How Lufthansa Got Into the Clouds with CloudStream

How Lufthansa Got Into the Clouds with CloudStream This is not the first article involving air travel and cloud computing. However, while the earlier article compared industries (See: The Similarities between Airplane Travel and Cloud Computing), this involves a specific airline and a specific cloud-based service. 2011 saw the introduction of an innovative new service

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Hollywood Banks on Cloud-Based Movie Storage

Hollywood Banks on Cloud-Based Movie Storage Studios in Hollywood are set to launch their UltraViolet cloud-based movie storage. This “digital locker” service is expected to boost movie sales by attracting consumers to the cloud. According to Lisa Richwine from reuters.com, this service will enable movie buffs to keep purchased copies of films on remote servers.

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Cloud Computing and your Car – Part 2

Cloud Computing and your Car – Part 2 In the first part of this two-part article, I wrote about Toyota’s efforts to bring cloud computing technology to the car, and Salesforce.com CEO Mark Benioff’s ideas on social networking between car owners, company sales force, dealers and customer service (See: Cloud Computing and your Car –

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Queralt Secures Apple iPads with Cloud

Queralt Secures Apple iPads with Cloud A new cloud based management, tracking, and notification application by Queralt is enabling users to track and secure Apple iPads in schools and businesses. Queralt, a developer of value-based RFID and sensor technology applications, notes that it has developed iOs enabler for iQ3 framework to help businesses know where

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Nefsis Supports Live PDF Sharing with Video Conferencing Cloud

Nefsis Supports Live PDF Sharing with Video Conferencing Cloud Cloud-based HD video conferencing sessions from Nefsis now support live sharing of portable document format (PDF) files.  The online services innovator has allowed videoconference participants to share, annotate, and save multipage PDF documents on-the-fly at the click of a mouse. Nefsis claims this entire process is

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LifeSize Optimizes HD Video Conferencing System for Cloud-Based Platforms

LifeSize Optimizes HD Video Conferencing System for Cloud-Based Platforms LifeSize has optimized an HD video conferencing system for cloud-based platforms with plug-and-play technology.  Known as LifeSize Passport Connect, this solution is offered at a price that can enable broader deployments for telecommuters and remote office. LifeSize, a division of Logitech, says that its new release

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8×8 Introduces Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Service

8×8 Introduces Cloud-Based Virtual Room Service A new cloud-based video conferencing service from 8×8 is offering an easier, more flexible and significantly more affordable way to collaborate using voice, video and content. 8×8, a provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, is offering these services to businesses of all sizes and claims that it

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How Lady Gaga Punctured Amazon’s Cloud Computing Balloon

How Lady Gaga Punctured Amazon’s Cloud Computing Balloon It is a safe guess that most of the regular readers on this website are not fans of Lady Gaga; so, here’s a brief outline: Born March 28, 1986 and named Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, Lady Gaga came to prominence with her first album, “The Fame”, released

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Can Copyright Issues Derail Cloud Computing?

Can Copyright Issues Derail Cloud Computing? “If the only way a library can offer an Internet exhibit about the New Deal is to hire a lawyer to clear the rights to every image and sound, then the copyright system is burdening creativity in a way that has never been seen before because there are no

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