In his article “What Every CEO Needs to Know About the Cloud,” Andrew McAfee suggests that we may be moving into a space where the old rules don’t always apply…
About Bob McIlvride
Bob McIlvride is the Director of Communications at Skkynet, as well as Communications Manager at Cogent Real-Time Systems, and is responsible for writing and editing technical documentation and marketing communications, as well as keeping in touch with sales partners and customers. He has a Master’s degree in Professional Writing, and 15 years experience writing and publishing in the natural gas and process control industries. He has lived on three continents, speaks three languages, and considers the whole world as his home.
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Harvard Business Review contributor Andre McAfee suggests that we don’t really know all the implications of cloud computing, and points out some surprising benefits
A few weeks ago an IBM Twitter site asked: Looking ahead into 2012, what predictions do you have for the industry?. The replies came in thick and fast…
The benefits of cloud computing may apply somewhat to real-time applications, but a process environment is different than an office or home, so the benefits could be different as well.
What we are interested in here is dynamic data, where a value can change 10, or 100, or even 1,000 times per second, and be passed immediately along at pretty much that same rate.
It seems like everybody is moving to the cloud these days. What about industrial applications? Can real-time systems run in the cloud? Is the cloud necessary, or possible?