What Is Li-Fi? Meet The Revolutionary Wireless Technology That Is 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi

Imagine a world where every one of the billions of lightbulbs in use today is a wireless hotspot delivering connectivity at speeds that can only be dreamed of with Wi-Fi. That’s the goal of the man who invented such a technology, and this week Li-Fi took a step out of the domain of science fiction and into the realm of the real when it was shown to deliver speeds 100 times faster than current Wi-Fi technology in actual tests.

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The real reasons cloud migration is growing

International Data Corporation (IDC) multi-client study, “CloudView 2016”, shows that 58% of all organizations surveyed are embracing cloud, using public or private cloud for more than one or two small applications or workloads, up from 24% 14 months ago. The top drivers of cloud adoption are around improving resource utilization and staff productivity. Despite the increase in organizations embracing and investing in the cloud, only five percent of respondents believe they have an “optimized” cloud strategy.

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Facebook is entering the telecom arena with it’s new Telecom Infra Project

Facebook has teamed up with Nokia, Intel, and several telcos to create an open source hardware and software platform for the telecommunication industry designed to make it easier and faster to build communications networks. The program is modeled after a similar effort the social network created five years ago for its data center. If successful, the project will help operators build networks using a more modular approach, but it will also change the economics of telco equipment providers such as Ericsson and Cisco.

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Chief Data Office role growing

CDO – A chief data officer (CDO) is a corporate officer responsible for enterprisewide governance and utilization of information as an asset, viadata processing, analysis, data mining, information trading and other means. (Wikipedia) The race to drive competitive advantage and improved efficiency through better use of information assets is leading to a sharp rise in the number of chief data officers (CDOs). As a result, Gartner predicts that 90% of large companies will have a CDO role by the end of 2019.

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