George Washington University Considers Moving To The Cloud

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George Washington University Considers Moving To The Cloud The George Washington University Board of Trustees will vote in coming weeks on a proposal to move some data and services from overloaded on-premise servers to cloud-based servers. According to university information officers, moving data and applications to the cloud will liberate considerable space on existing traditional

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Project Loon – The Cloud In The Clouds

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Project Loon – The Cloud in the Clouds Google is hoping to take the virtual cloud into the physical clouds with the rollout of its much-vaunted Project Loon. Whilst cloud connectivity provided by helium-filled weather balloons that float 20 miles (32 km) above the surface of the earth might sound like a bad April Fools

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Cloud Infographic: 25 High Paying Internships

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Cloud Infographic: 25 High Paying Internships We’ve covered most areas pertaining to Cloud Computing information on CloudTweaks over the last several years. One of the most popular areas of interest has always been education and employment.   To add to this, we’ve come across an interesting infographic courtesy of Glassdoor for those looking for high paying internships.

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CompTIA: Cloud Services Gaining Traction For Unified Communications

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CompTIA: Cloud Services Gaining Traction for Unified Communications The proliferation of cloud solutions has motivated many companies to integrate cloud-based unified communications into their technology suites; in addition to rapid update capabilities, cloud solutions for unified communications offer simplified scalability options while reducing overall information technology redundancies. According to a new study from CompTIA entitled

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3 Missing Cloud Implementations In Mobile Technology

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3 Missing Cloud Implementations In Mobile Technology I like the mobile technology that surrounds us. I’ve gotten to the point where I wouldn’t function to the same level without my phone, and I don’t even think that’s a bad thing – hey, if a couple of years ago we could have carried our desktop PCs

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5 Facts About Amazon’s Delivery Drones

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Bought on the Cloud, Flown through the Clouds… 5 Facts About Amazon’s Delivery Drones   Amazon gets a lot of coverage on this website for their Amazon Web Services, a fast-growing subset of the company that sells on-demand cloud-computing power to both large companies and private individuals. It has rapidly become the de-facto standard cloud computing

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Cloud Storage: How Do The IT Giants Stack Up?

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Cloud Storage: how do the IT giants stack up? We’ve talked about how cloud computing is changing our everyday lives. How you use your phone, your game console, even your computer or email has changed for the better, and all thanks to cloud computing. If you don’t yet have a cloud storage account, here’s an

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Hybrid Cloud Testing For Mobile Development

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Hybrid Cloud Testing for Mobile Development Although the growing market for cloud-based mobile device testing is fostering increased use of outsourced, standalone testing services, some companies are realizing that fully cloud-based testing is not the answer. Some have concerns about security while others need their testers to have “hands-on” time with devices themselves.  In either

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Smartphones, Tablets Spurring Cloud Innovations

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Smartphones, Tablets Spurring Cloud Innovations Experts predict that the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices will continue to drive innovations in cloud computing, paving the path for new applications geared toward the retail consumer. Mobile devices offer people the chance to use readily available tools for a wide variety of data and communications

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Cloud Computing Is Greener Than You Think

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Cloud Computing Is Greener Than You Think Last week we touched upon how a project in Finland had blended two of the world’s most important industries, cloud computing and green technology, to produce a data centre that used nearby sea water to both cool their servers and heat local homes.  Despite such positive environmental projects, there

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Federal Agencies Moving To The Cloud: Bellwether Report

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Federal Agencies moving to the Cloud: Bellwether report shares Feds’ progress and collective wisdom. In December 2010, the U.S. Government’s Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra issued a 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management, designed to streamline and modernize the Government’s use of IT, primarily by shifting three “must-move” services to the

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How Much Time And Money Does Cloud Computing Save Us?

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How Much Time And Money Does Cloud Computing Save Us? Technology today and the one from just a couple of years ago aren’t that much different, it’s just their use that has refined over the years. And just as the automotive industry evolved and the cars that run on petrol today consume just a fraction

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