Cloud Computing Adoption And Usage In Education

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Cloud computing is an emerging new computing paradigm which can provide computational resources for teaching and learning both cost-effectively and with the flexibility that education requires. Cloud computing provides virtualized resources (such as networks, servers, applications, data storage, and services) as a service over the Internet. Students, teachers and administrative staff can have on-demand access to these resources. Cloud

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Pinup: Skyhigh – Finding And Managing Your Employees’ Cloud Services

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Pinup: Skyhigh – Finding And Managing Your Employees’ Cloud Services It would be difficult to argue with the contention that cloud services have truly revolutionized the way we do business and handle information. The capability to access, change and share information, regardless of where you may be, is one of the best ways to grow

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Cloud Computing At Its Best: Multi-Tenant Database Architecture

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Cloud Computing At Its Best: Multi-Tenant Database Architecture Software as a Service (SaaS) denotes a novel and innovative paradigm, and the fact that companies do not have to purchase and maintain their own Information Technology (ICT) infrastructure; instead services from third party are acquired. Multi-tenancy permits SaaS providers to provide similar service to various customers

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Cloud Storage & Data Security

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Cloud Storage & Data Security Cloud computing has emerged as an innovative approach to provide computing services. It offers numerous advantages such as fast deployment, lower costs, pay for use, rapid elasticity, scalability, ubiquitous network access, and greater resiliency. One of the primary uses of cloud computing is for data storage. Cloud storage is a model of networked online

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Pinup: ClearDATA Brings Quality Services For Health Care To The Cloud

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Pinup: ClearDATA Brings Quality Services For Health Care To the Cloud  Technology has gone to great lengths to open up the door for new and exciting devices and software of all types and functions. One of the areas that technology has made the most impact is healthcare, with different devices and information resulting directly from

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David Fletcher: Thank You And Farewell…

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David Fletcher: Thank you and Farewell CloudTweaks is sorry to inform our readers that after four years and more than 200 comics our fantastic cartoonist David Fletcher will no longer be working with us on a weekly basis. David’s abilities as both a cartoonist and a comedian have brought us all much pleasure throughout his

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Why Reliable Cloud Performance Matters

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Why Reliable Cloud Performance Matters People are right to be wary of any vendor claiming to be the “top performing!” or “fastest!” cloud provider. Most folks know that ANYTHING can look spectacular – or unspectacular for that matter – if you stack the deck just right. But at the same time, cloud shoppers have a

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Which Big Data Start-ups Have Received The Most Funding?

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Which Big Data Start-ups Have Received The Most Funding? The big data industry has been growing at an incredible rate over the last few years. Several start-ups in the sector are now undertaking truly innovative projects that are changing everything from the way we travel to work to the way we negotiate air travel. Which

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Google Glass: Boon To Humanity Or Bane Of Modern Existence?

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Google Glass is, by far, one of the most anticipated tech devices in recent memory. The capability to view virtual content without having to look down at a screen is something that a wide range of mobile and cloud computing users find very attractive. Unfortunately, Google Glass is not always the subject of positive content

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Is Microsoft Gaining A Foothold In The Legal Industry?

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Is Microsoft Gaining A Foothold In The Legal Industry? The global legal services market, according to MarketLine had total revenues of $610.4bn in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3% between 2009 and 2013. Market volume increased with a CAGR of 2.7% between 2009 and 2013, to reach a total of 4,082.1

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How The Cloud Is Changing Disaster Recovery

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How the Cloud is Changing Disaster Recovery Anyone who is a regular reader of this site will know about the cloud’s numerous benefits. Using the cloud can provide businesses with cost-effective resource usage, rapid provisioning, easy scalability and flexible elasticity – benefits that simply don’t exist when using local on-site servers and services. One of

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The Basic Service And Deployment Models Of Cloud Computing

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The Basic Service And Deployment Models Of Cloud Computing Nowadays, access to reliable high-performance hardware and software resources without large capital outlays, easier access to applications and services, capability of handling large amounts of information have encouraged managers of  companies to migrate to cloud computing. Cloud computing is a service-oriented technology that use both hardware and

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Mobile App Policy Violations – How Serious Is The Problem?

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Mobile App Policy Violations – How Serious is the Problem? The recent furore around SnapChat and its supposed policy violations has once again thrust the issue of mobile data privacy and security into the spotlight. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently levelled a long list of charges against the popular photo and video sharing app.

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Is Cloud Based Anti-Virus An Effective Means Of Security?

Is Cloud Based Anti-Virus an Effective Means of Security? Anti-virus systems are now a de facto part of modern computing. In a world where every webpage, email and downloaded file has the potential to contain malicious code or trojan horses there is a need to be more vigilant than ever about the security of your

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