The CIO Cloud Summit – June 14th-16th, 2011

Register with our event partner to meet and network with several leading CIOs on June 14th-16th, 2011 Check Out: Follow Us On: Agenda Call for Speakers Testimonials LinkedIn YouTube Flickr Event Description The CIO Cloud Summit, Jun 14 – Jun 16, 2011, will bring together CIOs and IT thought-leaders from various industries to discuss cloud

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Cloud Security: Keeping Those Keys Safe

Cloud security: Keeping those keys safe Jack Murgia, from Cloud Controllers, sent me an interesting query last week: “How does LabSlice ensure that the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Access Keys remain secure within the application?” This is a great question, as the AWS Access Keys are the keys to the house for any business using the

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Cloud First IT: Managing a Growing Network of SaaS Applications

Cloud & SaaS White Paper Series Cloud First IT: Managing a Growing Network of SaaS Applications Controlling who is granted secure access to which applications and data becomes a real challenge when users can get access from any browser, at any time, from any place. SaaS applications enable companies to rapidly deploy powerful capabilities to

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Intel’s Day In The Cloud Event On Thursday, March 3, 2011

CloudTweaks has been sponsored to attend Intel’s Day in the Cloud event on Thursday, March 3, 2011. Anthony Park will be updating us with new developments from the Intel campus. Stay Tuned…

How Can Cloud Computing Help In Education?

“Education is not the filling a bucket but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats (1865–1939) Irish poet, dramatist. Whenever we talk of cloud computing, we always talk about its impact on business. In all my previous articles, I have done the same, speaking about how cloud computing can improve efficiencies, cut costs,

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Unlikely Lessons For The Cloud Computing Industry

Unlikely Lessons For The Cloud Computing Industry “Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.” – C.S. Lewis (1898-1963), British scholar and novelist. It may be difficult to admit, but cloud computing has a lot to learn from that one industry that has a huge number of consumers, most

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IBM Deploys SoundBetter On IBM’s Smart Business Cloud Service

At IBM PartnerWorld 2011, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that Music Mastermind, a mid-sized independent entertainment and technology company, will deploy SoundBetter, the audio processing suite behind its create-and-share music platform, on IBM’s Smart Business cloud service. Music Mastermind’s SoundBetter is a groundbreaking technology that eliminates the traditional effort required to master music, breaking down barriers

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How To Secure Your Cloud Hosting? Part 3

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: How To Secure Your Cloud Hosting? Part III Authentication (Contd.,) For signing in to the cloud account AWS goes with mail id and password as the usual credentials. Rackspace goes with user id and password. AWS introduced Multi Factor Authentication long time back. Multi Factor Authentication involves an authentication device.

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How To Secure Your Cloud Hosting? Part 1

Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: How to secure your cloud hosting? Part 1 So having completed the migration of your application or site to the cloud, say to AWS or RS, be prepared to get surprised by the initial hacker attack attempts on your site! Recently, we had the experience of handling two projects, one

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Cloud Computing vs Utility Computing vs Grid Computing: Sorting The Differences

Cloud Computing vs Utility Computing vs Grid Computing: Sorting The Differences The Pacific Ocean is a water body, but not all water bodies are Pacific Oceans. This may be oversimplifying the situation but you do get the drift. Grid computing and utility computing, though sharing several attributes with cloud computing, are merely subsets of the

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3 Quick Ways To Reduce Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges

Reducing Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges The Biggest difference between standard web hosting and cloud-based hosting can be seen when you get the monthly bill. A standard web host, like GoDaddy, will charge you a flat monthly fee and give you access to a single, fixed server. Whereas a cloud-based host, like Amazon EC2 will

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Hosting a WordPress Site In The Cloud

White Paper Of The Week Hosting a WordPress Site In The Cloud For millions of bloggers worldwide, WordPress is the way they express their viewpoints, publish news and expand their blogosphere presence. To see how prolific and popular the free, open-source blogging platform is, one need only look at some of its prestigious blogs including

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Red Hat Live Event: Implementing for IaaS Tools, Components, & How to Put Them Together

Free Registration Cloud Best Practices: Implementing for IaaS Tools, Components, & How to Put Them Together Date: January 26, 2011 Time: 02:00 pm (UTC+1) Dr. Malcolm Herbert — Director, Strategy & Solutions, Red Hat Lee Denison — Senior Architect, Red Hat In this session, Malcolm Herbert and Lee Denison, senior architect at Red Hat, will

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Cloud 101- How To Install And Configure Your First Private Cloud?

Quick and simple Cloud configuration with Ubuntu The Fastest Cloud Ubuntu claims that version 10.10 is now one of the fastest routes to making your own private cloud. But once you have decided to go for it, how long will it take you to install and configure your first cloud? Download and Prepare for Ubuntu

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