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In Cloud Lies Convenience: Gov India Endorses Cloud Computing

In Cloud Lies Convenience: Gov India Endorses Cloud Computing In a world where ventures and individuals are dubious in regards to cloud computing, content security and data integrity in particular, the Indian central government stands distinct by taking perhaps the boldest in nationwide IT management decisions of all times. The Department of Information Technology India…

Google’s Partner Program To Push Cloud Services

Google’s Partner Program To Push Cloud Services I have written about cloud computing companies and their partnership programs before (See: Cloud Biggies and their Partnership Programs); now, Google, one of the earliest movers to the cloud but a late starter as far as cloud partnership programs are concerned, has decided to address that gap in its portfolio.…

Lesson Well Learnt: Killer Tips For Securing The Personal Cloud

Lesson Well Learnt: Killer Tips for Securing the Personal Cloud The hefty majority of internet users exhibit a significant level of dependency upon the cloud for digital content applications. From attractive personal cloud storage options to utterly useful email and web-services, cloud technology now has its stranglehold deep into the core dynamics of contemporary personal…

Infosys Launches Its Unified Cloud Ecosystem

Infosys Launches Its Unified Cloud Ecosystem With so many cloud options in hand, convergence is the need of the day. This was the focus of HP’s big recent push into cloud computing (See: “Waiting for Cloud Standards Is Like Waiting for Godot” ). Now, Indian IT consulting major Infosys has announced the launch of the Infosys Cloud…

The Converged Cloud – Is This What Businesses Are Looking For

The Converged Cloud – Is This What Businesses Are Looking For? In a business environment different workloads are reserved to be in different places because they have diverse preferences and requirements. Keeping this menace in mind, HP alleges that its converged cloud solution lets enterprises envision and approach multiple clouds in a systematic and easy…

SoundCloud, But Better

SoundCloud, But Better SoundCloud has announced a redesign. The social sound platform’s new design will be available immediately but only through via private beta invites. Ho hum. It will go out to everyone else in the coming months. SoundCloud launched in 2008 and wants to make sharing sound as easy as sharing photos and videos…

Press Release: Q2 2012 FireHost Web Application Attack Report Shows Sharp Rise In SQL Injections

17 million cyber-attacks blocked between April and June by secure cloud hosting provider London, UK – July 24, 2012 – Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today revealed the latest statistical analysis of attacks successfully blocked by its servers located at data centers in the US and Europe.  During the period of April to June 2012,…

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HP’s split doesn’t help its cloud outlook

HP’s split doesn’t help its cloud outlook

One of the rationales behind Hewlett-Packard’s decision to split itself into two companies — one focused on PCs and printers, the other on enterprise gear and services — is to be more focused and more nimble by being smaller. When it comes to the cloud, which HP brings up often, HP is neither inferior nor superior.…Continue Reading

EU Probes Amazon Tax Affairs

EU Probes Amazon Tax Affairs

European Union regulators opened a formal probe into Amazon’s tax arrangements in Luxembourg, snaring another major U.S. company in a high-profile investigation that has already spread to Apple and Starbucks. Read the source article at online.wsj.comContinue Reading

Airbnb And Amazon Web Services – An Unlikely Friendship

Airbnb And Amazon Web Services – An Unlikely Friendship

Airbnb and Amazon Web Services Since its launch six years ago, Airbnb has become synonymous with the home rental market. The premise of the firm was simple enough – allowing homeowners to find willing renters and holidaymakers for their properties without the cost, contracts and time associated with traditional estate agents – but the underlying…Continue Reading

Overcoming Obstacles In Cloud Computing Adoption

Overcoming Obstacles In Cloud Computing Adoption

Overcoming The Numerous Challenges According to Buyya et al. (2008), “A Cloud is a type of parallel and distributed system consisting of a collection of inter-connected and virtualized computers that are dynamically provisioned and presented as one or more unified computing resources based on service-level agreements established through negotiation between the service provider and consumers.” The enormous…Continue Reading

Zoomdata Raises $17 Million for World’s Fastest Big Data Exploration, Visualization and Analytics Platform

Zoomdata Raises $17 Million for World’s Fastest Big Data Exploration, Visualization and Analytics Platform

RESTON, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ­Zoomdata, developers of the world’s fastest big data exploration, visualization and analytics platform, today announced the closing of a $17 million Series B funding round led by Accel Partners. Investors NEA, Columbus Nova Technology… Read the source article at PR NewswireContinue Reading

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths Microsoft Windows 10 is being hailed as the first OS to deliver on Microsoft’s “mobile-first, cloud-first” strategy. But just how close are enterprises to becoming mobile-first and cloud-first? Last year cloud-based mobile app platform vendor, FeedHenry, commissioned a survey by Vanson Bourne to discover the number and complexity of…Continue Reading

Communication Breakdown: Who Controls The Communication Infrastructure

Communication Breakdown: Who Controls The Communication Infrastructure

Communication Breakdown: Who Controls The Communication Infrastructure Tensions between crowdsourced alternatives and efforts by the authorities to regulate them are becoming more and more prevalent as cities, that is, their people are growing smarter at levarging consumer electronics. One can easily see how the highway police dislikes Waze users and how governments, like that of…Continue Reading


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