How One City Embraced Virtualization As The Key To Success

How One City Embraced Virtualization as the Key to Success “The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it’s so rare.”                                                                                                -  Daniel P. Moynihan (1927-2003), American politician. You won’t normally associate government with speedy decision-making, especially as regards to the adoption of a new paradigm. Fortunately, things have been different

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5 Effective Findings Cloud-Based Enterprise Collaboration Carries Out Business Value

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5 Effective Findings Cloud-Based Enterprise Collaboration Carries Out Business Value Cloud based enterprise collaboration is the future for carrying out business values. It may not be the future after all, since it is already happening now with the growing collaborative revolution centered on driving internet traffic to business websites through news feeds, email marketing, message

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Cloud Infographic: Costs Of Repairs Or Data Recovery

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Cloud Infographic: Costs Of Repairs Or Data Recovery Cloud storage has revolutionized the way we keep our files and because most of the established cloud storage providers use the best security and encryption technology available, most of us tend to forget that we have our own part to do in ensuring the safety of our

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Invisible Computing: How Cloud Is Forcing Software And Hardware Apart

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Invisible Computing: How Cloud Is Forcing Software And Hardware Apart By 2018, Gartner predicts that 70 per cent of professionals will conduct their work on personal mobile devices, enabled by the revolutionary concept of cloud computing. Cloud computing essentially separates software from the logical functionality of local hardware. In other words, instead of needing computing

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How To Navigate The Alleyways Of Business Continuity Management And Disaster Recovery

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How to Navigate the Alleyways of Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Two years back, in the aftermath of the Fukushima earthquake in Japan, I had written about how Cloud Computing offers a credible Disaster Recovery option. For companies which cannot afford to spend millions on their own collocation facilities, the Cloud remains the best

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Cloud Infographic: The Amazing Cloud ATM

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Cloud Infographic: The Amazing Cloud ATM One of the more entertaining and colorful infographics brought to out attention by CA Technologies. The research has been conducted with 542 IT leaders from around the world. Infographic Credit: CA Technologies

Is Microsoft Winning The Public Cloud Wars?

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Is Microsoft Winning The Public Cloud Wars? I came across an interesting survey the other day that details public cloud usage from the folks at the Everest Group. Their report provides a really great snapshot on the state of cloud adoption – both public and private. After reading the report and reflecting on the data, it

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Cloud Infographic: The Content Cloud

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Cloud Infographic: The Content Cloud The ever expanding internet data coupled with social and mobile infrastructure expansion has made big data analytics a buzz word, especially looking at the fact that ninety percent of the world’s internet data is created in the last couple of years… Read More Included is an attractive infographic courtesy of Olswang which delves a

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What’s Next For Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

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What’s Next For Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?  As a computer engineering student in the early 2000s in India, I remember when SAP was all the rage. In fact, such was the popularity of this ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) product then, that it seemed it provided the sole option of making a career in the computer

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Understanding Technical Debt: Cutting Corners That Can Cost You Later

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Understanding Technical Debt: Cutting Corners That Can Cost You Later Cloud technologies are known to offer many benefits, but it’s safe to say that two words dominate expectations when it comes to development cycles: faster and nimbler. As more organizations implement agile development, it’s becoming clear that expedited time to market is an expected standard

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Private And Public Cloud Migration Standards

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Private and Public Cloud Migration Standards Ever since cloud computing has seen mainstream adoption, the ability to migrate data between public or private clouds is becoming a key concern, especially due to the large size and the cost involved in the switch. The first question that comes to mind when discussing cloud migration is if

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How CloudCheckr Is Leading The Cloud Analytics Charge

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How CloudCheckr Is Leading the Cloud Analytics Charge  Over the past few years, there has been an explosive growth in cloud computing, mainly due to the cost efficiencies of its pay-as-you-go model as compared to legacy IT. However, many companies that have migrated to the cloud have done so for more than cost savings; for

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The Dark Side Of Cloud Computing Branding

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The Dark Side of Cloud Computing Branding The promises of a better IT world being spouted by Cloud Computing are often followed by a shadow that is trying to brand all of its claims as lies and marketing propaganda made by service vendors in order to make more profit. When something is claimed to be

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