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Building Trust In The Cloud

Building Trust In The Cloud

Building Trust In The Cloud Security has always been a pressing issue whenever sensitive data is involved no matter what. The problem, however, is compounded by the ever increasing complexity of technology and the sheer number people and businesses that have access to your data. With billions of people having access to the internet, that is a…

Net Neutrality Is Not Needed In Next Generation Networks

Net Neutrality Is Not Needed In Next Generation Networks

Next Generation Networks I have always marveled at how quickly the Information Technology landscape has changed. A prime example of the magnitude of the change comes from my two daughters. Although my oldest girl has barely reached school age, she grew up at a time when it was still common to read newspapers. As a…

Cloud Infographic – Workplace Tech

Cloud Infographic – Workplace Tech

Workplace Tech Revolution – Key Trends BYOD has been discussed on CloudTweaks several times over the past number of years. As mobile workforce management tools and techniques have matured, more companies have been able to integrate them. According to IDC analysts Christopher Chute and Raymond Boggs, this has been especially advantageous for small and medium-sized…

XERO – iPad Accounting Now Available

XERO – iPad Accounting Now Available

iPad Accounting Now Available SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 5, 2015 – Xero (@Xero) for Apple® iPad® is available immediately in global Apple® iTunes® stores. Building on its award-winning Web application for all devices and platforms, Xero has been redesigned to complement the simple aesthetic principles and unique capabilities of the Apple® iPad®. Xero is used millions…

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs Enterprises often use tags to organize and optimize cost allocation. Although AWS services like EC2, EBS, RDS, and S3 can be tagged, there are many that can’t, making it quite difficult to allocate their cost. We previously touched on the basics of cloud resource tagging in an early post.…

Video Conferencing For Effective Customer Engagement

Video Conferencing For Effective Customer Engagement

Video Conferencing for Effective Customer Engagement It’s no small feat to consistently engage with customers; if you want to connect with prospective clients from around the world, this task gets even more daunting. Thankfully, cloud based video conference technology from companies like Blue Jeans makes it possible not only to contact and communicate with people…

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5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

Cloud Computing Education The benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in businesses and institutions across the board, with almost 90 percent of organizations currently using some kind of cloud-based application. The immediate benefits of cloud computing are obvious: cloud-based applications reduce infrastructure and IT costs, increase accessibility, enable collaboration, and allow organizations more flexibility…

Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype

Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype

Cloud-Based VOIP – 4 Alternatives To Skype Skype is the most popular cloud-based VOIP service. Since being bought out by Microsoft for $8.5 billion in 2011 the company has grown to more than 300 million users and now accounts for 34% of all international calls. Some people don’t want to use Skype though. Reports of…

The History Of Back-Ups

The History Of Back-Ups

The History of Back-Ups There’s no doubt about it – we are spoilt. With external hard-drives, CDs, USB memory sticks, SD cards, online storage and multiple devices with vast memories we can save, access and back up our data more easily and more efficiently than ever before. (Image Source: Maxim Yurin, SoftLogica)  It’s not always been…

The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most

The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most

The Industries That The Cloud Will Change The Most Cloud computing is rapidly revolutionizing the way we do business. Instead of being a blurry buzzword, it has become a facet of everyday life. Most people may not quite understand how the cloud works, but electricity is quite difficult to fathom as well. Anyway, regardless of…

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

The Hot Seat Five cloud questions every CIO needs to know how to answer The cloud is a powerful thing, but here in the CloudTweaks community, we already know that. The challenge we have is validating the value it brings to today’s enterprise. Below, let’s review five questions we need to be ready to address…


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