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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The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Name Game

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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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Google’s Chrome PC may see muted demand in China

(Reuters) – Google Inc’s new Chrome PC may meet with chilly demand from China as tensions between Beijing and the search giant curb the latter’s offerings and as netbook sales slowly fall off the cliff in the world’s second largest PC market. Google’s laptops, promote Web-centric computing where people use online applications instead of software

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Nimbula Director – Highlights of the Beta Version

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Public Beta announced for Nimbula Director When it comes to cloud management and service system Nimbula is a well-recognized name in the field. While most of the IT world is snoozing off to the upcoming holiday season, Nimbula has released its Nimbula Director Beta version in the true spirit of Christmas! The software is an

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Tendras Business Advisors Expands Portfolio With Intacct Cloud Financial Applications

Longtime Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner Sees Huge Growth Potential With Intacct and Cloud Computing SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwire – December 13, 2010) –  Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting applications, today announced that Tendras Business Advisors, a highly regarded Microsoft Certified Dynamics GP Partner with deep roots in Michigan and surrounding states, has

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PocketCloud 1.1: Improved solution to Mobile Computer Access for the Galaxy Tab

PocketCloud 1.1: Improved solution to Mobile Computer Access for the Galaxy Tab Wyse had successfully integrated the realms of cloud computing, personal computing and remote desktop services by introducing PocketCloud a short while back. Using Pocket Cloud, users and administrators can successfully and securely access user machines from anywhere using their smart phones. It’s like

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Palo Alto Networks Named ‘Best Solution’ for 2010 by the Government Technology Research Alliance

Palo Alto Networks Named “Best Solution” for 2010 By the Government Technology Research Alliance Palo Alto Networks recognized for excellence by government technology sector SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2010 – Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, has earned the prestigious “Best Solution” award from the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) during its 2010 annual

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WikiLeaks and the Cloud DDOS Strategy

WikiLeaks and the Cloud DDOS Strategy I found the recent WikiLeaks saga to be fascinating. Never in history has the individual had so much power to collate and distribution sensitive information, with the ability to embarrass governments around the world and put them into damage control. But for a cloud computing vendor like myself, this story

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Amazon S3 – Object Size Limit Now 5 TB

Amazon Blog Update: A number of our customers want to store very large files in Amazon S3 — scientific or medical data, high resolution video content, backup files, and so forth. Until now, they have had to store and reference the files as separate chunks of 5 gigabytes (GB) or less. So, when a customer

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Orange Business Services Delivers on Cloud Computing Promise

New Services Expand Cloud Portfolio While Enterprises Look to Orange for Cloud Benefits PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orange Business Services is successfully delivering on its promise and creating notable momentum in the cloud computing market. At a global press event in Paris on Dec. 7, Orange Business Services confirmed its cloud computing ambition and strategy as part of

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Tutorial – Easily Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites

Install WordPress onto Rackspace Cloud Sites in less than 5 minutes. WordPress is the most popular CMS system in the world due to rich features, plug-in selection and unlimited customization.  It also works very well in conjunction with RackSpace Cloud Sites. Here is a very quick and easy installation tutorial showing you the steps in

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GridGain Systems’ Cloud Application Platform Advances into Japan & China via Strategic Alliance with Fitech Laboratories

GridGain Systems’ Cloud Application Platform San Francisco, CA (December 9, 2010)– Cloud application platform developer GridGain Systems, Inc. today announced a multi-year strategic alliance with system integrator Fitech Laboratories that will extend GridGain’s distribution to customers in Japan and China. Fitech Laboratories has the exclusive rights to resell GridGain’s flagship software product in those two

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