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How Cloud Computing Has Changed Education

How Cloud Computing Has Changed Education

How Cloud Computing Has Changed Education Backing up and storing your files and other content to the cloud, where they can be accessed anywhere at any time, has been a huge catalyst in the technology market as of late. Long gone are the worries of toting around fragile CD-ROMs or forgetting to bring your thumb…

Amazon Introduces The Hot Amazon FireTV

Amazon Introduces The Hot Amazon FireTV

Amazon Introduces The Hot Amazon Fire TV SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Kindle revolutionized reading by making it possible to think of a book and be reading it in less than 60 seconds. Kindle Fire put the world’s largest selection of movies, TV shows, songs, apps, games, books, audiobooks, and magazines in the palm of your hand. In each…

Cloud Infographic: Amazon vs Netflix – Movie Streaming Comparison

Cloud Infographic: Amazon vs Netflix – Movie Streaming Comparison

Cloud Infographic: Amazon vs Netflix Video Streaming Comparison We’ve written a fair bit about Netflix and cloud movie streaming over the past number of years here on CloudTweaks. Here is yet another stylish and interesting infographic provided by Business Management Degree showcases some of the biggest differences between the two streaming companies.

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption

Cloud Adoption “Will cloud live up to its hype” is a question which has become irrelevant now. Looking back now, I’d say the opportunity is much, much bigger than the hype. Perhaps for some companies, the move to the Cloud has been one of the most rewarding experiences in IT investing. Included is an infographic…

Cloud Infographic: Evolution Of The Backup

Cloud Infographic: Evolution Of The Backup

Cloud Infographic: Evolution Of The Backup Even though cloud backup solutions have matured a lot over the past ten years, many enterprises are still in the storage-tape era. Although discs and optical drives were supposed to kill them in the 1990s, tapes have hung on. While consumers have waved goodbye to their VHS and audio…

Mozilla’s Decision To Promote Brendan Eich To CEO Inspires Boycotts

Mozilla’s Decision To Promote Brendan Eich To CEO Inspires Boycotts

Mozilla’s Decision to Promote Brendan Eich to CEO Inspires Boycotts Mozilla has announced Brendan Eich will take over as the long-term replacement for interim CEO Jay Sullivan, who is leaving to “pursue new opportunities”. Sullivan originally stepped in for former CEO Gary Kovacs, who left in April 2013. While working for Netscape in 1995, Eich invented…

Cloud Infographic: Cybercrime Costs Around The World

Cloud Infographic: Cybercrime Costs Around The World

Cloud Infographic: Cybercrime Costs Around The World Cyber threats, like identity theft, malware and data breaches, are constantly increasing in number and growing in sophistication. The New Face of Cybercrime infographic illustrates various methods to prevent and protect against the cyber threats expected in 2014 and explores the costs incurred by companies around the globe…

Pinup: GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy

Pinup: GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy

GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy  Like many startups before it,  GreenQloud is a cloud computing company that offers a variety of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) products. What sets GreenQloud apart is that it is the first cloud hosting provider to be powered almost entirely by renewable energy. Most companies that offer…

Box vs Dropbox

Box vs Dropbox

Box vs Dropbox There has been much discussion over storage powerhouses such as Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox. There is one company that has been doing this since 2005, and this company is Box.net.  Read the contributed post by Box.net CEO Aaron Levie in 2011 on CloudTweaks to get an insider perspective on the…

Coupa Raises $40M To Accelerate Development And Global Expansion

Coupa Raises $40M To Accelerate Development And Global Expansion

Coupa Raises $40M to Accelerate Development and Global Expansion  Meritech Capital Partners Leads Fundraising for Spend Optimization Applications Leader  SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 20, 2014) – Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for finance, today announced that it has closed a $40 million Series F investment round, bringing total investment into Coupa at $87.5…

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