How To Develop ITSM Cloud Strategies – Part 2

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How To Develop ITSM Cloud Strategies – Part 2 (Part 1)  You Want What? When? IT directors are justified in being skeptical of a typical business user’s ability to make appropriate technical choices. But, as scary as allowing business users to request technical services on their own might be, a scarier thought is the world

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

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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

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The Benefits Of Managed Cloud Services

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The Benefits Of 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

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Cloud Infographic: Cloud Adoption & Risk

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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

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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

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Companies Turning To The Cloud To Meet Increased Customer Expectations

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How Companies Are Increasingly Turning to Cloud to Meet Increased Customer Expectations With rising customer choice, comes increased expectations. E-Commerce and the explosion of mobile internet have heightened customer expectations of online options. Customers demand access on any device, from anywhere and at any time. They expect quick response times, whether on the phone, online,

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Cloud Infographic: Application Performance Monitoring

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Cloud Infographic: Application Performance Monitoring CopperEgg surveyed 150 IT professionals to check on the state of Application Performance Monitoring today. Results proved that apps are not being monitored due to expense, time, and difficulty. Also, it appears end-to-end and unified coverage are some of the main areas lacking. Check out more of our survey results

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Pinup: Datadog Offers Monitoring Service For Cloud Solutions

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Datadog Offers Monitoring Service for Cloud Solutions A monitoring service designed initially to promote oversight of cloud solutions, Datadog offers users real-time metrics and analytics via a subscription-based software-as-a-service product. Developed by Olivier Pomel and Alexis Lê-Quôc, Datadog provides a unified picture of the infrastructure of cloud-based and physical servers, tools, applications, databases, and other

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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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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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