Welcome!

Aria Blog

Subscribe to Aria Blog: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts
Get Aria Blog via: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Top Stories by Aria Blog

How the Cloud Fulfills the Best-of-Breed Dream By Dan McAloon The Internet has changed the way businesses are constructed: vertical integrations and home-grown systems are being steadily replaced by off-the-shelf solutions, SaaS integrations, and web-based workflows. Documents are no longer stored on a file server halfheartedly maintained by your IT department, they’re centralized in a document-storage site like Dropbox or Box.com. Productivity software is no longer something that lives on your desktop computer in your office, but rather on the cloud using Google Drive or Office365. As the small, everyday tasks of business move to the cloud to improve the productivity of workers and IT departments, large everyday operations are also moving to the cloud to improve the efficiency of the business as a whole. Salesforce.com is the most obvious example of this, granting ... (more)

@ThingsExpo | Google and Samsung Lead IoT Land Rush [by @AriaSystemsInc]

Google’s and Samsung’s Smart Home Deals Lead the Internet of Things Land Rush By Marie Martin If you’re like me – with my busy schedule and all – it’s easy to forget things, especially when I am in a rush to get out of the house for work or for some critical appointment. Usually my mind is fixated elsewhere. I invariably have to ask myself whether I’ve switched off the iron or whatever appliance I happened to be using before I left. Oh, and did I lock the door? Somebody could make a million bucks if they came up with a device that remotely shuts down any appliance large or small... (more)

@ThingsExpo | 'Internet of Things' (#IoT) and Our Homes in 2025 [@AriaSystemsInc]

By Marie Martin Some don’t know but “yes” there is a past for the Internet of Things.  What’s really interesting is what the future looks like. Just imagine the Internet of Things in the year 2025. Can you? Marie Martin The post The Internet of Things: Our Homes in 2025 [Infographic] appeared first on Recurring Revenue Blog | Aria Systems. ... (more)

The Compelling Driver for the 'Internet of Things'

The Compelling Driver for IoT Is in Services, Not The Devices By Marie Martin I came across a very interesting story posted at the Reviewed.com. Website in the section covering home oven reviews. The headline read “The Smart Home Dominates the Internet of Things.” The story, based on a recent report published by Appinions, a market research firm, stated that while home automation “is used interchangeably” with the Internet of Things, the fact is that the IoT is far bigger than that. “It promises to unify a vast array of industrial and commercial devices and activities, not just y... (more)

Financial Reports’ Small Print Reveals the Truth About Recurring

Scanning quarterly financial reports may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but if one looks hard enough one can find some interesting items in the footnotes. The most recent round of second reports underscores the growing number of public companies moving to recurring revenue as it becomes more popular as a business model. Tax and small-business software maker Intuit, to name one, is one of the latest public companies to shift over to recurring revenue. But if you read the fine print, you’ll discover it wasn’t all smooth sailing to get there. Intuit has recently reported an impres... (more)