Fighting Above Your Weight Class Through Cloud Computing

Imagine the following scenario. You, weighing a mere 150 pounds and an armchair fighter, are suddenly challenged to a boxing match with a 250 pound professional boxer with ham- sized fists. Under normal circumstances, you wouldn’t consider even stepping into the ring. However, you have a trump card – a magic glove that multiplies the

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Much awaited cloud launch in the UK for 2011: Cloud gaming

Much awaited cloud launch in the UK for 2011: Cloud gaming By CloudTweaks Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 -  2011 will be a much awaited year for all the gamers. The concept of cloud gaming came into practicality only recently when companies like OnLive launched a cloud gaming platform in the US, this summer. With most

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CloudTweaks In 2011

CloudTweaks has been growing at a tremendous rate and we’d like to thank you for all the support! Over the past few weeks we have been adding new writers, illustrators and consultants to bring you the very best in cloud computing resources. Workshops 2011 We have added our Workshop page which we will be offering

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Cloud Training

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Cloud Storage Company Nasuni Secures $15 Million From Investors

Existing Investors Joined by Flybridge Capital Partners, Funding Now Totals $23 Million NATICK, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 — Nasuni®, maker of the storage industry’s leading cloud gateway, today announced that it has closed $15 million in Series B funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners with participation from existing investors, North Bridge Venture Partners and Sigma

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Oracle – The latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game

Oracle – the latest Big Boy to join the Cloud Computing game By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks Monday, December, 20th, 2010 – Cloud computing received a major shot in the arm with the entrant of the latest big name in the field – Oracle – on Wednesday, 15 December 2010. On that day, Oracle introduced

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Asia Pacific region to benefit from new Cloud-based E-payment system in 2011

Asia Pacific region to benefit from new Cloud-based E-payment system in 2011 By CloudTweaks, Monday, December, 20th, 2010 – Introducing a new approach to electronic payment which will improve transaction times and authentication methods. Akamai’s planned cloud-based e-payment system is the next big thing to hit Asia Pacific in 2011 in the field of online

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Cloud Computing and Google Docs

Why Cloud Computing? Imagine the absence of a power grid throughout the nation, necessitating the presence of a generator in every home for producing electricity. Seems inefficient, doesn’t it? Well, if so be the case, why do we have our computers filled with software we use intermittently? Wouldn’t it be meaningful to use software the same

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Cloud Service Provider Citrix To Acquire Netviewer

Creates powerful force to meet surging European demand for SaaS collaboration and IT services 12/17/2010 » SANTA BARBARA, USA and KARLSRUHE, Germany » Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Netviewer AG, a privately held European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor in collaboration and IT services.  Netviewer AG will become part

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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Name Game

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Cloud and 4G trigger chip revolution, says IDT CEO

The Mobile Revolution A tidal wave of change is coming to the semiconductor industry and it is being driven by cloud computing, video and 4G, writes Ted Tewksbury president and CEO of Integrated Device Technology. The great thing about the semiconductor industry is that it completely disrupts itself every several years. Waves of change roll

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How To Select The Right Cloud Service – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

How To Select The Right Cloud Service This autumn and winter have been rich with opportunities to discuss cloud strategies with many different audiences; from CIO’s to CFO’s and LCA’s. I have experienced a big demand for clarifications on the question(s): What can I put in the cloud and what´s in it for me? I

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Rackspace Acquires Cloudkick to Provide Powerful Server Management

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Cloudkick’s world class tools will combine with Rackspace’s Fanatical Support to further the benefits of cloud computing SAN ANTONIO – December 16, 2010 – Rackspace® Hosting, the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced its acquisition of Cloudkick™, the creator of award-winning web applications for easy and efficient cloud-server management. 

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Yes, the cloud even has some security benefits…

Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection Security is still cited as a main reason by your large, stodgy corporations for staying clear of cloud computing. And while the cloud does have its security challenges, there is one key security benefit that cloud computing offers — Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) protection. After all, you can

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