a major part in the data center and for
cloud services. The storage virtualization plays a key part in the dynamic
infrastructure attribute of Cloud Computing. Which means the storage is
provisioned and de-allocated on demand and usage needs. The good part is that
this complex stuff is hidden from the cloud consumer.
However while the storage allocation is abstracted it also brings in
performance concerns in a multi tenant cloud environment where by most of the
cloud consumers are geographically dispersed and a good amou... (more)
Cloud Business Profitability & Infrastructure Efficiency
Your survival as a SaaS provider depends on how efficient is your software
service with respect to resource utilization, so that you spend the least on
your capital and operational expenditure and you can transform your cost
benefits to your customers resulting in more recognition for your products
We have also seen that most of the IaaS pricing, that is the platform you
host your applications are charged per the usage, based on the instance
power and the amount of data transferred, for example let us see th... (more)