Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Google Drive Drops Prices: 100 GB For Just $2 Per Month!

Google Drive Drops Prices: 100 GB For Just $2 Per Month!

Google Drive Drops Prices: 100 GB For Just $2 Per Month!  It was just recently that we were talking about cheap solutions for startups that want to move their file systems to the cloud. The conclusion was that Microsoft OneDrive was the cheapest solution out there, offering 50 GB for just $25 a year and…

The Benefits Of Managed Cloud Services

The Benefits Of Managed Cloud Services

Managed Cloud Services Managed cloud services rest somewhere on the spectrum of secure, private cloud hosting and economical, public cloud hosting. Public cloud hosting is more oriented towards cost effectiveness, thus sacrificing availability and security along the way. On the other hand, managed cloud services put greater emphasis on high availability and security ahead of…

Cloud Infographic: A War Of Ideas – Apple vs Google

Cloud Infographic: A War Of Ideas – Apple vs Google

Cloud Infographic: A War Of Ideas – Apple vs Google Each week CloudTweaks reviews a number of infographics and this particular infographic stands out due to the sheer popularity between the two companies. Many are adamant Apple fans while others align with Google with perhaps most people neutral in their alliance. Where do you fit?…

Best Cloud Storage Options For Cash-Strapped Startups

Best Cloud Storage Options For Cash-Strapped Startups

Best Cloud Storage Options For Cash-Strapped Startups. Edit: March 14th, 2014 – Since our article went up yesterday morning, Google has updated and lowered their prices. They now have the lowest cost of the 3 providers. Startups have a ton of things on their plate, and IT services should be working for them, instead of…

DreamHost Looks To Capture CDN Marketshare With New Offering

DreamHost Looks To Capture CDN Marketshare With New Offering

DreamHost Announces DreamSpeed CDN, High Speed Content Delivery Network Powered by Fastly, fully integrated with DreamObjects LOS ANGELES, California—March 12th, 2014—DreamHost®, a global leader in Web hosting and cloud services for entrepreneurs and developers, today announced DreamSpeed CDN, a new, high speed content delivery network tightly integrated with DreamObjects – DreamHost’s eminently available and devastatingly…

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption & Risk

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption & Risk

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption & Risk For those who have yet to get on-board. Cloud adoption will be big part of many businesses agenda as we move into 2014.  Provided is an excellent infographic provided by the team at Skyhigh which illustrates the high a number of cloud services available in the marketplace. Infograhpic Source: Skyhigh

Cloud News: VMware Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service

Cloud News: VMware Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service

Launches Public Desktop-as-a-Service  VMware has launched a Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), VMware Horizon, hosted on VMware’s public cloud server. For rates as low at $35 a month, businesses can use this DaaS to load and operate Microsoft operating systems, such as Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 on desktop and laptop computers or mobile devices. Businesses…

Data-Heavy Heavens: Big Data, But Not As We Know It

Data-Heavy Heavens: Big Data, But Not As We Know It

Big Data, But Not as we Know It As astronomy equipment becomes ever more complex and harvests ever increasing amounts of information from our skies, companies are applying the theories of big data to try and answer one of humanity’s most profound questions – are we alone? Data-Heavy Heavens The amount of data collected is…

Do We Still Need Local Music Files?

Do We Still Need Local Music Files?

Do We Still Need Local Music Files? The first time I had any real contact with music was when I was just a little kid. Back then – and I do realize it’s not that long ago – audio cassettes were in fashion, and I remember having a collection that stretched well into the hundreds,…