Cloud

Gone are the days where being an IT professional meant sitting down with your head phones on hammering out a new program code. Now, being an IT professional includes everything from helping someone with a mail merge, to working overnight on upgrades, cyber security and being available 24/7 for down systems. What creates more stress for these IT professionals,...

Very rarely do IT professionals get to sit quietly designing, developing and testing new software, anymore. If they are responsible for On-Premise servers, they are managing disconnected systems, applications and data all working within stubborn and sluggish systems. The business is unyielding in their demands for corporate network access and new tools. Yet, there is still a stigma surrounding the...

Organizing your business and keeping up with complicated planning across different departments within a company is a challenge when you focus solely on Excel. While the program is ideal for spreadsheets, it does not always keep up with your needs as a business owner. By using cloud analytics tools, you keep up with a growing company without facing unnecessary headaches...

Though there are a multitude of advantages that a cloud BI system has over a traditional on-premise analytics infrastructure, there are seven major ones that apply to businesses of all sizes and industries: Automatically consolidate your most critical data. What is Business Intelligence without the intelligence? Cloud BI and analytics solutions are able to pull data from integrated applications throughout your...

Cloud technology is key to driving growth and digital transformation in organizations worldwide. With the proliferation of cloud technology, the initial struggle for organizations was to understand what the cloud IS. But, for your business, the really important part is what the "Cloud" DOES. Yes, you know that software and infrastructure can be provided as a service in the cloud. When an application...

What is RFID and How Does It Work? RFID, or Radio Frequency Identification, is a data collection method that uses a reader to locate and track special tags or labels attached to an item, similar to a bar code system. Instead of collecting laser light reflections off printed bar code labels, RFID uses low wattage power radio frequencies to read from...

Restaurant equipment distribution organizations face unique challenges that require unique business solutions. They require a solution that not only addresses current business needs but also provides room for growth and evolution in needs. By partnering with Socius, restaurant equipment distributors not only gain access to the complete business solution in NetSuite, but they gain a partner not only for the...

Control. We want it. It helped get us this far and, in some cases, we feel we must have it… But do we need it? A company’s decision to move to the cloud is partially based on that core question. For years, the accepted “best practice” was to keep everything in-house. Hardware, software, knowledge, intellectual property, employee access, etc.  And to control...

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