10 Steps To Success With The Cloud

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10 Steps To Success With The Cloud The cloud, the trend that appears to be steaming on ahead as the likes of Salesforce, Amazon’s Web Services and Workday continue to gain market value. Utilising cloud services for business has allowed for companies to scale, drive IT costs down and become a more agile, streamlined business.

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Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity – Flirting With Disaster

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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity – Flirting With Disaster  Nobody likes to think about the bad things that can happen in life, but all too often, history has shown that procrastinating on safeguards means a bigger and more expensive cleanup to follow. This is why, in business, the principles of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

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Promises, Promises: Has The ERP Promise Finally Become A Reality?

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Promises, Promises: Has the ERP Promise Finally Become a Reality? “You made me promises, promises you knew you’d never keep. Promises, promises why do I believe?” Those of us fortunate, or unfortunate, enough to enjoy the 80’s may remember these lyrics.  The lyrics could have been about the state of ERP before Cloud ERP came

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Cloud Computing Bottleneck: The Bandwidth Problem

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Cloud Computing Bottleneck: The Bandwidth Problem Though Cloud Computing looks to be the future of application and data delivery for the foreseeable future, it is not without its downsides and bottlenecks, literally. The most evident bottleneck you will notice is bandwidth. It is the end-all-be-all of connectivity. Without it, or even just having small portions

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Cloud Infographic: 5 New Technologies To Manage A Zombie Apocalypse

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Cloud Infographic: 5 New Technologies To Manage A Zombie Apocalypse With much discussion regarding cloud security, downtime, privacy and a number of other areas. We feel that this uniquely flippant infographic plays right into the theme of prudence meets paranoia in the event of an apocalypse. Infographic Source: Emergency Management Degree

Cloud Startup: Pure Storage

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Cloud Startup: Pure Storage Pure Storage: The Difference between High Processing Flash and Conventional Disk Storage on the Cloud With its headquarters in the United States, Pure Storage has already broken several records as far as cloud transformative practices are concerned. Sources reveal that the startup has managed to get 150 million dollars worth of

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How Cloud Computing Can Make Your Business Run More Efficiently

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How Cloud Computing Can Make Your Business Run More Efficiently It was only a matter of time before businesses turned to alternative methods of storing and processing data. At the rate businesses were expanding, it wasn’t worth storing the data physically and running all of the processes locally. Enter cloud computing. Cloud computing is essentially

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Cloud Infographic: Data Center Downtime

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Cloud Infographic: Data Center Downtime Yet in a year of high-profile outages, many businesses have been taking a second look at their incident response plans. This year alone has seen outages from Amazon, Dropbox, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft – brands that most of us associate with uptime and reliability. Watching the titans of cloud environments experience failure

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Apple iCloud Faces Outage, Down For Some Users

Apple iCloud faces outage, down for some users Tech giant Apple’s iCloud has been down for some users over the past six hours, and users are still reporting Apple services being inaccessible around the world.  According to several reports, the outage occurred around 6:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, with some users experiencing downtime with iCloud service. According

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The Lurking Threat of Bring-Your-Own-Cloud (BYOC)

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The Lurking Threat of Bring-Your-Own-Cloud (BYOC) A few generations back, when the Internet was still an unknown commodity and inter-office mail came around in manila envelopes graffitied with the crossed-out signatures of every recipient that envelope had ever met, network security was largely an in-house affair with data tapes and mainframes playing a central role.

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