Modernization and The Third Platform

By Eden Watt, Vice President, Application Innovation, Able-One Systems Gartner, IDC and other industry analysts produce compelling research which drives organizations towards technology innovations which transform business. A key concept in this research involves what they call the Third Platform, also known as SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud), which is defined as consisting of the inter-dependencies…

What is Software-Defined Storage?

By Todd Cox, Chief Technology Officer Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around the term “software-defined,” especially software-defined storage (“SDS”). At Able-One Systems, we’ve partnered with Atlantis Computing to deliver SDS solutions for our customers. The obvious difference is that a true software-defined solution is just that; software only. The solution does not force you to…

Do You Still Have Green Screen Applications?

Over the past three decades, user interfaces have evolved from basic entry screens accessing batch-oriented systems to advanced, omni-channel, ubiquitous “experiences”. In fact, user experience (UX) design is now defined as a “robust field combining elements of product design, service design, and innovation”. For organizations committed to UX for their customer-facing platforms, or their “Customer’s…

Mobile Trends: 2016 & Onwards

2015 was another red-hot year for mobile technology.  The number of mobile devices has now surpassed the global human population. More than ever, consumers are interacting with businesses using their mobile devices before going through any other channel. “Millennials are changing the mobile landscape,” Steven French, Global Vice President from Amdocs said, “the group is projected to…