2012 and the Cloud: Computing Wonders That Won’t Cease

2012 and the Cloud: Computing Wonders That Won’t Cease 2011 wraps up in mere days now. We’re well aware of CloudTweaks’ readers’ hunger to get the scoop on what’s to come for the cloud in the New Year. But only vetted psychics can divine the future with truly reliable accuracy, and cloud computing has yet to invent a custom-made crystal ball. That said, our finger on technology’s pulse has led us to expect more of…

Big Data and Promising Startups for 2012

Big Data and Promising Startups for 2012

Big Data and Promising Startups for 2012 A lot of people are saying Big Data is going to be even bigger in 2012. While it has always been an important factor in the Cloud revolution the main reasons this is so are that it is forecasted that enterprise Hadoop solutions are going to rise very quickly for 2012 while in-memory analytic platforms will grow exponentially. Both will make it easier for providers to deploy Big…

Cloud Apps of the Week: What You’ll Want for the New Year

Cloud Apps of the Week: What You’ll Want for the New Year

Cloud Apps of the Week: What You’ll Want for the New Year As we close out 2011, here’s some information on a few last-minute applications that are sure to improve how you experience twenty twelve. Animoto Every season of winter holidays provides an avalanche of fodder that only an attractive video can capture best. But what to do if you haven’t won an Oscar for best editing? Turn to Animoto, an app that seamlessly creates…

Cloud Crime Mapping: Top 3 Crime Mapping Startups to Watch in 2012

Cloud Crime Mapping: Top 3 Crime Mapping Startups to Watch in 2012

Cloud Crime Mapping Crime Mapping is basically visualizing where crime happens on a map so that people can either avoid it or factor it in when calculating risk management. With big data such as crime and mapping predicted to be a major focus for Cloud computing in 2012, it offers great promise for many a startup in 2012. As such we have listed three of the more promising Crime Mapping Startups to watch for in…

Spend This Christmas In the Cloud!

Spend This Christmas In the Cloud! Christmas comes but once a year. But cloud computing brings us merry joy the whole year long. These two enormous forces in our community — the holidays and the ever-helpful cloud — will finally meet at a crossroads this Sunday. Instead of dreaming about cloudy stocking stuffers, why not make your progressive technology dreams come to life for you this year? Here are three festive ways that cloud computing…