High-Five! Data Holdings 5th Anniversary

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.  – Aristotle We recently helped our partner, Data Holdings, celebrate their fifth anniversary in business. As fellow entrepreneurs know, making it those first few years – and on to a half a...

Architecture of the Cloud in Industrial IoT

Building the right architecture by making some strategic decisions up front will save a lot of headaches and money down the road. Begin the process by asking yourselves a few questions to decide what types of data you need to collect to achieve your objectives. For...

Watershed Versus Fog Computing

Stack41 has been delivering what we term “Watershed Computing” solutions for a while now. The term “Fog Computing” was recently coined by Cisco to describe the extension of mission-critical applications close to the network “edge” to overcome the shortcomings of...

What is the Private Cloud?

The "Cloud" While the public cloud is a good solution for some – the private cloud is superior for mission-critical applications where performance is paramount. "The Cloud," as defined by IT service providers, is a general term for the delivery of hosted services over...