Amazon Services to a Halt… But Why?

March 7th, 2017

Written by Benny Buljko, Network Administrator

On Tuesday, February 28th, Amazon’s AWS (Amazon Web Services) were taken offline causing millions of people to panic for over 4 hours. Since Amazon Web Services are used across several platforms worldwide, many people were affected.

Not sure what to give your techie friend for Christmas?

December 9th, 2016

Written by Benny Buljko, Level 2 Support Technician

Now that we’re closing in on the holiday season, it may not be too late to get that last-minute gift for a loved one. Although we all want the next best TV, newest smartphone, and most powerful laptop on the market, there are a few new tech gadgets to consider before making a decision! Our technology professionals at i3 Business Solutions have devised a list of “hot” tech gadgets that are rapidly gaining popularity.

Businesses move to Enterprise 2.0 tools

June 4th, 2009

Coke and Pepsi. Crest and Colgate. It’s hard to unseat an entrenched incumbent in any market and Young said Microsoft’s SharePoint “will continue to steamroll the market.”

Businesses: Start Revving Your Enterprise 2.0 Engines

Technology is the cure for healthcare system | Healthcare Daily News

June 24th, 2008

Harvard professor sees technology as cure for ailing, costly healthcare system

Clayton Christensen, who also authored The Innovator's Dilemma, said that technology is the disruptive innovation that can help fix the broken healthcare system:

"Three specific technologies will bring about improved ability to diagnose precisely and enable disruption in healthcare business models, he said: molecular diagnostics to understand genetic structure, imaging technologies to look inside the body and high-bandwidth telecommunications to bring expertise to offices with limited healthcare resources.

Interview: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos | GigaOM

June 17th, 2008

GigaOM Interview: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos - GigaOM

Nick Carr contends that for Amazon, running a cloud computing service is core to its business in a way that it isn't for, say, IBM, Sun, or HP. In a brief but illuminating video interview with Om Malik, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos underscores this point in describing the origins of Amazon Web Services.

Cloud Control to Major Tom | ReadWriteWeb

April 18th, 2008

Google App Engine: Cloud Control to Major Tom - ReadWriteWeb

"Google has just launched Google App Engine, "a developer tool that enables you to run your web applications on Google's infrastructure." This will allow startups to use Google's web servers, APIs, and other developer tools to build a web app on top of.

Head in the Clouds | CIO Insight

March 26th, 2008

The Forecast for Cloud Computing

A couple of good takeaways from a solid article:

"Like all technological advances, cloud computing isn’t without risk. For instance, there are security risks related to commingling your data with that of other companies.

Amazon SimpleDB 101 & Why It Matters | GigaOM

December 15th, 2007

Amazon SimpleDB 101 & Why It Matters - GigaOM

"If you are in the business of managing massive amounts of distributed data, you cannot gloss over the Amazon WS trifecta — data-in-the-cloud is the future and with WS, Amazon is way ahead of the pack.

A9: The Future of Information Access?

April 23rd, 2004

A9: The Future of Information Access?:

"We go online to find things. Amazon's earlier decision to provide access to Web search alongside its integrated product search was a major recognition of that fact. Unlike those goofy 'search the Web' boxes some sites use that take you off the site, A9 combines search in the digital (Web) world with search in the analog (book) world.