Daryl Pereira

Kiwi.com offers flights for up to 90 percent less with a cloud-based ticketing portal

In 2012, Kiwi.com founder Oliver Dlouhy was looking for an affordable flight from the Czech Republic to Portugal. Noting the expense of the direct flight options available online, Dlouhy spent a day combing through various websites, finally purchasing two less costly flights from different airlines. The lengthy process inspired Dloughy to create a new online […]

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RAVInvest uses cloud technology to bring equitable trade, peer mentoring to rural Africa

RAVInvest director Ueli Scheuermeier knows that well-established blueprints and best practices for entrepreneurial projects in rural Africa are rare. “Peer exchange is key in solving problems,” Scheuermeier says. “Someone will face a challenge and ask, ‘Does anyone have a clue about what to do here?’ And someone else will let them know what they’ve tried, […]

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For Nigeria’s leading hosting provider, the right cloud is key

As a hosting services company, Whogohost Limited’s reputation for reliability is critical for success. To ensure high-performance cloud service delivery, the Nigerian business teamed with a global cloud provider offering SoftLayer resources. However, a sudden sharp decline in service quality greatly concerned Whogohost Chief Executive Officer Oluwatoba Obaniyi. “Service quality just nose-dived,” says Obaniyi. “We […]

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Keyword offers protection for a new era of fraud and cyberattacks

Keyword Chief Executive Officer Daniel Delpuech knows that organizations need a multipronged plan of attack to effectively address today’s complex and ever-evolving cyber fraud schemes. “In the past, there’s been a siloed approach, with a solution for each type of fraud,” he says. “The customer was obliged to buy several offerings, which drove up costs significantly.” […]

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The contextual search tool your business can’t afford to be without

When it comes to finding a quick fact online, a Google search will do. But users interested in the moment-to-moment evolution of information—think brand monitoring, business intelligence or social research—require a more sophisticated search mechanism. Darwin Ecosystem develops solutions that go well beyond the scope of standard search tools to deliver meaningful, contextual insight from […]

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Emotion analytics solution delivered on IBM Cloud delivers long-term competitive edge

In Manhattan’s fast-paced, competitive marketplace, Fabler Studio provides video postproduction services to leading agencies and brands who strive to differentiate themselves with award-winning commercial content. When Fabler Studio managing director Nathan Byrne heard about facial imaging technology for capturing emotional responses to video content, he immediately considered its applications for his clients. “We’re a new […]

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SoftLayer delivers a competitive edge in the fast-paced film industry

Established in 1977, IBM Business Partner Chouinard & Myhre, Inc. (CMI) is an IT solutions provider that has earned industry accolades for strategy, architecture, cloud computing, virtualization and storage management expertise. They are now leading technology innovation through the Adaptable Data Center framework. According to Jeff Guenthner, Senior Director of Solutions Architecture at CMI, “We […]

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SKIDATA unlocks a new business with cloud-based apps for bike and self-storage access

For SKIDATA AG business development manager Christian Wenninger, cloud technology presents an exciting new business landscape.  “With cloud, a whole different business model is opening up for us,” he says. Known for its comprehensive access and visitor management solutions, SKIDATA previously delivered fully on-premises systems, providing quick and secure access for people and vehicles in […]

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Are you listening to what social media is saying about your brand?

With the rise of social media, businesses gained vital new channels for interacting with customers. But the increasing number of available platforms can be difficult to manage effectively. “Our customers started asking for a new service to help with social media management,” says Mauricio Brentano, Chief Technology Officer for Seekr. “They needed a way to […]

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Start-up thrives by powering online games with cloud

Nicolas Zumbiehl knows that online gaming can be a risky business. “It’s very hard to predict how things are going to go,” says Zumbiehl, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Zumidian, a startup venture providing consulting, hosting and management services to the industry.“A new game can really take off, but it might not—many companies […]

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Cloud supports election monitoring and urban repair in Mexico

Headquartered in Mexico City, IT solution provider Mi Agencia envisioned an innovative way to connect everyday citizens with government entities in Mexico. “Mobile phone users can very easily capture pictures of problems to address in Mexican cities, from water leaks to potholes in the street,” says Mi Agencia director Daniel Molina. “We wanted to create […]

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SoftLayer helps Czech nonprofit Tichý svět aid hearing impaired

Imagine you’re alone, having a medical emergency. You need an ambulance and to go to the hospital, immediately. You dial a public emergency number for assistance and an operator answers. The problem is, you’re deaf. For millions of deaf and hearing-impaired individuals around the world, the scenario is a frightening possibility. This is why Tichý […]

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