Category Archives: Storage

The Effects Of Cloud On Data Center Design & Consolidation

The Effects Of Cloud On Data Center Design & Consolidation

Data Center Design & Consolidation In the CloudTweaks article “5 Ways the Cloud is Redefining Modern-Day Data Centers”, I discussed how cloud computing is driving a major shift in IT business operations and provisioning, as well as within the data center – where it lives. This piece will focus on how the cloud is driving…

Microsoft Underwater Data Center To Be Tested

Microsoft Underwater Data Center To Be Tested

Microsoft Underwater Data Center “The sea is everything” Jules Verne Microsoft, believing that the sea holds the key to their future, has tested a self-contained data center that operates far below the surface of the ocean. The key to this study is the millions that it will save on the industry’s most expensive problem, air-conditioning.…

Why Failure To Invest In Online Backup Could Be The Worst Business Decision You Ever Make

Why Failure To Invest In Online Backup Could Be The Worst Business Decision You Ever Make

Failure to Invest In Online Backup Could Be Costly Success in business is a combination of many things – the right staff, the right budgeting plan, the right company culture – but also the right IT set-up. Sadly, lots of small-medium businesses (SMBs) overlook the latter. Sure, they’ll invest in the basics, but they fail…

Cloud Tools To Help Develop Your Business Startup

Cloud Tools To Help Develop Your Business Startup

Useful Business Startup Tools Cloud tools and the cloud market are evolving from a focus on technology to solution-specific instruments with practical objectives. Ten years ago, businesses were run almost entirely from local office computers with files and documents being emailed forward or handed over on CDs. Today, for every task that once was bound to…

Does Slack Live Up To The Hype?

Does Slack Live Up To The Hype?

Does Slack Live Up to the Hype? Slack’s the definition of a business success story. In just a couple years, it’s evolved from a gaming company’s internal communication tool to a globally used platform that was last valued at $2.8 billion. The popular collaboration tool, dubbed “social media for business,” first made an appearance on…

Savision Discusses Hybrid Cloud, Microsoft System Center, And Live Maps Unity

Savision Discusses Hybrid Cloud, Microsoft System Center, And Live Maps Unity

Savision Discusses Hybrid Cloud Savision, the first Dutch software company to sell to the US government via the GSA approval list, was founded in 2006 by two Dutch nationals, and today has a team of 35 people across Amsterdam, Dallas, New York, and Ottawa. An independent software provider selling enterprise software for the IT operations…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Cloud Metaphor

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Cloud Metaphor

By Christian Mirra Please feel free to share our comics via social media networks such as Twitter with a clear attribution (Twitter example: via @cloudtweaks) to the original comic source. If you are a company brand looking to utilize our comics to generate leads to a specific landing page, newsletter, presentation or social media campaign,…

Cloud Startups To Watch In 2016

Cloud Startups To Watch In 2016

Cloud Startups To Watch China Equity Group spin-off Cocoon Networks’ has recently launched a new $715 million investment fund specifically for European startups, and with their track record in cloud computing and biotech investments, 2016 could be shaping up positively for cloud computing startups. The fund aims to invest in startups covering fintech, biotech, and…

Cloud Traffic Growth And Content as a Service (CaaS)

Cloud Traffic Growth And Content as a Service (CaaS)

Content as a Service (CaaS) Content as a Service (CaaS) is a relatively new take on content management systems (CMS). While traditional web content management systems like Drupal and WordPress offer one-stop-shop solutions for both creating websites and managing content, CaaS service providers narrow their focus to pure content management, disregarding the output channels such…

The Transformative Influence Of Cloud Computing

The Transformative Influence Of Cloud Computing

The Influence Of Cloud Computing  The unprecedented disruptive power of the internet on long-established businesses “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” This is a quote from the ancient Greek philosopher, Socrates, from thousands of years ago but it’s as accurate…

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